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Frederick Sieber Lab

Frederick Sieber, M.D.

Principal Investigator:
Frederick Sieber, M.D.
Transgender Health, Center for

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The Frederick Sieber Lab studies the impact of sedation on geriatric surgical patients—especially those undergoing orthopaedic or pelvic procedures—with the goal of preventing postoperative delirium. We are using electroencephalography to investigate the effect of sedation depth during spinal anesthesia. We are also working to determine the effects of using propofol for sedation in elderly patients as well as the effects of robotics and surgical positioning on cerebral blood flow.

Research Areas: robotics, orthopaedics, cerebrovascular, anesthesia, delirium, gerontology, sedation

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