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Anesthesiological Management of the Obese Patient

  1. Postoperative inflammation following total hip arthroplasty (THA) can lead to delayed mobilization and return of hip function. Our primary aim was to assess whether local infiltration analgesia (LIA) during su...

    Authors: J. Kuchálik, A. Magnuson, E. Tina and A. Gupta
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2017 17:63
  2. Volume replacement therapy with colloid is still worth studying in major pediatric surgery with potential risk of bleeding. This study assessed the effects of 6% hydroxyethyl starch (HES) 130/0.4 and 5% Human ...

    Authors: Yuanzhi Peng, Jianer Du, Xuan Zhao, Xueyin Shi and Yingwei Wang
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2017 17:62
  3. The perioperative use and relevance of protective ventilation in surgical patients is being increasingly recognized. Obesity poses particular challenges to adequate mechanical ventilation in addition to surgic...

    Authors: Ana Fernandez-Bustamante, Soshi Hashimoto, Ary Serpa Neto, Pierre Moine, Marcos F Vidal Melo and John E Repine
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2015 15:56