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Burn 1

Myers R, Lozenski J, Wyatt M, Pena M, Northrop K, Bhavsar D, et al. Sedation and analgesia for dressing change: A survey of American Burn Association Burn Centers. J Burn Care Res. 2017;38(1):e48-e54.

Cardiovascular 24

Mensch J, Flynn BC. Echocardiographic assessment of biventricular function in 249 patients during the peri-extracorporeal membrane oxygenation period: Procedural and ethical questions. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2018 Oct 18. [Epub ahead of print].

Clark K, Leathers T, Rotich D, He J, Wirtz K, Daon E, et al. Gait speed is not associated with vasogenic shock or cardiogenic shock following cardiac surgery, but is associated with increased hospital length of stay. Crit Care Res Pract 2018;2018:1538587.

Flynn BC, He J, Richey M, Wirtz K, Daon E. Early extubation without increased adverse events in high risk cardiac surgical patients. Ann Thorac Surg 2018 Nov 2. [Epub ahead of print].

Hastie J, Panzer OPF, Weyker P, Flynn BC. Miniaturized echocardiography in the cardiac intensive care unit. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2018 Aug 24. [Epub ahead of print].

Kozarek K, Minhaj MM, Chaney MA, D'Ancona G, Pasic M, Carrel T, et al. Transcatheter aortic valve replacement for left ventricular assist device-induced aortic insufficiency. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2018;32(4):1982-1990.

Baer J, Wyatt MM, Kreisler KR. Utilizing transesophageal echocardiography for placement of pulmonary artery catheters. Echocardiography. 2018;35(4):467-73.

Packiasabapathy S, Susheela AT, Mujica F, Subramaniam B. Significance of intra-operative blood pressure data resolution: A retrospective, observational study. F1000Research. 2018;7:275.

Isom N, Rali AS, Damjanov I, Hubbard K, Grigsby J, Gupta K. Right ventricular heart failure from a cardiac yolk sac tumor. The American Journal of Case Reports. 2018;19:229-233.

Ivascu NS, Shen L, Noguera E, Flynn BC. Noteworthy Literature published in 2017 for Cardiac Critical Care. Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2018;22(1):18-26.

Simpsen M, Daon E, Wiley M, Mujica F. A case of successful MitraClip placement in a patient with severe mitral regurgitation after failed mitral valve ring annuloplasty. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2017.

Richey M, Mann A, He J, Daon E, Wirtz K, Dalton A, et al. Implementation of an early extubation protocol in cardiac surgical patients decreased ventilator time but not intensive care unit or hospital length of stay. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2017.

Hlaing M, He J, Haglund N, Takayama H, Flynn BC. Impact of a monoplane hemodynamic TEE (hTEE) monitoring device on decision making in a heterogeneous hemodynamically unstable intensive care unit population: A prospective, observational study. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2018;32(3):1308-1313.

Haines D, Miranda HG, Flynn BC. The role of hemoglobin A1c as a biomarker and risk assessment tool in patients undergoing non-cardiac and cardiac surgical procedures. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2017;32:488-494.

Finger B, Brase J, He J, Gibson WJ, Wirtz K, Flynn BC. Elevated hemoglobin A1c is associated with lower socioeconomic position and increased postoperative infections and longer hospital stay after cardiac surgical procedures. Ann Thorac Surg 2017;103:145-151.

Brase J, Finger B, He J, Wirtz K, Stun L, McMillen R, et al. Analysis of outcomes using low-dose and early administration of recombinant activated factor VII in cardiac surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102(1):35-40.

Baer J, Stoops S, Flynn B. Vasodilatory shock after ventricular assist device placement: A bench to bedside review. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;28(2):238-244.

Miller S, Flynn BC. Valvular heart disease and postoperative considerations. Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2015;19(2):130-142.

Webb CA, Weyker PD, Flynn BC. Management of intra-aortic balloon pumps. Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2015;19(2):106-121.

Hansen JK, Anthony DG, Li L, Wheeler D, Sessler DI, Bashour CA. Comparison of positive end-expiratory pressure of 8 versus 5 cm H2O on outcome after cardiac operations. J Intensive Care Med. 2015;30(6):338-343.

Ellis SJ, Newland MC, Simonson JA, Peters KR, Romberger DJ, Mercer DW, et al. Anesthesia-related cardiac arrest. Anesthesiology. 2014;120(4):829-838.

Dupanovic M, Krebill R. Reply: Utility of dexmedetomidine in sedation for radiofrequency ablation of atrial fibrillation. J Perianesth Nurs. 2013;28(5):258-259.

Dupanovic M, Lakkireddy D, Emert MP, Krebill R. Utility of dexmedetomidine in sedation for radiofrequency ablation of atrial fibrillation. J Perianesth Nurs. 2013;28(3):144-150.

Ortman AJ The pregnant patient with congenital heart disease. Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2012;16(4):220-234.

