Description of Research Expertise:
1-pateint centered outcomes after regional anesthesia and peripheral nerve blocks.
2- perioperative management of patients with obstructive sleep apnea.
3- the utility of high frequency jet ventilation in patients treated with catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation
Lyons MM, Keenan BT, Li J, Khan T, Elkassabany NM, Walsh CM, Williams NN, Pack AI, Gurubhagavatula I: Symptomless Multi-Variable Apnea Prediction Index Assesses OSA Risk and Adverse Outcomes in Elective Surgery Sleep Medicine : 2017.
Neuman MD, Ellenberg SS, Sieber FE, Magaziner JS, Feng R, Carson JL and the REGAIN Investigators: Regional versus General Anesthesia for Promoting Independence after Hip Fracture (REGAIN): protocol for a pragmatic, international multicentre trial BMJ Open 6 : 2016.
Elkassabany NM, Liu J, Mehta S, Pasarella M, Neuman M: Hospital characteristics and readmissions after hip fracture surgery Journal of Ameican Geriatric Society : 2016.
Kamath AF, Nelson CL, Elkassabany NM, Guo Z, Liu J: Low Albumin Is a Risk Factor for Complications after Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty Journal of Knee Surgery : 2016.
Wong A, Keeney L, Chen L, Williams R, Liu J, Elkassabany NM: Effect of local anesthetic concentration (0.2% vs. 0.1% ropivacaine) on pulmonary function, and analgesia after ultrasound-guided interscalene brachial plexus block: a randomized controlled study. Pain Medicine : 2016.
Elkassabany NM, Antosh S, Ahmed M, Nelson C, Israelite C, Cai LF, Badiola I,
Williams R, Hughes C, Mariano E, Liu J: Risk of falls after total knee arthroplasty with the use of femoral nerve block versus adductor canal block; a double blinded randomized controlled study Anesthesia Analgesia : 2016.
Neuman MD, Mehta S, Bannister ER, Hesketh PJ, Horan AD, Elkassabany NM. MSCE: Pilot randomized controlled trial of spinal versus general anesthesia for hip fracture surgery Journal of the American Geriatric Society : 2016.
Walls J, Abraham D, Elkassabany NM, Nelson C, Kamath A, Liu J: Hypoalbuminemia more than morbid obesity is an independent predictor of complications after total hip arthroplasty Journal of Arthroplasty 30 (12): 2290-5,2015.
Nelson C, Elkassabany NM, Kamath A, Liu J: Low albumin levels, more than morbid obesity, are associated with complications after TKA Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 437 (10): 3163-72,2015.
Elkassabany NM, Cai Lu F, Mehta S, Jaimo A, Polomano RM, Hogg R, Liu J: Does regional anesthesia improve the quality of postoperative pain management and the quality of recovery in patients undergoing operative repair of lower extremity fractures Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 29 (9): 404-9,2015.
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