Publicaciones - Anestesiología


Tejos R, Chahuán J, Uslar T, Inzunza M, Villagrán I, Riquelme V, Padilla O, Pizarro M, Corvetto M, Varas J, Riquelme A. Gastroenterol Hepatol. Simulated training program in abdominal paracentesis for undergraduate medical students. doi: 10.1016/j.gastrohep.2018.10.001.

Fuentes R, Cortínez LI, Contreras V, Ibacache M, Anderson BJ. Paediatr Anaesth. Propofol pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic profile and its electroencephalographic interaction with remifentanil in children. doi: 10.1111/pan.13486.

Borchert Billik E, Lema G.A. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. AKI – biomarkers – neonatal cardiac surgery. No answer yet. doi: 10.1111/aas.13240.

Cortínez LI, Anderson BJ. Paediatr Anaesth. Modeling the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of sevoflurane using compartment models in children and adults. doi: 10.1111/pan.13465.

Lacassie HJ, Rolle A, Cortínez LI, Solari S, Corvetto MA, Altermatt FR. Br J Anaesth. Pharmacokinetics of levobupivacaine with epinephrine in transversus abdominis plane block for postoperative analgesia after Caesarean section. doi: 10.1016/j.bja.2018.02.070.

Cortínez LI, Anderson BJ. Cortínez LI, Anderson BJ. Advances in pharmacokinetic modeling: target controlled infusions in the obese. doi: 10.1097/ACO.0000000000000619.

Rolle A, Paredes S, Cortínez LI, Anderson BJ, Quezada N, Solari S, Allende F, Torres J, Cabrera D, Contreras V, Carmona J, Ramírez C, Oliveros AM, Ibacache M. Br J Anaesth. Dexmedetomidine metabolic clearance is not affected by fat mass in obese patients. doi: 10.1016/j.bja.2018.01.040.

Sepúlveda PO, Carrasco E, Tapia LF, Ramos M, Cruz F, Conget P, Olivares Q, Cortínez I. Evidence of hysteresis in propofol pharmacodynamics. doi: 10.1111/anae.14009.

Cortínez LI, Sepúlveda P, Rolle A, Cottin P, Guerrini A, Anderson BJ. Anesth Analg. Effect-Site Target-Controlled Infusion in the Obese: Model Derivation and Performance Assessment. doi:

Fuentes R, De la Cuadra JC, Lacassie H, González A. Rev Bras Anestesiol. Difficult fiberoptic tracheal intubation in 1 month-old infant with Treacher Collins Syndrome. doi: 10.1016/j.bjan.2015.09.008.

Villagrán I, Tejos R, Chahuan J, Uslar T, Pizarro M, Varas J, Achurra P, Leiva I, Nazar C, Sirhan M, Uribe J, Ruz C, Villafranca C, Soza R, Solís N, Fuentes-López E, Padilla O, Corvetto M, Riquelme A. Rev Med Chil. Undergraduate student’s perception of clinical simulation workshops: assessment of an instrument. doi: 10.4067/s0034-98872018000600786

Mejía V, Gonzalez C, Delfino AE, Altermatt FR, Corvetto MA. Rev Bras Anestesiol. Acquiring skills in malignant hyperthermia crisis management: comparison of high-fidelity simulation versus computer-based case study. doi: 10.1016/j.bjan.2018.01.005.

De la Cuadra-Fontaine JC, Concha M, Vuletin F, Arancibia H. Paediatr Anaesth. Continuous Erector Spinae Plane block for thoracic surgery in a pediatric patient. doi: 10.1111/pan.13277.

Lema G. Letter by Lema Regarding Article. Circulation. The Value of Preoperative Assessment Before Noncardiac Surgery in the Era of Value-Based Care. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.032941

Lema G. Ann Vasc Surg. Anesthesia for Limb Amputation: Same Results as in Other Surgeries. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2018.02.043

Lema G. J Anesth. …why remifentanil? doi: 10.1007/s00540-018-2488-6

Lema G, Borchert E, Gonzalez K. J Anesth. HANP on renal damage during cardiac surgery. doi: 10.1007/s00540-017-2434-z.

Echevarría GC, Altermatt FR, Paredes S, Puga V, Auad H, Veloso AM, Elgueta MF. Eur J Anaesthesiol. Intra-operative lidocaine in the prevention of vomiting after elective tonsillectomy in children: A randomised controlled trial. doi: 10.1097/EJA.0000000000000807.

