Propofol and thiopentone for caesarean section revisited: maternal effects and neonatal outcome.

In 56 women undergoing elective caesarean section, general anaesthesia was induced with either propofol 1% or thiopentone 2.5% followed by 50% nitrous oxide in oxygen and isoflurane 0.75% until delivery. In the thiopentone group the arterial pressure rose following tracheal intubation and skin incision, while in the propofol group there was a significant… CONTINUE READING