Kreisler KR, Vance RA, Cruzzavala J, Mahnken JD. Heparin-bonded cardiopulmonary bypass circuits reduce the rate of red blood cell transfusion during elective coronary artery bypass surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2005;19(5):608-611.

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Editorial 4

Flynn BC. Lung resection surgery: Can we prevent unplanned intubations? J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2018;32(4):1747-1749.

Flynn BC. You never know when you'll need a Vicodin: An era of opioid abuse. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2017;57(3):299.

Nicol AL, Benzon HT, Liu BP. Radiation exposure in interventional pain management: We still have much to learnPain Pract. 2015;15(5):389-392.

Harrison BA, Destephano CC, De Ruyter ML. Don't patients have two knees? Anesthesiology. 2010;113(1):256-257; author reply 257-258.

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Education 6

Hopkins J. Anesthetic considerations for the patient with hemophilia A. CRNA Today eJournal. 2018;3(3):1-10.

Walling A, Nilsen K, Callaway P, Grothusen J, Gillenwater C, King S, et al. Student expenses in residency interviewing. Kansas Journal of Medicine. 2017;10(3):1-15.

Zoller JK, He J, Ballew AT, Orr WN, Flynn BC. Novel use of a noninvasive hemodynamic monitor in a personalized, active learning simulation. Adv Physiol Educ. 2017;41(2):266-269.

Khan TW. Improving wellness by improving autonomy through physician leadership development. Acad Med. 2017;92(7):895.

Manion S, Khan TW. Emphasizing primary prevention in the curriculum to mitigate prescription drug abuseAcad Med. 2017;92(6):725.

Diederich E, Mahnken JD, Rigler SK, Williamson TL, Tarver S, Sharpe MR. The effect of model fidelity on learning outcomes of a simulation-based education program for central venous catheter insertion. Simul Healthc. 2015;10(6):360-367.

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General topics in anesthesiology 17

Shah A, Wyatt M, Gourneau B, Shih G, De Ruyter M. Emotional exhaustion among anesthesia providers at a tertiary care center assessed using the MBI burnout survey. Psychol Health Med. 2018 Nov 19:1-5. [Epub ahead of print].

Pichoff AM, Shah A, Baer J, Staab J. Successful development and implementation of a surgical response team for emergent surgical cases. Ann Surg. 2018 Jul 9. [Epub ahead of print].

Dar T, Yarlagadda B, Alkhatib C, Lakkireddy D. Esophageal laceration related to mechanical trauma from a general purpose (esophageal/rectal) temperature probe introducer sheath during atrial fibrillation ablation. J Atr Fibrillation. 2018;10(5).

Neerukonda T, Gibson WJ, Abicht T, Sauer A, Flynn BC. Pulmonary artery rupture management with a single lumen endotracheal tube: Old tricks that should be revisited. The American Journal of Case Reports. 2018;19:342-346.

Dupanovic M,Devine RP, Jackson SR, Lynch SG. Intrathecal baclofen injection to avoid withdrawal in a multiple sclerosis patient undergoing lumbar spine surgery: A case report. A A Practice. 2018;10(9):223-5.

Stites M, Surprise J, McNiel J, Northrop D, De Ruyter M. Continuous capnography reduces the incidence of opioid-induced respiratory rescue by hospital rapid resuscitation team. J Patient Saf. 2017.

Dupanovic M, Krebill R, Dupanovic I, Nachtigal J, Rockford M, Orr W. Perioperative factors affecting ambulatory outcomes following laparoscopic-adjustable gastric banding. Turk J Anaesthesiol Reanim. 2017;45(5):282-288.

McDonagh DL, Benedict PE, Kovac AL, Drover DR, Brister NW, Morte JB, et al. Efficacy, safety, and pharmacokinetics of sugammadex for the reversal of rocuronium-induced neuromuscular blockade in elderly patients. Anesthesiology. 2011;114(2):318-329.

Dupanovic M, Isaacson SA, Borovcanin Z, Jain S, Korten S, Karan S, et al. Clinical comparison of two stylet angles for orotracheal intubation with the GlideScope video laryngoscope. J Clin Anesth. 2010;22(5):352-359.

Dupanovic M. Maneuvers to prevent oropharyngeal injury during orotracheal intubation with the GlideScope video laryngoscope. J Clin Anesth. 2010;22(2):152-154.

Dupanovic M, Fox H, Kovac A. Management of the airway in multitrauma. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2010;23(2):276-282.

Kovac AL. Sugammadex: the first selective binding reversal agent for neuromuscular block. J Clin Anesth. 2009;21(6):444-453.

Dupanovic M. Success rate of orotracheal intubation via GlideScope versus direct laryngoscopy in manikin-only-trained medical personnel. Anesthesiology. 2009;111(2):446; author reply 447.

Dupanovic M. Nasotracheal intubation, direct laryngoscopy and the glidescope. Anesth Analg. 2009;108(2):674; author reply 674.

