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April 2009 - Volume 108 - Issue 4
pp: 1055-1360

Editorials



Cardiovascular and Thoracic Education: Hemostasis and Transfusion Medicine: Research Reports


A Preliminary Report on the Prognostic Significance of Preoperative Brain Natriuretic Peptide and Postoperative Cardiac Troponin in Patients Undergoing Major Vascular Surgery

Bolliger, Daniel; Seeberger, Manfred D.; Lurati Buse, Giovanna A. L.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1069-1075, April 2009.

Research Reports


Transient Metabolic Alkalosis During Early Reperfusion Abolishes Helium Preconditioning Against Myocardial Infarction: Restoration of Cardioprotection by Cyclosporin A in Rabbits

Pagel, Paul S.; Krolikowski, John G.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1076-1082, April 2009.

Platelet Transfusion During Liver Transplantation Is Associated with Increased Postoperative Mortality Due to Acute Lung Injury

Pereboom, Ilona T. A.; de Boer, Marieke T.; Haagsma, Elizabeth B.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1083-1091, April 2009.

The Use of Air in the Inspired Gas Mixture During Two-Lung Ventilation Delays Lung Collapse During One-Lung Ventilation

Ko, Raynauld; McRae, Karen; Darling, Gail; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1092-1096, April 2009.

Choosing a Lung Isolation Device for Thoracic Surgery: A Randomized Trial of Three Bronchial Blockers Versus Double-Lumen Tubes

Narayanaswamy, Manu; McRae, Karen; Slinger, Peter; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1097-1101, April 2009.

Echo Rounds


Case Report


Successful Use of Bivalirudin for Combined Carotid Endarterectomy and Coronary Revascularization with the Use of Cardiopulmonary Bypass in a Patient with an Elevated Heparin-Platelet Factor 4 Antibody Titer

Avery, Edwin G.; Hilgenberg, Alan D.; Cambria, Richard P.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1113-1115, April 2009.

Management of a Patient with Lupus Anticoagulant and Antiphospholipid Syndrome for Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Using the Hepcon® System

Jervis, Karinne; Senthilnathan, Venkatachalam; Lerner, Adam B.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1116-1119, April 2009.


Research Reports


Cerebral Oximetry During Infant Cardiac Surgery: Evaluation and Relationship to Early Postoperative Outcome

Kussman, Barry D.; Wypij, David; DiNardo, James A.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1122-1131, April 2009.

Subtenon Block Compared to Intravenous Fentanyl for Perioperative Analgesia in Pediatric Cataract Surgery

Ghai, Babita; Ram, Jagat; Makkar, Jeetinder Kaur; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1132-1138, April 2009.


Research Reports


The Effect of Pregabalin on Preoperative Anxiety and Sedation Levels: A Dose-Ranging Study

White, Paul F.; Tufanogullari, Burcu; Taylor, Jimmie; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1140-1145, April 2009.

Melatonin Provides Anxiolysis, Enhances Analgesia, Decreases Intraocular Pressure, and Promotes Better Operating Conditions During Cataract Surgery Under Topical Anesthesia

Ismail, Salah A.; Mowafi, Hany A.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1146-1151, April 2009.

Brief Report


The Effect of Melatonin on Sleep Quality After Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial

Gögenur, Ismail; Kücükakin, Bülent; Bisgaard, Thue; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1152-1156, April 2009.

The Effect of Low-Dose Remifentanil on Responses to the Endotracheal Tube During Emergence from General Anesthesia

Aouad, Marie T.; Al-Alami, Achir A.; Nasr, Viviane G.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1157-1160, April 2009.


Preclinical Pharmacology: Clinical Pharmacology: Research Reports


Intralipid Infusion Diminishes Return of Spontaneous Circulation After Hypoxic Cardiac Arrest in Rabbits

Harvey, Martyn; Cave, Grant; Kazemi, Alex

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1163-1168, April 2009.

Research Reports


The Counteraction of Opioid-Induced Ventilatory Depression by the Serotonin 1A-Agonist 8-OH-DPAT Does Not Antagonize Antinociception in Rats In Situ and In Vivo

Guenther, Ulf; Manzke, Till; Wrigge, Hermann; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1169-1176, April 2009.

The Effects of Benzodiazepines on Urotensin II-Stimulated Norepinephrine Release from Rat Cerebrocortical Slices

Kawaguchi, Yoko; Ono, Tomoko; Kudo, Mihoko; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1177-1181, April 2009.

Case Report


Death from Propofol: Accident, Suicide, or Murder?

Kirby, Robert R.; Colaw, James M.; Douglas, Michael M.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1182-1184, April 2009.


Research Reports


In Vivo Detection of Myocardial Ischemia in Pigs Using Visible Light Spectroscopy

Ho, Jonathan K.; Liakopoulos, Oliver J.; Crowley, Ryan; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1185-1192, April 2009.

Time to a 90% Change in Gas Concentration: A Comparison of Three Semi-Closed Anesthesia Breathing Systems

Dosch, Michael P.; Loeb, Robert G.; Brainerd, Tiffany L.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1193-1197, April 2009.

Fluid Flow Through Intravenous Cannulae in a Clinical Model

McPherson, Duncan; Adekanye, Olukorede; Wilkes, Antony R.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1198-1202, April 2009.

The Impact of an Electronic Reminder on the Use of Alarms After Separation from Cardiopulmonary Bypass

Eden, Arieh; Pizov, Reuven; Toderis, Liat; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1203-1208, April 2009.

Brief Report


Error in Central Venous Pressure Measurement

Figg, Katie K.; Nemergut, Edward C.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1209-1211, April 2009.

