Adrian Gelb, MB, CHB

Professor Emeritus
Publications: 
Nickerson JW, Pettus K, Wheeler KE, Hallam C, Bewley-Taylor DR, Attaran A, Gelb AW. Access to controlled medicines for anesthesia and surgical care in low-income countries: a narrative review of international drug control systems and policies. Can J Anaesth. 2017 Jan 03.
Guo L, Li Y, Han R, Gelb AW. The Correlation Between Recordable MEPs and Motor Function During Spinal Surgery for Resection of Thoracic Spinal Cord Tumor. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2016 Nov 15.
Gelb AW, Enright A, Merry AF, Morriss W. The Bare Minimum Requires Caution. World J Surg. 2016 Nov; 40(11):2821-2822.
Gelb AW, Mainland P, Phillips P, Sharpe P, Kinsella SM, Bailly AL, Jaffe R. J'agis! Anesth Analg. 2016 Sep; 123(3):798-9.
Lin N, Han R, Zhou J, Gelb AW. In Reply. Anesthesiology. 2016 Sep; 125(3):606.
Mrkobrada M, Hill MD, Chan MT, Sigamani A, Cowan D, Kurz A, Sessler DI, Jacka M, Graham M, Dasgupta M, Dunlop V, Emery DJ, Gulka I, Guyatt G, Heels-Ansdell D, Murkin J, Pettit S, Sahlas DJ, Sharma M, Sharma M, Srinathan S, St John P, Tsai S, Gelb AW, O'Donnell M, Siu D, Chiu PW, Sharath V, George A, Devereaux PJ. Covert stroke after non-cardiac surgery: a prospective cohort study. Br J Anaesth. 2016 Aug; 117(2):191-7.
Vlisides PE, Mashour GA, Didier TJ, Shanks AM, Weightman A, Gelb AW, Moore LE. Recognition and Management of Perioperative Stroke in Hospitalized Patients. A A Case Rep. 2016 Aug 1; 7(3):55-6.
Chui J, Meng L, Gelb AW. In Reply. Anesthesiology. 2016 May; 124(5):1198.
Li J, Gelb AW, Flexman AM, Ji F, Meng L. Definition, evaluation, and management of brain relaxation during craniotomy. Br J Anaesth. 2016 Jun; 116(6):759-69.
Lin N, Han R, Zhou J, Gelb AW. Mild Sedation Exacerbates or Unmasks Focal Neurologic Dysfunction in Neurosurgical Patients with Supratentorial Brain Mass Lesions in a Drug-specific Manner. Anesthesiology. 2016 Mar; 124(3):598-607.
Flexman AM, Meng L, Gelb AW. Outcomes in neuroanesthesia: What matters most? Can J Anaesth. 2016 Feb; 63(2):205-11.
Sun Z, Yue Y, Leung CC, Chan MT, Gelb AW. Clinical diagnostic tools for screening of perioperative stroke in general surgery: a systematic review. Br J Anaesth. 2016 Mar; 116(3):328-38.
Meng L, Hall M, Settecase F, Higashida RT, Gelb AW. Monitoring cerebral tissue oxygen saturation at frontal and parietal regions during carotid artery stenting. J Anesth. 2016 Apr; 30(2):340-4.
Meng L, Hou W, Chui J, Han R, Gelb AW. Cardiac Output and Cerebral Blood Flow: The Integrated Regulation of Brain Perfusion in Adult Humans. Anesthesiology. 2015 Nov; 123(5):1198-208.
Meng L, Han SJ, Rollins MD, Gelb AW, Chang EF. Awake brain tumor resection during pregnancy: Decision making and technical nuances. J Clin Neurosci. 2016 Feb; 24:160-2.
Meng L, Berger MS, Gelb AW. The Potential Benefits of Awake Craniotomy for Brain Tumor Resection: An Anesthesiologist's Perspective. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2015 Oct; 27(4):310-7.
Swann NC, de Hemptinne C, Maher RB, Stapleton CA, Meng L, Gelb AW, Starr PA. Motor System Interactions in the Beta Band Decrease during Loss of Consciousness. J Cogn Neurosci. 2016 Jan; 28(1):84-95.
Weiser TG, Makasa EM, Gelb AW. Improving perioperative outcomes in low-resource countries: It can't be fixed without data. Can J Anaesth. 2015 Dec; 62(12):1239-43.
Dong TT, Mellin-Olsen J, Gelb AW. Ketamine: a growing global health-care need. Br J Anaesth. 2015 Oct; 115(4):491-3.
Chen CL, Gelb AW, Dudley RA. Preoperative Testing in Patients Undergoing Cataract Surgery. N Engl J Med. 2015 Jul 16; 373(3):285-6.
Zakus P, Gelb AW, Flexman AM. A survey of mentorship among Canadian anesthesiology residents. Can J Anaesth. 2015 Sep; 62(9):972-8.
Chen CL, Lin GA, Bardach NS, Clay TH, Boscardin WJ, Gelb AW, Maze M, Gropper MA, Dudley RA. Preoperative medical testing in Medicare patients undergoing cataract surgery. N Engl J Med. 2015 Apr 16; 372(16):1530-8.
Meng L, Weston SD, Chang EF, Gelb AW. Awake craniotomy in a patient with ejection fraction of 10%: considerations of cerebrovascular and cardiovascular physiology. J Clin Anesth. 2015 May; 27(3):256-61.
Meng L, Gelb AW. Regulation of cerebral autoregulation by carbon dioxide. Anesthesiology. 2015 Jan; 122(1):196-205.
Steffner KR, McQueen KA, Gelb AW. Patient safety challenges in low-income and middle-income countries. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2014 Dec; 27(6):623-9.
Lee CZ, Gelb AW. Anesthesia management for endovascular treatment. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2014 Oct; 27(5):484-8.
