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Multidisciplinary care allowing uneventful vaginal delivery in a woman with Pompe disease

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Pregnancy and delivery are challenging in women affected by Pompe disease with respiratory involvement. We describe a 28-year-old woman, who continued to receive enzyme replacement therapy during pregnancy and had an uneventful vaginal birth. Before pregnancy the patient's vital capacity was 52% in sitting position and 51% in supine position. At 32 weeks gestation her vital capacity in sitting position was 46% and 35% in supine position. Nocturnal non-invasive mechanical ventilation was intro...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.nmd.2016.02.016

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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Neuromuscular Disorders Journal website
Volume:
26
Issue:
9
Pages:
610-613
Publication date:
2016-06-27
Acceptance date:
2016-06-24
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EISSN:
1873-2364
ISSN:
0960-8966
Pmid:
27460347

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