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Ivan Kangrga, MD, PhD

Professor, Anesthesiology

Specialty Areas

Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

Anesthesiology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Anesthesiology

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Barnes-Jewish Hospital

1 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110

Education

Education

PhD: Physiology and Pharmacology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 1991
MD: University of Belgrade School of Medicine, Belgrade, Yugoslavia 1982

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

A quantitative model to predict blood use in adult orthotopic liver transplantation.
Liu C, Vachharajani N, Song S, Cooke R, Kangrga I, Chapman WC, Grossman BJ
Transfus Apher Sci. 2015 Dec; 53(3)386-92. doi: 10.1016/j.transci.2015.07.008.

PMID:
    26297190
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Hyperostosis frontalis interna as a potential source of cerebral oximetry signal interference: A case report.
Doshi TL, Kangrga I, Vannucci A
Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2015 Jun; 32(6)448-50. doi: 10.1097/EJA.0000000000000270.

PMID:
    25906264
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Balloon aortic valvuloplasty as a bridge to liver transplantation in patients with severe aortic stenosis: a case series.
Kalarickal P, Liu Q, Rathor R, Ishag S, Kerr T, Kangrga I
Transplant Proc. 2014 Dec; 46(10)3492-5. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2014.08.035.

PMID:
    25498078
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing liver transplantation-a single-center experience.
Vannucci A, Rathor R, Vachharajani N, Chapman W, Kangrga I
Transplant Proc. 2014 Jun; 46(5)1432-7. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2014.02.020.

PMID:
    24935310
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography reveals thrombotic stenosis of inferior vena cava during orthotopic liver transplantation.
Aubuchon J, Maynard E, Lakshminarasimhachar A, Chapman W, Kangrga I
Liver Transpl. 2013 Feb; 19(2)232-4. doi: 10.1002/lt.23576.

PMID:
    23172844
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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High end-expiratory airway pressures caused by internal obstruction of the Draeger Apollo® scavenger system that is not detected by the workstation self-test and visual inspection.
Joyal JJ, Vannucci A, Kangrga I
Anesthesiology. 2012 May; 116(5)1162-4; discussion 1164-6. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e31824dec32.

PMID:
    22531265
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography guides liver transplant surgery in a patient with thrombosed transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt.
Vannucci A, Johnston J, Earl TM, Doyle M, Kangrga IM
Anesthesiology. 2011 Dec; 115(6)1389-91. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e318223b8dc.

PMID:
    22108313
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Postreperfusion cardiac arrest and resuscitation during orthotopic liver transplantation: dynamic visualization and analysis of physiologic recordings.
Vannucci A, Burykin A, Krejci V, Peck T, Buchman TG, Kangrga IM
Shock. 2012 Jan; 37(1)34-8. doi: 10.1097/SHK.0b013e318239b128.

PMID:
    22089184
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Atrial laceration caused by removal of a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt necessitates emergent cardiopulmonary bypass during liver transplant: a case report.
Tivener D, Vannucci A, Fagley RE, Doyle M, Shenoy S, Chapman W, Kangrga I
Transplant Proc. 2011 Sep; 43(7)2810-3. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2011.03.093.

PMID:
    21911169
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor within intrahepatic inferior vena cava.
Vannucci A, Tran LC, Kangrga IM
Anesthesiology. 2011 Dec; 115(6)1299. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e318229a2b3.

PMID:
    21785338
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Combined liver-kidney transplantation complicated by intraoperative discovery of a bronchobiliary fistula.
Stock E, Vannucci A, Doyle M, Patterson GA, Chapman W, Kangrga I
Transplant Proc. 2010 Sep; 42(7)2800-3. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2010.04.055.

PMID:
    20832592
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Toward optimal display of physiologic status in critical care: I. Recreating bedside displays from archived physiologic data.
Burykin A, Peck T, Krejci V, Vannucci A, Kangrga I, Buchman TG
J Crit Care. 2011 Feb; 26(1)105.e1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2010.06.013.

PMID:
    20813491
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparison of calibrated and uncalibrated arterial pressure-based cardiac output monitors during orthotopic liver transplantation.
Krejci V, Vannucci A, Abbas A, Chapman W, Kangrga IM
Liver Transpl. 2010 Jun; 16(6)773-82. doi: 10.1002/lt.22056.

PMID:
    20517912
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Validation of a new cardiac output monitor.
Vannucci A, Krejci V, Kangrga I
Liver Transpl. 2009 Nov; 15(11)1650; author reply 1651-2. doi: 10.1002/lt.21831.

PMID:
    19877224
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Performance of Vigileo and LiDCOplus cardiac output monitors during a prolonged cardiac arrest and resuscitation.
Vannucci A, Krejci V, Kangrga I
Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2009 Oct; 26(10)885-7. doi: 10.1097/EJA.0b013e32832fa5db.

PMID:
    19606043
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Caution is necessary when dexmedetomidine is used off-label, especially when combined with other sedatives.
Stamenkovic D, Kangrga I, Karanikolas M
Anesth Analg. 2009 Jan; 108(1)380-1; author reply 381-2. doi: 10.1213/ane.0b013e31818c0dac.

PMID:
    19095883
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Outpatient minimally invasive parathyroidectomy using local/regional anesthesia: a safe and effective operative approach for selected patients.
Cohen MS, Finkelstein SE, Brunt LM, Haberfeld E, Kangrga I, Moley JF, Lairmore TC
Surgery. 2005 Oct; 138(4)681-7; discussion 687-9.

PMID:
    16269297
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Whole-cell recordings from visualized C1 adrenergic bulbospinal neurons: ionic mechanisms underlying vasomotor tone.
Kangrga IM, Loewy AD
Brain Res. 1995 Jan 30; 670(2)215-32.

PMID:
    7743188
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Whole-cell patch-clamp recordings from visualized bulbospinal neurons in the brainstem slices.
Kangrga IM, Loewy AD
Brain Res. 1994 Apr 4; 641(2)181-90.

PMID:
    7516811
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Actions of (-)-baclofen on rat dorsal horn neurons.
Kangrga I, Jiang MC, Randić M
Brain Res. 1991 Oct 25; 562(2)265-75.

PMID:
    1685343
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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