Bruce Spiess, MD

Bruce D Spiess, MD, FAHA

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Publications

Ultrasound-guided external jugular and femoral arterial cannulation for juvenile swine.
Laboratory animals
2021

Platelet and White Cell Reactivity to Top-Load Intravenous Perfluorocarbon Infusion in Healthy Sheep.
The Journal of surgical research
2021

Community-Based Production of Quality Face Masks for Personal Protection During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
American journal of medical quality : the official journal of the American College of Medical Quality
2021

Case Report: Can Inhaled Adenosine Attenuate COVID-19?
Frontiers in pharmacology
2021

Bivalirudin May Reduce the Need for Red Blood Cell Transfusion in Pediatric Cardiac Patients on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.
ASAIO journal (American Society for Artificial Internal Organs : 1992)
2021

Successful bridge to lung transplantation with transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons
2020

Oxygen therapeutic agents to target hypoxia in cancer treatment.
Current opinion in pharmacology
2020

Essential Role of Patient Blood Management in a Pandemic: A Call for Action.
Anesthesia and analgesia
2020

Vitamin B12 for the treatment of vasoplegia in cardiac surgery and liver transplantation: a narrative review of cases and potential biochemical mechanisms.
Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie
2019

Platelets retain inducible alpha granule secretion by P-selectin expression but exhibit mechanical dysfunction during trauma-induced coagulopathy.
Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH
2019

Perfluorocarbon Gas Transport: an Overview of Medical History With Yet Unrealized Potentials.
Shock (Augusta, Ga.)
2019

Perfluorocarbon Emulsions, Platelet Counts, and Inflammation.
Shock (Augusta, Ga.)
2019

Invited Commentary.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
2019

Anti-N and anti-Doa immunoglobulin G alloantibody-mediated delayed hemolytic transfusion reaction with hyperhemolysis in sickle cell disease treated with eculizumab and HBOC-201: case report and review of the literature.
Transfusion
2019

Interventional vitamin C: A strategy for attenuation of coagulopathy and inflammation in a swine multiple injuries model.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery
2018

Hydroxocobalamin for the treatment of cardiac surgery-associated vasoplegia: a case series.
Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie
2018

Perfluorocarbon emulsions radiosensitise brain tumors in carbogen breathing mice with orthotopic GL261 gliomas.
PloS one
2017

Liver graft preservation using perfluorocarbon improves the outcomes of simulated donation after cardiac death liver transplantation in rats.
Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society
2017

Heparin: Effects upon the Glycocalyx and Endothelial Cells.
The journal of extra-corporeal technology
2017

Application of Incident Command Structure to clinical trial management in the academic setting: principles and lessons learned.
Trials
2017

Platelets Reflect Biologic Complexity.
Anesthesiology
2016

A Comparison of a New Ultrasound-Based Whole Blood Viscoelastic Test (SEER Sonorheometry) Versus Thromboelastography in Cardiac Surgery.
Anesthesia and analgesia
2016

Report from AmSECT's International Consortium for Evidence- Based Perfusion Consensus Statement: Minimal Criteria for Reporting Cardiopulmonary Bypass-Related Contributions to Red Blood Cell Transfusions Associated With Adult Cardiac Surgery.
The journal of extra-corporeal technology
2015

Prehospital use of plasma in traumatic hemorrhage (The PUPTH Trial): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.
Trials
2015

Preclinical evaluation of injectable reduced hydroxocobalamin as an antidote to acute carbon monoxide poisoning.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery
2015

Human factors analysis of a near-miss event: oxygen supply failure during cardiopulmonary bypass.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
2015

Hextend-perfluorocarbon cocktail inhibits mean arterial pressure response in a rabbit shock model.
The Journal of surgical research
2015

Editorial Comment: Recovery from Extreme Hemodilution (Hemoglobin Level of 0.6 g/dL) in Cadaveric Liver Transplantation and Management of a Jehovah's Witness Patient with Sepsis and Profuse Bleeding After Emergency Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: Rethinking the Critical Threshold of Oxygen Delivery.
A & A case reports
2015

Early hemostatic responses to trauma identified with hierarchical clustering analysis.
Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH
2015

Clot Formation Is Associated With Fibrinogen and Platelet Forces in a Cohort of Severely Injured Emergency Department Trauma Patients.
Shock (Augusta, Ga.)
2015

A modern literature review of carbon monoxide poisoning theories, therapies, and potential targets for therapy advancement.
Toxicology
2015

