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Super-refractory status epilepticus (SRSE): A case series of 22 pediatric patients.

Jan 17, 2022

Super-refractory Status Epilepticus (SRSE) is a rare condition in which SE persists or recurs ≥24 h after the onset of anesthesia. Although its characteristics are well defined in adulthood, only f...

[Effectiveness and safety of robotic assisted-bronchoscopy system in locating and removing spring coils placed in the peripheral lung of beagle dogs: a pilot study].

Dec 20, 2021

To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of the robotic assisted bronchoscope system for localizing and removing the spring coils that placed in the peripheral lung of beagle dogs. The study was con...

Agenesis of vermiform appendix; a case report with literature review.

Sep 27, 2021

Agenesis of the vermiform appendix (AVA) is a very rare finding. The report aims to present a case of suspected acute appendicitis who lacked vermiform appendix during surgical exploration.A 25-year-o...

Evaluation of the impact of deep neuromuscular blockade on surgical conditions for laryngeal microsurgery with High Frequency Jet Ventilation. A comparison with no block during intravenous general anesthesia with topical lidocaine.

Sep 20, 2021

Laryngeal transoral surgery classically requires a neuromuscular block (NMB) to facilitate tracheal intubation and to improve surgical conditions. However, the short duration of most procedures and th...

Association of pharmacological prophylaxis with the risk of pediatric emergence delirium after sevoflurane anesthesia: An updated network meta-analysis.

Sep 06, 2021

This updated network meta-analysis aims at exploring whether the concurrent use of midazolam or antiemetics may enhance the efficacy of other pharmacological regimens for delirium prophylaxis in pedia...

Evaluation of Ultrasound-Guided Adductor Canal Block With Two Different Concentration of Bupivacaine in Arthroscopic Knee Surgery, A Feasibility Study.

Aug 26, 2021

The application of regional anesthesia techniques as a component of multimodal analgesia in knee arthroscopic surgeries increases the quality of postoperative analgesia. Adductor canal block (ACB) is ...

Evaluation of vapocoolant spray effect on pain reduction during digital nerve block: A randomized clinical trial.

Aug 23, 2021

The digital nerve block is an effective method of anesthesia before minor surgical interventions on the fingers. However, patients may experience a lot of pain and anxiety during this procedure. The e...

Role of Pv-aCO gradient and Pv-aCO/Ca-vO ratio during cardiac surgery: a retrospective observational study.

Aug 19, 2021

Arterial lactate, mixed venous O saturation, venous minus arterial CO partial pressure (PCO) and the ratio between this gradient and the arterial minus venous oxygen content (PCO/CO) were proposed as ...

Efficacy of Carotid Artery Stenting Performed under General Anesthesia with Somatosensory Evoked Potential Monitoring.

Aug 19, 2021

During carotid artery stenting (CAS), hemodynamics may be affected by the carotid sinus reflex in some cases. Although general anesthesia has been reported to stabilize intraoperative hemodynamics, th...

Identification of difficult to intubate patients from frontal face images using an ensemble of deep learning models.

Aug 16, 2021

Failure to identify difficult intubation is the leading cause of anesthesia-related death and morbidity. Despite preoperative airway assessment, 75-93% of difficult intubations are unanticipated, and ...

Characterizing Intraoperative Vasopressor Use in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Retrospective Cohort Study.

Aug 05, 2021

Preoperative optimization and protocols for joint replacement care pathways have led to decreased length of stay (LOS)and narcotic use, and are increasingly important in delivering quality, cost savin...

Anesthesia and surgery induce a functional decrease in excitatory synaptic transmission in prefrontal cortex neurons, and intraoperative administration of dexmedetomidine does not elicit the synaptic dysfunction.

Aug 02, 2021

Postoperative delirium (POD), a syndrome of confusion and inattention, frequently occurs after anesthesia and surgery. The prefrontal cortex (PFC) plays key roles in executive functions and cognitive ...

Impact of anesthesia on static and dynamic functional connectivity in mice.

Jul 26, 2021

A few studies have compared the static functional connectivity between awake and lightly anesthetized states in rodents by resting-state fMRI. However, impact of light anesthesia on static and dynamic...

The correlation between the STOP-Bang score and oxygen saturation during spinal anesthesia with dexmedetomidine sedation.

Jul 22, 2021

The STOP-Bang questionnaire is a simple screening tool with high sensitivity for the detection of severe obstructive sleep apnea. Predicting airway obstruction would allow the safe management of sedat...

Real-time ultrasound guided thoracic epidural catheterization: a technical review.

Jul 22, 2021

Thoracic epidural analgesia is known to have superior perioperative pain control over intravenous opioid analgesia in open abdominal surgery and is an essential enhanced recovery after surgery compone...

Pre-operative fasting times for clear liquids at a tertiary children's hospital; what can be improved?

Jul 22, 2021

The goal of preoperative fasting is to prevent pulmonary aspiration during general anesthesia. Fasting times are often prolonged leading to patient discomfort and risk for adverse events. This retrosp...

Show Me How Video: Straight-Up approach to Bedside Ureteral Stents.

Jul 19, 2021

To demonstrate placement of bedside double-j ureteral stents in an Emergent Department or hospital floor setting.Ureteral stent placement is a potentially lifesaving intervention and is one of the mos...

Two-handed endoscopic ear surgery: Feasibility for stapes surgery.

Jul 19, 2021

Endoscopic ear surgery is becoming an increasingly popular approach. Our aim in this study is to evaluate the feasibility of the two-handed endoscopic technique for stapes surgery, which has its own u...

Evaluation of the effect of conscious sedation on patient satisfaction and pain after wisdom tooth extraction.

Jul 12, 2021

The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of sedation on postoperative pain and patient satisfaction in patients undergoing the extraction of wisdom teeth with mucosal retention under co...

Safety considerations for esophageal dilation by anesthetic type: A systematic review.

Jul 05, 2021

Esophageal dilation (ED) may be performed in the office under local anesthesia or in a procedure/operating room under general anesthesia or intravenous (IV) sedation. However, indications for type of ...