David Bracco

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Single rooms may help to prevent nosocomial bloodstream infection and cross-transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in intensive care units
    David Bracco
    Department of Anaesthesia, Montreal General Hospital, McGill University Health Center, Room D10 145 3, 1650 Cedar Avenue, H3G 1A4, Montreal, Canada
    Intensive Care Med 33:836-40. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Epidural anesthesia improves outcome and resource use in cardiac surgery: a single-center study of a 1293-patient cohort
    David Bracco
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Université de Montréal Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Heart Surg Forum 10:E449-58. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Pharmacokinetic variability of extended interval tobramycin in burn patients
    David Bracco
    Montreal Burn Centre, Montreal University Hospital, Campus Hotel Dieu, Montreal, Canada
    Burns 34:791-6. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Acute spinal artery syndrome after off-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery using combined thoracic epidural and general anesthesia
    David Bracco
    Department of Anaesthesiology, CHUM Hotel Dieu, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 21:709-11. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Arterial trauma during central venous catheter insertion: Case series, review and proposed algorithm
    Marie Christine Guilbert
    Vascular Surgery Service, Centre hospitalier de l Université de Montréal CHUM Hôtel Dieu, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Vasc Surg 48:918-25; discussion 925. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint A novel approach for pain management in cardiac surgery via median sternotomy: bilateral single-shot paravertebral blocks
    Jean François Olivier
    Department of Anesthesiology, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Heart Surg Forum 10:E357-62. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Do patients after off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting need the intensive care unit? A prospective audit of 85 patients
    Nicolas Noiseux
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Hotel Dieu du CHUM, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:32-6. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Epidural analgesia and postoperative orthostatic haemodynamic changes: observational study
    Elena Gramigni
    Department of Anesthesia, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 30:398-404. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Epidural analgesia in cardiac surgery: an updated risk assessment
    David Bracco
    Perioperative Cardiac Research Group PeriCARG, Department of Anesthesiology, Montreal General Hospital, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Heart Surg Forum 10:E334-7. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Neuromuscular blockade in cardiac surgery: an update for clinicians
    Thomas M Hemmerling
    Department of Anaesthesiology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    Ann Card Anaesth 11:80-90. 2008

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Single rooms may help to prevent nosocomial bloodstream infection and cross-transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in intensive care units
    David Bracco
    Department of Anaesthesia, Montreal General Hospital, McGill University Health Center, Room D10 145 3, 1650 Cedar Avenue, H3G 1A4, Montreal, Canada
    Intensive Care Med 33:836-40. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to compare the rate of nosocomial cross-contamination between patients hosted in single rooms versus bay rooms...
  2. doi request reprint Epidural anesthesia improves outcome and resource use in cardiac surgery: a single-center study of a 1293-patient cohort
    David Bracco
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Université de Montréal Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Heart Surg Forum 10:E449-58. 2007
    ..Combining TEA and general anesthesia for cardiac surgery allows a significant change in anesthesia strategy. This change improves immediate postoperative outcomes and reduces the use and costs of ICU resources...
  3. doi request reprint Pharmacokinetic variability of extended interval tobramycin in burn patients
    David Bracco
    Montreal Burn Centre, Montreal University Hospital, Campus Hotel Dieu, Montreal, Canada
    Burns 34:791-6. 2008
    ..However, their pharmacokinetics are difficult to predict in critically ill patients. Our objective was to describe the pharmacokinetic parameters of high doses of tobramycin administered at extended intervals in severely burned patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Acute spinal artery syndrome after off-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery using combined thoracic epidural and general anesthesia
    David Bracco
    Department of Anaesthesiology, CHUM Hotel Dieu, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 21:709-11. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Arterial trauma during central venous catheter insertion: Case series, review and proposed algorithm
    Marie Christine Guilbert
    Vascular Surgery Service, Centre hospitalier de l Université de Montréal CHUM Hôtel Dieu, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Vasc Surg 48:918-25; discussion 925. 2008
    ..The present study reviews our experience with these complications and the literature to determine the safest way to manage catheter-related cervicothoracic arterial injury (CRCAI)...
