K M Kuczkowski

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Peripartum care of the cocaine-abusing parturient: are we ready?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Reproductive Medicine, UCSD Medical Center, University of California San Diego, 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:108-16. 2005
  2. ncbi The safety of anaesthetics in pregnant women
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 5:251-64. 2006
  3. ncbi The management of accidental epidural catheter disconnection: what does an obstetrician need to know?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, UCSD Medical Center, University of California San Diego, 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 274:170. 2006
  4. ncbi Cyclic supraventricular tachycardia in the parturient: to treat or not to treat?
    K M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, UCSD Medical Center, 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Minerva Anestesiol 74:501-2. 2008
  5. ncbi Labor analgesia for the parturient with lumbar tattoos: what does an obstetrician need to know?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 274:310-2. 2006
  6. ncbi Labor analgesia for the parturient with neurological disease: what does an obstetrician need to know?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 274:41-6. 2006
  7. ncbi Anesthesia for the repeat cesarean section in the parturient with abnormal placentation: what does an obstetrician need to know?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California San Diego, USCD Medical Center 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 273:319-21. 2006
  8. ncbi Diagnostic dilemmas in the delivery suite: myocardial ischemia due to coronary artery disease versus HELLP syndrome-related coronary artery spasm
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 273:267. 2006
  9. ncbi Ehlers-Danlos syndrome in the parturient: an uncommon disorder--common dilemma in the delivery room
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology and Reproductive Medicine, UCSD Medical Center, University of California San Diego, 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA, 92103 8770, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 273:60-2. 2005
  10. ncbi Herbal ecstasy: cardiovascular complications of khat chewing in pregnancy
    K M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology and Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego, UCSD Medical Center, California 92103 8770, USA
    Acta Anaesthesiol Belg 56:19-21. 2005

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  1. ncbi Peripartum care of the cocaine-abusing parturient: are we ready?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Reproductive Medicine, UCSD Medical Center, University of California San Diego, 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:108-16. 2005
    ..This article discusses briefly several agents (and considers their mechanism of action) that have been proposed for the treatment of chest pain and other cardiovascular side-effects of cocaine toxicity in pregnancy...
  2. ncbi The safety of anaesthetics in pregnant women
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 5:251-64. 2006
    ..Laparoscopy is the most common surgical procedure performed in the first trimester of pregnancy, whereas appendectomy is the most common procedure performed during the remainder of pregnancy...
  3. ncbi The management of accidental epidural catheter disconnection: what does an obstetrician need to know?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, UCSD Medical Center, University of California San Diego, 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 274:170. 2006
  4. ncbi Cyclic supraventricular tachycardia in the parturient: to treat or not to treat?
    K M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, UCSD Medical Center, 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Minerva Anestesiol 74:501-2. 2008
    ..Herein, we describe the first reported case of a pregnant patient who developed cyclic supraventricular tachycardia during labor. No treatment was prescribed, with a good maternal and fetal outcome...
  5. ncbi Labor analgesia for the parturient with lumbar tattoos: what does an obstetrician need to know?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 274:310-2. 2006
    ..This author is not aware of any other review articles in English literature discussing implications, and complications of labor analgesia in parturients presenting with lumbar tattoos...
  6. ncbi Labor analgesia for the parturient with neurological disease: what does an obstetrician need to know?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 274:41-6. 2006
    ..This article attempts to review the specific concerns for administration of labor analgesia posed by multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, epilepsy, paraplegia and subarachnoid hemorrhage...
  7. ncbi Anesthesia for the repeat cesarean section in the parturient with abnormal placentation: what does an obstetrician need to know?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California San Diego, USCD Medical Center 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 273:319-21. 2006
    ..I herein present the case of a pregnant patient with abnormal placentation and review the current state-of-the-art obstetric and anesthetic management of this complication...
