J Anesth Perioper Med. 2016;3(6):280-284.

JAPM: Articles Published in 2016
Journal of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine Editorial Office


A total of 36 articles, contributed by more than 200 clinicians and researchers from around the world, were published in the Journal of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine (JAPM) in 2016. We express profound gratitude to all the contributors, reviewers and editorial board members.

1. Jiao-Jiao Yang, Min-Ze Xie, Ling-Sha Ju, Min Jia, Jian-Jun Yang. Enhanced histone lysine methyltransferase G9a might contribute to repeated sevoflurane exposure-induced apoptosis and cognitive impairment in the developing brain. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 1-10.
Correspondence to Dr. Jian-Jun Yang at yjyangjj@126.com, from Department of Anesthesiology, Jinling Hospital, Medical School of Nanjing University, Nanjing, China.

2. Zhao-Yang Hu, Ya-Dong Fang, Ze-Gang Yin, Bai-Xing Li, Yue-Sheng Huang, Jin Liu. Emulsified isoflurane produces cardioprotection against severe burn-induced cardiac shock. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 11-7.
Correspondence to Dr. Jin Liu at scuanesth@hotmail.com, from Laboratory of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine, Translational Neuroscience Center, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China.

3. Yan- Ping Zhang, Jin- Feng Yang, Yue Yuan, Karla Gomez, Shan- Shan Mei, Yiliam Rodriguez, et al. The involvement of calcitonin generelated peptide and toll-like receptor 4 in the development of diabetic sensory neuropathy. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 18-26.
Correspondence to Dr. Keith A. Candiotti at kcandiot@med.miami.edu, from Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine and Pain Management, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, USA.

4. Liu-Lin Xiong, Yun-Xia Zuo, Chao-Zhi Luo, Jie Yu, Qing-Jie Xia, Fei-Fei Xu, et al. p38 MAPK inhibitor administration provides protection against acute lung injury in rats with intestinal ischemia reperfusion via downregulating interlukin-6 expression. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 27-34.
Correspondence to Dr. Jin Liu at scujinliu@foxmail.com or Dr. Ting-Hua Wang at tinghua_neuron@263.net, both from Department of Anesthesiology and Institute of Neurological Disease, Translational Neuroscience Center, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China.

5. Jie Sun, Yong G Peng. On-or off-pump coronary artery bypass: what is the evidence? J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 35-41.
Correspondence to Dr. Yong G Peng at ypeng@anest.ufl.edu, from Departments of Anesthesiology and Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.

6. Hao Cheng, Jian-Zhong Sun, Fu-Hai Ji, Hong Liu. Prevention and treatment of cardiac surgery associated acute kidney injury. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 42-51.
Correspondence to Dr. Hong Liu at hualiu@ucdavis.edu, from Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of California Davis Health System, Sacramento, USA.

7. Jian-Jun Yang, Zhiyi Zuo. Neuroinflammation and Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction: What Do We Know? J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 53-6.
Correspondence to Dr. Zhiyi Zuo at zz3c@virginia. edu, from Department of Anesthesiology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.

8. Hai-Lin Zhao, Da-Qing Ma, Niccolò Terrando. Short postnatal exposure to sevoflurane does not cause evident neurotoxicity in rats. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 57-62.
Correspondence to Dr. Niccolò Terrando at niccolo.terrando@duke.edu, from Department of Anesthesiology, Basic Science Division, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA.

9. Fei Lan, Sheena Sodha, Tian-Long Wang, Da-Qing Ma. Xenon confers neuroprotection in organotypic hippocampal slice cultures. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 63-9.
Correspondence to Dr. Da-Qing Ma at d.ma@imperial.ac.uk, from Anaesthetics, Pain Medicine and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK.

10. Nan Li, Dong-Liang Mu, Qin-Jun Yu, Chun-Xia Shi, Dong-Xin Wang, Li-Huan Li. Impact of early postoperative delirium on long-term outcome in patients after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a 2-year follow-up cohort study. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 70-7.
Correspondence to Dr. Dong-Xin Wang at wangdongxin@hotmail.com, from Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Peking University First Hospital, Beijing, China; or Dr. Li-Huan Li at llhfw@sina.com, from Department of Anesthesiology, Cardiovascular Institute and Fuwai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China.

11. Robert A. Whittington, László Virág, Hilana Lewkowitz-Shpuntoff , Emmanuel Planel. The impact of anesthesia and surgery on tau pathology: a pre-clinical and clinical review. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 78-89.
Correspondence to Dr. Robert A. Whittington at raw9@cumc.columbia. edu, from Department of Anesthesiology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, USA.

