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November 2008 - Volume 107 - Issue 5
pp: 1453-1764

Editorial



Cardiovascular and Thoracic Education: Research Report


A Thromboelastometric Evaluation of the Effects of Hypothermia on the Coagulation System

Rundgren, Malin; Engström, Martin

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1465-1468, November 2008.

Research Report


Tranexamic Acid and Aprotinin in Primary Cardiac Operations: An Analysis of 220 Cardiac Surgical Patients Treated with Tranexamic Acid or Aprotinin

Dietrich, Wulf; Spannagl, Michael; Boehm, Johannes; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1469-1478, November 2008.

Tranexamic Acid Reduces Perioperative Blood Loss in Adult Patients Having Spinal Fusion Surgery

Wong, Jean; El Beheiry, Hossam; Rampersaud, Yoga Raja; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1479-1486, November 2008.

A Randomized Controlled Trial of Cell Salvage in Routine Cardiac Surgery

Klein, Andrew A.; Nashef, Samer A. M.; Sharples, Linda; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1487-1495, November 2008.

Echo Didactics & Rounds



Retraction: PDF Only


Is Albumin Administration in Hypoalbuminemic Elderly Cardiac Surgery Patients of Benefit with Regard to Inflammation, Endothelial Activation, and Long-Term Kidney Function?: Retracted

Boldt, Joachim; Brosch, Ch; Röhm, K; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1496-1503, November 2008.


Research Report


Dexmedetomidine: A Novel Drug for the Treatment of Atrial and Junctional Tachyarrhythmias During the Perioperative Period for Congenital Cardiac Surgery: A Preliminary Study

Chrysostomou, Constantinos; Beerman, Lee; Shiderly, Dana; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1514-1522, November 2008.

A Prospective, Randomized Comparison of Cobra Perilaryngeal Airway and Laryngeal Mask Airway Unique in Pediatric Patients

Szmuk, Peter; Ghelber, Oscar; Matuszczak, Maria; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1523-1530, November 2008.

A Vein Entry Indicator Device for Facilitating Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation in Children: A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Trial

Simhi, Eliahu; Kachko, Ludmyla; Bruckheimer, Elhanan; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1531-1535, November 2008.

Plethysmographic Pulse Wave Amplitude Is an Effective Indicator for Intravascular Injection of Epinephrine-Containing Epidural Test Dose in Sevoflurane-Anesthetized Pediatric Patients

Mowafi, Hany A.; Arab, Samer A.; Ismail, Salah A.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1536-1541, November 2008.


Review Article


A Systemic Review of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Its Implications for Anesthesiologists

Chung, Sharon A.; Yuan, Hongbo; Chung, Frances

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1543-1563, November 2008.


Preclinical Pharmacology: Research Report


The Influence of Age on the Dynamic Relationship Between End-Tidal Sevoflurane Concentrations and Bispectral Index

Cortínez, Luis I.; Trocóniz, Iñaki F.; Fuentes, Ricardo; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1566-1572, November 2008.

Research Report


The Dynamic Relationship Between End-Tidal Sevoflurane Concentrations, Bispectral Index, and Cerebral State Index in Children

Fuentes, Ricardo; Cortínez, Luis I.; Struys, Michel M. R. F.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1573-1578, November 2008.

The Effects of Volatile Aromatic Anesthetics on Voltage-Gated Na+ Channels Expressed in Xenopus Oocytes

Horishita, Takafumi; Eger, Edmond I. II; Harris, R Adron

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1579-1586, November 2008.

Low-Dose Systemic Bupivacaine Prevents the Development of Allodynia After Thoracotomy in Rats

Shin, Jin Woo; Pancaro, Carlo; Wang, Chi Fei; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1587-1591, November 2008.

Lidocaine Inhibits NIH-3T3 Cell Multiplication by Increasing the Expression of Cyclin-Dependent Kinase Inhibitor 1A (p21)

Desai, Sukumar P.; Kojima, Koji; Vacanti, Charles A.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1592-1597, November 2008.


Special Article


Anesthesia Information Management System Implementation: A Practical Guide

Muravchick, Stanley; Caldwell, James E.; Epstein, Richard H.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1598-1608, November 2008.

Research Report


Improved Neuromuscular Blockade Using a Novel Neuromuscular Blockade Advisory System: A Randomized, Controlled, Clinical Trial

Gilhuly, Terence J.; MacLeod, Bernard A.; Dumont, Guy A.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1609-1617, November 2008.


Research Report


Body Temperature Change During Anesthesia for Electroconvulsive Therapy: Implications for Quality Incentives in Anesthesiology

Modell, Jerome H.; Gravenstein, Nikolaus; Morey, Timothy E.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1618-1620, November 2008.

Resistive Polymer Versus Forced-Air Warming: Comparable Heat Transfer and Core Rewarming Rates in Volunteers

Kimberger, Oliver; Held, Christine; Stadelmann, Karin; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1621-1626, November 2008.

Case Report


A Rapidly Enlarging Neck Mass: The Role of the Sitting Position in Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy for Difficult Intubation

Dabbagh, Ali; Mobasseri, Naseraddin; Elyasi, Hedayatollah; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1627-1629, November 2008.

Ocular Globe Luxation Under General Anesthesia

Clendenen, Steven R.; Kostick, David A.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1630-1631, November 2008.


