Yatabe T1, Nishigaki A2, Tamura T2, Yokoyama M2.
J Anesth. 2016 Dec 24. doi: 10.1007/s00540-016-2301-3. [Epub ahead of print]Hydroxyethyl starch (HES) is widely used to prevent and treat spinal anesthesia-induced hypotension during cesarean section. However, the use of saline-based HES may lead to hyperchloremia. This study aimed to clarify the effects of saline-based HES on umbilical cord chloride level at delivery. We retrospectively analyzed 93 consecutive single-pregnancy patients who underwent cesarean section with combined spinal-epidural anesthesia. Read More