12. Sharif Darwish, Ingrid Tse, Da- Qing Ma. Cognition and memory impairment following anaesthesia and surgery: a current update. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 90-101.
Correspondence to Dr. Da-Qing Ma at d.ma@imperial.ac.uk, from Anaesthetics, Pain Medicine and Intensive Care, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London, UK.

13. Zhang-Sheng Yu. Observational studies in anesthesiology. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3:102-8.
Correspondence to Dr. Zhang- Sheng Yu at yuzhangsheng@sjtu.edu.cn, from Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, School of Life Science and Technology, and SJTUYale Joint Center of Biostatistics, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China.

14. Yang Yang, Ying Lin, Yu- Sheng Yao, Yan-Qing Chen. Ultrasound-guided transverses abdominis plane block versus caudal block for postoperative analgesia in children undergoing inguinal hernia repair: a randomized controlled trial. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3:109-13.
Correspondence to Dr. Yu-Sheng Yao at fjslyys@126.com, from Department of Anesthesiology, Fujian Provincial Hospital & The Shengli Clinical College of Fujian Medical University, Fuzhou, China.

15. Dan-Xu Ma, Yun Wang, Meng- Meng Bao, Chen Zhang, Xue-Yang Li, An-ShiWu, et al. Ultrasoundguided lumbar sympathetic ganglion blockade using shamrock method: a prospective case series. J Anesth PerioperMed 2016; 3: 114-8.
Correspondence to Dr. Yun Wang at wangyun129@ccmu.edu.cn, from Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China.

16. Ting-Ting Chen, Wei-Dong Mi, Gang Wang, Li-Bing Li. Midazolam promotes the mobilization of endothelial progenitor cells and increases the plasma concentration of VEGF in rats with myocardial ischemia treated with G-CSF. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 119-24.
Correspondence to Dr. Wei-Dong Mi at wwdd1962@aliyun.com, from Department of Anesthesiology, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Beijing, China.

17. Mu-Rong Li, Zheng Guo, Lu Chen. Calcito-nin gene- related peptide inhibits cardiomyocyte injury induced by hypoxia/reoxygenation via restoration of cytosolic and mitochondrial calcium. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 125-31.
Correspondence to Dr. Zheng Guo at guozheng713@163.com or guozheng713@yahoo.com, from Department of Anesthesia, Shanxi Medical University, Taiyuan, China; Department of Anesthesia, Second Hospital of Shanxi Medical University, Taiyuan, China; Key Laboratory of Cellular Physiology at Shanxi Medical University, National Education Commission, Taiyuan, China.

18. Hui-Qun Fu, Tian-Long Wang. The inhibitory neuronal circuit of spinal cord in neuropathic pain. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 132-41.
Correspondence to Dr. Tian-Long Wang at w_tl5595@hotmail.com, from Department of Anesthesiology, Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China.

19. Hong Yin, Ru-Rong Wang, Rui Xia. The endothelial glycocalyx and one-lung ventilation induced lung injury — new focus. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 142-6.
Correspondence to Dr. Ru-Rong Wang at 576950028@qq.com, from Department of Anesthesiology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China.

20. Zhi Ye, Zi-Yu Zhou, Na Wang, Ping-Ping Xia, E Wang, Qu-Lian Guo. Sevoflurane postconditioning increases the activities of antioxidant enzymes and improves spatial learning and memory after cardiac arrest in rats. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 149-59.
Correspondence to Dr. Qu-lian Guo at qulianguo@hotmail.com, from Department of Anesthesioloy, Affiliated Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, China.

21. Pei-Pei Qin, Su Min, Li-Hua Peng, Li Ren. Continuous femoral nerve block versus patientcontrolled intravenous analgesia for patients undergoing unilateral total knee arthroplasty: a cost-effectiveness analysis and cost-utility analysis. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 160-70.
Correspondence to Dr. Su Min at ms89011068@163.com, from Department of Anesthesiology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, China.

22. Bao-Ji Hu, Jian Xu, Xiao-Hong Zhao, Nan-Nan Zhang, Meng-Zhi Pan, Lu-Long Bo, Hong-Wei Duan. Impact of endotracheal tube cuff pressure on postoperative sore throat: a systematic review and meta analysis. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 171-6.
Correspondence to Dr. Lu-Long Bo at nbastars@126.com, from Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Changhai Hospital, The Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China; or Dr. Hong-Wei Duan at duanhongwei120@126.com, from Department of Anesthesiology, Shanghai Pudong Hospital, Fudan University Pudong Medical Center, Shanghai, China.

23. Shaimaa I.A. Ibrahim, Judith A. Strong and Jun-Ming Zhang. Mineralocorticoid receptor, a promising target for improving management of low back pain by epidural steroid injections. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 177-84.
Correspondence to Dr. Jun-Ming Zhang at junming.zhang@uc.edu, from Pain Research Center, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, USA.

