Usha Vellayappan, MD

Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology



  • Published on 9/17/2021

    Vega EA, Salehi O, Loewenthal JV, Kutlu OC, Vellayappan U, Freeman R, Pomposelli F, Asbun HJ, Gayet B, Conrad C. Strategic response to bleeding in laparoscopic hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery: an intraoperative checklist. HPB (Oxford). 2022 Apr; 24(4):452-460. PMID: 34598880.

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  • Published on 11/1/2020

    Katsiampoura A, Perozo C, Varkaris A, Vellayappan S, Tam MZ, Vellayappan U, Agnihotri A, Tam S. Covid-19 positivity affects outcome of cardiac surgical patients. J Card Surg. 2020 Dec; 35(12):3650-3652. PMID: 33135241.

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  • Published on 6/14/2020

    Vega EA, Salehi O, Nicolaescu DC, Krishnan S, Alarcon SV, Kozyreva O, Kondratiev S, Vellayappan U, Asbun HJ, Conrad C. Laparoscopic Pancreatic Head Preserving Total Duodenectomy: The Parenchymal Sparing Alternative to a Whipple. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Jan; 28(1):131-132. PMID: 32535871.

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  • Published on 12/17/2019

    Vega EA, Nicolaescu DC, Salehi O, Kozyreva O, Vellayappan U, Ricklan D, McCarty J, Fontan F, Pomposelli F, Conrad C. Laparoscopic Segment 1 with Partial IVC Resection in Advanced Cirrhosis: How to Do It Safely. Ann Surg Oncol. 2020 Apr; 27(4):1143-1144. PMID: 31848810.

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  • Published on 12/12/2014

    Sternlicht A, Shapiro M, Robelen G, Vellayappan U, Tuerk IA. Infiltration of liposome bupivacaine into the transversus abdominis plane for postsurgical analgesia in robotic laparoscopic prostatectomy: a pilot study. Local Reg Anesth. 2014; 7:69-74. PMID: 25540595.

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  • Published on 11/1/2010

    Lee PH, Shulman MS, Vellayappan U, Symes JF, Olenchock SA. Surgical treatment of an amniotic fluid embolism with cardiopulmonary collapse. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Nov; 90(5):1694-6. PMID: 20971295.

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  • Published on 4/1/2009

    Vellayappan U, Attias MD, Shulman MS. Paradoxical embolization by amniotic fluid seen on the transesophageal echocardiography. Anesth Analg. 2009 Apr; 108(4):1110-2. PMID: 19299771.

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  • Published on 7/1/2000

    Jameson JJ, Moses RD, Vellayappan U, Lathi KG. Use of the laryngeal mask airway for laser treatment of the subglottis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2000 Jul; 123(1 Pt 1):101-2. PMID: 10889490.

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  • Published on 9/1/1998

    Shulman MS, Vellayappan U, Monaghan TG, Coukos WJ, Krenis LJ. Simultaneous bilateral obturator nerve stimulation during transurethral electrovaporization of the prostate. J Clin Anesth. 1998 Sep; 10(6):518-21. PMID: 9793820.

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