oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - Complications associated with regional anaesthesia for Caesarean section : review
Extracted from text ... REVIEW Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia & Analgesia - February 2004 15 Complications associated with regional anaesthesia for Caesarean section Complications of Regional Anaesthesia for CS The three categories of RA currently employed for CS are: 1. Spinal (subarachnoid), 2. Epidural, and 3. Combined Spinal-Epidural (CSE) anaesthesia. In the public sector most Caesarian Sections are performed using SA. In this setting, epidural anaesthesia for labour is infrequently used, so relatively few epidurals are extended for CS. Both maternal and fetal complications may occur as a consequence of the use of RA. These may develop during administration of the RA, ..
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