D I Sessler

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Perioperative heat balance
    D I Sessler
    Department of Anesthesia, University of California San Francisco 94143 0648, USA
    Anesthesiology 92:578-96. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Supplemental oxygen reduces the incidence of postoperative nausea and vomiting
    R Greif
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0648, USA
    Anesthesiology 91:1246-52. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Automated responsiveness test (ART) predicts loss of consciousness and adverse physiologic responses during propofol conscious sedation
    A G Doufas
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California-San Francisco, USA
    Anesthesiology 94:585-92. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Perioperative thermoregulation and heat balance
    D I Sessler
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, University of Vienna, Austria
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 813:757-77. 1997
  5. ncbi request reprint Autonomic effects of epidural and intravenous fentanyl
    M D Larson
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0648, USA
    Br J Anaesth 98:263-9. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Exposure of postoperative nurses to exhaled anesthetic gases
    D I Sessler
    Department of Anesthesia, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0648, USA
    Anesth Analg 87:1083-8. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint Dexmedetomidine does not alter the sweating threshold, but comparably and linearly decreases the vasoconstriction and shivering thresholds
    P Talke
    Department of Anesthesia, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0648, USA
    Anesthesiology 87:835-41. 1997
  8. ncbi request reprint Temperature-dependent pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of vecuronium
    J E Caldwell
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0648, USA
    Anesthesiology 92:84-93. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of epidural anesthesia on thermal sensation
    A Rajek
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 26:527-31. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Bispectral EEG index during nitrous oxide administration
    I J Rampil
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0648, USA
    Anesthesiology 89:671-7. 1998

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  1. ncbi request reprint Perioperative heat balance
    D I Sessler
    Department of Anesthesia, University of California San Francisco 94143 0648, USA
    Anesthesiology 92:578-96. 2000
    ..Consequently, return to normothermia often needs 2-5 h, depending on the degree of hypothermia and the age of the patient...
  2. ncbi request reprint Supplemental oxygen reduces the incidence of postoperative nausea and vomiting
    R Greif
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0648, USA
    Anesthesiology 91:1246-52. 1999
    ..The authors tested the hypothesis that supplemental perioperative oxygen administration reduces the incidence of postoperative nausea or vomiting...
  3. ncbi request reprint Automated responsiveness test (ART) predicts loss of consciousness and adverse physiologic responses during propofol conscious sedation
    A G Doufas
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California-San Francisco, USA
    Anesthesiology 94:585-92. 2001
    ..The use of N2O with propofol for conscious sedation decreases the predictive accuracy of the ART...
  4. ncbi request reprint Perioperative thermoregulation and heat balance
    D I Sessler
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, University of Vienna, Austria
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 813:757-77. 1997
    ..Fortunately, effective methods are available for preventing hypothermia...
  5. ncbi request reprint Autonomic effects of epidural and intravenous fentanyl
    M D Larson
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0648, USA
    Br J Anaesth 98:263-9. 2007
    ..We tested the hypothesis that there is greater suppression of autonomic reflexes during general anaesthesia when fentanyl is administered epidurally than when it is given intravenously...
  6. ncbi request reprint Exposure of postoperative nurses to exhaled anesthetic gases
    D I Sessler
    Department of Anesthesia, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0648, USA
    Anesth Analg 87:1083-8. 1998
    ..Our data suggest that postoperative nurses' exposure to exhaled anesthetic gases exceeds NIOSH limits under some circumstances...
  7. ncbi request reprint Dexmedetomidine does not alter the sweating threshold, but comparably and linearly decreases the vasoconstriction and shivering thresholds
    P Talke
    Department of Anesthesia, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0648, USA
    Anesthesiology 87:835-41. 1997
    ..They also measured the effects of dexmedetomidine on heart rate, blood pressures, and plasma catecholamine concentrations...
  8. ncbi request reprint Temperature-dependent pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of vecuronium
    J E Caldwell
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0648, USA
    Anesthesiology 92:84-93. 2000
    ..The authors evaluated the influence of temperature on the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of vecuronium because mild core hypothermia doubles its duration of action...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of epidural anesthesia on thermal sensation
    A Rajek
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 26:527-31. 2001
    ..This suggests that autonomic and behavioral thermoregulatory consequences of epidural anesthesia differ-or that the current explanation for reduced vasoconstriction and shivering thresholds during epidural anesthesia is incorrect...
  10. ncbi request reprint Bispectral EEG index during nitrous oxide administration
    I J Rampil
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0648, USA
    Anesthesiology 89:671-7. 1998
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  11. ncbi request reprint Experimental determination of heat flow parameters during induction of general anesthesia
    D I Sessler
    Department of Anesthesia, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0648, USA
    Anesthesiology 89:657-65. 1998
    ..Therefore the authors developed two mathematical models that independently express regional tissue heat production and the motion of heat through tissues in terms of measurable quantities...
  12. ncbi request reprint Neither nalbuphine nor atropine possess special antishivering activity
    R Greif
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California-San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Anesth Analg 93:620-7. 2001
    ..Our results thus fail to support the theory that activation of kappa-opioid or central anticholinergic receptors contribute to meperidine's special antishivering action...
  13. ncbi request reprint Buspirone and meperidine synergistically reduce the shivering threshold
    M Mokhtarani
    Department of Anesthesia, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Anesth Analg 93:1233-9. 2001
    ..This combination may facilitate the induction of therapeutic hypothermia in stroke victims...
