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Anesthesia: Journal Club

Resources for CVM's Anesthesia Journal Club

Anesthesia Journal Club: Spring 2024

05/15/2024 Rummel 

Le-Bert CR, Bukoski A, Downs J, Hodgson DS, Thombs L, Ridgway SH, Bailey J. Apneustic anesthesia ventilation improves pulmonary function in anesthetized bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Front Vet Sci. 2024 Apr 5;11:1287478. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2024.1287478. PMID: 38645641; PMCID: PMC11027569.

Luo L, Chen H, Zhu Y, Wu Y, Guo W, Yang Z, Li M. The effect of oral pregabalin on the minimum alveolar concentration of isoflurane in cats. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2024 Apr 17:S1467-2987(24)00073-4. doi: 10.1016/j.vaa.2024.04.007. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38719760.

05/08/2024 Bukoski

Hoon TMAY, Kat ITW, Pasloske K, Farry T, Goodwin WA. A dose characterization study evaluating the pharmacodynamics and safety of a concentrated alfaxalone solution (4%) as an intramuscular sedative in dogs. J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 2024 May;47(3):157-167. doi: 10.1111/jvp.13423. Epub 2023 Dec 27. PMID: 38151755.

Ioannidis JP. Why most published research findings are false. PLoS Med. 2005 Aug;2(8):e124. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0020124. Epub 2005 Aug 30. Erratum in: PLoS Med. 2022 Aug 25;19(8):e1004085. PMID: 16060722; PMCID: PMC1182327.

05/01/2024 Dodam

Maagaard M, Funder KS, Schou NK, Penny JØ, Toquer P, Laigaard J, Stormholt ER, Nørskov AK, Jæger P, Andersen JH, Mathiesen O. Combined Dexamethasone and Dexmedetomidine as Adjuncts to Popliteal and Saphenous Nerve Blocks in Patients Undergoing Surgery of the Foot or Ankle: A Randomized, Blinded, Placebo-controlled, Clinical Trial. Anesthesiology. 2024 Mar 14. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000004977. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38489226.

Zadrazil M, Marhofer P, Opfermann P, Schmid W, Marhofer D, Zeilberger M, Pracher L, Zeitlinger M. Liposomal Bupivacaine for Peripheral Nerve Blockade: A Randomized, Controlled, Crossover, Triple-Blinded Pharmacodynamic Study in Volunteers. Anesthesiology. 2024 Apr 1. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000004988. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38558118.

04/24/2024 Naes

Hegde V, Shanmugasundaram S, Shaikh S, Kulkarni V, Suresh N, Setzer FC, Nagendrababu V. Effect of Preoperative Oral Steroids in Comparison to Anti-inflammatory on Anesthetic Success of Inferior Alveolar Nerve Block in Mandibular Molars with Symptomatic Irreversible Pulpitis-A Double-blinded Randomized Clinical Trial. J Endod. 2023 Apr;49(4):354-361. doi: 10.1016/j.joen.2023.01.007. Epub 2023 Feb 2. PMID: 36736586.

Ludin NM, Orts-Sebastian A, Cheeseman JF, Chong J, Merry AF, Cumin D, Yamazaki S, Pawley MDM, Warman GR. General Anaesthesia Shifts the Murine Circadian Clock in a Time-Dependant Fashion. Clocks Sleep. 2021 Jan 26;3(1):87-97. doi: 10.3390/clockssleep3010006. PMID: 33530488; PMCID: PMC7930986.

04/17/2024 Taylor

Jones H, Robson K, Maddox T, Alderson B. Incidence of and risk factors for poor recovery quality in dogs recovering from general anaesthesia-a prospective case control study. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2023 Dec 15:S1467-2987(23)00366-5. doi: 10.1016/j.vaa.2023.12.002. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38350794.

Adam M, Lindén J, Raekallio M, Meller A, Mannerström B, Abu-Shahba A, Seppänen-Kaijansinkko R, Salla K. Effects of vatinoxan on xylazine-induced pulmonary alterations in sheep. J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 2022 Jan;45(1):117-125. doi: 10.1111/jvp.13013. Epub 2021 Sep 3. PMID: 34478172.

