February 2006 - Volume 102 - Issue 2
pp: 340-658

Editorial


Research Report


The Effect of Fibrinogen Substitution on Reversal of Dilutional Coagulopathy: An In Vitro Model

Fries, Dietmar; Innerhofer, Petra; Reif, Christian; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):347-351, February 2006.

Normothermic Beating Heart Surgery with Assistance of Miniaturized Bypass Systems: The Effects on Intraoperative Hemodynamics and Inflammatory Response

Rex, Steffen; Brose, Stefan; Metzelder, Sebastian; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):352-362, February 2006.

Case Report


Inadvertent Placement of a Flow-Directed Pulmonary Artery Catheter in the Coronary Sinus, Detected by Transesophageal Echocardiography

Matyal, Robina; Mahmood, Feroze; Panzica, Peter; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):363-365, February 2006.

Intraoperative Severity Assessment of Coronary Artery Stenosis in Patients at Risk: The Role of Transesophageal Echocardiography

Theunissen, Thomas; Coddens, José; Foubert, Luc; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):366-368, February 2006.

Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm and Ventricular Tachycardia During Pulmonary Artery Catheterization

Patel, Chirag; Bailey, Peter L.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):369-371, February 2006.

Malignant Hyperthermia Following Systemic Rewarming After Hypothermic Cardiopulmonary Bypass

Lichtman, Adam D.; Oribabor, Charles

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):372-375, February 2006.

Bilateral Vocal Cord Palsy During Carotid Endarterectomy Under Cervical Plexus Block

Kwok, Angel O. K.; Silbert, Brendan S.; Allen, Kara J.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):376-377, February 2006.

Echo Didactics & Rounds



Editorial


Research Report


Validation of the Bispectral Index Monitor for Measuring the Depth of Sedation in Children

Sadhasivam, Senthilkumar; Ganesh, Arjunan; Robison, Amy; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):383-388, February 2006.

A Comparison of Observational and Objective Measures to Differentiate Depth of Sedation in Children from Birth to 18 Years of Age

Malviya, Shobha; Voepel-Lewis, Terri; Tait, Alan R.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):389-394, February 2006.

Caudal Regional Anesthesia, Ropivacaine Concentration, Postoperative Analgesia, and Infants

Khalil, Samia; Lingadevaru, Hemanth; Bolos, Mariana; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):395-399, February 2006.

The Size 1½ ProSeal™ Laryngeal Mask Airway in Infants: A Randomized, Crossover Investigation with the Classic™ Laryngeal Mask Airway

Goldmann, Kai; Roettger, Christine; Wulf, Hinnerk

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):405-410, February 2006.

A Comparison of a Needle-Free Injection System for Local Anesthesia Versus EMLA® for Intravenous Catheter Insertion in the Pediatric Patient

Jimenez, Nathalia; Bradford, Heidi; Seidel, Kristy D.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):411-414, February 2006.

Brief Report


Residual Gastric Fluid Volume and Chewing Gum Before Surgery

Schoenfelder, Renate C.; Ponnamma, Chandra M.; Freyle, David; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):415-417, February 2006.


Retraction: PDF Only


Desflurane Anesthesia After Sevoflurane Inhaled Induction Reduces Severity of Emergence Agitation in Children Undergoing Minor Ear-Nose-Throat Surgery Compared with Sevoflurane Induction and Maintenance: Retracted

Mayer, Jochen; Boldt, Joachim; Röhm, Kerstin D.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):400-404, February 2006.

The Incidence of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome After Fasciectomy for Dupuytren’s Contracture: A Prospective Observational Study of Four Anesthetic Techniques: Retracted

Reuben, Scott S.; Pristas, Rene; Dixon, Duane; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):499-503, February 2006.


Research Report


Methylprednisolone Reduces Pain, Emesis, and Fatigue After Breast Augmentation Surgery: A Single-Dose, Randomized, Parallel-Group Study with Methylprednisolone 125 mg, Parecoxib 40 mg, and Placebo

Romundstad, Luis; Breivik, Harald; Roald, Helge; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):418-425, February 2006.

Brief Report


Postoperative Residual Paralysis in Outpatients Versus Inpatients

Cammu, Guy; De Witte, Jan; De Veylder, Jan; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):426-429, February 2006.


Research Report


The Performance of a Target-Controlled Infusion of Propofol in Combination with Remifentanil: A Clinical Investigation with Two Propofol Formulations

Wietasch, J K. Götz; Scholz, Martin; Zinserling, Jörg; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):430-437, February 2006.

