Marfan's syndrome during pregnancy: anesthetic management of delivery in 16 consecutive patients.

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BACKGROUND Marfan's syndrome is characterized by progressive dilatation of the aortic root. This dilatation is accelerated by pregnancy, exposing patients to an increased risk of aortic dissection. Literature on the anesthetic management of delivery in patients with Marfan's syndrome consists only of case reports. We therefore conducted a retrospective… (More)
DOI: 10.1213/ANE.0b013e3182768f78

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@article{Allyn2013MarfansSD, title={Marfan's syndrome during pregnancy: anesthetic management of delivery in 16 consecutive patients.}, author={J{\'e}r{\^o}me Allyn and Jean Guglielminotti and Sophie Omnes and Laila Guezouli and Michael C Egan and Guillaume Jondeau and Dan Longrois and Philippe Montravers}, journal={Anesthesia and analgesia}, year={2013}, volume={116 2}, pages={392-8} }