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CURRENT ISSUEMINERVA ANESTESIOLOGICA

A Journal on Anesthesiology, Resuscitation, Analgesia and Intensive Care


Official Journal of the Italian Society of Anesthesiology, Analgesia, Resuscitation and Intensive Care
Indexed/Abstracted in: Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, EMBASE, PubMed/MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Scopus
Impact Factor 2,623


Frequency: Monthly

ISSN 0375-9393

Online ISSN 1827-1596


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Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jul 20

“I am in pain”: is it really the magic formula to open the door of opioid abuse?

Flaminia COLUZZI *


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jul 20

Labor epidural failure: a serious concern!

Gaetano DRAISCI *, Stefano CATARCI


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jul 20

New frontiers: art and innovation for intraoperative ventilatory management

Carlos FERRANDO, F. Javier BELDA *


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jul 20

Does Dexmedetomidine offer brain protection?

Nelson N. ALGARRA *


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jul 20

Early hypertension after vasopressor weaning during septic shock: associated factors and prognostic significance

Rostane GACI, Jérémie LEMARIE, Marie CONRAD, Aurélie CRAVOISY, Pierre E. BOLLAERT, Sébastien GIBOT *


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jul 20

Risk of spontaneous fungal peritonitis (SFP) in hospitalized cirrhotic patients with ascites: a systematic review of observational studies and meta-analysis

Marco FIORE *, Paolo CHIODINI, Vincenzo POTA, Pasquale SANSONE, Maria B. PASSAVANTI, Sebastiano LEONE, Caterina AURILIO, Maria C. PACE


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jul 20

Machine perfusion in liver transplantation - an essential treatment or just an expensive toy?

Andrea A. SCHLEGEL, Marit KALISVAART, Paolo MUIESAN *


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jul 20

Earplugs during the first night after cardiothoracic surgery may improve a fast-track protocol

Johannes MENGER, Bernhard URBANEK, Keso SKHIRTLADZE-DWORSCHAK, Viktoria WOLF, Arabella FISCHER, Harald RINÖSL, Martin DWORSCHAK *


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jul 13

Effect of sugammadex on coagulation as detected by rotational thromboelastometry in morbidly obese patients

Michele CARRON *, Diana BERTINI, Tancredi PRANDINI, Francesca FANTON, Mirto FOLETTO, Carlo ORI, Egle PERISSINOTTO, Paolo SIMIONI


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jul 12

Is sedation for endoscopy as safe as you think?

Germano DE COSMO *, Elisabetta CONGEDO


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jul 12

Palliative sedation: ethical aspects

Guido MICCINESI *, Augusto CARACENI, Marco MALTONI


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jul 12

Clinical ethics: what the anaesthesiologist and the intensivist need to know

Marco VERGANO *, Emma MAGAVERN, Nereo ZAMPERETTI


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jul 05

The ultrasound-guided transmuscular quadratus lumborum block for perioperative analgesia in open nephrectomy: a case report

Ruggero M. CORSO *, Emanuele PIRACCINI, Massimiliano SORBELLO, Daniele BELLANTONIO, Mario TEDESCO


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jul 05

Physiological effects of the open lung approach during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: focus on driving pressure

Davide D’ANTINI *, Michela RAUSEO, Salvatore GRASSO, Lucia MIRABELLA, Luigi CAMPOROTA, Antonella COTOIA, Savino SPADARO, Alberto FERSINI, Rocco PETTA, Rosaria MENGA, Alberto SCIUSCO, Michele DAMBROSIO, Gilda CINNELLA


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jul 05

Closed loop ventilation mode in intensive care unit: a randomized controlled clinical trial comparing the numbers of manual ventilator setting changes

Jean-Michel ARNAL *, Aude GARNERO, Dominik NOVOTNI, Gaëlle CORNO, Stéphane Y. DONATI, Didier DEMORY, Gabrielle QUINTANA, Laurent DUCROS, Thomas LAUBSCHER, Jacques DURAND-GASSELIN