Dupanovic M, Pichoff A. Use of the GlideScope to prevent pulmonary aspiration on induction of general anesthesia. J Clin Anesth. 2008;20(7):561-562.

McCartney ML, Goto H. Posterior shoulder subluxation most likely caused by retching in the lateral head-down position for prevention of aspiration. J Clin Anesth. 2007;19(8):636-637.

Kovac AL, Masiongale A. Comparison of nicardipine versus esmolol in attenuating the hemodynamic responses to anesthesia emergence and extubation. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2007;21(1):45-50.

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Global health 7

Haldeman S, Nordin M, Chou R, Cote P, Hurwitz EL, Johnson CD, Randhawa K, Green BN, Kopansky-Giles D, Acaroglu E, et al. The Global Spine Care Initiative: World Spine Care executive summary on reducing spine-related disability in low- and middle-income communities. Eur Spine J. 2018 Sep;27(Suppl 6):776-785.

Johnson CD, Haldeman S, Nordin M, Chou R, Cote P, Hurwitz EL, Green BN, Kopansky-Giles D, Randhawa K, Cedraschi C, et al. The Global Spine Care Initiative: methodology, contributors, and disclosures. Eur Spine J. 2018 Sep;27(Suppl 6):786-795.

Haldeman S, Johnson CD, Chou R, Nordin M, Cote P, Hurwitz EL, Green BN, Kopansky-Giles D, Cedraschi C, Aartun E, et al. The Global Spine Care Initiative: classification system for spine-related concerns. Eur Spine J. 2018 Sep;27(Suppl 6):889-900.

Haldeman S, Johnson CD, Chou R, Nordin M, Cote P, Hurwitz EL, Green BN, Cedraschi C, Acaroglu E, Kopansky-Giles D, et al. The Global Spine Care Initiative: care pathway for people with spine-related concerns. Eur Spine J. 2018 Sep;27(Suppl 6):901-914.

Kopansky-Giles D, Johnson CD, Haldeman S, Chou R, Cote P, Green BN, Nordin M, Acaroglu E, Ameis A, Cedraschi C, et al. The Global Spine Care Initiative: resources to implement a spine care program. Eur Spine J. 2018 Sep;27(Suppl 6):915-924.

Johnson CD, Haldeman S, Chou R, Nordin M, Green BN, Cote P, Hurwitz EL, Kopansky-Giles D, Acaroglu E, Cedraschi C, et al. The Global Spine Care Initiative: model of care and implementation. Eur Spine J. 2018 Sep;27(Suppl 6):925-945.

Brouillette MA, Aidoo AJ, Hondras MA, Boateng NA, Antwi-Kusi A, Addison W, et al. Anesthesia capacity in Ghana: A teaching hospital's resources, and the national workforce and education. Anesth Analg. 2017;125(6):2063-2071.

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History 7

Kovac AL. Horst Otto Stoeckel: Clinician, Administrator, Researcher. Journal of Anesthesia History. 2018 in press.

Kovac AL. Horst Otto Stoeckel: Collector and Museum Founder. Journal of Anesthesia History. 2018 in press.

Jacob JS, Kovac AL. Reply to Dr Wildsmith. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2018;43(4):446-447.

Jacob JS, Kovac AL. Procaine and local anesthetic toxicity: A collaboration between the clinical and basic sciences. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2017;42(6):760-3.

Kovac AL. The World War I military service of Paul M. WoodJ Anesth Hist. 2015;1(3):85-86.

Ramirez GJ, Hulston NJ, Kovac AL. Walter Sutton: physician, scientist, inventor. J Anesth Hist. 2015;1(1):25-29.

Kovac AL.Choice of anesthetic technique for surgery at the front during World War I. Bull Anesth Hist. 2008;26(1):8.

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Neurology 7

Reese A, Deruyter M. High flow nasal oxygen therapy and transcutaneous carbon dioxide monitoring for awake craniotomy. Turkish Journal of Anaesthesiology and Reanimation. 2018;46(4):326-327.

Ramamoorthy P, Xu G, Shi H. Expression of hypoxia inducible factor 1alpha is protein kinase A-dependent in primary cortical astrocytes exposed to severe hypoxia. Neurochem Res. 2018 Mar 27. [Epub ahead of print]

Morotti A, Romero JM, Jessel MJ, Hernandez AM, Vashkevich A, Schwab K, et al. Phantom-based standardization of CT angiography images for spot sign detection. Neuroradiology. 2017;59(9):839-844.

Almutairi MM, Gong C, Xu YG, Chang Y, Shi H. Factors controlling permeability of the blood-brain barrierCell Mol Life Sci. 2016;73(1):57-77.

Mittal MK, LacKamp A. Intracerebral hemorrhage: Perihemorrhagic edema and secondary hematoma expansion: From bench work to ongoing controversies. Front Neurol. 2016;7:210.

