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Anesthesia for Non-delivery Obstetric Procedures

  • John C. Coffman
  • Blair H. Herndon
  • Mitesh Thakkar
  • Kasey Fiorini


Obstetric anesthesia providers most commonly provide either labor analgesia or cesarean delivery anesthesia, though there are a number of other obstetric procedures that also require anesthesia care. This chapter highlights the surgical and anesthetic considerations of the most common non-delivery obstetric procedures, including: postpartum tubal sterilization, external cephalic version, cerclage, dilation and curettage or evacuation, and minimally invasive fetal procedures.


Postpartum tubal sterilization External cephalic version Cerclage Dilation and curettage Dilation and evacuation Fetal procedures 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • John C. Coffman
    • 1
  • Blair H. Herndon
    • 1
  • Mitesh Thakkar
    • 1
  • Kasey Fiorini
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyThe Ohio State University Wexner Medical CenterColumbusUSA

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