Mashour GA, Moore LE, Lele AV, Robicsek SA, Gelb AW. Perioperative care of patients at high risk for stroke during or after non-cardiac, non-neurologic surgery: consensus statement from the Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care*. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2014 Oct; 26(4):273-85.
Gelb AW. Lifelong lessons I learned from my resident research project. Can J Anaesth. 2014 Dec; 61(12):1130-1.
Jian M, Li X, Wang A, Zhang L, Han R, Gelb AW. Flurbiprofen and hypertension but not hydroxyethyl starch are associated with post-craniotomy intracranial haematoma requiring surgery. Br J Anaesth. 2014 Nov; 113(5):832-9.
Bokoch MP, Gelb AW. From the journal archives: cyclopropane: induction and recovery with a bang! Can J Anaesth. 2014 Aug; 61(8):763-6.
Bilotta F, Gelb AW, Stazi E, Titi L, Paoloni FP, Rosa G. Reply from the authors. Br J Anaesth. 2014 Jan; 112(1):179-80.
Meng L, Gelb AW, McDonagh DL. Changes in cerebral tissue oxygen saturation during anaesthetic-induced hypotension: an interpretation based on neurovascular coupling and cerebral autoregulation. Anaesthesia. 2013 Jul; 68(7):736-41.
Bilotta F, Gelb AW, Stazi E, Titi L, Paoloni FP, Rosa G. Pharmacological perioperative brain neuroprotection: a qualitative review of randomized clinical trials. Br J Anaesth. 2013 Jun; 110 Suppl 1:i113-20.
Schulz CM, Endsley MR, Kochs EF, Gelb AW, Wagner KJ. Situation awareness in anesthesia: concept and research. Anesthesiology. 2013 Mar; 118(3):729-42.
Alexander BS, Gelb AW, Mantulin WW, Cerussi AE, Tromberg BJ, Yu Z, Lee C, Meng L. Impact of stepwise hyperventilation on cerebral tissue oxygen saturation in anesthetized patients: a mechanistic study. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2013 May; 57(5):604-12.
Bijker JB, Gelb AW. Review article: the role of hypotension in perioperative stroke. Can J Anaesth. 2013 Feb; 60(2):159-67.
Donovan AL, Flexman AM, Gelb AW. Blood pressure management in stroke. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2012 Oct; 25(5):516-22.
Gelb AW, Talke PO. The time when hypotension occurs may be important in the management of intraarterial thrombolysis for stroke. Anesthesiology. 2012 Sep; 117(3):683-4; author reply 684.
Flexman AM, Donovan AL, Gelb AW. Anesthetic management of patients with acute stroke. Anesthesiol Clin. 2012 Jun; 30(2):175-90.
Meng L, Gelb AW, Alexander BS, Cerussi AE, Tromberg BJ, Yu Z, Mantulin WW. Impact of phenylephrine administration on cerebral tissue oxygen saturation and blood volume is modulated by carbon dioxide in anaesthetized patients. Br J Anaesth. 2012 May; 108(5):815-22.
Sullivan KR, Gelb AW. Preface. Challenges in anaesthesia education. Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol. 2012 Mar; 26(1):1-2.
Meng L, Mantulin WW, Alexander BS, Cerussi AE, Tromberg BJ, Yu Z, Laning K, Kain ZN, Cannesson M, Gelb AW. Head-up tilt and hyperventilation produce similar changes in cerebral oxygenation and blood volume: an observational comparison study using frequency-domain near-infrared spectroscopy. Can J Anaesth. 2012 Apr; 59(4):357-65.
Flexman AM, Gelb AW. Mentorship in anesthesia: how little we know. Can J Anaesth. 2012 Mar; 59(3):241-5.
Flexman AM, Gelb AW. Mentorship in anesthesia. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2011 Dec; 24(6):676-81.
Ng JL, Chan MT, Gelb AW. Perioperative stroke in noncardiac, nonneurosurgical surgery. Anesthesiology. 2011 Oct; 115(4):879-90.
Backman S, Baker A, Beattie S, Brasher P, Bryson G, Cheng D, Crawford M, Deschamps A, Donati F, Drolet P, Gelb AW, Grocott H, Hare G, Hébert P, Karkouti K, Lessard M, Mazer D, de Médicis E, Merry A, Miller DR, Moher D, Morley-Forster P, Plaud B, Preston R, Rashiq S, Sladen R, Tsui B, Werner C. 2011 Canadian Journal of Anesthesia Guide for Authors. Can J Anaesth. 2011 Jun 14.
Guo L, Gelb AW. The use of motor evoked potential monitoring during cerebral aneurysm surgery to predict pure motor deficits due to subcortical ischemia. Clin Neurophysiol. 2011 Apr; 122(4):648-55.
Guo L, Gelb AW. False negatives, muscle relaxants, and motor-evoked potentials. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2011 Jan; 23(1):64.
Flexman AM, Ng JL, Gelb AW. Acute and chronic pain following craniotomy. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2010 Oct; 23(5):551-7.
Nguyen HP, Zaroff JG, Bayman EO, Gelb AW, Todd MM, Hindman BJ. Perioperative hypothermia (33 degrees C) does not increase the occurrence of cardiovascular events in patients undergoing cerebral aneurysm surgery: findings from the Intraoperative Hypothermia for Aneurysm Surgery Trial. Anesthesiology. 2010 Aug; 113(2):327-42.
Errando CL, Pérez-Caballero P, Gelb AW, Sigl JC. Methodology, human factors, and incidence of intraoperative awareness. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2010 Jul; 54(6):781-3.
Eberspächer E, Blobner M, Werner C, Ruf S, Eckel B, Engelhard K, Schmahl W, Gelb AW. The long-term effect of four hours of hyperventilation on neurocognitive performance and lesion size after controlled cortical impact in rats. Anesth Analg. 2010 Jan 1; 110(1):181-7.
