C Keller

Summary

Affiliation: University of Innsbruck
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. ncbi Effects of decreasing inspiratory times during simulated bag-valve-mask ventilation
    Achim von Goedecke
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 64:321-5. 2005
  2. ncbi Mechanical versus manual ventilation via a face mask during the induction of anesthesia: a prospective, randomized, crossover study
    Achim von Goedecke
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 98:260-3, table of contents. 2004
  3. ncbi ["Above too please"! Artificial respiration during cardiopulmonary resuscitation]
    A von Goedecke
    Univ Klinik für Anaesthesie und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Medizinische Universitat, Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Anaesthesist 53:925-6. 2004
  4. ncbi Effects of decreasing peak flow rate on stomach inflation during bag-valve-mask ventilation
    Achim von Goedecke
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 63:131-6. 2004
  5. ncbi [Decreased inspiratory time during ventilation of an unprotected airway. Effect on stomach inflation and lung ventilation in a bench model]
    A von Goedecke
    Univ Klinik für Anaesthesie und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Anaesthesist 54:117-22. 2005
  6. ncbi An anatomic landmark to simplify subclavian vein cannulation: the "deltoid tuberosity"
    Achim von Goedecke
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 100:623-8, table of contents. 2005
  7. ncbi [Mask ventilation as an exit strategy of endotracheal intubation]
    A von Goedecke
    Univ Klinik für Anaesthesie und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Medizinische Universitat, Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Anaesthesist 55:70-9. 2006
  8. ncbi Developing a strategy to improve ventilation in an unprotected airway with a modified mouth-to-bag resuscitator in apneic patients
    Achim von Goedecke
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 99:1516-20; table of contents. 2004
  9. ncbi [Ventilation of an unprotected airway: evaluation of a new peak-inspiratory-flow and airway-pressure-limiting bag-valve-mask]
    A von Goedecke
    Univ Klinik für Anaesthesie und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Medizinische Universitat, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Anaesthesist 55:629-34. 2006
  10. doi [Fatalities due to nitrous oxide. Complications from mistakes in nitrous oxide supply]
    H Herff
    Universitätsklinik für Anästhesiologie und Intensivmedizin, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Anichstr 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Anaesthesist 57:1006-10. 2008

Detail Information

Publications81

  1. ncbi Effects of decreasing inspiratory times during simulated bag-valve-mask ventilation
    Achim von Goedecke
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 64:321-5. 2005
    ..Theoretically, this may increase the time available for, and consequently the actual number of, chest compressions during CPR by approximately 25% without risking an excessive increase in stomach inflation...
  2. ncbi Mechanical versus manual ventilation via a face mask during the induction of anesthesia: a prospective, randomized, crossover study
    Achim von Goedecke
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 98:260-3, table of contents. 2004
    ....
  3. ncbi ["Above too please"! Artificial respiration during cardiopulmonary resuscitation]
    A von Goedecke
    Univ Klinik für Anaesthesie und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Medizinische Universitat, Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Anaesthesist 53:925-6. 2004
  4. ncbi Effects of decreasing peak flow rate on stomach inflation during bag-valve-mask ventilation
    Achim von Goedecke
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 63:131-6. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi [Decreased inspiratory time during ventilation of an unprotected airway. Effect on stomach inflation and lung ventilation in a bench model]
    A von Goedecke
    Univ Klinik für Anaesthesie und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Anaesthesist 54:117-22. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi An anatomic landmark to simplify subclavian vein cannulation: the "deltoid tuberosity"
    Achim von Goedecke
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 100:623-8, table of contents. 2005
    ..We conclude that the clavicle's tuberosity may reflect an alternative anatomic landmark to simplify subclavian vein cannulation by minimizing patient manipulation and anatomic measurements...
  7. ncbi [Mask ventilation as an exit strategy of endotracheal intubation]
    A von Goedecke
    Univ Klinik für Anaesthesie und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Medizinische Universitat, Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Anaesthesist 55:70-9. 2006
    ..Careful ventilation can be performed with low inspiratory pressure and flow, and subsequently with a low tidal volume at a high inspiratory fraction of oxygen. This could be a strategy to achieve more patient safety...
