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Hariharan Shankar MD

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Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Anesthesiology
Division: Clinical
Program: Operating Room Service

I am willing to mentor a junior faculty member.

Clinical Expertise

  • Ultrasonography, Interventional
  • Pain Medicine
  • Publications (42)

  • Outcomes Associated With Infection of Chronic Pain Spinal Implantable Electronic Devices: Insights From a Nationwide Inpatient Sample Study (Goel V, Kumar V, Agrawal SN, Patwardhan AM, Ibrahim M, DeSimone DC, Sivanesan E, Banik RK, Shankar H) Neuromodulation 2020 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85090932629 01/01/2020    
  • Indented intrathecal drug delivery system with loss of reservoir volume. (Goel V, Patwardhan AM, Ibrahim M, Shankar H, Schultz DM) Reg Anesth Pain Med 2019 May 12 PMID: 31085577 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85068003037 05/16/2019    
  • Complications associated with stellate ganglion nerve block: a systematic review. (Goel V, Patwardhan AM, Ibrahim M, Howe CL, Schultz DM, Shankar H) Reg Anesth Pain Med 2019 Apr 16 PMID: 30992414 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85067989329 04/18/2019       11 Citations
  • Lumbar 5 Nerve Root Injury Following Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulator Lead Placement. (Khan Z, Shankar H) Neuromodulation 2020 02;23(2):258-259 PMID: 30844113 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85062788754 03/08/2019    
  • In Ultrasound Images, All That Is Black Is Not Always Fluid. (Gorski R, Shankar H) Anesthesiology 2018 05;128(5):1047-1048 PMID: 29664787 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85070833367 04/18/2018    
  • Ultrasound-Assisted Versus Fluoroscopic-Guided Lumbar Sympathetic Ganglion Block: A Prospective and Randomized Study. (Ryu JH, Lee CS, Kim YC, Lee SC, Shankar H, Moon JY) Anesth Analg 2018 04;126(4):1362-1368 PMID: 29189275 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85034262067 12/01/2017       4 Citations
  • Review of Sympathetic Blocks: Anatomy, Sonoanatomy, Evidence, and Techniques. (Baig S, Moon JY, Shankar H) Reg Anesth Pain Med 2017 May/Jun;42(3):377-391 PMID: 28272291 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85018784905 03/09/2017       12 Citations
  • Ultrasound-Guided Peristyloid Steroid Injection for Eagle Syndrome. (Maher T, Shankar H) Pain Pract 2017 04;17(4):554-557 PMID: 27860211 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85002974752 11/20/2016       6 Citations
  • Phantom pain in a patient with brachial plexus avulsion injury. (Shankar H, Hansen J, Thomas K) Pain Med 2015 Apr;16(4):777-81 PMID: 25529640 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84926194636 12/23/2014       11 Citations
  • Ultrasound-guided interventional procedures in pain medicine: a review of anatomy, sonoanatomy, and procedures. Part V: knee joint. (Peng PW, Shankar H) Reg Anesth Pain Med 2014 Sep-Oct;39(5):368-80 PMID: 25075456 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84906805614 07/31/2014       9 Citations
  • Transient neuronal injury followed by intravascular injection during an ultrasound guided stellate ganglion block. (Shankar H, Simhan S) Anesth Pain Med 2013;2(3):134-7 PMID: 24244924 PMCID: PMC3821125 11/19/2013    
  • Peripheral and Visceral Sympathetic Blocks (Gofeld M, Shankar H) Practical Management of Pain: Fifth Edition September 2013:755-767 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84904229104 09/01/2013    
  • Targeting myofascial taut bands by ultrasound. (Thomas K, Shankar H) Curr Pain Headache Rep 2013 Jul;17(7):349 PMID: 23793988 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84891654499 06/26/2013       16 Citations
  • Recurrent neuromas: a therapeutic challenge? (Rajput K, Shankar H) Clin J Pain 2013 May;29(5):469 PMID: 23545470 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84876353380 04/03/2013    
  • Peripheral and visceral sympathetic blocks (Gofeld M, Shankar H) Practical Management of Pain: Fifth Edition 1 January 2013:755.e2-767.e2 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85076967009 01/01/2013    
  • Ultrasound imaging of embedded shrapnel facilitates diagnosis and management of myofascial pain syndrome. (Shankar H, Cummings C) Pain Pract 2013 Jun;13(5):405-8 PMID: 23094652 10/26/2012    
  • Correlation between spinous process dimensions and ease of spinal anaesthesia. (Shankar H, Rajput K, Murugiah K) Indian J Anaesth 2012 May;56(3):250-4 PMID: 22923823 PMCID: PMC3425284 08/28/2012    
  • Painful neuromas. (Rajput K, Reddy S, Shankar H) Clin J Pain 2012 Sep;28(7):639-45 PMID: 22699131 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84864657386 06/16/2012       38 Citations
  • Two- and three-dimensional ultrasound imaging to facilitate detection and targeting of taut bands in myofascial pain syndrome. (Shankar H, Reddy S) Pain Med 2012 Jul;13(7):971-5 PMID: 22681185 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84863873418 06/12/2012       28 Citations
  • Ultrasound-guided hip joint injections: a new scanning routine for easy methodical training. (Shankar H) Pain Pract 2012 Jan;12(1):80-1 PMID: 22230378 01/11/2012    
