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Lynne Ferrari, MD

Lynne Ferrari MD
Department:
Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine Research
Academic Title:
Associate Professor of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School
Research Focus Area:
Perioperative Concussion

Research Overview

This suite of studies will determine the frequency of undiagnosed concussion in children and adolescents scheduled for orthopedia traum surgery and the possible effects of general anesthesia on concussion.

Publications

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  1. Ferrari LR. Updates in pediatric anesthesia. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2016 Jun; 29(3):325-6.
  2. Ferrari LR, Antonelli RC, Bader A. The Pediatric Perioperative Surgical Home. Anesth Analg. 2016 Jan; 122(1):295-6.
  3. Ferrari LR. Anesthesia outside the operating room. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2015 Aug; 28(4):439-40.
  4. Bravo F, Levi R, Ferrari LR, McManus ML. The nature and sources of variability in pediatric surgical case duration. Paediatr Anaesth. 2015 Oct; 25(10):999-1006.
  5. Ferrari LR, Antonelli RC, Bader A. Beyond the Preoperative Clinic: Considerations for Pediatric Care Redesign Aligning the Patient/Family-Centered Medical Home and the Perioperative Surgical Home. Anesth Analg. 2015 May; 120(5):1167-70.
  6. Nuzzi LC, Pike CM, Lewine EB, Cerrato FE, Alexander ME, Ferrari LR, Bae DS, Taghinia A, Waters PM, Labow BI. Preoperative electrocardiograms for nonsyndromic children with hand syndactyly. J Hand Surg Am. 2015 Mar; 40(3):452-5.
  7. Johnston DR, Watters K, Ferrari LR, Rahbar R. Laryngeal cleft: evaluation and management. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Jun; 78(6):905-11.
  8. Ferrari LR. The surgical scorecard: a tool to close the loop on OR utilization. Hosp Pract (1995). 2013 Aug; 41(3):80-8.
  9. Klein JD, Turner CG, Kamran SC, Yu AY, Ferrari L, Zurakowski D, Fauza DO. Pediatric postoperative intussusception in the minimally invasive surgery era: a 13-year, single center experience. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Jun; 216(6):1089-93.
  10. Ferrari LR, Zurakowski D, Solari J, Rahbar R. Laryngeal cleft repair: the anesthetic perspective. Paediatr Anaesth. 2013 Apr; 23(4):334-41.
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  12. Watters K, Ferrari L, Rahbar R. Minimally invasive approach to laryngeal cleft. Laryngoscope. 2013 Jan; 123(1):264-8.
  13. Watters K, Ferrari L, Rahbar R. Laryngeal cleft. Adv Otorhinolaryngol. 2012; 73:95-100.
  14. Ferrari LR, Micheli A, Whiteley C, Chazaro R, Zurakowski D. Criteria for assessing operating room utilization in a free-standing children's hospital. Paediatr Anaesth. 2012 Jul; 22(7):696-706.
  15. Rahbar R, Chen JL, Rosen RL, Lowry KC, Simon DM, Perez JA, Buonomo C, Ferrari LR, Katz ES. Endoscopic repair of laryngeal cleft type I and type II: when and why? Laryngoscope. 2009 Sep; 119(9):1797-802.
  16. Ferrari LR. New insulin analogues and insulin delivery devices for the perioperative management of diabetic patients. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2008 Jun; 21(3):401-5.
  17. Rahbar R, Ferrari LR, Borer JG, Peters CA. Robotic surgery in the pediatric airway: application and safety. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Jan; 133(1):46-50; discussion 50.
  18. Rhodes ET, Ferrari LR, Wolfsdorf JI. Perioperative management of pediatric surgical patients with diabetes mellitus. Anesth Analg. 2005 Oct; 101(4):986-99, table of contents.
  19. Ferrari LR, Gotta AW. Anesthesia for Otolaryngologic Surgery. Clinical Anesthesia. P G Barash Editor. Lippincott William & Wilkins Publishers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2005; 309-324.