  8. ncbi Developing a strategy to improve ventilation in an unprotected airway with a modified mouth-to-bag resuscitator in apneic patients
    Achim von Goedecke
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 99:1516-20; table of contents. 2004
    ....
  9. ncbi [Ventilation of an unprotected airway: evaluation of a new peak-inspiratory-flow and airway-pressure-limiting bag-valve-mask]
    A von Goedecke
    Univ Klinik für Anaesthesie und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Medizinische Universitat, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Anaesthesist 55:629-34. 2006
    ..Time could be gained for chest compressions when reducing inspiratory time from 2 s to 1 s, however, stomach inflation may increase as well...
  10. doi [Fatalities due to nitrous oxide. Complications from mistakes in nitrous oxide supply]
    H Herff
    Universitätsklinik für Anästhesiologie und Intensivmedizin, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Anichstr 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Anaesthesist 57:1006-10. 2008
    ..Measures for a better "error culture" could include data exchange between different critical incident reporting systems, analysis of closed claims, and integration of medical experts in examination of recent catastrophes...
  11. ncbi Pressure support ventilation versus continuous positive airway pressure ventilation with the ProSeal laryngeal mask airway: a randomized crossover study of anesthetized pediatric patients
    A von Goedecke
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 100:357-60. 2005
    ..We conclude that PSV improves gas exchange and reduces WOB during ProSeal laryngeal mask airway anesthesia compared with CPAP in ASA physical status I children aged 1-7 yr...
  12. ncbi Inert gas exchange during pneumoperitoneum at incremental values of positive end-expiratory pressure
    A Loeckinger
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 90:466-71. 2000
    ..We conclude that PEEP of 15 H(2)O during pneumoperitoneum resulted in a modest hemodynamic depression but significant gas exchange augmentation in our experiment...
  13. ncbi Isoflurane and sevoflurane anesthesia in pigs with a preexistent gas exchange defect
    A Kleinsasser
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesthesiology 95:1422-6. 2001
    ..The authors hypothesized that sevoflurane with a relatively high minimum alveolar concentration (MAC) would result in significantly more gas exchange disturbances in comparison with isoflurane or control...
  14. ncbi Pressure support ventilation with the ProSeal laryngeal mask airway. A comparison of sevoflurane, isoflurane and propofol
    C Keller
    Leopold Franzens University, Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 22:630-3. 2005
    ..We compared propofol, sevoflurane and isoflurane for maintenance of anaesthesia with the ProSeal laryngeal mask airway during pressure support ventilation...
  15. ncbi A study of airway management using the ProSeal LMA laryngeal mask airway compared with the tracheal tube on postoperative analgesia requirements following gynaecological laparoscopic surgery
    M Hohlrieder
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
    Anaesthesia 62:913-8. 2007
    ..We conclude that postoperative pain is lower for the ProSeal LMA than the tracheal tube in females undergoing gynaecological laparoscopic surgery...
  16. ncbi Sevoflurane, but not propofol, significantly prolongs the Q-T interval
    A Kleinsasser
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 90:25-7. 2000
    ..We conclude that, in otherwise healthy female patients, sevoflurane prolongs the Q-Tc...
  17. doi The laryngeal mask airway Supreme--a single use laryngeal mask airway with an oesophageal vent. A randomised, cross-over study with the laryngeal mask airway ProSeal in paralysed, anaesthetised patients
    S Eschertzhuber
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Anaesthesia 64:79-83. 2009
    ....
  18. ncbi Effect of total intravenous anaesthesia and balanced anaesthesia on the frequency of coughing during emergence from the anaesthesia
    M Hohlrieder
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Br J Anaesth 99:587-91. 2007
    ..The effects of total intravenous anaesthesia (TIVA) and balanced anaesthesia (BAL) on coughing during emergence from the general anaesthesia have not yet been compared...
