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Asian Journal of Anesthesiology

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30583334/ultrasonographic-images-of-the-brachiocephalic-artery-in-front-of-the-trachea
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LETTER
Takahiro Tamura
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2018: Asian Journal of Anesthesiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30583333/usefulness-of-ultrasound-observation-during-the-blood-patch-for-the-patient-with-intracranial-hypotension
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LETTER
Yasuhiro Morimoto, Hitomi Nagao
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2018: Asian Journal of Anesthesiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30583332/the-performance-of-supraglottic-airway-devices-at-different-head-and-neck-rotation-angles
#3
Chih-Jun Lai, Shou-Zen Fan, Yi-Chia Wang, Chih-Min Liu
OBJECTIVE: Supraglottic airway devices (SGAs) have advantages in reducing respiration-associated complications. However, limited studies on the influence of head and neck rotation on the risk of air leakage have been conducted. We hypothesize that different head and neck rotation angles will increase the risk of air leakage when using SGAs. METHODS: A prospective, randomized study was conducted with 51 patients in the i-gelTM group and 50 patients in the AuraOnceTM group...
September 2018: Asian Journal of Anesthesiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30583331/pain-relief-by-parecoxib-for-laparoscopic-cholecystectomy-a-meta-analysis-of-randomized-controlled-trials
#4
Yu-Cih Lin, Chien-Yu Chen, Yuan-Mei Liao, Pi-Chu Lin, Chuen-Chau Chang
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this meta-analysis is to verify the effectiveness of postoperative pain relief by perioperative parecoxib, a selective intravenous cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor, for patients receiving laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) surgery. METHODS: Electronic databases were searched for the randomized controlled trials (RCTs) to evaluate the effectiveness of pain relief by parecoxib or placebo for patients receiving LC surgery. The primary outcomes was the pain score evaluation using visual analogue scale (VAS)...
September 2018: Asian Journal of Anesthesiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30583330/preoperative-glycosylated-haemoglobin-hba1c-does-impact-on-postoperative-complications-in-patients-undergoing-gastrointestinal-and-hepatobiliary-surgery
#5
Sivesh K Kamarajah, Amirul Adlan, Behrad Barmayehvar, Mustafa Sowida, Christina Reihill, Parvez Ellahee
INTRODUCTION: The impact of preoperative glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) in patients undergoing gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary surgery is unclear as data is limited. METHODS: Patients undergoing gastrointestinal surgery attending pre-assessment screening (PAS) clinics from August to September 2016 at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB) were identifi ed. Outcome measure was postoperative complications as defi ned by the Clavien-Dindo classifi cation system...
September 2018: Asian Journal of Anesthesiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30583329/prevention-of-chronic-postsurgical-pain-the-effect-of-preventive-and-multimodal-analgesia
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REVIEW
Chung-Chih Huang, Wei-Zen Sun, Chih-Shung Wong
Chronic post-surgical pain (CPSP) is a chronic pain condition, affecting many people who have undergone surgery. The development of CPSP is complex and the treatment options are limited; therefore, postsurgical pain management is crucial for satisfactory pain relief and prevention of CPSP development. In this review, we analyzed the existing treatment modalities for patients with CPSP. The treatments include opioids, acetaminophen, N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antagonists, anticonvulsants, and local anesthesia...
September 2018: Asian journal of anesthesiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30583328/the-new-new-opium-war
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EDITORIAL
Wei-Zen Sun
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2018: Asian Journal of Anesthesiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30286561/delayed-malposition-of-central-venous-catheter-induced-mediastinum-hematoma-with-innominate-vein-perforation
#8
LETTER
Yin-Ju Chen, Shih-Chieh Chung, Yen-Chin Liu
Central venous catheterization (CVC) is a common invasive procedure. Although it is a relatively safe procedure, severe complications occurred sometimes. One of the most serious complications is large vessel perforation. A 40-year-old man was send to intensive care unit (ICU) after liver transplantation surgery with massive blood transfusion. Four days later, chest computed tomography (CT) were arranged for unknown leukocytosis and high level of procalcitonin. Chest CT revealed possibility of innominate vein perforation by CVC...
June 2018: Asian Journal of Anesthesiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30286560/considerations-for-one-lung-ventilation-in-patients-with-right-main-bronchus-abnormalities
#9
LETTER
Ming-Hui Hung
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 2018: Asian Journal of Anesthesiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30286559/enhanced-perioperative-safety-and-comfort-during-airway-related-surgeries-and-procedures-with-dexmedetomidine-a-brief-review-and-clinical-practice-experience
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Juei-Chii Wang, Tsorng-Shyang Yang, Po-Heng Chen, Wei-Hsiu Huang, Szu-Yun Hsiao, Chih-Shung Wong, Shu-Lin Guo
Dexmedetomidine, an α-2 adrenergic receptor agonist, provides analgesia, sedation, anxiolysis, sympatholysis and anesthetic-sparing effect, without inducing significant respiratory depression. Due to these properties, its clinical use is no longer limited to serving as a sedative agent in the intensive care unit. Proper airway management and the avoidance of cardiac and respiratory complications are common goals of everyday anesthesia practice. Ensuring airway safety is pivotal during the anesthesia stages of induction, maintenance and recovery...
June 2018: Asian Journal of Anesthesiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30286558/the-beneficial-effects-of-%C3%AE-lipoic-acid-in-critically-ill-patients-a-prospective-randomized-double-blind-placebo-controlled-trial
#11
Najmeh Hejazi, Zohreh Mazloom, Farid Zand, Abbas Rezaianzadeh, Reza Nikandish
BACKGROUND: Critical illness is associated with oxidative stress and insulin resistance. These conditions affect the clinical outcomes in intensive care unit (ICU). The aim of this study was to determine whether intervention with α-lipoic acid (ALA) influences the oxidative stress, insulin resistance, and clinical outcomes in critically ill patients. METHOD: In this randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial, 80 critically ill patients who were expected to stay at least seven days in the ICU and required enteral feeding were randomly allocated to two equal groups to receive either ALA (900 mg) or placebo daily for 10 days...
