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The measure of left ventricle performance, as reflected by stroke volume, is an important component of hemodynamic assessment during cardiac surgery. The most commonly used technique to measure...

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Sankalp Sehgal, M.B., B.S.
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This study aims to determine the effects of the anesthetic drugs thiopental, propofol, midazolam, and dexmedetomidine on the acquisition and early extinction on Pavlovian fear conditioning, and on...

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Kane Pryor, MD
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This is an fMRI study intended to establish whether intravenous anesthetics (propofol, dexmedetomidine, and Thiopental) cause a common change in amygdala and hippocampal function during memory...

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Kane Pryor, M.D.
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This study, funded by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, examines the efficacy of intravenous (IV) acetaminophen in reducing hospital length of stay (LoS) and associated hospital costs in...

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Peter A. Goldstein, M.D.
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This collaboration with ANZCA is an international, multicenter, randomized controlled trial comparing the perioperative outcome of patients randomized into two groups receiving either a ‘...

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Kane Pryor, M.D.
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Delirium is a common and serious postoperative complication. Subanaesthetic ketamine is often administered intraoperatively for postoperative analgesia, and some evidence suggests that...

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Kane Pryor, M.D.
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In this prospective, randomized, controlled, double-blinded clinical trial, patients who presented for scheduled (non-emergent) cesarean section were given either intravenous dexamethasone or...

Primary Investigator:
Klaus Kjaer, M.D.
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Postoperative respiratory failure, particularly after surgery under general anesthesia, adds to the morbidity and mortality of surgical patients. Anesthesiologists...

Primary Investigator:
Peter A. Goldstein, M.D.
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The RELIEF trial, a collaboration with ANZCA, investigates the effectiveness of liberal and restrictive fluid regimens. The optimal fluid regimen targets for patients undergoing major...

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Kane Pryor, M.D.
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The purpose of this Medtronic-sponsored study is to compare the effectiveness of spinal cord stimulation (SCS) using the Medtronic Specify® 5-6-5 multicolumn surgical lead plus optimal...

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Neel Mehta, M.D.
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