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  1. Thoracoscopic surgery has greatly alleviated the postoperative pain of patients, but postsurgical acute and chronic pain still exists and needs to be addressed. Indwelling drainage tubes are one of the leading...

    Authors: Shoucun Wei, Guangyan Zhang, Jue Ma, Lidan Nong, Jiatao Zhang, Wenzhao Zhong and Jianxiu Cui

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:27

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  2. Epidural analgesia is conventionally used as the mainstay of analgesia in open abdominal surgery but has a small life-changing risk of complications (epidural abscesses or haematomas). Local wound-infusion cou...

    Authors: A. C. Jackson, K. Memory, E. Issa, J. Isherwood, P. Graff-Baker and G. Garcea

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:26

    Content type: Research

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  3. We aimed to compare the effect of dexmedetomidine with remifentanil on hemodynamic stability, surgical field quality, and surgeon satisfaction during rhinoplasty.

    Authors: Reza Jouybar, Maryam Nemati and Naeimehossadat Asmarian

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:24

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  4. Accurate prediction of the difficult airway (DA) could help to prevent catastrophic consequences in emergency resuscitation, intensive care, and general anesthesia. Until now, there is no nomogram prediction m...

    Authors: Bin Wang, Weidong Yao, Qi Xue, Mingfang Wang, Jianling Xu, Yongquan Chen and Ye Zhang

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:23

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  5. Postoperative acute kidney injury (AKI) is associated with poor clinical outcomes. Early identification of high-risk patients of developing postoperative AKI can optimize perioperative renal management and fac...

    Authors: Yao Yu, Changsheng Zhang, Faqiang Zhang, Chang Liu, Hao Li, Jingsheng Lou, Zhipeng Xu, Yanhong Liu, Jiangbei Cao and Weidong Mi

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:22

    Content type: Research

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  6. Patients undergoing gastroenteroscopy during sedation are prone to aspiration, and most patients with dyspepsia have delayed gastric emptying. This study aimed to investigate the feasibility of measuring the g...

    Authors: Yuming Tan, Xianchun Wang, Han Yang, Chuanlong Pan, Nanbo Luo, Junjie Li, Fang Yang, Yanling Bei, Zhen Cahilog, Qian Chen, Zhiheng Liu and Xinping Yang

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:21

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  7. We sought to evaluate the postoperative control of pain and recovery in patients with ovarian cancer who underwent cytoreductive surgery by adding dexmedetomidine to ropivacaine in bilateral dual-transversus a...

    Authors: Jian-ping Zhang, Na Zhang, Xu Chen, Yin Zhou, Zhen Jiang, Chen Gao, Yan-Hu Xie, Sheng Wang and Wei Zhang

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:20

    Content type: Research

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  8. Delta-opioid receptor is widely expressed in human and rodent hearts, and has been proved to protect cardiomyocytes against ischemia/reperfusion and heart failure. The antagonist of delta-opioid receptor could...

    Authors: Chenran Wang, Shen Sun, Jing Jiao, Xinhua Yu and Shaoqiang Huang

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:19

    Content type: Research

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  9. Previous studies have suggested that the gender and/or age of a patient may influence the clinical outcomes of critically ill patients. Our aim was to determine whether there are gender- and age-based differen...

    Authors: Jia-Gui Ma, Bo Zhu, Li Jiang, Qi Jiang and Xiu-Ming Xi

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:18

    Content type: Research

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  10. Compared with singleton pregnancy, twin gestation is featured by a greater increase in cardiac output. Therefore, norepinephrine might be more suitable than phenylephrine for maintaining blood pressure during ...

    Authors: Zijun Chen, Jieshu Zhou, Li Wan and Han Huang

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:17

    Content type: Research

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  11. Sepsis is a highly heterogeneous syndrome with stratified severity levels and immune states. Even in patients with similar clinical appearances, the underlying signal transduction pathways are significantly di...

    Authors: Zong-xiu Yin, Chun-yan Xing, Guan-hua Li, Long-bin Pang, Jing Wang, Jing Pan, Rui Zang and Shi Zhang

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:16

    Content type: Research

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  12. The aim of this analysis is to determine geo–economic variations in epidemiology, ventilator settings and outcome in patients receiving general anesthesia for surgery.

