What is the role of locoregional anesthesia in breast surgery? A systematic literature review focused on pain intensity, opioid consumption, adverse events, and patient satisfaction
Breast surgery in the United States is common. Pain affects up to 50% of women undergoing breast surgery and can interfere with postoperative outcomes. General anesthesia is the conventional, most frequently u... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - November 23, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Pasquale Sansone, Luca Gregorio Giaccari, Mario Faenza, Pasquale Di Costanzo, Sara Izzo, Caterina Aurilio, Francesco Coppolino, Maria Beatrice Passavanti, Vincenzo Pota and Maria Caterina Pace Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of analgesic efficacy between rectus sheath blockade, intrathecal morphine with bupivacaine, and intravenous patient-controlled analgesia in patients undergoing robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy: a prospective, observational clinical study
We explored the analgesic outcomes on postoperative day (POD) 1 in patients undergoing robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP) who received intravenous patient-controlled analgesia (IV-PCA), rectus sh... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - November 23, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Jung-Woo Shim, Yun Jeong Cho, Minhee Kim, Sang Hyun Hong, Hyong Woo Moon, Sung Hoo Hong and Min Suk Chae Tags: Research article Source Type: research

C-reactive protein concentration as a risk predictor of mortality in intensive care unit: a multicenter, prospective, observational study
It is not clear whether there are valuable inflammatory markers for prognosis judgment in the intensive care unit (ICU). We therefore conducted a multicenter, prospective, observational study to evaluate the p... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - November 23, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Rong Qu, Linhui Hu, Yun Ling, Yating Hou, Heng Fang, Huidan Zhang, Silin Liang, Zhimei He, Miaoxian Fang, Jiaxin Li, Xu Li and Chunbo Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Wound infiltration with ropivacaine as an adjuvant to patient controlled analgesia for transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion: a retrospective study
Surgical procedure usually causes serious postoperative pain and poor postoperative pain management negatively affects quality of life, function and recovery time. We aimed to investigate the role of wound inf... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - November 18, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Kunpeng Li, Changbin Ji, Dawei Luo, Hongyong Feng, Keshi Yang and Hui Xu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of magnesium supplementation on emergence delirium and postoperative pain in children undergoing strabismus surgery: a prospective randomised controlled study
The benefits of intraoperative magnesium supplementation have been reported. In this prospective, randomized study, the effects of magnesium supplementation during general anaesthesia on emergence delirium and... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - November 18, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Ji-Hyun Lee, Seungeun Choi, Minkyoo Lee, Young-Eun Jang, Eun-Hee Kim, Jin-Tae Kim and Hee-Soo Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

AChE-activity in critically ill patients with suspected septic encephalopathy: a prospective, single-centre study
Up to 70% of septic patients develop a diffuse brain dysfunction named “septic associated encephalopathy” which is often solely based on clinical impressions. However, the diagnosis of septic associated enceph... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - November 17, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Benedikt Zujalovic, Benjamin Mayer, Sebastian Hafner, Florian Balling and Eberhard Barth Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Preoperative sedentary behavior is neither a risk factor for perioperative neurocognitive disorders nor associated with an increase in peripheral inflammation, a prospective observational cohort study
Surgical interventions result in a postoperative rise in circulating inflammatory cytokines and high molecular group box protein 1 (HMGB1). Herein, the impact of a sedentary lifestyle and other age-related fac... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - November 14, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Sarah Saxena, Christopher Rodts, Vincent Nuyens, Juliette Lazaron, Victoria Sosnowski, Franck Verdonk, Laurence Seidel, Adelin Albert, Jean Boogaerts, Veronique Kruys, Mervyn Maze and Joseph Vamecq Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The relationship between intraoperative cerebral oximetry and postoperative delirium in patients undergoing off-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a retrospective study
Cerebral oximetry has been widely used to measure regional oxygen saturation in brain tissue, especially during cardiac surgery. Despite its popularity, there have been inconsistent results on the use of cereb... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - November 14, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Leerang Lim, Karam Nam, Seohee Lee, Youn Joung Cho, Chan-Woo Yeom, Sanghyup Jung, Jung Yoon Moon and Yunseok Jeon Tags: Research article Source Type: research

PreAnaesThesia computerized health (PATCH) assessment: development and validation
This report describes the desig... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - November 14, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tarig Osman, Eileen Lew, Elaine Pooi-Ming Lum, Louise van Galen, Rajive Dabas, Ban Leong Sng and Josip Car Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of concentration, reconstitution solution and pH on the stability of a remifentanil hydrochloride and propofol admixture for simultaneous co-infusion