Case Report


Telemedicine Consultation and Monitoring for Pediatric Liver Transplant

Fiadjoe, John; Gurnaney, Harshad; Muralidhar, Kanchi; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1212-1214, April 2009.


Research Reports


A Comparison of Lighted Stylet (Surch-Lite™) and Direct Laryngoscopic Intubation in Patients with High Mallampati Scores

Rhee, Ka-young; Lee, Jeong-rim; Kim, Jinhee; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1215-1219, April 2009.

Case Report


Crisis Resource Management of the Airway in a Patient with Klippel-Feil Syndrome, Congenital Deafness, and Aortic Dissection

Khawaja, Omar M.; Reed, J Taylor; Shaefi, Shahzad; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1220-1225, April 2009.


Brief Report


Tracheal Tube Exchange: Feasibility of Continuous Glottic Viewing with Advanced Laryngoscopy Assistance

Mort, Thomas C.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1228-1231, April 2009.


Research Reports


A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials That Evaluate Strategies to Avoid Epidural Vein Cannulation During Obstetric Epidural Catheter Placement

Mhyre, Jill M.; Greenfield, Mary Lou V. H.; Tsen, Lawrence C.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1232-1242, April 2009.

Brief Report


A Comparison of Epinephrine Concentrations in Local Anesthetic Solutions Using a “Wash” Versus Measured Technique

Wojciechowski, Kyle G.; Avram, Michael J.; Raikoff, Kiril; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1243-1245, April 2009.

Case Report


Repeated Episodes of Respiratory Distress in an Obese Parturient After Cesarean Delivery

Wittels, Bernard; Attia, Tamer A.; Al-Qamari, Abbas; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1246-1248, April 2009.


Research Reports


The Effect of the Operating Room Coordinator's Risk Appreciation on Operating Room Efficiency

Stepaniak, Pieter S.; Mannaerts, Guido H. H.; de Quelerij, Marcel; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1249-1256, April 2009.

Both Bias and Lack of Knowledge Influence Organizational Focus on First Case of the Day Starts

Dexter, Elisabeth U.; Dexter, Franklin; Masursky, Danielle; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1257-1261, April 2009.

Typical Savings from Each Minute Reduction in Tardy First Case of the Day Starts

Dexter, Franklin; Epstein, Richard H.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1262-1267, April 2009.


Research Reports


Cerebral Oxygen Saturation-Time Threshold for Hypoxic-Ischemic Injury in Piglets

Kurth, C Dean; McCann, John C.; Wu, Jun; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1268-1277, April 2009.

The Lower Limit of Cerebral Blood Flow Autoregulation Is Increased with Elevated Intracranial Pressure

Brady, Ken M.; Lee, Jennifer K.; Kibler, Kathleen K.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1278-1283, April 2009.

The Effects of Hypocapnia and the Cerebral Autoregulatory Response on Cerebrovascular Resistance and Apparent Zero Flow Pressure During Isoflurane Anesthesia

McCulloch, Timothy J.; Turner, Martin J.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1284-1290, April 2009.

The Effects of Spinal Anesthesia on Cerebral Blood Flow in the Very Elderly

Minville, Vincent; Asehnoune, Karim; Salau, Sabrina; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1291-1294, April 2009.


Pain Medicine: Research Reports


General Health and Knee Function Outcomes from 7 Days to 12 Weeks After Spinal Anesthesia and Multimodal Analgesia for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Williams, Brian A.; Dang, Qainyu; Bost, James E.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1296-1302, April 2009.

Pain Mechanisms: Research Reports


Antiinflammatory and Antihyperalgesic Activity of C-Phycocyanin

Shih, Chao-Ming; Cheng, Shin-Nan; Wong, Chih-Shung; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1303-1310, April 2009.

The Efficacy of the AMPA Receptor Antagonist NS1209 and Lidocaine in Nerve Injury Pain: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Three-Way Crossover Study

Gormsen, Lise; Finnerup, Nanna B.; Almqvist, Per M.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1311-1319, April 2009.

Regional Anesthesia: Research Reports


Health-Related Quality of Life After Tricompartment Knee Arthroplasty With and Without an Extended-Duration Continuous Femoral Nerve Block: A Prospective, 1-Year Follow-Up of a Randomized, Triple-Masked, Placebo-Controlled Study

Ilfeld, Brian M.; Meyer, R Scott; Le, Linda T.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1320-1325, April 2009.

Bacterial Colonization After Tunneling in 402 Perineural Catheters: A Prospective Study

Compère, Vincent; Legrand, J F.; Guitard, P G.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1326-1330, April 2009.

The Effects of Thoracic Epidural Anesthesia on Hepatic Blood Flow in Patients Under General Anesthesia

Meierhenrich, Rainer; Wagner, Florian; Schütz, Wolfram; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1331-1337, April 2009.

Current Threshold for Nerve Stimulation Depends on Electrical Impedance of the Tissue: A Study of Ultrasound-Guided Electrical Nerve Stimulation of the Median Nerve

Sauter, Axel R.; Dodgson, Michael S.; Kalvøy, Håvard; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1338-1343, April 2009.

Regional Anesthesia: Case Report


Recurrence of Cardiotoxicity After Lipid Rescue from Bupivacaine-Induced Cardiac Arrest

Marwick, Peter C.; Levin, Andrew I.; Coetzee, Andre R.

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1344-1346, April 2009.

Real-Time Three-Dimensional Ultrasound-Assisted Axillary Plexus Block Defines Soft Tissue Planes

Clendenen, Steven R.; Riutort, Kevin; Ladlie, Beth L.; More

Anesthesia & Analgesia. 108(4):1347-1350, April 2009.


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