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  1. Sedative premedication with benzodiazepines has been linked with prolonged recovery and inadequate emergence during the immediate postoperative period. We aimed to analyze the association between postanesthesi...

    Authors: Karin Stuff, Elena Kainz, Ursula Kahl, Hans Pinnschmidt, Stefanie Beck, Franziska von Breunig, Rainer Nitzschke, Sandra Funcke, Christian Zöllner and Marlene Fischer
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:18
  2. This study was performed to evaluate the effectiveness of ramosetron orally disintegrating tablets (ODTs) in preventing post-discharge nausea and/or vomiting (PDNV) in female patients following outpatient surg...

    Authors: Hyun-Jung Shin, Yong-Hee Park, Minying Chang, Yun Jeong Chae, Hun-Taek Lee, Oh Haeng Lee, Sang-Kee Min and Sang-Hwan Do
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:17
  3. Advances in cardiac surgical operative techniques and myocardial protection have dramatically improved outcomes in the past two decades. An unfortunate and unintended consequence is that 80% of the preventable...

    Authors: Andrew D. Shaw, Nicole R. Guinn, Jessica K. Brown, Rakesh C. Arora, Kevin W. Lobdell, Michael C. Grant, Tong J. Gan and Daniel T. Engelman
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:19
  4. Hip fracture and surgery are associated with moderate to severe pain, which hampers early mobilization and extends the hospital stay. Femoral nerve block and fascia iliaca compartment block could provide effec...

    Authors: Chun-Guang Wang, Yang Yang, Ming-Yu Yang, Xiu-Li Wang and Yan-Ling Ding
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:15
  5. A previous investigation regarding contralateral seventh cervical nerve transfer (CC7) revealed a novel and effective approach to improve arm function in patients with chronic spastic paralysis. The patients w...

    Authors: Fan Su, Ye Xu, Xiaoqian Wang, Yiqun Zhou, Wendong Xu, Yaojin Zhang and Ying Liu
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:12
  6. Previous meta-analysis of heterogeneous surgical cohorts demonstrated reduction in postoperative pain with perioperative intravenous dexamethasone, but none have addressed adults undergoing elective abdominal ...

    Authors: C. Mitchell, S. J. Cheuk, C. M. O’Donnell, S. Bampoe and D. Walker
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:13
  7. Many institutions withheld elective lists and triaged surgeries during the peak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. As a result, older surgical patients have had to wait for rescheduled dates in a...

    Authors: Pui San Loh, Sook Hui Chaw, Yi Xian Foong, Dhurgka Ramasamy, Rafdzah Ahmad Zaki, Shanggar Kuppusamy, Teng Aik Ong, Mee Hoong See and Hui Min Khor
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:10
  8. Maxillofacial surgery for free flap reconstructions is associated with many complications due to technical complexity and comorbidity of patients. With a focus on critical care, the authors studied the impact ...

    Authors: Bruno Denis, Claire Gourbeix, Marine Coninckx, Jean-Philippe Foy, Chloé Bertolus, Jean-Michel Constantin and Vincent Degos
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:11
  9. The relationship between the health care provider and the patient is an indispensable element of medical care. The existence of a proper therapeutic relationship between the health care provider and the patien...

    Authors: Tsegaw Biyazin, Belete Fenta, Aynalem Yetwale, Ayanos Taye and Yeshitila Belay
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:8
  10. The fluid balance associated with a better outcome following emergency surgery is unknown. The aim of this study was to explore the association of the perioperative fluid balance and postoperative complication...

    Authors: Anders W. Voldby, Anne A. Aaen, Roberto Loprete, Hassan A. Eskandarani, Anders W. Boolsen, Simon Jønck, Sarah Ekeloef, Jakob Burcharth, Lau C. Thygesen, Ann M. Møller and Birgitte Brandstrup
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:9
  11. Postoperative complications are frequent after gastrointestinal surgery and early prediction remains an unmet need. Serum albumin shows a rapid decrease after surgery, and this decline (ΔAlb) may reflect the i...

    Authors: Gaëtan-Romain Joliat, Arnaud Schoor, Markus Schäfer, Nicolas Demartines, Martin Hübner and Ismail Labgaa
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:7
  12. Pre-operative anaemia has been associated independently with worse outcomes after cardiac surgery in adults and is often caused by absolute or functional iron deficiency. Iron deficiency is a continuum ending ...