  19. ncbi Continuous positive airway pressure at 10 cm H(2)O during cardiopulmonary bypass improves postoperative gas exchange
    A Loeckinger
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 91:522-7. 2000
    ..We conclude that CPAP at 10 cm H(2)O during CPB is a simple maneuver that improves postoperative gas exchange...
  20. ncbi Positive pressure versus pressure support ventilation at different levels of PEEP using the ProSeal laryngeal mask airway
    A von Goedecke
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Anaesth Intensive Care 32:804-8. 2004
    ..During pressure support, PEEP increases ventilation and reduces work on breathing without increasing leak fraction...
  21. doi Directly measured mucosal pressures produced by the i-gel™ and Laryngeal Mask Airway Supreme™ in paralysed anaesthetised patients
    S Eschertzhuber
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
    Anaesthesia 67:407-10. 2012
    ..The LMA Supreme mucosal pressures were higher in the hypopharynx than in the distal oropharynx (p = 0.04) and base of the tongue (p = 0.011). There were no pressure differences between the locations for the i-gel...
  22. ncbi Fatal errors in nitrous oxide delivery
    H Herff
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstr 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Anaesthesia 62:1202-6. 2007
    ..Searching non-scientific data bases demonstrates that severe incidents involving oxygen supply lines occurred after 1990, and may be much more frequent than previously thought...
  23. ncbi Reversing sevoflurane-associated Q-Tc prolongation by changing to propofol
    A Kleinsasser
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Leopold-Franzens University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, Innsbruck, Austria
    Anaesthesia 56:248-50. 2001
    ..We conclude that the sevoflurane-associated Q-Tc prolongation is fully reversible within 15 min when propofol is substituted for sevoflurane...
  24. ncbi Incidence of lower thoracic ligamentum flavum midline gaps
    P Lirk
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Br J Anaesth 94:852-5. 2005
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study was to directly investigate the incidence of lower thoracic ligamentum flavum midline gaps in embalmed cadavers...
  25. doi A randomised, non-crossover study of the GuardianCPV Laryngeal Mask versus the LMA Supreme in paralysed, anaesthetised female patients
    W Tiefenthaler
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
    Anaesthesia 68:600-4. 2013
    ..We conclude that the oropharyngeal leak pressure is better for the GuardianCPV than for the LMA Supreme in anaesthetised patients...
  26. doi LMA ProSeal(TM) vs. i-Gel(TM) in ventilated children: a randomised, crossover study using the size 2 mask
    L Gasteiger
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 56:1321-4. 2012
    ..The Laryngeal Mask Airway (LMA) ProSeal(TM) and the i-Gel(TM) are two extraglottic devices with either an inflatable cuff or a non-inflatable cuff...
  27. ncbi Postoperative nausea, vomiting, airway morbidity, and analgesic requirements are lower for the ProSeal laryngeal mask airway than the tracheal tube in females undergoing breast and gynaecological surgery
    M Hohlrieder
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
    Br J Anaesth 99:576-80. 2007
    ..We test the hypothesis that the frequency of postoperative nausea and vomiting is similar for the ProSeal laryngeal mask airway (LMA) and the tracheal tube...
  28. doi Comparison of high- and low-dose intrathecal morphine for spinal fusion in children
    S Eschertzhuber
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Br J Anaesth 100:538-43. 2008
    ....
  29. ncbi Water flow between the upper esophagus and pharynx for the LMA and COPA in fresh cadavers. Laryngeal mask airway, and cuffed oropharyngeal airway
    J Brimacombe
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Can J Anaesth 46:1064-6. 1999
    ..In this randomised, crossover cadaver study, we determine the esophageal pressure (EP) at which water flow occurs between the upper esophagus and pharynx for the laryngeal mask airway (LMA) and cuffed oropharyngeal airway (COPA)...
