Role of acute hemodilution in blood transfusion rate in patients’ submitted to scoliosis surgery: observational retrospective study
Publication date: Available online 4 May 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Layana Vieira Nobre, Luis Vicente Garcia (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - June 3, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Influence of different local anesthetics on atracurium neuromuscular blockade on rats☆
Publication date: Available online 28 April 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): João Paulo Soares da Silva Trizotti, Angélica de Fátima de Assunção Braga, Vanessa Henriques Carvalho, Franklin Sarmento da Silva Braga (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - May 27, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

The anesthesiologist facing terminality: a survey-based observational study
Publication date: Available online 23 May 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Rodney Segura Cavalcante, Guilherme Antonio Moreira de Barros, Eliana Marisa Ganem (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - May 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

BSA 2020: Regional anesthesia safety recommendations update
Publication date: Available online 17 May 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Liana Maria Tôrres de Araújo Azi, Neuber Martins Fonseca, Livia Gurgel Linard (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - May 19, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Evaluation of bedside tests and proposal of a model for predicting difficult laryngoscopy: an observational prospective study☆
Publication date: Available online 17 May 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Chara Liaskou, Eleftherios Vouzounerakis, Anastasia Trikoupi, Chryssoula Staikou (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - May 19, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

2020: Brazilian society of anesthesiology update of the regional anesthesia guideline for using anticoagulants
Publication date: Available online 17 May 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Neuber Martins Fonseca, João Paulo Jordão Pontes, Marcelo Vaz Perez, Rodrigo Rodrigues Alves, Gabriel Gondim Fonseca (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - May 19, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Incidence of epidural spread after Chayen’s approach to lumbar plexus block: a retrospective study
Publication date: Available online 17 May 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Elisabetta Rosanò, Diego Tavoletti, Giulia Luccarelli, Elisabetta Cerutti, Luca Pecora (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - May 19, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Effect of ultrasound-guided right stellate ganglion block on perioperative atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing lung lobectomy: a randomized controlled trial
Publication date: Available online 17 May 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Ru Ouyang, Xinrui Li, Rui Wang, Qiqi Zhou, Yali Sun, Enjun Lei (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - May 19, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Pulse pressure variation guided fluid therapy during kidney transplantation: a randomized controlled trial
Publication date: Available online 17 May 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Alessandro De Cassai, Ottavia Bond, Silvia Marini, Giulio Panciera, Lucrezia Furian, Flavia Neri, Giulio Andreatta, Paolo Rigotti, Paolo Feltracco (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - May 19, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Comparison of two supraglottic airway devices on postoperative sore throat in children: a prospective randomized controlled trial
Publication date: Available online 17 May 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Malika Hameed, Khalid Samad, Hameed Ullah (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - May 19, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Prone positioning in management of COVID-19 hospitalized patients
Publication date: Available online 16 May 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Vahid Damanpak Moghadam, Hamed Shafiee, Maryam Ghorbani, Reza Heidarifar (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - May 16, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

The paradox of COVID-19 and pediatric anesthesiology: opinion of the Pediatric Anesthesia Committee of the Brazilian Society of Anesthesiology
Publication date: Available online 13 May 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Mariana Fontes Lima Neville, Pedro Paulo Vanzillotta, Vinícius Caldeira Quintão (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - May 14, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Patient 4.0 – The challenge of care for elderly patients
Publication date: January–February 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition), Volume 70, Issue 1Author(s): Maria José Carvalho Carmona, Cláudia Marquez Simões (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - May 11, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Nasal fiberoptic intubation: what“red out”?
Publication date: January–February 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition), Volume 70, Issue 1Author(s): Anthony M.-H. Ho, Glenio B. Mizubuti (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - May 11, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Management of a bi-caval dual lumen cannula clot obstruction after TEE guided diagnosis: a case report
Publication date: January–February 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition), Volume 70, Issue 1Author(s): Raffael Pereira Cezar Zamper, Daniel Bainbridge, Dave Nagpal, Satoru Fujii (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - May 11, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Effects of remifentanil on awakening of propofol sedated patients submitted to upper gastrointestinal endoscopy: a randomized clinical trial
Publication date: Available online 11 May 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Gustavo Nadal Uliana, Elizabeth Milla Tambara, Renato Tambara Filho, Giorgio Alfredo Pedroso Baretta (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - May 11, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Impact of post-thoracotomy analgesia with dexmedetomidine and morphine on immunocytes: a randomized clinical trial
Publication date: Available online 11 May 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Pengfei Lei, Jin Wang, Shan Gao, Bo Du, Hao Wang, Weichun Li, Fei Shi, Aijun Shan (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - May 11, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

