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Adrian Gelb, M.D.



University of Capetown School of Medicine 1972


University of Western Ontario 1977
University of Toronto 1979

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Dong TT, Mellin-Olsen J, Gelb AW. Ketamine: a growing global health-care need. Br J Anaesth. 2015 Oct; 115(4):491-3.
  2. Chen CL, Lin GA, Bardach NS, Clay TH, Boscardin WJ, Gelb AW, Maze M, Gropper MA, Dudley RA. Preoperative medical testing in Medicare patients undergoing cataract surgery. N Engl J Med. 2015 Apr 16; 372(16):1530-8.
  3. Meng L, Berger MS, Gelb AW. The Potential Benefits of Awake Craniotomy for Brain Tumor Resection: An Anesthesiologist's Perspective. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2015 Mar 24.
  4. Meng L, Weston SD, Chang EF, Gelb AW. Awake craniotomy in a patient with ejection fraction of 10%: considerations of cerebrovascular and cardiovascular physiology. J Clin Anesth. 2015 Feb 10.
  5. Meng L, Gelb AW. Regulation of cerebral autoregulation by carbon dioxide. Anesthesiology. 2015 Jan; 122(1):196-205.
  6. Steffner KR, McQueen KA, Gelb AW. Patient safety challenges in low-income and middle-income countries. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2014 Dec; 27(6):623-9.
  7. Lee CZ, Gelb AW. Anesthesia management for endovascular treatment. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2014 Oct; 27(5):484-8.
  8. Mashour GA, Moore LE, Lele AV, Robicsek SA, Gelb AW. Perioperative care of patients at high risk for stroke during or after non-cardiac, non-neurologic surgery: consensus statement from the Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care*. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2014 Oct; 26(4):273-85.
  9. Gelb AW. Lifelong lessons I learned from my resident research project. Can J Anaesth. 2014 Dec; 61(12):1130-1.
  10. Jian M, Li X, Wang A, Zhang L, Han R, Gelb AW. Flurbiprofen and hypertension but not hydroxyethyl starch are associated with post-craniotomy intracranial haematoma requiring surgery. Br J Anaesth. 2014 Nov; 113(5):832-9.
  11. Bokoch MP, Gelb AW. From the journal archives: cyclopropane: induction and recovery with a bang! Can J Anaesth. 2014 Aug; 61(8):763-6.
  12. Bilotta F, Gelb AW, Stazi E, Titi L, Paoloni FP, Rosa G. Reply from the authors. Br J Anaesth. 2014 Jan; 112(1):179-80.
  13. Meng L, Gelb AW, McDonagh DL. Changes in cerebral tissue oxygen saturation during anaesthetic-induced hypotension: an interpretation based on neurovascular coupling and cerebral autoregulation. Anaesthesia. 2013 Jul; 68(7):736-41.
  14. Bilotta F, Gelb AW, Stazi E, Titi L, Paoloni FP, Rosa G. Pharmacological perioperative brain neuroprotection: a qualitative review of randomized clinical trials. Br J Anaesth. 2013 Jun; 110 Suppl 1:i113-20.
  15. Schulz CM, Endsley MR, Kochs EF, Gelb AW, Wagner KJ. Situation awareness in anesthesia: concept and research. Anesthesiology. 2013 Mar; 118(3):729-42.
  16. Alexander BS, Gelb AW, Mantulin WW, Cerussi AE, Tromberg BJ, Yu Z, Lee C, Meng L. Impact of stepwise hyperventilation on cerebral tissue oxygen saturation in anesthetized patients: a mechanistic study. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2013 May; 57(5):604-12.
  17. Bijker JB, Gelb AW. Review article: the role of hypotension in perioperative stroke. Can J Anaesth. 2013 Feb; 60(2):159-67.
  18. Donovan AL, Flexman AM, Gelb AW. Blood pressure management in stroke. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2012 Oct; 25(5):516-22.
  19. Gelb AW, Talke PO. The time when hypotension occurs may be important in the management of intraarterial thrombolysis for stroke. Anesthesiology. 2012 Sep; 117(3):683-4; author reply 684.
  20. Flexman AM, Donovan AL, Gelb AW. Anesthetic management of patients with acute stroke. Anesthesiol Clin. 2012 Jun; 30(2):175-90.

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