Stavros G Memtsoudis

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  1. doi Mortality of patients with respiratory insufficiency and adult respiratory distress syndrome after surgery: the obesity paradox
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Intensive Care Med 27:306-11. 2012
  2. ncbi Perioperative outcomes in patients with rheumatoid versus osteoarthritis for total hip arthroplasty: a population-based study
    Ottokar Stundner
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 31:889-95. 2013
  3. doi Demographics and perioperative outcome in patients with depression and anxiety undergoing total joint arthroplasty: a population-based study
    Ottokar Stundner
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Psychosomatics 54:149-57. 2013
  4. pmc Perioperative morbidity and mortality after anterior, posterior, and anterior/posterior spine fusion surgery
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1867-77. 2011
  5. doi Perioperative comparative effectiveness of anesthetic technique in orthopedic patients
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Anesthesiology 118:1046-58. 2013
  6. doi Trends in in-hospital major morbidity and mortality after total joint arthroplasty: United States 1998-2008
    Meghan Kirksey
    Department of Anesthesiology, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell, New York, NY, USA
    Anesth Analg 115:321-7. 2012
  7. doi The impact of sleep apnea on postoperative utilization of resources and adverse outcomes
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    From the Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan Department of Hospital Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio and Department of Anesthesiology, NewYork Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York
    Anesth Analg 118:407-18. 2014
  8. pmc Comparative perioperative outcomes associated with neuraxial versus general anesthesia for simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty
    Ottokar Stundner
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 37:638-44. 2012
  9. pmc Metabolic syndrome and lumbar spine fusion surgery: epidemiology and perioperative outcomes
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:989-95. 2012
  10. pmc Bilateral total knee arthroplasty: risk factors for major morbidity and mortality
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Anesth Analg 113:784-90. 2011

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  1. doi Mortality of patients with respiratory insufficiency and adult respiratory distress syndrome after surgery: the obesity paradox
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Intensive Care Med 27:306-11. 2012
    ....
  2. ncbi Perioperative outcomes in patients with rheumatoid versus osteoarthritis for total hip arthroplasty: a population-based study
    Ottokar Stundner
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 31:889-95. 2013
    ....
  3. doi Demographics and perioperative outcome in patients with depression and anxiety undergoing total joint arthroplasty: a population-based study
    Ottokar Stundner
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Psychosomatics 54:149-57. 2013
    ..This study is intended to gain insight into epidemiology and effects on perioperative morbidity, mortality, length of hospital stay, discharge and cost...
  4. pmc Perioperative morbidity and mortality after anterior, posterior, and anterior/posterior spine fusion surgery
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1867-77. 2011
    ..Analysis of population-based national hospital discharge data collected for the National Inpatient Sample...
  5. doi Perioperative comparative effectiveness of anesthetic technique in orthopedic patients
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Anesthesiology 118:1046-58. 2013
    ..We studied a large national sample of primary joint arthroplasty recipients and hypothesized that neuraxial anesthesia favorably influences perioperative outcomes...
  6. doi Trends in in-hospital major morbidity and mortality after total joint arthroplasty: United States 1998-2008
    Meghan Kirksey
    Department of Anesthesiology, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell, New York, NY, USA
    Anesth Analg 115:321-7. 2012
    ..The use of total joint arthroplasties is increasing worldwide. In this work we aim to elucidate recent trends in demographics and perioperative outcomes of patients undergoing total hip (THA) or total knee arthroplasty (TKA)...
  7. doi The impact of sleep apnea on postoperative utilization of resources and adverse outcomes
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    From the Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan Department of Hospital Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio and Department of Anesthesiology, NewYork Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York
    Anesth Analg 118:407-18. 2014
    ..With an increasing number of surgical patients suffering from SA, this information is important to physicians, patients, policymakers, and administrators alike...
