Year : 2014  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 428-431

Anesthesia for fetoscopic intervention

Department of Anesthesia, Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Riyadh 11159, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Jamil S Anwari
Department of Anesthesia, P.O. Box No.: 7897, Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Riyadh 11159
Saudi Arabia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/1658-354X.136646

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This is the first case report on anesthesia for fetoscopy performed in Saudi Arabia. Epidural anesthesia was given to the mother in her late second trimester for the fetoscopic intervention. The anesthesia related issues such as physiological and anatomical changes in pregnancy, tocolytic medications and their interactions with anesthesia, anesthetizing/sedating the primary patient are discussed.

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