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Global Journal of Anesthesiology

ISSN: 2455-3476

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MicroPET/CT Assessment of Minocycline Effects on Anesthetic-Induced Neuronal Injury in Developing Rats

Published On: November 10, 2017 | Pages: 041 - 047

Author(s): Xuan Zhang*, Merle G Paule, Mackean Maisha, Glenn D Newport, Marc S Berridge, Scott M Apana, William Slikker Jr and Cheng Wang
Ketamine is a dissociative anesthetic that is frequently used for the induction and maintenance of general anesthesia in children. It has been reported that blockade of NMDA receptors by ketamine may cause neurotoxicity in neonatal rats when given over a 12 hour period during the brain growth spurt. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-3476.000039

Prolonged use of an Arndt Endobronchial Blocker with Radiocontrast Dye in a Neonate

Published On: October 27, 2017 | Pages: 038 - 040

Author(s): Michael Kaczmarski* , Neethu Chandran, Ranjith Vellody, Bhupender Yadav and Richard Kaplan
Lung isolation management has long been a complicated issue in the neonatal patient due to the patient’s size which limits the ability to use many of the devices used in the adult patient. The Arndt bronchial blocker is now available in sizes that allow lung isolation to be feasible in the pediatric patient. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-3476.000038

Bilateral Subclavian Artery Stenosis: Anaesthetic consideration

Published On: August 28, 2017 | Pages: 035 - 037

Author(s): Nanda Gopal Mandal*, Indrajeet Mandal and Kate Barber
Subclavian artery stenosis (SAS) is a relatively rare condition, even more so for its bilateral existence. In a study [1], the prevalence of SAS was 1.9% in the free-living ohorts and 7.1% in the clinical cohorts. SAS was signifi cantly associated with smoking and higher levels of systolic blood pressure. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-3476.000037

Bilateral greater Occipital Nerve Block for Headache after corrective Spinal Surgery: A Case Report

Published On: August 21, 2017 | Pages: 032 - 034

Author(s): Edmundo Pereira de Souza Neto*, José Luis Martinez, Kathryn Dekoven, Francoise Yung and Sandra Lesage
Post-Dural Puncture Headache is a common complication for patients with dural puncture and if untreated, it can result in complications such as subdural hematoma and seizures. The aim of this case report is to present a case of headache after corrective spinal surgery for idiopathic scoliosis resolved with a BGON block. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-3476.000036

An Experience Feedback Committee for Improving Patient Safety: An Observational Study in Anaesthesiology

Published On: July 08, 2017 | Pages: 028 - 031

Author(s): Patrice Francois*, Claude Jacquot, Elodie Sellier, Daniel Anglade, Bastien Boussat and Pierre Albaladejo
Background & Aims: An experience feedback committee (EFC) is a management method for patientsafety designed for a medical team. The aim of this study was to analyse the functioning of an EFC in an anaesthesia department and to explore its contribution to patient safety. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-3476.000035

Auriculotherapy effect on pain and function following knee Arthroscopic Menisectomy: A randomized prospective study

Published On: July 04, 2017 | Pages: 025 - 027

Author(s): Charbel Tawk*, M El Hajj Moussa, G Abi Fares, F Hoyek, J C Lahoud, F Kayembe and E Hassan
Purpose: Knee arthroscopy is one of the most frequent procedures in orthopedic surgery. It has a large range of indications. Post-operative pain is one complication and it is managed with analgesics sometimes with weak opioids. It has been proven that auriculotherapy is effi cient in decreasing post-operative pain for many orthopedic surgeries, in particular knee a ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-3476.000034

Raynaud’s phenomenon during anesthesia recovery period: a case report

Published On: July 04, 2017 | Pages: 023 - 024

Author(s): Jinguo Wang, Na Wang*, Yang Gao and Zhanyang Han
This case report revealed that Raynaud’s phenomenon happened during anesthesia recovery period and caused panic. We performed general anesthesia for a patient who underwent laparoscopic nephrectomy and denied any signifi cant medical history. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-3476.000033

Lidocaine Infusion Decreases Pain Scores in a Fibromyalgia Pain Population with Signifi cant Differential Pain Relief Secondary to Smoking Status

Published On: April 21, 2017 | Pages: 016 - 022

Author(s): Yang Hyung Kim, Dan Moyse, Christian Horazeck, Hung-Lun Hsia, Carlos J Roldan, Billy Huh and Lance Roy*
Study Objective: Our hypothesis is that systemic lidocaine can signifi cantly reduce chronic pain associated with fi bromyalgia. A secondary goal of the study is to determine if other patient demographics can affect the response to IV lidocaine. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-3476.000032

Awake Open Atypical Gastric Resection under Combined Lumbar Spinal Anesthesia and Thoracic Epidural Neuroaxial Block in a High-Risk Patient

Published On: April 03, 2017 | Pages: 013 - 015

Author(s): Manuel Wenk*, Christina Massoth, Daniel Pöpping and Michael Möllmann
Modern day general anesthesia has a convincing safety record in any age group presenting with or without severe co-morbidities, hence allowing surgeons to introduce a broad range of patients to surgical procedures. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-3476.000031

Low-Dose Ketamine and Propofol Combination for Upper Endoscopy in Morbidly Obese Patients

Published On: March 21, 2017 | Pages: 006 - 012

Author(s): Hosni A Salem*
Aim: The purpose of this randomized double-blinded study is to compare the safety and effi cacy of two different concentrations of ketofol on the intraoperative hemodynamics, respiration, bispectral index values and post-anesthesia recovery profi les in morbid obese patients undergoing upper GI endoscopy. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-3476.000030

Paediatric Spinal Surgery: “The Essentials of Perioperative Management”

Published On: January 25, 2017 | Pages: 004 - 005

Author(s): Sukhminder Jit Singh Bajwa* and Ridhima Sharma
The perioperative management of children undergoing corrective spinal surgery is challenging. The major challenges include the extensive nature of surgery, associated comorbidities and the need for neurophysiological monitoring to diagnose any form of intra-operative neurological insult. The pre-operative functional status and the intra-operative events could di ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-3476.000029

Local Anaesthetic Myotoxicity Due to Fascial Plane Blocks: A Brief Review

Published On: January 23, 2017 | Pages: 001 - 003

Author(s): Abhijit S Nair*
Fascial plane blocks have become quite popular in the present practice of regional anaesthesia. Transverses abdominal plane (TAP) block, quadratus lumborum (QL), serratus anterior plane (SAP) block, pectoralis block (PECS 1/ 2), rectus sheath and adductor canal block are quite easy to perform with ultrasonographic (USG) guidance. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-3476.000028
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