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BMC Anesthesiology

BMC Anesthesiology 1/2015

Ausgabe 1/2015

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 185 Artikel )

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Dexmedetomidine versus remifentanil in postoperative pain control after spinal surgery: a randomized controlled study

Wonjung Hwang, Jaemin Lee, Jihyun Park, Jin Joo

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Increased cardiac index attenuates septic acute kidney injury: a prospective observational study

Jing-chao Luo, Xiao-hua Qiu, Chun Pan, Jian-feng Xie, Tao Yu, Lin Liu, Yi Yang, Hai-bo Qiu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Incidence and outcome of contrast-associated acute kidney injury assessed with Risk, Injury, Failure, Loss, and End-stage kidney disease (RIFLE) criteria in critically ill patients of medical and surgical intensive care units: a retrospective study

Myoung Hwa Kim, Shin Ok Koh, Eun Jung Kim, Jin Sun Cho, Sung-Won Na

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Dexmedetomidine augments the effect of lidocaine: power spectrum and nerve conduction velocity distribution study

Nizamettin Dalkilic, Seckin Tuncer, Ilksen Burat

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effect of apoptosis in neural stem cells treated with sevoflurane

Jianlei Qiu, Pengcai Shi, Wude Mao, Yuyi Zhao, Wenshuai Liu, Yuelan Wang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Predictors of neurological outcomes after successful extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Jeong-Am Ryu, Yang Hyun Cho, Kiick Sung, Seung Hyuk Choi, Jeong Hoon Yang, Jin-Ho Choi, Dae-Sang Lee, Ji-Hyuk Yang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Median effective effect-site concentration of sufentanil for wake-up test in adolescents undergoing surgery: a randomized trial

Cheng-Hua Zhang, Wei-Qing Ma, Yun-Li Yang, Hui-Ming Wang, Fa-Tuan Dong, Zhang-Xiang Huang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Tromboelastography: variability and relation to conventional coagulation test in non-bleeding intensive care unit patients

Jørgen Holli Halset, Simon Wøhlert Hanssen, Aurora Espinosa, Pål Klepstad

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Intraoperative change of lactate level is associated with postoperative outcomes in pediatric cardiac surgery patients: retrospective observational study

Tomoyuki Kanazawa, Moritoki Egi, Kazuyoshi Shimizu, Yuichiro Toda, Tatsuo Iwasaki, Hiroshi Morimatsu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Therapeutic plasma exchange does not reduce vasopressor requirement in severe acute liver failure: a retrospective case series

Ubbo F Wiersema, Susan W Kim, David Roxby, Andrew Holt

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of parecoxib on analgesia benefit and blood loss following open prostatectomy: a multicentre randomized trial

Daniel Dirkmann, Harald Groeben, Hassan Farhan, David L Stahl, Matthias Eikermann

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Which types of peripheral nerve blocks should be included in residency training programs?

Marcia A Corvetto, Ghislaine C Echevarria, Ana M Espinoza, Fernando R Altermatt

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Drug concentrations in the serum and cerebrospinal fluid of patients treated with cefoperazone/sulbactam after craniotomy

Qiang Wang, Yuanxing Wu, Biyao Chen, Jianxin Zhou

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Required propofol dose for anesthesia and time to emerge are affected by the use of antiepileptics: prospective cohort study

Kentaro Ouchi, Kazuna Sugiyama

01.12.2015 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Acute respiratory distress syndrome: we can’t miss regional lung perfusion!

Paolo Pelosi, Marcelo Gama de Abreu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Reduced pulmonary blood flow in regions of injury 2 hours after acid aspiration in rats

Torsten Richter, Ralf Bergmann, Guido Musch, Jens Pietzsch, Thea Koch

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effects of topical and intravenous JM-1232(-) on cerebral pial microvessels of rabbits

Kodai Ikemoto, Tadahiko Ishiyama, Noriyuki Shintani, Nobumasa Asano, Daniel I Sessler, Takashi Matsukawa

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Neonatal effect of remifentanil in general anaesthesia for caesarean section: a randomized trial

Pavlina Noskova, Jan Blaha, Hana Bakhouche, Jana Kubatova, Jitka Ulrichova, Patricia Marusicova, Jan Smisek, Antonin Parizek, Ondrej Slanar, Pavel Michalek

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Case report of Tako-Tsubo cardiomyopathy associated with repetitive anaesthesia in a female patient with Tako-Tsubo cardiomyopathy

Jochen Hinkelbein, Christian Mey, Gerrit Brinker, Roman Pfister, Bernd W Böttiger

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Temporal trends and current practice patterns for intraoperative ventilation at U.S. academic medical centers: a retrospective study

Jonathan P Wanderer, Jesse M Ehrenfeld, Richard H Epstein, Daryl J Kor, Raquel R Bartz, Ana Fernandez-Bustamante, Marcos F Vidal Melo, James M Blum

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Notch signaling activation is critical to the development of neuropathic pain

Keliang Xie, Feng Qiao, Yanyan Sun, Guolin Wang, Lichao Hou

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The influence of APACHE II score on the average noise level in an intensive care unit: an observational study

Munhum Park, Pieter Vos, Björn NS Vlaskamp, Armin Kohlrausch, Annemarie W Oldenbeuving

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Sonographic optic nerve sheath diameter as a surrogate measure for intracranial pressure in anesthetized patients in the Trendelenburg position

Ji-Hyun Chin, Hyungseok Seo, Eun-Ho Lee, Joohyun Lee, Jun Hyuk Hong, Jai-Hyun Hwang, Young-Kug Kim

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effect of differences in extubation timing on postoperative care following abdominal aortic replacement surgery: a comparison study

Naomi Ono, Junko Nakahira, Toshiyuki Sawai, Yosuke Kuzukawa, Toshiaki Minami

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Predictors of the accuracy of pulse-contour cardiac index and suggestion of a calibration-index: a prospective evaluation and validation study