The use of high-dose hydroxocobalamin for vasoplegic syndrome.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
2014

Performance of galactomannan, beta-d-glucan, Aspergillus lateral-flow device, conventional culture, and PCR tests with bronchoalveolar lavage fluid for diagnosis of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis.
Journal of clinical microbiology
2014

Perfluorocarbon emulsion improves oxygen transport of normal and sickle cell human blood in vitro.
Journal of biomedical materials research. Part A
2014

Effects of perfluorocarbon emulsions on microvascular blood flow and oxygen transport in a model of severe arterial gas embolism.
The Journal of surgical research
2014

Effect of cold perfusion and perfluorocarbons on liver graft ischemia in a donation after cardiac death model.
The Journal of surgical research
2014

CASE 4-2014: ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm repair with deep hypothermic circulatory arrest in an adult congenital heart disease patient with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
2014

Assessment of Aspergillus-specific PCR as a screening method for invasive aspergillosis in paediatric cancer patients and allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell recipients with suspected infections.
Mycoses
2014

The use of checklists as a method to reduce human error in cardiac operating rooms.
International anesthesiology clinics
2013

Patient safety in the cardiac operating room: human factors and teamwork: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association.
Circulation
2013

Blood transfusion and infection after cardiac surgery.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
2013

Blood product conservation is associated with improved outcomes and reduced costs after cardiac surgery.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
2013

Aspergillus PCR-based investigation of fresh tissue and effusion samples in patients with suspected invasive Aspergillosis enhances diagnostic capabilities.
Journal of clinical microbiology
2013

Use of a third-generation perfluorocarbon for preservation of rat DCD liver grafts.
The Journal of surgical research
2012

The effect of intravenous perfluorocarbon emulsions on whole-body oxygenation after severe decompression sickness.
Diving and hyperbaric medicine
2012

In vivo microvascular mosaics show air embolism reduction after perfluorocarbon emulsion treatment.
Microvascular research
2012

Drug, devices, technologies, and techniques for blood management in minimally invasive and conventional cardiothoracic surgery: a consensus statement from the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery (ISMICS) 2011.
Innovations (Philadelphia, Pa.)
2012

Aprotinin revisited.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
2012

Tissue oxygenation and microvascular hemodynamics in experimental arterial gas embolism.
Undersea & hyperbaric medicine : journal of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, Inc
2011

Human error in medicine: change in cardiac operating rooms through the FOCUS initiative.
The journal of extra-corporeal technology
2011

Critical oxygen delivery: the crux of bypass with a special look at the microcirculation.
The journal of extra-corporeal technology
2011

Blood management-issues: the panic of coagulopathic bleeding--is there a rational approach?
The journal of extra-corporeal technology
2011

The two faces of Eve: gaseous anaesthesia and inert gas narcosis.
Diving and hyperbaric medicine
2010

The potential role of perfluorocarbon emulsions in decompression illness.
Diving and hyperbaric medicine
2010

The effect of the perioperative blood transfusion and blood conservation in cardiac surgery Clinical Practice Guidelines of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists upon clinical practices.
The journal of extra-corporeal technology
2010

Pro: the practice of cardiac anesthesia has changed after the withdrawal of aprotinin.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
2010

Platelet transfusions: the science behind safety, risks and appropriate applications.
Best practice & research. Clinical anaesthesiology
2010

Effect of the perioperative blood transfusion and blood conservation in cardiac surgery clinical practice guidelines of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists upon clinical practices.
Anesthesia and analgesia
2010

Bring your life into FOCUS!
Anesthesia and analgesia
2010

Basic mechanisms of gas transport and past research using perfluorocarbons.
Diving and hyperbaric medicine
2010

A novel noninvasive impedance-based technique for central venous pressure measurement.
Shock (Augusta, Ga.)
2010

Retinal angiography: noninvasive, real-time bubble assessment from the ocular fundus.
Undersea & hyperbaric medicine : journal of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, Inc
2009

Repair of type A dissection in a Jehovah's Witness with prior cardiac operation.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
2009

Perfluorocarbon emulsions as a promising technology: a review of tissue and vascular gas dynamics.
Journal of applied physiology (Bethesda, Md. : 1985)
2009

Effects of perfluorocarbon infusion in an anesthetized swine decompression model.
The Journal of surgical research
2009

A little coagulation knowledge can be dangerous!
Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie
2009

Treating heparin resistance with antithrombin or fresh frozen plasma.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
2008

Perfluorocarbon emulsions improve cognitive recovery after lateral fluid percussion brain injury in rats.
Neurosurgery
2008

