C J L McCartney

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Early but no long-term benefit of regional compared with general anesthesia for ambulatory hand surgery
    Colin J L McCartney
    Department of Anesthesia, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anesthesiology 101:461-7. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound guidance for a lateral approach to the sciatic nerve in the popliteal fossa
    C J L McCartney
    Department of Anaesthesia, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 2S8, Canada
    Anaesthesia 59:1023-5. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint No anesthetic or analgesic benefit of neostigmine 1 mg added to intravenous regional anesthesia with lidocaine 0.5% for hand surgery
    Colin J L McCartney
    Department of Anasthesia, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 28:414-7. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint A qualitative systematic review of the role of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antagonists in preventive analgesia
    Colin J L McCartney
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto Western Hospital and University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anesth Analg 98:1385-400, table of contents. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Ultrasound reduces the minimum effective local anaesthetic volume compared with peripheral nerve stimulation for interscalene block
    A McNaught
    Department of Anaesthesia, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Br J Anaesth 106:124-30. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Effect of local anaesthetic volume (20 vs 5 ml) on the efficacy and respiratory consequences of ultrasound-guided interscalene brachial plexus block
    S Riazi
    Department of Anesthesia, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M5
    Br J Anaesth 101:549-56. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of dexamethasone as a local anaesthetic adjuvant for brachial plexus block: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials
    S Choi
    Department of Anaesthesia, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, M3 200, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada M4N 3M5
    Br J Anaesth 112:427-39. 2014
  8. ncbi request reprint Transient neurological dysfunction after continuous femoral nerve block: should this change our practice?
    Naveen Eipe
    Anesthesiology 107:177-8; author reply 178. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound as the only nerve localization technique for peripheral nerve block
    Geert J van Geffen
    Radboud University Medical Centre, Institute for Anesthesiology, P O Box 9101, Nijmegen 6500 HB, The Netherlands
    J Clin Anesth 19:381-5. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound detects intraneural injection
    Richard Brull
    Anesthesiology 106:1244; author reply 1247. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Early but no long-term benefit of regional compared with general anesthesia for ambulatory hand surgery
    Colin J L McCartney
    Department of Anesthesia, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anesthesiology 101:461-7. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether either regional anesthesia (RA) or general anesthesia (GA) provided the best analgesia with the fewest adverse effects up to 2 weeks after ambulatory hand surgery...
  2. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound guidance for a lateral approach to the sciatic nerve in the popliteal fossa
    C J L McCartney
    Department of Anaesthesia, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 2S8, Canada
    Anaesthesia 59:1023-5. 2004
    ..Injected local anaesthetic was seen on ultrasound as it spread around both tibial and common peroneal nerves...
  3. ncbi request reprint No anesthetic or analgesic benefit of neostigmine 1 mg added to intravenous regional anesthesia with lidocaine 0.5% for hand surgery
    Colin J L McCartney
    Department of Anasthesia, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 28:414-7. 2003
    ..This study aimed to determine if neostigmine 1 mg added to intravenous regional anesthesia (IVRA) provided any advantage in terms of intraoperative anesthesia or postoperative analgesia...
  4. ncbi request reprint A qualitative systematic review of the role of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antagonists in preventive analgesia
    Colin J L McCartney
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto Western Hospital and University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anesth Analg 98:1385-400, table of contents. 2004
    ..None of the four studies examining magnesium demonstrated preventive analgesia...
  5. doi request reprint Ultrasound reduces the minimum effective local anaesthetic volume compared with peripheral nerve stimulation for interscalene block
    A McNaught
    Department of Anaesthesia, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Br J Anaesth 106:124-30. 2011
    ..However, no study has examined whether US can reduce the volume required when compared with nerve stimulation (NS) for ISB. Our aim was to do this by comparing the minimum effective analgesic volumes (MEAVs)...
