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Impact of TIVA on postoperative opioid consumption with Javier Lasala
In this episode of the IJGC podcast, Editor-in-Chief Dr. Pedro Ramirez is joined by Dr. Javier Lasala to discuss the impact of TIVA on postoperative opioid consumption. Dr. Lasala is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. He is currently the Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs in his department and has been involved with Enhanced Recovery after Surgery pathways for the past 7 years. In addition he serves as the anesthesiology lead for the gynecologic oncology program and co-lead for the thoracic surgical program.
(1) Total intravenous anesthesia (TIVA) technique reduces the amount of post-operative opioid consumption in a well-established ERAS program.
(2) Multimodal analgesia in combination with high compliance to an ERAS program will decrease patient opioid utilization.
(3) Pain scores were unchanged with the decreased use of opioids in the post-operative course.
(4) Future analysis will look at the anesthesia technique and opioid utilization and the effect on patient reported outcomes.
Reviewing the May Issue with Anna Collins and Nicolò Bizzarri (English version)
In this episode of the IJGC Podcast, Editorial Fellows Anna Collins and Nicolo Bizzarri discuss the contents of the May issue of IJGC in English.
Reviewing the May Issue with Enrique Chacon (Spanish version)
In this episode of the IJGC Podcast, Editorial Fellow Enrique Chacon discuss the contents of the May issue of IJGC in Spanish.
SLN Mapping in Endometrial Cancer Consensus with Andreas Obermair
In this episode of the IJGC podcast, Editor-in-Chief Dr. Pedro Ramirez, is joined by Dr. Andreas Obermair to discuss SLN mapping in endometrial cancer consensus with Andreas Obermair. Dr. Obermair is the lead author on , “Development of a surgical competency assessment tool for sentinel lymph node dissection by minimally invasive surgery for endometrial cancer” (https://ijgc.bmj.com/content/early/2021/03/31/ijgc-2020-002315), which is the Lead Article for the May 2021 issue of IJGC. Dr. Obermair is a gynaecological oncologist in Brisbane, Australia promoting surgery with proven better patient outcomes.
Reviewing the April Issue with Alex Mutombo (French Version)
In this episode of the IJGC Podcast, Editorial Fellow Alex Mutombo reviews the contents of the April issue in French.
Reviewing the April Issue with Nicolò Bizzarri (Italian Version)
In this episode of the IJGC Podcast, Editorial Fellow Nicolò Bizzarri discusses the contents of the April issue in Italian.