A Borgeat

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Affiliation: University of Zurich
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi Interscalene brachial plexus anesthesia with ropivacaine 5 mg/mL and bupivacaine 5 mg/mL: effects on electrocardiogram
    Alain Borgeat
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Orthopedic University Clinic Balgrist, Forchstrasse 340, Ch 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 29:557-63. 2004
  2. ncbi Gynecologic laparoscopic surgery is not associated with an increase of serotonin metabolites excretion
    A Borgeat
    Department of Anesthesiology, Orthopedic University Clinic of Zurich Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Anesth Analg 87:1104-8. 1998
  3. ncbi Neurologic deficit after peripheral nerve block: what to do?
    A Borgeat
    Orthopedic University Hospital Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Minerva Anestesiol 71:353-5. 2005
  4. ncbi Orthopaedic surgery in the elderly
    Alain Borgeat
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Orthopaedic University Clinic of Zurich Balgrist, Forchstrasse 340, Zurich CH 8008, Switzerland
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 17:235-44. 2003
  5. ncbi Postoperative nausea and vomiting in regional anesthesia: a review
    Alain Borgeat
    Department of Anesthesiology, Orthopedic University Clinic Zurich Balgrist, Switzerland
    Anesthesiology 98:530-47. 2003
  6. ncbi Clinical evaluation of a modified posterior anatomical approach to performing the popliteal block
    Alain Borgeat
    Department of Anesthesiology, Orthopedic University Clinic Balgrist Zurich, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 29:290-6. 2004
  7. ncbi Nerve injury associated with regional anesthesia
    A Borgeat
    Orthopedic University Clinic Zurich Balgrist, Switzerland
    Curr Top Med Chem 1:199-203. 2001
  8. ncbi An evaluation of the infraclavicular block via a modified approach of the Raj technique
    A Borgeat
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital of Zurich Balgrist, Forchstrasse 340, Ch 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Anesth Analg 93:436-41, 4th contents page. 2001
  9. ncbi Patient-controlled interscalene analgesia with ropivacaine 0.2% versus bupivacaine 0.15% after major open shoulder surgery: the effects on hand motor function
    A Borgeat
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital of Zurich Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Anesth Analg 92:218-23. 2001
  10. ncbi Ondansetron is effective to treat spinal or epidural morphine-induced pruritus
    A Borgeat
    Department of Anesthesia, Orthopedic University Clinic of Zurich Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Anesthesiology 90:432-6. 1999

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  1. ncbi Interscalene brachial plexus anesthesia with ropivacaine 5 mg/mL and bupivacaine 5 mg/mL: effects on electrocardiogram
    Alain Borgeat
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Orthopedic University Clinic Balgrist, Forchstrasse 340, Ch 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 29:557-63. 2004
    ..The aim of this trial is to compare early signs of depression of cardiac conduction linked with the administration of either ropivacaine or bupivacaine for interscalene block...
  2. ncbi Gynecologic laparoscopic surgery is not associated with an increase of serotonin metabolites excretion
    A Borgeat
    Department of Anesthesiology, Orthopedic University Clinic of Zurich Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Anesth Analg 87:1104-8. 1998
    ..PONV after gynecologic laparoscopic surgery is not explained by an increase of serotonin secretion...
  3. ncbi Neurologic deficit after peripheral nerve block: what to do?
    A Borgeat
    Orthopedic University Hospital Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Minerva Anestesiol 71:353-5. 2005
    ..The principles to avoid anesthetic-related nerve damage during regional anesthesia are given. Finally treatment and surveillance, after nerve damage has occurred, are explained...
  4. ncbi Orthopaedic surgery in the elderly
    Alain Borgeat
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Orthopaedic University Clinic of Zurich Balgrist, Forchstrasse 340, Zurich CH 8008, Switzerland
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 17:235-44. 2003
    ..Thus, this chapter discusses the different controversies and future trends of anaesthesia with regard to the elderly in orthopaedic surgery...
