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Several authors preferred epidural anaesthesia in pregnant women with Achondroplasia and all have used epidural catheters.
Anesthesia for cesarean section in a patient with achondroplasia
Within this article, we analyze the presence of individuals with achondroplasia in the Mayan state society of Mexico and Guatemala, during the Classical (100-950 AC) and Post-Classical (950-1519 AC) periods; likewise, in the hierarchical-chieftain society of Tumaco-la Tolita (300 BC - 600 AC) from the Colombia-Ecuador Pacific coast, and the Moche state society (100-600 AC) from the northern coast of Peru.
Achondroplasia is the commonest form of short-limbed dwarfism, affecting 1 in 26 000-28 000 newborns worldwide, with no predilection for gender or ethnicity.
Achondroplasia, hypochondroplasia and thanatophoric dysplasia: clinically related skeletal dysplasias that are also related at the molecular level.
Compound heterozygosity for the achondroplasia, hypochondroplasia FGFR3 mutations: prenatal diagnosis and postnatal outcome.
Simmonds, who will be 14 in November and has Achondroplasia (dwarfism), broke her own British record in securing victory - and her best event is yet to come.
We present a cast' of an unsuccessful lumbar puncture performed on an anaesthetised 17-year-old girl with achondroplasia who was diagnosed with and being treated for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.
I am a health visitor working in Wiltshire and have a five-week-old baby who was diagnosed with achondroplasia at birth.
The researchers used flow cytometry and statistical analysis to observe associations between a subject's age, his semen quality, and genomic abnormalities in his sperm such as DNA fragmentation, aneuploidy, diploidy, and mutations related to achondroplasia and Apert syndrome.
Patients with achondroplasia have a large head with a prominent frontal region and a depressed bridge of the nose.