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Ben Julian A. Palanca, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology

Specialty Areas

Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

Anesthesiology

Areas of Clinical Interest

Cardiothoracic anesthesiology

  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Education

Education

Chief Resident: Anesthesiology, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri 2009
PhD: Biology and Biomedical Sciences Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2005
Fellowship: Anesthesiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2011
BS: Biochemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 1997
BS: Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 1997
MD: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2005
Residency: Anesthesiology, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri 2009

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Protocol for the Reconstructing Consciousness and Cognition (ReCCognition) Study.
Maier KL, McKinstry-Wu AR, Palanca BJA, Tarnal V, Blain-Moraes S, Basner M, Avidan MS, Mashour GA, Kelz MB
Front Hum Neurosci. 2017; 11284. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2017.00284.

PMID:
    28638328
    [PubMed - in process]
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Sevoflurane Alters Spatiotemporal Functional Connectivity Motifs That Link Resting-State Networks during Wakefulness.
Kafashan M, Ching S, Palanca BJ
Front Neural Circuits. 2016; 10107. doi: 10.3389/fncir.2016.00107.

PMID:
    28082871
    [PubMed - in process]
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Protocol for the Electroencephalography Guidance of Anesthesia to Alleviate Geriatric Syndromes (ENGAGES) study: a pragmatic, randomised clinical trial.
Wildes TS, Winter AC, Maybrier HR, Mickle AM, Lenze EJ, Stark S, Lin N, Inouye SK, Schmitt EM, McKinnon SL, Muench MR, Murphy MR, Upadhyayula RT, Fritz BA, Escallier KE, Apakama GP, Emmert DA, Graetz TJ, Stevens TW, Palanca BJ, Hueneke RL, Melby S, Torres B, Leung J, Jacobsohn E, Avidan MS
BMJ Open. 2016 Jun 15; 6(6)e011505. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011505.

PMID:
    27311914
    [PubMed - in process]
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Resting-state Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Correlates of Sevoflurane-induced Unconsciousness.
Palanca BJ, Mitra A, Larson-Prior L, Snyder AZ, Avidan MS, Raichle ME
Anesthesiology. 2015 Aug; 123(2)346-56. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000000731.

PMID:
    26057259
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Bounded-observation Kalman filtering of correlation in multivariate neural recordings.
Kafashan M, Palanca BJ, Ching S
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2014; 20145052-5. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2014.6944760.

PMID:
    25571128
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Relationship between bispectral index values and volatile anesthetic concentrations during the maintenance phase of anesthesia in the B-Unaware trial.
Whitlock EL, Villafranca AJ, Lin N, Palanca BJ, Jacobsohn E, Finkel KJ, Zhang L, Burnside BA, Kaiser HA, Evers AS, Avidan MS
Anesthesiology. 2011 Dec; 115(6)1209-18. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e3182395dcb.

PMID:
    22037642
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Prevention of intraoperative awareness in a high-risk surgical population.
Avidan MS, Jacobsohn E, Glick D, Burnside BA, Zhang L, Villafranca A, Karl L, Kamal S, Torres B, O'Connor M, Evers AS, Gradwohl S, Lin N, Palanca BJ, Mashour GA, BAG-RECALL Research Group.
N Engl J Med. 2011 Aug 18; 365(7)591-600. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1100403.

PMID:
    21848460
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Estimation of the bispectral index by anesthesiologists: an inverse turing test.
Bottros MM, Palanca BJ, Mashour GA, Patel A, Butler C, Taylor A, Lin N, Avidan MS
Anesthesiology. 2011 May; 114(5)1093-101. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e31820e7c5c.

PMID:
    21460704
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Bispectral index monitoring, duration of bispectral index below 45, patient risk factors, and intermediate-term mortality after noncardiac surgery in the B-Unaware Trial.
Kertai MD, Palanca BJ, Pal N, Burnside BA, Zhang L, Sadiq F, Finkel KJ, Avidan MS, B-Unaware Study Group.
Anesthesiology. 2011 Mar; 114(3)545-56. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e31820c2b57.

PMID:
    21293252
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Association of perioperative risk factors and cumulative duration of low bispectral index with intermediate-term mortality after cardiac surgery in the B-Unaware Trial.
Kertai MD, Pal N, Palanca BJ, Lin N, Searleman SA, Zhang L, Burnside BA, Finkel KJ, Avidan MS, B-Unaware Study Group.
Anesthesiology. 2010 May; 112(5)1116-27. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e3181d5e0a3.

PMID:
    20418692
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Protocol for the BAG-RECALL clinical trial: a prospective, multi-center, randomized, controlled trial to determine whether a bispectral index-guided protocol is superior to an anesthesia gas-guided protocol in reducing intraoperative awareness with explicit recall in high risk surgical patients.
Avidan MS, Palanca BJ, Glick D, Jacobsohn E, Villafranca A, O'Connor M, Mashour GA, BAG-RECALL Study Group.
BMC Anesthesiol. 2009 Nov 30; 98. doi: 10.1186/1471-2253-9-8.

PMID:
    19948045
    [PubMed]
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Processed electroencephalogram in depth of anesthesia monitoring.
Palanca BJ, Mashour GA, Avidan MS
Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2009 Oct; 22(5)553-9. doi: 10.1097/ACO.0b013e3283304032.

PMID:
    19652597
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Does neuronal synchrony underlie visual feature grouping?
Palanca BJ, DeAngelis GC
Neuron. 2005 Apr 21; 46(2)333-46.

PMID:
    15848810
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Macaque middle temporal neurons signal depth in the absence of motion.
Palanca BJ, DeAngelis GC
J Neurosci. 2003 Aug 20; 23(20)7647-58.

PMID:
    12930804
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Flow cytometric analysis of the cell cycle phase specificity of DNA damage induced by radiation, hydrogen peroxide and doxorubicin.
Potter AJ, Gollahon KA, Palanca BJ, Harbert MJ, Choi YM, Moskovitz AH, Potter JD, Rabinovitch PS
Carcinogenesis. 2002 Mar; 23(3)389-401.

PMID:
    11895853
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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