Possible use of low-molecular weight dextran as adjuvant for erector spinae plane block procedure
Masahiko Tsuchiya, Koh Mizutani, Mitsuhide Yabe, Takashi MoriSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):576-577 (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Masahiko Tsuchiya Koh Mizutani Mitsuhide Yabe Takashi Mori Source Type: research

A novel transparent box for intubation in a suspect/confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patient
Tariq L Jilani, Mohammad A Simbawa, Sara M Aljohani, Kawthar T Barnawi, Saeed A Balubaid, Mojahid M Felimban, Hashim M Bin SammanSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):574-575 (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tariq L Jilani Mohammad A Simbawa Sara M Aljohani Kawthar T Barnawi Saeed A Balubaid Mojahid M Felimban Hashim M Bin Samman Source Type: research

In response to a comment on lung isolation for lobectomy in elderly post radiation fibrosis of a difficult airway-pediatric double-lumen tube and pediatric ureteroscope as rescue devices
Deyashinee Ghosh, Bhavna Gupta, Atif KhanSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):573-574 (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Deyashinee Ghosh Bhavna Gupta Atif Khan Source Type: research

Ultrasound-guided continuous retroclavicular brachial plexus block
Amarjeet Kumar, Chandni Sinha, Ajeet KumarSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):572-573 (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Amarjeet Kumar Chandni Sinha Ajeet Kumar Source Type: research

Response to the case submitted by Bellapukonda et al.- Can intubate but cannot ventilate! An unexpected event in a child with stridor after accidental aspiration of the potassium permanganate solution
Sujana Dontukurthy, Joseph D TobiasSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):570-572 (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Sujana Dontukurthy Joseph D Tobias Source Type: research

Use of a bronchial blocker in the prone position
Mohamed S Hajnour, Amro Al-HabibSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):569-570 (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Mohamed S Hajnour Amro Al-Habib Source Type: research

An incidental diagnosis of tracheal bronchus using computed tomography in the congenital heart disease patient
Nithiyanandhan Palanisamy, Shrinivas V Gadhinglajkar, Rupa Sreedhar, GJ MurugendiranSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):567-569 (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Nithiyanandhan Palanisamy Shrinivas V Gadhinglajkar Rupa Sreedhar GJ Murugendiran Source Type: research

Treating postdural puncture headache in COVID-19 positive patient- is bilateral greater occipital nerve block the answer ?
Abhijit Nair, Sandeep DiwanSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):566-567 (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Abhijit Nair Sandeep Diwan Source Type: research

Aftermath of COVID-19: Need for developing novel bedside communication skills ?
Niyati Dubey, Preksha Dubey, Prakash K DubeySaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):564-565 (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Niyati Dubey Preksha Dubey Prakash K Dubey Source Type: research

Use of lung ultrasound to diagnose intraoperative tension pneumothorax in a pediatric laparoscopic surgery
Tanya Mital, Shilpa Goyal, Nidhi Jain, Ankur SharmaSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):563-564 (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tanya Mital Shilpa Goyal Nidhi Jain Ankur Sharma Source Type: research

Local anaesthetic systemic toxicity in paediatric patient: Tips to prevent
Renu Sinha, Nishant Patel, Kanil R KumarSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):561-562 (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Renu Sinha Nishant Patel Kanil R Kumar Source Type: research

Ultrasound to identify the cause of unilateral caudal anesthesia
Debendra Tripathy, Bhavna Gupta, S NaveenSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):560-561 (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Debendra Tripathy Bhavna Gupta S Naveen Source Type: research

Different standards of the variable pitch for oxygen saturation with pulse rate and heart rate monitoring: An avoidable complication
Tanya Aysha Edathodu, Renu Sinha, Thilaka Muthiah, V YokasekarSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):559-560 (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tanya Aysha Edathodu Renu Sinha Thilaka Muthiah V Yokasekar Source Type: research