  20. Means LJ, Ferrari LR, Kain ZN, Maxwell L, Yaster M. Evaluation and preparation of pediatric patients undergoing anesthesia. Pediatrics (in press). 2005.
  21. Rhodes ET, Ferrari LR, Wolfsdorf JI. Perioperative Management of Pediatric Surgical Patients with Diabetes Mellitis. Anesthesia and Analgesia (in press). 2005.
  22. Ferrari LR. Preoperative evaluation of pediatric surgical patients with multisystem considerations. Anesth Analg. 2004 Oct; 99(4):1058-69.
  23. Wise-Faberowski L, Soriano SG, Ferrari L, McManus ML, Wolfsdorf JI, Majzoub J, Scott RM, Truog R, Rockoff MA. Perioperative management of diabetes insipidus in children. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2004 Jul; 16(3):220-5.
  24. Lin YC, Bioteau AB, Ferrari LR, Berde CB. The use of herbs and complementary and alternative medicine in pediatric preoperative patients. J Clin Anesth. 2004 Feb; 16(1):4-6.
  25. Wise-Faberowski L, Soriano SG, Ferrari L, McManus ML, Wolfsdorf JI, Majzoub J, Scott RM, Truog R, Rockoff MA. Perioperative management of diabetes insipidus in children [corrected]. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2004 Jan; 16(1):14-9.
  26. The Perioperative Management of the Child with Diabetes Mellitus. Institutional Clinical Practice Guideline, The Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. 2004.
  27. Ferrari LR, Wolfsdorf J, Rhodes E. Diabetes Mellitus Perioperative Management Clinical Practice Guideline. Children's Hospital Clinicians Website. Children's Hospital. 2004.
  28. Ferrari LR. Tonsillectomy. Complications in Anesthesia. Atlee J, Editor. W. B. Saunders, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2004.
  29. The Perioperative Management of the Child with Diabetes Insipidus. Insitutional Clinical Practice Guideline, The Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. 2003.
  30. Ferrari LR, Rockoff MA. Diabetes Insipidus Perioperative Management Clinical Practice Guideline. Children's Hospital Clinicians Website. Children's Hospital. 2003.
  31. Ferrari LR. Do children need a preoperative assessment that is different from adults? Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2002; 40(2):167-86.
  32. Lin YC, Bioteau AB, Ferrari LR, Berde CB. The Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia/American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Anesthesia. Pediatric Anesthesia 2002. Miami, Florida. 2002.
  33. Ferrari LR. Pediatric Preoperative Evaluation and Consulative Anesthesia. In The Harvard Department of Anesthesia Electronic Anesthesia Library (HEAL). Michael Bailin MD Editor, Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia. 2002.
  34. Ferrari LR. Anesthetic Considerations for Children Undergoing ENT Surgery. In the Harvard Department of Anesthesia Electronic Anesthesia Library (HEAL). Michael Bailin MD Editor, Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia. 2002.
  35. Ferrari LR. Do Children Need a Preoperative Assessment That is Different from Adults?. International Anesthesiology Clinics; Preoperative and Cost Containment, PA Wiklund Editor. Lippincott William & Wilkins Publishers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2002; 167-186.
  36. Faberowski LW, Soriano SG, Truog R, Ferrari L, Rockoff MA. Perioperative management of diabetes insipidus in children. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists. Anesthesiology. 2002; 96:A1246.
  37. Polaner DM, Houck CS, Rockoff MA, Mancuso TJ, Finley GA, Maxwell LG, Cravero J, Kain ZN, Bell C, Bosenberg A, Zwass M, Valley R, Agarwal R, Savarese A, Rice LJ, Coté CJ, Davidson PJ, Ferrari LR, Davis PJ. Sedation, risk, and safety: do we really have data at last? Pediatrics. 2001 Oct; 108(4):1006-8.
  38. Lin YC, Bioteau AB, Ferrari LR, Berde CB. The Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Pediatric Preoperative Patients. 55th Post graduate Assemble in Anesthesiology, The New York State Society of Anesthesiology, 2001, New York, New York. 2001.
