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Guangde Tu, Senior editor, BMC Series

New Content ItemGuangde has been the Editor of BMC Anesthesiology since 2016 and is based in the Shanghai office. Before joining BMC, Guangde received his BSc in theoretical physics from Nanjing University, China and his PhD in quantum chemistry from the Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. After graduation, he returned to China as an assistant researcher investigating the growth of composite membranes for water processing, before moving on to study the growth of solid tumors using computer simulation. His interest then turned to medical science and he worked as medical editor for a number of years before joining BMC as an editor of the BMC series.


Senior editorial board members

Aboud AlJa’bari, University of Jordan, Jordan

New Content ItemProf Aboud AlJa’bari did his fellowship in France and Switzerland in Cardiothoracic anesthesia as well as in Regional anesthesia and Pain Medicine, and he is now a Consultant in Cardiothoracic, Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. Prof AlJa’bari has published more than 30 articles in well-known anesthesia journals, and he has also been an international speaker in anesthesia conferences like ESRA. His research interests focus on anesthesia for all varieties of surgeries.

Ashraf Dahaba, Zhe Jiang University, China

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Ashraf Dahaba is an emeritus professor of Anesthesiology at Suez Canal University, Egypt; Former guest Professor at Medical University of Graz, Austria; Adjunct Professor at The Fourth Military Medical University, Xi’an, China; Adjunct Professor at Zhe Jiang University, Hang Zhou, China and Consultant of Anesthesia at General Medical Council, United Kingdom.

Prof Dahaba is the lead researcher and first author of 55 top impact factor publications in depth of anesthesia monitoring such as Bispectral Index (BIS) and different modalities of Neuromuscular monitoring.

John Doyle, Cleveland Clinic, USA

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Dr. Doyle is recently retired from the Department of General Anesthesiology at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, where he also  served as Professor of Anesthesiology at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. He received his MD degree in 1982 and his PhD degree in Biomedical Engineering in 1986, both from the University of Toronto. He received his Canadian board certification in anesthesia (FRCPC) in 1986 and his American certification in 1989.

Dr. Doyle has a long-standing interest in ENT anesthesia and difficult airway management as well as an interest in the use of technology in medicine. He is past president of both the Society for Airway Management and the Society for Technology in Anesthesia. His favorite work, coedited with Dr. Basem Abdelmalak, is entitled Anesthesia for Otolaryngologic Surgery (Cambridge University Press, 2012). Another book, entitled Clinical Airway Management: An Illustrated Case-Based Approach (also co-edited with Dr. Abdelmalak) was published by Cambridge University Press in 2017.

Dr Doyle’s full CV is available at https://danieljohndoyle.com

Patrice Forget, University of Aberdeen, France

New Content ItemGuangde has been the Editor of BMC Anesthesiology since 2016 and is based in the Shanghai office. Before joining BMC, Guangde received his BSc in theoretical physics from Nanjing University, China and his PhD in quantum chemistry from the Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. After graduation, he returned to China as an assistant researcher investigating the growth of composite membranes for water processing, before moving on to study the growth of solid tumors using computer simulation. His interest then turned to medical science and he worked as medical editor for a number of years before joining BMC as an editor of the BMC series.

Jose Navas, University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital, USA

New Content ItemDr. Navas was born and raised in Venezuela, where he attended medical school at the University of Zulia. He then obtained the degree of Anesthesiologist at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, followed by fellowships of Critical Care Medicine and Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology at the University of Miami. He joined the reviewer board of BMC Anesthesiology in 2019, and became Senior Editorial Board Member in 2021. His main research focus is clinical research mostly oriented to the area of critical care medicine and post-operative outcomes after cardiac surgery.

