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Sun, 30 Aug 2009
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  • “The risk of LD may be lower in children delivered by CD whose mothers received regional anesthesia.” … but there is no increased risk of brain damage from a general anaesthetic over vaginal delivery. So regional is better than vaginal CS or general anaesthesia for this outcome measure.

    tags: anaesthesia, obsgyn, paediatrics

    • Children exposed to general or regional anesthesia during CD are not more likely to develop LD compared to children delivered vaginally, suggesting that brief perinatal exposure to anesthetic drugs does not adversely affect long-term neurodevelopmental outcomes. The risk of LD may be lower in children delivered by CD whose mothers received regional anesthesia.

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