October 2008 - Volume 107 - Issue 4
pp: 1093-1451

Editorial



Cardiovascular and Thoracic Education: Research Report


The ECLIPSE Trials: Comparative Studies of Clevidipine to Nitroglycerin, Sodium Nitroprusside, and Nicardipine for Acute Hypertension Treatment in Cardiac Surgery Patients

Aronson, Solomon; Dyke, Cornelius M.; Stierer, Kevin A.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1110-1121, October 2008.

Research Report


Pulse Pressure and Risk of Adverse Outcome in Coronary Bypass Surgery

Fontes, Manuel L.; Aronson, Solomon; Mathew, Joseph P.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1122-1129, October 2008.

Preservation of the Positive Lusitropic Effect of β-Adrenoceptors Stimulation in Diabetic Cardiomyopathy

Amour, Julien; Loyer, Xavier; Michelet, Pierre; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1130-1138, October 2008.

Etomidate Has No Effect on Hypoxia Reoxygenation and Hypoxic Preconditioning in Isolated Human Right Atrial Myocardium

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

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1139-1144, October 2008.

Moderate Acute Isovolemic Hemodilution Alters Myocardial Function in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

Cromheecke, Stefanie; Lorsomradee, Suraphong; Van der Linden, Philippe J.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1145-1152, October 2008.

Echo Didactics & Rounds



Research Report


Intraoperative Low-Dose Ketamine Does Not Prevent a Remifentanil-Induced Increase in Morphine Requirement After Pediatric Scoliosis Surgery

Engelhardt, Thomas; Zaarour, Christian; Naser, Basem; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1170-1175, October 2008.

The Effect of Intranasal Administration of Remifentanil on Intubating Conditions and Airway Response After Sevoflurane Induction of Anesthesia in Children

Verghese, Susan T.; Hannallah, Raafat S.; Brennan, Marjorie; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1176-1181, October 2008.

Brief Report


Pharmacokinetics of Levobupivacaine (2.5 mg/kg) After Caudal Administration in Children Younger Than 3 Years

Cortínez, Luis I.; Fuentes, Ricardo; Solari, Sandra; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1182-1184, October 2008.

Case Report


ABO-Incompatible Blood Transfusion and Invasive Therapeutic Approaches During Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Bypass

Aliç, Yasin; Akpek, Elif A.; Dönmez, Asl; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1185-1187, October 2008.


Research Report


Psychometric Testing of the Chinese Quality of Recovery Score

Chan, Matthew T. V.; Lo, Charlotte C. K.; Lok, Candy K. W.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1189-1195, October 2008.


Preclinical Pharmacology: Research Report


The Accuracy and Clinical Feasibility of a New Bayesian-Based Closed-Loop Control System for Propofol Administration Using the Bispectral Index as a Controlled Variable

Smet, Tom De; Struys, Michel M. R. F.; Neckebroek, Martine M.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1200-1210, October 2008.

Research Report


Spatial Memory Is Intact in Aged Rats After Propofol Anesthesia

Lee, In Ho; Culley, Deborah J.; Baxter, Mark G.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1211-1215, October 2008.

The Effect of Amitriptyline, Gabapentin, and Carbamazepine on Morphine-Induced Hypercarbia in Rabbits

Kozer, Eran; Levichek, Zina; Hoshino, Noriko; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1216-1222, October 2008.

Noble Gas Binding to Human Serum Albumin Using Docking Simulation: Nonimmobilizers and Anesthetics Bind to Different Sites

Seto, Tomoyoshi; Isogai, Hideto; Ozaki, Masayuki; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1223-1228, October 2008.

The Inhibition of Human Neutrophil Phagocytosis and Oxidative Burst by Tricyclic Antidepressants

Ploppa, Annette; Ayers, Donald M.; Johannes, Tanja; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1229-1235, October 2008.

