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Table 4 Fetal hemodynamic monitoring

From: Norepinephrine versus ephedrine for hypotension prophylaxis during cesarean section under spinal anesthesia

  Group N (n = 60) Group E (n = 60) P value
UtA-PI
 Baseline 0.59 ± 0.13 0.56 ± 0.12 0.192
 After 5 min 0.57 ± 0.09 0.76 ± 0.11 < 0.001*
UA-PI
 Baseline 0.83 ± 0.08 0.78 ± 0.10 0.219
 After 5 min 0.80 ± 0.09 0.76 ± 0.07 0.162
  1. UtA-PI uterine artery pulsatility index, UA-PI umbilical artery pulsatility index. Independent sample t test; p value > 0.05 NS; *p value < 0.05 S