Wolfgang Huber, Jonas Koenig, Sebastian Mair, Tibor Schuster, Bernd Saugel, Florian Eyer, Veit Phillip, Caroline Schultheiss, Philipp Thies, Ulrich Mayr, Henrik Einwächter, Matthias Treiber, Josef Hoellthaler, Roland M Schmid

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Stepwise tapering of remifentanil at the end of surgery decreased postoperative pain and the need of rescue analgesics after thyroidectomy

Sun Sook Han, Sang Hwan Do, Tae Hee Kim, Won Joon Choi, Ji Sup Yun, Jung Hee Ryu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effect of tracheotomy on drug consumption in patients with acute aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: an observational study

Leiv Arne Rosseland, Jon Narum, Audun Stubhaug, Ulf Kongsgaard, Wilhelm Sorteberg, Angelika Sorteberg

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

NT-proBNP in cardiopulmonary resuscitated patients treated with mild therapeutic hypothermia is not independently associated with mortality: a retrospective observational study

Bob Smit, Angelique ME Spoelstra-de Man, Armand RJ Girbes, Monique C de Waard

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effect of positive end-expiratory pressure on porcine right ventricle function assessed by speckle tracking echocardiography

Sam R Orde, Atta Behfar, Paul G Stalboerger, Sergio Barros-Gomes, Garvan C Kane, Jae K Oh

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Time impact on non-activated and kaolin-activated blood samples in thromboelastography

Miroslav Durila, Pavel Lukáš, Jiří Bronský, Karel Cvachovec

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Sudden hypoxemia after uneventful laparoscopic cholecystectomy: another form of SAM presentation

Yoshihisa Fujita, Nobuyuki Kagiyama, Yuka Sakuta, Masatsugu Tsuge

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Change in serum sodium level predicts clinical manifestations of transurethral resection syndrome: a retrospective review

Junichi Ishio, Junko Nakahira, Toshiyuki Sawai, Teruo Inamoto, Atsushi Fujiwara, Toshiaki Minami

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effect of desmopressin administration on intraoperative blood loss and quality of the surgical field during functional endoscopic sinus surgery: a randomized, clinical trial

Hua Shao, Li-Ting Kuang, Wei-Jian Hou, Tao Zhang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of changes in intraoperative management on recovery from anesthesia: a review of practice improvement initiative

Toby N Weingarten, Tammy S Bergan, Bradly J Narr, Darrell R Schroeder, Juraj Sprung

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

‘Sepsis-related anemia’ is absent at hospital presentation; a retrospective cohort analysis

Geertje Jansma, Fellery de Lange, W Peter Kingma, Namkje AR Vellinga, Matty Koopmans, Michael A Kuiper, E Christiaan Boerma

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Perioperative lung protective ventilation in obese patients

Ana Fernandez-Bustamante, Soshi Hashimoto, Ary Serpa Neto, Pierre Moine, Marcos F Vidal Melo, John E Repine

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evidence-based design in an intensive care unit: End-user perceptions

Mauricio Ferri, David A Zygun, Alexandra Harrison, Henry T Stelfox

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison of the Airtraq laryngoscope and the GlideScope for double-lumen tube intubation in patients with predicted normal airways: a prospective randomized trial

Jie Yi, Yahong Gong, Xiang Quan, Yuguang Huang

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Case report: anesthesia management for emergency cesarean section in a patient with dwarfism

Xiaoxi Li, Hongjun Duan, Mingzhang Zuo

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Preoperative smoking cessation counseling activities of anesthesiologists: a cross-sectional study

Matilde Zaballos, Maria Iluminada Canal, Rocío Martínez, Maria José Membrillo, Francisco J Gonzalez, Hugo D Orozco, Francisco J Sanz, Maite Lopez-Gil

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Intraoperative burst suppression is associated with postoperative delirium following cardiac surgery: a prospective, observational study

Martin Soehle, Alexander Dittmann, Richard K Ellerkmann, Georg Baumgarten, Christian Putensen, Ulf Guenther

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Estimation of creatinine clearance using plasma creatinine or cystatin C: a secondary analysis of two pharmacokinetic studies in surgical ICU patients

Thomas Steinke, Stefan Moritz, Stefanie Beck, Carsten Gnewuch, Martin G Kees

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of propofol versus thiopental on Apgar scores in newborns and peri-operative outcomes of women undergoing emergency cesarean section: a randomized clinical trial

Janat Tumukunde, Dlamini Diana Lomangisi, Ocen Davidson, Andrew Kintu, Ejoku Joseph, Arthur Kwizera

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Appropriate sevoflurane concentration to stabilize autonomic activity during intubation with rocuronium in infants: a randomized controlled trial

Hiroshi Hanamoto, Aiji Boku, Yoshinari Morimoto, Mitsutaka Sugimura, Chiho Kudo, Hitoshi Niwa

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The etiology and outcome of non-traumatic coma in critical care: a systematic review

Marlene WB Horsting, Mira D Franken, Jan Meulenbelt, Wilton A van Klei, Dylan W de Lange

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Epinephrine reversed high-concentration bupivacaine- induced inhibition of calcium channels and transient outward potassium current channels, but not on sodium channel in ventricular myocytes of rats

Fuli Liu, Bingjing Wu, Yongjun Du, Yiquan Wu, Hongfei Chen, Fangfang Xia, Zhousheng Jin, Xuzhong Xu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison of the effects of moderate and severe hypercapnic acidosis on ventilation-induced lung injury

Wanchao Yang, Ziyong Yue, Xiaoguang Cui, Yueping Guo, Lili Zhang, Huacheng Zhou, Wenzhi Li

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effect of dexmedetomidine on inflammatory response of septic rats

