Marc J Licker

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of anesthesia technique on the incidence of major complications after open aortic abdominal surgery: a cohort study
    Marc Licker
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, University Hospital, CH 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    J Clin Anesth 25:296-308. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Clinical review: management of weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass after cardiac surgery
    Marc Licker
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Pharmacology and Intensive Care, University of Geneva, CH 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Ann Card Anaesth 15:206-23. 2012
  3. pmc Preoperative diastolic function predicts the onset of left ventricular dysfunction following aortic valve replacement in high-risk patients with aortic stenosis
    Marc Licker
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Department of Anaesthesiology, University Hospital, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Crit Care 14:R101. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Chronic angiotensin converting inhibition does not influence renal hemodynamic and function during cardiac surgery
    M Licker
    Division of Anesthesiology, Hopital Cantonal Universitaire, Geneve, Switzerland
    Can J Anaesth 46:626-34. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular response to acute normovolaemic haemodilution in patients with severe aortic stenosis: assessment with transoesophageal echocardiography
    M Licker
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Pharmacology and Surgical Intensive Care, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Anaesthesia 59:1170-7. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Cardioprotective effects of acute normovolemic hemodilution in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery
    Marc Licker
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology, and Surgical Intensive Care, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Chest 128:838-47. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Operative mortality and respiratory complications after lung resection for cancer: impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and time trends
    Marc J Licker
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1830-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Cardioprotective effects of acute normovolemic hemodilution in patients with severe aortic stenosis undergoing valve replacement
    Marc Licker
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Surgical Intensive Care, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Transfusion 47:341-50. 2007
  9. pmc Perioperative medical management of patients with COPD
    Marc Licker
    Service d anesthésiologie, Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, Geneve, Switzerland
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 2:493-515. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Continuous haemodynamic monitoring using transoesophageal Doppler during acute normovolaemic haemodilution in patients with coronary artery disease
    M Licker
    Department of Anaesthesiology Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital, Rue Micheli du Crest, CH 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Anaesthesia 59:108-15. 2004

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Impact of anesthesia technique on the incidence of major complications after open aortic abdominal surgery: a cohort study
    Marc Licker
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, University Hospital, CH 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    J Clin Anesth 25:296-308. 2013
    ..To determine the risk factors of perioperative complications and the impact of intrathecal morphine (ITM) in major vascular surgery...
  2. doi request reprint Clinical review: management of weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass after cardiac surgery
    Marc Licker
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Pharmacology and Intensive Care, University of Geneva, CH 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Ann Card Anaesth 15:206-23. 2012
    ..This review presents key features for risk stratification and risk modulation as well as a standardized physiological approach to achieve successful weaning from CPB...
  3. pmc Preoperative diastolic function predicts the onset of left ventricular dysfunction following aortic valve replacement in high-risk patients with aortic stenosis
    Marc Licker
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Department of Anaesthesiology, University Hospital, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Crit Care 14:R101. 2010
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  4. ncbi request reprint Chronic angiotensin converting inhibition does not influence renal hemodynamic and function during cardiac surgery
    M Licker
    Division of Anesthesiology, Hopital Cantonal Universitaire, Geneve, Switzerland
    Can J Anaesth 46:626-34. 1999
    ..The purpose of this case-control study was to investigate the effects of chronic ACE inhibition on perioperative renal hemodynamics and function...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular response to acute normovolaemic haemodilution in patients with severe aortic stenosis: assessment with transoesophageal echocardiography
    M Licker
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Pharmacology and Surgical Intensive Care, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Anaesthesia 59:1170-7. 2004
    ..However, this adaptive haemodynamic response was limited by less efficient LV stroke work due to dissipation of fluid kinetic energy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cardioprotective effects of acute normovolemic hemodilution in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery
    Marc Licker
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology, and Surgical Intensive Care, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Chest 128:838-47. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that lowering blood viscosity with acute normovolemic hemodilution (ANH) would confer additional cardioprotection in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) with aortic cross-clamping...
  7. ncbi request reprint Operative mortality and respiratory complications after lung resection for cancer: impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and time trends
    Marc J Licker
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:1830-7. 2006
    ..In this observational study, we examined the impact of COPD severity and time-related changes in early outcome after lung cancer resection...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cardioprotective effects of acute normovolemic hemodilution in patients with severe aortic stenosis undergoing valve replacement
    Marc Licker
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Surgical Intensive Care, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Transfusion 47:341-50. 2007
    ..It was hypothesized that ANH would confer additional cardioprotection in patients with ventricular hypertrophy undergoing open heart surgery...
