Anesthetic considerations for fetal surgery

Robert R. Gaiser, C. Dean Kurth

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This article outlines the perioperative management of the parturient who presents for fetal surgery. Anesthetic considerations include the physiological changes of pregnancy, preterm labor, the consequences of tocolytic drugs, maternal and fetal anesthesia, and postoperative analgesia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)507-514
Number of pages8
JournalSeminars in Perinatology
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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