Category Archives: Neuro

Episode 266: Live from ASA 2023! Post-op Delirium and Patient Monitoring with Drs. Culley and Eichorn

Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
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Episode 266: Live from ASA 2023! Post-op Delirium and Patient Monitoring with Drs. Culley and Eichorn
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This special 266th episode was recorded before a live audience at the Anesthesiology 2023 Annual Meeting in San Francisco. I interviewed Dr. Deb Culley about post-op delirium and Dr. John Eichorn about the history and future of patient monitoring.

CME: Link

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Episode 257: Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery with Dr. Cara Esser

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Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 257: Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery with Dr. Cara Esser
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In this 257th episode I welcome Dr. Cara Esser back to the show to discuss the ins and outs of transsphenoidal pituitary surgery and what to keep in mind preoperatively, intraoperatively and postoperatively.

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Episode 256: Neuromuscular Diseases with Dr. Cara Esser

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Episode 256: Neuromuscular Diseases with Dr. Cara Esser
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In this 256th episode I welcome Dr. Cara Esser to the show to discuss neuromuscular diseases that are important to know for Anesthesia and Critical Care.

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Episode 199: Pharmacology for the Neuro ICU with Salia Farrokh

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Episode 199: Pharmacology for the Neuro ICU with Salia Farrokh
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In this 199th episode I welcome Salia Farrokh to the show to discuss pharmacology in the neuro ICU. We discuss treatment for status epilepticus, ICP crisis, reversal of anticoagulants in ICH, neurostimulants in TBI and BP management in stroke.

CME: https://earnc.me/ngSiLR

Salia is on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/salia-farrokh-pharm-d-bcps-bcccp-845b1b38/

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Episode 171: Anesthetic Management of Ruptured Cerebral Aneurysm with Dave Mintz

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Episode 171: Anesthetic Management of Ruptured Cerebral Aneurysm with Dave Mintz
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In this 171st episode, a follow up to episode 113, I welcome Dr. Mintz back to the show to discuss anesthetic management for cerebral aneurysm surgery.

CME: https://earnc.me/it1yY5

References:

Chapter 13 Anesthetic management of cerebral aneurysm surgery in Cottrell and Young, Neuroanesthesia

http://www.joacp.org/article.asp?issn=0970-9185;year=2014;volume=30;issue=3;spage=328;epage=337;aulast=Kundra

The Guns of August: https://www.amazon.com/Guns-August-Pulitzer-Prize-Winning-Outbreak/dp/0345476093

Cognitive Aid website: www.rnsascar.com

Episode 154: EEG monitoring with Dr. Emery Brown

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Episode 154: EEG monitoring with Dr. Emery Brown
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In this 154th episode I welcome Dr. Emery Brown to the show to discuss how we monitor the depth of anesthesia. We discuss the drawbacks to BIS and why Dr. Brown thinks the EEG itself is the best way to go.

CME: https://earnc.me/fbGYsk

References:

EEG reading tutorials: https://eegforanesthesia.iars.org/

Purdon et al: The Ageing Brain: Age-dependent changes in the electroencephalogram during propofol and sevoflurane general anaesthesia

Brown et al: General Anesthesia and Altered States of Arousal: A Systems Neuroscience Analysis. Annu. Rev. Neurosci. 2011.

Brown et al: General Anesthesia, Sleep, and Coma. NEJM. 2010.

Brown et al: Multimodal General Anesthesia: Theory and Practice. A&A 2018.

Purdon et al: Clinical Electroencephalography for Anesthesiologists. Part I: Background and Basic Signatures. Anesthesiology 2015.

Dental Anesthesia info:

Contacts:

Thomas Whitmer: thomas.whitmer.tw@gmail.com

Mana saraghi: msaraghi@gmail.com

References:

https://www.ada.org/en/ncrdscb/dental-specialties/specialty-definitions

http://www.ada.org/~/media/CODA/Files/anes.ashx

American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists website: https://www.asdahq.org

Virtual tour https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJ1Mo65ah4w&feature=youtu.be



Episode 113: Anesthesia for Aneurysm Clipping With Dave Mintz

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Episode 113: Anesthesia for Aneurysm Clipping With Dave Mintz
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In this 113th episode I welcome Dr. David Mintz back to the show to discuss anesthesia for intracranial aneurysm clipping.

CME: https://earnc.me/XKz3WI

References:

Chapter 13 Anesthetic management of cerebral aneurysm surgery in Cottrell and Young, Neuroanesthesia

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25014255

Episode 112: Anesthesia for ECT with Christina Miller

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Episode 112: Anesthesia for ECT with Christina Miller
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In this 112th episode I welcome Dr. Christina Miller to the show to discuss Anesthesia for Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT).

CME: https://earnc.me/4uJ3bR

References:

Ding Z, White PF. Anesthesia for electroconvulsive therapy. Anesth Analg. 2002 May;94(5):1351-64.

Sadowksy, Jonathan. Electroconvulsvie Therapy: A History of Controversy, but Also of Help.  The Conversation. Scientific American.  January 13, 2017.

Wright, M.D., Bruce A. (1990) “An Historical Review of Electroconvulsive Therapy,” Jefferson Journal of Psychiatry: Vol. 8 : Iss. 2 , Article 10.

Nishihara F, Saito S. Pre-ictal bispectral index has a positive correlation with seizure duration during electroconvulsive therapy. Anesth Analg. 2002 May;94(5):1249-52, table of contents.

Gombar S, Aggarwal D, Khanna AK, Gombar KK, Chavan BS. The bispectral electroencephalogram during modified electroconvulsive therapy under propofol anesthesia: relation with seizure duration and awakening. J ECT. 2011 Jun;27(2):114-8.

Sartorius A, Muñoz-Canales EM, Krumm B, Krier A, Andres FJ, Bender HJ, Henn FA. ECT anesthesia: the lighter the better? Pharmacopsychiatry. 2006 Nov;39(6):201-4. 

Sebel PS, Bowdle TA, Ghoneim MM, Rampil IJ, Padilla RE, Gan TJ, Domino KB. The incidence of awareness during anesthesia: a multicenter United States study. Anesth Analg. 2004 Sep;99(3):833-9

Episode 103: Neuromonitoring with Drs. Ritzl and Russo

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Episode 103: Neuromonitoring with Drs. Ritzl and Russo







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In this 103rd episode I welcome Dr. Eva Ritzl and Dr. Alyson Russo to the show to discuss intraoperative neuromonitoring.

CME: https://earnc.me/k8DsYq

Reference: Solt K and Froman S. Correlating the clinical actions and molecular mechanisms of general anesthetics. Curr Op in Anaes. 2007:20(4);300-306.

Episode 84: Anesthesia for spine surgery with Alyson Russo

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Anesthesia and Critical Care Reviews and Commentary (ACCRAC) Podcast
Episode 84: Anesthesia for spine surgery with Alyson Russo







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In this episode, episode 84, I welcome back Dr. Alyson Russo to discuss anesthesia for spine surgery.

CME: https://earnc.me/zbDlU5