Messamore WG, Van Acker GM, 3rd, Hudson HM, Zhang HY, Kovac A, Nazzaro J, et al. Cortical effects on ipsilateral hindlimb muscles revealed with stimulus-triggered averaging of EMG activity. Cereb Cortex. 2016;26(7):3036-3051.

Van Acker GM, 3rd, Amundsen SL, Messamore WG, Zhang HY, Luchies CW, Kovac A, et al. Effective intracortical microstimulation parameters applied to primary motor cortex for evoking forelimb movements to stable spatial end points. J Neurophysiol. 2013;110(5):1180-1189.

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Obstetrics 3

Fu J, Retherford LM, Flynn B. Preterm caesarean delivery in a parturient with Candida parapsilosis endocarditis. Case Rep Anesthesiol. 2015;2015:897645.

Shah AA, Shih GH. Epidural analgesia and maternal fever: Real or fiction? Anesthesiol Clin. 2013;31(3):559-570.

Sander-Prather M, De Ruyter M. A woman with fetal loss. JAMA. 2006;295(4):386; author reply 386-387.

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Other medical topics 10

Fehlings MG, Tetreault LA, Aarabi B, Anderson P, Arnold PM, Brodke DS, et al. A clinical practice guideline for the management of patients with acute spinal cord injury: Recommendations on the type and timing of rehabilitation. Global Spine J. 2017;7(3 Suppl):231s-238s.

Fehlings MG, Martin AR, Tetreault LA, Aarabi B, Anderson P, Arnold PM, et al. A clinical practice guideline for the management of patients with acute spinal cord injury: Recommendations on the role of baseline magnetic resonance imaging in clinical decision making and outcome prediction. Global Spine J. 2017;7(3 Suppl):221s-230s.

Fehlings MG, Tetreault LA, Aarabi B, Anderson P, Arnold PM, Brodke DS, et al. A clinical practice guideline for the management of patients with acute spinal cord injury: Recommendations on the type and timing of anticoagulant thromboprophylaxis. Global Spine J. 2017;7(3 Suppl):212s-220s.

Fehlings MG, Wilson JR, Tetreault LA, Aarabi B, Anderson P, Arnold PM, et al. A clinical practice guideline for the management of patients with acute spinal cord injury: Recommendations on the use of methylprednisolone sodium succinate. Global Spine J. 2017;7(3 Suppl):203s-211s.

Fehlings MG, Tetreault LA, Wilson JR, Aarabi B, Anderson P, Arnold PM, et al. A clinical practice guideline for the management of patients with acute spinal cord injury and central cord syndrome: Recommendations on the timing (</=24 hours versus >24 hours) of decompressive surgery. Global Spine J. 2017;7(3 Suppl):195s-202s.

Arnold PM, Harrop JS, Merli G, Tetreault LG, Kwon BK, Casha S, et al. Efficacy, safety, and timing of anticoagulant thromboprophylaxis for the prevention of venous thromboembolism in patients with acute spinal cord injury: A systematic review. Global Spine J. 2017;7(3 Suppl):138s-150s.

Haines D, Hild J, He J, Stun L, Ballew A, Green JL, et al. A retrospective, pilot study of de novo antidepressant medication initiation in intensive care unit patients and post-ICU depressionCrit Care Res Pract. 2017;2017:5804860.

Lele AV, Clutter S, Price E, De Ruyter ML. Severe hypothyroidism presenting as myxedema coma in the postoperative period in a patient taking sunitinib: case report and review of literature. J Clin Anesth. 2013;25(1):47-51.

Shine TS, Harrison BA, De Ruyter ML, Crook JE, Heckman M, Daube JR, et al. Motor and somatosensory evoked potentials: their role in predicting spinal cord ischemia in patients undergoing thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair with regional lumbar epidural cooling. Anesthesiology. 2008;108(4):580-587.

Hamada Y, Kameyama Y, Narita H, Benson KT, Goto H. Protamine after heparin produces hypotension resulting from decreased sympathetic outflow secondary to increased nitric oxide in the central nervous system. Anesth Analg. 2005;100(1):33-37.

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Pain 32

Nicol AL, Colquhoun DA, Brummett CM. The more you know: Identifying factors associated with inpatient mortality related to opioid overdose can drive progress in the opioid health crisis. Anesth Analg. 2019;128(1):16-18.

Deer TR, Grider JS, Pope JE, Falowski S, Lamer TJ, Calodney A, et al. The MIST Guidelines: The lumbar spinal stenosis Consensus Group guidelines for Minimally Invasive Spine Treatment. Pain Pract. 2018 Oct 27 [Epub ahead of print].

Ferns J, McCartney M. Epidural blood patch for postdural puncture headache due to lumboperitoneal shunt placement in a patient with pseudotumor cerebri: A case report. A A Pract. 2018 Sep 26 [Epub ahead of print].

Deer TR, Pope JE, Lamer TJ, Grider JS, Provenzano D, Lubenow TR, et al. The neuromodulation appropriateness consensus committee on best practices for dorsal root ganglion stimulation. Neuromodulation 2018 Sep 24 [Epub ahead of print].