  39. Ferrari LR. Anesthesia for Pediatric ENT Procedures. Progress in Anesthesiology. 2001; 15(2):15-28.
  40. Faberowski LW, Soriano SG, Ferrari LR, Mc Manus M, Troug R, Majzoub J, Scott M, Rockoff M. Perioperative Management of Diabetes Insipidus in Children. Society of Pediatric Anesthesia/ American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Anesthesia Winter Meeting. Pediatric Anesthesia, 2001, San Diego, California. 2001.
  41. Gotta AW, Ferrari LR, Sullivan CA. Anesthesia for Otolaryngologic Surgery. Handbook of Clinical Anesthesia, P G Barash Editor. Lippincott William & Wilkins Publishers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2001; 507-518.
  42. Hayashi H, Redd SL, Ferrari LR. Preoperative evaluation and preparation for children undergoing day surgery: Standard practice at Children’s Hospital in Boston. The Japanese Society of Pediatric Anesthesiology, 6th Annual Meeting, September 8-9, 2000 Kobe, Japan. 2000.
  43. Gotta AW, Ferrari LR, Sullivan CA. Anesthesia for Otorhinolaryngologic Surgery. Clinical Anesthesia. P G Barash Editor. Lippincott William & Wilkins Publishers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2000; 989-1004.
  44. Ferrari LR, Vassallo S. Anesthesia for Ophthalmic Surgery. A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children. 2000; 479-492.
  45. Ferrari LR, Vassallo S. Anesthesia for Otorhinolaryngologic Surgery. A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children. Todres D, Ryan J, Cote C, Goudsouzian N, Editors, W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2000; 461-477.
  46. Shenkman Z, Holzman RS, Kim C, Ferrari LR, DiCanzio J, Highfield ES, Van Keuren K, Kaptchuk T, Kenna MA, Berde CB, Rockoff MA. Acupressure-acupuncture antiemetic prophylaxis in children undergoing tonsillectomy. Anesthesiology. 1999 May; 90(5):1311-6.
  47. Ferrari LR, Rooney FM, Rockoff MA. Preoperative fasting practices in pediatrics. Anesthesiology. 1999 Apr; 90(4):978-80.
  48. Means LJ, Ferrari L, Mancuso TJ, Davidson P, Hackel A, Deshpande JK, Davis P, Brown R, Bailey A, Coté C. The pediatric sedation unit: a mechanism for safe pediatric sedation. Pediatrics. 1999 Jan; 103(1):199-201.
  49. Gotta AW, Ferrari LR, Sullivan CA. Otolaryngologic and Maxillofacial Surgery. Clinical Anesthesia Practice. Kirby RR. Gravenstein N, Gravenstain JS, Lobato EB, Editors. W.B. Saunders, New York, NY. 1999.
  50. Ferrari LR. Clearing for Anesthesia: What does it mean?. Anesthesia and Pain Management for the Pediatrician. Ferrari LR, Editor. Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, MD. 1999; 10-22.
  51. Ferrari LR, Rockoff MA. Preoperative Fasting in Pediatrics. Society of Pediatric Anesthesia/ American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Anesthesia Winter Meeting. Pediatric Anesthesia. 1998.
  52. Ferrari LR, Rockoff MA. Preoperative Fasting in Anesthesia (Audiocassette recording). Society of Pedaitric Anesthesia/ American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Anesthesia Winter Meeting, Metzl K, Editor, Elk Grove Village, Illinois. Pediatric Anesthesia. 1998; 61.
  53. Ferrari LR. Preoperative Evaluation of the Pediatric Patient. Handbook of Preoperative Assessment and Management. Sweitzer, BJ, Editor. Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia, PA. 1998; 298-315.
  54. Patel RI, Davis PJ, Orr RJ, Ferrari LR, Rimar S, Hannallah RS, Cohen IT, Colingo K, Donlon JV, Haberkern CM, McGowan FX, Prillaman BA, Parasuraman TV, Creed MR. Single-dose ondansetron prevents postoperative vomiting in pediatric outpatients. Anesth Analg. 1997 Sep; 85(3):538-45.
