spinal anesthesia

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  1. ncbi Minidose bupivacaine-fentanyl spinal anesthesia for surgical repair of hip fracture in the aged
    B Ben-David
    Department of Anesthesia, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    Anesthesiology 92:6-10. 2000
  2. ncbi Attenuation of the tumor-promoting effect of surgery by spinal blockade in rats
    S Bar-Yosef
    Department of Anesthesiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Anesthesiology 94:1066-73. 2001
  3. ncbi A randomized double-blinded comparison of phenylephrine and ephedrine infusion combinations to maintain blood pressure during spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery: the effects on fetal acid-base status and hemodynamic control
    Warwick D Ngan Kee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Anesth Analg 107:1295-302. 2008
  4. ncbi Small-dose propofol sedation attenuates the formation of reactive oxygen species in tourniquet-induced ischemia-reperfusion injury under spinal anesthesia
    Ya Jung Cheng
    Department of Anesthesiology, Office for Medical Research Administration, National Taiwan University Hospital, No 7 Chung Shan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan 10016, Republic of China
    Anesth Analg 94:1617-20, table of contents. 2002
  5. ncbi Levobupivacaine versus racemic bupivacaine for spinal anesthesia
    Christian Glaser
    Division of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Vienna City Hospital Floridsdorf, Austria
    Anesth Analg 94:194-8, table of contents. 2002
  6. ncbi A comparison of cerebrospinal fluid and plasma urotensin II concentrations in normotensive and hypertensive patients undergoing urological surgery during spinal anesthesia: a pilot study
    Jonathan P Thompson
    University Department of Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Management, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, United Kingdom
    Anesth Analg 97:1501-3. 2003
  7. ncbi Real-time ultrasound-guided spinal anesthesia in patients with a challenging spinal anatomy: two case reports
    K J Chin
    Department of Anesthesia, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 54:252-5. 2010
  8. ncbi Transcutaneous acupoint electrical stimulation with the ReliefBand for the prevention of nausea and vomiting during and after cesarean delivery under spinal anesthesia
    Ashraf S Habib
    Department of Anesthesiology, Box 3094, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 27710
    Anesth Analg 102:581-4. 2006
  9. pmc General health and knee function outcomes from 7 days to 12 weeks after spinal anesthesia and multimodal analgesia for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Brian A Williams
    Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Anesth Analg 108:1296-302. 2009
  10. ncbi Intracranial and intraspinal hemorrhage following spinal anesthesia
    Raffaele Rocchi
    Unit of Epilepsy and Sleep Diseases, Department of Neurosciences, Santa Maria alle Scotte General Hospital, University of Siena, viale Mario Bracci, 16, 53100, Siena, Italy
    Neurol Sci 30:393-6. 2009

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  1. ncbi Minidose bupivacaine-fentanyl spinal anesthesia for surgical repair of hip fracture in the aged
    B Ben-David
    Department of Anesthesia, Western Galilee Hospital, Nahariya, Israel
    Anesthesiology 92:6-10. 2000
    b>Spinal anesthesia for surgical repair of hip fracture in the elderly is associated with a high incidence of hypotension...
  2. ncbi Attenuation of the tumor-promoting effect of surgery by spinal blockade in rats
    S Bar-Yosef
    Department of Anesthesiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
    Anesthesiology 94:1066-73. 2001
    ..Natural killer cell activity was suppressed to a similar extent by surgery and by anesthesia alone. CONCLUSIONS: The addition of spinal blockade to general halothane anesthesia markedly attenuates the promotion of metastasis by surgery...
  3. ncbi A randomized double-blinded comparison of phenylephrine and ephedrine infusion combinations to maintain blood pressure during spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery: the effects on fetal acid-base status and hemodynamic control
    Warwick D Ngan Kee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Anesth Analg 107:1295-302. 2008
    Phenylephrine and ephedrine are both used to maintain arterial blood pressure during spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery. Usually, either drug is given alone but several previous studies have described combining the drugs...
  4. ncbi Small-dose propofol sedation attenuates the formation of reactive oxygen species in tourniquet-induced ischemia-reperfusion injury under spinal anesthesia
    Ya Jung Cheng
    Department of Anesthesiology, Office for Medical Research Administration, National Taiwan University Hospital, No 7 Chung Shan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan 10016, Republic of China
    Anesth Analg 94:1617-20, table of contents. 2002
    ..Blood samples were obtained from the radial artery after spinal anesthesia, 1 min before release of the tourniquet and 5 and 20 min after reperfusion...
  5. ncbi Levobupivacaine versus racemic bupivacaine for spinal anesthesia
    Christian Glaser
    Division of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Vienna City Hospital Floridsdorf, Austria
    Anesth Analg 94:194-8, table of contents. 2002
    ..We conclude that intrathecal levobupivacaine is equal in efficacy to, but less toxic than, racemic bupivacaine...
  6. ncbi A comparison of cerebrospinal fluid and plasma urotensin II concentrations in normotensive and hypertensive patients undergoing urological surgery during spinal anesthesia: a pilot study
    Jonathan P Thompson
    University Department of Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Management, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, United Kingdom
    Anesth Analg 97:1501-3. 2003
    ..for essential hypertension and 10 normotensive controls scheduled to undergo urological surgery under spinal anesthesia) were recruited into this single-blinded cohort study...
  7. ncbi Real-time ultrasound-guided spinal anesthesia in patients with a challenging spinal anatomy: two case reports
    K J Chin
    Department of Anesthesia, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 54:252-5. 2010
    b>Spinal anesthesia may be challenging in patients with poorly palpable surface landmarks or abnormal spinal anatomy...
