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  1. Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:81

    Content type: Correspondence

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    The Correspondence to this article has been published in BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:82

    The original article was published in BMC Anesthesiology 2020 20:291

  2. Metabolic status can be impacted by general anesthesia and surgery. However, the exact effects of general anesthesia and surgery on systemic metabolome remain unclear, which might contribute to postoperative o...

    Authors: Yiyong Wei, Donghang Zhang, Jin Liu, Mengchan Ou, Peng Liang, Yunxia Zuo and Cheng Zhou

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:80

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Acute postoperative pain plays an important role in the perioperative neurocognitive disorders (PND). The pathogenesis of PND is still unknown, but it is generally believed that peripheral and central nervous ...

    Authors: Yu-fan Zhao, Hui-wen Yang, Ting-shun Yang, Wenxiu Xie and Zhong-hua Hu

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:79

    Content type: Research article

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  4. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Furaha Nzanzu Blaise Pascal, Agnes Malisawa, Andreas Barratt-Due, Felix Namboya and Gregor Pollach

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:78

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:60

  5. The complexity of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) techniques continues to evolve. Different cannulation methods and configurations have been proposed as a response to a challenging cardiovascular an...

    Authors: Jose R. Navas-Blanco, Sofia A. Lifgren, Roman Dudaryk, Jeffrey Scott, Matthias Loebe and Ali Ghodsizad

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:77

    Content type: Case report

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  6. The Aldrete’s score is used to determine when a patient can safely leave the Post-Anaesthesia Care Unit (PACU) and be transferred to the surgical ward. The Aldrete score is based on the evaluation of vital sig...

    Authors: Cyrille Robert, Anne Soulier, Didier Sciard, Guillaume Dufour, Corinne Alberti, Priscilla Boizeau and Marc Beaussier

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:76

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Fascia iliaca compartment block (FICB) is an anterior approach to the lumbar plexus block and provides the effective adjunctive analgesia for total hip arthroplasty (THA).

    Authors: Ting Zheng, Bin Hu, Chun-ying Zheng, Feng-yi Huang, Fei Gao and Xiao-chun Zheng

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:75

    Content type: Research Article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:99

  8. Enhanced recovery in spinal surgery (ERSS) has shown promising improvements in clinical and economical outcomes. We have proposed an ERSS pathway based on available evidence. We aimed to delineate the clinical...

    Authors: Ana Licina, Andrew Silvers, Harry Laughlin, Jeremy Russell and Crispin Wan

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:74

    Content type: Research Article

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  9. Central venous catheters (CVCs) play an important role during cardiac surgery. Topical tissue adhesives form a thin film of coating that becomes bound to keratin in the epidermis. The advantage of this “super ...

    Authors: Naruemol Prachanpanich, Sunthiti Morakul and Napanont Kiatmongkolkul

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:70

    Content type: Research Article

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  10. The peak inspiratory pressure (PIP) is crucial in mechanical ventilation with supraglottic airway device (SAD). Pressure-controlled ventilation volume-guaranteed (PCV-VG), delivering a preset tidal volume with...

    Authors: Ping Wang, Shihao Zhao, Zongbin Gao, Jun Hu, Yao Lu and Jinbao Chen

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:69

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Acute foetal distress (AFD) is a life-threatening foetal condition complicating 2% of all pregnancies and accounting for 8.9% of caesarean sections (CS) especially in developing nations. Despite the severity o...

    Authors: Junette Arlette Mbengono Metogo, Theophile Njamen Nana, Brian Ajong Ngongheh, Emelinda Berinyuy Nyuydzefon, Christoph Akazong Adjahoung, Joel Noutakdie Tochie and Jacqueline Ze Minkande

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:68

    Content type: Research article

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  12. The incidence of acute kidney injury (AKI) remains high after partial nephrectomy. Ischemia-reperfusion injury produced by renal hilum clamping during surgery might have contributed to the development of AKI. ...

    Authors: Qiong-Fang Wu, Hao Kong, Zhen-Zhen Xu, Huai-Jin Li, Dong-Liang Mu and Dong-Xin Wang

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:67

    Content type: Research Article

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  13. Estimating the depth of anaesthesia (DoA) is critical in modern anaesthetic practice. Multiple DoA monitors based on electroencephalograms (EEGs) have been widely used for DoA monitoring; however, these monito...

