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2022 Feb

Ann Med Surg (Lond)


Comparison of sequential versus pre mixed administration of intrathecal fentanyl with hyperbaric bupivacaine for patients undergoing elective Caesarean section at Zewditu memorial referral hospital: A prospective cohort study.


Spinal anesthesia (SA) is the method of choice for surgery below umbilicus like elective cesarean section. However, Spinal anesthesia is associated with hypotension and limited analgesia duration. To minimize those complications adding opioids like fentanyl either sequentially with separate syringe or pre mixed with local anesthetics become common practice.