Preservation of Spinal Cord Function

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Introduction Acute spinal cord injury (SCI) is a devastating medical condition because of the impact of permanent disability produced by paraplegia or quadriplegia. Treatment of the initial injury and reintegration…

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Protecting the Central Nervous System During Cardiac Surgery

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Introduction Multiple advances in perioperative techniques, especially the maturation of cardiopulmonary bypass, have allowed the practice of cardiac surgery to develop rapidly. Despite these advances that have enabled contemporary cardiac…

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Prevention and Treatment of Gastrointestinal Morbidity

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Undergoing general anesthesia for an elective operation has become exceedingly safe and is now rarely associated with mortality. With the improvements in perioperative screening, risk reduction, and intraoperative management, we…

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Carotid and Intracranial Surgery

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Anesthesia for Carotid Surgery In the United States, each year approximately 795,000 people experience a new or recurrent stroke. Approximately 610,000 of these were first attacks and 185,000 were recurrent…

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Preservation of Renal Function

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Introduction A rapid decline in glomerular filtration evidenced by the accumulation of nitrogenous waste products (blood urea nitrogen and creatinine) reflects acute kidney injury (AKI), a common major medical problem…

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