  8. ncbi Transcutaneous acupoint electrical stimulation with the ReliefBand for the prevention of nausea and vomiting during and after cesarean delivery under spinal anesthesia
    Ashraf S Habib
    Department of Anesthesiology, Box 3094, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 27710
    Anesth Analg 102:581-4. 2006
    We randomized 94 patients undergoing cesarean delivery with spinal anesthesia to receive transcutaneous acupoint electrical stimulation using the ReliefBand at the P6 point (active group) or an active ReliefBand applied to the dorsum of ..
  9. pmc General health and knee function outcomes from 7 days to 12 weeks after spinal anesthesia and multimodal analgesia for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Brian A Williams
    Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Anesth Analg 108:1296-302. 2009
    ..We now report the prospectively collected general health and knee function outcomes in the 7 days to 12 wk after surgery in these same patients...
  10. ncbi Intracranial and intraspinal hemorrhage following spinal anesthesia
    Raffaele Rocchi
    Unit of Epilepsy and Sleep Diseases, Department of Neurosciences, Santa Maria alle Scotte General Hospital, University of Siena, viale Mario Bracci, 16, 53100, Siena, Italy
    Neurol Sci 30:393-6. 2009
    b>Spinal anesthesia (SA), accounting for more than 50% of regional anesthesias in the spinal region, is generally perceived as simple and safe. Our purpose is to increase awareness of hemorrhagic complications following SA...
  11. ncbi The incidence and risk factors for hypotension after spinal anesthesia induction: an analysis with automated data collection
    Bernd Hartmann
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Rudolf Buchheim Strasse 7, D 35392 Giessen, Germany
    Anesth Analg 94:1521-9, table of contents. 2002
    We sought to identify factors that are associated with hypotension after the induction of spinal anesthesia (SpA) by using an anesthesia information management system...
  12. ncbi Evidence that intravenous vasopressors can affect rostral spread of spinal anesthesia in pregnancy
    David W Cooper
    Department of Anaesthesia, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, Cleveland, United Kingdom
    Anesthesiology 101:28-33. 2004
    The authors have previously observed an apparent association between rostral spread of spinal anesthesia and choice of intravenous vasopressor given to maintain maternal systolic arterial pressure during cesarean delivery...
  13. ncbi Combined intrathecal and epidural magnesium sulfate supplementation of spinal anesthesia to reduce post-operative analgesic requirements: a prospective, randomized, double-blind, controlled trial in patients undergoing major orthopedic surgery
    R Arcioni
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, La Sapienza University of Rome, II Faculty of Medicine, S Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 51:482-9. 2007
    ..We investigated whether supplementation of spinal anesthesia with combined intrathecally and epidurally infused MgSO(4) reduced patients' post-operative analgesia ..
  14. ncbi Prophylactic ephedrine prevents hypotension during spinal anesthesia for Cesarean delivery but does not improve neonatal outcome: a quantitative systematic review
    Anna Lee
    Department of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China
    Can J Anaesth 49:588-99. 2002
    The objective of this systematic review was to assess the effectiveness and safety of ephedrine compared with control when given prophylactically to prevent hypotension during spinal anesthesia for Cesarean delivery.
  15. ncbi Intrathecal drug spread
    G Hocking
    University Department of Anaesthesia, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, Scotland, UK
    Br J Anaesth 93:568-78. 2004
  16. ncbi Effects of crystalloid and colloid preload on blood volume in the parturient undergoing spinal anesthesia for elective Cesarean section
    H Ueyama
    Department of Anesthesiology, Osaka University Medical School, Japan
    Anesthesiology 91:1571-6. 1999
    The role of crystalloid preloading to prevent hypotension associated with spinal anesthesia in parturients during cesarean section has been challenged...
  17. ncbi The duration of spinal anesthesia with 5% lidocaine in chronic opium abusers compared with nonabusers
    Maryam Vosoughian
    Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Shaheed Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran
    Anesth Analg 105:531-3. 2007
    ..It has been demonstrated that chronic opium abusers have lower thresholds for pain. In this study we sought to determine whether chronic opium abuse has any effect on the duration of spinal block by local anesthetics...
  18. ncbi Prevention of hypotension by a single 5-mg dose of ephedrine during small-dose spinal anesthesia in prehydrated cesarean delivery patients
    M P Vercauteren
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium
    Anesth Analg 90:324-7. 2000
    To evaluate the effectiveness of prophylactic ephedrine for the prevention of hypotension associated with spinal anesthesia, 50 parturients undergoing cesarean delivery received either ephedrine 5 mg or saline IV in a double-blinded ..
  19. ncbi Duration of spinal anesthesia with bupivacaine in chronic opium abusers undergoing lower extremity orthopedic surgery
    Ali Dabbagh
    Department of Anesthesiology, Taleghani Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Arch Iran Med 10:316-20. 2007
    It has been demonstrated that chronic opium abusers have lower thresholds for pain. Spinal anesthesia is a common procedure in anesthesia, which is performed through administration of drugs (usually local anesthetics) in the intrathecal ..
  20. ncbi Intraoperative forced air-warming during cesarean delivery under spinal anesthesia does not prevent maternal hypothermia
    Alexander J Butwick
    Department of Anesthesia, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Anesth Analg 105:1413-9, table of contents. 2007
    ..We tested the hypothesis that intraoperative lower body forced air-warming prevents hypothermia in patients undergoing elective cesarean delivery with spinal anesthesia.
  21. ncbi Prevention of spinal anesthesia-induced hypotension in the elderly: comparison between preanesthetic administration of crystalloids, colloids, and no prehydration
    D Buggy
    Department of Anaesthesia, Cappagh Orthopaedic Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Anesth Analg 84:106-10. 1997
    ..0 L/70 kg) for prevention of spinal anesthesia-induced hypotension has been challenged recently, after several reports of failure to demonstrate its ..
