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Meet Dr. Navil Sethna

EDUCATION

Medical School

  • University of Baghdad College of Medicine , 1976 , Baghdad , Iraq

Internship

  • University of Baghdad Hospital, Affiliated Teaching Hospitals , 1980 , Baghdad , Iraq

Residency

Surgery
  • Al-Quassimi Hospital , Sharjah , United Arab Emirates

Residency

Department of Accident and Emergency
  • Al-Quassimi Hospital , Sharjah , United Arab Emirates

Residency

Anesthesia
  • Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, State University of NY , Brooklyn , NY

Residency

Surgery
  • Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, State University of NY , Brooklyn , NY

Fellowship

Pediatric Anesthesia
  • Boston Children's Hospital , Boston , MA

Fellowship

Clinical Trials Research - Clinical Associate in Neurobiology and Anesthesiology Branch
  • National Institute of Dental Research, National Institute of Health , Bethesda , MD

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Anesthesiology

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Efficacy and safety of pharmacological, physical, and psychological interventions for the management of chronic pain in children: a WHO systematic review and meta-analysis. Pain. 2021 Apr 19. View abstract
  2. Pain stickiness in pediatric complex regional pain syndrome: A role for the nucleus accumbens. Neurobiol Pain. 2021 Jan-Jul; 9:100062. View abstract
  3. Antinociceptive effect of vapocoolant medium stream spray on hotplate latency in rat pups. Paediatr Anaesth. 2021 03; 31(3):330-337. View abstract
  4. Offset analgesia identifies impaired endogenous pain modulation in pediatric chronic pain disorders. Pain. 2020 12; 161(12):2852-2859. View abstract
  5. Variation Between and Within Hospitals in Single Injection Caudal Local Anesthetic Dose: A Report From the Pediatric Regional Anesthesia Network. Anesth Analg. 2020 06; 130(6):1693-1701. View abstract
  6. Does intensive interdisciplinary pain treatment improve pediatric headache-related disability? Disabil Rehabil. 2020 May 14; 1-8. View abstract
  7. Pharmacological interventions for chronic pain in children: an overview of systematic reviews. Pain. 2019 08; 160(8):1698-1707. View abstract
  8. Shifting brain circuits in pain chronicity. Hum Brain Mapp. 2019 10 15; 40(15):4381-4396. View abstract
  9. Pharmacological interventions for chronic pain in children: an overview of systematic reviews. Pain. 2019 Jun 19. View abstract
  10. Sleep deficiency and chronic pain: potential underlying mechanisms and clinical implications. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2020 01; 45(1):205-216. View abstract
  11. The Society for Pediatric Anesthesia recommendations for the use of opioids in children during the perioperative period. Paediatr Anaesth. 2019 06; 29(6):547-571. View abstract
  12. Youth With Chronic Pain and a History of Adverse Childhood Experiences in the Context of Multidisciplinary Pain Rehabilitation. Clin J Pain. 2019 05; 35(5):420-427. View abstract
  13. Physical Therapy Outcome Measures for Assessment of Lower Extremity Chronic Pain-Related Function in Pediatrics. Pediatr Phys Ther. 2019 04; 31(2):200-207. View abstract
  14. Tranexamic Acid Is Efficacious at Decreasing the Rate of Blood Loss in Adolescent Scoliosis Surgery: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Dec 05; 100(23):2024-2032. View abstract
  15. Back to Living: Long-term Functional Status of Pediatric Patients Who Completed Intensive Interdisciplinary Pain Treatment. Clin J Pain. 2018 10; 34(10):890-899. View abstract
  16. Complications in Pediatric Regional Anesthesia: An Analysis of More than 100,000 Blocks from the Pediatric Regional Anesthesia Network. Anesthesiology. 2018 10; 129(4):721-732. View abstract
  17. Chronic exposure to insufficient sleep alters processes of pain habituation and sensitization. Pain. 2018 01; 159(1):33-40. View abstract
  18. Children With Chronic Pain: Response Trajectories After Intensive Pain Rehabilitation Treatment. J Pain. 2018 02; 19(2):207-218. View abstract
  19. Perioperative management of gastrostomy tube placement in Duchenne muscular dystrophy adolescent and young adult patients: A role for a perioperative surgical home. Paediatr Anaesth. 2018 02; 28(2):127-133. View abstract
