Marcin Wasowicz

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Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Use of a novel technique, solid phase microextraction, to measure tranexamic acid in patients undergoing cardiac surgery
    Marcin Wasowicz
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, ON M5G 2C4, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 59:14-20. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Early complications and immediate postoperative outcomes of paravalvular leaks after valve replacement surgery
    Marcin Wasowicz
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 25:610-4. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Technical report: analysis of citrated blood with thromboelastography: comparison with fresh blood samples
    Marcin Wasowicz
    Department of Anesthesia, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, and Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, 200 Elizabeth St, EN3 424, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 55:284-9. 2008
  4. doi request reprint The utility of thromboelastography for guiding recombinant activated factor VII therapy for refractory hemorrhage after cardiac surgery
    Marcin Wasowicz
    Department of Anesthesia, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 23:828-34. 2009
  5. doi request reprint The incremental value of thrombelastography for prediction of excessive blood loss after cardiac surgery: an observational study
    Marcin Wasowicz
    Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth St, 3EN 402 Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 2C4
    Anesth Analg 111:331-8. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Determinants of complications with recombinant factor VIIa for refractory blood loss in cardiac surgery
    Keyvan Karkouti
    University of Toronto, University Health Network, Department of Anesthesia, 3 Eaton North, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 53:802-9. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Therapeutic monitoring of tranexamic acid concentration: high-throughput analysis with solid-phase microextraction
    Barbara Bojko
    Department of Chemistry, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Ther Drug Monit 34:31-7. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Delirium following vascular surgery: increased incidence with preoperative beta-blocker administration
    Rita Katznelson
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 56:793-801. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Hospital administrative database underestimates delirium rate after cardiac surgery
    Rita Katznelson
    Department of Anesthesiology, Toronto General Hospital, Eaton North 3 453, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, ON M5G 2C4, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 57:898-902. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Determination of tranexamic acid concentration by solid phase microextraction and liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry: first step to in vivo analysis
    Barbara Bojko
    Department of Chemistry, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 879:3781-7. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Use of a novel technique, solid phase microextraction, to measure tranexamic acid in patients undergoing cardiac surgery
    Marcin Wasowicz
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, ON M5G 2C4, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 59:14-20. 2012
    ..We also investigated the use of automated SPME with the aim of improving the technique so it could be used efficiently for measuring plasma TXA levels...
  2. doi request reprint Early complications and immediate postoperative outcomes of paravalvular leaks after valve replacement surgery
    Marcin Wasowicz
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 25:610-4. 2011
    ..To evaluate the incidence of perivalvular leaks (PVLs) after valve replacement and assess its impact on immediate postoperative outcomes...
  3. doi request reprint Technical report: analysis of citrated blood with thromboelastography: comparison with fresh blood samples
    Marcin Wasowicz
    Department of Anesthesia, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, and Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, 200 Elizabeth St, EN3 424, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 55:284-9. 2008
    ....
  4. doi request reprint The utility of thromboelastography for guiding recombinant activated factor VII therapy for refractory hemorrhage after cardiac surgery
    Marcin Wasowicz
    Department of Anesthesia, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 23:828-34. 2009
    ..In this study, the authors assessed the ability of thromboelastography (TEG) in guiding rFVIIa therapy in this setting...
  5. doi request reprint The incremental value of thrombelastography for prediction of excessive blood loss after cardiac surgery: an observational study
    Marcin Wasowicz
    Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth St, 3EN 402 Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 2C4
    Anesth Analg 111:331-8. 2010
    ..Accurate risk stratification may help reduce the burden of excessive blood loss after cardiac surgery. We measured the incremental value of thrombelastography to an existing risk prediction model for excessive blood loss in cardiac surgery...
  6. ncbi request reprint Determinants of complications with recombinant factor VIIa for refractory blood loss in cardiac surgery
    Keyvan Karkouti
    University of Toronto, University Health Network, Department of Anesthesia, 3 Eaton North, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 53:802-9. 2006
    ..Recombinant factor VIIa (rFVIIa) is being used for refractory, excessive blood loss (EBL) after cardiac surgery, but its safety for this indication is not known...
  7. doi request reprint Therapeutic monitoring of tranexamic acid concentration: high-throughput analysis with solid-phase microextraction
    Barbara Bojko
    Department of Chemistry, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Ther Drug Monit 34:31-7. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Delirium following vascular surgery: increased incidence with preoperative beta-blocker administration
    Rita Katznelson
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 56:793-801. 2009
    ..To determine if there is an association between perioperative administration of beta-blockers and postoperative delirium in patients undergoing vascular surgery...
  9. doi request reprint Hospital administrative database underestimates delirium rate after cardiac surgery
    Rita Katznelson
    Department of Anesthesiology, Toronto General Hospital, Eaton North 3 453, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, ON M5G 2C4, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 57:898-902. 2010
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Determination of tranexamic acid concentration by solid phase microextraction and liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry: first step to in vivo analysis
    Barbara Bojko
    Department of Chemistry, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 879:3781-7. 2011
    ..Another advantage of SPME over conventional techniques was the easy automation and feasibility of in vivo analysis; this advantage makes it possible to use the proposed method for an on-site analysis in clinical practice...
  11. ncbi request reprint Platelet transfusions are not associated with increased morbidity or mortality in cardiac surgery
    Keyvan Karkouti
    Department of Anesthesia, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 53:279-87. 2006
    ..To determine the independent relationship between leukoreduced platelet transfusions and adverse events in cardiac surgery...