Research Report


Early Administration of High-Dose Antithrombin in Severe Sepsis: Single Center Results from the KyberSept-Trial

Eid, Alain; Wiedermann, Christian J.; Kinasewitz, Gary T.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1633-1638, November 2008.

Tracheostomy in the Intensive Care Unit: A Nationwide Survey

Kluge, Stefan; Baumann, Hans Jörg; Maier, Claudia; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1639-1643, November 2008.

Case Report


Endobrochial Blockade Through a Tracheostomy Tube for Lung Isolation

Vretzakis, George; Theodorou, Elena; Mikroulis, Dimitrios

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1644-1645, November 2008.


Research Report


A Randomized Trial of Dural Puncture Epidural Technique Compared with the Standard Epidural Technique for Labor Analgesia

Cappiello, Eric; O'Rourke, Nollag; Segal, Scott; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1646-1651, November 2008.

Case Report


The Anesthetic Management for Cesarean Delivery in a Patient with Shone's Syndrome

Sachse, Kathleen; Hannallah, Medhat

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1652-1654, November 2008.


Research Report


A Simulation Model for Determining the Optimal Size of Emergency Teams on Call in the Operating Room at Night

van Oostrum, Jeroen M.; Van Houdenhoven, Mark; Vrielink, Manon M. J.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1655-1662, November 2008.

Teaching Lifesaving Procedures: The Impact of Model Fidelity on Acquisition and Transfer of Cricothyrotomy Skills to Performance on Cadavers

Friedman, Zeev; You-Ten, Kong E.; Bould, Matthew D.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1663-1669, November 2008.


Research Report


Increased Oxygen Administration Improves Cerebral Oxygenation in Patients Undergoing Awake Carotid Surgery

Stoneham, Mark D.; Lodi, Omer; de Beer, Thearina C. D.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1670-1675, November 2008.

The Use of Bispectral Index to Monitor Barbiturate Coma in Severely Brain-Injured Patients with Refractory Intracranial Hypertension

Cottenceau, Vincent; Petit, Laurent; Masson, Françoise; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1676-1682, November 2008.

A Comparison in Adolescents of Composite Auditory Evoked Potential Index and Bispectral Index During Propofol-Remifentanil Anesthesia for Scoliosis Surgery with Intraoperative Wake-Up Test

Blussé van Oud-Alblas, Heleen J.; Peters, Jeroen W. B.; de Leeuw, Tom G.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1683-1688, November 2008.

Review Article


The Howling Cortex: Seizures and General Anesthetic Drugs

Voss, Logan J.; Sleigh, James W.; Barnard, John P. M.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1689-1703, November 2008.

Case Report


Emergency Airway Management with Fiberoptic Intubation in the Prone Position with a Fixed Flexed Neck

Hung, Ming-Hui; Fan, Shou-Zen; Lin, Chun-Po; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1704-1706, November 2008.


Research Report


The Effectiveness of Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation to Enhance Preoxygenation in Morbidly Obese Patients: A Randomized Controlled Study

Delay, Jean-Marc; Sebbane, Mustapha; Jung, Boris; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1707-1713, November 2008.


Research Report


Postoperative Pain and Analgesic Requirements After Anesthesia with Sevoflurane, Desflurane or Propofol

Fassoulaki, Argyro; Melemeni, Aikaterini; Paraskeva, Anteia; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1715-1719, November 2008.

Gabapentin Attenuates Late but Not Early Postoperative Pain After Thyroidectomy with Superficial Cervical Plexus Block

Brogly, Nicolas; Wattier, Jean-Michel; Andrieu, Grégoire; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1720-1725, November 2008.

In Vivo Exposure to High or Low Cortisol Has Biphasic Effects on Inflammatory Response Pathways of Human Monocytes

Yeager, Mark P.; Pioli, Patricia A.; Wardwell, Kathleen; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1726-1734, November 2008.

Cardiac Arrest After Spinal Anesthesia in Thailand: A Prospective Multicenter Registry of 40,271 Anesthetics

Charuluxananan, Somrat; Thienthong, Somboon; Rungreungvanich, Mali; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1735-1741, November 2008.

A Randomized, Prospective, Double-Blind Trial Comparing 3% Chloroprocaine Followed by 0.5% Bupivacaine to 2% Lidocaine Followed by 0.5% Bupivacaine for Interscalene Brachial Plexus Block

Jafari, Soheila; Kalstein, Allison I.; Nasrullah, Habib M.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1746-1750, November 2008.

Regional Anesthesia: Brief Report


A Retrospective Review of 34,109 Epidural Anesthetics for Obstetric and Gynecologic Procedures at a Single Private Hospital in Turkey

Katircioglu, Kaan; Hasegeli, Levent; Ibrahimhakkioglu, H Fehmi; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1742-1745, November 2008.

Single Injection Peribulbar Anesthesia with a Short Needle Combined with Digital Compression

Riad, Waleed; Ahmed, Nauman

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1751-1753, November 2008.

Regional Anesthesia: Research Report


Intravascular Injection During Ultrasound-Guided Axillary Block: Negative Aspiration Can Be Misleading

Robards, Christopher; Clendenen, Steven; Greengrass, Roy

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(5):1754-1755, November 2008.


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