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jul 05

Ultrasound-guided genitofemoral nerve block for inguinal hernia repair in the male adult: a randomized-controlled pilot study

Luciano FRASSANITO *, Bruno A. ZANFINI, Sara PITONI, Paolo GERMINI, Miryam DEL VICARIO, Gaetano DRAISCI


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jul 05

Post-anoxic status epilepticus: which variable could modify prognosis? A single centre experience

Christian LETTIERI *, Grazia DEVIGILI, Giada PAULETTO, Miriam ISOLA, Sara RINALDO, Riccardo BUDAI, Roberto ELEOPRA


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jun 22

Dexmedetomidine and general anesthesia: a narrative literature review of its major indications for use in adults undergoing non-cardiac surgery

Arthur DAVY, Julien FESSLER, Marc FISCHLER *, Morgan, le GUEN


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jun 22

Survey in expert clinicians on validity of automated calculation of optimal cerebral perfusion pressure

Romy STEIJN, Roy STEWART, Marek CZOSNYKA, Joseph DONNELLY, Ari ERCOLE, Antony ABSALOM, Jan W. ELTING, Christina HAUBRICH, Peter SMIELEWSKI, Marcel ARIES *


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jun 22

Brain monitoring in adult and pediatric ECMO patients: the importance of early and late assessments

Roberto LORUSSO *, Fabio S. TACCONE, Mirko BELLIATO, Thijs DELNOIJ, Paolo ZANATTA, Mirjana CVETKOVIC, Mark DAVIDSON, Jan BELOHLAVEK, Nashwa MATTA, Carl DAVIS, Hanneke IJSSELSTIJN, Thomas MUELLER, Ralf MUELLENBACH, Dirk DONKER, Piero DAVID, Matteo DI NARDO, Dirk VLASSELAERS, Dinis, dos REIS MIRANDA, Aparna HOSKOTE, on behalf of Euro-ELSO Working Group on Neurologic Monitoring and Outcome


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jun 22

Age-related outcome of patients after traumatic brain injury: a single-centre observation

Rolf ERLEBACH, Alberto PAGNAMENTA, Stephanie KLINZING, Federica STRETTI, Silvia COTTINI, Reto SCHÜPBACH, Peter STEIGER, Giovanna BRANDI *


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jun 14

Cognitive resistance towards videolaryngoscopy… and why Macintosh refuse to die

Francesco LANDUCCI, Dario CALDIROLI, Davide CHIUMELLO *, Aidan BYRNE


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jun 14

Anesthesia for endovascular neuroradiology: accepting the challenge

Arthur E. SCHWARTZ *


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jun 14

Thoracic trauma and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: mind the link!

Silvia COPPOLA, Davide CHIUMELLO *


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jun 14

Changing the Italian rules of the legal representative: the Cirinnà law

Giuseppe SERVILLO *, Maria VARGAS


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jun 14

Could the new Ultrasound-guided Erector Spinae Plane Block be a valid alternative to Paravertebral Block in chest chronic pain syndromes?

Pierfrancesco FUSCO, Stefano DI CARLO *, Paolo SCIMIA, Antonio LUCIANI, Emiliano PETRUCCI, Franco MARINANGELI


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jun 14

Time to monitor cuff pressures and to start thinking supraglottic

Massimiliano SORBELLO *, Ivana ZDRAVKOVIC


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jun 14

Comparison between adenosine and magnesium sulphate as adjuvants for transversus abdominis plane block. A prospective randomized controlled trial

Amany S., AMMAR, Khaled M. MAHMOUD *, Zeinab A. KASEMY


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jun 14

The prognostic importance of chronic end-stage diseases in geriatric patients admitted to 163 Italian ICUs

Daniele POOLE *, Stefano FINAZZI, Giovanni NATTINO, Danilo RADRIZZANI, Giuseppe GRISTINA, Paolo MALACARNE, Sergio LIVIGNI, Guido BERTOLINI, on behalf of GiViTI


