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March 2008 - Volume 106 - Issue 3
pp: 685-1024

Special Article

ACC/AHA 2007 Guidelines on Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation and Care for Noncardiac Surgery: Executive Summary: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Writing Committee to Revise the 2002 Guidelines on Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation for Noncardiac Surgery)

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

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):685-712, March 2008.

Research Report

Antithrombin Deficiency Increases Thrombin Activity After Prolonged Cardiopulmonary Bypass

Sniecinski, Roman; Szlam, Fania; Chen, Edward P.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):713-718, March 2008.

Antithrombin Affects Hemostatic Response to Recombinant Activated Factor VII in Factor VIII Deficient Plasma

Szlam, Fania; Taketomi, Taro; Sheppard, Chelsea A.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):719-724, March 2008.

Fibrinogen in Craniosynostosis Surgery

Haas, Thorsten; Fries, Dietmar; Velik-Salchner, Corinna; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):725-731, March 2008.

Improved Clot Formation by Combined Administration of Activated Factor VII (NovoSeven®) and Fibrinogen (Haemocomplettan® P)

Tanaka, Kenichi A.; Taketomi, Taro; Szlam, Fania; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):732-738, March 2008.

The Effect of Limited Rewarming and Postoperative Hypothermia on Cognitive Function in a Rat Cardiopulmonary Bypass Model

de Lange, Fellery; Jones, Wilbert L.; Mackensen, George Burkhard; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):739-745, March 2008.

An Evaluation of a Full-Access Underbody Forced-Air Warming System During Near-Normothermic, On-pump Cardiac Surgery

Insler, Steven R.; Bakri, Mohamed H.; Nageeb, Fady; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):746-750, March 2008.

Review Article


Echo Didactics & Rounds

Research Report

The Effect of Lung Expansion and Positive End-Expiratory Pressure on Respiratory Mechanics in Anesthetized Children

Kaditis, Athanasios G.; Motoyama, Etsuro K.; Zin, Walter; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):775-785, March 2008.

A Clinical Profile of a Cohort of Patients Referred to an Anesthesiology-Based Pediatric Chronic Pain Medicine Program

Vetter, Thomas R.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):786-794, March 2008.

Measurement of Blood Flow Index During Antegrade Selective Cerebral Perfusion with Near-Infrared Spectroscopy in Newborn Piglets

Meybohm, Patrick; Hoffmann, Grischa; Renner, Jochen; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):795-803, March 2008.

Research Report

An Efficient Screening Tool for Preoperative Depression: The Geriatric Depression Scale-Short Form

Bass, Diana S.; Attix, Deborah K.; Phillips-Bute, Barbara; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):805-809, March 2008.

Brief Report

A Comparison of Preoperative Anxiety in Female Patients with Mothers of Children Undergoing Surgery

MacLaren, Jill; Kain, Zeev N.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):810-813, March 2008.

The Role of a Flash of Light for Attenuation of Venous Cannulation Pain: A Prospective, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study

Agarwal, Anil; Yadav, Ghanshyam; Gupta, Devendra; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):814-816, March 2008.

Case Report

Car Accidents After Ambulatory Surgery in Patients Without an Escort

Chung, Frances; Assmann, Nicole

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):817-820, March 2008.

Research Report

The Effective Concentration 50 (EC50) for Propofol with 70% Xenon Versus 70% Nitrous Oxide

Barakat, Ahmed R.; Schreiber, Markus N.; Flaschar, Joachim; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):823-829, March 2008.

Hepatic Energy Metabolism and the Differential Protective Effects of Sevoflurane and Isoflurane Anesthesia in a Rat Hepatic Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury Model

Bedirli, Nurdan; Ofluoglu, Ebru; Kerem, Mustafa; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):830-837, March 2008.

The Anesthetic-Like Effects of Diverse Compounds on Wild-Type and Mutant γ-Aminobutyric Acid Type A and Glycine Receptors

Yang, Liya; Sonner, James M.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):838-845, March 2008.

Molecular Actions of Propofol on Human 5-HT3A Receptors: Enhancement as Well as Inhibition by Closely Related Phenol Derivatives

Barann, Martin; Linden, Isabelle; Witten, Stefan; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):846-857, March 2008.

Hyperglycemia Impairs Isoflurane-Induced Adenosine Triphosphate-Sensitive Potassium Channel Activation in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells

Kawano, Takashi; Tanaka, Katsuya; Mawatari, Kazuaki; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):858-864, March 2008.

Brief Report

Human Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells Produce Pre-Pro-Nociceptin/Orphanin FQ mRNA

Williams, John P.; Thompson, Jonathan P.; Rowbotham, David J.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):865-866, March 2008.

Retraction: PDF Only

Cardiac Output Derived from Arterial Pressure Waveform Analysis in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery: Validity of a Second Generation Device: Retracted

Mayer, Jochen; Boldt, Joachim; Wolf, Michael W.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):867-872, March 2008.

Research Report

Technical Communication

Interactive Web Simulation for Propofol and Fospropofol, a New Propofol Prodrug

Yavas, Sinan; Lizdas, David; Gravenstein, Nikolaus; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):880-883, March 2008.

Brief Report

The Effect of Thoracic Epidural Bupivacaine and an Intravenous Adrenaline Infusion on Gastric Tube Blood Flow During Esophagectomy

Al-Rawi, Omar Y.; Pennefather, Stephen H.; Page, Richard D.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):884-887, March 2008.

