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No Link Found Between Birth Anesthesia and Learning Issues

Whether delivery was vaginal or C-section doesn't matter, study finds TUESDAY, Aug. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to anesthesia during a Cesarean delivery doesn't increase the risk of learning disabilities in children, says a new study. "We found that the incidence of learning disa...

Mayo researchers find anesthesia not harmful for babies during birth process

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Mayo Clinic researchers have found that children exposed to anesthesia during Cesarean section are not at any higher risk for learning disabilities later in life than children not delivered by C-section. These findings are reported in the current issue of the journal Anesthes...

Mayo Researchers Find Anesthesia Not Harmful for Babies During Birth Process

ROCHESTER, Minn., July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayo Clinic researchers have found that children exposed to anesthesia during Cesarean section are not at any higher risk for learning disabilities later in life than children not delivered by C-section. These findings are reported in ...

New Anesthesia May Be Safer for Critically Ill

Lab tests of MOC-etomidate detected no sudden drops in blood pressure THURSDAY, July 23 (HealthDay News) -- A new variation of a common general anesthesia has been developed that may be safer for some patients. Preclinical studies done on rats put under with MOC-etomidate, a chemi...

Anesthesia Can Make Patients Vomit After Cosmetic Surgery - World's Top Expert Says PK Anesthesia Is Better

Before now, patients' number one anesthesia satisfaction issue never had an entire chapter dedicated to this persistent, unpleasant side effect of general anesthesia -- postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV). Dr. Christian Apfel, the world's foremost PONV expert, cites PK anesthesia as a non-PO...

Kerry Teel Named President of Premier Anesthesia

Jackson Healthcare announces the appointment of Kerry Teel as President of Premier Anesthesia, a national anesthesia management company based in Atlanta, Georgia. Alpharetta, GA (Vocus) May 28, 2009 -- Jackson Healthcare announces the appointment of Kerry Teel as Pr...

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Anesthesia in Medical Technology

FDA Approves LUSEDRA(TM) (fospropofol disodium) Injection for Monitored Anesthesia Care (MAC) Sedation

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Corporation of North America today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved LUSEDRA(TM) (fospropofol disodium) Injection, an intravenous sedative-hypnotic agent for monitored anesthesia care (MAC) sedation in adult ...

Sugammadex Trials Demonstrate Rapid Recovery from Profound Neuromuscular Blockade During General Anesthesia

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Sugammadex -- the novel selective relaxant binding agent (SRBA) being developed by Organon -- demonstrated a faster recovery from profound neuromuscular blockade as compared to neostigmine in the Phase III pivotal Signal trial.(1) In a second trial, named...

Iontophoretic Drug Delivery System (IDDS) Containing Lidocaine and Epinephrine is Effective in Reducing Pain Associated With Insertion of an Intravenous Catheter in a Phase 2 Clinical Trial

...ministration of lidocaine and epinephrine using the IDDS to provide topical anesthesia in adults undergoing a venipuncture procedure. Eighty-nine (89) healthy vol...as been designed to meet the market demand for a low cost, fast onset local anesthesia product." Dharma has an end-of-phase 2 meeting scheduled with the Food...

Urologist and Allergist Explore Link Between Allergies and Interstitial Cystitis

...ologists decide which patients may benefit from allergy testing and treatment. Like many urologists, Hubbard uses cystoscopy and hydrodistention under anesthesia as part of his workup to exclude other conditions that may cause IC-like symptoms. But he is reviving an older practice of taking a biopsy specimen du...

New Studies Presented at European Society of Anaesthesia Further Validate Masimo PVI(TM) for Noninvasive and Continuous Fluid Monitoring

...n and improvement of fluid status and preload" occurred "after administration of general anesthetic agents and intravenous fluid administration during anesthesia induction."(3) Michael O'Reilly, MD, EVP of Medical Affairs at Masimo, stated; "These studies confirm what previous results have shown--that PVI'...

Two New Clinical Studies Show That Limited Exposure to Blood Transfusion Significantly Increases Morbidity and Mortality After Surgery

...ther conducted in patients undergoing cardiac surgery and published in the anesthesia & Analgesia - provide additional new evidence that transfusion of just...d Cell Transfusions and Decreased Long-Term Survival After Cardiac Surgery. anesthesia & Analgesia 2009; 108:1741-1746. About Masimo Masimo (NASDA...
Anesthesia in Medical Products

Sota Omoigui's Anesthesia Drugs Handbook

Description: AnesthesiaDrugs™ is the handheld version of Sota Omoigui's Anesthesia Drugs Handbook, the best selling clinical guide to essential anesthesia and critical care drug information....
Company:Skyscape, Inc.