    Authors: Jian Zhan, Zhuo-xi Wu, Zhen-xin Duan, Gui-ying Yang, Zhi-yong Du, Xiao-hang Bao and Hong Li

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:66

    Content type: Research Article

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  14. High frequency jet ventilation (HFJV) is an open ventilating technique to maintain ventilation for emergency or difficult airway. However, whether jet ventilation or conventional oxygen therapy (COT) is more e...

    Authors: Mingyuan Yang, Bin Wang, Qingwu Hou, Yunzhi Zhou, Na Li, Hongwu Wang, Lei Li and Qinghao Cheng

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:65

    Content type: Research Article

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  15. Few studies have evaluated muscle strength in COVID-19 ICU survivors. We aimed to report the incidence of limb and respiratory muscle weakness in COVID-19 ICU survivors.

    Authors: Clément Medrinal, Guillaume Prieur, Tristan Bonnevie, Francis-Edouard Gravier, Denys Mayard, Emmanuelle Desmalles, Pauline Smondack, Bouchra Lamia, Yann Combret and Guillaume Fossat

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:64

    Content type: Research article

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  16. To investigate the optimal dose of dexmedetomidine to maintain hemodynamic stability, prevent of cough and minimize postoperative pain for patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

    Authors: Qin Ye, Fangjun Wang, Hongchun Xu, Le Wu and Xiaopei Gao

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:63

    Content type: Research Article

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  17. This randomized, double-blind trial evaluated sugammadex-mediated recovery time from rocuronium- or vecuronium-induced moderate (M-) or deep (D-) neuromuscular block in morbidly obese adults dosed by actual (A...

    Authors: Jay C. Horrow, Wen Li, Manfred Blobner, John Lombard, Marcel Speek, Matthew DeAngelis and W. Joseph Herring

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:62

    Content type: Research Article

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  18. Pain, agitation-sedation and delirium management are crucial elements in the care of critically ill patients. In the present study, we aimed to present the current practice of pain, agitation-sedation and deli...

    Authors: Kai Chen, Yan-Lin Yang, Hong-Liang Li, Dan Xiao, Yang Wang, Linlin Zhang and Jian-Xin Zhou

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:61

    Content type: Research article

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  19. General anaesthesia (GA) in developing countries is still a high-risk practice, especially in Africa, accompanied with high morbidity and mortality. No study has yet been conducted in Butembo in the Democratic...

    Authors: Furaha Nzanzu Blaise Pascal, Agnes Malisawa, Andreas Barratt-Due, Felix Namboya and Gregor Pollach

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:60

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:78

  20. Surgical resection is considered to be the primary and most effective therapy for breast cancer, postoperative pain is an issue gaining significant attention. In recent years, erector spinae plane block (ESPB)...

    Authors: Ying Zhang, Tieshuai Liu, Youfa Zhou, Yijin Yu and Gang Chen

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:59

    Content type: Research article

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  21. This prospective, randomised, observer-blinded study has been conducted in patients undergoing procedures of the lower extremities to evaluate the time to complete block resolution of 2-chloroprocaine 1% at th...

    Authors: Daniela Ghisi, Giorgia Boschetto, Alessandra Maria Spinelli, Sandra Giannone, Jacopo Frugiuele, Marcello Ciccarello and Stefano Bonarelli

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:58

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Paramyotonia congenita is a rare autosomal dominant myopathy which presents with periodic weakness due to cold and exercise. It is caused by mutations of the SCN4 gene which encodes the sodium channel in skele...

    Authors: Wei Shyan Siow and Wan-Ling Alyssa Chiew

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:57

    Content type: Case report

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  23. Left ventricular-arterial coupling (VAC), defined as the ratio of arterial elastance (Ea) to left ventricular end-systolic elastance (Ees), is a key determinant of cardiovascular performance. This study aims t...

    Authors: Xiaoyang Zhou, Jianneng Pan, Yang Wang, Hua Wang, Zhaojun Xu and Weibo Zhuo

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:56

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Neuromuscular blocking (NMB) agents are often administered to facilitate tracheal intubation and prevent patient movement during surgical procedures requiring the use of general anesthetics. Incomplete reversa...

    Authors: J. Martinez-Ubieto, C. Aragón- Benedí, J. de Pedro, L. Cea-Calvo, A. Morell, Y. Jiang, S. Cedillo, P. Ramírez-Boix and A. M. Pascual-Bellosta

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:55

    Content type: Research article

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  25. The most common technique used worldwide to quantify blood loss during an operation is the visual assessment by the attending intervention team. In every operating room you will find scaled suction canisters t...

