April 2004 - Volume 98 - Issue 4
pp: 881-1195

Editorial



Research Report


Neither the Accuracy nor the Precision of Thermal Dilution Cardiac Output Measurements Is Altered by Acute Tricuspid Regurgitation in Pigs

Buffington, Charles W.; Nystrom, Elisabet U. M.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):884-890, April 2004.

Inotropes Improve Right Heart Function in Patients Undergoing Aortic Valve Replacement for Aortic Stenosis

Maslow, Andrew D.; Regan, Meredith M.; Schwartz, Carl; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):891-902, April 2004.

Intrathecal Morphine Reduces Infarct Size in a Rat Model of Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury

Groban, Leanne; Vernon, Jason C.; Butterworth, John

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):903-909, April 2004.

Accurate Central Venous Port-A Catheter Placement: Intravenous Electrocardiography and Surface Landmark Techniques Compared by Using Transesophageal Echocardiography

Chu, Koung-Shing; Hsu, Jong-Hau; Wang, Shie-Shan; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):910-914, April 2004.

The Variable Effects of Dopamine Among Human Isolated Arteries Commonly Used for Coronary Bypass Grafts

Katai, Rumi; Tsuneyoshi, Isao; Hamasaki, Junichirou; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):915-920, April 2004.

The Effect of Erythropoietin on Allogeneic Blood Requirement in Patients Undergoing Elective Liver Resection: A Model Simulation

Lentschener, Claude; Gomola, Alexandra; Grabar, Sophie; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):921-926, April 2004.


Errata



Special Article


Cardiac Anesthesiology, Professionalism and Ethics: A Microcosm of Anesthesiology and Medicine

Lowenstein, Edward

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):927-934, April 2004.


Case Report


Massive Gastrointestinal Bleeding Complicating Portal Vein Cross-Clamping During Liver Transplantation

Cave, Dominic A.; Finegan, Barry A.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):935-936, April 2004.

Profound Hypoxemia Resulting from Shunting Across an Inadvertent Atrial Septal Tear After Left Ventricular Assist Device Placement

Baker, James E.; Stratmann, Greg; Hoopes, Charles; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):937-940, April 2004.

Paradoxical Embolus After Multiple Trauma Resulting in a Cerebrovascular Accident

Price, Mark D.; Kanake, Pranay; Talmor, Daniel

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1121-1123, April 2004.

Prolonged Cardiovascular Collapse Due to Unrecognized Latex Anaphylaxis

Hebl, James R.; Hall, Brian A.; Sprung, Juraj

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1124-1126, April 2004.

Perioperative Management with Epidural Anesthesia for a Parturient with Superior Vena Caval Obstruction

Buvanendran, Asokumar; Mohajer, Pouya; Pombar, Xavier; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1160-1163, April 2004.

Boerhaave’s Syndrome After Postoperative Vomiting

Atallah, Fouad N.; Riu, Béatrice M.; Nguyen, Luc B.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1164-1166, April 2004.


Research Report


The Influence of Anthracycline Therapy on Cardiac Function During Anesthesia

Huettemann, Egbert; Junker, Thomas; Chatzinikolaou, Kyriasis P.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):941-947, April 2004.

The Effects of Spread of Block and Adrenaline on Cardiac Output After Epidural Anesthesia in Young Children: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Prospective Study

Raux, Olivier; Rochette, Alain; Morau, Estelle; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):948-955, April 2004.



Case Report


An Epidural Hematoma in an Adolescent Patient After Cardiac Surgery

Rosen, David A.; Hawkinberry, Denzil W. II; Rosen, Kathleen R.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):966-969, April 2004.

Unusually Low Bispectral Index Values During Emergence from Anesthesia

Hagihira, Satoshi; Okitsu, Kenta; Kawaguchi, Maki

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1036-1038, April 2004.

Epidural Hematoma After Spinal Anesthesia in a Patient with Undiagnosed Epidural Lymphoma

Gottschalk, André; Bischoff, Petra; Lamszus, Katrin; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1181-1183, April 2004.


Research Report


Perioperative Rofecoxib Improves Early Recovery After Outpatient Herniorrhaphy

Ma, Hong; Tang, Jun; White, Paul F.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):970-975, April 2004.

Modafinil Improves Recovery After General Anesthesia

Larijani, Ghassem E.; Goldberg, Michael E.; Hojat, Mohammadreza; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):976-981, April 2004.

