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  1. Supplemental oxygen (SO) potentiates opioid-induced respiratory depression (OIRD) in experiments on healthy volunteers. Our objective was to examine the relationship between SO and OIRD in patients on surgical...

    Authors: Anthony G. Doufas, Mariana L. Laporta, C. Noelle Driver, Fabio Di Piazza, Marco Scardapane, Sergio D. Bergese, Richard D. Urman, Ashish K. Khanna and Toby N. Weingarten
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:332
  2. Based on electroencephalogram (EEG) analysis, index of consciousness (IoC) monitoring is a new technique for monitoring anesthesia depth. IoC is divided into IoC1 (depth of sedation) and IoC2 (depth of analgesia)...

    Authors: Fengling Qi, Long Fan, Chunxiu Wang, Yang Liu, Shuyi Yang, Zhen Fan, Fangfang Miao, Minhui Kan, Kunpeng Feng and Tianlong Wang
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:331
  3. Postoperative delirium (POD) is a common complication in the elderly, which is associated with poor outcomes after surgery. Recognized as predisposing factors for POD, anesthetic exposure and burst suppression...

    Authors: Yi-Chen Chen, I-Yin Hung, Kuo-Chuan Hung, Ying-Jen Chang, Chin-Chen Chu, Jen-Yin Chen, Chung-Han Ho and Chia-Hung Yu
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:330
  4. We aimed to compare the hemodynamic effect of two ratios of propofol and ketamine (ketofol), namely 1:1 and 1:3 ratios, in rapid-sequence induction of anesthesia for emergency laparotomy.

    Authors: Mona Elsherbiny, Ahmed Hasanin, Sahar Kasem, Mohamed Abouzeid, Maha Mostafa, Ahmed Fouad and Yaser Abdelwahab
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:329
  5. While the mechanism of general anesthesia has been extensively studied, the underlying neural circuitry has yet to be fully understood. The parabrachial nucleus (PBN) plays a crucial role in modulating wakeful...

    Authors: Kai Lu, Zhenhuan Wang, Ning Bai, Ziyu Zhao, Xinrong Zhao and Yun He
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:328
  6. Dexmedetomidine (DEX) is widely used in clinical sedation which has little effect on cardiopulmonary inhibition, however the mechanism remains to be elucidated. The basal forebrain (BF) is a key nucleus that c...

    Authors: Xia-wei Zhang, Lei Chen, Chang-feng Chen, Juan Cheng, Ping-ping Zhang and Lie-cheng Wang
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:327
  7. Although it is unclear if preoperative anemia affects patients undergoing radical resection of esophageal cancer, it does increase the length of stay (LOS) for surgical patients. Accordingly, the purpose of th...

    Authors: Zonggui Zheng, Shixuan Peng, Jieping Yang and Weiqi Ke
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:322
  8. Emergency agitation is a common postoperative complication in patients under general anesthesia, which can lead to unpredictable damages such as shedding of drainage tube and bleeding from the wound. The purpo...

    Authors: Yan-hong Su, De-cai Luo and Yong Pang
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:326
  9. Intrathecal dexmedetomidine, as an adjuvant to local anesthetics, has been reported to improve the quality of spinal anesthesia and reduce the required local anesthetic dose. However, the optimal dosage regime...

    Authors: Xiaofei Mo, Fa Huang, Xiaoying Wu, Jumian Feng, Jiequn Zeng and Jinghui Chen
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:325
  10. Predicting the onset of hemodynamic instability before it occurs remains a sought-after goal in acute and critical care medicine. Technologies that allow for this may assist clinicians in preventing episodes o...

    Authors: Bryce Benson, Ashwin Belle, Sooin Lee, Benjamin S. Bassin, Richard P. Medlin, Michael W. Sjoding and Kevin R. Ward
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:324
  11. Proper mask ventilation is important to prevent air inflow into the stomach during induction of general anesthesia, and it is difficult to send airflow only through the trachea without gastric inflation. Chang...

    Authors: Yun Kyung Jung, Cho Long Kim, Mi Ae Jeong, Jeong Min Sung, Kyeong Geun Lee, Na Yeon Kim, Leekyeong Kang and Hyunyoung Lim
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:321
  12. Pulse pressure variation (PPV) and stroke volume variation (SVV), which are based on the forces caused by controlled mechanical ventilation, are commonly used to predict fluid responsiveness. When PPV and SVV ...

