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Annemarie Thompson

Professor of Anesthesiology
Anesthesiology, Cardiothoracic

Selected Publications


No Association of Early Postoperative Heart Rate With Outcomes After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.

Journal Article Am J Crit Care · September 1, 2022 BACKGROUND: Elevated perioperative heart rate potentially causes perioperative myocardial injury because of imbalance in oxygen supply and demand. However, large multicenter studies evaluating early postoperative heart rate and major adverse cardiac and ce ... Full text Link to item Cite

Association Between Gabapentinoids and Postoperative Pulmonary Complications in Patients Undergoing Thoracic Surgery.

Journal Article J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth · August 2022 OBJECTIVE: Perioperative gabapentinoids in general surgery have been associated with an increased risk of postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs), while resulting in equivocal pain relief. This study's aim was to examine the utilization of gabapentino ... Full text Link to item Cite

Standardized Perioperative Note to Improve Perioperative Management of Patients With Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices.

Journal Article J Perianesth Nurs · June 2022 PURPOSE: Over 3 million people have a cardiac implantable electronic device (CIED) in the United States. Without an organization-wide, standardized approach to the perioperative management of patients with CIEDs, communication errors and subsequent periods ... Full text Link to item Cite

Implementation of a Postoperative Electronic Health Record Alert for Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Patients.

Journal Article J Perianesth Nurs · August 2021 PURPOSE: Approximately 2% of surgical patients have an existing cardiac implantable electronic device (CIED). Perioperative device reprogramming requires postoperative care to ensure that device settings are restored. Electronic health record (EHR) alerts ... Full text Link to item Cite

Changes in analgesic strategies for lobectomy from 2009 to 2018.

Journal Article JTCVS Open · June 2021 OBJECTIVE: To evaluate trends in the use of epidural analgesia and nonopioid and opioid analgesics for patients undergoing lobectomy from 2009 to 2018. METHODS: We queried the Premier database for adult patients undergoing open, video-assisted, and robotic ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

2020 ACC/AHA Guideline for the Management of Patients With Valvular Heart Disease: Executive Summary: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Joint Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines.

Journal Article Circulation · February 2, 2021 AIM: This executive summary of the valvular heart disease guideline provides recommendations for clinicians to diagnose and manage valvular heart disease as well as supporting documentation to encourage their use. METHODS: A comprehensive literature search ... Full text Link to item Cite

Prevention of Ischemic Injury in Noncardiac Surgery

Chapter · January 1, 2021 Perioperative myocardial infarction is a common cause of morbidity and mortality following noncardiac surgery. A comprehensive approach to the evaluation and management of patients at risk for major adverse cardiac events in the perioperative period is ess ... Full text Cite

Intraoperative renal resistive index threshold as an acute kidney injury biomarker.

Journal Article Journal of clinical anesthesia · May 2020 Study objectiveThe lag in creatinine-mediated diagnosis of cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury (AKI) may be impeding the development of renoprotection therapies. Postoperative renal resistive index (RRI) measured by transabdominal Doppl ... Full text Cite

Risk Factors for Mortality in Pediatric Postsurgical versus Medical Severe Sepsis.

Journal Article J Surg Res · October 2019 BACKGROUND: Sepsis is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality after surgery. Most studies regarding sepsis do not differentiate between patients who have had recent surgery and those without. Few data exist regarding the risk factors for poor outcomes i ... Full text Link to item Cite

No Association of Early Postoperative Heart Rate With Outcomes After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.

Journal Article Am J Crit Care · September 1, 2022 BACKGROUND: Elevated perioperative heart rate potentially causes perioperative myocardial injury because of imbalance in oxygen supply and demand. However, large multicenter studies evaluating early postoperative heart rate and major adverse cardiac and ce ... Full text Link to item Cite

Association Between Gabapentinoids and Postoperative Pulmonary Complications in Patients Undergoing Thoracic Surgery.

Journal Article J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth · August 2022 OBJECTIVE: Perioperative gabapentinoids in general surgery have been associated with an increased risk of postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs), while resulting in equivocal pain relief. This study's aim was to examine the utilization of gabapentino ... Full text Link to item Cite

Standardized Perioperative Note to Improve Perioperative Management of Patients With Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices.

