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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

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. 2017 Dec 11; doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000002680.

PMID:
    29239943
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 - in process]
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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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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]
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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 Oct; 65(10)2158-2160. doi: 10.1111/jgs.14942.

PMID:
    28631268
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 Jul 1; 119(1)1-4. doi: 10.1093/bja/aex132.

PMID:
    28575210
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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In Reply.
Fritz BA, Avidan MS
Anesthesiology. 2017 Jan; 126(1)194-195.

PMID:
    27977457
    [PubMed]
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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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