    Authors: Lachlan F. Miles, Vanessa Pac Soo, Sabine Braat, Stephane Heritier, Kate L. Burbury and David A. Story
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:4
  13. Preoperative medical consultations add expense and burden for patients and the impact of these consults on patient outcomes is conflicting. Previous work suggests that 10–40% of preoperative medical consult re...

    Authors: Kristin Flemons, Michael Bosch, Sarah Coakeley, Bushra Muzammal, Rahim Kachra and Shannon M. Ruzycki
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:2
  14. Frailty is a distinctive health state associated with a loss of physiological reserve that results in higher rates of perioperative complications and impaired return to pre-morbid functional status. It is prev...

    Authors: Reema Ayyash, Joanne Knight, Elke Kothmann, Mohamed Eid, Katie Ayyash, Kerry Colling, David Yates, Aileen Mill and Gerard Danjoux
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:6
  15. Anaphylaxis during anesthesia is a rare but often a potentially life-threatening event for patients. Identifying culprit agents responsible for anaphylaxis is of great important for avoiding potential re-expos...

    Authors: Xiaowen Liu, Ruisong Gong, Xin Xin and Jing Zhao
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:5
  16. The impact of sugammadex in patients with end-stage renal disease undergoing kidney transplantation is still far from being defined. The aim of the study is to compare sugammadex to neostigmine for reversal of...

    Authors: M. Carron, G. Andreatta, E. Pesenti, A. De Cassai, P. Feltracco, F. Linassi, M. Sergi, C. Di Bella, M. Di Bello, F. Neri, C. Silvestre, L. Furian and P. Navalesi
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:3
  17. Pilonidal sinus disease (PSD) is a common chronic inflammatory debilitating illness caused by ingrowth of hair into the skin. Excision and healing by secondary intention is one of the acceptable managements. T...

    Authors: Vahid Salehi, Mohammad Javad Yavari Barhaghtalab, Saadat Mehrabi, Aida Iraji, Seyed Alimohammad Sadat, Seyed Hadi Yusefi and Jan Mohamad Malekzadeh
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2022 11:1
  18. The incidence of adverse perioperative outcomes in surgery for femoral fractures is high and associated with malnutrition. Here, we identified independent factors and assessed the predictive value of the progn...

    Authors: Miao He, Qinghong Fan, Yuhang Zhu, Dexing Liu, Xingxing Liu, Shan Xu, Jiachen Peng and Zhaoqiong Zhu
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:61
  19. Opioids and multimodal analgesia are widely administered to manage postoperative pain. However, little is known on how improvements in inpatient pain control are correlated with high-risk (> 90 daily OME) disc...

    Authors: Erica Langnas, Rosa Rodriguez-Monguio, Yanting Luo, Rhiannon Croci, R. Adams Dudley and Catherine L. Chen
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:60
  20. Continuous peripheral nerve catheters (PNCs) have been shown to provide superior postoperative analgesia, decrease opioid consumption, and improve patient satisfaction compared with single injection techniques...

    Authors: Clifford Bowens Jr, Ignacio J. Badiola, Brian Frazer Scott Allen, Christopher Loredo Canlas, Rajnish Kumar Gupta, Lisa Michelle Jaeger, Eric Russell Briggs, John Matthew Corey, Yaping Shi, Jonathan Scott Schildcrout and Randall John Malchow
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:59
  21. Multimodal rehabilitation allows optimization of functional recovery in surgery patients by reducing the postoperative stress and hospital stay duration, without increasing the morbidity and mortality. It is r...

    Authors: Jose Carlos Vilches Jimenez, Beatriz Tripiana Serrano, Emilia Villegas Muñoz, Belinda Sanchez Pérez and Jesús S. Jimenez Lopez
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:52
  22. Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common medical problem in hospitalised patients worldwide that may result in negative physiological, social and economic consequences. Amongst patients admitted to ICU with AKI, ...

    Authors: Barry J. Kelly, Julio Chevarria, Barry O’Sullivan and George Shorten
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:49
  23. Postoperative delirium (POD) is a common phenomenon after spinal surgery. Intraoperative fluid management may affect POD. The aim of this study was to compare the effects of restrictive fluid therapy (RF) with...

