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Indian Journal of Anaesthesia

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#1
Amar Nandhakumar
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 2017: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28250494/anaesthetic-and-haemodynamic-management-of-boerhaave-s-syndrome
#2
K Ashok, A Mahalakshmi, A Hariesh, A Kalyanaraman
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 2017: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28250493/mind-the-gap-reversal-of-arterial-to-end-tidal-co2-gradient-in-thoracoscopic-bronchogenic-cyst-excision
#3
Priyanka Pradeep Karnik, Ketan S Kulkarni, Nandini Malay Dave, Madhu Garasia
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 2017: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28250492/klippel-feil-syndrome-interchange-of-plan-a-and-b-for-airway-management-in-the-same-patient-under-different-circumstances
#4
Karri Pavani, Handattu Mahabaleswara Krishna
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 2017: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28250491/ultrasound-guided-paravertebral-block-a-valuable-armamentarium-for-post-operative-pain-management
#5
Sumitra G Bakshi, Nupur Karan
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 2017: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28250490/bezold-jarisch-reflex-and-acute-cardiovascular-collapse-during-craniotomy
#6
Kanchan Bilgi, Sriganesh Kamath, Nikhat Sultana
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 2017: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28250489/anaesthetic-and-perioperative-management-of-lung-transplantation
#7
Nainar Madhu Sankar, Salla Sweta Ramani, Kirthivasan Vaidyanathan, Kotturathu Mammen Cherian
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 2017: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28250488/barriers-for-labour-analgesia-in-south-india-knowledge-and-attitude-of-relevant-stakeholders-a-hospital-based-cross-sectional-study
#8
S Syed Thahir Hussain, P Maheswari
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 2017: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28250487/anaesthetic-management-of-a-patient-with-severe-pulmonary-arterial-hypertension-for-renal-transplantation
#9
Mn Chidananda Swamy, Aninditha Mukherjee, Latha L Rao, Sushmitha Pandith
We describe a patient with severe pulmonary arterial hypertension scheduled to undergo live-related renal transplantation. We emphasise on meticulous anaesthetic management and early renal transplantation to prevent the progression of disease which would become refractory to treatment, leading to right ventricular failure. Regional (continuous epidural) anaesthesia has been used as technique of choice, where the selective advantages of this technique have been put to good use.
February 2017: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28250486/developing-competency-in-post-graduate-students-of-anaesthesiology-for-taking-informed-consent-for-elective-caesarean-section
#10
Kamla Harshad Mehta, Vandana Saurin Shah, Kirti Dhirajlal Patel
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Post-graduate medical students (residents) generally lack effective communication skills required to obtain informed consent. The aim of this study was to assess role play and group discussion as teaching/learning tools for improving residents' knowledge on informed consent and competency in communicating while taking informed consent. METHODS: This prospective, observational study was conducted on 30 anaesthesia residents. They were first observed while obtaining informed consent and their basic knowledge regarding communication skills was checked with a pre-test questionnaire...
February 2017: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28250485/mortality-prediction-in-indian-cardiac-surgery-patients-validation-of-european-system-for-cardiac-operative-risk-evaluation-ii
#11
Prachi Kar, Kanithi Geeta, Ramachandran Gopinath, Padmaja Durga
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Risk Stratification has an important place in cardiac surgery to identify high-risk cases and optimally allocate resources. Hence various risk scoring systems have been tried to predict mortality. The aim of the present study was to validate the European System for Cardiac Operative Risk Evaluation II (EuroSCORE II) in Indian cardiac surgical patients. METHODS: After obtaining ethics committee clearance, data on EuroSCORE II variables were collected for all patients >18 years undergoing on-pump coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), valve surgery and mixed (CABG + valve) procedures between January 2011 and December 2012...
February 2017: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28250484/effect-of-discontinuing-morning-dose-of-antihypertensive-for-renal-transplant-surgery-on-haemodynamic-and-early-graft-functioning-a-prospective-double-blind-randomised-study
#12
Vinod Kumar, Virendra Kumar Arya, Rakesh V Sondekoppam, Suman Arora, Mukut Minz, Rakesh Garg, Nishkarsh Gupta
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Antihypertensive drugs are continued until the day of renal transplant surgery. These are associated with increased incidence of hypotension and bradycardia. Hence, this study was designed to evaluate perioperative haemodynamic and early graft functioning in renal recipients with discontinuation of antihypertensive drugs on the morning of surgery. METHODS: This prospective, randomised, double-blind study recruited 120 patients. Group 1 patients received placebo tablet while Group 2 patients received usual antihypertensive drugs on the day of surgery...
