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Review articles published by our anesthesiology faculty, residents, fellows and staff.

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Voss JK, Lozenski J, Hansen JK, Salerno S, LacKamp A, Parks J, et al. Sedation and analgesia for adult outpatient burn dressing change: A survey of American Burn Association Centers. J Burn Care Res. 2020;41(2):322-327.

Egan KG, Allen A, Hendren G, Mellott AJ, Bhavsar D. Effects of intraoperative dexamethasone administration in adult diabetic burn patients. J Burn Care Res. 2019;40(5):627-632.

Hansen JK, Voss J, Ganatra H, Langner T, Chalise P, Stokes S, et al. Sedation and analgesia during pediatric burn dressing change: A survey of American burn association centers. J Burn Care Res. 2019;40(3):287-293.

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Zaky A, Younan DS, Meers B, Davies J, PereiraS, Melvin RL, Kidd B, Morgan C, Tolwani A, Pittet JF.  End-of-Procedure Volume Responsiveness Defined by the Passive Leg Raise Test Is Not Associated With Acute Kidney Injury After Cardiopulmonary Bypass. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020; S1053-0770(20)31201-5.

Esper SA, Wallisch WJ, Ryan J, Sanchez P, Sciortino C, Murray H, Arlia P, D'Cunha J, Mahajan A, Triulzi D, Subramaniam K. Platelet transfusion is associated with 90-day and 1-year mortality for adult patients requiring veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Vox Sang. 2020. [Epub ahead of print].

Shi H, Almutairi M, Moskovitz J, Xu YG. Recent advances in iron homeostasis and regulation -A focus on epigenetic regulation and stroke. Free Radic Res. 2020. [Epub ahead of print].

Holwerda SW, Carter JR, Yang H, Wang J, Pierce GL, Fadel PJ. Standardizing methodology for assessing spontaneous baroreflex control of muscle sympathetic nerve activity in humans. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2020. [Epub ahead of print].

Weyker PD, Webb CAJ, Flynn BC. Adverse Discharge Disposition (ADD): When Things Do Not ADD Up After Surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021; 35(2): 490-491.

Alkhatib C, Rego-Cherian L, Cotter EK. Management of suspected intraoperative myocardial ischemia. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2021; 59(1): 53-60.

Nuckols VR, Holwerda SW, Luehrs RE, et al. Beat-to-Beat Blood Pressure Variability in the First Trimester Is Associated With the Development of Preeclampsia in a Prospective Cohort: Relation With Aortic Stiffness. Hypertension. 2020; 76(6): 1800-1807.

Wei J, Hollabaugh C, Miller J, Geiger PC, Flynn BC. Molecular cadioprotection and the role of exosomes: the future is not far away.  J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020 [Epub ahead of print].

Daniels J, Flynn BC. Novel Tool to Predict 1-Year Mortality in Cardiac Surgery: Applying both Preoperative and Postoperative Data.J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020; S1053-0770(20)30607-8.

Smith NK, Zerillo J, Kim SJ,... Kindscher JD, et al. Intraoperative Cardiac Arrest During Adult Liver Transplantation: Incidence and Risk Factor Analysis From 7 Academic Centers in the United States.Anesth Analg. 2020 Mar. [Epub ahead of print].

Hoyer MM, Flynn B, Iannacone EM, Jones MM, Ivascu NS. Clinic Management of Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxgenation. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020 Jan. [Epub ahead of print]

Kidd B, Flynn BC, Repurposing in 2020: Teaching Old Drugs New Tricks. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020 Feb. [Epub ahead of print].

Harrison JH, Dhawan R, Essandoh MK, Dalia AA, Cotter EK, Stoops S, Chaney MA. Complex Reoperation in a Patient With DiGeorge Syndrome.J Cardiothorac Vasc Anest. 2020 Feb. [Epub ahead of print]

Holwerda SW, Kardon RH, Hashimoto R et al. Aortic stiffness is associated with changes in retinal arteriole flow pulsatility medicated by local vasodilation in healthy young/middle-age adults. J Applied Phys. 2020 [Epub ahead of print]

CARE-ICU Study Group, Staab J, Cotter E, Kidd B, Wallisch WJ, Flynn BC. Review and update: Hematologic malignancies and adult cardiac surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020;34(3):759-771.

