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December 2007 - Volume 105 - Issue 6
pp: 1523-1872,E1-E5

Editorial



Cardiovascular and Thoracic Education: Research Report


Reactive Oxygen Species Mediate Sevoflurane- and Desflurane-Induced Preconditioning in Isolated Human Right Atria In Vitro

Hanouz, Jean-Luc; Zhu, Lan; Lemoine, Sandrine; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1534-1539, December 2007.

Research Report


The Safety and Efficacy of Extended Thromboprophylaxis With Fondaparinux After Major Orthopedic Surgery of the Lower Limb With or Without a Neuraxial or Deep Peripheral Nerve Catheter: The EXPERT Study

Singelyn, François J.; Verheyen, Cees C.P.M.; Piovella, Franco; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1540-1547, December 2007.

Review Article


Case Report


Periorbital Ecchymoses During General Anesthesia in a Patient with Primary Amyloidosis: A Harbinger for Bleeding?

Weingarten, Toby N.; Hall, Brian A.; Richardson, Brian F.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1561-1563, December 2007.

Echo Didactics & Rounds



Research Report


Ketamine Does Not Increase Pulmonary Vascular Resistance in Children with Pulmonary Hypertension Undergoing Sevoflurane Anesthesia and Spontaneous Ventilation

Williams, Glyn D.; Philip, Bridget M.; Chu, Larry F.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1578-1584, December 2007.

Programming Pressure Support Ventilation in Pediatric Patients in Ambulatory Surgery with a Laryngeal Mask Airway

Garcia-Fernandez, Javier; Tusman, Gerardo; Suarez-Sipmann, Fernando; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1585-1591, December 2007.

A Prospective Evaluation of the POVOC Score for the Prediction of Postoperative Vomiting in Children

Kranke, Peter; Eberhart, Leopold H.; Toker, Hakki; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1592-1597, December 2007.

An Experimental and Clinical Evaluation of a Novel Central Venous Catheter with Integrated Oximetry for Pediatric Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

Liakopoulos, Oliver J.; Ho, Jonathan K.; Yezbick, Aaron; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1598-1604, December 2007.

The Relationship Between Current Intensity for Nerve Stimulation and Success of Peripheral Nerve Blocks Performed in Pediatric Patients Under General Anesthesia

Gurnaney, Harshad; Ganesh, Arjunan; Cucchiaro, Giovanni

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1605-1609, December 2007.

Reference Values for Kaolin-Activated Thromboelastography in Healthy Children

Chan, Kah-Lok; Summerhayes, Robyn G.; Ignjatovic, Vera; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1610-1613, December 2007.


Special Article


Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia Guidelines for the Management of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting

Gan, Tong J.; Meyer, Tricia A.; Apfel, Christian C.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1615-1628, December 2007.


Preclinical Pharmacology: Research Report


Estimation of Optimal Modeling Weights for a Bayesian-Based Closed-Loop System for Propofol Administration Using the Bispectral Index as a Controlled Variable: A Simulation Study

De Smet, Tom; Struys, Michel M. R. F.; Greenwald, Scott; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1629-1638, December 2007.

Research Report


The Influence of Hemorrhagic Shock on the Minimum Alveolar Anesthetic Concentration of Isoflurane in a Swine Model

Kurita, Tadayoshi; Takata, Kotaro; Uraoka, Masahiro; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1639-1643, December 2007.

The Anesthetic Effects of Etomidate: Species-Specific Interaction with α2-Adrenoceptors

Paris, Andrea; Hein, Lutz; Brede, Marc; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1644-1649, December 2007.

Secondary Hyperalgesia in the Postoperative Pain Model Is Dependent on Spinal Calcium/Calmodulin-Dependent Protein Kinase IIα Activation

Jones, Toni L.; Lustig, Adam C.; Sorkin, Linda S.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1650-1656, December 2007.

In Vitro, Lidocaine-Induced Axonal Injury Is Prevented by Peripheral Inhibition of the p38 Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase, but Not by Inhibiting Caspase Activity

Lirk, Philipp; Haller, Ingrid; Colvin, Hans Peter; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1657-1664, December 2007.

Temporal and Spatial Determinants of Sacral Dorsal Horn Neuronal Windup in Relation to Isoflurane-Induced Immobility

Dutton, Robert C.; Cuellar, Jason M.; Eger, Edmond I. II; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1665-1674, December 2007.

Concentrations of Isoflurane Exceeding Those Used Clinically Slightly Increase the Affinity of Methane, but Not Toluene, for Water

Buffington, Charles W.; Laster, Michael J.; Jankowska, Katarzyna; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1675-1680, December 2007.


Research Report


New Circulating-Water Devices Warm More Quickly than Forced-Air in Volunteers

Wadhwa, Anupama; Komatsu, Ryu; Orhan-Sungur, Mukadder; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1681-1687, December 2007.

The Usefulness of an Earphone-Type Infrared Tympanic Thermometer for Intraoperative Core Temperature Monitoring

Kiya, Tomohiro; Yamakage, Michiaki; Hayase, Tomo; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1688-1692, December 2007.


Research Report


The 8-Item Short-Form Health Survey and the Physical Comfort Composite Score of the Quality of Recovery 40-Item Scale Provide the Most Responsive Assessments of Pain, Physical Function, and Mental Function During the First 4 Days After Ambulatory Knee Surgery with Regional Anesthesia

Bost, James E.; Williams, Brian A.; Bottegal, Matthew T.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1693-1700, December 2007.

Coordination of Appointments for Anesthesia Care Outside of Operating Rooms Using an Enterprise-Wide Scheduling System

Dexter, Franklin; Xiao, Yan; Dow, Angella J.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1701-1710, December 2007.

