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December 2008 - Volume 107 - Issue 6
pp: 1765-2100


Cardiovascular and Thoracic Education: Research Report

The Risks of Aprotinin and Tranexamic Acid in Cardiac Surgery: A One-Year Follow-Up of 1188 Consecutive Patients

Martin, Klaus; Wiesner, Gunther; Breuer, Tamás; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1783-1790, December 2008.

Research Report

An Evaluation of Cyclooxygenase-1 Inhibition Before Coronary Artery Surgery: Aggregometry Versus Patient Self-Reporting

Rahe-Meyer, Niels; Winterhalter, Michael; Hartmann, Julia; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1791-1797, December 2008.

  • Chinese Language Editions

Point-of-Care Whole Blood Impedance Aggregometry Versus Classical Light Transmission Aggregometry for Detecting Aspirin and Clopidogrel: The Results of a Pilot Study

Velik-Salchner, Corinna; Maier, Stephan; Innerhofer, Petra; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1798-1806, December 2008.

Xenon Induces Late Cardiac Preconditioning In Vivo: A Role for Cyclooxygenase 2?

Weber, Nina C.; Frädorf, Jan; Ratajczak, Christoph; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1807-1813, December 2008.

  • Chinese Language Editions

Prophylactic Dexamethasone Decreases the Incidence of Sore Throat and Hoarseness After Tracheal Extubation with a Double-Lumen Endobronchial Tube

Park, Sang-Hyun; Han, Sung-Hee; Do, Sang-Hwan; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1814-1818, December 2008.

  • Chinese Language Editions

Echo Didactics & Rounds

Research Report

A Comparison of Dexmedetomidine-Midazolam with Propofol for Maintenance of Anesthesia in Children Undergoing Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Heard, Christopher; Burrows, Frederick; Johnson, Kristin; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1832-1839, December 2008.

  • Chinese Language Editions

Cardiac Medications Are Not Associated with Clinically Important Preoperative Electrolyte Disturbances in Children Presenting for Cardiac Surgery

Hastings, Laura A.; Wood, John C.; Harris, Bryan; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1840-1847, December 2008.

Review Article

Congenital Supravalvular Aortic Stenosis and Sudden Death Associated with Anesthesia: What’s the Mystery?

Burch, Thomas M.; McGowan, Francis X.; Kussman, Barry D.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1848-1854, December 2008.

Research Report

Use of ProSeal™ Laryngeal Mask Airway in 2114 Adult Patients: A Prospective Study

Goldmann, Kai; Hechtfischer, Carolin; Malik, Amena; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1856-1861, December 2008.

Preclinical Pharmacology: Research Report

Obesity Modestly Affects Inhaled Anesthetic Kinetics in Humans

Lemmens, Hendrikus J. M.; Saidman, Lawrence J.; Eger, Edmond I; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1864-1870, December 2008.

  • Chinese Language Editions

Research Report

Recovery Profiles from Dexmedetomidine as a General Anesthetic Adjuvant in Patients Undergoing Lower Abdominal Surgery

Ohtani, Norimasa; Kida, Kotaro; Shoji, Kazuhiro; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1871-1874, December 2008.

A Transmembrane Residue Influences the Interaction of Propofol with the Strychnine-Sensitive Glycine a1 and a1ß Receptor

Ahrens, Jörg; Leuwer, Martin; Stachura, Sina; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1875-1883, December 2008.

Propofol Pretreatment Reduces Ceramide Production and Attenuates Intestinal Mucosal Apoptosis Induced by Intestinal Ischemia/Reperfusion in Rats

Liu, Ke-Xuan; Chen, Shu-Qing; Huang, Wen-Qi; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1884-1891, December 2008.

Nicorandil, an Adenosine Triphosphate-Sensitive Potassium Channel Opener, Inhibits Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptor-Mediated Activation of Extracellular Signal-Regulated Kinases in PC12 Cells

Niinomi, Kazumi; Banno, Yoshiko; Iida, Hiroki; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1892-1898, December 2008.

The Involvement of Histaminic and Muscarinic Receptors in the Bronchoconstriction Induced by Myorelaxant Administration in Sensitized Rabbits

Habre, Walid; Adamicza, Ágnes; Lele, Enikõ; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1899-1906, December 2008.

Research Report

Oxygen Consumption of a Pneumatically Controlled Ventilator in a Field Anesthesia Machine

Szpisjak, Dale F.; Javernick, Elizabeth N.; Kyle, Richard R.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1907-1911, December 2008.

Research Report

Laryngoscopy and Tracheal Intubation in the Head-Elevated Position in Obese Patients: A Randomized, Controlled, Equivalence Trial

Rao, Srikantha L.; Kunselman, Allen R.; Schuler, H Gregg; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1912-1918, December 2008.

  • Chinese Language Editions

The Extended Mallampati Score and a Diagnosis of Diabetes Mellitus Are Predictors of Difficult Laryngoscopy in the Morbidly Obese

Mashour, George A.; Kheterpal, Sachin; Vanaharam, Vishnu; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1919-1923, December 2008.

Factors Associated with Unanticipated Day of Surgery Deaths in Department of Veterans Affairs Hospitals

Bishop, Michael J.; Souders, Jennifer E.; Peterson, Cecilia M.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1924-1935, December 2008.

Preparation of the Dräger Fabius Anesthesia Machine for the Malignant–Hyperthermia Susceptible Patient

Gunter, Joel B.; Ball, John; Than-Win, Sean

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1936-1945, December 2008.