The Dose of Succinylcholine in Morbid Obesity

Lemmens, Harry J. M.; Brodsky, Jay B.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):438-442, February 2006.

The Additive Antinociceptive Interaction Between WIN 55,212-2, a Cannabinoid Agonist, and Ketorolac

Ulugöl, Ahmet; Özyigit, Filiz; Yesilyurt, Özgür; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):443-447, February 2006.

Dexmedetomidine-Induced Decreases in Accumbal Dopamine in the Rat Are Partly Mediated via the Locus Coeruleus

Whittington, Robert A.; Virág, László

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):448-455, February 2006.

The Effects of Dexmedetomidine on Perinatal Excitotoxic Brain Injury are Mediated by the α2A-Adrenoceptor Subtype

Paris, Andrea; Mantz, Jean; Tonner, Peter H.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):456-461, February 2006.

Local Anesthetics Suppress Nerve Growth Factor-Mediated Neurite Outgrowth by Inhibition of Tyrosine Kinase Activity of TrkA

Takatori, Mayumi; Kuroda, Yoshihiro; Hirose, Munetaka

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):462-467, February 2006.

The Dose-Response Relationship and Regional Distribution of Lactate After Intramuscular Injection of Halothane and Caffeine in Malignant Hyperthermia-Susceptible Pigs

Schuster, Frank; Schöll, Hendrik; Hager, Martin; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):468-472, February 2006.

The Effects of Local Anesthetics on Bile Flow, Potassium Equilibrium and Oxygen Consumption in the Perfused Rat Liver

Felleiter, Peter; Lierz, Peter; Graf, Jürg

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):473-477, February 2006.


Research Report


Wireless Continuous Arterial Blood Pressure Monitoring During Surgery: A Pilot Study

Øyri, Karl; Balasingham, Ilangko; Samset, Eigil; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):478-483, February 2006.

An Accuracy Evaluation of the T-Line® Tensymeter (Continuous Noninvasive Blood Pressure Management Device) versus Conventional Invasive Radial Artery Monitoring in Surgical Patients

Janelle, Gregory M.; Gravenstein, Nikolaus

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):484-490, February 2006.

The OxyArm™: A Supplemental Oxygen Delivery Device

Futrell, James W.; Moore, Jack L.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):491-494, February 2006.

Technical Communication


The Auditory Middle Latency Response, Evoked Using Maximum Length Sequences and Chirps, as an Indicator of Adequacy of Anesthesia

Bell, Steven L.; Smith, David C.; Allen, Robert; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):495-498, February 2006.


Research Report


Perioperative Nimodipine and Postoperative Analgesia

Casey, Gerri; Nortcliffe, Sally-Ann; Sharpe, Paul; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):504-508, February 2006.

A Lack of Antinociceptive or Antiinflammatory Effect of Botulinum Toxin A in an Inflammatory Human Pain Model

Sycha, Thomas; Samal, Doris; Chizh, Boris; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):509-516, February 2006.


Research Report


Trends in the Financial Status of United States Anesthesiology Training Programs: 2000 to 2004

Tremper, Kevin K.; Shanks, Amy; Morris, Michelle

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):517-523, February 2006.

Spinal Versus General Anesthesia for Orthopedic Surgery: Anesthesia Drug and Supply Costs

Gonano, Christopher; Leitgeb, Ursula; Sitzwohl, Christian; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):524-529, February 2006.

Brief Report


An Assessment of a Point-of-Care Information System for the Anesthesia Provider in Simulated Malignant Hyperthermia Crisis

Berkenstadt, Haim; Yusim, Yakov; Ziv, Amitai; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):530-532, February 2006.


Editorial


Research Report


Communication in Critical Care Environments: Mobile Telephones Improve Patient Care

Soto, Roy G.; Chu, Larry F.; Goldman, Julian M.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):535-541, February 2006.

Epinephrine Increases Mortality after Brief Asphyxial Cardiac Arrest in an In Vivo Rat Model

McCaul, Conán L.; McNamara, Patrick J.; Engelberts, Doreen; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):542-548, February 2006.

Case Report


Hypoglycemia and Cardiac Arrest in a Critically Ill Patient on Strict Glycemic Control

Bhatia, Anuj; Cadman, Brit; Mackenzie, Iain

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):549-551, February 2006.


