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Harold S Minkowitz, MD
PUBLICATIONS:

Journal Articles:

1.        Upton PM, Beeton, AG, Minkowitz HS, Shipton EA:  Patient - Controlled Analgesia, Its
South African Debut in a Provincial Hospital; S Afr Med J 81:74-76, 1992

2.        Slaven G, Shipton EA, Borok RZ, Minkowitz HS:  Esmolol - Its use in laryngoscopy
and intubation.  Spec Med March, 1993

3.        Shipton EA, Beeton AG, Minkowitz HS:  Introducing a Patient Controlled Analgesia
Based Acute Pain Relief Service into South Africa:  The first ten months.  S Afr Med J 83: 7,
501-505, 1993

4.        Shipton EA, Minkowitz HS, Becker: Patient controlled analgesia in burns - the
subcutaneous route. Can J Anaesth 40:9,898,1993

5.        Minkowitz HS, Shipton EA.  Data management for a patient controlled analgesia
based acute pain relief service.   Hospital Supplies 14, May 1994

6.        Rabb MF, Minkowitz HS, Hagberg CA:  Blind Intubation through the Laryngeal Mask
Airway for Management of the Difficult Airway in Infants.  Anesthesiology 1996; 84:1510-1

7.        Davidson E, Minkowitz HS, Abramson DC:  Airway obstruction following ventriculo-
peritoneal shunt insertion in a patient with neurofibromatosis.  Anesth Analg 84:223-224,
1997

8.        Biehl JW, Minkowitz HS: Reintubation - What is the “gold’ standard?  J Amer Nurse
Anesth. June 1997

9.        Minkowitz H.S. and the Multicenter Investigator Group.   Postoperative pain
management in patients undergoing major surgery after remifentanil vs. fentanyl
anesthesia. Can J Anaesth 2000 Jun;47(6):522-8

10.        Jacques E. Chelly, Jeffrey Grass, Timothy W. Houseman, Harold                     
Minkowitz, and Alex Pue, The Safety and Efficacy of a Fentanyl Patient-Controlled
Transdermal System for Acute Postoperative Analgesia: A Multicenter, Placebo-Controlled
Trial. Anesth Analg 2004 98: 427-433

11.        Girish P. Joshi, Eugene R. Viscusi, Tong J. Gan, Harold Minkowitz, Mark Cippolle,
Rienhard Schuller, Raymond Y. Cheung, and John G. Fort  Effective Treatment of
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Pain with Intravenous Followed by Oral COX-2 Specific
Inhibitor  Anesth Analg 2004 98: 336-342.

12.         D’Angelo, R., Philip, B., Gan, T. J., Kovac, A., Hantler, c., Doblar, D., Melson, T.,
Minkowitz, H., Dalby, P., and Coop, A. A Randomized, double-Blind, Dose-Ranging, Pilot
Study of Intravenous Granisetron in the Prevention of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting
(PONV) in Patients Undergoing Abdominal Hysterectomy.  European Journal of
Anaesthesiology 2005; 22(10):774-9.

13.          Chelly J, Grass J, Houseman T, Minkowitz H, Pue A.  Fentanyl HCl Patient-
Controlled Iontophoretic Transdermal System for the Management of Acute Postoperative
Pain.  Pharmacokinet 2005;44(Suppl 1):25 -32.

Abstracts:

1.          Minkowitz HS, Doursout M-F, LiangY-Y, Oguchi T, Kilbourn RG, Chelly JE: Role of
isoflurane and halothane in the cardiac and regional emodynamic effects of nitric oxide
synthase inhibition in dogs: Brit J Anaesth 74 (Sup 130,1995)

2.           Hagberg C, Minkowitz HS, Luehr S, Amhan ME, Katz, J: Prolonged intubation
following multilevel cervical interbody fusion and corpetomy is not indicated.  
Anesthesiology 83:(3A),188 1995

3.           Minkowitz HS, Doursout M-F,  Liang Y-Y, Chelly FD, Chelly JE: Isoflurane but not
halothane prevents the decrease in hepatic blood flow produced by nitric oxide synthase
blockade.  Anesthesiology 83:(3A)552,1995

