Karthik Raghunathan

Summary

Affiliation: Baystate Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Importance of intravenous fluid dose and composition in surgical ICU patients
    Karthik Raghunathan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 18:350-7. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Checklists, safety, my culture and me
    Karthik Raghunathan
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:617-20. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Inhaled epoprostenol during one-lung ventilation
    Karthik Raghunathan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:981-3. 2010
  4. doi request reprint ε-Aminocaproic acid and clinical value in cardiac anesthesia
    Karthik Raghunathan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 25:16-9. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Association between the choice of IV crystalloid and in-hospital mortality among critically ill adults with sepsis*
    Karthik Raghunathan
    1Depawwrtment of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 2Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 3OptiStatim LLC, Longmeadow, MA 4Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 5Department of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 6Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 7Center for Quality of Care Research and Department of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA
    Crit Care Med 42:1585-91. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Fluids are drugs: type, dose and toxicity
    Karthik Raghunathan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center Durham VAMC, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 19:290-8. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Fluid management in cardiac surgery: colloid or crystalloid?
    Andrew Shaw
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center Durham VAMC, Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Anesthesiol Clin 31:269-80. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of cyclooxygenase-2 inhibition on acute and chronic donor-site pain after spinal-fusion surgery
    Scott S Reuben
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Baystate Medical Center and the Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 31:6-13. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint The analgesic efficacy of celecoxib, pregabalin, and their combination for spinal fusion surgery
    Scott S Reuben
    Department of Anesthesiology, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Anesth Analg 103:1271-7. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Ultrasonography and pediatric caudals
    Donald Schwartz
    Department of Anesthesiology, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Anesth Analg 106:97-9, table of contents. 2008

