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Clinical Investigations

Use of phenylephrine as vasopressor of choice to prevent hypotension following spinal anaesthesia in LSCS

Authors:

V Pinto ,

Consultant Anaesthetist, Senior lecturer, Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, LK
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NS Jaysundara,

Temporary Lecturers, Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine University of Peradeniya, LK
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AB Abeysundara,

Registrar in Anesthesiology, General Hospital Kandy, LK
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SU Ekanayake

Temporary Lecturers, Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, LK
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Abstract

This study was designed to determine whether Phenylephrine can be substituted to Ephedrine as a vasopressor of choice to prevent hypotension associated with LSCS in Sri Lankan patients and the Sri Lankan theater set up.

Key words: Phenylephrine, Ephedrine, LSCS

doi: 10.4038/slja.v16i2.349

Sri Lankan Journal of Anaesthesiology 16(2):74-77 (2008)

Keywords: Phenylephrine Ephedrine LSCS 
DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/slja.v16i2.349
How to Cite: Pinto, V. et al., (2009). Use of phenylephrine as vasopressor of choice to prevent hypotension following spinal anaesthesia in LSCS. Sri Lankan Journal of Anaesthesiology. 16(2), pp.74–77. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/slja.v16i2.349
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Published on 04 Mar 2009.
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