  5. ncbi Postoperative nausea and vomiting in regional anesthesia: a review
    Alain Borgeat
    Department of Anesthesiology, Orthopedic University Clinic Zurich Balgrist, Switzerland
    Anesthesiology 98:530-47. 2003
  6. ncbi Clinical evaluation of a modified posterior anatomical approach to performing the popliteal block
    Alain Borgeat
    Department of Anesthesiology, Orthopedic University Clinic Balgrist Zurich, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 29:290-6. 2004
    ..Techniques using fixed measured distances between knee skin crease and puncture point have been described. We report on an approach that is based on manual identification of the apex of the popliteal fossa...
  7. ncbi Nerve injury associated with regional anesthesia
    A Borgeat
    Orthopedic University Clinic Zurich Balgrist, Switzerland
    Curr Top Med Chem 1:199-203. 2001
    ..A better understanding of these mechanisms will provide a reliable basis for the development of improved pharmaceutical therapy...
  8. ncbi An evaluation of the infraclavicular block via a modified approach of the Raj technique
    A Borgeat
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital of Zurich Balgrist, Forchstrasse 340, Ch 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Anesth Analg 93:436-41, 4th contents page. 2001
    ..The elicitation of a distal nerve stimulator response is associated with a high success rate, a low incidence of complications and a high degree of patient satisfaction...
  9. ncbi Patient-controlled interscalene analgesia with ropivacaine 0.2% versus bupivacaine 0.15% after major open shoulder surgery: the effects on hand motor function
    A Borgeat
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital of Zurich Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Anesth Analg 92:218-23. 2001
    ..2% and bupivacaine 0.15% after major open shoulder surgery. For similar pain control ropivacaine is associated with better preservation of strength in the hand and less paresthesia in the fingers...
  10. ncbi Ondansetron is effective to treat spinal or epidural morphine-induced pruritus
    A Borgeat
    Department of Anesthesia, Orthopedic University Clinic of Zurich Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Anesthesiology 90:432-6. 1999
    ..Isolated case reports indicate that ondansetron may be effective in this context. This study aims to investigate the effectiveness of ondansetron to treat this side effect...
  11. ncbi Patient-controlled interscalene analgesia with ropivacaine 0.2% versus patient-controlled intravenous analgesia after major shoulder surgery: effects on diaphragmatic and respiratory function
    A Borgeat
    Department of Anesthesiology, Orthopedic University Clinic Zurich Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Anesthesiology 92:102-8. 2000
    ..2% and patient-controlled intravenous analgesia (PCIVA) with opioids on hemidiaphragmatic excursion and respiratory function after major shoulder surgery...
  12. ncbi Acute and nonacute complications associated with interscalene block and shoulder surgery: a prospective study
    A Borgeat
    Department of Anesthesiology, Orthopedic University Clinic Zurich Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Anesthesiology 95:875-80. 2001
    ..The incidence, etiology, and evolution of complications after interscalene brachial plexus block (ISB) are not well-known. The authors prospectively monitored 521 patients for complications during the first 9 months after ISB...
  13. ncbi Continuous spinal anesthesia/analgesia vs. single-shot spinal anesthesia with patient-controlled analgesia for elective hip arthroplasty
    K Maurer
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Zurich Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 47:878-83. 2003
    ..In this study we compared continuous spinal anesthesia (CSA) and postoperative analgesia vs. single-shot spinal anesthesia (SPA) and postoperative patient-controlled intravenous analgesia with morphine (SPA)...
  14. doi Deltoid, triceps, or both responses improve the success rate of the interscalene catheter surgical block compared with the biceps response
    A Borgeat
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, Ch 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Anaesth 109:975-80. 2012
    ..In this investigation, we compared the success rate of ISC placement as indicated by biceps or deltoid, triceps, or both twitches...
  15. ncbi Myopexy (Faden) results in more postoperative vomiting after strabismus surgery in children
    M Saiah
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Orthopaedic University Clinic of Zurich Balgrist, Switzerland
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 45:59-64. 2001
    ..The Faden operation is associated with a very high incidence of postoperative vomiting; this particular group of patients has to be considered as a high risk group for postoperative vomiting and deserves an antiemetic prophylaxis...
  16. ncbi The enantiomers: revolution or evolution
    G Ekatodramis
    Orthopedic University Clinic Zurich Balgrist, Switzerland
    Curr Top Med Chem 1:205-6. 2001
    ..The time has come for the use of single enantiomers in regional and general anesthesia..
