Víctor M. Whizar-Lugo

Institutos Nacionales de Salud. Lotus Medical Group

Víctor M. Whizar-Lugo graduated from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and completed residencies in Internal Medicine at Hospital General de México and Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán in México City. He also completed a fellowship at the Anesthesia Department, Pain Clinic at University of California, Los Angeles, USA. Currently, Dr. Whizar-Lugo works as anesthesiologist at Lotus Med Group, and belongs to the Institutos Nacionales de Salud as associated researcher. He has published many works on anesthesia, pain, internal medicine, and critical care, edited four books, and given countless conferences in congresses and meetings around the world. He has been a member of various editorial committees for anesthesiology journals, is past chief editor of the journal Anestesia en México, and is currently editor-in-chief of the Journal of Anesthesia and Critical Care. Dr. Whizar-Lugo is the founding director and current president of Anestesiología y Medicina del Dolor (www.anestesiologia-dolor.org), a free online medical education program.

3books edited

5chapters 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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