M C Vallejo

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Amniotic fluid embolism with second trimester pregnancy termination: a case report
    Barry K Ray
    Department of Anesthesiology, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Can J Anaesth 51:139-44. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Maternal outcomes in women supplemented with a high-protein drink in labour
    Manuel C Vallejo
    Department of Anesthesiology, Magee Womens Hospital of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 53:369-74. 2013
  3. pmc Efficacy of the bilateral ilioinguinal-iliohypogastric block with intrathecal morphine for postoperative cesarean delivery analgesia
    Manuel C Vallejo
    Department of Anesthesiology, Magee Womens Hospital of UPMC, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:107316. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Aprepitant plus ondansetron compared with ondansetron alone in reducing postoperative nausea and vomiting in ambulatory patients undergoing plastic surgery
    Manuel C Vallejo
    Department of Anesthesiology, Magee Womens Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 129:519-26. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Nitrous oxide anxiolysis for elective cesarean section
    Manuel C Vallejo
    Department of Anesthesia, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Dental Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Anesth 17:543-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Preemptive analgesia with bupivacaine for segmental mastectomy
    Manuel C Vallejo
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 31:227-32. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Desflurane versus sevoflurane for laparoscopic gastroplasty in morbidly obese patients
    Manuel C Vallejo
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh, Magee Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Anesth 19:3-8. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Anesthetic management of the morbidly obese parturient
    Manuel C Vallejo
    Magee Women s Hospital, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 20:175-80. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Epidural labor analgesia: continuous infusion versus patient-controlled epidural analgesia with background infusion versus without a background infusion
    Manuel C Vallejo
    Department of Anesthesiology, Magee Womens Hospital of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Pain 8:970-5. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Ultrasound decreases the failed labor epidural rate in resident trainees
    M C Vallejo
    Magee Womens Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int J Obstet Anesth 19:373-8. 2010

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Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Amniotic fluid embolism with second trimester pregnancy termination: a case report
    Barry K Ray
    Department of Anesthesiology, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Can J Anaesth 51:139-44. 2004
    ..Describe the diagnosis, clinical features, pathophysiology, treatment and anesthetic management of amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) in a patient undergoing second trimester pregnancy termination...
  2. doi request reprint Maternal outcomes in women supplemented with a high-protein drink in labour
    Manuel C Vallejo
    Department of Anesthesiology, Magee Womens Hospital of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 53:369-74. 2013
    ..Because of the potential aspiration risk, oral intake is restricted during labour...
  3. pmc Efficacy of the bilateral ilioinguinal-iliohypogastric block with intrathecal morphine for postoperative cesarean delivery analgesia
    Manuel C Vallejo
    Department of Anesthesiology, Magee Womens Hospital of UPMC, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:107316. 2012
    ..29). There were no differences in pain and nausea scores over the measured time periods (MANOVA, P > 0.05). In parturients receiving ITM for elective CD, IIIH block offers no additional postoperative benefit for up to 48 hours...
  4. doi request reprint Aprepitant plus ondansetron compared with ondansetron alone in reducing postoperative nausea and vomiting in ambulatory patients undergoing plastic surgery
    Manuel C Vallejo
    Department of Anesthesiology, Magee Womens Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 129:519-26. 2012
    ..This study evaluated the efficacy of a neurokinin-1 receptor antagonist (aprepitant) in reducing postoperative symptoms for up to 48 hours in patients undergoing outpatient plastic surgery...
  5. ncbi request reprint Nitrous oxide anxiolysis for elective cesarean section
    Manuel C Vallejo
    Department of Anesthesia, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Dental Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Anesth 17:543-8. 2005
    ..To determine if inhaled 40% nitrous oxide (N(2)O) via facemask is an effective anxiolytic in women undergoing elective cesarean section under spinal anesthesia...
  6. ncbi request reprint Preemptive analgesia with bupivacaine for segmental mastectomy
    Manuel C Vallejo
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 31:227-32. 2006
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  7. ncbi request reprint Desflurane versus sevoflurane for laparoscopic gastroplasty in morbidly obese patients
    Manuel C Vallejo
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh, Magee Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Anesth 19:3-8. 2007
    ..To determine if desflurane results in a faster emergence as measured by time to eye opening compared to sevoflurane in morbidly obese patients undergoing laparoscopic gastroplasty...
  8. ncbi request reprint Anesthetic management of the morbidly obese parturient
    Manuel C Vallejo
    Magee Women s Hospital, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 20:175-80. 2007
    ..The purpose of this review is to describe the anesthetic management of the morbidly obese parturient...
  9. ncbi request reprint Epidural labor analgesia: continuous infusion versus patient-controlled epidural analgesia with background infusion versus without a background infusion
    Manuel C Vallejo
    Department of Anesthesiology, Magee Womens Hospital of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Pain 8:970-5. 2007
    ..01). Demand dose-only PCEA results in less total epidural dose compared with CEI and CEI + PCEA without affecting labor duration, motor block, pain VAS, maternal and neonatal outcomes, and maternal satisfaction...