Altermatt FR, Echevarría GC, de la Fuente RF, Baeza R, Ferrada M, de la Cuadra
JC, Corvetto MA. Rev Bras Anestesiol. Perioperative lumbar plexus block and cardiac ischemia in patients with hip fracture: randomized clinical trial. doi: 10.1016/j.bjan.2018.03.003.

Vega E, Beaulieu Y, Gauvin R, Ferland C, Stabile S, Pitt R, Gonzalez Cardenas VH, Ingelmo PM. Minerva Anestesiol. Chronic non-cancer pain in children: we have a problem, but also 
doi: 10.23736/S0375-9393.18.12367-4.

Ferland CE, Vega E, Ingelmo PM. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. Acute pain management in children: challenges and recent improvements. doi: 10.1097/ACO.0000000000000579

de la Cuadra-Fontaine JC, Altermatt FR. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. Continuous Erector Spinae Plane (ESP) Block: Optimizing the Analgesia Technique. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2018.03.034.

Ha, T. C., Ng, S., Chen, C., Yong, S. K., Koh, G., Tan, S. B., Malhotra, R., Altermatt, F., Seim, A., Biderman, A., Woolley, T., … Østbye, T. BMC medical education. Inclination towards research and the pursuit of a research career among medical students: an international cohort study. doi:10.1186/s12909-018-1202-6

White SM, Altermatt F, Barry J, Ben-David B, Coburn M, Coluzzi F, Degoli M,
Dillane D, Foss NB, Gelmanas A, Griffiths R, Karpetas G, Kim JH, Kluger M, Lau
PW, Matot I, McBrien M, McManus S, Montoya-Pelaez LF, Moppett IK, Parker M,
Porrill O, Sanders RD, Shelton C, Sieber F, Trikha A, Xuebing X. International Fragility Fracture Network Delphi consensus statement on the principles of anaesthesia for patients with hip fracture. doi: 10.1111/anae.14225.

Vega E, Rivera G, Echevarria GC, Prylutskyy Z, Perez J, Ingelmo P. Paediatr Anaesth. Interventional procedures in children and adolescents with chronic non-cancer pain as part of a multidisciplinary pain treatment program. doi: 10.1111/pan.13494