Schwenk ES, Pozek JJ, Viscusi ER. Managing prolonged pain after surgery: Examining the role of opioids. J Arthroplasty 2018;33(11):3389-3393.

Hunter CW, Sayed D, Lubenow T, Davis T, Carlson J, Rowe J, et al. DRG FOCUS: A multicenter study evaluating dorsal root ganglion stimulation and predictors for trial success. Neuromodulation. 2018 Aug 8 [Epub ahead of print].

Akhtar E, Ballew A, Orr WN, Mayorga A, Khan TW. The prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms in chronic pain patients in a tertiary care setting: A cross-sectional study. Psychosomatics 2018 in press.

Pozek JJ, De Ruyter M, Khan TW. Comprehensive acute pain management in the perioperative surgical home. Anesthesiol Clin. 2018;36(2):295-307.

Khan TW, Manion S. Perioperative surgical home for the patient with chronic pain. Anesthesiol Clin. 2018;36(2):281-294.

Wetherington B, Khan TW. Epidural abscess during a spinal cord stimulator trial: A case report. Pain Practice. 2018 Mar 8 [Epub ahead of print].

Salsbury SA, Goertz CM, Vining RD, Hondras MA, Andresen AA, Long CR, et al. Interdisciplinary practice models for older adults with back pain: A qualitative evaluationThe Gerontologist. 2018;58(2):376-87.

Eller-Smith OC, Nicol AL, Christianson JA. Potential mechanisms underlying centralized pain and emerging therapeutic interventions. Front Cell Neurosci. 2018;12(Article 35).

Sayed D, Monroe F, Orr WN, Phadnis M, Khan TW, Braun E, et al. Retrospective analysis of intrathecal drug delivery: Outcomes, efficacy, and risk for cancer-related pain at a high volume academic medical center. Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface. 2018;(doi:10.1111/ner.12759.

Braun E, Sack AM, Sayed D, Manion S, Hamm B, Brimacombe M, et al. Reducing radiation exposure in lumbar transforaminal epidural steroid injections with pulsed fluoroscopy: A randomized, double-blind, controlled clinical trialPain Physician. 2018;21(1):53-60.

Nicol AL, Hurley RW, Benzon HT. Alternatives to opioids in the pharmacologic management of chronic pain syndromes: A narrative review of randomized, controlled, and blinded clinical trialsAnesth Analg. 2017;125(5):1682-1703.

Goertz CM, Salsbury SA, Long CR, Vining RD, Andresen AA, Hondras MA, et al. Patient-centered professional practice models for managing low back pain in older adults: a pilot randomized controlled trial. BMC Geriatr. 2017;17(1):235.

Giron SE, Bjurstrom MF, Griffis CA, Ferrante FM, Wu II, Nicol AL, et al. Increased central nervous system interleukin-8 in a majority postlaminectomy syndrome chronic pain populationPain Med. 2017:pnx126.

Khan TW, Imani F. The management of chronic pain; caught between a rock and a hard place: The case for a renewed focus on provider, patient, and payer education. Anesth Pain Med. 2017;7(1):e40951.

Khan TW, Yacoub A. Pitfalls in interventional pain medicine: Hyponatremia after DDAVP for a patient with Von Willebrand disease undergoing an epidural steroid injection. Case Rep Anesthesiol. 2017;2017:6467090.

Shelley CL, Berry S, Howard J, De Ruyter M, Thepthepha M, Nazir N, et al. Posterior paramedian subrhomboidal analgesia versus thoracic epidural analgesia for pain control in patients with multiple rib fractures. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016;81(3):463-467.

Nicol AL, Sieberg CB, Clauw DJ, Hassett AL, Moser SE, Brummett CM. The association between a history of lifetime traumatic events and pain severity, physical function, and affective distress in patients with chronic pain. J Pain. 2016;17(12):1334-1348.

Bjurstrom MF, Nicol AL, Amid PK, Lee CH, Ferrante FM, Chen DC. Neurophysiological and clinical effects of laparoscopic retroperitoneal triple neurectomy in patients with refractory postherniorrhaphy neuropathic inguinodynia. Pain Pract. 2016;17(4):447-59.

Sack AM, Khan TW. Diastematomyelia: Split cord malformationAnesthesiology. 2016;125(2):397.

Bagla S, Sayed D, Smirniotopoulos J, Brower J, Neal Rutledge J, Dick B, et al. Multicenter prospective clinical series evaluating radiofrequency ablation in the treatment of painful spine metastases. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2016;39(9):1289-1297.

Loh JT, Nicol AL, Elashoff D, Ferrante FM. Efficacy of needle-placement technique in radiofrequency ablation for treatment of lumbar facet arthropathy. J Pain Res. 2015;8:687-694.

>Bjurstrom MF, Nicol AL, Amid PK, Chen DC. Pain control following inguinal herniorrhaphy: Current perspectives. J Pain Res. 2014;7:277-290.

