Publications

Browse publications written by members of the Division of Anesthesiology at Lurie Children's.

Pediatric Pain Management

Neuraxial anesthesia for the prevention of postoperative mortality and major morbidity: An overview of cochrane systematic reviews
Guay J, Choi PT, Suresh S, Albert N, Kopp S, Pace NL.
Anesthesia and Analgesia. 2014 Jun 20

Neuraxial anaesthesia in paediatrics
Sawardekar A, Szczodry D, Suresh S.
Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine. 2013 Jun;14(6):251-254

Pediatric Pain Management
Suresh S, Birmingham PK, Kozlowski RJ.
Anesthesiology Clinics. 2012 Mar;30(1):101-117

Perioperative management of the pediatric patient with traumatic brain injury
Bhalla T, Dewhirst E, Sawardekar A, Dairo O, Tobias JD.
Paediatric Anaesthesia. 2012 Jul;22(7):627-640.

Anesthetic management of a pediatric patient with neuroleptic malignant syndrome
Bhalla T, Tobias JD, Maxey D, Sawardekar A.
Journal of Anesthesia. 2012 Apr;26(2):250-253.

Chronic pain management in children and adolescents
Suresh S, Shah R.
Essentials of Pain Medicine. 2011 Jan;403-408

An unusual cause of post-operative orbital edema in a child after general anesthesia
Tobias JD, Jagannathan N, Sawardekar A, Bhalla T.
Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia. 2011 Jan;5(1):105-107.  

Case scenario: Acute postoperative negative pressure pulmonary edema
Krodel DJ, Bittner EA, Abdulnour R, Brown R, Eikermann M.
Anesthesiology. 2010 Jul;113(1):200-207.

Recurrent headaches in children: An epidemiological survey of two middle schools in inner city Chicago
Nyame YA, Ambrosy AP, Saps M, Adams PN, Dhroove GN, Suresh S.
Pain Practice. 2010 May;10(3):214-221.

Regional Anesthesia In Children

Ultrasound for Regional Anesthesia in Children
Suresh S, Sawardekar A, Shah R.
Anesthesiology Clinics. 2014 Mar;32(1):263-279

Inferior alveolar nerve blocks for postoperative pain control after mandibular distraction with osteotomies in a neonate
Krodel DJ, Belvis D, Suresh S.
Paediatric Anaesthesia. 2014 Jan;24(6):635-637

Transversus Abdominis plane block in children: A multicenter safety analysis of 1994 cases from the PRAN (Pediatric Regional Anesthesia Network) database
Long JB, Birmingham PK, De Oliveira GS, Schaldenbrand KM, Suresh S.
Anesthesia and Analgesia. 2014 Jan;119(2):395-399

Asleep versus awake: Does it matter?: Pediatric regional block complications by patient state: A report from the pediatric regional anesthesia network
Taenzer AH, Walker BJ, Bosenberg AT, Martin L, Suresh S, Polaner DM, Wolf C, Krane EJ.
Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. 2014 Jan;39(4):279-283

Applications of regional anaesthesia in paediatrics
Shah RD, Suresh S, Hemmings HC.
British Journal of Anaesthesia. 2013 Dec;111(SUPPL.1):i114-i124

Ultrasound-guided trunk and core blocks in infants and children
Bhalla T, Sawardekar A, Dewhirst E, Jagannathan N, Tobias JD.
Journal of Anesthesia. 2013 Feb;27(1):109-123

Everyday regional anesthesia in children
Marhofer P, Ivani G, Suresh S, Melman E, Zaragoza G, Bosenberg A.
Paediatric Anaesthesia. 2012 Oct;22(10):995-1001

Pediatric regional anesthesia network (PRAN): A multi-institutional study of the use and incidence of complications of pediatric regional anesthesia
Polaner DM, Taenzer AH, Walker BJ, Bosenberg A, Krane EJ, Suresh S, Wolf C, Martin LD.
Anesthesia and Analgesia. 2012 Dec;115(6):1353-1364

Head and neck blocks in infants, children, and adolescents
Suresh S, Voronov P.
Paediatric Anaesthesia. 2012 Jan;22(1):81-87

Continuous Peripheral Nerve Blocks for Pediatrics
Shah R, Sawardekar A, Suresh S.
Advances in Anesthesia. 2012 Jan;30(1):61-73

Neuraxial blockade in children
Sawardekar A, Suresh S.
Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine. 2010 Jun;11(6):229-231