  6. doi request reprint Effect of local anaesthetic volume (20 vs 5 ml) on the efficacy and respiratory consequences of ultrasound-guided interscalene brachial plexus block
    S Riazi
    Department of Anesthesia, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M5
    Br J Anaesth 101:549-56. 2008
    ..We examined the incidence of phrenic nerve palsy with a low-volume ISBPB compared with a standard-volume technique both guided by ultrasound...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of dexamethasone as a local anaesthetic adjuvant for brachial plexus block: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials
    S Choi
    Department of Anaesthesia, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, M3 200, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada M4N 3M5
    Br J Anaesth 112:427-39. 2014
    ..The objectives of this systematic review and meta-analysis are to assess the contemporary literature and quantify the effects of dexamethasone on BPB...
  8. ncbi request reprint Transient neurological dysfunction after continuous femoral nerve block: should this change our practice?
    Naveen Eipe
    Anesthesiology 107:177-8; author reply 178. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound as the only nerve localization technique for peripheral nerve block
    Geert J van Geffen
    Radboud University Medical Centre, Institute for Anesthesiology, P O Box 9101, Nijmegen 6500 HB, The Netherlands
    J Clin Anesth 19:381-5. 2007
    ..The latter method increases applicability in a larger group of patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound detects intraneural injection
    Richard Brull
    Anesthesiology 106:1244; author reply 1247. 2007
  11. ncbi request reprint An ultrasonographic and histological study of intraneural injection and electrical stimulation in pigs
    Vincent W S Chan
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anesth Analg 104:1281-4, tables of contents. 2007
    ..In this study we evaluated the minimum stimulating current associated with intraneural needle placement and sonographic appearance of intraneural injection...
  12. ncbi request reprint Neurological complications after regional anesthesia: contemporary estimates of risk
    Richard Brull
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anesth Analg 104:965-74. 2007
    ..In this brief narrative review we collate the contemporary investigations of neurological complications after the most common RA techniques...
  13. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound guidance improves success rate of axillary brachial plexus block
    Vincent W S Chan
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto and Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 54:176-82. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine if real time ultrasound guidance improves the success rate of axillary brachial plexus blockade...
  14. doi request reprint Ultrasound guidance improves the success of sciatic nerve block at the popliteal fossa
    Anahi Perlas
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 33:259-65. 2008
    ..In the present study, we tested the hypothesis that ultrasound guidance improves the success rate of sciatic nerve block at the popliteal fossa when compared with a nerve stimulator-guided technique...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound guidance for brachial plexus localization and catheter insertion after complete forearm amputation
    Nicole Assmann
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 32:93. 2007
  16. ncbi request reprint Disclosure of risks associated with regional anesthesia: a survey of academic regional anesthesiologists
    Richard Brull
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 32:7-11. 2007
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  17. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound examination and localization of the sciatic nerve: a volunteer study
    Vincent W S Chan
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Netwprk, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 2S8
    Anesthesiology 104:309-14, discussion 5A. 2006
    ..The authors evaluated the usefulness of low-frequency ultrasound in identifying the sciatic nerve at three locations in the lower extremity and in guiding needle advancement to target before nerve stimulation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effect of transarterial axillary block versus general anesthesia on paresthesiae 1 year after hand surgery
    Richard Brull
    Anesthesiology 103:1104-5. 2005
  19. ncbi request reprint Needle placement and injection posterior to the axillary artery may predict successful infraclavicular brachial plexus block: a report of three cases
    Jennifer M Porter
    Department of Anesthesia, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, 399 Bathurst St, EC 2 046, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 52:69-73. 2005
    ..We describe three cases of infraclavicular block where we used ultrasound to place the needle and catheter, observe type of muscle twitch obtained and local anesthetic spread after injection...
  20. ncbi request reprint Comparison of anesthetic effect between 0.375% ropivacaine versus 0.5% lidocaine in forearm intravenous regional anesthesia
    Philip W H Peng
    Department of Anesthesia, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 27:595-9. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the anesthesia efficacy, postblock analgesia, and local anesthetic-related side effects between ropivacaine and lidocaine when forearm IVRA was used...
