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Incidence of hypotension induced by spinal anesthesia with xylocaine for cesarean section and postpartum tubal ligation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1528096     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The incidence of hypotension induced by spinal anesthesia in 154 ASA class I or II patients having Cesarean section and postpartum bilateral tubal ligation was studied. Xylocaine (2%) 60-65 mg was used for spinal anesthesia. There was 41.0% of patients in Cesarean section group developed hypotension induced by spinal anesthesia, and 13.5% in tubal ligation group. We found no correlation between the time after delivery and the occurrence of hypotension induced by spinal anesthesia. In addition, 20.3% of the patients in tubal ligation group required intravenous narcotics because of inadequate sensory blockade during skin incision, but only 9.0% in Cesarean section needed the same supplement which was due to visceral pain during intra-abdominal manipulation. We conclude that spinal anesthesia with 2% xylocaine is safe and effective in both Cesarean section and postpartum tubal ligation although a significant difference of spinal hypotension existed.
Authors:
B K Fung; A J Gislefoss; E S Ho
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ma zui xue za zhi = Anaesthesiologica Sinica     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0254-1319     ISO Abbreviation:  Ma Zui Xue Za Zhi     Publication Date:  1992 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-10-22     Completed Date:  1992-10-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200948     Medline TA:  Ma Zui Xue Za Zhi     Country:  TAIWAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  119-23     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Anesthesiology, Puli Christian Hospital, Taiwan, R.O.C.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Anesthesia, Obstetrical / adverse effects*
Anesthesia, Spinal / adverse effects*
Cesarean Section*
Female
Humans
Hypotension / chemically induced*
Incidence
Lidocaine / adverse effects*
Postpartum Period
Pregnancy
Sterilization, Tubal*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
137-58-6/Lidocaine

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