Case 1-2008. One institution's decreasing use of aprotinin during cardiac surgery in 2006.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
2008

Red cell transfusions and guidelines: a work in progress.
Hematology/oncology clinics of North America
2007

Perioperative blood transfusion and blood conservation in cardiac surgery: the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and The Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists clinical practice guideline.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
2007

Off-pump coronary artery bypass with bivalirudin for patients with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia or antiplatelet factor four/heparin antibodies.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
2007

Intravenous perfluorocarbon emulsion increases nitrogen washout after venous gas emboli in rabbits.
Undersea & hyperbaric medicine : journal of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, Inc
2007

Con: continuation of aspirin/clopidogrel for cardiac surgery.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
2007

Comparison of whole blood interleukin-8 and plasma interleukin-8 as a predictor for sepsis in postoperative patients.
Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry
2007

Bivalirudin during cardiopulmonary bypass in patients with previous or acute heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and heparin antibodies: results of the CHOOSE-ON trial.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
2007

The impact of an hematocrit of 20% during normothermic cardiopulmonary bypass for elective low risk coronary artery bypass graft surgery on oxygen delivery and clinical outcome--a randomized controlled study [ISRCTN35655335].
Critical care (London, England)
2006

Near infrared spectroscopy for evaluation of the trauma patient: a technology review.
Resuscitation
2006

Molecular markers in stored kidneys using perfluorocarbon-based preservation solution: preliminary results.
Transplantation proceedings
2006

Full-dose aprotinin use in coronary artery bypass graft surgery: an analysis of perioperative pharmacotherapy and patient outcomes.
Anesthesia and analgesia
2006

Developing a blood conservation program in cardiac surgery.
American journal of medical quality : the official journal of the American College of Medical Quality
2006

Case 1-2006: off-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery anticoagulation with bivalirudin: a patient with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia syndrome type II and renal failure.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
2006

Bivalirudin provides rapid, effective, and reliable anticoagulation during off-pump coronary revascularization: results of the "EVOLUTION OFF" trial.
Anesthesia and analgesia
2006

Bivalirudin anticoagulation for a patient with hypercoagulable immune syndromes undergoing mitral valve surgery.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
2006

Anticoagulation with bivalirudin for off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: the results of the EVOLUTION-OFF study.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
2006

A new noninvasive method to determine central venous pressure.
Resuscitation
2006

A comparison of bivalirudin to heparin with protamine reversal in patients undergoing cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass: the EVOLUTION-ON study.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
2006

Update on heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and cardiovascular interventions.
Seminars in hematology
2005

Systemic responses to hemodilution after transfusion with stored blood and with a hemoglobin-based oxygen carrier.
Anesthesia and analgesia
2005

Experimental analysis of critical oxygen delivery.
American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology
2005

Effect of perfluorocarbons on brain oxygenation and ischemic damage in an acute subdural hematoma model in rats.
Journal of neurosurgery
2005

Choose one: damned if you do/damned if you don't!
Critical care medicine
2005

Assessment of hemostatic activation during cardiopulmonary bypass for coronary artery bypass grafting with bivalirudin: results of a pilot study.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
2005

Treatment of decompression sickness in swine with intravenous perfluorocarbon emulsion.
Aviation, space, and environmental medicine
2004

Transfusion of blood products affects outcome in cardiac surgery.
Seminars in cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
2004

Risks of transfusion: outcome focus.
Transfusion
2004

Platelet transfusions during coronary artery bypass graft surgery are associated with serious adverse outcomes.
Transfusion
2004

Perfluorocarbon emulsion improves cerebral oxygenation and mitochondrial function after fluid percussion brain injury in rats.
Neurosurgery
2004

Effectiveness of bivalirudin as a replacement for heparin during cardiopulmonary bypass in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting.
The American journal of cardiology
2004

Coagulation monitoring in the perioperative period.
International anesthesiology clinics
2004

Blood conservation: why bother?
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
2004

Onset of force development as a marker of thrombin generation in whole blood: the thrombin generation time (TGT).
Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH
2003

Current status of antifibrinolytics in cardiopulmonary bypass and elective deep hypothermic circulatory arrest.
Anesthesiology clinics of North America
2003

Bivalirudin, thrombin and platelets: clinical implications and future directions.
The Journal of invasive cardiology
2003

Bivalirudin monitored with the ecarin clotting time for anticoagulation during cardiopulmonary bypass.
Anesthesia and analgesia
2003

