Carol A Lydiatt

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BACKGROUND A prospective and retrospective case analysis study of all perioperative cardiac arrests occurring during a 10-yr period from 1989 to 1999 was done to determine the incidence, cause, and outcome of cardiac arrests attributable to anesthesia. METHODS One hundred forty-four cases of cardiac arrest within 24 h of surgery were identified over a(More)
E xtracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) was introduced in the late 20th century specifically for pulmonary rescue of neonates suffering from primary pulmonary hypertension, meconium aspiration, or respiratory distress syndrome. It is achieved using either venovenous bypass through the right jugular vein alone or venoarterial bypass exiting through the(More)
PURPOSE This study evaluated the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of using a reconstructive team for mandibular reconstruction. METHODS An outcome-based retrospective review of 64 patients who had undergone microvascular fibular reconstruction of the mandible was performed. Operating room time, use of blood products, intraoperative fluid replacement, and(More)
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