  22. ncbi Amino acid infusion induces thermogenesis and reduces blood loss during hip arthroplasty under spinal anesthesia
    Jan Widman
    Department of Orthopedics, St Göran Hospital, Stockholm Sweden
    Anesth Analg 95:1757-62, table of contents. 2002
    ..We studied whether amino acids also induce thermogenesis under spinal anesthesia and whether this endogenous heat production reduces bleeding during hip arthroplasty...
  23. ncbi Prophylactic IM small-dose phenylephrine blunts spinal anesthesia-induced hypotensive response during surgical repair of hip fracture in the elderly
    Kohki Nishikawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Sapporo Medical University, School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Anesth Analg 95:751-6, table of contents. 2002
    ..5 and 3 mg on hyperbaric tetracaine spinal anesthesia-induced hypotension in 90 normotensive and hypertensive patients aged >65 yr undergoing surgery for hip ..
  24. ncbi Hemodynamic effects of ephedrine, phenylephrine, and the coadministration of phenylephrine with oxytocin during spinal anesthesia for elective cesarean delivery
    Robert A Dyer
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Cape Town and New Groote Schuur Hospital, Anzio Road, Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa
    Anesthesiology 111:753-65. 2009
    Hemodynamic responses to vasopressors used during spinal anesthesia for elective Cesarean delivery, have not been well described. This study compared the effects of bolus phenylephrine and ephedrine on maternal cardiac output (CO)...
  25. ncbi The effects of anesthetic techniques on acute phase response at delivery (anesthesia and acute phase response)
    Unase Buyukkocak
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Kirikkale University, School of Medicine, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Clin Biochem 36:67-70. 2003
    ..To investigate the effects of anesthetic techniques and delivery types on stress response during uncomplicated delivery...
  26. ncbi Comparison of effects of rapid colloid loading before and after spinal anesthesia on maternal hemodynamics and neonatal outcomes in cesarean section
    Koichi Nishikawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 39 22 Showa machi, Maebashi City 371 8511, Japan
    J Clin Monit Comput 21:125-9. 2007
    The effects of colloid loading after spinal anesthesia on hemodynamics in parturients during cesarean section have not been fully understood...
  27. ncbi [Is oxygen therapy truly useful and necessary during elective cesarean section under spinal anesthesia?]
    F Palacio
    Servicio de Anestesiologia y Reanimacion, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon, Madrid
    Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim 55:597-604. 2008
    ..To analyze maternal and fetal well-being with and without the application of oxygen therapy...
  28. ncbi Preload or coload for spinal anesthesia for elective Cesarean delivery: a meta-analysis
    Arnab Banerjee
    Division of Obstetrical Anesthesia and the Obstetrical Anesthesia Research Unit of the Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre at Women s College Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1B2, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 57:24-31. 2010
    Hypotension following spinal anesthesia for Cesarean delivery is common. Fluid loading is recommended to prevent hypotension, but preload is often ineffective...
  29. ncbi [Four cases of diplopia following spinal anesthesia]
    Junji Egawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Nara Medical University, Kashihara
    Masui 54:767-71. 2005
    Many complications after spinal anesthesia have been reported, but diplopia is rare. We had four cases of diplopia in 794 cases of spinal anesthesia in three years at Nara Medical University Hospital...
  30. ncbi Spinal anesthesia with hyperbaric levobupivacaine and ropivacaine for outpatient knee arthroscopy: a prospective, randomized, double-blind study
    Gianluca Cappelleri
    Department of Anesthesiology, Vita Salute University of Milan, IRCCS H San Raffaele, Via Olgettina 60, 20132 Milano, Italy
    Anesth Analg 101:77-82, table of contents. 2005
    ..randomly allocated 91 ASA physical status I-II outpatients undergoing knee arthroscopy to receive unilateral spinal anesthesia with 7.5 mg of hyperbaric ropivacaine 0.5% (group Ropi-7.5, n = 31) or either 7.5 mg (group Levo-7...
  31. ncbi Transient neurologic symptoms after spinal anesthesia with lidocaine versus other local anesthetics: a systematic review of randomized, controlled trials
    Dusanka Zaric
    Department of Anesthesiology, Frederiksberg Hospital, Ndr Fasanvej 57, 2000 Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Anesth Analg 100:1811-6. 2005
    Lidocaine has been used for spinal anesthesia since 1948, seemingly without causing concern...
  32. ncbi Foot drop after spinal anesthesia in a patient with a low-lying cord
    F U Ahmad
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurosciences Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Int J Obstet Anesth 15:233-6. 2006
    ..We describe a 26-year-old woman who underwent emergency caesarean section under spinal anesthesia. She developed right foot drop immediately after surgery, which gradually recovered over the next 10 months...
  33. ncbi Dose-response effects of spinal neostigmine added to bupivacaine spinal anesthesia in volunteers
    S S Liu
    Department of Anesthesiology, Virginia Mason Medical Center and the University of Washington, Seattle 98111, USA
    Anesthesiology 90:710-7. 1999
    ..Neostigmine is a novel spinal analgesic that could be a useful adjunct, but no data exist to assess the effects of neostigmine on small-dose bupivacaine spinal anesthesia.
  34. ncbi A similar incidence of transient neurologic symptoms after spinal anesthesia with 2% and 5% lidocaine
    K F Hampl
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Basel Kantonsspital, Switzerland
    Anesth Analg 83:1051-4. 1996
    Recent reports suggest that transient neurologic symptoms are common after spinal anesthesia with 5% lidocaine...
