International journal of obstetric anesthesia, vol.24, no.1, pp.35-40, 2015 (SCI-Expanded)
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International journal of obstetric anesthesia
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Intra-abdominal pressure, Spinal anesthesia, Pregnancy, CEREBROSPINAL-FLUID VOLUME, TERM PARTURIENT, PREGNANT-WOMEN, EPIDURAL ANALGESIA, VENOUS PLEXUS, SPREAD, BUPIVACAINE, COMPRESSION, EXTENT
Istanbul University Affiliated:
Background: Increased intra-abdominal pressure in pregnancy is thought to affect intrathecal drug spread. However this assumption remains largely untested. The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate the association between intra-abdominal pressure and maximum sensory block level in parturients receiving spinal anesthesia for cesarean section.