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Valley position for a primary ciliary dyskinesia (Kartagener’s syndrome) parturient to optimize respiratory function during cesarean delivery

Published:December 16, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijoa.2022.103619
      Kartagener’s syndrome is a severe primary ciliary dyskinesia usually associated with male and female infertility.
      • Wallmeier J.
      • Nielsen K.G.
      • Kuehni C.E.
      • et al.
      Motile ciliopathies.
      We report the use of the “valley position” for the cesarean delivery of a Kartagener’s syndrome patient
      • Gavai M.
      • Hupuczi P.
      • Berkes E.
      • et al.
      Spinal anesthesia for cesarean section in a woman with Kartagener's syndrome and a twin pregnancy.
      • Nandhakumar A.
      • Silverman G.L.
      Acute hypoxemia in a parturient with primary ciliary dyskinesia following the administration of intravenous oxytocin: a case report.
      who had severe respiratory complications.
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