Cynthia Ann Lien, M.D.



Groudine SB, Soto R, Lien C, Drover D, Roberts K. A randomized, dose-finding, phase II study of the selective relaxant binding agent, sugammadex, capable of safely reversing profound rocuronium-induced neuromuscular block. Anesth Analg, 2007; 104: 555-562

Pryor KO, Fahey TJ, Lien CA, Goldstein PA. Surgical-site infection and the routine use of perioperative hyperoxia in a general surgical population. JAMA, 2004; 291: 79-87

Naguib M, Lien CA, Aker J, Eliazo R. Post-tetanic potentiation and fade in response to tetanic and train-of-four stimulation occur during succinylcholine-induced block. Anesth Analg 2004; 98: 1686-91

Belmont MR, Lien CA, Tjan J, Patel S, Bradley E, Stein B, Savarese JJ. The clinical pharmacology of GW280430A in human volunteers. Anesthesiology 2004; 100: 768-773

Fogarty Mack P, Perrine K, Kobylarz E, Schwartz T, Lien CA. Dexmedetomidine and neurocognitive testing in awake craniotomy. J Neurosurg Anesth, 2004; 16:20-25

Suzuki T, Lien CA, Belmont MR, Savarese JJ. Early Antagonism of nondepolarizing neuromuscular block induced by intermediate- and short-acting relaxants: Efficacy of edrophonium at the laryngeal adductors. Can J Anaesth 2003; 50: 879-885.

Fogarty Mack P, Hass D, Lavyne MH, Snow RB, Lien CA. Postoperative narcotic requirement following microscopic lumbar discectomy is not affected by intraoperative ketorolac or bupivacaine. Spine 2001; 26: 658-661

Lien CA, Belmont MR, Abalos A, Hass D, Savarese JJ. The nature of spontaneous recovery from mivacurium-induced neuromuscular block. Anesth Analg 1999; 88: 648-653

Lien CA, Belmont MR, Wray-Roth DL, Okamoto M, Abalos A, Savarese JJ. Pharmacodynamics and the plasma concentration of mivacurium during spontaneous recovery and neostigmine-facilitated recovery. Anesthesiology 1999; 91: 119-126

Lien CA, Hemmings HC, Belmont, MR, Abalos A, Hollman C, Kelly RE. A comparison: The efficacy of sevoflurane-nitrous oxide or propofol-nitrous oxide for the induction and maintenance of general anesthesia. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 1996; 8: 639-643

Kisor DF, Schmith VD, Wargin WA, Lien CA, Ornstein E, Cook DR. Importance of the organ-independent elimination of cisatracurium. Anesth Analg 1996; 83:1065-71

Jellish WS, Lien CA, Fontenot HJ, Hall R. The comparative effects of sevoflurane versus propofol in the induction and maintenance of anesthesia in adult patients. Anesth Analg 1996; 82:479-85

Ornstein E, Lien CA, Matteo RS, Ostapkovich ND, Diaz J, Wolf KB. Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of cisatracurium in geriatric surgical patients. Anesthesiology 1996;84:520-5

Ali HH, Lien CA, Witkowski T, Brull SJ, Stout RG, Bartkowski R, Silverman DG, Patel S, Ascher JA, Goundsouzian NG. Efficacy and safety of divided dose administration of mivacurium for a 90 second tracheal intubation. JCA 1996; 8:276-81

Lien CA, Schmith VD, Belmont MR, Abalos A, Kisor DF, Savarese JJ:

Pharmacokinetics of cisatracurium in patients receiving nitrous oxide opioid barbiturate anesthesia. Anesthesiology 1996; 84:300-308

Lien CA, Belmont MR, Abalos A, Eppich L, Quessy S, Abou-Donia MM, Savarese, JJ:The cardiovascular effects and histamine releasing properties of 51W89 in patients receiving nitrous oxide-opioid-barbiturate anesthesia. Anesthesiology 1995; 82:1131-


Belmont MR, Lien CA, Quessy S, Abou-Donia MM, Abalos A, Eppich L, Savarese JJ: The Clinical neuromuscular pharmacology of 51W89 in patients receiving nitrous

oxide-opioid-barbiturate anesthesia. Anesthesiology 1995; 82:1139-1145

Lien CA, Schmith VD, Embree PB, Belmont MR, Wargin WA, Savarese JJ: The pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of the stereoisomers of mivacurium in patients receiving nitrous oxide-opioid-barbiturate anesthesia. Anesthesiology 1994; 80:1296-1302

Lien CA, Gadalla F, Kudlak TT, Embree PB, Sharp GJ, Savarese JJ: The effect of ondansetron on atracurium-induced neuromuscular blockade. J Clin Anesth 1993; 5:399-403

Kelly R, Lien CA, Savarese JJ, Belmont MR, Hartman GS, Russo JR, Hollman C: Depression of neuromuscular function in a patient during desflurane anesthesia. Anesthesia and Analgesia 1993; 76:868-871

Wasnick JD, Lien CA, Rubin LA, Fraser RAR. Unexplained bradycardia during craniotomy closure: The role of intracranial hypotension. Anesth Analg 1993; 76:432-433

Lien CA, Matteo RS, Ornstein E, Schwartz AE, Diaz J: Distribution, elimination and action of vecuronium in the elderly. Anesth Analg 1991; 73:39-42

Stone JG, Young WL, Khambatta HJ, Lien CA, Hsu DT, Solomon RA, Smith CR: Effect of massive intravenous thiopental loading on cardiovascular hemodynamics    and myocardial performance. Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology 1991; 3:132-135

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