Joel A Symons
Affiliation: Alfred Hospital
- Volatile anaesthetic myocardial protection: a review of the current literatureE Lin
Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Monash University Melbourne, Australia
HSR Proc Intensive Care Cardiovasc Anesth 2:105-9. 2010..The evidence for the benefit of volatile anaesthetics in non-cardiac surgery is less robust and further large randomized controlled trials are required to elucidate this question...
- Myocardial protection with volatile anaesthetic agents during coronary artery bypass surgery: a meta-analysisJ A Symons
Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Br J Anaesth 97:127-36. 2006....
- Neuropathic pain and foot drop related to nerve injury after short duration surgery and caudal analgesiaJoel A Symons
Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Royal Children s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Clin J Pain 24:647-9. 2008..Additionally, the anesthetic community may need to consider revising postoperative care instructions to prevent the future occurrence of this rare outcome, particularly if using additives that prolong analgesic block duration...
- Effect of nitrous oxide anesthesia on plasma homocysteine and endothelial functionPaul S Myles
Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Anesthesiology 109:657-63. 2008..Plasma homocysteine is increased by nitrous oxide anesthesia. The current study was designed to determine whether endothelial function is impaired after surgery and whether this is made worse by exposure to nitrous oxide...