Warm Steaming Enhances the Topical Anesthetic Effect of Lidocaine

Arai, Young-Chang P.; Ueda, Wasa

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):982-985, April 2004.


Research Report


Skin Sensitivity to Rocuronium and Vecuronium: A Randomized Controlled Prick-Testing Study in Healthy Volunteers

Dhonneur, Gilles; Combes, Xavier; Chassard, Didier; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):986-989, April 2004.

A Comparison of Liver Function After Hepatectomy in Cirrhotic Patients Between Sevoflurane and Isoflurane in Anesthesia with Nitrous Oxide and Epidural Block

Nishiyama, Tomoki; Fujimoto, Takahiro; Hanaoka, Kazuo

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):990-993, April 2004.

Preoperative Oral Dextromethorphan Attenuated Tourniquet-Induced Arterial Blood Pressure and Heart Rate Increases in Knee Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Patients Under General Anesthesia

Yamashita, Soichiro; Yamaguchi, Hiroshi; Hisajima, Yu; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):994-998, April 2004.

Isoflurane Pretreatment Supports Hemodynamics and Leukocyte Rolling Velocities in Rat Mesentery During Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Inflammation

Hayes, John K.; Havaleshko, Dmytro M.; Plachinta, Roman V.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):999-1006, April 2004.

Xenon and Isoflurane Differentially Modulate Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Activation of the Nuclear Transcription Factor KB and Production of Tumor Necrosis Factor-α and Interleukin-6 in Monocytes

de Rossi, Lothar W.; Brueckmann, Martina; Rex, Steffen; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1007-1012, April 2004.

The Effects of Alfentanil on Cytosolic Ca2+ and Contraction in Rat Ventricular Myocytes

Graham, Mark D.; Hopkins, Philip M.; Harrison, Simon M.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1013-1016, April 2004.

The Effects of Propofol on Hypothalamic Paraventricular Nucleus Neurons in the Rat

Shirasaka, Tetsuro; Yoshimura, Yasuhiro; Qiu, De-Lai; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1017-1023, April 2004.

The Effect of Local Anesthetics on Monocyte mCD14 and Human Leukocyte Antigen-DR Expression

Kawasaki, Takashi; Kawasaki, Chika; Ogata, Masanori; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1024-1029, April 2004.


Research Report


Bispectral Index as an Indicator of Seizure Inducibility in Electroconvulsive Therapy Under Thiopental Anesthesia

Ochiai, Ryoichi; Yamada, Tatsuya; Kiyama, Shunya; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1030-1035, April 2004.


Research Report


Preoperative Oral Rofecoxib Reduces Postoperative Pain and Tramadol Consumption in Patients After Abdominal Hysterectomy

Karamanloglu, Beyhan; Turan, Alparslan; Memis, Dilek; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1039-1043, April 2004.

Preoperative Ketamine Improves Postoperative Analgesia After Gynecologic Laparoscopic Surgery

. Kwok, Rebecca F. K; Lim, Jean; . Chan, Matthew T.V; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1044-1049, April 2004.

Perioperative Intravenous Lidocaine Has Preventive Effects on Postoperative Pain and Morphine Consumption After Major Abdominal Surgery

Koppert, Wolfgang; Weigand, Marc; Neumann, Frank; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1050-1055, April 2004.

Intrathecal Clonidine and Bupivacaine Have Synergistic Analgesia for Acute Thermally or Inflammatory-Induced Pain in Rats

Nishiyama, Tomoki; Hanaoka, Kazuo

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1056-1061, April 2004.

Analgesic Effects of Intraarticular Sufentanil and Sufentanil Plus Methylprednisolone After Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

Kizilkaya, Mehmet; Yildirim, Omer Selim; Dogan, Nazim; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1062-1065, April 2004.

A Dose Ranging Study of Dexamethasone for Preventing Patient-Controlled Analgesia-Related Nausea and Vomiting: A Comparison of Droperidol with Saline

Lee, Yi; Lai, Hsien-Yung; Lin, Pei-Chin; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1066-1071, April 2004.

Single-Dose Haloperidol for the Prophylaxis of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting After Intrathecal Morphine

Parlow, Joel L.; Costache, Ioana; Avery, Nicole; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1072-1076, April 2004.

