C A Wong

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Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Nerve injuries after neuraxial anaesthesia and their medicolegal implications
    Cynthia A Wong
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 24:367-81. 2010
  2. doi request reprint The influence of analgesia on labor--is it related to primary cesarean rates?
    Cynthia A Wong
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Semin Perinatol 36:353-6. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint The dose-response of intrathecal sufentanil added to bupivacaine for labor analgesia
    C A Wong
    Department of Anesthesiology, Section of Obstetric Anesthesiology, Section of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Anesthesiology 92:1553-8. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of programmed intermittent epidural bolus with continuous epidural infusion for labor analgesia
    Cynthia A Wong
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ilinois, USA
    Anesth Analg 102:904-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Gastric emptying of water in obese pregnant women at term
    Cynthia A Wong
    Department of Anesthesiology and Mary Beth Donnelley Clinical Pharmacology Core Facility, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Anesth Analg 105:751-5. 2007
  6. doi request reprint The status of women in academic anesthesiology: a progress report
    Cynthia A Wong
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Anesth Analg 107:178-84. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Early compared with late neuraxial analgesia in nulliparous labor induction: a randomized controlled trial
    Cynthia A Wong
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:1066-74. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Observational study of the effect of mu-opioid receptor genetic polymorphism on intrathecal opioid labor analgesia and post-cesarean delivery analgesia
    C A Wong
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Int J Obstet Anesth 19:246-53. 2010
  9. doi request reprint The effect of manipulation of the programmed intermittent bolus time interval and injection volume on total drug use for labor epidural analgesia: a randomized controlled trial
    Cynthia A Wong
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 251 East Huron St, F5 704, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Anesth Analg 112:904-11. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint The risk of cesarean delivery with neuraxial analgesia given early versus late in labor
    Cynthia A Wong
    Department of Anesthesiology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:655-65. 2005

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Publications36

  1. doi request reprint Nerve injuries after neuraxial anaesthesia and their medicolegal implications
    Cynthia A Wong
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 24:367-81. 2010
    ..Survey studies have demonstrated that women want to be told of the risks of neuraxial procedures, even when the incidence is rare...
  2. doi request reprint The influence of analgesia on labor--is it related to primary cesarean rates?
    Cynthia A Wong
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Semin Perinatol 36:353-6. 2012
    ..Additionally, the review will discuss whether the timing of initiation of analgesia or the specific type of neuraxial analgesia influences mode of delivery. Finally, the issue of external validity of published trials will be discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint The dose-response of intrathecal sufentanil added to bupivacaine for labor analgesia
    C A Wong
    Department of Anesthesiology, Section of Obstetric Anesthesiology, Section of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Anesthesiology 92:1553-8. 2000
    ..The purpose of this prospective, randomized, blinded study was to determine the optimal dose of intrathecal sufentanil when combined with 2.5 mg bupivacaine for labor analgesia...
  4. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of programmed intermittent epidural bolus with continuous epidural infusion for labor analgesia
    Cynthia A Wong
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ilinois, USA
    Anesth Analg 102:904-9. 2006
    ..PIEB combined with PCEA provided similar analgesia, but with a smaller bupivacaine dose and better patient satisfaction compared with CEI with PCEA for maintenance of epidural labor analgesia...
  5. ncbi request reprint Gastric emptying of water in obese pregnant women at term
    Cynthia A Wong
    Department of Anesthesiology and Mary Beth Donnelley Clinical Pharmacology Core Facility, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Anesth Analg 105:751-5. 2007
    ..In this study, we compared gastric emptying in obese, term, nonlaboring pregnant women (prepregnancy body mass index >35 kg/m2) after the ingestion of 50 and 300 mL of water...
  6. doi request reprint The status of women in academic anesthesiology: a progress report
    Cynthia A Wong
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Anesth Analg 107:178-84. 2008
    ..The number of women in medicine has increased steadily in the last half century. In this study, we reassessed the status of women in academic anesthesiology departments in the United States in 2006...
  7. doi request reprint Early compared with late neuraxial analgesia in nulliparous labor induction: a randomized controlled trial
    Cynthia A Wong
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:1066-74. 2009
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Observational study of the effect of mu-opioid receptor genetic polymorphism on intrathecal opioid labor analgesia and post-cesarean delivery analgesia
    C A Wong
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Int J Obstet Anesth 19:246-53. 2010
    ..304A>G) modifies (1) the duration of intrathecal fentanyl labor analgesia and (2) supplemental analgesic requirements after intrathecal morphine analgesia following cesarean delivery...