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Editorials / Letters to the Editor / Point-Counterpoint 

Fadel PJ, Young BE, Holwerda SW, Keller DM. Letter to the editor: Sympathetically mediated increases in cardiac output, or peripheral vasoconstriction as primary regulator of BP during hyperinsulinemia? Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2020;319(2):H392-H393

Cotter EK, Kidd B, Flynn BC. Elevation of intraoperative lactate levels during cardiac surgery: Is there power in this prognostication? J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2019 [Epub ahead of print].

Sclafani J, Leong M, Desai MJ, Mehta N, Sayed D, Singh JR. Conventional vs high frequency neuromodulation in the treatment of low back pain following spine surgery. PM&R. 2019;11(12):1346-1353.

Hagedorn JM, Deer T, Sayed D, Lamer T. Pain medicine: if we want to be surgeons, we must have surgical training. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2019 [Epub ahead of print].

Flynn BC, Mensch JBest practice in ultrasound-guided internal jugular vein cannulation: The debate echoes on.J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2019;33(11):2985-2988.

Deer T, Kim P, Pope JE, Hayek S, McDowell G, Mekhail N... Sayed D, et al. Physician guidance on the use of off-labeled drugs in intrathecal drug delivery systems for chronic pain. Neuromodulation. 2019;22(7):765-768.

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Richter KP, Clark L, Wick JA, Cruvinel E, Durham D, Shaw P, Shih GH, Befort CA, Simari RD. Women Physicians and Promotion in Academic Medicine. N Engl J Med. 2020; 383: 2148-2157.

Nizamuddin SL, Nizamuddin J, Latif U, et al. Be Active and Be Well? A Cross-sectional Survey of US Anesthesia Residents. J Educ Perioper Med. 2020; 22(2): E640.

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General topics in anesthesiology 

Wagener G, Bezinover D, Wang C, Kroepfl E, Diaz G, Giordano C, West J, Kindscher JD, et al. Fluid Management During Kidney Transplantation: A Consensus Statement of the Committee on Transplant Anesthesia of the American Society of Anesthesiologists. Transplantation. 2020. [Epub ahead of print].

Clary Z, Nazir N, Butterworth J. Transversus Abdominis Plane Block With Liposomal Bupivacaine Versus Thoracic Epidural for Postoperative Analgesia After Deep Inferior Epigastric Artery Perforator Flap-Based Breast Reconstruction. Ann Plast Surg. 2020; 85(6): e24-e26.

Bezinover D, Diaz G, Duggan E ... Kindscher JD, et al. Bacchus Listed for a Liver Transplant: Comment. Anesthesiology. 2020 Mar. [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. 2019;269(1):45-47.

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. 2019;24(5):620-624.

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Global health 

Wexler C, Nazir N, Maloba M, et al. Programmatic evaluation of feasibility and efficiency of at birth and 6-week, point of care HIV testing in Kenyan infant. PLoS One. 2020; 15(10):e0240621.

Brouillette MA, Aidoo AJ, Hondras MA, Boateng NA, Antwi-Kusi A, Addison W, et al. Regional anesthesia training model for resource-limited settings: a prospective single-center observational study with pre-post evaluations. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2020 45:582-535.

Chihambakwe M, O’Connor L, Orton PM, Hondras MA. If I was more informed about what exactly they do: Perceptions of Botswana district hospital healthcare providers about World Spine Care. Chiropr Man Therap. 2019;27:28.

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Kovac AL. Horst Otto Stoeckel: Collector and Museum Founder. J Anesth Hist. 2019;5(4):126-137.

Kovac AL. Horst Otto Stoeckel: Clinician, Administrator, Researcher. J of Anesth Hist. 2019;5(4):115-125.

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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. 2019;44(1):258-268.

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Eisenach N, Zoorob D, Nazir N, Pedraza R, Swan K. Translating Sexual Dysfunction: Does Language Impact Clinical Discussion of Painful Sex? Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2020; 26(11): 688-691.

Gayam S, Staab J, Shih G, Stoops S. Cesarean delivery in a parturient with a left ventricular assist device. IntJ Obstet Anesth. 2020 Jul 18; 44: 55-55.

