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Table 3 Mean (SD) uterine/umbilical artery PI indexes measured by transabdominal ultrasound before and after bupivacaine anaesthesia

From: The effects of spinal anaesthesia for elective caesarean section on uterine and umbilical arterial pulsatility indexes in normotensive and chronic hypertensive pregnant women: a prospective, longitudinal study

T6-T4 anaesthetic blockade UtA-PI    U-PI  
Normotensive Hypertensive p Normotensive Hypertensive p
Before 0.80 (0.20) 0.87 (0.16) 0.022 0.81 (0.10) 0.82 (0.12) 0.596
After 0.78 (0.19) 0.73 (0.15) 0.068 0.81 (0.08) 0.83 (0.12) 0.299
  1. SD, standard deviation; PI, pulsatility index; UtA, uterine artery; U, umbilical artery.