  12. ncbi request reprint Safety and Efficacy of Volatile Anesthetic Agents Compared With Standard Intravenous Midazolam/Propofol Sedation in Ventilated Critical Care Patients: A Meta-analysis and Systematic Review of Prospective Trials
    Angela Jerath
    From the Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand and Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Anesth Analg . 2016
    ..We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective randomized controlled trials, which compared the use of volatile agents versus intravenous midazolam or propofol in critical care units...
  13. doi request reprint Volatile Anesthetics. Is a New Player Emerging in Critical Care Sedation?
    Angela Jerath
    1 Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada and
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 193:1202-12. 2016
    ..This review seeks to critically appraise current volatile use in critical care medicine including current research, technical consideration of their use, contraindications, areas of controversy, and proposed future research topics. ..
  14. doi request reprint Isocapnic hyperpnoea shortens postanesthetic care unit stay after isoflurane anesthesia
    Rita Katznelson
    Department of Anesthesia, Toronto General Hospital, Eaton North 3 453, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4, Canada
    Anesth Analg 111:403-8. 2010
    ..5 to 3 hours of isoflurane anesthesia...
  15. doi request reprint A derived and validated score to predict prolonged mechanical ventilation in patients undergoing cardiac surgery
    Vivek Sharma
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg . 2016
    ..We undertook a retrospective analysis of 2 prospectively collected databases developed in tertiary cardiac care centers to derive and validate a risk index predicting prolonged mechanical ventilation after cardiac surgery...
  16. doi request reprint Early versus late tracheostomy in cardiovascular intensive care patients
    Wilfredo Puentes
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital University Health Network Department of Anesthesia, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada
    Anaesthesiol Intensive Ther 48:89-94. 2016
    ..This retrospective cohort aims to assess the potential benefits of early tracheostomy on post-operative outcomes, length of stay and post-tracheostomy complications within cardiac surgical population...
  17. doi request reprint Volatile-based short-term sedation in cardiac surgical patients: a prospective randomized controlled trial
    Angela Jerath
    1Department Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada 2Department Anesthesia and Pain Management, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India 3Divison of Cardiac Surgery, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Crit Care Med 43:1062-9. 2015
    ..To evaluate the differences in extubation times in a group of cardiac surgical patients who were anesthetized and sedated with either IV propofol or inhaled volatile anesthetic agents...
  18. doi request reprint Type of anesthesia and postoperative delirium after vascular surgery
    Louise Ellard
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 28:458-61. 2014
    ..The role of LA with respect to postoperative delirium in vascular surgery patients previously has not been reported...
  19. doi request reprint The scavenging of volatile anesthetic agents in the cardiovascular intensive care unit environment: a technical report
    Thomas Pickworth
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto General Hospital University Health Network, ON, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 60:38-43. 2013
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  20. ncbi request reprint The interaction of carbon dioxide and hypoxia in the control of cerebral blood flow
    Alexandra Mardimae
    Department of Physiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5S 1A8
    Pflugers Arch 464:345-51. 2012
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  21. doi request reprint Risk of elective major noncardiac surgery after coronary stent insertion: a population-based study
    Duminda N Wijeysundera
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5B 1W8, Canada
    Circulation 126:1355-62. 2012
    ..Guidelines recommend that noncardiac surgery be delayed until 30 to 45 days after bare-metal stent implantation and 1 year after drug-eluting stent implantation...
  22. doi request reprint Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiographic Diagnosis of Acute Budd-Chiari Syndrome After Extended Right Hepatectomy
    Gabriela Alcaraz
    From the Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    A A Case Rep 7:13-5. 2016
    ..TEE constituted a stepped-up level of monitoring, prompting an immediate surgical reexploration, and resolution of hemodynamic instability. ..
  23. doi request reprint Pharmacokinetic modeling of tranexamic acid for patients undergoing cardiac surgery with normal renal function and model simulations for patients with renal impairment
    Qi Joy Yang
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, 144 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5S 3M2
    Biopharm Drug Dispos 36:294-307. 2015
    ..Our proposed dosing regimen, with consideration of renal function, is predicted to maintain effective target plasma concentrations below those associated with toxicity for patients with renal failure for CPB...
  24. pmc The use of volatile anesthetic agents for long-term critical care sedation (VALTS): study protocol for a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Angela Jerath
    Department Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth St, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2C4, Canada
    Trials 16:560. 2015
    ..This pilot randomized controlled trial aims to assess the safety and feasibility of delivering volatile agents for long-term patient sedation in the ICU with limited or no experience of this technique...
  25. ncbi request reprint Bivalirudin anticoagulation for cardiopulmonary bypass in a patient with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
    Marcin Wasowicz
    Department of Anesthesia, Toronto General Hospital, Ontario M5G 2C4, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 52:1093-8. 2005
    ..The patient underwent high-risk cardiac re-operation with the use of the alternative anticoagulant, bivalirudin...
  26. ncbi request reprint Air-blood barrier injury during cardiac operations with the use of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB). An old story? A morphological study
    Marcin Wasowicz
    John Paul II Hospital, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Cracow, Poland
    Scand Cardiovasc J 37:216-21. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study is to morphologically analyze the structure of air-blood barriers in patients who underwent coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) with use of CPB...