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5 Anaesthesia
8 Anesth Analg
4 Anesthesiology
10 BMC Anesthesiol
3 Br J Anaesth
1 Eur J Anaesthesiol
7 J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth
1 J Clin Monit Comput
1 Paediatr Anaesth
1 PLoS One
3 Reg Anesth Pain Med

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  1. BROSNAN KD, Coppens S, Ni Eochagain A
    Ultrasound-guided fascial plane blocks of the chest wall: a state-of-the-art review.
    Anaesthesia. 2023;78:260-261.

  2. CUNAT T, Mejia J, Tatjer I, Comino O, et al
    Ultrasound-guided genicular nerves block vs. local infiltration analgesia for total knee arthroplasty: a randomised controlled non-inferiority trial.
    Anaesthesia. 2023;78:188-196.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  3. CHIN KJ, Versyck B, Pawa A
    Ultrasound-guided fascial plane blocks of the chest wall: a reply.
    Anaesthesia. 2023;78:261-262.

  4. KELLY FE, Frerk C, Bailey CR, Cook TM, et al
    Implementing human factors in anaesthesia: guidance for clinicians, departments and hospitals: Guidelines from the Difficult Airway Society and the Association of Anaesthetists: Guidelines from the Difficult Airway Society and the Association of Anaes
    Anaesthesia. 2023 Jan 11. doi: 10.1111/anae.15941.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  5. KELLY FE, Frerk C, Bailey CR, Cook TM, et al
    Human factors in anaesthesia: a narrative review.
    Anaesthesia. 2023 Jan 11. doi: 10.1111/anae.15920.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Anesth Analg

  6. MURUGAIYAN A, Sahoo AK, Rao PB, Misra S, et al
    Effect of 5% EMLA Cream on Postoperative Sore Throat in Adults Following General Endotracheal Anesthesia: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Study.
    Anesth Analg. 2023;136:338-345.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  7. TIMKO NJ, Mraovic B
    Is Parallel Processing With Anesthesia Induction Rooms and Early Operating Room Cleaning Safe and Efficient?
    Anesth Analg. 2023;136:e11-e12.

  8. OLMOS AV, Robinowitz D, Feiner JR, Chen CL, et al
    Reducing Volatile Anesthetic Waste Using a Commercial Electronic Health Record Clinical Decision Support Tool to Lower Fresh Gas Flows.
    Anesth Analg. 2023;136:327-337.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  9. HOYLER MM, Pryor KO, Gotian R, Brumberger ED, et al
    Resident Physicians as Clinical Educators in Anesthesiology: A Narrative Review.
    Anesth Analg. 2023;136:270-281.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  10. SALAUN JP, Chagnot A, Cachia A, Poirel N, et al
    Consequences of General Anesthesia in Infancy on Behavior and Brain Structure.
    Anesth Analg. 2023;136:240-250.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  11. MORRISS WW, Enright AC
    The Anesthesia Workforce Crisis Revisited.
    Anesth Analg. 2023;136:227-229.

  12. FERNANDEZ PG, Dexter F, Brown J, Whitney G, et al
    Epidemiology of Enterococcus, Staphylococcus aureus, Klebsiella, Acinetobacter, Pseudomonas, and Enterobacter Species Transmission in the Pediatric Anesthesia Work Area Environment With and Without Practitioner Use of a Personalized Body-Worn Alcohol
    Anesth Analg. 2022 Dec 14. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000006326.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  13. BRIESENICK L, Schaade A, Bergholz A, Hoppe P, et al
    Energy Expenditure Under General Anesthesia: An Observational Study Using Indirect Calorimetry in Patients Having Noncardiac Surgery.
    Anesth Analg. 2023 Jan 9. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000006343.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  14. Postoperative Delirium after Dexmedetomidine versus Propofol Sedation in Healthy Older Adults Undergoing Orthopedic Lower Limb Surgery with Spinal Anesthesia: A Randomized Controlled Trial: Erratum.
    Anesthesiology. 2022 Jan 11. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000004488.

    Anesthesia, Coming of Age in the World of Modern In Silico Drug Design.
    Anesthesiology. 2023;138:129-131.

