Tong J Gan

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint A randomized, double-blind, multicenter trial comparing transdermal scopolamine plus ondansetron to ondansetron alone for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting in the outpatient setting
    Tong J Gan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 108:1498-504. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of a multimodal management strategy versus combination antiemetics for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting
    Ashraf S Habib
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 99:77-81. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of postoperative pain outcomes after vertical or Pfannenstiel incision for major gynecologic surgery
    Ashraf S Habib
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 25:1529-34. 2009
  4. doi request reprint A retrospective comparison of anesthetic management of robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy versus radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Richard C D'Alonzo
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Anesth 21:322-8. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Double-blind comparison of granisetron, promethazine, or a combination of both for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting in females undergoing outpatient laparoscopies
    Tong J Gan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Can J Anaesth 56:829-36. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Lidocaine patch for postoperative analgesia after radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Ashraf S Habib
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical System, Box 3094, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 108:1950-3. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Phase 2, double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose-response trial of intravenous adenosine for perioperative analgesia
    Ashraf S Habib
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Anesthesiology 109:1085-91. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Transdermal nicotine for analgesia after radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Ashraf S Habib
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical System, Box 3094, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Anesth Analg 107:999-1004. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint A comparison of ondansetron with promethazine for treating postoperative nausea and vomiting in patients who received prophylaxis with ondansetron: a retrospective database analysis
    Ashraf S Habib
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 104:548-51. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia guidelines for the management of postoperative nausea and vomiting
    Tong J Gan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 105:1615-28, table of contents. 2007

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  1. doi request reprint A randomized, double-blind, multicenter trial comparing transdermal scopolamine plus ondansetron to ondansetron alone for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting in the outpatient setting
    Tong J Gan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 108:1498-504. 2009
    ..We sought to determine whether the use of transdermal scopolamine (TDS) in combination with IV ondansetron (OND) is more effective than one alone for reducing PONV in outpatient settings...
  2. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of a multimodal management strategy versus combination antiemetics for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting
    Ashraf S Habib
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 99:77-81. 2004
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of postoperative pain outcomes after vertical or Pfannenstiel incision for major gynecologic surgery
    Ashraf S Habib
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 25:1529-34. 2009
    ....
  4. doi request reprint A retrospective comparison of anesthetic management of robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy versus radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Richard C D'Alonzo
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Anesth 21:322-8. 2009
    ..To compare anesthetic management and postoperative outcomes in patients undergoing robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALP) and radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) with general anesthesia...
  5. doi request reprint Double-blind comparison of granisetron, promethazine, or a combination of both for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting in females undergoing outpatient laparoscopies
    Tong J Gan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Can J Anaesth 56:829-36. 2009
    ..Although promethazine is effective, commonly used doses are associated with sedation. This study investigates the combination of low doses of granisetron and promethazine for the prevention of PONV...
  6. doi request reprint Lidocaine patch for postoperative analgesia after radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Ashraf S Habib
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical System, Box 3094, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 108:1950-3. 2009
    ..0001, time x treatment P = 0.3056) and at rest (17%-32% reduction) for up to 6 h (treatment vs placebo P = 0.0003, time x treatment P = 0.0130)...
  7. doi request reprint Phase 2, double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose-response trial of intravenous adenosine for perioperative analgesia
    Ashraf S Habib
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Anesthesiology 109:1085-91. 2008
    ..The primary aim of this multicenter study was to determine the dose-response profile of adenosine with respect to perioperative analgesia...
  8. doi request reprint Transdermal nicotine for analgesia after radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Ashraf S Habib
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical System, Box 3094, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Anesth Analg 107:999-1004. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that the preoperative application of a 7 mg nicotine patch would result in reduced postoperative analgesic requirements in patients undergoing radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) under general anesthesia...
  9. ncbi request reprint A comparison of ondansetron with promethazine for treating postoperative nausea and vomiting in patients who received prophylaxis with ondansetron: a retrospective database analysis
    Ashraf S Habib
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 104:548-51. 2007
    ..There are little data on the efficacy of antiemetics for treating postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) in patients who received prior PONV prophylaxis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia guidelines for the management of postoperative nausea and vomiting
    Tong J Gan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 105:1615-28, table of contents. 2007
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Management of postdischarge nausea and vomiting after ambulatory surgery
    M Stephen Melton
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 24:612-9. 2011
    ..This review will discuss possible PDNV specific risk factors, successful prevention and management of PDNV following ambulatory anesthesia and the principles and pharmacology of these interventions...
