Anesthetic management in a gravida with type IV osteogenesis imperfecta

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Abstract

Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is an inherited disorder of the connective tissues caused by abnormalities in collagen formation. OI may present many challenges to the anesthesiologist. A literature review reveals a wide range of implications, from basic positioning to management of the difficult airway. We present the anesthetic management of a 25-year-old gravid woman with OI, fetal demise, and possible uterine rupture, admitted for an exploratory laparotomy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number7429251
JournalCase Reports in Medicine
Volume2016
DOIs
StatePublished - 2016

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  • Medicine(all)

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