Research Report

The Effect of Maternal Catecholamines on the Caliber of Gravid Uterine Microvessels

Segal, Scott; Wang, Steven Y.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):888-892, March 2008.

Research Report

Decision Support Increases Guideline Adherence for Prescribing Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting Prophylaxis

Kooij, Fabian O.; Klok, Toni; Hollmann, Markus W.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):893-898, March 2008.

Research Report

The Effect of Clonidine Infusion on Distribution of Regional Cerebral Blood Flow in Volunteers

Bonhomme, Vincent; Maquet, Pierre; Phillips, Christophe; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):899-909, March 2008.

The Effects of Transient Cerebral Ischemia on Vasopressin-Induced Vasoconstriction in Rabbit Cerebral Vessels

Kumazawa, Masahiko; Iida, Hiroki; Uchida, Masayoshi; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):910-915, March 2008.

Xenon/Hypothermia Neuroprotection Regimes in Spontaneously Breathing Neonatal Rats After Hypoxic-Ischemic Insult: The Respiratory and Sedative Effects

Dingley, John; Hobbs, Catherine; Ferguson, James; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):916-923, March 2008.

Dehydration Induced by Bowel Preparation in Older Adults Does Not Result in Cognitive Dysfunction

Ackland, Gareth L.; Harrington, Jane; Downie, Paul; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):924-929, March 2008.

Research Report

The Effects of the Neuromuscular Blockade Levels on Amplitudes of Posttetanic Motor-Evoked Potentials and Movement in Response to Transcranial Stimulation in Patients Receiving Propofol and Fentanyl Anesthesia

Yamamoto, Yuri; Kawaguchi, Masahiko; Hayashi, Hironobu; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):930-934, March 2008.

Cervical Spine Motion During Tracheal Intubation with Manual In-Line Stabilization: Direct Laryngoscopy versus GlideScope® Videolaryngoscopy

Robitaille, Arnaud; Williams, Stephan R.; Tremblay, Marie-Hélène; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):935-941, March 2008.

Research Report

Anesthesia and Its Allied Disciplines in the Developing World: A Nationwide Survey of the Republic of Zambia

Jochberger, Stefan; Ismailova, Feruza; Lederer, Wolfgang; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):942-948, March 2008.

Research Report

Perioperative Versus Postoperative Celecoxib on Patient Outcomes After Major Plastic Surgery Procedures

Sun, Tiffany; Sacan, Ozlem; White, Paul F.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):950-958, March 2008.

A Prospective Randomized Double-Blind Study to Determine the Effect of Thoracic Epidural Neostigmine on Postoperative Ileus After Abdominal Aortic Surgery

Caliskan, Esra; Turkoz, Ayda; Sener, Mesut; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):959-964, March 2008.


Research Report

Intrathecally Injected Morphine Inhibits Inflammatory Paw Edema: The Involvement of Nitric Oxide and Cyclic-Guanosine Monophosphate

Brock, Sara Comelli; Tonussi, Carlos Rogério

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):965-971, March 2008.

The Effects of Intrathecal Cyclooxygenase-1, Cyclooxygenase-2, or Nonselective Inhibitors on Pain Behavior and Spinal Fos-Like Immunoreactivity

Lee, Il Ok; Seo, Youngsun

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):972-977, March 2008.

The Interaction Between Inhibitors of Nitric Oxide Synthase and Cyclooxygenase in Formalin-Induced Pain in Mice: An Isobolographic Study

Bhat, Abdul-Shakoor; Kumar Tandan, Surendra; Kumar, Dinesh; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):978-984, March 2008.

Immobilizing Doses of Halothane, Isoflurane or Propofol, Do Not Preferentially Depress Noxious Heat-Evoked Responses of Rat Lumbar Dorsal Horn Neurons with Ascending Projections

Barter, Linda S.; Mark, Laurie O.; Jinks, Steven L.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):985-990, March 2008.

Research Report

Does Patient-Controlled Continuous Interscalene Block Improve Early Functional Rehabilitation After Open Shoulder Surgery?

Hofmann-Kiefer, Klaus; Eiser, Tim; Chappell, Daniel; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):991-996, March 2008.

A Prospective Comparison of Continuous Wound Infiltration with Ropivacaine Versus Single-Injection Paravertebral Block After Modified Radical Mastectomy

Sidiropoulou, Tatiana; Buonomo, Oreste; Fabbi, Eleonora; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):997-1001, March 2008.

The Effects of Prehydration on the Properties of Cerebrospinal Fluid and the Spread of Isobaric Spinal Anesthetic Drug

Shin, Byung Seop; Ko, Justin Sang; Gwak, Mi Sook; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):1002-1007, March 2008.

Vasoconstriction and Analgesic Efficacy of Locally Infiltrated Levobupivacaine for Nasal Surgery

Demiraran, Yavuz; Ozturk, Ozcan; Guclu, Ender; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):1008-1011, March 2008.

Brief Report

A Simplified Approach to Vertical Infraclavicular Brachial Plexus Blockade Using Hand-Held Doppler

Renes, Steven; Clark, Laura; Gielen, Mathieu; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):1012-1014, March 2008.

Regional Anesthesia: Case Report

A Novel Approach for Assessing Catheter Position After Ultrasound-Guided Placement of Continuous Interscalene Block

Swenson, Jeffrey D.; Davis, Jennifer J.; DeCou, Jennifer A.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 106(3):1015-1016, March 2008.

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