  • Concha M, Mertz V, Cortinez L, Jarufe N, Martínez J, Guerra JF, Carmona J. Revista Chilena de Cirugía. Disminución de la presión venosa central: efecto sobre el gasto cardíaco.
  • Concha M, Jarufe N. Revista Chilena de Cirugía. Cirugía hepática: algunas consideraciones más allá de la técnica quirúrgica.
  • Nazar C, Bastidas J, Coloma R, Zamora M, Fuentes R. Revista Chilena de Cirugía. Prevención y tratamiento de pacientes con náuseas y vómitos postoperatorios.
  • Fuentes R, Parra A, Coloma R, Inzunza M, Diaz P, Nazar C. Revista Chilena de Cirugía. Manejo perioperatorio de pacientes con tratamiento anticoagulante crónico.
  • de la Cuadra JC, Concha M, Vuletin F, Arancibia F. Pediatric Anesthesia. Continuous Erector Spinae Plane block for thoracic surgery in a pediatric patient. 10.1111/pan.13277
  • Corvetto MA, Fuentes C, Araneda A, Achurra P, Miranda P, Viviani P, Altermatt FR. BMC Anesthesiology. Validation of the imperial college surgical assessment device for spinal
    anesthesia. 10.1186/s12871-017-0422-3
  • Corvetto MA, Pedemonte JC, Varas D, Fuentes C, Altermatt FR. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. Simulation-based 
    training program with deliberate practice for ultrasound-guided jugular central
    venous catheter placement. 10.1111/aas.12937
  • von Bischhoffshausen S, Ivulic D, Alvarez P, Schuffeneger VC, Idiaquez J,
    Fuentes C, Morande P, Fuentes I, Palisson F, Bennett DLH, Calvo M. Brain. Recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa results in painful small fibre neuropathy. 10.1093/brain/awx069. FONDECYT
  • Marfán L, Pedemonte JC, Sandoval D, Ferdinand C, Camus L, Lacassie HJ. Revista Medica de Chile. Analysis of incident reports in an anesthesiology unit of a university
    hospital. 10.4067/S0034-98872017000400004.
  • Tien M, Gan TJ, Lacassie HJ, Habib AS. Anaesthesia. Dexamethasone, blood glucose and
    CONSORT guidelines – a reply. 10.1111/anae.13924
  • Lema G, Borchert E, Gonzalez K. Journal of Anaesthesia. HANP on renal damage during cardiac surgery. 10.1007/s00540-017-2434-z
  • Fuentes R, Molina I, Contreras JI, Nazar C. ARS Medica. Toxicidad sistémica por anestésicos locales: consideraciones generales, prevención y manejeo.
  • Corvetto MA, Altermatt FR. Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine. Tracking Motion Devices as Assessment Tools in Anesthesia Procedures: Have We Been Using Them Well? 10.1017/cem.2017.337
  • Canihuante J, Molina I, Altermatt F. Medwave. Is perioperative pregabalin effective for reducing postoperative pain in major surgery? 10.5867/medwave.2017.09.7115
  • Al-Aamri I, Derzi SH, Moore A, Elgueta MF, Moustafa M, Schricker T, Tran DQ. Anaesthesia. Reliability of pressure waveform analysis to determine correct epidural needle
    placement in labouring women. 10.1111/anae.13872
  • Finlayson RJ, Thonnagith A, Elgueta MF, Perez J, Etheridge JB, Tran DQ. Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. Ultrasound-Guided Cervical Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy: Can Multitined Deployment Cannulae Be the Solution? 10.1097/AAP.0000000000000506
  • Elgueta MF, Duong S, Finlayson RJ, Tran DQ. Minerva Anestesiológica. Ultrasonography for neuraxial blocks: a review of the evidence. 10.23736/S0375-9393.16.11650-5
  • Finlayson RJ, Etheridge JB, Elgueta MF, Thonnagith A, De Villiers F, Nelems B, Tran DQ. Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. A Randomized Comparison Between Ultrasound- and Fluoroscopy-Guided Sacral Lateral Branch Blocks. 10.1097/AAP.0000000000000569.
  • Leurcharusmee P, Elgueta MF, Tiyaprasertkul W, Sotthisopha T, Samerchua A, Gordon A, Aliste J, Finlayson RJ, Tran DQH. Canadian Journal of Anesthesi. A randomized comparison between costoclavicular and paracoracoid ultrasound-guided infraclavicular block for upper limb surgery. 10.1007/s12630-017-0842-z
  • Tran DQ, Elgueta MF, Aliste J, Finlayson RJ. Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. Diaphragm-Sparing Nerve Blocks
    for Shoulder Surgery. 10.1097/AAP.0000000000000529
  • Hochberg U, Elgueta MF, Perez J. Frontiers in Oncology. Interventional Analgesic Management of Lung Cancer Pain. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2017.00017.
  • Cárdenas AIM, Carvajal J, Lacassie HJ. Revista chilena de obstetricia y ginecología. Manejo anestesiológico de pacientes con trastorno hipertensivo del embarazo.
  • Kattan E, Kuroiwa A, Lopez R. Revista Medica de Chile. Cooperación internacional ¿en qué estamos y hacia dónde vamos? 10.4067/s0034-98872017000600783.
  • Lopez R, Vega P. Revista Chilena de Cardiologia. Consentimiento informado en Medicina Práctica clínica e investigación biomédica. 10.4067/S0718-85602017000100008 
  • Rolle A, Vargas C, Paredes S, Lopez R. Revista Chilena de Cirugía. Evaluación de competencia de pacientes antes de la cirugía. 10.1016/j.rchic.2017.03.008
  • Miranda D, Lacassie HJ. Revista Chilena de Anestesia. Fluidoterapia para la Prevención de Hipotensión Arterial Secundaria a Anestesia Espinal en Operación Cesárea: ¿Tenemos todas las respuestas?
  • Lacassie HJ, Lema G. Revista Española de Anestesiología y Reanimación. Reflexión sobre la curva presión/volumen ventricular de la embarazada sana. 10.1016/j.redar.2016.12.001
  • Forero J, Kattan E, Lacassie HJ. Revista chilena de obstetricia y ginecología. Dosis efectiva 90 de oxitocina profiláctica en infusión luego del
    alumbramiento durante operación cesárea en pacientes en trabajo de parto o cesárea primaria: Un estudio dosis-respuesta con distribución secuencial arriba-abajo.
  • Gupta G, Radhakrishna M, Tamblyn I, Tran DQ, Besemann M, Thonnagith A, Elgueta
    MF, Robitaille ME, Finlayson RJ. U.S. Army Medical Department Journal. A randomized comparison between neurostimulation and ultrasound-guided lateral femoral cutaneous nerve block. 
  • Lacassie HJ. Revista Chilena de Anestesia. Los Primeros 100 Días.
  • Hurtado C, Araneda A, Zamora M, Parra A, Gonzalez A . Revista Chilena de Cirugía. Cuidado perioperatorio de pacientes portadores de dispositivos electrónicos cardíacos implantables. 10.1016/j.rchic.2016.06.001
  • Gonzalez A, Aeschlimann N, Rolle A, Chomalí P, Gebauer L, Ibacache M.  Ars Médica. ¿Existe relación entre la concentración de inducción anestésica de sevofluorano y la incidencia de agitación postanestésica en niños?
  • Fuentes C, Corvetto M, Altermatt D, Delfino A.  Ars Médica. Incorporación de la simulación en el entrenamiento del manejo de recursos en crisis, experiencia del programa de anestesiología de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • Delfino A, Carmona J, Paredes S, Riquelme A, Corvetto M, Altermatt F, Echevarria G. Revista Chilena de Anestesia. La simulación puede mejorar la seguridad de los pacientes sometidos a procedimientos endoscópicos gastrointestinales bajo sedación. https://10.25237/revchilanestv46n02.02
  • Uslar et al. (Corvetto).  Ars Médica. Diseño e implementación de un modelo de enseñanza en ambiente simulado de paracentesis abdominal.