  55. Quintal MC, Cunningham MJ, Ferrari LR. Tubeless spontaneous respiration technique for pediatric microlaryngeal surgery. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1997 Feb; 123(2):209-14.
  56. Ferrari LR. Cleared for Anesthesia: What it means, how to do it. Contemporary Pediatrics, 14(9):81-89, 1997. 1997; 14(9):81-9.
  57. Ferrari LR. Anesthesia for Procedures in and Around the Airway. Clinical Pediatric Anesthesia. Badgwell MJ, Editor, Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1997; 267-293.
  58. Ferrari LR. Tonsillectomy. Complications in Anesthesia. Atlee J, Editor. W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1997; 630-4.
  59. Gotta AW, Ferrari LR, Sullivan CA. Anesthesia for ENT Surgery. Handbook of Clinical Anesthesia. P G Barash Editor. Lippincott-Raven Publishers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1997; 491-501.
  60. Ferrari LR, Cheney ML. Anesthesia for Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Plastic and Reconstructive, Cheney M, Editor, Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, Maryland. 1997; 121-146.
  61. Gotta AW, Ferrari LR, Sullivan CA. Anesthesia for ENT Surgery. Clinical Anesthesia. P G Barash Editor. Lippincott-Raven Publishers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1996; 929-943.
  62. Ferrari LR. Anesthesia for Pediatric ENT Surgery, Routine and Emergent. American Society of Anesthesiology Refresher Course Lectures, Barash PG, Editor. 1996; 57-69.
  63. Means LJ, Ferrari LR, Fisher QA, Kingston HG, Schreiner MS. Evaluation and preparation of pediatric patients undergoing anesthesia. Pediatrics. 1996; 98(3):502-8.
  64. Quintal MC, Ferrari LR, Cunningham MJ. Tubeless spontaneous respiration technique for microlaryngeal surgery: A comparison of two anesthetic protocols. The American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society, January 25-27, 1996 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1996.
  65. Hanallah R. Davis PJ, Orr R, Ferrari LR, Rimer S. Intravenous ondansetron effectively treats postoperative emesis in children. American Society of Anesthesiologists, Atlanta, Georgia. 1995.
  66. Ferrari LR, Goudsouzian NG. The use of the laryngeal mask airway in children with bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Anesth Analg. 1995 Aug; 81(2):310-3.
  67. Ferrari LR, Goudsouzian NG. Comparison of laryngeal mask with the endotracheal tube in children with bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Anesth Analg. 1995; 80:S122.
  68. Hanallah R, Davis PJ, Orr R, Ferrari LR, Rimer S. Intravenous ondansetron effectively treats postoperative emesis in children. Anesthesiology 83:A1177, 1995. 1995; 83:A1177.
  69. Coté CJ, Ferrari LR, Liu LM. Rectal methohexital for sedation of children during imaging procedures. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1994 Feb; 162(2):465-6.
  70. Ferrari LR. Pain Management and Anesthesia. American Academy of Pediatrics Update, Metzl K, Editor, American Academy of Pediatrics, Elk Grove, Village, Illinois. 1994; 15.
  71. Cote C, Ferrari LR, et al. Rectal Methohexital for Sedation of Children During Imaging Procedures. Am J Roent. 1994; 162:465.
  72. Ferrari LR, Anderson AB, Stafford MA. Pain Management in Anesthesia (Audio cassette Recording). American Academy of Pediatrics Update, Metzl K, Editor Elk Grove Village, Illinois. 1994.
  73. Ferrari LR. The Injured Eye. Anesthesiology Clinics of North America on Trauma: Anesthesia Problems and Solutions. Gotta AW, Editor, W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1994; 125-149.
  74. Cunningham MJ, Ferrari LR, Kerse L, McPeck K. Intraoperative somatosensory evoked potential monitoring in achondroplastic dwarfs. Paediatric Anaesthesia. 1994; 4:129-132.
  75. Ferrari LR, Vassallo S. Anesthesia for Ophthalmic Surgery. A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children. Todres D, Ryan J, Cote C, Goudsouzian N, Editors, W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1993; 323-336.
