Leif Saager

Summary

Affiliation: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Smoking and perioperative outcomes
    Alparslan Turan
    Department of Outcomes Research, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Anesthesiology 114:837-46. 2011
  2. doi request reprint The clinical quandary of counseling the moribund critical care patient-a registry analysis of postsurgical outcomes
    Leif Saager
    Department of Outcomes Research, Anesthesiology Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Crit Care 28:421-6. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Erythrocyte storage duration is not associated with increased mortality in noncardiac surgical patients: a retrospective analysis of 6,994 patients
    Leif Saager
    Department of Outcomes Research, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Anesthesiology 118:51-8. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Pre-existing do-not-resuscitate orders are not associated with increased postoperative morbidity at 30 days in surgical patients
    Leif Saager
    Department of Outcomes Research, Anesthesiology Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Crit Care Med 39:1036-41. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Morbidity and mortality after massive transfusion in patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery
    Alparslan Turan
    Department of Outcomes Research, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, P 77, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Can J Anaesth 60:761-70. 2013
  6. doi request reprint The association between nitrous oxide and postoperative mortality and morbidity after noncardiac surgery
    Alparslan Turan
    Department of Outcomes Research, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Anesth Analg 116:1026-33. 2013
  7. doi request reprint The association between preoperative anemia and 30-day mortality and morbidity in noncardiac surgical patients
    Leif Saager
    Dr med, Department of Outcomes Research, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, P77, Cleveland, OH 44195
    Anesth Analg 117:909-15. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Development and validation of a risk quantification index for 30-day postoperative mortality and morbidity in noncardiac surgical patients
    Jarrod E Dalton
    Department of Quantitative Health Sciences and Outcomes Research, Anesthesiology Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Anesthesiology 114:1336-44. 2011
  9. pmc Low vitamin D concentration is not associated with increased mortality and morbidity after cardiac surgery
    Alparslan Turan
    Department of Outcomes Research, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e63831. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Preoperative prolonged steroid use is not associated with intraoperative blood transfusion in noncardiac surgical patients
    Alparslan Turan
    Department of Outcomes Research, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Anesthesiology 113:285-91. 2010

