Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

  • ISSN: 2228-7531 2228-7523
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  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: quarterly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Review Article
Jose M Soliz, Ian Lipski, Shannon Hancher-Hodges, Barbra Bryce Speer, Keyuri Popat
The subcostal transverse abdominis plane (SCTAP) block is the deposition of local anesthetic in the transverse abdominis plane inferior and parallel to the costal margin. There is a growing consensus that the SCTAP block provides better analgesia for upper abdominal incisions than the traditional transverse abdominis plane ... read more
Review Article
Vinicius Tieppo Francio, Robert S Dima, Chris Towery, Saeid Davani
Regenerative injection therapy and low level laser therapy are alternative remedies known for their success in the treatment and symptomatic management of chronic musculoskeletal conditions. In response to the growing demand for alternative therapies in the face of the opioid epidemic, the authors conduct a literature review ... read more
Research Article
Farnoush Farzi, Ali Mirmansouri, Bahram Naderi Nabi, Zahra Atrkar Roushan, Samaneh Ghazanfar Tehran, Mona Nematollahi Sani, Soodabe Makhlooghi Azad, Maryam Nemati
Spinal anesthesia is the method of choice for most elective and emergency Cesarean sections. To increase the duration of anesthesia and improve the quality of analgesia during and after surgery, intrathecal opioids, as adjuvant drugs, are used in combination with local anesthetics.This was a double-blind clinical trial ... read more
Research Article
Vali Imantalab, Ali Mirmansouri, Ali Mohammadzadeh Jouryabi, Bahram Naderi Nabi, Gholamreza Kanani, Nassir Nassiri Sheikhani, Zahra Atrkarroushan, Samaneh Ghazanfar Tehran, Nastaran Samadpour
Postoperative pain is a complex process commonly caused by surgical trauma. It is one of the major concerns of patients undergoing heart surgery. Despite new techniques and modern analgesic treatments, postoperative pain is still one of the most important controversial issues.68 patients scheduled for elective CABG with ... read more
Research Article
Masoumeh Albooghobeish, Ahmadreza Mohtadi, Vahid Saidkhani, Habib Fallah, Kaveh Behaein, Sholeh Nesionpour, Roshan Nikbakht
Gynaecological laparoscopy one ofthe most common operations thatis accompanied by postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV). A non-pharmacological method of preventing PONV is acupuncture therapy.This study is conducted to compare the effects of acupuncture and metoclopramide on post-operative nausea and vomiting (PONV) after gynaecological laparoscopyIn this double-blind, randomized, ... read more
Research Article
Mohamadreza Ghodraty, Ali Khatibi, Faranak Rokhtabnak, Mojtaba Maleki, Fatemeh Parsa
Uncontrolled bleeding during surgery is one of the main predisposing factors for failure of the surgeon and complications following rhinoplasty. The current study aimed at comparing the effects of nitroglycerine and labetalol on the induction of controlled hypotension and bleeding volume during septorhinoplasty.The current randomized, controlled, clinical ... read more
Research Article
Vida Dinarvand, Iraj Abdollahi, Seyed Ahmad Raeissadat, Mohammad Ali Mohseni Bandpei, Marzieh Babaee, Ailin Talimkhani
This study was to evaluate the effect of hamate and scaphoid bone mobilization alongside splinting in women with carpal tunnel syndrome.In this randomized clinical trial, 40 participants were randomly assigned into 2 groups. The intervention group received splinting with scaphoid and hamate mobilization, while the control group ... read more
Research Article
Behrooz Zaman, Siavash Hojjati Ashrafi, Seyedalireza Seyed Siamdoust, Valiollah Hassani, Siavash Mohamad Taheri, Samad Noorizad
Using peripheral nerve block compared to general anesthesia has gained more popularity due to reduced postoperative pain, less need for post-surgery analgesic drugs, reduced incidence of nausea, shortness of PACU time, and increased patient satisfaction.The aim of this study was to compare the effect of ketamine and ... read more
Research Article
Seyed Hossein Hosseini, Mitra Ayyasi, Hooshang Akbari, Mohammad Ali Heidari Gorji
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common cause of mortality and disability worldwide. Choosing an appropriate diagnostic tool is critical in early stage for appropriate decision about primary diagnosis, medical care and prognosis.This study aimed to compare the Glasgow coma scale (GCS), full outline of unresponsiveness (FOUR) ... read more
Research Article
Sussan Soltani Mohammadi, Mohammadreza Piri, Alireza Khajehnasiri
The most important point for performing a neuroaxial block in a sitting position is reducing lumbar lordosis, resulting in easier access to interspinous space and dura mater. There are a few studies comparing 2 different sitting positions including a traditional sitting position (TSP) versus forward bending or ... read more
Research Article
Mary Ellen Warner, David P Martin, Mark A Warner, Ralitza H Gavrilova, Juraj Sprung, Toby N Weingarten
Angelman syndrome is a rare neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by intellectual disability, severe speech impairment, ataxia, seizures, happy demeanor, distinctive craniofacial features, high vagal tone, and gamma-amino butyric acid receptor abnormalities. The aim of this report is to review our experience of patients with Angelman syndrome undergoing anesthetic ... read more
Research Article
Behnam Hossieni, Payman Dadkhah, Siamak Moradi, Seyed Masoud Hashemi, Farshad Safdari
The optimal treatment of failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) is controversial. Limited studies have demonstrated the satisfactory outcomes of percutaneous adhesiolysis in FBSS, which can be performed as a 1 day or 3 days procedure. In the current randomized clinical trial, we compared the clinical and functional ... read more
Case Report
Amir Poya Zanjani, Azam Ghorbani, Babak Eslami, Babak Mirzashahi
General anesthesia (GA) is associated with serious concerns in advanced cases of Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT). Despite several benefits of applying regional anesthesia (RA), recommendation for RA is controversial in CMT due to insufficient supporting documents and trials. We report combined epidural/general anesthesia for a 12-year-old boy with CMT ... read more

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