    Authors: Liselotte Hol, Sunny G. L. H. Nijbroek, Ary Serpa Neto, Sabrine N. T. Hemmes, Goran Hedenstierna, Michael Hiesmayr, Markus W. Hollmann, Gary H. Mills, Marcos F. Vidal Melo, Christian Putensen, Werner Schmid, Paolo Severgnini, Hermann Wrigge, Marcelo Gama de Abreu, Paolo Pelosi and Marcus J. Schultz

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:15

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  13. Serum chloride (Cl) is one of the most essential extracellular anions. Based on emerging evidence obtained from patients with kidney or heart disease, hypochloremia has been recognized as an independent predicto...

    Authors: Keke Song, Tingting Yang and Wei Gao

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:14

    Content type: Research

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  14. Assessement of the pattern of admission and treatment outcomes of critically ill pediatrics admitted to pediatric intensive care units (PICU) in developing countries is crucial. In these countries with resourc...

    Authors: Ashenafi Seifu, Oliyad Eshetu, Dawit Tafesse and Seyoum Hailu

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:13

    Content type: Research

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  15. The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on health care systems worldwide, which has led to increased mortality of different diseases like myocardial infarction. This is most likely due to three factors. First, ...

    Authors: Matthias Unterberg, Tim Rahmel, Katharina Rump, Alexander Wolf, Helge Haberl, Alexander von Busch, Lars Bergmann, Thilo Bracht, Alexander Zarbock, Stefan Felix Ehrentraut, Christian Putensen, Frank Wappler, Thomas Köhler, Björn Ellger, Nina Babel, Ulrich Frey…

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:12

    Content type: Research

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  16. Continuous femoral nerve block (CFNB) is a common procedure used for postoperative analgesia in total knee arthroplasty. Continuous nerve block using a conventional needle (catheter-through-needle/CTN) is comp...

    Authors: Yoshiyasu Hattammaru, Yasushi Mio, Tomasz Hascilowicz, Isao Utsumi, Yuichi Murakami and Sachiko Omi

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:11

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  17. ICU operational conditions may contribute to cognitive overload and negatively impact on clinical decision making. We aimed to develop a quantitative model to investigate the association between the operationa...

    Authors: Jaeyoung Park, Xiang Zhong, Yue Dong, Amelia Barwise and Brian W. Pickering

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:10

    Content type: Research

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  18. Opioid-free anesthesia (OFA) is associated with significantly reduced cumulative postoperative morphine consumption in comparison with opioid-based anesthesia (OBA). Whether OFA is feasible and may improve out...

    Authors: Hublet Stéphane, Galland Marianne, Navez Julie, Loi Patrizia, Closset Jean, Forget Patrice and Lafère Pierre

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:9

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  19. Accurate, pragmatic risk stratification for postoperative delirium (POD) is necessary to target preventative resources toward high-risk patients. Machine learning (ML) offers a novel approach to leveraging ele...

    Authors: Andrew Bishara, Catherine Chiu, Elizabeth L. Whitlock, Vanja C. Douglas, Sei Lee, Atul J. Butte, Jacqueline M. Leung and Anne L. Donovan

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:8

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  20. Limitations exist in available studies investigating effect of preoperative frailty on postoperative outcomes. This study was designed to analyze the association between composite risk index, an accumulation o...

    Authors: Chun-Qing Li, Chen Zhang, Fan Yu, Xue-Ying Li and Dong-Xin Wang

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:7

    Content type: Research

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  21. In randomized clinical controlled trials, the choice of usual care as the comparator may be associated with better clinician uptake of the study protocol and lead to more generalizable results. However, if car...

    Authors: Marie-Hélène Masse, Neill K. J. Adhikari, Xavier Théroux, Marie-Claude Battista, Frédérick D’Aragon, Ruxandra Pinto, Alan Cohen, Michaël Mayette, Charles St-Arnaud, Michelle Kho, Michaël Chassé, Martine Lebrasseur, Irene Watpool, Rebecca Porteous, M. Elizabeth Wilcox and François Lamontagne

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:6

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  22. Pulmonary aspiration is a major complication in anesthesia, and various studies have shown that gastric sonography can reliably provide valuable information relative to both the qualitative and quantitative as...

