Cardiac Output in Women Undergoing Cesarean Section with Epidural or General Anesthesia

@article{James1989CardiacOI,
  title={Cardiac Output in Women Undergoing Cesarean Section with Epidural or General Anesthesia},
  author={Cf. James and T E Banner and Donald Caton},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1989},
  volume={160 5 Pt 1},
  pages={
          1178-84
        }
}
Cardiac output during cesarean section and for 24 hours after delivery was estimated by using a noninvasive ultrasonic Doppler technique and was compared between term pregnant patients who underwent either epidural or general anesthesia. Cardiac output peaked by 36.7% and 26.3% of baseline values at 15 and 30 minutes after delivery, respectively, with epidural anesthesia and by 28% and 17.2%, respectively, with general anesthesia. From 60 minutes to 24 hours after delivery, cardiac output in… CONTINUE READING

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