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Which is better and safety : general anesthesia or regional anesthesia in c-section for IVF twin?

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Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: The best and safest

Method of anesthesia during c section is a spinal anesthesia.
General is effective, but riskier for mom and baby.

In brief: The best and safest

Method of anesthesia during c section is a spinal anesthesia.
General is effective, but riskier for mom and baby.
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See below

Assuming no contraindications regional anesthesia is better. General anesthesia is safe, but being pregnant with twins increases the chances of you vomiting and aspirating.
An anesthesiologist is trained to handle both things either way, so you will be fine either way, but i would encourage regional if possible.

In brief: See below

Assuming no contraindications regional anesthesia is better. General anesthesia is safe, but being pregnant with twins increases the chances of you vomiting and aspirating.
An anesthesiologist is trained to handle both things either way, so you will be fine either way, but i would encourage regional if possible.
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology

In brief: Prefer regional

There are specific concerns with the pregnant patient that would make an anesthesiologist prefer a regional anesthetic for a c-section.
Please discuss this with your anesthesiologist before proceeding.

In brief: Prefer regional

There are specific concerns with the pregnant patient that would make an anesthesiologist prefer a regional anesthetic for a c-section.
Please discuss this with your anesthesiologist before proceeding.
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