Keira P Mason

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Dexmedetomidine offers an option for safe and effective sedation for nuclear medicine imaging in children
    Keira P Mason
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiology 267:911-7. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Intramuscular dexmedetomidine: an effective route of sedation preserves background activity for pediatric electroencephalograms
    Keira P Mason
    Department of Anesthesiology, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr 161:927-32. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Pediatric sedation in a community hospital-based outpatient MRI center
    Keira P Mason
    Department of Anesthesiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 198:448-52. 2012
  4. doi request reprint An exaggerated hypertensive response to glycopyrrolate therapy for bradycardia associated with high-dose dexmedetomidine
    Keira P Mason
    Department of Anesthesia, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Anesth Analg 108:906-8. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Radiologist-supervised ketamine sedation for solid organ biopsies in children and adolescents
    Keira P Mason
    Department of Anesthesia, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:1261-5. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Sedation trends in the 21st century: the transition to dexmedetomidine for radiological imaging studies
    Keira P Mason
    Children s Hospital Boston, Department of Anesthesia, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 20:265-72. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Incidence and predictors of hypertension during high-dose dexmedetomidine sedation for pediatric MRI
    Keira P Mason
    Department of Anesthesia, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 20:516-23. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Pediatric CT sedation: comparison of dexmedetomidine and pentobarbital
    Keira P Mason
    Department of Anesthesiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 196:W194-8. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Review article: Dexmedetomidine in children: current knowledge and future applications
    Keira P Mason
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Anesth Analg 113:1129-42. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Intramuscular dexmedetomidine sedation for pediatric MRI and CT
    Keira P Mason
    Department of Anesthesiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 197:720-5. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Dexmedetomidine offers an option for safe and effective sedation for nuclear medicine imaging in children
    Keira P Mason
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiology 267:911-7. 2013
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  2. doi request reprint Intramuscular dexmedetomidine: an effective route of sedation preserves background activity for pediatric electroencephalograms
    Keira P Mason
    Department of Anesthesiology, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr 161:927-32. 2012
    ..To describe the efficacy and outcome of dexmedetomidine (Dex) via the intramuscular (IM) route for sedation for electroencephalography (EEG)...
  3. doi request reprint Pediatric sedation in a community hospital-based outpatient MRI center
    Keira P Mason
    Department of Anesthesiology, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 198:448-52. 2012
    ..We present our safety, efficacy, and outcome data at a community hospital-based outpatient imaging center...
  4. doi request reprint An exaggerated hypertensive response to glycopyrrolate therapy for bradycardia associated with high-dose dexmedetomidine
    Keira P Mason
    Department of Anesthesia, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Anesth Analg 108:906-8. 2009
    ..v. glycopyrrolate (5.0 microg/kg) not only resulting in resolution of bradycardia but also resulting in an exaggerated increase of arterial blood pressure...
  5. doi request reprint Radiologist-supervised ketamine sedation for solid organ biopsies in children and adolescents
    Keira P Mason
    Department of Anesthesia, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:1261-5. 2009
    ..We present our experience with radiologist-supervised ketamine sedation in pediatric patients undergoing renal and hepatic biopsies...
  6. doi request reprint Sedation trends in the 21st century: the transition to dexmedetomidine for radiological imaging studies
    Keira P Mason
    Children s Hospital Boston, Department of Anesthesia, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 20:265-72. 2010
    ..The evolving options for sedation agents will be reviewed, with attention given to examining the advantages, limitations, and risks of replacing the standard sedatives with dexmedetomidine...
  7. doi request reprint Incidence and predictors of hypertension during high-dose dexmedetomidine sedation for pediatric MRI
    Keira P Mason
    Department of Anesthesia, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 20:516-23. 2010
    ..This study reviewed the hypertensive response of a large population of children to high-dose dexmedetomidine sedation with the aim of determining the incidence and predictors of hypertension...
  8. doi request reprint Pediatric CT sedation: comparison of dexmedetomidine and pentobarbital
    Keira P Mason
    Department of Anesthesiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 196:W194-8. 2011
    ..Our institution replaced pentobarbital with dexmedetomidine for pediatric CT sedation. The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy, incidence of adverse events, and cardiovascular and respiratory profiles of these two sedatives...
  9. doi request reprint Review article: Dexmedetomidine in children: current knowledge and future applications
    Keira P Mason
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Anesth Analg 113:1129-42. 2011
    ..The safety record of dexmedetomidine suggests that it can be used effectively and safely in children, with appropriate monitoring and interventions to manage cardiovascular sequelae...
  10. doi request reprint Intramuscular dexmedetomidine sedation for pediatric MRI and CT
    Keira P Mason
    Department of Anesthesiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 197:720-5. 2011
    ..Our hypothesis was that intramuscular dexmedetomidine can be used to achieve sedation for MRI and CT of children...
  11. doi request reprint Adverse event reporting tool to standardize the reporting and tracking of adverse events during procedural sedation: a consensus document from the World SIVA International Sedation Task Force
    K P Mason
    Department of Anesthesiology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Br J Anaesth 108:13-20. 2012
    ..The ISTF is composed of adult and paediatric sedation practitioners from multiple disciplines throughout the world...
  12. ncbi request reprint The pediatric sedation service: who is appropriate to sedate, which medications should I use, who should prescribe the drugs, how do I bill?
    Keira P Mason
    Radiology Sedation Committee, Harvard Medical School, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 38:S218-24. 2008
  13. doi request reprint Hemodynamic effects of dexmedetomidine sedation for CT imaging studies
    Keira P Mason
    Department of Anesthesia, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 18:393-402. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to better define the effect of age on heart rate (HR) and blood pressure changes in children sedated for CT imaging with dexmedetomidine...
