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185 result(s) within Volume 15 of BMC Anesthesiology

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  1. Neuropathic pain is evasive to treat once developed, however evidence suggests that local administration of anesthetics near the time of injury reduces the development of neuropathic pain. As abnormal electric...

    Authors: John L. Clifford, Alberto Mares, Jacob Hansen and Dayna L. Averitt
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:135
  2. Test ventilating prior to administration of neuromuscular blockade (NMB) in order to avoid a cannot intubate-cannot ventilate situation is a classic anesthesia teaching. The primary aim of our study was to sho...

    Authors: Aaron M. Joffe, Ramesh Ramaiah, Eric Donahue, Richard E. Galgon, Stephan R. Thilen, Charles F. Spiekerman and Sanjay M. Bhananker
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:134
  3. Fluid resuscitation is a core stone of hemorrhagic shock therapy, and crystalloid fluids seem to be associated with lower mortality compared to colloids. However, as redistribution starts within minutes, it ha...

    Authors: Martin Ponschab, Herbert Schöchl, Claudia Keibl, Henrik Fischer, Heinz Redl and Christoph J. Schlimp
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:133
  4. Magnesium is the second most abundant intracellular cation and a co-factor in several reactions involved in the formation and usage of adenosine triphosphate and nucleic acid synthesis. Magnesium deficiency ma...

    Authors: R. Djagbletey, F. Boni, B. Phillips, Y. Adu-Gyamfi, E. Aniteye, C. Owoo, E. Owusu-Darkwa and A. E. Yawson
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:132
  5. A new supraglottic device, the LMA-Supreme™, has recently become available for clinical use. Information on anaesthetic and co-adjuvant requirements for insertion of the LMA-Supreme™ is limited. The present st...

    Authors: Matilde Zaballos, Emilia Bastida, Salomé Agustí, Maite Portas, Consuelo Jiménez and Maite López-Gil
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:131
  6. In what way volume, concentration and dose affect block duration is controversial. The purpose of the present study is to investigate the effect of dose, volume and concentration of mepivacaine on the duration...

    Authors: Maaike G. E. Fenten, Karin P. W. Schoenmakers, Petra J. C. Heesterbeek, Gert Jan Scheffer and Rudolf Stienstra
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:130
  7. Pneumoperitoneum-induced oxidative stress and organ injury are known to be associated with nitric oxide (NO) inactivation. Because arginase competes with NO synthase (NOS) for a common substrate, L-arginine, a...

    Authors: Jin Sun Cho, Young Jun Oh, Ok Soo Kim and Sungwon Na
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:129

    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Anesthesiology 2016 16:124

  8. Pulse pressure variation (PPV) and stroke volume variation (SVV) are frequently used to assess fluid responsiveness in critically ill patients on mechanical ventilation (MV). There are many factors, in additio...

    Authors: F. Díaz, B. Erranz, A. Donoso, T. Salomon and Pablo Cruces
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:127
  9. Magnesium was reported to reduce both the anesthetic requirements and the period needed to reach a bi-spectral index value of 60 when used intra-operatively (Br J Anaesth 83:302-20, 1999; Anesth Analg 20:1273-...

    Authors: Mahmoud Mostafa Amer, Ahmed Abdelaal Ahmed Mahmoud, Marwa Khaled Abdelrahman Mohammed, Ahmed Mostafa Elsharawy, Doaa Abo-elkasem Ahmed and Ehab Mohamed Farag
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:126
  10. Gram-negative bacteria are increasingly responsible for nosocomial infections, including ICU-acquired infections. Due to high virulence, rate of multi-drug resistance and limited availability of new agents, th...

    Authors: Cosimo Chelazzi, Eleonora Pettini, Gianluca Villa and A. Raffaele De Gaudio
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:125
  11. During conventional Neurally Adjusted Ventilatory Assist (NAVA), the electrical activity of the diaphragm (EAdi) is used for triggering and cycling-off inspiratory assist, with a fixed PEEP (so called “Trigger...

    Authors: Ling Liu, Daijiro Takahashi, Haibo Qui, Arthur S. Slutsky, Christer Sinderby and Jennifer Beck
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:124
  12. Hypoxemia caused high altitude leads to an increase and variability in CSF volume. The purpose of this prospective study was to detect the differences, if any, between moderately highlanders and lowlanders in ...