  9. doi request reprint The effect of manipulation of the programmed intermittent bolus time interval and injection volume on total drug use for labor epidural analgesia: a randomized controlled trial
    Cynthia A Wong
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 251 East Huron St, F5 704, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Anesth Analg 112:904-11. 2011
    ..In this randomized and blinded study, we evaluated bupivacaine consumption and other analgesic outcomes when the programmed intermittent bolus time interval and volume were manipulated during the maintenance of epidural labor analgesia...
  10. ncbi request reprint The risk of cesarean delivery with neuraxial analgesia given early versus late in labor
    Cynthia A Wong
    Department of Anesthesiology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:655-65. 2005
    ..0 cm dilated) has been associated with an increased risk of cesarean delivery. It is unclear, however, whether this increase in risk is due to the analgesia or is attributable to other factors...
  11. ncbi request reprint The association between propofol-induced loss of consciousness and the SNAP index
    Cynthia A Wong
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 251 E Huron St, F 5 704, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Anesth Analg 100:141-8. 2005
    ..837 and 0.864. The SNAP index correlated with propofol-induced loss of consciousness. It appears to be a useful indicator of loss of consciousness and should be further investigated as a monitor of anesthesia depth...
  12. ncbi request reprint Gastric emptying of water in term pregnancy
    Cynthia A Wong
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Anesthesiology 96:1395-400. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare gastric emptying in term, nonlaboring pregnant women after ingestion of 50 ml water (control) with that after ingestion of 300 ml water...
  13. ncbi request reprint Body habitus does not influence spread of sensory blockade after the intrathecal injection of a hypobaric solution in term parturients
    Cynthia A Wong
    Department of Anesthesiology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Can J Anaesth 50:689-93. 2003
    ..To determine if the extent of sensory blockade after the intrathecal injection of hypobaric fentanyl (25 micro g) and bupicavaine (2.5 mg) in the sitting position in term parturients is influenced by body habitus...
  14. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and side effect profile of varying doses of intrathecal fentanyl added to bupivacaine for labor analgesia
    C A Wong
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Int J Obstet Anesth 13:19-24. 2004
    ..5 mg, fentanyl 15 micrograms provides satisfactory analgesia to all parturients. Higher fentanyl doses produced no additional benefit in duration or quality of analgesia...
  15. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of the effect of combined spinal-epidural analgesia on the success of external cephalic version for breech presentation
    J T Sullivan
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 251 E Huron Street, F5 704, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Int J Obstet Anesth 18:328-34. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that combined spinal-epidural (CSE) analgesia would increase the success of ECV when compared with systemic opioid analgesia...
  16. doi request reprint The effect of intravenous magnesium therapy on the duration of intrathecal fentanyl labor analgesia
    J T Sullivan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Int J Obstet Anesth 21:212-6. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the influence of intravenous magnesium therapy administered for preeclampsia on the duration of intrathecal fentanyl analgesia for labor...
  17. doi request reprint Low-dose ketamine with multimodal postcesarean delivery analgesia: a randomized controlled trial
    J R Bauchat
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Int J Obstet Anesth 20:3-9. 2011
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Incidence of postpartum lumbosacral spine and lower extremity nerve injuries
    Cynthia A Wong
    Department of Anesthesiology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:279-88. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the incidence, severity, and duration of postpartum lumbosacral spine and lower extremity nerve injury and identify factors related to nerve injury...
  19. ncbi request reprint Postoperative epidural morphine for postpartum tubal ligation analgesia
    R Jay L Marcus
    Department of Anesthesiology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 251 E Huron, F 5 704, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Anesth Analg 101:876-81, table of contents. 2005
    ..The need to treat side effects with morphine 2 mg was not increased compared to a regimen of oral acetaminophen/opioid/nonsteroidal antiinflammatory analgesics...
  20. ncbi request reprint Neurologic deficits and labor analgesia
    Cynthia A Wong
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 29:341-51. 2004
  21. ncbi request reprint Management of the second stage of labor in nulliparas with continuous epidural analgesia
    Beth A Plunkett
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:109-14. 2003
    ..To determine if waiting for a strong urge to push in nulliparas with continuous low-concentration epidural analgesia shortens the pushing duration in the second stage...
