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  1. The duration of hospitalization, especially in the intensive care unit (ICU), for patients with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is influenced by patient prognosis and treatment costs. Reducing ICU length of stay (...

    Authors: Jincun Shi, Fujin Chen, Kaihui Zheng, Tong Su, Xiaobo Wang, Jianhua Wu, Bukao Ni and Yujie Pan
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:86
  2. Flash visual evoked potential (FVEP) is a critical method for monitoring intraoperative visual function during neurosurgery. A new benzodiazepine drug called remimazolam has recently been used for general anes...

    Authors: Fu Shi, Ranran Tang, Xiangrong Du, Xin Li and Guisheng Wu
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:85
  3. The evaluation of pain in patients, unable of oral communication, often relies on behavioral assessment. However, some critically ill patients, while non-verbal, are awake and have some potential for self-repo...

    Authors: Christian Waydhas, Christopher Ull, Oliver Cruciger, Uwe Hamsen, Thomas A. Schildhauer, Robert Gaschler and Christina Weckwerth
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:84
  4. Left ventricular-arterial coupling is assessed as the ratio of left ventricular end-systolic elastance (Ees) to arterial elastance (Ea). Previous studies have introduced non-invasive estimations of Ees/Ea. It ...

    Authors: Yurie Obata, Yuka Matsuki, Kazuhiro Okafuji and Kenji Shigemi
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:83
  5. Inadequate intraoperative mechanical ventilation (MV) can lead to ventilator-induced lung injury and increased risk for postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs). Mechanical power (MP) was shown to be a val...

    Authors: Mohamad El-Khatib, Carine Zeeni, Fadia M. Shebbo, Cynthia Karam, Bilal Safi, Aline Toukhtarian, Nancy Abou Nafeh, Samar Mkhayel, Carol Abi Shadid, Sana Chalhoub and Jean Beresian
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:82
  6. Beta-blocker (BB) therapy plays a central role in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. An increasing number of patients with cardiovascular diseases undergoe noncardiac surgery, where opioids are an integ...

    Authors: Ralf F. Trauzeddel, Luisa M. Rothe, Michael Nordine, Lukas Dehé, Kathrin Scholtz, Claudia Spies, Daniel Hadzidiakos, Georg Winterer, Friedrich Borchers, Jochen Kruppa and Sascha Treskatsch
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:80
  7. Modern perioperative guidelines encourage drinking oral carbohydrates 2 h before management. Nevertheless, research on the safety of preoperative carbohydrate drinks, particularly in extremely elderly patients...

    Authors: Lingyang Chen, Nana Wang, Guohao Xie, Mingcang Wang, Yulong Yu, Huiqin Wang and Xiangming Fang
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:78
  8. Extensive metastatic and refractory cancer pain is common, and exhibits a dissatisfactory response to the conventional intrathecal infusion of opioid analgesics.

    Authors: Qing Li, Yan-ling Long, Yun-wu He, Hui Long, Zhen-ping Xiao, Yong-lin Li, Wu-zhou Yang, Li-ping Jiang, Wei Gao and Cong Zou
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:77
  9. The objective of this study was to assess the efficacy and safety of Remimazolam in the context of combined spinal-epidural anesthesia for sedation during orthopedic surgery.

    Authors: Yufei Chen, Yimeng Cai, Guoqing Yu, Xi Zhang, Tian Hu and Rui Xue
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:75
  10. This meta-analysis aimed to assess whether continuous intravenous administration of DEX during surgery can be part of the measures to prevent the onset of postoperative delirium and postoperative cognitive dys...

    Authors: Di Wang, Xiao He, Zicen Li, He Tao and Congjie Bi
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:73
  11. Anemia, characterized by low hemoglobin levels, is a global public health concern. Anemia is an independent factor worsening outcomes in various patient groups. Blood transfusion has been the traditional treat...

    Authors: Ardak Arynov, Dilyara Kaidarova and Barbara Kabon
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:71
  12. Propofol formulated with medium- and long-chain triglycerides (MCT/LCT propofol) has rapidly replaced propofol formulated with long-chain triglycerides (LCT propofol). Despite this shift, the modified Marsh an...

    Authors: Seongheon Lee, Dongho Kang, Eunjin Song, Sungah Yoo and Seongwook Jeong
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:70
  13. Paravertebral block has similar effect as epidural anesthesia, and has good somatic and visceral analgesic effect. Paravertebral block is widely used in thoracic surgery, but rarely used in abdominal surgery.

    Authors: Guojiang Yin, Yue Li, Pengxiao Wei, Xuyuan Ma, Bixi Li, Guosheng Gan and Xiaoyang Song
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:69
  14. A previous study on mechanical complications after central venous catheterisation demonstrated differences in complication rates between male and female operators. The objective of this subgroup analysis was t...