Integra SP II Anesthesia Machine

Description: The Integra II SP MRI-Compatible Anesthesia System is perfect for larger surgery suites that may be using more than one type of anesthetic agent. The Integra II SP holds two vaporizers and due to its wider stance, has a larger work area. The recessing absorber and ventilator bellows assemb...
Company:DRE Inc.

S/5 Anesthesia Monitor

Description: Complete monitoring for anesthesia. The S/5 Anesthesia Monitor (AM) is a multiparameter monitor that offers a flexible and upgradeable solution for routine to the most demanding anesthesia applications. From a wide selection of parameter modules, you can choose the set of parameters that best su...
Company:Datex-Ohmeda, Inc.

S/5 Compact Anesthesia Monitor

Description: All you need in day surgery and post anesthesia care in one compact package The S/5 Compact Anesthesia Monitor is a high performance monitor designed for the limited space of day surgery, post anesthesia care and induction rooms. It offers the flexibility of a modular system with basic hemodynam...
Company:Datex-Ohmeda, Inc.

Symeon Anesthesia System

Description: The reliable, rugged and easy-to-use solution that's perfectly suited to environments where basic anesthesia is required. Symeon's light weight and mobility mean that the system can be moved into any working position. It can also be easily mounted on a wall. And excessive cable "spaghetti sy...
Company:Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Kion Anesthesia System

Description: The flexible, modular approach to meeting today's and tomorrow's needs in anesthesia procedures. KION offers one of the best ergonomic solutions in its field today. This compact system is easy to operate from any position. A revolving arm holds the complete user interface. A rotating vaporiz...
Company:Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

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Anesthesia in Medical Definition

Body shaping

...ingle body lifting operation can require seven to 10 hours under general anesthesia , blood transfusions and often, another surgeon to assist. Plastic surgeo... include infections and reactions and complications due to being under anesthesia for longer than six hours. The patient may also experience seroma , a b...

Extracorporeal shockwave therapy

...be performed in an out-patient setting, under local anesthesia, lasting up to 30 minutes in duration. Now with newer technology it can be done without anesthesia in the physician's office in less than 10 minutes. The patient is able to walk out on their own power with the major complaint of a thumping feeling o...

Medicine

... Surgery being performed Anesthesiology ( AE ) or anaesthesia ( BE ) is the clinical discipline concerned with providing anesthesia . Pain medicine is often practiced by specialised anesthesiologists. Dermatology is concerned with the skin and its diseases. In the UK, derma...

Phantom pain

...y sources may be challenged and removed . This article has been tagged since January 2007 . Phantom pain , also called deafferentation pain , anesthesia dolorosa , or denervation pain , is pain that is felt in a part of the body (usually an extremity ) that either no longer exists due to amputatio...
Anesthesia in Medical Dictionary

Anesthesia

Anesthesia , or anaesthesia, has traditionally meant the condition of having sensation blocked or temporarily taken away. This allows patients to undergo surgery and other procedures without the distress and pain they would... Local anesthesia is any technique to render part of the bod...

Umbilical hernia

...Summary ... Umbilical hernia repair can be done under local or general anesthesia depending on ... A hernia occurs when a section of intestine protr...s (epigastric, umbilical , incisional, lumbar, internal, ... What kind of anesthesia is used for hernia surgery? ... If the umbilical ring is still ope...

Tracheostomy

...ld not ameliorate distal airway disease ... A tracheostomy tube is a small tube designed to be directly placed into a ... Typically light anesthesia is required during the tracheostomy procedure. ... A tracheostomy is a surgically made hole that goes through the front of your ... To unders...

Tendon repair

... Tendon repair can be performed using local anesthesia (the immediate area of the ... The goal of tendo... Tendon repair can be performed using local anesthesia (the immediate area of the ... The goal of tendo...repair.pdf'> Repair of tendon Risks for any anesthesia include the following:Reactions to ... The goal o...

Spinal surgery

...al surgery is done while you are under general anesthesia (unconscious and pain-free) ... Cervical spi...rgery is done while the patient is under general anesthesia ... ... of spinal problems are amenable to .... The surgery is often performed under spinal anesthesia only, and most patients ... not all spinal ...

Septoplasty

...y problems in the nasal septum, the wall ... Most patients receive general anesthesia before septoplasty . ... A septoplasty may be combined with a turbi...y problems in the nasal septum, the wall ... Most patients receive general anesthesia before septoplasty . ... Septoplasty . Normal anatomy. The septum ...
Anesthesia in Biological News

Long-lasting nerve block could change pain management

...ded work, they used specially designed fat-based particles called liposomes to package saxitoxin, a potent anesthetic, and produced long-lasting local anesthesia in rats without apparent toxicity to nerve or muscle cells. The research was published online April 13 by the Proceedings of the National Academy of ...

