SEPTEMBER 2013 – DECEMBER 2013 ISSUE

 

EDITORIALS

Therapeutic hypothermia: lessons and obstacles in neuroprotection

Transforaminal epidural block

Santiago M Herrero, MD, FCCP*, Joseph Varon, MD, FACP, FCCP, FCCM, FRSM** Helen Gharaei, MD, FIPP
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Intracuff alkalinized lidocaine reduces sedative/analgesic requirement for mechanically ventilated patients

A comparative analysis of the Baska® Mask vs. Proseal® laryngeal mask for general anesthesia with IPPV

Ahmed Sobhy Basuni, MD Sharifa Ali Sabeeh Al-Rawahi*, Haris Aziz*, Azharuddin M Malik**, Rashid M Khan*, Naresh Kaul*
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Incidence and severity of adverse events in laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication; an anesthesiologist’s perspective

A prospective study of clinical profile and outcome of critically ill obstetric patients in ICU at a tertiary level hospital in India

Tanvir Samra, MBBS, MD*, Sujata Sharma, MBBS, MD** Khan Mohd Saif, MD, FSCC*, S Tahmina, MS**, Pandey Maitree, MD***
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Anesthetic maintenance with propofol infusion is less expensive per minute of surgery than sevoflurane or desflurane

Comparison of acid reducing property of tramadol and ranitidine given before cesarean section under general anesthesia

Brandon A. Van Noord, MD*, John Lee, MD*, Yao Ping Zhang, MD*, Philip Lumb, MB*, Valdimir Zelman, MD, PhD*, Frederico Bilotta, MD** and Eugenia Ayrian, MD* Muhammad Imran Azeem, FCPS*, Arshad Taqi, FCPS**, Abrar Shafique, FCPS**, Anser Ali Buttar, FCPS***, Asiya Taqi, FCPS**
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Evaluation of dexmedetomidine/propofol anesthesia during upper gastrointestinal endoscopy in patients with high probability of having obstructive sleep apnea

Comparison between intrathecal isobaric ropivacaine 0.75% with hyperbaric bupivacaine 0.5%: A double blind randomized controlled study

Medhat Hannallah, MD, FFARCS*, Michael Rasmussen, MD**, John Carroll, MD***, Aline Charabaty, MD***, Caren Palese, MD***, Nadeem Haddad, MD**** V. R. R. Chari, MD, Preety Sahu, MD (III year), Navid Wani, MD
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Comparison of effect of esmolol vs. esmolol and fentanyl on hemodynamic response to laryngoscopy and tracheal intubation in controlled hypertensive patients: a randomized controlled double blind study

Comparison of LMA Classic and i-gel in anesthetized, spontaneously breathing patients during elective surgical procedures

Sampangiramaiah Shailaja*  Jodumut Srikantu** Haq Dad Durrani, DA, FCPS*, Khalid Javed Butt, MCPS, FCPS**, Sairah Sadaf, FCPS*, Anwer Rehan, MBBS, DA***, Abdul Majid Khan, MBBS, DA***, Alina Umar, MBBS****
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REVIEW ARTICLES

Dexmedetomidine in pulmonary hypertension: A Review

 

Abhijit S. Nair, MD.
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CASE REPORTS

Dexmedetomidine and ketamine sedation for a patient with presumed mitochondrial disease and malignant hyperthermia

Cardiac arrest after simultaneous release of bilateral tourniquets in lower limb orthopaedic surgery: A case report

Jarrett Heard, MD*, David Martin, MD**, Joseph D. Tobias, MD**, Brian Schloss, MD** Indira Kumari, MBBS, MD*, Udita Naithani, MBBS, MD**,Devendra Verma, MBBS, MD**, Rajkumar S, MBBS***, Dharm Chand Jain, MBBS, MD****, Pradeep D S, MBBS*****
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Congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis: a case report from Pakistan and literature review

Monitored anesthesia care with dexmedetomidine and remifentanil during cardiac catheterization in a patient with Duchenne muscular dystrophy and malignant hyperthermia susceptibility

Saeed Bin Ayaz, MBBS, FCPS*, Sumeera Matee, MBBS**, Muhammad Ikram, MBBS**, Zaheer Ahmed Gill, MBBS, FCPS* Alok Moharir, MD, Joseph D. Tobias, MD
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Vitamin D supplement as an adjuvant in the management of chronic musculoskeletal pain

Emergency surgery in a hyperparathyroid patient: is spinal anesthesia safe?

Waqas Ashraf Chaudhary, MD, MS (Pain Mgt.)*,Hafiz Sheraz Arshad, BSPT, PP-DPT**, Sarwat Waqas, BSc, Pharm-D***, Farah Khan Jatoi, DPT**, Umar Khyyam DPT**, Maryam Tahir Dar, Pharm-D**, Amna Amhed, Pharm-D**, Qasim Zafar, Pharm-D*** Asthana Veena, MD*, Kumar Nidhi, MD**, Agrawal Atul, MS***
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LETTERS TO EDITOR

Response times for the provision of intrapartum epidural analgesia

Arif Hasan, ST6 Anesthetics

A modified technique for difficult nasogastric tube insertion 

Ghanshyam Yadav*, Saurabh K Das**, Gaurav Jain***, Sujali Choupoo**

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An economical way to prevent intraoperative hypothermia in neonates

Look Alike Drugs- A Growing Problem

Suman Saini, DA, DNB Alistair Challiner
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Intubation depth mark on pediatric tracheal tube: A potential threat for an airway obstruction

Kiran Jangra, MD*, Sandeep Kataria, MD**, Surender K. Malhotra, MD***

Endotracheal tube aided  nasogastric tube placement with classic laryngeal mask airway in situ

Neha Singh, MD*, Parnandi Bhaskar Rao, MD, PDCC**, Sushil Prakash Ambesh, MD***, Devendra Gupta, MD, PDCC***

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Ambu® laryngeal mask airway for cleft lip surgery?

P. M. Velankar, MD, Preety Sahu, PG Resident (MD Anesthesiology)

 

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TRENDS & TECHNOLOGY

MY MOST MEMORABLE PATIENT

  Habib Md Reazaul Karim, Mohammad Yunus, Vanlalhmangaihi Hmar, Nari M. Lyngdoh
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