    Authors: Amelie Zitzmann, Tim Bandorf, Jonas Merz, Fabian Müller-Graf, Maria Prütz, Paul Frenkel, Susanne Reuter, Brigitte Vollmar, Nora A. Fuentes, Stephan H. Böhm and Daniel A. Reuter
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:320
  13. The association between tissue oxygenation with postoperative acute kidney injury (AKI) in adult patients undergoing multiple valve surgery has not been specifically studied.

    Authors: Hui Zhang, Taoyuan Zhang, Lihong Hou, Jing Zhao, Qianqian Fan, Lini Wang, Zhihong Lu, Hailong Dong and Chong Lei
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:319
  14. The reversible maneuver that mimics the fluid challenge is a widely used test for evaluating volume responsiveness. However, passive leg raising (PLR) does have certain limitations. The aim of the study is to ...

    Authors: Zhiyong Zhao, Zhongwei Zhang, Jing Liu, Zhili Xia, Qian Xing, Yaodong Zhang, Yijun Zheng, Lihua Shen, Qionghua Lin, Danyan Gu, Pengmei Wang, Shan Zhang, Fangfang Li and Biao Zhu
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:318
  15. Dexamethasone (Dexa) has been recently found to exert an analgesic effect, whose action is closely related to IL-8. However, whether dexamethasone induces antinociception via glycolysis and mitochondria-relate...

    Authors: Ren He, Xiaohan Li, Silun Zhang, Yuqiang Liu, Qingsheng Xue, Yan Luo, Buwei Yu, Xiongjuan Li and Zhiheng Liu
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:317
  16. Most patients with hip fractures are elderly patients with comorbidities, and well-managed pain management is associated with positive postoperative outcomes. In recent years, new indications for regional anes...

    Authors: Hakan Aygun, Serkan Tulgar, Yavuz Yigit, Ayşe Tasdemir, Cengizhan Kurt, Caner Genc, Sezgin Bilgin, Nimet Senoğlu and Ersin Koksal
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:316
  17. To investigate the impact of patent foramen ovale (PFO) on the short-term outcomes of living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) in children with biliary atresia.

    Authors: Yuli Wu, Yongle Jing, Tianying Li, Lu Che, Mingwei Sheng, Lili Jia, Hongxia Li, Wenli Yu and Yiqi Weng
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:315
  18. Despite clear, relatively easy-to-use guidance, many clinicians find the preoperative management of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) challenging. Inappropriate management can delay procedures and lead to hae...

    Authors: Jean Terrier, Amélie Mach, Pierre Fontana, Fanny Bonhomme and Alessandro Casini
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:314
  19. Critically ill patients with sepsis account for significant disease morbidity and healthcare costs. Low muscle mass has been proposed as an independent risk factor for poor short-term outcomes, although its ef...

    Authors: Nola Darden, Sonakshi Sharma, Xue Wu, Benjamin Mancini, Kunal Karamchandani and Anthony S. Bonavia
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:313
  20. This randomized controlled trial was performed to observe the effect of remimazolam with sufentanil on hemodynamics during anesthetic induction in elderly patients with mild hypertension undergoing orthopedic ...

    Authors: Qiaomin Xu, Jimin Wu, Weifeng Shan, Gongchen Duan and Haiyan Lan
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:311
  21. Checkpoint inhibitor-induced overlap syndrome ([OS] myocarditis, and myositis with or without myasthenia gravis) is rare but life-threatening.

    Authors: John A. Cuenca, Ankit Hanmandlu, Robert Wegner, Joshua Botdorf, Sudhakar Tummala, Cezar A. Iliescu, Joseph L. Nates and Dereddi R. Reddy
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:310
  22. Previous studies indicate supplemental vitamin C improves microcirculation and reduces glycocalyx shedding in septic animals. Our randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial aimed to investigate whether...

    Authors: Egle Belousoviene, Zivile Pranskuniene, Egle Vaitkaitiene, Vidas Pilvinis and Andrius Pranskunas
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:309
  23. There is still room for improvement of pain management after spinal surgery. The goal of this study was to evaluate adding the erector spinae block to the standard analgesia regimen. Our hypothesis was that th...

