Diaphragmatic dysfunction following cardiac surgery: Observational study
No abstract available
This video demonstrates a laparoscopic assisted transverse abdominis plane (TAP) block as an alternative to the traditional anesthesiology-driven ultrasound-guided TAP block to reduce postoperative pain.
To evaluate the feasibility and safety of laparoscopically assisted surgery for benign ovarian tumors via a single suprapubic incision under epidural anesthesia.
To evaluate the effect of intraoperative infiltration of liposomal bupivacaine on postoperative vaginal pain among patients undergoing pelvic reconstructive surgery including posterior colporrhaphy and/or perineorrhaphy.
To evaluate whether sub-cutaneous (SC) trocar site and intra-peritoneal (IP) anesthesia reduce post-operative pain.
To introduce a presacral nerve block for regional anesthesia in the pelvis.
Publication date: Available online 14 October 2019Source: Trends in Anaesthesia and Critical CareAuthor(s): Jack Stannus, Winston Cheung, Mark Kol, Rosalba Cross, Asim Shah, Atul Wagh, Nicola Clayton, Helen Wong
ConclusionsThe overall VTE rate after CABG has been low. However, the condition has been associated with worse 30-day postoperative outcomes and complications. The independent predictors of VTE development included a history of bleeding disorders, congestive heart failure in the 30 days before surgery, and operative time of ≥310 minutes. Understanding these risk factors should aid physicians in the decisions regarding prophylaxis and treatment.
AbstractPurposePerforated peptic ulcer (PPU) complicates 2 to 10% of patients with peptic ulcer disease and has mortality risk of up to 20%. Omental patch repair is the mainstay of surgical management and gastric resectional procedures are advocated for a large/giant ulcer or suspected malignancy. Emergency gastrectomy is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study is to compare the outcomes of omental patch repair with gastrectomy in patients with large PPU ( ≥ 20 mm).MethodsA retrospective review of all PPU patients who underwent surgery from January 2008 to December 2014 was d...
Despite the increased use of anesthesia services for endoscopic procedures in the United States, the risks of anesthesia-directed sedation (ADS) are unclear. We analyzed national data from multiple centers to determine patterns of use of anesthesia services and risk factors for serious complications.