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Michael S Avidan, MBBCh

Professor, Anesthesiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery

Specialty Areas

Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

Anesthesiology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Anesthesiology

  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Education

Education

Residency: Anesthesiology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri 1996
DA: Diploma in Anesthesia, South African College of Medicine, South Africa 1994
MBBCh: University of Witwatersrand, South Africa 1991

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Network Efficiency and Posterior Alpha Patterns Are Markers of Recovery from General Anesthesia: A High-Density Electroencephalography Study in Healthy Volunteers.
Blain-Moraes S, Tarnal V, Vanini G, Bel-Behar T, Janke E, Picton P, Golmirzaie G, Palanca BJA, Avidan MS, Kelz MB, Mashour GA
Front Hum Neurosci. 2017; 11328. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2017.00328.

PMID:
    28701933
    [PubMed]
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Protocol for an observational study of delirium in the post-anaesthesia care unit (PACU) as a potential predictor of subsequent postoperative delirium.
Cui V, Tedeschi CM, Kronzer VL, McKinnon SL, Avidan MS
BMJ Open. 2017 Jul 10; 7(7)e016402. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016402.

PMID:
    28698343
    [PubMed - in process]
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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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Network for Investigation of Delirium across the U.S.: Advancing the Field of Delirium with a New Interdisciplinary Research Network.
Fick DM, Auerbach AD, Avidan MS, Busby-Whitehead J, Ely EW, Jones RN, Marcantonio ER, Needham DM, Pandharipande P, Robinson TN, Schmitt EM, Travison TG, Inouye SK, NIDUS Delirium Network.
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 Jun 20; doi: 10.1111/jgs.14942.

PMID:
    28631268
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Intraoperative ketamine for prevention of postoperative delirium or pain after major surgery in older adults: an international, multicentre, double-blind, randomised clinical trial.
Avidan MS, Maybrier HR, Abdallah AB, Jacobsohn E, Vlisides PE, Pryor KO, Veselis RA, Grocott HP, Emmert DA, Rogers EM, Downey RJ, Yulico H, Noh GJ, Lee YH, Waszynski CM, Arya VK, Pagel PS, Hudetz JA, Muench MR, Fritz BA, Waberski W, Inouye SK, Mashour GA, PODCAST Research Group.
Lancet. 2017 Jul 15; 390(10091)267-275. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)31467-8.

PMID:
    28576285
    [PubMed - in process]
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Triple low, double low: it's time to deal Achilles heel a single deadly blow.
Willingham MD, Avidan MS
Br J Anaesth. 2017 May 31; doi: 10.1093/bja/aex132.

PMID:
    28575210
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Network for Investigation of Delirium Across the U.S. (NIDUS): Advancing the Field of Delirium with a New Interdisciplinary Research Network.
Fick DM, Auerbach AD, Avidan MS, Busby-Whitehead J, Ely EW, Jones RN, Marcantonio ER, Needham DM, Pandharipande P, Robinson TN, Schmitt EM, Travison TG, Inouye SK
J Gerontol Nurs. 2017 May 1; 43(5)4-6. doi: 10.3928/00989134-20170411-01.

PMID:
    28448673
    [PubMed - in process]
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Changes in quality of life after elective surgery: an observational study comparing two measures.
Kronzer VL, Jerry MR, Ben Abdallah A, Wildes TS, McKinnon SL, Sharma A, Avidan MS
Qual Life Res. 2017 Aug; 26(8)2093-2102. doi: 10.1007/s11136-017-1560-2.

PMID:
    28357679
    [PubMed - in process]
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In Reply.
Fritz BA, Avidan MS
Anesthesiology. 2017 Jan; 126(1)194-195.

PMID:
    27977457
    [PubMed - in process]
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Review of perioperative falls.
Kronzer VL, Wildes TM, Stark SL, Avidan MS
Br J Anaesth. 2016 Dec; 117(6)720-732.

PMID:
    27956670
    [PubMed - in process]
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The suffering and satisfaction of Schrödinger's cat.
Wildes TS, Avidan MS
Br J Anaesth. 2016 Dec; 117(6)691-692.

PMID:
    27956667
    [PubMed - in process]
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In Response.
Chen Y, Pryor KO, Avidan MS
Anesth Analg. 2016 Dec; 123(6)1639.

PMID:
    27861449
    [PubMed - in process]
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Preoperative Falls Predict Postoperative Falls, Functional Decline, and Surgical Complications.
Kronzer VL, Jerry MR, Ben Abdallah A, Wildes TS, Stark SL, McKinnon SL, Helsten DL, Sharma A, Avidan MS
EBioMedicine. 2016 Oct; 12302-308. doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2016.08.039.

PMID:
    27599969
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Preventing postoperative delirium: all that glisters is not gold.
Kronzer VL, Avidan MS
Lancet. 2016 Oct 15; 388(10054)1854-1856. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31353-8.

PMID:
    27542301
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ability of preoperative falls to predict postsurgical outcomes in non-selected patients undergoing elective surgery at an academic medical centre: protocol for a prospective cohort study.
Kronzer VL, Ben Abdallah A, McKinnon SL, Wildes TS, Avidan MS
BMJ Open. 2016 Sep 21; 6(9)e011570. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011570.

PMID:
    27655260
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Assessing change in patient-reported quality of life after elective surgery: protocol for an observational comparison study.
Kronzer VL, Jerry MR, Avidan MS
F1000Res. 2016; 5976. doi: 10.12688/f1000research.8758.1.

PMID:
    27635222
    [PubMed]
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In Reply.
Avidan MS, Evers AS
Anesthesiology. 2016 Aug; 125(2)428-9. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000001181.

PMID:
    27433761
    [PubMed - in process]
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Preoperative Falls and Their Association with Functional Dependence and Quality of Life.
Kronzer VL, Tang RD, Schelble AP, Ben Abdallah A, Wildes TS, McKinnon SL, Sadiq F, Lin N, Helsten DL, Sharma A, Stark SL, Avidan MS
Anesthesiology. 2016 Aug; 125(2)322-32. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000001167.

PMID:
    27362869
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Methodologic Considerations for Collecting Patient-reported Outcomes from Unselected Surgical Patients.
Helsten DL, Ben Abdallah A, Avidan MS, Wildes TS, Winter A, McKinnon S, Bollini M, Candelario P, Burnside BA, Sharma A
Anesthesiology. 2016 Sep; 125(3)495-504. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000001217.

PMID:
    27355128
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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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