    Authors: Duo Duo Wang, Yun Li, Xian Wen Hu, Mu Chun Zhang, Xing Mei Xu and Jia Tang
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:48
  24. No surgical intervention is without risk. Readmissions and reoperations after elective orthopedic surgery are common and are also stressful for the patient. It has been shown that a comprehensive ortho-medical...

    Authors: Felix Rohrer, David Haddenbruch, Hubert Noetzli, Brigitta Gahl, Andreas Limacher, Tanja Hermann and Jan Bruegger
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:47
  25. Anxiety in children triggered by a scheduled surgical intervention is a major issue due to its frequency and consequences. Preoperative anxiety is associated with increased patient fear and agitation on anesth...

    Authors: Alberto Vieco-García, Amanda López-Picado, Manuel Fuentes, Laura Francisco-González, Belén Joyanes, Carmen Soto, Ana Garcia de la Aldea, Carlos Gonzalez-Perrino and Esther Aleo
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:58
  26. Perioperative acute kidney injury (AKI) is associated with multiple postoperative complications leading to prolonged hospital stay and higher costs. AKI requiring continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) af...

    Authors: Panu Uusalo, Tapio Hellman and Mikko J. Järvisalo
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:57
  27. This meta-analysis aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of antimuscarinics for the prevention or treatment of catheter related bladder discomfort (CRBD).

    Authors: Zhongbao Zhou, Yuanshan Cui, Xiaoyi Zhang, Youyi Lu, Zhipeng Chen and Yong Zhang
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:46
  28. Postoperative ileus (POI) is associated with increased patient discomfort, length of stay (LOS), and healthcare cost. There is a paucity of literature examining POI in patients who have an ileostomy formed at ...

    Authors: Anya L. Greenberg, Yvonne M. Kelly, Rachel E. McKay, Madhulika G. Varma and Ankit Sarin
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:55
  29. Remote ischemic preconditioning (RIPC) has been suggested to confer neuroprotective effect. However, influences of RIPC on postoperative delirium (POD) and cognitive dysfunction (POCD) in adults after cardiac ...

    Authors: Yuchen Jing, Bai Gao and Xi Li
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:50
  30. TOFscan is a three-dimensional acceleromyography neuromuscular monitoring device that does not require initial calibration before muscle relaxant injection. This study aimed to compare TOFscan with TOF-Watch S...

    Authors: Hyung-Been Yhim, Young-Eun Jang, Ji-Hyun Lee, Eun-Hee Kim, Jin-Tae Kim and Hee-Soo Kim
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:45
  31. To assess whether different intensities of intra-abdominal pressure and deep neuromuscular blockade influence the risk of intra-operative surgical complications during laparoscopic donor nephrectomy.

    Authors: Gabby T. J. A. Reijnders-Boerboom, Esmee V. van Helden, Robert C. Minnee, Kim I. Albers, Moira H. D. Bruintjes, Albert Dahan, Chris H. Martini, Frank C. H. d’Ancona, Gert-Jan Scheffer, Christiaan Keijzer and Michiel C. Warlé
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:56
  32. Although dexmedetomidine (Dex) is known to reduce bispectral index (BIS) values and propofol dosage, there is little information regarding raw electroencephalography (EEG) changes related to Dex deepening of p...

    Authors: Lei Zhang, Kun Fang, Shengwei Tao, Liyun Deng, Hua Li, Yuanyuan Cao, Lei Wang, Fengqiong Yu and Erwei Gu
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:44
  33. Psychological factors like anxiety and depression are recognised to play a causal role in the development of cardiovascular disease and they may also influence outcome after vascular surgery procedures. The ai...

    Authors: Manuela Aspalter, Florian K. Enzmann, Thomas J. Hölzenbein, Wolfgang Hitzl, Florian Primavesi, Lucia Algayerova, Patrick Nierlich, Christoph Kartnig, Reinald Seitelberger and Klaus Linni
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:53
  34. Delirium is an important postoperative complication. Recent research suggested that 5-hydroxytryptamine 3 (5-HT3) receptor antagonists may have clinical effect in the treatment and prevention of delirium. We inve...

    Authors: Hyun-Jung Shin, Jiwon Yoon and Hyo-Seok Na
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:51
  35. The incidence of postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs) is increasing in line with the rise in the number of surgical procedures performed on geriatric patients. In this study, we determined the incidenc...