Umamaheswara Rao GS, Gelb AW. To use or not to use: the dilemma of NSAIDs and craniotomy. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2009 Aug; 26(8):625-6.
Bruder N, Ichai C, Gelb AW. Hyponatremia and subarachnoid hemorrhage: will that be one pinch or two of salt? Anesth Analg. 2009 Jun; 108(6):1734-5.
Coghlan LA, Hindman BJ, Bayman EO, Banki NM, Gelb AW, Todd MM, Zaroff JG. Independent associations between electrocardiographic abnormalities and outcomes in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: findings from the intraoperative hypothermia aneurysm surgery trial. Stroke. 2009 Feb; 40(2):412-8.
Gelb AW, Chan MT. Hyperventilation--an ill wind that sometimes blows good. Can J Anaesth. 2008 Nov; 55(11):735-8.
Gelb K, Gelb AW. Sex and gender in the perioperative period: wake up to reality. Anesth Analg. 2008 Jul; 107(1):1-3.
Wang Y, Gelb AW, Yue Y. The Chinese Society of Anesthesiology: 2007 Annual Meeting report. Anesth Analg. 2008 Jun; 106(6):1853-4.
Gelb AW, Craen RA, Rao GS, Reddy KR, Megyesi J, Mohanty B, Dash HH, Choi KC, Chan MT. Does hyperventilation improve operating condition during supratentorial craniotomy? A multicenter randomized crossover trial. Anesth Analg. 2008 Feb; 106(2):585-94, table of contents.
Wang Y, Jiang L, Guo X, Gelb AW, Yue Y. The Chinese Society of Anesthesiology: 2006 annual meeting. Anesth Analg. 2007 Oct; 105(4):1132-5.
Yarlagadda S, Rajendran P, Miss JC, Banki NM, Kopelnik A, Wu AH, Ko N, Gelb AW, Lawton MT, Smith WS, Young WL, Zaroff JG. Cardiovascular predictors of in-patient mortality after subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurocrit Care. 2006; 5(2):102-7.
Serrador JM, Hughson RL, Kowalchuk JM, Bondar RL, Gelb AW. Cerebral blood flow during orthostasis: role of arterial CO2. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2006 Apr; 290(4):R1087-93.
Turkstra TP, Craen RA, Pelz DM, Gelb AW. Cervical spine motion: a fluoroscopic comparison during intubation with lighted stylet, GlideScope, and Macintosh laryngoscope. Anesth Analg. 2005 Sep; 101(3):910-5, table of contents.
Talke PO, Gelb AW. Postcraniotomy pain remains a real headache! Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2005 May; 22(5):325-7.
O'Leary DD, Steinback CD, Cechetto AD, Foell BT, Topolovec JC, Gelb AW, Cechetto DF, Shoemaker JK. Relating drug-induced changes in carotid artery mechanics to cardiovagal and sympathetic baroreflex control. Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 2005 May; 83(5):439-46.
Wilson TD, Shoemaker JK, Kozak R, Lee TY, Gelb AW. Reflex-mediated reduction in human cerebral blood volume. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2005 Jan; 25(1):136-43.
Jones PM, Segal SH, Gelb AW. Venous oxygen embolism produced by injection of hydrogen peroxide into an enterocutaneous fistula. Anesth Analg. 2004 Dec; 99(6):1861-3, table of contents.
Tulppo MP, Huikuri HV, Tutungi E, Kimmerly DS, Gelb AW, Hughson RL, Mäkikallio TH, Shoemaker JK. Feedback effects of circulating norepinephrine on sympathetic outflow in healthy subjects. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2005 Feb; 288(2):H710-5.
Bayona NA, Gelb AW, Jiang Z, Wilson JX, Urquhart BL, Cechetto DF. Propofol neuroprotection in cerebral ischemia and its effects on low-molecular-weight antioxidants and skilled motor tasks. Anesthesiology. 2004 May; 100(5):1151-9.
Kaye A, Kucera IJ, Heavner J, Gelb A, Anwar M, Duban M, Arif AS, Craen R, Chang CT, Trillo R, Hoffman M. The comparative effects of desflurane and isoflurane on lumbar cerebrospinal fluid pressure in patients undergoing craniotomy for supratentorial tumors. Anesth Analg. 2004 Apr; 98(4):1127-32, table of contents.
Mackensen GB, Gelb AW. Postoperative cognitive deficits: more questions than answers. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2004 Feb; 21(2):85-8.
Cowie DA, Shoemaker JK, Gelb AW. Orthostatic hypotension occurs frequently in the first hour after anesthesia. Anesth Analg. 2004 Jan; 98(1):40-5, table of contents.
Gelb AW, Salevsky F, Chung F, Ringaert K, McTaggart-Cowan RM, Wong T, Manninen PH. Remifentanil with morphine transitional analgesia shortens neurological recovery compared to fentanyl for supratentorial craniotomy. Can J Anaesth. 2003 Nov; 50(9):946-52.
Kimmerly DS, Tutungi E, Wilson TD, Serrador JM, Gelb AW, Hughson RL, Shoemaker JK. Circulating norepinephrine and cerebrovascular control in conscious humans. Clin Physiol Funct Imaging. 2003 Nov; 23(6):314-9.
Schneider G, Gelb AW, Schmeller B, Tschakert R, Kochs E. Detection of awareness in surgical patients with EEG-based indices--bispectral index and patient state index. Br J Anaesth. 2003 Sep; 91(3):329-35.
Zhong R, Tucker J, Zhang Z, Wall W, Grant D, Quan D, Garcia B, Gao ZH, Asfar S, Sharpe M, Gelb A, Bailey M, Stiller C. The long-term survival of baboon-to-monkey kidney and liver xenografts. Xenotransplantation. 2003 Sep; 10(5):398-409.