    Authors: Leila Naddi, Janna Hübinette, Thomas Kander, Ola Borgquist and Maria Adrian
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:68
  15. This study aimed to investigate the effect of esketamine on the dose–effect relationship between remifentanil and the cardiovascular response to endotracheal intubation during target-controlled infusion (TCI) ...

    Authors: Fan Ziqiang, He Keyu, Xue Yun, Liu Li and Bai Yiping
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:67
  16. Esketamine is increasingly used in clinical anesthesia. The effect of esketamine on the blood flow velocity of the middle cerebral artery has a clinical guiding effect. To investigate the effect of esketamine ...

    Authors: Shuang Yan, Qiying Li and Kaihua He
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:66
  17. Postoperative pain is common in pediatric urological surgery. The study assess the impact of perioperative intravenous infusion of low-dose esketamine on postoperative pain in pediatric urological surgery.

    Authors: Yanle Xie, Zenghui Liang, Shuhan Chen, Jing Liu, Huimin lv, Fei Xing, Yuanyuan Mao, Yanling Ren, Xin Wei, Zhongyu Wang, Na Xing, Jianjun Yang, Xiyao Gu and Jingjing Yuan
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:65
  18. We aimed to evaluate the efficacy of midodrine as a prophylaxis against post-spinal hypotension in elderly patients undergoing hip arthroplasty.

    Authors: Sarah Amin, Ahmed Hasanin, Rehab Mansour, Maha Mostafa, Dina Zakaria, Amany S Arafa, Akram Yassin and Hisham Ziada
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:64
  19. There is an association exists between cardiac surgery, performed through median sternotomy, and a considerable postoperative pain.

    Authors: Mariana AbdElSayed Mansour, Hatem ElMoutaz Mahmoud, Dina Mahmoud Fakhry and Dina Yehia Kassim
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:63
  20. The development of endoscopic systems that include bipolar electrocautery has enabled the use of normal saline irrigation in transurethral or transcervical endoscopic surgery. However, excessive saline absorpt...

    Authors: Mizuyuki Nakamura, Kohei Ikeda and Shoichi Uezono
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:62
  21. The pupillary response to tetanic electrical stimulation reflects the balance between nociceptive stimulation and analgesia. Although pupillary pain index (PPI) was utilized to predict postoperative pain, it d...

    Authors: Huang Huang, Yinuo Qiu, Guoxin Gu, Xiangyang Mei, Liwei Pang, Chuangxin Zhang, Mingzi Ran and Mengmeng Li
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:61
  22. This study aimed to observe the effect of opioid-free anaesthesia (OFA) on intraoperative haemodynamic,postoperative analgesia and postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) in thoracoscopic surgery in order to ...

    Authors: Shanshan Zhang, Jianmin Zhang and Ran Zhang
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:60
  23. This study assessed the impact of pressure-controlled ventilation (PCV) focusing on end-inspiratory flow rate on the incidence of postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs) and inflammation levels in patient...

    Authors: Na Wang, Yong Ye, Hui Lin, Tingting Sun, Yue Hu, Yuanhang Shu, Jing Tong, Yong Tao and Zeyu Zhao
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:59
  24. Rectus sheath block (RSB) and transversus abdominis plane block (TAPB) have been shown to reduce opioid consumption and decrease postoperative pain scores in abdominal surgeries. However, there are no reports ...

    Authors: Shan Yu, Yaling Wen, Jing Lin, Jinghao Yang, Yihang He and Youbo Zuo
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:58
  25. Although several independent risk factors for postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs) after spinal tumor surgery have been studied, a simple and valid predictive model for PPC occurrence after spinal tumo...

    Authors: Jingcheng Zou, Ge Luo, Liwang Zhou, Xuena Wang, Tingting Wang, Qi Gao, Tao Lv, Guangxin Xu, Yuanyuan Yao and Min Yan
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:56
  26. Setting positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) at around 5 cm H2O in the early postoperative period seems a common practice for most patients. It remains unclear if the routine application of higher levels of PE...

    Authors: Yi Chi, Qianling Wang, Siyi Yuan, Yutong Zhao, Huaiwu He and Yun Long
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:55
  27. Anaesthetic methods and drugs with rapid onset, rapid recovery and better postoperative analgesia are more suitable for rapid recovery in obstetric anaesthesia. We formulated the following hypothesis: a combin...

    Authors: Muye Wang, Chen Liao, Xiaocui Li, Weiming Chen, Yujie Li, Wei Zhang and Shouping Wang
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:54
  28. Continuous and noninvasive hemoglobin (Hb) monitoring during surgery is essential for anesthesiologists to make transfusions decisions. The aim of this study was to investigate the feasibility and accuracy of ...

