Selected Ongoing Projects

Intraoperative Ventilatory Strategies to Prevent Lung injury

  • Recruitment maneuver in elderly patients undergoing open abdominal surgery
  • Ventilator management in patients receiving mechanical ventilation during anesthesia
  • Desflurane uptake during recruitment maneuver in morbidly obese patients
  • A randomized, double blind, study to evaluate the efficacy of nasal nicotine spray to prevent post-operative nausea and vomiting in nonsmokers in elective gynecological surgical patients
  • Outcomes and predictors of perioperative pediatric laryngospasm
  • Role of anesthesia on learning disabilities in children
  • Predictors of survival following perioperative pulmonary embolism in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery
  • Intraoperative use of ECMO in pediatric patients that failed weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass
  • Transfusion-associated hyperkalemic cardiac arrests
  • Association between preoperative hematocrit and postoperative outcomes after major orthopedic surgery
  • A multi-center, open label, phase IIIa trial to evaluate the efficacy safety of ORG 25969 when used at the end of surgical procedure to reverse the neuromuscular block induced by rocuronium following routine surgery
  • Awake fiberoptic intubation protocol; a phase III, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study evaluating the safety and efficacy of dexmedetomidine for sedation during fiberoptic intubation
  • A phase III, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study evaluating the safety and efficacy of dexmedetomidine for sedation during monitored anesthesia care