    Authors: Lara Gerdessen, Vanessa Neef, Florian J. Raimann, Kai Zacharowski and Florian Piekarski

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:54

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Midazolam is a benzodiazepine commonly used in procedural sedation and general anaesthesia. Current anaesthetic guidelines advise the avoidance of benzodiazepines in elderly patients due to concerns of an incr...

    Authors: Dickson Lee, Fiona Petersen, Maurice Wu, Gwenda Chapman, Melanie Hayman, Kerrilyn Tomkins and Jeremy Fernando

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:53

    Content type: Research article

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  27. In anesthesia, additive drug interactions are used for reducing dose and dose-dependent side-effects. The combination of propofol with volatile anesthetics is rather unusual but might have advantages compared ...

    Authors: Alexander Wolf, Helene Selpien, Helge Haberl and Matthias Unterberg

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:52

    Content type: Research article

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  28. The rigid tracheotomy endoscope (TED) was recently introduced to improve the fiberoptic technique during percutaneous dilatational tracheotomy (PDT) in critically ill patients. The aim was to evaluate the long...

    Authors: Andreas Nowak, Eckart Klemm, Caroline Michaelsen, Taras I. Usichenko and Sven Koscielny

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:51

    Content type: Research article

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  29. The Analgesia Nociception Index (ANI) has been suggested as a non-invasive guide for analgesia. Our objective was to compare the efficacy of ANI vs. standard pharmacokinetic pattern for guiding intraoperative ...

    Authors: Sirirat Tribuddharat, Thepakorn Sathitkarnmanee, Pornlada Sukhong, Maneerat Thananun, Parinda Promkhote and Duangthida Nonlhaopol

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:50

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) is one of the most frequent complications following strabismus surgery. Penehyclidine, an anticholinergic agent, is widely used as premedication. This study investigate...

    Authors: Jiacheng Sun, Xiaofei Cao, Ting Lu, Nan Li, Xinxu Min and Zhengnian Ding

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:49

    Content type: Research Article

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  31. Delirium was characterized with a series of symptoms of a sudden onset of disturbances in attention, a loss in memory loss and defects in other cognitive abilities that were also appeared in the syndrome of an...

    Authors: Jun Ma, Chuanyao Li, Wei Zhang, Ling Zhou, Shuhua Shu, Sheng Wang, Di Wang and Xiaoqing Chai

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:48

    Content type: Research Article

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  32. Rebound pain after a single-shot nerve block challenges the real benefit of this technique. We aimed to investigate whether perineural dexamethasone addition decreased the incidence of rebound pain after a sin...

    Authors: Jie Fang, Yuncen Shi, Fang Du, Zhanggang Xue, Jing Cang, Changhong Miao and Xiaoguang Zhang

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:47

    Content type: Research Article

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  33. Right Ventricular Dysfunction (RVD) is the most frequent intraoperative hemodynamic complication in Heart Transplantation (HTx). RVD occurs in 0.04–1.0% of cardiac surgeries with cardiotomy and in 20–50% of HT...

    Authors: Lucas Nepomuceno Barros, Ricardo Barreira Uchoa, Juan Alberto Cosquillo Mejia, Rogean Rodrigues Nunes, Denise Araujo Silva Nepomuceno Barros and Filadelfo Rodrigues Filho

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:46

    Content type: Research article

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  34. To investigate whether transmuscular quadratus lumborum block (TQLB) combined with oxycodone-based patient-controlled intravenous analgesia (PCIA) compared with sufentanil-based patient-controlled intravenous ...

    Authors: Mengya Pang, Guoliang Sun, Weifeng Yao, Shaoli Zhou, Ning Shen, Haofeng Liao, Hanbing Xie, Wanling Gao and Mian Ge

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:45

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Non-intubated video-assisted thoracic surgery (NiVATS) has been introduced to surgical medicine in order to reduce the invasiveness of anesthetic procedures and avoid adverse effects of intubation and one-lung...

    Authors: Isabella Metelmann, Johannes Broschewitz, Uta-Carolin Pietsch, Gerald Huschak, Uwe Eichfeld, Sven Bercker and Sebastian Kraemer

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:44

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Acute bleeding is an omnipresent challenge for all physicians. Uncontrolled hemorrhage is the most common preventable cause of death after trauma worldwide. In different surgical disciplines, hemorrhage repres...

