Federico Bilotta

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Training anesthesiology residents in providing anesthesia for awake craniotomy: learning curves and estimate of needed case load
    Federico Bilotta
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Section of Neuroanesthesia and Neurocritical Care, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome 00199, Italy Electronic address
    J Clin Anesth 25:359-66. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Postoperative delirium: risk factors, diagnosis and perioperative care
    F Bilotta
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Anestesiol 79:1066-76. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging and use of B-lines for functional lung evaluation in neurocritical care: a prospective, observational study
    Federico Bilotta
    Section of Neuroanesthesia and Neurocritical Care, Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 30:464-8. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Pharmacological perioperative brain neuroprotection: a qualitative review of randomized clinical trials
    F Bilotta
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Section of Neuroanesthesia and Neurocritical Care, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Br J Anaesth 110:i113-20. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Ultrasound-based imaging in neurocritical care patients: a review of clinical applications
    Federico Bilotta
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Section of Neuroanesthesia and Neurocritical Care, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Neurol Res 35:149-58. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Potassium sparing diuretics as adjunct to mannitol therapy in neurocritical care patients with cerebral edema: effects on potassium homeostasis and cardiac arrhythmias
    Federico Bilotta
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Sapienza University Rome, Viale Acherusio 16, 00199 Rome, Italy
    Neurocrit Care 16:280-5. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Esmolol blunts postoperative hemodynamic changes after propofol-remifentanil total intravenous fast-track neuroanesthesia for intracranial surgery
    Federico Bilotta
    Department of Anesthesia, Intensive Care, and Pain Medicine, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Clin Anesth 20:426-30. 2008
  8. pmc Early postoperative cognitive dysfunction and postoperative delirium after anaesthesia with various hypnotics: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial--the PINOCCHIO trial
    Federico Bilotta
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Policlinico Umberto I, Rome, Italy
    Trials 12:170. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Glycemia management in neurocritical care patients: a review
    Federico Bilotta
    Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, Sapienza, University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 21:2-9. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Risk index for peri-operative atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing open intracranial neurosurgical procedures
    F Bilotta
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, La Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Anaesthesia 64:503-7. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Training anesthesiology residents in providing anesthesia for awake craniotomy: learning curves and estimate of needed case load
    Federico Bilotta
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Section of Neuroanesthesia and Neurocritical Care, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome 00199, Italy Electronic address
    J Clin Anesth 25:359-66. 2013
    ..To measure the learning curves of residents in anesthesiology in providing anesthesia for awake craniotomy, and to estimate the case load needed to achieve a "good-excellent" level of competence...
  2. ncbi request reprint Postoperative delirium: risk factors, diagnosis and perioperative care
    F Bilotta
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Anestesiol 79:1066-76. 2013
    ..Aim of this literature review is to identify established risk factors for PD and to categorize them according timing of occurrence (pre, intra and post operative), and clinical impact (Odds ratio [OR], % increase in incidence of PD)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound imaging and use of B-lines for functional lung evaluation in neurocritical care: a prospective, observational study
    Federico Bilotta
    Section of Neuroanesthesia and Neurocritical Care, Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 30:464-8. 2013
    ..Lung ultrasound imaging can be used to evaluate pulmonary water content and pulmonary consolidation in ICU patients, but data from neurocritical care are lacking...
  4. doi request reprint Pharmacological perioperative brain neuroprotection: a qualitative review of randomized clinical trials
    F Bilotta
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Section of Neuroanesthesia and Neurocritical Care, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Br J Anaesth 110:i113-20. 2013
    ..Of importance from this review is the need for shared methodological approach when clinical studies on pharmacological neuroprotection are designed...
  5. doi request reprint Ultrasound-based imaging in neurocritical care patients: a review of clinical applications
    Federico Bilotta
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Section of Neuroanesthesia and Neurocritical Care, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Neurol Res 35:149-58. 2013
    ..To analyze the diagnostic, monitoring, and procedural applications of ultrasound (US) imaging in neurocritical care (NCC) patients...
  6. doi request reprint Potassium sparing diuretics as adjunct to mannitol therapy in neurocritical care patients with cerebral edema: effects on potassium homeostasis and cardiac arrhythmias
    Federico Bilotta
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Sapienza University Rome, Viale Acherusio 16, 00199 Rome, Italy
    Neurocrit Care 16:280-5. 2012
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  7. ncbi request reprint Esmolol blunts postoperative hemodynamic changes after propofol-remifentanil total intravenous fast-track neuroanesthesia for intracranial surgery
    Federico Bilotta
    Department of Anesthesia, Intensive Care, and Pain Medicine, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Clin Anesth 20:426-30. 2008
    ..To investigate whether esmolol is effective in attenuating postoperative hemodynamic changes related to sympathetic overdrive...
