Duraiyah Thangathurai, MD

Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology

Director of Department Development

Chief of Critical Care Medicine

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Publications

  • Marijuana Use Associated with Decreased Mortality in Trauma Patients Am Surg. 2022 Jul; 88(7):1601-1606. . View in PubMed
  • Microbiome in Critical Care: An Unconventional and Unknown Ally Curr Med Chem. 2022; 29(18):3179-3188. . View in PubMed
  • Safety and feasibility of urological procedures in Jehovah’s Witness patients Int J Urol. 2022 Jan; 29(1):83-88. . View in PubMed
  • Perioperative Outcome of Suprarenal Resection of Vena Cava Without Reconstruction in Urologic Malignancies: A Case Series and Review of the Literature Urology. 2020 08; 142:146-154. . View in PubMed
  • Sedation with ketamine and fentanyl combination improves patient outcomes in intensive care units SN Compr Clin Med. 2020; 2(8):1139-1140. . View in PubMed
  • Gut Alterations in Septic Patients: A Biochemical Literature Review Rev Recent Clin Trials. 2020; 15(4):289-297. . View in PubMed
  • Renal cancer with extensive level IV intracardiac tumour thrombus removed by robot Lancet. 2020 11 14; 396(10262):e88. . View in PubMed
  • Oxidative stress in critical care and vitamins supplement therapy: “a beneficial care enhancing” Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2019 Sep; 23(17):7703-7712. . View in PubMed
  • Spirituality of Physicians South Med J. 2019 12; 112(12):619. . View in PubMed
  • Robotic Level III Inferior Vena Cava Tumor Thrombectomy: Initial Series J Urol. 2015 Oct; 194(4):929-38. . View in PubMed
  • Level III-IV inferior vena caval thrombectomy without cardiopulmonary bypass: long-term experience with intrapericardial control J Urol. 2014 Sep; 192(3):682-8. . View in PubMed
  • The use of regional cerebral oximetry monitoring during controlled hypotension: a case series J Clin Monit Comput. 2014 Jun; 28(3):319-23. . View in PubMed
  • Total care (spirituality, positive psychology, and surgical home) to minimize demoralization syndrome in intensive care unit setting South Med J. 2014 Jan; 107(1):58. . View in PubMed
  • Demoralization syndrome: a condition often undiagnosed in terminally ill patients J Palliat Med. 2013 Jun; 16(6):601. . View in PubMed
  • Abdominal compartment syndrome following opioid-induced postoperative ileus J Clin Anesth. 2013 Mar; 25(2):146-9. . View in PubMed
  • Demoralization syndrome: an evil ignored in the ICU setting Psychosomatics. 2013 Jan-Feb; 54(1):98-9. . View in PubMed
  • Zero ischemia anatomical partial nephrectomy: a novel approach J Urol. 2012 Mar; 187(3):807-14. . View in PubMed
  • Anatomic renal artery branch microdissection to facilitate zero-ischemia partial nephrectomy Eur Urol. 2012 Jan; 61(1):67-74. . View in PubMed
  • Spirituality in medicine: approach to end of life care in the cancer intensive care unit setting South Med J. 2011 Nov; 104(11):776-7. . View in PubMed
  • Increased use of protocols in ICU settings Intensive Care Med. 2011 Aug; 37(8):1402. . View in PubMed
  • Intraoperative interaction between angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and nitroglycerin in major surgical cases J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2011 Jun; 25(3):605. . View in PubMed
  • Ketamine alleviates fear, depression, and suicidal ideation in terminally ill patients J Palliat Med. 2011 Apr; 14(4):389. . View in PubMed
  • Delayed endotracheal extubation and PTSD in ICU patients Psychosomatics. 2011 Mar-Apr; 52(2):194. . View in PubMed
  • Innovations in laparoscopic and robotic partial nephrectomy: a novel ‘zero ischemia’ technique Curr Opin Urol. 2011 Mar; 21(2):93-8. . View in PubMed
  • “Zero ischemia” partial nephrectomy: novel laparoscopic and robotic technique Eur Urol. 2011 Jan; 59(1):128-34. . View in PubMed
  • Ethical issues related to direct nursing care time, compared to time spent charting in intensive care units J Clin Ethics. 2011; 22(1):94. . View in PubMed
  • Excessive use of phenylephrine by the perfusionist and hemodynamic instability J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2010 Oct; 24(5):899. . View in PubMed
  • Usefulness of droperidol as an anti-emetic in terminally ill cancer patients J Palliat Med. 2010 Aug; 13(8):939. . View in PubMed
  • Cetacaine-induced complication during transesophageal echocardiography placement J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2010 Aug; 24(4):736. . View in PubMed
  • Caution with epidural opioid use in sleep apnea patients Pain Med. 2010 Aug; 11(8):1310. . View in PubMed
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder in cancer ICUs J Intensive Care Med. 2010 Jul; 25(4):244. . View in PubMed
