Christian C Apfel

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Intravenous acetaminophen reduces postoperative nausea and vomiting: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Christian C Apfel
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, UCSF Medical Center at Mt Zion, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Pain 154:677-89. 2013
  2. doi Evidence-based analysis of risk factors for postoperative nausea and vomiting
    C C Apfel
    Perioperative Clinical Research Core, Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Care, UCSF Medical Centre at Mt Zion, University of California San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Br J Anaesth 109:742-53. 2012
  3. ncbi Who is at risk for postdischarge nausea and vomiting after ambulatory surgery?
    Christian C Apfel
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Mt Zion Medical Center, San Francisco General Hospital, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Anesthesiology 117:475-86. 2012
  4. doi Transdermal scopolamine for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Christian C Apfel
    Perioperative Clinical Research Core, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115, USA or
    Clin Ther 32:1987-2002. 2010
  5. doi Droperidol has comparable clinical efficacy against both nausea and vomiting
    C C Apfel
    Clinical Research Core, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, UCSF Mount Zion Hospital, University of California San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero Street, C 447, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Br J Anaesth 103:359-63. 2009
  6. doi Prevention of postdural puncture headache after accidental dural puncture: a quantitative systematic review
    C C Apfel
    Perioperative Clinical Research Core, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California at San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Br J Anaesth 105:255-63. 2010
  7. doi Neurokinin-1 and novel serotonin antagonists for postoperative and postdischarge nausea and vomiting
    Elizabeth George
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 23:714-21. 2010
  8. pmc Restoration of disk height through non-surgical spinal decompression is associated with decreased discogenic low back pain: a retrospective cohort study
    Christian C Apfel
    Perioperative Clinical Research Core, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:155. 2010
  9. doi Pharmacologic management of postoperative nausea and vomiting
    Katherine E Fero
    University of California, UCSF Medical Center, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, Mount Zion Campus, 1600 Divisadero, C 447, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 12:2283-96. 2011
  10. doi Nausea and vomiting after office-based anesthesia
    Kerstin Kolodzie
    Perioperative Clinical Research Core, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 22:532-8. 2009

