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A Quantitative, Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials of Ephedrine Versus Phenylephrine for the Management of Hypotension During Spinal Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery
This quantitative systematic review compared the efficacy and safety of ephedrine with phenylephrine for the prevention and treatment of hypotension during spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery.Expand
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A Systematic Review (Meta-Analysis) of the Accuracy of the Mallampati Tests to Predict the Difficult Airway
The original and modified Mallampati tests are commonly used to predict the difficult airway, but there is controversy regarding their accuracy. We searched MEDLINE and other databases forExpand
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Comparison of phenylephrine infusion regimens for maintaining maternal blood pressure during spinal anaesthesia for Caesarean section.
BACKGROUND During spinal anaesthesia for Caesarean section, the optimal phenylephrine regimen and the optimal blood pressure (BP) to which it should be titrated are undetermined. The ideal regimenExpand
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Extradural abscess complicating extradural anaesthesia for caesarean section.
Extradural abscess has been described infrequently as a complication of extradural anaesthesia and analgesia. We describe an abscess that developed 5 days after operation in a patient who hadExpand
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Prevention of maternal hypotension after regional anaesthesia for caesarean section
Purpose of review Hypotension during regional anaesthesia for caesarean section remains a common clinical problem, particularly for spinal anaesthesia. The purpose of this review is to evaluateExpand
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A Randomized Double-Blinded Comparison of Phenylephrine and Ephedrine Infusion Combinations to Maintain Blood Pressure During Spinal Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery: The Effects on Fetal Acid-Base
BACKGROUND: Phenylephrine and ephedrine are both used to maintain arterial blood pressure during spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery. Usually, either drug is given alone but several previousExpand
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Prophylactic Phenylephrine Infusion for Preventing Hypotension During Spinal Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery
In a randomized, double-blinded, controlled trial, we investigated the prophylactic infusion of IV phenylephrine for the prevention of hypotension during spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery.Expand
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Postoperative epidural opioid analgesia: what are the choices?
8 mg compared with droperido12.5 mg (5). Pueyo et al. (6) studied 100 women undergoing elective abdominal surgery. Group 1 received placebo, Group 2 received droperido12.5 mg with induction then 1.25Expand
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Placental Transfer and Fetal Metabolic Effects of Phenylephrine and Ephedrine during Spinal Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery
Background:Use of ephedrine in obstetric patients is associated with depression of fetal acid-base status. The authors hypothesized that the mechanism underlying this is transfer of ephedrine acrossExpand
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Randomised double‐blinded comparison of phenylephrine vs ephedrine for maintaining blood pressure during spinal anaesthesia for non‐elective Caesarean section *
In a randomised, double‐blinded study, we compared boluses of phenylephrine 100 μg with ephedrine 10 mg for treating hypotension (systolic blood pressure < 100 mmHg) in 204 patients havingExpand
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