  35. ncbi Comparison of the effect of two different doses of 0.75% glucose-free ropivacaine for spinal anesthesia for lower limb and lower abdominal surgery
    John On Nin Wong
    Department of Anesthesiology, St Martin de Porres Hospital, Chiayi, Taiwan
    Kaohsiung J Med Sci 20:423-30. 2004
    We compared the clinical efficacy and safety of two doses of ropivacaine for spinal anesthesia in Chinese patients undergoing lower limb and lower abdominal surgery...
  36. ncbi Prospective study of hypotension after spinal anesthesia for cesarean section at Siriraj Hospital: incidence and risk factors, Part 2
    Pitchya Ohpasanon
    Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 91:675-80. 2008
    The incidence of hypotension after spinal anesthesia is highest in cesarean section...
  37. ncbi Modifying the baricity of local anesthetics for spinal anesthesia by temperature adjustment: model calculations
    Axel R Heller
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Germany
    Anesthesiology 105:346-53. 2006
    ..LAs become hypobaric and therefore may cranially ascend during spinal anesthesia in an uncontrolled manner...
  38. ncbi The effects of spinal anesthesia with lidocaine and sufentanil on lower urinary tract functions
    Ed T Kamphuis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Rijnstate Ziekenhuis, Postbus 9555, 6800 TA Arnhem, The Netherlands
    Anesth Analg 107:2073-8. 2008
    ..Intrathecal opioids cause dose-dependent suppression of detrusor contractility. We studied the effects of spinal anesthesia with a combination of lidocaine and sufentanil on lower urinary tract function.
  39. ncbi Extent of hyperbaric spinal anesthesia influences the duration of spinal block
    N E Kooger Infante
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland
    Anesthesiology 92:1319-23. 2000
    The influence of spread of spinal anesthesia on the duration of spinal blockade has been suggested but never investigated specifically...
  40. ncbi Spinal anesthesia for transurethral resection operations: bupivacaine versus levobupivacaine
    O Cuvas
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Ankara Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Minerva Anestesiol 74:697-701. 2008
    This study tested the hypothesis that 0.5% levobupivacaine might be a good alternative to 0.5% plain bupivacaine for local spinal anesthesia during transurethral resection (TUR) operations.
  41. ncbi Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome with vasospasm in a postpartum woman after postdural puncture headache following spinal anesthesia
    Chiu Ming Ho
    Department of Anesthesiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Anesth Analg 105:770-2. 2007
    We describe a postpartum woman who, after an uneventful pregnancy, developed posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome after spinal anesthesia, complicated by postdural puncture headache.
  42. ncbi Oxygenation status of cervical carcinomas before and during spinal anesthesia for application of brachytherapy
    Hajo Dirk Weitmann
    Department of Radiotherapy and Radiobiology, University of Vienna, General Hospital of Vienna, Austria
    Strahlenther Onkol 179:633-40. 2003
    To date, no information is available concerning the impact of spinal anesthesia on the oxygenation status of carcinomas of the uterine cervix...
  43. ncbi Spinal anesthesia with two different dosages of 0.75% glucose-free ropivacaine: a comparison of efficacy and safety in Chinese parturients undergoing cesarean section
    John On Nin Wong
    Department of Anesthesiology, Pain Management, Critical Care Medicine and Palliative Medicine, St Martin de Porres Hospital, 565, Da Ya Road, Sec 2, Chia yi City 600, Taiwan, R O C
    Acta Anaesthesiol Sin 41:131-8. 2003
    ..We compared the clinical efficacy and safety between 2 doses of 2.5 ml (18.75 mg) and 3 ml (22.5 mg) of 0.75% glucose free spinal ropivacaine in Chinese parturients undergoing Cesarean section...
  44. ncbi Successful spinal anesthesia in a patient with Huntington's chorea
    Asim Esen
    Anesth Analg 103:512-3. 2006
  45. ncbi Transient restless legs syndrome after spinal anesthesia: a prospective study
    B Hogl
    Department of Neurology, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Neurology 59:1705-7. 2002
    To assess the incidence and time course of new-onset restless legs syndrome (RLS) after spinal anesthesia.
  46. ncbi [Appropriate dose of isobaric bupivacaine with fentanyl in spinal anesthesia for cesarean section]
    Michiyo Kimoto
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University Hospital, Moriguchi 570 8506
    Masui 54:864-8. 2005
    b>Spinal anesthesia combined with fentanyl is commonly used for cesarean section. We studied the appropriate dose of isobaric bupivacaine for spinal anesthesia when combined with a fixed dose of 20 microg fentanyl.
  47. ncbi The use of ultrasound to facilitate spinal anesthesia in a patient with previous lumbar laminectomy and fusion: a case report
    Ki Jinn Chin
    Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Ultrasound 37:482-5. 2009
    We describe a case of ultrasound (US)-facilitated spinal anesthesia in a patient with a prior lumbar laminectomy and spinal fusion who presented for total knee arthroplasty...
  48. ncbi Spinal anesthesia for Cesarean delivery in a parturient with Arnold-Chiari type I malformation
    Krzysztof M Kuczkowski
    Can J Anaesth 51:639. 2004
  49. ncbi Hetastarch co-loading is as effective as pre-loading for the prevention of hypotension following spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery
    B Carvalho
    Department of Anesthesiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Int J Obstet Anesth 18:150-5. 2009
    Pre-loading with hetastarch decreases the incidence and severity of hypotension after spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery...
  50. ncbi Clonidine combined with small-dose bupivacaine during spinal anesthesia for inguinal herniorrhaphy: a randomized double-blinded study
    I Dobrydnjov
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Anesth Analg 96:1496-503, table of contents. 2003
    ..double-blinded study was to see whether the addition of small-dose clonidine to small-dose bupivacaine for spinal anesthesia prolonged the duration of postoperative analgesia and also provided a sufficient block duration that would ..