February 2017: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28250483/intravenous-palonosetron-compared-with-a-combination-of-ramosetron-and-dexamethasone-in-preventing-post-operative-nausea-and-vomiting-in-patients-undergoing-gynaecological-surgeries-under-spinal-anaesthesia-a-randomised-study
#13
Archana B Narayanappa, Shivakumar Gurulingaswamy, Umesh N Prabhakaraiah, Somsundar R Gurushanth, Vinay Sapare, Nagaraj Goud
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Post-operative nausea and vomiting (PONV) is one of the most common complications in patients undergoing gynaecological surgeries under spinal anaesthesia (SA). Palonosetron has the unique property of controlling 'delayed chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting' when compared to older serotonin antagonists. This study compared the effectiveness of palonosetron with a combination of ramosetron and dexamethasone in preventing PONV. METHODS: Sixty patients undergoing gynaecological surgeries under SA were randomly allocated into two groups of thirty each, to receive either a combination of 0...
February 2017: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28250482/efficacy-of-intravenous-dexmedetomidine-on-patient-s-satisfaction-comfort-and-sedation-during-awake-fibre-optic-intubation-in-patients-with-cervical-spondylotic-myelopathy-posted-for-elective-cervical-fixation
#14
Saikat Niyogi, Samir Basak, Amita Acharjee, Indrani Chakraborty
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Various anaesthetic drugs, in addition to airway block, are used for producing favourable intubation conditions during awake fibre-optic intubation (AFOI), but most of them cause respiratory depression and hypoxaemia. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of intravenous (IV) dexmedetomidine (DEX) on sedation, patient comfort and cardiovascular responses during AFOI in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM). METHODS: This randomised, placebo-controlled, double-blinded, prospective study was conducted on 56 adult patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) undergoing elective cervical fixation, who were randomly allocated into two groups - Group D and Group C...
February 2017: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28250481/comparison-of-oral-dexmedetomidine-versus-oral-midazolam-as-premedication-to-prevent-emergence-agitation-after-sevoflurane-anaesthesia-in-paediatric-patients
#15
M Kavya Prabhu, Sripada G Mehandale
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Sevoflurane is the most often used inhalational agent in paediatric anaesthesia, but emergence agitation (EA) remains a major concern. Oral midazolam and parenteral dexmedetomidine are known to be effective in controlling EA. We attempted to elucidate whether oral dexmedetomidine is better than midazolam in controlling EA. METHODS: Prospective double-blinded study involving ninety patients aged 1-10 years, undergoing elective surgeries of <2 h of expected duration under sevoflurane general anaesthesia, randomised to receive either midazolam (Group A) or dexmedetomidine (Group B) as oral premedication was carried out to record level of sedation before induction, haemodynamic parameters and recovery time...
February 2017: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28250480/efficacy-of-intranasal-dexmedetomidine-versus-oral-midazolam-for-paediatric-premedication
#16
Lakshmi Kumar, Ajay Kumar, Ramkumar Panikkaveetil, Bindu K Vasu, Sunil Rajan, Suresh G Nair
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Premedication is an integral component of paediatric anaesthesia which, when optimal, allows comfortable separation of the child from the parent for induction and conduct of anaesthesia. Midazolam has been accepted as a safe and effective oral premedicant. Dexmedetomidine is a selective alpha-2 agonist with sedative and analgesic effects, which is effective through the transmucosal route. We compared the efficacy and safety of standard premedication with oral midazolam versus intranasal dexmedetomidine as premedication in children undergoing elective lower abdominal surgery...
February 2017: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28250479/consensus-statement-on-anaesthesia-for-day-care-surgeries
#17
REVIEW
Satish Kulkarni, S S Harsoor, M Chandrasekar, S Bala Bhaskar, Jitendra Bapat, Edakeparavan Keloth Ramdas, Umesh Kumar Valecha, Amol Shashikumar Pradhan, Adarsh Chandra Swami
The primary aim of day-care surgery units is to allow for early recovery of the patients so that they can return to their familiar 'home' environment; the management hence should be focused towards achieving these ends. The benefits could include a possible reduction in the risk of thromboembolism and hospital-acquired infections. Furthermore, day-care surgery is believed to reduce the average unit cost of treatment by up to 70% as compared to inpatient surgery. With more than 20% of the world's disease burden, India only has 6% of the world's hospital beds...
February 2017: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28250478/anaesthesia-for-adenotonsillectomy-an-update
#18
REVIEW
Anand Bangera
Adenotonsillectomy remains one of the most common surgical procedures carried out in children. Though a commonly performed procedure, it poses a great challenge to the surgeon as well as the anaesthesiologist and is associated with a substantially increased risk of morbidity and mortality. In the post-operative period, it poses threats such as post-tonsillectomy bleeding and airway obstruction if not diagnosed and treated promptly. Various recent advances in airway management and early detection of post-operative complications have been made to reduce the sequelae associated with tonsillectomy...
February 2017: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28250477/dexmedetomidine-as-premedication-in-children-status-at-the-beginning-of-2017
#19
EDITORIAL
Anila Devchand Malde
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 2017: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28216717/anaesthetic-management-in-a-patient-of-uncorrected-double-outlet-right-ventricle-for-emergency-surgery
#20
Manish Kotwani, Vivek Rayadurg, Bharati A Tendolkar
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2017: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
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