Cesarean section in a pregnant patient with an anterior mediastinal mass and failed supradiaphragmatic irradiation.

@article{Martin1995CesareanSI,
  title={Cesarean section in a pregnant patient with an anterior mediastinal mass and failed supradiaphragmatic irradiation.},
  author={Walton Martin},
  journal={Journal of clinical anesthesia},
  year={1995},
  volume={7 4},
  pages={
          312-5
        }
}
Nodular sclerosing Hodgkin's disease stages IA and IIA are the most common presentation of this disease during pregnancy. Patients presenting with late Hodgkin's disease with failed irradiation for cesarean section present a unique challenge. When this presentation occurs, a voluntary interruption of pregnancy is recommended. Upper body irradiation during the second trimester of pregnancy is recommended as well. We report a case involving a pregnant patient at 34 weeks' gestation presenting for… CONTINUE READING

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