There are scenarios where pre-mixing and infusing analgesic and anaesthetic agents as a single intravenous (IV) solution is highly desirable; however, it is important to ensure the agents are compatible when m... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - November 12, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Emily Henkel, Rebecca Vella, Kieran Behan, David Austin, Peter Kruger and Andrew Fenning Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Utility of oxygen insufflation through working channel during fiberoptic intubation in apneic patients: a prospective randomized controlled study
Airway management is a part of routine anesthetic procedures; however, serious complications, including hypoxia and death, are known to occur in cases of difficult airways. Therefore, alternative techniques su... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - November 10, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Go Un Roh, Joon Gwon Kang, Jung Youn Han and Chul Ho Chang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Postoperative analgesic efficacy of ear acupuncture in patients undergoing abdominal hysterectomy: a randomized controlled trial
Numerous studies have revealed that acupuncture can increase the somatic pain threshold. Electro-acupuncture (EA) can help pain-relieving with minimal physiologic disturbance. Various painful disorders, as wel... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - November 9, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Hamdy A. Hendawy and Mohamed E. Abuelnaga Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of thiamine on vasopressor requirements in patients with septic shock: a prospective randomized controlled trial
The objective of this study was to determine whether intravenous thiamine administ... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - November 9, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Suttasinee Petsakul, Sunthiti Morakul, Viratch Tangsujaritvijit, Parinya Kunawut, Pongsasit Singhatas and Pitsucha Sanguanwit Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Feasibility and efficacy of lung ultrasound to investigate pulmonary complications in patients who developed postoperative Hypoxaemia-a prospective study
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - November 9, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Chen Xie, Kai Sun, Yueyang You, Yue Ming, Xiaoling Yu, Lina Yu, Jiapeng Huang and Min Yan Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Effects of the anesthesiologist ’s experience on postoperative hoarseness after double-lumen endotracheal tube intubation: a single-center propensity score-matched analysis
Postoperative hoarseness after general anesthesia is associated with patient discomfort and dissatisfaction. A recent large retrospective study showed that single-lumen endotracheal tube intubation by a traine... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - November 5, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Yuji Kamimura, Toshiyuki Nakanishi, Aiji Boku Sato, Satoshi Osaga, Eisuke Kako and Kazuya Sobue Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Usefulness of sialic acid for diagnosis of sepsis in critically ill patients: a retrospective study
In this study, we compared the value of sialic acid and procalcitonin for dia... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - November 3, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Bo Yao, Wen-juan Liu, Di Liu, Jin-yan Xing and Li-juan Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patients ’ perception of the practice of anaesthesia in a teaching hospital in Northern Jordan: a survey
Despite big leaps of progress in its scope, the practice of anesthesia is still suffering from poor public image, especially in developing countries. Little research investigated the public awareness of anesth... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - November 2, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Adel M. Bataineh, Ibraheem Y. Qudaisat, Khaled El-Radaideh, Rawand A. Alzoubi and Mohammad I. Abu-Shehab Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bupivacaine suppresses the progression of gastric cancer through regulating circ_0000376/miR-145-5p axis
Local anesthetic Bupivacaine commonly used in gastric cancer resection operation has been reported to suppress the progression of gastric cancer. However, the specific mechanism by which Bupivacaine functions ... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - October 30, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Changqiao Ju, Jia Zhou, Hui Miao, Xin Chen and Qingyu Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Incidence of airway complications associated with deep extubation in adults
Endotracheal extubation is the most crucial step during emergence from general anesthesia and is usually carried out when patients are awake with return of airway reflexes. Alternatively, extubations can also ... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - October 29, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Jeremy Juang, Martha Cordoba, Alex Ciaramella, Mark Xiao, Jeremy Goldfarb, Jorge Enrique Bayter and Alvaro Andres Macias Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of the impact of propofol versus sevoflurane on early postoperative recovery in living donors after laparoscopic donor nephrectomy: a prospective randomized controlled study