Alexandre Joosten, Bicetre Hospital, Brussels

New Content ItemDr. Alexandre Joosten graduaded from medical school at the Université Libre de Bruxelles in 2008. He subsequently went on to receive his training in Anesthesiology at CHU Brugmann, from which he graduated in 2013. He then started practicing in the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesia at Erasme hospital in Brussels, Belgium. In February 2014, he decided to diversify his professional knowledge and skills with a 1-year research fellowship at the University of California, Irvine, USA with Dr. Maxime Cannesson as his personal mentor. There, he worked as a leading member of his research team on goal directed therapy strategies and how to implement this concept at the bedside. His others interests include noninvasive cardiac output monitoring devices, fluid therapy, and many other novel perioperative technologies. Dr. Joosten’s main research currently focuses on testing the impact of perioperative hemodynamic optimization using closed-loop automated fluid management system on postoperative outcome of patients undergoing high risk surgery. Dr. Alexandre Joosten is also an Associate Editor in Anesthesia & Analgesia and Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing. He is also a reviewer for > 50 peer-review journals including the JAMA, BJA, Anesthesiology, Journal of Clinical Anesthesia among others. Lastly, Dr. Alexandre Joosten is the chair of the Subcommittee 14 (Monitoring , Ultrasound and equipment) at the ESAIC ( European society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care). Dr. Alexandre Joosten works today in Paris (Bicetre and Paul Brousse hospitals) mainly in major abdominal surgery including a huge activity of liver transplant surgery.

Laura Pasin, University Hospital of Padua, Italy

New Content ItemDr Pasin graduated from both the University of Padua’s (Italy) School of Medicine and Surgery and the School of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care (2010). She worked as a consultant at San Raffaele Scientific Institute in Milan and moved to the University Hospital of Padua in 2016, where she actually works.

She is the author of more than 100 publications (articles, abstracts, book chapters) and she has participated as a speaker at several national and international meetings. Her main fields of research are haemodynamic monitoring, haemodynamic optimization and mechanical ventilation.  

Fuat Saner, University of Duisburg-Essen, German

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Dr. Fuat Saner graduated from the Johannes Gutenberg Universität in Mainz (Germany) and completed his medical training at the Horst-Schmidt- Kliniken Hospital in Wiesbaden. His clinical and scientific interests focus on perioperative care for patients with acute and chronic liver failure and end-stage liver disease requiring liver transplantation. After moving to Essen, he became Director of the Surgical Critical Care Unit at the Department of General-, Visceral- and Transplant Surgery at Medical Center University Duisburg-Essen.

His current research investigates the causes of hemodynamic instability during after liver transplantation, coagulation disorder in end stage liver disease and infection post liver transplantation. Dr. Saner has published widely on these topics and has given many national and international presentations on liver transplantation and the management of cirrhotic patients. He is active in the International Liver Transplantation Society (ILTS), Liver Intensive Care Group of Europe (LICAGE, from 5/2018-5/2022 President) and in the national Critical Care society (DIVI) as chair in the liver failure group.

Savino Spadaro, University of Ferrara, Italy

New Content ItemDr Spadaro Savino is associate professor at the Department of translational medicine at University of Ferrara, based at the “Sant'Anna Hospital" in Ferrara (Italy). Dr. Spadaro completed his Ph.D in Translational medicine at University of Foggia, Italy. His current research focuses on mechanical ventilation, respiratory monitoring in anesthesia and intensive care, and perioperative medicine.   He collaborates with the SIAARTI, ESAIC and other international societies to promote the knowledges in the field of anesthesia and intensive care.  He joined the Editorial Board of BMC Anesthesiology in 2016 and has been a Senior Editorial Board Member since 2020.   

Editor
Guangde Tu, BMC, Shanghai

Senior Assistant Editor
James Edwards, BMC, UK



Senior Editorial Board Members
Aboud AlJa'bari, University of Jordan, Jordan
Ashraf Dahaba, Medizinische Universität Graz, Austria
Daniel John Doyle, Cleveland Clinic, USA
Patrice Forget, University of Aberdeen, UK
Alexandre Joosten, Hospital Paul Brousse, France
Jose Navas, Jackson Memorial Hospital, USA
Laura Pasin, University Hospital of Padua, Italy
Fuat Saner, University Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Savino Spadaro, University of Ferrara, Italy

