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Spinal Anesthesia In Cesarean Section
Depends on situation: In an emergency situation where the baby may be in distress, general anesthesia with intubation is often the fastest and most reliable choice. For an elective or less urgent csection, epidural or spinal anesthesia is preferred. Less medication reaches the baby, and the mother can be awake to see her baby right away. Talk to your anesthesiologist about anesthesia options for labor and delivery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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Will having lipomas in lower back affect an epidural or spinal block given before having a csection?
Can a dermoid cyst be removed with epidural during planned csection?previous attempt was unsuccessful during emergency csection?
Dermoid: A dermoid can be removed at your section. Remind your doctor. ...Read more
What kind of incision for delivery of singleton in transverse lie with anterior placenta previa? Will low transverse cut risk hemorrhage/uterine tear?
Hyst'omy MANDATED: hello Annie-_777 I am not an OB GYN but I have had a lot of experience which tells me that a lower abdominal incision (Pfannen-Stiel) is a better incision in almost all situations. This situation of a transverse lie and an anterior placenta praevia is a very hazardous situation because you need the baby out and the cord clamped within seconds of opening the uterus so choose a very skilled surgeon. ...Read more
Yes, it has been : About 4-5 years ago, this case was presented. ...Read more
After fetal maturity: The ideal time is when the baby is lung mature and the MD is confident of your gestation age. ...Read more
Level?: Most frequent complication is spinal headache which can be treated with epidural blood patch. If the epidural placement is above lumbar level, although very low risk, spinal cord can be penetrated, which can cause neuro deficit. If epidural catheter placed and migrates to spinal space severe hypotension or complete spinal can occur and it can require control of the airway until spinal wears off. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Should my surgical anaesthesiologist to perform general anaesthesia know a prior incidence of rapidly elevated temp in reaction to epidural analgesia?
No, it should not: You should ask the anesthetist or obstetrician any questions you have about the procedure; but the reason it is used so frequently instead of other drugs is that it is so safe. Good luck! ...Read more
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