  8. ncbi Diagnostic dilemmas in the delivery suite: myocardial ischemia due to coronary artery disease versus HELLP syndrome-related coronary artery spasm
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 273:267. 2006
  9. ncbi Ehlers-Danlos syndrome in the parturient: an uncommon disorder--common dilemma in the delivery room
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology and Reproductive Medicine, UCSD Medical Center, University of California San Diego, 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA, 92103 8770, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 273:60-2. 2005
    ..Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is a rare genetically transmitted connective tissue disorder, non-specific to pregnancy...
  10. ncbi Herbal ecstasy: cardiovascular complications of khat chewing in pregnancy
    K M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology and Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego, UCSD Medical Center, California 92103 8770, USA
    Acta Anaesthesiol Belg 56:19-21. 2005
    ..I herein present the first reported case of a pregnant patient who developed chest pain, tachycardia, and hypertension following khat-chewing session...
  11. ncbi Trauma during pregnancy: a situation pregnant with danger
    K M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology and Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego, UCSD Medical Center, California 92103 8770, USA
    Acta Anaesthesiol Belg 56:13-8. 2005
    ..This article reviews the current considerations for the optimal perioperative management of pregnant trauma victims...
  12. ncbi Post-dural puncture headache in the obstetric patient: an old problem. New solutions
    K M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Minerva Anestesiol 70:823-30. 2004
    ..This article reviews the latest developments (maintaining cerebrospinal fluid volume) aimed at prevention of PDPH...
  13. ncbi Labor analgesia for the parturient with pregnancy-induced hypertension: what does an obstetrician need to know?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Reproductive Medicine, UCSD Medical Center, 200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 272:214-7. 2005
    ..DISCUSSION: This article reviews the special concerns posed by PIH, one of the most common medical conditions encountered in pregnancy...
  14. ncbi Labor analgesia for the parturient with respiratory disease: what does an obstetrician need to know?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California, San Diego, 92103 8770, CA, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 272:160-6. 2005
    ..When pregnancy is complicated by a respiratory tract disorder such as asthma, cystic fibrosis or tobacco-related respiratory complications the peripartum management (both obstetric and anesthetic) may become challenging...
  15. ncbi Controversies in the delivery suite: obstetrical anesthesia for the parturient with cavernous transformation of the portal vein
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 272:179-81. 2005
    ..Cavernous transformation of the portal vein (CTPV) is a rare disorder resulting from extrahepatic portal vein thrombosis and development of collateral venous circulation...
  16. ncbi Anesthetic management of labor pain: what does an obstetrician need to know?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 271:97-103. 2005
    ..Anesthesia-related complications are the sixth leading cause of pregnancy-related maternal mortality in the United States...
  17. ncbi Labor analgesia for the parturient with spinal cord injury: what does an obstetrician need to know?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, UCSD Medical Center, 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 274:108-12. 2006
    ..Expeditious induction of labor analgesia may prevent or ameliorate peripartum complications (including AHR) in laboring parturients with SCI...
  18. ncbi The management of accidental dural puncture in pregnant women: what does an obstetrician need to know?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, UCSD Medical Center, University of California, 200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 275:125-31. 2007
    ..This article reviews the current literature on the pathophysiology, incidence, prevention, and treatment of PDPH in pregnant women...
  19. ncbi Cesarean hysterectomy for placenta percreta invading the anterior abdominal wall: anesthetic considerations--a case report
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology and Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Middle East J Anesthesiol 19:1105-9. 2008
    ..We herein present the case of a pregnant patient with placenta percreta invading anterior abdominal wall and review the perioperative (Cesarean hysterectomy) anesthetic management of this complication...
  20. doi Medico-legal issues in obstetric anesthesia: what does an obstetrician need to know?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, UCSD Medical Center, 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 278:503-5. 2008
    ..However, in addition to clinical challenges obstetric anesthesia is laden with medico-legal liability...