  14. ncbi request reprint Patient-controlled epidural analgesia: the role of epidural fentanyl in peripartum urinary retention
    S Evron
    Obstetric Anesthesia Unit, Department of Anesthesia and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Edith Wolfson Medical Center, Holon
    Int J Obstet Anesth 15:206-11. 2006
    ..The effect of low-dose epidural opioid on bladder function remains unclear. We tested the hypothesis that adding low-dose fentanyl to epidural ropivacaine for patient-controlled labor analgesia does not promote urinary retention...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effect of auricular acupuncture on anaesthesia with desflurane
    A Taguchi
    Department of Anaesthesia, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Anaesthesia 57:1159-63. 2002
    ..Volunteers required a greater desflurane concentration to prevent movement on the control than on the acupuncture day: 4.9 (0.7; SD) vs. 4.4 (0.8) vol. %, p = 0.003. Acupuncture thus reduced anaesthetic requirement by 8.5 (7)%...
  16. pmc Blood pressure response to thermoregulatory vasoconstriction during isoflurane and desflurane anesthesia
    R Greif
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Donauspital SMZO, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 47:847-52. 2003
    ..We tested the hypothesis that the volatile anesthetics isoflurane and desflurane blunt the normal cold-induced hypertensive response...
  17. ncbi request reprint Selective postoperative inhibition of gastrointestinal opioid receptors
    A Taguchi
    Department of Anesthesiology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    N Engl J Med 345:935-40. 2001
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  18. ncbi request reprint Selected new antithrombotic agents and neuraxial anaesthesia for major orthopaedic surgery: management strategies
    N Rosencher
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Groupe Hospitalier Cochin Port Royal, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Universite Rene Descartes Paris 5, Paris, France
    Anaesthesia 62:1154-60. 2007
    ..Vigilance remains paramount during the initial days after removal of a neuraxial catheter...
  19. ncbi request reprint Negative pressure rewarming vs. forced air warming in hypothermic postanesthetic volunteers
    A Taguchi
    Department of Anesthesiology, Washington University, St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, 63110, USA
    Anesth Analg 92:261-6. 2001
    ..6 +/- 0.6 degrees C). In this study we show that calories from a negative pressure rewarming device are largely constrained to the forearm and that heat does not flow to the core thermal compartment...
  20. pmc Tissue oxygenation response to mild hypercapnia during cardiopulmonary bypass with constant pump output
    O Akca
    Outcomes Research Institute, University of Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Br J Anaesth 96:708-14. 2006
    ..However, relative contributions of increased cardiac output and peripheral vasodilation to this response remains unknown. We thus tested the hypothesis that increased cardiac output is the dominant mechanism...
  21. pmc Clonidine produces a dose-dependent impairment of baroreflex-mediated thermoregulatory responses to positive end-expiratory pressure in anaesthetized humans
    T Mizobe
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Br J Anaesth 94:536-41. 2005
    ..Premedication with clonidine impairs normal thermoregulatory control. We therefore determined the effect of clonidine on PEEP-induced hypothermia protection...
  22. pmc Comparison of the intubating laryngeal mask airway and laryngeal tube placement during manual in-line stabilisation of the neck
    R Komatsu
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Anaesthesia 60:113-7. 2005
    ..In patients whose necks were stabilised with manual in-line traction, insertion of the ILMA was easier and quicker than insertion of the LT and tidal volume was greater with the ILMA than the LT...
  23. pmc Intubating laryngeal mask airway allows tracheal intubation when the cervical spine is immobilized by a rigid collar
    R Komatsu
    Department of Anesthesiology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Br J Anaesth 93:655-9. 2004
    ..We therefore tested the hypothesis that the ILMA will allow tracheal intubation even in patients wearing a rigid cervical collar...
  24. ncbi request reprint Nitrous oxide decreases shivering threshold in rabbits less than isoflurane
    M Imamura
    Yamanashi Medical University, Yamanishi, Japan
    Br J Anaesth 90:88-90. 2003
    ..Nitrous oxide, however, decreases the vasoconstriction threshold less than sevoflurane or isoflurane. We tested the hypothesis that nitrous oxide also decreases shivering threshold less than isoflurane alone or in combination...
  25. ncbi request reprint Esmolol prevents movement and attenuates the BIS response to orotracheal intubation
    C Menigaux
    Departement d Anesthesie Reanimation, Ambroise Pare Hôpital, 9 avenue Charles de Gaulle, F 92100 Boulogne Billancourt, France
    Br J Anaesth 89:857-62. 2002
    ..We explored whether adding esmolol, a short-acting beta(1)-adrenoceptor antagonist, to propofol anaesthesia modified the bispectral index (BIS) during induction of anaesthesia and orotracheal intubation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture. A useful complement of anesthesia?
    O Akca
    Neurosciences ICU, Outcomes Research Institute, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Minerva Anestesiol 68:147-51. 2002
    ..Kotani et al. tested the hypothesis that preoperative insertion of intradermal needles in the bladder meridian reduces postoperative pain and oppioid requirement...
  27. ncbi request reprint More epidural than intravenous sufentanil is required to provide comparable postoperative pain relief
    C Menigaux
    Department of Anesthesiology, , 9 avenue Charles de Gaulle, Boulogne-Billancourt, 92100, France
    Anesth Analg 93:472-6, 4th contents page. 2001
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  28. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative small-dose ketamine enhances analgesia after outpatient knee arthroscopy
    C Menigaux
    Department of Anesthesiology, , Boulogne-Billancourt, France
    Anesth Analg 93:606-12. 2001
    ..In conclusion, adding small-dose ketamine to a multimodal analgesic regimen improved postoperative analgesia and functional outcome after outpatient knee arthroscopy...
  29. ncbi request reprint The use of patient-controlled epidural fentanyl in elderly patients
    T Ishiyama
    Yamanashi University Hospital, 1110 Shimokato, Chuo, Yamanashi 409 3898, Japan
    Anaesthesia 62:1246-50. 2007
    ..Elderly and young adult patients therefore required similar amounts of patient-controlled epidural fentanyl to produce satisfactory pain relief...