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Importance of intravenous fluid dose and composition in surgical ICU patients
    Karthik Raghunathan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 18:350-7. 2012
    ..On the basis of updated physiologic postulates, we suggest guidelines for the use of crystalloids and colloids. Goal-directed fluid therapy is advocated as a means for avoiding both hypovolemia and hypervolemia...
  2. doi request reprint Checklists, safety, my culture and me
    Karthik Raghunathan
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:617-20. 2012
    ..We need to understand how people interact as members of a group as this is crucial for the development of generalisable safety interventions...
  3. doi request reprint Inhaled epoprostenol during one-lung ventilation
    Karthik Raghunathan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:981-3. 2010
    ..The pharmacologic manipulation of pulmonary blood flow remains an underused strategy for the management of hypoxemia during one-lung ventilation...
  4. doi request reprint ε-Aminocaproic acid and clinical value in cardiac anesthesia
    Karthik Raghunathan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 25:16-9. 2011
    ..The primary aim was to compare the "clinical value" of tranexamic acid (TXA) with ε-aminocaproic acid (EACA) when used for blood conservation during high-risk cardiac surgery...
  5. doi request reprint Association between the choice of IV crystalloid and in-hospital mortality among critically ill adults with sepsis*
    Karthik Raghunathan
    1Depawwrtment of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 2Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 3OptiStatim LLC, Longmeadow, MA 4Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 5Department of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 6Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 7Center for Quality of Care Research and Department of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA
    Crit Care Med 42:1585-91. 2014
    ..We examined the association between choice of crystalloids and in-hospital mortality during the resuscitation of critically ill adults with sepsis...
  6. doi request reprint Fluids are drugs: type, dose and toxicity
    Karthik Raghunathan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center Durham VAMC, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 19:290-8. 2013
    ..Updated physiologic concepts are invoked and results of recent major clinical trials on i.v. fluid therapy in the acutely ill are interpreted...
  7. doi request reprint Fluid management in cardiac surgery: colloid or crystalloid?
    Andrew Shaw
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center Durham VAMC, Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Anesthesiol Clin 31:269-80. 2013
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  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of cyclooxygenase-2 inhibition on acute and chronic donor-site pain after spinal-fusion surgery
    Scott S Reuben
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Baystate Medical Center and the Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 31:6-13. 2006
    ..The goal of this prospective, randomized, double-blind study was to examine the effect of perioperative COX-2 inhibition on acute and chronic donor-site pain in patients undergoing spinal-fusion surgery...
  9. ncbi request reprint The analgesic efficacy of celecoxib, pregabalin, and their combination for spinal fusion surgery
    Scott S Reuben
    Department of Anesthesiology, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Anesth Analg 103:1271-7. 2006
    ..In this trial, we assessed the analgesic efficacy of administering perioperative celecoxib, pregabalin, or both after spinal fusion surgery...
  10. doi request reprint Ultrasonography and pediatric caudals
    Donald Schwartz
    Department of Anesthesiology, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts 01199, USA
    Anesth Analg 106:97-9, table of contents. 2008
    ..We present a case in which the availability of ultrasound allowed us to proceed with a successful caudal block which we otherwise might have abandoned in an infant with difficult anatomy...
  11. doi request reprint Association between Initial Fluid Choice and Subsequent In-hospital Mortality during the Resuscitation of Adults with Septic Shock
    Karthik Raghunathan
    From the Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina K R, T E M Anesthesiology Service, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina K R Department of Anesthesiology, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania A B OptiStatim, LLC, Longmeadow, Massachusetts B H N RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina C A B Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee A D S Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina M A B and Department of Medicine, Center for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts P K L
    Anesthesiology 123:1385-93. 2015
    ..The objective of this study is to test the hypothesis that the specific mixture of IV fluids used during initial resuscitation, in severe sepsis, is associated with important in-hospital outcomes...
  12. pmc Outcomes Associated with Early Postoperative Noninvasive Ventilation in Bariatric Surgical Patients with Sleep Apnea
    Mihaela S Stefan
    Center for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
    J Clin Sleep Med 12:1507-1516. 2016
    ..To examine the relationship of early initiation of noninvasive ventilation (NIV) with postoperative outcomes in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) undergoing bariatric surgery...
  13. doi request reprint Utility of Functional Hemodynamics and Echocardiography to Aid Diagnosis and Management of Shock
    William T McGee
    Department of Medicine and Surgery, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, Massachusetts Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Veterans Affairs, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, The University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Shock 44:535-41. 2015
    ..This review thus emphasizes the application of current functional hemodynamics and ultrasonography to the diagnosis and management of shock as a contrast to conventional "static" pressure-based measures...
  14. pmc Treatment with neuromuscular blocking agents and the risk of in-hospital mortality among mechanically ventilated patients with severe sepsis
    Jay S Steingrub
    1Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 2Department of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 3Center for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 4Division of General Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA 5Department of Medicine, Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 6OptiStatim, LLC, Longmeadow, MA 7Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center Anesthesiology Service, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC
    Crit Care Med 42:90-6. 2014
    ..We examined the association between receipt of a neuromuscular blocking agent and in-hospital mortality among mechanically ventilated patients with severe sepsis...
  15. doi request reprint Effects of body surface area-indexed calculations in the morbidly obese: a mathematical analysis
    Adam C Adler
    Department of Anesthesiology, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA Electronic address
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 27:1140-4. 2013
    ..This study attempted to highlight threshold values of body surface area (BSA) that place morbidly obese patients at risk of being overtreated...
  16. doi request reprint Technical communication: inhaled anesthetic agent-vaporizer mismatch: management in settings with limited resources: don't try this at home
    Adam C Adler
    Department of Anesthesiology, Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut St, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Anesth Analg 116:1272-5. 2013
    ..Such situations may arise in remote locations where neither end-tidal anesthetic gas monitoring nor vaporizer-specific agent is available. We hope our article provides guidance in such situations...
  17. doi request reprint Focused Transthoracic Cardiac Ultrasound: A Survey of Training Practices
    Frederick Conlin
    Department of Anesthesiology, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 30:102-6. 2016
    ..The authors surveyed residents and residency program directors to examine the frequency, type, and variability of instruction regarding training of FoCUS...
  18. pmc Association between intravenous chloride load during resuscitation and in-hospital mortality among patients with SIRS
    Andrew D Shaw
    Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1215 21st Avenue S, Suite 5160 MCE NT, Office 5163, Campus Box 8274, Nashville, TN, 37232 8274, USA
    Intensive Care Med 40:1897-905. 2014
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Unwarranted variability in antibiotic prophylaxis for cesarean section delivery: a national survey of anesthesiologists
    Karthik Raghunathan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut St, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Anesth Analg 116:644-8. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to measure and describe correlates of adherence to these guidelines in a sample of United States anesthesiologists...