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The Effect of Epidural Anesthesia on the Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter in Preeclampsia

2019-09-25 06:13:38 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study aims to assess the effect of epidural anesthesia on the optic nerve sheath diameter in parturients with preeclampsia.

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This prospective observational study will be performed in parturients, either with or without preeclampsia, who scheduled to undergo elective cesarean delivery under epidural anesthesia. Epidural anesthesia will be done according to the standard technique. Optic nerve sheath diameter (ONSD) will be measured before and after the epidural injection of anesthetic solutions using ultrasonography. The investigators will assess whether epidural anesthesia has effect on optic nerve sheath diameter of pregnant women, and the investigators will also compare ONSD between healthy parturients and parturients with preeclampsia. The investigators will evaluate the relationship between ONSD and disease severity of preeclampsia.

Study Design

Conditions

Preeclampsia

Intervention

Epidural anesthesia

Location

Seoul National University Hospital
Seoul
Korea, Republic of

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Seoul National University Hospital

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-09-25T06:13:38-0400

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