Ultrasound imaging for regional anesthesia in infants, children, and adolescents: A review of current literature and its application in the practice of neuraxial blocks
Tsui BCH, Suresh S.
Anesthesiology. 2010 Mar;112(3):719-728

Ultrasound imaging for regional anesthesia in infants, children, and adolescents: A review of current literature and its application in the practice of extremity and trunk blocks
Tsui BCH, Suresh S.
Anesthesiology. 2010 Feb;112(2):473-492

Unilateral groin surgery in children: Will the addition of an ultrasound-guided ilioinguinal nerve block enhance the duration of analgesia of a single-shot caudal block?
Jagannathan N.
Paediatric Anaesthesia. 2010 Jan;20(1):112-113

Neuropathic pain or somatoform disorder: Is the verdict in the differential block?
Sohn L, Belvis D, Suresh S.
Paediatric Anaesthesia. 2009 Jun;19(6):630-631

Head and neck blocks in children
Belvis D, Voronov P, Suresh S.
Techniques in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management. 2007 Oct;11(4):208-214

Airway Management

A randomised comparison of free-handed vs air-Q™ assisted fibreoptic-guided tracheal intubation in children < 2 years of age
Sohn LE, Jagannathan N, Sequera-Ramos L, Sawardekar A, Schaldenbrand K, De Oliveira GS.
Anaesthesia. 2014 Jan;69(7):723-728

Elective use of supraglottic airway devices for primary airway management in children with difficult airways
Jagannathan N, Sequera-Ramos L, Sohn L, Wallis B, Shertzer A, Schaldenbrand K.
British Journal of Anaesthesia. 2014 Jan;112(4):742-748

Airway management options in a prone achondroplastic dwarf with a difficult airway after unintentional tracheal extubation during a wake-up test for spinal fusion: To flip or not to flip?
Sohn L, Sawardekar A, Jagannathan N.
Canadian Journal of Anesthesia. 2014 Jan;61(8):741-744.

Congenital absence of the sternum in a neonate
Trivedi PM, Jagannathan R, Jagannathan N.
Anesthesiology. 2014 Jan;120(3):752

A randomized comparison of the laryngeal mask airway supreme™ and laryngeal mask airway unique™ in infants and children: Does cuff pressure influence leak pressure?
Jagannathan N, Sohn L, Sommers K, Belvis D, Shah RD, Sawardekar A, Eidem J, DaGraca J, Mukherji I.
Paediatric Anaesthesia. 2013 Oct;23(10):927-933

Use of the air-Q® intubating laryngeal airway for rapid-sequence intubation in infants with severe airway obstruction: A case series
Jagannathan N, Sohn LE, Eidem JM.
Anaesthesia. 2013 Jun;68(6):636-638

A randomized equivalence trial comparing the i-gel™ and laryngeal mask airway Supreme™ in children
Jagannathan N, Sommers K, Sohn LE, Sawardekar A, Shah RD, Mukherji II, Miller S, Voronov P, Seraphin S.
Paediatric Anaesthesia. 2013 Feb;23(2):127-133

A randomized trial comparing the Ambu® Aura-i™ with the air-Q™ intubating laryngeal airway as conduits for tracheal intubation in children
Jagannathan N, Sohn LE, Sawardekar A, Gordon J, Shah RD, Mukherji II, Roth AG, Suresh S.
Paediatric Anaesthesia. 2012 Dec;22(12):1197-1204

Difficult pediatric airway management using the intubating laryngeal airway
Barch B, Rastatter J, Jagannathan N.
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 2012 Nov;76(11):1579-1582

A randomised comparison of the self-pressurised air-Q TM intubating laryngeal airway with the LMA Unique TM in children
Jagannathan N, Sohn LE, Sawardekar A, Shah R, Ryan K, Jagannathan R, Anderson K. Anaesthesia. 2012 Sep;67(9):973-979

A cohort evaluation of the Laryngeal Mask Airway-Supreme™ in children
Jagannathan N, Sohn LE, Chang E, Sawardekar A.
Paediatric Anaesthesia. 2012 Aug;22(8):759-764

Use of intubation introducers through a supraglottic airway to facilitate tracheal intubation: A brief review
Wong DT, Yang JJ, Mak HY, Jagannathan N.
Canadian Journal of Anesthesia. 2012 Jul;59(7):704-715

