Inhalation Anesthesia for Cesarean Section

  • C. Melloni
Conference paper


There is no doubt that today regional analgesia is considered the method of choice for cesarean section. This can be ascribed to the superior safety for the mother, fetus, and newborn offered by the regional analgesia [1]. This has led to a recent article with the title “Training in obstetric general anesthesia: a vanishing art? [2].


Cesarean Section Nitrous Oxide Minimal Alveolar Concentration Inhalation Anesthesia Volatile Agent 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Melloni
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  1. 1.Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive CareFaenza HospitalFaenzaItaly

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