  17. ncbi From cocaine to ropivacaine: the history of local anesthetic drugs
    Y A Ruetsch
    University of Zurich, Department of Anesthesiology, Orthopedic University Clinic Balgrist, Switzerland
    Curr Top Med Chem 1:175-82. 2001
    ..During the rapid and extensive use of ropivacaine in the clinic, unwanted side-effects have been found to be very limited...
  18. doi Additional femoral catheter in combination with popliteal catheter for analgesia after major ankle surgery
    S Blumenthal
    Department of Anaesthesiology, University Clinic Zurich, Balgrist, Switzerland
    Br J Anaesth 106:387-93. 2011
    ..The contribution of the saphenous nerve in pain after major ankle surgery is unknown. The aim of this study was to evaluate its contribution in this context...
  19. ncbi Evaluation of the lateral modified approach for continuous interscalene block after shoulder surgery
    Alain Borgeat
    Department of Anesthesiology, Orthopedic University Clinic Zurich Balgrist, Switzerland
    Anesthesiology 99:436-42. 2003
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  20. ncbi Sedation and regional anaesthesia in the adult patient
    D Höhener
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Orthopedic University Clinic Balgrist, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Anaesth 100:8-16. 2008
    ..Patient satisfaction studies suggest that patient-controlled systems are preferred...
  21. ncbi The feasibility and complications of the continuous popliteal nerve block: a 1001-case survey
    Alain Borgeat
    Department of Anesthesiology, Orthopedic University Hospital Balgrist, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich Switzerland
    Anesth Analg 103:229-33, table of contents. 2006
    ..No infection or neuropathy was observed. The use of continuous popliteal nerve block for ankle or foot surgery is associated with frequent success and few acute and late complications...
  22. ncbi Diaphragmatic excursion and respiratory function after the modified Raj technique of the infraclavicular plexus block
    Alexander Dullenkopf
    Department of Anesthesiology, Orthopedic University Clinic Zurich Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 29:110-4. 2004
    ..The effects of the infraclavicular plexus block using the modified Raj approach on diaphragm and respiratory function have not been investigated...
  23. ncbi Double epidural catheter with ropivacaine versus intravenous morphine: a comparison for postoperative analgesia after scoliosis correction surgery
    Stephan Blumenthal
    Department of Anesthesiology, Orthopedic University Hospital Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Anesthesiology 102:175-80. 2005
    ..In this prospective unblinded study, the authors compared the efficacy of continuous intravenous morphine with a continuous double epidural catheter technique with ropivacaine after scoliosis correction...
  24. ncbi Interscalene and infraclavicular block for bilateral distal radius fracture
    Konrad Maurer
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Zurich Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Anesth Analg 94:450-2, table of contents. 2002
    ..We report a case of successful bilateral brachial plexus block with ropivacaine in a patient with bilateral distal radius fracture, with each fracture requiring an open osteosynthesis...
  25. ncbi Adrenergic receptor genotype but not perioperative bisoprolol therapy may determine cardiovascular outcome in at-risk patients undergoing surgery with spinal block: the Swiss Beta Blocker in Spinal Anesthesia (BBSA) study: a double-blinded, placebo-contro
    Michael Zaugg
    Institute of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Anesthesiology 107:33-44. 2007
    ..Neuraxial blockade is used as primary anesthetic technique in one third of surgical procedures. The authors tested whether bisoprolol would protect patients at risk for cardiovascular complications undergoing surgery with spinal block...
  26. ncbi Bilateral continuous interscalene block of brachial plexus for analgesia after bilateral shoulder arthroplasty
    Konrad Maurer
    Department of Anesthesiology, Orthopedic University Clinic Zurich Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Anesthesiology 96:762-4. 2002
  27. ncbi Preexisting subclinical neuropathy as a risk factor for nerve injury after continuous ropivacaine administration through a femoral nerve catheter
    Stephan Blumenthal
    Department of Anesthesiology, Orthopedic University Clinic Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Anesthesiology 105:1053-6. 2006
  28. ncbi Severe airway obstruction during arthroscopic shoulder surgery
    Stephan Blumenthal
    Department of Anesthesiology, Orthopedic University Clinic Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Anesthesiology 99:1455-6. 2003
  29. ncbi [Local anesthetics. Differences and similarities in the "-cains"]
    A Dullenkopf
    Abteilung Anästhesie, Orthopädische Universitätsklinik Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Anaesthesist 52:329-40. 2003
    ..Recently introduced was levo-bupivacaine, the S-enantiomer of bupivacaine...
