Placental transfer of alfentanil at caesarean section.

  title={Placental transfer of alfentanil at caesarean section.},
  author={D P Cartwright and Wanda Dann and Anastasia Hutchinson},
  journal={European journal of anaesthesiology},
  volume={6 2},
Twenty-one women about to undergo elective Caesarean section were given intravenous alfentanil 10 micrograms kg-1 1 min prior to induction of anaesthesia in order to obtund the pressor response to laryngoscopy and endotracheal intubation. Compared with a control group of 16 patients, alfentanil significantly reduced the pressor response to endotracheal… CONTINUE READING