Metages Hunie

Department of Anesthesia, Debre Tabor University, Debre Tabor, Ethiopia


  • Research Article   

    Author(s): Metages Hunie38262, Tadesse Wubishet38263, Efrem Fenta38264, Diriba Teshome38265, Simegnew Kibret38266, Tiruwork Desse38267, Keder Essa38268, Kumlachew Geta38270*, Abebaw Misganaw38271 and Dereje Zewdu38272

    Background: Spinal Anesthesia (SA) is a common technique used worldwide for cesarean sections. A common, but potentially fatal, complication is hypotension. It can cause a significant effect on the mother and fetus. Hydration has become the cornerstone of prophylaxis of hypotension in obstetrics previously but recent studies showed that co-loading also may be a better option in the prevention of spinal induced hypotension. This study aimed to assess the effect of preloading and co-loading in the prevention of hypotension among mothers who underwent cesarean delivery under spinal anesthesia. Methods: Prospective cohort study was conducted at Debre Tabor Comprehensive Specialized Hospital from February 15 to April 15/2021 Ninety-six pregnant mothers who have c/s were included in the study period. The pregnant were given 20 ml/kg of fluid. The preload group gave fluid 20 minutes before s.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.31858/0975-8453.13.3.213-218

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