The effect of low dose ionizing radiation exposure on dynamic thiol-disulfide homeostasis and ischemia modified albumin levels: an observational study
Publication date: Available online 11 May 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Arıcan Sule, Dertli Ramazan, Baktik Suleyman, Hacibeyoglu Gulcin, Erol Atilla, Sinan Oguzhan Ulukaya, Goger Esra, Erel Ozcan (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - May 11, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

New oropharyngeal double lumen cannula for sedation for transesophageal echocardiography: case series
Publication date: Available online 11 May 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Caetano Nigro Neto, Francisco José Lucena Bezerra, Rodrigo Bellio de Mattos Barreto, Davi Costa de Souza Le Bihan, Vinicius Tadeu Nogueira da Silva do Nascimento, Ingrid Caroline Baia de Souza (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - May 11, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

A bibliometric analysis of the field of anesthesia during 2009–2018
Publication date: Available online 1 May 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Güvenç Doğan, Onur Karaca (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - May 8, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

A probable fatal argon gas embolism during resection of a cutaneous biliary fistula – a case report
Publication date: Available online 28 April 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Karlyn Powell (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - May 7, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

The role of point-of-care ultrasound and issues related to one-lung ventilation in neonates
Publication date: Available online 28 April 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Glenio Bitencourt Mizubuti, Anthony M.-H. Ho (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - May 7, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

The effect of thoracic paravertebral block on seroma reduction in breast surgery – a randomized controlled trial
Publication date: Available online 3 May 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Alparslan Kuş, Ufuk H. Yörükoğlu, Can Aksu, Saffet Çınar, Nuh Zafer Cantürk, Yavuz Gürkan (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - May 7, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

The effect of thoracic paravertebral block on seroma reduction in breast surgery–a randomized controlled trial: Thoracal paravertebral block for seroma reduction
Publication date: Available online 3 May 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Alparslan Kuş, Ufuk H. Yörükoğlu, Can Aksu, Saffet Çınar, Nuh Zafer Cantürk, Yavuz Gürkan (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - May 4, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Influence of methylprednisolone on the reversal time of sugammadex: a randomized clinical trial
Publication date: Available online 3 May 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Merve Hayriye Kocaoğlu, Başak Ceyda Meço, Menekşe Özçelik, Yeşim Batislam (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - May 4, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Role of acute hemodilution in blood transfusion rate in patients’ submmited to scoliosis surgery: observational retrospective study
Publication date: Available online 4 May 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Layana Vieira Nobre, Luis Vicente Garcia (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - May 4, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

A bibliometric analysis of the field of anesthesia during 2009–2018: A bibliometric analysis of anesthesia
Publication date: Available online 1 May 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Güvenç Doğan, Onur Karaca (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - May 3, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Our clinical experience and follow-up results in hydatid cyst cases: a review of 393 patients from a single center: A review of hydatid cyst cases
Publication date: Available online 30 April 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Mehmet Tercan, Tugba Bingol Tanriverdi, Ahmet Kaya, Nuray Altay (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - May 1, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Paraspinous Sagittal Shift (PSSS): a novel approach for transmuscular quadratus lumborum block for hip surgery analgesia–four: PSSS QL block
Publication date: Available online 28 April 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Ahmad S. Alabd, Moustafa A. Moustafa, Aly M.M. Ahmed (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - April 30, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