Eberspächer E, Werner C, Engelhard K, Pape M, Gelb A, Hutzler P, Henke J, Kochs E. The effect of hypothermia on the expression of the apoptosis-regulating protein Bax after incomplete cerebral ischemia and reperfusion in rats. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2003 Jul; 15(3):200-8.
Foell BT, Gelb AW. Cold comfort from tepid temperatures. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2002 Oct; 14(4):277-8.
Van Aken H, Gelb AW. Future challenges for anaesthesia departments. Introduction. Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol. 2002 Sep; 16(3):vii-viii.
Hughson RL, Shoemaker JK, Topor ZL, Edwards MR, O'Leary DD, Lin DC, Gelb AW. Optimizing an LBNP protocol to test cardiopulmonary and arterial baroreflex control of vascular resistance. J Gravit Physiol. 2002 Jul; 9(1):P73-4.
Gelb AW, Bayona NA, Wilson JX, Cechetto DF. Propofol anesthesia compared to awake reduces infarct size in rats. Anesthesiology. 2002 May; 96(5):1183-90.
Cenic A, Craen RA, Lee TY, Gelb AW. Cerebral blood volume and blood flow responses to hyperventilation in brain tumors during isoflurane or propofol anesthesia. Anesth Analg. 2002 Mar; 94(3):661-6; table of contents.
Wilson JX, Gelb AW. Free radicals, antioxidants, and neurologic injury: possible relationship to cerebral protection by anesthetics. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2002 Jan; 14(1):66-79.
Gelb AW. From which countries do chairpersons and invited speakers at important anaesthesia and intensive care meetings come? Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2002 Jan; 19(1):75.
Watts AD, Wyss AJ, Gelb AW. Phenylephrine increases cerebral perfusion pressure without increasing intracranial pressure in rabbits with balloon-elevated intracranial pressure. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2002 Jan; 14(1):31-4.
Herrick IA, Craen RA, Blume WT, Novick T, Gelb AW. Sedative doses of remifentanil have minimal effect on ECoG spike activity during awake epilepsy surgery. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2002 Jan; 14(1):55-8.
Daskalopoulos R, Korcok J, Farhangkhgoee P, Karmazyn M, Gelb AW, Wilson JX. Propofol protection of sodium-hydrogen exchange activity sustains glutamate uptake during oxidative stress. Anesth Analg. 2001 Nov; 93(5):1199-204.
Cechetto D, Gelb AW. The amygdala and cardiovascular control. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2001 Oct; 13(4):285-7.
Gelb AW, Wilson JX, Cechetto DF. Anesthetics and cerebral ischemia--should we continue to dream the impossible dream? Can J Anaesth. 2001 Sep; 48(8):727-31.
Cechetto DF, Diab T, Gibson CJ, Gelb AW. The effects of propofol in the area postrema of rats. Anesth Analg. 2001 Apr; 92(4):934-42.
McKenna RJ, Gelb A, Brenner M. Lung volume reduction surgery for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: where do we stand? World J Surg. 2001 Feb; 25(2):231-7.
Peters CE, Korcok J, Gelb AW, Wilson JX. Anesthetic concentrations of propofol protect against oxidative stress in primary astrocyte cultures: comparison with hypothermia. Anesthesiology. 2001 Feb; 94(2):313-21.
Nabavi DG, LeBlanc LM, Baxter B, Lee DH, Fox AJ, Lownie SP, Ferguson GG, Craen RA, Gelb AW, Lee TY. Monitoring cerebral perfusion after subarachnoid hemorrhage using CT. Neuroradiology. 2001 Jan; 43(1):7-16.
Nabavi DG, Cenic A, Henderson S, Gelb AW, Lee TY. Perfusion mapping using computed tomography allows accurate prediction of cerebral infarction in experimental brain ischemia. Stroke. 2001 Jan; 32(1):175-83.
Gelb A, Gelb B. The neurologic illness of Eugene O'Neill. N Engl J Med. 2000 Sep 7; 343(10):741; author reply 742.
Cenic A, Craen RA, Howard-Lech VL, Lee TY, Gelb AW. Cerebral blood volume and blood flow at varying arterial carbon dioxide tension levels in rabbits during propofol anesthesia. Anesth Analg. 2000 Jun; 90(6):1376-83.
Herrick IA, Gelb AW. Anesthesia for temporal lobe epilepsy surgery. Can J Neurol Sci. 2000 May; 27 Suppl 1:S64-7; discussion S92-6.
Wilson JX, Peters CE, Sitar SM, Daoust P, Gelb AW. Glutamate stimulates ascorbate transport by astrocytes. Brain Res. 2000 Mar 6; 858(1):61-6.
Cenic A, Nabavi DG, Craen RA, Gelb AW, Lee TY. A CT method to measure hemodynamics in brain tumors: validation and application of cerebral blood flow maps. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2000 Mar; 21(3):462-70.
Chong KY, Craen RA, Murkin JM, Lee D, Eliasziw M, Gelb AW. Rate of change of cerebral blood flow velocity with hyperventilation during anesthesia in humans. Can J Anaesth. 2000 Feb; 47(2):125-30.
Zhang C, Banting DW, Gelb AW, Hamilton JT. Effect of beta-adrenoreceptor blockade with nadolol on the duration of local anesthesia. J Am Dent Assoc. 1999 Dec; 130(12):1773-80.
Watts AD, Herrick IA, McLachlan RS, Craen RA, Gelb AW. The effect of sevoflurane and isoflurane anesthesia on interictal spike activity among patients with refractory epilepsy. Anesth Analg. 1999 Nov; 89(5):1275-81.
Nabavi DG, Cenic A, Craen RA, Gelb AW, Bennett JD, Kozak R, Lee TY. CT assessment of cerebral perfusion: experimental validation and initial clinical experience. Radiology. 1999 Oct; 213(1):141-9.
