Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

  • ISSN: 2228-7531 2228-7523
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  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: bi-monthly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine: Dec 2017, 7 (6), 12 articles.
Research Article
27/12/2017
Chrysanthi Batistaki, Athina Angelopoulou, Maria-Eleni Smyrnioti, Maria-Chrysanthi Kitsou, Georgia Kostopanagiotou
Epidural steroid injections (ESIs) are commonly used in the management of chronic lower back and leg pain. The aim of this study was to investigate the short- and long-term electromyographic and clinical outcome of patients with chronic radicular pain after ESIs. This prospective, open-label study, included patients ... read more
Research Article
27/12/2017
Mohammad Ali Sahmeddini, Mohammad Bagher Khosravi, Masoome Seyedi, Zahra Hematfar, Sedighe Abbasi, Arash Farbood
Intravenous Regional Anesthesia (IVRA) is a simple efficient method for providing regional anesthesia of the limbs. However, it has some limitations such as lack of postoperative analgesia.This study aimed to compare the analgesic effects of magnesium sulfate and tramadol when added to lidocaine used for IVRA in ... read more
Research Article
25/12/2017
Seyed Reza Akbarzadeh, Maryar Taghavi Gillani, Masoumeh Tabari, Negar Morovatdar
Difficult intubation is dangerous and sometimes fatal, especially in patients with obesity. In difficult intubation cases the best device should be applied to decrease the risk of complications. The current study aimed at comparing laryngoscopes, Macintosh, McCoy, GlideScope® and devices for intubation purposes.A total of 102 ... read more
Research Article
12/11/2017
Farzad Rahmani, Zahra Parsian, Kavous Shahsavarinia, Mahboob Pouraghaei, Sohrab Negargar, Robab Mehdizadeh Esfanjani, Hassan Soleimanpour
Intubation and maintaining airway are crucial in the management of critically ill patients in the emergency department. Correct tracheal intubation should be confirmed by the physician, otherwise oesophageal intubation could lead to hypoxia with detrimental consequences and even death. Sonography can be used to determine proper placement ... read more
Research Article
29/11/2017
Farsad Imani, Fatemeh Shirani Amniyeh, Ehsan Bastan Hagh, Mohammad Reza Khajavi, Saghar Samimi, Fardin Yousefshahi
Regarding the role of gas entry in abdomen and cardiorespiratory effects, the ability of anesthesiologists would be challenged in laparoscopic surgeries. Considering few studies in this area and the relevance of the subject, this study was performed to compare the arterial oxygen alterations before operation in comparison ... read more
Research Article
26/12/2017
Babak Mahshidfar, Mani Mofidi, Maryam Fattahi, Davood Farsi, Peyman Hafezi Moghadam, Saeed Abbasi, Mahdi Rezai
Ketamine, as an opium alternative, has been proposed for pain relief in the emergency department (ED).This study was carried out to compare low dose ketamine (LDK) with morphine for pain relief in trauma patients.In this randomized double-blinded clinical trial, 300 trauma patients from the ED of 2 ... read more
Research Article
8/1/2017
Hamid Mirhosseini, Mohamad Hossein Avazbakhsh, Meysam Hosseini Amiri, Ahmad Entezari, Reza Bidaki
Shoulder tip pain is a common problem after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. There are a few clinical trial studies on the effect of clonidine on post laparoscopic shoulder pain (PLSP). This study aimed at evaluating the effect of oral clonidine on PLSP in semi-sitting position and post-operative hemodynamic response ... read more
Research Article
31/12/2017
Mahzad Alimian, Masood Mohseni, Seyed Hamid Reza Faiz, Alireza Rajabi
Decreasing side effects and improving the quality of block in caesarean sections by appropriate dosage of local anesthetics and adjuvants could play an important role in the safe management of cesarean section. The present study aimed at comparing the effects of 3 different doses of intrathecal hyperbaric ... read more
Research Article
26/12/2017
Faranak Rokhtabnak, Soudabeh Djalali Motlagh, Mohamadreza Ghodraty, Alireza Pournajafian, Mojtaba Maleki Delarestaghi, Arash Tehrani Banihashemi, Zeinab Araghi
The current study aimed at comparing the efficacy of dexmedetomidine and magnesium sulfate to control blood pressure (BP) during rhinoplasty and the resultant effects on the quality of surgical field in terms of bleeding and visibility.The current randomized, prospective, double-blind study was conducted on 60 patients aged ... read more
Case Report
12/11/2017
Wei Zhao, Long-Fei Shu, Sang Cai, Feng Zhang
Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma (SSEH) is a rare condition that can potentially cause paraplegia. SSEH has an increasing incidence rate and its cause remains unclear. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) results shows that SSEH presents a spinal epidural space-occupying lesion; therefore, emergency surgical treatment is required in some ... read more
Case Report
27/12/2017
Hamed Shafiee, Saeid Safari, Reza Aminnejad
Central venous catheterization is a common procedure in critical care and trauma patients. Complications are not rare and in some studies more than 15% incidence has been reported (1). Femoral vein is one of the commonest site for this purpose yet it carries complications, such as infection ... read more
Letter
31/12/2017
Mahnaz Narimani Zamanabadi