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
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.
Liu J, Elkassabany NM, Nelson C, Poultsides L, Memtsoudis S: Staging bilateral total knee arthroplasty during the same hospitalization: the impact of timing Journal of Arthroplasty 30 (7): 1172-6,2015.
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