    Authors: Renee J. C. van den Broek, Valerie M. M. van Meegen, Hazem Al Khawaja, R. Arthur Bouwman and Barbara Versyck
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:308
  24. Based on previous studies which failed to analyze important confounding variables, the association between preoperative anemia and outcomes of patients who underwent colorectal cancer (CRC) surgery has not bee...

    Authors: Ting Yan, Shaohui Lei, Bingbing Zhou, Yaqi Huang, Xiaoting Li, Jiaqi Zhang, Qijian Huang and Liangcheng Zhang
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:307
  25. Postoperative delirium (POD) is an acute form of brain dysfunction that can result in serious adverse consequences. There has been a link between cognitive dysfunction and poor sleep. The present study aimed t...

    Authors: Jinwei Zheng, Lulu Wang, Wei Wang, Huafeng Zhang, Fangfang Yao, Junping Chen and Qingxiu Wang
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:306
  26. Patients undergoing corneal abrasion as part of Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) under general anesthesia suffer from early burning pain postoperatively. This pain appears to be poorly treatab...

    Authors: Nicolas Leister, Björn Bachmann, Mario Matthaei, Uwe Trieschmann, Christine Schumacher, Vanessa Löw, Bernd W. Böttiger, Silvia Schrittenlocher, Ludwig M. Heindl and Claus Cursiefen
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:305
  27. To observe and evaluate the effectiveness and safety of Esketamine or Sufentanil combined with Dexmedetomidine for sedation and analgesia in lung tumor percutaneous radiofrequency ablation (PRFA) to provide a ...

    Authors: Zhonglan Lin, Shuxin Li, Yun Zhou, Xinlei Lu, Bin Yang, Zhengwei Yu, Yuan Cheng and Jianliang Sun
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:304
  28. During videolaryngoscopic intubation, direct epiglottis elevation provides a higher percentage of glottic opening score than indirect epiglottis elevation. In this randomized controlled trial, we compared cerv...

    Authors: Seungeun Choi, Dong Ju Lee, Kyung Won Shin, Yoon Jung Kim, Hee-Pyoung Park and Hyongmin Oh
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:303
  29. Emergence delirium (ED) is generally occurred after anesthesia associated with increased risks of long-term adverse outcomes. Therefore, this study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of preconditioning with nasal ...

    Authors: Hongjiao Xu, Zhenyuan Shen, Yuyu Gu, Yaodan Hu, Jihong Jiang, Xiang Li, Yanfang Zhao, Minmin Zhu and Jinbao Li
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:302
  30. Double lumen tube (DLT) and single lumen tube (SLT) are two common endotracheal tube (ETT) types in esophageal cancer surgery. Evidence of the relationship between two ETT types and postoperative pneumonia (PP...

    Authors: Xukeng Guo, Weiqi Ke, Xin Yang, Xinying Zhao and Meizhen Li
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:301
  31. Endotracheal intubation and mechanical ventilation are prevalent interventions in the operating room and intensive care unit. Recently, the complications of endotracheal tube cuff pressure have been a topic of...

    Authors: Shahram Nasrolahzadeh, Javad Nourian, Ahmad Khosravi, Saeed Ghasempour, Ali Abbasi and Hossein Ebrahimi
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:300
  32. Postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) has been reported as a significant complication in elderly patients. Various methods have been proposed for reducing the incidence and severity of POCD. Intravenous l...

    Authors: Chuan Geng, Baoji Hu, Jihong Jiang, Yunhe Zhang, Weiqing Tang, Mengzhi Pan, Leilei Sun, Peifen Chen and Hengyue Wang
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:299
  33. Transfusing red blood cells promptly corrects anemia and improves tissue oxygenation in around 40% of patients hospitalized in the intensive care unit (ICU) after major surgical operations. This study’s goal i...

    Authors: Hua Xiao, Wei Song, Hongmei Ai, Jingpeng Zhang, Jing Lu, Danping Zhang, Zaiwen Zhou and Pu Xu
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:298
  34. To investigate the effects of body mass index (BMI) on intensity postoperative pain in patients who underwent thoracic paravertebral block (TPVB) for postoperative analgesia after video-assissted thoracoscopic...

    Authors: Emine Nilgün Zengin, Ali Alagöz, Hülya Yiğit, Hilal Sazak, Sumru Şekerci and Musa Zengin
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:297
  35. Electronic health records (EHR) contain large volumes of unstructured free-form text notes that richly describe a patient’s health and medical comorbidities. It is unclear if perioperative risk stratification ...

