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Anesthesiology

Elastomeric Mask Program Saves Money

Jul 01, 2020

WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Establishing an elastomeric mask program is feasible and less expensive than programs focused on reusing and disinfecting disposable N95 masks, according to...

Risk Factors for Suicide ID'd in Health Care Professionals

Jun 12, 2020

THURSDAY, June 11, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Modifiable and nonmodifiable risk factors for suicide have been identified among health care professionals, according to a study published online June 10 in...

Anesthesiologists Shift Practice From OR to ICU During Pandemic

Jun 08, 2020

MONDAY, June 8, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- During the current new coronavirus pandemic, a large number of physician anesthesiologists pivoted from working in the operating room to treating COVID-19 pati...

Postoperative Lung Complications Common in Patients With SARS-CoV-2

Jun 05, 2020

FRIDAY, June 5, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- About half of patients with perioperative severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) have postoperative pulmonary complications, which are as...

May 2020 Briefing - Anesthesiology

Jun 01, 2020

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Anesthesiology for May 2020. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal articles, as well as t...

Only One in Four U.S. Hospitals With ICUs Have Tele-ICU Services

May 27, 2020

WEDNESDAY, May 27, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- In 2018, half of U.S. hospitals had the capacity to conduct telehealth-based outpatient visits, while only one in four had tele-intensive care unit (tele-IC...

Age, Sex, History of Diabetes Predict Intubation in COVID-19

May 23, 2020

FRIDAY, May 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Older age, male sex, and history of diabetes are factors predictive of intubation among hospitalized patients with COVID-19, while age and body mass index are ...

Some Children With COVID-19 Require Admission, PICU Care

May 20, 2020

WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Some children with COVID-19 require admission and intensive care, according to a study published online May 11 in The Journal of Pediatrics. Jerry Y. Chao,...

Longer upper airway lengths in Robin Sequence: a case control study using computed tomography.

Apr 12, 2020

Direct laryngoscopy and intubation are often difficult in children with Robin Sequence. Previous research characterizing anatomic airway differences has focused on parameters influencing airway patenc...

Does the Use of Cone-Beam Computed Tomography Before Mandibular Third Molar Surgery Impact Treatment Planning?

Apr 12, 2020

We aimed to investigate whether cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) alters the treatment decision for impacted mandibular third molar (M3M) surgery when the third molars show proximity to the inferio...

Esthetic Occipital Augmentation With Computer-Aided Design-Computer-Aided Manufacturing Prefabricated Customized Polymethyl Methacrylate Implant: Comparison of Planned and Final Results.

Apr 12, 2020

Augmentation of the occiput is an esthetic procedure that is gaining more popularity but is not well reported in the literature. The aim of this retrospective study on a case series of patients was to...

Anatomical and radiological features of the bone organization of the anterior part of the mandible.

Apr 03, 2020

The classical anatomical representation of the lingual relief of the mental region of the mandible reflects the presence of geniohyoid as well as genioglossus attachment areas, which are divided into ...

The prevalence of lower airway anomalies in children with Down syndrome compared to controls.

Mar 24, 2020

Children with Down syndrome (DS) often present with chronic respiratory symptoms. Congenital airway anomalies have been described but data about prevalence is scarce and a comparison to controls is la...

Diagnostic Value of Peripheral Blood miR-148a-3p in Patients with Liver Injury After Hepatectomy Under General Anesthesia with Propofol.

Mar 13, 2020

The current study aims to evaluate the correlation between peripheral blood miR-148a-3p level in patients with liver injury after hepatectomy under general anesthesia with propofol, thereby evaluating...

Effect of volatile anesthetics on mortality and clinical outcomes in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials.

Mar 13, 2020

It remains unclear whether intraoperative use of volatile anesthetics has a positive effect on postoperative clinical outcomes in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). Therefore,...

Effects of varenicline on lung tissue in the animal model.

Mar 05, 2020

This study aimed to investigate acute and chronic effects of varenicline on lung tissue in an experimental study.A total of 34 rats were randomly allocated into study (varenicline) and control groups....

Dipping and rotating: two maneuvers to achieve maximum magnification during indirect transnasal laryngoscopy.

Mar 05, 2020

Since many years, office-based flexible transnasal laryngoscopy is a common routine procedure. The development of new technical equipment such as high-definition cameras and flexible tip-chip endoscop...

Identifying the core attributes of pediatric communication techniques to be taught to anesthetic trainees.

Mar 02, 2020

Anesthetic induction and other procedures performed by anesthetists are potentially stressful for children. Pediatric anesthetists use communication to rapidly establish rapport and engagement with ch...

Effects of inhalation of sevoflurane at different concentrations on TRPV1 in airways of rats at different developmental stages.

Mar 02, 2020

Aim Determine changes in the expressions of the ion channel-TRPV1-and neuropeptides-NKA, NKB, calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP), and SP-in 14-, 21-, and 42-day-old rats after inhaling 1.5% and 2....

Comparison of the safety and efficacy of single-stage endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography plus laparoscopic cholecystectomy versus two-stage ERCP followed by laparoscopic cholecystectomy six-to-eight weeks later: A randomized controlled trial.

Feb 28, 2020

INTRODUCTİON: Currently, the management of cholelithiasis in combination with choledocholithiasis involves endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) followed by cholecystectomy. However, ...