An assessment of different filter systems for extracorporeal elimination of bivalirudin: an in vitro study.
Anesthesia and analgesia
2003

Equivalence of bioimpedance and thermodilution in measuring cardiac index after cardiac surgery.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
2002

Blood transfusion for cardiopulmonary bypass: the need to answer a basic question.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
2002

Progress in the development of RBC substitutes.
Transfusion
2001

Factor XIIIA and clot strength after cardiopulmonary bypass.
Blood coagulation & fibrinolysis : an international journal in haemostasis and thrombosis
2001

Comparison of bioimpedance versus thermodilution cardiac output during cardiac surgery: evaluation of a second-generation bioimpedance device.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
2001

Case 7--2001. Management during cardiopulmonary bypass of patients with presumed fish allergy.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
2001

Blood transfusion: the silent epidemic.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
2001

Unfractionated heparin for cardiopulmonary bypass: an unnatural act?
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
2000

Overview of myocardial outcome: the interrelationships among coagulation, inflammation, and endothelium.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
2000

Institutional variability in red blood cell conservation practices for coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Institutions of the MultiCenter Study of Perioperative Ischemia Research Group.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
2000

Effect of propofol with and without EDTA on haemodynamics and calcium and magnesium homeostasis during and after cardiac surgery.
Intensive care medicine
2000

A second-generation blood substitute (Perfluorodichlorooctane emulsion) generates spurious elevations in platelet counts from automated hematology analyzers.
Anesthesia and analgesia
2000

Safety and efficacy of shed mediastinal blood transfusion after cardiac surgery: a multicenter observational study. Multicenter Study of Perioperative Ischemia Research Group.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
1999

Maintenance of homeostasis in coagulation during cardiopulmonary bypass.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
1999

Variability in transfusion practice for coronary artery bypass surgery persists despite national consensus guidelines: a 24-institution study. Institutions of the Multicenter Study of Perioperative Ischemia Research Group.
Anesthesiology
1998

Uses of antithrombin III concentrate in congenital and acquired deficiency states.
Transfusion
1998

Heparin-coated bypass circuits (Carmeda) suppress the release of tissue plasminogen activator during normothermic coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
1998

Hematocrit value on intensive care unit entry influences the frequency of Q-wave myocardial infarction after coronary artery bypass grafting. The Institutions of the Multicenter Study of Perioperative Ischemia (McSPI) Research Group.
The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
1998

Angiographic and histological evaluation of porcine retinal vascular damage and protection with perfluorocarbons after massive air embolism.
Stroke
1998

A second-generation blood substitute (perfluorodichlorooctane emulsion) does not activate complement during an ex vivo circulation model of bypass.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
1998

Transesophageal echocardiography probe holder.
Anesthesia and analgesia
1997

Perfluorocarbon emulsion in the cardiopulmonary bypass prime reduces neurologic injury.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
1997

Indicators of fibrinolysis during cardiopulmonary bypass after exogenous antithrombin-III administration for acquired antithrombin III deficiency.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
1997

Horseradish peroxidase as a histological indicator of mechanisms of porcine retinal vascular damage and protection with perfluorocarbons after massive air embolism.
Stroke
1997

Excess mortality associated with the use of rapid infusion system at level 1 trauma center.
Resuscitation
1997

A comparison of thromboelastography with heparinase or protamine sulfate added in vitro during heparinized cardiopulmonary bypass.
Thrombosis and haemostasis
1997

The agreement between ventricular volumes and ejection fraction by transesophageal echocardiography or a combined radionuclear and thermodilution technique in patients after coronary artery surgery.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
1996

Perfluorocarbon emulsions and cardiopulmonary bypass: a technique for the future.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
1996

Ischemia--a coagulation problem?
Journal of cardiovascular pharmacology
1996

Hematologic changes in a patient with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia who underwent cardiopulmonary bypass after ancrod defibrinogenation.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
1996

Endothelial cell injury in cardiovascular surgery: the procoagulant response.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
1996

Coagulation monitoring in the perioperative period.
Acta anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. Supplementum
1996

Thromboelastography and cardiopulmonary bypass.
Seminars in thrombosis and hemostasis
1995

Sudden cardiovascular collapse on skin closure after routine coronary artery bypass grafting.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
1995

Perfluorocarbon emulsions: one approach to intravenous artificial respiratory gas transport.
International anesthesiology clinics
1995

Changes in transfusion therapy and reexploration rate after institution of a blood management program in cardiac surgical patients.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
1995

