Jacques E Chelly
Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
- Economics of nerve block pain management after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: potential hospital cost savings via associated postanesthesia care unit bypass and same-day dischargeBrian A Williams
Same Day Surgical Services, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania 15203, USA
Anesthesiology 100:697-706. 2004..In this study, the authors examine the associations of nerve block analgesia for these patients and its associated reductions in PACU use, hospital admission, and hospital costs...
- Paravertebral blocksJacques E Chelly
Division of Acute Interventional Perioperative Pain and Regional Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Presbyterian Shadyside Hospital, PA 15232, USA
Anesthesiol Clin 30:75-90. 2012....
- Continuous lumbar plexus block for acute postoperative pain management after open reduction and internal fixation of acetabular fracturesJacques E Chelly
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
J Orthop Trauma 17:362-7. 2003..To assess the efficacy of postoperative continuous lumbar plexus blocks for postoperative pain control in patients undergoing open reduction and internal fixation of an acetabular fracture...
- International normalized ratio and prothrombin time values before the removal of a lumbar plexus catheter in patients receiving warfarin after total hip replacementJ E Chelly
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, UPMC Shadyside Hospital, Suite M104 Posner Pain Center, 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
Br J Anaesth 101:250-4. 2008..This retrospective study was designed to establish international normalized ratio (INR) and prothrombin time (PT) at the time of removal of lumbar plexus perineural catheters in patients receiving warfarin after total hip replacement...
- The safety and efficacy of a fentanyl patient-controlled transdermal system for acute postoperative analgesia: a multicenter, placebo-controlled trialJacques E Chelly
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
Anesth Analg 98:427-33, table of contents. 2004..This fentanyl HCl PCTS is a preprogrammed, needle free, self-contained drug-delivery system that uses electrotransport technology (iontophoresis) to deliver 40 microg of fentanyl per on-demand dose...
- An iontophoretic, fentanyl HCl patient-controlled transdermal system for acute postoperative pain managementJacques E Chelly
Department of Anesthesiology, UPMC Shadyside Hospital, Posner Pain Center, 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
Expert Opin Pharmacother 6:1205-14. 2005..Fentanyl HCl PCTS may be an effective, non-invasive alternative to currently available PCA modalities...
- A multifactorial approach to the factors influencing determination of paravertebral depthJacques E Chelly
UPMC Shadyside Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology, Suite M104 Posner Pain Center, 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
Can J Anaesth 55:587-94. 2008..This study was designed to determine which factors may predict the distance between the skin and paravertebral space, for patients undergoing paravertebral nerve block procedures...
- Factors impacting on-time transfer to the operating room in patients undergoing peripheral nerve blocks in the preoperative areaJacques E Chelly
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15231, USA
J Clin Anesth 22:115-21. 2010..To assess the on-time transfer to the operating room (OR) when peripheral nerve blocks (PNBs) are performed prior to surgery...
- Continuous lateral sciatic blocks for acute postoperative pain management after major ankle and foot surgeryJacques E Chelly
Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 77030 1503, USA
Foot Ankle Int 23:749-52. 2002..We developed a continuous lateral sciatic nerve infusion technique for postoperative analgesia...
- The role of surgery in postoperative nerve injuries following total hip replacementAnna A Uskova
Division of Acute Interventional Perioperative Pain and Regional Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside Hospitals, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
J Clin Anesth 22:285-93. 2010....
- Continuous peripheral nerve blocks in acute pain managementJ E Chelly
Division of Regional Anesthesia and Acute Interventional Perioperative Pain Service, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Br J Anaesth 105:i86-96. 2010..Continuous nerve blocks provide a safer alternative to epidural analgesia in patients receiving thromboprophylaxis, especially with low molecular-weight heparin...
- Multimodal analgesic approach incorporating paravertebral blocks for open radical retropubic prostatectomy: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled studyJacques E Chelly
Department of Anesthesiology, UPMC Shadyside Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Posner Pain Center, 532 South Aiken Avenue, Suite 407, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Can J Anaesth 58:371-8. 2011..Perioperative pain management influences both the quality as well as the speed of recovery following surgery...
- Ultrasound-guided paravertebral block using an intercostal approachAlon Ben-Ari
Department of Anesthesiology, University of PittsburghMedical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Anesth Analg 109:1691-4. 2009..5 (interquartile range, 3.5-6), and median dose of IV hydromorphone consumed during the first 24 h after surgery was 1.9 mg (interquartile range, 0.7-5.05). All catheters were removed within 72 h after surgery...
- Anesthesia and postoperative analgesia: outcomes following orthopedic surgeryJacques E Chelly
Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Orthopedics 26:s865-71. 2003..Regional techniques are usually part of a multimodal strategy that includes both pharmacological and nonpharmacological approaches to pain management...
- THA with a minimally invasive technique, multi-modal anesthesia, and home rehabilitation: factors associated with early discharge?Dana Christopher Mears
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, USA
Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:1412-7. 2009..Level of Evidence: Level II, therapeutic study. See Guidelines for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...
