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Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology  2017, Vol. 44 Issue (2): 277-278    DOI: 10.12891/ceog3265.2017
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Severe mitral stenosis in term pregnancy: management by simultaneous cesarean section and mitral valve replacement. Case report
Wen Peng1, *(), Yifang Jia1
1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shandong Provincial Hospital Affiliated to Shandong University, Jinan, China
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Abstract  
A 38-year-old woman in the 37th week of pregnancy was admitted for acute presentation of severe cough and aggravated dyspnea. She was previously diagnosed with rheumatic heart disease (RHD) at the age of 31. During the present pregnancy, she reported at 37 weeks and had RHD, severe mitral stenosis, secondary pulmonary hypertension, and heart failure. As a consequence, the patient underwent an emergency cesarean section followed by reoperative mitral valve replacement, which was successfully under a cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB). In this report, the authors present the successful experience of management of severe mitral stenosis in pregnancy.
Key words:  Pregnancy      Mitral stenosis      Cesarean section      Mitral valve replacement      CPB     
Published:  10 April 2017     
*Corresponding Author(s):  WEN PENG     E-mail:  wenpeng2015@sina.com

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Wen Peng, Yifang Jia. Severe mitral stenosis in term pregnancy: management by simultaneous cesarean section and mitral valve replacement. Case report. Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2017, 44(2): 277-278.

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