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Strategies for prevention of spinal-associated hypotension during Cesarean delivery: Are we paying attention?

Source: Canadian Journal of Anesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

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Conclusion: A single surgical procedure to implant a differential pressure shunt can simultaneously drain and obliterate an extracerebral fluid collection while managing the hydrocephalus. Compared to routines that include external drainage, differential pressure shunting requires fewer surgeries, shorter hospitalization, with expected less expense.Pediatr Neurosurg
Source: Pediatric Neurosurgery - Category: Neurosurgery Source Type: research
Many types of ocular surgery can cause diplopia, including eyelid, conjunctival, cataract, refractive, glaucoma, retinal, and orbital surgery. Mechanisms include direct injury to the extraocular muscles from surgery or anesthesia, scarring of the muscle complex and/or conjunctiva, alteration of the muscle pulley system, mass effects from implants, and muscle displacement. Diplopia can also result from a loss of fusion secondary to long-standing poor vision in one eye or from a decompensation of preexisting strabismus that was not recognized preoperatively. Treatment, which typically begins with prisms and is followed by su...
Source: Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus - Category: Opthalmology Source Type: research
The authors explore the importance of patient action in the self-management of chronic pain.Pain
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news
Conclusion Both fluorescence systems are valid and applicable for SLN mapping in the case of apparent confined endometrial cancer. In our experience, the PinPoint system seems to allow surgeons an easier and faster nodal staging of the SLN's, particularly with the color segmented fluorescence function activated that can better discriminate between the lymphatic channels and the real SLN's [4,5].
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Conclusions TAP block using liposomal bupivacaine provides effective analgesia comparable to PCA.
Source: The American Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Dr. Eger and colleagues developed a technique to determine the proper dosage of anesthesia in operating rooms all over the world, saving an untold number of lives.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Eger, Edmond I II (1930-2017) Anesthesia and Anesthetics Deaths (Obituaries) Research Source Type: news
  Clarius Mobile Health, a Canadian firm, is a pioneering company specializing in portable solutions for ultrasound diagnostics. Since its debut, it has surprised and impressed us with its tiny portable ultrasounds. Clarius offers the only app-based, wireless ultrasound scanner that can be taken to the point of care even in the most rugged conditions. The multi-purpose Clarius C3 scanner comes with transducer clip-ons, transforming the convex scanner that can image heart, lungs, and deep structures, into a linear or virtual phased array scanner. Although these clip-ons are not meant to replace the dedicated Clar...
Source: Medgadget - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Anesthesiology Cardiology Critical Care Emergency Medicine Exclusive Ob/Gyn Pediatrics Surgery Source Type: blogs
PMID: 28922222 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Anesthesia and Analgesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Anesth Analg Source Type: research
PMID: 28922221 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Anesthesia and Analgesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Anesth Analg Source Type: research
PMID: 28922220 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Anesthesia and Analgesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Anesth Analg Source Type: research
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