Enhancing postoperative recovery of the donor is important to encourage living kidney donation. We investigated the effects of anesthetic agents (intravenous [IV] propofol versus inhaled [IH] sevoflurane) on t... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - October 28, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Sangbin Han, Jaesik Park, Sang Hyun Hong, Soojin Lim, Yong Hyun Park and Min Suk Chae Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Efficacy of non-opioid analgesics to control postoperative pain: a network meta-analysis
The aim of this network meta-analysis (NMA) was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of intravenous (IV) Meloxicam 30  mg (MIV), an investigational non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), and certain other... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - October 27, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: John A. Carter, Libby K. Black, Dolly Sharma, Tarun Bhagnani and Jonathan S. Jahr Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Non-invasive continuous blood pressure monitoring (ClearSight ™ system) during shoulder surgery in the beach chair position: a prospective self-controlled study
The beach chair position that is commonly used in shoulder surgery is associated with relative hypovolemia, which leads to a reduction in arterial blood pressure. The effects of patient positioning on the accu... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - October 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Konrad Chachula, Florian Lieb, Florian Hess, Joellen Welter, Nicole Graf and Alexander Dullenkopf Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Impact of statin intake on malignant hyperthermia: an in vitro and in vivo swine study
Statin intake is associated with muscular side effects, among which the unmasking of latent myopathies and of malignant hyperthermia (MH) susceptibility have been reported. These findings, together with experi... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - October 23, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Asensio Gonzalez, Tinen L. Iles, Paul A. Iaizzo and Oliver Bandschapp Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Landmark-guided versus modified ultrasound-assisted Paramedian techniques in combined spinal-epidural anesthesia for elderly patients with hip fractures: a randomized controlled trial
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - October 23, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Bo Qu, Luying Chen, Yuling Zhang, Mengting Jiang, Caineng Wu, Wuhua Ma and Yuhui Li Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Correction to: Effects of different sufentanil target concentrations on the MACBAR of sevoflurane in patients with carbon dioxide pneumoperitoneum stimulus
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - October 23, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Yanxia Guo, Dan Wang, Xiaolin Yang, Pingping Jiang, Juan Xu and Guoyuan Zhang Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Intravesical dexmedetomidine instillation reduces postoperative catheter-related bladder discomfort in male patients under general anesthesia: a randomized controlled study
The catheter-related bladder discomfort (CRBD) of male patients is a common clinical problem, albeit lacking effective solutions. The present study aimed to investigate whether intravesical dexmedetomidine ins... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - October 22, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Hong Chen, Bin Wang, Qin Li, Juan Zhou, Rui Li and Ye Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Emergency tracheal intubation during off-hours is not associated with increased mortality in hospitalized patients: a retrospective cohort study
The prognosis of hospitalized patients after emergent endotracheal intubation (ETI) remains poor. Our aim was to evaluate the 30-d hospitalization mortality of subjects undergoing ETI during daytime or off-hou... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - October 21, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Jun-Le Liu, Jian-Wen Jin, Zhong-Meng Lai, Jie-Bo Wang, Jian-Sheng Su, Guo-Hua Wu, Wen-Hua Chen and Liang-Cheng Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Physiological effects of different recruitment maneuvers in a pig model of ARDS
This study used... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - October 21, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Feiping Xia, Chun Pan, Lihui Wang, Ling Liu, Songqiao Liu, Fengmei Guo, Yi Yang and Yingzi Huang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of alveolar recruitment maneuver on respiratory resistance during general anesthesia: a prospective observational study
Alveolar recruitment maneuvers enable easily reopening nonaerated lung regions via a transient elevation in transpulmonary pressure. To evaluate the effect of these maneuvers on respiratory resistance, we used... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - October 17, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Junko Nakahira, Shoko Nakano and Toshiaki Minami Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The skill of tracheal intubation with rigid scopes – a randomised controlled trial comparing learning curves in 740 intubations
Rigid scopes are successfully used for management of difficult airways, but learning curves have not been established. (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - October 16, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Lorenz Theiler, Robert Greif, Lukas B ütikofer, Kristopher Arheart and Maren Kleine-Brueggeney Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Anesthesia departments ’ readiness for the COVID-19 pandemic; a nationwide cross-sectional study in Israel