Research Report


The Effect of Sevoflurane on Dynamic Cerebral Blood Flow Autoregulation Assessed by Spectral and Transfer Function Analysis

Ogawa, Yojiro; Iwasaki, Ken-ichi; Shibata, Shigeki; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):552-559, February 2006.

Cerebral Autoregulation and CO2 Reactivity in Anterior and Posterior Cerebral Circulation During Sevoflurane Anesthesia

Rozet, Irene; Vavilala, Monica S.; Lindley, Andrew M.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):560-564, February 2006.

Measuring Hemoglobin Oxygen Saturation During Graded Hypoxic Hypoxia in Rat Striatum

Julien, Cécile; Bradu, Adrian; Sablong, Raphaël; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):565-570, February 2006.

Vasodilation Mediated by Inward Rectifier K+ Channels in Cerebral Microvessels of Hypertensive and Normotensive Rats

Nakahata, Katsutoshi; Kinoshita, Hiroyuki; Tokinaga, Yasuyuki; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):571-576, February 2006.


Research Report


Combined Spinal Epidural Causes Higher Level of Block than Equivalent Single-Shot Spinal Anesthesia in Elective Cesarean Patients

Ithnin, Farida; Lim, Yvonne; Sia, Alex T.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):577-580, February 2006.

Brief Report


Transcutaneous Acupoint Electrical Stimulation with the ReliefBand® for the Prevention of Nausea and Vomiting During and After Cesarean Delivery Under Spinal Anesthesia

Habib, Ashraf S.; Itchon-Ramos, Nilda; Phillips-Bute, Barbara G.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):581-584, February 2006.

Case Report


Epidural Anesthesia for Elective Cesarean Delivery with Intraoperative Arterial Occlusion Balloon Catheter Placement

Fuller, Andrea J.; Carvalho, Brendan; Brummel, Catherine; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):585-587, February 2006.


Research Report


The Effect of Age on Sciatic Nerve Block Duration

Hanks, R Kyle; Pietrobon, Ricardo; Nielsen, Karen C.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):588-592, February 2006.

What Is the Minimum Effective Volume of Local Anesthetic Required for Sciatic Nerve Blockade? A Prospective, Randomized Comparison Between a Popliteal and a Subgluteal Approach

Taboada, Manuel; Rodríguez, Jaime; Valiño, Cristina; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):593-597, February 2006.

Thermographic Temperature Measurement Compared with Pinprick and Cold Sensation in Predicting the Effectiveness of Regional Blocks

Galvin, Eilish M.; Niehof, Sjoerd; Medina, Hector J.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):598-604, February 2006.

Does Dexamethasone Improve the Quality of Intravenous Regional Anesthesia and Analgesia? A Randomized, Controlled Clinical Study

Bigat, Zekiye; Boztug, Neval; Hadimioglu, Necmiye; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):605-609, February 2006.

Brief Report


The Feasibility and Efficacy of Short Axillary Catheters for Emergency Upper Limb Surgery: A Descriptive Series of 120 Cases

Fuzier, Régis; Fourcade, Olivier; Fuzier, Valérie; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):610-614, February 2006.


Research Report


The Impact of Postoperative Nasal Packing on Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Nocturnal Oxygen Saturation in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

Regli, Adrian; von Ungern-Sternberg, Britta S.; Strobel, Werner M.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):615-620, February 2006.

An Evaluation of the Insertion and Function of a New Supraglottic Airway Device, the King LT ™, During Spontaneous Ventilation

Hagberg, Carin; Bogomolny, Yefim; Gilmore, Clarence; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):621-625, February 2006.

A Clinical Comparison of the Flexiblade™ and Macintosh Laryngoscopes for Laryngeal Exposure in Anesthetized Adults

Cheung, Rochelle W. W.; Irwin, Michael G.; Law, Bassanio C. W.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):626-630, February 2006.

A Comparison Between the PLA Cobra™ and the Laryngeal Mask Airway Unique™ During Spontaneous Ventilation: A Randomized Prospective Study

Gaitini, Luis; Yanovski, Boris; Somri, Mustafa; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):631-636, February 2006.

Laparoscopic Approach to Pheochromocytoma: Is a Lower Intraabdominal Pressure Helpful?

Sood, Jayashree; Jayaraman, Lakshmi; Kumra, Ved P.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):637-641, February 2006.

Case Report


Acute Appendicitis in a Patient with Undiagnosed Pheochromocytoma

Tarant, Nicki S.; Dacanay, Rhodel G.; Mecklenburg, Brian W.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 102(2):642-643, February 2006.


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