Category Archives: Anesthesia

Less Pain, Speedy Recovery With Regional Anesthesia Procedure

Femoral nerve block shows positive results for pediatric knee surgery  A recent study showed that an ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia technique called a femoral nerve block is both effective and highly beneficial for pediatric knee surgeries. The study, published in an … Continue reading

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4 Big Reasons Why Virtual Reality Anesthesia is the Way of the Future

New technological advances could change the way we look at anesthesia and sedation  As the worlds of healthcare and technology continue to collide, medical professionals are always looking at different ways new technology can be applied in the operating room. … Continue reading

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Calming Kids Before Surgery: Give Them an iPad

Tablet-based games could help decrease anxiety before an operation  A new study reports that children who played games on an iPad mini before going under anesthesia for surgery had reduced levels of anxiety compared to regular sedation. The study, published … Continue reading

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ASA Organizations Receive 2014 Power of A Awards

Global Humanitarian Outreach Program and Anesthesia Quality Institute Among Winners  Two organizations affiliated with the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) received the Power of A Award from the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) for 2014. The first, the Global … Continue reading

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General Anesthesia and Mortality in Stroke Patients

New study finds a possible link between the two  Researchers have conducted a new study that suggests patients with acute ischemic stroke undergoing endovascular intervention therapy who received general anesthesia experienced greater mortality than patients who underwent some form of … Continue reading

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New Study Finds Low Hand Hygiene Compliance Among Anesthesia Providers

A new study published in the July issue of the American Journal of Infection Control found the majority of anesthesia providers are missing important opportunities to clean their hands during surgical procedures. The study, done by researchers at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical … Continue reading

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Havel’s Exhibits Ultrasound Needles at ISURA 2014

This Friday, June 20th at this year’s 2014 International Symposium of Ultrasound for Regional Anesthesia, Pain Medicine and Peri-Operative Application (ISURA), Havel’s own Shelly Ast will be on hand to discuss the benefits of Havel’s leading products. These include some of … Continue reading

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SAMBA 2012

Havel’s Echogenic Needles in South Beach for SAMBA 2012 The Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia held their 27th Annual Meeting earlier this month in Miami Beach, FL at the beautiful Loews Miami Beach Hotel.  Havel’s® Inc. was there with a new ultrasound machine from … Continue reading

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ASRA SPRING 2012

Havel’s Echogenic Needles Shine Bright in Sunny San Diego The American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management held its Spring Regional Anesthesia meeting last month in sunny San Diego, CA. As usual Havel’s® Inc. exhibited at the meeting and … Continue reading

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ASRA Fall 2011 – NOLA Plays Host to the 2011 ASRA Fall Meeting

Last month the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management held its Fall Pain Management meeting in New Orleans, LA. Havel’s® Inc. exhibited at the meeting showcasing several styles of their very popular echogenic needles. The meeting kicked off … Continue reading

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