Víctor M. Whizar-Lugo

Hospital General de Tijuana

Víctor M. Whizar-Lugo graduated from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and completed his residency in internal medicine at the Hospital General de México, Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at the Instituto Nacional de la Nutrición in México City. He undertook his fellowship at the Anesthesia Department, Pain Clinic at University of California, Los Angeles, USA. He currently works at the ICU in the Hospital General de Tijuana, ISESALUD. He belongs to the Institutos Nacionales de Salud as an associated researcher. He has 140 publications on anesthesia, pain, internal medicine, and critical care journals/books, has edited three books and given 267 conferences in congresses and meetings of his specialty. He has been a member of various editorial committees in anesthesiology journals, and was chief editor of the journal Anestesia en México. He is currently the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Anesthesia and Critical Care: Open Access. Dr. Whizar-Lugo is the founding director and current president of Anestesiología y Medicina del Dolor www.anestesiologia-dolor.org, a free medical educative program on the internet.

2books edited

4chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by Víctor M. Whizar-Lugo

Topics on Spinal Anaesthesia consists of eight important and updated chapters covering subarachnoid anaesthesia for major orthopaedic surgeries, ambulatory and short stay plastic surgical procedures, complications, and discussing the usefulness of opioids and non opioids drugs as spinal adjuvants to enhance subarachnoid block, transoperative analgesia and postoperative analgesia in various clinical scenarios. InTech invited respectable anesthesiologists from different countries to write this book. The authors and co-authors discussed in detail the advances in these subjects, so that the reader has an updated view and can use this knowledge on his/her patients. It is a practical book covering current information about subarachnoid anaesthesia.

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