Maurice Zwass, MD

Clinical Professor
Chief, Pediatric Anesthesia
Publications: 
Menda SK, Gregory GA, Feiner JR, Zwass MS, Ferschl MB. The effect of deep and awake tracheal extubation on turnover times and postoperative respiratory complications post adenoid-tonsillectomy. Can J Anaesth. 2012 Dec; 59(12):1158-9.
Thornton RH, Heyman MB, Wilson MW, Zarrinpar A, Kerlan RK, LaBerge JM, Zwass M, Gordon RL. Sharp recanalization of a short esophageal occluding stricture in a patient with epidermolysis bullosa. Gastrointest Endosc. 2006 Nov; 64(5):793-6.
Zwass MS. Regional anesthesia in children. Anesthesiol Clin North America. 2005 Dec; 23(4):815-35, x.
Dahlgren JG, Takhar HS, Ruffalo CA, Zwass M. Health effects of diazinon on a family. J Toxicol Clin Toxicol. 2004; 42(5):579-91.
Polaner DM, Houck CS, Rockoff MA, Mancuso TJ, Finley GA, Maxwell LG, Cravero J, Kain ZN, Bell C, Bosenberg A, Zwass M, Valley R, Agarwal R, Savarese A, Rice LJ, Coté CJ, Davidson PJ, Ferrari LR, Davis PJ. Sedation, risk, and safety: do we really have data at last? Pediatrics. 2001 Oct; 108(4):1006-8.
Russell IA, Zwass MS, Fineman JR, Balea M, Rouine-Rapp K, Brook M, Hanley FL, Silverman NH, Cahalan MK. The effects of inhaled nitric oxide on postoperative pulmonary hypertension in infants and children undergoing surgical repair of congenital heart disease. Anesth Analg. 1998 Jul; 87(1):46-51.
Luks AM, Zwass MS, Brown RC, Lau M, Chari G, Fisher DM. Opioid-induced analgesia in neonatal dogs: pharmacodynamic differences between morphine and fentanyl. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 1998 Jan; 284(1):136-41.
Steinhorn RH, Cox PN, Fineman JR, Finer NN, Rosenberg EM, Silver MM, Tyebkhan J, Zwass MS, Morin FC. Inhaled nitric oxide enhances oxygenation but not survival in infants with alveolar capillary dysplasia. J Pediatr. 1997 Mar; 130(3):417-22.
Roberts JD, Fineman JR, Morin FC, Shaul PW, Rimar S, Schreiber MD, Polin RA, Zwass MS, Zayek MM, Gross I, Heymann MA, Zapol WM. Inhaled nitric oxide and persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn. The Inhaled Nitric Oxide Study Group. N Engl J Med. 1997 Feb 27; 336(9):605-10.
Zeltzer L, Hyman P, Heyman M, Boyce WT, Zwass M, Koh J, Hamilton A, Feldman EJ. Persistent visceral pain in adolescents. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 1996 Jan; 22(1):92-8.
Bragg P, Zwass MS, Lau M, Fisher DM. Opioid pharmacodynamics in neonatal dogs: differences between morphine and fentanyl. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1995 Nov; 79(5):1519-24.
Fineman JR, Zwass MS. Inhaled nitric oxide therapy for persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn. Acta Paediatr Jpn. 1995 Aug; 37(4):425-30.
Karamanoukian HL, Glick PL, Zayek M, Steinhorn RH, Zwass MS, Fineman JR, Morin FC. Inhaled nitric oxide in congenital hypoplasia of the lungs due to diaphragmatic hernia or oligohydramnios. Pediatrics. 1994 Nov; 94(5):715-8.
Heyman MB, Zwass M, Applebaum M, Rudolph CD, Gordon R, Ring EJ. Chronic recurrent esophageal strictures treated with balloon dilation in children with autosomal recessive epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica. Am J Gastroenterol. 1993 Jun; 88(6):953-7.
Fisher DM, Zwass MS. Chloral hydrate administration to children. Anesth Analg. 1993 Mar; 76(3):668-9.
Zwass MS, Fisher DM, Welborn LG, Coté CJ, Davis PJ, Dinner M, Hannallah RS, Liu LM, Sarner J, McGill WA. Induction and maintenance characteristics of anesthesia with desflurane and nitrous oxide in infants and children. Anesthesiology. 1992 Mar; 76(3):373-8.
Fisher DM, Zwass MS. MAC of desflurane in 60% nitrous oxide in infants and children. Anesthesiology. 1992 Mar; 76(3):354-6.
Spears RS, Yeh A, Fisher DM, Zwass MS. The "educated hand". Can anesthesiologists assess changes in neonatal pulmonary compliance manually? Anesthesiology. 1991 Oct; 75(4):693-6.
Rampil IJ, Lockhart SH, Zwass MS, Peterson N, Yasuda N, Eger EI, Weiskopf RB, Damask MC. Clinical characteristics of desflurane in surgical patients: minimum alveolar concentration. Anesthesiology. 1991 Mar; 74(3):429-33.
Nyhan WL, Wilson N, Powers NG, Zwass M, Hilton S, Spector S, Albert D, Juarez P, Kaufman IA. Intussusception. West J Med. 1986 Jun; 144(6):722-7.