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IABP: Contraindications

Indications: patients with hemodynamic instability or severe LV systolic dysfunction.

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February 2015: Tim Brennan

Hyperalgesia, IV diclofenac, IV lidocaine, Cancer recurrence

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TEE of the Month – March 2015

Aortic stenosis

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Laurent Glance

The Impact of Anesthesiologists on Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery Outcomes

Article of the Month – February 2015

Mark Nunnally

Incidence and Risk Factors for Perioperative Cardiac Arrest Observed in the National Anesthesia Clinical Outcomes Registry

TEE of the month – February 2015

LVAD placement

ASK THE EXPERT – December 2014

Avery Tung

Research in critical care, Colloids and crystaloids, Quality

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ARDS – ventilator management

In the continuum of acute lung injury (ALI) and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), the lungs are damaged following an insult that may be of pulmonary (e.g., pneumonia, aspiration pneumonitis) or extrapulmonary (e.g., sepsis, trauma, transfusion) origin.

Article of the Month – January 2015

Charles Hogue

Shoulder Surgery in the Beach Chair Position Is Associated with Diminished Cerebral Autoregulation But No Differences In Postoperative Cognition Or Brain Injury Biomarker Levels Compared With Supine Positioning

TEE of the Month – March 2015

Intracardiac leiomyomatosis