Maternal and neonatal effects of remifentanil at induction of general anesthesia for cesarean delivery: a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial.

@article{Kee2006MaternalAN,
  title={Maternal and neonatal effects of remifentanil at induction of general anesthesia for cesarean delivery: a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial.},
  author={Warwick D Ngan Kee and Kim Sun Khaw and Kwok Chiu Ma and April Sum Y Wong and Bee Beng Lee and Floria F. Ng},
  journal={Anesthesiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={104 1},
  pages={14-20}
}
BACKGROUND Use of remifentanil during general anesthesia for cesarean delivery has been described, but its maternal and neonatal effects have not been investigated by a controlled study. METHODS In a randomized, double-blind, controlled study, patients undergoing elective cesarean delivery received an intravenous bolus of 1 microg/kg remifentanil (n = 20) or saline (n = 20) immediately before induction of general anesthesia. The authors compared maternal hemodynamic changes and neonatal… CONTINUE READING

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