D Amar

Summary

Affiliation: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Brain natriuretic peptide and risk of atrial fibrillation after thoracic surgery
    David Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 144:1249-53. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Competing autonomic mechanisms precede the onset of postoperative atrial fibrillation
    David Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1262-8. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical prediction rule for atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass grafting
    David Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1248-53. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Strategies for perioperative arrhythmias
    David Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 1275 York Avenue, Room M 304, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 18:565-77. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Statin use is associated with a reduction in atrial fibrillation after noncardiac thoracic surgery independent of C-reactive protein
    David Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Chest 128:3421-7. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Leukocytosis and increased risk of atrial fibrillation after general thoracic surgery
    David Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1057-61. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Postthoracotomy atrial fibrillation
    David Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 20:43-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Inflammation and outcome after general thoracic surgery
    David Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, United States
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 32:431-4. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Practice patterns in choice of left double-lumen tube size for thoracic surgery
    David Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York City, New York 10021, USA
    Anesth Analg 106:379-83, table of contents. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Prevention and management of perioperative arrhythmias in the thoracic surgical population
    David Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Anesthesiol Clin 26:325-35, vii. 2008

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Publications35

  1. doi request reprint Brain natriuretic peptide and risk of atrial fibrillation after thoracic surgery
    David Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 144:1249-53. 2012
    ..Our goal was to determine whether increased preoperative brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels are able to stratify patients by the risk of POAF...
  2. ncbi request reprint Competing autonomic mechanisms precede the onset of postoperative atrial fibrillation
    David Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1262-8. 2003
    ..This study was designed to evaluate autonomic changes preceding atrial fibrillation/flutter (AF) after thoracotomy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical prediction rule for atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass grafting
    David Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1248-53. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Strategies for perioperative arrhythmias
    David Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 1275 York Avenue, Room M 304, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 18:565-77. 2004
    ..New approaches directed at prophylaxis and acute therapy of atrial arrhythmias are discussed, as are recommendations to prevent thromboembolic events. Practice and research agenda are proposed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Statin use is associated with a reduction in atrial fibrillation after noncardiac thoracic surgery independent of C-reactive protein
    David Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Chest 128:3421-7. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Leukocytosis and increased risk of atrial fibrillation after general thoracic surgery
    David Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:1057-61. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Postthoracotomy atrial fibrillation
    David Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 20:43-7. 2007
    ..This article focuses on new issues leading to the improved understanding of the pathophysiology and mechanisms of postoperative atrial arrhythmias...
  8. ncbi request reprint Inflammation and outcome after general thoracic surgery
    David Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, United States
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 32:431-4. 2007
    ..To determine whether preoperative inflammation predisposes to major postoperative complications (PC) and poor outcome...
  9. doi request reprint Practice patterns in choice of left double-lumen tube size for thoracic surgery
    David Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York City, New York 10021, USA
    Anesth Analg 106:379-83, table of contents. 2008
    ..There are few data on the effects of DLT size on intraoperative outcome measures...
  10. doi request reprint Prevention and management of perioperative arrhythmias in the thoracic surgical population
    David Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Anesthesiol Clin 26:325-35, vii. 2008
    ....
  11. doi request reprint A clinical prediction rule for pulmonary complications after thoracic surgery for primary lung cancer
    David Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Anesth Analg 110:1343-8. 2010
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Antifibrinolytic therapy and perioperative blood loss in cancer patients undergoing major orthopedic surgery
    David Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Anesthesiology 98:337-42. 2003
    ..Aprotinin has been reported to reduce blood loss and transfusion requirements in patients having major orthopedic operations. Data on whether epsilon amino-caproic acid (EACA) is effective in this population are sparse...
  13. ncbi request reprint Perioperative atrial tachyarrhythmias
    David Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Anesthesiology 97:1618-23. 2002
  14. ncbi request reprint Persistent alterations of the autonomic nervous system after noncardiac surgery
    D Amar
    Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    Anesthesiology 89:30-42. 1998
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Signal-averaged P-wave duration does not predict atrial fibrillation after thoracic surgery
    D Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    Anesthesiology 91:16-23. 1999
    ..The authors sought to determine whether a prolonged SAPWD alone or in combination with clinical or echocardiographic correlates predicts AF after elective noncardiac thoracic surgery...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of diltiazem prophylaxis on the incidence and clinical outcome of atrial arrhythmias after thoracic surgery