  • Miranda P, Corvetto MA, Altermatt FR, Araneda A, Echevarría GC, Cortínez LI. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. Levobupivacaine absorption pharmacokinetics with and without epinephrine during
    TAP block: analysis of doses based on the associated risk of local anaesthetic
    toxicity. 10.1007/s00228-016-2086-1.
  • Frederico Avendaño C, Cortínez LI, Ramírez-Paesano CR. Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim. Comparison of the
    Cortínez and the Schnider models with a targeted effect-site TCI of 3 mcg/ml in
    biophase in healthy volunteers. 10.1016/j.redar.2016.03.004.
  • Paredes S, Cortínez L, Contreras V, Silbert B.  Post-operative cognitive
    dysfunction at 3 months in adults after non-cardiac surgery: a qualitative
    systematic review. 10.1111/aas.12724.
  • Vega EA, Ibacache ME, Anderson BJ, Holford NH, Nazar CE, Solari S, Allende FA.  Rocuronium pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics in the adductor
    pollicis and masseter muscles. 10.1111/aas.12703.
  • Elgueta MF, Duong S, Finlayson RJ, Qh Tran. Ultrasonography for neuraxial
    blocks: a review of the evidence. 
  • Tien M, Gan TJ, Dhakal I, White WD, Olufolabi AJ, Fink R, Mishriky BM,
    Lacassie HJ, Habib AS. The effect of anti-emetic doses of dexamethasone on
    postoperative blood glucose levels in non-diabetic and diabetic patients: a
    prospective randomised controlled study. 10.1111/anae.13544.
  • Huete Á, Julio R, Rojas V, Herrera C, Padilla O, Solís N, Pizarro M,
    Etcheberry L, Sarfatis A, Pérez G, Díaz LA, Delfino A, Muñoz E, Rivera H, Parra
    DA, Bitran M, Riquelme A. Evaluation of Radiology Teachers’ Performance and
    Identification of the «Best Teachers» in a Residency Program: Mixed Methodology
    and Pilot Study of the MEDUC-RX32 Questionnaire. 10.1016/j.acra.2016.02.015. FONDECYT.
  • López R, Trachsel M, Biller-Andorno N. Towards a broader understanding of agency in biomedical ethics.
  • López R, Frangini P, Ramírez M, Valenzuela PM, Terrazas C, Pérez CA, Borchert. Well-Being and Agency in Parents of Children With Congenital Heart Disease: A Survey in Chile. 10.1177/2150135115623284.
  • Lacassie HJ, Ferdinand C, Guzmán S, Camus L, Echevarria GC. World Health
    Organization (WHO) surgical safety checklist implementation and its impact on
    perioperative morbidity and mortality in an academic medical center in Chile.  10.1097/MD.0000000000003844.
  • Henríquez F, Jerez-Hanckes C, Altermatt F. Boundary integral formulation and semi-implicit
    scheme coupling for modeling cells under electrical
    stimulation. 10.1007/s00211-016-0835-9. FONDECYT.
  • Nazar C, Bastidas J, Fuentes R. Manejo perioperatorio de pacientes con patologia tiroidea
    y tratamiento cronico con corticoides. 10.4067/S0718-40262016000100016.
  • Fuentes R, Medina P, Nazar C. Rev Chil Cir. Consideraciones
    perioperatorias en pacientes consumidores de drogas
    ilícita de uso frecuente. 10.1016/j.rchic.2016.03.008.
  • Kattan E, Lacassie HJ. Colombian Journal of Anesthesiology. Comment on “A randomized trial of the effects of antibiotic prophylaxis on epidural-related fever in labor».
  • Bastidas J, Kattan E, Lacassie HJ. Colombian Journal of Anesthesiology. Comments on “effective dose 50% (ED50) and effective dose 95% (ED95) of intrathecal bupivacaine in morbidly obese patients undergoing cesarean delivery.
  • González A, De la Fuente N, Del Río E, Zamora M, Nazar C. Rev Chil Cir. Como planificar, diseñar y organizar un Centro de Cirugía Ambulatoria. 10.1016/j.rchic.2016.03.006.
  • Hurtado C, Araneda A, Zamora M, Parra A, González A. Rev Chil Cir. Cuidado perioperatorio de pacientes portadores de dispositivos electrónicos cardíacos implantables. 10.1016/j.rchic.2016.06.001.
  • Carmona J, Auad H, Altermatt F, Dagnino J. Rev Chil Cir. Complicaciones cardiopulmonares asociadas a propofol versus sedación tradicional para procedimientos endoscópicos digestivos en adultos: revisión sistemática y metaanálisis de estudios clinicos randomizados. 10.4067/S0718-40262016000100010.
  • Riquelme JA, Westermeier F, Hall AR, Vicencio JM, Pedrozo Z, Ibacache M,
    Fuenzalida B, Sobrevia L, Davidson SM, Yellon DM, Sánchez G, Lavandero S.  Pharmacol Res. Dexmedetomidine protects the heart against ischemia-reperfusion injury by an
    endothelial eNOS/NO dependent mechanism. 10.1016/j.phrs.2015.11.004.
  • Fuentes R, De la Cuadra JC, Lacassie H, González A. Rev Bras Anestesiol. Difficult fiberoptic
    tracheal intubation in 1 month-old infant with Treacher Collins Syndrome. 10.1016/j.bjan.2015.09.008.
  • Borchert E, Lema G, Jalil R, Guzman A, De La Fuente R, Gomez M, Fuentes D. Analgesia and Anesthesia. Renal function in the perioperative period of cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass, in newborns with complex congenital heart diseases: use of the biomarker kim-1. 10.1213/01.ane.0000492425.34530.03.
  • Billik J, Borchert E, Silva S, González K, Bujes A, Parterrier M, Lema G. Rev Chil Anestesia. Meningitis aséptica inducida por bupivacaína, a propósito de un caso. 
  • Herrera S, Rolle A , Babul M , Maldonado A , Zamora M , Nazar C. Rev Chil Anestesia. Manejo del dolor: Trastorno por uso de opiáceos de prescripción médica y su relación con la práctica clínica. 
  • Thonnagith A, Elgueta MF, Chalermkitpanit P, Tran De QH, Finlayson RJ. International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Ultrasound-Guided Cervical Medial Branch Blocks: A Technical Review. 10.4172/2329-9096.1000329.


