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A decade progress in perioperative care

  1. Opioid-reduced anesthesia may accelerate postoperative rehabilitation by reducing opioid-related side effects. The objective was to investigate the feasibility of opioid-reduced general anesthesia based on esk...

    Authors: Teng Zhu, Xiaoyong Zhao, Meiyan Sun, Yan An, Wenwen Kong, Fanceng Ji and Guizhi Wang
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:354
  2. Circulatory and respiratory depression are common  problems that occur in propofol alone sedation during gastroscopy. As a widely used analgesic adjuvant, intravenous lidocaine can reduce the consumption of pr...

    Authors: Xiu-Ru Qi, Jing-Yi Sun, Li-Xin An and Ke Zhang
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:319
  3. Misplacement of double-lumen endobronchial tubes (DLTs) during bronchial intubation, especially when bronchoscopy guidance is not applicable, threatens effective lung isolation and brings about airway injury d...

    Authors: Jianqiang Guan, Wenxiu Zhu, Xue Xiao, Ziyan Huang, Jibin Xing, Ziqing Hei, Yihan Zhang and Weifeng Yao
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:312
  4. Intestinal obstruction can result in inflammatory injury to distant organs, especially the lungs. Stellate ganglion block (SGB) provides sympathetic nervous homeostasis and inhibits the systemic inflammatory r...

    Authors: Zhengfeng Gu, Lian Xin, Huizhi Yu, Shunmei Lu, Jinbo Wu, Hui Wang, Dongxiao Huang and Chunxiao Hu
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:270
  5. This study aimed to investigate the effects of ultrasound-guided quadratus lumborum block (QLB) on perioperative multimodal analgesia and postoperative outcomes in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy.

    Authors: Zhen Hu, Yingjie Zhou, Guohao Zhao, Xinxin Zhang, Chunchun Liu, Huan Xing, Ji Liu and Fen Wang
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2022 22:213
  6. Parathyroidectomy has been proposed as a method for reducing parathyroid hormone levels. We evaluated the effects of ultrasound-guided bilateral superficial cervical plexus block (BSCPB) on the quality of reco...

    Authors: Shenghong Hu, Teng Shu, Siqi Xu, Xia Ju, Shengbin Wang and Li Ma
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:228
  7. Caudal block is one of the most preferred regional anesthesia for sub-umbilical region surgeries in the pediatric population. However, few studies are available on caudal block performed in laparoscopic-assist...

    Authors: Zhixiong Lin, Yifan Fang, Lei Yan, Yu Lin, Mingkun Liu, Bing Zhang, Yuanbing He, Yong Shen, Dianming Wu and Longxin Zhang
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:209
  8. Patients often suffer moderate or even severe pain after total hip arthroplasty; such pain seriously affects early postoperative recovery. This study aimed to investigate the analgesic efficacy of ultrasound-g...

    Authors: Qin Xia, Wenping Ding, Chao Lin, Jiayi Xia, Yahui Xu and Mengxing Jia
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:188
  9. Enhanced recovery in spinal surgery (ERSS) has shown promising improvements in clinical and economical outcomes. We have proposed an ERSS pathway based on available evidence. We aimed to delineate the clinical...

    Authors: Ana Licina, Andrew Silvers, Harry Laughlin, Jeremy Russell and Crispin Wan
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:74
  10. High frequency jet ventilation (HFJV) is an open ventilating technique to maintain ventilation for emergency or difficult airway. However, whether jet ventilation or conventional oxygen therapy (COT) is more e...

    Authors: Mingyuan Yang, Bin Wang, Qingwu Hou, Yunzhi Zhou, Na Li, Hongwu Wang, Lei Li and Qinghao Cheng
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2021 21:65
  11. The optimal position for continuous adductor canal block (ACB) for analgesia after total knee anthroplasty (TKA) remians controversial, mainly due to high variability in the localization of the the adductor ca...

    Authors: Yuda Fei, Xulei Cui, Shaohui Chen, Huiming Peng, Bin Feng, Wenwei Qian, Jin Lin, Xisheng Weng and Yuguang Huang
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2020 20:260
  12. Bupivacaine, an amid-type local anesthetic, is widely used for clinical patients especially in pregnant women. In addition to neurotoxicity effect of bupivacaine, it can cross the placenta, accumulates in this...

    Authors: Alireza Mirkheshti, Alireza Shakeri, Elham Memary, Mansoureh Baniasadi, Jalal Zaringhalam, Ardeshir Tajbakhsh, Marzieh Mirzaei and Elena Lak
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2020 20:228
  13. Previous studies have shown that intraoperative hypothermia was associated with higher risks of clinical adverse events, but we found otherwise from recent evidences. This study aims to synthesize the existing...

    Authors: He Xu, Zijing Wang, Xin Guan, Yijuan Lu, Daniel Charles Malone, Jack Warren Salmon, Aixia Ma and Wenxi Tang
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2020 20:202
  14. α-receptor agonists have been reported to be safe and effective for treating or preventing spinal-induced hypotension during cesarean delivery. As a pure α1 adrenergic agonist, methoxamine has potential advantage...

    Authors: Feng Fu, Yu-wen Tang, Hong Chen, Cui-cui Jiao, Na Ma and Xin-zhong Chen
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2020 20:198
  15. The laryngeal mask airway (LMA) is occasionally used in internal fixation of rib fractures. We evaluated the feasibility of general anesthesia with an LMA associated to a thoracic paravertebral block (TPB) and...

    Authors: Jun Cao, Xiaoyun Gao, Xiaoli Zhang, Jing Li and Junfeng Zhang
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2020 20:170
  16. Vasoplegia after routine cardiac surgery is associated with severe postoperative complications and increased mortality. It is also prevalent in patients undergoing implantation of pulsatile flow left ventricul...

    Authors: Eric E. C. de Waal, Bas van Zaane, Marnix M. van der Schoot, Albert Huisman, Faiz Ramjankhan, Wilton A. van Klei and Nandor Marczin
    Citation: BMC Anesthesiology 2018 18:185