    Authors: Jitsupa Nithiuthai, Arunotai Siriussawakul, Rangsinee Junkai, Nutthakorn Horugsa, Sunit Jarungjitaree and Namtip Triyasunant
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:43
  36. Procedural sedation reduces patients’ discomfort and anxiety, facilitating performance of the examination and intervention. However, it may also cause adverse events, including airway obstruction and hypoxia. ...

    Authors: Hsin-Yi Liu, Ka-Wai Tam, El-Wui Loh, Wan-Chi Liu, Hsien-Cheng Kuo, Chun-Cheng Li, Yih-Giun Cherng, Jui-Tai Chen and Ying-Hsuan Tai
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:41
  37. Hyperspectral imaging (HSI) could provide extended haemodynamic monitoring of perioperative tissue oxygenation and tissue water content to visualize effects of haemodynamic therapy and surgical trauma. The obj...

    Authors: Maximilian Dietrich, Sebastian Marx, Maik von der Forst, Thomas Bruckner, Felix C. F. Schmitt, Mascha O. Fiedler, Felix Nickel, Alexander Studier-Fischer, Beat P. Müller-Stich, Thilo Hackert, Thorsten Brenner, Markus A. Weigand, Florian Uhle and Karsten Schmidt
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:42
  38. This study sought to assess feasibility of a randomized trial of blood pressure intervention (home blood pressure monitoring vs. counseling) in the preoperative clinic and the baseline rates of primary care fo...

    Authors: Sofia I. Diaz, Luying Yan, Feng Dai, Bin Zhou, Matthew M. Burg and Robert B. Schonberger
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:39
  39. Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) pathways have emerged as a promising strategy to reduce postoperative opioid use and decrease the risk of developing new persistent opioid use in surgical patients. Howev...

    Authors: E. M. Langnas, Z. A. Matthay, A. Lin, M. W. Harbell, R. Croci, R. Rodriguez-Monguio and C. L. Chen
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:38
  40. Homocysteine, folate, and vitamin B12 involved in 1-carbon metabolism are associated with cognitive disorders. We sought to investigate the relationships between these factors and delayed neurocognitive recovery ...

    Authors: Zhen-Feng Zhang, Qing-Chun Sun, Yi-Fan Xu, Ke Ding, Meng-Meng Dong, Liu Han, Abdul-Mannan, Yuan Han and Jun-Li Cao
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:37
  41. Family-centered care has been considered as a philosophy of care. Family presence in intensive care units (ICUs), especially in the acute phase of the disease is controversial. This study has been carried out ...

    Authors: Jamileh Mokhtari Nouri, Leila Safaeipour, Zohreh Vafadar and Seyed Tayeb Moradian
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:40
  42. Preoperative education and breathing exercise training by a physiotherapist minimises pulmonary complications after abdominal surgery. Effects on specific clinical outcomes such as antibiotic prescriptions, ch...

    Authors: I. Boden, J. Reeve, I. K. Robertson, L. Browning, E. H. Skinner, L. Anderson, C. Hill, D. Story and L. Denehy
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:36
  43. Treatment of high-risk pulmonary embolism (PE) in perioperative patients remains challenging. Systemic thrombolysis is associated with a high risk of major bleedings and intracranial haemorrhage. High mortalit...

    Authors: Götz Schmidt, Fabian Edinger, Christian Koch, Matthias Wolff, Christoph Biehl, Rüdiger Hörbelt and Michael Sander
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:35
  44. Surgical resection is currently the cornerstone of hepato-pancreato-biliary (HPB) cancer treatment. A low preoperative aerobic fitness level has been identified as a modifiable risk factor associated with comp...

    Authors: Caspar F. Mylius, Wim P. Krijnen, Tim Takken, Daan J. Lips, Hasan Eker, Cees P. van der Schans and Joost M. Klaase
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:33
  45. The influence of sugammadex for reversal of neuromuscular block (NMB) on postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs), compared with neostigmine, remains to be determined. We performed a meta-analysis of rando...

    Authors: Jia-Feng Wang, Zhen-Zhen Zhao, Zheng-Yu Jiang, Hui-Xing Liu and Xiao-Ming Deng
    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2021 10:32

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