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The Effect of Ephedrine on Fetal Outcome in Treatment of Maternal Hypotension Caused by Spinal Anesthesia During Cesarean Section

Author(s): Fardin Yousefshahi | Fatemeh Davari Tanha | Mahbod Kaveh | Roghayeh Hamidian | Khosro Barkhordari

Journal: Journal of Family and Reproductive Health
ISSN 1735-8949

Volume: 4;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 149;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: Cesarean section | Spinal anesthesia | Ephedrine | Neonatal morbidity

Objective: To compare maternal complications and labor outcome in obese and non-obese women. Materials and methods: It is a retrospective comparative study conducted at the Department of obstetrics and gynecology, Unit 1, Civil Hospital, Karachi from December 2008 to December 2009. A sample size of 220 gravid women is selected by Non Probability Convenience sampling technique. In these 110 obese women as cases was compared with 110 non-obese women as controls, booked at
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