Una Srejic

Title(s)Clinical Professor, Anesthesiology
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    University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, BC, CanadaMD1992Medical Doctor
    Baylor College of Medicine , Houston, Texas1998Board Certification Anesthesiology Specialty
    MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston Texas2009Faculty Neuroanesthesia 2000-2009
    Stanford University Adjunct Faculty, Palo Alto, CA2018Adjunct Faculty Simulation 2010-2018 Education
    UCSF , San Francisco, CA2019Clinical Professor of Neuro-Anesthesia Faculty 2011-2019
    UCSD, San Diego La Jolla Medical CenterMDClinical Professor of Neuroanesthesia 2019-ongoing

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    1. Electrocardiogram alterations in non-traumatic brain injury: a systematic review. J Clin Monit Comput. 2024 Apr; 38(2):407-414. Longhitano Y, Bottinelli M, Pappalardo F, Maj G, Audo A, Srejic U, Rasulo FA, Zanza C. PMID: 37736801.
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    2. Bilateral Superficial Trigeminal Nerve Blocks are not More Effective than a Placebo in Abolishing Post-operative Headache Pain in Pituitary Transsphenoidal Neurosurgery: A Prospective, Randomized, Doubleblinded Clinical Trial. Rev Recent Clin Trials. 2023; 18(3):228-237. Srejic U, Litonius E, Gandhi S, Talke P, Maties O, Siegmueller C, Magsaysay A, Hasen D, Kunwar S, Seth R, Gibson L, Bickler P. PMID: 36843368; PMCID: PMC10514508.
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    3. Haunting of the phantom limb pain abolished by buprenorphine/naloxone. BMJ Case Rep. 2021 Feb 19; 14(2). Srejic U, Banimahd F. PMID: 33608331; PMCID: PMC7896584.
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    4. Interactive anesthesiology educational program improves wellness for anesthesiologists and their children. J Clin Anesth. 2021 06; 70:110192. Jung MJ, Libaw JS, Manuel SP, Kathiriya IS, Srejic U, Gandhi S. PMID: 33556792.
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    5. 2020. Srejic U, Litonius E, Talke P, Gandhi S, Maties O, Siegmueller C, Kunwar S, Magsaysay A, Hasen D, Seth R, Gibson L, Bickler P . “Paradoxical Hyperalgesia of Supra-orbital and Infra-orbital Nerve Blocks when Anesthetizing the Trigeminal Nerves in Trans-Sphenoidal total Endonasal Pituitary Surgery”. Manuscript in review 11/2020. NCT04670614.
    6. 2020. Michael J. Jung, M.D., Justin S. Libaw, M.D., Solmaz Manuel, M.D., Irfan Kathiriya, M.D., Ph.D.; Una Srejic, M.D., Seema Gandhi, M.D. “Interactive Anesthesiology Educational Program Improves Wellness for Anesthesia Providers and their Children”. In Review, 11/2020.
    7. 2020. Abstract/Poster Presentation: Merrick Tan, M.D., Arsh Chopra, M.D., Jeffrey Gretsch, M.D., Ph.D., Una Srejic, M.D. “Intraoperative Seizure Provoked by Transcranial Motor Evoked Potentials in a Burst-Suppressed Patient Undergoing Open Aneurysm Clipping”, Sept. 2020, SNACC Virtual International Conference, CA, USA.
    8. 2020. Srejic U and Banimahd, F. “Haunting of the Neuropathic Opioid-Refractory Phantom Pain Abolished by Buprenorphine/Naloxone”. A Case Report. Manuscript in Review. 6/2020.
    9. 2019. Abstract/Poster Presentation: Scott Grubb, Una Srejic, Prasad Shirvalkar. "Caregiver Burden and the Ethics of DBS Implantation in a Married Couple with Parkinson's Disease". North American Neuro-modulation Society (NANS) 22 nd Annual International Meeting. Jan. 17-20, 2019, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
    10. 2018. "Chapter 9: Volatile Anesthetics and the Brain", Second Edition June 2018, by Una Srejic MD "Gupta and Gelb's Essentials of Neuroanesthesia and Neurointensive Care" by Professors Adrian W. Gelb and Arun Gupta. ISBN: 978-1316602522. Cambridge University Press, June 2018, Collaboration between UCSF and Cambridge University Hospitals .
