International Journal of

Anesthetics and AnesthesiologyISSN: 2377-4630

Early Online

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/1410091

Transversus Abdominis Plane (TAP) Block as a Potential Diagnostic and Therapeutic Tool for Treatment of Chronic Post Herniorrhaphy Pain: A Case Report

Valentini Pogiatzi, Dimosthenis Petsas, Evripidis Efthymiou, Maria Drogouti, Athanasios Ntonas, and Georgios Ntonas

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 27, 2019

The dual nature of CPSP -both nociceptive and neuropathic- can cause confusion regarding comparisons of pain in the literature. Treating this condition can be complicated and difficult. There is a variety of modalities, ranging from medication in pain clinic, revision surgery or invasive procedures (neurolysis, nerve blocks). A feasible and reproducible solution seems to be ultrasound guided nerve block. Nerve blocks might work in multiple ways. First of all providing a temporary break of the vi...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/1410090

Current Status of Obstetric Anaesthesia Services (Oasis): A Cross-Sectional Survey of Public Hospitals in Khartoum State, Sudan

Sohel MG Ahmed, Amna Mustafa Ali, Tayseer Salih Mohamed, Mohamed Sayed M Hajnour, Hayat O Elfil, et al.

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: May 27, 2019

Medical services in general, and anaesthetic services in particular, in Sudan have been vulnerable to changes secondary to socio-economic factors over the last few decades. This cross-state survey aims to identify the current set up of obstetric anaesthesia services in 19 hospitals - representing all public hospitals in Khartoum State with maternity units- and audit them against internationally set standards....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/1410089

Inhalation Induction in Tracheostomized Patients: Comparison of Desflurane and Sevoflurane

Kerem Erkalp, MD, Nuran Kalekoglu Erkalp, MD, Veysel Erden, MD, Arzu Yasemin Korkut, MD, and Yesim Cokay Abut, MD

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: May 10, 2019

Inhalation induction (II) of anesthesia is a commonly used method in difficult airway management, pediatric anesthesia and also tracheostomized patients' surgical practices. Sevoflurane and desflurane are the most common inhalation agents for II in these procedures of patients. We demonstrated that II with sevoflurane or desflurane in tracheostomized patients who are not studied up until now and their outcomes. Cardiorespiratory changes in II should be the same in tracheostomized patients with d...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/1410088

Postoperative Analgesia after Combined Obturator Nerve and Adductor Canal Block in Total Knee Arthroplasty

Melike Seyda Dagdelen, Fatma Yesim Abut, Veysel Erden and Seda Seven

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: April 17, 2019

The purpose of this study was to evaluate adding an obturator nerve block to adductor canal block may reduce tramadol consumption (primary endpoint), improve pain relief, enhance early ambulation ability, and reduce side effects (secondary endpoints) after TKA compared with single adductor canal block. This study was carried out retrospectively in order to compare the effect of the single injection adductor nerve block, which was applied to the patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA) u...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/1410087

Spinal Anesthesia for Emergent Testicular Torsion Surgery in a Pediatric Patient with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type-II

Hande Gurbuz Aytuluk and Hulya Topcu

Article Type: Case report | First Published: April 05, 2019

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is one of the most common inherited diseases in children. The clinical symptoms of this neuromuscular disease vary widely from muscle weakness to death according to the onset of symptoms. There is no specific treatment for the disease. There are many risks for anesthesia, as these patients usually have skeletal deformities, increased sensitivity to opioids and neuromuscular blockers, and pulmonary disease secondary to respiratory muscle dysfunction. There is no evid...

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