Category: Anesthesiology

Mar
26
2014
3.26 Blog

In this week’s installment of Ask the Expert, Dr. Seth Waldman, director of the HSS Division of Pain Management, answers questions about post-laminectomy syndrome. Q1. What is post-laminectomy syndrome and … More…

Jun
10
2013
At the Doctor's Office Blog

Epidural injections (which treat pain and inflammation in the lower back) and their risks have recently been covered in the media. Like many medical procedures, epidural injection can be a blessing, … More…

Feb
20
2013

Research in Perioperative Care

by Dr. Stavros Memtsoudis
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The goal of perioperative outcomes research strives to make surgery safer by identifying patients who are at risk and evaluate interventions that may prevent issues from occuring. An example is … More…

Dec
19
2012
pediatric anesthesiologist, katheryn delpizzo, MD

Q1. How does pediatric anesthesiology differ from anesthesia for adults? Is there one type that’s used more commonly in children? A pediatric anesthesiologist is an anesthesiologist (an M.D.) with specialized … More…

Oct
31
2012

Anesthesia in International Health

by Dr. Swetha Pakala
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The World Health Organization has claimed “health is a human right” and therefore every human should be entitled to a healthy life and adequate healthcare.  Unfortunately, huge disparities in health … More…