    Authors: Mehmet Aksoy, Ilker Ince, Ali Ahıskalıoglu, Omer Karaca, Fikret Bayar and Ali Fuat Erdem
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:123
  13. Carriers of plasminogen activator inhibitor -1 (PAI-1) -675 genotype 5G/5G may be associated with lower preoperative PAI-1 plasma levels and higher blood loss after heart surgery using cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB...

    Authors: Agnese Ozolina, Eva Strike, Liene Nikitina-Zake, Inta Jaunalksne, Angelika Krumina, Romans Lacis, Lars J. Bjertnaes and Indulis Vanags
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:122
  14. Selective 5-hydroxytryptamine type 3 (5-HT3) receptor antagonists are reported to have potent antiemetic effects for postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV). The purpose of this study was to prospectively eva...

    Authors: Won-Suk Lee, Kwang-Beom Lee, Soyi Lim and Young Gin Chang
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:121
  15. Intact orthostatic blood pressure regulation is essential for early mobilization after surgery. However, postoperative orthostatic hypotension and intolerance (OI) may delay early ambulation. The mechanisms of...

    Authors: Øivind Jans, Louise Brinth, Henrik Kehlet and Jesper Mehlsen
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:120
  16. Both hydrogen sulphide (H2S) and mild hypothermia have been reported to prevent brain damage caused by reperfusion assault through regulating the N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR). However, the relationship b...

    Authors: Hai-bin Dai, Xiangjun Ji, Si-hai Zhu, Yi-min Hu, Li-dong Zhang, Xiao-lei Miao, Ru-Meng Ma, Man-lin Duan and Wei-yan Li
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:119
  17. Dexamethasone is an antiemetic alternative to ondansetron. We aimed to compare the effects of dexamethasone and ondansetron in preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) in patients undergoing laparos...

    Authors: Xian-Xue Wang, Quan Zhou, Dao-Bo Pan, Hui-Wei Deng, Ai-Guo Zhou, Fu-Rong Huang and Hua-Jing Guo
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:118
  18. Weaning from mechanical ventilation is associated with the presence of asynchronies between the patient and the ventilator. The main objective of the present study was to demonstrate a decrease in the total nu...

    Authors: Hodane Yonis, Laure Crognier, Jean-Marie Conil, Isabelle Serres, Antoine Rouget, Marie Virtos, Pierre Cougot, Vincent Minville, Olivier Fourcade and Bernard Georges
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:117

    The Commentary to this article has been published in BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:110

  19. Many researchers have suggested that the glutamatergic system may be involved in the effects of antidepressant therapies. We investigated the effects of doxepin, imipramine, and fluoxetine on the excitatory am...

    Authors: Hye Jin Park, Hee Jung Baik, Dong Yeon Kim, Guie Yong Lee, Jae Hee Woo, Zhiyi Zuo and Rack Kyung Chung
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:116
  20. Early utilisation of neuraxial anaesthesia has been recommended to reduce the need for general anaesthesia in obese parturients. The insertion and management of labour epidurals in obese women is not straight-...

    Authors: Victoria A. Eley, Andre van Zundert and Leonie Callaway
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:115
  21. Microvascular permeability and leukocyte adhesion are pivotal mechanisms in sepsis pathophysiology contributing to the development of shock and mortality. No effective pharmacological therapy is currently avai...

    Authors: Karsten Schmidt, Jochen Frederick Hernekamp, Miriam Doerr, Aleksandar R. Zivkovic, Thorsten Brenner, Andreas Walther, Markus A. Weigand and Stefan Hofer
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:114
  22. Estimate the expenditure of computer-related worktime resulting from the use of clinical decision support systems (CDSS) to prevent adverse drug reactions (ADR) among patients undergoing chronic pain therapy a...

    Authors: Timm Hecht, Anika C. Bundscherer, Christoph L. Lassen, Nicole Lindenberg, Bernhard M. Graf, Karl-Peter Ittner and Christoph H. R. Wiese
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:113
  23. Obesity is generally believed to be a risk factor for the development of postoperative complications. Although being obese is associated with medical hazards, recent literature shows no convincing data to supp...

