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Travis Reece-Nguyen, MD, MPH, FAAP, and OpenAnesthesia Associate Editor Elisha Peterson, MD, MEd, FAAP, FASA, discuss perioperative care of transgender and gender diverse pediatric patients.


  • OA Summary: Transgender and Gender-Diverse Patients: Anesthetic Considerations 
  • van Rooyen, C., Aquino, N.J., Tollinche, L.E. et al. Perioperative Considerations for Gender-Affirming Surgery. Curr Anesthesiol Rep 13, 90–98 (2023). Link
  • Sanchez K, Tollinche L, Reece-Nguyen T. Anesthesia for gender-affirming surgery: a practical review. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2024;37(3):292-298. PubMed
  • TRANSformed Anesthesia: Examining a Novel ERAS Pathway for Gender-Affirming Chest Reconstruction Surgery Link
  • Sanchez KJ, Sanchez RA, Ben Khallouq B, Ellis DB. Perioperative Care of Transgender and Gender-Diverse Patients: A Biopsychosocial Approach. Anesth Analg. 2023;137(1):234-246. PubMed
  • Reece-Nguyen T, Afonso AM, Vinson AE. Burnout, Mental Health, and Workplace Discrimination in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, and Asexual Anesthesiologists. Anesthesiol Clin. 2022;40(2):245-255. Link
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Cognitive Errors by Debnath Chatterjee, MD, FAAP, Children’s Hospital Colorado

Intro to PAINTS by Justin L. Lockman, MD, MSEd, Children's Hospital Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

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Acute Cardiac Events in Pregnancy: A PBLD Approach with Jaime Daly, MD

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Obstetric Risk Stratification: Triumphs and Tribulations with Dr. Bushra W. Taha, MD

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Drs. Deshpande and Sileshi discuss the management of a patient with a cardiac implantable electronic device undergoing emergency surgery. 

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Perioperative Care of Neurodiverse Patients with Sean P. Antosh, MD, FAAP, introduced by OpenAnesthesia Associate Editor, Jamie Rubin, MD.

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Dr. Britta Regli-von Ungern-Sternberg and OpenAnesthesia Editor Dr. Jina Sinskey discuss perioperative respiratory adverse events in pediatric patients.

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Drs. Shannon Farmer and Carolyn Burns discuss the article “Special Communication: Response to “Ensuring a Reliable Platelet Supply in the United States” published in the May 2024 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

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Drs. Thomas Hemmerling and Carlos Estrada Alamo discuss the article “Artificial Intelligence in Anesthetic Care: A Survey of Physician Anesthesiologists” published in the May 2024 issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

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