Cotter EK, Banayan J, Tung A, Gupta A, Mueller A, Shahul S. Trends and outcomes of mechanical circulatory support in peripartum women, 2002-2014: A nationwide inpatient sample analysis. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 2019 [Epub ahead of print]

Fernandez AM, Reddy SK, Gordish-Dressman H, Muldowney BL, Martinez JL, Chiao F, et al. Perioperative outcomes and surgical case volume in pediatric complex cranial vault reconstruction: A multicenter observational study from the Pediatric Craniofacial Collaborative Group. Anesth Analg. 2019;129(4):1069-1078.

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Other medical topics 

Roberts AW, Look KA, Trull G, Carpenter DM. Medicaid prescription limits and their implications for naloxone accessibility. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2021; 218: 108355.

Cannon CM, Miller RT, Grow KL, Purcell S, Nazir N. Age-adjusted and Expanded Lactate Thresholds as Predictors of All-Cause Mortality in the Emergency Department. West J Emerg Med. 2020; 21(5): 1249-1257.

Côté P, Bussières A, Cassidy JD, Hartvigsen J, Kawchuk GN, Leboeuf-Yde C, et al... Hondras MA. A united statement of the global chiropractic research community against the pseudoscientific claim that chiropractic care boosts immunity. Chiror Man Therap. 2020; 28(1):21.

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Hagedorn JM, Layno-Moses A, Sanders DT, Pak DJ, Bailey-Classen A, Sowder T. Overview of HF10 spinal cord stimulation for the treatment of chronic pain and an introduction to the Senza Omnia TM system. Pain Manag. 2020; 10(6): 367-376.

Murphy MT, Latif U. Pain During COVID-19: A Comprehensive Review and Guide for the Interventionalist. Pain Pract. 2020. [Epub ahead of print].

Falowski S, Sayed D, Pope J, Patterson D, Fishman M, Gupta M, Mehta P. A Review and Algorithm in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Sacroiliac Joint Pain. J Pain Res. 2020; 13: 3337-3348.

Jotwani R, Abd-Elsayed A, Villegas K, Shakil A, Gulati A, Sayed D, Lam C, Mehta N. Failure of SCS MR-Conditional Modes Due to High Impedance: A Review of Literature and Case Series. Pain Ther. 2020. [Epub ahead of print].

Kapural L, Sayed D, Kim B, Harstroem C, Deering J. Retrospective Assessment of Salvage to 10 kHz Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) in Patients Who Failed Traditional SCS Therapy: RESCUE Study. J Pain Res. 2020; 13: 2861-2867.

Winn AN, Check DK, Farkas A, Fergestrom NM, Neuner JM, Roberts AW. Association of Current Opioid Use With Serious Adverse Events Among Older Adult Survivors of Breast Cancer. JAMA Netw Open. 2020; 3(9): e2016858.

Egan KG, De Souza M, Muenks E, Nazir N, Korentager R. Predictors of Opioid Consumption in Immediate, Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020; 146(4): 734-741.

Nicol AL, Adams MCB, Gordon DB, et al. AAAPT Diagnostic Criteria for Acute Low Back Pain with and Without Lower Extremity Pain. Pain Med. 2020. [Epub ahead of print].

Sayed D, Chakravarthy K, Amirdelfan K, et al. A Comprehensive Practice Guideline for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Compatibility in Implanted Neuromodulation Devices. Neuromodulation. 2020. Epub ahead of print.

Deer TR, Hunter CW, Mehta P, Sayed D, et al. A Systematic Literature Review of Dorsal Root Ganglion Neurostimulation for the Treatment of Pain.Pain Med. 2020; 21(8): 1581-1589

Deer TR, Esposito MF, Porter McRoberts W, Grider JS, Sayed D, et al. A Systematic Literature Review of Peripheral Nerve Stimulation Therapies for the Treatment of Pain. Pain Med. 2020; 21(8): 1590-1603.

Perry M, Sieberg CB, Young EE, Baumbauer K, Singh V, Wong C, Starkweather A. The Potential Role of Preoperative Pain, Catastrophizing, and Differential Gene Expression on Pain Outcomes after Pediatric Spinal Fusion. Pain Manag Nurs. 2020; S1524-9042(20)30137-5.

Roberts, AW, Eiffert S, Wulff-Burchfield EM, Dusetzina SB, Check DK. Opioid use disorder and overdose in older adults with breast, colorectal, or prostate cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2020 Epub ahead of print.

