Paul Myles

Summary

Affiliation: Alfred Hospital
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical update: postoperative analgesia
    Paul S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital and Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Lancet 369:810-2. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Aspirin and Tranexamic Acid for Coronary Artery Surgery (ATACAS) Trial: rationale and design
    Paul S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Am Heart J 155:224-30. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Outcome of emergency department patients with delayed admission to an intensive care unit
    Meera Parkhe
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Box Hill Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med (Fremantle) 14:50-7. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint The pain visual analog scale: linear or nonlinear?
    Paul S Myles
    Anesthesiology 100:744; author reply 745. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of hair colour on anaesthetic requirements and recovery time after surgery
    P S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Anaesth Intensive Care 40:683-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Simplified postoperative nausea and vomiting impact scale for audit and post-discharge review
    P S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Br J Anaesth 108:423-9. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Effect of nitrous oxide anesthesia on plasma homocysteine and endothelial function
    Paul S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Anesthesiology 109:657-63. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Prediction of neurological outcome using bispectral index monitoring in patients with severe ischemic-hypoxic brain injury undergoing emergency surgery
    Paul S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Anesthesiology 110:1106-15. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Lung transplantation
    Paul S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 20:21-6. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Bispectral index monitoring in ischemic-hypoxic brain injury
    Paul S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    J Extra Corpor Technol 41:P15-9. 2009

Detail Information

Publications61

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical update: postoperative analgesia
    Paul S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital and Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Lancet 369:810-2. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Aspirin and Tranexamic Acid for Coronary Artery Surgery (ATACAS) Trial: rationale and design
    Paul S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Am Heart J 155:224-30. 2008
    ..The ATACAS Trial is a study comparing aspirin, tranexamic acid, or both, with placebo in patients undergoing on-pump or off-pump coronary artery surgery...
  3. ncbi request reprint Outcome of emergency department patients with delayed admission to an intensive care unit
    Meera Parkhe
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Box Hill Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med (Fremantle) 14:50-7. 2002
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint The pain visual analog scale: linear or nonlinear?
    Paul S Myles
    Anesthesiology 100:744; author reply 745. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint The effect of hair colour on anaesthetic requirements and recovery time after surgery
    P S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Anaesth Intensive Care 40:683-9. 2012
    ..82 (0.57-1.19), P=0.30. We found no evidence that patient hair colour affects anaesthetic requirements or recovery characteristics in a broad range of surgical procedures...
  6. doi request reprint Simplified postoperative nausea and vomiting impact scale for audit and post-discharge review
    P S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Br J Anaesth 108:423-9. 2012
    ..Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) is common but many episodes may be trivial or transient. The aim of the study was to develop a simple-to-use measure of the intensity and clinical impact of PONV...
  7. doi request reprint Effect of nitrous oxide anesthesia on plasma homocysteine and endothelial function
    Paul S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Anesthesiology 109:657-63. 2008
    ..Plasma homocysteine is increased by nitrous oxide anesthesia. The current study was designed to determine whether endothelial function is impaired after surgery and whether this is made worse by exposure to nitrous oxide...
  8. doi request reprint Prediction of neurological outcome using bispectral index monitoring in patients with severe ischemic-hypoxic brain injury undergoing emergency surgery
    Paul S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Anesthesiology 110:1106-15. 2009
    ..The authors chose to evaluate the prognostic ability of bispectral index (BIS) in this setting...
  9. ncbi request reprint Lung transplantation
    Paul S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 20:21-6. 2007
    ..To describe recent advances in lung transplantation relevant to anesthesiologists...
  10. ncbi request reprint Bispectral index monitoring in ischemic-hypoxic brain injury
    Paul S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    J Extra Corpor Technol 41:P15-9. 2009
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  11. ncbi request reprint Preoperative folate and homocysteine status in patients undergoing major surgery
    Paul S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Academic Board of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, 3004, Australia
    Clin Nutr 25:736-45. 2006
    ..We also tested the utility of a brief preoperative medical and dietary questionnaire to identify those with low folate or elevated Hcy levels...
  12. ncbi request reprint Fast-track cardiac anesthesia: choice of anesthetic agents and techniques
    Paul S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 9:5-16. 2005
    ..A number of clinical trials have identified interventions that can reduce some of these complications. The adoption of effective treatments into clinical practice should improve the effectiveness of FTCA...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of bupropion as an aid to stopping smoking before elective surgery: a randomised controlled trial
    P S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Anaesthesia 59:1053-8. 2004
    ..036), but not at the 6-week visit (p = 0.25) or at the time of hospital admission for surgery (p > 0.99). This study found that smokers waiting for elective surgery are more likely to reduce or stop smoking when treated with bupropion...
