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Sandhu NS, Manne JS, Medabalmi PK, Capan LM.  Sonographically guided infraclavicular brachial plexus block in adults: a retrospective analysis of 1146 cases.  Journal of Ultrasound Medicine 2006; 25: 1555-61

Sandhu NS, Maharlouei B, Patel B, Erkulwater E, Medabalmi P.  Simultaneous bilateral infraclavicular brachial plexus blocks with low-dose lidocaine using ultrasound guidance.  Anesthesiology. 2006;104: 199-201

1.     Ilfeld BM, Mariano ER, Williams BA, Woodard JN, Macario A:  Hospitalization costs of total knee arthroplasty with a continuous femoral nerve block provided only in the hospital versus on an ambulatory basis: a retrospective, case-control, cost-minimization analysis.  Reg Anesth Pain Med 2007;32:46-54

2.     Ilfeld BM, Le LT, Meyer RS, Mariano ER, Vandenborne K, Duncan PW, Sessler DI, Enneking FK, Shuster JJ, Theriaque DW, Berry LF, Spadoni EH, Gearen PF.  Ambulatory continuous femoral nerve blocks decrease time to discharge-readiness following tricompartment total knee arthroplasty: a randomized, triple-masked, placebo-controlled study. Anesthesiology 2008;108:703-13

3.     Mariano ER, Ilfeld BM, Cheng GS, Nicodemus HF, Suresh S.  Feasibility of ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve block catheters for pain control on pediatric medical missions in developing countries. Pediatric Anesthesia 2008;18:598-601

4.     Ilfeld BM, Loland VJ, Gerancher JC, Wadhwa AN, Renehan EM, Sessler DI, Shuster JJ, Theriaque DW, Maldonado RC, Mariano ER.  The effects of varying local anesthetic concentration and volume on continuous popliteal sciatic nerve blocks: a dual-center, randomized, controlled study.  Anesth Analg 2008;101:701-7

5.     Ilfeld BM, Ball ST, Gearen PF, Le LT, Mariano ER, Vandenborne K, Duncan PW, Sessler DI, Enneking FK, Shuster JJ, Theriaque DW, Meyer RS.  Ambulatory continuous posterior lumbar plexus nerve blocks following hip arthroplasty: a dual-center, randomized, triple-masked, placebo-controlled trial.  Anesthesiology 2008;109:491-501

6.     Le LT, Loland VJ, Mariano ER, Gerancher JC, Wadhwa AN, Renehan EM, Sessler DI, Shuster JJ, Theriaque DW, Maldonado RC, Ilfeld BM.  Effects of local anesthetic concentration and dose on continuous interscalene nerve blocks: a dual-center, randomized, observer-masked, controlled study.  Reg Anesth Pain Med 2008;33:518-25

7.     Shuster JJ, Theriaque DW, Ilfeld BM.  Two-sample hodges-lehmann estimates of scale parameters in hospital discharge trials.  Clin Trials 2008; 5: 631-4

8.     Ilfeld BM, Le LT, Ramjohn J, Loland VJ, Wadhwa AN, Gerancher JC, Renehan EM, Sessler DI, Shuster JJ, Theriaque DW, Maldonado RC, Mariano ER.  Effects of local anesthetic concentration and dose on continuous infraclavicular nerve blocks: A multi-center, randomized, observer-masked, controlled study.  Anesth Analg 2009; 108: 245-50

9.     Mariano ER, Loland VJ, Ilfeld BM.  Interscalene perineural catheter placement using an ultrasound-guided posterior approach. Reg Anesth Pain Med 2009; 34: 60-3

10.  Neal JM, Gerancher JC, Hebl JR, Ilfeld BM, McCartney CJ, Franco C, Hogan QH.  Upper-extremity regional anesthesia: Essentials of our current understanding, 2008. Reg Anesth Pain Med 2009; 34: 134-70

11.  Ilfeld BM, Meyer RS, Le LT, Mariano ER, Williams BA, Vandenborne K, Duncan PW, Sessler DI, Enneking FK, Shuster JJ, Maldonado RC, Gearen PF. Health-related quality-of-life following tricompartment knee arthroplasty with and without an extended-duration continuous femoral nerve block:  a prospective, one-year follow-up of a randomized, triple-masked, placebo-controlled study. Anesth Analg 2009; 108: 1320-5

12.  Mariano ER, Afra R, Loland VJ, Bellars RH, Sandhu NS, Bishop ML, Cheng GS, Choy LP, Maldonado RC, Ilfeld BM. Continuous interscalene brachial plexus block via an ultrasound-guided posterior approach: a randomized, triple-masked, placebo-controlled study. Anesth Analg 2009; 108: 1688-94