  8. pmc Early postoperative cognitive dysfunction and postoperative delirium after anaesthesia with various hypnotics: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial--the PINOCCHIO trial
    Federico Bilotta
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Policlinico Umberto I, Rome, Italy
    Trials 12:170. 2011
    ..We also aimed to test whether delayed postoperative cognitive recovery increases the risk of postoperative delirium...
  9. doi request reprint Glycemia management in neurocritical care patients: a review
    Federico Bilotta
    Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, Sapienza, University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 21:2-9. 2009
    ..Here, we review experimental and clinical studies investigating the effects of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia on the brain that advance current knowledge on managing glycemia in patients receiving neurocritical care...
  10. doi request reprint Risk index for peri-operative atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing open intracranial neurosurgical procedures
    F Bilotta
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, La Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Anaesthesia 64:503-7. 2009
    ..In patients undergoing emergency neurosurgical cerebral procedures, the presence of pre-operative atrial fibrillation is related to an increased risk of poor neurological outcome but with similar survival rate...
  11. doi request reprint Early postoperative cognitive recovery and gas exchange patterns after balanced anesthesia with sevoflurane or desflurane in overweight and obese patients undergoing craniotomy: a prospective randomized trial
    Federico Bilotta
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 21:207-13. 2009
    ..In overweight and obese patients undergoing craniotomy desflurane-based anesthesia allows earlier postoperative cognitive recovery and reversal to normocapnia and normal pH...
  12. ncbi request reprint 'Anesthesia' for awake neurosurgery
    Federico Bilotta
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 22:560-5. 2009
    ..In this review we focus on recent findings in the anesthetic management of patients undergoing craniotomy while awake, and propose a structured approach to the clinical practice of 'anesthesia' for awake neurosurgery...
  13. doi request reprint Language testing during awake "anesthesia" in a bilingual patient with brain lesion adjacent to Wernicke's area
    Federico Bilotta
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale Acherusio 16, Rome 00199, Italy
    Anesth Analg 112:938-9. 2011
    ..We discuss the importance of intraoperative brain mapping and intraoperative language testing in bilingual patients to prevent iatrogenic-related morbidity...
  14. ncbi request reprint Glucose management in the neurosurgical patient: are we yet any closer?
    Federico Bilotta
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Neuroanaesthesia and Neurocritical Care, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 23:539-43. 2010
    ..We also aim to address practical issues and make recommendations that may contribute to the safe clinical application of intensive insulin therapy targeted to optimize blood glucose control in these patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of intensive insulin therapy in critical neurosurgical patients
    Federico Bilotta
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Policlinico Umberto I, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Anesthesiology 110:611-9. 2009
    ..The authors investigated the clinical safety and outcome effects of intensive insulin therapy compared to conventional insulin therapy in patients receiving postoperative intensive care after neurosurgical procedures...
  16. doi request reprint Intensive insulin therapy after severe traumatic brain injury: a randomized clinical trial
    Federico Bilotta
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, La Sapienza University of Rome, Viale Somalia 81, Rome, 00199, Italy
    Neurocrit Care 9:159-66. 2008
    ..44 mmol/l) in patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) after severe traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Nefopam or clonidine in the pharmacologic prevention of shivering in patients undergoing conscious sedation for interventional neuroradiology
    F Bilotta
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Policlinico Umberto I, Rome, Italy
    Anaesthesia 60:124-8. 2005
    ..Fewer patients in the nefopam group than in the other two groups required vasoactive drugs...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary transit of echocontrast agents during mechanical ventilation: a clinical transthoracic echocardiographic study
    Federico Bilotta
    Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Echocardiography 22:395-401. 2005
    ..Ultrasound contrast agents with these characteristics are suitable for intraoperative organ perfusion studies, with intravenous injection...
  19. ncbi request reprint Early postoperative cognitive recovery after remifentanil-propofol or sufentanil-propofol anaesthesia for supratentorial craniotomy: a randomized trial
    F Bilotta
    Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, University of Rome La Sapienza, Viale Somalia 81, 00199 Rome, Italy
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 24:122-7. 2007
    ..This study was designed to evaluate early postoperative cognitive recovery after total intravenous anaesthesia with remifentanil-propofol or sufentanil-propofol in patients undergoing craniotomy for supratentorial expanding lesions...
  20. ncbi request reprint Lidocaine pretreatment for the prevention of propofol-induced transient motor disturbances in children during anesthesia induction: a randomized controlled trial in children undergoing invasive hematologic procedures
    Federico Bilotta
    Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Paediatr Anaesth 16:1232-7. 2006
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  21. ncbi request reprint Unrecognized periorbital penetrating nail in the brain: case report
    Federico Bilotta
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, University of Rome La Sapienza, 00199 Rome, Italy
    Am J Emerg Med 25:198-9. 2007
  22. ncbi request reprint The effect of intensive insulin therapy on infection rate, vasospasm, neurologic outcome, and mortality in neurointensive care unit after intracranial aneurysm clipping in patients with acute subarachnoid hemorrhage: a randomized prospective pilot trial
    Federico Bilotta
    Department of Anesthesiology and Neurosurgery, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 19:156-60. 2007
    ..The benefit of strict glycemic control on postoperative vasospasm, neurologic outcome, and mortality rates does not seem to be affected by intensive insulin therapy...
