R J Litz

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Reversal of central nervous system and cardiac toxicity after local anesthetic intoxication by lipid emulsion injection
    Rainer J Litz
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, University of Technology, Fetscherstr 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany
    Anesth Analg 106:1575-7, table of contents. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Successful resuscitation of a patient with ropivacaine-induced asystole after axillary plexus block using lipid infusion
    R J Litz
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Fetscher Str 74, University Hospital Dresden, 01307 Dresden, Germany
    Anaesthesia 61:800-1. 2006
  3. doi request reprint [Anesthesia for carotid artery surgery. Is there a gold standard?]
    T Rossel
    Klinik für Anästhesiologie und Intensivmedizin, Universitatsklinikum Dresden, Fetscherstrasse 74, 01307 Dresden
    Anaesthesist 57:115-30. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Perioperative complications of radical cystectomy in a contemporary series
    Vladimir Novotny
    Department of Urology, Technical University, Dresden, Germany
    Eur Urol 51:397-401; discussion 401-2. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Changing comorbidity classification patterns at radical prostatectomy during a 10-year period
    Michael Froehner
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Urol Oncol 25:26-31. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of tumor- and comorbidity-related predictors of mortality after radical prostatectomy
    Michael Froehner
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 39:449-54. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Interaction between age and comorbidity as predictors of mortality after radical prostatectomy
    Michael Froehner
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    J Urol 179:1823-9; discussion 1829. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Feasibility and limitations of comorbidity measurement in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy
    Michael Froehner
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technical University of Dresden, Fetscherstrasse 74, D 01307 Dresden, Germany
    Eur Urol 47:190-5; discussion 195. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Omega-3 fatty acids improve liver and pancreas function in postoperative cancer patients
    Axel R Heller
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, University of Technology, Dresden, Germany
    Int J Cancer 111:611-6. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Detailed analysis of Charlson comorbidity score as predictor of mortality after radical prostatectomy
    Michael Froehner
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Urology 72:1252-7. 2008

