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Anesthesia and analgesia

Anesthesia from A-Z

Anesthesia is a decisive factor in surgery and in intensive care. It prevents pain and enables a wide range of medical procedures. Great anesthesia can help to save time - of patients and of medical staff.

At B. Braun, our real job is helping you do yours. That is why we have built up a diverse portfolio of innovative products - to offer experts like you everything necessary to make anesthesia as quick, simple and safe as possible. 

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1. Neuman MD et al. Comparative Effectiveness of Regional versus General Anesthesia for Hip Fracture Surgery in Adults. Anesthesiology 2012;117(1):72-92. doi:

2. Ilfeld BM et al. Continuous Popliteal Sciatic Nerve Block for Postoperative Pain Control at Home: A Randomized, Double-Blinded. Placebo-Controlled Study. Anesthesiology 2002;97(4):959-965. 

3. Aguirre J. The economics of regional versus general anaesthesia in the ambulatory setting. Euroanaesthesia: The European Anaesthesiology Congress; 2016 May 28-30; London. 

4. Hu S et al. A comparison of regional and general anaesthesia for total replacement of the hip or knee: a meta-analysis. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2009; 91(7):953-42. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.91B7.21538. 

5. Helwani MA et al. Effects of regional versus general anesthesia on outcomes after total hip arthroplasty: a retrospective propensitymatched cohort study. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015; 97(3):186-93. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.N.00612. 

6. Vagts 2018. Economic benefits of spinal anaesthesia. 23rd Congress of the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists held in Gothenburg, Sweden, 21–23 March 2018. 

7. Stenberg, E., dos Reis Falcão, L.F., O’Kane, M. et al. Guidelines for Perioperative Care in Bariatric Surgery: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Recommendations: A 2021 Update. World J Surg 46, 729–751 (2022).  

8. Debono B, Wainwright TW, Wang MY, et al. Consensus statement for perioperative care in lumbar spinal fusion: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS®) Society recommendations. Spine J. 2021;21(5):729-752.  

9. Oodit, R., Biccard, B.M., Panieri, E. et al. Guidelines for Perioperative Care in Elective Abdominal and Pelvic Surgery at Primary and Secondary Hospitals in Low–Middle-Income Countries (LMIC’s): Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Recommendation. World J Surg 46, 1826–1843 (2022). 

10. Haeseler G., Hildebrand M. Fritscher J. E cacy. (2015), base of use of an intravenous catheter designed to prevent blood leakage. A prospective observational trial. The Journal of Vascular Access 

11. Ferreiro, Roxana B., and Kent A. Sepkowitz. "Management of needlestick injuries." Clinical obstetrics and Gynecology 44.2 (2001): 276-288. 

12. Total Intravenous Anesthesia using a target controlled infusion – A pocket reference’, College of Anesthesiologists, Academy of Medicine Malaysia (retrieved 07.10.15). 

13. Campbell, L., Engbers, F. H., & Kenny, G. N. (2001). Total intravenous anaesthesia. CPD ANAESTHESIA, 3(3), 109-119. 

14. Aunac, S., Carlier, M., Singelyn, F., & De Kock, M. (2002). The analgesic efficacy of bilateral combined superficial and deep cervical plexus block administered before thyroid surgery under general anesthesia. Anesthesia & Analgesia, 95(3), 746-750. 

15. Ozkose, Z., Ercan, B., Ünal, Y., Yardim, S., Kaymaz, M., Dogulu, F., & Pasaoglu, A. (2001). Inhalation versus total intravenous anesthesia for lumbar disc herniation: comparison of hemodynamic effects, recovery characteristics, and cost. Journal of neurosurgical anesthesiology, 13(4), 296-302. 

16. Lee W.-K., Kim M.-S., Kang S.-W., Kim S., Lee J.-R. (2015). Type of anaesthesia and patient quality of recovery: a randomized trial comparing propofol–remifentanil total i.v. anaesthesia with desflurane anaesthesia, BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia, 114(4):663–668. 

17. Wang Y., Yan M., He J.G., Zhu Y.M., Hu X.S., Li X., Wu W.D. (2011). A randomized comparison of target-controlled infusion of remifentanil and propofol with desflurane and fentanyl for laryngeal surgery, ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec., 73(1):47-52. 

18. Godet G., Watremez Ch., El Kettani C., Soriano Ch., Coriat P. (2001). A Comparison of Sevoflurane, Target-Controlled Infusion Propofol, and Propofol/Isoflurane Anesthesia in Patients Undergoing Carotid Surgery: A Quality of Anesthesia and Recovery Profile, Anesthesia & Analgesia, 93(3):560-565.