Cesarean Delivery in the Bronchoscopy Suite in a Patient with an Anterior Mediastinal Mass

Cesarean Delivery in the Bronchoscopy Suite in a Patient with an Anterior Mediastinal Mass

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Q: Is the topic relevant to the journal area of interest? Is it contemporary and interesting for


A: Good


Abstract & Keywords

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Q: Is the goal explicitly stated in the Introduction? Is its formulation clear and unambiguous?

A: Good



Q: Is the paper's structure coherent? Is it in coherence with the goal of the paper?

A: Good


Tools and Methods

Q: Are methods the author uses adequate and well used?

A: Good


Discussion & Conclusion

Q: Is it related to the results presented before? Do you consider them as coherent?

A: Good


Comments: The Discussion highlights the challenges of the rare and complicated condition of mediastinal masses with pregnancy. This further discusses the anaesthetic procedure followed for the cesarean delivery providing relevant literature. The potential risk factors for mediastinal masses are also discussed in the report. The Conclusion states that the complicated case of mediastinal mass must involve multidisciplinary team approach and collaboration for proper evaluation and to ensure the right anaesthetic.



Q: Does the author utilize relevant literature?

A: Good


Author's knowledge

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A: Good



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A: Good


Figures & Tables

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Writing style

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A: Good

Comments: There are few errors found in the manuscript which are as follows:

·       In Case report, 2nd paragraph, 5th sentence, “A cat scan was performed” must be written as “A CAT scan was performed.”

·       Under Discussion, 4th paragraph, 2nd sentence, “This can occur not only during induction but also maintenance” can be rewritten as “This can occur not only during induction but also during maintenance.”


Further comments on the paper

Comments: The manuscript presents a case of cesarean delivery performed in the bronchoscopy suite followed by bronchoscopic airway evaluation in a 33-year-old female at 33 weeks gestation with symptomatic anterior mediastinal mass. The management of the whole procedure is illustrated in this case report.


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Author Info

Corresponding Author
Ursula Galway
Department of General Anesthesia, Anesthesiology Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Article Info

Article Type
Case Report
Publication history
Received: Fri 23, Apr 2021
Accepted: Mon 10, May 2021
Published: Mon 31, May 2021
© 2021 Ursula Galway. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Hosting by Science Repository. All rights reserved.
DOI: 10.31487/j.SCR.2021.05.05