    11. 2017. 2017 Srejic U, Larson P, Bickler P, "Little Black Boxes: Non-cardiac Implantable Electronic Medical Devices and their Anesthetic and Surgical Implications", Anesthesia and Analgesia, 2017 Jul;125(1):124-138. Article selected as CME article of the month.
    12. Little Black Boxes: Noncardiac Implantable Electronic Medical Devices and Their Anesthetic and Surgical Implications. Anesth Analg. 2017 07; 125(1):124-138. Srejic U, Larson P, Bickler PE. PMID: 28489640.
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    13. 2016. Drs. Paul Larson, Philip Starr and Alastair Martin. Neurosurgery apple book i-book entitled, " i-MRI-Guided DBS A Practical Atlas" on the neuro-surgical techniques of Deep Brain Stimulation. Published original 2013 on i-pad 5, new edition version 3.1 April 2016. Contributor and chapter editor: Dr. O. Maties, Dr. U Srejic, "Anesthetic Considerations in Patients Undergoing Deep Brain Stimulation Procedures in the MRI Suite". .
    14. 2015. Abstract/Poster Presentation: Odmara Chang, Wendy Smith, Una Srejic. "Intra-operative Hemodynamic Instability after Preoperative Treatment with 5-Aminolevulinic Acid (ALA): A case Report and Review of the Literature". Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care (SNACC) Oct 2015 meeting, San Diego, CA.
    15. 2014. 2014 Srejic U. Translator of Medical App History Technology "Medi-Babble" I translated medical history taking questions from English to Serbian for the history taking software platform for this iPad/iPhone app. www.medibabble.com More than 2500 medical history taking questions and physical exam questions were translated. This is one of the company’s collection of 9 international language translations. Time: (200 hours) Medi-Babble Co-Founder: Brad R. Cohn MD (chief anesthesia resident, 2012. Private Practice anesthesia 2014 Kaiser, CA.) This app was purchased by google translator. The technology was featured in "Fastcompany.com" 6.28.2011, a technology journal that highlights news-worthy technology in the world. .
    16. 2014. Abstract/Poster Presentation: Srejic U. "Continued Severe Headaches following Intracranial Hemorrhage from a Combined Aneurysmal and AVM (artery-venous malformation) bleed in a 17 week G2P1 21 year old pregnant female." Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care (SNACC). Oct 2014, New Orleans, LA.
    17. 2012. Abstract/Poster Presentation: Lau C, Mistry R, Srejic U, Jimenez-Pitts E, Han S, Mummaneni P, Berger M. "Creating a culture of safety within operative neurosurgery: the design and implementation of a perioperative safety video." Clinical Quality Week Poster Symposium, University of California, San Francisco, 10/2012.
    18. 2012. 2011-2014 Neurosurgery Patient Safety Video This video, also known as the "UCSF Neurosurgery Operative Safety Video" (see video link above) or Culture of Safety Video or "time out" video, is an educational procedural training video viewed by all operating room staff, faculty and trainees prior to working in the UCSF operating rooms (can be viewed on U-Tube). Dr. Berger, Chief of Neurosurgery UCSF, and the recent president of the American Neurological Association, debuted this 10 min video to a national and international neurosurgery audience at their annual meeting in 2012. It depicts a multidisciplinary team from neurosurgery, anesthesia, nursing and neurophysiology preparing to execute an operation. I represented the Department of Anesthesia and functioned as a consultant, advisor and writer. My contribution of 90 hours involved: (1)creative design of the video (2)script writing (one half of the spoken and most of the written text), multiple edits (3)meetings (4)final filming, acting, production, and studio edits (5)research of procedures, conceptualization of checklists. The video is being used to implement behavioral change and improve patient safety. Behavioral change audits have been conducted and the results were presented in a poster at the Clinical Quality Week Symposium at UCSF in 2012(see abstracts). The concepts have now extended to a "Post-op Debrief" procedure after each case. The Patient Safety Committees are studying the effects of these 2 procedures on communication and error reduction in the operating rooms. .
