Use of the Microcuff ® During General Anesthesia for Patients With Scoliosis.
Use of the Microcuff® During General Anesthesia for Patients With Scoliosis. Anesth Prog. 2020;67(1):23-27 Authors: Kishimoto T, Hayashi S, Nakanishi Y, Goto T, Kosugi K, Sakurai S Abstract Scoliosis may often be associated with a variety of cardiovascular and respiratory conditions or diseases, and depending on the severity of the spinal deformity, it may also complicate anesthetic management because of the difficulty of neck extension and tracheal deformity. Therefore, patients with scoliosis may require careful perioperative anesthetic considerations. A 14-year-old girl was scheduled to undergo extractions and restorative treatment for dental caries under general anesthesia. Her medical history was significant for intellectual disability and autism as well as previously undiagnosed scoliosis. After fixation of a 6.0 Portex® endotracheal tube (ETT), percutaneous oxygen saturation (SpO2) decreased to 93%, peak airway pressures increased, and unilateral lung ventilation was noted. Inadvertent mainstem bronchial intubation was immediately suspected, prompting removal of the Portex ETT and reintubation with a shorter 6.0 Microcuff® ETT. The dental treatment was completed successfully without further incident. Assessment of the ETTs used intraoperatively led to the determination that the distance from the glottis to the carina was considerably shorter than normal for this patient. It was speculated that the Microcuff ETT may be optimal for anesth...
Conclusion: This study concluded that the knowledge level of college students on Alzheimer's disease is below moderate. The findings concluded that there is association between faculty and knowledge score. PMID: 32494366 [PubMed]
Conclusion: Thus, the results obtained in the NHS reinforce the planning of preventive strategies considering the functional dependence.RESUMO: Objetivo: O objetivo do estudo foi verificar a associa ção entre os tipos de dependência para as atividades básicas e instrumentais de vida diária e a ocorrência de quedas de idosos. Metodologia: Estudo transversal, de base populacional, com a utilização dos dados de 23.815 idosos, extraídos da Pesquisa Nacional de Saúde (PNS) de 2013. A PNS , realizada pelo Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (I...
Conclusions: Excellent accuracy was found for types 1A, 1B, and 3C deformities (ends of spectrum). There was more variation among surgeons in differentiating between one-column (types 2A and 2B) and two-column (types 3A and 3B) deficiencies, as surgeons often failed to recognize the radiological signs of posterior column failure. This failure to identify column deficiencies can potentially alter kyphosis management. There was excellent consensus among surgeons in the recommendation of type 2 osteotomy; however, some variation was observed in their choice for other osteotomies. PMID: 32493003 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Nothing like 2008. I have personally never seen a market carve it’s way down and rebound so quickly. Covid market has been the single best market I have ever seen in such short time. If you had the guts to invest heavily you accelerated your retirement. Not out of the woods, but the market wants to move up and we are approaching an election year with a president whose main focus is the market highs. Airlines and oil jumping. Still some value out there but drying up. Those who... V shaped recovery
Conclusion : at long term, the outcome for PRC remains stable despite some series recently reported worsening of the results due to progressive degenerative arthritis. PRC seems to yield comparable clinical results compared to 4CA but a slightly better range of motion than 4CA. PMID: 32490786 [PubMed - in process]
Authors: Cuenca-Llavall M, Pérez-Prieto D, Santiveri FJ, Garcia AL, Marqués F Abstract To determine whether local infiltration analgesia by catheter infusion was superior to conventional analgesia in terms of postoperative pain control after THR. A randomized double-blind clinical trial was performed. There were four groups based on catheter placement and the infusion constituents : 1) Intraarticular catheter + anesthetics ; 2) Intraarticular catheter +placebo ; 3) Subfascial catheter + anesthetics ; 4) Subfascial catheter + placebo. The anesthetic infusion contained bupivacaine (bolus + continuous pe...
HELLO!! I recently took step 1 as a 3rd year DO student. Unfortunately, I did worse than every NBME practice exam that I had taken prior. Not quite sure what went wrong, however, there is nothing I can do about it now except for try to figure out a way for anesthesia programs to look at my whole resume. My only concern is that with the COVID regulations, there will be many programs who filter out scores. I got a 209 which is below some programs 210 cut off. I also got a 529 on my... Step 1 score and advice on applying to Anesthesia residency
Pulmonary complications found in 51.2 percent of patients; 30 - day mortality 38 percent in these patients
Conditions: Ultrasonography, Renal; Cardiac Surgery; Hemodynamics; Phenylephrine; Renal Perfusion; Echocardiography; Anesthesia Interventions: Drug: Phenylephrine; Other: Combination of PEEP and positioning Sponsor: Aarhus University Hospital Recruiting
Conditions: Nerve Block; Tranexamic Acid Interventions: Other: interscalen block; Drug: tranexamic acid; Other: general anesthesia Sponsor: Bursa Yüksek İhtisas Education and Research Hospital Not yet recruiting