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Randomized Comparison of General and Regional Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery in Pregnancies Complicated by Severe Preeclampsia
Objective To evaluate the maternal and fetal effects of three anesthetic methods used randomly in women with severe preeclampsia who required cesarean delivery. Methods Eighty women with severeExpand
Indirect Sonographic Guidance for Epidural Anesthesia in Obese Pregnant Patients
Background and Objectives. Obesity and edema frequently obscure anatomic landmarks and result in technical difficulties during epidural anesthesia administration. However, the method of indirectExpand
Fetal effects of prophylactic ephedrine and maternal hypotension during regional anesthesia for cesarean section.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of a prophylactic intravenous bolus of ephedrine on the incidence and severity of maternal hypotension and on neonatal outcome. Term healthyExpand
Epidural anesthesia for a patient with moyamoya disease presenting for cesarean section.
M oyamoya disease is a rare progressive occlusive disease of the internal carotid arteries and may be associated with intracranial aneurysms. There are few reports regarding moyamoya disease duringExpand
Sympathetic blockade of isolated limbs by intravenous guanethidine
SummaryAs a result of experience at the Montreal General Hospital, it has been found that intravenous guanethidine blockade of extremities has therapeutic, prophylactic and diagnostic value inExpand
Sympathetic-parasympathetic interactions at the heart in the anaesthetised rat.
This study observed the effects of stimulation of the cardiac sympathetic nerve on vagal slowing of the heart in rats, and compared these with any actions of exogenous neuropeptide Y (NPY) andExpand
Effect of type of anesthesia on blood loss at elective repeat cesarean section.
It has recently been reported that the use of halogenated agents during balanced general anesthesia may result in an increase in blood loss associated with cesarean section. This report has beenExpand
Epidural needle rotation and inadvertent dural puncture with catheter
maintained with 0.75% isoflurane and 66% nitrous oxide in oxygen. Padding was utilised under the chest and pelvis to allow diaphragmatic excursion. The patient was monitored by observation of theExpand
Comparison of an ephedrine infusion with crystalloid administration for prevention of hypotension during spinal anesthesia.
This study was designed to compare the efficacy of an ephedrine infusion with crystalloid administration for reducing the incidence of hypotension during spinal anesthesia. Fifty-four ASA I patientsExpand
Obstetric anaesthesia and MoyaMoya disease