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Pupillometry and Pain
Myron Yaster MD, Lynne Maxwell MD, FAAP, and Rita Agarawal MD, FAAP, FASA
Nada Sabourdin, Loïc Del Bove, Nicolas Louvet, Sarah Luzon-Chetrit, Benoît Tavernier, Isabelle Constant. Relationship between pre-incision Pupillary Pain Index and post-incision heart rate and pupillary diameter variation in children. Paediatr Anaesth. 2021 Oct;31(10):1121-1128. PMID: 34233066
Can pupillometry guide intraoperative anesthetic management?
Publication Fraud, Peer Review, and Preprints
Myron Yaster MD, Justin L. Lockman MD, MSEd, and Mark S. Schreiner MD
Kharasch ED. Scientific Integrity and Misconduct-Yet Again. Anesthesiology. 2021 Sep 1;135(3):377-379. PMID: 34329383
Society for Pediatric Anesthesia 35th Annual meeting
DiNardo JA: The Future: Information Dissemination in a Rapidly Changing World, Are our Journals up to the Task? (Available online for registered attendees)
Publication fraud is more common than we’d like to think. Can anything be done about it?
Remifentanil and Opioid-Induced Hyperalgesia
Myron Yaster MD, Lynne Maxwell MD, FAAP, and Mark Crawford MBBS, FRCPC
Calvin Lo, Stephanie Schwindt, Richa Sharma, Rebecca Dubé, David Faraoni, Benjamin E Steinberg, Stephen Brown. Association Between Intraoperative Remifentanil Dosage and Postoperative Opioid Consumption in Adolescent Idiopathic Spine Surgery: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Anesth Analg. 2021 Oct 1;133(4):984-990. PMID: 33555691
In this retrospective study, remifentanil did not cause opioid-induced hyperalgesia. Previous prospective studies did. Can we square the circle?