Spread of local anesthetic after thoracic erector spinae and thoracic paravertebral block in patients with multiple posterolateral rib fractures
Sandeep Diwan, Abhijit NairSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):557-559 (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Sandeep Diwan Abhijit Nair Source Type: research

The novel & #8220;FIT & #8221; of endobronchial intubation: Whimsical contention or factitious science ?
Akhil Kumar, Amitabh Dutta, Shikha Sharma, Jayashree SoodSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):556-557 (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Akhil Kumar Amitabh Dutta Shikha Sharma Jayashree Sood Source Type: research

Yet another lost guide wire
Prakash K Dubey, Ranjan Rahul, Alok K BhartiSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):554-556 (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Prakash K Dubey Ranjan Rahul Alok K Bharti Source Type: research

Assessing adequacy of collateral foot circulation: A simple bedside test prior to lower extremity arterial cannulation
Ashutosh Kaushal, Shipra Verma, Rudrashish Haldar, Praveen TalawarSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):552-554 (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Ashutosh Kaushal Shipra Verma Rudrashish Haldar Praveen Talawar Source Type: research

Anesthetic management of a patient with Susac syndrome: A rare neurological disorder
Ankur Khandelwal, Chandrakant Prasad, Navdeep Sokhal, Arvind ChaturvediSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):551-552 (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Ankur Khandelwal Chandrakant Prasad Navdeep Sokhal Arvind Chaturvedi Source Type: research

The role of the hyper-angulated videolaryngoscope in nasotracheal intubation
Kan Chandradeva, Divya HarshanSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):549-550 (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Kan Chandradeva Divya Harshan Source Type: research

Sphenopalatine ganglion block for abortive treatment of a migraine headache
Amnon A Berger, Jamal HasoonSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):548-549 (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Amnon A Berger Jamal Hasoon Source Type: research

Superior Trunk block for humerus surgery: Application beyond the shoulder analgesia
Tuhin Mistry, Samarjit Dey, Jitendra V KalbandeSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):547-548 (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tuhin Mistry Samarjit Dey Jitendra V Kalbande Source Type: research

Changing nasal endotracheal tube to opposite nostril in a patient with no mouth opening under general anesthesia, after initial awake fiberoptic intubation
Kaushik Barua, Pulak Tosh, Naina Narayani, Sunil RajanSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):545-546 (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Kaushik Barua Pulak Tosh Naina Narayani Sunil Rajan Source Type: research

Point-of-care nasal ultrasonography: A novel technique using & #8220;hockey stick & #8221; probe
Chitta R Mohanty, Vikas Saini, Sameer Sethi, Snigdha BellapukondaSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):544-545 (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Chitta R Mohanty Vikas Saini Sameer Sethi Snigdha Bellapukonda Source Type: research

A mysterious case of fat embolism
We report a patient who sustained catastrophic pulmonary fat embolism post-induction of general anesthesia during laparotomy for haemoperitoneum. The source being the fractured shaft of fracture femur which was missed during the primary survey in the chaos of a positive focused assessment with sonography for trauma and a transient responding patient. In this case report, we want to emphasize the importance of primary survey in a trauma patient, effective communication and documentation to prevent errors and for better management of patients. (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Sangam Yadav Amanpreet Ghalot Vanitha Rajagopalan Source Type: research

Successful bilevel positive airway pressure therapy in a patient with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis after emergency laparotomy: A case report
We report the case of a 71-year-old man with ALS who underwent emergency laparotomy for small bowel strangulation. After surgery, he remained intubated and was transferred to the high care unit under mechanical ventilation, due to unstable hemodynamics requiring inotropic support. On postoperative day (POD) 3, he was extubated under stable hemodynamics and respiratory status. Immediately after extubation, bilevel positive airway pressure (bilevel PAP) was prophylactically applied to prevent postoperative respiratory failure, which may have been caused by respiratory muscle fatigue, attributed to general anesthesia and surg...
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Yukihide Koyama Koichi Tsuzaki Hideaki Shimizu Junko Kuroda Soichi Shimizu Source Type: research

