Anesthesia considerations in the obese gravida.

  title={Anesthesia considerations in the obese gravida.},
  author={Terry T Tan and Alex Tiong-Heng Sia},
  journal={Seminars in perinatology},
  volume={35 6},
Obesity is associated with serious morbidity during pregnancy, and obese women also are at a high risk of developing complications during labor, leading to an increased risk for instrumental and Cesarean deliveries. The engagement of the obstetrical anesthetist in the management of this group of high-risk patients should be performed antenatally so that an appropriate management strategy can be planned in advance to prevent an adverse outcome. Good communication between all care providers is… CONTINUE READING

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