Cerebral Venous Thrombosis: A Complicated Anaesthetic Scenario for Caesarean Section

Karan Pratap Singh Panaych, Amarjyoti Hazarika, Hemant Bhagat, Anjana Verma
2016 Journal of Anesthesia & Clinical Research  
Cerebral venous thrombosis is a rare cerebrovascular disease and causes 0.5% of all strokes. Headache is one of the usual symptoms along with nausea, vomiting and seizures which are lesser common. Focal neurological deficits may also occur. Both genetic and acquired conditions may predispose to cerebral venous thrombosis. Management of a caesarean section in this situation poses significant anaesthetic challenges in view of anticoagulation, haemodynamic stability, and neurological outcomes. We
more » ... gical outcomes. We present a case of a 30 year old lady who was primigravida associated with cerebral venous thrombosis posted for caesarean section.
doi:10.4172/2155-6148.1000661 fatcat:fq4dpe7ymnfnhcqak3rmkmh4eq