Ronald S Litman

Summary

Affiliation: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Use of dynamic negative airway pressure (DNAP) to assess sedative-induced upper airway obstruction
    Ronald S Litman
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
    Anesthesiology 96:342-5. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of lateral positioning on upper airway size and morphology in sedated children
    Ronald S Litman
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Anesthesiology 103:484-8. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Malignant hyperthermia: update on susceptibility testing
    Ronald S Litman
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    JAMA 293:2918-24. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Postoperative malignant hyperthermia: an analysis of cases from the North American Malignant Hyperthermia Registry
    Ronald S Litman
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Anesthesiology 109:825-9. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Upper airway collapsibility in anesthetized children
    Ronald S Litman
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
    Anesth Analg 102:750-4. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Chloral hydrate sedation in term and preterm infants: an analysis of efficacy and complications
    Ronald S Litman
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th St and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Anesth Analg 110:739-46. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of anesthetic-induced upper airway obstruction in children using respiratory inductance plethysmography
    Ronald S Litman
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Clin Monit Comput 17:279-85. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Developmental changes of laryngeal dimensions in unparalyzed, sedated children
    Ronald S Litman
    Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Anesthesiology 98:41-5. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Morphologic changes in the upper airway of children during awakening from propofol administration
    Ronald S Litman
    Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pediatric Anesthesia, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, New York, USA
    Anesthesiology 96:607-11. 2002
  10. doi request reprint Complications during rapid sequence induction of general anesthesia in children: a benchmark study
    Frank J Gencorelli
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 20:421-4. 2010