  16. JOSHI GP, Abdelmalak BB, Weigel WA, Harbell MW, et al
    2023 American Society of Anesthesiologists Practice Guidelines for Preoperative Fasting: Carbohydrate-containing Clear Liquids with or without Protein, Chewing Gum, and Pediatric Fasting Duration-A Modular Update of the 2017 American Society of Anesth
    Anesthesiology. 2023;138:132-151.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Modulation of Cerebral Function by Muscle Afferent Activity, with Reference to Intravenous Succinylcholine.
    Anesthesiology. 2023;138:209-215.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    BMC Anesthesiol

  18. QIU Y, Hou H, Zhang J, Wang X, et al
    The effect of preoperative sleep quality on the target plasma concentration of propofol and postoperative sleep in patients undergoing painless gastroscopy.
    BMC Anesthesiol. 2023;23:9.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  19. WAGNER S, Breitkopf M, Ahrens E, Ma H, et al
    Cognitive function in older patients and their stress challenge using different anesthesia regimes: a single center observational study.
    BMC Anesthesiol. 2023;23:6.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  20. YANG X, Zhang Y, Chen Y, Xu M, et al
    Analgesic effect of erector spinae plane block in adults undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
    BMC Anesthesiol. 2023;23:7.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  21. WANG J, Hou X, Zhang X, Wang X, et al
    Comparison of pulmonary function during interscalene block vs. supraclavicular block: a single-center, double-blind, randomized trial.
    BMC Anesthesiol. 2023;23:12.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  22. SEKIGUCHI R, Kinoshita M, Kawanishi R, Kakuta N, et al
    Comparison of hemodynamics during induction of general anesthesia with remimazolam and target-controlled propofol in middle-aged and elderly patients: a single-center, randomized, controlled trial.
    BMC Anesthesiol. 2023;23:14.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  23. TANTRI AR, Rahmi R, Marsaban AHM, Satoto D, et al
    Comparison of postoperative IL-6 and IL-10 levels following Erector Spinae Plane Block (ESPB) and classical Thoracolumbar Interfascial Plane (TLIP) block in a posterior lumbar decompression and stabilization procedure: a randomized controlled trial.
    BMC Anesthesiol. 2023;23:13.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  24. JIANG Z, Wu Y, Liang F, Jian M, et al
    Brain relaxation using desflurane anesthesia and total intravenous anesthesia in patients undergoing craniotomy for supratentorial tumors: a randomized controlled study.
    BMC Anesthesiol. 2023;23:15.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  25. XU Y, Hong Y, Liu X, Zhou L, et al
    Anaesthetic considerations in Shrinking Man syndrome: two case reports.
    BMC Anesthesiol. 2023;23:20.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  26. YANG L, Hennis L, Patel K, Saccocci MA, et al
    Laparoscopic adrenalectomy of pheochromocytoma following management of severe aortic stenosis with transcatheter aortic valve replacement under monitored anesthesia care sedation: a case report.
    BMC Anesthesiol. 2023;23:18.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  27. ELEWA AM, Faisal M, Sjoberg F, Abuelnaga ME, et al
    Erector spinae plane block versus paravertebral block in analgesic outcomes following breast surgery.
    BMC Anesthesiol. 2023;23:19.
    PubMed         Abstract available


    Desflurane: Use of carbon emitting anaesthetic to end in England.
    BMJ. 2023;380:p102.

    Br J Anaesth

  29. SZOSTEK AS, Saunier C, Elsensohn MH, Boucher P, et al
    Effective dose of ephedrine for treatment of hypotension after induction of general anaesthesia in neonates and infants less than 6 months of age: a multicentre randomised, controlled, open label, dose escalation trial.
    Br J Anaesth. 2023 Jan 12:S0007-0912(22)00693-6. doi: 10.1016/j.bja.2022.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. HEWSON DW, Bedforth NM
    Closing the gap: artificial intelligence applied to ultrasound-guided regional anaesthesia.
    Br J Anaesth. 2023 Jan 11:S0007-0912(22)00692-4. doi: 10.1016/j.bja.2022.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. KOSCHMIEDER KC, Funcke S, Shadloo M, Pinnschmidt HO, et al
    Validation of three nociception indices to predict immediate postoperative pain before emergence from general anaesthesia: a prospective double-blind, observational study.
    Br J Anaesth. 2023 Jan 4:S0007-0912(22)00661-4. doi: 10.1016/j.bja.2022.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur J Anaesthesiol