Changes in cardiovascular surgical approaches to achieve early extubation.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
1995

A perfluorocarbon emulsion prime additive improves the electroencephalogram and cerebral blood flow at the initiation of cardiopulmonary bypass.
The journal of extra-corporeal technology
1995

A multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of aprotinin for reducing blood loss and the requirement for donor-blood transfusion in patients undergoing repeat coronary artery bypass grafting.
Circulation
1995

Pulmonary artery and noninvasive hemodynamics during lung lavage in primary alveolar proteinosis.
Chest
1994

Pro: autologous blood should be available for elective cardiac surgery.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
1994

Cardiac anesthesia risk management. Hemorrhage, coagulation, and transfusion: a risk-benefit analysis.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
1994

Bioimpedance hemodynamics compared to pulmonary artery catheter monitoring during orthotopic liver transplantation.
The Journal of surgical research
1993

Thromboelastogram and postoperative hemorrhage.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
1992

Oxygen consumption and mixed venous oxygen saturation monitoring during orthotopic liver transplantation.
Journal of clinical monitoring
1992

Autologous blood donation: hemodynamics in a high-risk patient population.
Transfusion
1992

The contribution of fibrinolysis to postbypass bleeding.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
1991

Complete airway obstruction of armored endotracheal tubes.
Anesthesia and analgesia
1991

Sufentanil-midazolam anesthesia for coronary artery surgery.
Journal of cardiothoracic anesthesia
1990

Comparison of anesthetic techniques in patients undergoing heart valve replacement.
Journal of cardiothoracic anesthesia
1990

Comparative effects of esmolol and verapamil in a model of a supraventricular tachydysrhythmia.
Anesthesiology
1990

The impact of liver transplant programs on anesthesia personnel and services.
Journal of clinical anesthesia
1989

Effect of pulmonary artery catheterization on outcome in patients undergoing coronary artery surgery.
Anesthesiology
1989

Does choice of anesthetic agent significantly affect outcome after coronary artery surgery?
Anesthesiology
1989

Comparison of viscoelastic measures of coagulation after cardiopulmonary bypass.
Anesthesia and analgesia
1989

Treatment of decompression sickness with a perfluorocarbon emulsion (FC-43).
Undersea biomedical research
1988

Thromboelastography used for detection of perioperative fibrinolysis: a report of four cases.
Journal of cardiothoracic anesthesia
1988

The incidence of venous air embolism during total hip arthroplasty.
Journal of clinical anesthesia
1988

Sufentanil-midazolam anesthesia in malignant hyperthermia.
Anesthesia and analgesia
1988

High frequency positive-pressure ventilation for anterior thoracic spine fusion after a previous pneumonectomy.
Anesthesia and analgesia
1988

Effects of high-dose fentanyl on fluid and vasopressor requirements after cardiac surgery.
Journal of cardiothoracic anesthesia
1988

Effects of continuous arteriovenous hemofiltration on cardiopulmonary abnormalities during anesthesia for orthotopic liver transplantation.
Anesthesia and analgesia
1988

Coagulation monitoring in the surgical intensive care unit.
Critical care clinics
1988

Use of thromboelastography in the management of von Willebrand's disease during cardiopulmonary bypass.
Journal of cardiothoracic anesthesia
1987

Thromboelastography as an indicator of post-cardiopulmonary bypass coagulopathies.
Journal of clinical monitoring
1987

Protection from coronary air embolism by a perfluorocarbon emulsion (FC-43).
Journal of cardiothoracic anesthesia
1987

Perfluorocarbon emulsions and air embolism.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
1987

Effects of progressive blood loss on coagulation as measured by thrombelastography.
Anesthesia and analgesia
1987

Effects of nitrous oxide on coronary perfusion after coronary air embolism.
Anesthesiology
1987

Protection from venous air embolism with fluorocarbon emulsion FC-43.
The Journal of surgical research
1986

Protection from cerebral air emboli with perfluorocarbons in rabbits.
Stroke
1986

High-dose sufentanil: four cases of sudden hypotension on induction.
Anesthesia and analgesia
1986

Cardiorespiratory effects of venous air embolism in dogs receiving a perfluorocarbon emulsion.
Journal of neurosurgery
1986

Requirements for paediatric blood pressure cuffs.
Helvetica paediatrica acta
1984

Research Interests

Research into blood, blood substitutes/oxygen therapeutics, cardiopulmonary bypass, limiting blood transfusion, coagulation, carbon monoxide poisoning, traumatic brain injury and cardiac arrest