Jianxing Zhang, Zhipeng Wang, Yan Wang, Guobin Zhou, Hongying Li

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparisons of clinical performance of guardian laryngeal mask with laryngeal mask airway ProSeal

Ajay Kumar Pajiyar, Zhiting Wen, Haiyun Wang, Lin Ma, Lumin Miao, Guolin Wang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Preoperative and postoperative analgesic techniques in the treatment of patients undergoing transabdominal hysterectomy: a preliminary randomized trial

Jian-qing Chen, Zhen Wu, Lai-you Wen, Jian-zhong Miao, Yong-ming Hu, Ruiping Xue

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Inferior thyroid artery pseudoaneurysm associated with internal jugular vein puncture: a case report

Jinguang Ruan, Cao Zhang, Zhiyou Peng, David Yue Tang, Zhiying Feng

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Ringer’s lactate, but not hydroxyethyl starch, prolongs the food intolerance time after major abdominal surgery; an open-labelled clinical trial

Yuhong Li, Rui He, Xiaojiang Ying, Robert G Hahn

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Hyperinflation deteriorates arterial oxygenation and lung injury in a rabbit model of ARDS with repeated open endotracheal suctioning

Junko Kamiyama, Subrina Jesmin, Hideaki Sakuramoto, Nobutake Shimojyo, Majedul Islam, Keiichi Hagiya, Masato Sugano, Takeshi Unoki, Masami Oki, Satoru Kawano, Taro Mizutani

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Lithotomy versus jack-knife position on haemodynamic parameters assessed by impedance cardiography during anorectal surgery under low dose spinal anaesthesia: a randomized controlled trial

Jurgita Borodiciene, Jurate Gudaityte, Andrius Macas

01.12.2015 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Should we restrict erythrocyte transfusion in early goal directed protocols?

Patrick Meybohm, Aryeh Shander, Kai Zacharowski

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Safety and efficacy of combined epidural/general anesthesia during major abdominal surgery in patients with increased intracranial pressure: a cohort study

Igor Zabolotskikh, Nikita Trembach

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A call centre and extended checklist for pre-screening elective surgical patients – a pilot study

Guy Ludbrook, Richard Seglenieks, Shona Osborn, Cliff Grant

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact of fast-track discharge from cardiothoracic intensive care on family satisfaction

Amr S. Omar, Praveen C. Sivadasan, Mumi Gul, Rula Taha, Alejandro Kohn Tuli, Rajvir Singh

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Appropriate dose of dexmedetomidine for the prevention of emergence agitation after desflurane anesthesia for tonsillectomy or adenoidectomy in children: up and down sequential allocation

Hee-Soo Kim, Hyo-Jin Byon, Jong-Eun Kim, Yong-Hee Park, Ji-Hyun Lee, Jin-Tae Kim

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effectiveness of low-dose desmopressin in improving hypothermia-induced impairment of primary haemostasis under influence of aspirin – a randomized controlled trial

Pui Yee Tsui, Chi Wai Cheung, Yvonne Lee, Susan Wai Sum Leung, Kwok Fu Jacobus Ng

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Counteracting negative venous line pressures to avoid arterial air bubbles: an experimental study comparing two different types of miniaturized extracorporeal perfusion systems

Anas Aboud, Hendrikje Mederos-Dahms, Kai Liebing, Armin Zittermann, Harald Schubert, Edward Murray, Andre Renner, Jan Gummert, Jochen Börgermann

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Continuous central venous oxygen saturation assisted intraoperative hemodynamic management during major abdominal surgery: a randomized, controlled trial

András Mikor, Domonkos Trásy, Márton F Németh, Angelika Osztroluczki, Szilvia Kocsi, Ildikó Kovács, Gábor Demeter, Zsolt Molnár

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The unexpected epidural: a case report

Riccardo Pinciroli, Roberto Fumagalli

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Significant association between vitamin D deficiency and sepsis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Sikarin Upala, Anawin Sanguankeo, Nitipong Permpalung

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Rapid correction of severe hyponatremia after hysteroscopic surgery – a case report

Philip Hepp, Tobias Jüttner, Ines Beyer, Tanja Fehm, Wolfgang Janni, Enrico Monaca

01.12.2015 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prophylactic plasma and platelet transfusion in the critically Ill patient: just useless and expensive or even harmful?

Klaus Görlinger, Fuat H. Saner

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Nefopam for the prevention of perioperative shivering: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Meng Lv, Xuetao Wang, Wendong Qu, Mengjie Liu, Yuelan Wang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of hypertonic saline and mannitol on cortical cerebral microcirculation in a rabbit craniotomy model

Pavel Dostal, Jitka Schreiberova, Vlasta Dostalova, Vlasta Dostalova Jr, Tomas Tyll, Jiri Paral, Islam Abdo, Miroslav Cihlo, David Astapenko, Zdenek Turek

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Tracheostomy in intensive care unit patients can be performed without bleeding complications in case of normal thromboelastometry results (EXTEM CT) despite increased PT-INR: a prospective pilot study

Miroslav Durila, Pavel Lukáš, Marta Astraverkhava, Jan Beroušek, Michal Zábrodský, Tomáš Vymazal

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Usefulness and growing need for intraoperative transthoracic echocardiography: a case series

Kotaro Hori, Tadashi Matsuura, Takashi Mori, Kiyonobu Nishikawa

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Using clinical parameters to guide fluid therapy in high-risk thoracic surgery. A retrospective, observational study

Lars Stryhn Bjerregaard, Hasse Møller-Sørensen, Kristoffer Lindskov Hansen, Jesper Ravn, Jens Christian Nilsson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association between extracellular signal-regulated kinase expression and the anti-allodynic effect in rats with spared nerve injury by applying immediate pulsed radiofrequency

Chun-Chang Yeh, Zhi-Fu Wu, Jui-Chieh Chen, Chih-Shung Wong, Chi-Jung Huang, Jinn-Shyan Wang, Chih-Cheng Chien