  8. pmc Comparative perioperative outcomes associated with neuraxial versus general anesthesia for simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty
    Ottokar Stundner
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 37:638-44. 2012
    ..Therefore, we examined a large sample of BTKA recipients, hypothesizing that neuraxial anesthesia would favorably impact on outcomes...
  9. pmc Metabolic syndrome and lumbar spine fusion surgery: epidemiology and perioperative outcomes
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:989-95. 2012
    ..Analysis of the National Inpatient Sample database from 2000 to 2008...
  10. pmc Bilateral total knee arthroplasty: risk factors for major morbidity and mortality
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Anesth Analg 113:784-90. 2011
    ..Our objective was to determine the incidence and patient-related risk factors for major morbidity and mortality among patients undergoing BTKA...
  11. doi National trends in anterior cervical fusion procedures
    Satyajit Marawar
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Division of Spine Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:1454-9. 2010
    ..Population-based database analysis...
  12. pmc Increased in-hospital complications after primary posterior versus primary anterior cervical fusion
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 469:649-57. 2011
    ..Since for some patients either approach might be reasonable it is important to know the relative perioperative risks for decision-making...
  13. pmc Epidemiology and risk factors for perioperative mortality after total hip and knee arthroplasty
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, 10021 NY, USA
    J Orthop Res 30:1811-21. 2012
    ..Our data can be used to assess the risk for perioperative mortality and to develop targeted intervention to decrease such risk...
  14. pmc In-hospital patient falls after total joint arthroplasty: incidence, demographics, and risk factors in the United States
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Arthroplasty 27:823-8.e1. 2012
    ..In-hospital mortality, complications, and cost were higher in patients sustaining IF. Given the associated morbidity, mortality, and increased cost, resources should be allocated to minimize the risk of IF in this population...
  15. pmc Comparative safety of simultaneous and staged anterior and posterior spinal surgery
    Peter G Passias
    Division of Spine Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:247-55. 2012
    ..Analysis of population-based national hospital discharge data collected for the Nationwide Inpatient Sample...
  16. doi Sleep apnea and total joint arthroplasty under various types of anesthesia: a population-based study of perioperative outcomes
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 38:274-81. 2013
    ..We studied the association of the type of anesthesia and perioperative outcomes in patients with SA undergoing joint arthroplasty...
  17. pmc Perioperative mortality after lumbar spinal fusion surgery: an analysis of epidemiology and risk factors
    Matthias Pumberger
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Eur Spine J 21:1633-9. 2012
    ..Analysis of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) from 1998 to 2008...
  18. ncbi Demographics, outcomes, and risk factors for adverse events associated with primary and revision total hip arthroplasties in the United States
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 39:E72-7. 2010
    ..Additional studies are warranted to determine causal relationships...
  19. pmc Risk factors for pulmonary embolism after hip and knee arthroplasty: a population-based study
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY, USA
    Int Orthop 33:1739-45. 2009
    ..Our findings may be useful in stratifying the individual patient's risk of PE after surgery...
  20. pmc Factors influencing unexpected disposition after orthopedic ambulatory surgery
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Anesth 24:89-95. 2012
    ..To analyze whether patient characteristics, ambulatory facility type, anesthesia provider and technique, procedure type, and temporal factors impact the outcome of unexpected disposition after ambulatory knee and shoulder surgery...
  21. doi Inpatient falls after total knee arthroplasty: the role of anesthesia type and peripheral nerve blocks
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    From the Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York S G M, T D, and O S Department of Public Health, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York R R, J P, and M M Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York P G and Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California E R M
    Anesthesiology 120:551-63. 2014
    ..The aim of the study is to characterize cases of IFs, identify risk factors, and study the role of PNB and anesthesia technique in IF risk in total knee arthroplasty patients...
  22. ncbi Steroid modulation of cytokine release and desmosine levels in bilateral total knee replacement: a prospective, double-blind, randomized controlled trial
    Kethy M Jules- Elysee
    Department of Anesthesiology, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:2120-7. 2012
    ..In the present study, we investigated whether the administration of three doses would reduce IL-6 levels at twenty-four hours and affect other outcomes such as desmosine level, a marker of lung injury...