  22. doi request reprint A retrospective study of positive antibody screens at delivery in Rh-negative parturients
    Christopher R Cambic
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 251 E Huron Street, F5 704, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Can J Anaesth 57:811-6. 2010
    ..We investigated the incidence of positive antibody screens at delivery in this population and examined how the presence of positive antibody screens affected the time required to obtain type and screen or type and crossmatch results...
  23. doi request reprint A retrospective case-controlled study of the association between request to discontinue second stage labor epidural analgesia and risk of instrumental vaginal delivery
    P Toledo
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Int J Obstet Anesth 17:304-8. 2008
    ..We conjectured that parturients requiring IVD would have had more analgesic interventions and requests to decrease analgesic density in the second stage...
  24. ncbi request reprint Development of an objective scoring system for measurement of resident performance on the human patient simulator
    Barbara M Scavone
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Anesthesiology 105:260-6. 2006
    ..The authors developed a scoring system to measure resident performance of this anesthetic on the human patient simulator and subjected the system to tests of validity and reliability...
  25. doi request reprint A qualitative analysis of parturients' perspectives on neuraxial labor analgesia
    P Toledo
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA Center for Healthcare Equity Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA Electronic address
    Int J Obstet Anesth 22:119-23. 2013
    ..The objectives of this study were to understand parturients' concerns about neuraxial analgesia, and the reasons for not anticipating the use of neuraxial analgesia using qualitative methodology...
  26. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the SNAP II and BIS XP indices during sevoflurane and nitrous oxide anaesthesia at 1 and 1.5 MAC and at awakening
    C A Wong
    Department of Anesthesiology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Br J Anaesth 97:181-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare two processed electroencephalographic depth of anaesthesia monitors (SNAP II and BIS XP) during sevoflurane and sevoflurane/nitrous oxide anaesthesia...
  27. doi request reprint The Berlin Questionnaire for assessment of sleep disordered breathing risk in parturients and non-pregnant women
    N Higgins
    Department of Anesthesiology and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Int J Obstet Anesth 20:22-5. 2011
    ..Pregnancy is associated with alteration in sleep patterns and quality. We wished to investigate whether pregnant women have a higher likelihood of a positive Berlin Questionnaire than non-pregnant women...
  28. doi request reprint The influence of time of day of administration on duration of opioid labor analgesia
    Barbara M Scavone
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg, School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Anesth Analg 111:986-91. 2010
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint The effect of epidural test dose on motor function after a combined spinal-epidural technique for labor analgesia
    Arthur L Calimaran
    Department of Anesthesiology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 251 E Huron Street, Feinberg 5 704, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Anesth Analg 96:1167-72, table of contents. 2003
    ..273-0.405). These data suggest that the test dose should be avoided immediately after initiation of CSE analgesia when early ambulation is desired...
  30. doi request reprint The interaction between epidural 2-chloroprocaine and morphine: a randomized controlled trial of the effect of drug administration timing on the efficacy of morphine analgesia
    Paloma Toledo
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Anesth Analg 109:168-73. 2009
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Labour analgesia and obstetric outcomes
    C R Cambic
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 251 E Huron, F5 704, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Br J Anaesth 105:i50-60. 2010
    ..Effective second-stage analgesia might also be associated with an increased rate of instrumental vaginal delivery...
  32. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a prophylactic epidural blood patch in preventing post dural puncture headache in parturients after inadvertent dural puncture
    Barbara M Scavone
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, USA
    Anesthesiology 101:1422-7. 2004
    ..The authors performed a randomized double blind study to assess the effect of prophylactic epidural blood patch on the incidence of PDPH and the need for therapeutic epidural blood patch...
  33. doi request reprint A comparison of epinephrine concentrations in local anesthetic solutions using a "wash" versus measured technique
    Kyle G Wojciechowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Anesth Analg 108:1243-5. 2009
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint The accuracy of blood loss estimation after simulated vaginal delivery
    Paloma Toledo
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Anesth Analg 105:1736-40, table of contents. 2007
    ..Visual blood loss estimation often underestimates blood loss. In this study we sought to determine the effect of calibrated drape markings on blood loss estimation in a simulated vaginal delivery...
  35. doi request reprint Epistaxis of pregnancy and association with postpartum hemorrhage
    Melissa Dugan-Kim
    From Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
    Obstet Gynecol 114:1322-5. 2009
    ..To estimate the prevalence of epistaxis among pregnant women and to investigate if epistaxis of pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of postpartum hemorrhage...
  36. doi request reprint Introducing focused reviews in obstetric anesthesiology: a new series
    Cynthia A Wong
    Anesth Analg 107:746-7. 2008