With PAH, Local Anesthesia Better Than General for Mother and Baby

With PAH, Local Anesthesia Better Than General for Mother and Baby

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With PAH, Local Anesthesia Better Than General for Mother and Baby

Local anesthesia is better than general anesthesia for both the mother and her baby when delivery is by cesarean section (C-section) and the woman has pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a study suggests. These findings might help to guide doctors in selecting the best approach to anesthesia for women in labor. The study, “Effects of different anesthesia methods on maternal and neonatal outcomes in pregnant patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension: a meta-analysis,” was published in the Archives…

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