Prediction of Intraoperative Hypotension in Full Term Parturients Planned for Elective Caesarean Section with the Help of Supine Stress Test and to Find out Applicability of Supine Stress Test

Intraoperative Hypotension in Full Term Parturients

  • Vivek Tyagi Assistant Professor, Department of Anaesthesia, Mulayam Singh Yadav Medical College and Hospital, Naal Pur, Distt- Meerut, UP, Pin 245206.
  • Asad Mohammad Associate Professor, Department of Anaesthesia, Muzaffarnagar Medical College and Hospital, Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • Navab Singh Associate Professor, Department of Anaesthesia, SMMH Medical College, Saharanpur, 247001.
Keywords: Supine hypotension syndrome, Supine Stress Test (SST)

Abstract

Background: The patients those have tendency to develop supine hypotension syndrome during advance pregnancy also lands in intraoperative hypotension after spinal anaesthesia and this can be predicted in advance with preoperative use of Supine Stress Test. Subjects and Methods: 120 full term parturients with singleton pregnancy planned for elective caesarean section under spinal anaesthesia subjected to Supine Stress Test in preoperative period. Results: Parturients those were positive for Supine Stress Test in preoperative period, significantly land in hypotension during caesarean section. Intraoperative hypotension managed with Inj Ephedrine and fluid. Conclusion: Supine Stress Test is an important tool in predicting intraoperative hypotension in parturients under going elective caesarean section.

Published
2019-06-24
How to Cite
Tyagi, V., Mohammad, A., & Singh, N. (2019). Prediction of Intraoperative Hypotension in Full Term Parturients Planned for Elective Caesarean Section with the Help of Supine Stress Test and to Find out Applicability of Supine Stress Test. Academia Anesthesiologica International, 4(2), 25-29. Retrieved from https://aijournals.com/index.php/aan/article/view/744