Recent Publications



The Use of Point-of-Care Ultrasonography in Trauma Anesthesia.

Ramsingh D, Mangunta VR.

Anesthesiol Clin. 2019 Mar;37(1):93-106. doi: 10.1016/j.anclin.2018.09.011. Epub 2018 Nov 17. Review.

PMID: 30711236


A comparison of midazolam and zolpidem as oralpremedication in children, a prospective randomized double-blinded clinical trial.

Hanna AH, Ramsingh D, Sullivan-Lewis W, Cano S, Leiter P, Wallace D, Andrews G, Austin B, Applegate RL 2nd.

Paediatr Anaesth. 2018 Dec;28(12):1109-1115. doi: 10.1111/pan.13501. Epub 2018 Oct 17.

PMID: 30328648

Airway Fire During Left Internal Mammary Dissection in Cardiac Surgery: A Case Report.

Kim TJ, Mascetti C, Ramsingh D.

A A Pract. 2018 Jul 5. doi: 10.1213/XAA.0000000000000825.

PMID: 29985839

Anesthesiologists as perioperative hospitalists and outcomes in patients undergoing major urologic surgery: a historical prospective, comparative effectiveness study.

Stier G, Ramsingh D, Raval R, Shih G, Halverson B, Austin B, Soo J, Ruckle H, Martin R.
Perioper Med (Lond). 2018 Jun 19;7:13. doi: 10.1186/s13741-018-0090-y. eCollection 2018.

PMID: 29951203


Perioperative point of care ultrasound in ambulatory anesthesia: thinking beyond nerve blocks.

Deshpande R, Ramsingh D.

Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2017 Oct 7. doi: 10.1097/ACO.0000000000000529. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 29016368


Anesthesia for Heart Transplantation.

Ramsingh D, Harvey R, Runyon A, Benggon M.

Anesthesiol Clin. 2017 Sep;35(3):453-471. doi: 10.1016/j.anclin.2017.05.002. Epub 2017 Jul 5. Review.

PMID: 28784220


Lung Ultrasound in the Critically Ill: The BLUE Protocol.

Ramsingh D.

Anesth Analg. 2017 Aug 11. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000002350. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

PMID: 28817422


Comparison of the GlideScope Cobalt® and Storz DCI® Video Laryngoscopes in Children Younger Than 2 Years of Age During Manual In-Line Stabilization: A Randomized Trainee Evaluation Study.

Vadi MG, Roddy KJ, Ghazal EA, Um M, Neiheisel AJ, Applegate RL 2nd.

Pediatr Emerg Care. 2017 Jul;33(7):467-473. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000000607.

PMID: 26785097


Extreme Plasma Dilution Decreases Heparin and Protamine Cardiopulmonary Bypass Requirements: A Case Report on a Jehovah's Witness Patient.

Chang E, Gatling JW, Bode S, Herrmann PC, Bull BS, Applegate RL 2nd.

A A Case Rep. 2017 Jun 1;8(11):291-293. doi: 10.1213/XAA.0000000000000493.

PMID: 28328588


The Year in Perioperative Echocardiography: Selected Highlights From 2016.

Khoche S, Ramsingh D, Maus T.

J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2017 Oct;31(5):1554-1561. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2017.04.049. Epub 2017 Apr 27.

PMID: 28826850

Con: Dynamic Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction Should Be Considered an "Unexpected" Finding in Patients With End-Stage Liver Disease Undergoing Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography in Preparation for Liver Transplantation.

Khanna S, Raval R, Dorotta I.

J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2017 Apr 15. pii: S1053-0770(17)30417-2. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2017.04.025. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

PMID: 28911895


Point-of-Care Ultrasound: Novel Technology to Routine Perioperative Assessment Tool.

Ramsingh D, Gudzenko V, Martin RD.

Anesth Analg. 2017 Mar;124(3):709-711. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000001529. No abstract available.

PMID: 27551734


Crotalus atrox venom preconditioning increases plasma fibrinogen and reduces perioperative hemorrhage in a rat model of surgical brain injury.

Kim CH, McBride DW, Raval R, Sherchan P, Hay KL, Gren EC, Kelln W, Lekic T, Hayes WK, Bull BS, Applegate R, Tang J, Zhang JH.

Sci Rep. 2017 Jan 19;7:40821. doi: 10.1038/srep40821.

PMID: 28102287


Thrombin Preconditioning in Surgical Brain Injury in Rats.

Benggon M, Chen H, Applegate RL 2nd, Zhang J.

Acta Neurochir Suppl. 2016;121:299-304. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-18497-5_52.

PMID: 26463965


Propofol Pretreatment Fails to Provide Neuroprotection Following a Surgically Induced Brain Injury Rat Model.

Pakkianathan C, Benggon M, Khatibi NH, Chen H, Marcantonio S, Applegate R 2nd, Tang J, Zhang J.

Acta Neurochir Suppl. 2016;121:323-7. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-18497-5_56.

PMID: 26463969


Simulation case: cardiac arrest after carbon dioxide (CO2) embolism. Halverson B, Malkin M, Lenart J, Vadi M.

MedEdPORTAL. 2016;12:10327


Left ventricular endocardial and epicardial strain changes with apicalmyocardial ischemia in an open-chest porcine model.

