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Edward Andrew Ochroch, M.D.

Edward Andrew Ochroch, M.D.

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Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
680 Dulles Building
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Office: 215-662-6308
Fax: 215-349-8133
Swarthmore College, 1987.
University of Pennsylvania, 1992.
MSCE (Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 2005.
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Description of Research Expertise

Perioperative clinical trials

Description of Clinical Expertise

Thoracic and vascular anesthesia

Selected Publications

Guay J, Ochroch EA: Effects of Additional Statin Therapy Before Surgery on Postoperative Morbidity and Mortality Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 28(2): 255-266, April 2014.

Guay J, Ochroch EA: Steroids for surgery during cardiopulmonary bypass in adults: a meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 26(1): 36-45, February 2014.

Guay J, Ochroch EA: Continuing Antiplatelet Therapy Before Heart Surgery with Cardiopulmonary Bypass: A Meta-analysis on the Need for Reexploration and Major Outcomes Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 28(1): 90-97, February 2014.

Sinha AC, Singh PM, Williams NW, Ochroch EA, Goudra BG: Aprepitant’s Prophylactic Efficacy in Decreasing Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting in Morbidly Obese Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery. Obesity Surgery 24: 225-231, 2014.

Gutsche, Jacob T., Lee Erickson, Kamrouz Ghadimi, John G. Augoustides, Joseph Dimartino, Wilson Y. Szeto, and E. Andrew Ochroch. : Advancing Extubation Time for Cardiac Surgery Patients Using Lean Work Design. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia epub 9/2014, 2014.

Guay J, Ochroch EA: Beta-Blocking Agents for Surgery: Influence on Mortality and Major Outcomes. A Meta-Analysis. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 27(5): 834-44, October 2013.

Elkassabany N, Ahmed M, Malkowicz SB, Heitjan DFR, Isserman JA, Ochroch EA: Comparison Between the Analgesic Efficacy of Transversus Abdominis Plane(TAP)Block and Placebo in Open Retropubic Radical Prostatectomy: A Prospective, Randomized, Double-blinded Study. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia e-published: 1-13, August 2013.

Vernick WJ, Ochroch EA, Horak J, Hammond M, Hargrove W: Validation Study of Doppler-derived Transmitral Valve Gradients Compared to Near Simultaneously Obtained Directly Measured Catheter Gradients Immediately After Mitral Valve Repair Surgery. Journal of Cardiac Surgery 28(4): 329-335, July 2013.

Aufhauser Jr. DD, Rose T, Levine M, Barnett R, Ochroch EA, Aukburg S, Greenblatt E, Olthoff K, Shaked, Abt P: Cardiac Arrest Associated with Reperfusion of the Liver During Transplantation: Incidence and Proposal for a Management Algorithm. Clinical Transplantation 27(2): 185-192, March-April 2013.

Kohl BA, Hammond M, Ochroch EA: Implementation of an Intraoperative Glycemic Control Protocol for Cardiac Surgery in a High-acuity Academic Medical Center: An Observational Study. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 25 (2): 121-128, March 2013.

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Last updated: 05/13/2015
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