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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

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. 2017 Nov 22; pii: S0009-9120(17)30834-2. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2017.11.014.

PMID:
    29175409
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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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Intraoperative plateau pressure measurement using modern anesthesia machine ventilators.
Helwani MA, Saied NN
Can J Anaesth. 2013 Apr; 60(4)404-6. doi: 10.1007/s12630-012-9883-5.

PMID:
    23283735
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The current role of ultrasound use in teaching regional anesthesia: a survey of residency programs in the United States.
Helwani MA, Saied NN, Asaad B, Rasmussen S, Fingerman ME
Pain Med. 2012 Oct; 13(10)1342-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1526-4637.2012.01455.x.

PMID:
    22845612
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Use of non-partitioned ventilator tubing results in dead-space ventilation hypercarbia.
Asaad BO, Helwani M, Wheeler DM, O'Connor MS
Respir Care. 2011 May; 56(5)698-701. doi: 10.4187/respcare.01017.

PMID:
    21310118
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Accuracy of Anatomical Landmarks in Locating the Internal Jugular Vein Cannulation Site among Different Levels of Anesthesia Trainees.
Helwani M, Saied N, Ikeda S
J Educ Perioper Med. 2008 Jul-Dec; 10(2)E050.

PMID:
    27175381
    [PubMed]
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