Spinal anaesthesia for caesarean section: comparison of infusions of phenylephrine and ephedrine.

@article{Hall1994SpinalAF,
  title={Spinal anaesthesia for caesarean section: comparison of infusions of phenylephrine and ephedrine.},
  author={P A Hall and Alan Bennett and M P Wilkes and Martyn Lewis},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  year={1994},
  volume={73 4},
  pages={471-4}
}
Maternal cardiovascular changes and neonatal acid-base status were assessed in 29 healthy women undergoing elective lower segment Caesarean section under spinal anaesthesia. The patients were allocated randomly to one of three groups to receive an i.v. infusion of one of the following: ephedrine 1 mg min-1 (group E1: n = 10), ephedrine 2 mg min-1 (group E2: n = 9), or phenylephrine 10 micrograms min-1 (group P: n = 10). Invasive arterial pressure was monitored continuously and if hypotension… CONTINUE READING

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