The Coronavirus infectious disease 2019 (COVID-19) brings anesthesiologists and intensive care physicians to the mainstay of clinical workload and healthcare managements ’ focus. There are approximately 900 ane... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - October 13, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Barak Cohen, Yuval Baar, Shai Fein and Idit Matot Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Continuous block at the proximal end of the adductor canal provides better analgesia compared to that at the middle of the canal after total knee arthroplasty: a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial
The optimal position for continuous adductor canal block (ACB) for analgesia after total knee anthroplasty (TKA) remians controversial, mainly due to high variability in the localization of the the adductor ca... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - October 9, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Yuda Fei, Xulei Cui, Shaohui Chen, Huiming Peng, Bin Feng, Wenwei Qian, Jin Lin, Xisheng Weng and Yuguang Huang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The use of pre-operative virtual reality to reduce anxiety in women undergoing gynecological surgeries: a prospective cohort study
Pre-operative anxiety is common and is associated with negative surgical outcomes. Virtual reality (VR) is a promising new technology that offers opportunities to modulate patient experience and cognition and ... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - October 9, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Jason Ju In Chan, Cheng Teng Yeam, Hwei Min Kee, Chin Wen Tan, Rehena Sultana, Alex Tiong Heng Sia and Ban Leong Sng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Feasibility of remote digital monitoring using wireless Bluetooth monitors, the Smart Angel ™ app and an original web platform for patients following outpatient surgery: a prospective observational pilot study
This study evaluates a new digital technology (Smart Angel ™) for rem... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - October 8, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Thierry Chevallier, Gautier Buzancais, Bob-Val éry Occean, Pierre Rataboul, Christophe Boisson, Natacha Simon, Ariane Lannelongue, Noémie Chaniaud, Yann Gricourt, Jean-Yves Lefrant and Philippe Cuvillon Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Improved haemodynamic stability and cerebral tissue oxygenation after induction of anaesthesia with sufentanil compared to remifentanil: a randomised controlled trial
Balanced anaesthesia with propofol and remifentanil, compared to sufentanil, often decreases mean arterial pressure (MAP), heart rate (HR) and cardiac index (CI), raising concerns on tissue-oxygenation. This d... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - October 7, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Marieke Poterman, Alain F. Kalmar, Pieter L. Buisman, Michel M. R. F. Struys and Thomas W. L. Scheeren Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Ropivacaine infiltration analgesia of the drainage exit site enhanced analgesic effects after breast Cancer surgery: a randomized controlled trial
Postoperative pain after breast cancer surgery remains a major challenge in patient care. Local infiltration analgesia is a standard analgesic technique used for pain relief after surgery. Its application in p... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - October 6, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Baona Wang, Tao Yan, Xiangyi Kong, Li Sun, Hui Zheng and Guohua Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Ultrasound-guided ilioinguinal-iliohypogastric block (ILIHB) or perifocal wound infiltration (PWI) in children: a prospective randomized comparison of analgesia quality, a pilot study
Ilioinguinal-iliohypogastric block (ILIHB) is a well-established procedure for postoperative analgesia after open inguinal surgery in children. This procedure is effective and safe, especially when ultrasound ... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - October 3, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Bjoern Grosse, Stefan Eberbach, Hans O. Pinnschmidt, Deirdre Vincent, Martin Schmidt-Niemann and Konrad Reinshagen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of electroencephalography and regional cerebral oxygen saturation monitoring on perioperative neurocognitive disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Perioperative neurocognitive disorders (PND) is a common postoperative complication including postoperative delirium (POD), postoperative cognitive decline (POCD) or delayed neurocognitive recovery. It is stil... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - September 30, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Lin Ding, Dong Xu Chen and Qian Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Grisel ’s syndrome: a case report on this rare pediatric disease and its anesthetic challenges
Grisel ’s syndrome is a non-traumatic atlantoaxial subluxation associated with inflammatory conditions of the head and neck, which occurs primarily in children. Increased flexibility of the ligaments during inf... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - September 30, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Kavya N. Reddy, Shabaaz M. Baig, Meenu Batra, Kevin Colodner, Uchenna Madubuko, Anna Korban and Shridevi Pandya Shah Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Mild hypercapnia improves brain tissue oxygen tension but not diffusion limitation in asphyxial cardiac arrest: an experimental study in pigs
We sought to evaluate the effect of mild hypercapnia on brain tissue oxygen tension (Pbto2) and diffusion limitation (impaired ability of oxygen extraction) in a porcine post asphyxial cardiac arrest model. (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - September 29, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Dawei Zhou, Zhimin Li, Shaolan Zhang, Lei Wu, Yiyuan Li, Guangzhi Shi and Jianxin Zhou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Sevoflurane modulates breast cancer cell survival via modulation of intracellular calcium homeostasis