  51. ncbi Learning manual skills in spinal anesthesia and orotracheal intubation: is there any recommended number of cases for anesthesia residency training program?
    S Charuluxananan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 84:S251-5. 2001
    ..To determine the learning process of 150 attempts of spinal anesthesia and 100 attempts of orotracheal intubation, the two most frequent anesthetic procedures, we evaluated 9 ..
  52. ncbi Comparison of metaraminol and ephedrine infusions for maintaining arterial pressure during spinal anesthesia for elective cesarean section
    W D Ngan Kee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin
    Anesthesiology 95:307-13. 2001
    ..Although ephedrine is usually recommended as the first-line vasopressor in obstetrics, its superiority over other vasopressors has not been proven in humans...
  53. ncbi [Intrathecal fentanyl reduces the dose of propofol required for sedation during spinal anesthesia]
    V Contreras Dominguez
    Servicio de Anestesiologia, Hospital Clinico Regional de Concepción, Chile
    Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim 54:421-4. 2007
    To assess the effects of 2 dosages of intrathecal fentanyl on the requirement for propofol infused intravenously for the sedation of patients under spinal anesthesia.
  54. ncbi Intrathecal clonidine decreases propofol sedation requirements during spinal anesthesia in infants
    Yatindra K Batra
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Paediatr Anaesth 20:625-32. 2010
    ..is a popular agent for providing procedural sedation in pediatric population during lumbar puncture and spinal anesthesia. Adjuvants like clonidine and fentanyl are administered intrathecally to prolong the duration of spinal ..
  55. ncbi Comparison of maternal satisfaction between epidural and spinal anesthesia for elective Cesarean section
    P J Morgan
    Department of Anesthesia, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 47:956-61. 2000
    ..because of the availability of non-cutting spinal needles, many institutions have changed from epidural to spinal anesthesia. The purpose of this study was to compare maternal satisfaction between epidural and spinal anesthesia for ..
  56. ncbi Phantom limb pain induced by spinal anesthesia
    André Prato Schmidt
    Clinics (Sao Paulo) 60:263-4. 2005
  57. ncbi Spinal anesthesia for transurethral prostatectomy in a patient with multiple system atrophy
    Jean Marc Malinovsky
    Can J Anaesth 50:962-3. 2003
  58. ncbi Continuous spinal anesthesia
    James M Moore
    Department of Anesthesiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1778, USA
    Am J Ther 16:289-94. 2009
    Continuous spinal anesthesia (CSA) is an underutilized technique in modern anesthesia practice...
  59. ncbi Prediction of hypotension during spinal anesthesia for Cesarean section and its relation to the effect of crystalloid or colloid preload
    G Dahlgren
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Obstet Anesth 16:128-34. 2007
    ..identified before delivery, this might be a method of predicting hypotension during caesarean section under spinal anesthesia. Colloid preloading is superior to crystalloid in reducing the risk for spinal anesthetic-induced ..
  60. ncbi Continuous spinal anesthesia versus combined spinal epidural block for major orthopedic surgery: prospective randomized study
    Luiz Eduardo Imbelloni
    Director of Institute for Regional Anesthesia, Hospital de Base, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Sao Paulo Med J 127:7-11. 2009
    In major orthopedic surgery of the lower limbs, continuous spinal anesthesia (CSA) and combined spinal epidural anesthesia (CSE) are safe and reliable anesthesia methods...
  61. ncbi Intracranial subdural hematoma after spinal anesthesia in a parturient
    Brenda Dawley
    Joan C Edwards School of Medicine, Huntington, West Virginia, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:570-3. 2009
    An intracranial subdural hematoma is a rare and potentially fatal complication of spinal anesthesia.
  62. ncbi Level of sensory block and baricity of bupivacaine 0.5% in spinal anesthesia
    Nedim Solakovic
    Cantonal Hospital Dr Irfan Ljubijankic, Dobrovoljnih darivalaca krvi bb, Bihac, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Med Arh 64:158-60. 2010
    Bupivacaine is anesthetic often used in spinal anesthesia in the hyperbaric form (with factory-made incorporated 8.25% glucose), and in isobaric form without additives, (so-called "plain")...
  63. ncbi The Thai Anesthesia Incidents Monitoring Study (Thai AIMS) of adverse events after spinal anesthesia: an analysis of 1996 incident reports
    Piyamart Sirivararom
    Department ofAnesthesiology, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 92:1033-9. 2009
    ..To study the incidents of complications, adverse events and anesthetic profiles ofspinal anesthesia from primary to tertiary hospitals across Thailand...
  64. ncbi Spread of spinal anesthesia in patients having perianal surgery in the jackknife position: effects of baricity of 0.5% bupivacaine and positioning during and after induction of spinal anesthesia
    Jun Ariyama
    Division of Anesthesia, Tonami General Hospital, Tonami, Toyama, Japan
    J Clin Anesth 21:408-13. 2009
    ..To compare the influence of baricity and patient positioning during onset of subarachnoid block in patients placed in the prone, jackknife position with head-down tilt of 15 degrees ...
  65. ncbi Meningitis following spinal anesthesia: 6 cases in 5 years
    Lisa Rubin
    Haifa District Health Office, Haifa, Israel
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:1187-90. 2007
    We describe 6 cases of meningitis after spinal anesthesia associated with a single anesthesiologist over the course of 5 years. The earliest case occurred in 2000, and the other 5 cases occurred over the course of 14 months in 2004-2005...