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Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Use of dynamic negative airway pressure (DNAP) to assess sedative-induced upper airway obstruction
    Ronald S Litman
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
    Anesthesiology 96:342-5. 2002
    ..The primary objective of this study was to develop a method, using dynamic negative airway pressure (DNAP), for replicating UAO during deep sedation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effect of lateral positioning on upper airway size and morphology in sedated children
    Ronald S Litman
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Anesthesiology 103:484-8. 2005
    ..The authors hypothesized that lateral positioning increases upper airway cross-sectional area and total upper airway volume when compared with the supine position in sedated, spontaneously breathing children...
  3. ncbi request reprint Malignant hyperthermia: update on susceptibility testing
    Ronald S Litman
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    JAMA 293:2918-24. 2005
    ..Mutation analysis has recently become available in the United States and is expected to play an integral role in the diagnosis of MH susceptibility in the future...
  4. doi request reprint Postoperative malignant hyperthermia: an analysis of cases from the North American Malignant Hyperthermia Registry
    Ronald S Litman
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Anesthesiology 109:825-9. 2008
    ..The authors sought to test this hypothesis and to describe the clinical characteristics of postoperative MH by analysis of suspected cases in the North American Malignant Hyperthermia Registry...
  5. ncbi request reprint Upper airway collapsibility in anesthetized children
    Ronald S Litman
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
    Anesth Analg 102:750-4. 2006
    ..3) cm H2O (sevoflurane versus halothane, P = 0.048). We conclude that when using dynamic application of negative airway pressure, halothane appears to cause less upper airway obstruction than sevoflurane at equipotent concentrations...
  6. doi request reprint Chloral hydrate sedation in term and preterm infants: an analysis of efficacy and complications
    Ronald S Litman
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th St and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Anesth Analg 110:739-46. 2010
    ..We aimed to determine the relationship between these factors to chronological age in term infants and gestational and postconceptional age (PCA) in preterm infants (<37 weeks' gestation)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of anesthetic-induced upper airway obstruction in children using respiratory inductance plethysmography
    Ronald S Litman
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Clin Monit Comput 17:279-85. 2002
    ..This study was designed to determine if respiratory inductance plethysmography (RIP) could quantify the degree of upper airway obstruction caused by induction of general anesthesia...
  8. ncbi request reprint Developmental changes of laryngeal dimensions in unparalyzed, sedated children
    Ronald S Litman
    Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Anesthesiology 98:41-5. 2003
    ..The authors determined the relationships between the vocal cord, sub-vocal cord, and cricoid ring dimensions and the influence of age on these relationships...
  9. ncbi request reprint Morphologic changes in the upper airway of children during awakening from propofol administration
    Ronald S Litman
    Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pediatric Anesthesia, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, New York, USA
    Anesthesiology 96:607-11. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the morphologic changes that occur in the upper airway of children during awakening from propofol sedation...
  10. doi request reprint Complications during rapid sequence induction of general anesthesia in children: a benchmark study
    Frank J Gencorelli
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 20:421-4. 2010
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  11. ncbi request reprint Congenital hyperinsulinism - a review of the disorder and a discussion of the anesthesia management
    Olga T Hardy
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 17:616-21. 2007
    ..In this review, we describe the clinical features, diagnostic methods and anesthetic concerns in children with CHI...
  12. doi request reprint Malignant hyperthermia and muscular dystrophies
    Harshad Gurnaney
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th St and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Anesth Analg 109:1043-8. 2009
    ..We performed a systematic analysis to define the spectrum of anesthetic-related complications in patients with muscular dystrophy, with an emphasis on malignant hyperthermia susceptibility...
  13. doi request reprint Malignant hyperthermia in children: an analysis of the North American malignant hyperthermia registry
    Priscilla Nelson
    From the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Anesth Analg 118:369-74. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that there are differences in clinical presentation, clinical course, and outcomes, which correlate with age. A secondary aim was to determine the types of preexisting medical conditions associated with pediatric MH...
  14. doi request reprint Anesthesia and neurodevelopment in children: time for an answer?
    Lena S Sun
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Anesthesiology 109:757-61. 2008
  15. ncbi request reprint Modern fasting guidelines in children
    Scott D Cook-Sather
    the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 20:471-81. 2006
    ..Ideal fasting intervals for children with disorders that may affect gastrointestinal transit have yet to be determined...
  16. ncbi request reprint Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of propofol in a medium-chain triglyceride emulsion
    Denham S Ward
    Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 604, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Anesthesiology 97:1401-8. 2002
    ..These soybean emulsions cause elevated plasma triglycerides and support bacterial growth. This study compares an alternative formulation of propofol as a 2% emulsion in a medium-chain triglyceride solution (IDD-D Propofol) with Diprivan...
  17. doi request reprint Anesthetic management of children with an anterior mediastinal mass
    Paul A Stricker
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Clin Anesth 22:159-63. 2010
    ..To review the anesthetic management and perioperative course of children with an anterior mediastinal mass...
  18. doi request reprint Hyperthermia in the pediatric intensive care unit--is it malignant hyperthermia?
    Laura E Schleelein
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 19:1113-8. 2009
    ..To determine the characteristics of calls made to the Malignant Hyperthermia Association of the United States (MHAUS) Hotline regarding pediatric patients in the intensive care unit setting...
  19. doi request reprint The efficacy of the Storz Miller 1 video laryngoscope in a simulated infant difficult intubation
    John E Fiadjoe
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Anesth Analg 108:1783-6. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that compared with DL, VL would provide a better glottic view but would be associated with a longer time to intubation because of the different skill set required when using video intubation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Sedating patients for radiologic studies
    Jan P Boswinkel
    Division of General Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Ann 34:650-4, 656. 2005
    ..Invasive studies may require the use of analgesic and anxiolytic agents. IR procedures often require the use of multiple agents...
  21. ncbi request reprint Blood glucose control during selective arterial stimulation and venous sampling for localization of focal hyperinsulinism lesions in anesthetized children
    Giovanni Cucchiaro
    Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Anesth Analg 99:1044-8, table of contents. 2004
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Position statement on fetal myelomeningocele repair
    Alan R Cohen
    The Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 210:107-11. 2014
    ..The decision was made to develop the optimal practice criteria presented in this document for the purpose of medical and surgical leadership. These criteria are not intended to be used for legal or regulatory purposes. ..
  23. ncbi request reprint The pharmacology of sedation
    Jan P Boswinkel
    Division of General Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadephia, PA 19104, USA
    Pediatr Ann 34:607-13. 2005
    ..However, the range of available agents is broad and provides many safe and effective sedation options for medical procedures and studies. Providers of pediatric sedation should be thoroughly familiar with these agents...
  24. doi request reprint Pediatric airway foreign body retrieval: surgical and anesthetic perspectives
    Karen B Zur
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 19:109-17. 2009
    ..The localized inflammation and irritation that result from the impacted object can lead to bronchitis, tracheitis, atelectasis, and pneumonia...
  25. doi request reprint Overweight/obesity and gastric fluid characteristics in pediatric day surgery: implications for fasting guidelines and pulmonary aspiration risk
    Scott D Cook-Sather
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Anesth Analg 109:727-36. 2009
    ..In children who were allowed clear liquids up until 2 h before surgery, we hypothesized that overweight/obese subjects would not have increased GFV over lean/normal subjects and that emesis/pulmonary aspiration events would be rare...
  26. ncbi request reprint Pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections - anesthetic implications and literature review
    Senthilkumar Sadhasivam
    Department of Anesthesiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 16:573-7. 2006
    ..Series of therapeutic plasmapheresis in these children may complicate their anesthesia management. We describe the first case of a patient with PANDAS and its anesthesia implications...
  27. ncbi request reprint Transient cardiovascular toxicity with unintentional intravascular injection of 3% 2-chloroprocaine in a 2-month-old infant
    Franklyn P Cladis
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester, New York, USA
    Anesthesiology 100:181-3. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint Current issues in pediatric ambulatory anesthesia
    Semyon Fishkin
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 9th Floor Main Building, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Anesthesiol Clin North America 21:305-11, ix. 2003
    ..Appropriate patient and procedure selection, preoperative assessment, intraoperative and postoperative considerations, and protocols for follow-up are discussed...
  29. ncbi request reprint Upper airway collapsibility: an emerging paradigm for measuring the safety of anesthetic and sedative agents
    Ronald S Litman
    Anesthesiology 103:453-4. 2005
  30. ncbi request reprint Propofol and pediatric sedation
    Ronald S Litman
    Ann Emerg Med 44:184; author reply 184-5. 2004
  31. doi request reprint Society for Pediatric Sedation reply to Dr Cote's editorial
    Amy L Baxter
    Paediatr Anaesth 18:559-60; author reply 560-1. 2008
  32. doi request reprint Molecular genetic testing to diagnose malignant hyperthermia susceptibility
    Thierry Girard
    J Clin Anesth 20:161-3. 2008