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Edward Andrew Ochroch

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director Thoracic Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania
Director of Clinical Research, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, 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
Education:
BA
Swarthmore College, 1987.
M.D.
University of Pennsylvania, 1992.
MSCE (Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 2005.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine, Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, PA, 1992-1993.
Resident in Anesthesia, Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, MA, 1993-1996.
Chief Resident in Anesthesiology, Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, MA, 1995-1996.
Certifications
Board Certified in Anesthesiology, .
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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.

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.

Ochroch EA, Vachani A, Gottschalk A, Kanetsky P : Natural Variation in the [mu]-opioid Gene OPRM1 Predicts Increased Pain on Third Day After Thoracotomy. Clinical Journal of Pain 28(9): 747-754, November/December 2012.

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Last updated: 06/03/2014
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