  14. doi request reprint High dose dexmedetomidine as the sole sedative for pediatric MRI
    Keira P Mason
    Department of Anesthesia, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 18:403-11. 2008
    ..Aim: To determine the hemodynamic responses, efficacy and adverse events associated with the use of high dose dexmedetomidine as the sole sedative for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies...
  15. ncbi request reprint Dexmedetomidine for pediatric sedation for computed tomography imaging studies
    Keira P Mason
    Department of Anesthesia, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Anesth Analg 103:57-62, table of contents. 2006
    ..01). No significant changes were observed in respiratory rate or end-tidal CO2. Mean recovery time was 32 +/- 18 minutes. Based on our pilot results, dexmedetomidine may provide a reliable and effective method of providing sedation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Value of bispectral index monitor in differentiating between moderate and deep Ramsay Sedation Scores in children
    Keira P Mason
    Departments of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 16:1226-31. 2006
    ..Receiver-operating characteristic (ROC) analysis was used to evaluate the discriminative ability of BIS in differentiating depth of anesthesia...
  17. ncbi request reprint Infant sedation for MR imaging and CT: oral versus intravenous pentobarbital
    Keira P Mason
    Department of Anesthesia, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiology 233:723-8. 2004
    ..To compare the effectiveness and safety of oral (PO) versus intravenous (IV) pentobarbital sedation for magnetic resonance (MR) imaging and computed tomography (CT) in infants younger than 12 months...
  18. ncbi request reprint Adverse cardiovascular and respiratory events during sedation of pediatric patients for imaging examinations
    Pamela A Sanborn
    Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiology 237:288-94. 2005
    ..To retrospectively identify factors associated with an increased risk of adverse cardiovascular or respiratory events during sedation of pediatric patients for imaging examinations...
  19. ncbi request reprint Superiority of pentobarbital versus chloral hydrate for sedation in infants during imaging
    Keira P Mason
    Department of Anesthesia, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiology 230:537-42. 2004
    ..To compare the effectiveness and safety of oral pentobarbital and oral chloral hydrate for sedation in infants younger than 1 year during magnetic resonance (MR) imaging and computed tomography (CT)...
  20. doi request reprint MDCT evaluation of the prevalence of tracheomalacia in children with mediastinal aortic vascular anomalies
    Edward Y Lee
    Department of Radiology and Medicine, Pulmonary Division, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Thorac Imaging 23:258-65. 2008
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  21. doi request reprint Cardiovascular effects of dexmedetomidine sedation in children
    Jackson Wong
    Department of Medicine, Medicine Critical Care Program, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, MA, USA
    Anesth Analg 114:193-9. 2012
    ..In this study we sought to determine whether similar effects occur in children undergoing DEX sedation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Evolution of a protocol for ketamine-induced sedation as an alternative to general anesthesia for interventional radiologic procedures in pediatric patients
    Keira P Mason
    Department of Anesthesia, The Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115 5737, USA
    Radiology 225:457-65. 2002
    ..To establish a protocol for credentialed pediatric radiology nurses, with radiologist supervision, to administer ketamine to induce sedation and analgesia during interventional radiologic procedures...
  23. doi request reprint Is propofol a safe alternative to pentobarbital for sedation during pediatric diagnostic CT?
    Steven E Zgleszewski
    Department of Anesthesia, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiology 247:528-34. 2008
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Effects of IV pentobarbital with and without fentanyl on end-tidal carbon dioxide levels during deep sedation of pediatric patients undergoing MRI
    Linda Connor
    Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:1691-4. 2003
    ..The purpose of this prospective study was to determine the effects of different doses of IV pentobarbital with or without fentanyl on end-tidal carbon dioxide levels during deep sedation of pediatric patients undergoing MRI...
  25. ncbi request reprint Comparison of oral pentobarbital sodium (nembutal) and oral chloral hydrate for sedation of infants during radiologic imaging: preliminary results
    Veronica J Rooks
    Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:1125-8. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the safety and efficacy of oral cherry-flavored pentobarbital sodium (Nembutal) and oral chloral hydrate to sedate infants undergoing radiologic imaging...
  26. doi request reprint Effects of dexmedetomidine sedation on the EEG in children
    Keira P Mason
    Departments of Anesthesia, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 19:1175-83. 2009
    ..To examine the effects of dexmedetomidine sedation on EEG background and epileptiform activity in children, comparing it to natural sleep...
  27. doi request reprint Evaluation of image quality and patient safety: paired inspiratory and expiratory MDCT assessment of tracheobronchomalacia in paediatric patients under general anaesthesia with breath-hold technique
    Edward Y Lee
    Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol 56:151-7. 2012
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Image quality of thoracic 64-MDCT angiography: imaging of infants and young children with or without general anesthesia
    Keira P Mason
    Department of Anesthesiology, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 200:171-6. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the image quality of thoracic CT angiography (CTA) studies performed with two techniques--with general anesthesia and without general anesthesia--for infants and for children younger than 5 years...
  29. ncbi request reprint MDCT assessment of tracheomalacia in symptomatic infants with mediastinal aortic vascular anomalies: preliminary technical experience
    Edward Y Lee
    Departments of Radiology and Medicine, Pulmonary Division, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 38:82-8. 2008
    ..Paired inspiratory-expiratory multidetector CT (MDCT) has the potential to facilitate early diagnosis and timely management of TM in symptomatic infants with mediastinal aortic vascular anomalies...
  30. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous treatment of low flow vascular malformations
    Patricia E Burrows
    Department of Radiology, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 15:431-45. 2004
    ..It is generally recommended that the treatment of vascular malformations be performed in a multidisciplinary setting by practitioners with appropriate training and support...