  6. ncbi request reprint A novel approach for pain management in cardiac surgery via median sternotomy: bilateral single-shot paravertebral blocks
    Jean François Olivier
    Department of Anesthesiology, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Heart Surg Forum 10:E357-62. 2007
    ..There was no complications related to epidural catheter placement or BSS-PVB. Using both techniques, immediate extubation after cardiac surgery is feasible; TEA provides better pain relief after cardiac surgery than BSS-PVB...
  7. ncbi request reprint Do patients after off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting need the intensive care unit? A prospective audit of 85 patients
    Nicolas Noiseux
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Hotel Dieu du CHUM, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:32-6. 2008
    ..6405$ for ICU patients, the difference representing 5140$ per patient. ICU bypass after OPCABG is safe. By avoiding ICU, this protocol reduces costs, improves resource utilization and may reduce OR cancellation due to ICU bed shortages...
  8. doi request reprint Epidural analgesia and postoperative orthostatic haemodynamic changes: observational study
    Elena Gramigni
    Department of Anesthesia, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 30:398-404. 2013
    ..In thoracic and abdominal surgery, epidural analgesia provides excellent pain relief, but associated postural hypotension can delay mobilisation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Epidural analgesia in cardiac surgery: an updated risk assessment
    David Bracco
    Perioperative Cardiac Research Group PeriCARG, Department of Anesthesiology, Montreal General Hospital, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Heart Surg Forum 10:E334-7. 2007
    ..The objective of this report is to estimate the risks and their variability of a catheter-related epidural hematoma in cardiac surgery patients and to compare it with other anesthetic and medical procedures...
  10. ncbi request reprint Neuromuscular blockade in cardiac surgery: an update for clinicians
    Thomas M Hemmerling
    Department of Anaesthesiology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    Ann Card Anaesth 11:80-90. 2008
    ..In conclusion, cisatracurium or rocuronium is recommended for neuromuscular blockade in modern cardiac surgery...
  11. doi request reprint Perioperative tight glucose control with hyperinsulinemic-normoglycemic clamp technique in cardiac surgery
    Hiroaki Sato
    Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Nutrition 26:1122-9. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of perioperative glucose and insulin administration while maintaining normoglycemia using a hyperinsulinemic-normoglycemic clamp technique...
  12. doi request reprint Total intravenous anesthesia with propofol augments the potency of mivacurium
    Thomas M Hemmerling
    Department of Anesthesiology, Neuromuscular Research Group, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 55:351-7. 2008
    ..This study compared mivacurium potency after five minutes and after 20 min of total intravenous anesthesia with propofol (TIVA propofol)...
  13. doi request reprint Regional anesthesia for carotid surgery: less intraoperative hypotension and vasopressor requirement
    Frederic Jacques
    Vascular Surgery Service, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal Hotel Dieu, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Vasc Surg 23:324-9. 2009
    ..RA was associated with less hypotension and less vasopressor used during CEA compared to GA. The improved hemodynamic stability may account for the lower incidence of complications after CEA...
  14. pmc Aortic vegetation and acute coronary embolism
    David Bracco
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Montreal University Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 22:113. 2006
  15. doi request reprint Subcutaneous cervical and facial emphysema with the use of the Bonfils fiberscope and high-flow oxygen insufflation
    Thomas M Hemmerling
    Department of Anesthesiology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Anesth Analg 106:260-2, table of contents. 2008
    ..Subcutaneous emphysema after air insufflation is known from dental procedures with air entering through holes in the teeth. In our case, the oxygen insufflation was sufficient to create emphysema, probably through tiny mucosal lesions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Glutamine: a double edge sword in the intensive care unit?
    David Bracco
    Crit Care Med 33:2692-4. 2005
  17. ncbi request reprint [Comparison of three protocols in the control of cardiovascular response to suspended laryngoscopy in ENT surgery]
    Mehdi Boussofara
    Service d Anesthesie Reanimation, Mohamed Tahar Maamouri Hospital, Nabeul
    Tunis Med 82:19-24. 2004
    ..Whereas there was no difference in the blood pressure during the procedure whatever the pharmacological agent for prevention of cardiovascular complications for patients to risk in micro ENT surgery...