  23. ncbi request reprint Endotracheal lidocaine in preventing endotracheal suctioning-induced changes in cerebral hemodynamics in patients with severe head trauma
    Federico Bilotta
    Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, University of Rome La Sapienza, Viale Somalia, 81, Rome, 00199, Italy
    Neurocrit Care 8:241-6. 2008
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  24. ncbi request reprint Postoperative cognitive dysfunction: toward the Alzheimer's disease pathomechanism hypothesis
    Federico Bilotta
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    J Alzheimers Dis 22:81-9. 2010
    ..Therefore, risk factors and pathomechanisms of chronic neurodegenerative disorders, including AD, and persistent postoperative-postanesthesia cognitive dysfunction may overlap...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effects of shivering prevention on haemodynamic and metabolic demands in hypothermic postoperative neurosurgical patients
    F Bilotta
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, University of Rome La Sapienza Rome, Italy
    Anaesthesia 56:514-9. 2001
    ..Our results suggest that nefopam is effective in preventing postoperative shivering in patients undergoing neurosurgery and mild hypothermia and attenuates the haemodynamic effects of shivering during rewarming...
  26. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic work up for language testing in patients undergoing awake craniotomy for brain lesions in language areas
    Federico Bilotta
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Br J Neurosurg 28:363-7. 2014
    ..This approach allows a systematic evaluation and recording of language function status and can be accomplished even when a neuropsychologist or speech therapist are not involved in the operation crew...
  27. ncbi request reprint Nefopam and tramadol for the prevention of shivering during neuraxial anesthesia
    Federico Bilotta
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 27:380-4. 2002
    ..We evaluated the usefulness of intravenous (IV) nefopam and tramadol in preventing and reducing the severity of shivering in patients undergoing neuraxial anesthesia for orthopedic surgery...
  28. ncbi request reprint Adrenaline through the endotracheal tube as an answer to severe bronchospasms caused by lidocaine
    F Araimo
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, La Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Minerva Anestesiol 76:63-5. 2010
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Web-based educational activities developed by the Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care (SNACC): the experience of process, utilization, and expert evaluation
    Deepak Sharma
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Rome, Italy Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI Departments of Anesthesiology and Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada Department of Anesthesiology, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY Department of Anesthesiology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 26:4-10. 2014
    ..We report the experience with delivery of educational resources on the Web site of the Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care (SNACC), and utilization of those resources by members...
  30. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular effects of intravenous propofol administered at two infusion rates: a transthoracic echocardiographic study
    F Bilotta
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Policlinico Umberto I, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Anaesthesia 56:266-71. 2001
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Myocardial bridging in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: a plea for surgical correction
    Brenno Fiorani
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, St Andrea Hospital, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Ital Heart J 6:922-4. 2005
    ..Such a procedure should be strongly recommended in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy...
  32. pmc Glycemia management in critical care patients
    Federico Bilotta
    Federico Bilotta, Giovanni Rosa, Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Section of Neuroanesthesia and Neurocritical Care, Sapienza University of Rome, 00199 Rome, Italy
    World J Diabetes 3:130-4. 2012
    ..In conclusion, in ICU patients, safe and effective glycemia management is based on accurate glycemia monitoring and achievement of the optimal BGC target range by using insulin titration, along with an adequate nutritional protocol...
  33. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological prevention of postanesthetic shivering
    Federico Bilotta
    Anesth Analg 95:1125-6; author reply 1126. 2002
  34. ncbi request reprint Tube exchanger for laryngeal mask-based percutaneous tracheostomy in the intensive care unit
    Federico Bilotta
    Anesth Analg 103:1629-30. 2006
  35. ncbi request reprint Saline or albumin for fluid resuscitation in traumatic brain injury
    Federico Bilotta
    N Engl J Med 357:2635; author reply 2635-6. 2007
  36. ncbi request reprint Post-CABG dobutamine stress echocardiography
    Federico Bilotta
    Anesth Analg 100:1860-1; author reply 1861. 2005
  37. doi request reprint Building a continuous multicenter infection surveillance system in the intensive care unit: findings from the initial data set of 9,493 patients from 71 Italian intensive care units
    Paolo Malacarne
    Servizio di Anestesia, Rianimazione e Pronto Soccorso, Ospedale di S Chiara, Pisa, Italy
    Crit Care Med 36:1105-13. 2008
    ..To describe the epidemiology of infections in intensive care units (ICUs), whether present at admission or acquired during the stay...