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jun 14

Quality of recovery after gastroscopy, colonoscopy, or both endoscopic procedures: an observational pilot study

Aiden M., BRUMBY, Johan HEIBERG, Cindy TE, Colin F. ROYSE *


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jun 14

Propofol-dexmedetomidine versus propofol-remifentanil conscious sedation for awake craniotomy during epilepsy surgery

Abd-Elazeem ELBAKRY, Ezzeldin IBRAHIM *


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jun 14

The impact of the Anaesthetic Conserving Device on occupational exposure to isoflurane among intensive care healthcare professionals

Jennifer, HERZOG-NIESCERY *, Heike VOGELSANG, Philipp GUDE, Hans-Martin SEIPP, Horst BARTZ, Waldemar UHL, Thomas P. WEBER, Martin BELLGARDT


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jun 14

Accuracy of transcutaneous laryngeal ultrasound for detecting vocal cord paralysis in the immediate postoperative period after total thyroidectomy

Marcos, de MIGUEL *, Eva M. PELÁEZ, Enric CAUBET, Óscar GONZÁLEZ, Mercedes VELASCO, Lidia RIGUAL


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jun 12

Surviving Sepsis Campaign guidelines 2016: omission of selective decontamination of the digestive tract deprives patients of a level 2B therapy

Luciano SILVESTRI *, Hendrick K., van SAENE, Johannes H. ROMMES, Andy J. PETROS, Miguel A., de la CAL, Julian F. BION


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jun 12

Failed epidural for labour: what now?

Emilia GUASCH *, Fabrizio IANNUCCELLI, Nicolas BROGLY, Fernando GILSANZ


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jun 12

Continuous regional anesthesia: a review of perioperative outcome benefits

Dario BUGADA, Daniela GHISI, Edward R. MARIANO *


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jun 12

Thrombolysis for non-traumatic intra-ventricular hemorrhage in adults: a critical reappraisal

Daniele STARNONI, Mauro ODDO *, Rodolfo MADURI, Mahmoud MESSERER, Roy T. DANIEL


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jun 12

Perioperative hemodynamic optimization based on a totally non-invasive monitoring device: waiting for more convincing evidence

Agostino ROASIO *


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jun 12

Anesthesia and postoperative analgesia for a patient with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Juan GU, Xuemei LIN *


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jun 12

Safety aspects of desflurane anesthesia and laryngeal mask airway

Marco ROSSI *, Antonio CORCIONE, Clelia ESPOSITO, Massimo MICAGLIO, Roberta MONZANI, Carlo ORI


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jun 12

Cervical spine motion during tracheal intubation with king visionTM video laryngoscopy and conventional laryngoscopy: a crossover randomized study

Mohamed R., EL-TAHAN, Samah EL KENANY, Alaa M. KHIDR *, Abdulmohsen A. AL GHAMDI, Ahmed M. TAWFIK, Abdullah S. AL MULHIM


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jun 12

The surgical stress response and the potential role of preoperative glucocorticoids on post-anesthesia care unit recovery

Kristin J., STEINTHORSDOTTIR, Henrik KEHLET *, Eske K. AASVANG


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jun 12

Interhospital transfer of critically ill patients

Thomas KISS, Alisa BÖLKE, Peter M. SPIETH *


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Jun 12

The impact of Dexmedetomidine or Xylocaine continuous infusion on opioid consumption and quality of recovery following laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: a randomized double blinded controlled study

Abeer A. SHERIF, Hazem E. ELSERSY *


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 May 19

Exploring the goldmine of pediatric sedation: many nuggets are yet to be found

Cristiana GARISTO, Zaccaria RICCI


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 May 19

Intraoperative mechanical ventilation: state of the art

Lorenzo BALL, Federico COSTANTINO, Giulia OREFICE, Karthikka CHANDRAPATHAM, Paolo PELOSI


