International Journal of

Anesthetics and AnesthesiologyISSN: 2377-4630


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/1410153

Gender Equality in High-Quality Anesthesiology Research – A Descriptive Bibliometric Study on Scientific Authorships

Malte L Zipper, Doris Klingelhöfer, David A Groneberg and Michael HK Bendels

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: December 29, 2022

As in other scientific disciplines, medicine has undergone a huge movement in sex distribution due to an increasing number of women entering the field. The effects of this shift on gender equality in anesthesiology research are discussed in this study. Authorships in medical publications provide information of the grade of the author within the medical discipline. As a result, they can be used as indicators for integration within medical research....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/1410152

A Comparison Study of Anesthetic Techniques in Elderly Patients between General and Regional Anesthesia in a Day Surgery Center: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Janvier Nibaruta, Lyu Xingjiao, Han Xiaoxia, Hou Xiaoyu, Cao Xuefen and Leng Yufang

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: December 21, 2022

The prevalence of geriatric surgery is rapidly increasing and, concomitantly, the procedure of anesthesia in the aging population. As a result, the goal of this research was to compare the efficacy of various anesthetic methods used in an ambulatory elderly population....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/1410151

Is Peritonsillar Infiltration of Tramadol an Effective Method of Analgesia Following Tonsillectomy? A Systematic Review and Meta Analysis

Dilsher Randhawa, Emma Carnuccio, Fraser Nott, Suzannah Read, Anindya Banerjee and Arnab Banerjee

Article Type: Meta Analysis | First Published: December 15, 2022

Post-tonsillectomy pain is a common concern. This study aimed to assess the effectiveness of peritonsillar infiltration of tramadol during tonsillectomy in terms of analgesia requirement, pain scores and time to commencement of liquid diet, as there is heterogeneity in the randomized controlled trials conducted....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/1410150

Management of Elective Cesarean Section Anesthesia in HIV-Positive Patients

Pinter Hartono and Yusmein Uyun

Article Type: Retrospective Study | First Published: November 11, 2022

A 23-year-old woman with a weight of 50 kg and a height of 150 cm with a diagnosis of primigravida pregnant at term not yet in labor with HIV positive. Consular patients from the Obstetrics and Gynecology section for elective cesarean section. The patient was diagnosed with HIV positive for 2 years. The patient had been on routine antiretroviral treatment for 2. In the preoperative assessment, which included history taking, physical examination, and investigations, the patient was assessed as ha...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/1410149

Spinal Anesthesia: Position of Puncture, Ultrasound and Local Anesthetics Solution

Luiz Eduardo Imbelloni, MD, PhD

Article Type: Editorial | First Published: October 24, 2022

With the objective of identifying the best position for performing the lumbar puncture and identifying the distance from the skin to the interspinous space, 16 adult volunteers participating in measuring the distance with ultrasound between the lumbar region and the spinous processes in three positions: lateral decubitus, sitting and leaning forward, and sitting with the feet supported....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/1410148

Thoracic Spinal Anesthesia is Safe and without Neurological Sequelae: Study with 1,406 Patients

Luiz Eduardo Imbelloni, MD, PhD, Marcos Fornasari, MD, Raphael Sant’Anna, MD and Geraldo Borges de Morais Filho, MSc

Article Type: Retrospective Study | First Published: October 06, 2022

Most anesthesiologists use the thoracic epidural, with a 0.75% incidence of accidental perforation. However, they are reluctant to consider higher levels for spinal anesthesia because of the possibility of direct spinal cord injury. The main objective of this retrospective study was to evaluate the incidence of paresthesia and neurological complications, as well as cardiocirculatory changes after thoracic spinal anesthesia....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/1410147

Automation of Anesthesiology – Will Artificial Intelligence Replace Clinicians

Dmitry Neymark, BSc

Article Type: Commentary | First Published: October 01, 2022

As technology continues to evolve at an exponential rate, conversations about its innovative promise become increasingly prominent in every sphere of life. Medicine and the field of anesthesiology are no exceptions to this trend. Discussions surrounding the topic of artificial intelligence (AI) elicit a mixture of feelings, ranging from excitement about its potential for enhancing patient care to uncertainty about the impact it may have on the future of the profession among current and prospecti...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/1410146

Anesthetic Management of a Glycogen Storage Disease Type 1a with Air Embolism During Liver Transplantation: A Case Report

Emre Kandemir, Nedim Çekmen and Adnan Torgay

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 08, 2022

Glycogen storage disease type 1a is a rare inborn error of metabolism. It causes severe fasting intolerance and lactic acidosis due to the deficiency of glucose-6-phosphatase enzyme. Anesthetic management of these patients is very difficult due to their course with different system involvements....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/1410145

Multiple Intubation Trials and Body Weight Increase the Risk of Post-Operative Sore Throat after Tracheal Intubation in National Referral Hospitals in Asmara: A Prospective Observational Study

Yafiet M Ghebremeskel, Eyasu H Tesfamariam, Idris M Idris and Ghirmay Ghebreigziabher Beraki

Article Type: Original Manuscript | First Published: August 10, 2022

This study aimed to estimate the incidence rate and determine the possible associated factors for postoperative sore throat following surgery conducted under general anesthesia using endotracheal intubation....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/1410144

Electrical Safety Symbols Used in Medical Equipment and Their Implication

Yilkal Tadesse Desta

Article Type: Expert Review | First Published: July 24, 2022

Electrical shock is dangerous event, which can occasionally happen when we are exposed to any of alive conducting materials. Every year people are died or seriously injured by electrical accidents since electric current is not detected. There are two kinds of danger: one from electrical shock and the other caused indirectly by electrical fires....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/1410143

Prevention and Management of Post- Dura Puncture Headache (PDPH)

Aynalem Befikadu, Sara Timerga, Fasil Mihretu, Fetene Siyoum and Amare Agmuas

Article Type: Narrative Review | First Published: July 21, 2022

Post-Dural puncture headache (PDPH) is the commonest complications during diagnostic, therapeutic or inadvertent lumbar puncture. It is unavoidable problem during dural puncture and what we can do is decreasing the incidence by taking all precautions and if it occurs, manages appropriately. Despite the existence of wide ranges of popular therapies, there is a continuous controversy about their effectiveness....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/1410142

Review of Literature: Efficacy of Intraoperative Intravenous Methadone in Reducing Postoperative Opioid Consumption

Praveen Karunanidhi

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: July 08, 2022

This article will review the current literature on the efficacy of intraoperative intravenous methadone in reducing postoperative opioid consumption in bariatric, ambulatory, complex spine, and cardiac surgeries....

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