Sayed D, Chakravarthy K, Amirdelfan K, et al. A Comprehensive Practice Guideline for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Compatibility in Implanted Neuromodulation Devices. Neuromodulation. 2020. [Epub ahead of print]

Sayed D, Salmon J, Khan TW, Sack AM, Braun T, Barnard A, Rotte A. Retrospective Analysis of Real-World Outcomes of 10 kHz SCS in Patients with Upper Limb and Neck Pain.J Pain Res. 2020; 13: 1441-1448

Sameer J, Deer T, Sayed D, et al. Minimally invasive lumbar decompression: A Review of indications, techniques, efficacy and safety. Pain Manag. 2020.[Epub ahead of print].

Sayed D, Foster J, Nairizi A, Sills S, Miller A. 10kHz High-Frequency Spinal Cord Stimulation for Chronic Thoracic Pain: A Multicenter Case Series and a Guide for Optimal Anatomic Lead Placement. Pain Physician. 2020; 23(4): E369-76.

Eiffert S, Nicol AL, Ellerbeck EF, Brooks JV, Roberts AW. Cancer survivorship and its association with perioperative opioid use for minor non-cancer surgery. Support Care Cancer. 2020 Mar. [Epub ahead of print]

Hagedorn JM, Moeschler S, Sayed D, Durbhakula S. Impact of COVID-19 on Pain Medicine Fellowship Training. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2020 [Epub ahead of print].

Deer TR, Naidu R, Strand N, Sparks D, Abd-Elsayed A, Kalia H, Hah JM, Mehta P, Sayed D, Gulati A. A review of the bioelectronic implications of stimulation of the peripheral nervous system for chronic pain conditions.Bioelectron Med. 2020; 6:9

Holwerda SW, Holland MT, Green AL, Pearson ACS, Pierce GL. Dissociation between reduced pain and arterial blood pressure following epidural spinal cord stimulation in patients with chronic pain: A retrospective study. Clin Auton Res. 2020 [Epub ahead of print].

Deer TR, Sayed D, Pope J, et al. Emergence From the COVID-19 Pandemic and the Care of Chronic Pain: Guidance for the Interventionalist. Anesth Anala. 2020 [Epub ahead of print]

Baumbauer KM, Ramesh D, Perry M, Carney KB, Julian T, Glidden N, et al. Contribution of COMT and BDNF genotype and expression to the risk of transition from acute to chronic low back pain. Clin J Pain. 2020 [Epub ahead of print]

Sayed D, Kallewaard JW, Rotte A, Jameson J, Caraway D. Pain relief and improvement in quality of life with 10 kHz SCS therapy: Summary of clinical evidence. CNS Neurosci Ther. 2020 [Epub ahead of print]

Pope JE, Schu S, Sayed D, Raslan AM, Baranidharan G, Heros RD, et al. Anatomic lead placement without paresthesia mapping provides effective and predictable therapy during the trial evaluation period: Results from the prospective, multicenter, randomized, DELIVERY study. Neuromodulation. 2020;23(1):109-117.

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Derderian CK, Derderian CA, Fernandez A, Glover CD, Goobie S, Hansen JK, et al. The Pediatric Craniofacial Collaborative Group (PCCG) Consensus Conference Methodology. Pediatr Anaesth. 2020. [Epub ahead of print].

Nizamuddin SL, Gupta A, LatifU, et al. A predictive model for pediatric postoperative respiratory failure: a national impatient sample study. J Intensive Care Med. 2020 [Epub ahead of print].

Alsuhebani M, Sims T, Hansen JK, Hakim M, Walia H, Miller R, et al. Heart rate changes following the administration of sugammadex in children: a prospective, observational study. Journal of Anesthesia. 2020 [Epub ahead of print]

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Stoops S, Kovac AL. New insights into the pathophysiology and risk factors for PONV. Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol. 2020; 34(4): 667-679.

Kovac AL. Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting in Pediatric Patients. Paediatr Drugs. 2020. [Epub ahead of print].

Gan TJ, Belani KG, Bergese S, et al... Kovac AL. Fourth Consensus Guidelines for the Management of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting. Anesth Analg. 2020 [Epub ahead of print]

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