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Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Smoking and perioperative outcomes
    Alparslan Turan
    Department of Outcomes Research, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Anesthesiology 114:837-46. 2011
    ..However, effective advice may be limited by the paucity of information about smoking and perioperative risk. Thus, our goal was to determine the effect of smoking on 30-day postoperative outcomes in noncardiac surgical patients...
  2. doi request reprint The clinical quandary of counseling the moribund critical care patient-a registry analysis of postsurgical outcomes
    Leif Saager
    Department of Outcomes Research, Anesthesiology Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Crit Care 28:421-6. 2013
    ..To provide outcomes data to intensivists and surgeons for counseling patients and family members when considering a surgical intervention in a moribund patient...
  3. doi request reprint Erythrocyte storage duration is not associated with increased mortality in noncardiac surgical patients: a retrospective analysis of 6,994 patients
    Leif Saager
    Department of Outcomes Research, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Anesthesiology 118:51-8. 2013
    ..Limited data are available for noncardiac surgical patients. We therefore evaluated the association between storage duration of transfused erythrocytes and postoperative all-cause mortality among general surgery patients...
  4. doi request reprint Pre-existing do-not-resuscitate orders are not associated with increased postoperative morbidity at 30 days in surgical patients
    Leif Saager
    Department of Outcomes Research, Anesthesiology Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Crit Care Med 39:1036-41. 2011
    ..To assess the relationship between pre-existing do-not-resuscitate orders and the incidence of postoperative 30-day minor morbidity in surgical patients...
  5. doi request reprint Morbidity and mortality after massive transfusion in patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery
    Alparslan Turan
    Department of Outcomes Research, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, P 77, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Can J Anaesth 60:761-70. 2013
    ..Our primary aim was to determine the incidence of complications and 30-day mortality among patients who received massive transfusions and to explore risk factors associated with 30-day mortality...
  6. doi request reprint The association between nitrous oxide and postoperative mortality and morbidity after noncardiac surgery
    Alparslan Turan
    Department of Outcomes Research, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Anesth Analg 116:1026-33. 2013
    ....
  7. doi request reprint The association between preoperative anemia and 30-day mortality and morbidity in noncardiac surgical patients
    Leif Saager
    Dr med, Department of Outcomes Research, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, P77, Cleveland, OH 44195
    Anesth Analg 117:909-15. 2013
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Development and validation of a risk quantification index for 30-day postoperative mortality and morbidity in noncardiac surgical patients
    Jarrod E Dalton
    Department of Quantitative Health Sciences and Outcomes Research, Anesthesiology Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Anesthesiology 114:1336-44. 2011
    ..outpatient, for morbidity)...
  9. pmc Low vitamin D concentration is not associated with increased mortality and morbidity after cardiac surgery
    Alparslan Turan
    Department of Outcomes Research, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e63831. 2013
    ..To determine the effect of vitamin D on postoperative outcomes in cardiac surgical patients...
  10. doi request reprint Preoperative prolonged steroid use is not associated with intraoperative blood transfusion in noncardiac surgical patients
    Alparslan Turan
    Department of Outcomes Research, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Anesthesiology 113:285-91. 2010
    ..The aim of this retrospective study was to assess whether long-term steroid use was associated with increased transfusion requirements, infection, or hypercoagulability in adults undergoing noncardiac surgery...
  11. doi request reprint Chemotherapy within 30 days before surgery does not augment postoperative mortality and morbidity
    Alparslan Turan
    Department of Outcomes Research, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, P 77, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Can J Anaesth 59:758-65. 2012
    ..We therefore tested the hypotheses that chemotherapy within 30 days before cancer surgery is associated with an increased risk of mortality and with a composite of major morbidities within 30 postoperative days...
  12. doi request reprint Hospital stay and mortality are increased in patients having a "triple low" of low blood pressure, low bispectral index, and low minimum alveolar concentration of volatile anesthesia
    Daniel I Sessler
    Department of Outcomes Research, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Anesthesiology 116:1195-203. 2012
    ..The authors sought to characterize the effect of the triple low state (low MAP and low BIS during a low MAC fraction) on duration of hospitalization and 30-day all-cause mortality...
  13. doi request reprint Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors are not associated with respiratory complications or mortality after noncardiac surgery
    Alparslan Turan
    Department of Outcomes Research, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue P77, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Anesth Analg 114:552-60. 2012
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Operation timing and 30-day mortality after elective general surgery
    Daniel I Sessler
    Department of Outcomes Research, The Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Desk P 77, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Anesth Analg 113:1423-8. 2011
    ..A secondary outcome of composite in-hospital complications was also evaluated...
  15. doi request reprint Statistical grand rounds: understanding the mechanism: mediation analysis in randomized and nonrandomized studies
    Edward J Mascha
    Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Cleveland Clinic, JJN 3 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195
    Anesth Analg 117:980-94. 2013
    ..Methods are illustrated with data collected by the National Surgical Quality Improvement Project (NSQIP) and utilized in a companion paper which assessed the effects of preoperative anemic status on postoperative outcomes. ..
  16. doi request reprint Consequences of succinylcholine administration to patients using statins
    Alparslan Turan
    Department of Outcomes Research, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Anesthesiology 115:28-35. 2011
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Lack of value of scheduling processes to move cases from a heavily used main campus to other facilities within a health care system
    Louise Sulecki
    Anesthesiology Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Anesth Analg 115:395-401. 2012
    ..In this study, we quantify the percentage of OR hours that can practically be off-loaded from a main campus with long duration workdays...
  18. doi request reprint Successful extubation in the operating room after infratentorial craniotomy: the Cleveland Clinic experience
    Juan P Cata
    Department of General Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 23:25-9. 2011
    ..This retrospective analysis assessed the rate of successful extubation after infratentorial craniotomy in a tertiary hospital...
  19. pmc Mitigating preventable chronic disease: Progress report of the Cleveland Clinic's Lifestyle 180 program
    Elizabeth Hw Ricanati
    Wellness Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 1950 Richmond Road, TR2 341, Lyndhurst, OH 44124, USA
    Nutr Metab (Lond) 8:83. 2011
    ..abstract:..