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  • Michela Camorcia, Giorgio Capogna, Gordon Lyons, Malachy O. Columb
  • Medicine
  • British journal of anaesthesia
  • 2004 (First Publication: 1 June 2004)
  • BACKGROUND When a test is required to detect a possible intrathecal catheter, many would seek to use the same local anaesthetic as that used for epidural analgesia. The rapid onset of inappropriateContinue Reading
  • Giorgio Capogna, Michela Camorcia, Silvia Stirparo, Gaetano Valentini, Alessandra Garassino, Alessio Farcomeni
  • Medicine
  • International journal of obstetric anesthesia
  • 2010 (First Publication: 1 April 2010)
  • BACKGROUND Labor pain has a sensory and an affective component. This study was undertaken to evaluate whether the quality and intensity of the cognitive descriptors of labor pain may be influenced byContinue Reading
  • Giorgio Capogna, Michela Camorcia, Silvia Stirparo, Alessio Farcomeni
  • Medicine
  • Anesthesia and analgesia
  • 2011 (First Publication: 1 October 2011)
  • BACKGROUND Programmed intermittent epidural anesthetic bolus (PIEB) technique may result in reduced total local anesthetic consumption, fewer manual boluses, and greater patient satisfaction comparedContinue Reading
  • Michela Camorcia, Giorgio Capogna, Silvia Stirparo, C. Berritta, Jean Louis Blouin, Ruth Landau
  • Medicine
  • International journal of obstetric anesthesia
  • 2012
  • BACKGROUND A common polymorphism of the μ-opioid receptor gene (OPRM1, p.118A/G), which has been shown to effect the response to neuraxial opioids, occurs in 30% of Caucasian women. This double-blindContinue Reading
  • Giorgio Capogna, Michela Camorcia, A. Coccoluto, Massimo Micaglio, M A Velardo
  • Medicine
  • International journal of obstetric anesthesia
  • 2018 (First Publication: 4 May 2018)
  • BACKGROUND This prospective study was designed to validate the CompuFlo® device and to assess its use in difficult epidural placement. METHODS In the first part of the study, 30 parturientsContinue Reading
  • Michela Camorcia, Giorgio Capogna, Malachy O. Columb
  • Medicine
  • 2010 (First Publication: 1 November 2010)
  • Background and objective The up–down sequential allocation model has been adapted to estimate the relative potency ratios for analgesia and motor block of the most commonly used epidural andContinue Reading
  • Michela Camorcia
  • Medicine
  • Current opinion in anaesthesiology
  • 2009 (First Publication: 1 June 2009)
  • PURPOSE OF REVIEW This review examines the literature on the ability of an epidural test dose to detect intravascular or intrathecal epidural catheter misplacement in the obstetric patient. RECENTContinue Reading