  14. ncbi request reprint Avoidance of nitrous oxide for patients undergoing major surgery: a randomized controlled trial
    Paul S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Academic Board of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Anesthesiology 107:221-31. 2007
    ..Although nitrous oxide interferes with vitamin B12, folate metabolism, and deoxyribonucleic acid synthesis and prevents the use of high inspired oxygen concentrations, the consequences of these effects are unclear...
  15. doi request reprint Nitrous oxide and perioperative cardiac morbidity (ENIGMA-II) Trial: rationale and design
    Paul S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Am Heart J 157:488-494.e1. 2009
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative coronary thrombosis with aprotinin in the prebypass period
    Paul S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 21:558-60. 2007
  17. ncbi request reprint Prevention of awareness during anaesthesia
    Paul S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 21:345-55. 2007
    ..The incidence of awareness can be further reduced with currently available techniques used more widely...
  18. ncbi request reprint Large multicenter trials: what do they achieve and what should be done in perfusion?
    Paul Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital and Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Extra Corpor Technol 39:274-7. 2007
    ..They thus provide the best evidence of effectiveness...
  19. ncbi request reprint Antifibrinolytic therapy: evidence, bias, confounding (and politics!)
    Paul Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital and Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Extra Corpor Technol 39:308-10. 2007
    ..Debate will continue until we have the results of definitive large randomized trials powered to detect a clinically important effect on outcome...
  20. doi request reprint Effect of nitrous oxide on plasma homocysteine and folate in patients undergoing major surgery
    P S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Br J Anaesth 100:780-6. 2008
    ..In epidemiological studies, hyperhomocysteinaemia is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease and dementia...
  21. doi request reprint Misleading turbulent flow through pulmonary venous anastomoses during lung transplantation
    Paul S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Rd, Melbourne, Victoria, 3004, Australia
    Anesth Analg 107:1504-5. 2008
  22. ncbi request reprint Bispectral index monitoring to prevent awareness during anaesthesia: the B-Aware randomised controlled trial
    P S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Lancet 363:1757-63. 2004
    ..Bispectral index (BIS) monitoring measures the depth of anaesthesia and facilitates anaesthetic titration. In this trial we determined whether BIS-guided anaesthesia reduced the incidence of awareness during surgery in adults...
  23. ncbi request reprint Development and psychometric testing of a quality of recovery score after general anesthesia and surgery in adults
    P S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Anesth Analg 88:83-90. 1999
    ..001). This study demonstrates that the QoR Score has good validity, reliability, and clinical acceptability in patients undergoing many types of surgery...
  24. doi request reprint Perioperative epidural analgesia for major abdominal surgery for cancer and recurrence-free survival: randomised trial
    Paul S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    BMJ 342:d1491. 2011
    ..To compare long term recurrence of cancer and survival of patients having major abdominal surgery for cancer...
  25. ncbi request reprint Relation between quality of recovery in hospital and quality of life at 3 months after cardiac surgery
    P S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Alfred Hospital, and Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Anesthesiology 95:862-7. 2001
    ..Improved quality of life (QoL) is a desirable outcome of cardiac surgery. The aim of the current study was to measure the association between quality of recovery 3 days after surgery and QoL measured 3 months later...
  26. ncbi request reprint Lessons from lung transplantation for everyday thoracic anesthesia
    P S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Alfred Hospital, Australia
    Anesthesiol Clin North America 19:581-90, vii. 2001
    ..This article describes aspects of care such as patients, including acceptance of permissive hypercapnia, adjustment of ventilator settings, and methods to optimize recovery from anesthesia...
  27. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the safety and effectiveness of fast-track cardiac anesthesia
    Paul S Myles
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Anesthesiology 99:982-7. 2003
  28. ncbi request reprint Quality in anesthesia
    P S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Alfred Hospital, Departments of Anaesthesia and Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Minerva Anestesiol 67:279-83. 2001
    ..The measurement of quality of recovery is an important aspect of a quality anaesthetic practice. The QoR Score can be incorporated into routine practice and this should improve patient care and resultant levels of satisfaction...
  29. ncbi request reprint Part I: propofol, thiopental, sevoflurane, and isoflurane-A randomized, controlled trial of effectiveness
    P S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Austalia
    Anesth Analg 91:1163-9. 2000
    ..Implications: Propofol and sevoflurane do not offer any significant advantages over thiopental and isoflurane in adults undergoing elective inpatient surgery...
  30. ncbi request reprint The pain visual analog scale: is it linear or nonlinear?
    P S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Alfred Hospital, Prahan, Victoria, Australia
    Anesth Analg 89:1517-20. 1999
    ..The mean (95% confidence interval) for VAS2:1 was 2.12 (1.81-2.43) and VAS3:1 was 0.45 (0.38-0.52). We conclude that the VAS is linear for mild-to-moderate pain, and the VAS score can be treated as ratio data...
