Skip to main content

Table 1 Demographic data and patient outcomes

From: Restrictive versus liberal perioperative fluid strategies to prevent post-dural puncture headache after cesarean delivery

  Restrictive group (n = 50) Liberal group (n = 50) p value
Age 29 ± 6 28 ± 5 NS
Weight 80(74–95) 78(79–93) NS
Total fluids in first 3 postoperative hours 1200(1000–1500) a 2400(2200–2600) < 0.001
Incidence of postspinal hypotension 27(54)% 24(48%) NS
Number of atropine boluses    NS
- 0 - 47(94%) - 47(94%)
- 1 - 2(4%) - 3(6%)
- 2 - 1(2%) - 0(0%)
Nausea and vomiting    NS
- No nausea - 43(86%) - 44(88%)
- Nausea only - 7(14%) - 4(8%)
- Nausea and vomiting - 0(0%) - 2(3%)
Incidence of PDPH 10 (20%) a 22(44%) < 0.001
  1. Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation, median (quartiles), and frequency (%)
  2. PDPH post-dural puncture headache
  3. aStatistical significance