The Efficacy of Continuous Fascia Iliaca Compartment Block for Pain Management in Burn Patients Undergoing Skin Grafting Procedures

Cuignet, Olivier; Pirson, Jean; Boughrouph, Jenna; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1077-1081, April 2004.

Acetylsalicylic Acid, Diclofenac, and Lornoxicam, but Not Rofecoxib, Affect Platelet CD 62 Expression

Blaicher, Alex M.; Landsteiner, Harald T.; Al-Falaki, Olga; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1082-1085, April 2004.

Postoperative Epidural Anesthesia Preserves Lymphocyte, but Not Monocyte, Immune Function After Major Spine Surgery

Volk, Thomas; Schenk, Michael; Voigt, Kristina; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1086-1092, April 2004.

The Effects of Pretreatment with Lidocaine or Bupivacaine on the Spatial and Temporal Expression of c-Fos Protein in the Spinal Cord Caused by Plantar Incision in the Rat

Sun, Xiaohui; Yokoyama, Masataka; Mizobuchi, Satoshi; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1093-1098, April 2004.


Research Report


Patient Satisfaction with Preoperative Assessment in a Preoperative Assessment Testing Clinic

Hepner, David L.; Bader, Angela M.; Hurwitz, Shelley; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1099-1105, April 2004.


Brief Report


Are Patients Comfortable Consenting to Clinical Anesthesia Research Trials on the Day of Surgery?

Brull, Richard; McCartney, Colin J. L.; Chan, Vincent W. S.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1106-1110, April 2004.

Do Anesthesiologists Die at a Younger Age Than Other Physicians? Age-Adjusted Death Rates

Katz, Jonathan D.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1111-1113, April 2004.


Research Report


The Antiinflammatory Effects of Ketamine in Endotoxemic Rats During Moderate and Mild Hypothermia

Taniguchi, Takumi; Kanakura, Hiroko; Takemoto, Yasuhiro; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1114-1120, April 2004.


Research Report


The Comparative Effects of Desflurane and Isoflurane on Lumbar Cerebrospinal Fluid Pressure in Patients Undergoing Craniotomy for Supratentorial Tumors

Kaye, Alan; Kucera, Ian J.; Heavner, James; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1127-1132, April 2004.

Continuous Assessment of Cerebral Autoregulation in Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Soehle, Martin; Czosnyka, Marek; Pickard, John D.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1133-1139, April 2004.


Research Report


Bispectral Index Values at Sevoflurane Concentrations of 1% and 1.5% in Lower Segment Cesarean Delivery

Chin, Ki Jinn; Yeo, Seow Woon

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1140-1144, April 2004.

Epidural Infusions of Ropivacaine and Bupivacaine for Labor Analgesia: A Randomized, Double-Blind Study of Obstetric Outcome

Lee, Bee B.; Ngan Kee, Warwick D.; Ng, Floria F.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1145-1152, April 2004.

Intrathecal Sufentanil and Fetal Heart Rate Abnormalities: A Double-Blind, Double Placebo-Controlled Trial Comparing Two Forms of Combined Spinal Epidural Analgesia with Epidural Analgesia in Labor

Van de Velde, M.; Teunkens, A.; Hanssens, M.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1153-1159, April 2004.


Letters & Announcements



Research Report


The Supraclavicular Block with a Nerve Stimulator: To Decrease or Not to Decrease, That Is the Question

Franco, Carlo D.; Domashevich, Vitaliy; Voronov, Gennadiy; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1167-1171, April 2004.

Tramadol Added to 1.5% Mepivacaine for Axillary Brachial Plexus Block Improves Postoperative Analgesia Dose-Dependently

Robaux, Sébastien; Blunt, Cornelia; Viel, Eric; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1172-1177, April 2004.


Brief Report


The Incidence of Lumbar Ligamentum Flavum Midline Gaps

Lirk, Philipp; Moriggl, Bernhard; Colvin, Joshua; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1178-1180, April 2004.


Case Report


Severe Hypercapnia Due to Pulmonary Embolism of Polymethylmethacrylate During Vertebroplasty

Stricker, Kay; Orler, Rene; Yen, Katrin; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1184-1186, April 2004.

Massive Pulmonary Embolism After Application of an Esmarch Bandage

Lu, Chen-Wei; Chen, Yi-Sharng; Wang, Ming-Jiuh

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 98(4):1187-1189, April 2004.


Letters & Announcements



Media Review