B L Leighton
Affiliation: Princeton University
- The effects of epidural analgesia on labor, maternal, and neonatal outcomes: a systematic reviewBarbara L Leighton
Department of Anesthesiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:S69-77. 2002..Epidural use and urinary incontinence are associated immediately postpartum but not at 3 or 12 months. The mechanisms of these unintended effects need to be determined to improve epidural labor analgesia...
- Lumbar sympathetic blocks speed early and second stage induced labor in nulliparous womenB L Leighton
Anaesthesia Department, Women s College Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Anesthesiology 90:1039-46. 1999..The authors compared the effects of initial lumbar sympathetic block with those of epidural analgesia on labor speed and delivery mode in this pilot study...
- Multiport epidural catheters: does the air test work?B L Leighton
Department of Anesthesiology, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Anesthesiology 92:1617-20. 2000..The authors determined the effectiveness of aspirating for blood and the air test in detecting intravascular multiorifice epidural catheters...
- Epidural analgesia: effects on labor progress and maternal and neonatal outcomeBarbara L Leighton
Department of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
Semin Perinatol 26:122-35. 2002..Epidural use and urinary incontinence are weakly, but probably not causally, associated. Epidural labor analgesia would improve if the mechanisms of these unintended effects could be determined...
- Effect of epidural vs parenteral opioid analgesia on the progress of labor: a meta-analysisS H Halpern
Department of Anaesthesia, University of Toronto and Women s College Hospital, Ontario, Canada
JAMA 280:2105-10. 1998..Epidural labor analgesia, if selected by the patient, is associated with high cesarean delivery rates. Results of randomized trials comparing rates of cesarean delivery using epidural anesthesia vs parenteral opioids are inconsistent...
- Intrathecal sufentanil dose response in nulliparous patientsV A Arkoosh
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Allegheny University of the Health Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Anesthesiology 89:364-70. 1998..A range of doses has been reported to provide adequate pain relief. This study determined the dose of intrathecal sufentanil that produced acceptable pain relief in 50% of nulliparous patients (ED50) who requested labor analgesia...
- Injecting saline through the epidural needle decreases the iv epidural catheter placement rate during combined spinal-epidural labour analgesiaFarida Gadalla
Department of Anesthesiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
Can J Anaesth 50:382-5. 2003..To determine if injecting 10 mL saline before epidural catheter threading (pre-cannulation epidural fluid injection) can decrease the incidence of iv epidural catheter placement during combined spinal-epidural (CSE) labour analgesia...
- Misconceptions about neuraxial analgesiaStephen H Halpern
Departments of Anesthesia and Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook and Women s Health Science Centre, 76 Grenville Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1B2
Anesthesiol Clin North America 21:59-70. 2003..These topics warrant continued investigation...
- A randomized controlled trial examining the effect of naproxen on analgesia during the second day after cesarean deliveryPamela J Angle
Department of Anesthesia, Women s College Hospital Campus, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Center, University of Toronto, 76 Grenville Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1B2 Canada
Anesth Analg 95:741-5, table of contents. 2002..00). The addition of regular doses of naproxen to conventional oral pain therapy after cesarean delivery leads to reductions in IPS at 36 h and pain over Day 2 but does not reduce the incidence of inadequate analgesia...
- Successful pregnancy and cesarean delivery 22 years after separation in an ischiopagus tetrapus conjoined twinFrank Rosemeier
Department of Anesthesiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missoui 63110 1093, USA
Anesthesiology 100:1601-3. 2004
- Oral sodium citrate increases nausea amongst elective Cesarean delivery patientsKlaus Kjaer
Department of Anesthesiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 E 68th Street, M 325, New York, NY 10021, USA
Can J Anaesth 53:776-80. 2006..We designed this study to determine whether or not patients are more likely to experience nausea during Cesarean delivery when sodium citrate is administered preoperatively...