  30. doi Pulmonary effects of bupivacaine, ropivacaine, and levobupivacaine in parturients undergoing spinal anaesthesia for elective caesarean delivery: a randomised controlled study
    P Lirk
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Int J Obstet Anesth 19:287-92. 2010
    ..Similar investigations are lacking for ropivacaine and levobupivacaine. We have therefore compared the pulmonary effects of intrathecal bupivacaine, ropivacaine and levobupivacaine used for caesarean delivery...
  31. ncbi Neopterin as a marker of immunostimulation: an investigation in anaesthetic workplaces
    G Gruber
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University Hospital, Innsbruck, Austria
    Anaesthesia 57:747-50. 2002
    ..The present study is the first to investigate the influence of anaesthetic exposure on neopterin levels. No evidence of immunostimulation was found...
  32. ncbi [Spontaneous versus controlled respiration with the laryngeal mask. A review]
    C Keller
    Klinik für Anästhesie und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Leopold Franzens Universitat, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Anaesthesist 50:187-91. 2001
    ..The low pressure seal implies that tidal volumes should be approximately 6-8 ml*kg-1 and the inspiratory flow rates should be reduced to achieve adequate and safe ventilation...
  33. ncbi Pharyngeal mucosal pressures with the laryngeal tube airway versus ProSeal laryngeal mask airway
    C Keller
    The Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Anasthesiol Intensivmed Notfallmed Schmerzther 38:393-6. 2003
    ..We conclude that mucosal pressures are higher for the laryngeal tube airway, particularly when oropharyngeal leak pressure greater than 25 cm H2O. This suggests that mucosal ischemic injury will be more common with the LTA than the PLMA...
  34. ncbi Monitoring pollution by proton-transfer-reaction mass spectrometry during paediatric anaesthesia with positive pressure ventilation via the laryngeal mask airway or uncuffed tracheal tube
    J Rieder
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck 6020, Austria
    Anaesthesia 57:663-6. 2002
    ..The proton-transfer-reaction mass spectrometer has potential for monitoring air quality in the operating theatre...
  35. ncbi Accuracy in estimating the correct intervertebral space level during lumbar, thoracic and cervical epidural anaesthesia
    P Lirk
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 48:347-9. 2004
    ..Even in the absence of factors concealing anatomical landmarks, high failure rates in correctly determining a given lumbar interspace have been reported...
  36. ncbi Aspiration and the laryngeal mask airway: three cases and a review of the literature
    C Keller
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Br J Anaesth 93:579-82. 2004
    ....
  37. ncbi Resting esophageal sphincter pressures and deglutition frequency in awake subjects after oropharyngeal topical anesthesia and laryngeal mask device insertion
    C Keller
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Leopold-Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 93:226-9. 2001
    ..This may have implications for the incidence of regurgitation in these situations...
  38. ncbi Smoking does not alter the dose-requirements and the pharmacodynamics of rocuronium
    F K Pühringer
    Department of Anaesthesia and General Intensive Care Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Can J Anaesth 47:347-9. 2000
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the dose-requirements and the pharmacodynamics of rocuronium in smokers using target controlled infusion...
  39. ncbi [The effect of different priming doses on the pharmacodynamics of cisatracurium]
    F K Pühringer
    Universitätsklinik für Anaesthesie und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Leopold Franzens Universitat Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Anaesthesist 49:102-5. 2000
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of two different priming regimen on the onset time of 100 micrograms/kg cisatracurium, when compared to bolus administration...
  40. ncbi Effects of smaller tidal volumes during basic life support ventilation in patients with respiratory arrest: good ventilation, less risk?
    V Wenzel
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, The Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 43:25-9. 1999
    ....
  41. ncbi Effect of fluvoxamine on sufentanil antinociception and tolerance under chronic intravenous infusion in rats
    T J Luger
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, The Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Pharmacol Toxicol 85:263-8. 1999
    ..The clinical implications of these promising results in an animal model, however, await further investigation...
