Merlin Larson, MD

Professor Emeritus
Publications: 
Neice AE, Behrends M, Bokoch MP, Seligman KM, Conrad NM, Larson MD. Prediction of Opioid Analgesic Efficacy by Measurement of Pupillary Unrest. Anesth Analg. 2016 Dec 08.
Larson MD, Singh V. Portable infrared pupillometry in critical care. Crit Care. 2016; 20(1):161.
Larson MD, Behrends M. Portable infrared pupillometry: a review. Anesth Analg. 2015 Jun; 120(6):1242-53.
Larson MD, Gupta DK. Pupillary Reflex Dilation to Predict Movement: A Step Forward Toward Real-time Individualized Intravenous Anesthetics. Anesthesiology. 2015 May; 122(5):961-3.
Bokoch MP, Behrends M, Neice A, Larson MD. Fentanyl, an agonist at the mu opioid receptor, depresses pupillary unrest. Auton Neurosci. 2015 May; 189:68-74.
Rollins MD, Feiner JR, Lee JM, Shah S, Larson M. Pupillary effects of high-dose opioid quantified with infrared pupillometry. Anesthesiology. 2014 Nov; 121(5):1037-44.
Behrends M, Niemann CU, Larson MD. Infrared pupillometry to detect the light reflex during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a case series. Resuscitation. 2012 Oct; 83(10):1223-8.
Larson MD, Sessler DI. Pupillometry to guide postoperative analgesia. Anesthesiology. 2012 May; 116(5):980-2.
Stites-Hallett N, Larson MD. Procedure-specific guidelines. Anesthesiology. 2010 Aug; 113(2):502-3; author reply 503.
Eilers H, Larson MD. The effect of ketamine and nitrous oxide on the human pupillary light reflex during general anesthesia. Auton Neurosci. 2010 Jan 15; 152(1-2):108-14.
Larson MD. Mechanism of opioid-induced pupillary effects. Clin Neurophysiol. 2008 Jun; 119(6):1358-64.
Larson MD, Fung RS, Infosino AJ, Baba A. Efficacy of epidural block during general anesthesia. Anesthesiology. 2006 Sep; 105(3):632-3.
Larson MD, Senturk M. Induction rooms. Bull Anesth Hist. 2006 Apr; 24(2):22-4.
Du R, Meeker M, Bacchetti P, Larson MD, Holland MC, Manley GT. Evaluation of the portable infrared pupillometer. Neurosurgery. 2005 Jul; 57(1):198-203; discussion 198-203.
Kollars JP, Larson MD. Tolerance to miotic effects of opioids. Anesthesiology. 2005 Mar; 102(3):701.
Meeker M, Du R, Bacchetti P, Privitera CM, Larson MD, Holland MC, Manley G. Pupil examination: validity and clinical utility of an automated pupillometer. J Neurosci Nurs. 2005 Feb; 37(1):34-40.
Larson MD, Berry PD, May J, Bjorksten A, Sessler DI. Latency of pupillary reflex dilation during general anesthesia. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2004 Aug; 97(2):725-30.
Yang LL, Niemann CU, Larson MD. Mechanism of pupillary reflex dilation in awake volunteers and in organ donors. Anesthesiology. 2003 Dec; 99(6):1281-6.
Larson MD. The effect of antiemetics on pupillary reflex dilation during epidural/general anesthesia. Anesth Analg. 2003 Dec; 97(6):1652-6.
Larson MD, May J. Effect of asphyxia on the pupils of brain dead subjects. Resuscitation. 2002 Oct; 55(1):31-6.
Manley GT, Larson MD. Infrared pupillometry during uncal herniation. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2002 Jul; 14(3):223-8.
Ikeda T, Kurz A, Sessler DI, Go J, Kurz M, Belani K, Larson M, Bjorksten AR, Dechert M, Christensen R. The effect of opioids on thermoregulatory responses in humans and the special antishivering action of meperidine. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1997 Mar 15; 813:792-8.
Larson, Merlin D.. Alteration of Human Pupillary Light Reflex by General Anesthesia. Anesthesiology Review. 1989; XVI(3):25-29.
Larson, Merlin D.. Anaesthesia. Miotic effects of Opioids. 1987; 42(May):566.
Larson, Merlin D.. Pupillary Effects of General Anesthesia. Anesthesiology Review. 1985; 13(Jan/Feb):25-31.