    Authors: Rattanaporn Tankul, Pathom Halilamien, Suwimon Tangwiwat, Sukanya Dejarkom and Pawinee Pangthipampai

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:5

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  23. Assessment of fluid responsiveness is problematic in intensive care unit patients. Lung recruitment maneuvers (LRM) can be used as a functional test to predict fluid responsiveness. We propose a new test to pr...

    Authors: Sylvain Vallier, Jean-Baptiste Bouchet, Olivier Desebbe, Camille Francou, Darren Raphael, Bernard Tardy, Laurent Gergele and Jérôme Morel

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:4

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  24. Non-Intubated Thoracic Surgery (NITS) is becoming increasingly adopted all over the world. Although it is mainly used for pleural operations,, non-intubated parenchymal lung surgery has been less frequently re...

    Authors: Giulio Luca Rosboch, Federica Giunta, Edoardo Ceraolo, Federico Piccioni, Francesco Guerrera, Eleonora Balzani, Alessandro Pardolesi, Paolo Albino Ferrari, Davide Tosi, Marco Rispoli, Giudo Di Gregorio, Ruggero Massimo Corso and Roberto Crisci

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:2

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  25. Postoperative delirium (POD) is characterized by acute brain dysfunction, especially in elderly patients. Postoperative pain is an important factor in the development of delirium, and effective pain management...

    Authors: Wei Wei, Xi Zheng, Yu Gu, Wenting Fu, Chunlin Tang and Yonghua Yao

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:1

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  26. Our goal is to investigate the use of the oxygen reserve index (ORi) to detect hypoxemia and its relation with parameters such as; peripheral oxygen saturation, perfusion index (PI), and pleth variability inde...

    Authors: Gonul Sagiroglu, Ayse Baysal and Yekta Altemur Karamustafaoglu

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:319

    Content type: Research

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  27. Laryngeal masks airway (LMA) has been increasingly used in surgical patients. However, the use of LMA in laparoscopic surgeries remains controversial. The major concerns include the potential risk of esophagea...

    Authors: Yanhong Liu, Yuxiang Song, Miaomiao Wang, Meihua Yang, Hao Shen, Zhen Wang, Liyong Chen, Jianjun Yang, Shengkai Gong, Yonghao Yu, Zhao Shi, Wei Zhang, Xuli Zou, Xude Sun, Yuan Wang, Qiang Fu…

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:318

    Content type: Research

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  28. In patients of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension undergoing pulmonary endarterectomy, veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA-ECMO) provides full haemodynamic support. However, during...

    Authors: Feng Long, Ming Luo, Zhen Qin, Bo Wang and Ronghua Zhou

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:317

    Content type: Case report

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  29. Perioperative fluid therapy management is changing due to the incorporation of different fluids, surgical techniques, and minimally invasive monitoring systems. The objective of this study was to explore fluid...

    Authors: Maria J. Colomina, Javier Ripollés-Melchor, Patricia Guilabert, José Luis Jover, Misericordia Basora, Concha Cassinello, Raquel Ferrandis, Juan V. Llau and Judith Peñafiel

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:316

    Content type: Research

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  30. Patients at risk of malignant hyperthermia need trigger-free anesthesia. Therefore, anesthesia machines prepared for safe use in predisposed patients should be free of volatile anesthetics. The washout time de...

    Authors: Sebastian Heiderich, Christian Thoben, Nils Dennhardt, Terence Krauß, Robert Sümpelmann, Stefan Zimmermann, Michael Reitz and Henrik Rüffert

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:315

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  31. This study aimed to determine whether ultrasound-guided continuous erector spinae plane block (ESPB) had an effect on opioid consumption and postoperative rehabilitation in patients undergoing video-assisted t...

    Authors: Sen Zhang, Xiaodan Han, Di Zhou, Minli Sun, Jing Cang, Changhong Miao and Chao Liang

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:313

    Content type: Research

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  32. There is a lack of reports in the literature regarding changes in radial artery blood flow after decannulation. The objective of this study was to investigate changes in radial and ulnar artery blood flow afte...

    Authors: Li-jia Liu, Hong-mei Zhou, Huan-liang Tang and Qing-he Zhou

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:312

    Content type: Research

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  33. The clinical range of central venous pressure (CVP) (typically 5 to 15 mmHg) is much less than the range of mean arterial blood pressure (60 to 120 mmHg), suggesting that CVP may have little impact on estimati...