Sayed D. The interdisciplinary management of cancer pain. Techniques in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management. 2013;17(4):163-167.

Peterson JC, Smith KA, Khan T, Arnold PM. The interdisciplinary management of spinal disorders: A review of outcomes. Techniques in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management. 2013;17(4):157-162.

Arnold PM, Burton DC, Khan TW, Dixon KA, Asher MA, Varghese G. Establishment of a university academic spine center: From concept to reality. J Med Pract Manage. 2013;28(4):220-224.

Sharma NK, McCarson K, Van Dillen L, Lentz A, Khan T, Cirstea CM. Primary somatosensory cortex in chronic low back pain - a H-MRS study. J Pain Res. 2011;4:143-150.

Chandra VA, Khan TW. Neurostimulation therapy for refractory angina pectoris. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2011;49(2):7-9.

De Ruyter ML, Brueilly KE, Harrison BA, Greengrass RA, Putzke JD, Brodersen MP. A pilot study on continuous femoral perineural catheter for analgesia after total knee arthroplasty: the effect on physical rehabilitation and outcomes. J Arthroplasty. 2006;21(8):1111-1117.

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Pediatrics 5

Feinstein MM, Pannunzio AE, Lobell S, Kodish E. Informed consent in pediatric anesthesia: A narrative review. Anesth Analg. 2018 Aug 14 [Epub ahead of print].

Thompson DR, Zurakowski D, Haberkern CM, Stricker PA, Meier PM, Bannister C, et al. Endoscopic Versus Open Repair for Craniosynostosis in Infants Using Propensity Score Matching to Compare Outcomes: A Multicenter Study from the Pediatric Craniofacial Collaborative Group. Anesth Analg. 2018;126(3):968-975.

Hansen JK, Lydick AM, Wyatt MM, Andrews BT. Reducing postoperative bleeding after craniosynostosis repair utilizing a low-dose transexamic acid infusion protocol. J Craniofac Surg. 2017;28:1255-1259.

Stricker PA, Goobie SM, Cladis FP, Haberkern CM, Meier PM, Reddy SK, et al. Perioperative outcomes and management in pediatric complex cranial vault reconstruction: A multicenter study from the Pediatric Craniofacial Collaborative Group. Anesthesiology. 2017;126:276-287.

Thompson ME, Kohring JM, McFann K, McNair B, Hansen JK, Miller NH. Predicting excessive hemorrhage in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients undergoing posterior spinal instrumentation and fusion. Spine J. 2014;14(8):1392-1398.

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Kovac AL. Updates in the management of postoperative nausea and vomiting. Adv Anesth. 2018;36(1):81-97.

Kranke P, Bergese SD, Minkowitz HS, Melson TI, Leiman DG, Candiotti KA, et al. Amisulpride prevents postoperative nausea and vomiting in patients at high risk: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Anesthesiology. 2018;128(6):1099-1106.

Gan TJ, Kranke P, Minkowitz HS, Bergese SD, Motsch J, Eberhart L, et al. Intravenous amisulpride for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting: Two concurrent, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials. Anesthesiology. 2017;126(2):268-75.

Kovac AL. Comparative pharmacology and guide to the use of the serotonin 5-HT3 receptor antagonists for postoperative nausea and vomitingDrugs. 2016;76(18):1719-1735.

Hendren G, Aponte-Feliciano A, Kovac A. Safety and efficacy of commonly used antiemetics. Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol. 2015;11(11):1753-1767.

Gan TJ, Diemunsch P, Habib AS, Kovac A, Kranke P, Meyer TA, et al. Consensus guidelines for the management of postoperative nausea and vomiting. Anesth Analg. 2014;118(1):85-113.

Kovac AL. Update on the management of postoperative nausea and vomiting. Drugs. 2013;73(14):1525-1547.

Apfel CC, Souza KE, Philip BK, Odom-Forren J, Hooper VD, Radke OC, et al. In reply. Anesthesiology. 2013;118(5):1229-1230.

Apfel CC, Philip BK, Cakmakkaya OS, Shilling A, Shi YY, Leslie JB, et al. Who is at risk for postdischarge nausea and vomiting after ambulatory surgery? Anesthesiology. 2012;117(3):475-486.

Gan TJ, Sinha AC, Kovac AL, Jones RK, Cohen SA, Battikha JP, et al. A randomized, double-blind, multicenter trial comparing transdermal scopolamine plus ondansetron to ondansetron alone for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting in the outpatient setting. Anesth Analg. 2009;108(5):1498-1504.

Kovac AL, Eberhart L, Kotarski J, Clerici G, Apfel C. A randomized, double-blind study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of three different doses of palonosetron versus placebo in preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting over a 72-hour period. Anesth Analg. 2008;107(2):439-444.

Candiotti KA, Kovac AL, Melson TI, Clerici G, Joo Gan T. A randomized, double-blind study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of three different doses of palonosetron versus placebo for preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting. Anesth Analg. 2008;107(2):445-451.