4.           Abouleish EI, Abramson DC, Minkowitz HS, Hsi BP: The Spread of Hyperbaric
Bupivacaine in Ceserian Section Correlates with Body Mass Index.  Anesthesiolgy 83:(3A)
839,1995
          
5.             Minkowitz HS., Davenport D., Chelly JE:  Post anesthetic care unit costs in
teaching hospital environment. Anaesthesiology D1358,1996

6.           Abouleish EI, Abramson DC, Minkowitz HS, Hsi BP: Does the sensory level
correlate with parturients’ variables following hyperbaric spinal bupivacaine.  
Anaesthesiolgy P520a, 1996


7.           B Johnson, B Baron, N Lamki, L Wagner, B Fang, D Simms, P Kenny, D Overton, L
Wells, R Chen, D Abramson, H Minkowitz, A Shafer, L:  Brain perfusion abnormalities after
acute IV cocaine challenge in abusers shown by quantitative SPECT and brain perfusion
index (BPI). Oral presentation of the 42nd annual meeting of the Southwestern Chapter
Society of Nuclear  Medicine and Cardiac Nuclear Medicine Symposium, New Orleans, LA,
April 1997

8.           Johnson, B Baron, N Lamki, L Wagner, B Fang, D Simms, P Kenny, Overton, L
Wells, R Chen, D Abramson, H Minkowitz, A Shafer, L Lamki:  The effect of acute IV cocaine
challenge in abusers on brain perfusion as shown by quantitative SPECT and brain
perfusion index (BPI).  Society of Nuclear Medicine, San Antonio, Texas June, 1997

9.             Hagberg C, Minkowitz, HS.  Routine elective awake intubation in morbidly            
obese patients is not indicated. Anesthesiology 87, 3A976, 1997

10.   Minkowitz H, Yarmush J, Rung G et al: Postoperative Pain Management in Patients
Undergoing Major Surgery After Remifentanil (Ultiva) Versus Fentanyl Anesthesia with
Isoflurane/Nitrous Oxide.  IARS 1997

11.  Microsurgery in Remote Areas of Latin America.  Jose Campos, M.D. and Harold
Minkowitz, M.D.  Internationaler Frankfurter Workshop Fur Phlebologie, 2001

12.           Jacques E. Chelly M.D., PhD, Jeffrey Grass M. D., Timothy W. Houseman M.D.,
Harold Minkowitz M.D. and Alex Pue M.D., Anesthesiology, University of Texas Medical
School at Houston, Houston, Texas United States. Poster/podium presented ASA meeting
Safety and Efficacy of a New Fentanyl Patient-controlled Transdermal System for the
Treatment of Post-operative Pain After Major Surgery 2001

13.   H. Minkowitz, MD; G.Joshi, MD; T.J. Gan, MD; Efficacy And Safety Of A Single Dose Of
IV Parecoxib Sodium Followed By Up To Seven Days Of Oral Valdecoxib For The Pain
Following Laparascopic Cholecystectomy., World Congress of Pain, 2002

14.   R. D’Angelo, MD, H. Minkowitz, MD, P. Dalby,  MD, A Kovac, MD, B. Philip, MD,  T. Gan,
MD, J. Chelley, MD, D. Doblar, MD, T. Melson, MD, C. Hantler, MD, L Patel Shah, PharmD,
A. Chan, PharmD, K. Khoo, MD, A. Coop, MBChB. A randomized, double-blind, parallel
group,  placebo controlled, pilot dose ranging study of intravenous Kytril in the  prevention
of post-operative nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing abdominal hysterectomy”,
PGA, New York State Society of Anesthesiologists, Post Graduate Assembly, December
2002

15.           Efficacy and safety of a single dose of IV paracoxib sodium followed by up to 7
days of oral valdecoxib for pain following laparoscopic cholecystectomy surgery.  EFIC IV
Pain in Europe.  Prague August 2003

16.           Preoperative Single-Dose Parecoxib Sodium and Postoperative Valdecoxib
Improved Postdischarge Efficacy following Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy”    9th EAHP
Congress, Seville Spain , March 2004