Journal Article J Perianesth Nurs · June 2022 PURPOSE: Over 3 million people have a cardiac implantable electronic device (CIED) in the United States. Without an organization-wide, standardized approach to the perioperative management of patients with CIEDs, communication errors and subsequent periods ... Full text Link to item Cite

Implementation of a Postoperative Electronic Health Record Alert for Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Patients.

Journal Article J Perianesth Nurs · August 2021 PURPOSE: Approximately 2% of surgical patients have an existing cardiac implantable electronic device (CIED). Perioperative device reprogramming requires postoperative care to ensure that device settings are restored. Electronic health record (EHR) alerts ... Full text Link to item Cite

Changes in analgesic strategies for lobectomy from 2009 to 2018.

Journal Article JTCVS Open · June 2021 OBJECTIVE: To evaluate trends in the use of epidural analgesia and nonopioid and opioid analgesics for patients undergoing lobectomy from 2009 to 2018. METHODS: We queried the Premier database for adult patients undergoing open, video-assisted, and robotic ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

2020 ACC/AHA Guideline for the Management of Patients With Valvular Heart Disease: Executive Summary: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Joint Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines.

Journal Article Circulation · February 2, 2021 AIM: This executive summary of the valvular heart disease guideline provides recommendations for clinicians to diagnose and manage valvular heart disease as well as supporting documentation to encourage their use. METHODS: A comprehensive literature search ... Full text Link to item Cite

Prevention of Ischemic Injury in Noncardiac Surgery

Chapter · January 1, 2021 Perioperative myocardial infarction is a common cause of morbidity and mortality following noncardiac surgery. A comprehensive approach to the evaluation and management of patients at risk for major adverse cardiac events in the perioperative period is ess ... Full text Cite

Intraoperative renal resistive index threshold as an acute kidney injury biomarker.

Journal Article Journal of clinical anesthesia · May 2020 Study objectiveThe lag in creatinine-mediated diagnosis of cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury (AKI) may be impeding the development of renoprotection therapies. Postoperative renal resistive index (RRI) measured by transabdominal Doppl ... Full text Cite

Risk Factors for Mortality in Pediatric Postsurgical versus Medical Severe Sepsis.

Journal Article J Surg Res · October 2019 BACKGROUND: Sepsis is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality after surgery. Most studies regarding sepsis do not differentiate between patients who have had recent surgery and those without. Few data exist regarding the risk factors for poor outcomes i ... Full text Link to item Cite

Perioperative Quality Initiative consensus statement on the physiology of arterial blood pressure control in perioperative medicine.

Journal Article Br J Anaesth · May 2019 BACKGROUND: Perioperative arterial blood pressure management is a physiologically complex challenge influenced by multiple factors. METHODS: A multidisciplinary, international working subgroup of the Third Perioperative Quality Initiative (POQI) consensus ... Full text Link to item Cite

Perioperative Quality Initiative consensus statement on postoperative blood pressure, risk and outcomes for elective surgery.

Journal Article Br J Anaesth · May 2019 BACKGROUND: Postoperative hypotension and hypertension are frequent events associated with increased risk of adverse outcomes. However, proper assessment and management is often poorly understood. As a part of the PeriOperative Quality Improvement (POQI) 3 ... Full text Link to item Cite

Perioperative Quality Initiative consensus statement on preoperative blood pressure, risk and outcomes for elective surgery.

Journal Article Br J Anaesth · May 2019 BACKGROUND: A multidisciplinary international working subgroup of the third Perioperative Quality Initiative consensus meeting appraised the evidence on the influence of preoperative arterial blood pressure and community cardiovascular medications on perio ... Full text Link to item Cite

Perioperative Quality Initiative consensus statement on intraoperative blood pressure, risk and outcomes for elective surgery.

Journal Article Br J Anaesth · May 2019 BACKGROUND: Intraoperative mortality is now rare, but death within 30 days of surgery remains surprisingly common. Perioperative myocardial infarction is associated with a remarkably high mortality. There are strong associations between hypotension and myo ... Full text Link to item Cite

The Association of Aortic Valve Pathology With Renal Resistive Index as a Kidney Injury Biomarker.

Journal Article Ann Thorac Surg · July 2018 BACKGROUND: Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common serious complication after cardiac surgery. Doppler-determined renal resistive index (RRI) is a promising early AKI biomarker in this population. However, the relationship between aortic valve pathology (in ... Full text Link to item Cite

Primary graft dysfunction after heart transplantation: Incidence, trends, and associated risk factors.

