- Comparison of 3 intensities of stimulation threshold for brachial plexus blocks at the midhumeral level: a prospective, double-blind, randomized studyPhilippe Cuvillon
Division of the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, University Groupe Caremeau Hospital, Place professeur Debré, Nîmes 30029, France
Reg Anesth Pain Med 34:296-300. 2009..5, 0.5-0.64, and 0.65-0.8 mA) when using a peripheral nerve stimulation at the midhumeral level...
- [Sciatic nerve block]P Cuvillon
Département d anesthésie douleur, CHU de Nimes, France
Ann Fr Anesth Reanim 25:340-4. 2006
- The continuous femoral nerve block catheter for postoperative analgesia: bacterial colonization, infectious rate and adverse effectsP Cuvillon
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, Gaston Doumergue Hospital, University Hospital of Nimes, Nimes Cedex, France
Anesth Analg 93:1045-9. 2001..One femoral paresthesia, partially recovered 1 yr later, was noted. We conclude that the risk of bacterial complications is small with femoral nerve catheters, although the rate of colonization is frequent...
- American Society of Anesthesiologists' physical status system: a multicentre Francophone study to analyse reasons for classification disagreementPhilippe Cuvillon
Division of Anesthésie Réanimation Douleur Urgences, hôpital universitaire Caremeau, Nîmes France
Eur J Anaesthesiol 28:742-7. 2011..In these studies, the population was limited and diseases that induced disagreement were not analysed...
- [Triple nerve block for ambulatory knee arthroscopy]P Cuvillon
Pôle anesthésie réanimation douleur urgence, groupe hôpital universitaire Carémeau, place du Professeur Debré, Nimes, France
Ann Fr Anesth Reanim 29:710-5. 2010..The purpose of this study was to evaluate intra- and postoperative conditions of the triple nerve block technique (femoral, obturator, sciatic block) for outpatient knee arthroscopic procedures...
- A comparison of the pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of bupivacaine, ropivacaine (with epinephrine) and their equal volume mixtures with lidocaine used for femoral and sciatic nerve blocks: a double-blind randomized studyPhilippe Cuvillon
Division of the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, University Groupe Caremeau Hospital, France
Anesth Analg 108:641-9. 2009..75% alone or in a mixed solution of equal volumes of bupivacaine 0.5% and lidocaine 2% or ropivacaine 0.75% and lidocaine 2% for surgery after femoral-sciatic peripheral nerve block. The primary end point was onset time...
- Comparison of the parasacral approach and the posterior approach, with single- and double-injection techniques, to block the sciatic nervePhilippe Cuvillon
Fédération des Département Anesthésie Douleur et Urgences Réanimation, CHU Nimes, France
Anesthesiology 98:1436-41. 2003..The purpose of this study was to compare parasacral and Winnie's single- or double-injection approaches for sciatic nerve block...
- [Analgesia after hip fracture repair in elderly patients: the effect of a continuous femoral nerve block: a prospective and randomised study]P Cuvillon
Fédération des départements anesthésie douleur et urgences réanimation, hôpital universitaire Caremeau, Avenue du Professeur Debré, 30029 Nimes, France
Ann Fr Anesth Reanim 26:2-9. 2007..This prospective and randomised study compared the analgesia effect of a continuous femoral nerve block (CF) versus two conventional analgesia procedures after hip fracture...
- Comparison of subgluteal sciatic nerve block duration in type 2 diabetic and non-diabetic patientsP Cuvillon
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, Centre Hospitalo Universitaire Caremeau, place du Professeur Debré, Nimes, France
Br J Anaesth 110:823-30. 2013..We studied the duration of a sciatic nerve block in type 2 diabetic patients compared with non-diabetic patients...
- [Systemic toxicity with mepivacaine following axillary block in a patient with terminal kidney failure]I Tanoubi
Département d anesthésie douleur, Groupe Hospitalo Universitaire Caremeau, place du Professeur Debré, 30000 Nimes, France
Ann Fr Anesth Reanim 25:33-5. 2006..Plasma mepivacaine concentration at time of neurological signs was measured at 5.1 microg/ml. Prevention and treatment of systemic toxic effects after regional anaesthesia are discussed...
- [Delay of clinical recovery from paralysis induced by atracurium: comparison between orbicularis oculi and adductor pollicis]R Cohendy
Departement d Anesthesie Reanimation, CHU de Nimes, France
Ann Fr Anesth Reanim 15:1028-31. 1996..To compare with train-of-four stimulation the delays of the beginning of the spontaneous recovery of the orbicularis oculi and of the adductor pollicis after profound neuromuscular blockade with atracurium...
