Positive maternal and foetal outcomes after cardiopulmonary bypass surgery in a parturient with severe mitral valve disease

  • Gaorutwe Thomas Mokgwathi University of Limpopo
  • E M Lebakeng University of Limpopo
  • G A Ogunbanjo Department of Family Medicine & PHC
Keywords: anaesthesia, cardiac surgery, parturient, cardio-pulmonary bypass, mitral valve replacement

Abstract

This case study describes the successful management of a parturient with severe mitral stenosis and moderate mitral regurgitation who underwent cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) surgery. A healthy baby was delivered by Caesarean section 11 days later. The effects of CPB surgery and mitral valve replacement on parturient and foetus are discussed.

Author Biographies

Gaorutwe Thomas Mokgwathi, University of Limpopo
MBChB Department of Anaesthesiology University of Limpopo Medunsa Campus
E M Lebakeng, University of Limpopo
MBChB, DA(SA), M Med (Anaes) (UL) Department of Anaesthesiology University of Limpopo (Medunsa Campus)
G A Ogunbanjo, Department of Family Medicine & PHC
MBBS, FCFP(SA), M Fam Med, FACRRM, FACTM, FAFP(SA), FWACP (Fam Med) Department of Family Medicine & PHC University of Limpopo (Medunsa Campus)
Published
2011-07-04
Section
Case Studies