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ANAESTHETICS

    1. Devereaux PJ, Sessler DI, Leslie K, Kurz A, Mrkobrada M, Alonso-Coello P, et al. Clonidine in Patients Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery. N Engl J Med 2014. [10.1056/NEJMoa1401106] [PMID: 24679061]
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    3. Biccard BM, Madiba TE. Announcement of the South African Surgical Outcomes Study (SASOS). Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia 2014;20(1):6-7.
    4. Moodley Y, Naidoo P, Biccard BM. The South African Vascular Surgical Cardiac Risk Index (SAVS-CRI): A prospective observational study. S Afr Med J 2013;103(10):746-50.
    5. Botto F, Alonso-Coello P, Chan MT, Villar JC, Xavier D, Srinathan S, et al. Myocardial Injury after Noncardiac Surgery: A Large, International, Prospective Cohort Study Establishing Diagnostic Criteria, Characteristics, Predictors, and 30-day Outcomes. Anesthesiology 2014;120(3):564-78.
    6. Harilall Y, Adam JK, Biccard BM, Reddi A. The Effect of Optimising Cerebral Tissue Oxygen Saturation on Markers of Neurological Injury during Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery. Heart Lung Circ 2014 Jan;23(1):68-74. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2013.07.002. Epub 2013 Jul 30.
    7. Rodseth RN, Vasconcellos K, Naidoo P, Biccard BM. Preoperative B-type natriuretic peptide risk stratification: do postoperative indices add value? Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia 2013; 19: 60-65.
    8. Devereaux PJ, Chan MT, Alonso-Coello P, et al. Association between postoperative troponin levels and 30-day mortality among patients undergoing noncardiac surgery. JAMA 2012; 307: 2295-304.
    9. Biccard BM, Naidoo P, de Vasconcellos K. What is the best pre-operative risk stratification tool for major adverse cardiac events following elective vascular surgery? A prospective observational cohort study evaluating pre-operative myocardial ischaemia monitoring and biomarker analysis. Anaesthesia 2012; 67: 389-95.
    10. Biccard BM, Naidoo P. The role of brain natriuretic peptide in prognostication and reclassification of risk in patients undergoing vascular surgery. Anaesthesia. 2011, 66: 379-85.
    11. Harilall Y, Adam JK, Biccard BM, Reddi A. Correlation between cerebral tissue and central venous oxygen saturation during off -pump coronary bypass graft surgery. Perfusion. 2011, 26: 83-90.
    12. Biccard BM, Nepaul S. Risk factors associated with intermediate and long-term mortality following vascular surgery in South African patients. Cardiovasc J Afr. 2010;21:263-7.
    13. Biccard BM. Factors associated with mortality when chronic beta-blocker therapy is withdrawn in the peri-operative period in vascular surgical patients: a matched case–control study. Cardiovascular Journal of Africa 2010; 21 (2): 97-102
    14. Biccard BM. Investigation of predictors of increased creatine kinase levels following vascular surgery and the association with peri-operative statin therapy. Cardiovasc J Af;, 2009; 20: 187-91.
    15. Mulaudzi TV, Biccard BM, Robbs JV, Paruk N, Pillay B, Rajaruthnam P. Carotid artery stump pressure and associated neurological changes in predominantly symptomatic carotid artery disease patients undergoing awake carotid endarterectomy. Cardiovasc J Afr 2009;20(2):116-8.
    16. Biccard BM, Pooran R. Validation of a model to predict all-cause in-hospital mortality in vascular surgical patients. Cardiovascular Journal of Africa 2008; 19 (6): 303-308
    17. Biccard BM, Bandu R. Clinical risk predictors associated with cardiac mortality following vascular surgery in South African patients. Cardiovascular Journal of Africa 2007; 18 (4): 216-20