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Faculty Physicians

Michael S Avidan, MBBCh

Professor, Anesthesiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery

Specialty Areas

Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

Anesthesiology

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

Effects of regional versus general anesthesia on outcomes after total hip arthroplasty: a retrospective propensity-matched cohort study.
Helwani MA, Avidan MS, Ben Abdallah A, Kaiser DJ, Clohisy JC, Hall BL, Kaiser HA
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015 Feb 4; 97(3)186-93. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.N.00612.

PMID:
    25653318
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Neurotoxicity of general anaesthesia is hypothetical.
Nadelson MR, Sanders RD, Avidan MS
Br J Anaesth. 2015 Feb; 114(2)344-5. doi: 10.1093/bja/aeu476.

PMID:
    25596222
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Psychological sequelae of surgery in a prospective cohort of patients from three intraoperative awareness prevention trials.
Whitlock EL, Rodebaugh TL, Hassett AL, Shanks AM, Kolarik E, Houghtby J, West HM, Burnside BA, Shumaker E, Villafranca A, Edwards WA, Levinson CA, Langer JK, Fernandez KC, El-Gabalawy R, Zhou EY, Sareen J, Jacobsohn E, Mashour GA, Avidan MS
Anesth Analg. 2015 Jan; 120(1)87-95. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000000498.

PMID:
    25383719
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Mind the gap: attitudes towards intraoperative brain monitoring.
Avidan MS, Mashour GA
Anesth Analg. 2014 Nov; 119(5)1022-5. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000000414.

PMID:
    25329019
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Predicting geriatric falls following an episode of emergency department care: a systematic review.
Carpenter CR, Avidan MS, Wildes T, Stark S, Fowler SA, Lo AX
Acad Emerg Med. 2014 Oct; 21(10)1069-82. doi: 10.1111/acem.12488.

PMID:
    25293956
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Prevention of Delirium and Complications Associated with Surgical Treatments (PODCAST) study: protocol for an international multicentre randomised controlled trial.
Avidan MS, Fritz BA, Maybrier HR, Muench MR, Escallier KE, Chen Y, Ben Abdallah A, Veselis RA, Hudetz JA, Pagel PS, Noh G, Pryor K, Kaiser H, Arya VK, Pong R, Jacobsohn E, Grocott HP, Choi S, Downey RJ, Inouye SK, Mashour GA
BMJ Open. 2014 Sep 17; 4(9)e005651. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005651.

PMID:
    25231491
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Neurological complications of surgery and anaesthesia.
Mashour GA, Woodrum DT, Avidan MS
Br J Anaesth. 2015 Feb; 114(2)194-203. doi: 10.1093/bja/aeu296.

PMID:
    25204699
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Beware the Boojum: the NAP5 audit of accidental awareness during intended general anaesthesia.
Avidan MS, Sleigh JW
Anaesthesia. 2014 Oct; 69(10)1065-8. doi: 10.1111/anae.12828.

PMID:
    25204232
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Power of negative thinking.
Avidan MS, Wildes TS
Br J Anaesth. 2015 Jan; 114(1)3-5. doi: 10.1093/bja/aeu263.

PMID:
    25193291
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Psychological trajectories after intraoperative awareness with explicit recall.
Mashour GA, Avidan MS
Anesth Analg. 2014 Jul; 119(1)1-3. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000000265.

PMID:
    24945115
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Surgical safety checklists in ontario, Canada.
Avidan MS, Evers AS
N Engl J Med. 2014 Jun 12; 370(24)2350-1. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1404583#SA5.

PMID:
    24918390
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Monitoring the brain: processed electroencephalogram and peri-operative outcomes.
Escallier KE, Nadelson MR, Zhou D, Avidan MS
Anaesthesia. 2014 Aug; 69(8)899-910. doi: 10.1111/anae.12711.

PMID:
    24905798
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Postoperative delirium: disconnecting the network?
Mashour GA, Avidan MS
Anesthesiology. 2014 Aug; 121(2)214-6. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000000330.

PMID:
    24895915
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Impact of right-handedness on anaesthetic sensitivity, intra-operative awareness and postoperative mortality.
Rao S, Huverserian AR, Ben Abdallah A, Lees K, Willingham MD, Burnside BA, Villafranca AJ, Glick DB, Jacobsohn E, Avidan MS
Anaesthesia. 2014 Aug; 69(8)840-6. doi: 10.1111/anae.12676.

PMID:
    24819930
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Dementia and sensitivity to anesthetics.
Mashour GA, Avidan MS
Can J Anaesth. 2014 Jul; 61(7)599-604. doi: 10.1007/s12630-014-0166-1.

PMID:
    24777860
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Postoperative delirium in a substudy of cardiothoracic surgical patients in the BAG-RECALL clinical trial.
Whitlock EL, Torres BA, Lin N, Helsten DL, Nadelson MR, Mashour GA, Avidan MS
Anesth Analg. 2014 Apr; 118(4)809-17. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000000028.

PMID:
    24413548
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Perioperative cognitive trajectory in adults.
Nadelson MR, Sanders RD, Avidan MS
Br J Anaesth. 2014 Mar; 112(3)440-51. doi: 10.1093/bja/aet420.

PMID:
    24384981
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Increased risk of intraoperative awareness in patients with a history of awareness.
Aranake A, Gradwohl S, Ben-Abdallah A, Lin N, Shanks A, Helsten DL, Glick DB, Jacobsohn E, Villafranca AJ, Evers AS, Avidan MS, Mashour GA
Anesthesiology. 2013 Dec; 119(6)1275-83. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000000023.

PMID:
    24113645
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Obstructive sleep apnea screening and postoperative mortality in a large surgical cohort.
Lockhart EM, Willingham MD, Abdallah AB, Helsten DL, Bedair BA, Thomas J, Duntley S, Avidan MS
Sleep Med. 2013 May; 14(5)407-15. doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2012.10.018.

PMID:
    23499198
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The incidence of intra-operative awareness in the UK: under the rate or under the radar?
Avidan MS, Mashour GA
Anaesthesia. 2013 Apr; 68(4)334-8. doi: 10.1111/anae.12215.

PMID:
    23488830
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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