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Mohammed Helwani, MD, MSPH

Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology and Surgery

Specialty Areas

Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

Anesthesiology
Critical Care Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Anesthesiology, patient safety

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

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

Education

Education

Medical Degree: Damascus University, Damascus, Syria 1998
Master of Science in Public Health: School of Public Health, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO 2013
Fellowship, Cardiac Anesthesia: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2014
Residency, Anesthesiology: St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, MO 2004
Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine: Mayo Clinic Foundation, Rochester, MN 2005

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Intraoperative Diagnosis of Atrial Flutter Using Left Atrial Appendage Doppler Profiling.
Tolly BT, Helwani MA
J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2018 Aug 24; pii: S1053-0770(18)30825-5. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2018.08.189.

PMID:
    30241691
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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A Young Adult Male Presenting Posttrauma With Hypotension Despite Fluid Resuscitation.
Helwani MA, McDonald R, Ablordeppey EA
Chest. 2018 Jun; 153(6)e129-e131. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2017.12.031.

PMID:
    29884274
    [PubMed - in process]
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Evaluation of Clinical Outcomes with Phosphodiesterase-5 Inhibitor Therapy for Right Ventricular Dysfunction After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.
Roberts KL, Shuster JE, Britt NS, Balsara KR, Graetz TJ, Helwani M, Itoh A, Tellor BR
ASAIO J. 2018 May 7; doi: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000000809.

PMID:
    29750687
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Etiology of Acute Coronary Syndrome after Noncardiac Surgery.
Helwani MA, Amin A, Lavigne P, Rao S, Oesterreich S, Samaha E, Brown JC, Nagele P
Anesthesiology. 2018 Jun; 128(6)1084-1091. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000002107.

PMID:
    29481375
    [PubMed - in process]
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Are high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I values stable between preoperative visit and day of non-cardiac surgery?
Samaha E, Helwani MA, Brown JC, Brown F, Jaffe AS, Scott MG, Nagele P
Clin Biochem. 2018 Feb; 52171-172. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2017.11.014.

PMID:
    29175409
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin T Improves the Diagnosis of Perioperative MI.
Brown JC, Samaha E, Rao S, Helwani MA, Duma A, Brown F, Gage BF, Miller JP, Jaffe AS, Apple FS, Scott MG, Nagele P
Anesth Analg. 2017 Nov; 125(5)1455-1462. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000002240.

PMID:
    28719430
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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High-sensitivity Cardiac Troponin Elevation after Electroconvulsive Therapy: A Prospective, Observational Cohort Study.
Duma A, Pal S, Johnston J, Helwani MA, Bhat A, Gill B, Rosenkvist J, Cartmill C, Brown F, Miller JP, Scott MG, Sanchez-Conde F, Jarvis M, Farber NB, Zorumski CF, Conway C, Nagele P
Anesthesiology. 2017 Apr; 126(4)643-652. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000001531.

PMID:
    28166110
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of anaesthesia type on postoperative mortality and morbidities: a matched analysis of the NSQIP database.
Saied NN, Helwani MA, Weavind LM, Shi Y, Shotwell MS, Pandharipande PP
Br J Anaesth. 2017 Jan; 118(1)105-111. doi: 10.1093/bja/aew383.

PMID:
    28039248
    [PubMed - in process]
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Improving Prediction of Postoperative Myocardial Infarction With High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin T and NT-proBNP.
Kopec M, Duma A, Helwani MA, Brown J, Brown F, Gage BF, Gibson DW, Miller JP, Novak E, Jaffe AS, Apple FS, Scott MG, Nagele P
Anesth Analg. 2017 Feb; 124(2)398-405. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000001736.

PMID:
    28002165
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A Pregnant Woman in the Third Trimester Diagnosed With Acute Respiratory Failure and Severe Lower-Extremity Edema.
Helwani MA, Donnelly JE, Makan M, De Wet CJ
Chest. 2016 Oct; 150(4)e105-e107. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2016.03.066.

PMID:
    27719826
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Dexamethasone and Clonidine, but not Epinephrine, Prolong Duration of Ropivacaine Brachial Plexus Blocks, Cross-Sectional Analysis in Outpatient Surgery Setting.
Saied NN, Gupta RK, Saffour L, Helwani MA
Pain Med. 2017 Oct 1; 18(10)2013-2026. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnw198.

PMID:
    27550952
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Automated pulse pressure variation display in the operating room and in the intensive care unit.
Helwani MA, Saied NN
J Clin Anesth. 2016 Sep; 33502-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2015.08.021.

PMID:
    26440439
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Intraoperative protective ventilation: too early to redefine management parameters?
Saied N, Helwani MA, Pandharipande PP
BMJ. 2015 Sep 30; 351h5126. doi: 10.1136/bmj.h5126.

PMID:
    26424717
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Mortality and ratio of blood products used in patients with severe trauma.
Helwani MA, Gillihan JR
JAMA. 2015 May 26; 313(20)2078. doi: 10.1001/jama.2015.4424.

PMID:
    26010641
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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When should cilostazol (pletal) and dipyridamole be discontinued before neuroaxial block?
Helwani MA
Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2015 May-Jun; 40(3)295-6. doi: 10.1097/AAP.0000000000000246.

PMID:
    25899968
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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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End-tidal anesthetic concentration audible alert setup to minimize intraoperative awareness.
Helwani MA, Saied NN
J Clin Anesth. 2015 Feb; 27(1)87-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2014.11.005.

PMID:
    25544264
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Contaminated heparin and outcomes after cardiac surgery: a retrospective propensity-matched cohort study.
Kaiser HA, Ben Abdallah A, Lin N, Tellor BR, Helwani M, Smith JR, Moon MR, Avidan MS
PLoS One. 2014; 9(8)e106096. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0106096.

PMID:
    25162640
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Successful lumbar epidural catheter placement through a lower back lipoma.
Saied NN, Helwani M
Saudi J Anaesth. 2013 Jan; 7(1)83-5. doi: 10.4103/1658-354X.109826.

PMID:
    23717239
    [PubMed]
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To BIS or not to BIS.
Helwani MA
Anesthesiology. 2013 May; 118(5)1234. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e318289b948.

PMID:
    23612135
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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