  12. doi request reprint The use of droperidol before and after the Food and Drug Administration black box warning: a survey of the members of the Society of Ambulatory Anesthesia
    Ashraf S Habib
    Department of Anesthesiology, Box 3094, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Anesth 20:35-9. 2008
    ..To determine the practice of members of the Society of Ambulatory Anesthesia (SAMBA) in the management of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) before and after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) black box warning on droperidol...
  13. doi request reprint The dose-response of nitrous oxide in postoperative nausea in patients undergoing gynecologic laparoscopic surgery: a preliminary study
    Boris Mraovic
    Department of Anesthesiology, Thomas Jefferson University, 111 South 11th St Suite G8490, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Anesth Analg 107:818-23. 2008
    ..We investigated whether N(2)O results in a dose-response increase in PONV...
  14. doi request reprint A comparison of the combination of aprepitant and dexamethasone versus the combination of ondansetron and dexamethasone for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing craniotomy
    Ashraf S Habib
    Duke University Medical Center, Box 3094, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 112:813-8. 2011
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint A randomized, double-blind comparison of the NK1 antagonist, aprepitant, versus ondansetron for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting
    Tong J Gan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Centre, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 104:1082-9, tables of contents. 2007
    ..This is the first study evaluating the efficacy and tolerability of the neurokinin-1 receptor antagonist, aprepitant, for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting...
  16. ncbi request reprint Goal-directed fluid management with trans-oesophageal Doppler
    Anthony M Roche
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 23:327-34. 2009
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  17. ncbi request reprint A single-institution comparison between radical perineal and radical retropubic prostatectomy on perioperative and pathological outcomes for obese men: an analysis of the Duke Prostate Center database
    Nicholas J Fitzsimons
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Urology 70:1146-51. 2007
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of rescue antiemetics after failure of prophylaxis with ondansetron or droperidol: a preliminary report
    Ashraf S Habib
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Anesth 17:62-5. 2005
    ..To compare the effectiveness of treating established postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) with an antiemetic acting at a different receptor with that of treating PONV with the antiemetic used for prophylaxis...
  19. doi request reprint Rolapitant for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting: a prospective, double-blinded, placebo-controlled randomized trial
    Tong J Gan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, CB 3094, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 112:804-12. 2011
    ..We evaluated the dose response for rolapitant for the prevention of PONV in subjects at high risk for this condition, and rolapitant's effects on preventing delayed PONV were explored up to 5 days after surgery...
  20. doi request reprint Hepatic parenchymal transection with vascular staplers: a comparative analysis with the crush-clamp technique
    Srinevas K Reddy
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Surg 196:760-7. 2008
    ..This retrospective study compares the safety and efficacy of hepatic parenchymal transection using vascular staplers (VS) and the crush-clamp (CC) technique...
  21. ncbi request reprint Pharmacodynamic interactions between cisatracurium and rocuronium
    Dara S Breslin
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 98:107-10, table of contents. 2004
    ..05, +P < 0.01, ++P < 0.001; Group I versus II and III). Thus, the clinical duration of the first two maintenance doses of cisatracurium was prolonged when administered after rocuronium...
  22. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of the 5-HT3 receptor antagonists combined with droperidol for PONV prophylaxis is similar to their combination with dexamethasone. A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Ashraf S Habib
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Can J Anaesth 51:311-9. 2004
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint A randomized, double-blind study of granisetron plus dexamethasone versus ondansetron plus dexamethasone to prevent postoperative nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing abdominal hysterectomy
    Tong J Gan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Anesth Analg 101:1323-9. 2005
    ..The combination of small-dose G administered just before tracheal extubation plus D given at induction of anesthesia is an effective alternative to O+D in preventing vomiting during the 0- to 2-h interval after tracheal extubation...
  24. ncbi request reprint How much are patients willing to pay to avoid postoperative muscle pain associated with succinylcholine?
    Terrence K Allen
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3094, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Anesth 19:601-8. 2007
    ..To determine how much money patients are willing to pay to avoid postoperative muscle pains associated with succinylcholine...