The Effect of Lidocaine on Cholinergic Neurotransmission in an Identified Reconstructed Synapse

Onizuka, Shin; Kasaba, Toshiharu; Takasaki, Mayumi

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1236-1242, October 2008.


Technical Communication


Assessment of Asymmetric Lung Disease in Intensive Care Unit Patients Using Vibration Response Imaging

Jean, Smith; Cinel, Ismail; Tay, Christina; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1243-1247, October 2008.

A New Curved Laryngoscope Blade for Routine and Difficult Tracheal Intubation

Nishikawa, Koji; Yamada, Koki; Sakamoto, Atsuhiro

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1248-1252, October 2008.


Research Report


Gum Elastic Bougie-Guided Insertion of the ProSeal Laryngeal Mask Airway Is Superior to the Digital and Introducer Tool Techniques in Patients with Simulated Difficult Laryngoscopy Using a Rigid Neck Collar

Eschertzhuber, Stephan; Brimacombe, Joseph; Hohlrieder, Matthias; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1253-1256, October 2008.

Brief Report


The Risk of Pulmonary Aspiration in Patients After Weight Loss Due to Bariatric Surgery

Jean, Jerome; Compère, Vincent; Fourdrinier, Veronique; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1257-1259, October 2008.

Case Report


Bronchospasm After Intravenous Lidocaine

Burches, Bobby R.; Warner, David O.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1260-1262, October 2008.


Research Report


Pulmonary Cytokine Responses During Mechanical Ventilation of Noninjured Lungs With and Without End-Expiratory Pressure

Meier, Torsten; Lange, Alexandra; Papenberg, Hilke; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1265-1275, October 2008.

Production of Endothelin-1 and Reduced Blood Flow in the Rat Kidney During Lung-Injurious Mechanical Ventilation

Kuiper, Jan Willem; Versteilen, Amanda M. G.; Niessen, Hans W. M.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1276-1283, October 2008.

Propofol Attenuates the Decrease of Dynamic Compliance and Water Content in the Lung by Decreasing Oxidative Radicals Released from the Reperfused Liver

Chan, Kuang-Cheng; Lin, Chen-Jung; Lee, Po-Huang; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1284-1289, October 2008.

Composite Auditory Evoked Potential Index Versus Bispectral Index to Estimate the Level of Sedation in Paralyzed Critically Ill Patients: A Prospective Observational Study

Lu, Chueng-He; Man, Kee-Ming; Ou-Yang, Hsin-Yi; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1290-1294, October 2008.


Research Report


A Randomized Double-Blinded Comparison of Phenylephrine and Ephedrine Infusion Combinations to Maintain Blood Pressure During Spinal Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery: The Effects on Fetal Acid-Base Status and Hemodynamic Control

Ngan Kee, Warwick D.; Lee, Anna; Khaw, Kim S.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1295-1302, October 2008.

A Comparison of the Inhibitory Effects of Bupivacaine and Levobupivacaine on Isolated Human Pregnant Myometrium Contractility

Fanning, Rebecca A.; Campion, Deirdre P.; Collins, Colm B.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1303-1307, October 2008.

Review Article


P6 Stimulation for the Prevention of Nausea and Vomiting Associated with Cesarean Delivery Under Neuraxial Anesthesia: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials

Allen, Terrence K.; Habib, Ashraf S.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1308-1312, October 2008.

Case Report


Obstetric and Anesthetic Management of Severe Congenital Myasthenia Syndrome

Terblanche, Nico; Maxwell, Cynthia; Keunen, Johannes; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1313-1315, October 2008.


Research Report


An Instrument Designed for Faculty Supervision Evaluation by Anesthesia Residents and Its Psychometric Properties

de Oliveira Filho, Getúlio R.; Dal Mago, Adilson José; Garcia, Jorge Hamilton Soares; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1316-1322, October 2008.

Adoption of Anesthesia Information Management Systems by Academic Departments in the United States

Egger Halbeis, Christoph B.; Epstein, Richard H.; Macario, Alex; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1323-1329, October 2008.