  20. Antiepileptic drugs for chronic non-cancer pain in children and adolescents. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2017 08 05; 8:CD012536. View abstract
  21. Opioids for chronic non-cancer pain in children and adolescents. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2017 07 26; 7:CD012538. View abstract
  22. Changes in Maternal and Paternal Pain-Related Attitudes, Behaviors, and Perceptions across Pediatric Pain Rehabilitation Treatment: A Multilevel Modeling Approach. J Pediatr Psychol. 2017 01 01; 42(1):52-64. View abstract
  23. Changes in Maternal and Paternal Pain-Related Attitudes, Behaviors, and Perceptions across Pediatric Pain Rehabilitation Treatment: A Multilevel Modeling Approach. J Pediatr Psychol. 2016 Jun 20. View abstract
  24. Anesthetic management of 877 pediatric patients undergoing muscle biopsy for neuromuscular disorders: a 20-year review. Paediatr Anaesth. 2016 Jul; 26(7):710-21. View abstract
  25. Intrathecal Injections in Children With Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Nusinersen Clinical Trial Experience. J Child Neurol. 2016 06; 31(7):899-906. View abstract
  26. Fear and Reward Circuit Alterations in Pediatric CRPS. Front Hum Neurosci. 2015; 9:703. View abstract
  27. Sensory and Thermal Quantitative Testing in Children With Sickle Cell Disease. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2015 Apr; 37(3):185-9. View abstract
  28. The analgesic effect of a vapocoolant stream spray in reducing heat nociception on the glabrous skin of rat pups. Anesth Analg. 2014 Dec; 119(6):1367-72. View abstract
  29. Pain hypersensitivity in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a quantitative sensory testing study. Pediatr Rheumatol Online J. 2014; 12:39. View abstract
  30. Intrinsic brain networks normalize with treatment in pediatric complex regional pain syndrome. Neuroimage Clin. 2014; 6:347-69. View abstract
  31. Pain management following major intracranial surgery in pediatric patients: a prospective cohort study in three academic children's hospitals. Paediatr Anaesth. 2014 Nov; 24(11):1132-40. View abstract
  32. Changes in sleep habits in adolescents during intensive interdisciplinary pediatric pain rehabilitation. J Youth Adolesc. 2015 Feb; 44(2):543-55. View abstract
  33. Review of outcomes in pediatric patients undergoing anterior cruciate ligament repairs with regional nerve blocks. J Pediatr Nurs. 2014 Nov-Dec; 29(6):670-8. View abstract
  34. The responsive amygdala: treatment-induced alterations in functional connectivity in pediatric complex regional pain syndrome. Pain. 2014 Sep; 155(9):1727-1742. View abstract
  35. Pain prevalence and trajectories following pediatric spinal fusion surgery. J Pain. 2013 Dec; 14(12):1694-702. View abstract
  36. A single institution's effort to translate codeine knowledge into specific clinical practice. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2014 Jul; 48(1):119-26. View abstract
  37. Population pharmacokinetics of tranexamic acid in paediatric patients undergoing craniosynostosis surgery. Clin Pharmacokinet. 2013 Apr; 52(4):267-76. View abstract
  38. Parents' perspective of their journey caring for a child with chronic neuropathic pain. Pain Manag Nurs. 2014 Mar; 15(1):246-57. View abstract
  39. A day-hospital approach to treatment of pediatric complex regional pain syndrome: initial functional outcomes. Clin J Pain. 2012 Nov-Dec; 28(9):766-74. View abstract
  40. Hemodynamic changes during spinal anesthesia in premature infants with congenital heart disease undergoing inguinal hernia correction. Paediatr Anaesth. 2012 Sep; 22(9):865-70. View abstract
  41. Pain sensitivity and modulation in primary insomnia. Eur J Pain. 2012 Apr; 16(4):522-33. View abstract
  42. Unilateral hemiparesis with thoracic epidural in an adolescent. Case Rep Anesthesiol. 2012; 2012:732584. View abstract
  43. Sympathetic nerve blocks, pragmatic trials, and responder analysis. Anesthesiology. 2012 Jan; 116(1):12-4. View abstract
  44. Efficacy of tranexamic acid in pediatric craniosynostosis surgery: a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Anesthesiology. 2011 Apr; 114(4):862-71. View abstract
  45. Successful resuscitation after inadvertent intravenous injection of bupivacaine in an adolescent. Paediatr Anaesth. 2010 Oct; 20(10):958-9. View abstract