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 May 19

Efficacy of ultrasound-guided transversus abdominis plane block and rectus sheath block with ropivacaine and dexmedetomidine in elderly high-risk patients undergoing emergency abdominal surgery

Lili XU, Zhiyong HU, Jianjun SHEN, Patrick M. MCQUILLAN


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 May 12

The LMA-Flexible: time to celebrate a unique extraglottic airway device

Tom C., van ZUNDERT, Davide CATTANO


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 May 12

Scalp block for glioblastoma surgery is associated with lower inflammatory scores and improved survival

Lan ZHENG, Katherine B. HAGAN, John VILLARREAL, Visesh KEERTY, Jasper CHEN, Juan P. CATA


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 May 12

Individual duration of axillary brachial plexus block is unpredictable: a prospective double centred observational study

Wouter DROOG, D-Yin LIN, José S. HUISMAN, Fleur A. FRANSSEN, Peter G., van AGGELEN, J. Henk COERT, Eilish M. GALVIN


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 May 12

Is outpatient continuous regional analgesia more effective and equally safe than single-shot peripheral nerve blocks after ambulatory orthopedic surgery? A systematic review of randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trials

Andrea SAPORITO, Luciano ANSELMI, Evelina STURINI, Alain BORGEAT, José A. AGUIRRE


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 May 11

Extraglottic airway devices and ultrasound airway evaluation: are we on the right track?

Ruggero M. CORSO, Steven LEE, Jacek WOJTCZAK, Davide CATTANO


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 May 11

Use of the ultrasound-guided erector spinae plane block in breast surgery

Daniele BONVICINI, Angelo GIACOMAZZI, Ernesto PIZZIRANI


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 May 11

Italian COnsensus in Neuroradiological Anaesthesia (ICONA): managing anaesthesia during endovascular procedures

Carlo A. CASTIONI, Andrea AMADORI, Federico BILOTTA, Moreno BOLZON, Edoardo BARBONI, Anselmo CARICATO, Guido DALL’ACQUA, Francesco DI PAOLA, Andrea FORASTIERI MOLINARI, Paolo GRITTI, Italia LA ROSA, Marcello LONGO, Carla MAGLIONE, Pietro MARTORANO, Marina MUNARI, Valerio PEROTTI, Frank RASULO, Maria RUGGIERO, Antonio SANTORO, Luigia SCUDELLER, Miriam TUMOLO, Anna T. MAZZEO


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 May 11

Elderly versus non-elderly patients with intra-abdominal candidiasis in the ICU

George DIMOPOULOS, Dimitrios K. MATTHAIOU, Elda RIGHI, Maria MERELLI, Matteo BASSETTI


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Apr 19

Pediatric cuffed tracheal tubes: the advantage of a deflation-in-action maneuver

Amitabh DUTTA, Ameya PAPPU, Sunil KUMAR, Jayashree SOOD


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Apr 19

Beyond high flow oxygen therapy to manage hazards of intubation and prevent desaturation

Fabrizio MONACO, Chiara VITIELLO, Fabio GUARRACINO


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Apr 19

Comparison of absolute fluid restriction versus relative volume redistribution strategy in low central venous pressure anesthesia in liver resection surgery: a randomized controlled trial

Jan ZATLOUKAL, Richard PRADL, Jakub KLETEČKA, Tomáš SKALICKÝ, Václav LIŠKA, Jan BENES


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Apr 19

Intraoperative dexmedetomidine sedation reduces the postoperative agitated behaviour in elderly patients undergoing orthopaedic surgery compared to the propofol sedation: a retrospective analysis of 855 patients

Hyun-Jung SHIN, Bon-Wook KOO, Seung-Uk BANG, Jin-Hee KIM, Jung-Won HWANG, Sang-Hwan DO, Hyo-Seok, NA


