Pregnant patients with Comorbid diseases

Benjamin Kloesel, Michaela K. Farber

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Neuraxial anesthesia is often beneficial for parturients with cardiovascular disease through blunting of the catecholamine stress response to labor pain.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEssential Clinical Anesthesia Review
Subtitle of host publicationKeywords, Questions and Answers for the Boards
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9781139584005
ISBN (Print)9781107681309
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

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Publisher Copyright:
© Cambridge University Press 2015.


  • Asthma
  • Chronic hypertension
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Valvular lesions
  • Von Willebrand disease


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