-Borchert E, Lema G, Springmuller D, Gonzalez K, Chang WT, Gonzalez R, Garay F. 
Rev Chil Pediatr;86:361-5. [Successful endovascular treatment of thoracic aortic aneurysm secondary to infection of the umbilical artery catheter in preterm infants]. 

-Borchert E, Lema G, González K, Carvajal C, López R, Canessa R, Aeschlimann N, Silva JS, Flores A, Springmüller D. 
Revista chilena de cardiología;34:48-57. Analgesia, sedación y anestesia para cateterismo diagnóstico y/o terapéutico en pacientes pediátricos con cardiopatías congénitas en el Hospital Clínico de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile: algunas recomendaciones

-Cortinez LI, Anderson BJ, Holford NH, Puga V, de la Fuente N, Auad H, Solari S, Allende FA, Ibacache M. 
Eur J Clin Pharmacol;71:1501-8. Dexmedetomidine pharmacokinetics in the obese.

-Corvetto MA, Echevarria GC, Espinoza AM, Altermatt FR.
BMC Anesthesiol;15:32. Which types of peripheral nerve blocks should be included in residency training programs? 

-Delfino AE, de la Fuente N, Echevarria GC, Altermatt FR, Cortinez LI. 
J Clin Anesth;27:226-32. Effect of acute arterial hypertension on morphine requirements and postsurgical pain. 