- [Sugammadex and renal failure: a case report]M Briere
Departement d Anesthesie Reanimation, douleur, Urgences, CHU de Nimes, place du Professeur Debré, 30029 Nimes cedex 09, France
Ann Fr Anesth Reanim 30:743-5. 2011..Because of hyperkaliemia due to an acute renal failure, rocuronium was preferred to succinylcholine. Use of sugammadex in the acute renal failure context is discussed...
- Pharmacodynamics and atracurium and laudanosine concentrations during a fixed continuous infusion of atracurium in mechanically ventilated patients with acute respiratory distress syndromeJ Y Lefrant
Fédération d anesthésie douleur urgences réanimation, Nimes, France
Anaesth Intensive Care 30:422-7. 2002..A fixed infusion rate of atracurium in acute respiratory distress syndrome patients provided an effective muscle paralysis with a rapid neuromuscular recovery but can lead to accumulation of laudanosine in patients with renal impairment...
- [Blood requirements and transfusion practice evolution in surgery]C Boisson
Division anesthésie, Reanimation, douleur, Urgences, Groupe Hospitalo Universitaire Caremeau, place Professeur Robert Debré, Nimes, France
Transfus Clin Biol 15:254-8. 2008..Transfusion today is relatively safe. Blood requirements must be precisely assessed to avoid going from Charybdis to Scylla i.e. from over- to under-transfusion...
- Comparison of the effects of racemic bupivacaine, levobupivacaine, and ropivacaine on ventricular conduction, refractoriness, and wavelength: an epicardial mapping studyAntoine G M Aya
Laboratory of Anesthesiology and Cardiovascular Physiology, Medical School of Montpellier Nîmes, Nimes, France
Anesthesiology 96:641-50. 2002....
- [Case report: bilateral femoral and sciatic regional anesthesia in a polytraumatized patient]Issam Tanoubi
département d anesthésie, Hopital Maisonneuve Rosemont, Centre Hospitalier affilié à l Université de Montréal, 5415 Boulevard de l Assomption, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Can J Anaesth 55:371-5. 2008..To present a case requiring regional anesthesia for both lower limbs, and to highlight the considerations to avoid potential local anesthetic toxicity, as a result of high cumulative doses of local anesthetic in this setting...
- Postoperative analgesia by femoral nerve block with ropivacaine 0.2% after major knee surgery: continuous versus patient-controlled techniquesJean Jacques Eledjam
Department of Anesthesiology, DAR B, Montpellier, France
Reg Anesth Pain Med 27:604-11. 2002..This prospective study compared the efficacy and adverse effects after knee surgery of ropivacaine 0.2% administered as patient-controlled femoral analgesia (PCFA), as a continuous femoral infusion (Inf), or as both (PCFA+Inf)...
- Tramadol added to 1.5% mepivacaine for axillary brachial plexus block improves postoperative analgesia dose-dependentlySébastien Robaux
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Hopital Central, Nancy Cedex, Nimes Cedex 9, France
Anesth Analg 98:1172-7, table of contents. 2004..5% mepivacaine for brachial plexus block enhances in a dose-dependent manner the duration of analgesia with acceptable side effects. However, the safety of tramadol has to be investigated before allowing its use in clinical practice...
- Opioid and local anesthetic combination for brachial plexus block to provide postoperative analgesiaEric J Viel
Reg Anesth Pain Med 27:336. 2002
- Parasacral approach to block the sciatic nerve: a 400-case surveyJacques Ripart
Fédération Anesthésie Douleur Urgence Réanimation, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Nimes, France
Reg Anesth Pain Med 30:193-7. 2005..The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of parasacral sciatic nerve block in a larger group of patients...
- Does sciatic parasacral injection spread to the obturator nerve? An anatomic studyNathalie Valade
Division Anesthésie Douleur Urgence Réanimation, Groupe Hospitalier Universitaire Caremeau, Nimes, France
Anesth Analg 106:664-7, table of contents. 2008..In this anatomic work, we assessed the spread of a colored latex mimicking a parasacral injection, and observed the spread to the obturator nerve and sacral nerve roots...
- Anaesthesia in the older patientRobert Cohendy
CHU de Nimes, Nimes, France
Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 8:17-21. 2005..Therefore, based on recent information regarding perioperative outcome, indications and techniques should be individualized...