  25. ncbi request reprint Postoperative nausea and vomiting following inpatient surgeries in a teaching hospital: a retrospective database analysis
    Ashraf S Habib
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 22:1093-9. 2006
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Inhaled fentanyl aerosol in healthy volunteers: pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics
    David B Macleod
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710
    Anesth Analg 115:1071-7. 2012
    ..The aerosol is of high purity (≥98%) at a particle size (1 to 3.5 microns) shown to be best for pulmonary absorption...
  27. ncbi request reprint Pharmacology, pharmacogenetics, and clinical efficacy of 5-hydroxytryptamine type 3 receptor antagonists for postoperative nausea and vomiting
    Kok Yuen Ho
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 19:606-11. 2006
    ..In this article, we discuss the pharmacology of 5-hydroxytryptamine type 3 receptor antagonists and the impact of pharmacogenetics on postoperative nausea and vomiting...
  28. ncbi request reprint Use of neostigmine in the management of acute postoperative pain and labour pain: a review
    Ashraf S Habib
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    CNS Drugs 20:821-39. 2006
    ..Further studies are required to determine the place of the administration of neostigmine by these routes...
  29. ncbi request reprint Transcutaneous acupoint electrical stimulation with the ReliefBand for the prevention of nausea and vomiting during and after cesarean delivery under spinal anesthesia
    Ashraf S Habib
    Department of Anesthesiology, Box 3094, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 27710
    Anesth Analg 102:581-4. 2006
    ..There was also no difference between the two groups in nausea scores, number of vomiting episodes, or patient satisfaction with postoperative nausea and vomiting management...
  30. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled comparison of electro-acupoint stimulation or ondansetron versus placebo for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting
    Tong J Gan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 99:1070-5, table of contents. 2004
    ..Stimulation at P6 also has analgesic effects...
  31. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based management of postoperative nausea and vomiting: a review
    Ashraf S Habib
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Can J Anaesth 51:326-41. 2004
    ..To provide evidence-based guidelines for the prophylaxis and treatment of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative colloid administration reduces postoperative nausea and vomiting and improves postoperative outcomes compared with crystalloid administration
    Eugene W Moretti
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 96:611-7, table of contents. 2003
    ..We concluded that intraoperative fluid resuscitation with colloid, when compared with crystalloid administration, is associated with an improvement in the quality of postoperative recovery...
  33. ncbi request reprint A randomized, double-blind comparison of ondansetron versus placebo for prevention of nausea and vomiting after infratentorial craniotomy
    Jennifer M Fabling
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 14:102-7. 2002
    ..Scheduled prophylactic administration of antiemetic therapy during the first 48 hours after infratentorial craniotomy should be evaluated for efficacy and safety...
  34. doi request reprint The effect of noise-cancelling headphones or music on pain perception and anxiety in men undergoing transrectal prostate biopsy
    Matvey Tsivian
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Urology 79:32-6. 2012
    ..To assess the effect of noise-cancelling headphones with or without music on patient pain and anxiety associated with routine, office-based transrectal ultrasound (TRUS)-guided prostate biopsy in a prospective randomized study...
  35. doi request reprint Minimally invasive cardiac output monitoring in the perioperative setting
    Duane J Funk
    Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Critical Care, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 108:887-97. 2009
    ..In this review, we will describe these new devices including the technology, studies on their efficacy and the limitations of their use...
  36. doi request reprint Processed electroencephalogram during donation after cardiac death
    David B Auyong
    Department of Anesthesiology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Anesth Analg 110:1428-32. 2010
    ..If these changes are not due to artifact, dosing of hypnotic or anesthetic drugs might be warranted. Use of these drugs during DCD based primarily on processed EEG values has never been addressed...
  37. doi request reprint A randomized, open-label study of the safety and tolerability of fospropofol for patients requiring intubation and mechanical ventilation in the intensive care unit
    Keith A Candiotti
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital, R C370, 1611 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Anesth Analg 113:550-6. 2011
    ..Current drugs for induction and maintenance of sedation in mechanically ventilated patients in the intensive care unit have limitations. Fospropofol, a prodrug of propofol, has not been studied as a sedative in the ICU setting...
