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Anaesthetist in focus – Dr Puja Shah

As two new partners join the team, strengthening the physician team at DISC Sports & Spine Centre in California (DISC). Dr Neel P Shah is an orthopaedic spine surgeon specialising


Why anaesthetic stops cell’s walkers in their tracks

Researchers at Rice’s Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) detail the mechanism that allows propofol, the general anaesthetic injected to knock you out before surgery, to halt the movement of


15-16 June 2021, Surgery and Anaesthesia; London

Conference Series invites participants from across the world to attend International Conference on Surgery and Anaesthesia to be held on June 15-16, 2021 in London, which includes keynote presentations, oral


Vygon signs exclusive agreement with Medovate to distribute regional anaesthesia device

Vygon Group, a group specialising in single-use medical devices, and Medovate, a medical device company dedicated to the development and commercialisation of innovative medical technologies, recently announced that they have


Anaesthetic management for a patient with morbid obesity

Arop Kual, senior anaesthetist at the Princess Marina Hospital in Botswana, and authors,  share a case report to address the important key issues relevant to peri-operative anaesthetic management of the


One-day caudal epiduroplasty using normal saline for failed back surgery syndrome and spinal stenosis – A retrospective study

Rafik Sedra, an advanced pain trainee from Oxford school of anaesthesia, and Dr Pradeep Desai, chronic pain consultant at Wexham Park Hospital, discuss their research – a retrospective study and


26 November 2020, Developing world anaesthesia; Online course

Now in its ninth year, the popular Developing World Anaesthesia course will take place online for the first time in November. It is suitable for anyone planning, or even just


Providing safe regional anaesthesia during the COVID-19 pandemic

Dr Stewart Southey looks at how the COVID-19 pandemic has challenged the very nature of how anaesthesia services can be delivered, and the need for increased attention on patient safety in regional


Lego builds anaesthesia skills according to new study

Lego could be used as a practical tool to train doctors in anaesthetic skills according to new research that has shown a simple task using the building bricks can help


How do we disconnect from the environment during sleep and under anaesthesia?

During sleep and under anaesthesia, we rarely respond to such external stimuli as sounds, even though our brains remain highly active. Now, a series of new studies by researchers at