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

An analysis of near misses identified by anesthesia providers in the intensive care unit

Angela K.M. Lipshutz, James E. Caldwell, David L. Robinowitz, Michael A. Gropper

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

An anatomical study of lumbar epidural catheterization

Huanwei Jiang, Benchao Shi, Shiyuan Xu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of a protocol for vancomycin administration in critically patients with and without kidney dysfunction

Savino Spadaro, Angela Berselli, Alberto Fogagnolo, Maurizia Capuzzo, Riccardo Ragazzi, Elisabetta Marangoni, Sara Bertacchini, Carlo Alberto Volta

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Surgical predictors of acute postoperative pain after hip arthroscopy

Chong Oon Tan, Yew Ming Chong, Phong Tran, Laurence Weinberg, William Howard

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Obesity: physiologic changes and implications for preoperative management

Vilma E. Ortiz, Jean Kwo

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Knowledge, attitudes and use of labour analgesia among women at a low-income country antenatal clinic

Mary T. Nabukenya, Andrew Kintu, Agnes Wabule, Mark T Muyingo, Arthur Kwizera

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Haloperidol dose combined with dexamethasone for PONV prophylaxis in high-risk patients undergoing gynecological laparoscopic surgery: a prospective, randomized, double-blind, dose-response and placebo-controlled study

Jin Joo, Yong Gyu Park, Jungwon Baek, Young Eun Moon

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effects of adding epinephrine to ropivacaine for popliteal nerve block on the duration of postoperative analgesia: a randomized controlled trial

Karin P.W. Schoenmakers, Maaike G.E. Fenten, Jan Willem Louwerens, Gert Jan Scheffer, Rudolf Stienstra

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effect of mepivacaine on swine lingual, pulmonary and coronary arteries

Kenichi Satoh, Mami Chikuda, Ayako Ohashi, Miho Kumagai, Masahito Sato, Shigeharu Joh

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Ultrasound versus anatomical landmarks for caudal epidural anesthesia in pediatric patients

Yukako Abukawa, Koichi Hiroki, Nobutada Morioka, Hiroko Iwakiri, Tomoko Fukada, Hideyuki Higuchi, Makoto Ozaki

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Preoperative hypoalbuminemia and anemia as predictors of transfusion in radical nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma: a retrospective study

Kyungmi Kim, Hyungseok Seo, Ji-Hyun Chin, Hyo-Jung Son, Jai-Hyun Hwang, Young-Kug Kim

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Bispectral index-guided general anaesthesia in combination with interscalene block reduces desflurane consumption in arthroscopic shoulder surgery: a clinical comparison of bupivacaine versus levobupivacaine

Levent Ozturk, Elvin Kesimci, Tuna Albayrak, Orhan Kanbak

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Posterior parasagittal in-plane ultrasound-guided infraclavicular brachial plexus block–a case series

Zhi Yuen Beh, M. Shahnaz Hasan, Hou Yee Lai, Normadiah M. Kassim, Siti Rosmani Md Zin, Kin Fah Chin

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Dexmedetomidine for tracheal extubation in deeply anesthetized adult patients after otologic surgery: a comparison with remifentanil

Qing Fan, Chunbo Hu, Min Ye, Xia Shen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact of cytokine release on ventricular function after hepatic reperfusion: a prospective observational echocardiographic study with tissue Doppler imaging

Marco P. Zalunardo, Martin Schläpfer, Beatrice Beck-Schimmer, Burkhardt Seifert, Donat R. Spahn, Dominique Bettex

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Generalized seizures and transient contralateral hemiparesis following retrobulbar anesthesia: a case report

Maria Dettoraki, Chrisafoula Dimitropoulou, Nikolaos Nomikarios, Marilita M Moschos, Dimitrios Brοuzas

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Early hyperlactatemia predicts pancreatic fistula after surgery

Nicolas De Schryver, Xavier Wittebole, Catherine Hubert, Jean-François Gigot, Pierre-François Laterre, Diego Castanares-Zapatero

01.12.2015 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Assisted mechanical ventilation: the future is now!

Robert M Kacmarek, Massimiliano Pirrone, Lorenzo Berra

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of ketamine, s-ketamine, and MK 801 on proliferation, apoptosis, and necrosis in pancreatic cancer cells

Manuela Malsy, Kristina Gebhardt, Michael Gruber, Christoph Wiese, Bernhard Graf, Anika Bundscherer

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Obesity – a risk factor for postoperative complications in general surgery?

Elke E.K.M. Tjeertes, Sanne S.E. Hoeks, Sabine S.B.J.C. Beks, Tabita T.M. Valentijn, Anton A.G.M. Hoofwijk, Robert Jan R.J. Stolker

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The expenditure of computer-related worktime using clinical decision support systems in chronic pain therapy

Timm Hecht, Anika C. Bundscherer, Christoph L. Lassen, Nicole Lindenberg, Bernhard M. Graf, Karl-Peter Ittner, Christoph H. R. Wiese

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cytidine-5-diphosphocholine reduces microvascular permeability during experimental endotoxemia

Karsten Schmidt, Jochen Frederick Hernekamp, Miriam Doerr, Aleksandar R. Zivkovic, Thorsten Brenner, Andreas Walther, Markus A. Weigand, Stefan Hofer

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

What is the failure rate in extending labour analgesia in patients with a body mass index ≥ 40 kg/m2compared with patients with a body mass index < 30 kg/m2? a retrospective pilot study

Victoria A. Eley, Andre van Zundert, Leonie Callaway

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Doxepin and imipramine but not fluoxetine reduce the activity of the rat glutamate transporter EAAT3 expressed in Xenopus oocytes

Hye Jin Park, Hee Jung Baik, Dong Yeon Kim, Guie Yong Lee, Jae Hee Woo, Zhiyi Zuo, Rack Kyung Chung

