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Korean Journal of Anesthesiology 1988;21(2):345-350.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4097/kjae.1988.21.2.345   
Obstetric Anesthesia .
Dae Ja Um, Ryung Choi, Jang Youn Kwon, Dai Hyoun Kim
1Department of Anesthesiology, Yonsei University Wonju Medical College, Wonju, Korea.
2Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Yonsei University Wonju Medical College, Wonju, Korea.
Total 1950 cases of general, spinal and epidural anesthesia for cesarean section were performed in Department of Anesthesiology, Yonsei University, Wonju College of Medicine from June 1982 to May 1987. The followings are results of the observations on 1950 cases. 1) The incidence of cesarean section was 21.76 percent of total deliveries and the tendency is increasing. 2) Types of anesthesia are General anesthesia(1004 cases), Spinal anesthesia(557 cases), Epidural anesthesia(389 cases). 3) One minute Apgar score in spinal, epidural anesthesia are better than in general anesthesia. 4) Perinatal mortality of total deliveries is 1.007%. 5) Painless delivery: 50 cases. 6) Postoperative pain control: Spinal anesthesia: 48 cases. Epidural catheter: 335 cases(Ketamine:50 cases)
Key Words: Obstetric Anesthesia; Anesthesia technique; General anesthesia; Spinal anesthesia; Epidural Anesthesia; Painless delivery; Postoperative pain control


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