oa South African Medical Journal - Hypothesis: volatile anaesthetic agents enhance transplacental exchange between mother and fetus - a preliminary study of fetal scalp blood gas changes associated with enflurane anaesthesia

Volume 55, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



A hypothesis that volatile anaesthetic agents, represented by enflurane, facilitate transplacental exchange was tested by simultaneous blood sampling of both mother and fetus.

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