  30. ncbi Ropivacaine decreases inflammation in experimental endotoxin-induced lung injury
    Stephan Blumenthal
    Department of Anesthesiology, Orthopedic University Clinic Zurich Balgrist, Switzerland
    Anesthesiology 104:961-9. 2006
    ....
  31. doi Sedation and regional anesthesia
    Alain Borgeat
    Department of Anesthesiology, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 22:678-82. 2009
    ..The use of this technique is growing exponentially and is nowadays applied not only in the operating room but also in many other different locations within and outside the hospital...
  32. doi Update on local anesthetics
    Alain Borgeat
    Department of Anesthesiology, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 23:466-71. 2010
    ..Local anesthetics are not only used as drugs to block the sodium channel to provide analgesia and antiarrhythmic action. The purpose of this review is to highlight the new indications and limitations of this class of drugs...
  33. ncbi Postoperative analgesia after anterior correction of thoracic scoliosis: a prospective randomized study comparing continuous double epidural catheter technique with intravenous morphine
    Stephan Blumenthal
    Department of Anesthesiology, Balgrist Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1646-51. 2006
    ..Prospective randomized comparative study of two techniques for postoperative analgesia...
  34. ncbi Advances in regional anaesthesia and analgesia
    Alain Borgeat
    Department of Anesthesiology, Orthopedic University Clinic Zurich Balgrist, Ch 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Adv Exp Med Biol 523:261-8. 2003
  35. ncbi Anaesthesia for shoulder surgery
    Alain Borgeat
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Orthopaedic University Clinic, Zürich Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 16:211-25. 2002
    ..Thus, this chapter demonstrates why interscalene anaesthesia and analgesia are the most appropriate techniques for shoulder surgery...
  36. ncbi Projected complex sensations after interscalene brachial plexus block
    Mattias Casutt
    Department of Anesthesiology, Orthopedic University Clinic Zurich Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Anesth Analg 94:1270-1, table of contents. 2002
    ..The recognition of this entity is important because it may be confused with some other cardiac, esophageal, or visceral pathologies...
  37. ncbi Continuous infusion of ropivacaine for pain relief after iliac crest bone grafting for shoulder surgery
    Stephan Blumenthal
    Department of Anesthesiology, Orthopedic University Clinic Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Anesthesiology 102:392-7. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to compare the efficacy of either ropivacaine or placebo through an iliac crest (IC) catheter after Bankart repair with IC bone grafting...
  38. ncbi Propofol 1% versus propofol 2% in children undergoing minor ENT surgery
    M Pellegrini
    Division of Anaesthesiology, Department of Anaesthesiology, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Br J Anaesth 90:375-7. 2003
    ..The induction characteristics of propofol 1% and 2% were compared in children undergoing ENT surgery, in a prospective, randomized, double-blind study...
  39. ncbi Postoperative intravenous morphine consumption, pain scores, and side effects with perioperative oral controlled-release oxycodone after lumbar discectomy
    Stephan Blumenthal
    Department of Anesthesiology, Orthopedic University Clinic Zurich Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Anesth Analg 105:233-7. 2007
    ..In this study, we evaluated the perioperative application of oral controlled-release oxycodone to reduce postoperative IV morphine consumption and opioid side effects after lumbar discectomy...
  40. doi Acute neck cellulitis and mediastinitis complicating a continuous interscalene block
    Xavier Capdevila
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Lapeyronie University Hospital, Avenue du Doyen G Giraud, Montpellier, France
    Anesth Analg 107:1419-21. 2008
    ..This case emphasizes the importance of strict aseptic conditions during puncture, catheter insertion, and management of the local anesthetic infusate...
  41. doi Severe brachial plexopathy after an ultrasound-guided single-injection nerve block for total shoulder arthroplasty in a patient with multiple sclerosis: what is the likely cause of this complication?