  10. doi request reprint Ultrasound decreases the failed labor epidural rate in resident trainees
    M C Vallejo
    Magee Womens Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int J Obstet Anesth 19:373-8. 2010
    ..A secondary objective was to correlate ultrasound depth to the epidural space with actual depth of the needle at placement...
  11. ncbi request reprint Piriformis syndrome in a patient after cesarean section under spinal anesthesia
    Manuel C Vallejo
    Department of Anesthesiology, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 29:364-7. 2004
    ..The diagnosis, pathogenesis, and treatment of piriformis syndrome as a cause of persistent buttock and hip pain after spinal anesthesia are presented in this case report...
  12. ncbi request reprint Improved bowel function after gynecological surgery with epidural bupivacaine-fentanyl than bupivacaine-morphine infusion
    M C Vallejo
    Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, PA 15213, USA
    Can J Anaesth 47:406-11. 2000
    ..To compare postoperative gastrointestinal recovery between continuous epidural bupivacaine-fentanyl and bupivacaine-morphine...
  13. ncbi request reprint Propofol-ketamine versus propofol-fentanyl for outpatient laparoscopy: comparison of postoperative nausea, emesis, analgesia, and recovery
    Manuel C Vallejo
    Department of Anesthesia, Magee Women s Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Anesth 14:426-31. 2002
    ..To compare postoperative nausea, emesis, analgesia, and recovery between propofol-ketamine and propofol-fentanyl in outpatient laparoscopic tubal ligations with general anesthesia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Plasma lidocaine concentrations are higher in twin compared to singleton newborns following epidural anesthesia for Cesarean delivery
    Manuel C Vallejo
    Department of Anesthesiology, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Can J Anaesth 49:701-5. 2002
    ..This study compares plasma lidocaine concentrations in 16-sets of twin neonates to 16-singleton neonates all of whom were delivered by Cesarean section under lumbar epidural anesthesia (LEA)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Thrombophilia, preeclampsia, and fetal demise: a case report
    Manuel C Vallejo
    Department of Anesthesiology, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Anesth 14:449-51. 2002
    ..The anesthetic considerations and medical concerns in such patients are discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Chorioamnionitis, not epidural analgesia, is associated with maternal fever during labour
    M C Vallejo
    Department of Anesthesiology, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Duquense University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Can J Anaesth 48:1122-6. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine possible associations between LEA and chorioamnionitis, maternal fever, operative delivery rate, and neonatal outcome...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effect of epidural analgesia with ambulation on labor duration
    M C Vallejo
    Department of Anesthesiology, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Anesthesiology 95:857-61. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine whether ambulation with AEA decreases labor duration from the time of epidural insertion to complete cervical dilatation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Postdural puncture headache: a randomized comparison of five spinal needles in obstetric patients
    M C Vallejo
    Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Anesth Analg 91:916-20. 2000
    ..The cost of EBP must be taken into consideration when choosing a spinal needle. We conclude that pencil-point spinal needles should be used for subarachnoid anesthesia in obstetric patients...
  19. doi request reprint The incidence of maternal fever during labor is less with intermittent than with continuous epidural analgesia: a randomized controlled trial
    V R R Mantha
    Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int J Obstet Anesth 17:123-9. 2008
    ..This prospective, randomized study was performed to see if intermittent labor epidural analgesia was protective against maternal intrapartum fever, compared to continuous epidural infusion...
  20. ncbi request reprint Failed regional anesthesia with reduced spinal bupivacaine dosage in a parturient with achondroplasia presenting for urgent cesarean section
    J S DeRenzo
    Department of Anesthesiology, Magee Women s Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    Int J Obstet Anesth 14:175-8. 2005
    ..This case report discusses the controversies in anesthetic management of this complicated patient and compromised fetus regarding general anesthesia, epidural, spinal and combined spinal-epidural anesthesia...
  21. ncbi request reprint Successful vaginal delivery for a parturient with complete aortic coarctation
    William J Zwiers
    School of Nurse Anesthesia, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Anesth 18:300-3. 2006
    ..Management of patients with complex cardiac anomalies requires consultation among cardiologist, obstetricians, and anesthesiologists to ensure good outcome for the mother and baby...
  22. ncbi request reprint A parturient with neurofibromatosis type 2: anesthetic and obstetric considerations for delivery
    T Sakai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Magee Women s Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int J Obstet Anesth 14:332-5. 2005
    ..The importance of pre-operative diagnosis and multidisciplinary management for neurofibromatosis type 2 is emphasized and anesthetic and obstetric considerations for delivery are presented...
  23. ncbi request reprint Induction of labor with oxytocin increases cesarean section rate as compared with oxytocin for augmentation of spontaneous labor in nulliparous parturients controlled for lumbar epidural analgesia
    Bupesh Kaul
    Department of Anesthesiology, Magee Womens Hospital and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Anesth 16:411-4. 2004
    ..To study labor outcomes in parturients receiving oxytocin for augmentation or induction of labor, in the presence of labor epidural analgesia...