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Patient-ventilator synchrony in Neurally Adjusted Ventilatory Assist (NAVA) and Pressure Support Ventilation (PSV): a prospective observational study

Hodane Yonis, Laure Crognier, Jean-Marie Conil, Isabelle Serres, Antoine Rouget, Marie Virtos, Pierre Cougot, Vincent Minville, Olivier Fourcade, Bernard Georges

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Dexamethasone versus ondansetron in the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Xian-Xue Wang, Quan Zhou, Dao-Bo Pan, Hui-Wei Deng, Ai-Guo Zhou, Fu-Rong Huang, Hua-Jing Guo

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Hydrogen sulphide and mild hypothermia activate the CREB signaling pathway and prevent ischemia-reperfusion injury

Hai-bin Dai, Xiangjun Ji, Si-hai Zhu, Yi-min Hu, Li-dong Zhang, Xiao-lei Miao, Ru-Meng Ma, Man-lin Duan, Wei-yan Li

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Decreased heart rate variability responses during early postoperative mobilization – an observational study

Øivind Jans, Louise Brinth, Henrik Kehlet, Jesper Mehlsen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison of palonosetron, granisetron, and ramosetron for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic gynecologic surgery: a prospective randomized trial

Won-Suk Lee, Kwang-Beom Lee, Soyi Lim, Young Gin Chang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Polymorphisms on PAI-1 and ACE genes in association with fibrinolytic bleeding after on-pump cardiac surgery

Agnese Ozolina, Eva Strike, Liene Nikitina-Zake, Inta Jaunalksne, Angelika Krumina, Romans Lacis, Lars J. Bjertnaes, Indulis Vanags

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Spinal anaesthesia at low and moderately high altitudes: a comparison of anaesthetic parameters and hemodynamic changes

Mehmet Aksoy, Ilker Ince, Ali Ahıskalıoglu, Omer Karaca, Fikret Bayar, Ali Fuat Erdem

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Feasibility of neurally adjusted positive end-expiratory pressure in rabbits with early experimental lung injury

Ling Liu, Daijiro Takahashi, Haibo Qui, Arthur S. Slutsky, Christer Sinderby, Jennifer Beck

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Epidemiology, associated factors and outcomes of ICU-acquired infections caused by Gram-negative bacteria in critically ill patients: an observational, retrospective study

Cosimo Chelazzi, Eleonora Pettini, Gianluca Villa, A. Raffaele De Gaudio

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effect of magnesium sulphate on bi-spectral index (BIS) values during general anesthesia in children

Mahmoud Mostafa Amer, Ahmed Abdelaal Ahmed Mahmoud, Marwa Khaled Abdelrahman Mohammed, Ahmed Mostafa Elsharawy, Doaa Abo-elkasem Ahmed, Ehab Mohamed Farag

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Influence of tidal volume on pulse pressure variation and stroke volume variation during experimental intra-abdominal hypertension

F. Díaz, B. Erranz, A. Donoso, T. Salomon, Pablo Cruces

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Meta-analysis of the cardioprotective effect of sevoflurane versus propofol during cardiac surgery

Feng Li, Yuan Yuan

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effects of arginase inhibitor on lung oxidative stress and inflammation caused by pneumoperitoneum in rats

Jin Sun Cho, Young Jun Oh, Ok Soo Kim, Sungwon Na

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effect of local anesthetic concentration, dose and volume on the duration of single-injection ultrasound-guided axillary brachial plexus block with mepivacaine: a randomized controlled trial

Maaike G. E. Fenten, Karin P. W. Schoenmakers, Petra J. C. Heesterbeek, Gert Jan Scheffer, Rudolf Stienstra

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effect-site concentration of propofol required for LMA-Supreme™ insertion with and without remifentanil: a randomized controlled trial

Matilde Zaballos, Emilia Bastida, Salomé Agustí, Maite Portas, Consuelo Jiménez, Maite López-Gil

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence and predictive factors of preoperative hypomagnesaemia among adult surgical patients in a large tertiary hospital in Ghana

R. Djagbletey, F. Boni, B. Phillips, Y. Adu-Gyamfi, E. Aniteye, C. Owoo, E. Owusu-Darkwa, A. E. Yawson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Preferential effects of low volume versus high volume replacement with crystalloid fluid in a hemorrhagic shock model in pigs

Martin Ponschab, Herbert Schöchl, Claudia Keibl, Henrik Fischer, Heinz Redl, Christoph J. Schlimp

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Ventilation by mask before and after the administration of neuromuscular blockade: a pragmatic non-inferiority trial

Aaron M. Joffe, Ramesh Ramaiah, Eric Donahue, Richard E. Galgon, Stephan R. Thilen, Charles F. Spiekerman, Sanjay M. Bhananker

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Preemptive perineural bupivacaine attenuates the maintenance of mechanical and cold allodynia in a rat spinal nerve ligation model

John L. Clifford, Alberto Mares, Jacob Hansen, Dayna L. Averitt

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Profile of patients and physiotherapy patterns in intensive care units in public hospitals in Zimbabwe: a descriptive cross-sectional study

Cathrine Tadyanemhandu, Shamila Manie

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The utility of initial procalcitonin and procalcitonin clearance for prediction of bacterial infection and outcome in critically ill patients with autoimmune diseases: a prospective observational study

Yan Shi, Jin-min Peng, Xiao-yun Hu, Yao Wang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Agreement of measured and calculated serum osmolality during the infusion of mannitol or hypertonic saline in patients after craniotomy: a prospective, double-blinded, randomised controlled trial

Qian Li, Han Chen, Jing-Jing Hao, Ning-Ning Yin, Ming Xu, Jian-Xin Zhou

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of dexmedetomidine on smooth emergence from anaesthesia in elderly patients undergoing orthopaedic surgery

