Affiliation: University of Vienna
- Ultrasound-guided lumbar facet nerve block: a sonoanatomic study of a new methodologic approachManfred Greher
Department of Anesthesiology and General Intensive Care B, Medical University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
Anesthesiology 100:1242-8. 2004..In this three-part study, the authors developed a new ultrasound-guided methodology, described the necessary landmarks and views, assessed ultrasound-derived distances, and tested the clinical feasibility...
- Sonographic visualization and ultrasound-guided block of the third occipital nerve: prospective for a new method to diagnose C2-C3 zygapophysial joint painUrs Eichenberger
Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pain Therapy, University of Bern, Inselspital, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
Anesthesiology 104:303-8. 2006..Diagnostic blocks of nerves supplying the joints are performed using fluoroscopy. The authors' hypothesis was that the third occipital nerve can be visualized and blocked with use of an ultrasound-guided technique...
- Ultrasonographic guidance improves the success rate of interscalene brachial plexus blockadeStephan Kapral
Department of Anaesthesia and General Intensive Care Medicine, Herz Jesu Hospital, Vienna, Austria
Reg Anesth Pain Med 33:253-8. 2008..The aim of our study is to compare the success rate and quality of interscalene brachial plexus blocks performed either with direct ultrasound visualization or with the aid of nerve stimulation to guide needle placement...
- Ultrasound-guided lumbar facet nerve block: accuracy of a new technique confirmed by computed tomographyManfred Greher
Department of Anesthesiology and General Intensive Care B, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Anesthesiology 101:1195-200. 2004..The authors recently described a new ultrasound-guided methodology. The current study determines its accuracy using computed tomography scan controls...
- Ultrasound guidance for infraclavicular brachial plexus anaesthesia in childrenP Marhofer
Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Vienna Medical School, A 1090, Vienna, Austria
Anaesthesia 59:642-6. 2004..In addition, the pain associated with nerve stimulation due to muscle contractions at the time of insertion is eliminated...
- Recollection of dreams after short general anaesthesia: influence on patient anxiety and satisfactionK Hellwagner
University of Vienna, Department of Anaesthesia and General Intensive Care A and B, Vienna, Austria
Eur J Anaesthesiol 20:282-8. 2003..We ascertained whether dreams during short general anaesthesia influence subsequent patient satisfaction and anxiety...
- S(+)-ketamine for rectal premedication in childrenP Marhofer
Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
Anesth Analg 92:62-5. 2001..Dose-response studies of S(+)-ketamine for rectal premedication in pediatric anesthesia may be warranted...
- Serum cholinesterase activity reflects morbidity in burned patientsL P Kamolz
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical School, University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
Burns 28:147-50. 2002..003) in non-survivors (2.5kU/l) than in survivors (3.2kU/l). It seems that the serum cholinesterase is a sensitive indicator for the morbidity of patients with severe burn injuries...
- Influence of aortic blood flow velocity on changes of middle cerebral artery blood flow velocity during isoflurane and sevoflurane anaesthesiaA Holzer
Department of Anaesthesiology and General Intensive Care, University of Vienna, Austria
Eur J Anaesthesiol 18:238-44. 2001..We studied the influence of systemic (aortic) blood flow velocity on changes of cerebral blood flow velocity under isoflurane or sevoflurane anaesthesia...
- Ultrasound guidance in regional anaesthesiaP Marhofer
Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
Br J Anaesth 94:7-17. 2005..Considering their enormous potential, these techniques should have a role in the future training of anaesthetists...
- Ultrasound-guided blocks of the ilioinguinal and iliohypogastric nerve: accuracy of a selective new technique confirmed by anatomical dissectionU Eichenberger
Department of Anaesthesia and General Intensive Care B, Medical University of Vienna, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
Br J Anaesth 97:238-43. 2006..This study describes a new ultrasound-guided approach to these nerves and determines its accuracy using anatomical dissection control...
- Ultrasonographic findings of the axillary part of the brachial plexusG Retzl
Institute of Anatomy, Department 3, University of Vienna, Waehringerstrasse 13, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
Anesth Analg 92:1271-5. 2001..Applying light pressure distally can displace nerves to the side, especially when they are positioned anterior to the axillary artery. We conclude that an axillary block should be attempted as proximal as possible to the axilla...
- Assessment of ventricular contractile function during orthotopic liver transplantationClaus G Krenn
Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital of Vienna, 1090 Vienna, Austria
Transpl Int 17:101-4. 2004..These findings support the assumption that myocardial function is influenced by OLT, but that it plays only a minor role in the occurrence of hemodynamic instability, which could mainly be attributed to volume fluctuations...
- Serum cholinesterase activity in patients with burnsLars P Kamolz
Department of Surgery, Medical School, University of Vienna, Austria
Clin Chem Lab Med 40:60-4. 2002..Our data suggest a correlation between cholinesterase activity and morbidity. The inhalation trauma aggravates the thermal trauma...
- Korean hand acupressure for motion sickness in prehospital trauma care: a prospective, randomized, double-blinded trial in a geriatric populationPetra Bertalanffy
Department of Anaesthesiology and General Intensive Care, University Hospital of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
Anesth Analg 98:220-3, table of contents. 2004..Neither group experienced a significant change in blood pressure. K-K9 stimulation was an effective and simple treatment for nausea during emergency care and significantly improved patient satisfaction...
- One view is no viewLukas Kirchmair
Anesth Analg 98:1812; author reply 1813. 2004
- Is regional anesthesia simply an exercise in applied sonoanatomy?: aiming at higher frequencies of ultrasonographic imagingManfred Greher
Anesthesiology 99:250-1. 2003
- Prone position in subarachnoid hemorrhage patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome: effects on cerebral tissue oxygenation and intracranial pressureAndrea Reinprecht
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
Crit Care Med 31:1831-8. 2003..To analyze the effect of prone position on cerebral perfusion pressure and brain tissue oxygen partial pressure in subarachnoid hemorrhage patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)...
- Prehospital analgesia with acupressure in victims of minor trauma: a prospective, randomized, double-blinded trialAlexander Kober
Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
Anesth Analg 95:723-7, table of contents. 2002..We suggest that this technique is easy to learn and risk free and may improve paramedic-based rescue systems...