  21. doi Anesthesia machine as a cause of intraoperative "code red" in the labor and delivery suite
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California San Diego, UCSD Medical Center, 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 278:477-8. 2008
    ..I herein describe the first reported case of a fire in the labor and delivery suite, which also happens to be the first case of a fire caused by malfunctioning anesthesia machine...
  22. ncbi The effects of drug abuse on pregnancy
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology and Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California 92103 8770, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 19:578-85. 2007
    ..The present article is an update on the effects of drug abuse on pregnancy outcome...
  23. ncbi Timing of induction of labour analgesia: what does an obstetrician need to know?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:6-7. 2008
  24. ncbi Laparoscopic procedures during pregnancy and the risks of anesthesia: what does an obstetrician need to know?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California San Diego UCSD Medical Center, 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 276:201-9. 2007
    ..Nonobstetric surgery may be necessary during any stage of gestation...
  25. ncbi Images in Anesthesia: Ex utero intrapartum treatment (exit procedure): fetal airway management
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    University of California San Diego, San Diego, USA
    Can J Anaesth 53:1117. 2006
  26. ncbi The epidural "fever": what does an obstetrician need to know?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Reproductive Medicine, UCSD Medical Center, 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 276:71-2. 2007
  27. ncbi Labor pain and its management with the combined spinal-epidural analgesia: what does an obstetrician need to know?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Reproductive Medicine, UCSD Medical Center, 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 275:183-5. 2007
    ....
  28. ncbi Images (and challenges) in the delivery suite: large mucinous cystadenoma coexisting with an intrauterine pregnancy in a healthy parturient
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California San Diego Medical Center, 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 275:413-4. 2007
  29. ncbi Labor analgesia for pregnant women with spina bifida: what does an obstetrician need to know?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California San Diego, 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 275:53-6. 2007
    ..Provision of labor analgesia in pregnant women with spina bifida continues to be a challenge. This manuscript attempts to provide a synopsis of the available literature on labor analgesia in pregnant women with spina bifida...
  30. ncbi Labor analgesia for the parturient with prior spinal surgery: what does an obstetrician need to know?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, UCSD Medical Center, 200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 274:373-5. 2006
    ..This author is not aware of any other review articles in English literature discussing special considerations for labor analgesia in parturients presenting with history of prior spinal instrumentation...
  31. ncbi Labor analgesia for the parturient with herbal medicines use: what does an obstetrician need to know?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California San Diego Medical Center, 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 274:233-9. 2006
    ..This review article attempts to summarize current data on special considerations for labor analgesia in parturients with herbal medicines use...
  32. ncbi Ephedrine-containing oral nutritional supplements in a pregnant athlete: is it worth the risk?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:247-8. 2006
  33. ncbi Levobupivacaine and ropivacaine: the new choices for labor analgesia
    K M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anaesthesiology, University of California, San Diego, California 92103 8770, USA
    Int J Clin Pract 58:604-5. 2004
    ..This review article, intended for primary care providers, briefly addresses the current controversies regarding choice of local anaesthetics for pain management in labour...
  34. ncbi Labor analgesia for the tobacco and ethanol abusing pregnant patient: a routine management?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego, 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 271:6-10. 2005
    ..However, far too little attention has been given to the consequences of the use/misuse of social drugs such as tobacco and ethanol, which are by far the most commonly used/misused substances in pregnancy...
  35. ncbi Airway problems and new solutions for the obstetric patient
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Clin Anesth 15:552-63. 2003
    ....
  36. ncbi Human immunodeficiency virus in the parturient
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Clin Anesth 15:224-33. 2003
    ..The safety of regional neuraxial spread has been a concern in the past, nevertheless, recent analysis of the problem has shown that HIV infection in pregnancy does not contraindicate administration of regional anesthesia...
  37. ncbi Anesthetic management of the parturient with fever and infection
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California San Diego, UCSD Medical Center, 402 Dickinson Street, San Diego, CA 92103 8812, USA
    J Clin Anesth 15:478-88. 2003
    ..Despite this concern, and lack of universal guidelines, it has now been well established that the presence of infection and fever in labor does not always contraindicate the administration of regional anesthesia...