General anesthesia for crisponi syndrome: case report
Publication date: Available online 28 April 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Chloé Allary, Marco Caruselli, Alexandre Fabre, Frédérique Audic, Fabrice Michel (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - April 30, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Influence of different local anesthetics on atracurium neuromuscular blockade on rats
Publication date: Available online 28 April 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): João Paulo Soares da Silva Trizotti, Angélica de Fátima de Assunção Braga, Vanessa Henriques Carvalho, Franklin Sarmento da Silva Braga (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - April 30, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Anesthetic management in a patient with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy and an implantable cardioverter defibrillator: a case report
Publication date: Available online 28 April 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Yoko Ohyama, Hiroshi Hoshijima, Jun Shimada (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - April 30, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Epidemiology of perioperative cardiac arrest and mortality in Brazil: systematic review: Epidemiology of perioperative cardiac arrest and mortality
Publication date: Available online 28 April 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Leandro Gobbo Braz, Arthur Caus de Morais, Rafael Sanchez, Daniela de Sá Menezes Porto, Mariana Pacchioni, Williany Dark Silva Serafim, Norma Sueli Pinheiro Módolo, Paulo do Nascimento Junior, Mariana Gobbo Braz, José Reinaldo Cerqueira Braz (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - April 30, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

The role of point-of-care ultrasound and issues related to one-lung ventilation in neonates: POCUS and airway management
Publication date: Available online 28 April 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Glenio Bitencourt Mizubuti, Anthony M.-H. Ho (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - April 30, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

A probable fatal argon gas embolism during resection of a cutaneous biliary fistula–a case report
Publication date: Available online 28 April 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Karlyn Powell (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - April 30, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Lung exclusion in neonates - techniques and the role of ultrasound
Publication date: Available online 28 April 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Adriana Rodrigues, Helena Salgado (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - April 30, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Ultrasound-guided multiple peripheral nerve blocks, a way out for anaesthesia in morbidly obese patients for bone marrow aspiration
Publication date: Available online 28 April 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Saloni Shah, Shraddha MathKar (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - April 30, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Comparison of channelled videolaryngoscope and intubating laryngeal mask airway for tracheal intubation in obese patients: a randomised clinical trial: Intubation with Airtraq or Fastrach in obese patients
Publication date: Available online 28 April 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Canan Kamile Turna, Zehra Ipek Arslan, Kamil Okyay, Volkan Alparslan, Mine Solak (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - April 30, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Spinal anesthesia in COVID-19 patients, more research is needed
Publication date: Available online 27 April 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Masoud Hashemi, Mehrdad Taheri, Reza Aminnejad (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - April 28, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Management of CO2 absorbent while using the anesthesia machine as a mechanical ventilator on patients with COVID-19
Publication date: Available online 22 April 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Marcelo Luis Abramides Torres, Fernando Augusto Tavares Canhisares, Vinícius Caldeira Quintão (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - April 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

The Anesthesiologist and COVID-19
Publication date: Available online 27 March 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Vinícius Caldeira Quintão, Cláudia Marquez Simões, Laís Helena Navarro e Lima, Guilherme Antônio Moreira de Barros, Marcello Fonseca Salgado-Filho, Gabriel Magalhães Nunes Guimarães, Rodrigo Leal Alves, Ana Maria Menezes Caetano, André Prato Schmidt, Maria José Carvalho Carmona (Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology)
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - March 28, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

The very elderly surgical population in a critically ill scenario: clinical characteristics and outcomes
Publication date: Available online 12 February 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Diana de Jesus Neves Silva, Luís Guilherme Galego Casimiro, Mónica Isabel Sequeira de Oliveira, Luciana Brás da Cunha Ferreira, Fernando José Pereira Alves AbelhaAbstractBackgroundThe elderly population is an especially heterogeneous group of patients with a rising number of surgical interventions being performed in the very elderly patient. The aim of this study was to evaluate the correlation between different age strata and functional status with the surgical outcome of t...
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - February 13, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Effects of caudal block in pediatric surgical patients: a randomized clinical trial
Publication date: Available online 12 February 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Anna Uram Benka, Marina Pandurov, Izabella Fabri Galambos, Goran Rakić, Vladimir Vrsajkov, Biljana DraškovićAbstractBackgroundSurgery generates a neuroendocrine stress response, resulting in undesirable hemodynamic instability, alterations in metabolic response and malfunctioning of the immune system.ObjectivesThe aim of this research was to determine the effectiveness of caudal blocks in intra- and postoperative pain management and in reducing the stress response in children during the same p...
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - February 13, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Anesthesia for a cesarean section on a pregnant patient with Cockayne syndrome: case report
We report the case of a pregnant patient diagnosed with Cockayne Syndrome, submitted successfully to spinal anesthesia for a cesarean section due to cephalopelvic disproportion. In view of the difficult decision between inducing general anesthesia in a patient with a likely difficult airway, or neuraxial anesthesia in a patient with cardiovascular, respiratory and neurocognitive limitations, we suggest tailored management to reach the best results for the mother and newborn.ResumoA síndrome de Cockayne é doença multissistêmica autossômica recessiva devido à falha no reparo do DNA. Or...
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - February 13, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Comparison between erector spinal plane block and epidural block techniques for postoperative analgesia in open cholecystectomies: a randomized clinical trial
ConclusionESP Block did not prove to be an effective technique for postoperative analgesia of open cholecystectomy, at the doses performed in this study, having required more use of rescue opioid, and without differences in NPS. More comprehensive studies are required to assess the efficacy of ESP block for the visceral and abdominal somatic component, considering the specific blockade level.ResumoJustificativa e objetivoO Bloqueio do Plano do Músculo Eretor da Espinha (ESP Block) é um bloqueio relativamente novo, inicialmente descrito para analgesia de dor torácica crônica, porém já...
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - February 12, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