  66. ncbi Bilateral chronic subdural hematomas with neurologic symptoms complicating spinal anesthesia
    Jerzy Slowinski
    Department of Neurosurgery and Neurotraumatology, Medical University of Silesia, Al Legionow 10, 31 902 Bytom, Poland
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 28:347-50. 2003
    Intracranial subdural hematoma is a rare but potentially fatal complication of spinal anesthesia (SA). This case is intended to highlight the importance of careful follow-up of patients with a chronic headache that develops after SA.
  67. ncbi Intracranial subdural hematoma after spinal anesthesia
    G Berkel Yildirim
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Dr Lutfi Kirdar Kartal Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Int J Obstet Anesth 14:159-62. 2005
    Intracranial subdural hematoma is an exceptionally rare but life-threatening complication of spinal anesthesia. We report a case of intracranial subdural hematoma following spinal anesthesia for cesarean section in a 27-year-old woman...
  68. ncbi Use of spinal anesthesia does not reduce intraoperative blood loss
    Robert P Wong
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Urology 70:523-6. 2007
    To determine whether the use of spinal anesthesia (versus general anesthesia) will result in lower intraoperative blood loss for radical retropubic prostatectomy.
  69. ncbi Perioperative concentrations of catecholamines in the cerebrospinal fluid and plasma during spinal anesthesia
    M J Oehmke
    Department of Special Anaesthesia and Pain Control, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 52:487-92. 2008
    ..The perioperative course of catecholamine concentrations in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and plasma was examined...
  70. ncbi Periodic leg movements during either epidural or spinal anesthesia in an elderly man without sleep-related (nocturnal) myoclonus
    S Watanabe
    Department of Anesthesia, Mito Saiseikai, General Hospital, Ibaraki, Japan
    Sleep 13:262-6. 1990
    ..periodic leg movements (PLM) observed in an 86-year-old man during either midthoracic epidural anesthesia or spinal anesthesia. The PLM observed were stereotyped (extension of the big toe in combination with partial flexion of the ..
  71. pmc Eye problem following foot surgery--abducens palsy as a complication of spinal anesthesia
    Kamil Cagri Kose
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, Afyon Kocatepe University, Afyon, Turkey
    MedGenMed 7:15. 2005
    ..Paralysis of abducens nerve is a very rare complication of lumbar puncture, which is a common procedure most often used for diagnostic and anesthetic purposes...
  72. ncbi Discitis associated with pregnancy and spinal anesthesia
    Zahid H Bajwa
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachussetts
    Anesth Analg 94:415-6, table of contents. 2002
    ..No cases of infectious discitis associated with pregnancy and spinal anesthesia have been reported in the English literature...
  73. ncbi Combined low-dose spinal-epidural anesthesia versus single-shot spinal anesthesia for elective cesarean delivery
    D H Choi
    Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Int J Obstet Anesth 15:13-7. 2006
    ..intrathecal bupivacaine/fentanyl and low-dose epidural bupivacaine may be more useful than single-shot spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery in reducing incidences of adverse effects such as hypotension and nausea and in ..
  74. ncbi Spinal anesthesia for inguinal hernia repair in 8-year-old child with myasthenia gravis
    Aysu Kocum
    Paediatr Anaesth 17:1220-1. 2007
  75. ncbi Metaraminol infusion for maintenance of arterial blood pressure during spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery: the effect of a crystalloid bolus
    W D Ngan Kee
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Anesth Analg 93:703-8. 2001
    ..no bolus (Control Group, n = 31) or 20 mL/kg lactated Ringer's solution (Bolus Group, n = 35) IV before spinal anesthesia. An infusion of metaraminol started at 0...
  76. ncbi Prevention of hypotension after spinal anesthesia for cesarean section: 6% hydroxyethyl starch 130/0.4 (Voluven) versus lactated Ringer's solution
    Samia Madi-Jebara
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, CHU Hôtel Dieu de France Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Med Liban 56:203-7. 2008
    The aim of this study is to compare the efficacy of HES 130/0.4, a new hydroxyethyl starch, to lactated Ringer's solution (LR) in the prevention of hypotension after spinal anesthesia for cesarean section (CS).
  77. ncbi The feasibility of spinal anesthesia with sedation for laparoscopic general abdominal procedures in moderate risk patients
    Yasser Ali
    King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Kingdom Saudi Arabia
    Middle East J Anaesthesiol 19:1027-39. 2008
    ..The previous limitations to the use of spinal anesthesia in laparoscopic surgery were the limited work space, high failure rate, more intra-operative morbidity and ..
  78. ncbi [Fentanyl shows different effects by administration routes on bispectral index during spinal anesthesia in patients undergoing cesarean section]
    Atsuko Kushida
    Department Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi 570 8507
    Masui 55:1393-7. 2006
    b>Spinal anesthesia using a local anesthetic with fentanyl has been reported to induce sedation...
  79. ncbi Changes of regional cerebral oxygen saturation during spinal anesthesia
    Li Chuan Chu
    Department of Anesthesiology, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taitung, ROC
    Acta Anaesthesiol Taiwan 45:155-62. 2007
    During spinal anesthesia, hemodynamic status is routinely monitored, but this may not give an accurate assessment of cerebral oxygenation...
  80. ncbi Hypotension after spinal anesthesia for cesarean section: identification of risk factors using an anesthesia information management system
    F Brenck
    Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine, Pain Therapy, Universitätsklinikum Giessen und Marburg GmbH, Standort Giessen, Rudolf Buchheim Strasse 7, 35392, Giessen, Germany
    J Clin Monit Comput 23:85-92. 2009
    To determine risk factors for developing hypotension after spinal anesthesia for cesarean section to prevent obstetric patients from hypotensive episodes potentially resulting in intrauterine malperfusion and endangering the child.
