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April, 2014

New study: Use of near infrared spectroscopy to detect impaired tissue oxygen saturation in patients with complex regional pain syndrome type 1

Monday, April 14, 2014

New study from our faculty, Drs. Bellingham, Morley-Forster, Murkin, et al. The purpose of this study was to determine if near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) could detect differences in deep tissue oxygen saturation (StO2) and microcirculatory function in the hands of patients with CRPS 1. … (Read More)

Western Residents Present at the Midwest Anesthesia Resident's Conference

Friday, April 11, 2014

Last weekend, five of our Residents, Drs. Fraser Bebbington, Fiorenzo Cusano, Nathan Ludwug, Colin Philips, and Nicole Quigley, attended the Midwest Anesthesia Resident's Conference (MARC) in Chicago … (Read More)

New Study: Remote Ischemic Postconditioning During Percutaneous Coronary Interventions: Remote Ischemic Postconditioning-Percutaneous Coronary...

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

A new study by faculty, Dr. Ronit Lavi, et al: Remote Ischemic Postconditioning During Percutaneous Coronary Interventions: Remote Ischemic Postconditioning-Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Randomized Trial. … (Read More)

Comparison of propofol and volatile agents for maintenance of anesthesia during elective craniotomy procedures: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Monday, April 7, 2014

By faculty Dr. Jason Chui,et al. Both propofol and volatile anesthetics are commonly used for maintenance of anesthesia in patients undergoing neurosurgical procedures. The effects of these two classes of drugs on cerebral hemodynamics have been compared in many clinical trials... … (Read More)

Beyond the printed page: Leveraging social media to extend the Journal's influence

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Faculty member, Dr. Philip Jones, is the newly appointed Online Presence Editor for the Canadian Journal of Anesthesia. Read his recent editorial, Beyond the printed page: Leveraging social media to extend the Journal’s influence … (Read More)