Department of
Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Books and Journal Articles

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

Publications from the department can be reviewed through the National Library of Medicine's publication database.

Recent Books

Davis PJ, Cladis FP. Smith's Anesthesia for Infants and Children, Ninth Edition. Elsevier; 2017.

Anesthesia and Perioperative Care for Organ Transplantation. First edition. Subramaniam K, Sakai T, editors. Springer; 2017.

Basic Clinical Anesthesia. First edition. Sikka PK, Beaman ST, Street JA, editors: Springer-Verlag New York; 2015.

Bigeleisen PE, Gofeld M, Orebaugh SL. Ultrasound-guided Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. Second edition: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2015.

Marcucci C, Hutchens MP, Wittwer ED, Weingarten TN, Sprung J, Nicholson WT, Lalwani K, Metro DG, Dull RO, Swide CE, Seagull FJ, Kirsch JR, Sandson NB, editors. A Case Approach to Perioperative Drug-Drug Interactions. First edition: Springer-Verlag New York; 2015.

Recent Book Chapters

Cohen N, Gropper M, Mahajan A. Perioperative Medicine, Miller’s Textbook of Anesthesiology, 9th Edition. Elsevier. 2020

Mahajan A, Neelankavil JP. Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices, Miller’s Textbook of Anesthesiology, 9th Edition. Elsevier. 2020

Esper S, Mahajan A. Prevention and Management of Perioperative Dysrhythmias. Perioperative Medicine: Managing for Outcomes. 2nd Edition. Editors: Newman M, Ko C, Fleisher L, Mythen M. Elsevier. 2020.

Hall-Burton DM, Malek M, Sivak E. Hirschsprung Disease. In: Lalwani K, Cohen IT, Choi EY, Raman VT, ed. Pediatric Anesthesia: A Problem-Based Learning Approach. Oxford University Press; 2018

Phillips DP; Knight J.  Chapter 18: The Difficult Airway.  In: Murugan R, Darby J, eds. Rapid Response System: A Practical Guide (Pittsburgh Critical Care Medicine).  New York, NY.  Oxford University Press; 2018: 173 – 180.

Lin CJ, Kentor ML, Willliams BA. Inadequate Pain Relief. In: Fleisher LA, Rosenbaum SH, eds. Complications in Anesthesia (3rd Edition), Chapter 147, pp. 575-578, Elsevier, 2018.

Maher D, Chelly JE. Chapter 20. Regional anesthesia and analgesia for postoperative pain control in adults. In Pain after surgery. 2nd monograph IASP, co-editor Arendt-Nielsen L & Carr DB. Publisher Wolters Klumer. pp 259-70, 2018

Other Recent Publications

Pavlinich M, Hickey S, Brancolini S. An Unusual Case of Symptomatic Pneumocephalus Following Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection Performed with Saline Loss-of-Resistance Technique. Pain Medicine Case Reports, Volume 5, Number 3, pp. 159-163 

Zuo MZ, Ma WH, Xue ZG, Zhang JQ, Chen XD, Deng XM, Huang YG, Li TZ, Luo AL, Mi WD, Meng LZ, Wei HF, Xiong LZ, Xia ZY, Zhang ZZ, Zhang LM, Zhang HF. Expert recommendation on safe endotracheal intubation in critically ill patients with COVID-19. Chinese Journal of Anesthesiology 2020,40 (2020-02-21). 

Kohan L, Narouze S, Souza D, et al. Do Pain Medicine Fellowships Provide Adequate Education in Head and Facial Pain? A Survey of Pain Medicine Fellowship Program Directors. Ann Head Med. 2020;02:05.

Neelankavil JP, Thompson A, Mahajan, A.  Change of Pace: An Update on the Perioperative Management of Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices (CIEDs). ASA Monitor. Volume 35, No. 3 • October 2020. 92-3

Simmons W, Robinson T. Discussion on inner-city preparedness for catastrophic events. ACMS Bulletin, June 2020, pp. 175-177.

Carlos L, Paolini S, Hawkes C, Waters JFR, Jadhav A, Waters JH. Cangrelor in an obstetric patient undergoing cesarean section on dual antiplatelet therapy after cerebral stent placement. A case report. Obstetrics and Gynaecology Cases – Reviews. April 2020.

Simmons W. Perspective: A Case for Diversity in the Pittsburgh Workforce, ACMS Bulletin, November 2019, pp. 380-383.

Vogt, KM. FAER: Broadly Funding Research on Anesthesia and the Brain, ASA Monitor, February 2019, Vol. 83, 66-67. 

Littwin S, Lebovitz EE. Anesthesia Clean Up: A MESI Project. ASA Monitor, October 2018, Vol.82, 58-59.

Kamdar N, Huverserian A, Regev A, Beck L, Mahajan A. Telemedicine for Anesthesiologists: Preoperative Evaluation and Beyond. ASA Monitor, October 2018, Vol.82, 16-19.