-Eleveld DJ, Proost JH, Absalom AR, Cortinez LI, Struys MM.
 In response Anesth Analg United States :693-4. In response

-Fuentes H R, Sandoval M D, Borzutzky S A, Nazar J C.
Revista chilena de cirugía;67:318-24. ALERGIA AL LÁTEX EN EL PERÍODO PERIOPERATORIO.

-Fuentes R, Cortinez I, Ibacache M, Concha M, Munoz H.
Paediatr Anaesth;25:554-9. Propofol concentration to induce general anesthesia in children aged 3-11 years with the Kataria effect-site model.

-Ibacache ME, Munoz HR, Fuentes R, Cortinez LI.
Paediatr Anaesth;25:499-505. Dexmedetomidine-ketamine combination and caudal block for superficial lower abdominal and genital surgery in children.

-Nazar J C, Zamora H M, Fuentes H R, Lema F G. 

-Riquelme JA, Westermeier F, Hall AR, Vicencio JM, Pedrozo Z, Ibacache M, Fuenzalida B, Sobrevia L, Davidson SM, Yellon DM, Sanchez G, Lavandero S.
Pharmacol Res. Dexmedetomidine protects the heart against ischemia-reperfusion injury by an endothelial eNOS/NO dependent mechanism.

-Sartori J, Espinoza P, Diaz MS, Ferdinand C, Lacassie HJ, Gonzalez A.
Rev Chil Pediatr;86:399-403. [What preoperative information do the parents of children undergoing surgery want?].


-Tsukiji, J., Cho, S.J., Echevarria, G.C., Kwon, S., Joseph, P., Schenck, E.J., Naveed, B., Prezant, D.J., Rom, W.N., Schmidt, A.M., Weiden, M.D., Nolan, A.
Biomarkers. Lysophosphatidic acid and apolipoprotein A1 predict increased risk of developing World Trade Center-lung injury: A nested case-control study

-Corvetto, M.A., Altermatt, F.R.
Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. Improving transversus abdominis plane block safety

-Nazar J., C., Zamora H., M., Vega P., E., de la Cuadra F., J.C., Searle F., S., Dagnino U., B.
Revista Chilena de Cirugia. Plastic surgery and its complications: What we should look?

-Nazar J., C., Bastidas E., J., Lema F., G.
Revista Chilena de Cirugia. Routine preoperative testing in elective surgery: What is the evidence?

-Vega P., E., Nazar J., C., Rattalino F., M., Pedemonte T., J., Carrasco G., M.
Revista Medica de Chile. Postoperative delirium among older people [Delirium postoperatorio: Una consecuencia del envejecimiento poblacional]

-Concha, M.R., Mertz, V.F., Fuentes, R.S., Pattillo, J.C.
Paediatric Anaesthesia. Transesophageal echocardiography during noncardiac pediatric surgery

-Eleveld, D.J., Proost, J.H., Cortinez, L.I., Absalom, A.R., Struys, M.M.R.F.
Anesthesia and Analgesia
A general purpose pharmacokinetic model for propofol

-Cho, S.J., Echevarria, G.C., Kwon, S., Naveed, B., Schenck, E.J., Tsukiji, J., Rom, W.N., Prezant, D.J., Nolan, A., Weiden, M.D.
Respiratory Medicine. One airway: Biomarkers of protection from upper and lower airway injury after World Trade Center exposure

-Schenck, E.J., Echevarria, G.C., Girvin, F.G., Kwon, S., Comfort, A.L., Rom, W.N., Prezant, D.J., Weiden, M.D., Nolan, A.
BMJ Open. Enlarged pulmonary artery is predicted by vascular injury biomarkers and is associated with WTC-Lung Injury in exposed fire fighters: A casecontrol study

-Cortinez, L.I., De La Fuente, N., Eleveld, D.J., Oliveros, A., Crovari, F., Sepulveda, P., Ibacache, M., Solari, S.
Anesthesia and Analgesia. Performance of propofol target-controlled infusion models in the obese: Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic analysis

-Cortinez, L.I.
Anesthesia. What is the ke0 and what does it tell me about propofol?

-Zamora, M., Nazar, C., Fuentes, R., Lema, G.
Revista Chilena de Cirugía. Infecciones respiratorias altas y suspensión de cirugía electiva


– Elgueta MF, Echevarría GC, De la Fuente N, Cabrera F, Valderrama A, Cabezón R, Muñoz HR, Cortinez LI. Effect of intravenous fluid therapy on postoperative vomiting in children undergoing tonsillectomy. Br J Anaesth. 2013 Apr;110(4):607-14.