  • Treatment of resistant depression in patients with cancer with low doses of ketamine and desipramine J Palliat Med. 2010 Mar; 13(3):235. . View in PubMed
  • Business interests versus informed consent J Clin Ethics. 2010; 21(3):271. . View in PubMed
  • Prevention of capillary leak in altered permeability states Resuscitation. 2009 Dec; 80(12):1444. . View in PubMed
  • Postoperative pain relief with ketamine in patients with central sleep apnea J Clin Sleep Med. 2009 Oct 15; 5(5):480. . View in PubMed
  • Doxapram revisited in patients with cancer J Palliat Med. 2009 Aug; 12(8):673. . View in PubMed
  • Fentanyl and ketamine used for postoperative pain control in high-risk patients with malignancy J Palliat Med. 2009 Aug; 12(8):675. . View in PubMed
  • Unusual presentation and course of acute cardiac tamponade J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2007 Oct; 21(5):712-4. . View in PubMed
  • Low incidence of dry mouth in patients with cancer with the use of ketamine J Palliat Med. 2007 Feb; 10(1):6. . View in PubMed
  • A critical analysis of perioperative mortality from radical cystectomy J Urol. 2006 Mar; 175(3 Pt 1):886-9; discussion 889-90. . View in PubMed
  • Median nerve injury following massive fluid resuscitation during prolonged surgery Can J Anaesth. 2005 Oct; 52(8):888-9. . View in PubMed
  • Infected atrial myxoma presenting with septic shock J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2005 Aug; 19(4):508-11. . View in PubMed
  • Mediastinal haemorrhage mimicking tamponade during en-bloc oesophagectomy Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2005 Jul; 22(7):555-6. . View in PubMed
  • Anesthetic implications of recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy after esophagectomy J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2004 Dec; 18(6):822. . View in PubMed
  • Usefulness of desipramine in ICU cancer patients for acute depression J Palliat Care. 2004; 20(4):326. . View in PubMed
  • Hemodynamic compromise after bougie placement J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2003 Dec; 17(6):782. . View in PubMed
  • Implication of epinephrine-induced hypokalemia during cardiac arrest Resuscitation. 2003 Aug; 58(2):231. . View in PubMed
  • TRALI and massive transfusion Resuscitation. 2003 Jul; 58(1):121. . View in PubMed
  • Anesthesiologist’s role in bowel relaxation for artificial bladder construction Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2003 Jul; 47(6):782. . View in PubMed
  • Postoperative sore throat: due to intubation or reflux disease? Anesthesiology. 2003 Jun; 98(6):1523.. View in PubMed
  • Propofol in the treatment of presurgical headache and nausea Headache. 2002 Apr; 42(4):327. . View in PubMed
  • Thoracoabdominal retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RPLND) and hemodynamic instability in the postoperative period Can J Anaesth. 2002 Jan; 49(1):108-9. . View in PubMed
  • Postoperative pain mimicking cardiac ischemia J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2001 Dec; 15(6):806. . View in PubMed
  • NMDA receptor blockade prevents nitroglycerin-induced headaches Headache. 2001 Jul-Aug; 41(7):733. . View in PubMed
  • Anesthetic concerns in retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for testicular cancer Anesth Analg. 2001 Jun; 92(6):1618-9. . View in PubMed
  • Radical cystectomy in the treatment of invasive bladder cancer: long-term results in 1,054 patients J Clin Oncol. 2001 Feb 01; 19(3):666-75. . View in PubMed
  • Echocardiographic assessment of coronary blood flow velocity during controlled hypotensive anesthesia with nitroglycerin J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2000 Oct; 14(5):565-70. . View in PubMed
  • Invasive and noninvasive haemodynamic monitoring of acutely ill sepsis and septic shock patients in the emergency department Eur J Emerg Med. 2000 Sep; 7(3):169-75. . View in PubMed
  • Ketamine interferes with bispectral index monitoring in cardiac patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2000 Aug; 14(4):494-5. . View in PubMed
  • Hemodynamic patterns of survivors and nonsurvivors during high risk elective surgical operations World J Surg. 1999 Dec; 23(12):1264-70; discussion 1270-1. . View in PubMed
  • Bronchial air leak during transhiatal esophagectomy J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 1999 Dec; 13(6):723-5. . View in PubMed
  • Chronic gastric reflux disease and tracheal strictures J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 1999 Dec; 13(6):803. . View in PubMed
