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Michael S Avidan, MBBCh

Professor, Anesthesiology and Surgery
Chief, Division of Clinical and Translational Research

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

Intraoperative electroencephalogram suppression at lower volatile anaesthetic concentrations predicts postoperative delirium occurring in the intensive care unit.
Fritz BA, Maybrier HR, Avidan MS
Br J Anaesth. 2018 Jul; 121(1)241-248. doi: 10.1016/j.bja.2017.10.024.

PMID:
    29935578
    [PubMed - in process]
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Auditing the national audit projects: impact and implementation.
Avidan MS, Myles PS
Br J Anaesth. 2018 Jul; 121(1)107-111. doi: 10.1016/j.bja.2018.05.044.

PMID:
    29935558
    [PubMed - in process]
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Cognitive and Neurophysiological Recovery Following Electroconvulsive Therapy: A Study Protocol.
Palanca BJA, Maybrier HR, Mickle AM, Farber NB, Hogan RE, Trammel ER, Spencer JW, Bohnenkamp DD, Wildes TS, Ching S, Lenze E, Basner M, Kelz MB, Avidan MS
Front Psychiatry. 2018; 9171. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2018.00171.

PMID:
    29867602
    [PubMed]
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Using machine learning techniques to develop forecasting algorithms for postoperative complications: protocol for a retrospective study.
Fritz BA, Chen Y, Murray-Torres TM, Gregory S, Ben Abdallah A, Kronzer A, McKinnon SL, Budelier T, Helsten DL, Wildes TS, Sharma A, Avidan MS
BMJ Open. 2018 Apr 10; 8(4)e020124. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020124.

PMID:
    29643160
    [PubMed - in process]
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Ability of postoperative delirium to predict intermediate-term postoperative cognitive function in patients undergoing elective surgery at an academic medical centre: protocol for a prospective cohort study.
Aranake-Chrisinger A, Cheng JZ, Muench MR, Tang R, Mickle A, Maybrier H, Lin N, Wildes T, Lenze E, Avidan MS
BMJ Open. 2018 Mar 17; 8(3)e017079. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017079.

PMID:
    29550773
    [PubMed - in process]
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Estimating the Integrated Information Measure Phi from High-Density Electroencephalography during States of Consciousness in Humans.
Kim H, Hudetz AG, Lee J, Mashour GA, Lee U, ReCCognition Study Group.
Front Hum Neurosci. 2018; 1242. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2018.00042.

PMID:
    29503611
    [PubMed]
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Monitoring the brain strikes a discordant note for anesthesiologists.
Avidan MS, Graetz TJ
Can J Anaesth. 2018 May; 65(5)501-506. doi: 10.1007/s12630-018-1086-2.

PMID:
    29453503
    [PubMed - in process]
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Reconceptualising stroke research to inform the question of anaesthetic neurotoxicity.
Vlisides PE, Avidan MS, Mashour GA
Br J Anaesth. 2018 Mar; 120(3)430-435. doi: 10.1016/j.bja.2017.10.013.

PMID:
    29452797
    [PubMed - in process]
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Anesthesiology Control Tower: Feasibility Assessment to Support Translation (ACT-FAST)-a feasibility study protocol.
Murray-Torres TM, Wallace F, Bollini M, Avidan MS, Politi MC
Pilot Feasibility Stud. 2018; 438. doi: 10.1186/s40814-018-0233-4.

PMID:
    29416871
    [PubMed]
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Achieving Milestones as a Prerequisite for Proceeding With a Clinical Trial.
Mickle AM, Maybrier HR, Winter AC, McKinnon SL, Torres BA, Lin N, Lenze EJ, Stark S, Muench MR, Jacobsohn E, Inouye SK, Avidan MS, Wildes TS, ENGAGES Research Group*.
Anesth Analg. 2018 Jun; 126(6)1851-1858. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000002680.

PMID:
    29239943
    [PubMed - in process]
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Comment on the PODCAST study - Authors' reply.
Avidan MS, Mashour GA
Lancet. 2017 Nov 25; 390(10110)2346. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)32896-9.

PMID:
    29185432
    [PubMed - in process]
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New nomenclature: Clarion call or siren song. Reply to: perioperative cognitive disorders.
Aranake-Chrisinger A, Avidan MS
Br J Anaesth. 2017 Dec 1; 119(6)1242-1243. doi: 10.1093/bja/aex405.

PMID:
    29156036
    [PubMed - in process]
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Don't crush the sensitive snout. Reply to: Sensitivity is not enough.
Aranake-Chrisinger A, Avidan MS
Br J Anaesth. 2017 Dec 1; 119(6)1240-1241. doi: 10.1093/bja/aex403.

PMID:
    29156034
    [PubMed - in process]
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Human neural correlates of sevoflurane-induced unconsciousness.
Palanca BJA, Avidan MS, Mashour GA
Br J Anaesth. 2017 Oct 1; 119(4)573-582. doi: 10.1093/bja/aex244.

PMID:
    29121298
    [PubMed - in process]
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Black swans: challenging the relationship of anaesthetic-induced unconsciousness and electroencephalographic oscillations in the frontal cortex.
Mashour GA, Avidan MS
Br J Anaesth. 2017 Oct 1; 119(4)563-565. doi: 10.1093/bja/aex207.

PMID:
    29121275
    [PubMed - in process]
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Building a collaborative culture in cardiothoracic operating rooms: pre and postintervention study protocol for evaluation of the implementation of teamSTEPPS training and the impact on perceived psychological safety.
Dahl AB, Ben Abdallah A, Maniar H, Avidan MS, Bollini ML, Patterson GA, Steinberg A, Scaggs K, Dribin BV, Ridley CH
BMJ Open. 2017 Sep 27; 7(9)e017389. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017389.

PMID:
    28963302
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Alternative Facts? Antidepressants and Falls in Older Adults.
Lenze EJ, Stark S, Avidan MS
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2017 Dec; 25(12)1337-1338. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2017.07.017.

PMID:
    28947167
    [PubMed - in process]
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Postoperative delirium portends descent to dementia.
Aranake-Chrisinger A, Avidan MS
Br J Anaesth. 2017 Aug 1; 119(2)285-288. doi: 10.1093/bja/aex126.

PMID:
    28854545
    [PubMed - in process]
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Electroencephalography and delirium in the postoperative period.
Palanca BJA, Wildes TS, Ju YS, Ching S, Avidan MS
Br J Anaesth. 2017 Aug 1; 119(2)294-307. doi: 10.1093/bja/aew475.

PMID:
    28854540
    [PubMed - in process]
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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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