- Analgesia after total knee arthroplasty: is continuous sciatic blockade needed in addition to continuous femoral blockade?Bruce Ben-David
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Centers, Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA
Anesth Analg 98:747-9, table of contents. 2004..Our experience suggests that, in most patients, adequate analgesia after TKA cannot be achieved with CFI alone and that the addition of CSI renders a significant improvement in analgesia...
- Post-dural headache associated with thoracic paravertebral blocksHelen M Lin
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
J Clin Anesth 18:376-8. 2006..This case report describes a suspected post-dural puncture headache following bilateral thoracic paravertebral blocks for postoperative analgesia after an umbilical hernia repair...
- Multimodal analgesia for radical prostatectomy provides better analgesia and shortens hospital stayBruce Ben-David
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh and UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
J Clin Anesth 19:264-8. 2007..To assess the clinical impact of paravertebral blocks (PVBs) on the immediate outcome of patients undergoing radical prostatectomy...
- The efficacy of rofecoxib 50 mg and hydrocodone/acetaminophen 7.5/750 mg in patients with post-arthroscopic painJacques E Chelly
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Curr Med Res Opin 23:195-206. 2007..To compare the efficacy and tolerability of rofecoxib, hydrocodone/acetaminophen 7.5 mg/750 mg (H/A) and placebo in treating pain after arthroscopy of the knee...
- Training of residents in peripheral nerve blocks during anesthesiology residencyJacques E Chelly
Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
J Clin Anesth 14:584-8. 2002..To survey American anesthesiology residency program directors to determine the availability and extent of training in peripheral nerve block techniques...
- Sciatic nerve palsy after total hip arthroplasty in a patient receiving continuous lumbar plexus blockBruce Ben-David
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Centers, Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA
Anesth Analg 97:1180-2, table of contents. 2003..Timely and open communication between services is critical because rapid intervention may be essential to achieving full recovery of an affected nerve...
- Ultrasound localization of the sacral plexus using a parasacral approachAlon Y Ben-Ari
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Anesth Analg 108:1977-80. 2009..2 and 0.5 mA. No complications were observed. This report confirms the feasibility of using ultrasound to locate the sacral plexus using a parasacral approach...
- Femoral-sciatic nerve blocks for complex outpatient knee surgery are associated with less postoperative pain before same-day discharge: a review of 1,200 consecutive cases from the period 1996-1999Brian A Williams
University of Pittsburgh, A 1305 Scaife Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15261, USA
Anesthesiology 98:1206-13. 2003..The aim of this report is to demonstrate differences in pain and unplanned hospital admission associated with surgical complexity and nerve blocks used...
- Distribution of NOS isoforms in a porcine endotoxin shock modelMarie Francoise Doursout
The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Department of Anesthesiology, 6431 Fannin, MSB 5 020, Houston, TX 77030 1503, USA
Shock 29:692-702. 2008..Consequently, developing newer tissue- or isoform-specific NOS inhibitors can lead to novel therapeutic agents in septic shock...
- Continuous lumbar plexus block for postoperative pain control after total hip arthroplasty. A randomized controlled trialJoseph Marino
Department of Anesthesiology, Huntington Hospital, 270 Park Avenue, Huntington, NY 11743, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:29-37. 2009....
- Intercostally placed paravertebral catheterization: an alternative approach to continuous paravertebral blockadeDavid A Burns
Department of Anesthesiology, Pennsylvania State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
Anesth Analg 107:339-41. 2008..In this regard, continuous paravertebral blockade via a percutaneous intercostal approach may theoretically serve as an alternative approach to the paravertebral space...
- Instruction of airway management skills during anesthesiology residency trainingCarin A Hagberg
Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
J Clin Anesth 15:149-53. 2003..Difficult airway management is a critical aspect of anesthesiology training and practice. A survey was conducted of American anesthesia residency programs to determine the prevalence of a specific airway rotation and its curriculum...
- Guidelines and alternatives for neuraxial anesthesia and venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in major orthopedic surgeryCharles Hantler
Department of Anesthesiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
J Arthroplasty 19:1004-16. 2004..This risk is further reduced with the use of peripheral nerve blocks in place of neuraxial anesthesia...
- Minimally invasive total hip replacement as an ambulatory procedureJacques E Chelly
Department of Anesthesiology, UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
Int Anesthesiol Clin 43:161-5. 2005
- Outpatient lower extremity infusionsJacques E Chelly
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, AI 305 Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace St, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 16:311-20. 2002..Additional research is required to determine the optimal conditions in which these techniques are indicated...
- NOS inhibitors exhibit antinociceptive properties in the rat formalin testMarie Francoise Doursout
Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
Can J Anaesth 50:909-16. 2003..To assess the systemic and nociceptive effects of nitric oxide synthase (NOS) inhibitors in the modulation of acute pain in rats subjected to the formalin test...
- Thromboprophylaxis and peripheral nerve blocks in patients undergoing joint arthroplastyJacques E Chelly
Department of Anesthesiology, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232, USA
J Arthroplasty 23:350-4. 2008....