  42. ncbi [Neuroaxial regional anesthesia in children -- the Innsbruck concept]
    W Roth
    Klinik für Anästhesie und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck
    Anasthesiol Intensivmed Notfallmed Schmerzther 41:167-70. 2006
  43. ncbi Augmented spontaneous breathing and pulmonary gas exchange during pneumoperitoneum
    A Loeckinger
    Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 19:424-7. 2002
    ..We therefore sought to examine the influence of pressure-support ventilation with spontaneous breathing on gas exchange during simulated laparoscopy...
  44. ncbi Unintentional arterial puncture during cephalic vein cannulation: case report and anatomical study
    P Lirk
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Br J Anaesth 92:740-2. 2004
    ..The cephalic antebrachial vein is often used for venous access. However, superficial radial arteries of the forearm are known and unintentional arterial puncture can result from attempts to cannulate the lateral veins of the arm...
  45. ncbi [Analgesia with remifentanil in spontaneously breathing patients undergoing brief but painful radiological procedures]
    B Moser
    Univ Klinik für Anästhesie und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Medizinische Universitat, Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Anaesthesist 54:1089-93. 2005
    ..Percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage (PTBD) and stenting are very painful procedures in interventional radiology and require potent analgesia; employing remifentanil in spontaneously breathing patients may be one possible strategy...
  46. ncbi Differential neurotoxicity of tricyclic antidepressants and novel derivatives in vitro in a dorsal root ganglion cell culture model
    I Haller
    Medical University of Innsbruck, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 24:702-8. 2007
    ..The present study aimed to determine their differential neurotoxicity, and that of novel derivatives as prerequisite for their potential use in regional anaesthesia...
  47. ncbi The feasibility of transesophageal echocardiograph-guided right and left ventricular oximetry in hemodynamically stable patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting
    J Margreiter
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 94:794-8, table of contents. 2002
    ..072 vs -0.692). TEE-guided SpO2 LV and SpO2 RV are feasible in hemodynamically stable anesthetized patients and provide similar readings to arterial and mixed venous blood samples. The technique merits further investigation...
  48. pmc Changes in arterial oxygenation and self-reported oxygen use after lung volume reduction surgery
    Margaret L Snyder
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 6522, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 178:339-45. 2008
    ..Lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) is inconsistently reported to improve arterial oxygenation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
  49. ncbi Successful guided insertion of a proseal LMA in a patient with limited mouth-opening after failed insertion of a flexible LMA
    J Brimacombe
    Anaesth Intensive Care 33:823-4. 2005
  50. ncbi Bougie-guided insertion of the ProSeal laryngeal mask airway has higher first attempt success rate than the digital technique in children
    M Lopez-Gil
    Department of Anaesthesia and Reanimation, Maranon University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Br J Anaesth 96:238-41. 2006
    ..We tested the hypothesis that bougie-guided insertion of the ProSeal laryngeal mask airway (ProSeal LMA) has higher success rate than the digital technique in children...
  51. ncbi Stability of the LMA-ProSeal and standard laryngeal mask airway in different head and neck positions: a randomized crossover study
    J Brimacombe
    University of Queensland James Cook University, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Cairns Base Hospital, The Esplanade, Australia
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 20:65-9. 2003
    ....
  52. ncbi Gum elastic bougie-guided insertion of the ProSeal Laryngeal Mask Airway
    J Brimacombe
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Cairns Base Hospital, Cairns, Queensland
    Anaesth Intensive Care 32:681-4. 2004
    ..03). We conclude that the gum elastic bougie-guided insertion has a higher success rate and causes less trauma than the insertion tool insertion technique after failed digital insertion of the ProSeal Laryngeal Mask Airway...
  53. ncbi A comparison of the ProSeal and classic laryngeal mask airways for airway management by inexperienced personnel after manikin-only training
    A Coulson
    University of Queensland and James Cook University, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Cairns Base Hospital, Cairns, Queensland
    Anaesth Intensive Care 31:286-9. 2003
    ..The PLMA is worthy of consideration as a tool for emergency airway management by inexperienced personnel...
