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Research Article

Effectiveness of Leg Elevation to Prevent Spinal Anesthesia-Induced Hypotension during Cesarean Delivery in the Resource-Limited Area: Open Randomized Controlled Trial

Table 2

Intraoperative characteristics of patients who underwent elective cesarean.

Leg elevation group (n = 24)Control group (n = 24) value

Time from SAB to delivery of the fetus in minutes17 ± 1.816.5 ± 1.40.172
Duration of surgery in (min)38.7 ± 3.639 ± 3.40.809
Intraoperative fluid (ml)1841.6 ± 150.81939.5 ± 2890.096
Weight of baby3.5 ± 0.73.4 ± 0.40.543
Incidence of nausea and vomiting2 (8.3%)5 (20%)0.416
Incidence of bradycardia1 (4.2%)2 (8.3%)0.551
Blood loss582 ± 91.8551 ± 810.149
Number of patients who take phenylephrine3 (12.5%)13 (54.5%)0.02
Total atropine consumption (mg)0.5 ± 00.7 ± 0.30.667

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