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March 2018

Anesthesiology and Critical Care Archives

1. Frank SM, Ejaz A, Pawlik TM. Blood transfusion strategy and clinical outcomes. Ann Surg. 2015 Jul;262(1):7-8. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001276.
Key words: Blood, Outcomes, Strategy, Transfusion

2. Gani F, Kim Y, Weiss MJ, Makary MA, Wolfgang CL, Hirose K, Cameron JL, Wasey JO, Frank SM, Pawlik TM. Effect of surgeon and anesthesiologist volume on surgical outcomes. J Surg Res. 2015 Aug 14. pii: S0022-4804(15)00823-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2015.08.010. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Anesthesiologist, Outcomes, Surgeon, Surgery

3. Kim Y, Ejaz A, Gani F, Wasey JO, Xu L, Frank SM, Pawlik TM. Crystalloid administration among patients undergoing liver surgery: Defining patient- and provider-level variation. Surgery. 2015 Aug 8. pii: S0039-6060(15)00536-X. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2015.06.037. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Crystalloid, Fluid, Liver, Surgery, Variation

4. Kim Y, Spolverato G, Lucas DJ, Ejaz A, Xu L, Wagner D, Frank SM, Pawlik TM. Red cell transfusion triggers and postoperative outcomes after major surgery. J Gastrointest Surg. 2015 Aug 26. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Blood, Outcomes, Surgery, Transfusion, Trigger

5. Mavros MN, Xu L, Maqsood H, Gani F, Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Al-Refaie WB, Frank SM, Pawlik TM. Perioperative blood transfusion and the prognosis of pancreatic cancer surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Aug 21. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Blood, Cancer, Meta-analysis, Pancreatic, Transfusion

6. Spolverato G, Kim Y, Ejaz A, Frank SM, Pawlik TM. Effect of relative decrease in blood hemoglobin concentrations on postoperative morbidity in patients who undergo major gastrointestinal surgery. JAMA Surg. 2015 Jul 29. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2015.1704. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Blood, Decrease, Hemoglobin, Relative, Trigger, Transfusion

1. Han X, Lan X, Li Q, Gao Y, Zhu W, Cheng T, Maruyama T, Wang J. Inhibition of prostaglandin E2 receptor EP3 mitigates thrombin toxicity. JCBFM. 2015. In process.
Key words: intracerebral hemorrhage, prostaglandin EP3 receptor, Rho-Rho kinase

1. Chang DS, Raghavan R, Christiansen S, Cohen SP. Emerging targets in treating pain. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2015; 28: 379-97.
Key words: Neuropathic pain; nociceptive pain; pain mechanism; nerve growth factor inhibitor; glial cell; sodium channel; opioid

2. Cohen SP, Moon JY, Brummett CM, White RL, Larkin TM. Medial branch blocks or intra-articular injections as a prognostic tool before lumbar facet radiofrequency denervation: a multicenter, case-control study. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2015; 40: 376-83.
Key words: Facet joint; zygapophyseal joint; radiofrequency; predictive value

3. Cohen SP. Botulinum toxin Type B for chronic pain: panacea or snake oil? the need for more and better preclinical studies. Anesth Analg. 2015; 121: 20-1.
Key words: Botulinum toxin; Botox; neuropathic pain; pain model

4. Cohen SP. Oral steroids for improved function but not pain in acute radiculopathy due to disc herniation. Evid Based Med. 2015 Jul 1. pii: ebmed-2015-110240. doi: 10.1136/ebmed-2015-110240. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Steroid; radiculopathy; sciatica; herniated disc

1. Bicket MC, Chakravarthy K, Chang D, Cohen SP. Epidural steroid injections: An updated review on recent trends in safety and complications. Pain Manag. 2015; 5: 129-46.
Key words: Epidural steroid injectionl; back pain; neck pain; radiculopathy; complication

1. Bicket M, Horowitz J, Benzon HT, Cohen SP. Epidural injections for spinal pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis evaluating need for surgery in randomized controlled trials. Spine J. 2015 Feb; 15: 348-62.
Key words: Surgery; epidural steroid injection; prevention

2. Cohen SP. Epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment of neck Pain. Mayo Clin Proc. 2015 Feb; 90(2): 284-99.
Key words: Neck pain, radiculopathy, cervical, myelopathy

3. Ejaz A, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Gupta R, Amini N, Frank SM, Pawlik TM. Impact of blood transfusions and transfusion practice on long term outcomes following hepatopancreatobiliary surgery. J Gastrointest Surg. 2015 Feb 24. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: blood, outcomes, target, transfusion, trigger

4. Hooten WM, Cohen SP, Rathmell JP. Introduction to the symposium on pain medicine. Mayo Clin Proc 2015; 90: 4-5.
Key words: chronic pain, pain medicine

5. Hsu E, Murphy S, Chang D, Cohen SP. Expert opinion on emerging drugs: Chronic low back pain. Exp Opin Emerg Drugs. 2015 Mar;20(1):103-27.
Key words: low back pain, cannabinoid, opioid, glial cell, cytokine, channel blocker

6. Zuckerberg GS, Scott AV, Wasey JO, Wick EC, Pawlik TM, Ness PM, Patel ND, Resar LM, Frank SM: Efficacy of education followed by computerized provider order entry with clinician decision support to reduce red blood cell utilization. Transfusion. 2015 Feb 3. doi: 10.1111/trf.13003. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: blood, CPOE, education, management, transfusion

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