Some retrospective and in vitro studies suggest that general anesthetics influence breast cancer recurrence and metastasis. We compared the effects of general anesthetics sevoflurane versus propofol on breast ... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - September 29, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Xiaoqian Deng, Megha Vipani, Ge Liang, Divakara Gouda, Beibei Wang and Huafeng Wei Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Analgesic efficacy of ultrasound guided paravertebral block in percutaneous nephrolithotomy patients: a randomized controlled clinical study
This study wa... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - September 29, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Ferda Yaman and Devrim Tuglu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cerebrospinal fluid cholinergic biomarkers are associated with postoperative delirium in elderly patients undergoing Total hip/knee replacement: a prospective cohort study
Postoperative delirium (POD) is a frequent complication after surgery and its occurrence is associated with poor outcomes. The neuropathology of this complication is unclear, but it is important to evaluate re... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - September 28, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Xu Lin, Jiaming Tang, Chen Liu, Xiaoxuan Li, Xipeng Cao, Bin Wang, Rui Dong, Wei Xu, Xinjuan Yu, Mingshan Wang and Yanlin Bi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Systematic review and bibliometric analysis of African anesthesia and critical care medicine research part I: hierarchy of evidence and scholarly productivity
Research is an essential component of Anesthesia, and the contributions of researchers and institutions can be appreciated from the analysis of scholarly outputs. Such analyses help identify major contributors... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - September 28, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Ulrick Sidney Kanmounye, Joel Noutakdie Tochie, Aim é Mbonda, Cynthia Kévine Wafo, Leonid Daya, Thompson Hope Atem, Arsène Daniel Nyalundja and Daniel Cheryl Eyaman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Landmark-guided versus modified ultrasound-assisted Paramedian techniques in combined spinal-epidural anesthesia for elderly patients with hip fractures: a randomized controlled trial
This study aimed to investigate the abili... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - September 28, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Bo Qu, Luying Chen, Yuling Zhang, Mengting Jiang, Caineng Wu, Wuhua Ma and Yuhui Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Dexmedetomidine versus midazolam on cough and recovery quality after partial and total laryngectomy – a randomized controlled trial
During emergence from anesthesia after partial and total laryngectomy, excessive airway reflex and systemic hypertension may lead to subcutaneous emphysema, hemorrhage or pneumothorax. (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - September 28, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Rui Xu, Yun Zhu, Yi Lu, Wenxian Li and Jie Jia Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Necrotizing fasciitis caused by the treatment of chronic non-specific back pain
Chronic back pain is a multifactorial disease that occurs particularly in adults and has many negative effects on the quality of daily life. Therapeutic strategies are often multimodal and designed for a long-... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - September 26, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Lilit Floether, Michael Bucher, Ralf Benndorf and Anna-Maria Burgdorff Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Measurement of drug concentration and bacterial contamination after diluting morphine for intrathecal administration: an experimental study
Low concentrations of morphine are required for safe dosing for intrathecal injections. Sometimes, manual dilution of morphine is performed to achieve these low concentrations, but risks dilution errors and ba... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - September 25, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Aart Jan W. Teunissen, Mark V. Koning, Elisabeth J. Ruijgrok, Willem J. Liefers, Bart de Bruijn and Seppe A. Koopman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Risk of postoperative nausea and vomiting in hip and knee arthroplasty: a prospective cohort study after spinal anaesthesia including intrathecal morphine
The overall risk of postoperative nausea and vomiting after general anaesthesia is approximately 30% even with prophylactic medications. Studies exploring the risk after regional anaesthesia including intrathe... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - September 23, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Antonio Moraitis, Magnus Hultin and Jakob Walld én Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Mortality in severely injured patients: nearly one of five non-survivors have been already discharged alive from ICU
Most trauma patients admitted to the hospital alive and die later on, decease during the initial care in the emergency department or the intensive care unit (ICU). However, a number of patients pass away after... (Source: BMC Anesthesiology)
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - September 23, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Uwe Hamsen, Niklas Drotleff, Rolf Lefering, Julius Gerstmeyer, Thomas Armin Schildhauer and Christian Waydhas Tags: Research article Source Type: research