    Authors: Chahyun Oh, Chan Noh, Boohwi Hong, Suyeon Shin, Kuhee Jeong, Chaeseong Lim, Yoon-Hee Kim, Soomin Lee and Sun Yeul Lee

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:310

    Content type: Research

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  34. Hyperlactatemia is associated with a poor prognosis in cardiac surgery patients. This study explored the impact of target blood pressure management during cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) on blood lactate levels a...

    Authors: Qing Miao, Dong Jin Wu, Xu Chen, Meiying Xu, Lin Sun, Zhen Guo, Bin He and Jingxiang Wu

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:309

    Content type: Research

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  35. Pain control after hepatectomy is usually achieved by opioids. There are significant individual differences in the amount of opioids used after hepatectomy, and the metabolism of opioids is liver-dependent. Th...

    Authors: Yue Wu, Lina Tian, Chunye Li, Minjun Liu, Shina Qiao, Weibo Zhang, Suming Tian and Gang Chen

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:308

    Content type: Research Article

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  36. Remimazolam, a novel benzodiazepine, has been reported to cause less hypotension than propofol during induction of anesthesia. Therefore, remimazolam might be a valuable option in elderly patients with severe ...

    Authors: Toshiyuki Nakanishi, Yoshiki Sento, Yuji Kamimura, Tatsuya Tsuji, Eisuke Kako and Kazuya Sobue

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:306

    Content type: Research

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  37. Postoperative pulmonary embolism (PE) is a serious thrombotic complication in the patients with otolaryngologic cancers. We investigated the risk factors associated with postoperative PE after radical resectio...

    Authors: Xuan Liang, Xiaohong Chen, Guyan Wang, Yue Wang, Dongjing Shi, Meiyi Zhao, Huachuan Zheng and Xu Cui

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:304

    Content type: Research

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  38. The present study aimed to evaluate the reliability of hemodynamic changes induced by lung recruitment maneuver (LRM) in predicting stroke volume (SV) increase after fluid loading (FL) in prone position.

    Authors: Ryota Watanabe, Koichi Suehiro, Akira Mukai, Katsuaki Tanaka, Tokuhiro Yamada, Takashi Mori and Kiyonobu Nishikawa

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:303

    Content type: Research

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  39. Pain control during dental procedures is one of the most important topics related to behavior management in children. This study aims to compare the pain perception associated with a needle-free system (Comfor...

    Authors: Halenur Altan, Melek Belevcikli, Alem Coşgun and Osman Demir

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:301

    Content type: Research

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  40. Previous studies have shown that women achieve a better quality of postoperative recovery from total intravenous anesthesia (TIVA) than from inhalation anesthesia, but the effect of anesthesia type on recovery...

    Authors: Wenjun Meng, Chengwei Yang, Xin Wei, Sheng Wang, Fang Kang, Xiang Huang and Juan Li

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:300

    Content type: Research

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  41. Propofol, a widely used sedative in endoscopic procedures, sometimes causes cardiopulmonary complications. Intravenous lidocaine can diminish visceral pain and decrease the dose of propofol. The purpose of thi...

    Authors: Wenshui Yao, Longxin Zhang, Guolin Lu, Jing Wang, Li Zhang, Yuping Wang, Peihan Xiao, Xiaofen Chen, Chanjuan Chen and Min Zhou

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:299

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  42. The spread of spinal anesthesia was influenced by many factors, and the effect of body height on spinal anesthesia is still arguable. This study aimed to explore the impact of height on the spread of spinal an...

    Authors: Ying-Jun She, Wen-Xing Liu, Ling-Yu Wang, Xin-Xu Ou, Hui-Hong Liang and Dong-Xu Lei

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:298

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  43. Propofol is commonly used for anesthesia during surgery and has been demonstrated to inhibit cancer development, which is shown to be associated with deregulation of non-coding RNAs (ncRNAs). The objective of ...

    Authors: Hao Yang, Yunrui Guo, Yecai Zhang, Decai Wang, Guoyun Zhang, Jiali Hou and Jianming Yang

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:297

    Content type: Research Article

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