Brief Report


Changes in Utilization of Intraoperative Laboratory Testing Associated with the Introduction of Point-of-Care Testing Devices in an Academic Department

Wax, David B.; Reich, David L.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1711-1713, December 2007.


Research Report


The Effects of Extracellular pH on Vasopressin Inhibition of ATP-Sensitive K+ Channels in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells

Kawano, Takashi; Tanaka, Katsuya; Nazari, Hossein; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1714-1719, December 2007.

Case Report



Research Report


The Effects of Centrally Administered Dexmedetomidine on Cardiovascular and Sympathetic Function in Conscious Rats

Shirasaka, Tetsuro; Qiu, De-Lai; Kannan, Hiroshi; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1722-1728, December 2007.

Mechanisms of Morphine Enhancement of Spontaneous Seizure Activity

Saboory, Ehsan; Derchansky, Miron; Ismaili, Mohammed; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1729-1735, December 2007.


Brief Report


The Accuracy of Blood Loss Estimation After Simulated Vaginal Delivery

Toledo, Paloma; McCarthy, Robert J.; Hewlett, Bradley J.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1736-1740, December 2007.


Research Report


A Bibliometric Analysis of Global Clinical Research by Anesthesia Departments

Swaminathan, Madhav; Phillips-Bute, Barbara G.; Grichnik, Katherine P.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1741-1746, December 2007.

Case Report


Bilateral Sciatic and Femoral Neuropathies, Rhabdomyolysis, and Acute Renal Failure Caused by Positioning During Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy

Roth, Jonathan V.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1747-1748, December 2007.

Flat Electroencephalogram Caused by Carbon Dioxide Pneumoperitoneum

Yoshida, Hitoshi; Kushikata, Tetsuya; Kabara, Shizuko; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1749-1752, December 2007.

The Use of a Laryngeal Mask Airway After a Prolonged Suspension Laryngoscopy to Preserve a Vocal Cord Fat Graft

Kidani, Daniel C. H.; Shah, Nitin K.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1753-1754, December 2007.


Pain Medicine: Research Report


The Ability of Diagnostic Spinal Injections to Predict Surgical Outcomes

Cohen, Steven P.; Hurley, Robert W.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1756-1775, December 2007.

The Analgesic Effects of Opioids and Immersive Virtual Reality Distraction: Evidence from Subjective and Functional Brain Imaging Assessments

Hoffman, Hunter G.; Richards, Todd L.; Van Oostrom, Trevor; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1776-1783, December 2007.

Pain Medicine: Brief Report


The Use of Brain Positron Emission Tomography to Identify Sites of Postoperative Pain Processing With and Without Epidural Analgesia

Buvanendran, Asokumar; Ali, Amjad; Stoub, Travis R.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1784-1786, December 2007.

The Influence of Race and Socioeconomic Factors on Patient Acceptance of Perioperative Epidural Analgesia

Ochroch, Edward Andrew; Troxel, Andrea B.; Frogel, Jonathan K.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1787-1792, December 2007.

Cardiovascular Thromboembolic Adverse Effects Associated with Cyclooxygenase-2 Selective Inhibitors and Nonselective Antiinflammatory Drugs

Joshi, Girish P.; Gertler, Ralph; Fricker, Ruth

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1793-1804, December 2007.

Pain Medicine: Review Article


Pain Medicine: Case Report


A Differential Diagnosis of Hyperalgesia, Toxicity, and Withdrawal from Intrathecal Morphine Infusion

Singla, Aneesh; Stojanovic, Milan P.; Chen, Lucy; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1816-1819, December 2007.

Research Report


Needlestick Distal Nerve Injury in Rats Models Symptoms of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Siegel, Sandra M.; Lee, Jeung W.; Oaklander, Anne Louise

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1820-1829, December 2007.

Inhibition of the Cyclic Adenosine Monophosphate Pathway Attenuates Neuropathic Pain and Reduces Phosphorylation of Cyclic Adenosine Monophosphate Response Element-Binding in the Spinal Cord After Partial Sciatic Nerve Ligation in Rats

Liou, Jiin-Tarng; Liu, Fu-Chao; Hsin, Shi-Tai; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1830-1837, December 2007.

The Influence of p38 Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Inhibitor on Synthesis of Inflammatory Cytokine Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha in Spinal Cord of Rats with Chronic Constriction Injury

Xu, Li; Huang, Yuguang; Yu, Xuerong; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1838-1844, December 2007.

Regional Anesthesia: Case Report


The Use of Intraoperative Ultrasound by Anesthesiologists to Facilitate the Surgical Management of Peripheral Nerve Tumors of the Upper Extremity

Sites, Brian D.; Durham, Susan; Gallagher, John D.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1845-1847, December 2007.

Thoracic Paravertebral Block for Breast Cancer Surgery: A Randomized Double-Blind Study

Moller, Jytte F.; Nikolajsen, Lone; Rodt, Svein Aage; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1848-1851, December 2007.

Regional Anesthesia: Brief Report


A Randomized Controlled Trial of Femoral Nerve Blockade Administered Preclinically for Pain Relief in Femoral Trauma

Schiferer, Arno; Gore, Carmen; Gorove, Laszlo; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1852-1854, December 2007.

The Paramedian Technique: A Superior Initial Approach to Continuous Spinal Anesthesia in the Elderly

Rabinowitz, Anna; Bourdet, Benoît; Minville, Vincent; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1855-1857, December 2007.

Regional Anesthesia: Technical Communication


Piezoelectric Vibrating Needle and Catheter for Enhancing Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Nerve Blocks

Klein, Stephen M.; Fronheiser, Matthew P.; Reach, John; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 105(6):1858-1860, December 2007.


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