Terri G. Monk

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Millions of individuals with coronary artery or valvular heart disease have been given a new chance at life by heart surgery, but the potential for neurological injury is an Achilles heel. Technological advancements and innovations in surgical and anaesthetic technique have allowed us to offer surgical treatment to patients at the extremes of age and(More)
Previously undiagnosed anaemia is common in elective orthopaedic surgical patients and is associated with increased likelihood of blood transfusion and increased perioperative morbidity and mortality. A standardized approach for the detection, evaluation, and management of anaemia in this setting has been identified as an unmet medical need. A(More)
Polymerized hemoglobin solutions (Hb-based oxygen carriers; HBOCs) and a second-generation perfluorocarbon (PFC) emulsion (Perflubron) are in clinical trials as temporary oxygen carriers ("blood substitutes"). Plasma and serum samples from patients receiving HBOCs look markedly red, whereas those from patients receiving PFC appear to be lipemic. Because(More)
It's Time to Take the Next Step " The recognition of the existence of a problem is the first step in its solution. " —Martin H. Fischer I N 2005, a study by Monk et al. 1 was the first to suggest that cumulative deep hypnotic time (cumulative duration of low bispectral index ͓BIS͔) was an independent predictor of 1-yr mortality after major noncardiac(More)
OBJECTIVE Previous studies have shown that elevated depressive symptoms are associated with increased risk of postoperative delirium. However, to our knowledge no previous studies have examined whether different components of depression are differentially predictive of postoperative delirium. METHODS One thousand twenty patients were screened for(More)
A Geriatric Anesthesiology Curriculum was created through the collaborative efforts of the members of the American Society of Anesthesiologists Committee on Geriatric Anesthesia and the Society for the Advancement of Geriatric Anesthesiology (SAGA). It was developed in cooperation with the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) and supported through the AGS
BACKGROUND Increased intraabdominal pressure (IPA) during laparoscopy has been associated with decreased urine output. The purpose of this study was to use a noninvasive MRI technique to measure renal vessel flow velocity and change in differential renal medulla and cortex perfusion during pneumoperitoneum. STUDY DESIGN Six female farm pigs underwent(More)
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