Nabavi DG, Cenic A, Dool J, Smith RM, Espinosa F, Craen RA, Gelb AW, Lee TY. Quantitative assessment of cerebral hemodynamics using CT: stability, accuracy, and precision studies in dogs. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 1999 Jul-Aug; 23(4):506-15.
Engeland CG, Vanderwolf CH, Gelb AW. Rats show unimpaired learning within minutes after recovery from single bolus propofol anesthesia. Can J Anaesth. 1999 Jun; 46(6):586-92.
Sitar SM, Hanifi-Moghaddam P, Gelb A, Cechetto DF, Siushansian R, Wilson JX. Propofol prevents peroxide-induced inhibition of glutamate transport in cultured astrocytes. Anesthesiology. 1999 May; 90(5):1446-53.
Chen JC, Powell LL, Serna DL, Gaon M, Jalal R, Huh J, McKenna R, Gelb A, Wang N, Stemmer E, Brenner M. Pulmonary artery pressure: an intraoperative guide to limiting resection volume. J Surg Res. 1999 Apr; 82(2):137-45.
Chen JC, Serna DL, Brenner M, Powell LL, Huh J, McKenna R, Fischel RJ, Gelb A, Monti J, Burney T, Gaon MD, Aryan H, Wilson A. Diffusing capacity limitations of the extent of lung volume reduction surgery in an animal model of emphysema. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1999 Apr; 117(4):728-35.
Howard-Lech VL, Lee TY, Craen RA, Gelb AW. Cerebral blood volume measurements using dynamic contrast-enhanced x-ray computed tomography: application to isoflurane anaesthetic studies. Physiol Meas. 1999 Feb; 20(1):75-86.
Badner NH, Gelb AW. Postoperative myocardial infarction (PMI) after noncardiac surgery. Anesthesiology. 1999 Feb; 90(2):644.
Cenic A, Nabavi DG, Craen RA, Gelb AW, Lee TY. Dynamic CT measurement of cerebral blood flow: a validation study. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1999 Jan; 20(1):63-73.
Hindman BJ, Todd MM, Gelb AW, Loftus CM, Craen RA, Schubert A, Mahla ME, Torner JC. Mild hypothermia as a protective therapy during intracranial aneurysm surgery: a randomized prospective pilot trial. Neurosurgery. 1999 Jan; 44(1):23-32; discussion 32-3.
Gelb AW. Mechanisms of brain injury and potential therapies. Acta Anaesthesiol Belg. 1999; 50(4):193-7.
Watts AD, Eliasziw M, Gelb AW. Propofol and hyperventilation for the treatment of increased intracranial pressure in rabbits. Anesth Analg. 1998 Sep; 87(3):564-8.
Chen JC, Brenner M, Huh J, Yoong B, Gassel A, Kafie F, McKenna R, Gelb A, Stemmer EA, Wilson AF. Effect of lung volume reduction surgery on pulmonary diffusion capacity in a rabbit model of emphysema. J Surg Res. 1998 Aug; 78(2):155-60.
Watts AD, Luney SR, Lee D, Gelb AW. Effect of nitrous oxide on cerebral blood flow velocity after induction of hypocapnia. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 1998 Jul; 10(3):142-5.
Brenner M, Kafie FE, Huh J, Yoong B, Budd M, Chen JC, Waite TA, Mukai D, Wang NS, McKenna R, Fischel R, Gelb A, Wilson AF, Berns MW. Effect of lung volume reduction surgery in a rabbit model of bullous lung disease. J Invest Surg. 1998 Jul-Aug; 11(4):281-8.
Badner NH, Knill RL, Brown JE, Novick TV, Gelb AW. Myocardial infarction after noncardiac surgery. Anesthesiology. 1998 Mar; 88(3):572-8.
Chen JC, Brenner M, Kafie FE, Yoong B, Budd M, Gassel A, Waite TA, Millikan J, Huh J, Wang NS, McKenna R, Gelb A, Wilson AF, Berns MW. An animal model for lung volume reduction therapy of pulmonary emphysema. J Invest Surg. 1998 Mar-Apr; 11(2):129-37.
Huh J, Brenner M, Chen JC, Yoong B, Gassel A, Katie F, Milliken JC, McKenna R, Fischel RJ, Gelb A, Wilson AF. Changes in pulmonary physiology after lung volume reduction surgery in a rabbit model of emphysema. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1998 Feb; 115(2):328-34; discussion 334-5.
Watts AD, Gelb AW, Bach DB, Pelz DM. Comparison of the Bullard and Macintosh laryngoscopes for endotracheal intubation of patients with a potential cervical spine injury. Anesthesiology. 1997 Dec; 87(6):1335-42.
Orser B, Smith D, Henderson S, Gelb A. Magnesium deficiency increases ketamine sensitivity in rats. Can J Anaesth. 1997 Aug; 44(8):883-90.
Herrick IA, Gelb AW, Tseng PS, Kirkby J. Patient-controlled sedation using propofol during interventional neuroradiologic procedures. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 1997 Jul; 9(3):237-41.
Herrick IA, Craen RA, Gelb AW, Miller LA, Kubu CS, Girvin JP, Parrent AG, Eliasziw M, Kirkby J. Propofol sedation during awake craniotomy for seizures: patient-controlled administration versus neurolept analgesia. Anesth Analg. 1997 Jun; 84(6):1285-91.
Herrick IA, Craen RA, Gelb AW, McLachlan RS, Girvin JP, Parrent AG, Eliasziw M, Kirkby J. Propofol sedation during awake craniotomy for seizures: electrocorticographic and epileptogenic effects. Anesth Analg. 1997 Jun; 84(6):1280-4.
Dzoljic M, Gelb AW. Intravenous anaesthetics: some cellular sites of action. Eur J Anaesthesiol Suppl. 1997 May; 15:3-7.
Ganapathy S, Herrick IA, Gelb AW, Kirkby J. Propofol patient-controlled sedation during hip or knee arthroplasty in elderly patients. Can J Anaesth. 1997 Apr; 44(4):385-9.