Dong Jun Kim, Sang Hun Kim, Keum Young So, Ki Tae Jung

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Low tidal volume ventilation ameliorates left ventricular dysfunction in mechanically ventilated rats following LPS-induced lung injury

Thomas GV Cherpanath, Lonneke Smeding, Alexander Hirsch, Wim K. Lagrand, Marcus J. Schultz, AB Johan Groeneveld

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Dynamics of heart rate variability in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus during spinal anaesthesia: prospective observational study

Su Hyun Lee, Dong Hoon Lee, Dong Hoon Ha, Young Jun Oh

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Long-term treated intensive care patients outcomes: the one-year mortality rate, quality of life, health care use and long-term complications as reported by general practitioners

Simone Steenbergen, Saskia Rijkenberg, Tamara Adonis, Gerda Kroeze, Ilse van Stijn, Henrik Endeman

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Post-ICU discharge and outcome: rationale and methods of the The French and euRopean Outcome reGistry in Intensive Care Units (FROG-ICU) observational study

Alexandre Mebazaa, Maria Chiara Casadio, Elie Azoulay, Bertrand Guidet, Samir Jaber, Bruno Levy, Didier Payen, Eric Vicaut, Matthieu Resche-Rigon, Etienne Gayat

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of two different anesthesia-analgesia methods on incidence of postoperative delirium in elderly patients undergoing major thoracic and abdominal surgery: study rationale and protocol for a multicenter randomized controlled trial

Ya-Wei Li, Hui-Juan Li, Huai-Jin Li, Yi Feng, Yao Yu, Xiang-Yang Guo, Yan Li, Bin-Jiang Zhao, Xiao-Yun Hu, Ming-Zhang Zuo, Hong-Ye Zhang, Mei-Rong Wang, Ping Ji, Xiao-Yan Yan, Yang-Feng Wu, Dong-Xin Wang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Dexmedetomidine decreases the emergence agitation in infant patients undergoing cleft palate repair surgery after general anesthesia

Wei Peng, TieJun Zhang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison of fentanyl versus meperidine as supplements to epidural clonidine-bupivacaine in patients with lower limb orthopedic surgery under combined spinal epidural anesthesia

Ayman Abd Al-maksoud Yousef, Ashraf Mohamed Atef, Waleed Mohamed Awais

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence and predictors of out-of-range cuff pressure of endotracheal and tracheostomy tubes: a prospective cohort study in mechanically ventilated patients

Amer R. Alzahrani, Shatha Al Abbasi, Othman Khalid Abahoussin, Tariq Othman Al Shehri, Hasan M. Al-Dorzi, Hani M. Tamim, Musharaf Sadat, Yaseen M. Arabi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Fluid management guided by a continuous non-invasive arterial pressure device is associated with decreased postoperative morbidity after total knee and hip replacement

Jan Benes, Lenka Haidingerova, Jiri Pouska, Jan Stepanik, Alena Stenglova, Jan Zatloukal, Richard Pradl, Ivan Chytra, Eduard Kasal

01.12.2015 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Ether in the developing world: rethinking an abandoned agent

Connie Y. Chang, Elisabeth Goldstein, Nitin Agarwal, Kenneth G. Swan

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis associated with an ovarian teratoma: two cases report and anesthesia considerations

Haiyang Liu, Minyu Jian, Fa Liang, Hongli Yue, Ruquan Han

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Pretreatment but not subsequent coincubation with midazolam reduces the cytotoxicity of temozolomide in neuroblastoma cells

Sebastian Braun, Inge Bauer, Benedikt Pannen, Robert Werdehausen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Temperature control in critically ill patients with a novel esophageal cooling device: a case series

Ahmed F. Hegazy, Danielle M. Lapierre, Ron Butler, Eyad Althenayan

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Pilot study comparing simulation-based and didactic lecture-based critical care teaching for final-year medical students

Orsolya Solymos, Patrick O’Kelly, Criona M. Walshe

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Postoperative cognitive dysfunction after inhalational anesthesia in elderly patients undergoing major surgery: the influence of anesthetic technique, cerebral injury and systemic inflammation

Yong Qiao, Hao Feng, Tao Zhao, Heng Yan, He Zhang, Xin Zhao

01.12.2015 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Erratum to: Obesity – a risk factor for postoperative complications in general surgery?

E. K. M. Tjeertes, S. E. Hoeks, S. B. J. C. Beks, T. M. Valentijn, A. G. M. Hoofwijk, R. J. Stolker

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cerebral oxygen saturation after multiple perioperative influential factors predicts the occurrence of postoperative cognitive dysfunction

Cheng Ni, Ting Xu, Nan Li, Yang Tian, Yongzheng Han, Qingsheng Xue, Min Li, Xiangyang Guo

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Misplacement of left-sided double-lumen tubes into the right mainstem bronchus: incidence, risk factors and blind repositioning techniques

Jeong-Hwa Seo, Jun-Yeol Bae, Hyun Joo Kim, Deok Man Hong, Yunseok Jeon, Jae-Hyon Bahk

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Tissue oxygen saturation as an early indicator of delayed lactate clearance after cardiac surgery: a prospective observational study

Rüdger Kopp, Katja Dommann, Rolf Rossaint, Gereon Schälte, Oliver Grottke, Jan Spillner, Steffen Rex, Gernot Marx

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Optimal pain management for radical prostatectomy surgery: what is the evidence?

