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General stress transcription factor sigmaB and its role in acid tolerance and virulence of Listeria monocytogenes.
The gene encoding the general stress transcription factor sigmaB in the gram-positive bacterium Listeria monocytogenes was isolated with degenerate PCR primers followed by inverse PCR amplification.Expand
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Cauda equina syndrome and continuous spinal anesthesia.
In this report, we present pictures produced with a spinal canal model to demonstrate how neural damage might occur with continuous spinal anesthesia. The hypothesis is based on the fact that nervesExpand
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Continuous spinal anesthesia with a microcatheter technique: preliminary experience.
This report describes the evolution of the microcatheter, the problems encountered during its initial utilization, the intricacies involved with insertion and removal, and our results with 58 patients
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Role of Needle Gauge and Tip Configuration in the Production of Lumbar Puncture Headache
Background and Objectives. Postdural puncture headache (PDPH) is a morbidity that occurs frequently after lumbar puncture. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the role of needle diameter andExpand
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The Effects of Epinephrine on the Anesthetic and Hemodynamic Properties of Ropivacaine and Bupivacaine after Epidural Administration in the Dog
Ropivacaine is a new local anesthetic that is chemically related to mepivacaine and bupivacaine. Previous laboratory studies have demonstrated that ropivacaine possesses an anesthetic profile similarExpand
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Plasma and Cerebrospinal Fluid Progesterone Concentrations in Pregnant and Nonpregnant Women
Pregnancy is associated with a wider dermatomal spread of local anesthetics after epidural and spinal anesthesia. This phenomenon also exists in the immediate postpartum period. The mechanism of thisExpand
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The uptake of D-araboascorbic acid (D-isoascorbic acid) by guinea-pig tissues.
I. Guinea-pigs on a low, controlled intake of ascorbic acid (0.3 mg/Ioo g body-weight) were given daily an oral supplement of L-ascorbic acid (AA) or of D-isoascorbic acid (isoAA) (both 1.5 mg/Ioo gExpand
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Demodex sinocricetuli: new species of hair follicle mite (Acari:Demodecidae) from the Chinese form of the striped hamster, Cricetulus barabensis (Rodentia:Muridae).
Demodex sinocricetuli sp. nov. is described in all its life stages from the Chinese form of the striped hamster, Cricetulus barabensis. A large sample size of > 11,500 mites (96% adults and only 4%Expand
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Continuous microcatheter spinal anesthesia with subarachnoid meperidine for labor and delivery.
The patient was a 28-yr-old, white, gravida 1 para 0, 176.3-cm, 73.8-kg woman who was seen in consultation at 38 wk gestation because of a history of ”allergy to local anesthetics.” She had a historyExpand
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