    Authors: Elke E.K.M. Tjeertes, Sanne S.E. Hoeks, Sabine S.B.J.C. Beks, Tabita T.M. Valentijn, Anton A.G.M. Hoofwijk and Robert Jan R.J. Stolker
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:112

    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:155

  24. Adenocarcinoma of the pancreas is one of the most aggressive cancer diseases affecting the human body. The oncogenic potential of this type of cancer is mainly characterized by its extreme growth rate triggere...

    Authors: Manuela Malsy, Kristina Gebhardt, Michael Gruber, Christoph Wiese, Bernhard Graf and Anika Bundscherer
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:111
  25. Assisted ventilation is a highly complex process that requires an intimate interaction between the ventilator and the patient. The complexity of this form of ventilation is frequently underappreciated by the b...

    Authors: Robert M Kacmarek, Massimiliano Pirrone and Lorenzo Berra
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:110

    The original article was published in BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:117

  26. Postoperative pancreatic fistula (POPF) is a major complication after pancreatic surgery and results from an impaired healing of the pancreatic enteric anastomosis. Whether perioperative hemodynamic fluid mana...

    Authors: Nicolas De Schryver, Xavier Wittebole, Catherine Hubert, Jean-François Gigot, Pierre-François Laterre and Diego Castanares-Zapatero
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:109
  27. Retrobulbar block is a local anesthetic technique widely used for intraocular surgery. Although retrobulbar anesthesia is considered to be relatively safe, a number of serious adverse events have been reported...

    Authors: Maria Dettoraki, Chrisafoula Dimitropoulou, Nikolaos Nomikarios, Marilita M Moschos and Dimitrios Brοuzas
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:108
  28. Postreperfusion syndrome and haemodynamic instability are predictors for poor outcome after liver transplantation. Cytokine release has been claimed to be responsible for postreperfusion syndrome. However, the...

    Authors: Marco P. Zalunardo, Martin Schläpfer, Beatrice Beck-Schimmer, Burkhardt Seifert, Donat R. Spahn and Dominique Bettex
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:107
  29. Remifentanil and dexmedetomidine are well known to suppress airway reflexes during airway procedures. Smooth tracheal extubation is important after otologic surgery. The purpose of this study is to compare the...

    Authors: Qing Fan, Chunbo Hu, Min Ye and Xia Shen
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:106
  30. The brachial plexus at the infraclavicular level runs deeper compared to its course proximally, giving rise to impaired needle visualisation due to the steep angle of needle insertion with the current ultrasou...

    Authors: Zhi Yuen Beh, M. Shahnaz Hasan, Hou Yee Lai, Normadiah M. Kassim, Siti Rosmani Md Zin and Kin Fah Chin
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:105
  31. The goal of this study was to compare the influence of an interscalene brachial plexus block (ISB) performed with either bupivacaine or levobupivacaine in conjunction with general anaesthesia (GA) on desfluran...

    Authors: Levent Ozturk, Elvin Kesimci, Tuna Albayrak and Orhan Kanbak
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:104
  32. The only curative therapy for renal cell carcinoma is the complete removal of malignant tissue. Surgical bleeding during radical nephrectomy may require blood transfusion. Blood transfusion, however, is associ...

    Authors: Kyungmi Kim, Hyungseok Seo, Ji-Hyun Chin, Hyo-Jung Son, Jai-Hyun Hwang and Young-Kug Kim
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:103
  33. Caudal block is easily performed because the landmarks are superficial. However, the sacral hiatus is small and shallow in pediatric patients. In the present study, we evaluated under general anesthesia whethe...

    Authors: Yukako Abukawa, Koichi Hiroki, Nobutada Morioka, Hiroko Iwakiri, Tomoko Fukada, Hideyuki Higuchi and Makoto Ozaki
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:102
  34. Although mepivacaine has a known biphasic action on the aortic and coronary artery in several animal species, its effects on the lingual and pulmonary artery are not well understood and it is not yet known whe...

    Authors: Kenichi Satoh, Mami Chikuda, Ayako Ohashi, Miho Kumagai, Masahito Sato and Shigeharu Joh
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:101
  35. Duration of peripheral nerve blocks depends on multiple factors. Both technique and type of local anesthetic used, either with or without adjuncts, may result in different duration times of the block. The purp...

