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Caspian J Reprod Med 2020, 6(2): 1-5 Back to browse issues page
The effects of Cesarean section on pulmonary parameters in a pregnant patient with Covid-19: A case report
Parviz Amri Maleh , Kayvan Latifi, Fatemeh Shafizadeh , Seyed Hossein Hamidi , Khadijeh Ezoji *
Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Health Research Institute, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babal, Iran , dr.kh.ezoji@gmail.com
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The case report: The coexistence of physiological changes during pregnancy and infection can sometimes create challenges in the management of these patients. In this report, a term pregnant woman with COVID-19 infection was admitted to the ICU and underwent cesarean section (C-section) under intrathecal anesthesia according to the patient's condition. Severe respiratory distress occurred to the patient on the first day after (C-section), and the patient's pulmonary parameters were measured with a non-invasive ventilation monitor. It gradually improved during the four days after the C-section.  The C-section reduced the lung performance for 24 hours in a patient with COVID-19 infection, but eventually the lung symptoms improved.
Keywords: Covid-19, C-Section, Pulmonary function test, Pregnancy
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Type of Study: Case Report | Subject: Reproductive endocrinology
Received: 2020/11/24 | Accepted: 2020/12/26 | Published: 2020/12/27
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Maleh P A, Latifi K, Shafizadeh F, Hamidi S H, Ezoji K. The effects of Cesarean section on pulmonary parameters in a pregnant patient with Covid-19: A case report. Caspian J Reprod Med. 2020; 6 (2) :1-5
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