  38. ncbi Post-dural puncture headache, intracranial air and obstetric anesthesia
    K M Kuczkowski
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego, California 92103, USA
    Anaesthesist 52:798-800. 2003
    ..This case report raises one more time the question about the safety of the LORA technique for labor analgesia...
  39. ncbi Unilateral epidural nerve root hematoma in a parturient
    K M Kuczkowski
    Departments of Anesthesiology, Reproductive Medicine and Neuropathology, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    Acta Anaesthesiol Belg 54:157-9. 2003
  40. ncbi Anesthetic implications of drug abuse in pregnancy
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology and Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    J Clin Anesth 15:382-94. 2003
    ..Regardless of the drug(s) ingested and clinical manifestations, it is always difficult to predict the exact anesthetic implications in chemically dependent patients...
  41. ncbi An initially unnoticed piece of nasal jewelry in a parturient: implications for intraoperative airway management
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    J Clin Anesth 15:359-62. 2003
    ..Based on this experience, we now advise all laboring parturients with nasal or oral jewelry in situ to remove the hardware on admission to Labor and Delivery for safety precautions...
  42. ncbi Rebound hyperkalemia after cessation of intravenous tocolytic therapy with terbutaline in the treatment of preterm labor: anesthetic implications
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    J Clin Anesth 15:357-8. 2003
    ....
  43. ncbi Amphetamine abuse in pregnancy: anesthetic implications
    K M Kuczkowski
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Acta Anaesthesiol Belg 54:161-3. 2003
    ..The following case report illustrates the problems that may arise during anesthesia in the parturient with recent amphetamine intake...
  44. ncbi Labor analgesia for the drug abusing parturient: is there cause for concern?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California, San Diego, UCSD Medical Center, 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 58:599-608. 2003
    ..The diverse clinical manifestations of maternal substance abuse may result in life-threatening complications and significantly impact the peripartum care of these patients...
  45. ncbi Once a post-dural puncture headache patient always post-dural puncture headache patient?
    K M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, UCSD Medical Center, 200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Acta Anaesthesiol Belg 54:167-8. 2003
    ..It is well known that symptoms of post-dural puncture headache (PDPH) are more likely if there has been a preceding PDPH. We herein present a patient who developed a PDPH following each of two dural punctures separated by 9 years...
  46. ncbi Neurologic complication of labor analgesia: facts and fiction
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, UCSD Medical Center, 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 59:47-51. 2004
    ....
  47. ncbi Nonobstetric surgery during pregnancy: what are the risks of anesthesia?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, UCSD Medical Center, 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 59:52-6. 2004
    ..Despite these concerns, the safety of nonobstetric surgery and anesthesia in pregnancy has been well established, and many pregnant women are safely anesthetized everyday without ill effects for the mother or fetus...
  48. ncbi The cocaine abusing parturient: a review of anesthetic considerations
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California 92103 8770, USA
    Can J Anaesth 51:145-54. 2004
    ..Cocaine remains the drug commonly used for recreational purposes in pregnancy. However, there appears to be an absence of uniform guidelines for obstetric and anesthetic management of pregnant patients with a history of cocaine abuse...
  49. ncbi Labor analgesia for the parturient with an uncommon disorder: a common dilemma in the delivery suite
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 58:800-3. 2003
    ....
  50. ncbi Marijuana in pregnancy
    K M Kuczkowski
    UCSD Medical Center, San Diego 92103 8770, USA
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 33:336-9. 2004
    ..However, there appears to be an absence of uniform guidelines for obstetric and anaesthetic management of pregnant patients with a history of marijuana abuse...
