- Matthias Eikermann, Massachusetts General Hospital
- Joel Katz, Toronto General Hospital
- Giovanni Landoni, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan
- Laura Pasin, Ospedale San Raffaele
- Douglas Raines, Massachusetts General Hospital
- Marcos Vidal Melo, Massachusetts General Hospital
- Tom Rowles, BioMed Central
Post-hoc analysis of patients undergoing total-knee replacement surgery indicates that asymmetry in perioperative, bilateral regional brain oxygen saturation (rSO2) may be a warning sign for post-operative memory decline.
Systematic review indicates a correlation between exhaled volatile organic compounds, such as acetone and ethyl benzene, and blood glucose levels, indicating that further research into the clinical validity of this system for monitoring ICU patients is warranted.
Perioperative pulmonary aspiration (POPA) and perioperative hypoxemia (POH) rates are significantly associated with horizontal recumbency in adult surgical patients undergoing general anesthesia, affecting both hospital mortality and post-operative length of stay.
BMC Anesthesiology 2014, 14:48
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