Bilateral high thoracic continuous erector spinae plane blocks for postoperative analgesia in a posterior cervical fusion
Sandeep Diwan, Won Uk Koh, Ki Jinn Chin, Abhijit NairSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):535-537 Posterior decompression and instrumentation of the cervical spine are associated with severe postoperative pain due to extensive soft tissue and muscle dissection during the surgery. In this case series, we describe bilateral continuous cervical erector spinae plane block (CESPB) placed at T1-2 through the thoracic erector spinae plane. A series of 4 patients underwent posterior cervical decompression and stabilization for various surgical indications. The CESPB block provides intense analgesia with low requirements of ane...
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Sandeep Diwan Won Uk Koh Ki Jinn Chin Abhijit Nair Source Type: research

Anesthetic management of a & #8220;Supercentenarian & #8221; (Oldest living person on Earth) posted for an emergency surgery
Ram M Sharma, Anurag Garg, Badal ParikhSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):531-534 With the rise in living standards and evolution of science, there is a rise in life expectancy world over. This demographic transition has led to a rise in older persons, increasing the dependency ratios and “demographic burden.” Management of such old patients requires special considerations and understanding as aging is a physiological phenomenon in which the functional capacity of organs decreases due to degenerative changes in the structure. An important aspect to remember in Geriatric Anesthesia is that in spite of adeq...
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Ram M Sharma Anurag Garg Badal Parikh Source Type: research

Erector spinae plane block in various abdominal surgeries: A case series
We described six case series of successfully performed ESP block for postoperative analgesia in various abdominal surgeries such as unilateral open inguinal hernia repair with a supraumbilical hernia, ileostomy reversal surgery, open diaphragmatic hernia repair, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, and abdominal abscess evacuation. (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Toleska Marija Dimitrovski Aleksandar Source Type: research

Anesthetic nuances in Segawa & #39;s syndrome: A case report and review of the literature
We present anesthetic nuances to be considered in the management of a patient with Segawa's disease along with a pertinent review of the literature. (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Manbir Kaur Umadatt Sharma Rajendra K Solanki Source Type: research

Oral teratoma in a neonate: A case report of anesthetic challenge
In this report, we describe a scenario of neonate with multiple oral teratoma, cleft palate, and bifid tongue who presented with respiratory distress for surgical excision of mass. The compromised airway can be successfully managed by appropriate prior planning and effective communication between anesthesiologist and surgical team. (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Rajneesh Singhal Vishnu K Garg Brajesh K Ratre Mangilal Deganwa Source Type: research

Erector spinae plane block and rhomboid intercostal block for the treatment of post-mastectomy pain syndrome
This report suggests that ESP block and RIB with local anesthetic and corticosteroids with might be useful to treat a PMPS. (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Emanuele Piraccini Morena Calli Stefania Taddei Stefano Maitan Source Type: research

Incidental finding of tracheobronchial foreign body during double lumen tube placement-lessons learned
Lakshmi N Kurnutala, Angela W Strother, Bryan J HierlmeierSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):514-516 Tracheobronchial foreign bodies are common in pediatric patients, but also seen in adult patients. Most of these patients present with history of foreign body inhalation, or with the symptoms like cough, respiratory distress. In this paper, we would like to report an incidental finding of a tablet in tracheobronchial tree during double lumen tube placement with fiberoptic bronchoscopy in a middle-aged patient scheduled for right lung decortication for hemothorax. We also learned that delay in removing the tablet would...
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Lakshmi N Kurnutala Angela W Strother Bryan J Hierlmeier Source Type: research

Laparoscopic bariatric surgery in a patient with idiopathic intracranial hypertension and lumboperitoneal shunt: Anesthetic implications
In conclusion, laparoscopic bariatric surgery may be an option for IIH. It is safe in patients with LPS, although concerns should be taken into account (avoid any damage to the shunt, limit digestive tract contents spillage, and strict vigilance for early detection of intracranial hypertension signs). Although valve system could prevent pressure complications, the catheter can be clamped to avoid retrograde insufflation of CO2 or digestive tract content. (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Teresa Lopez Jacobo Tr & #233;bol Jos & #233; A Sastre Source Type: research