04/10/2024 Rummel

Meier M, Kazmir-Lysak K, Kälin I, Torgerson PR, Ringer SK. The influence of hypoxaemia, hypotension and hypercapnia (among other factors) on quality of recovery from general anaesthesia in horses. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2024 Mar-Apr;51(2):135-143. doi: 10.1016/j.vaa.2023.10.032. Epub 2023 Oct 23. PMID: 38331674.


04/03/2024 Dittmer

Stabile M, Lacitignola L, Acquafredda C, Scardia A, Crovace A, Staffieri F. Evaluation of a constant rate intravenous infusion of dexmedetomidine on the duration of a femoral and sciatic nerve block using lidocaine in dogs. Front Vet Sci. 2023 Jan 13;9:1061605. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2022.1061605. PMID: 36713886; PMCID: PMC9880291.

Hovda T, Graham L, Love L. Ventricular arrhythmias during anesthesia in a juvenile German Shepherd Dog. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2023 Dec 1;262(2):263-265. doi: 10.2460/javma.23.09.0529. PMID: 38041948.

03/20/2024 Bukoski

Mair A, Ferreira J, Ricco C, Nitzan M. Appraisal of the 'penumbra effect' using lingual pulse oximetry in anaesthetized dogs and cats. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2020 Mar;47(2):177-182. doi: 10.1016/j.vaa.2019.08.050. Epub 2019 Nov 5. PMID: 31982340.

Mair A, Martinez-Taboada F, Nitzan M. Effect of lingual gauze swab placement on pulse oximeter readings in anaesthetised dogs and cats. Vet Rec. 2017 Jan 14;180(2):49. doi: 10.1136/vr.103861. Epub 2016 Nov 4. PMID: 27815366.

03/13/2024 Dittmer 

Tayade, K. N., Thorat, M. G., Raulkar, R. V., Chepte, S. D., Salve, P. D., & Pawar, M. B. (2021). Evaluation of isoflurane and sevoflurane anaesthesia for ovariohysterectomy in dexmedetomidine and butorphanol pre-medicated dog.

Anjana RR, Parikh PV, Mahla JK, Kelawala DN, Patel KP, Ashwath SN. Comparative evaluation of isoflurane and sevoflurane in avian patients. Vet World. 2021 May;14(5):1067-1073. doi: 10.14202/vetworld.2021.1067-1073. Epub 2021 May 4. PMID: 34220105; PMCID: PMC8243694.

03/06/2024 Dodam

Debuigne M, Chesnel MA, Chebroux A. The analgesic effects of magnesium in veterinary patients: a qualitative evidence synthesis. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2024 Mar-Apr;51(2):115-125. doi: 10.1016/j.vaa.2024.01.002. Epub 2024 Jan 17. PMID: 38331673.

De Oliveira GS Jr, Castro-Alves LJ, Khan JH, McCarthy RJ. Perioperative systemic magnesium to minimize postoperative pain: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Anesthesiology. 2013 Jul;119(1):178-90. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e318297630d. PMID: 23669270.

For more background, 

Herroeder S, Schönherr ME, De Hert SG, Hollmann MW. Magnesium--essentials for anesthesiologists. Anesthesiology. 2011 Apr;114(4):971-93. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e318210483d. PMID: 21364460.

02/028/2024 Taylor

Raffe MR. Total Intravenous Anesthesia for the Small Animal Critical Patient. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2020 Nov;50(6):1433-1444. doi: 10.1016/j.cvsm.2020.07.007. Epub 2020 Aug 20. PMID: 32829950.

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Vicenti C, Otero PE, Briganti A, Rondelli V, Stabile M, Piemontese C, Crovace A, Lacitignola L, Staffieri F. Respiratory Effects of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Administered during Recovery from General Anesthesia in Brachycephalic Dogs. Vet Sci. 2024 Feb 6;11(2):75. doi: 10.3390/vetsci11020075. PMID: 38393093; PMCID: PMC10893332.