Journal Article Am J Transplant · June 2018 Changes in heart transplantation (HT) donor and recipient demographics may influence the incidence of primary graft dysfunction (PGD). We conducted a retrospective study to evaluate PGD incidence, trends, and associated risk factors by analyzing consecutiv ... Full text Link to item Cite

A Perioperative Medicine Model for Population Health: An Integrated Approach for an Evolving Clinical Science.

Journal Article Anesth Analg · February 2018 Health care delivery in the United States continues to balance on the tight rope that connects its transition from volume to value. Value in economic terms can be defined as the amount something exceeds its commodity price and is determined by extraordinar ... Full text Link to item Cite

Transfusion in critical care - a UK regional audit of current practice.

Journal Article Anaesthesia · May 2017 A consistent message within critical care publications has been that a restrictive transfusion strategy is non-inferior, and possibly superior, to a liberal strategy for stable, non-bleeding critically ill patients. Translation into clinical practice has, ... Full text Link to item Cite

Update on perioperative care of the cardiac patient for noncardiac surgery.

Journal Article Curr Opin Anaesthesiol · June 2015 PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The current review will address key topics and recommendations of the recent 2014 update of the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association clinical practice guideline for the perioperative cardiovascular evaluation and ... Full text Link to item Cite

In response.

Journal Article Anesth Analg · September 2013 Full text Link to item Cite

Perioperative Management of Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices (CIEDs)

Journal Article Current Anesthesiology Reports · September 1, 2013 Cardiovascular implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) provide lifesaving support and an improved quality of life to millions of patients. With these patients presenting for elective, urgent, and emergent surgeries, anesthesiologists and other perioperative ... Full text Cite

A new horizon for coronary surgery: Hybrid coronary revascularization and routine intra-operative completion angiography

Journal Article · September 1, 2012 Hybrid coronary revascularization combines coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for coronary artery disease. Surgical grafting is reserved for revascularization of the left anterior descending (LAD) a ... Cite

Extending the use of the pacing pulmonary artery catheter for safe minimally invasive cardiac surgery.

Journal Article J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth · August 2010 OBJECTIVE: In this study, the therapeutic use of pacing pulmonary artery catheters in association with minimally invasive cardiac surgery was evaluated. DESIGN: A retrospective study. SETTINGS: A single institutional university hospital. PARTICIPANTS: Two ... Full text Link to item Cite

Minimally invasive right lateral thoracotomy without aortic cross-clamping: an attractive alternative to repeat sternotomy for reoperative mitral valve surgery.

Journal Article J Heart Valve Dis · March 2010 BACKGROUND AND AIM OF THE STUDY: The study aim was to determine the safety and benefits of minimally invasive mitral valve surgery without aortic cross-clamping for mitral valve surgery after previous cardiac surgery. METHODS: Between January 2006 and Augu ... Link to item Cite

A new horizon for coronary surgery: Hybrid coronary revascularization and routine intra-operative completion angiography

Chapter · January 1, 2009 Hybrid coronary revascularization combines coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for coronary artery disease. Surgical grafting is reserved for revascularization of the left anterior descending (LAD) a ... Cite

Cardiac electrophysiology

Journal Article · December 1, 2006 Full text Cite

Cardiac Electrophysiology

Chapter · November 2, 2005 Full text Cite

Perioperative cardiac arrhythmias.

Journal Article Br J Anaesth · July 2004 Full text Link to item Cite

Clinical and radiographic predictors of the etiology of pulmonary nodules in HIV-infected patients.

Journal Article Chest · April 2000 STUDY OBJECTIVES: To determine the etiology and the clinical and radiographic predictors of the etiology of pulmonary nodules in a group of HIV-infected patients. DESIGN: Retrospective analysis. SETTING: A large urban hospital in San Francisco, CA. PATIENT ... Full text Link to item Cite

Multiple pulmonary nodules in AIDS: usefulness of CT in distinguishing among potential causes.

Journal Article Radiology · February 2000 PURPOSE: To determine whether the computed tomographic (CT) appearances of multiple pulmonary nodules in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) can help differentiate the potential infectious and neoplastic causes. MATERIALS AND METHODS: T ... Full text Link to item Cite