  9. pmc Perioperative medical management of patients with COPD
    Marc Licker
    Service d anesthésiologie, Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, Geneve, Switzerland
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 2:493-515. 2007
    ..The recovery of postoperative lung volume can be facilitated by patient's education and empowerment, lung recruitment maneuvers, non-invasive pressure support ventilation and early ambulation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Continuous haemodynamic monitoring using transoesophageal Doppler during acute normovolaemic haemodilution in patients with coronary artery disease
    M Licker
    Department of Anaesthesiology Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital, Rue Micheli du Crest, CH 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Anaesthesia 59:108-15. 2004
    ..In summary, this study demonstrated that ANH to a haemoglobin value of 8.6 g.dl(-1) was well tolerated in patients with coronary artery disease...
  11. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for acute lung injury after thoracic surgery for lung cancer
    Marc Licker
    Department of Anaesthesiology, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
    Anesth Analg 97:1558-65. 2003
    ..delayed-onset ALI triggered by intercurrent complications and 2). an early form of ALI amenable to risk-reducing strategies, including preoperative alcohol abstinence, lung-protective ventilatory modes, and limited fluid intake...
  12. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for early mortality and major complications following pneumonectomy for non-small cell carcinoma of the lung
    Marc Licker
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology, and Surgical Intensive Care, the University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Chest 121:1890-7. 2002
    ..To assess the mortality rate and the incidence of cardiopulmonary complications after pneumonectomy for non-small cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC) and to identify possible associated risk factors...
  13. ncbi request reprint Postextubation severe bronchospasm and hypotension triggered by exposure to a disinfectant spray
    Marc Licker
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology, and Surgical Intensive Care, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Anesthesiology 99:739-41. 2003
  14. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular responses to anesthetic induction in patients chronically treated with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors
    M Licker
    Division of Anesthesiology, Hopital Cantonal Universitaire, Geneve, Switzerland
    Can J Anaesth 47:433-40. 2000
    ..To investigate the effects of chronic ACE inhibition on cardiac neural function following induction of general anesthesia in patients with underlying coronary artery disease...
  15. ncbi request reprint Influence of thoracic epidural analgesia on cardiovascular autonomic control after thoracic surgery
    M Licker
    Division of Anaesthesia and Unit of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital, Rue Micheli du Crest, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Br J Anaesth 91:525-31. 2003
    ..This study investigated cardiovascular autonomic control in patients undergoing elective thoracic surgery and its modulation by continuous TEA...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cardioprotective effects of acute isovolemic hemodilution in a rat model of transient coronary occlusion
    Marc Licker
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Surgical Intensive Care, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Crit Care Med 33:2302-8. 2005
    ..Using a rat model of myocardial infarct, we tested the hypothesis that AIH would attenuate myocardial damage due to transient coronary occlusion...
  17. ncbi request reprint Absence of beneficial effect of acute normovolemic hemodilution combined with aprotinin on allogeneic blood transfusion requirements in cardiac surgery
    Laurent Höhn
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Surgical Intensive Care, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Anesthesiology 96:276-82. 2002
    ..The efficacy of acute normovolemic hemodilution (ANH) in decreasing allogeneic blood requirements remains controversial during cardiac surgery...
  18. doi request reprint Comparison of cardiac output as assessed by transesophageal echo-Doppler and transpulmonary thermodilution in patients undergoing thoracic surgery
    John Diaper
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Pharmacology and Intensive Care, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Clin Anesth 22:97-103. 2010
    ..To evaluate the accuracy of cardiac index (CI) as measured by echo-transesophageal Doppler monitoring (echo-TDM) with CI measured by the transpulmonary thermodilution technique...
  19. pmc Impact of intraoperative lung-protective interventions in patients undergoing lung cancer surgery
    Marc Licker
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Pharmacology and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Rue Micheli du Crest, CH 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Crit Care 13:R41. 2009
    ..In the current study, we assessed the impact of a protective lung ventilation (PLV) protocol in patients undergoing lung cancer resection...
  20. doi request reprint Risk factors for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus surgical site infection
    Stephan Harbarth
    Infection Control Program, University of Geneva Hospitals and Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:890-3. 2008
    ..MRSA carriage on admission did not predict MRSA SSI...
  21. doi request reprint Life-threatening pulmonary embolism associated with a thrombus straddling a patent foramen ovale: report of a case
    Patrick O Myers
    Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Card Surg 23:376-8. 2008
    ..A biatrial thrombus straddling a patent foramen ovale (PFO) is rare. The optimal management is controversial. This report offers an additional report and brief review of the literature...
  22. ncbi request reprint The impact of a cardioprotective protocol on the incidence of cardiac complications after aortic abdominal surgery
    Marc Licker
    Division of Anesthesiology and Clinic of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Anesth Analg 95:1525-33, table of contents. 2002
    ..Sequential and selective antiadrenergic treatments were associated with improved postoperative cardiac outcome...
  23. ncbi request reprint Aerosolized salbutamol accelerates the resolution of pulmonary edema after lung resection
    Marc Licker
    Département d Anesthésiologie, Pharmacologie et Soins Intensifs, Hopital Universitaire, rue Micheli Ducrest, Geneve 14, Switzerland
    Chest 133:845-52. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that aerosolized salbutamol would reduce extravascular lung water and improve oxygenation after lung resection by stimulating epithelial fluid clearance and cardiovascular function...
