We report a 19 years old patient, at 32 weeks of gestation, with severe peripartum
cardiomyopathy, in heart failure and pulmonary edema. General anesthesia was
induced with etomidate and maintained with remifentanil infusion safely, without any
adverse outcome on mother or newborn. (Rawal Med J 2008;33:109-111).
Peripartum cardiomyopathy, cesarean section, etomidate, remifentanil,