Dott. Luigi Vicari on aprile 21st, 2010

Anesthesiology (02/2009): Practice Guidelines for the Prevention, Detection, and Management of Respiratory Depression Associated with Neuraxial Opioid Administration

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There is a link between repeated anaesthesia in children and memory impairment, though physical activity can help to form new cells that improve memory, reveals new research from the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Leggi l’articolo intero.

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Dott. Luigi Vicari on marzo 10th, 2010

Anesthesia e Analgesia (02/2010): Intraosseous Infusions: A Review for the Anesthesiologist with a Focus on Pediatric Use

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Dott. Luigi Vicari on marzo 5th, 2010

Medical News Today (03/2010): Intraoperative Awareness Linked to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Dott. Luigi Vicari on marzo 5th, 2010

Patients with confirmed episodes of consciousness during surgery have high rates of psychological problems including posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), even several years after the incident, reports a study in the March issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS). Clicca qui per leggere l’articolo completo.

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Malignant hyperthermia (MH) is an autosomally inherited disorder characterized by an increase in heart rate, respiratory rate, body temperature, and muscle rigidity when the patient is exposed to potent volatile anesthetic gases and succinylcholine. The prevalence and incidence of MH are difficult to determine because patients display no characteristic signs until anesthetized with one of [...]

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Dott. Luigi Vicari on febbraio 28th, 2010

BMC Anesthesiology (02/2010): Anaesthetic considerations of adults with Morquio’s syndrome – a case report

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Dott. Luigi Vicari on febbraio 22nd, 2010

Giving the antihistamines ranitidine or diphenhydramine to patients with perforated appendicitis dramatically increases their risk of an intra-abdominal abscess, according to a new study. Leggi l’articolo completo.

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Dott. Luigi Vicari on gennaio 29th, 2010

Blood Test Can Predict Rheumatoid Arthritis Before Symptoms Arise Researchers from University Hospital in Umea, Sweden, have identified several cytokines, cytokine-related factors, and chemokines that increase significantly prior to rheumatoid arthritis (RA) disease onset. Blood Test Can Predict Rheumatoid Arthritis Before Symptoms Arise Researchers from University Hospital in Umea, Sweden, have identified several cytokines, cytokine-related [...]

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Carotid artery (CA) cannulation for veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is associated with a higher risk for central nervous system (CNS) injury than femoral artery or aorta cannulations in all pediatric patients younger than 18 years of age, according to a study presented here at the Society of Critical Care Medicine 39th Critical Care Congress. [...]

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Dott. Luigi Vicari on dicembre 25th, 2009

Cos’è il colpo di frusta (“Whiplash”) e cosa lo causa? Whiplash, or WAD (whiplash-associated disorders) refers to a series of neck injuries caused by or related to a sudden distortion of the neck – hyperextension (over-extension) injury to the neck. American Society Of Anesthesiologists Urges Americans To Fight Back Against Pain Whether the result of [...]

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Dott. Luigi Vicari on novembre 14th, 2009

S. Arati & N. Ashutosh – The Internet Journal of Anesthesiology (01/2010): Comparative Analisys of Spinal vs General Anaesthesia for Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: a prospective randomized study Anaesthesia (1999): The cardiorespiratory effects of laparoscopic procedures in infants

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Dott. Luigi Vicari on novembre 11th, 2009

Ministero del Lavoro, della Salute e delle Politiche Sociali (10/2009): Manuale per la Sicurezza in Sala Operatoria: Raccomandazioni e Checklist

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Dott. Luigi Vicari on ottobre 24th, 2009

La SICP vigila sull’applicazione della legge antidolore La guardia medica di norma deve intervenire Ictus: alteplase efficace anche tardivamente Lo stetoscopio diventa hi-tech, a ultrasuoni somiglia ad un cellulare Catania, nasce giornalino Dipartimento salute mentale Ministero della Salute (Ordinanza 08 Ottobre 2009) – Modifiche all’Ordinanza 16 Giugno 2009 Recante : Iscrizione Temporanea di Alcune Composizioni [...]

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Dott. Luigi Vicari on ottobre 8th, 2009

Paravertebral blocks (PVBs) were first performed in 1905[1, 2] and became a popular technique for the provision of analgesia in the early part of the twentieth century. However, their use declined over the years until a publication by Eason and Wyatt[3] in 1979 began a renaissance. Since then, a considerable number of good quality studies [...]

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