– Concha M, Mertz K V. [Systolic anterior motion: a report of two cases]. Rev Med Chil. 2012 Aug;140(8):1046-9.

– Corvetto MA, Bravo MP, Montaña RA, Altermatt FR, Delfino AE. [Bringing clinical simulation into an Anesthesia residency training program in a university hospital. Participants’ acceptability assessment]. Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim. 2013 Jun-Jul;60(6):320-6..

– Corvetto M, Bravo MP, Montaña R, Utili F, Escudero E, Boza C, Varas J, Dagnino J. [Simulation in medical education: a synopsis]. Rev Med Chil. 2013 Jan;141(1):70-9.

– Lacassie HJ, Cartagena J, Brañes J, Assel M, Echevarría GC. The Relationship Between Neuraxial Anesthesia and Advanced Ovarian Cancer-Related Outcomes in the Chilean Population. Anesth Analg. 2013 Jul 18.

-Clede-Belforti Leticia,Nazar-Jara Claudio,Montaña-Rodríguez Rodrigo y Corvetto-Aqueveque Marcia. Simulación en Anestesiología. Revista Mexicana de Anestesiología 2103; 36(Jun-Sept)

-Arias J,Lacassie HJ.Profilaxis y tratamiento de la hipotensión arterial en la cesárea con anestesia subaracnoidea. Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim 2012: 1–10.

– Lacassie HJ, Ferdinand C, Moreno D, Montaña R. Impact on the implementation of patient controlled epidural analgesia for pain management during labor. A survey in a university hospital in Chile. Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim 2013; 60: 23–8.


– Echevarría GC, Elgueta MF, Donoso MT, Bugedo DA, Cortínez LI, Muñoz HR. The elective effect-site propofol concentration for induction and intubation with two pharmacokinetic models in morbidly obese patients using total body weight.
Anesth Analg. 2012 Oct;115(4):823-9. Epub 2012 Sep 5. PubMed PMID: 22956531.
– Elgueta MF, Vega P, Lema G, Clede L. Should we monitor with bispectral index in all patients at high risk for seizures in the operating room? Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim. 2012 Sep 1. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22947193.

– Comparison of plasma concentrations of levobupivacaine with and without epinephrine for transversus abdominis plane block. Corvetto MA, Echevarría GC, De La Fuente N, Mosqueira L, Solari S, Altermatt FR. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2012 Nov-Dec;37(6):633-7.

– Mixing and using dantrolene for simulated malignant hyperthermia crisis. Corvetto MA, MontaЙa R, Bravo MP, Altermatt FR. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2012 Nov;56(10):1337-8.

– The effective effect-site propofol concentration for induction and intubation with two pharmacokinetic models in morbidly obese patients using total body weight. Echevarría GC, Elgueta MF, Donoso MT, Bugedo DA, Cortínez LI, Muñoz HR. Anesth Analg. 2012 Oct;115(4):823-9.

– [Impact on the implementation of patient controlled epidural analgesia for pain management during labor. A survey in a university hospital in Chile.] Lacassie HJ, Ferdinand C, Moreno D, Montaña R. Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim. 2012 Oct 19.

– Implantation of the duodenal-jejunal bypass sleeve under conscious sedation: a case series. Montaña R, Slako M, Escalona A. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2012 Sep-Oct;8(5):e63-5.

– Should we monitor with bispectral index in all patients at high risk for seizures in the operating room? Elgueta MF, Vega P, Lema G, Clede L. Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim. 2012 Sep 1.

– To Die or Not To Die? A Review of Simulated Death. Corvetto MA, Taekman JM. Simul Healthc. 2012 Sep 6.

– Evaluation of the effect of intravenous lidocaine on propofol requirements during total intravenous anaesthesia as measured by bispectral index. Altermatt FR, Bugedo DA, Delfino AE, Solari S, Guerra I, Muñoz HR, Cortínez LI. Br J Anaesth. 2012 Jun;108(6):979-83.

– Dexmedetomidine preconditioning activates pro-survival kinases and attenuates regional ischemia/reperfusion injury in rat heart. Ibacache M, Sanchez G, Pedrozo Z, Galvez F, Humeres C, Echevarria G, Duaso J, Hassi M, Garcia L, Díaz-Araya G, Lavandero S. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2012 Apr;1822(4):537-45.

