Present post: Senior Registrar, Department of Anaesthetics, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff CF4 4XN.
Cardioversion in late pregnancy
The anaesthetic management of a case of Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
Article first published online: 22 FEB 2007
Volume 36, Issue 6, pages 611–616, June 1981
How to Cite
KLEPPER, I. (1981), Cardioversion in late pregnancy. Anaesthesia, 36: 611–616. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2044.1981.tb10325.x
- Issue published online: 22 FEB 2007
- Article first published online: 22 FEB 2007
- Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
A case history is presented of a woman with known Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome who, in late pregnancy, developed repeated supraventricular tachycardia, requiring direct current cardioversion.
The anaesthetic problems and some pharmacological aspects of the management are discussed.