  21. ncbi request reprint Best evidence in anesthetic practice: prevention: epidural anesthesia and analgesia does not reduce 30-day all-cause mortality and major morbidity after abdominal surgery
    Sugantha Ganapathy
    Can J Anaesth 50:143-6. 2003
  22. ncbi request reprint Intravenous ropivacaine bolus is a reliable marker of intravascular injection in premedicated healthy volunteers
    Colin J L McCartney
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 50:795-800. 2003
    ..We designed the following volunteer study to determine if an intravascular bolus dose of ropivacaine could be found that would reliably produce mild symptoms of central nervous system (CNS) toxicity in sedated humans...
  23. ncbi request reprint Pre-emptive analgesia using intravenous fentanyl plus low-dose ketamine for radical prostatectomy under general anesthesia does not produce short-term or long-term reductions in pain or analgesic use
    Joel Katz
    Department of Psychology and School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Pain 110:707-18. 2004
    ..Pre-operative, low-dose administration of i.v. ketamine did not result in a clinically meaningful reduction in pain or morphine consumption when compared with post-incisional administration of ketamine or a saline control condition...
  24. ncbi request reprint Are patients comfortable consenting to clinical anesthesia research trials on the day of surgery?
    Richard Brull
    Department of Anesthesia, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Ontario, Canada
    Anesth Analg 98:1106-10, table of contents. 2004
    ..IMPLICATIONS: This retrospective survey suggests that patient recruitment and consent for negligible- or minimal-risk clinical anesthesia research trials is appropriate when performed on the day of surgery...
  25. doi request reprint Predicting orthopedic surgeons' preferences for peripheral nerve blocks for their patients
    Danielle Masursky
    Department of Anesthesiology, SUNY Upstate Medical University, CWB Room 300B, 750 E Adams St, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
    Anesth Analg 106:561-7, table of contents. 2008
    ..We reanalyzed the data from the study to evaluate whether these concerns were the best predictors of an individual surgeon's willingness to use peripheral nerve blocks for their patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound examination of peripheral nerves in the forearm
    Colin J L McCartney
    Department of Anesthesia, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 32:434-9. 2007
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  27. ncbi request reprint Should we add clonidine to local anesthetic for peripheral nerve blockade? A qualitative systematic review of the literature
    Colin J L McCartney
    Department of Anesthesia, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 32:330-8. 2007
    ..We performed a systematic review of the current literature to determine the benefit of adding clonidine to peripheral nerve blocks...
  28. ncbi request reprint A survey of orthopedic surgeons' attitudes and knowledge regarding regional anesthesia
    Matthew Oldman
    Department of Anaesthesia, University of Toronto, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anesth Analg 98:1486-90, table of contents. 2004
    ..IMPLICATIONS: Orthopedic surgeons understand the benefits of and are supportive of the use of regional anesthesia in their practices. Barriers to increased popularity include perceived operating room delays and lack of reliability...
  29. ncbi request reprint We need to educate about perioperative pain control and not just regional anesthesia
    Colin J L McCartney
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 29:382. 2004
  30. ncbi request reprint A novel approach to infraclavicular brachial plexus block: the ultrasound experience
    Richard Brull
    Anesth Analg 99:950; author reply 950-1. 2004
  31. ncbi request reprint Impact of attending a health care conference in Toronto during the severe acute respiratory syndrome crisis: survey of delegates
    Jennifer Stinson
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 9:137-43. 2004
    ..To describe the impact on delegates of attending the Canadian Pain Society's annual meeting in Toronto during the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) crisis in May 2003...
  32. ncbi request reprint Do preoperative anxiety and depression affect quality of recovery and length of stay after hip or knee arthroplasty?
    Richard Brull
    Can J Anaesth 49:109. 2002