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Apr 13

Colon epithelial injury in critically ill colectomized patients: aberration of tight junction proteins and Toll-like receptors

Seija SIPOLA, Tero I. ALA-KOKKO, Jouko J. LAURILA, Juha SAARNIO, Pasi OHTONEN, Hannu SYRJÄLÄ, Tuomo J. KARTTUNEN


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Apr 11

The last sigh and the death knell: a view on lung hyperinflation from a millennium ago

Zahid H., KHAN, Antonio PESENTI


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Apr 11

Ultrasound-determined landmarks decreases pressure pain at epidural insertion site in immediate postpartum period

Denise WILKES, Caroline MARTINELLO, Felipe A. MEDEIROS, Rovnat BABAZADE, Erin HURWITZ, Naveed KHANJEE, Prashanth S. IYER, Paul LEARY, Rakesh B. VADHERA


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Apr 11

Thoracic trauma and acute respiratory distress syndrome in polytraumatized patients admitted to a level I trauma center: a retrospective analysis

Thomas HAIDER, Gabriel HALAT, Thomas HEINZ, Stefan HAJDU, Lukas L. NEGRIN


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Apr 11

Perioperative management of obstructive sleep apnea: a systematic review

Ruggero CORSO, Vincenzo RUSSOTTO, Cesare GREGORETTI, Davide CATTANO


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Mar 28

Hypoglossal paralysis after septum correction: surgery or anaesthesia consequence?

Alberto CARANTI, Chiara MASONI, Lorenza MINGAZZINI, Giuseppe VIARO, Andrea CIMATTI


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Mar 28

An unusual cause of pseudo-desaturation

Laurent BAIRY*, Sabrina MEYER


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Mar 28

Perioperative cardiac arrest in the operating room environment: a review of the literature

Jochen HINKELBEIN, Janusz ANDRES, Karl-Christian THIES, Edoardo, De ROBERTIS


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Mar 28

Time-to-intubation in obese patients. A randomized study comparing direct laryngoscopy and videolaryngoscopy in experienced anaesthetists

Fredrik ANDER, Anders MAGNUSON, Lars BERGGREN, Rebecca AHLSTRAND, Alex, de LEON


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Mar 28

Survey on monitoring analgesia and sedation in the Italian Pediatric Intensive Care Units

Benedicta TABACCO, Claudio TACCONI, Angela AMIGONI


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Mar 28

The safety and efficacy of the use of the flexible laryngeal mask airway with positive pressure ventilation in elective ENT surgery: a 15-year retrospective single-center study

Vladimir NEKHENDZY, Vijay K. RAMAIAH, Jeremy COLLINS, Hendrikus J. LEMMENS, Sam P. MOST


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Mar 08

Prediction of fluid responsiveness based on liver compression-induced blood pressure changes in children after cardiac surgery

Ji-Hyun LEE, In-Kyung SONG, Eun-Hee KIM, Hee-Soo KIM, Jin-Tae KIM


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Mar 03

Intraspinal administration of morphine hydrochloride combined with low doses of bupivacaine in hemorrhoidectomy: a clinical randomised trial

Manuel RUIZ-CASTRO, Marta SAN JOSÉ SANTOS, Antonio RODRÍGUEZ-MIGUEL, Francisco J., de ABAJO IGLESIAS


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Mar 03

Severe perioperative hyperglycemia attenuates postoperative monocytic function, basophil count and T cell activation

Gunnar LACHMANN, Clarissa, von HAEFEN, Tobias WOLLERSHEIM, Claudia SPIES


Minerva Anestesiologica 2017 Feb 13

Opioid-sparing effect of nefopam in combination with paracetamol after major abdominal surgery: a randomized double-blind study

Philippe CUVILLON, Lana ZORIC, Christophe DEMATTEI, Sandrine ALONSO, Francoise CASANO, Joel, L’HERMITE, Jacques RIPART, Jean-Yves LEFRANT, Laurent MULLER


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