  51. ncbi Tongue piercing and obstetric anesthesia: is there cause for concern?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology University of California, San Diego Medical Center, 402 Dickinson Street, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    J Clin Anesth 14:447-8. 2002
    ..Based on this experience, we advise laboring patients with oral jewelry to remove the hardware before receiving anesthesia for safety reasons...
  52. ncbi Labor analgesia for the morbidly obese parturient: an old problem--new solution
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California San Diego, 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 271:302-3. 2005
    ..However, due to lack of an appropriately long needle design, its advantages have not been routinely available to laboring morbidly obese patients...
  53. ncbi Substance use and misuse in pregnancy: peripartum anesthetic management of a parturient with recent methanol toluene and isopropanol intake
    K M Kuczkowski
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Acta Anaesthesiol Belg 55:53-5. 2004
    ....
  54. ncbi Ambulation with combined spinal-epidural labor analgesia: the technique
    K M Kuczkowski
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Acta Anaesthesiol Belg 55:29-34. 2004
    ....
  55. ncbi Ambulatory labor analgesia: what does an obstetrician need to know?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, UCSD Medical Center, University of California San Diego, 200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8812, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:415-24. 2004
    ..This article assesses the validity of various strongly advocated opinions as to whether parturients benefit from ambulation in labor and also reviews the current trends in ambulatory labor analgesia...
  56. ncbi Anesthetic considerations for the HIV-infected pregnant patient
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, UCSD Medical Center, 200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8812, USA
    Yonsei Med J 45:1-6. 2004
    ..Nevertheless, recent analysis of the problem has shown HIV infection should not contraindicate regional anesthesia...
  57. ncbi Labor analgesia for the parturient with cardiac disease: what does an obstetrician need to know?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:223-33. 2004
    ..This article will review the current guidelines and standards pertinent to management of obstetric analgesia and anesthesia in parturients with cardiac disease...
  58. ncbi Decrease in the incidence of post-dural puncture headache: maintaining CSF volume
    K M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California San Diego, USA
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 47:98-100. 2003
    ..PDPH occurred in only one of these cases (14%)...
  59. ncbi Post-dural puncture syndrome in an elderly patient with remote history of previous post-dural puncture syndrome
    K M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology and Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 46:1049-50. 2002
    ..We herein report a case to show that this general rule may still apply even after the passage of 50 years...
  60. ncbi Transient aphonia and aphagia in a parturient after induction of combined spinal-epidural labor analgesia with subarachnoid fentanyl and bupivacaine
    K M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, UCSD Medical Center, 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Acta Anaesthesiol Belg 54:165-6. 2003
  61. ncbi Autonomic dysreflexia in a parturient with spinal cord injury
    S L Osgood
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California 92103 8770, USA
    Acta Anaesthesiol Belg 57:161-2. 2006
    ..Spinal anesthesia may be superior to epidural anesthesia for providing hemodynamic protection against ADR during cesarean section...
  62. doi Maternal satisfaction with single-dose spinal analgesia for labor pain in Indonesia: a landmark study
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, UCSD Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    J Anesth 22:55-8. 2008
    ..This technique is very cost-effective and should be recommended for routine obstetric pain control in Indonesia and other developing countries...
  63. ncbi Repeat cesarean section in a morbidly obese parturient: a new anesthetic option
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 46:753-4. 2002
    ..We present a case of a morbidly obese parturient who underwent repeat cesarean section under CSEA conducted with the recently introduced (and commercially available) CSEA needle set, specifically designed for morbidly obese patients...
  64. ncbi Subglottic tracheal stenosis in pregnancy: anaesthetic implications
    K M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, UCSD Medical Center, 200 W, Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Anaesth Intensive Care 31:576-7. 2003
    ..We present the first reported case of a pregnant patient with severe subglottic tracheal stenosis who required elective surgical tracheostomy prior to administration of labour analgesia...