    Authors: Karin P.W. Schoenmakers, Maaike G.E. Fenten, Jan Willem Louwerens, Gert Jan Scheffer and Rudolf Stienstra
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:100
  36. Low-dose haloperidol is known to be effective for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV). However, precise dose-response studies have not been completed, especially in patients at high risk...

    Authors: Jin Joo, Yong Gyu Park, Jungwon Baek and Young Eun Moon
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:99
  37. Childbirth is one of the most painful experiences of a woman’s life. Authorities in the fields of obstetrics and anaesthesia encourage use of labour analgesia. Unlike in high-income countries, pain relief in l...

    Authors: Mary T. Nabukenya, Andrew Kintu, Agnes Wabule, Mark T Muyingo and Arthur Kwizera
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:98
  38. Pain following hip arthroscopy is highly variable and can be severe. Little published data exists demonstrating reliable predictors of significant pain after hip arthroscopy. The aim of this study was to ident...

    Authors: Chong Oon Tan, Yew Ming Chong, Phong Tran, Laurence Weinberg and William Howard
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:96
  39. Administration of vancomycin in critically ill patients needs close regulation. While subtherapeutical vancomycin serum concentration (VSC) is associated with increased mortality, accumulation is responsible f...

    Authors: Savino Spadaro, Angela Berselli, Alberto Fogagnolo, Maurizia Capuzzo, Riccardo Ragazzi, Elisabetta Marangoni, Sara Bertacchini and Carlo Alberto Volta
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:95
  40. We herein provide an analysis of lumbar epidural catheterization, which outlines a detailed anatomical description of the epidural anatomy, and may improve the success rate of neuraxial cannulation.

    Authors: Huanwei Jiang, Benchao Shi and Shiyuan Xu
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:94
  41. Learning from adverse events and near misses may reduce the incidence of preventable errors. Current literature on adverse events and near misses in the ICU focuses on errors reported by nurses and intensivist...

    Authors: Angela K.M. Lipshutz, James E. Caldwell, David L. Robinowitz and Michael A. Gropper
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:93
  42. The application of pulsed radiofrequency (PRF) close to the dorsal root ganglia, or peripheral nerves, has been demonstrated to be effective for the treatment of chronic neuropathic pain conditions. The goal o...

    Authors: Chun-Chang Yeh, Zhi-Fu Wu, Jui-Chieh Chen, Chih-Shung Wong, Chi-Jung Huang, Jinn-Shyan Wang and Chih-Cheng Chien
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:92
  43. Despite extensive research, the debate continues as to the optimal way of guiding intraoperative and postoperative fluid therapy. In 2009 we changed our institutional guideline for perioperative fluid therapy ...

    Authors: Lars Stryhn Bjerregaard, Hasse Møller-Sørensen, Kristoffer Lindskov Hansen, Jesper Ravn and Jens Christian Nilsson
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:91
  44. Coagulopathy is often accompanied by prolongation of prothrombin time (PT) in septic and nonseptic patients in intensive care unit (ICU). The conventional way to correct the coagulopathy is to administer fresh...

    Authors: Miroslav Durila, Pavel Lukáš, Marta Astraverkhava, Jan Beroušek, Michal Zábrodský and Tomáš Vymazal
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:89

    The Commentary to this article has been published in BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:86

  45. Hyperosmolar solutions have been used in neurosurgery to modify brain bulk and prevent neurological deterioration. The aim of this animal study was to compare the short-term effects of equivolemic, equiosmolar...

    Authors: Pavel Dostal, Jitka Schreiberova, Vlasta Dostalova, Vlasta Dostalova Jr, Tomas Tyll, Jiri Paral, Islam Abdo, Miroslav Cihlo, David Astapenko and Zdenek Turek
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:88
  46. Shivering is a frequent complication following surgery and anaesthesia. A large variety of studies have been reported that nefopam may be efficacious for the prevention and treatment of perioperative shivering...

    Authors: Meng Lv, Xuetao Wang, Wendong Qu, Mengjie Liu and Yuelan Wang
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:87
  47. It is still common practice to correct abnormal standard laboratory test results, such as increased INR or low platelet count, prior to invasive interventions, such as tracheostomy, central venous catheter ins...

    Authors: Klaus Görlinger and Fuat H. Saner
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:86

    The original article was published in BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:89

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