17.           Single-Dose Parecoxib Sodium, a novel COX-2 Specific Inhibitor improved
Analgesic Efficacy and Length of Stay following Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy 9th EAHP
Congress, Seville, Spain, March 2004

18.           A. Whelton, MD; N. K. Singla, MD; H. S. Minkowitz, MD; G. P. Joshi, MD; K. M.
Verburg, PhD; M. T. Brown, MD.  The parenteral COX-2 specific inhibitor parecoxib,
followed by oral valdecoxib, is safe and well tolerated in the treatment of acute pain in an
orthopedic or general surgery setting. Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA)
Annual Meeting, May 2005

19.           Whelton A; Singla N; Minkowitz H; Joshi G; Verburg K, Brown M. The parenteral
COX-2 specific inhibitor parecoxib, followed by oral valdecoxib, is safe and well tolerated in
the treatment of acute pain in a general surgery setting. Anesthesia and Analgesia 2005;
100; SCA abstract 95.

20.           Minkowitz, H.; Hewitt, D.; Damaraju, C.V.; Gargiulo, K.  Comparison of the Efficacy
and Safety of the Fentanyl HCL Patient-Controlled Transdermal System (PCTS) with
Morphine Intravenous Patient-Controlled Analgesia (IV PCA) for Acute Pain Management
Following Abdominal or Pelvic Surgery.  The 11th World Congress on Pain 2005, Sydney,
Australia, August 21-26, 2005.

21.           Gan, TJ, Apfel, C, Kovac, A, Philip, B, Singla, N, Minkowitz, H, Habib, A, Knighton,
J, Carides, AD, Zhang, H, Horgan, KJ, Evans, JK, and Lawson, FC.  A randomized, double-
blind comparison of the NK-1 antagonist aprepitant versus ondansetron for the prevention
of postoperative nausea and vomiting.  American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual
Meeting, Atlanta, GA, October 2005

22.           Minkowitz, Harold S., Garguilo, Kathryn, Damaraju, C.V., Hewitt, David.  
Comparison of the Efficacy and Safety of the Fentanyl HCl Patient-Activated Transdermal
System (Fentanyl HCL PATS) with Morphine Intravenous Patient-Controlled Anaglesia (IV
PCA) for Acute Postoperative Pain Management Following Abdominal or Pelvic Surgery.  
American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Miami Beach, FL, November
17-20, 2005

23.           Minkowitz, Harold S., Garguilo, Kathryn, Damaraju, C.V., Hewitt, David.  
Comparison of the Efficacy and Safety of the Fentanyl HCl Patient-Activated Transdermal
System (PATS) with Morphine Intravenous Patient-Controlled Anaglesia (IV PCA) for Acute
Postoperative Pain Management Following Abdominal or Pelvic Surgery.  Postgraduate
Assembly in Anesthesiology of the New Y ork State Society of Anesthesiologists, New
York, NY, December 9-13, 2005

24.           Minkowitz HS, Damaraju CV, Hewitt DJ. Fentanyl HCl Patient-Activated
Transdermal System (PATS): A pooled Analysis of Safety.Anesthesiology 2006;105:A1645

25.           Minkowitz, HS, Zeltser D, Schraml J, Boye ME, Brown MT. Parecoxib Reduces
Pain and Pain Interference on Function after Major Noncardiac Surgery. Anesthesiology
2006;105:A1652


BOOK CHAPTERS:

1.   Coagulation defects in cardiac surgery.  
Anesthesiology A comprehensive study gude.  
J. Katz, McGraw Hill, New York, 1996

2.  Central nervous system: Pharmacology.   
Anesthesiology A comprehensive study  guide.  
J. Katz, McGraw Hill, New York, 1996.

3.     Airway Devices. Difficult airway
management: A handbook.  C Hagberg,
Churchill Livingstone Pennsylvania, 1999

4.    The Laryngeal Mask Airway and
Combitude.  Difficult airway management: a
handbook.  C Hagberg, Churchill Livingstone
Pennsylvania, 1999