Brenner M, McKenna R, Gelb A, Osann K, Schein MJ, Panzera J, Wong H, Berns MW, Wilson AF. Objective predictors of response for staple versus laser emphysematous lung reduction. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1997 Apr; 155(4):1295-301.
Avraamides EJ, Craen RA, Gelb AW. Anaesthetic management of a pregnant, post liver transplant patient for dental surgery. Anaesth Intensive Care. 1997 Feb; 25(1):68-70.
Herrick IA, Gelb AW, Nichols B, Kirkby J. Patient-controlled propofol sedation for elderly patients: safety and patient attitude toward control. Can J Anaesth. 1996 Oct; 43(10):1014-8.
Gelb AW, Zhang C, Hamilton JT. Propofol induces dilation and inhibits constriction in guinea pig basilar arteries. Anesth Analg. 1996 Sep; 83(3):472-6.
Gelb AW. The nervous system at risk--an overview. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand Suppl. 1996; 109:48-50.
Gelb AW, Zhang C, Hamilton JT. In vitro cerebral vasoactive effects of MK-801. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 1995 Oct; 7(4):263-70.
Manninen PH, Gignac EM, Gelb AW, Lownie SP. Anesthesia for interventional neuroradiology. J Clin Anesth. 1995 Sep; 7(6):448-52.
Kim J, Gelb AW. Predicting perioperative stroke. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 1995 Jul; 7(3):211-5.
Biddle NL, Gelb AW, Hamilton JT. Propofol differentially attenuates the responses to exogenous and endogenous norepinephrine in the isolated rat femoral artery in vitro. Anesth Analg. 1995 Apr; 80(4):793-9.
Krassioukov AV, Gelb AW, Weaver LC. Actions of propofol on pontine neurons controlling arterial pressure in rats. Can J Anaesth. 1995 Feb; 42(2):150-7.
Manninen PH, Ayra B, Gelb AW, Pelz D. Association between electrocardiographic abnormalities and intracranial blood in patients following acute subarachnoid hemorrhage. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 1995 Jan; 7(1):12-6.
Chong KY, Gelb AW. Cerebrovascular and cerebral metabolic effects of commonly used anaesthetics. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 1994 Nov; 23(6 Suppl):145-9.
Freeman DJ, Sharpe MD, Gelb AW. Effects of nitrous oxide/oxygen-isoflurane anesthesia on blood cyclosporine concentrations in the rabbit. Transplantation. 1994 Sep 15; 58(5):640-2.
Manninen PH, Patterson S, Lam AM, Gelb AW, Nantau WE. Evoked potential monitoring during posterior fossa aneurysm surgery: a comparison of two modalities. Can J Anaesth. 1994 Feb; 41(2):92-7.
Krassioukov AV, Gelb AW, Weaver LC. Action of propofol on central sympathetic mechanisms controlling blood pressure. Can J Anaesth. 1993 Aug; 40(8):761-9.
Gignac E, Manninen PH, Gelb AW. Comparison of fentanyl, sufentanil and alfentanil during awake craniotomy for epilepsy. Can J Anaesth. 1993 May; 40(5 Pt 1):421-4.
Mokken FC, Henny CP, Gelb AW, Biervliet JD, Hardeman MR, Kedaria M, van Wezel HB. The effects of propofol compared to high-dose fentanyl anesthesia on rheologic parameters in coronary artery surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 1993 Feb; 7(1):10-6.
Manninen PH, Cuillerier DJ, Nantau WE, Gelb AW. Monitoring of brainstem function during vertebral basilar aneurysm surgery. The use of spontaneous ventilation. Anesthesiology. 1992 Oct; 77(4):681-5.
Oppenheimer SM, Gelb A, Girvin JP, Hachinski VC. Cardiovascular effects of human insular cortex stimulation. Neurology. 1992 Sep; 42(9):1727-32.
Fox J, Gelb AW, Enns J, Murkin JM, Farrar JK, Manninen PH. The responsiveness of cerebral blood flow to changes in arterial carbon dioxide is maintained during propofol-nitrous oxide anesthesia in humans. Anesthesiology. 1992 Sep; 77(3):453-6.
Gelb AW, Gignac E, Manninen PH, Farrar JK, Lee DH. Methylparaben and propylparaben do not alter cerebral blood flow in humans. Can J Anaesth. 1992 Sep; 39(7):691-4.
Craen RA, Gelb AW. The anaesthetic management of neurosurgical emergencies. Can J Anaesth. 1992 May; 39(Suppl 1):R29-39.
Craen RA, Gelb AW. The anaesthetic management of neurosurgical emergencies. Can J Anaesth. 1992 May; 39(5 Pt 2):R29-39.
Herrick IA, Gelb AW. Anesthesia for intracranial aneurysm surgery. J Clin Anesth. 1992 Jan-Feb; 4(1):73-85.
Davies KR, Gelb AW, Manninen PH, Boughner DR, Bisnaire D. Cardiac function in aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage: a study of electrocardiographic and echocardiographic abnormalities. Br J Anaesth. 1991 Jul; 67(1):58-63.
Gelb AW, Freeman D, Robertson KM, Zhang C. Isoflurane alters the kinetics of oral cyclosporine. Anesth Analg. 1991 Jun; 72(6):801-4.
Herrick IA, Gelb AW, Manninen PH, Reichman H, Lownie S. Effects of fentanyl, sufentanil, and alfentanil on brain retractor pressure. Anesth Analg. 1991 Mar; 72(3):359-63.
Nielson WR, Gelb AW, Casey JE, Penny FJ, Merchant RN, Manninen PH. Long-term cognitive and social sequelae of general versus regional anesthesia during arthroplasty in the elderly. Anesthesiology. 1990 Dec; 73(6):1103-9.
