Journal Club 2005-2006

Faculty: I Rampil, U Landman
Updated: 6-10-09

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Cardiac Anesthesia
Drs. Chin, Izrailtyan
  Chen L, Bracey AW, Radovancevic R, Cooper JR Jr, Collard CD, Vaughn WK, Nussmeier NA.
 Clopidogrel and bleeding in patients undergoing elective coronary artery bypass grafting.
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2004 Sep;128(3):425-31. 
  Lindenauer PK, Pekow P, Wang K, Gutierrez B, Benjamin EM.
 Lipid-lowering therapy and in-hospital mortality following major noncardiac surgery.
JAMA. 2004 May 5;291(17):2092-9.   
Preoperative Anesthesia
Drs. Corrado, Airen, Richman
  Hilditch WG, Kopka A, Crawford JM, Asbury AJ.
 Interobserver reliability between a nurse and anaesthetist of tests used for predicting difficult tracheal intubation.
Anaesthesia. 2004 Sep;59(9):881-4. 
  Hreybe H, Zahid M, Sonel A, Good CB, Shaver J, Saba S.
 Noncardiac surgery and the risk of death and other cardiovascular events in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Clin Cardiol. 2006 Feb;29(2):65-8. [abstract]
Urology & Gynocology
Drs. Lo, Pan, Adsumelli
  O'Malley CM, Frumento RJ, Hardy MA, Benvenisty AI, Brentjens TE, Mercer JS, Bennett-Guerrero E.   A randomized, double-blind comparison of lactated Ringer's solution and 0.9% NaCl during renal transplantation.
Anesth Analg. 2005 May;100(5):1518-24. 
Snijdelaar DG, Koren G, Katz J.
 Effects of perioperative oral amantadine on postoperative pain and morphine consumption in patients after radical prostatectomy: results of a preliminary study.
Anesthesiology. 2004 Jan;100(1):134-41. 
Orthopedic & Plastic Anesthesia
Drs. Lin, Bhangoo, Azim
  Hadzic A, Karaca PE, Hobeika P, Unis G, Dermksian J, Yufa M, Claudio R, Vloka JD, Santos AC, Thys DM. Peripheral nerve blocks result in superior recovery profile compared with general anesthesia in outpatient knee arthroscopy.
Anesth Analg. 2005 Apr;100(4):976-81. 
  Orosz GM, Magaziner J, Hannan EL, Morrison RS, Koval K, Gilbert M, McLaughlin M, Halm EA, Wang JJ, Litke A, Silberzweig SB, Siu AL. Association of timing of surgery for hip fracture and patient outcomes.
JAMA. 2004 Apr 14;291(14):1738-43.
Drs. Page, Probst, Fleisher
  Todd MM, Hindman BJ, Clarke WR, Torner JC; Intraoperative Hypothermia for Aneurysm Surgery Trial (IHAST) Investigators. Mild intraoperative hypothermia during surgery for intracranial aneurysm.
N Engl J Med. 2005 Jan 13;352(2):135-45.
  Jiang JY, Xu W, Li WP, Gao GY, Bao YH, Liang YM, Luo QZ. Effect of long-term mild hypothermia or short-term mild hypothermia on outcome of patients with severe traumatic brain injury.
J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2005 Nov 23 
Pediatric Anesthesia
Drs. Scannevin, Chavez, Broadman, Seidman, Jacob
  Bosenberg AT, Thomas J, Cronje L, Lopez T, Crean PM, Gustafsson U, Huledal G, Larsson LE.
Pharmacokinetics and efficacy of ropivacaine for continuous epidural infusion in neonates and infants.
Paediatr Anaesth. 2005 Sep;15(9):739-49 [PubMed]
Hannallah RS, Broadman LM, Belman AB, Abramowitz MD, Epstein BS.
Comparison of caudal and ilioinguinal/iliohypogastric nerve blocks for control of post-orchiopexy pain in pediatric ambulatory surgery.
Anesthesiology. 1987 Jun;66(6):832-4. [PubMed]
  Ivani G, Lampugnani E, De Negri P, Lonnqvist PA, Broadman L.
Ropivacaine vs bupivacaine in major surgery in infants.
Can J Anaesth. 1999 May;46(5 Pt 1):467-9. [PubMed]
Chronic Pain  Acupuncture presentation
Drs. Collado, Agin, Maneksha
  Chernyak GV, Sessler DI.
Perioperative acupuncture and related techniques.
Anesthesiology. 2005 May;102(5):1031-49; quiz 1077-8. 
  Carroll IR, Angst MS, Clark JD.   Management of perioperative pain in patients chronically consuming opioids.
Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2004 Nov-Dec;29(6):576-91
General Anesthesia
  Lindenauer PK, Pekow P, Wang K, Mamidi DK, Gutierrez B, Benjamin EM. Perioperative beta-blocker therapy and mortality after major noncardiac surgery.
N Engl J Med. 2005 Jul 28;353(4):349-61. 
  American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Perioperative Management of Patients with Cardiac Rhythm Management Devices. Practice advisory for the perioperative management of patients with cardiac rhythm management devices: pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: a report by the American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Perioperative Management of Patients with Cardiac Rhythm Management Devices.
Anesthesiology. 2005 Jul;103(1):186-98
Regional Anesthesia
  Vila H Jr, Smith RA, Augustyniak MJ, Nagi PA, Soto RG, Ross TW, Cantor AB, Strickland JM, Miguel RV.
The efficacy and safety of pain management before and after implementation of hospital-wide pain management standards: is patient safety compromised by treatment based solely on numerical pain ratings?
Anesth Analg. 2005 Aug;101(2):474-80 
Arcand G, Williams SR, Chouinard P, Boudreault D, Harris P, Ruel M, Girard F.
Ultrasound-guided infraclavicular versus supraclavicular block.
Anesth Analg. 2005 Sep;101(3):886-90 
Long QT Syndrome
  Kies SJ, Pabelick CM, Hurley HA, White RD, Ackerman MJ. Anesthesia for patients with congenital long QT syndrome. Anesthesiology. 2005 Jan;102(1):204-10. Review 
  Tait AR, Malviya S. Anesthesia for the child with an upper respiratory tract infection: still a dilemma?
Anesth Analg. 2005 Jan;100(1):59-65. Review. 
  Galloway, PA, and Peter S.A. Glass.
Anesthetic Implications of Prolonged QT Interval Syndromes.
Anesth Analg 1985; 64:612-20. [abstract]
Katz, R.I, Quijano I, Barcelon N & Biancaniello T.
Ventricular tachycardia during general anesthesia in a patient with congenital long QT syndrome.
Can J Anesth 2003; 50:4; 398-403. 
  Katz, R.I.
Some Points Regarding Anesthesia for Patients with Congenital Long QT Syndrome.
Reply to Kies et al. Anesthesiology (in press) 
Do Labor Epidurals Increase the Rate of C/sections?
The Controversy is Laid to Rest
Drs. Trainer, Coleman, Steinberg
  Thorp JA, et al. The effect of intrapartum epidural analgesia on nulliparous labor: a randomized, controlled, prospective trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1993 Oct;169(4):851-8 [abstract]
  Wong CA, et al. The risk of Cesarean delivery with neuraxial analgesia given early versus late in labor. Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2005 Jul;60(7):424-5.