Editorial Board Members
Hala Abdel-Ghaffar, Assiut University, Egypt
Ramon Abola, Stony Brook Medicine, USA
Osama Abou-Arab, Amiens Hospital University, France
Sanchit Ahuja, Henry Ford Health Systems, USA
Mehmet Aksoy, Ataturk University, Turkey
Can Aksu, Kocaeli University School of Medicine, Turkey
Richard Applegate, University of California Davis School of Medicine, USA
Raffaele Aspide, IRCCS Institute of Neurological Sciences of Bologna, Italy
Gausan Bajracharya, The Cleveland Clinic, USA
Lorenzo Ball, Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, Italy
Sujoy Banik, Western University, Canada
Karsten Bartels, University of Colorado Denver, USA
Ayse Baysal, Pendik District Hospital, Turkey
Alessandro Belletti, IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Italy
Valentina Bellini, University of Parma , Italy
Dmitri Bezinover, Penn State College of Medicine, USA
Daniele G. Biasucci, Gemelli University Hospital, Italy
Helmar Bornemann-Cimenti, Medical University of Graz, Austria
Annalisa Boscolo, University of Padua, Italy
Andrea Carsetti, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
Rita Cataldo, Universita Campus Bio-Medico di Roma Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia, Italy
Cosimo Chelazzi, Careggi University Hospital, Italy
Gilda Cinnella, University of Foggia, Italy
Sean Coeckelenbergh, Erasme Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Barak Cohen, The Cleveland Clinic, USA
Christian Compagnone, University of Parma, Italy
Ruggero Corso, GB Morgagni-L Pierantoni Hospital-AUSL Romagna, Italy
Andrea Cortegiani, University of Palermo, Italy
Remo Daniel Covello, Busto Arsizio Hospital, Italy
Kenneth Cummings, The Cleveland Clinic, USA
Salvatore Lucio Cutuli, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCS, Italy
Alessandro De Cassai, University Hospital of Padova, Italy
Silvia De Rosa, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
Cristian Deana, Azienda Sanitaria Universitaria Integrata di Udine, Italy
Yalim Dikmen, Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Tip Faculty, Turkey
James Dilger, Stony Brook University, USA
Özlem Korkmaz Dilmen, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, Turkey
Xueqin Ding, University Hospital Cleveland Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, USA
Dmytro Dmytriiev, National Pirogov Memorial Medical University, Ukraine
Christian Dualé, CHU de Clermont-Ferrand, France
Fabian Dusse, Witten/Herdecke University, Germany
Hossam El-Beheiry, University of Toronto, Canada
Mohamed R. El Tahan, Mansoura University, Egypt
Philipp Faßbender, Universitätsklinikum Essen, Germany
Michael Firstenberg, Summa Akron City Hospital, USA
Neal Fleming, University of California Davis, USA
Federico Franchi, University of Siena, Italy
Bela Fulesdi, University of Debrecen, Hungary
Marc Garnier, Tenon University Hospital, France
Federico Geraldini, University Hospital of Padova, Italy
Manuel Ángel Gómez-Ríos, University Hospital Complex of A Coruña, Spain
Vijaya Gottumukkala, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Alberto Grassetto, Ospedale di Vittorio Veneto, Treviso, Italy
Massimiliano Greco, San Raffaele Hospital, Italy
Domenico Luca Grieco, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Italy
Pierre-Grégoire Guinot, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Dijon, France
Dudu Berrin Gunaydin, Gazi Unıversity, Turkey
Ahmed Hasanin, Cairo University, Egypt
Jens Heyn, University of Munich, Germany
Ludwig Christian Hinske, University Hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Germany
Hisham Hosny, Kasr Al Ainy Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt
Hongzhen Hu, Washington University in Saint Louis School of Medicine, USA
Yuguang Huang, Department of Anesthesiology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, China, People's Republic
Oliver Hunsicker, Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Charité – Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Campus Charité Mitte, Berlin, Germany
Mariachiara Ippolito, Department of Surgical, Oncological and Oral Science (Di.Chir.On.S.), University of Palermo, Italy
Masahiro Irifune, Hiroshima University, Japan
Adam Jacob, Mayo Clinic, USA
Barbara Kabon, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Martin Kaczocha, Stony Brook University, USA
Kunal Karamchandani, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Habib Md Reazaul Karim, All India Institute of Medical Sciences Raipur, India
Anna Kędziora, John Paul II Hospital, Poland
Hanan Khafagy, Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Egypt
Ashish Khanna, The Cleveland Clinic, USA
Peter Kienbaum, Universitätsklinikum Düsseldorf, Germany
Rainer Kiefmann, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
Hee-Soo Kim, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)
Young-Kug Kim, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Korea
N. Nick Knezevic, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, USA
Guniz M Koksal, I U Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Turkey
Kemalettin Koltka, Istanbul Universitesi Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
Ilke Kupeli, Derince Training and Research Hospital, Turkey
Marcus Lance, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar
Chiara Lazzeri, Intensive Cardiac Care Unit, AOUC, Italy
