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Anesthesia and Disorders of the Neuromuscular System

François Donati.

in Neuroscientific Foundations of Anesthesiology

December 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Neuroscience. 6664 words.

Patients with neuromuscular disease present a particular challenge to the anesthesiologist. Decreased muscle power leads to weakness or loss of function of certain muscle groups,...

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Anesthesia and Neurodegenerative Disorders

Zhongcong Xie and Yiying (Laura) Zhang.

in Neuroscientific Foundations of Anesthesiology

December 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Neuroscience. 6141 words.

Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and Huntington’s disease are some of the most common neurodegenerative disorders. The mechanisms and risk factors for these diseases remain largely...

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Anesthesia-Mediated Neurotoxicity

Vesna Jevtovic-Todorovic.

in Neuroscientific Foundations of Anesthesiology

December 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Neuroscience. 7718 words.

General anesthetics are potent modulators of GABA and glutamate, respectively, the major inhibitory and excitatory neurotransmitters, and thus cause significant imbalance in their...

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Anesthetic Modulation of Memory Processing in the Medial Temporal Lobe

Kane O. Pryor and Robert A. Veselis.

in Neuroscientific Foundations of Anesthesiology

December 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Neuroscience. 8655 words.

In the following pages we describe a current perspective on anesthetic amnesia. Central to our view is that the phenomenon of greatest interest is memory as humans conventionally think of...

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Anesthetic Pharmacology of the Autonomic Nervous System

Timothy Angelotti.

in Neuroscientific Foundations of Anesthesiology

December 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Neuroscience. 11788 words.

The aim of this chapter is to utilize the ANS as a model system for anesthesiology-based research. However, unlike several excellent textbooks of anesthetic pharmacology, it will not merely...

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Anesthetic-Induced Immobility

Steven L. Jinks and Joseph F. Antognini.

in Neuroscientific Foundations of Anesthesiology

December 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Neuroscience. 9635 words.

In this chapter we will describe the studies that have been performed to elucidate the mechanisms by which anesthetics produce immobility. We first begin with a historical perspective,...

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The Autonomic Nervous System

David B. Glick and Gerald Glick.

in Neuroscientific Foundations of Anesthesiology

December 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Neuroscience. 9779 words.

The intelligent administration of anesthetic care to patients requires knowledge of ANS (Autonomic Nervous System) pharmacology to achieve optimum interactions of anesthetics with the...

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Brain Anatomy of Relevance to the Anesthesiologist

Jason Moore and Max Kelz.

in Neuroscientific Foundations of Anesthesiology

December 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Neuroscience. 7541 words.

Chapter 1 gives a basic overview of the structure of the book, which is primarily systems based. Each major division focuses on a different part of the nervous system and begins with an...

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Cellular and Molecular Effects of General Anesthetics in the Brain

Robert P. Bonin and Beverley A. Orser.

in Neuroscientific Foundations of Anesthesiology

December 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Neuroscience. 12223 words.

Chapter 2 discusses the cerebral neural networks involved in three of the primary endpoints of general anesthesia — amnesia, hypnosis, and immobility — as well as surveying the current...

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A combined small cell carcinoma of the lung containing three components: small cell, spindle cell and squamous cell carcinoma, revisited

Mohamed Fouad Ismail, Abed A. Mowafy and Sersar I. Sameh.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

April 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Gastroenterology; Molecular and Cell Biology; Surgical Oncology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Anatomy; Molecular Biology and Genetics. 494 words.

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