Effects of maternal position on epidural anesthesia for cesarean section, acid-base status, and bupivacaine concentrations at delivery.

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In 25 patients excellent clinical anesthesia for elective cesarean section was obtained with lumbar epidural block using an average dose of bupivacaine of 130 mg (18 ml of 0.75 per cent solution). Supplemental drugs were not needed. All infants had normal Apgar scores at delivery. Ten patients were kept in a 35--40 degree semi-sitting supine position during… (More)

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@article{Datta1979EffectsOM, title={Effects of maternal position on epidural anesthesia for cesarean section, acid-base status, and bupivacaine concentrations at delivery.}, author={S. Datta and Mustafa Alper and G. Ostheimer and Winsor Brown and J. B. Weiss}, journal={Anesthesiology}, year={1979}, volume={50 3}, pages={205-9} }