  54. ncbi A comparison of four methods for assessing oropharyngeal leak pressure with the laryngeal mask airway (LMA) in paediatric patients
    M Lopez-Gil
    Department of Anaesthesia and Reanimation, Maranon University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
    Paediatr Anaesth 11:319-21. 2001
    ..The intraclass correlation coefficient was 0.99 for all tests and was classed as excellent. CONCLUSIONS: We conclude that all four tests provide accurate and reliable information about oropharyngeal leak pressure in children...
  55. ncbi Gum-elastic bougie-guided insertion of the ProSeal laryngeal mask airway: a new technique
    A Howath
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Cairns Base Hospital, Queensland, Australia
    Anaesth Intensive Care 30:624-7. 2002
    ..We conclude that gum-elastic bougie-guided insertion of the ProSeal LMA has a high success rate and is associated with minimal haemodynamic change and a low incidence of trauma...
  56. ncbi The proseal laryngeal mask airway in prone patients: a retrospective audit of 245 patients
    J R Brimacombe
    James Cook University, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Cairns Base Hospital, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
    Anaesth Intensive Care 35:222-5. 2007
    ..Our findings suggest that the insertion of and maintenance of anaesthesia with the ProSeal LMA is feasible in the prone position by experienced users...
  57. ncbi Awake fibreoptic-guided insertion of the ProSeal Laryngeal Mask Airway
    J Brimacombe
    Anaesthesia 57:719. 2002
  58. ncbi Inhibition of hiccups by the laryngeal mask airway is ineffective
    J Brimacombe
    Anaesthesia 59:1144. 2004
  59. ncbi Residual protein contamination of ProSeal laryngeal mask airways after two washing protocols
    T Stone
    Departments of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Cairns Base Hospital, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland
    Anaesth Intensive Care 32:390-3. 2004
    ..We conclude that residual contamination of PLMAs with protein deposits is common even when machine-washing is used to augment hand-washing before autoclaving. The infection risk associated with these deposits remains to be determined...
  60. ncbi Oxygen status of lung granulomas in Mycobacterium tuberculosis-infected mice
    S Aly
    Molecular Infection Biology, Research Centre Borstel, Borstel, Germany
    J Pathol 210:298-305. 2006
    ..These findings have important implications for the use of the mouse model of Mtb infection in developing eradication chemotherapy and for evaluating putative mechanisms of chronic persistence and latency of Mtb...
  61. ncbi The ProSeal laryngeal mask airway: an easier and safer approach to tracheal tube/ laryngeal mask exchange
    J Brimacombe
    Anaesthesia 58:1242-3. 2003
  62. ncbi ProSeal exchange using a gum elastic bougie in the lateral body position
    J Brimacombe
    Anaesthesia 58:1133-4. 2003
  63. ncbi Feasibility, accuracy and optimal location for oesophageal core temperature measurements using the ProSeal laryngeal mask airway drain tube
    S Mitchell
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Cairns Base Hospital, Cairns, Queensland
    Anaesth Intensive Care 31:282-5. 2003
    ..7). We conclude that oesophageal core temperature measurement is feasible and accurate using the ProSeal laryngeal mask airway. The optimal location for the temperature probe is at 15 to 20 cm...
  64. ncbi Failed gastric tube insertion with the ProSeal laryngeal mask airway (PLMA)
    C Keller
    Anaesthesia 58:713-4. 2003
  65. ncbi [Comparison of algorithms for management of the difficult airway]
    T Heidegger
    Institut für Anästhesiologie, Kantonsspital St Gallen
    Anaesthesist 52:381-92. 2003
    ..Daily practice is the condition for the successful use in an emergency situation. The management is easier if one uses a simple algorithm and as few instruments as possible...
  66. ncbi Mechanical closure of the vocal cords with the laryngeal mask airway ProSeal
    J Brimacombe
    University of Queensland, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Cairns Base Hospital, Australia
    Br J Anaesth 88:296-7. 2002
    ..Fibreoptic inspection revealed that the PLMA was correctly positioned, but the vocal cords were closed. Withdrawal of air from the cuff and/or moving the head and neck into the sniffing position resolved this problem...