  31. ncbi request reprint Reporting of ethical approval and informed consent in clinical research published in leading anesthesia journals
    Paul S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Alfred Hospital, P O Box 315, Melbourne, Victoria 3181, Australia
    Anesthesiology 99:1209-13. 2003
    ..Ethical conduct in human research in anesthesia includes approval by an institutional review board (IRB) or ethics committee and informed consent. Evidence of these is sometimes lacking in journal publications...
  32. ncbi request reprint Artifact in the bispectral index in a patient with severe ischemic brain injury
    Paul S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Anesth Analg 98:706-7, table of contents. 2004
    ..IMPLICATIONS: The bispectral index (BIS) can be prone to artifact. In this report we found that electrocardiogram artifact led to an apparent normal BIS in a patient with complete burst-suppression associated with severe brain injury...
  33. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of informed consent and recruitment for clinical trials in the immediate preoperative period
    P S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Anesthesiology 91:969-78. 1999
    ..Alternative randomization methods have been advocated that may address these and other concerns...
  34. ncbi request reprint Remifentanil, fentanyl, and cardiac surgery: a double-blinded, randomized, controlled trial of costs and outcomes
    Paul S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Anesth Analg 95:805-12, table of contents. 2002
    ..Three Group FLD patients, but none in groups FMD and R, had postoperative myocardial infarctions (P = 0.032). Remifentanil has larger drug acquisition costs but does not increase the total hospital costs associated with cardiac surgery...
  35. doi request reprint Nitrous oxide and serious morbidity and mortality in the POISE trial
    Kate Leslie
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3050, Australia
    Anesth Analg 116:1034-40. 2013
    ....
  36. pmc Peak and averaged bicoherence for different EEG patterns during general anaesthesia
    Stacey Pritchett
    Electrical and Computer Science Engineering, Monash University, Clayton, Vic, Australia
    Biomed Eng Online 9:76. 2010
    ..This paper investigates bicoherence parameters across equal band and unequal band bifrequency regions, during different states of anaesthetic depth relating to routine clinical anaesthesia, as determined by visual inspection of EEG...
  37. doi request reprint The effect of bispectral index monitoring on long-term survival in the B-aware trial
    Kate Leslie
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria 3050, Australia
    Anesth Analg 110:816-22. 2010
    ..We tested the hypothesis that the risks of death, myocardial infarction (MI), and stroke would be lower in patients allocated to BIS-guided management than in those allocated to routine care...
  38. doi request reprint Prehospital rapid sequence intubation improves functional outcome for patients with severe traumatic brain injury: a randomized controlled trial
    Stephen A Bernard
    Ambulance Victoria, Monash University School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, The Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Surg 252:959-65. 2010
    ..To determine whether paramedic rapid sequence intubation in patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) improves neurologic outcomes at 6 months compared with intubation in the hospital...
  39. ncbi request reprint Prehospital hypertonic saline resuscitation of patients with hypotension and severe traumatic brain injury: a randomized controlled trial
    D James Cooper
    Department of Intensive Care, Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    JAMA 291:1350-7. 2004
    ..Prehospital hypertonic saline (HTS) resuscitation of patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) may increase survival but whether HTS improves neurological outcomes is unknown...
  40. ncbi request reprint Risk of respiratory complications and wound infection in patients undergoing ambulatory surgery: smokers versus nonsmokers
    Paul S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Alfred Hospital, Prahan, Victoria, Australia
    Anesthesiology 97:842-7. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the risk of respiratory complications and wound infection among smokers...
  41. doi request reprint Update on the role of paravertebral blocks for thoracic surgery: are they worth it?
    David J Daly
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Australia
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 22:38-43. 2009
    ..To consider optimal analgesic strategies for thoracic surgical patients...
  42. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the effect of high- and low-dose fentanyl on the incidence of postoperative cognitive dysfunction after coronary artery bypass surgery in the elderly
    Brendan S Silbert
    Department of Anaesthesia, St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Anesthesiology 104:1137-45. 2006
    ..The current use of both high- and low-dose fentanyl as anesthetic techniques allowed us to investigate the effect of fentanyl on the incidence of POCD...
  43. ncbi request reprint Perioperative epidural analgesia and outcome after major abdominal surgery in high-risk patients
    Philip J Peyton
    Department of Anesthesia, Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, Melbourne, Australia
    Anesth Analg 96:548-, table of contents. 2003
    ..We found no evidence that perioperative epidural analgesia significantly influences major morbidity or mortality after major abdominal surgery...
  44. doi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder in aware patients from the B-aware trial
    Kate Leslie
    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria 3050, Australia
    Anesth Analg 110:823-8. 2010
    ..In this study, we compared the incidence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in patients with and without confirmed awareness who were randomized in the B-Aware Trial...