  38. ncbi request reprint Open radical retropubic prostatectomy 2007: the true minimally invasive surgery for localized prostate cancer?
    Israel P Nosnik
    Duke University School of Medicine, Division of Urology, Box 3707, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 7:1309-17. 2007
    ..The concepts we have articulated here are related to resection and avoidance of positive margins, limited intraoperative blood loss and pain control, which allow equivalence in these outcome areas, regardless of technique...
  39. ncbi request reprint Ondansetron orally disintegrating tablet versus placebo for the prevention of postdischarge nausea and vomiting after ambulatory surgery
    Tong J Gan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 94:1199-200, table of contents. 2002
    ..Ondansetron orally disintegrating tablet reduces postdischarge nausea and vomiting and improves patient satisfaction with postoperative nausea and vomiting management...
  40. ncbi request reprint Goal-directed intraoperative fluid administration reduces length of hospital stay after major surgery
    Tong J Gan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Anesthesiology 97:820-6. 2002
    ..The objective of this prospective, randomized study was to assess the effect of goal-directed intraoperative fluid administration on length of postoperative hospital stay...
  41. ncbi request reprint Combination antiemetics: what is the evidence?
    Ashraf S Habib
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int Anesthesiol Clin 41:119-44. 2003
  42. ncbi request reprint Preoperative parenteral parecoxib and follow-up oral valdecoxib reduce length of stay and improve quality of patient recovery after laparoscopic cholecystectomy surgery
    Tong J Gan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 98:1665-73, table of contents. 2004
    ..05). Preoperative parecoxib followed by postoperative valdecoxib is a valuable adjunct for treating pain and improving patient outcome after laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  43. ncbi request reprint Perioperative pain management
    Srinivas Pyati
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    CNS Drugs 21:185-211. 2007
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint How much are patients willing to pay to avoid intraoperative awareness?
    Tong J Gan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Anesth 15:108-12. 2003
    ..To determine how much patients are willing to pay to avoid intraoperative awareness?..
  45. ncbi request reprint Gabapentin and postoperative pain--a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Kok Yuen Ho
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3094, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Pain 126:91-101. 2006
    ..58; 95% CI 0.39-0.86) and pruritus (Peto OR 0.27; 95% CI 0.10-0.74). In conclusion, gabapentin has an analgesic and opioid-sparing effect in acute postoperative pain management when used in conjunction with opioids...
  46. ncbi request reprint A study of anesthetic drug utilization in different age groups
    Gavin Martin
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Anesth 15:194-200. 2003
    ..To determine anesthetic drug utilization in different age groups...
  47. doi request reprint Fospropofol disodium for sedation
    Megan E Campion
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Drugs Today (Barc) 45:567-76. 2009
    ..This review discusses the pharmacology and clinical uses of propofol and fospropofol, as well as the benefits and disadvantages of the two drugs when used for sedation...
  48. doi request reprint Diclofenac: an update on its mechanism of action and safety profile
    Tong J Gan
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 26:1715-31. 2010
    ..However, extensive research shows the pharmacologic activity of diclofenac goes beyond COX inhibition, and includes multimodal and, in some instances, novel mechanisms of action (MOA)...
  49. doi request reprint Safety evaluation of fospropofol for sedation during minor surgical procedures
    Tong J Gan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Anesth 22:260-7. 2010
    ..To evaluate the safety of intravenous (IV) fospropofol when used to provide minimal to moderate sedation in patients undergoing minor surgical procedures...
  50. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of postoperative nausea and vomiting
    Ashraf S Habib
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3094, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 4:457-73. 2003
    ..Finally, recommendations for the prophylaxis and treatment of PONV will be discussed...
  51. ncbi request reprint Consensus guidelines for managing postoperative nausea and vomiting
    Tong J Gan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 97:62-71, table of contents. 2003
    ..We present evidence-based guidelines developed by an international panel of experts for the management of postoperative nausea and vomiting...
  52. doi request reprint Regional anesthesia for vascular access surgery
    Elizabeth B Malinzak
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 109:976-80. 2009
    ..Anesthetic techniques used in vascular access surgery (monitored anesthesia care, regional blocks, and general anesthesia) may affect these characteristics and fistula failure...
