Stephen H Halpern

Summary

Affiliation: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Elective cesarean delivery in non-dialyzed parturient with chronic renal failure
    Saravanan P Ankichetty
    Department of Obstetric Anesthesia, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol 29:102-4. 2013
  2. pmc Epidural analgesia for labor: Current techniques
    Marcos Silva
    Department of Anesthesia, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Local Reg Anesth 3:143-53. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The use of ultrasound for lumbar spinous process identification: A pilot study
    Stephen H Halpern
    Department of Anesthesia, Women s College Hospital, University of Toronto, 76 Grenville Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 1B2, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 57:817-22. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Effect of labor analgesia on labor outcome
    Stephen H Halpern
    University of Toronto and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Division of Obstetrical Anesthesia, Toronto, Canada
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 23:317-22. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Patient-controlled epidural analgesia for labor
    Stephen H Halpern
    Department of Anesthesia, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anesth Analg 108:921-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Conversion of epidural labour analgesia to anaesthesia for Caesarean section: a prospective study of the incidence and determinants of failure
    S H Halpern
    Department of Anesthesia, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 76 Grenville St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1B2
    Br J Anaesth 102:240-3. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint A multicenter randomized controlled trial comparing patient-controlled epidural with intravenous analgesia for pain relief in labor
    Stephen H Halpern
    Department of Anesthesia, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, 76 Grenville Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1B2 Canada
    Anesth Analg 99:1532-8; table of contents. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint A multicenter, randomized, controlled trial comparing bupivacaine with ropivacaine for labor analgesia
    Stephen H Halpern
    Department of Anaesthesia, Sunnybrook and Women s Health Sciences Centre, Women s College Campus, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anesthesiology 98:1431-5. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint High quality labour analgesia using small gauge epidural needles and catheters
    Pamela J Angle
    Department of Anesthesia, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Ontario M5S 1B2, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 53:263-7. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of epidural needle type on postdural puncture headache: a randomized trial
    Patricia K Morley-Forster
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 53:572-8. 2006

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Publications16

  1. pmc Elective cesarean delivery in non-dialyzed parturient with chronic renal failure
    Saravanan P Ankichetty
    Department of Obstetric Anesthesia, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol 29:102-4. 2013
    ..We describe the perioperative management of a parturient who persistently refused dialysis, had an uneventful cesarean delivery under graded epidural anesthesia...
  2. pmc Epidural analgesia for labor: Current techniques
    Marcos Silva
    Department of Anesthesia, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Local Reg Anesth 3:143-53. 2010
    ..The incidence of side effects is low. Maintenance of analgesia that allows patient control enhances patient satisfaction...
  3. doi request reprint The use of ultrasound for lumbar spinous process identification: A pilot study
    Stephen H Halpern
    Department of Anesthesia, Women s College Hospital, University of Toronto, 76 Grenville Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 1B2, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 57:817-22. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the number of patients required to train anesthesiologists in the use of ultrasound imaging to accurately identify the lumbar spinous processes...
  4. doi request reprint Effect of labor analgesia on labor outcome
    Stephen H Halpern
    University of Toronto and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Division of Obstetrical Anesthesia, Toronto, Canada
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 23:317-22. 2010
    ..Finally we discussed the impact of neuraxial analgesia, given early in labor, compared with later administration...
  5. doi request reprint Patient-controlled epidural analgesia for labor
    Stephen H Halpern
    Department of Anesthesia, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anesth Analg 108:921-8. 2009
    ..Research into new delivery strategies, such as mandatory programmed intermittent boluses and computerized feedback dosing, is ongoing...
  6. doi request reprint Conversion of epidural labour analgesia to anaesthesia for Caesarean section: a prospective study of the incidence and determinants of failure
    S H Halpern
    Department of Anesthesia, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 76 Grenville St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1B2
    Br J Anaesth 102:240-3. 2009
    ..The primary purpose of this study is to determine whether or not this is an achievable standard in a university teaching hospital. We also wished to determine the factors influencing the incidence of inadequate anaesthesia...
  7. ncbi request reprint A multicenter randomized controlled trial comparing patient-controlled epidural with intravenous analgesia for pain relief in labor
    Stephen H Halpern
    Department of Anesthesia, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, 76 Grenville Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1B2 Canada
    Anesth Analg 99:1532-8; table of contents. 2004
    ..These observations support the hypothesis that PCEA does not result in an increased incidence of obstetrical intervention compared with PCIA. PCEA provides superior analgesia and less maternal and neonatal sedation compared with PCIA...
  8. ncbi request reprint A multicenter, randomized, controlled trial comparing bupivacaine with ropivacaine for labor analgesia
    Stephen H Halpern
    Department of Anaesthesia, Sunnybrook and Women s Health Sciences Centre, Women s College Campus, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anesthesiology 98:1431-5. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if there is a difference in these outcomes when a low concentration of patient-controlled epidural bupivacaine combined with fentanyl is compared with ropivacaine combined with fentanyl...
  9. ncbi request reprint High quality labour analgesia using small gauge epidural needles and catheters
    Pamela J Angle
    Department of Anesthesia, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Ontario M5S 1B2, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 53:263-7. 2006
    ..We report the first study to examine the feasibility of using small G Tuohy needles and 23 G catheters for labour analgesia...
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of epidural needle type on postdural puncture headache: a randomized trial
    Patricia K Morley-Forster
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 53:572-8. 2006
    ..A secondary purpose was to determine if the incidence of postdural puncture headache (PDPH ) differed between groups when ADP occurred...
  11. doi request reprint Preload or coload for spinal anesthesia for elective Cesarean delivery: a meta-analysis
    Arnab Banerjee
    Division of Obstetrical Anesthesia and the Obstetrical Anesthesia Research Unit of the Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre at Women s College Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1B2, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 57:24-31. 2010
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  12. ncbi request reprint Epidural ropivacaine versus bupivacaine for labor: a meta-analysis
    Stephen H Halpern
    Department of Anaesthesia, Sunnybrook and Women s Health Sciences Centre, Women s College Site and the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anesth Analg 96:1473-9, table of contents. 2003
    ..Further studies using clinically appropriate concentrations of drugs are required to determine whether or not there is a difference in the incidence of motor block...
  13. ncbi request reprint Misconceptions about neuraxial analgesia
    Stephen H Halpern
    Departments of Anesthesia and Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook and Women s Health Science Centre, 76 Grenville Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1B2
    Anesthesiol Clin North America 21:59-70. 2003
    ..These topics warrant continued investigation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cusum analysis is a useful tool to assess resident proficiency at insertion of labour epidurals
    Viren N Naik
    Department of Anesthesia, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 50:694-8. 2003
    ..It has been used to determine proficiency in technical procedures. We used cusum to determine the number of labour epidural attempts necessary for proficiency in our training program...
  15. doi request reprint Case report: Rhabdomyolysis in morbidly obese patients: anesthetic considerations
    Saravanan Ankichetty
    Department of Anesthesia, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 60:290-3. 2013
    ..We report the presentation and management of rhabdomyolysis involving shoulder girdle and upper arm muscles in a morbidly obese patient after prolonged laparoscopic surgery...
  16. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial examining the effect of naproxen on analgesia during the second day after cesarean delivery
    Pamela J Angle
    Department of Anesthesia, Women s College Hospital Campus, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Center, University of Toronto, 76 Grenville Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1B2 Canada
    Anesth Analg 95:741-5, table of contents. 2002
    ..00). The addition of regular doses of naproxen to conventional oral pain therapy after cesarean delivery leads to reductions in IPS at 36 h and pain over Day 2 but does not reduce the incidence of inadequate analgesia...