January 2007 - Volume 104 - Issue 1
pp: 1-246


Cardiovascular and Thoracic Education: Editorial


Special Article

ACC/AHA 2006 Guideline Update on Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation for Noncardiac Surgery: Focused Update on Perioperative Beta-Blocker Therapy — A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Writing Committee to Update the 2002 Guidelines on Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation for Noncardiac Surgery)

Fleisher, Lee A.; Beckman, Joshua A.; Brown, Kenneth A.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):15-26, January 2007.

Research Report

Perioperative β-Blockers for Preventing Surgery-Related Mortality and Morbidity: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Wiesbauer, Franz; Schlager, Oliver; Domanovits, Hans; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):27-41, January 2007.

Recent Metformin Ingestion Does Not Increase In-Hospital Morbidity or Mortality After Cardiac Surgery

Duncan, Andra I.; Koch, Colleen G.; Xu, Meng; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):42-50, January 2007.

Monitoring Brain Oxygen Saturation During Coronary Bypass Surgery: A Randomized, Prospective Study

Murkin, John M.; Adams, Sandra J.; Novick, Richard J.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):51-58, January 2007.

The Accuracy of Electrocardiogram-Controlled Central Line Placement

Gebhard, Ralf E.; Szmuk, Peter; Pivalizza, Evan G.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):65-70, January 2007.

Case Report

Successful Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy After Cardiac Surgery

Cannesson, Maxime; Gostoli, Bruno; Rosamel, Pascal; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):71-74, January 2007.

Echo Didactics & Rounds


Research Report

Remifentanil Requirements During Propofol Administration to Block the Somatic Response to Skin Incision in Children and Adults

Muñoz, Hernán R.; Cortínez, Luis I.; Ibacache, Mauricio E.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):77-80, January 2007.

Case Report

Unrecognized Anomalous Origin of the Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery as a Cause of Ventricular Fibrillation After Patent Ductus Arteriosus Ligation in an Infant

Bafani, Elena; Shukla, Avinash C.; DiNardo, James A.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):81-83, January 2007.

Review Article

Brief Report

Transdermal Scopolamine: An Alternative to Ondansetron and Droperidol for the Prevention of Postoperative and Postdischarge Emetic Symptoms

White, Paul F.; Tang, Jun; Song, Dajun; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):92-96, January 2007.

Premedication with Gabapentin: The Effect on Tourniquet Pain and Quality of Intravenous Regional Anesthesia

Turan, Alparslan; White, Paul F.; Karamanlioglu, Beyhan; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):97-101, January 2007.

A Randomized Prospective Study Comparing the Cobra Perilaryngeal Airway and Laryngeal Mask Airway-Classic During Controlled Ventilation for Gynecological Laparoscopy

Galvin, Eilish M.; van Doorn, Mirjam; Blazquez, Juan; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):102-105, January 2007.

Research Report

Xenon Blocks the Induction of Synaptic Long-Term Potentiation in Pain Pathways in the Rat Spinal Cord In Vivo

Benrath, Justus; Kempf, Christina; Georgieff, Michael; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):106-111, January 2007.

Propofol Increases Pulmonary Vascular Resistance During α-Adrenoreceptor Activation in Normal and Monocrotaline-Induced Pulmonary Hypertensive Rats

Edanaga, Mitsutaka; Nakayama, Masayasu; Kanaya, Noriaki; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):112-118, January 2007.

The Effects of Lidocaine and Bupivacaine on Protein Expression of Cleaved Caspase 3 and Tyrosine Phosphorylation in the Rat Hippocampal Slice

Dahmani, Souhayl; Rouelle, Danielle; Gressens, Pierre; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):119-123, January 2007.

The Hemodynamic Effects of Landiolol, an Ultra-Short-Acting β1-Selective Blocker, on Endotracheal Intubation in Patients With and Without Hypertension

Sugiura, Soichiro; Seki, Sumihiko; Hidaka, Kohji; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):124-129, January 2007.

Research Report

AnaConDa® Reflection Filter: Bench and Patient Evaluation of Safety and Volatile Anesthetic Conservation

Berton, Jerôme; Sargentini, Cyril; Nguyen, Jean-Luc; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):130-134, January 2007.

Technical Communication

Construction of the Electroencephalogram Player: A Device to Present Electroencephalogram Data to Electroencephalogram-Based Anesthesia Monitors

Kreuzer, Matthias; Kochs, Eberhard F.; Pilge, Stefanie; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):135-139, January 2007.

Research Report

Six Sigma Methodology Can Be Used to Improve Adherence for Antibiotic Prophylaxis In Patients Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery

Parker, Brian M.; Henderson, J Michael; Vitagliano, Sue; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):140-146, January 2007.

An Update on Pediatric Anesthesia Liability: A Closed Claims Analysis

Jimenez, Nathalia; Posner, Karen L.; Cheney, Frederick W.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):147-153, January 2007.

A Prospective Study on Anesthesia Machine Fault Identification

Larson, Eric R.; Nuttall, Gregory A.; Ogren, Brian D.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):154-156, January 2007.

Research Report

Intrathoracic Pressure Regulation Improves 24-Hour Survival in a Porcine Model of Hypovolemic Shock

Yannopoulos, Demetris; McKnite, Scott; Metzger, Anja; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):157-162, January 2007.

Case Report

Conversion Locked-In Syndrome After Implantation of a Spinal Cord Stimulator

Han, David; Connelly, Neil Roy; Weintraub, Alan; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):163-165, January 2007.

Case Report

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome: Anesthetic Implications in the Obstetric Patient

McEvoy, Matthew D.; Low, Phillip A.; Hebbar, Latha

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):166-167, January 2007.

Research Report

Intravenous Lidocaine After Tracheal Intubation Mitigates Bronchoconstriction in Patients with Asthma

Adamzik, Michael; Groeben, Harald; Farahani, Ramin; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):168-172, January 2007.

Research Report

The Hypnotic, Electroencephalographic, and Antinociceptive Properties of Nonpeptide ORL1 Receptor Agonists After Intravenous Injection in Rodents

Byford, Alan J.; Anderson, Alison; Jones, Philip S.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):174-179, January 2007.

Levetiracetam Reduces Anesthetic-Induced Hyperalgesia in Rats

Archer, David P.; Lamberty, Yves; Wang, Bing; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):180-185, January 2007.

The Effects of Lipid Infusion on Myocardial Function and Bioenergetics in l-Bupivacaine Toxicity in the Isolated Rat Heart

Stehr, Sebastian N.; Ziegeler, Jörg C.; Pexa, Annette; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):186-192, January 2007.

The Analgesic Efficacy of Transversus Abdominis Plane Block After Abdominal Surgery: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial

McDonnell, John G.; O'Donnell, Brian; Curley, Gerard; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):193-197, January 2007.

Regional Anesthesia: Brief Report

A Spray Catheter Technique for Pleural Anesthesia: A Novel Method for Pain Control Before Talc Poudrage

Lee, Pyng; Colt, Henri G.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):198-200, January 2007.

Regional Anesthesia: Case Report

Lower Extremity Paralysis After Thoracotomy or Thoracic Epidural: Image First, Ask Questions Later

Butterworth, John; Douglas-Akinwande, Annette

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):201-203, January 2007.

Case Report

Neurologic Dysfunction After Major Thoracic Surgery in a Patient with Severe Arteriosclerotic Disease Receiving Epidural Analgesia

Monsel, Stéphanie; Rodesch, Georges; Laloë, Pierre-Antoine; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 104(1):204-206, January 2007.

Letters & Announcements