A randomised comparison of the LMA Supreme™ and LMA ProSeal™ in children
Jagannathan N, Sohn LE, Sawardekar A, Gordon J, Langen KE, Anderson K.
Anaesthesia. 2012 Jun;67(6):632-639

Brief review: The LMA Supreme ™ supraglottic airway Article de synthèse court: Le dispositif supraglottique LMA Supreme ™
Wong DT, Yang JJ, Jagannathan N.
Canadian Journal of Anesthesia. 2012 May;59(5):483-493

A randomised trial comparing the laryngeal mask airway Supreme™ with the laryngeal mask airway Unique™ in children
Jagannathan N, Sohn LE, Sawardekar A, Chang E, Langen KE, Anderson K. Anaesthesia. 2012 Feb;67(2):139-144

A randomized crossover comparison between the laryngeal mask airway-unique™ and the air-Q intubating laryngeal airway in children
Jagannathan N, Sohn LE, Mankoo R, Langen KE, Mandler T.
Paediatric Anaesthesia. 2012 Feb;22(2):161-167

Prone insertion of a size 0.5 intubating laryngeal airway overcomes severe upper airway obstruction in an awake neonate with Pierre Robin syndrome
Jagannathan N, Jagannathan R.
Canadian Journal of Anesthesia. 2012 Oct;59(10):1001-1002.

Successful tracheal intubation through an intubating laryngeal airway in pediatric patients with airway hemorrhage
Jagannathan N, Wong DT.
Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2011 Oct;41(4):369-373 

Prospective evaluation of the self-pressurized air-Q intubating laryngeal airway in children
Jagannathan N, Sohn LE, Mankoo R, Langen KE, Roth AG, Hall SC.
Paediatric Anaesthesia. 2011 Jun;21(6):673-680

Retrospective audit of the air-Q intubating laryngeal airway as a conduit for tracheal intubation in pediatric patients with a difficult airway
Jagannathan N, Kho MF, Kozlowski RJ, Sohn LE, Siddiqui A, Wong DT.
Paediatric Anaesthesia. 2011 Apr;21(4):422-427

Retrograde fiberoptic technique to avoid tracheostomy in a patient with a tracheocutaneous fistula and treacher collins syndrome
Sawardekar A, Jagannathan N, Patel PK, Nadkarni A.
Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. 2011 Jan;22(1):255-256.

A clinical evaluation of the intubating laryngeal airway as a conduit for tracheal intubation in children
Jagannathan N, Kozlowski RJ, Sohn LE, Langen KE, Roth AG, Mukherji II, Kho MF, Suresh S.
Anesthesia and Analgesia. 2011 Jan;112(1):176-182.doi:10.1213/ANE.0b013e3181fe0408.

A simple method to deliver pharyngeal anesthesia in syndromic infants prior to awake insertion of the intubating laryngeal airway.
Jagannathan N, Truong CT.
Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthésie. 2010 Dec;57(12):1138-1139.

An airway exchange catheter facilitates removal of the intubating laryngeal airway after tracheal intubation in children
Jagannathan N, Kozlowski RJ.
Canadian Journal of Anesthesia. 2010 Nov;57(11):1044-1045

Caution is essential when using a tracheal tube as a stabilizing rod to remove the Intubating Laryngeal Airway (ILA ™) after tracheal intubation in children
Jagannathan N, Kho MF, Wong DT.
Canadian Journal of Anesthesia. 2010 Jul;57(7):710-711  

Reverse loading of the tracheal tube: A simple method to increase successful 'blind' tracheal intubation through the air-Q intubating laryngeal airway in children
Jagannathan N.
Paediatric Anaesthesia. 2010 Jan;20(2):201-202

Cuffed and uncuffed tracheal tube in children
Buoy CM, Suresh S.
British Journal of Anaesthesia. 2010 Mar;104(3):388

Pre-Operative Anxiety

Tablet-based Interactive Distraction (TBID) vs oral midazolam to minimize perioperative anxiety in pediatric patients: A noninferiority randomized trial
Seiden SC, Mcmullan S, Sequera-Ramos L, De Oliveira GS, Roth A, Rosenblatt A, Jesdale BM, Suresh S.
Paediatric Anaesthesia. 2014 Jan

Anesthesia Education/Training

Status of pediatric anesthesiology fellowship research education in the United States: A survey of fellowship program directors
Benzon HA, De Oliveira GS, Hardy CA, Suresh S.
Paediatric Anaesthesia. 2014 Mar;24(3):327-331.