  76. Ferrari LR, Vassallo S. Anesthesia for Otorhinolaryngologic Surgery. A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children. Todres D, Ryan J, Cote C, Goudsouzian N, Editors, W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1993; 311-322.
  77. Ferrari LR, Vassallo S. Anesthesia for Otorhinolaryngologic Surgery. A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children. Todres D, Ryan J, Cote C, Goudsouzian N, Editors, W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1993; 311-322.
  78. Ferrari LR, Donlon JV. Metoclopramide reduces the incidence of vomiting after tonsillectomy in children. Anesth Analg. 1992 Sep; 75(3):351-4.
  79. Ferrari LR, Cunningham MJ. Determination of endotracheal tube size in pediatric patients. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1992 Apr; 118(4):448-9.
  80. Ferrari LR, Donlon JV. A comparison of propofol, midazolam, and methohexital for sedation during retrobulbar and peribulbar block. J Clin Anesth. 1992 Mar-Apr; 4(2):93-6.
  81. Goudsouzian NG, Ferrari L. Heart rate and the oculocardiac reflex. Anesth Analg. 1992 Jan; 74(1):166-7.
  82. Ferrari LR. Supraclavicular Lymph Node Biopsy and Anterior Mediastinal Mass. Common Problems in Pediatric Anesthesia. Stehling L, Editor, Mosby Year Book, St. Louis, Missouri. 1992; 457-464.
  83. Ferrari LR, Cunningham MJ. Endotracheal Tube Size in Pediatric Patients. Arch Otolaryngol Head and Neck Surg. 1992; 118:448-9.
  84. Ferrari LR. Metoclopramide versus placebo for treatment of post tonsillectomy emesis in pediatric patients. American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Anesthesia Proceedings. 1991.
  85. Ferrari LR, Bedford RF. General anesthesia prior to treatment of anterior mediastinal masses in pediatric cancer patients. Anesthesiology. 1990 Jun; 72(6):991-5.
  86. Ferrari LR, Barst S, Pratila M, Bedford, RF. Anesthesia for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in pediatric outpatients. J Ped Hem Onc. 1990; 12(3):310-3.
  87. Ferrari LR, Acampora GA, Bedford RF. A 3D-ECHO comparison of induction agents on myocardial contractility in pediatric patients treated with anthracyclines. Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Proceedings of Annual Meeting. 1990.
  88. Ferrari LR, Bedford RF. Safety of Anesthesia for Patients with Anterior Mediastinal Masses. Anesthesiology. 1990; 73(5):1060-1.
  89. Ferrari LR, Acampora GA, Bedford RF. Evaluation of contractility by 2D-ECHO in anthracycline treated pediatric patients: A comparison of induction agents. American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Anesthesiology Proceedings. 1990.
  90. Ferrari LR. Review of Anesthetic Management of Difficult and Routine Pediatric Patients 2nd Edition. Berry F, Editor, Churchill Livingstone, New York, 1990. Anesthesia and Analge4sia. 1990; 2:846.
  91. Ferrari LR, Bedford RF. Anterior mediastinal mass in a pregnant patient: anesthetic management and considerations. J Clin Anesth. 1989; 1(6):460-3.
  92. Posner MR, Ferrari L, Belliveau JF, Cummings FJ, Wiemann MC, O'Rourke A, Weitberg AB, Calabresi P. A phase I trial of continuous infusion cisplatin. Cancer. 1987 Jan 1; 59(1):15-8.
  93. Belliveau JF, Posner MR, Ferrari L, Crabtree GW, Cummings FJ, Wiemann MC, O'Leary GP, Griffin H, Phaneuf MA, O'Rourke A, et al. Cisplatin administered as a continuous 5-day infusion: plasma platinum levels and urine platinum excretion. Cancer Treat Rep. 1986 Oct; 70(10):1215-7.
  94. Ferrari LR, Ziniel SI, Antonelli RC. Perioperative Care Coordination Measurement: A Tool to Support Care Integration of Pediatric Surgical Patients. A A Case Rep. 2016 Mar 1; 6(5):130-6.
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