  53. doi request reprint Peripherally acting mu-opioid receptor antagonists and postoperative ileus: mechanisms of action and clinical applicability
    Eugene R Viscusi
    Department of Anesthesiology, Acute Pain Management Service, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, 111 S 11th St, Suite G 8490, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Anesth Analg 108:1811-22. 2009
    ..Finally, the role of anesthesiologists in managing POI in the context of a multimodal approach is discussed...
  54. ncbi request reprint Adenosine as a non-opioid analgesic in the perioperative setting
    Tong J Gan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 105:487-94. 2007
    ..These effects are generally well tolerated and transient. Further studies are warranted to investigate the full potential of adenosine as a non-opioid analgesic in the perioperative setting...
  55. ncbi request reprint Patient-controlled analgesia: patient and nurse satisfaction with intravenous delivery systems and expected satisfaction with transdermal delivery systems
    Tong J Gan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:2507-16. 2007
    ..To compare patient and nurse satisfaction with intravenous patient-controlled analgesia (IV-PCA) to their prospective satisfaction with patient-controlled transdermal delivery system (PCTS) technology...
  56. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic characteristics of medications used for moderate sedation
    Tong J Gan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Clin Pharmacokinet 45:855-69. 2006
    ..Advances in the delivery of sedation, including the development of new sedative agents, have the potential to further improve the provision of moderate sedation for a variety of invasive procedures...
  57. ncbi request reprint Role of analgesic adjuncts in postoperative pain management
    Ashraf S Habib
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3094, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Anesthesiol Clin North America 23:85-107. 2005
    ..Several analgesic adjuncts have been investigated, and many have proved to have a useful analgesic effect. This article reviews the literature regarding use of analgesic adjuncts in the perioperative period...
  58. ncbi request reprint Selective serotonin 5-HT3 receptor antagonists for postoperative nausea and vomiting: are they all the same?
    Tong J Gan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    CNS Drugs 19:225-38. 2005
    ..This review discusses the pharmacological profiles of dolasetron, granisetron, ondansetron and tropisetron, and the clinical implications of differences in their profiles...
  59. ncbi request reprint Food and drug administration black box warning on the perioperative use of droperidol: a review of the cases
    Ashraf S Habib
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27707, USA
    Anesth Analg 96:1377-9. 2003
  60. ncbi request reprint Optimising postoperative pain management in the ambulatory patient
    Allan B Shang
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Drugs 63:855-67. 2003
    ..Patient education, early diagnosis of symptoms and aggressive treatment of pain using an integrative approach, combining pharmacotherapy as well as complementary technique, should serve us well in dealing with this complex problem...
  61. ncbi request reprint Postoperative nausea and vomiting in children and adolescents undergoing radiofrequency catheter ablation: a randomized comparison of propofol- and isoflurane-based anesthetics
    Thomas O Erb
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Anesth Analg 95:1577-81, table of contents. 2002
    ..In contrast, a PRO-based anesthetic is highly effective in preventing PONV in children undergoing RFCA...
  62. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms underlying postoperative nausea and vomiting and neurotransmitter receptor antagonist-based pharmacotherapy
    Tong J Gan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    CNS Drugs 21:813-33. 2007
    ..A successful PONV management strategy includes: (i) identifying patients at risk; (ii) keeping the baseline risk low; and (iii) using a combination of antiemetics acting on different receptors in moderate- to high-risk patients...
  63. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the morphine-sparing effects of diclofenac sodium and ketorolac tromethamine after major orthopedic surgery
    Ratan Alexander
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Anesth 14:187-92. 2002
    ..To compare the efficacy of diclofenac sodium with ketorolac tromethamine in reducing postoperative morphine use after major orthopedic surgery...
  64. ncbi request reprint Addition of bevacizumab to irinotecan- and oxaliplatin-based preoperative chemotherapy regimens does not increase morbidity after resection of colorectal liver metastases
    Srinevas K Reddy
    Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:96-106. 2008
    ..The objective of this retrospective study was to determine if addition of bevacizumab to iri/oxal preoperative chemotherapy increases morbidity after hepatic resection...
  65. doi request reprint Definitions and epidemiology
    Timothy E Miller
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 15:314-9. 2009
    ..Other sections will highlight central nervous system and renal complications, postoperative nausea and vomiting, hypothermia, injuries and perioperative mortality. More details on specific problems will be covered later in the series...