  23. pmc Have bilateral total knee arthroplasties become safer? A population-based trend analysis
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 471:17-25. 2013
    ..It remains unclear whether this development has reduced overall perioperative morbidity and mortality...
  24. pmc Perioperative outcomes after unilateral and bilateral total knee arthroplasty
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Anesthesiology 111:1206-16. 2009
    ..The authors sought to study differences in perioperative outcomes between unilateral and BTKA and to further compare BTKAs performed during the same versus different operations during the same hospitalization...
  25. doi Perioperative mortality in patients with pulmonary hypertension undergoing major joint replacement
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Anesth Analg 111:1110-6. 2010
    ..In this study, we evaluated the incidence and risks of perioperative morbidity and mortality in patients with PHTN undergoing primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA)...
  26. doi Does Limb Preconditioning Reduce Pain After Total Knee Arthroplasty? A Randomized, Double-blind Study
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY, 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 472:1467-74. 2014
    ..Ischemic preconditioning of tissue before inducing procedure-related underperfusion may reduce the postoperative inflammatory response, which further may reduce associated pain...
  27. pmc Rheumatoid arthritis vs osteoarthritis in patients receiving total knee arthroplasty: perioperative outcomes
    Ottokar Stundner
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical, College of Cornell University, New York, New York Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
    J Arthroplasty 29:308-13. 2014
    ..5% vs. OA: 3.8%; P<0.001]. RA was not associated with increased adjusted odds for combined adverse events...
  28. doi In-hospital surgical site infections after primary hip and knee arthroplasty--incidence and risk factors
    Lazaros A Poultsides
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Division of Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    J Arthroplasty 28:385-9. 2013
    ..Data relied on coded information and could not differentiate between superficial or deep infection, or capture patients readmitted for SSI, and therefore may have underestimated the true incidence of SSI...
  29. pmc Consensus statement from the consensus conference on bilateral total knee arthroplasty group
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 471:2649-57. 2013
    ..Controversy exists regarding many aspects of decision making pertaining to same-day versus staged bilateral TKA (BTKAs), including patient selection, perioperative management decisions, and other important choices...
  30. pmc The effect of low versus high tidal volume ventilation on inflammatory markers in healthy individuals undergoing posterior spine fusion in the prone position: a randomized controlled trial
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Anesth 24:263-9. 2012
    ..To evaluate the effect of ventilation strategy on markers of inflammation in patients undergoing spine surgery in the prone position...
  31. doi Blood transfusions in total hip and knee arthroplasty: an analysis of outcomes
    Thomas Danninger
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 2014:623460. 2014
    ..In this study we attempted to determine the proportion of perioperative complications in the orthopedic population attributable to the use of a blood transfusion...
  32. doi Safety and efficacy of multimodal thromboprophylaxis following total knee arthroplasty: a comparative study of preferential aspirin vs. routine coumadin chemoprophylaxis
    Mark W Gesell
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Arthroplasty 28:575-9. 2013
    ..03). Multimodal thromboprophylaxis with aspirin given to the majority of patients at a low VTE risk is safe and effective in patients undergoing primary TKA...
  33. doi Pulmonary circulatory changes after bilateral total knee arthroplasty during regional anesthesia
    Anna Maria Bombardieri
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Anesth 25:4-8. 2013
    ..To monitor the pulmonary hemodynamics of patients undergoing bilateral total knee arthroplasty (BTKA) intraoperatively and up to 24 hours following surgery...
  34. doi The metabolic syndrome in patients undergoing knee and hip arthroplasty: trends and in-hospital outcomes in the United States
    Alejandro Gonzalez Della Valle
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    J Arthroplasty 27:1743-1749.e1. 2012
    ..Given the increasing rates of MetS and its association with higher risk for major complications among total joint arthroplasty recipients, further research into the impact of this disease complex is warranted...