Grish P. Joshi, Thomas Jaschinski, Francis Bonnet, Henrik Kehlet, on behalf of the PROSPECT collaboration

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The use of extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal to avoid intubation in patients failing non-invasive ventilation – a cost analysis

Stephan Braune, Hilmar Burchardi, Markus Engel, Axel Nierhaus, Henning Ebelt, Maria Metschke, Simone Rosseau, Stefan Kluge

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Target-controlled infusion of remifentanil with or without flurbiprofen axetil in sedation for extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy of pancreatic stones: a prospective, open-label, randomized controlled trial

Yu-Guang Yang, Liang-Hao Hu, Hui Chen, Bo Li, Xiao-hua Fan, Jin-bao Li, Jia-Feng Wang, Xiao-Ming Deng

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Lung ultrasound is a reliable method for evaluating extravascular lung water volume in rodents

Huan Ma, Daozheng Huang, Minzhou Zhang, Xin Huang, Shiyu Ma, Shuai Mao, Wenhui Li, Yanfen Chen, Liheng Guo

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Paracetamol pharmacokinetics and metabolism in young women

Karel Allegaert, Mariska Y. Peeters, Bjorn Beleyn, Anne Smits, Aida Kulo, Kristel van Calsteren, Jan Deprest, Jan de Hoon, Catherijne A. J. Knibbe

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Palliative patients under anaesthesiological care: a single-centre retrospective study on incidence, demographics and outcome

Christoph L. Lassen, Susanne Aberle, Nicole Lindenberg, Annika Bundscherer, Tobias W. Klier, Bernhard M. Graf, Christoph H. Wiese

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Pretreatment of parecoxib attenuates hepatic ischemia/reperfusion injury in rats

Tao Zhang, Yi Ma, Kang-Qing Xu, Wen-Qi Huang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effects of thoracic epidural analgesia on oxygenation and pulmonary shunt fraction during one-lung ventilation: an meta-analysis

Xiao-Qian Li, Wen-Fei Tan, Jun Wang, Bo Fang, Hong Ma

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Pre-warming the Streamlined Liner of the Pharynx Airway (SLIPA™) improves fitting to the laryngeal structure: a randomized, double-blind study

Hyun Kang, Dong Rim Kim, Yong Hun Jung, Chong Wha Baek, Yong Hee Park, Jong In Oh, Won Joong Kim, Geun Joo Choi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Normal values for pancreatic stone protein in different age groups

Luregn J Schlapbach, Eric Giannoni, Sven Wellmann, Martin Stocker, Roland A Ammann, Rolf Graf

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Temporal trends in the systemic inflammatory response syndrome, sepsis, and medical coding of sepsis

Benjamin S. Thomas, S. Reza Jafarzadeh, David K. Warren, Sandra McCormick, Victoria J. Fraser, Jonas Marschall

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Thromboelastometry versus free-oscillation rheometry and enoxaparin versus tinzaparin: an in-vitro study comparing two viscoelastic haemostatic tests’ dose-responses to two low molecular weight heparins at the time of withdrawing epidural catheters from ten patients after major surgery

Owain Thomas, Anna Larsson, Nahreen Tynngård, Ulf Schött

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Accuracy of an autocalibrated pulse contour analysis in cardiac surgery patients: a bi-center clinical trial

Ole Broch, Jose Carbonell, Carlos Ferrando, Malte Metzner, Arne Carstens, Martin Albrecht, Matthias Gruenewald, Jan Höcker, Marina Soro, Markus Steinfath, Jochen Renner, Berthold Bein

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Esmolol reduces anesthetic requirements thereby facilitating early extubation; a prospective controlled study in patients undergoing intracranial surgery

Irene Asouhidou, Anastasia Trikoupi

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation to support repeated whole-lung lavage in a patient with pulmonary alveolar proteinosis in life threatening dyspnoe – a case report

Martina Krecmerova, Frantisek Mosna, Vladimír Bicek, Frantisek Petrik, Alzbeta Grandcourtova, Marek Lekes, Tomas Vymazal

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Tolerability and performance of BIP endotracheal tubes with noble metal alloy coating – a randomized clinical evaluation study

Gunilla Björling, Dorota Johansson, Linda Bergström, Shah Jalal, Ivar Kohn, Claes Frostell, Sigridur Kalman

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Anaesthetic injection versus ischemic compression for the pain relief of abdominal wall trigger points in women with chronic pelvic pain

Mary L. L. S. Montenegro, Carolina A. Braz, Julio C. Rosa-e-Silva, Francisco J. Candido-dos-Reis, Antonio A. Nogueira, Omero B. Poli-Neto

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy under spinal anaesthesia vs. general anaesthesia: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Gan Yu, Qin Wen, Li Qiu, Li Bo, Jiang Yu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Computerized physician order entry of a sedation protocol is not associated with improved sedation practice or outcomes in critically ill patients

Samir H. Haddad, Catherine B. Gonzales, Ahmad M. Deeb, Hani M. Tamim, Abdulaziz S. AlDawood, Ibrahim Al Babtain, Brintha S. Naidu, Yaseen M. Arabi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Coagulation competence for predicting perioperative hemorrhage in patients treated with lactated Ringer’s vs. Dextran - a randomized controlled trial

Kirsten C. Rasmussen, Michael Hoejskov, Per I. Johansson, Irina Kridina, Thomas Kistorp, Lisbeth Salling, Henning B. Nielsen, Birgitte Ruhnau, Tom Pedersen, Niels H. Secher

01.12.2015 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Codifying healthcare – big data and the issue of misclassification

Karim S. Ladha, Matthias Eikermann

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Retrospective evaluation of the effect of carotid artery stenosis on cerebral oxygen saturation during off-pump coronary artery bypasses grafting in adult patients

S. Toyama, K. Matsuoka, Y. Tagaito, M. Shimoyama

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Is tracheostomy a better choice than translaryngeal intubation for critically ill patients requiring mechanical ventilation for more than 14 days? A comparison of short-term outcomes

Wei-Chieh Lin, Chang-Wen Chen, Jung-Der Wang, Liang-Miin Tsai

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Femoral nerve block-sciatic nerve block vs. femoral nerve block-local infiltration analgesia for total knee arthroplasty: a randomized controlled trial

