Satya Ramachandran

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BACKGROUND Diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is clinically relevant because untreated OSA has been associated with increased morbidity and mortality. The STOP-Bang questionnaire is a validated screening tool for OSA. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to determine the effectiveness of STOP-Bang for screening patients suspected of(More)
The purpose of the Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine guideline on preoperative screening and assessment of adult patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is to present recommendations based on the available clinical evidence on the topic where possible. As very few well-performed randomized studies in this field of perioperative care are(More)
Background. Despite increasing adoption of active warming methods over the recent years, little is known about the effectiveness of these interventions on the occurrence of abnormal postoperative temperatures in sick infants. Methods. Preoperative and postoperative temperature readings, patient characteristics, and procedural factors of critically ill(More)
The JovianDATA MDX engine is a data processing engine , designed specifically for managing multidimensional datasets spanning several terabytes. Implementing a teras-cale, native multidimensional database engine has required us to invent new ways of loading the data, partitioning the data in multi-dimensional space and an MDX (MultiDimensional eXpressions)(More)
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