Cancer in corona times
Shagun Bhatia Shah, Rajiv ChawlaSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):504-509 Humanity is witnessing an unprecedented tsunami of corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients. Till date, India houses 10,453 confirmed COVID-19 patients with a death toll of 358 nationwide and the number is steadily rising with each passing day. The capital city of Delhi, harbouring 1510 patients, has the dubious distinction of being the second largest hotspot for COVID positive patients in India, second only to the state of Maharashtra. Being immuno-compromised, cancer patients are first more susceptible to catch this virus and secondly m...
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Shagun Bhatia Shah Rajiv Chawla Source Type: research

Unusual routes for transmission of coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Recommendations to interrupt the vicious cycle of infection
The objective of the narrative review is to describe what is COVID-19-related coronavirus (CoV), its structure and particle size, potential transmission routes, the risk of infection in patients undergoing blood transfusion or in patients with diabetes and cancer, and recommendations to prevent its spread in office settings, travel / recreation settings, residential and health facilities. This paper also discusses several groundbreaking approaches that are used to counter COVID-19. With this narrative review, we hope to raise awareness of the usual and unusual pathways of transmission and prevent the spread of this pandemi...
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Hunny Sharma Swati Verma Source Type: research

Comparison of the skin-to-epidural space distance at the thoracic and lumbar levels in children using magnetic resonance imaging
Conclusion: The distance from the skin to the epidural space is not constant at various vertebral levels. At the levels measured, it was greatest at the lumbar level and at least at the thoracic level of T9-10. A single predictive formula was not applicable for calculating the approximate SED at all vertebral levels. (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tariq M Wani AlAwwaab Dabaliz Khalid Kadah Giorgio Veneziano Dmitry Tumin Joseph D Tobias Source Type: research

Modified electroconvulsive therapy in a resource-challenged setting: Comparison of two doses (0.5 mg/kg and 1 mg/kg) of suxamethonium chloride
Conclusions: A better modification of convulsion with comparable hemodynamic and side effect profile is achieved during mECT with the use of 1.0 mg/kg suxamethonium compared to 0.5 mg/kg. (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Olurotimi I Aaron Aramide F Faponle Benjamin O Bolaji Samuel K Mosaku Anthony T Adenekan Olakunle A Oginni Source Type: research

Postoperative analgesic efficacy of fluoroscopy-guided erector spinae plane block after percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL): A randomized controlled study
Conclusion: ESPB performed under fluoroscopic guidance is a simple and effective technique and it provides significantly better postoperative pain relief. (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Mukesh K Prasad Rohit K Varshney Payal Jain Amit K Choudhary Aditi Khare Gurdeep S Jheetay Source Type: research

Pain, stress, analgesia and postpartum depression: Revisiting the controversy with a randomized controlled trial
Conclusion: CSE analgesia in laboring parturients does not reduce PPD at 6 weeks. Instead, perceived high stress during pregnancy appears to be the most important factor. (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Amrit Kaur Sukanya Mitra Jasveer Singh Rashi Sarna Dilpreet Kaur Pandher Richa Saroa Subhash Das Source Type: research

Analgesic efficacy and spread of local anesthetic in ultrasound-guided paravertebral, pectoralis II, and serratus anterior plane block for breast surgeries: A randomized controlled trial
Conclusion: TPVB and SAP group result in a greater spread of the drug and provide equivalent analgesia and are superior to the PECS II block in providing analgesia for breast surgeries. SAP block is easier to perform than TPVB with lesser chances of complications and results in faster onset. (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Dhruv Jain Virender K Mohan Debesh Bhoi Ravinder K Batra Lokesh Kashyap Dilip Shende Sana Yasmin Hussain Anurag Srivastava Vathulru Seenu Source Type: research