  32. NEMETH M, Klose K, Asendorf T, Pancaro C, et al
    Evaluation of the noninvasive Temple Touch Pro temperature monitoring system compared with oesophageal temperature in paediatric anaesthesia (PETER PAN): A prospective observational study.
    Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2023 Jan 10. doi: 10.1097/EJA.0000000000001796.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth

  33. RICHTER E, Faloye A, Bhandary S, Hollon M, et al
    Does Every Anesthesiologist Need to Learn Point-of-Care Ultrasound? PRO.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2022 Dec 23:S1053-0770(22)00912.

  34. ABOUD MA, Arya VK, Dutta V, Ducas R, et al
    Anesthetic Considerations for Adult Patients With Both Down Syndrome and Congenital Heart Disease Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery: A Review Article.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2022 Dec 10:S1053-0770(22)00890.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  35. ARCHIBALD D, Stambulic T, King M, Ho AM, et al
    Systemic Heparinization After Neuraxial Anesthesia in Vascular Surgery: A Retrospective Analysis.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2022 Dec 18:S1053-0770(22)00902.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. BROVMAN EY, Zorrilla-Vaca A, Urman RD
    Regional Anesthesia for Lobectomy and Risk of Pulmonary Complications: A National Safety Quality Improvement Program Propensity-Matching Analysis.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2022 Dec 11:S1053-0770(22)00895.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  37. NA HS, Koo CH, Koo BW, Ryu JH, et al
    Effect of the Paravertebral Block on Chronic Postsurgical Pain After Thoracic Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2023;37:252-260.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  38. HARGRAVE J, Grant MC, Kolarczyk L, Kelava M, et al
    An Expert Review of Chest Wall Fascial Plane Blocks for Cardiac Surgery.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2022 Nov 1:S1053-0770(22)00778.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  39. MOHAN R, Cox J, Puri AS, Elnazeir M, et al
    Supraclavicular Nerve Block Sympathectomy for Refractory Arterial Vasospasm During Subclavian Stenting Procedure and Entrapped Arterial Catheter.
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2023;37:330-331.

    J Clin Monit Comput

  40. MEISER A, Meis PLF, O'Gara B, Volk T, et al
    Increasing the reflection efficiency of the Sedaconda ACD-S by heating and cooling the anaesthetic reflector: a bench study using a test lung.
    J Clin Monit Comput. 2023 Jan 10:1-6. doi: 10.1007/s10877-022-00967.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Paediatr Anaesth

  41. SALERNO A, Picconi E, Genovese O, Piastra M, et al
    Needleless inhaled anesthesia with sevoflurane: advantages of a simplified approach for children with spinal muscular atrophy undergoing intrathecal administration of nusinersen.
    Paediatr Anaesth. 2023 Jan 13. doi: 10.1111/pan.14630.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    PLoS One

  42. Expression of Concern: Characterization of intracellular calcium mobilization induced by remimazolam, a newly approved intravenous anesthetic.
    PLoS One. 2023;18:e0280440.

    Reg Anesth Pain Med

  43. BELETSKY A, Currie M, Shen J, Maan R, et al
    Association of patient characteristics with the receipt of regional anesthesia.
    Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2023 Jan 12:rapm-2022-103916. doi: 10.1136/rapm-2022-103916
    PubMed         Abstract available

  44. SUN M, Chen WM, Wu SY, Zhang J, et al
    Sarcopenia is associated with an increase in long-term use of analgesics after elective surgery under general anesthesia.
    Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2023 Jan 11:rapm-2022-104144. doi: 10.1136/rapm-2022-104144
    PubMed         Abstract available

  45. HUSSAIN N, Brull R, Zhou S, Schroell R, et al
    Analgesic benefits of single-shot versus continuous adductor canal block for total knee arthroplasty: a systemic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials.
    Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2023;48:49-60.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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