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Publications18

  1. ncbi Intravenous acetaminophen reduces postoperative nausea and vomiting: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Christian C Apfel
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, UCSF Medical Center at Mt Zion, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Pain 154:677-89. 2013
    ..66, 0.47-0.93), but not with reduction in postoperative opioids (odds ratio 0.89, 0.64-1.22). Prophylactically administered i.v. acetaminophen reduced PONV, mainly mediated through superior pain control...
  2. doi Evidence-based analysis of risk factors for postoperative nausea and vomiting
    C C Apfel
    Perioperative Clinical Research Core, Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Care, UCSF Medical Centre at Mt Zion, University of California San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Br J Anaesth 109:742-53. 2012
    ..st> In assessing a patient's risk for postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV), it is important to know which risk factors are independent predictors, and which factors are not relevant for predicting PONV...
  3. ncbi Who is at risk for postdischarge nausea and vomiting after ambulatory surgery?
    Christian C Apfel
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Mt Zion Medical Center, San Francisco General Hospital, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Anesthesiology 117:475-86. 2012
    ..Fortunately, risk scores have been developed to better manage this outcome in hospitalized patients, but there is currently no risk score for postdischarge nausea and vomiting (PDNV) in ambulatory surgical patients...
  4. doi Transdermal scopolamine for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Christian C Apfel
    Perioperative Clinical Research Core, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115, USA or
    Clin Ther 32:1987-2002. 2010
    ....
  5. doi Droperidol has comparable clinical efficacy against both nausea and vomiting
    C C Apfel
    Clinical Research Core, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, UCSF Mount Zion Hospital, University of California San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero Street, C 447, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Br J Anaesth 103:359-63. 2009
    ..This may be relevant for clinical decisions, especially for designing multiple-drug antiemetic regimens...
  6. doi Prevention of postdural puncture headache after accidental dural puncture: a quantitative systematic review
    C C Apfel
    Perioperative Clinical Research Core, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California at San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Br J Anaesth 105:255-63. 2010
    ..Thus, a large multicentre RCT is needed to determine the best preventative practices...
  7. doi Neurokinin-1 and novel serotonin antagonists for postoperative and postdischarge nausea and vomiting
    Elizabeth George
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 23:714-21. 2010
    ..Finally, we will discuss strategies for prophylaxis and treatment of PONV and PDNV that address the unique concerns in ambulatory surgery patients...
  8. pmc Restoration of disk height through non-surgical spinal decompression is associated with decreased discogenic low back pain: a retrospective cohort study
    Christian C Apfel
    Perioperative Clinical Research Core, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:155. 2010
    ....
  9. doi Pharmacologic management of postoperative nausea and vomiting
    Katherine E Fero
    University of California, UCSF Medical Center, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, Mount Zion Campus, 1600 Divisadero, C 447, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 12:2283-96. 2011
    ..PONV occurs after 30% of all surgeries, and incidences as high as 80% have been reported among patients at high risk...
  10. doi Nausea and vomiting after office-based anesthesia
    Kerstin Kolodzie
    Perioperative Clinical Research Core, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 22:532-8. 2009
    ..This article reviews the incidences and risk factors for PDNV as well as medications and concepts for prophylaxis and treatment...
  11. doi Prevention of pain on injection of propofol: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Leena Jalota
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, 94115 CA, USA
    BMJ 342:d1110. 2011
    ..To systematically determine the most efficacious approach for preventing pain on injection of propofol...
  12. doi The unrecognised difficult extubation: a call for vigilance
    J Antoine
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Anaesthesia 65:946-8. 2010
    ....
  13. doi Effect of increased body mass index and anaesthetic duration on recovery of protective airway reflexes after sevoflurane vs desflurane
    R E McKay
    Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Care, C 450, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0648, USA
    Br J Anaesth 104:175-82. 2010
    ..Increased BMI may increase the body's capacity to store potent inhaled anaesthetics, more so with more soluble agents. Accordingly, we asked whether increased BMI and longer anaesthesia prolonged airway reflex recovery...
  14. doi The effect of postoperative fasting on vomiting in children and their assessment of pain
    Oliver C Radke
    Perioperative Clinical Research Core, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California at San Francisco, UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 19:494-9. 2009
    ..Mandatory postoperative food intake has been shown to increase nausea and vomiting, and so postoperative fasting has become common practice even if patients request food or drink...
  15. doi The role of neurokinin-1 receptor antagonists for the management of postoperative nausea and vomiting
    Christian C Apfel
    Perioperative Clinical Research Core, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 21:427-32. 2008
    ..To review the characteristics of neurokinin-1 receptor antagonists and their potential role in the management of postoperative nausea and vomiting...
  16. doi Consensus guidelines for the management of postoperative nausea and vomiting
    Tong J Gan
    From the Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Service d Anesthésiologie Réanimation Chirurgicale, CHU de Hautepierre, and EA 3072, Faculte de Medecine, Strasbourg, France Department of Anesthesiology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas Department of Anesthesiology, University of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany Department of Pharmacy Anesthesiology, BaylorScott and White Health, Temple, Texas Department of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, Texas Children s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas Department of Anesthesia, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, UCSF Medical Center at Mt Zion, San Francisco, California Department of Anesthesiology, Wexner Medical Center, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine, and Pain Management, University of Miami, Miami, Florida Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Canada
    Anesth Analg 118:85-113. 2014
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  17. doi An admission bioclinical score to predict 1-year outcomes in patients undergoing aneurysm coiling
    Vincent Degos
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Stroke 43:1253-9. 2012
    ..Our goal was to develop, compare, and validate a predictive score for 1-year outcomes in patients with coiled subarachnoid hemorrhage...
  18. ncbi [Nausea and vomiting in the postoperative phase. Expert- and evidence-based recommendations for prophylaxis and therapy]
    C C Apfel
    Perioperative Clinical Research Core, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California, San Francisco, UCSF Medical Center at Mt Zion, 1600 Divisadero, C 355, San Francisco, California 94115 1605, USA
    Anaesthesist 56:1170-80. 2007
    ..These algorithms should provide evidence-based guidelines allowing the development of SOPs/policies which take local circumstances into account...