Kovac AL. Management of postoperative nausea and vomiting in children. Paediatr Drugs. 2007;9(1):47-69.

Gan TJ, Meyer TA, Apfel CC, Chung F, Davis PJ, Habib AS, et al. Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia guidelines for the management of postoperative nausea and vomiting. Anesth Analg. 2007;105(6):1615-1628.

Gan TJ, Apfel CC, Kovac A, Philip BK, Singla N, Minkowitz H, et al. A randomized, double-blind comparison of the NK1 antagonist, aprepitant, versus ondansetron for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting. Anesth Analg. 2007;104(5):1082-1089.

Kovac AL. Prophylaxis of postoperative nausea and vomiting: controversies in the use of serotonin 5-hydroxytryptamine subtype 3 receptor antagonists. J Clin Anesth. 2006;18(4):304-318.

Kovac AL. Meta-analysis of the use of rescue antiemetics following PONV prophylactic failure with 5-HT3 antagonist/dexamethasone versus single-agent therapies. Ann Pharmacother. 2006;40(5):873-887.

D'Angelo R, Philip B, Gan TJ, Kovac A, Hantler C, Doblar D, et al. A randomized, double-blind, close-ranging, pilot study of intravenous granisetron in the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting in patients abdominal hysterectomy. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2005;22(10):774-779.

Gan TJ, Meyer T, Apfel CC, Chung F, Davis PJ, Eubanks S, et al. Consensus guidelines for managing postoperative nausea and vomiting. Anesth Analg. 2003;97(1):62-71.

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Publications (37) before 2003

Sprung J, Kindscher JD, Wahr JA, Levy JH, Monk TG, Moritz MW, et al. The use of bovine hemoglobin glutamer-250 (Hemopure) in surgical patients: results of a multicenter, randomized, single-blinded trial. Anesth Analg. 2002;94(4):799-808.

Gan TJ, White PF, Scuderi PE, Watcha MF, Kovac A. FDA "black box" warning regarding use of droperidol for postoperative nausea and vomiting: is it justified? Anesthesiology. 2002;97(1):287.

Yakazu Y, Iwasawa K, Narita H, Kindscher JD, Benson KT, Goto H. Hemodynamic and sympathetic effects of fenoldopam and sodium nitroprusside. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2001;45(9):1176-1180.

Sasao J, Tarver SD, Kindscher JD, Taneyama C, Benson KT, Goto H. In rabbits, landiolol, a new ultra-short-acting beta-blocker, exerts a more potent negative chronotropic effect and less effect on blood pressure than esmolol. Can J Anaesth. 2001;48(10):985-989.

Aono H, Hirakawa M, Unruh GK, Kindscher JD, Goto H. Anesthetic induction agents, sympathetic nerve activity and baroreflex sensitivity: a study in rabbits comparing thiopental, propofol and etomidate. Acta Med Okayama. 2001;55(4):197-203.

Shinohara K, Aono H, Unruh GK, Kindscher JD, Goto H. Suppressive effects of remifentanil on hemodynamics in baro-denervated rabbits. Can J Anaesth. 2000;47(4):361-366.

Ogihara Y, Isshiki A, Kindscher JD, Goto H. Abdominal wall lift versus carbon dioxide insufflation for laparoscopic resection of ovarian tumors. J Clin Anesth. 1999;11(5):406-412.

Aono H, Takeda A, Tarver SD, Goto H. Stress responses in three different anesthetic techniques for carbon dioxide laparoscopic cholecystectomy. J Clin Anesth. 1998;10(7):546-550.

Taneyama C, Benson KT, Hild PG, Goto H. Adenosine triphosphate attenuates renal sympathetic nerve activity through left ventricular chemosensitive receptors. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 1997;280(2):570-575.

Omi A, Fukuhara T, Isshiki A, Benson KT, Ogihara Y, Goto H. The effectiveness of the Fukuhara laryngeal mask airway holding forceps (F forceps). Anesth Analg. 1997;85(3):697-700.

Kindscher JD. Excess mortality associated with the use of rapid infusion system at level 1 trauma center. Resuscitation. 1997;34(1):90-91.

Schloerb PR, Forster J, Delcore R, Kindscher JD. Bioelectrical impedance in the clinical evaluation of liver disease. Am J Clin Nutr. 1996;64(3 Suppl):510s-514s.

Oku S, Benson KT, Hirakawa M, Goto H. Renal sympathetic nerve activity after dexmedetomidine in nerve-intact and baroreceptor-denervated rabbits. Anesth Analg. 1996;83(3):477-481.

Forster J, Siegel EL, Delcore R, Payne KM, Laurin J, Kindscher JD. Is the role of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts limited in the management of patients with end-stage liver disease? Am J Surg. 1996;172(5):536-539; discussion 539-540.

Kindscher JD, Laurin J, Delcore R, Forster J. Liver transplantation in a patient with sickle cell anemia. Transplantation. 1995;60(7):762-764.