24. Qi-Bin Chen, Su Min, Li-Hua Peng. Ketamine — New antiepileptic drugs and status epilepticus. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 185-90.
Correspondence to Dr. Su Min at ms89011068@163.com, from Department of Anesthesiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, China.

25. Lei Zhou, Xi He, Gong Chen, Jian-Bin Tong, Yu-Hui Wu, Wen Ouyang. Propofol inhibits breast cancer cells proliferation and migration by down-regulating TGFβ1/Smad2/MMP-9 Signal. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 193-9.
Correspondence to Dr. Wen Ouyang at ouyangwen15@sina.com, from Department of Anesthesiology, The Third Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, China; The Seniors Anesthesia and Perioperative Management Research Center, The State Key Laboratory of Medical Genetics, School of Life Sciences, Central South University, Changsha, China; or Dr. Yu-Hui Wu at wuyuhui56@sina.com, from Department of Breast Surgery, Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, China.

26. Rui Xue, Shao-Qing Lei, Zhong-Yuan Xia, and Zheng-Yuan Xia. Myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury: the perioperative application and cardiac protective potential of ginsenoside preparations. J Anesth PerioperMed 2016; 3: 200-8.
Correspondence to Dr. Zheng-Yuan Xia at zyxia@hku.hk, from Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China; or Dr. Zhong-Yuan Xia at xiazhongyuan2005@aliyun.com, from Department of Anesthesiology, Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University, Wuhan, China.

27. Shi-Yun Jin, and Ye Zhang. Impaired RISKGSK3β pathway is responsible for comorbidities by suppressing the conditioning cardioprotection. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 209-19.
Correspondence to Dr. Ye Zhang at zhangye_hassan@sina.com, from Department of Anesthesiology, the Second Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, Hefei, China.

28. Shuai Yuan, Jian-Bo Yu. The role of perioperative acupoint stimulation in the prevention of postoperative cognitive dysfunction. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 220-4.
Correspondence to Dr. Jian-Bo Yu at jianboyu99@sina.com, from Department of Anesthesiology, Tianjin Nankai Hospital, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China.

29. Ren Liao, Hao-Rui Sun, Jin Liu. West China Liu's Score for individualized red cells transfusion strategy in non-cardiac surgery: study protocol for a multicenter, randomized, controlled trial. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 225-32.
Correspondence to Dr. Jin Liu at scujinliu@163.com, from Department of Anesthesiology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China.

30. Fu- Shan Xue. Ideal airway management: new evidence and strategies are still needed. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 233-5.
Correspondence to Dr. Fu-Shan Xue at xuefushan@aliyun.com, from Department of Anesthesiology,Plastic Surgery Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China.

31. Patrick N. Olomu, Asif Khan, Jeffrey Steiner, Edgar Kiss, Roxana Ploski, Peter Szmuk. Glide-Scope® Cobalt AVL Video Baton for intubation in infants weighing less than 10 kilograms. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 236-40.
Correspondence to Dr. Patrick N. Olomu at Patrick. Olomu@Childrens.com, from Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, United States, and Department of Anesthesiology, Children's Health, Children's Medical Center Dallas, Dallas, United States.

32. Nobuyuki-Hai Tran, Patrick N. Olomu, Ashley Bocanegra, Asif Khan, John Cheyney, Alexandra Handy, et al. Laryngeal mask airway Supreme in children: a retrospective audit. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 241-6.
Correspondence to Dr. Patrick N. Olomu at Patrick.Olomu@Childrens.com, from Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, United States, and Department of Anesthesiology, Children's Health, Children's Medical Center Dallas, Dallas, United States.

33. André van Zundert, Cienwen Town, Lizanne Dagleish, Heather Reynolds. Which videolaryngoscope should we use in airway management? J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 247-57.
Correspondence to Prof. André van Zundert at vanzundertandre@gmail.com, from Department of Anaesthesia & Perioperative Medicine, University of Queensland, Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital, Brisbane, Australia.

34. Fu-Shan Xue, Qian-Jin Liu, Hui-Xian Li, Ya-Yang Liu. Videolaryngoscopy assisted intubation — new era for airway management. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 258-69.
Correspondence to Dr. Fu-Shan Xue at xuefushan@aliyun.com, from Department of Anesthesiology, Plastic Surgery Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China.

35. Louise Ellard, David T. Wong. Airway management of patients with ebola virus disease. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 270-5.
Correspondence to Dr. David T. Wong at David.wong@uhn.ca, from Department of Anesthesiology, University of Toronto, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada.

36. David Watton, Orlando R. Hung. Unanticipated difficult nasal intubation due to a prominent anterior tubercle of the first cervical spine. J Anesth Perioper Med 2016; 3: 276-9.
Correspondence to Dr. David Watton at david.watton@dal.ca, from Department of Anesthesiology, Dalhousie University, Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, Canada.