    Alain Borgeat
    Anesthesiology 109:750-1; author reply 753. 2008
  42. ncbi Regional anesthesia, intraneural injection, and nerve injury: beyond the epineurium
    Alain Borgeat
    Anesthesiology 105:647-8. 2006
  43. ncbi The effects of single or multiple injections on the volume of 0.5% ropivacaine required for femoral nerve blockade
    Georgios Ekatodramis
    Anesth Analg 94:475-6. 2002
  44. ncbi Continuous interscalene analgesia with ropivacaine 2 mg/ml after major shoulder surgery
    Georgios Ekatodramis
    Consultant, dagger Professor and Chief of Staff, Department of Anesthesiology, University Clinic of Zurich Balgrist double dagger AstraZeneca R and D, Sodertalje, Sweden
    Anesthesiology 98:143-50. 2003
    ....
  45. ncbi What to do with clonidine with long-acting local anesthetic in brachial plexus block?
    Marco Nadig
    Anesth Analg 95:254; author reply 254. 2002
  46. ncbi Ropivacaine plasma concentrations are similar during continuous lumbar plexus blockade using two techniques: pharmacokinetics or pharmacodynamics?
    Stephan Blumenthal
    Can J Anaesth 51:851; author reply 851-2. 2004
  47. ncbi Interscalene brachial plexus anesthesia and analgesia for open shoulder surgery: what about pharmacokinetics?
    Marco Nadig
    Anesth Analg 97:605-6; author reply 606. 2003
  48. ncbi Ropivacaine 0.5% administered via a femoral catheter: is the obturator nerve also blocked?
    Hans Jutzi
    Can J Anaesth 53:109-10; author reply 110. 2006
  49. ncbi All roads do not lead to Rome
    Alain Borgeat
    Anesthesiology 105:1-2. 2006
  50. ncbi Persistent paraplegia after an aqueous 7.5% phenol solution to the anterior motor root for intercostal neurolysis: a case report
    Roland Kowalewski
    GPZ Hegibach, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:283-5. 2002
    ..This case highlights the danger associated with phenol application in the vicinity of the spinal cord...
  51. ncbi The supraclavicular block with a nerve stimulator: where is the needle tip, that is the question
    Stephan Blumenthal
    Anesth Analg 99:1874-5; author reply 1875. 2004
  52. ncbi Combined infraclavicular plexus block with suprascapular nerve block for humeral head surgery in a patient with respiratory failure: is an alternative approach really the best option for the lungs?
    Stephan Blumenthal
    Anesthesiology 100:190, author reply 190-1. 2004
  53. ncbi Paravertebral approach to the brachial plexus: an anatomic improvement in technique--is it really advantageous to come from behind?
    Stephan Blumenthal
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 28:582-3; author reply 583-5. 2003
  54. ncbi Intraneural injection during anterior approach for sciatic nerve block: what have we learned and where to go from here?
    Stephan Blumenthal
    Anesthesiology 102:1283; author reply 1283-4. 2005
  55. ncbi Continuous brachial plexus block at the cervical level using a posterior approach in the management of neuropathic cancer pain
    Marco Nadig
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 27:446; author reply 446-7. 2002
  56. ncbi Is the double-injection technique really needed?
    Markus Risch
    Anesth Analg 105:285-6; author reply 286-7. 2007
  57. ncbi Continuous infusion of local anesthetic at iliac crest bone-graft sites for postoperative pain relief
    Stephan Blumenthal
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:1133; author reply 1133-4. 2007
  58. ncbi Neurostimulation/ultrasonography: the Trojan war will not take place
    Alain Borgeat
    Anesthesiology 106:896-8. 2007
  59. ncbi Is the interscalene brachial plexus block the best approach?
    Stephan Blumenthal
    Anesth Analg 102:652-3; author reply 653. 2006
  60. ncbi Suprascapular nerve block prolongs analgesia after nonarthroscopic shoulder surgery but does not improve outcome: suprascapular nerve blocked one, two...or more times?
    Dirk Karovic
    Anesth Analg 97:1195; author reply 1195-6. 2003
  61. ncbi The analgesic effect of interscalene block using clonidine as an analgesic for shoulder arthroscopy: where is the catheter?
    Stephan Blumenthal
    Anesth Analg 97:928; author reply 928. 2003
  62. ncbi Ultrasound guidance and success rates of axillary brachial plexus block--I
    Jose Aguirre
    Can J Anaesth 54:583; author reply 584-5. 2007