THE CHOICE OF ANESTHETIC TECHNIQUE FOR CESAREAN-SECTION DOES NOT AFFECT PLASMA BETA-ENDORPHIN LEVELS IN THE NEONATE


AKTURK G., KIRAL N., BARLAK A., SOLAK M., OZEN I. , ERCIYES N.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIOLOGY, cilt.12, ss.525-527, 1995 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 12 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 1995
  • Dergi Adı: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.525-527

Özet

Umbilical cord blood was collected immediately after parturition in full term neonates during Caesarean section under either general or epidural anaesthesia. Using a radioimmunoassay technique, beta-endorphin concentrations were measured in the plasma of neonates and Apgar scores were evaluated. The mean value of beta-endorphin was 56.80 +/- 14.35 (pg mL(-1)) in the general anaesthesia group, and 53.17 +/- 10.58 (pg mL(-1)) in the epidural anaesthesia group (N.S.).