- Anesthetic techniques for minimally invasive total knee arthroplastyAsokumar Buvanendran
Department of Anesthesiology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
J Knee Surg 19:133-6. 2006
- The incidence of gastroesophageal reflux and tracheal aspiration detected with pH electrodes is similar with the Laryngeal Mask Airway and Esophageal Tracheal Combitube--a pilot studyCarin A Hagberg
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Can J Anaesth 51:243-9. 2004..The incidence of GER with either the Esophageal Tracheal Combitube (ETC) or the laryngeal mask airway (LMA) was investigated using tracheal and esophageal pH electrodes...
- Distal nerve blocks at the wrist for outpatient carpal tunnel surgery offer intraoperative cardiovascular stability and reduce discharge timeRalf E Gebhard
Department of Anesthesiology and International Regional Research Center, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Anesth Analg 95:351-5, table of contents. 2002..After surgery, patients in Group BLOCK could be discharged earlier than patients who received IV regional anesthesia or general anesthesia; this could be related to the superior postoperative analgesia provided by this technique...
- A multicenter, randomized, controlled study evaluating preventive etanercept on postoperative pain after inguinal hernia repairSteven P Cohen
Department of Anesthesiology, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, 550 North Broadway, Suite 301, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Anesth Analg 116:455-62. 2013..In this study, we sought to determine whether preventive etanercept can decrease the magnitude of postoperative pain and reduce the incidence of CPSP...
- Do continuous femoral nerve blocks affect the hospital length of stay and functional outcome?Jacques E Chelly
Anesth Analg 104:996-7; author reply 997-8. 2007
- Clinical properties of levobupivacaine or racemic bupivacaine for sciatic nerve blockAndrea Casati
Vita Salute University, Department of Anesthesiology, IRCCS H San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
J Clin Anesth 14:111-4. 2002..To compare the intraoperative and postoperative clinical properties of the sciatic nerve block performed with either 0.5% bupivacaine or 0.5% levobupivacaine for orthopedic foot procedures...
- Block of the posterior femoral cutaneous nerveJacques E Chelly
Anesth Analg 100:597; author reply 597. 2005
- Was the postoperative nerve injury really related to the performance of the block?Jacques E Chelly
Anesth Analg 102:650-1; author reply 651. 2006
- Continuous peripheral neural blockade for postoperative analgesia: practical advantagesBruce Ben-David
Anesth Analg 96:1537. 2003
- Adding clonidine to the induction bolus and postoperative infusion during continuous femoral nerve block delays recovery of motor function after total knee arthroplastyAndrea Casati
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Parma, Italy
Anesth Analg 100:866-72, table of contents. 2005..05). We conclude that adding clonidine 1 microg/mL to local anesthetic for continuous femoral nerve block does not improve the quality of pain relief but has the potential for delaying recovery of motor function...
- Patient-controlled ropivacaine analgesia after arthroscopic subacromial decompressionGregory P Harvey
Sports Medicine Service, Department of Orthopedics, USA
Arthroscopy 20:451-5. 2004..To evaluate the efficacy of a subacromial patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) infusion of 0.2% ropivacaine versus saline for postoperative pain control following arthroscopic shoulder surgery...
- Peripheral nerve block catheters and low molecular weight heparinBruce Ben-David
Anesth Analg 104:990-1; author reply 991-2. 2007
- Continuous perineural infusions at home: narrowing the focusJacques E Chelly
Reg Anesth Pain Med 29:1-3. 2004
- Are nonstimulating catheters really inappropriate for continuous nerve block techniques?Jacques E Chelly
Reg Anesth Pain Med 28:483; author reply 484-5. 2003
- Is the administration of ketorolac associated with preemptive analgesia?Tameem Al-Samsam
Anesthesiology 96:514; author reply 514-5. 2002
- Neurological complications after interscalene brachial plexus blockade: what to make of it?Andrea Casati
Anesthesiology 97:279-80; author reply 280. 2002
- Randomized study of aprotinin effect on transfusions and blood loss in primary THAClifford W Colwell
Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education at Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
Clin Orthop Relat Res 465:189-95. 2007..Serious complications were similar in the two groups (placebo, 11%; aprotinin, 10%). Our data suggest full-dose aprotinin is safe and effective in decreasing blood transfusion in total hip arthroplasty...
- Paresthesia but no motor response: what's going on?Andrea Casati
Anesthesiology 98:586. 2003
- Perineural infusion of local anesthetics: "more to the review"Jacques E Chelly
Anesthesiology 106:191; author reply 191-2. 2007
- Paravertebral blocks in thoracoscopy: single no, continuous yesBruce Ben-David
Anesthesiology 106:398; author reply 398-9. 2007
- What has happened to evidence-based medicine?Jacques E Chelly
Anesthesiology 99:1028-9; author reply 1029. 2003
- To be or not to beJacques E Chelly
Anesthesiology 109:750; author reply 753. 2008
- Continuous sciatic nerve block: how to choose among different proximal approaches? Gluteal or subgluteal continuous sciatic nerve blockPia Di Benedetto
Anesth Analg 97:296-7; author reply 297. 2003