– Plasma levels of potassium and magnessium after modified ultrafiltration in pediatric cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass. López R, Lema G, González A, Carvajal C, Canessa R, Carrasco P, Lazo V, Hudson C, Gonzalez R, Frangini P. Perfusion. 2012 Jan;27(1):40-2. 


-Intravenous lidocaine infusions as alternative to epidural analgesia: quite not there…Echevarría GC, Bugedo DA, Altermatt FR. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2011 Mar-Apr;36(2):202-3.

-Aortic stenosis and acquired von Willebrand disease: lack of association. Carrasco E, López R, Rattalino M, Lema G, Pereira J, Canessa R, Zalaquett R, Carvajal C, Carrasco P. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2011 Aug;25(4):615-8.

-Aortic valve stenosis and von Willebrand disease: a clinical condition without full explanation. López R, Rattalino M, Carrasco E, Lema G. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2011 Jun;25(3):595.

-Performance evaluation of paediatric propofol pharmacokinetic models in healthy young children. Sepúlveda P, Cortínez LI, Sáez C, Penna A, Solari S, Guerra I, Absalom AR. Br J Anaesth. 2011 Oct;107(4):593-600.

-Obesity does not influence the onset and offset of sevoflurane effect as measured by the hysteresis between sevoflurane concentration and bispectral index. Cortínez LI, Gambús P, Trocóniz IF, Echevarría G, Muñoz HR. Anesth Analg. 2011 Jul;113(1):70-6.

-[Vasoplegic syndrome and its treatment with vasopressin during cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass]. Gilbert M, Lema G. Rev Med Chil. 2011 Mar;139(3):368-72.

-Cardiac risk index and vascular surgery: not the same for everyone. Lema G. Ann Vasc Surg. 2011 Jul;25(5):726; author reply 726-7

-Tilt position and preload. Lema GE, Carrasco P. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2011 Mar 2

-[Evaluation of competencies for tracheal intubation among medical students]. Andresen M, Riquelme A, Hasbún P, Díaz C, Montaña R, Regueira T. Rev Med Chil. 2011 Feb;139(2):165-70.

-The «Simulation Roulette» game. Frederick HJ, Corvetto MA, Hobbs GW, Taekman J. Simul Healthc. 2011 Aug;6(4):244-9.

-Fire in the Operating Room. Corvetto MA, Hobbs GW, Taekman JM. Simul Healthc. 2011 Feb 25.


-Ultrasonographic appearance of intraneural injections in the porcine model. Altermatt FR, Cummings TJ, Auten KM, Baldwin MF, Belknap SW, Reynolds JD. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2010 Mar-Apr;35(2):203-6

-[Blood transfusions and Jehová’s Witnesses]. López R, Lema G. Rev Med Chil. 2010 Jul;138(7):922; author reply 923.

-Influence of obesity on propofol pharmacokinetics: derivation of a pharmacokinetic model. Cortínez LI, Anderson BJ, Penna A, Olivares L, Muñoz HR, Holford NH, Struys MM, Sepulveda P. Br J Anaesth. 2010 Oct;105(4):448-56. Epub 2010 Aug 14.

-Predictive ability of propofol effect-site concentrations during fast and slow infusion rates. Sepúlveda PO, Cortínez LI, Recart A, Muñoz HR. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2010 Apr;54(4):447-52.

-Recognizing and treating malignant hyperthermia. Corvetto MA, Taekman JM. Simul Healthc. 2010 Jun;5(3):169-72.

-[Regional anesthesia practice in Chile: an online survey]. Corvetto M, McCready M, Cook C, Pietrobon R, Altermatt F. Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim. 2010 Apr;57(4):209-13.

-[Anesthesia awareness]. Luengo J V, Zapata P C, Delfino A, Calderón J, González Tugas M. Rev Med Chil. 2010 Mar;138(3):352-7.

-In response to «A modified ‘over-the-needle’ technique for arterial cannulation». Lema G. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2010 Apr;24(2):384.

-Fenoldopam, renal hemodynamic, and cardiac surgery. Lema G. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Sep;90(3):1060-1;

-[Role of Medical Scientific Societies in teaching and certifying specialists: the case of Anesthesiology in Chile]. González A, Lema G. Rev Med Chil. 2010 May;138(5):656-7.

-Dopamine and the post-cardiac surgery patients: to be considered. Lema G. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2010 Apr;54(4):525; author reply 525-6.

-[Duty hours requirements in Residency Programs: a still debatable need]. Delfino A, Lema G. Rev Med Chil. 2010 Jan;138(1):135.