July – September 2014 Issue

EDITORIAL VIEWS

Firearm injuries to the maxillofacial region

Adnan Aslam, BDS, FCPS, FFD RCSI
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Arterial blood evaluation: from the old Allen test to the new technologies

 

Dario Galante, Matteo Melchionda
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Prevalence and antibiotic susceptibility of multi-drug resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Acinetobacter baumannii in clinical samples from intensive care unit patients in a tertiary care hospital at Peshawar (Pakistan)

Riaz Ahmed Khan*, Farah Ashraf Khan**, Muhammad Iqbal***, Homera Nigar****
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Oral midazolam plus ketamine compared to midazolam only to reduce agitation in children undergoing urological surgery after sevoflurane anesthesia

Haxhire Gani, PhD*, Vjollca Beqiri**, Pirro Prifti***, Majlinda Naco, PhD*, Rudin Domi*, Orjana Janushaj, PhD*, Bilbil Hoxha, PhD****
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The role of pre-operative investigations in relatively healthy general surgical patients- a retrospective study

Alka Chandra, MD, DNB, MBA (HM)*, Vijay Thakur, DA**, Nikhil Bhasin, DNB***, Dheeraj Gupta, DNB****
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Perfusion index as an objective alternative to the Allen test, with flow quantification and medicolegal documentation

Roshdi R. Al-metwalli*
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Comparison of analgesic effect of femoral nerve block and continuous intravenous infusion pump, after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in first postoperative day

Pouran Hajian*, Navid Haddadzadegan**, Mahshid Nikouseresht***, Mohamad-Ali Seif-Rabiee****, Alireza Yavarikia******
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Comparison of the stylet and the gum elastic bougie in tracheal intubation in a simulated difficult airway

Riaz Ahmed Khan*, Farah Ashraf Khan **, Muhammad Azam***
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Comparative study of thoracic epidural fentanyl with sufentanil for postoperative pain relief in thoracic surgery

Sumit Bhargava, MD*, Aparna Tamaskar, MD*, Nupur Chakravarty, MD**, Seema Shende, MD**, Ramchandra Vinayak Shidhaye, MD, DA***
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Risk factors, incidence and outcome of candidemia in a Turkish intensive care unit: a five-year retrospective cohort study

Nur Yapar, MD*, Mert Akan, MD**, Vildan Avkan-Oguz, MD*, Cem M. Ergon, MD***, Munir Hancer, MD****, Mine Doluca, MD*****
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CASE REPORTS

Perioperative care of an adolescent with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease with placement of a caudal epidural catheter as an adjunct to general anesthesia

Omar Alkhatib1, Joseph D. Tobias, MD2,3
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Fat embolism syndrome due to bilateral intramedullary nailing of tibia

Abhijit S. Nair*, Rahul Amte*, Lavanya Ram*, T. Dasaradha Rama Reddy**
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Thoracic paravertebral block for breast surgery in a patient with ischemic heart disease

Sneha Nikam*, Pallavi Marghade, MD, FRCA**, Naresh Paliwal, MD***3, Sunil Lawhale, MD****
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Anaphylaxis: A life threatening but treatable condition

Shahid Adeel, FCARCSI, Mohammad Ismail, M.B.,B.Ch, ABHSA, Mansour Abdelfattah, M.B.,B.Ch, Mohamed Elbahar, M.B.,B.Ch, Asad Jawad, FRCS
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Difficult airway in a child with retropharyngeal abscess

Kalpana Rajendra Kulkarni, MBBS, DNB, DA*, Basant Rambharose Chaurasia, MBBS, MD**
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Unusual presentation of chronic myeloid leukemia – an emphasis on adequate preanesthesia work-up

Roopa Sachidananda, DA, DNB*, Vikram K Bhat, MS, DNB, MNAMS, PhD**, MCB Santosh, MD***, Rohini V Bhat Pai, MD, DNB***
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Anesthetic management for super-super morbidly obese patient

Mesut Erbas*, Huseyin Toman*, Hasan Ali Kiraz*, Tuncer Simsek*, M Kasim Arik**, Berna Uyan*, Hasan Sahin*
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Massive surgical emphysema during laparoscopic surgery

Venkatesh Nutangi, MBBS*, P. M. Velankar, MD, DA, MNAMS**, Sandeep Choudhary, MBBS***
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Anesthetic management for removal of a huge intra-abdominal tumor: A case report

Aparna Tamaskar, MD*, Sumit Bhargava, MD*, Sanjay P. Dave, MD**, Shidhaye Ramchandra Vinayak, MD, DA**
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Awake rigid bronchoscopy for post intubation tracheal stenosis

Ashwini H. Ramaswamy*, Madhuri S. Kurdi**, Safiya I. Shaikh***, Radhika S. Deva****, Syed Uwais Raza****
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REVIEW ARTICLES

Thyroid disorders during pregnancy and anesthetic considerations

Sushma K Sannaboraiah, MD*, Ashwini Halebid Ramaswamy, MD*, Safiya Shaikh, MD**
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FUTURE PERSPECTIVE

Future local anesthetics: Neurotoxins?

Prasanna Vadhanan C. MD*, Adhinarayanan S, DA, DNB**
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CORRESPONDENCE

Intramyometrial terlipressin in atonic postpartum hemorrhage: A uterine salvage decision

Sukhen Samanta, MD, PDCC, Sujay Samanta, MD, Kajal Jain, MD, Daipayan Chatterjee, MS
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‘Lignocaine stylet’: Tips for difficult arterial cannulation with minimum arterial spasm

Sukhen Samanta, MD, PDCC*, Sujay Samanta, MD, PDCC**, Kapi Dev Soni, MD*, Richa Aggarwal*
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Central venous catheter insertion site infection leading to subcutaneous emphysema

Mullick Parul, MD*, Varshney Gaurav, DA**, Kumar Ajay, MD***, Prakash Smita, MD****
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Counselling is important in treatment of deliberate self-harm.

Chepsy C Philip
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Endotracheal tube cuff leak: yet another unusual cause!

Anand K. Lakesh, MD, FCCP, FIMSA, MAMS*, Dheeraj Kapoor, MD, FCCP, FACEE**, Anjali Singh, MBBS***
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Pulmonary calcification or…?

Joseph Santiapillai, MB ChB*, Santhana Kannan, MD, DNB, FRCA**, Shu Li Tan, MB ChB*
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