  24. ncbi request reprint Long intraaortic balloon treatment time leads to more vascular complications
    Jan T Christenson
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital of Geneva, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 15:408-12. 2007
    ..Independent risk factors for balloon-related complications were long treatment time, acute myocardial infarction, age over 65 years, and ejection fraction less than 0.30...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular response to acute normovolemic hemodilution in patients with coronary artery diseases: Assessment with transesophageal echocardiography
    Marc Licker
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Surgical Intensive Care, University Hospital of Geneva
    Crit Care Med 33:591-7. 2005
    ..Using multiple-plane transesophageal echocardiography, we investigated the mechanisms of cardiovascular adaptation during acute normovolemic hemodilution in patients with severe coronary artery disease...
  26. pmc Intra-aortic filtration: capturing particulate emboli during aortic cross-clamping
    Jan T Christenson
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital of Geneva, 24 rue Micheli duCrest, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Tex Heart Inst J 32:515-21. 2005
    ..We suggest that optimal protection against embolism during cardiac surgery can be achieved by applying intra-aortic filtration not only before aortic declamping but also before aortic cross-clamping...
  27. ncbi request reprint The role of intra-aortic counterpulsation in high-risk OPCAB surgery: a prospective randomized study
    Jan T Christenson
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Card Surg 18:286-94. 2003
    ..High-risk patients would benefit the most of OPCAB revascularization. This prospective and randomized study evaluates the efficacy and safety of pre- and perioperative IABC in high-risk OPCAB...
  28. doi request reprint Adverse effects of methylene blue on the central nervous system
    Laszlo Vutskits
    Division of Anesthesiology, University Hospitals of Geneva, and Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, Geneva University, Geneva, Switzerland
    Anesthesiology 108:684-92. 2008
    ..Hence, the aim of the current study was to investigate the potentially neurotoxic effects of MB using a combination of in vivo and in vitro experimental approaches...
  29. ncbi request reprint Incidence, risk factors and prognosis of changes in serum creatinine early after aortic abdominal surgery
    Christoph Ellenberger
    Anesthetics and Critical Care, University Hospital, rue Micheli Ducrest, 1211, Geneve 14, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 32:1808-16. 2006
    ..To determine the incidence, risk factors, and prognostic implications of serum creatinine changes following major vascular surgery...
  30. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular collapse due to massive pulmonary thromboembolism during orthotopic liver transplantation
    Christoph Ellenberger
    Division of Anesthesiology, University Hospital, CH 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    J Clin Anesth 18:367-71. 2006
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  31. ncbi request reprint Opening of a new postanesthesia care unit: impact on critical care utilization and complications following major vascular and thoracic surgery
    Alexandre Schweizer
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Surgical Intensive Care, Clinic of Cardiovascular Surgery, and Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Clin Anesth 14:486-93. 2002
    ..To assess the impact of a new postanesthesia care unit (PACU) on intensive care unit (ICU) utilization, hospital length of stay, and complications following major noncardiac surgery...
  32. ncbi request reprint Preload-adjusted left ventricular dP/dtmax: a sensitive, continuous, load-independent contractility index
    Grégoire Blaudszun
    G Blaudszun Department of Anaesthesiology, Pharmacology and Intensive Care, Geneva University Hospitals, Rue Gabrielle Perret Gentil 4, 1211 Geneve 14, Switzerland
    Exp Physiol 98:1446-56. 2013
    ..In a model of acute preload reduction, PAdP/dtmax was found to be the best indicator of systolic LV function. Given its simplicity, this real-time index derived from single beat analysis should be tested further in clinical settings. ..
  33. ncbi request reprint The effects of beta1-adrenergic blockade on cardiovascular oxygen flow in normoxic and hypoxic humans at exercise
    Guido Ferretti
    Departement de Physiologie, Centre Medical Universitaire, Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur J Appl Physiol 95:250-9. 2005
    ..The two observed relationships between QvO(2) and SaO(2) apply to conditions of predominant sympathetic or vagal activation, respectively. Moving from one line to the other implies resetting of the cardiovascular regulation...
  34. doi request reprint Transoesophageal Doppler monitoring for fluid and hemodynamic treatment during lung surgery
    John Diaper
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Intensive Care, Rue Micheli du Crest, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
    J Clin Monit Comput 22:367-74. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility of TDM during open-chest procedures for guiding fluid and hemodynamic treatment...
  35. doi request reprint Acute lung injury and outcomes after thoracic surgery
    Marc Licker
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Pharmacology and Intensive Care, Rue Micheli du Crest, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 22:61-7. 2009
    ..The present review evaluates the evidence available in the literature tracking perioperative mortality and morbidity as well as the pathogenesis and management of acute lung injury (ALI) in patients undergoing thoracotomy...