Indian Journal of Clinical Anaesthesia


Role of nitroglycerine as tocolytic agent during double valve replacement surgery in pregnant patient with successful fetal outcome


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Author Details: Hariom Khandelwal, Kunal Singh, Shikha Agarwal, Ashutosh Singh

Volume : 4

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2394-4994

Print ISSN : 2394-4781

Article First Page : 416

Article End Page : 418


Abstract

Cardiovascular disease is an important non-obstetric cause of maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality during pregnancy. Cardiac surgery during pregnancy is usually well tolerated by mother but the fetal outcome is variable. Here we have described the use of nitroglycerine as a tocolytic in a patient who underwent double valve replacement in the second trimester of pregnancy with successful fetal outcome.

Keywords
: Nitroglycerine, Tocolytic agent, Double valve replacement surgery, Pregnancy