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Our faculty members have a wide range of clinical and research interests and ongoing investigations. Current topics include:

  • Pain control after adenoidectomy: Do glucocorticoids help?
  • Taking the “sting” out of propofol: Dose response of adding lidocaine to propofol
  • Chronic pain management of sickle cell disease
  • The iPad: More effective than a traditional pharmaceutical premedication?
  • Testing a novel analgesic for children after surgery
  • Smartphones as a resource for critical information transfer at the point of care: Are we safer?
  • Analysis of pediatricians’ knowledge gaps when ordering an “MRI with sedation”
  • Noise analysis in the pediatric operating room: Is it hazardous to our patients or to us?
  • The use of new technology in transcutaneous oximetry for children undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass
  • Anesthetic impact on neurodevelopment in small children
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Trial DescriptionAssessing the Efficacy of Virtual Reality Analgesia (VRA) in Pediatric Patients for Pain Control During Botox Injections for Spasticity Management: A Randomized Control Trial - Click here for more information2016-6501
Disease/ConditionAnesthesia and Pain Management
Rehabilitation Medicine
Principal InvestigatorYuxi Chen, MD
Contact Beendu Pujar

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Trial DescriptionIntravenous Gammaglobulin for Sickle Cell Pain Crises - Click here for more informationIRB # 09-06-172
Disease/ConditionBlood Disorders and Diseases
Anesthesia and Pain Management
Principal InvestigatorDeepa Manwani, MD
Contact Karen Ireland
(718) 741-2401
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