  45. ncbi request reprint Validity of unplanned admission to an intensive care unit as a measure of patient safety in surgical patients
    Guy Haller
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Anesthesiology 103:1121-9. 2005
    ..Often regarded as a surrogate marker of adverse events, it has potential as a direct measure of patient safety. Its true validity for such use is currently unknown...
  46. doi request reprint Analgesia best practice after cardiac surgery
    Alex Konstantatos
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria, 3004, Australia
    Anesthesiol Clin 26:591-602. 2008
    ..This may facilitate earlier tracheal extubation, mobilization, and recovery...
  47. ncbi request reprint Postoperative complications and mortality in older patients having non-cardiac surgery at three Melbourne teaching hospitals
    Larry McNicol
    Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Med J Aust 186:447-52. 2007
    ..To determine the incidence of postoperative complications, including 30-day mortality rate, and need for intensive care unit (ICU) admission in older patients after non-cardiac surgery...
  48. doi request reprint Power analysis of gamma frequencies (30 - 47Hz), adjusting for muscle activity (80 - 97Hz), in anesthesia: a comparison between young adults, middle-aged and the elderly
    Stacey Pritchett
    Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, Monash University, Clayton, Vic, Australia
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2008:825-30. 2008
    ..In the elderly group, the state of consciousness is equally associated with EEG gamma and EMG recorded from the Masseter, but not with the EMG recorded from Fpz...
  49. ncbi request reprint The addition of a tramadol infusion to morphine patient-controlled analgesia after abdominal surgery: a double-blinded, placebo-controlled randomized trial
    Ashley R Webb
    Department of Anaesthesia, Frankston Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Anesth Analg 95:1713-8, table of contents. 2002
    ..05). We conclude that a tramadol infusion combined with PCA morphine improves analgesia and reduces morphine requirements after abdominal surgery compared with morphine PCA alone...
  50. ncbi request reprint Gender and recovery after general anesthesia combined with neuromuscular blocking drugs
    Frank F Buchanan
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Anesth Analg 102:291-7. 2006
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Where to now with carbon monoxide poisoning?
    Carlos D Scheinkestel
    Departments of Intensive Care and Hyperbaric Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 16:151-4. 2004
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint What's new in trial design: propensity scores, equivalence, and non-inferiority
    Paul S Myles
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, and Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Extra Corpor Technol 41:P6-10. 2009
    ..A clearer understanding of bias and confounding, and the interpretation of the 95% confidence interval of the estimated treatment effect are central to proper use of these techniques...
  53. ncbi request reprint Improving communication when seeking informed consent: a randomised controlled study of a computer-based method for providing information to prospective clinical trial participants
    Asuntha S Karunaratne
    Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:388-92. 2010
    ..To assess the efficacy, with respect to participant understanding of information, of a computer-based approach to communication about complex, technical issues that commonly arise when seeking informed consent for clinical research trials...
  54. ncbi request reprint Epidural block and outcome after major surgery
    Paul S Myles
    Med J Aust 177:536-7. 2002
    ..Patients at increased risk of postoperative respiratory complications may benefit...
  55. ncbi request reprint Aprotinin and lysine analogues in high-risk cardiac surgery
    Paul S Myles
    N Engl J Med 359:1181; author reply 1181-2. 2008
  56. doi request reprint Gender differences in outcome in patients with hypotension and severe traumatic brain injury
    Jennie L Ponsford
    Monash Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre, Epworth Hospital, Australia
    Injury 39:67-76. 2008
    ..Progesterone and oestrogen are thought to afford protection in the immediate post-injury period, suggesting females have an advantage, although there has been limited evidence of this in human outcome studies...
  57. ncbi request reprint Anesthesia awareness and the bispectral index
    Paul S Myles
    N Engl J Med 359:428-9; author reply 430-1. 2008
  58. ncbi request reprint Underutilization of paravertebral block in thoracic surgery
    Paul S Myles
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 20:635-8. 2006
  59. ncbi request reprint The MASTER Trial has successfully addressed requirements of protocols for large trials
    Philip J Peyton
    Anesth Analg 97:922-3. 2003
  60. ncbi request reprint Regional block and cancer recurrence: too early to tell
    Guy Haller
    Anesthesiology 107:354; author reply 354-5. 2007
  61. ncbi request reprint Epidural anaesthesia and analgesia and outcome of major surgery: a randomised trial
    John R A Rigg
    Department of Public Health, University of Western Australia, Western, Crawley, Australia
    Lancet 359:1276-82. 2002
    ..We compared adverse outcomes in high-risk patients managed for major surgery with epidural block or alternative analgesic regimens with general anaesthesia in a multicentre randomised trial...