Jarone Lee, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Angela Lipshutz, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Juan Carlos Lopez-Delgado, Bellvitge University Hospital , Spain
Daqing Ma, Imperial College London, UK
Li Ma, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, USA
Ahmed Abdelaal Ahmed Mahmoud, Beni Suef University Faculty of Medicine, Egypt
Michael Maile, University of Michigan, USA
Jihad Mallat, Critical Care Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, UAE
Nándor Marczin, Imperial College London, UK
Antonio Messina, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center – IRCCS, Rozzano, Milano, Italy
Pavel Michalek, Antrim Area Hospital, UK
Hooman Mirzakhani, Brigham and Women's Hospital Channing Division of Network Medicine, USA
Zhirajr Mokini, San Gerardo University Hospital, Italy
Deb Sanjay Nag, Tata Main Hospital, Jamshedpur, India
Yasuko Nagasaka, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Japan
Cheng Ni, Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, China
Ruediger Noppens, Western University, Canada
Alberto Noto, University of Messina, Italy
Kentaro Ouchi, Kyushu University, Japan
Giuseppe Pascarella, University Hospital Campus Biomedico, Italy
Yong G. Peng, University of Florida, USA
Paolo Persona, Padua Hospital, Italy
Tommaso Pettenuzzo, University Hospital of Padua, Italy
Marina Pieri, Ospedale San Raffaele, Italy
Mihai Popescu, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania
Michelino Puopolo, Stony Brook University Medical Center, USA
Alessandro Putzu, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
Sadeq Quraishi, Harvard Medical School, USA
Poupak Rahimzadeh, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Martina Rekatsina, Barts Health NHS Trust, UK
Kurt Ruetzler, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, USA
Vincenzo Russotto, University Hospital San Gerardo, Italy
Tetsuro Sakai, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
Fuat Saner, University Essen, Germany
Filippo Sanfilippo, University Hospital Policlinico Vittorio Emanuele, Italy
Adam Sapirstein, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Sarah Saxena, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Charleroi, Belgium
Ecaterina Scarlatescu, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Romania
Maximilian Schaefer, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center & Harvard Medical School, United States
Simon Schafer, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Stefan Schaller, Klinikum rechts der Isar der Technischen Universitat Munchen, Germany
Tom Schepens, Antwerp University Hospital, Belgium
Martin Schlaepfer, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
Ulrich Schmidt, MGH, USA
Herman Sehmbi, London He alth Sciences Centre, Western University, Canada
Nicolò Sella, Anesthesia and Intensive Care Unit - Department of Medicine - Padua University, Italy
Mert Senturk, Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
Shahzad Shaefi, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, USA
Aalap Shah, University of California Irvine Medical Center, USA
Ban Leong Sng, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Singapore
Martin Soehle, University Hospital of Bonn, Germany
Massimiliano Sorbello, University of Catania, Italy
Dusica Stamenkovic, Military Medical Academy, Serbia
Longxiang Su, State Key Laboratory of Complex Severe and Rare Diseases, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Science and Peking Union Medical College, China
Lukasz Szarpak, Lazarski University, Poland
Kenichi Takechi, Matsuyama Red Cross Hospital, Japan
Issam Tanoubi, Universite de Montreal, Canada
Guo-wei Tu, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, China
Asha Tyagi, University College of Medical Sciences & GTB Hospital, India
Jeroen Vandenbrande, Jessa Hospitals, Belgium
Eveline van Dorp, Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, Netherlands
Maria Vargas, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Giustino Varrassi, Paolo Procacci Foundation, Italy
Franck Verdonk, Stanford University, School of Medicine, USA
Luigi Vetrugno, Department of Medical, Oral and Biotechnological Sciences, University of Chieti-Pescara, Chieti, Italy
Gianluca Villa, University of Florence, Italy
Zhi-Fu Wu, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan
Zheng Xie, University of Chicago, USA
Zhongcong Xie, Harvard Medical School, USA
Yu Chang Yeh, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan
Koichi Yuki, Boston Children’s Hospital, USA
Cedrick Zaouter, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Bordeaux, France
Hailin Zhao, Imperial College London, UK
Wenbo Zhu, Sun Yat-sen University Zhongshan School of Medicine, China
Andres Zorrilla-Vaca, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, USA

Editorial Advisors
Vijay Chava, Narayana Dental College & Hospital, India
Leopold Eberhart, Philipps-University Marburg, Germany
Lee Fleisher, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, USA
Helen Galley, University of Aberdeen, UK
John D McClure, University of Glasgow, UK
Ronald Miller, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Joseph Reves, Medical University of South Carolina, USA
Frank Wappler, University Witten / Herdecke, Germany

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