    Authors: Philip Chung, Christine T. Fong, Andrew M. Walters, Meliha Yetisgen and Vikas N. O’Reilly-Shah
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:296
  36. Decline in olfaction may occur after general anesthesia, but the exact incidence and underlying physiopathology remain scarcely investigated. Olfactory dysfunction arises with aging and is known to be linked t...

    Authors: Victoria Van Regemorter, Richard Coulie, Jordi Dollase, Mona Momeni, Alexandre Stouffs, Lisa Quenon, André Mouraux and Caroline Huart
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:295
  37. National guidelines for rational opioid prescribing for acute postoperative pain are needed to optimise postoperative pain control and function whilst minimising opioid-related harm.

    Authors: C. L. McCorquodale, R. Greening, R. Tulloch and P. Forget
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:294
  38. Cesarean section often requires an urgent transfusion load due to decreased blood pressure after spinal anesthesia. This prospective randomized study aimed to investigate whether a preoperative oral rehydratio...

    Authors: Eriko Ijiri, Chie Mori and Tomoki Sasakawa
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:293
  39. The combination of propofol and remifentanil results in better surgical field conditions during endoscopic sinus surgery than inhalation anesthesia. This study compared surgical field conditions between two gr...

    Authors: JinHyeok Jeong, ChanWoo Park, YoungJoon Yoon, DoJae Lee and SangYun Cho
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:292
  40. The opioid epidemic in the United States has had devastating consequences, with many opioid-related deaths and a significant economic toll. Opioids have a significant role in postoperative pain management. Her...

    Authors: Allison Keane, Kayla Jardine, David Goldenberg, Sandeep Pradhan, Jay Zhu, Jobran Mansour, Hadas Knoller, Ron Eshel, Yoav P. Talmi, Sonia Vaida and Guy Slonimsky
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:291
  41. Partial neuromuscular blockade (NMB) has been applied for some surgeries to reduce bleeding and prevent patient movement for spinal surgery. Sugammadex selectively binds to rocuronium in the plasma and consequ...

    Authors: Minyu Jian, Haiyang Liu, Fa Liang, Bo Ma, Lianjie Wang, Yang Zhou, Hui Qiao, Ruquan Han and Chengwei Wang
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:290
  42. Hypotension frequently occurs after spinal anesthesia during cesarean delivery, and fluid loading is recommended for its prevention. We evaluated the efficacy of subclavian vein (SCV) ultrasound (US)-guided vo...

    Authors: Yan Lu, Yueqi Zhang, Zhendong Xu, Fuyi Shen, Jian Wang and Zhiqiang Liu
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:288
  43. Hypnosis can be a beneficial complementary anesthesia technique for a variety of surgical procedures. Despite favorable scientific evidence, hypnosis is still rarely used in the operating room. Obstacles to im...

    Authors: Sonia Zaccarini, Aurore Fernandez, Adriana Wolff, Lennart Magnusson, Benno Rehberg-Klug, Sina Grape, Patrick Schoettker and Chantal Berna
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:287
  44. Recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) injury is one of the serious complications of thyroid tumour surgery, surgical treatment of thyroid cancer requires careful consideration of the RLN and its impact on glottis fu...

    Authors: Xi Liu, Xue Zhang, Xue Shang, Huihui Wang, Wenting Hou and Zhirong Sun
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:286
  45. Hypokalemia is common in patients of various operations, especially gastrointestinal surgery, which seriously affects the safety and enhanced recovery after surgery. Our study aims to explore the risk factors ...

    Authors: Min Yang, Qian Li, Yan Zhou, Yun-Qing Zhu, Yu-Xuan Cui, Yu Chen, Xiao-Kai Zhou and Ming-Feng He
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:285
  46. Ephedrine is a mixed α- and β-agonist vasopressor that is frequently used for the correction of hypotension during general anesthesia. β-responsiveness has been shown to decrease with age; therefore, this stud...

    Authors: Yuta Uemura, Michiko Kinoshita, Yoko Sakai and Katsuya Tanaka
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:283
  47. Postmastectomy pain is chronic pain that occurs in females after breast surgeries. In this study, we estimated the vertebral levels reached by two different volumes (20 ml and 30 ml solutions) in the erector s...

    Authors: Nevert A. Abdelghaffar and Ghada F. Amer
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2023 23:282

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