Christopher V Maani
Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
- Translational advances in pain and anesthesia for cancer patientsChristopher V Maani
Department of Anesthesia, United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, USA
J Surg Oncol 105:488-93. 2012..This overview of relevant clinical efforts and the modern day state of the science will afford a better understanding of pain mechanisms and multimodal approaches beneficial in optimizing analgesia for cancer patients...
- Use of ultra rapid opioid detoxification in the treatment of US military burn casualtiesChristopher V Maani
United States Army Institute of Surgical Research and Burn Center at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam, Houston, Texas, USA
J Trauma 71:S114-9. 2011..The purpose of this case series was to review the management of burn patients who requested ultrarapid opioid detoxification under anesthesia after extended duration of narcotic use for chronic pain related to burn injury...
- Virtual reality pain control during burn wound debridement of combat-related burn injuries using robot-like arm mounted VR gogglesChristopher V Maani
US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam, Houston, Texas, USA
J Trauma 71:S125-30. 2011..This is the first controlled study to explore whether adjunctive immersive virtual reality (VR) can reduce excessive pain of soldiers with combat-related burn injuries during wound debridement...
- Combining ketamine and virtual reality pain control during severe burn wound care: one military and one civilian patientChristopher V Maani
U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX, USA
Pain Med 12:673-8. 2011..Virtual Reality (VR) has been applied as an adjunct to opioid analgesics for procedural pain. We describe the first use of ketamine combined with immersive VR to reduce excessive pain during wound care...
- Coagulopathy in trauma patients: what are the main influence factors?Christopher V Maani
Department of Anesthesiology, USA Institute of Surgical Research and Army Burn Center, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston 78234, USA
Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 22:255-60. 2009..When left untreated, cardiovascular shock and multiorgan system failure ensue. Uncompensated hemorrhage often culminates in death, highlighting the significance of recognizing the main influences in coagulopathy of trauma...
- Relationships between early acute pain scores, autonomic nervous system function, and injury severity in wounded soldiersMarcie Fowler
US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Battlefield Pain Control Project Area, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam, Houston, Texas 78234 6315, USA
J Trauma 71:S87-90. 2011..However, there are no data regarding the impact of combat-related pain on physiologic responses. This study is a retrospective analysis that examined the relationship of pain and physiologic parameters in injured soldiers...
- The effect of propranolol on posttraumatic stress disorder in burned service membersLaura L McGhee
Battlefield Pain Control Project Area, United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, USA
J Burn Care Res 30:92-7. 2009..The prevalence of PTSD in patients receiving propranolol is the same as those not receiving propranolol. More research is needed to determine the relationship between PTSD and propranolol...
- The relationship of early pain scores and posttraumatic stress disorder in burned soldiersLaura L McGhee
US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
J Burn Care Res 32:46-51. 2011..However, this is a small sample size, and many other factors likely influence PTSD development. Further study is necessary to explore the relationship between early acute pain and subsequent development of PTSD symptoms...
- The relationship of intravenous midazolam and posttraumatic stress disorder development in burned soldiersLaura L McGhee
Battlefield Pain Control Project Area, United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
J Trauma 66:S186-90. 2009..We also investigated the intensity of the memories related to the traumatic event...
- The relationship between gabapentin and pregabalin and posttraumatic stress disorder in burned servicemembersMarice Fowler
United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, Texas 78234, USA
J Burn Care Res 33:612-8. 2012..Many factors influence the development and progression of PTSD, but few drugs have been identified that are effective at treating or preventing PTSD...
- The intraoperative administration of ketamine to burned U.S. service members does not increase the incidence of post-traumatic stress disorderLaura L McGhee
U S Army Institute of Surgical Research, 3698 Chambers Pass, Building 3611, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78239
Mil Med 179:41-6. 2014..We have now expanded this research to examine the relationship between ketamine and PTSD development in a much larger population...
- The correlation between ketamine and posttraumatic stress disorder in burned service membersLaura L McGhee
US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
J Trauma 64:S195-8; Discussion S197-8. 2008..This study investigated the prevalence of PTSD in Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom (OIF/OEF) service members who were treated for burns in a military treatment center...
- Risk factors for hypotension in urgently intubated burn patientsChristopher J Dennis
Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX, United States
Burns 38:1181-5. 2012..When urgently intubating patient in the burn intensive care unit (BICU), various induction agents, including propofol, are utilized that may induce hemodynamic instability...