    Authors: Tadzio R. Roche, Doreen J. Wetli, Julia Braun, Ezequiel D. Kataife, Federico G. Mileo, Donat R. Spahn, David W. Tscholl and Sadiq Said

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:43

    Content type: Research article

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  37. We totally agree with Deana and Colleagues that missing intermediate care 1) might be an explanation for unexpected unfavorable outcome and 2) strengthening of intermediate care has the potential to lower this...

    Authors: Uwe Hamsen, Niklas Drotleff, Rolf Lefering, Julius Gerstmeyer, Thomas Armin Schildhauer and Christian Waydhas

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:42

    Content type: Review

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    The original article was published in BMC Anesthesiology 2020 20:243

  38. It has been proposed that the dose of rescue opioids should be individually titrated to the severity of obstructive sleep apnea after adenotonsillectomy. However, a sleep study is not always available before a...

    Authors: Jian Guo, Peijun Zhuang, Kun Liu, Yuanyuan Wan and Xuan Wang

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:41

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Mortality after intensive care discharge is a hot topic in critical care medicine. Many factors probably play a role: patient’s comorbidities and severity of the disease may have great impact on mortality. How...

    Authors: Cristian Deana, Giovanni Sermann and Amato De Monte

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:40

    Content type: Correspondence

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    The original article was published in BMC Anesthesiology 2020 20:243

  40. Surgical options for patients vary with age and comorbidities, advances in medical technology and patients’ wishes. This complexity can make it difficult for surgeons to determine appropriate treatment plans i...

    Authors: Masayoshi Koike, Mie Yoshimura, Yasushi Mio and Shoichi Uezono

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:39

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Handovers of post-anesthesia patients to the intensive care unit (ICU) are often unstructured and performed under time pressure. Hence, they bear a high risk of poor communication, loss of information and pote...

    Authors: Fabian Dusse, Johanna Pütz, Andreas Böhmer, Mark Schieren, Robin Joppich and Frank Wappler

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:38

    Content type: Research article

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  42. The incidence of delirium in intensive care unit (ICU) patients is high and associated with a poor prognosis. We validated the risk factors of delirium to identify relevant early and predictive clinical indica...

    Authors: Huijuan Zhang, Jing Yuan, Qun Chen, Yingya Cao, Zhen Wang, Weihua Lu and Juan Bao

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:37

    Content type: Research article

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  43. The Massachusetts General Hospital is a large, quaternary care institution with 58 operating rooms, 164 anesthesiologists, 76 certified nurse anesthetists (CRNAs), an anesthesiology residency program that admi...

    Authors: Dan B. Ellis, Aalok Agarwala, Elena Cavallo, Pam Linov, Michael K. Hidrue, Marcela G. del Carmen and Rachel Sisodia

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:36

    Content type: Research article

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  44. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support may be considered to reduce mortality but survival and clinical outcomes are uncertain after Stanford type A Aortic dissection (TAAD). We analyzed the data of...

    Authors: Fudong Fan, Qing Zhou, Jun Pan, Hailong Cao, Kai Li, Yunxing Xue, Min Ge, Xuan Luo, Yang Chen and Dongjin Wang

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:35

    Content type: Research article

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  45. The insertion of inappropriately sized uncuffed endotracheal tubes (ETTs) with a tight seal or presence of air leakage may be necessary in children. This study aimed to analyze the frequency of the requirement...

    Authors: Hiroshi Hanamoto, Hikaru Nakagawa and Hitoshi Niwa

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:34

    Content type: Research article

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  46. The blood saving efficacy of TXA in cardiac surgery has been proved in several studies, but TXA dosing regimens were varied in those studies. Therefore, we performed this study to investigate if there is a dos...

    Authors: Zhen-feng Zhou, Wen Zhai, Li-na Yu, Kai Sun, Li-hong Sun, Xiu-fang Xing and Min Yan

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:33

    Content type: Research article

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  47. Fresh gas decoupling is a feature of the modern anesthesia workstation, where the fresh gas flow (FGF) is diverted into the reservoir bag and is not added to the delivered tidal volume, which thus remains cons...

    Authors: Miljenko Križmarić, Uroš Maver, Marko Zdravković and Dušan Mekiš

    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:32

    Content type: Research article

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