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Lois A. Connolly MD

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

Clinical Expertise

  • Adult
  • Anesthesia, General
  • Anesthesia, Inhalation
  • Anesthetics, Inhalation
  • Humans
  • Intubation, Intratracheal
  • Sleep Apnea Syndromes
  • Leadership Positions

  • Chair, ASA Section on Professional Standards
  • Medical Director, Master of Science in Anesthesia, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Director, ASA Board of Directors
  • MCW Program / Core Facilities

  • Master of Science in Anesthesia
  • Educational Expertise

  • Adult
  • Anesthetics, Inhalation
  • Humans
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neurosecretory Systems
  • Pituitary Hormones
  • Sleep Apnea Syndromes
  • Publications (22)

  • Impact of a Transplantation Critical Care Model on Short-Term Outcomes Following Liver Transplantation in High Acuity Patients: A Single-Center Experience. (Zimmerman MA, Selim M, Kim J, Saeian K, Cinquegrani MP, Connolly L, Woehlck HJ, Lauer KK, Hong JC) Transplant Proc 2018 Dec;50(10):3544-3548 PMID: 30577234 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85058559732 12/24/2018       3 Citations
  • Outcome analysis of continuous intraoperative renal replacement therapy in the highest acuity liver transplant recipients: A single-center experience. (Zimmerman MA, Selim M, Kim J, Regner K, Saeian K, Zanowski S, Martin A, Connolly LA, Lauer KK, Woehlck HJ, Hong JC) Surgery 2017 May;161(5):1279-1286 PMID: 28011008 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85008237865 12/25/2016       21 Citations
  • Rapid sequence induction and intubation: current controversy. (El-Orbany M, Connolly LA) Anesth Analg 2010 May 01;110(5):1318-25 PMID: 20237045 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77951724631 03/20/2010       194 Citations
  • Body mass index: an illogical correlate of obesity. (Riess ML, Connolly LA, Woehlck HJ) Anesthesiology 2009 Oct;111(4):920-1; author reply 921 PMID: 20029254 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-70349684947 12/24/2009       3 Citations
  • Two millimeters per inch. (Riess ML, Connolly LA, Woehlck HJ) J Clin Anesth 2009 Feb;21(1):72 PMID: 19232948 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-60049088426 02/24/2009    
  • Unstable cervical spine, atlantoaxial subluxation (Connolly LA) Complications in Anesthesia 2007:176-180 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84882562407 12/01/2007    
  • Off-hours unavailability of drugs during emergency situations with automated drug dispensing machines. (Woehlck HJ, McQueen AM, Connolly LA) Can J Anaesth 2007 May;54(5):403-4 PMID: 17470900 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-34250214989 05/02/2007       1 Citation
  • Hemoglobin M (Milwaukee) affects arterial oxygen saturation and makes pulse oximetry unreliable. (Stucke AG, Riess ML, Connolly LA) Anesthesiology 2006 Apr;104(4):887-8 PMID: 16571987 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33645634217 03/31/2006       10 Citations
  • Unstable Cervical Spine, Atlantoaxial Subluxation (Connolly LA) Complications in Anesthesia 1 January 2006:176-180 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85153820744 01/01/2006    
  • Inhalation anesthesiology and volatile liquid anesthetics: focus on isoflurane, desflurane, and sevoflurane. (Sakai EM, Connolly LA, Klauck JA) Pharmacotherapy 2005 Dec;25(12):1773-88 PMID: 16305297 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-29044432912 11/25/2005       91 Citations
  • Using the visual analog scale. (Cohen IT) Anesthesiology 2004 Jun;100(6):1621; author reply 1621-2 PMID: 15166593 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-2542504324 05/29/2004    
  • Acetazolamide reduces referred postoperative pain after laparoscopic surgery with carbon dioxide insufflation. (Woehlck HJ, Otterson M, Yun H, Connolly LA, Eastwood D, Colpaert K) Anesthesiology 2003 Oct;99(4):924-8 PMID: 14508327 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0141655153 09/26/2003       21 Citations
  • Alternative methods of orbitotracheal intubation. (Woehlck HJ, Connolly LA) Anesthesiology 2003 May;98(5):1304 PMID: 12717170 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0242500305 04/30/2003       2 Citations
  • Is coronary artery disease equivalent to ischemia? (Woehlck H, Cinquegrani M, Connolly L) Anesthesiology 2001 Jan;94(1):161-2 PMID: 11135736 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0035167740 01/03/2001       1 Citation
  • Acute smoking increases ST depression in humans during general anesthesia. (Woehlck HJ, Connolly LA, Cinquegrani MP, Dunning MB 3rd, Hoffmann RG) Anesth Analg 1999 Oct;89(4):856-60 PMID: 10512255 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0032882369 10/08/1999       58 Citations
  • Opioid sedation does not alter intracranial pressure in head injured patients. (Lauer KK, Connolly LA, Schmeling WT) Can J Anaesth 1997 Sep;44(9):929-33 PMID: 9305555 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0031465389 09/26/1997       37 Citations
  • A method to evaluate upper airway mechanics following intervention in snorers. (Woodson BT, Feroah T, Connolly LA, Toohill RJ) Am J Otolaryngol 1997;18(5):306-14 PMID: 9282246 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0030738753 09/01/1997       15 Citations
  • Reduction in the incidence of carbon monoxide exposures in humans undergoing general anesthesia. (Woehlck HJ, Dunning M 3rd, Connolly LA) Anesthesiology 1997 Aug;87(2):228-34 PMID: 9286885 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0343554087 08/01/1997       36 Citations
  • Anesthesia for transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt placement. (Pivalizza EG, Gottschalk LI, Cohen A, Middelbrook M, Soltes G) Anesthesiology 1996 Oct;85(4):946-7 PMID: 8873576 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0029973911 10/01/1996       3 Citations
  • Mortality during transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt placement. (Yonker-Sell AE, Connolly LA) Anesthesiology 1996 Jan;84(1):231-3 PMID: 8572341 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0030047807 01/01/1996       6 Citations
  • Twelve hour anaesthesia in a patient with epidermolysis bullosa. (Yonker-Sell AE, Connolly LA) Can J Anaesth 1995 Aug;42(8):735-9 PMID: 7586115 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0029153666 08/01/1995       14 Citations
  • Anesthetic management of obstructive sleep apnea patients. (Connolly LA) J Clin Anesth 1991;3(6):461-9 PMID: 1760169 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0025837225 11/01/1991       92 Citations
  • Last update: 05/08/2023