Yoneda I, Goto H, Nishizawa M, Unruh GK, Arakawa K. Effect of atracurium, vecuronium, pancuronium and tubocurarine on renal sympathetic nerve activity in baroreceptor denervated dogs. Br J Anaesth. 1994;72(6):679-682.

Yoneda I, Nishizawa M, Benson KT, Chaffee TL, Goto H. Attenuation of arterial baroreflex control of renal sympathetic nerve activity during lidocaine infusion in alpha-chloralose-anesthetized dogs. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 1994;38(1):70-74.

Levine JM, Kindscher JD. Cardiac failure after orthotopic liver transplantation. Anesth Analg. 1994;78(1):179-180.

Streisand JB, Bailey PL, LeMaire L, Ashburn MA, Tarver SD, Varvel J, et al. Fentanyl-induced rigidity and unconsciousness in human volunteers. Incidence, duration, and plasma concentrations. Anesthesiology. 1993;78(4):629-634.

Kindscher JD, Levine JM. The anesthetic management of liver transplantation. Kans Med. 1993;94(7):207-209, 206.

Taneyama C, Goto H, Kohno N, Benson KT, Sasao J, Arakawa K. Effects of fentanyl, diazepam, and the combination of both on arterial baroreflex and sympathetic nerve activity in intact and baro-denervated dogs. Anesth Analg. 1993;77(1):44-48.

Oshida J, Goto H, Benson KT, Arakawa K. Effects of calcium chloride on verapamil- and diltiazem-pretreated isolated rat hearts. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 1993;7(6):717-720.

Yokoyama M, Benson KT, Arakawa K, Goto H. Effects of flumazenil on intravenous lidocaine-induced convulsions and anticonvulsant property of diazepam in rats. Anesth Analg. 1992;75(1):87-90.

Kamijo Y, Goto H, Nakazawa K, Benson KT, Arakawa K. Arterial baroreflex attenuation during and after continuous propofol infusion. Can J Anaesth. 1992;39(9):987-991.

Taneyama C, Goto H, Benson KT, Unruh GK, Arakawa K. Vagal involvement in the action of exogenous adenosine triphosphate on reflex renal sympathetic nerve activity. Anesth Analg. 1991;72(3):351-358.

Streisand JB, Varvel JR, Stanski DR, Le Maire L, Ashburn MA, Hague BI, et al. Absorption and bioavailability of oral transmucosal fentanyl citrate. Anesthesiology. 1991;75(2):223-229.

Nakazawa K, Taneyama C, Benson KT, Unruh GK, Goto H. Mixtures of sodium nitroprusside and trimethaphan for induction of hypotension. Anesth Analg. 1991;73(1):59-63.

Taneyama C, Goto H, Goto K, Benson KT, Unruh GK, Arakawa K. Attenuation of arterial baroreceptor reflex response to acute hypovolemia during induced hypotension. Anesthesiology. 1990;73(3):433-440.

Taneyama C, Goto H, Benson KT, Unruh GK, Arakawa K. [Baroreceptor reflex response to acute blood loss during induced hypotension--a comparison of sodium nitroprusside, prostaglandin E1 and trimethaphan]. Masui. 1990;39(5):581-587.

Goto K, Goto H, Benson KT, Unruh GK, Arakawa K. Efficacy of high-frequency jet ventilation in cardiac tamponade. Anesth Analg. 1990;70(4):375-381.

Ashburn MA, Streisand JB, Tarver SD, Mears SL, Mulder SM, Floet Wilms AW, et al. Oral transmucosal fentanyl citrate for premedication in paediatric outpatients. Can J Anaesth. 1990;37(8):857-866.

Inagaki M, Goto K, Katayama H, Benson KT, Goto H, Arakawa K. Activated partial thromboplastin time-protamine dose relation in the presence and absence of heparin. J Cardiothorac Anesth. 1989;3(6):734-736.

Hakoshima A, Goto H, Abe K, Benson KT, Moran JF, Arakawa K. Alteration of red cell deformability during extracorporeal bypass: membrane v bubble oxygenator. J Cardiothorac Anesth. 1989;3(2):189-192.

Benson KT. The Jehovah's Witness patient: considerations for the anesthesiologist. Anesth Analg. 1989;69(5):647-656.

Goto H, Benson KT, Katayama H, Tonooka M, Tilzer LL, Arakawa K. Effect of high-dose of methylprednisolone on tourniquet ischaemia. Can J Anaesth. 1988;35(5):484-488.

Benson KT, Tomlinson DL, Goto H, Arakawa K. Cardiovascular effects of lorazepam during sufentanil anesthesia. Anesth Analg. 1988;67(10):996-998.

Benson KT, Dozier NJ, Goto H, Arakawa K. Anesthesia for cesarean section in patient with spondylometepiphyseal dysplasia. Anesthesiology. 1985;63(5):548-550.

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