  46. Incidence of epidural catheter-associated infections after continuous epidural analgesia in children. Anesthesiology. 2010 Jul; 113(1):224-32. View abstract
  47. Accuracy of preoperative electrocardiographic and chest radiographic screening for prediction of left ventricular dysfunction in patients with suspected neuromuscular disorders. Anesth Analg. 2010 Apr 01; 110(4):1116-20. View abstract
  48. Ganglion impar block for management of chronic coccydynia in an adolescent. Paediatr Anaesth. 2009 Nov; 19(11):1137-8. View abstract
  49. Acupuncture management of pain and emergence agitation in children after bilateral myringotomy and tympanostomy tube insertion. Paediatr Anaesth. 2009 Nov; 19(11):1096-101. View abstract
  50. Lumbar sympathetic blockade in children with complex regional pain syndromes: a double blind placebo-controlled crossover trial. Anesthesiology. 2009 Aug; 111(2):372-80. View abstract
  51. Anesthesia and perioperative medical management of children with spinal muscular atrophy. Paediatr Anaesth. 2009 Nov; 19(11):1054-63. View abstract
  52. Combined use of infraorbital and external nasal nerve blocks for effective perioperative pain control during and after cleft lip repair. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2009 Nov; 46(6):629-35. View abstract
  53. Core outcome domains and measures for pediatric acute and chronic/recurrent pain clinical trials: PedIMMPACT recommendations. J Pain. 2008 Sep; 9(9):771-83. View abstract
  54. Tranexamic acid diminishes intraoperative blood loss and transfusion in spinal fusions for duchenne muscular dystrophy scoliosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2007 Sep 15; 32(20):2278-83. View abstract
  55. Cutaneous sensory abnormalities in children and adolescents with complex regional pain syndromes. Pain. 2007 Sep; 131(1-2):153-61. View abstract
  56. Value of bispectral index monitor in differentiating between moderate and deep Ramsay Sedation Scores in children. Paediatr Anaesth. 2006 Dec; 16(12):1226-31. View abstract
  57. Complex regional pain syndromes in children and adolescents: regional and systemic signs and symptoms and hemodynamic response to tilt table testing. Clin J Pain. 2006 May; 22(4):399-406. View abstract
  58. Do results from studies of a simulated epidural test dose improve our ability to detect unintentional epidural vascular puncture in children? Paediatr Anaesth. 2005 Sep; 15(9):711-5. View abstract
  59. Transdermal analgesia with local anesthetics in children: review, update and future directions. Expert Rev Neurother. 2005 Sep; 5(5):625-34. View abstract
  60. Tranexamic acid reduces intraoperative blood loss in pediatric patients undergoing scoliosis surgery. Anesthesiology. 2005 Apr; 102(4):727-32. View abstract
  61. A randomized controlled trial to evaluate S-Caine patch for reducing pain associated with vascular access in children. Anesthesiology. 2005 Feb; 102(2):403-8. View abstract
  62. Blood loss in pediatric spine surgery. Eur Spine J. 2004 Oct; 13 Suppl 1:S6-17. View abstract
  63. Analgesics for the treatment of pain in children. N Engl J Med. 2002 Oct 03; 347(14):1094-103. View abstract
  64. Physical therapy and cognitive-behavioral treatment for complex regional pain syndromes. J Pediatr. 2002 Jul; 141(1):135-40. View abstract
  65. Prolonged sensory and motor deficit following short-term lumbar epidural analgesia in a patient with mixed connective tissue disease. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2002 Feb; 23(2):89-92. View abstract
  66. The pharmacokinetics of epidural ropivacaine in infants and young children. Anesth Analg. 2001 Oct; 93(4):893-7. View abstract
  67. Quantitative assessment of cutaneous thermal and vibration sensation and thermal pain detection thresholds in healthy children and adolescents. Muscle Nerve. 2001 Oct; 24(10):1339-45. View abstract
  68. Use of the Bispectral Index monitor to aid titration of propofol during a drug-assisted interview. Paediatr Anaesth. 2001 Mar; 11(2):245-8. View abstract
  69. Efficacy of simulated epinephrine-containing epidural test dose after intravenous atropine during isoflurane anesthesia in children. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2000 Nov-Dec; 25(6):566-72. View abstract
  70. Ketorolac suppresses postoperative bladder spasms after pediatric ureteral reimplantation. Anesth Analg. 2000 Jul; 91(1):11-5. View abstract
