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John Yeh  
Harvard Medical School 
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
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Neurological Disorders in Pregnancy

Author(s): Hassan A. Shehata, Sahana Gupta.

Abstract:

This paper reviews the current concepts and outlines appropriate management of conditions such as epilepsy, headache, benign intracranial hypertension, myasthenia gravis, multiple sclerosis, Bell's palsy and cerebrovascular disorders. It also discusses briefly, labor analgesia and anaesthesia in women with neurological disorders.

Keywords: Neurological, pregnancy, epilepsy, myasthenia gravis, multiple sclerosis, benign intracranial hypertension, Bell's palsy, cerebrovascular, headache, AEDs, pulsation (IABP), Pre-eclampsia

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Article Details

VOLUME: 7
ISSUE: 2
Year: 2011
Page: [217 - 225]
Pages: 9
DOI: 10.2174/157340411795445848
Price: $58