13.  Ilfeld BM, Ball ST, Gearen PF, Mariano ER, Le LT, Vandenborne K, Duncan PW, Sessler DI, Enneking FK, Shuster JJ, Maldonado RC, Meyer RS.  Health-related quality-of-life following hip arthroplasty with and without an extended-duration continuous posterior lumbar plexus nerve block:  a prospective, 12-month follow-up of a randomized, triple-masked, placebo-controlled study. Anesth Analg 2009; 109: 586-91

14.  Mariano ER, Watson D, Loland VJ, Chu LF, Cheng GS, Mehta SH, Maldonado RC, Ilfeld BM.  Bilateral infraorbital nerve blocks decrease pain but not time to discharge following outpatient nasal surgery. Can J Anaesth 2009; 56: 584-9

15.  Loland VJ, Ilfeld BM, Abrams RA, Mariano ER. Ultrasound-guided perineural catheter and local anesthetic infusion in the perioperative management of pediatric limb salvage: a case report.  Pediatric Anesthesia 2009; 19: 905-7

16.  Mariano ER, Loland VJ, Bellars RH, Sandhu NS, Bishop ML, Abrams RA, Meunier MJ, Maldonado RC, Ferguson EJ, Ilfeld BM.  Ultrasound guidance versus electrical stimulation for infraclavicular perineural catheter insertion: a randomized, controlled trial.  J Ultrasound Med 2009; 28: 1211-8

17.  Mariano ER, Cheng GS, Choy LP, Loland VJ, Bellars RH, Sandhu NS, Bishop ML, Lee DK, Maldonado RC, Ilfeld BM.  Electrical stimulation versus ultrasound guidance for popliteal-sciatic perineural catheter insertion: a randomized, controlled trial.  Reg Anesth Pain Med 2009; 34: 480-5

18.  Mariano ER, Loland VJ, Sandhu NS, Bellars RH, Bishop ML, Afra R, Ball ST, Meyer RS, Maldonado RC, Ilfeld BM.  Ultrasound guidance versus electrical stimulation for femoral perineural catheter insertion. J Ultrasound Med 2009; 28: 1453-60

19.  Ilfeld BM, Moeller LK, Mariano ER, Loland VL, Stevens-Lapsley JE, Fleisher AS, Girard PJ, Donohue MC, Ferguson EJ, Ball ST.  Continuous peripheral nerve blocks:  is local anesthetic dose the only factor, or do concentration and volume influence infusion effects as well?  Anesthesiology 2010; 112: 347-54

20.  Mariano ER, Loland VJ, Sandhu NS, Bellars RH, Bishop ML, Meunier MJ, Afra R, Ferguson EJ, Ilfeld BM.  A trainee-based randomized comparison of stimulating interscalene perineural catheters with a new technique using ultrasound guidance alone.  J Ultrasound Med 2010; 29: 329-36

21.  Ilfeld BM, Loland VJ, Mariano ER.  Prepuncture ultrasound imaging to predict transverse process and lumbar plexus depth for psoas compartment block and perineural catheter insertion:  A prospective, observational study.  Anesth Analg 2010; 110: 1725-8

22.  Heil JW, Ilfeld BM, Loland VJ, Mariano ER.  Preliminary experience with ultrasound-guided supraclavicular brachial plexus perineural catheters in the perioperative pain management of upper extremity orthopedic trauma.  J Ultrasound Med, In Press

23.  Ilfeld BM, Mariano ER, Girard PJ, Loland VJ, Meyer RS, Donovan JF, Pugh GA, Le LT, Sessler DI, Shuster JJ, Theriaque DW, Ball ST.  A multicenter, randomized, triple-masked, placebo-controlled trial of the effect of ambulatory continuous femoral nerve blocks on discharge-readiness and analgesia following total knee arthroplasty in patients on general orthopaedic wards.  PAIN 2010; 150: 477–484

24.  Heil JW, Ilfeld BM, Loland VJ, Sandhu NS, Mariano ER.  Ultrasound-Guided Transversus Abdominis Plane Catheters and Ambulatory Perineural Infusions for Outpatient Inguinal Hernia Repair.  Reg Anesth Pain Med, In Press

25.  Mariano ER, Loland VJ, Sandhu NS, Bishop ML, Lee DK, Schwartz AK, Girard PJ, Ferguson EJ, Ilfeld BM.  Continuous popliteal-sciatic nerve blocks for postoperative analgesia: comparative efficacy of two perineural catheter insertion techniques.  Can J Anesth, In Press

26.  Ilfeld BM, Duke KB, Donohue MC.  Association between lower extremity continuous peripheral nerve blocks and patient falls following knee and hip arthroplasty.  Anesth Analg, In Press

27.  Mariano ER, Sandhu NS, Loland VJ, Bishop ML, Madison SJ, Abrams RA, Meunier MJ, Ferguson EJ, Ilfeld, BM.  A randomized comparison of infraclavicular and supraclavicular continuous peripheral nerve blocks for postoperative analgesia.  Reg Anesth Pain Med, In Press"