    D Amar
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 120:790-8. 2000
    ..We sought to determine whether early prophylaxis with an L -type calcium channel blocker reduces the incidence and morbidity associated with atrial fibrillation/flutter and supraventricular tachyarrhythmia after major thoracic operations...
  17. ncbi request reprint Diltiazem treatment does not alter renal function after thoracic surgery
    D Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Chest 119:1476-9. 2001
    ..There are conflicting reports on the effects of diltiazem treatment on renal function in surgical patients. We sought to determine whether diltiazem treatment alters renal function in patients undergoing major thoracic surgery...
  18. ncbi request reprint Older age is the strongest predictor of postoperative atrial fibrillation
    David Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Anesthesiology 96:352-6. 2002
    ..The goal of the current study was to evaluate the accuracy of easily available clinical characteristics for the prediction of this complication...
  19. ncbi request reprint The effects of advanced age on the incidence of supraventricular arrhythmias after pneumonectomy in dogs
    David Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Anesth Analg 94:1132-6, table of contents. 2002
    ..Heart rate analysis before SVT onset suggests that adrenergic predominance was a probable responsible trigger...
  20. ncbi request reprint The incidence and outcome of ventricular arrhythmias after noncardiac thoracic surgery
    David Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Anesth Analg 95:537-43, table of contents. 2002
    ..IMPLICATIONS: In 412 patients, we determined that the incidence of nonsustained ventricular tachycardia after major thoracic surgery is 15% and is not associated with poor outcome...
  21. ncbi request reprint Postoperative atrial fibrillation
    David Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Heart Dis 4:117-23. 2002
    ..Beyond this period, a more aggressive approach using class IC or III antiarrhythmic drugs will hopefully reduce the number of patients requiring anticoagulation and prolonged drug therapy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Incidence and risk factors for lung injury after lung cancer resection
    Naveed Alam
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1085-91; discussion 1091. 2007
    ..Our objective was to identify the incidence and risk factors for the development of postoperative lung injury...
  23. ncbi request reprint Smoking and timing of cessation: impact on pulmonary complications after thoracotomy
    Rafael Barrera
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Section, Weill Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Chest 127:1977-83. 2005
    ..We studied the effect of smoking and the timing of smoking cessation on postoperative pulmonary complications in patients undergoing thoracotomy...
  24. doi request reprint Increased preoperative white blood cell count predicts postoperative atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass surgery
    Manuel L Fontes
    Department of Anesthesiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 23:484-7. 2009
    ..To better understand the relationship between humoral and cellular markers of inflammation and postoperative atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Video-assisted thoracic surgery does not reduce the incidence of postoperative atrial fibrillation after pulmonary lobectomy
    Bernard J Park
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:775-9. 2007
    ..The objective was to define the incidence of atrial fibrillation after video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy and determine whether video-assisted thoracic surgery reduces atrial fibrillation rate compared with thoracotomy...
  26. doi request reprint Right heart function in thoracic surgery: role of echocardiography
    Alessia Pedoto
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 22:44-9. 2009
    ..The goal of this review is to summarize the recent literature on the topic...
  27. ncbi request reprint Bupivacaine 0.01% and/or epinephrine 0.5 microg/ml improve epidural fentanyl analgesia after cesarean section
    S Cohen
    Department of Anesthesiology, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903, USA
    Anesthesiology 89:1354-61. 1998
    ..The authors studied the addition of bupivacaine and epinephrine, separately and together, to epidural fentanyl to determine whether this improved postcesarean analgesia and reduced the incidence of side effects...
  28. ncbi request reprint Correlation of peripheral venous pressure and central venous pressure in surgical patients
    D Amar
    Department of Anesthesiology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 15:40-3. 2001
    ..PVP -2 was useful in predicting CVP over common clinical ranges of CVP. PVP is a rapid noninvasive tool to estimate volume status in surgical patients...
  29. doi request reprint Re: Undersizing left double-lumen tubes
    David Amar
    Anesth Analg 107:1082. 2008
  30. ncbi request reprint Beta-adrenergic blocker withdrawal confounds the benefits of epidural analgesia with sympathectomy on supraventricular arrhythmias after cardiac surgery
    David Amar
    Anesth Analg 95:1119, author reply 1119. 2002
  31. ncbi request reprint Prediction rule for atrial fibrillation after major noncardiac thoracic surgery
    Rod S Passman
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the Feinberg Cardiovascular Institute, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1698-703. 2005
    ..We sought to derive and validate a clinical prediction rule to risk-stratify patients for postoperative AF...
  32. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk assessment in cancer patients undergoing major surgery
    Daniel A Pryma
    J Nucl Cardiol 12:151-7. 2005
  33. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapeutic considerations in anesthesia
    Sheldon Goldstein
    Division of Cardiac Anesthesia, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Heart Dis 5:34-48. 2003
    ..Under urgent circumstances, however, the increased risks associated with these agents should be anticipated with the goal to minimize adverse effects while maintaining optimal cardiovascular function in the perioperative period...
  34. ncbi request reprint Regional techniques and length of hospital stay after abdominal aortic surgery
    David Amar
    Anesthesiology 97:1029; author reply 1029-31. 2002
  35. ncbi request reprint One-lung isolation using a double-balloon blocker technique
    David Amar
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 19:561-2. 2005