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Publications25

  1. doi request reprint Reversal of central nervous system and cardiac toxicity after local anesthetic intoxication by lipid emulsion injection
    Rainer J Litz
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, University of Technology, Fetscherstr 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany
    Anesth Analg 106:1575-7, table of contents. 2008
    ..Signs of toxicity resolved and the patient underwent the scheduled surgical procedure uneventfully under brachial plexus blockade...
  2. ncbi request reprint Successful resuscitation of a patient with ropivacaine-induced asystole after axillary plexus block using lipid infusion
    R J Litz
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Fetscher Str 74, University Hospital Dresden, 01307 Dresden, Germany
    Anaesthesia 61:800-1. 2006
    ..This case shows that lipid infusion may have a beneficial role in cases of local anaesthetic toxicity when conventional resuscitation has been unsuccessful...
  3. doi request reprint [Anesthesia for carotid artery surgery. Is there a gold standard?]
    T Rossel
    Klinik für Anästhesiologie und Intensivmedizin, Universitatsklinikum Dresden, Fetscherstrasse 74, 01307 Dresden
    Anaesthesist 57:115-30. 2008
    ..The purpose of the review is to highlight the characteristics and goals of anesthetic management during CEA...
  4. ncbi request reprint Perioperative complications of radical cystectomy in a contemporary series
    Vladimir Novotny
    Department of Urology, Technical University, Dresden, Germany
    Eur Urol 51:397-401; discussion 401-2. 2007
    ..We retrospectively evaluated our series of patients who underwent radical cystectomy for advanced bladder cancer for perioperative complications as well as operative time, postoperative hospital stay and transfusion rates...
  5. ncbi request reprint Changing comorbidity classification patterns at radical prostatectomy during a 10-year period
    Michael Froehner
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Urol Oncol 25:26-31. 2007
    ..To investigate the consistency of several comorbidity classifications and concomitant diseases at radical prostatectomy (RP) during a 10-year period...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of tumor- and comorbidity-related predictors of mortality after radical prostatectomy
    Michael Froehner
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 39:449-54. 2005
    ..To identify and compare tumor- and non-tumor-related predictors of survival after radical prostatectomy and to incorporate the latter into the tumor node metastasis classification of prostate cancer...
  7. doi request reprint Interaction between age and comorbidity as predictors of mortality after radical prostatectomy
    Michael Froehner
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    J Urol 179:1823-9; discussion 1829. 2008
    ..We identified an age range in which comorbidity is most closely associated with premature mortality after radical prostatectomy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Feasibility and limitations of comorbidity measurement in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy
    Michael Froehner
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technical University of Dresden, Fetscherstrasse 74, D 01307 Dresden, Germany
    Eur Urol 47:190-5; discussion 195. 2005
    ..To compare different comorbidity classifications as predictors of survival after radical prostatectomy (RPE)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Omega-3 fatty acids improve liver and pancreas function in postoperative cancer patients
    Axel R Heller
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, University of Technology, Dresden, Germany
    Int J Cancer 111:611-6. 2004
    ..1 +/- 2.2 kg was absent in the FO group. After major abdominal tumor surgery, FO supplementation improved liver and pancreas function, which might have contributed to the faster recovery of patients...
  10. doi request reprint Detailed analysis of Charlson comorbidity score as predictor of mortality after radical prostatectomy
    Michael Froehner
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Urology 72:1252-7. 2008
    ..To investigate the prognostic significance of the individual conditions contributing to the Charlson comorbidity score in patients selected for radical prostatectomy...
  11. doi request reprint Nomogram underestimates 10-year survival in healthy men selected for radical prostatectomy at age 70 years or older
    Michael Froehner
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Urology 73:610-3; discussion 613-4. 2009
    ..To externally review a nomogram developed to predict the 10-year survival probability of men selected for radical prostatectomy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity is poor predictor of survival in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy after 70 years of age
    Michael Froehner
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Urology 68:583-6. 2006
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  13. ncbi request reprint A comparison of five solutions of local anaesthetics and/or sufentanil for continuous, postoperative epidural analgesia after major urological surgery
    M Hubler
    Department of Anaesthesiology, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Germany
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 18:450-7. 2001
    ..This prospective, randomized, double-blinded study investigated the efficacy of thoracic epidural infusions after major urological surgery...
  14. ncbi request reprint Grand mal convulsion and plasma concentrations after intravascular injection of ropivacaine for axillary brachial plexus blockade
    M Muller
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Carl Gustav Carus University Hospital, Dresden, Germany
    Br J Anaesth 87:784-7. 2001
    ..3, 1.6, 1.2 and 1.0 mg litre(-1) respectively. Initial plasma concentration after the end of the injection period was estimated at 5.75 mg litre(-1) using a two-compartment pharmacokinetic model...
  15. ncbi request reprint High-resolution ultrasound-guided high interscalene plexus block for carotid endarterectomy
    Thomas Roessel
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, University of Technology, Dresden, Germany
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 32:247-53. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint A fine balance--one-lung ventilation in a patient with Eisenmenger syndrome
    A R Heller
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Harvard Medical International Associated Institution, Fetscherstrasse 74, D 01307 Dresden, Germany
    Br J Anaesth 92:587-90. 2004
    ..The diagnostic value of lung biopsy must be weighed against the possibility of life-threatening haemorrhage...
  17. doi request reprint Epidural ropivacaine concentrations for intraoperative analgesia during major upper abdominal surgery: a prospective, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled study
    Periklis Panousis
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Fetscherstr 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany
    Anesth Analg 108:1971-6. 2009
    ..We performed this study among patients undergoing major upper abdominal surgery under combined TEA and general anesthesia...
  18. ncbi request reprint Modifying the baricity of local anesthetics for spinal anesthesia by temperature adjustment: model calculations
    Axel R Heller
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Germany
    Anesthesiology 105:346-53. 2006
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  19. ncbi request reprint Misplacement of a psoas compartment catheter in the subarachnoid space
    Rainer J Litz
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Germany
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 29:60-4. 2004
    ..This case report describes an unusual cause of misplacement of an indwelling catheter in the subarachnoid space after primary psoas compartment block in a patient undergoing total knee arthroplasty...
  20. doi request reprint Precision of traditional approaches for lumbar plexus block: impact and management of interindividual anatomic variability
    Axel R Heller
    Clinic of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Carl Gustav Carus University Hospital, University of Technology, Dresden, Germany
    Anesthesiology 111:525-32. 2009
    ..These methods may be inaccurate in many cases. The aim of this study was to determine the accuracy of these traditional approaches and determine if modifications could increase their accuracy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Comparing the steam engine with a horse-drawn carriage?
    Axel R Heller
    Anesth Analg 104:994-5. 2007
  22. ncbi request reprint Omega-3 fatty acids improve the diagnosis-related clinical outcome
    Axel R Heller
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Germany
    Crit Care Med 34:972-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate dose-dependent effects of parenteral supplementation of a 10% fish oil emulsion (Omegaven, Fresenius-Kabi, Bad Homburg, Germany) on diagnosis- and organ failure-related outcome...
  23. ncbi request reprint Closing the gap between decision and delivery--amniotic fluid embolism with severe cardiopulmonary and haemostatic complications with a good outcome
    Sebastian N Stehr
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technical University Dresden, Fetscher Str 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany
    Resuscitation 74:377-81. 2007
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  24. ncbi request reprint Omega-3 alpha linolenic acid does not reflect the entire omega-3 fatty acid family
    Axel R Heller
    Anesth Analg 102:1289; author reply 1289-90. 2006
  25. ncbi request reprint Why do orthopedic patients have a higher incidence of serious complications after central neuraxial blockade?
    Axel R Heller
    Anesthesiology 102:1286; author reply 1287-8. 2005