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Ultrasound and Anesthesia

Guest Editors:
Daniele Guerino Biasucci:
 Tor Vergata University of Rome, Italy 
Alessandro De Cassai: University Hospital of Padova, Italy 
Spadaro Savino: University of Ferrara, Italy
Luigi Vetrugno: University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy

Submission Status: Open until 7 June 2024

Enhanced recovery after surgery

Guest Editors:
Mohamed R. El Tahan:
Mansoura University, Egypt & Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia
Manuel Ángel Gómez-Ríos: Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de A Coruña, Spain
Akhilesh Pahade: SRMS Institute of Medical Sciences, India

Submission Status: Open until14 April 2024

Post-operative pain control

Guest Editors:
Aboud AlJa'bari: University of Jordan, Jordan
Lalit Gupta: Maulana Azad Medical College & Lok Nayak Hospital, India
Mihai Popescu: Fundeni Clinical Institute & Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania
Giustino Varrassi: Paolo Procacci Foundation, Italy

Submission Status: Open until 31 March 2024

Anesthesia and cognitive impairment

Guest Editors:
Sarah Saxena:
AZ Sint-Jan Brugge Oostende AV, Belgium
Gaetano Scaramuzzo: Department of Translational Medicine, University of Ferrara & Department of Emergency, Arcispedale Sant’Anna, Italy

Submission Status: Open until 21 February 2024

Perioperative hemodynamic monitoring and management

Guest Editors:
Aalap Shah: Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, UCI Health, USA
Guo-wei Tu: Cardiac Intensive Care Center, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, China
Kanhua Yin: Department of Surgery, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, USA

Submission Status: Open until 06 February 2024

COVID‐19-related acute respiratory distress syndrome

Guest Editors:
Daniele Guerino Biasucci: Tor Vergata University of Rome, Italy
Yalim Dikmen: Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa, Turkey
Longxiang Su: Peking Union Medical College Hospital, China

Submission Status: Open until 01 November 2023

Obesity and anesthesia management

Guest Editors:
Issam Tanoubi: Université de Montréa, Canada
Manuel Ángel Gómez-Ríos: Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de A Coruña, Spain
Sarah Saxena: Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

Submission Status: Open until 01 August 2023



Thematic series
A decade of progress in perioperative care​​​​​​​
BMC Anesthesiology


Thematic series
Anesthesia technology and clinical equipment evaluation​​​​​​​
BMC Anesthesiology


Thematic series
Perioperative care for organ transplantation
BMC Anesthesiology


Thematic series
Anesthesiological Management of the Obese Patient
BMC Anesthesiology
Collection published: 16 June 2015


Cross journal collection
World Sepsis Day 2012
Collection published: 13 September 2012

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