    19. 2012. Abstract/Poster Presentation: Brad R. Cohn, Pedram Aleshi, Una Srejic MD, "Analgesia in a Parturient with Agenesis of the Left Lung, a Solitary Right Kidney and Severe Scoliosis with Implanted Hardware weighing 33 kg—a case report." SOAP (Society of Obstetrical Anesthesia and Perinatology) conference May 2-5 2012 in Monterrey, CA and WARC(Western Anesthesia Resident’s Conference) May 4-6 2012, Los Angeles.
    20. 2008. 2008 Srejic U. "Wake-up Call: Managing Undiagnosed Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome", Commissioned by the Patient Safety Foundation. CME. Newsletter and Pod Cast. Peer reviewed and Edited by ASA (American Society of Anesthesiology) 2.0 CME credit hours. 3400 words, 35 references. Available on ASA Website.
    21. 2008. Abstract/Poster Presentation: Srejic U "Awake Craniotomy in a Patient with a 10cm Neck Mass", Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care (SNACC), Annual Meeting Oct. 17 2008, Orlando, FL.
    22. 2008. Srejic U, Arunkumar R, Lipski I, Grasu R, Sapire K, Sukumaran A, Nguyen AT, Nguyen L, Wang S, Rahlfs T, Tummala S Ed(s) U Srejic, F. DeMonte. Book: "NeuRecipes, The MD Anderson Cancer Center Guide to Anesthesia for Neurosurgical Cases", Author House. Published 9/24/2008, ISBN 9781438905471.
    23. 2008. Abstract/Poster Presentation: Srejic U. "New Cardiotoxic Chemotherapeutic Agents of Interest to the Anesthesiologist", World Congress of Anesthesia, Cape Town, South Africa, 3/2008.
    24. 2008. 2008 Srejic U. "Preanesthetic Assessment: Managing Undiagnosed Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome", Anesthesiology News, www.anesthesiologynews.com, Lesson 277. Peer reviewed for CME. Editor: Dr. Elizabeth Frost, 3400 words, 35 references.
    25. 2006. Abstract/Poster Presentation: Srejic U, Reiter R, "Melatonin: Nature's Nocturnal Oncostatic Agent, " 3rd Annual Meeting, International Society of Integrative Oncology, Boston, Massachusetts, 2006.
    26. Adverse events associated with the intraoperative injection of isosulfan blue. J Clin Anesth. 2004 Aug; 16(5):332-41. Daley MD, Norman PH, Leak JA, Nguyen DT, Bui TP, Kowalski AM, Srejic U, Popat K, Arens JF, Gershenwald JE, Hunt KK, Kuerer HM. PMID: 15374553.
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    27. 2004. Daley MD, Norman PH, Leak JA, Nguyen DT, Bui TP, Kowalski AM, Srejic U, Popat K, Arens JF, Gershenwald JE, Hunt KK, Kuerer HM. "Adverse Events Associated with the Intraoperative Injection of Isosulfan Blue." J Clin Anesth 16/5:332-41, 8/2004.
    28. 2003. 2003 Srejic, U. Commentary and Review of Article: "Sleep and Quality of Life in Breast Cancer Patients." Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly, (ED) Singletary, Eva, Elseiver, Mosby and Sunders, ISSN: 1043-321X.
    29. 2002. Abstract/Poster Presentation: Daley MD, Srejic U. "Ondansetron for the Prevention of Propofol Injection Pain, " Canadian Society of Anesthesia, Canada, 6/2002. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia 2002 49: 28A.
    30. 2002. Abstract/Poster Presentation: Daley MD, Srejic U. "Effects of Isosulfan Blue on Pulse Oximetry Measurements, " Canadian Journal of Anesthesia, 2002 49: 97A.
    31. 1999. Abstract/Poster Presentation: Srejic UNa, Calvillo O, Dimitru. "Management of Sacroiliac Joint Syndrome by Supplementing the Viscous Properties of Synovial fluid." 9th World Congress on Pain, Vienna, Austria, Center for Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Baylor College of Medicine:181-187, 2/1999.
    32. 1999. Srejic U, Calvillo O, Kabakibou K. "Viscosupplementation: A New Concept in the Treatment of Sacroiliac Joint Syndrome": a preliminary report of four cases. Reg Anesth Pain Med 24/1:84-8, 1999.
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