June 2018: Asian Journal of Anesthesiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30286557/anesthesiologist-anaesthetist-anesthetist-et-cetera-a-summary-of-english-names-for-anesthesia-professionals-in-several-regions
#12
EDITORIAL
Wei-Zen Sun, James L Reynolds
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 2018: Asian Journal of Anesthesiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29847972/myths-and-misdiagnoses-of-proteus-syndrome
#13
LETTER
Leslie G Biesecker
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 2018: Asian Journal of Anesthesiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29847971/mobile-digital-radiography-may-help-confirm-the-position-of-double-lumen-endotracheal-tube-while-active-hemoptysis
#14
LETTER
Pin-Hung Yeh, Chih-Kai Shih
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 2018: Asian Journal of Anesthesiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29847970/the-relationship-between-postoperative-pneumonia-and-endotracheal-suctioning-under-general-anesthesia-in-ophthalmic-surgery-a-retrospective-study
#15
Hou-Chuan Lai, Shu-I Pao, Yuan-Shiou Huang, Shun-Ming Chan, Bo-Feng Lin, Zhi-Fu Wu
OBJECTIVE: Postoperative pneumonia is the third most common postoperative complication. It may result from aspiration of secretions accumulating in the subglottic space during general anesthesia (GA). However, the relationship between endotracheal suctioning (ETS) during extubation from GA emergence and postoperative pneumonia has not been well investigated. Therefore, the aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of ETS during extubation in prevention of postoperative pneumonia in ophthalmic surgery under GA in our medical center from 2011 through 2015...
March 2018: Asian Journal of Anesthesiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29847969/postdural-puncture-headache-and-epidural-blood-patch-in-a-large-obstetric-anaesthesia-population
#16
Blanca Martínez, Enrique Canser, Alberto Alonso, Eduardo Alonso, Elena Gredilla, Jesús Díez, Fernando Gilsanz
OBJECTIVE: Postdural puncture headache (PDPH) is the most common serious complication in obstetric anesthesia. We show the incidence of accidental dural puncture (ADP), PDPH, epidural blood patch (EBP) and associated morbidity following a protocol established in an obstetric anesthesia department. METHODS: An observational, prospective, analytical study performed in 66,540 epidural labor analgesia procedures. The objective is to describe the incidence of ADP, PDPH and EBP in a large obstetric anesthesia population, as well as morbidity associated with ADP and EBP...
March 2018: Asian journal of anesthesiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29847968/matched-comparison-of-microcirculation-between-healthy-volunteers-and-patients-with-sepsis
#17
Chung-Chih Shih, Chih-Min Liu, Anne Chao, Chen-Tse Lee, Yen-Chun Hsu, Yu-Chang Yeh
OBJECTIVE: Sepsis-related systemic inflammation resulted in microcirculatory dysfunction. However, information of normal ranges of microcirculatory parameters in the healthy population remain limited. The primary aim of this study was to investigate the differences in microcirculatory parameters between healthy volunteers and patients with sepsis. METHODS: This observational study enrolled 45 healthy female and 45 healthy male volunteers, and divided them equally into three age groups: young (20-39 years), middle-age (40-59 years), and elderly (60-79 years)...
March 2018: Asian Journal of Anesthesiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29847967/intranasal-dexmedetomidine-in-termination-of-first-trimester-pregnancy-of-suction-evacuation
#18
Shi Hang, Duo Yang, Jie Liu
OBJECTIVE: Deep sedation without intubation for termination of first trimester pregnancy of suction evacuation entails use of sedatives such as propofol or a combination of propofol and sulfentanil, with unwanted complications. Dexmedetomidine is an α2-adrenorecepter agonist which provides sedation, anxiolysis and analgesia, without any of the complications associated with the popular sedatives. METHODS: A total number of 90 patients were randomized to three groups: (1) group P, treated with intranasal saline, intravenous saline and propofol; (2) group DP, treated with intranasal dexmedetomidine, intravenous saline and propofol; and (3) group SP, treated with intranasal saline, intravenous sulfentanil and propofol...
March 2018: Asian Journal of Anesthesiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29248590/amniotic-fluid-embolism-complicated-with-pulmonary-embolism-during-cesarean-section-management-with-tee-and-rotem-%C3%A2
#19
LETTER
Chien-Hsun Chen, Kwong-Chiu Lee, Yi-Jer Hsieh
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 2017: Asian Journal of Anesthesiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29248589/a-comparison-of-the-dose-of-anesthetic-agents-and-the-effective-interval-from-the-block-procedure-to-skin-incision-for-ultrasound-guided-supraclavicular-brachial-plexus-block-in-upper-extremity-surgery
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COMPARATIVE STUDY
Masanori Nakayama, Yu Sakuma, Hitoshi Imamura, Koichiro Yano, Takao Kodama, Katsunori Ikari
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to review and evaluate the selection and dose of anesthetic agents and the interval from the block procedure to skin incision for supraclavicular brachial plexus block in upper extremity surgery. METHODS: We reviewed our cases that underwent upper extremity surgery using only ultrasound-guided supraclavicular brachial plexus block in our hospital between 2011 and 2016. Adverse events during surgery were evaluated. Receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curves were constructed to investigate the relationship between the time from the end of the block procedure to skin incision and the use of local anesthesia on the surgical site...
December 2017: Asian journal of anesthesiology
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