  • Intraoperative evaluation of tissue perfusion in high-risk patients by invasive and noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring Crit Care Med. 1999 Oct; 27(10):2147-52. . View in PubMed
  • Benign mediastinal emphysema during laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 1999 Oct; 13(5):657. . View in PubMed
  • Lower extremity temperature disparity after retroperitoneal dissection Can J Anaesth. 1999 Aug; 46(8):808. . View in PubMed
  • Epidural falsely blamed for lower extremity temperature disparity Anesth Analg. 1999 Jul; 89(1):265. . View in PubMed
  • High risk of aspiration and difficult intubation in post-esophagectomy patients Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 1999 Jul; 43(6):687. . View in PubMed
  • Ketamine-fentanyl-midazolam facilitated weaning Eur J Anaesthesiol. 1999 Jun; 16(6):418. . View in PubMed
  • Spinal puncture falsely blamed for postoperative headache Headache. 1999 Jun; 39(6):446. . View in PubMed
  • Managing expectations before the cancer intensive care unit Intensive Care Med. 1999 May; 25(5):550. . View in PubMed
  • Multicenter study of noninvasive monitoring systems as alternatives to invasive monitoring of acutely ill emergency patients Chest. 1998 Dec; 114(6):1643-52. . View in PubMed
  • Radical cystectomy for elderly patients with bladder carcinoma: an updated experience with 404 patients Cancer. 1998 Jul 01; 83(1):141-7. . View in PubMed
  • Problems with CPAP during one-lung ventilation in thoracoscopic surgery J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 1998 Apr; 12(2):239. . View in PubMed
  • Spinal artery syndrome masked by postoperative epidural analgesia Can J Anaesth. 1997 Nov; 44(11):1178-81. . View in PubMed
  • Hemodynamic instability and excessive vasoconstrictor use during cardiopulmonary bypass J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 1997 Aug; 11(5):683. . View in PubMed
  • Continuous intraoperative noninvasive cardiac output monitoring using a new thoracic bioimpedance device J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 1997 Jun; 11(4):440-4. . View in PubMed
  • Safe insertion of the bougie for esophageal surgery J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 1997 Feb; 11(1):125-6. . View in PubMed
  • Intraoperative maintenance of tissue perfusion prevents ARDSAdult Respiratory Distress Syndrome. New Horiz. 1996 Nov; 4(4):466-74. . View in PubMed
  • Is there a role for the Carlen’s double-lumen tube in cardiothoracic anesthesia? J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 1996 Aug; 10(5):693.. View in PubMed
  • Noninvasive physiologic monitoring of high-risk surgical patients Arch Surg. 1996 Jul; 131(7):732-7. . View in PubMed
  • Noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring of critical patients in the emergency department Acad Emerg Med. 1996 Jul; 3(7):675-81. . View in PubMed
  • Protamine combined with small doses of epinephrine prevents serious reactions in cardiac patients J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 1996 Jun; 10(4):568-9. . View in PubMed
  • Prophylactic nitroglycerine and incidence of myocardial ischemia in high risk patients following major surgery Anaesthesia. 1996 Apr; 51(4):405. . View in PubMed
  • Treatment of the compromised trachea with sleeve resection and primary repair Laryngoscope. 1993 Feb; 103(2):203-11. . View in PubMed
  • Sedating patients in intensive care units West J Med. 1992 Nov; 157(5):566. . View in PubMed
  • Management of supraventricular tachycardia in septic patients Anaesthesia. 1990 Sep; 45(9):787-8. . View in PubMed
  • Inadequate analgesia with lumbar epidural following retroperitoneal dissection Can J Anaesth. 1990 Jul; 37(5):597. . View in PubMed
  • Doxapram for respiratory depression after epidural morphine Anaesthesia. 1990 Jan; 45(1):64-5. . View in PubMed
  • Noninvasive measurement of cardiac output during surgery using a new continuous-wave Doppler esophageal probe Am J Cardiol. 1989 Oct 01; 64(12):793-8. . View in PubMed
  • Intravenous papaverine in constructing continent urinary reservoir Urology. 1989 May; 33(5):431-2. . View in PubMed
  • The incidence of pruritus after epidural morphine Anaesthesia. 1988 Dec; 43(12):1055-6. . View in PubMed
  • Epidural morphine and headache secondary to dural puncture Anaesthesia. 1988 Jun; 43(6):519. . View in PubMed
  • Atrioventricular block secondary to straining Crit Care Med. 1987 Jul; 15(7):705-6. . View in PubMed
  • Transport of a ventilator-dependent patient from Los Angeles to Athens by commercial airline Respir Ther. 1984 Nov-Dec; 14(6):39-4385. . View in PubMed
  • Transcutaneous monitoring of oxygen tension during one-lung anesthesia J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1984 Jul; 88(1):22-5. . View in PubMed