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Anesthesia with Medical Diseases

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A 30 year old woman with coarctation of aorta is admitted to the labour room for elective caesarean section. Which of the following is the anaesthesia technique of choice- (AIIMS Nov 05)



A Spinal anaesthesia

B Epidural anaesthesia

C General anaesthesia

D Local anaesthesia with nerve block

Ans. C

General anaesthesia [Ref Fundamentals of anaesthesia 51hje p. 676]

General anaesthesia is the preferred technique for performing caesarian section in patient with coarctation of aorta as it has advantage of more rapid induction, less hypotension and better airway & ventilation.

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