  65. ncbi Uneventful epidural labor analgesia and vaginal delivery in a parturient with Arnold-Chiari malformation type I and sickle cell disease
    Beverly J Newhouse
    Department of Anesthesiology, UCSD Medical Center, University of California San Diego, 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 275:311-3. 2007
    ..We include a discussion of the risks associated with pregnancy, labor, neuraxial anesthesia, and delivery in a patient with Arnold-Chiari malformation type I and sickle cell disease...
  66. ncbi The ex utero intrapartum treatment procedure: anesthetic considerations
    Leon C Chang
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Reproductive Medicine, UCSD Medical Center, University of California San Diego, 200 W Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 277:83-5. 2008
    ..We present a case of an uneventful EXIT procedure and include a discussion of the anesthetic goals for this operation...
  67. ncbi Advances in obstetric anesthesia: anesthesia for fetal intrapartum operations on placental support
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California 92103 8770, USA
    J Anesth 21:243-51. 2007
    ..The goal of this article is to review the current recommendations for the peripartum anesthetic management of pregnant women carrying fetuses with fetal congenital malformations undergoing OOPS...
  68. ncbi Anesthetic considerations for cesarean section in the parturient with familial cardiomyopathy
    W L Wood
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Acta Anaesthesiol Belg 59:87-9. 2008
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  69. ncbi Anesthesia for pregnant women with valvular heart disease: the state-of-the-art
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    J Anesth 21:252-7. 2007
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  70. ncbi Social drug use in the parturient: implications for the management of obstetrical anaesthesia
    K M Kuczkowski
    Departments of Anaesthesiology and Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Med J Malaysia 58:147-54; quiz 155. 2003
    ..This article reviews the consequences of the social drug use in pregnancy including ethanol, tobacco and caffeine and offers recommendation for anaesthetic management of these potentially complicated pregnancies...
  71. ncbi Peripartum implications of caffeine intake in pregnancy: is there cause for concern?
    K M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso, El Paso, Texas, USA
    Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim 56:612-5. 2009
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  72. ncbi Peripartum care of the parturient with acute fatty liver of pregnancy
    J G Modir
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California 92103 8770, USA
    Acta Anaesthesiol Belg 59:51-3. 2008
    ..We herein present a case of acute fatty liver and hepatic failure that developed during the third trimester of pregnancy. Favorable maternal and fetal outcome was accomplished...
  73. doi Caffeine in pregnancy
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, Paul L Foster School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso, 4800 Alberta Avenue, El Paso, TX, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 280:695-8. 2009
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  74. ncbi Uneventful epidural labor analgesia in a parturient with immune thrombocytopenic purpura and platelet count of 26,000/mm3 which was unknown preoperatively
    Tobias Moeller-Bertram
    Department of Anesthesiology and Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    J Clin Anesth 16:51-3. 2004
    ..No neurologic or hematological complications were reported...
  75. ncbi [Delleman syndrome: anesthetic considerations]
    B D Jamieson
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of California, San Diego, 200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103 8770, USA
    Ann Fr Anesth Reanim 24:830. 2005
    ..This is only the second report of the anesthetic management of a patient with this condition. We attempt to summarize some of the anesthetic implications of this syndrome...
  76. doi Obstetric anesthesia: past present and future
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Department of Anesthesiology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso, Paul L FosterSchool of Medicine, 4800 Alberta Avenue, El Paso, Texas, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:819-22. 2009
    ..The purpose of this article is to explore a number of important issues in modern practice of obstetric anesthesia...
  77. ncbi Diagnostic dilemma: hepatic rupture due to HELLP syndrome vs. trauma
    Bryan M Harris
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 272:176-8. 2005
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  78. ncbi Spinal anesthesia for Cesarean delivery in a parturient with Arnold-Chiari type I malformation
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Can J Anaesth 51:639. 2004
  79. ncbi Images in anesthesia: headache caused by pneumocephalus following inadvertent dural puncture during epidural space identification: is it time to abandon the loss of resistance to air technique?
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Can J Anaesth 50:159-60. 2003