Lownie S, Wu X, Karlik S, Gelb AW. Brain retractor edema during induced hypotension: the effect of the rate of return of blood pressure. Neurosurgery. 1990 Dec; 27(6):901-5; discussion 905-6.
Hamilton JT, Zhou Y, Gelb AW. Paraben preservatives but not succinylcholine are cerebral vasodilators in vitro. Anesthesiology. 1990 Dec; 73(6):1252-7.
Gelb AW, Robertson KM. Anaesthetic management of the brain dead for organ donation. Can J Anaesth. 1990 Oct; 37(7):806-12.
Shokunbi MT, Gelb AW. Cortical-evoked potentials and cerebral infarction in temporary middle cerebral artery occlusion in the cat. Afr J Med Med Sci. 1990 Sep; 19(3):213-8.
Davies KR, Gelb A, Manninen PH, Boughner DR, Bisnaire D. A comparison of electrocardiographic and echocardiographic abnormalities in subarachnoid hemorrhage. Can J Anaesth. 1990 May; 37(4 Pt 2):S25.
Badner NH, Nielson WR, Munk S, Kwiatkowska C, Gelb AW. Preoperative anxiety: detection and contributing factors. Can J Anaesth. 1990 May; 37(4 Pt 1):444-7.
Murkin JM, Farrar JK, McNeill B, Gelb AW, Lok P. Cerebral oxygen consumption during sufentanil anesthesia: measurement by N2O uptake vs 133xenon clearance. Can J Anaesth. 1990 May; 37(4 Pt 2):S32.
Manninen PH, Cuillerier DJ, Gelb AW, Nantau WE. Monitoring of brain stem function during posterior fossa surgery. Can J Anaesth. 1990 May; 37(4 Pt 2):S23.
McNeill BR, Murkin JM, Farrar JK, Gelb AW. Autoregulation and the CO2 responsiveness of cerebral blood flow after cardiopulmonary bypass. Can J Anaesth. 1990 Apr; 37(3):313-7.
Dowman R, Boisvert DP, Gelb AW, Tang C, Lam AM, Meilke B. Changes in the somatosensory evoked potential during and immediately following temporary middle cerebral artery occlusion predict somatosensory cortex ischemic lesions in monkeys. J Clin Neurophysiol. 1990 Apr; 7(2):269-81.
Brazenor GA, Chamberlain MJ, Gelb AW. Systemic hypovolemia after subarachnoid hemorrhage. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 1990 Mar; 2(1):42-9.
Manninen PH, Gelb AW, Lam AM, Moote CA, Contreras J. Perioperative monitoring of the electrocardiogram during cerebral aneurysm surgery. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 1990 Mar; 2(1):16-22.
Manninen PH, Mahendran B, Gelb AW, Merchant RN. Succinylcholine does not increase serum potassium levels in patients with acutely ruptured cerebral aneurysms. Anesth Analg. 1990 Feb; 70(2):172-5.
Gelb AW, Herrick IA. Preoperative hypertension does predict post-carotid endarterectomy hypertension. Can J Neurol Sci. 1990 Feb; 17(1):95-7.
Shokunbi MT, Gelb AW, Wu XM, Miller DJ. Continuous lidocaine infusion and focal feline cerebral ischemia. Stroke. 1990 Jan; 21(1):107-11.
Gelb AW. Local anesthetics in cerebral ischemia. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 1989 Dec; 1(4):383-6.
Kofke WA, Young RS, Davis P, Woelfel SK, Gray L, Johnson D, Gelb A, Meeke R, Warner DS, Pearson KS. Isoflurane for refractory status epilepticus: a clinical series. Anesthesiology. 1989 Nov; 71(5):653-9.
Meeke RI, Soifer BE, Gelb AW. Isoflurane for the management of status epilepticus. DICP. 1989 Jul-Aug; 23(7-8):579-81.
McNeill BR, Murkin JM, Farrar JK, Gelb AW. The influence of cardiopulmonary bypass on cerebral autoregulation and CO2 responsiveness in the early postoperative period. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 1989 Jun; 1(2):141-2.
Gelb AW, Boisvert DP, Tang C, Lam AM, Marchak BE, Dowman R, Mielke BW. Primate brain tolerance to temporary focal cerebral ischemia during isoflurane- or sodium nitroprusside-induced hypotension. Anesthesiology. 1989 Apr; 70(4):678-83.
Robertson KM, Hramiak IM, Gelb AW. Endocrine changes and haemodynamic stability after brain death. Transplant Proc. 1989 Feb; 21(1 Pt 2):1197-8.
Boisvert DP, Gelb AW, Tang C, Lam AM, Mielke B, Dowman R. Brain tolerance to middle cerebral artery occlusion during hypotension in primates. Surg Neurol. 1989 Jan; 31(1):6-13.
Gelb A. HIV infection control issues concerning first responders and emergency physicians. Occup Med. 1989; 4 Suppl:61-4.
Gelb AW, Steinberg GK, Lam AM, Manninen PH, Peerless SJ, Rassi-Neto A. The effects of a prophylactic bolus of lidocaine in focal cerebral ischaemia. Can J Anaesth. 1988 Sep; 35(5):489-93.
Karlik SJ, Heatherley T, Pavan F, Stein J, Lebron F, Rutt B, Carey L, Wexler R, Gelb A. Patient anesthesia and monitoring at a 1.5-T MRI installation. Magn Reson Med. 1988 Jun; 7(2):210-21.
Macnab MS, Manninen PH, Lam AM, Gelb AW. The stress response to induced hypotension for cerebral aneurysm surgery: a comparison of two hypotensive techniques. Can J Anaesth. 1988 Mar; 35(2):111-5.
Manninen PH, Lam AM, Gelb AW. Electrocardiographic changes during and after isoflurane-induced hypotension for neurovascular surgery. Can J Anaesth. 1987 Nov; 34(6):549-54.