    Authors: Ling Peng, Long Zhao, Xue Zhang, Yi Zhang, Meng Ding, Zhibin Lin, Hao Jiang, Yuchen Huang, Bo Gao and Wei Wei
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:53
  29. Postpartum depression (PPD) following a cesarean delivery is a frequently seen complication. Despite the prophylactic effects of ketamine, the impact of esketamine on PPD in women undergoing cesarean section r...

    Authors: Shurong Li, Zhifang Zhuo, Renwei Li and Kaikai Guo
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:52
  30. Sufentanil in combination with dezocine or esketamine is often used for postoperative analgesia. However, there is a lack of clinical evidence of efficacy. This study compares the analgesic effects of esketami...

    Authors: Boran Deng, Dingding Wang, Zifeng Xie, Yongqin Wang, Li Huang, Manlin Jiang and Tu Shen
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:51
  31. There is limited research on the combined use of propofol and esketamine for anesthesia induction during flexible laryngeal mask airway (FLMA) in pediatric patients, and the effective dosage of propofol for FL...

    Authors: Bin Zhang, Mingzhuo Li, Yuejiao Han, Xianliang Zhao, Chunhong Duan and Junxia Wang
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:50
  32. Previous reports argue that preoperative sleep conditions of patients can influence the dosage of general anaesthesia drugs. Therefore, we aimed to investigate the dose-effect relationship of preoperative slee...

    Authors: Yue Xiao, Yanan Cao, Jie Pu, Chendong Guo, Yanzi Yi, Youming Deng and Yimin Hu
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:48
  33. Esketamine, recognized for its analgesic, sedative, and anti-inflammatory qualities, is integral in multimodal analgesia. However, the potential opioid-sparing effects of intravenous esketamine, along with its...

    Authors: Lu Zhao, Zhengyu Li, Bi Jin, Nina Hou and Heng Yang
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:47
  34. To investigate the analgesic effect of esketamine combined with low-dose sufentanil in elderly patients after gastrointestinal surgery, and whether the anti-inflammatory effect of esketamine is involved in the...

    Authors: Jing Liu, TingTing Wang, Jian Song and Li Cao
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:46
  35. Left ventricular diastolic dysfunction has a significant impact on perioperative morbidity and mortality, and its incidence is high in elderly individuals. Anesthetic agents may impair diastolic function, whic...

    Authors: Özge Köner, Mustafa Aytek Şimşek, Nurcan Kızılcık, Çiğdem Koca and Ayça Türer Cabbar
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:45
  36. The aim of this study was to evaluate how anaesthesiologists manage a “cannot intubate, can ventilate” (CI) and “cannot intubate, cannot ventilate” (CICV) scenarios, and how following simulation training will ...

    Authors: Kateryna Bielka, Iurii Kuchyn, Hanna Fomina, Olena Khomenko, Iryna Kyselova and Michael Frank
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:44
  37. Primary malignant cardiac tumors are rare in clinic, and surgical resection under cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) remains the main treatment. The non-physiological perfusion process of CPB leads to contact activa...

    Authors: Menghan Liu, Xuejie Li and Ronghua Zhou
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:43
  38. To investigate the improvement of perioperative sleep quality and neurocognitive impairment in elderly patients under general anesthesia by nasal administration of dexmedetomidine.

    Authors: Jiang He, Xinning Zhang, Cuicui Li, Baojun Fu, Yizhou Huang and Heng Li
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:42
  39. Although previous studies have showed that epidural morphine can be used as a complement to local anesthetics for analgesia after postcesarean delivery under spinal anesthesia, there is little known about the ...

    Authors: Xianghua Cao, Qiangjun Gui, Yujiao Wei, Lanhui Lan, Huiling Xiao, Shihong Wen and Xueping Li
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:41
  40. The timing of tracheostomy for critically ill patients on mechanical ventilation (MV) is a topic of controversy. Our objective was to determine the most suitable timing for tracheostomy in patients undergoing MV.

    Authors: Jie Zhao, Wei Zheng, Nan-xian Xuan, Qi-chao Zhou, Wei-bing Wu, Wei Cui and Bao-ping Tian
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:39
  41. Authors: Sawita Kanavitoon, Kasana Raksamani, Michael P. Troy, Aphichat Suphathamwit, Punnarerk Thongcharoen, Sirilak Suksompong and Scott S. Oh
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:38

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  42. This study was aimed to explore the protective effect of electroacupuncture (EA) pretreatment at Zusanli point (ST36) on ventilation-induced lung injury (VILI) and its potential anti-inflammatory mechanism.

    Authors: Shuang Zhang, Shuji Li, Qingmei Liu, Daneng Wei, Liping Huang, Hong Yin and Mingliang Yi
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2024 24:37

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