Mari Nagafuchi, Tomoyuki Sato, Takahiro Sakuma, Akemi Uematsu, Hiromasa Hayashi, Hidenori Tanikawa, Kazunari Okuma, Akira Hashiuchi, Junya Oshida, Hiroshi Morisaki

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Biological inflammatory markers mediate the effect of preoperative pain-related behaviours on postoperative analgesics requirements

Myriam Daoudia, Céline Decruynaere, Bernard Le Polain de Waroux, Jean-Louis Thonnard, Léon Plaghki, Patrice Forget

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Postoperative delirium assessed by post anesthesia care unit staff utilizing the Nursing Delirium Screening Scale: a prospective observational study of 1000 patients in a single Swiss institution

A. Winter, MP. Steurer, Alexander Dullenkopf

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Ventricular assist devices and non-cardiac surgery

S. Michael Roberts, David G. Hovord, Ramesh Kodavatiganti, Subramanian Sathishkumar

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A repeated measures, randomised cross-over trial, comparing the acute exercise response between passive and active sitting in critically ill patients

Nikki Collings, Rebecca Cusack

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Remifentanil added to sufentanil-sevoflurane anesthesia suppresses hemodynamic and metabolic stress responses to intense surgical stimuli more effectively than high-dose sufentanil-sevoflurane alone

Ingo Bergmann, Torsten Szabanowski, Anselm Bräuer, Thomas A Crozier, Martin Bauer, José Maria Hinz

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The efficacy of pre-warming on reducing intraprocedural hypothermia in endovascular coiling of cerebral aneurysms

Keun Man Shin, Jung Hwan Ahn, Il Seok Kim, Jong Young Lee, Sang Soo Kang, Sung Jun Hong, Hyun Mo Chung, Hee Jae Lee

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Feasibility of ultrasound-guided capsule-sheath space block combined with anterior cervical cutaneous nerves block for thyroidectomy: an observational pilot study

Quanguang Wang, Zhengqian Li, Shihao Xu, Yu Li, Xuezheng Zhang, Qimin Liu, Yun Xia, Thomas J Papadimos, Xuzhong Xu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Abdominal circumference but not the degree of lumbar flexion affects the accuracy of lumbar interspace identification by Tuffier’s line palpation method: an observational study

Nan Lin, Yan Li, John F Bebawy, Jia Dong, Lin Hua

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association of time in blood glucose range with outcomes following cardiac surgery

Amr S Omar, Ahmed Salama, Mahmoud Allam, Yasser Elgohary, Shaban Mohammed, Alejandro Kohn Tuli, Rajvir Singh

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Accuracy of tracheal aspirate gram stain in predicting Staphylococcus aureus infection in ventilator-associated pneumonia

Renato Seligman, Beatriz Graeff Santos Seligman, Loriane Konkewicz, Rodrigo Pires dos Santos

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Temperature modulation with an esophageal heat transfer device- a pediatric swine model study

Erik B Kulstad, Melissa Naiman, Patrick Shanley, Frank Garrett, Todd Haryu, Donald Waller, Farshid Azarafrooz, Daniel Mark Courtney

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cardiac surgery in 260 octogenarians: a case series

Anna Mara Scandroglio, Gabriele Finco, Marina Pieri, Roberto Ascari, Maria Grazia Calabrò, Daiana Taddeo, Francesca Isella, Annalisa Franco, Mario Musu, Giovanni Landoni, Ottavio Alfieri, Alberto Zangrillo

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effect of preoperative suggestions on perioperative dreams and dream recalls after administration of different general anesthetic combinations: a randomized trial in maxillofacial surgery

Judit Gyulaházi, Katalin Varga, Endre Iglói, Pál Redl, János Kormos, Béla Fülesdi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Melatonin prevents morphine-induced hyperalgesia and tolerance in rats: role of protein kinase C and N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors

Li Song, Chaoran Wu, Yunxia Zuo

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Do different anesthesia regimes affect hippocampal apoptosis and neurologic deficits in a rodent cardiac arrest model?

Stepani Bendel, Dirk Springe, Adriano Pereira, Denis Grandgirard, Stephen L Leib, Alessandro Putzu, Jannis Schlickeiser, Stephan M Jakob, Jukka Takala, Matthias Haenggi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effect of anaesthetist grade and frequency of insertion on epidural failure: a service evaluation in a United Kingdom teaching hospital

Thomas P Heinink, Benjamin G Baker, Victoria F Yates, Dorothea C Addison, John P Williams

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of low-flow sevoflurane anesthesia on renal function in low birth weight infants

Na Xing, Xin Wei, Yanzi Chang, Yingying Du, Wei Zhang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The influence of mild hypothermia on reversal of rocuronium-induced deep neuromuscular block with sugammadex

Hee Jong Lee, Kyo Sang Kim, Ji Seon Jeong, Kyu Nam Kim, Byeong Chan Lee

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Perceived barriers to computerised quality documentation during anaesthesia: a survey of anaesthesia staff

Johannes Wacker, Johann Steurer, Tanja Manser, Elke Leisinger, Reto Stocker, Georg Mols

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Adequate sedation with single-dose dexmedetomidine in patients undergoing transurethral resection of the prostate with spinal anaesthesia: a dose–response study by age group

Jeongmin Kim, Won Oak Kim, Hye-Bin Kim, Hae Keum Kil

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prophylactic administration of ondansetron in prevention of intrathecal morphine-induced pruritus and post-operative nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing caesarean section

Ram Bhakta Koju, Bandana Sharma Gurung, Yashad Dongol

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Intranasal administration of butorphanol benefits old patients undergoing H-uvulopalatopharyngoplasty: a randomized trial

Lin Yang, De-feng Sun, Yue Wu, Jun Han, Ruo-chuan Liu, Li-jie Wang

01.12.2015 | Reviewer acknowledgement | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

BMC Anesthesiology reviewer acknowledgement, 2014

Thomas A Rowles

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