The multidisciplinary challenge of anesthesia for ex utero intrapartum treatment: a case report
Publication date: Available online 10 February 2020Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology (English Edition)Author(s): Alexandre Caldeira, Jânia Pacheco, Sofia Fernandes, Filipa LançaAbstractThe Ex Utero Intrapartum Treatment (EXIT) is a surgical procedure performed in cases of expected postpartum fetal airway obstruction, allowing the establishment of patent airway while maintaining placental circulation. Anesthesia for EXIT procedure has several specific features such as adequate uterine relaxation, maintenance of maternal blood pressure fetal anesthesia and fetal airway establishment. The anesthesiologi...
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - February 12, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

The need for supplemental blocks in single versus triple injections in infraclavicular brachial plexus blocks with a medial approach: a clinical and anatomic study
This study comprised 139 patients who were scheduled for elective or emergency upper-limb surgery. Patients who received an infraclavicular blocks with a triple-injection technique were included in Group T (n = 68). Patients who received an infraclavicular blocks with a single-injection technique were included in Group S (n = 71). The number of patients who required supplementary blocks or had complete failure, the recovery time of sensory blocks and early and late complications were noted.ResultsThe block success rate was 84.5% in Group S, and 94.1% in Group T without any need for supplementary...
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - February 10, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Hemicorporectomy anesthesia: case report
ConclusionAnesthetic management is essential in scenarios such as the one reported to assure patient survival.ResumoIntroducãoA hemicorporectomia cursa com repercussões hemodinâmicas e ventilatórias que fazem o manejo anestésico ser definitivo para o desfecho do paciente.ObjetivoRelatar a condução anestésica em um portador de carcinoma espinocelular submetido à hemicorporectomia de urgência após episódio de choque hipovolêmico.Relato de casoApós sangramento pela lesão, paciente apresentou choque hipovolêmico classe 3...
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - February 10, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Management of a bi-caval dual lumen cannula clot obstruction after tee guided diagnosis: a case-report
We report the diagnosis and management of a clot-obstruction in a single site cannula placed through the internal jugular vein, guided by transesophageal echocardiography.Case reportA 39 year-old male developed acute respiratory distress syndrome and hemodynamic instability after an episode of pulmonary aspiration in the ICU. Eight hours after placement of a single site veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, suddenly the perfusionist noticed a reduction in flow. TEE showed a thrombus-like mass obstructing the inflow port in SVC and inflow at IVC was intact. After unsuccessful attempts to reposition the cannula, t...
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - February 10, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

Ropivacaine withdrawal syndrome: a case report
We report a case of ropivacaine withdrawal, which to our knowledge has not been previously described in the literature.Case reportThe patient presented to our department with uncontrolled belt-like upper-abdominal pain, self-rated as a 9/10 on the numeric rating scale. We decided to use continuous epidural analgesia with ropivacaine through a multi-port epidural catheter. Pain was well controlled for one month without significant adverse effects. However, ropivacaine unexpectedly ran out and two hours later the patient developed agitation, generalized tremor, tachycardia, and tachypnea. These symptoms resolved 30 mi...
Source: Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology - February 10, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research