  71. The substance P receptor antagonist CP-99,994 reduces acute postoperative pain. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 1998 Nov; 64(5):562-8. View abstract
  72. Regional anesthesia and analgesia. Semin Perinatol. 1998 Oct; 22(5):380-9. View abstract
  73. Analgesic and cognitive effects of intravenous ketamine-alfentanil combinations versus either drug alone after intradermal capsaicin in normal subjects. Anesth Analg. 1998 Jun; 86(6):1250-6. View abstract
  74. The response of patients with Duchenne's muscular dystrophy to neuromuscular blockade with vecuronium. Anesthesiology. 1998 Feb; 88(2):351-4. View abstract
  75. Pethidine-associated seizure in a healthy adolescent receiving pethidine for postoperative pain control. Paediatr Anaesth. 1998; 8(4):349-52. View abstract
  76. Unexpected interaction of methylphenidate (Ritalin) with anaesthetic agents. Paediatr Anaesth. 1997; 7(1):69-72. View abstract
  77. Safety of intravenous ketorolac therapy in children and cost savings with a unit dosing system. J Pediatr. 1996 Aug; 129(2):292-6. View abstract
  78. Regional anesthesia for pain associated with terminal pediatric malignancy. Pain. 1996 Apr; 65(1):63-69. View abstract
  79. Anesthetic management of children with moyamoya syndrome. Anesth Analg. 1993 Nov; 77(5):1066-70. View abstract
  80. Venous air embolism during identification of the epidural space in children. Anesth Analg. 1993 May; 76(5):925-7. View abstract
  81. Continuous caudal anesthesia for inguinal hernia repair in former preterm infants. J Clin Anesth. 1993 Mar-Apr; 5(2):129-33. View abstract
  82. Intravenous isoproterenol as a marker for epidural test-dosing in children. Anesth Analg. 1993 Jan; 76(1):178-81. View abstract
  83. Latex anaphylaxis in a child with a history of multiple anesthetic drug allergies. Anesthesiology. 1992 Aug; 77(2):372-5. View abstract
  84. Spinal fusion in Duchenne muscular dystrophy: a multidisciplinary approach. Muscle Nerve. 1992 May; 15(5):604-14. View abstract
  85. Pediatric regional anesthesia equipment. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 1992; 30(3):163-76. View abstract
  86. Laser Doppler measurements of skin blood flow before, during, and after lumbar sympathetic blockade in children and young adults with reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome. J Clin Monit. 1992 Jan; 8(1):16-9. View abstract
  87. Continuous subarachnoid analgesia in two adolescents with severe scoliosis and impaired pulmonary function. Reg Anesth. 1991 Nov-Dec; 16(6):333-6. View abstract
  88. Epidural analgesia in patients with congenital lumbosacral spinal anomalies. Anesthesiology. 1991 Aug; 75(2):370-4. View abstract
  89. Comparison of morphine and methadone for prevention of postoperative pain in 3- to 7-year-old children. J Pediatr. 1991 Jul; 119(1 Pt 1):136-41. View abstract
  90. Patient-controlled analgesia in children and adolescents: a randomized, prospective comparison with intramuscular administration of morphine for postoperative analgesia. J Pediatr. 1991 Mar; 118(3):460-6. View abstract
  91. Celiac plexus blockade for a 3-year-old boy with hepatoblastoma and refractory pain. Pediatrics. 1990 Nov; 86(5):779-81. View abstract
  92. Subarachnoid bupivacaine analgesia for seven months for a patient with a spinal cord tumor. Anesthesiology. 1990 Jun; 72(6):1094-6. View abstract
  93. Chest wall motion of infants during spinal anesthesia. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1990 May; 68(5):2087-91. View abstract
  94. Meningococcal purpura fulminans: treatment of vascular insufficiency in a 2-yr-old child with lumbar epidural sympathetic blockade. Anesthesiology. 1989 Sep; 71(3):463-4. View abstract
  95. Regional analgesia on pediatric medical and surgical wards. Intensive Care Med. 1989; 15 Suppl 1:S40-3. View abstract
  96. Pediatric pain clinics: recommendations for their development. Pediatrician. 1989; 16(1-2):94-102. View abstract
  97. Anesthesia-related complications in children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Anesthesiology. 1988 Mar; 68(3):462-5. View abstract
  98. Cardiac arrest following inhalation induction of anaesthesia in a child with Duchenne's muscular dystrophy. Can Anaesth Soc J. 1986 Nov; 33(6):799-802. View abstract