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A 27-Year-Old Woman with Epilepsy Planning for Pregnancy

P. Emanuela Voinescu.

in Women's Neurology

April 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 1493 words.

Treatment for women with epilepsy (WWE) of childbearing age should be cautiously selected, given that the benefits of treatment during potential future pregnancies have to be weighed...

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Acute Headache in Pregnancy

M. Angela O’Neal.

in Women's Neurology

April 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 763 words.

The case illustrates the characteristics of pituitary apoplexy. This anatomy of the pituitary, which predisposes to the condition, is described. The most common clinical feature is...

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Acyanotic congenital heart disease

Dawn L. Adamson, Mandish K. Dhanjal and Catherine Nelson-Piercy.

in Heart Disease in Pregnancy

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Obstetrics. 1497 words.

Introduction - Patent foramen ovale (PFO) - Atrial septal defect (ASD) - Atrio-ventricular septal defects (AVSDs) - Ventricular septal defects (VSD) - Complete transposition of the great...

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Anesthetic Considerations for Neurologic Patients

Melissa Kreso, Marjorie Gloff and Richard Wissler.

in Neurological Diseases and Pregnancy

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Obstetrics. 9502 words.

Women with neurologic conditions present unique challenges for the anesthesiologist during pregnancy and in the peripartum period. Many of these conditions have low prevalence, and many...

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Anti-coagulation in pregnancy

Dawn L. Adamson, Mandish K. Dhanjal and Catherine Nelson-Piercy.

in Heart Disease in Pregnancy

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Obstetrics. 1496 words.

Anti-coagulation in pregnancy - Warfarin - Low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) - Unfractionated heparin - Pre-pregnancy counselling - Antenatal care - Delivery - Management of anticoagulation...

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Aortic pathology

Dawn L. Adamson, Mandish K. Dhanjal and Catherine Nelson-Piercy.

in Heart Disease in Pregnancy

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Obstetrics. 1271 words.

Coarctation of the aorta - Marfan syndrome - Loeys-Dietz syndrome - Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

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Approach to Delivery in the Patient with Neurologic Disease

Heather M. Link and Eva K. Pressman.

in Neurological Diseases and Pregnancy

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Obstetrics. 4058 words.

This chapter focuses on delivery considerations for patients with intracranial masses, spinal cord injuries, CNS vascular abnormalities, and neuromuscular disorders. Special attention is...

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Arrhythmias

Dawn L. Adamson, Mandish K. Dhanjal and Catherine Nelson-Piercy.

in Heart Disease in Pregnancy

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Obstetrics. 2477 words.

Introduction - Diagnosis of arrhythmia - Investigations modalities used in arrhythmia diagnosis - Anti-arrhythmic drugs - Termination of specific arrhythmias - Conclusion

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Brain Imaging

Katy Vincent and Irene Tracey.

in Pain in Women

April 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Pain Medicine. 10412 words.

Chapter 3 briefly reviews the sex differences in anatomy and physiology that could impact on the imaging techniques that are currently in use. We will also consider how the variation in...

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Brain Tumors in Pregnancy

Chinazom Ibegbu and Nimish A. Mohile.

in Neurological Diseases and Pregnancy

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Obstetrics. 3446 words.

Approximately 79,000 people are diagnosed with a central nervous system (CNS) tumor each year, but only a few of these patients are pregnant women. There is no evidence that pregnancy...

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