  67. ncbi A proposed algorithm for the management of airway obstruction with the Proseal laryngeal mask airway
    J Brimacombe
    Anesth Analg 100:298-9. 2005
  68. ncbi High concentration potassium permanganate eliminates protein and particle contamination of the reusable Classic laryngeal mask airway
    W Laupu
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Cairns Base Hospital, Australia
    Anaesthesia 61:524-7. 2006
    ..We conclude that supplementary cleaning with potassium permanganate 8 mg.l(-1) eliminates protein deposits from reusable laryngeal mask airways and reduces particle contamination to similar levels to brand new laryngeal mask airways...
  69. ncbi Lingual nerve injury associated with the ProSeal laryngeal mask airway: a case report and review of the literature
    J Brimacombe
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Cairns Base Hospital, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
    Br J Anaesth 95:420-3. 2005
    ..In principle, the frequency of cranial nerve injuries can be reduced by avoiding insertion trauma, using appropriate sizes, minimizing cuff volume, and early identification and correction of malposition...
  70. ncbi Repeat autoclaving does not remove protein deposits from the classic laryngeal mask airway
    L Bannon
    Cairns Base Hospital, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Australia
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 22:515-7. 2005
    ..We tested the hypothesis that repeated autoclaving removes protein deposits from the classic laryngeal mask airway (LMA)...
  71. ncbi Bone mineral density in women and men with early rheumatoid arthritis
    C Keller
    Department of Medicine, Helsingborgs lasarett, Sweden
    Scand J Rheumatol 30:213-20. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Untreated patients with early RA have a BMD in spine and hip not significantly different from that of normal reference populations. However, an increased number of the patients had reduced bone mass already at disease onset...
  72. ncbi The ProSeal laryngeal mask airway may prevent of hiccup-related aspiration
    J Brimacombe
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 22:636-8. 2005
  73. ncbi An unusual cause of airway obstruction after guided insertion of the ProSeal LMA
    J Brimacombe
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 22:887-8. 2005
  74. ncbi Airway protection with the ProSeal laryngeal mask airway
    J Brimacombe
    University of Queensland, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Cairns Base Hospital, Cairns, Queensland
    Anaesth Intensive Care 29:288-91. 2001
    ..The ProSeal laryngeal mask airway is a new laryngeal mask device that has a modified cuff and a drainage tube. We describe a case where the ProSeal laryngeal mask successfully channelled regurgitated fluid away from the respiratory tract...
  75. ncbi A more 'failsafe' approach to difficult intubation with the gum elastic bougie
    J Brimacombe
    Anaesthesia 57:292. 2002
  76. ncbi Malocclusion testing with the flexible laryngeal mask airway
    J Brimacombe
    Anaesthesia 57:410. 2002
  77. ncbi The Elisha airway device: supraglottic and infraglottic, or simply extraglottic?
    J Brimacombe
    Anesth Analg 100:603; author reply 603. 2005
  78. ncbi Gum elastic bougie-guided placement of the ProSeal laryngeal mask
    A Howath
    Can J Anaesth 49:528-9. 2002
  79. ncbi Who is at increased risk of aspiration?
    J Brimacombe
    Br J Anaesth 94:251; author reply 251-2. 2005
  80. ncbi Protein cross-contamination during batch cleaning and autoclaving of the ProSeal laryngeal mask airway
    E Richards
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, James Cook University, Cairns, Australia
    Anaesthesia 61:431-3. 2006
    ..001). We conclude that protein cross-contamination of the laryngeal mask airway occurs during batch cleaning and autoclaving and recommend that reusable airway devices are cleaned in isolation...
  81. ncbi Salivary gland swelling and lingual nerve injury with the ProSeal laryngeal mask airway
    J Brimacombe
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 22:954-5. 2005