Device or target? : a paradigm shift in airway management Implications for guidelines, clinical practice and teaching Universiteit Gent
Determination of the minimum local anesthetic dose (MLAD) of spinal chloroprocaine for inguinal herniorrhaphy in ambulatory surgery, preliminary results Universiteit Gent
Association of preoperative anaemia with postoperative morbidity and mortality : an observational cohort study in low-, middle-, and high-income countries Universiteit Gent
Background: Anaemia is associated with poor postoperative outcomes, but few studies have described the impact of preoperative anaemia in low- and middle- (LMICs), and high-income countries (HICs). Methods: This was a planned analysis of data collected during an international 7 day cohort study of adults undergoing elective inpatient surgery. The primary outcome was in-hospital death, and the secondary outcomes were in-hospital complications. ...
Anesthetic preconditioning : have we found the Holy Grail of perioperative cardioprotection? Universiteit Gent
Pre-operative evaluation of adults undergoing elective noncardiac surgery : updated guideline from the European Society of Anaesthesiology Universiteit Gent
The purpose of this update of the European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA) guidelines on the pre-operative evaluation of the adult undergoing noncardiac surgery is to present recommendations based on the available relevant clinical evidence. Well performed randomised studies on the topic are limited and therefore many recommendations rely to a large extent on expert opinion and may need to be adapted specifically to the healthcare systems of ...
Pitfalls of clinical practice guidelines in the era of broken science : let's raise the standards Universiteit Gent
Effects of cardiopulmonary bypass on microvascular reactivity monitored with nearinfrared spectroscopy : is there a difference between smokers and non-smokers? Universiteit Gent
Burnout among anesthesiologists : it's time for action! Universiteit Gent
Focus cardiac ultrasound core curriculum and core syllabus of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging Universiteit Gent Vrije Universiteit Brussel
There is a growing trend of using ultrasound examination of the heart as a first-line diagnostic tool for initial patient evaluation in acute settings. Focus cardiac ultrasound (FoCUS) is a standardized but restricted cardiac ultrasound examination that may be undertaken by a range of medical professionals with diverse backgrounds. The intention of this core curriculum and syllabus is to define a unifying framework for educational and training ...