Howard-Quijano K, McCabe M, Cheng A, Zhou W, Yamakawa K, Mazor E, Scovotti JC, Mahajan A.

Physiol Rep. 2016 Dec;4(24). pii: e13042. doi: 10.14814/phy2.13042.

PMID: 28039400


Beta Blockade and Clinical Outcomes in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.

Chang MM, Raval RN, Southerland JJ, Adewumi DA, Bahjri KA, Samuel RK, Woods RO, Ajayi OO, Lee BS, Hsu FP, Applegate Ii RL, Dorotta IR.

Open Neurol J. 2016 Dec 30;10:155-163. doi: 10.2174/1874205X01610010155. eCollection 2016.

PMID: 28217182


Opportunities for improvement in care among women with severe maternal morbidity.

Ozimek JA, Eddins RM, Greene N, Karagyozyan D, Pak S, Wong M, Zakowski M, Kilpatrick SJ.

Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Oct;215(4):509.e1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2016.05.022. Epub 2016 May 19.

PMID: 27210068


Continuous Noninvasive Hemodynamic Monitoring in an Infant With Tetra-Amelia.

Vadi MG, Ghazal EA, Malkin MR, Ayodeji A, Applegate RL 2nd.

A A Case Rep. 2016 Sep 15;7(6):123-4. doi: 10.1213/XAA.0000000000000361.

PMID: 27513971


The Relationship Between Oxygen Reserve Index and Arterial Partial Pressure of Oxygen During Surgery.

Applegate RL 2nd, Dorotta IL, Wells B, Juma D, Applegate PM.

Anesth Analg. 2016 Sep;123(3):626-33. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000001262.

PMID: 27007078


Pharmacological Management Options to Prevent and Reduce Ischemic Hemorrhagic Transformation.

Ho WM, Reis C, Akyol O, Akyol GY, Applegate 2nd R, Stier G, Martin R, Zhang JH.

Curr Drug Targets. 2016 Aug 18. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 27538508


Intraoperative Red Blood Cell Transfusion in Infant Heart Transplant Patients Is Not Associated with Worsened Outcomes.

Carter HF, Lau C, Juma D, Wells B, Applegate RL 2nd.

Anesth Analg. 2016 May;122(5):1567-77. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000001241.

PMID: 27101500


Auscultation versus Point-of-care Ultrasound to Determine Endotracheal versus Bronchial Intubation: A Diagnostic Accuracy Study.

Ramsingh D, Frank E, Haughton R, Schilling J, Gimenez KM, Banh E, Rinehart J, Cannesson M.

Anesthesiology. 2016 May;124(5):1012-20. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000001073.

PMID: 26950708


Survival in Patients with Degenerative Mitral Stenosis: Results from a Large Retrospective Cohort Study.

Pasca I, Dang P, Tyagi G, Pai RG.

J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2016 May;29(5):461-9. doi: 10.1016/j.echo.2015.12.012. Epub 2016 Feb 28.

PMID: 26936152


Advanced Monitoring Is Associated with Fewer Alarm Events During Planned Moderate Procedure-Related Sedation: A 2-Part Pilot Trial.

Applegate RL 2nd, Lenart J, Malkin M, Meineke MN, Qoshlli S, Neumann M, Jacobson JP, Kruger A, Ching J, Hassanian M, Um M.

Anesth Analg. 2016 Apr;122(4):1070-8. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000001160.

PMID: 26836134



Cheriyan S, Shen J, Hu B, Stier GS, Myklak, K, Belay R, Li R, Baldwin DD, Ruckle H

The Journal of Urology, April 2016, Volume 195, Issue 4, e620


Comparison of web-based and face-to-face interviews for application to an anesthesiology training program: a pilot study.

Vadi MG, Malkin MR, Lenart J, Stier GR, Gatling JW, Applegate RL 2nd.

Int J Med Educ. 2016 Apr 3;7:102-8. doi: 10.5116/ijme.56e5.491a.

PMID: 27039029


Anaesthesia recommendations for patients suffering from Bronchopulmonary dysplasia.

Vadi M, Malkin M, Lauer R.

Orphan Anesthesia, March 2016



Vadi MG, Ghazal EA, Halverson B, Applegate RL.

Middle East J Anaesthesiol. 2016 Feb;23(4):401-10.

PMID: 27382808


Management of Near-Complete Airway Obstruction Caused by a Vallecular Cyst in an Infant Using a Tongue Tip Traction Suture.

Wong CM, Ghazal EA, Dyleski RA, Applegate RL 2nd.

A A Case Rep. 2016 Jan 15;6(2):31-3. doi: 10.1213/XAA.0000000000000266.

PMID: 26599736

Staying Alive: Active Shooter Simulation in the Operative Room

Czynski AJ, Layel V, Denmark TK, Vadi M, Ghazal E, Woodfin MY, Malkin M, Lenart J, Cristall J

Western Regional Meeting 2016, Carmel California, January 28-30, 2016

Journal of Investigative Medicine Jan 2016, 64 (1) 135-232; DOI: 10, 1136/jim-d-15-00013.1


Management of Complex Cardiac Issues in the Pregnant Patient.

Hu H, Pasca I.

Crit Care Clin. 2016 Jan;32(1):97-107. doi: 10.1016/j.ccc.2015.08.004. Epub 2015 Oct 19. Review.

PMID: 26600447