Manninen PH, Lam AM, Gelb AW, Brown SC. The effect of high-dose mannitol on serum and urine electrolytes and osmolality in neurosurgical patients. Can J Anaesth. 1987 Sep; 34(5):442-6.
Burden JM, Freedman B, Gelb AW. Ethical and family management problems in the intensive care unit--an illustrative case. Can J Anaesth. 1987 May; 34(3 ( Pt 1)):274-9.
Gelb AW. Anaesthesia for organ transplantation. Can J Anaesth. 1987 May; 34 Suppl 1:S12-5.
Burden JM, Freedman B, Gelb AW. Ethical and family management problems in the intensive care unit--an illustrative case. Can J Anaesth. 1987 Mar; 34(3):274-9.
Gelb AW, Lok P. Etomidate reversibly depresses human neutrophil chemiluminescence. Anesthesiology. 1987 Jan; 66(1):60-3.
Steinberg GK, Gelb AW, Lam AM, Manninen PH, Peerless SJ, Rassi Neto A, Floyd P. Correlation between somatosensory evoked potentials and neuronal ischemic changes following middle cerebral artery occlusion. Stroke. 1986 Nov-Dec; 17(6):1193-7.
Shokunbi MT, Gelb AW, Peerless SJ, Mervart M, Floyd P. An evaluation of the effect of lidocaine in experimental focal cerebral ischemia. Stroke. 1986 Sep-Oct; 17(5):962-6.
Wexler HR, Gelb AW. Controversies in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Crit Care Clin. 1986 Apr; 2(2):335-45.
Gelb AW, Floyd P, Lok P, Peerless SJ, Farrell M. A prophylactic bolus of thiopentone does not protect against prolonged focal cerebral ischaemia. Can Anaesth Soc J. 1986 Mar; 33(2):173-7.
Newman B, Gelb AW, Lam AM. The effect of isoflurane-induced hypotension on cerebral blood flow and cerebral metabolic rate for oxygen in humans. Anesthesiology. 1986 Mar; 64(3):307-10.
Karlik SJ, Fuller J, Gelb AW. Anesthetics change tissue proton NMR relaxation. Acta Radiol Suppl. 1986; 369:500-2.
Gelb A. Benzodiazepines and polymorphonuclear leukocyte oxidative activity. Anesthesiology. 1984 Nov; 61(5):632-3.
Kutt JL, Gelb AW. Air embolism during liver transplantation. Can Anaesth Soc J. 1984 Nov; 31(6):713-4.
Lam AM, Gelb AW. Succinylcholine and intracranial pressure--a cause for "pause". Anesth Analg. 1984 Jun; 63(6):620-2.
Gelb AW, Manninen PH, Mezon BJ, Lee RJ, Durward QJ. The anaesthetist and the head-injured patient. Can Anaesth Soc J. 1984 Jan; 31(1):98-108.
Gelb AW. Anesthetic considerations for carotid endarterectomy. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 1984; 22(3):153-64.
Gelb A, Southorn P, Rehder K, Didier EP. Sedation and respiratory mechanics in man. Br J Anaesth. 1983 Sep; 55(9):809-15.
Lam AM, Gelb AW. Cardiovascular effects of isoflurane-induced hypotension for cerebral aneurysm surgery. Anesth Analg. 1983 Aug; 62(8):742-8.
Knill RL, Gelb AW. Peripheral chemoreceptors during anesthesia: are the watchdogs sleeping? Anesthesiology. 1982 Sep; 57(3):151-2.
Gelb AW, Lam AM. Pseudohypotension. Anesth Analg. 1982 Aug; 61(8):713.
Gelb AW, Knill RL. Subanaesthetic halothane: its effect on regulation of ventilation and relevance to the recovery room. Can Anaesth Soc J. 1978 Nov; 25(6):488-94.
Knill RL, Gelb AW. Ventilatory responses to hypoxia and hypercapnia during halothane sedation and anesthesia in man. Anesthesiology. 1978 Oct; 49(4):244-51.
Knill RL, Clement JL, Gelb AW. Ventilatory responses mediated by peripheral chemoreceptors in anaesthetized man. Adv Exp Med Biol. 1978; 99:67-77.
Honors and Awards: 
The 2014 Ronald D Miller Award for Resident Mentorship, UCSF Department Anesthesia, 2014
The Leffingwell Lecture, California Society Anesthesiologists, 2014
Inaugural William Young Lecture, EuroNeuro, 2014
TW Andersen/Haven M Perkins Visiting Professor, University of Florida, 2013
The Joseph C Gable Lectureship, University of Texas Houston, 2013
Honorary Professor, Capital Medical University Beijing China, 2013
Special Award for Fostering International Collaboration, International Chinese Academy of Anesthesiology, 2013
Distinguished Service Award, Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesia & Critical Care, 2010
Outstanding Contributions to the Development of Anesthesia in China, Chinese Society of Anesthesiology, 2009
Honorary Professor, Benares Hindu University India, 2008
Mentoring and Teaching Award, UCSF Academy of Medical Educators, 2007
The Dr. J. M. Chokashi Memorial Oration, Indian Society of Neuroanesthesia & Critical Care, 2006
The Jobson Lecturer, University of Sydney, Australia, 2005
Honarary Professor, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China, 2005
Teacher of the Year (First Year Residents), UCSF Department of Anesthesia, 2005
The Luxton Lecturer, University of Melbourne, Australia, 2004
The Malathi Memorial Oration, Indian Society of Neuroanaesthesiology & Critical Care, 2004
Distinguished Teacher Award, Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesia & Critical Care, 2003
Election to Fellowship, Royal College of Anaesthetists, UK, 2001
Dean’s Award of Excellence in Research & Teaching, University of Western Ontario Canada, 2000
Research Recognition Award, Canadian Anesthesiologists Society Research, 2000