  35. doi Trends in demographics, comorbidity profiles, in-hospital complications and mortality associated with primary knee arthroplasty
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Arthroplasty 24:518-27. 2009
    ..Despite a decrease in mortality from the first to the second study period (0.50% vs 0.21%), a slight increase was noticed more recently (0.28%). We identified significant changes in most variables studied...
  36. pmc Comparative in-hospital morbidity and mortality after revision versus primary thoracic and lumbar spine fusion
    Yan Ma
    Department of Public Health, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 535 East 70th St, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Spine J 10:881-9. 2010
    ....
  37. pmc Aspirin for elective hip and knee arthroplasty: a multimodal thromboprophylaxis protocol
    Ettore Vulcano
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Int Orthop 36:1995-2002. 2012
    ..We determined the 90-day rate of venous thromboembolism (VTE), other complications and mortality in patients who underwent primary elective hip and knee replacement surgery with multimodal thromboprophylaxis...
  38. ncbi Perioperative inflammatory response in total knee arthroplasty patients: impact of limb preconditioning
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 E 70th St, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 35:412-6. 2010
    ....
  39. ncbi Total hip and total knee arthroplasties: trends and disparities revisited
    Heejung Bang
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 39:E95-102. 2010
    ..Our study also revealed that racial disparities were not confined to the elderly or to low-income populations. This may mean that there is an unmet need for these medical procedures among racial minorities...
  40. pmc Trends in mortality, complications, and demographics for primary hip arthroplasty in the United States
    Spencer S Liu
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Int Orthop 33:643-51. 2009
    ..Multiple temporal changes in outcomes and demographics for THA were found. These changes have implications for clinical care and allocation of health resources...
  41. pmc Beyond repeated-measures analysis of variance: advanced statistical methods for the analysis of longitudinal data in anesthesia research
    Yan Ma
    Research Division, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 37:99-105. 2012
    ..The goal of this article was to increase awareness of the advantages of modern statistical methods and promote their use in anesthesia research...
  42. doi Nerve stimulator versus ultrasound guidance for placement of popliteal catheters for foot and ankle surgery
    Daniel Maalouf
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Anesth 24:44-50. 2012
    ..To determine whether ultrasound guidance improves the quality of continuous popliteal block when compared with a nerve stimulator after major foot and ankle surgery...
  43. pmc Utilization of critical care services among patients undergoing total hip and knee arthroplasty: epidemiology and risk factors
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Anesthesiology 117:107-16. 2012
    ..The authors sought to identify the incidence and risk factors for the use of CCS among these patients and compare the characteristics and outcomes of patients who require CCS to those who do not...
  44. pmc In-hospital complications and mortality of unilateral, bilateral, and revision TKA: based on an estimate of 4,159,661 discharges
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:2617-27. 2008
    ..Outcomes for patients undergoing RTKA for most variables were similar to those for UTKA. BTKA, advanced age, and male gender were independent risk factors for complications and mortality after TKA...
  45. pmc Trends in bilateral total knee arthroplasties: 153,259 discharges between 1990 and 2004
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:1568-76. 2009
    ..Level of Evidence: Level II, prognostic study. See the Guidelines for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...
  46. doi Risk factors for perioperative mortality after lower extremity arthroplasty: a population-based study of 6,901,324 patient discharges
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Arthroplasty 25:19-26. 2010
    ..Our results can be used to identify patients at risk for fatal outcome and implement interventions to reduce such risk...
  47. ncbi Trends in lung surgery: United States 1988 to 2002
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine, Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Chest 130:1462-70. 2006
    ..To elucidate temporal changes in the demographics of lung resections, we analyzed nationally representative data that were collected for the National Hospital Discharge Survey from 1988 to 2002...
  48. doi Regional anesthesia and analgesia in critically ill patients: a systematic review
    Ottokar Stundner
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 37:537-44. 2012
    ..This review is intended to evaluate the role of regional anesthesia in critically ill patients, to discuss potential benefits, and to provide a summary of the published evidence on the subject...
