Recent advances in obstetric anesthesia
- Controversies in obstetric anesthesia. Holck, Guilherme; Camann, William // Journal of Anesthesia;2013, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p412
Obstetric anesthesia has become a widely evidence-based practice, with an increasing number of specialized anesthesiologists and a permanent research production. We believe that with the review of commonly discussed and controversial points the reader will be able to incorporate an...
- Low-dose sequential combined spinal-epidural anaesthesia in elective Stark caesarean section: a preliminary cohort study. MALVASI, A.; TINELLI, A.; STARK, M.; PONTRELLI, G.; BRIZZI, A.; WETZL, R. G.; BENHAMOU, D. // European Review for Medical & Pharmacological Sciences;2010, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p215
Aim: To compare combined spinal-epidural anaesthesia (CSE) VS spinal anaesthesia (SA) in caesarean section (CS) performed by Stark method. Material and Methods: 200 women were prospectively studied before undergoing to a Stark CS in two groups: 95 patients were assigned to a local anaesthesia by...
- Anesthetic management of caesarean section in a patient with double outlet right ventricle. Krishna, Rohith; Goneppanavar, Umesh // Journal of Obstetric Anaesthesia & Critical Care;Jan-Jun2012, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p50
Double outlet right ventricle (DORV) is a rare congenital heart defect involving the great arteries. In DORV, both aorta and pulmonary artery arise from the right ventricle resulting in admixture of blood. We report a 22-year-old parturient with DORV and severe pulmonary stenosis who underwent...
- Epidural analgesia: 2002 update. Smiley, Richard // Contemporary OB/GYN;Jun2002, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p32
Discusses the controversy over epidural analgesia and its effects on the course of labor and the incidence of cesarean section. Developments in obstetric anesthesia and analgesia practice; List of local anesthetics used for labor analgesia; Advantages and disadvantages of combined...
- Obstetric anaesthetic services in the Yorkshire region. MacDonald, R.; Webster, D.C.S. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);8/16/1986, Vol. 293 Issue 6544, p431
Examines the obstetric anesthetic services in Yorkshire, England. Classification of maternity units; Availability of epidural analgesia for labor and cesarian section; Centralization of the anesthetic section.
- Central neuraxial blockade in ambulatory surgery. Arakawa, Masayuki // Journal of Anesthesia;2003, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p149
Comments on an article about the clinical assessment of spinal and epidural anesthesia in inguinal hernia repair. Physiological impact of epidural bupivacaine anesthetic; Efficacy of spinal anesthesia in relaxing muscles; Types of epidural anesthesia.
- `Walking epidural' blocks labor pain. // USA Today Magazine;Oct97, Vol. 126 Issue 2629, p8
Reports that the technique called combined spinal-epidural (CSE) analgesia eliminates early labor discomfort in less time than conventional labor drugs and without impairing a woman's ability to walk. How it works; The two choices that pregnant women had for pain relief before the development...
- Clinical assessment of spinal and epidural anesthesia in inguinal hernia repair. Günal, Ömer; Arikan, Yüksel; Çelikel, Nurhan // Journal of Anesthesia;2002, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p119
.Purpose. The current study was done to compare the effect of spinal and epidural anesthesia on surgical outcome measures of inguinal herniorrhaphy.Methods. Ninety-eight male patients undergoing inguinal hernia repair were randomized to either spinal (SA; n = 39) or epidural (EA; n = 59)...
- WHY THEY CALL IT LABOR. Heusel, Catherine // Baby Talk;Jun/Jul2000, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p41
Discusses about the different options for childbirth. Epidural anesthesia; Spinal tap; Natural childbirth techniques.