  81. ncbi [Spinal anesthesia in a patient with hemiparesis after poliomyelitis]
    Tomoaki Higashizawa
    Department of Anesthesia, Sakai Hospital in Institute of Basic Clinical Medicine, Kinki University, Sakai 590 0132
    Masui 52:1335-7. 2003
    ..b>Spinal anesthesia using with 7 mg of hyperbaric tetracaine with dextrose solution was performed for this surgery...
  82. ncbi Subhypnotic doses of midazolam prevent nausea and vomiting during spinal anesthesia for cesarean section
    O Tarhan
    Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University of Ankara, Turkey
    Minerva Anestesiol 73:629-33. 2007
    ..We aimed to evaluate the efficacy of subhypnotic doses of midazolam and propofol for peripartum nausea and vomiting during regional anesthesia for elective cesarean section in order to prevent emesis in at least 50% of patients...
  83. ncbi [Isobaric and hyperbaric local anesthetic used in spinal anesthesia]
    Li Xu
    Department of Anesthesia, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha 410008, China
    Zhong Nan Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban 30:325-7. 2005
    To reveal the advantages and disadvantages of the application of isobaric and hyperbaric local anesthetic in spinal anesthesia so as to provide reference for clinical practice.
  84. ncbi Is bilateral cerebral subdural hematoma more frequent after epidural anesthesia than spinal anesthesia?
    Ahed Zeidan
    Anesthesiology 105:1277-8; author reply 1278. 2006
  85. ncbi The effects of general vs spinal anesthesia on frontal cerebral oxygen saturation in geriatric patients undergoing emergency surgical fixation of the neck of femur
    David Hoppenstein
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Meir Hospital, Kfar Saba 44281, Israel Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Anesth 17:431-8. 2005
    ..To assess the effect of regional vs general anesthesia on transcranial cerebral oxygen saturation (rSo2)...
  86. ncbi An ultrasound-assisted approach facilitates spinal anesthesia for total joint arthroplasty
    Ki Jinn Chin
    Department of Anesthesia, Toronto Western Hospital, 399 Bathurst Street, McL 2 405, Toronto, ON M5T 2S8, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 56:643-50. 2009
    b>Spinal anesthesia can be challenging in patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty because of poorly palpable surface landmarks and age-related changes in the lumbar spine...
  87. ncbi Comparison of spinal anesthesia with combined sciatic-femoral nerve block for outpatient knee arthroscopy
    Felix R Montes
    Department of Anesthesiology, Fundación Cardio Infantil Instituto de Cardiología, Universidad del Rosario, Bogota, Colombia
    J Clin Anesth 20:415-20. 2008
    To compare spinal anesthesia and combined sciatic-femoral nerve block for outpatient knee arthroscopy.
  88. ncbi Combined spinal epidural causes higher level of block than equivalent single-shot spinal anesthesia in elective cesarean patients
    Farida Ithnin
    Department of Women s Anesthesia, KK Women s and Children s Hospital, Singapore
    Anesth Analg 102:577-80. 2006
    ....
  89. ncbi Comparison of general and spinal anesthesia and their influence on hemostatic markers in patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty
    Sabine Brueckner
    Department of Anesthesiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Subdivision of Hemostaseology, University of Luebeck, Ratzeburger Allee 160, D 23528 Luebeck, Germany
    J Clin Anesth 15:433-40. 2003
    ..To evaluate the profile of molecular hemostatic markers in patients receiving either spinal or balanced general anesthesia for total hip arthroplasty...
  90. ncbi Arrhythmias during spinal anesthesia for Cesarean section
    C L Shen
    Department of Anesthesiology, Ton Yen General Hospital, Chu Pei, Hsin Chu, Taiwan
    Can J Anaesth 47:393-7. 2000
    ..However, severe bradycardia, cardiac arrest, and other arrhythmias during spinal anesthesia have been reported and the incidence of intraoperative arrhythmias is not well established...
  91. ncbi Levobupivacaine and bupivacaine in spinal anesthesia for transurethral endoscopic surgery
    Opas Vanna
    Department of Anesthesiology, Sappasitthiprasong Hospital, Ubon Ratchatani, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 89:1133-9. 2006
    ..The objective of the present study was to investigate the clinical efficacy and safety of isobaric solution of levobupivacaine compared with hyperbaric solution of racemic bupivacaine in spinal anesthesia.
  92. ncbi Obstructive sleep apnea uncovered after high spinal anesthesia: a case report
    Paul M Wieczorek
    Department of Anesthesia, D10 144, Montreal General Hospital, 1630 Cedar Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1A4, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 52:761-4. 2005
    ....
  93. ncbi Effect of low-dose ketamine on redistribution hypothermia during spinal anesthesia sedated by propofol
    Takao Kinoshita
    Department of Anesthesiology, Nippon Medical School Second Hospital, 1 396 Kosugi cho, Nakahara ku, Kawasaki, Kanagawa 211 8533, Japan
    J Nippon Med Sch 71:92-8. 2004
    Mild hypothermia is a common complication during spinal anesthesia and may induce a serious adverse outcome...
  94. ncbi Bupivacaine-sparing effect of fentanyl in spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery
    D H Choi
    Department of Anesthesiology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 25:240-5. 2000
    Visceral pain decreases in cesarean patients under spinal anesthesia when the dose of local anesthetic is increased. However, larger doses of local anesthetic are associated with higher sensory blocks...
  95. ncbi [Unintentional total spinal anesthesia during cervical epidural block with ropivacaine]
    Koji Hara
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu
    Masui 55:1168-9. 2006
    We present a case of unintentional total spinal anesthesia, which occurred during cervical epidural block. A 34-year-old man with complex regional pain syndrome of the right upper arm was treated with epidural block at C7-T1 interspace...