Attitudes and knowledge of anesthesiology trainees to radiation exposure in a Tertiary care hospital
Conclusions: A lack of knowledge persists among anesthesiology trainees in our institute regarding the risks associated with ionizing radiation. This study also serves to highlight the need for anesthesiology trainees to protect themselves properly. Radiation dose, hazards, and protection strategies must be included in the basic curriculum of medical colleges. (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Mohammad Asghar Ali Bushra Salim Khalid Maudood Siddiqui Muhammad Faisal Khan Source Type: research

Short-term memory impairment in patients undergoing general anesthesia and its contributing factors
Conclusion: GA significantly reduces the patient's short-term memory after the surgery. (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Ali Ahmadzadeh Amiri Kasra Karvandian Nazanin Ramezani Amir Ahmadzadeh Amiri Source Type: research

Perioperative complications of pediatric otorhinolaryngological operations
Conclusions: The obtained results indicate that the presence of risk factors for perioperative complications during operations on ENT organs in children are associated with the initial autonomic status and the predominance of the parasympathetic nervous system as well as with clinical markers. (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Yu S Aleksandrovich VV Rybianov KV Pshenisnov SA Razumov Source Type: research

The perfusion index could early predict a nerve block success: A preliminary report
Conclusions: A tripled PI within 5 min from performing regional anesthesia showed to be a reliable indicator of nerve block success, but a bigger trial involving more patients and different anesthetic concentrations may be necessary to confirm this assumption. (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Romualdo Del Buono Giuseppe Pascarella Fabio Costa Felice Eugenio Agr & #242; Source Type: research

Do the existing systemic diseases overstate anaesthetic intervention during cataract surgery under local anaesthesia ? An observational study to correlate the association
Conclusions: From this study, we conclude that there is a correlation between prevalent comorbidities and active intervention by the attending anaesthesiologist in patients undergoing cataract surgery. (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Afroz S Khan Vaijayanti N Gadre Usha R Badole Manoj D Gilvarkar Mohammed Azhar Quazi Source Type: research

The effect of tranexamic acid in reducing postoperative hemorrhage in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft
Conclusion: The use of topical TXA in GABC significantly reduced postoperative hemorrhage, packed cell volume, platelet> transfusion, and FFP after surgery. Besides, it had no significant effect on the return to the operating room and mortality. (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Alireza Rostami Amin Haj Hoseini Alireza Kamali Source Type: research

Comparison of analgesic efficacy of ultrasound-guided thoracic paravertebral block versus surgeon-guided serratus anterior plane block for acute postoperative pain in patients undergoing thoracotomy for lung surgery-A prospective randomized study
Conclusion: SAP block with continuous catheter technique seems to be a safe and effective modality for the management of acute postoperative pain after thoracotomy. (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Anuradha Patel Vinod Kumar Rakesh Garg Sushma Bhatnagar Seema Mishra Nishkarsh Gupta Sachidanand Jee Bharti Sunil Kumar Source Type: research

Possible use of low-molecular weight dextran as adjuvant for erector spinae plane block procedure
Masahiko Tsuchiya, Koh Mizutani, Mitsuhide Yabe, Takashi MoriSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):576-577 (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Masahiko Tsuchiya Koh Mizutani Mitsuhide Yabe Takashi Mori Source Type: research

A novel transparent box for intubation in a suspect/confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patient
Tariq L Jilani, Mohammad A Simbawa, Sara M Aljohani, Kawthar T Barnawi, Saeed A Balubaid, Mojahid M Felimban, Hashim M Bin SammanSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):574-575 (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tariq L Jilani Mohammad A Simbawa Sara M Aljohani Kawthar T Barnawi Saeed A Balubaid Mojahid M Felimban Hashim M Bin Samman Source Type: research

In response to a comment on lung isolation for lobectomy in elderly post radiation fibrosis of a difficult airway-pediatric double-lumen tube and pediatric ureteroscope as rescue devices
Deyashinee Ghosh, Bhavna Gupta, Atif KhanSaudi Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 14(4):573-574 (Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia)
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - September 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Deyashinee Ghosh Bhavna Gupta Atif Khan Source Type: research