The Risk of Severe Postoperative Pain: Modification and Validation of a Clinical Prediction Rule

Janssen, Kristel J. M.; Kalkman, Cor J.; Grobbee, Diederick E.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1330-1339, October 2008.


Research Report


The Effect of Dexmedetomidine on Perioperative Hemodynamics in Patients Undergoing Craniotomy

Bekker, Alex; Sturaitis, Mary; Bloom, Marc; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1340-1347, October 2008.

Planning for Early Emergence in Neurosurgical Patients: A Randomized Prospective Trial of Low-Dose Anesthetics

Bhagat, Hemant; Dash, Hari H.; Bithal, Parmod K.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1348-1355, October 2008.

Review Article



Errata



Special Article


Gaston Labat’s Regional Anesthesia: The Missing Years

Vachon, Claude A.; Bacon, Douglas R.; Rose, Steven H.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1371-1375, October 2008.


Pain Medicine: Case Report


Profound Pain Reduction After Induction of Memantine Treatment in Two Patients with Severe Phantom Limb Pain

Hackworth, Robert J.; Tokarz, Kyle A.; Fowler, Ian M.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1377-1379, October 2008.

Ultra-Low Dose Ketamine and Memantine Treatment for Pain in an Opioid-Tolerant Oncology Patient

Grande, Lucinda A.; O’Donnell, Brendan R.; Fitzgibbon, Dermot R.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1380-1383, October 2008.

Perioperative Management of Patients with an Intrathecal Drug Delivery System for Chronic Pain

Grider, Jay S.; Brown, Raeford E.; Colclough, George W.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1393-1396, October 2008.

Pain Medicine: Brief Report


The Side Effects of Morphine and Hydromorphone Patient-Controlled Analgesia

Hong, Daewha; Flood, Pamela; Diaz, Geraldine

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1384-1389, October 2008.

Research Report


Use of Bulleyaconitine A as an Adjuvant for Prolonged Cutaneous Analgesia in the Rat

Wang, Chi-Fei; Gerner, Peter; Schmidt, Birgitta; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1397-1405, October 2008.

Percutaneous Pulsed Radiofrequency Reduces Mechanical Allodynia in a Neuropathic Pain Model

Özsoylar, Özgür; Akçal, Didem; Çizmeci, Pelin; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1406-1411, October 2008.

Regional Anesthesia: Review Article


Regional Anesthesia: Case Report


Acute Neck Cellulitis and Mediastinitis Complicating a Continuous Interscalene Block

Capdevila, Xavier; Jaber, Samir; Pesonen, Pertti; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1419-1421, October 2008.

The Effect of Injectate Conductivity on the Electric Field with the Nerve Stimulator Needle: A Computer Simulation

Ercole, Ari

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1427-1432, October 2008.

Urethral Injury During Potassium-Titanyl-Phosphate Laser Prostatectomy Complicated by Transurethral Resection Syndrome

Dilger, John A.; Walsh, Michael T.; Warner, Mary E.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1438-1440, October 2008.

Regional Anesthesia: Research Report


Melatonin Improves Tourniquet Tolerance and Enhances Postoperative Analgesia in Patients Receiving Intravenous Regional Anesthesia

Mowafi, Hany A.; Ismail, Salah A.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1422-1426, October 2008.

A “New” Automated Bolus Technique for Continuous Popliteal Block: A Prospective, Randomized Comparison with a Continuous Infusion Technique

Taboada, Manuel; Rodríguez, Jaime; Bermudez, Maria; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1433-1437, October 2008.


Retraction: PDF Only


Ultrasonography Reinvents the Originally Described Technique for Ganglion Impar Neurolysis in Perianal Cancer Pain: Retracted

Gupta, Deepak; Jain, Roopesh; Mishra, Seema; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(4):1390-1392, October 2008.


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