  96. ncbi A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of four fixed rate infusion regimens of phenylephrine for hemodynamic support during spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery
    Terrence K Allen
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Anesth Analg 111:1221-9. 2010
    ..fluid cohydration significantly reduces the incidence of hypotension in women having cesarean delivery under spinal anesthesia. The ideal dosing regimen for this purpose is not known...
  97. ncbi Music and ambient operating room noise in patients undergoing spinal anesthesia
    Chakib M Ayoub
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Anesth Analg 100:1316-9, table of contents. 2005
    ..Eighty adults (36 American and 54 Lebanese) undergoing urological procedures with spinal anesthesia and patient-controlled IV propofol sedation were randomly assigned to intraoperative music, white noise, or ..
  98. ncbi The dose-dependent effects of phenylephrine for elective cesarean delivery under spinal anesthesia
    Adrienne Stewart
    Department of Anesthesia, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Anesth Analg 111:1230-7. 2010
    Hypotension is the most common serious side effect of spinal anesthesia for cesarean delivery...
  99. ncbi The addition of phenylephrine contributes to the development of transient neurologic symptoms after spinal anesthesia with 0.5% tetracaine
    S Sakura
    Department of Anesthesiology, Shimane Medical University, Izumo, Japan
    Anesthesiology 87:771-8. 1997
    Recent reports indicate that transient neurologic symptoms commonly occur after single-injection spinal anesthesia with lidocaine. Information regarding tetracaine has been limited to a single case report...
  100. ncbi Lumbosacral cerebrospinal fluid volume is the primary determinant of sensory block extent and duration during spinal anesthesia
    R L Carpenter
    Department of Anesthesiology, Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Anesthesiology 89:24-9. 1998
    ..Although many factors have been identified that affect the extent of spinal anesthesia, correlations are relatively poor and the extent of spread remains unpredictable...
  101. ncbi Music decreases sedative requirements during spinal anesthesia
    C Lepage
    Department of Anesthesia, Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital and University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Anesth Analg 93:912-6. 2001
    ..music can influence anxiety and perioperative sedative requirements in outpatients undergoing surgery with spinal anesthesia. We also evaluated the correlation between two anxiety measures, the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory test (..

Research Grants15

  1. Low-cost handheld medical device for neuroaxial anesthesia guidance in the obese
    FRANK WILLIAM MAULDIN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..e. epidural and spinal anesthesia) is manual palpation of spinal bone landmarks followed by "blind" needle insertion...
  2. The Role of Alzheimer's-associated Abeta in POD and POCD
    Zhongcong Xie; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..with POD measured 1, 2 and 3 days after scheduled total hip and knee replacement surgery conducted under spinal anesthesia, the CSF will be collected when spinal anesthesia is performed and therefore poses no added risk to the ..
  3. CSF predictors of postoperative delirium in non-demented hip fracture patients
    ESTHER SEUNGHEE OH; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) will be collected during spinal anesthesia from patients without dementia, and the association between CSF biomarkers of AD, amyloid-beta (A[unreadable]..
  4. Actuated Fine-Gauge Spinal Needle Insertion to Reduce Dura Damage and PDPH Risk
    MAUREEN L MULVIHILL; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..AMI), (formerly Piezo Resonance Innovations, Inc) will develop and test the Actuated Spinal Anesthesia (SIS or 'Smooth Insertion Spinal') Needle Insertion Tool to Reduce Dural Damage and Post Dural ..
  5. A Strategy for Reduction of Postoperative Delirium in Elderly Patients
    Frederick E Sieber; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..that the rate of postoperative delirium might be cut by as much as half if sedation is limited during spinal anesthesia. This proposal is further motivated by early follow-up data from the preliminary RCT which suggested that ..
  6. BEHAVIORAL BIOLOGY OF THE FETUS
    WILLIAM SMOTHERMAN; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..With the pregnant female rat surgically prepared by reversible spinal anesthesia and her uterus externalized into a warm saline bath, the intrauterine environment can be manipulated by ..
  7. DIRECT NEUROTOXICITY OF LOCAL ANESTHETICS
    Michael Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..at doses producing surgical anesthesia has an increased risk of approximately 1 in 200 via continuous spinal anesthesia, and approximately 1 in 1300 via single injection spinal anesthesia...
  8. BRAIN AND SPINAL CORD CONTRIBUTIONS TO ANESTHETIC ACTION
    JOSEPH ANTOGNINI; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This information will aid the development of newer and safer anesthetics, as well as lead to clinically useful means of modulating the neurotransmitter systems that are themselves modulated by anesthetics. ..
  9. ANESTHETIC EFFECTS ON SENSORIMOTOR INTEGRATION
    JOSEPH ANTOGNINI; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Understanding how and where anesthetics act will eventually lead to the development of better and safer anesthetics, thereby decreasing peri-operative morbidity and mortality and improving public health. ..
  10. Outcomes After ACL Reconstruction: Femoral Nerve Block
    Brian Williams; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Consented patients (n=270) undergoing ACL reconstruction will receive conventional spinal anesthesia and be randomized to receive femoral nerve block analgesia with either a single-injection, a continuous ..
  11. Development of Sensory/Pain-Selective Local Anesthetics
    Peter Gerner; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. Beta2 adrenoceptor genotype and preterm labor
    Richard Smiley; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Ischemic Stroke Treatment with Microbubbles, a Novel Clot Lysis Therapeutic
    William C Culp; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Our proposed pilot study will determine which of these treatments is most successful, and future studies will further explore that treatment. (End of Abstract) ..
  14. ANESHETIC MODULATION OF NATIVE NICOTINIC RECEPTORS
    Pamela Flood; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The resulting information will provide understanding of the molecular mechanism underlying one of the anesthetic effects that limit anesthetic safety. ..