  • Would we be able to vaildate diagnostic criteria and pave the way for discerning causality in trigeminal neuralgia? (Quintana JS, Shankar H) Anesth Pain Med 2012;1(3):216-7 PMID: 24904803 PMCID: PMC4018692 01/01/2012    
  • Ultrasound-guided hip injections (Shankar H, Simhan S) Atlas of Ultrasound-Guided Procedures in Interventional Pain Management 2011:325-330 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84892335903 12/01/2011    
  • Ultrasound-guided sympathetic blocks: Stellate ganglion and celiac plexus block (Gofeld M, Shankar H) Essentials of Pain Medicine 2011:494-501 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84882560933 12/01/2011    
  • Transhiatal herniation of intestine with circulatory collapse on anesthesia induction. (Khatri V, Shankar H, Bravo-Fernandez C) J Clin Anesth 2011 Nov;23(7):572-4 PMID: 22050804 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-80455131345 11/05/2011    
  • A case for routine tonometry to avoid postoperative visual loss. (Usoltsev NA, Shankar H, Zainer CM) Br J Anaesth 2011 Oct;107(4):648-9 PMID: 21903656 09/10/2011       1 Citation
  • Potential adverse ultrasound-related biological effects: a critical review. (Shankar H, Pagel PS) Anesthesiology 2011 Nov;115(5):1109-24 PMID: 21866043 08/26/2011       23 Citations
  • Ultrasound guidance: concerns and safety issues may have some answers. (Shankar H) Anesthesiology 2010 Jun;112(6):1537-8; author reply 1539-40 PMID: 20502122 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77953013689 05/27/2010    
  • Retrospective comparison of ultrasound and fluoroscopic image guidance for intercostal steroid injections. (Shankar H, Eastwood D) Pain Pract 2010 Jul-Aug;10(4):312-7 PMID: 20230448 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-78049386504 03/17/2010       13 Citations
  • Ultrasound guidance for epidural steroid injections (Shankar H, Zainer CM) Techniques in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management October 2009;13(4):229-235 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-71549116702 10/01/2009    
  • Ultrasound-Guided Localization of Difficult-to-Access Refill Port of the Intrathecal Pump Reservoir. (Shankar H) Neuromodulation 2009 Jul;12(3):215-8 PMID: 22151363 07/01/2009    
  • Ultrasound demonstration of vascularity changes with changes in pain perception in a stump neuroma. (Shankar H) Clin J Pain 2009 Mar-Apr;25(3):253-5 PMID: 19333177 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-67649185231 04/01/2009       4 Citations
  • Anatomy and pathophysiology of intervertebral disc disease (Shankar H, Scarlett JA, Abram SE) Techniques in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management April 2009;13(2):67-75 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-68949085088 04/01/2009    
  • Ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blocks and intravascular injection. (Shankar H) Anesthesiology 2008 Dec;109(6):1142-3; author reply 1144, 1144-5 PMID: 19034115 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-58149303212 11/27/2008       3 Citations
  • Ultrasound-guided sciatic neuroma block for treatment of intractable stump pain. (Shankar H) J Clin Anesth 2008 Sep;20(6):483-4 PMID: 18929298 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-53049091134 10/22/2008       3 Citations
  • Ultrasound-guided steroid injection for obturator neuralgia. (Shankar H) Pain Pract 2008 Jul-Aug;8(4):320-3 PMID: 18503624 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-48249148748 05/28/2008       5 Citations
  • Safety of cervical transforaminal steroid injections. (Shankar H) Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2007 Dec;88(12):1742-3; author reply 1743-4 PMID: 18047902 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-36348983423 12/01/2007    
  • Perioperative considerations for patients with morbid obesity. (Ebert TJ, Shankar H, Haake RM) Anesthesiol Clin 2006 Sep;24(3):621-36 PMID: 17240609 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33748946629 01/24/2007       25 Citations
  • Drugs in Chronic Pain Management (Shankar H) Pain Medicine 2006:54-67 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84882471750 12/01/2006    
  • Vasodilation from sufentanil in humans. (Ebert TJ, Ficke DJ, Arain SR, Holtz MN, Shankar H) Anesth Analg 2005 Dec;101(6):1677-80 PMID: 16301240 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-28344442801 11/23/2005       13 Citations
  • Choice of volatile anesthetic for the morbidly obese patient: sevoflurane or desflurane. (Arain SR, Barth CD, Shankar H, Ebert TJ) J Clin Anesth 2005 Sep;17(6):413-9 PMID: 16171660 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-24944557143 09/21/2005       67 Citations
  • Desflurane enhances reactivity during the use of the laryngeal mask airway. (Arain SR, Shankar H, Ebert TJ) Anesthesiology 2005 Sep;103(3):495-9 PMID: 16129973 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-24144465105 09/01/2005       28 Citations
  • Spinal anaesthesia in Paget's disease of bone. (Shankar H) Anaesthesia 2000 Jul;55(7):698 PMID: 10919434 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0033945016 08/05/2000    
  • Last update: 12/01/2020
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