  24. ncbi request reprint Bupivacaine versus L-bupivacaine for labor analgesia via combined spinal-epidural: a randomized, double-blinded study
    Neera Sah
    Department of Anesthesia, Magee Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Anesth 17:91-5. 2005
    ..To compare the intensity and duration of motor block and the duration of sensory block with racemic bupivacaine and l-bupivacaine for combined spinal-epidural analgesia, as previous studies have shown contradictory results...
  25. doi request reprint Transdermal scopolamine patch in addition to ondansetron for postoperative nausea and vomiting prophylaxis in patients undergoing ambulatory cosmetic surgery
    Neera Sah
    Department of Anesthesiology, Magee Womens Hospital and the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Anesth 21:249-52. 2009
    ..To determine the efficacy of transdermal scopolamine in addition to ondansetron in decreasing the incidence of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV)...
  26. doi request reprint Aprepitant in a multimodal approach for prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting in high-risk patients: is there such a thing as "too many modalities"?
    John J Hache
    University of Pittsburgh Department of Anesthesiology, Liliane S Kaufmann Building, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Suite 910, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 9:291-9. 2009
    ..However, there may be the potential that too many unique antiemetic mechanisms combined with preoperative aprepitant may actually increase the incidence of perioperative nausea...
  27. ncbi request reprint Accidental spinal analgesia in the presence of a lumboperitoneal shunt in an obese parturient receiving enoxaparin therapy
    Bupesh Kaul
    Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Magee Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Anesth Analg 95:441-3, table of contents. 2002
    ..Neuraxial block and a blood patch (if necessary) may be performed in a patient on enoxaparin therapy if current guidelines for managing patients on anticoagulant therapy are followed...
  28. ncbi request reprint Routine multimodal antiemesis including low-dose perphenazine in an ambulatory surgery unit of a university hospital: a 10-year history. Supplement to: Eliminating postoperative nausea and vomiting in outpatient surgery with multimodal strategies includin
    Brian A Williams
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 7:978-86. 2007
    ..e., increase PACU bypass), reduce the need for any nursing interventions for postoperative nausea and/or vomiting (PONV), and influence the extent to which any variable costs of postoperative nursing care are reduced...
  29. ncbi request reprint Eliminating postoperative nausea and vomiting in outpatient surgery with multimodal strategies including low doses of nonsedating, off-patent antiemetics: is "zero tolerance" achievable?
    Susan J Skledar
    University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 7:959-77. 2007
    ..If available, a consultation for therapeutic acupuncture procedure is ordered. Our approach toward "zero tolerance" of PONV emphasizes liberal identification of and prophylaxis against common risks...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prospective randomized, controlled study of postoperative pain after titanium silicone rubber clip or Silastic ring tubal occlusion
    Helen C Pymar
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Magee Womens Research Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Contraception 69:145-50. 2004
    ..To determine if laparoscopic sterilization using the Filshie clip causes less postoperative pain as compared to the Falope ring during the first 24 h after surgery...
  31. doi request reprint Anesthetic management of a parturient with fetal sacrococcygeal teratoma and mirror syndrome complicated by elevated hCG and subsequent hyperthyroidism
    Spring M McCann
    Department of Anesthesiology, Magee Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Clin Anesth 21:521-4. 2009
    ....
  32. doi request reprint The use of thromboelastography for the peripartum management of a patient with platelet storage pool disorder
    G Rajpal
    Department of Anesthesiology, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int J Obstet Anesth 20:173-7. 2011
    ..The use of thromboelastography in the assessment and management of bleeding risk in the setting of platelet storage pool disorder is described...
  33. doi request reprint Bilateral fetal hydrothorax requiring intrauterine fetal thoracoamniotic shunts: anesthetic considerations and management
    John J Hache
    Department of Anesthesiology, Magee Women s Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 9:435-40. 2009
    ..Anesthetic care was managed using intravenous sedation and local anesthesia infiltration. The anesthetic considerations for such procedures are discussed...
  34. doi request reprint A 5-year audit of accidental dural punctures, postdural puncture headaches, and failed regional anesthetics at a tertiary-care medical center
    Sukhdip Singh
    Magee Womens Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 9:715-22. 2009
    ..When compared to the no complication group, factors associated with obstetric anesthesia complications included increased weight and BMI (p < 0.01), epidural block (p < 0.01), and vaginal delivery (p < 0.01)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Oral herpes simplex reactivation after intrathecal morphine: a prospective randomized trial in an obstetric population
    Paul W Davies
    Department of Anesthesiology, Magee Womens Hospital, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Anesth Analg 100:1472-6, table of contents. 2005
    ..Our data show HSL reactivation in both the ITM+PCA group and PCA-only morphine group, with a more frequent incidence in the ITM+PCA group...
  36. doi request reprint Nursing and family-member assistance during labor epidural placement: a matter of safety
    Manuel C Vallejo
    Int J Obstet Anesth 17:190-1. 2008
  37. ncbi request reprint A simple preanesthesia dental examination
    Charles W Buffington
    Anesthesiology 104:212-3. 2006
  38. ncbi request reprint Blurred vision as the only symptom of a positive epidural test dose
    Manuel C Vallejo
    Anesth Analg 102:973-4. 2006