Open Abdominal Surgery Increases Intraoperative Oxidative Stress: Can It Be Prevented?

Tsuchiya, Masahiko; Sato, Eisuke F.; Inoue, Masayasu; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1946-1952, December 2008.

  • Chinese Language Editions

Case Report

A Fulminant Malignant Hyperthermia Episode in a Patient with Ryanodine Receptor Gene Mutation p.Tyr522Ser

Girard, Thierry; Suhner, Markus; Levano, Soledad; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1953-1955, December 2008.

Research Report

The Impact of Severe Sepsis on Health-Related Quality of Life: A Long-Term Follow-Up Study

Hofhuis, José G. M.; Spronk, Peter E.; van Stel, Henk F.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1957-1964, December 2008.

Case Report

Reversal of Opioid-Induced Gastric Dysfunction in a Critically Ill Burn Patient After Methylnaltrexone

Woo, Michael; O'Connor, Michael; Yuan, Chun-Su; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1965-1967, December 2008.

Research Report

A Randomized Controlled Trial of Three Patient-Controlled Epidural Analgesia Regimens for Labor

Lim, Yvonne; Ocampo, Cecilia E.; Supandji, Mia; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1968-1972, December 2008.

Case Report

Anesthetic Management of Parturients with Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries: Three Cases and a Review of the Literature

Arendt, Katherine W.; Connolly, Heidi M.; Warnes, Carole A.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1973-1977, December 2008.

Maternal Pulmonary Edema During Fetoscopic Surgery

Robinson, Marnie B.; Crombleholme, Timothy M.; Kurth, Charles D.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1978-1980, December 2008.

Research Report

A Mission-Based Productivity Compensation Model for an Academic Anesthesiology Department

Reich, David L.; Galati, Maria; Krol, Marina; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1981-1988, December 2008.

Operating Room Nursing Directors’ Influence on Anesthesia Group Operating Room Productivity

Masursky, Danielle; Dexter, Franklin; Nussmeier, Nancy A.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1989-1996, December 2008.

Research Report

The Design of a Digital Cerebrovascular Simulation Model for Teaching and Research

Giannessi, Massimo; Ursino, Mauro; Murray, W Bosseau

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):1997-2008, December 2008.

Propofol Pretreatment Attenuates Aquaporin-4 Over-Expression and Alleviates Cerebral Edema After Transient Focal Brain Ischemia Reperfusion in Rats

Zheng, Yue-Ying; Lan, Yun-Ping; Tang, Hui-Fang; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):2009-2016, December 2008.

  • Chinese Language Editions

Research Report

The Analgesic Efficacy and Safety of a Novel Intranasal Morphine Formulation (Morphine plus Chitosan), Immediate Release Oral Morphine, Intravenous Morphine, and Placebo in a Postsurgical Dental Pain Model

Christensen, Kyle S.; Cohen, Amy E.; Mermelstein, Fred H.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):2018-2024, December 2008.

The Safety and Analgesic Efficacy of Intranasal Ketorolac in Patients with Postoperative Pain

Moodie, John E.; Brown, Colin R.; Bisley, Eileen J.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):2025-2031, December 2008.

Ketamine and Lornoxicam for Preventing a Fentanyl-Induced Increase in Postoperative Morphine Requirement

Xuerong, Yu; Yuguang, Huang; Xia, Ju; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):2032-2037, December 2008.

Single Dose Analgesic Efficacy of Tapentadol in Postsurgical Dental Pain: The Results of a Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study

Kleinert, Regina; Lange, Claudia; Steup, Achim; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):2048-2055, December 2008.

The Transversus Abdominis Plane Block Provides Effective Postoperative Analgesia in Patients Undergoing Total Abdominal Hysterectomy

Carney, John; McDonnell, John G.; Ochana, Alan; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):2056-2060, December 2008.

Prevention of N-Methyl-d-Aspartate-Induced Mechanical Nociception by Intrathecal Administration of Ketoprofen and Ketamine in Sheep

Lizarraga, Ignacio; Chambers, J Paul; Johnson, Craig B.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):2061-2067, December 2008.

Bupivacaine Infusion Above or Below the Fascia for Postoperative Pain Treatment After Abdominal Hysterectomy

Hafizoglu, Meltem Cakmak; Katircioglu, Kaan; Ozkalkanli, Murat Y.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):2068-2072, December 2008.

The Effects of Spinal Anesthesia with Lidocaine and Sufentanil on Lower Urinary Tract Functions

Kamphuis, Ed T.; Kuipers, Peter W.; van Venrooij, Ger E.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):2073-2078, December 2008.

  • Chinese Language Editions

Elastomeric Pump Reliability in Postoperative Regional Anesthesia: A Survey of 430 Consecutive Devices

Remerand, Francis; Vuitton, Anne Sophie; Palud, Michel; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):2079-2084, December 2008.

Low Volume and High Concentration of Local Anesthetic Is More Efficacious than High Volume and Low Concentration in Labat's Sciatic Nerve Block: A Prospective, Randomized Comparison

Muñiz, Manuel Taboada; Rodríguez, Jaime; Bermúdez, María; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):2085-2088, December 2008.

  • Chinese Language Editions

Pain Medicine: Errata

Review Article

Acupuncture for the Management of Chronic Headache: A Systematic Review

Sun, Yanxia; Gan, Tong J.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 107(6):2038-2047, December 2008.

Regional Anesthesia: Errata


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