Anesthesia for cesarean section--VII. Early effects on neonatal renal function of enflurane anesthesia for cesarean section.


Fourteen women undergoing elective cesarean section were anesthetized with enflurane for induction and maintenance of anesthesia. Blood enflurane and serum inorganic fluoride levels were studied in the mothers at delivery and in the neonates at delivery and in the early neonatal period. Also neonatal urinary excretion of inorganic fluoride was determined… (More)