Randomized Double-blinded Comparison of Norepinephrine and Phenylephrine for Maintenance of Blood Pressure during Spinal Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery
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AbstractBackground: During spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery, phenylephrine can cause reflexive decreases in maternal heart rate and cardiac output. Norepinephrine has weak beta-adrenergic receptor agonist activity in addition to potent a-adrenergic receptor activity and therefore may be suitable for maintaining blood pressure with less negative effects on heart rate and cardiac output compared with phenylephrine.
All Author(s) ListNgan Kee WD, Lee SWY, Ng FF, Tan PE, Khaw KS
Journal nameAnesthesiology
Year2015
Month4
Day1
Volume Number122
Issue Number4
PublisherLippincott, Williams & Wilkins: No Hybrid Open Access
Pages736 - 745
ISSN0003-3022
eISSN1528-1175
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
Web of Science Subject CategoriesAnesthesiology

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