Saudi Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2016  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 29--31

Dissecting aortic aneurysm complicating pregnancy


Nootan Chandwaskar1, Neeta Natu1, Shilpa Sapre1, Manjulata Tomar1, Ravindra Kumar2 
1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sri Aurobindo Institute of Medical Sciences, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
2 Central Research Laboratory, Sri Aurobindo Institute of Medical Sciences, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Nootan Chandwaskar
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sri Aurobindo Institute of Medical Sciences, Indore Ujjain State Highway, Indore, Madhya Pradesh
India

Dissection of the aorta which is very rare in pregnancy usually occurs in the third trimester when blood volume and cardiac output rise to a maximum. We present here, a case of a 38-year-old pregnant woman with acute aortic dissection Type B. Management was conservative and after stabilization of vitals, obstetric hysterotomy was performed.


How to cite this article:
Chandwaskar N, Natu N, Sapre S, Tomar M, Kumar R. Dissecting aortic aneurysm complicating pregnancy.Saudi J Med Med Sci 2016;4:29-31


How to cite this URL:
Chandwaskar N, Natu N, Sapre S, Tomar M, Kumar R. Dissecting aortic aneurysm complicating pregnancy. Saudi J Med Med Sci [serial online] 2016 [cited 2021 Apr 17 ];4:29-31
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