  49. ncbi Critical care issues in the patient after major joint replacement
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Intensive Care Med 22:92-104. 2007
    ..Procedure-specific complications such as fat embolism and acrylic bone cement-related issues are reviewed...
  50. pmc Changes in anesthesia-related factors in ambulatory knee and shoulder surgery: United States 1996-2006
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 535 E 70th St, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 36:327-31. 2011
    ..We sought to characterize temporal changes in factors surrounding ambulatory orthopedic surgery and anesthesia...
  51. pmc Comparative utility of centrally versus peripherally transduced venous pressure monitoring in the perioperative period in spine surgery patients
    Anna Maria Bombardieri
    Careggi Hospital, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Clin Anesth 24:542-8. 2012
    ..To compare central venous pressure (CVP) with peripheral venous pressure (PVP) monitoring during the intraoperative and postoperative periods in patients undergoing spine surgery...
  52. doi An analysis of the safety of epidural and spinal neuraxial anesthesia in more than 100,000 consecutive major lower extremity joint replacements
    Matthias Pumberger
    From the Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria Departments of Anesthesiology, Radiology, and Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 38:515-9. 2013
    ..We sought to study the incidence of clinically significant lesions after spinal and epidural anesthesia and further describe their nature...
  53. doi Infection following simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty
    Lazaros A Poultsides
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York
    J Arthroplasty 28:92-5. 2013
    ..Each additional hospital day increased the risk of late infection by 11.3%. SBTKA demonstrates an advantage over staged and maintains the safety profile of unilateral approaches with respect to infectious complications. ..
  54. doi Prevention of central venous catheter bloodstream infections
    J Matthias Walz
    Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Critical Care Medicine, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA 01545, USA
    J Intensive Care Med 25:131-8. 2010
    ..Achieving and maintaining very low rates of CRBSI requires a multidisciplinary approach involving the entire health care team, the use of novel technologies in patients with the highest risk of CRBSI, and frequent reeducation of staff...
  55. pmc Perioperative pulmonary circulatory changes during bilateral total hip arthroplasty under regional anesthesia
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 35:417-21. 2010
    ....
  56. pmc Risk of postoperative hypoxemia in ambulatory orthopedic surgery patients with diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea: a retrospective observational study
    Spencer S Liu
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill College of Medicine of Cornell University, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Patient Saf Surg 4:9. 2010
    ..Our OSA patients undergoing ambulatory-type orthopedic procedures are monitored overnight in the PACU, thus we reviewed patient records to determine incidence of complications...
  57. doi Perioperative comparative effectiveness research
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 25:535-47. 2011
    ..Finally, we assess the role of CER in perioperative research and provide some thoughts on future paths...
  58. ncbi Pulmonary thrombectomy in a patient with hemoglobin Nottingham
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Division of Cardiac Anesthesiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Perfusion 22:299-301. 2007
    ..We describe a successful, multidisciplinary approach to the problems associated with this disease, particularly with the use of cardiopulmonary bypass and deep hypothermic circulatory arrest...
  59. ncbi Do race, gender, and source of payment impact on anesthetic technique for inguinal hernia repair?
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, New York Presbyterian Hospital Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Clin Anesth 18:328-33. 2006
    ..To evaluate the potential differences in the type of anesthesia provided to patients of different race, gender, and source of payment undergoing inguinal hernia repair (IHR)...
  60. ncbi Successful management of a trauma patient with pulmonary hemorrhage using a wire-guided bronchial blocker
    Stavros G Memtsoudis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Trauma 63:E127-9. 2007
  61. pmc Pulmonary complications after spine surgery
    Ottokar Stundner
    Ottokar Stundner, Stavros G Memtsoudis, Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, United States
    World J Orthop 3:156-61. 2012
    ..We discuss factors surrounding surgical trauma, timing of surgery, bone marrow and debris embolization, transfusion associated lung injury, and ventilator associated lung injury...