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Delayed Positioning in Cesarean Section

2014-08-27 03:14:53 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Maternal hypotension is a common problem during cesarian section under spinal anesthesia. The possible explanation for this is combined aortocaval compression by gravid uterus in parturient in addition to reduced systemic vascular resistance by spinal anesthesia. The investigators evaluated if the incidence of hypotension would be decreased by delayed supine positioning, by maintaining lateral position for 6 min after spinal injection, in patients undergoing elective cesarean section.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Hypotension

Intervention

lateral positioning

Status

Completed

Source

Seoul National University Hospital

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:53-0400

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