Journal Club 2006-2007

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

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POS Anesthesia
Drs. Greenberg, Cohanim and Richman
  Hill GE, Ogunnaike BO, Johnson ER.
 General anaesthesia for the cocaine abusing patient. Is it safe?
Br J Anaesth. 2006 Nov;97(5):654-7. 
  Sprung J, Gajic O, Warner DO.  Related Articles, Links
 Review article: Age related alterations in respiratory function - anesthetic considerations
Can J Anaesth. 2006 Dec;53(12):1244-57. 
Cardiac Anesthesia
Drs. Kang, Pan, Shah, Izrailtyan and Katz
  Fleisher LA, Beckman JA, Brown KA, et al
 ACC/AHA 2006 guideline update on perioperative cardiovascular evaluation for noncardiac surgery: focused update on perioperative beta-blocker therapy--a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines Anesth Analg. 2007 Jan;104(1):15-26. 
  Adesanya AO, de Lemos JA, Greilich NB, Whitten CW.
 Management of perioperative myocardial infarction in noncardiac surgical patients.
Chest. 2006 Aug;130(2):584-96 [abstract]
Pediatric Anesthesia
Drs. Page, Kim, Jacob and Seidman
  Cox RG.
 Should cuffed endotracheal tubes be used routinely in children?
Can J Anaesth. 2005 Aug-Sep;52(7):669-74.
  Dullenkopf A, Gerber AC, Weiss M. Fit and seal characteristics of a new paediatric tracheal tube with high volume-low pressure polyurethane cuff.
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2005 Feb;49(2):232-7. 
  Weiss M, Dullenkopf A, Gysin C, Dillier CM, Gerber AC.
 Shortcomings of cuffed paediatric tracheal tubes.
Br J Anaesth. 2004 Jan;92(1):78-88.
Neuro/ENT Anesthesia
Drs. Rampil, Sakamaki and Cohanim
"How to read medical literature critically"
  Greenhalgh T.
 How to read a paper. Getting your bearings (deciding what the paper is about).
BMJ. 1997 Jul 26;315(7102):243-6. 
Guyatt GH, Haynes RB, Jaeschke RZ, Cook DJ, Green L, Naylor CD, Wilson MC, Richardson WS. Users' Guides to the Medical Literature: XXV. Evidence-based medicine: principles for applying the Users' Guides to patient care. Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group.
JAMA. 2000 Sep 13;284(10):1290-6. 
Orthopedic & Plastic Anesthesia
Drs. J. Bell, K. Rosenfeld, C. Martin and J. Bhanghoo
  American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Perioperative Blindness.
 Practice advisory for perioperative visual loss associated with spine surgery.
Anesthesiology. 2006 Jun;104(6):1319-28. 
  Mauermann WJ, Shilling AM, Zuo Z.
 A comparison of neuraxial block versus general anesthesia for elective total hip replacement: a meta-analysis.
Anesth Analg. 2006 Oct;103(4):1018-25. 
Chronic Pain  Lynch ME, Clark AJ, Sawynok J, Sullivan MJ.
Drs. A. Airen, I. Pikus and B. Durkin
 Topical amitriptyline and ketamine in neuropathic pain syndromes: an open-label study.
J Pain. 2005 Oct;6(10):644-9.
  Reuben SS, Buvanendran A, Kroin JS, Raghunathan K.
 The analgesic efficacy of celecoxib, pregabalin, and their combination for spinal fusion surgery.
Anesth Analg. 2006 Nov;103(5):1271-7. 
Acute Pain
Drs. R. Chavez, W. Chin and P. Willoughby
  Liguori GA, Zayas VM, YaDeau JT, Kahn RL, Paroli L, Buschiazzo V, Wu A.
 Nerve localization techniques for interscalene brachial plexus blockade: a prospective, randomized comparison of mechanical paresthesia versus electrical stimulation.
Anesth Analg. 2006 Sep;103(3):761-7 
   Perlas A, Niazi A, McCartney C, Chan V, Xu D, Abbas S.   The sensitivity of motor response to nerve stimulation and paresthesia for nerve localization as evaluated by ultrasound.
Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2006 Sep-Oct;31(5):445-50 
General Anesthesia
Drs. Kang, Kim, Soto and Moller
  Ruppert V, Leurs LJ, Steckmeier B, Buth J, Umscheid T. Influence of anesthesia type on outcome after endovascular aortic aneurysm
 repair: an analysis based on EUROSTAR data.
J Vasc Surg. 2006 Jul;44(1):16-21; discussion 21. 
  Pannu N, Wiebe N, Tonelli M; Alberta Kidney Disease Network. Prophylaxis strategies for contrast-induced nephropathy.
JAMA. 2006 Jun 21;295(23):2765-79. Review. 
Ambulatory Anesthesia
Drs. Delemos, Bustos, Voutsas and Florence
  Yoos JR, Kopacz DJ.
 Spinal 2-chloroprocaine: a comparison with small-dose bupivacaine in volunteers.
Anesth Analg. 2005 Feb;100(2):566-72.
  Yoos JR, Kopacz DJ.
 Spinal 2-chloroprocaine for surgery: an initial 10-month experience.
Anesth Analg. 2005 Feb;100(2):553-8. 
  Pavlin, D.J. Postoperative Urinary Complications
Obstetric Anesthesia
Drs. Roman, Rahimzadeh, Schabel, Steinberg
  Chamchad D, Arkoosh VA, Horrow JC, Buxbaum JL, Izrailtyan I, Nakhamchik L, Hoyer D, Kresh JY. Using heart rate variability to stratify risk of obstetric patients undergoing spinal anesthesia.
Anesth Analg. 2004 Dec;99(6):1818-2 
  Hanss R, Bein B, Weseloh H, Bauer M, Cavus E, Steinfath M, Scholz J, Tonner PH.
 Heart rate variability predicts severe hypotension after spinal anesthesia.
Anesthesiology. 2006 Mar;104(3):537-45. 
  Martin JN Jr, Thigpen BD, Rose CH, Cushman J, Moore A, May WL.
 Maternal benefit of high-dose intravenous corticosteroid therapy for HELLP syndrome.
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2003 Sep;189(3):830-4.