Plastic and reconstructive surgery -- in brief

... study. Researchers from New York conducted and reviewed case studies regarding the effects of the 29 most commonly used herbs and antidepressants, on anesthesia and surgery. After identifying a number of harmful, intraoperative risks, ranging from increased bleeding to fatal interactions, the authors establish...

Inherited genetic cause, possible treatment found for complex lung disorder

...ent that would be a major benefit to patients." The current front-line treatment is whole-lung wash, where a tube is inserted into the airway under anesthesia to flush out the lungs. People with PAP can also acquire secondary infections. This happens when immune system cells in called macrophages and neut...

HJF nursing specialist wins prestigious Celina Field Cargiver Award

...SN, RN, nursing specialist for the Army's Regional anesthesia & Pain Management Initiative at Walter Reed Army M...aid Col. Chester Buckenmaier, chief, Army Regional anesthesia & Pain Management Initiative. Established in 2003, the Army Regional anesthesia & Pain Management Initiative seeks to improve the ...

Emotion and scent create lasting memories -- even in a sleeping brain

... formed," Shea says. "Long-term memories created under these conditions often result in a permanent change in behavior." The Duke team administered anesthesia to a mouse and stimulated the release of noradrenaline with an electrode while wafting the scent of either food or the urine of another mouse under th...

First-ever symposium brings together military and civilian medical experts

...tic brain injury; infectious diseases; and cancer. WHO: Panel moderators and participants include: COL Chester "Trip" Buckenmaier, M.D., Regional anesthesia at Walter Reed Army Medical Center Robert J. Ursano, M.D., Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress COL Nelson Michael, M.D., Ph.D., U.S. Military H...
Anesthesia in Biological Technology

LI-COR Biosciences and Euthanex Corporation Provide Anesthesia System for Small Animal Imaging

LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- LI-COR(R) Biosciences in partnership with Euthanex Corporation announces the addition of an anesthesia system to LI-COR's small animal imaging platforms. The standard anesthesia system includes all the hardware components required to connect to the Pearl ...

American Society of Anesthesiologists Primary Agenda Displayed Says Dr. Barry Friedberg of Cosmetic Surgery Anesthesia

ASA Stalwart in Unresponsiveness to Patient Safety & Satisfaction Record Challenge CORONA DEL MAR, Calif., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) functions much like the American Medical Association (AMA). Both publish monthly educational journals ( Anest...

Brain Monitor Eliminates Need for Routine Oxygen With Propofol - Friedberg's Triad Unveiled

...ion in propofol detox between patients is why most anesthesia providers routinely give oxygen. Twelve years experience with custom PK anesthesia using a brain monitor has eliminated routine oxyge...ay not improve your looks to your liking, but your anesthesia provider could kill you as quickly as Michael Jack...

Doctors in New Hampshire Now Treating Cancer with Non-Invasive Image-Guided Radiosurgery Using Novalis Tx(TM) Technology

...ly for me, there was another treatment option." Clinicians completed Bickford's full course of SBRT treatments in five days without the need for anesthesia or overnight hospital stays. On each of these days, Bickford was in and out of the hospital in a little more than an hour. Treatments were quick and...

Cadence Pharmaceuticals Announces Presentations at Upcoming Scientific Conferences

...enous acetaminophen), will be presented at the American Society of Regional anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) 34th Annual Regional anesthesia Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona on April 30, 2009 and at the Society of Hospita...

Catalyst Biosciences Expands Scientific Advisory Board With Leading Experts in Protease Therapeutic Discovery and Development

...destruction in cancer cells, or delay cell destruction in neurodegenerative diseases and stroke. Dr. Gregory Stahl is the Paul Allen Professor of anesthesia in the Center of Experimental Therapeutics and Reperfusion Injury (CETRI), Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Brigham an...
Anesthesia in Biological Definition

Antibiotic

...hemotherapeutic cures for other diseases eventually led to successes in the field of cancer chemotherapy. The discovery of antibiotics, along with anesthesia and the adoption of hygienic practices by physicians (for example, washing hands and using sterilized instruments) revolutionized medicine . It ha...

Barbiturate

...e of this they produce a wide spectrum of effects, from mild sedation to anesthesia . Some also are used as anticonvulsants . Barbiturates are derivatives ...biturates come are mainly used as anticonvulsants and for the induction of anesthesia . These barbiturates are available in the U.S.: Amobarbital (Sodium...

Cancer

...s sampled. Many biopsies (such as those of the skin, breast or liver) can happen on an outpatient basis. Biopsies of other organs are performed under anesthesia and require surgery . Screening Cancer screening is the widespread uses of tests to detect cancers in the population. It is often an inexpens...

Stem cell

... heart is stopped for approximately two minutes to allow the adult stem cells to attach to the existing heart tissue. The patient is only under local anesthesia so that the surgeons can monitor how the lack of cerebral oxygen is affecting the patient. The heart is then restarted and incisions closed. The pro...
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