- Safe removal of an epidural catheter 72 hours after clopidogrel and aspirin administrations guided by platelet function analysis and thromboelastography
Department of Anesthesiology, Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol 29:99-101. 2013
..We report a case of safe removal of epidural catheter 72 hours after oral dose of clopidogrel and aspirin with a normal platelet function analysis and normal thromboelastography before removal...
- Inferior wall diverticulum of left ventricle coexisting with mental retardation and atrial septal defect
Department of Anesthesiology, Tulane University Hospitals and Clinics, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Middle East J Anesthesiol 21:895-8. 2012
..Echocardiographers and cardiac anesthesiologists should be aware of this anomaly, and include it in the differential diagnosis of abnormally shaped ventricular wall and seek other congenital abnormalities if LVD is detected...
- Paradoxical postural cerebrospinal fluid leak-induced headache: report of two cases
Department of Anesthesiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
J Clin Anesth 20:383-5. 2008
..Both patients had a history of migraine headache. The patients were successfully treated with autologous epidural blood patch. The mechanism for PPCLH is to be elucidated...
- Cardiovascular pharmacology: an update
Tulane University Medical Center, 1430 Tulane Avenue, SL 4, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Anesthesiol Clin 28:723-38. 2010
..Some of these newer drugs are frequently used in the practice of cardiovascular anesthesiology. This article reviews the recent advances in cardiovascular medications related to the practice of cardiac anesthesia...
- The effects of gastroretentive gabapentin (Gralise®) on spinal stenosis patients with radicular pain
Alan D Kaye
Department of Anesthesiology, Tulane School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA Department of Anesthesiology, Tulane School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA Tulane Medical School Clinical Research at the Clinical Translational Unit, New Orleans, LA LSU School
Pain Physician 17:169-78. 2014
..A review of the current literature indicates that no studies exist that evaluate the safety and efficacy profiles of Gralise® in the treatment of pain from spinal stenosis and radicular symptomatology...
- Left-to-right cardiac shunt: perioperative anesthetic considerations
Alan D Kaye
Department of Anesthesiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, 1542 Tulane Ave, Room 656, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Middle East J Anesthesiol 21:793-806. 2012
..Current techniques and unique pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic effects of some commonly used anesthetic agents in patients with left-to-right shunt are also reviewed...
- Perioperative statin use: an update
Phillip L Kalarickal
Department of Anesthesiology, Tulane University Medical Center, 1430 Tulane Avenue, SL 4, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
Anesthesiol Clin 28:739-51. 2010
..This review will give an overview of the pharmacology of statins, summarize the mechanisms of the beneficial effects of statins, and provide an overview of evidence in the use of statins in the perioperative period...