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Alaska Oculocardiac Reflex Study

A prospective observational study of cardiovascular changes during strabismus surgery

AK OCR: Projects

OCR extreme

OCR fentanyl Precedex

Fentanyl and Precedex augment the oculocardiac reflex

ABCD History
Vagus reflexes 1999

Arnold RW: The human heart rate response profiles to five vagal maneuvers. Yale J Biol Med 1999, 72(4):237-244.

Kids Eye Disorders
Eye color 1999

Stump M, Arnold RW: Iris color alone does not predict susceptibility to the oculocardiac reflex in strabismus surgery. Binocul Vis Strabismus Q 1999, 14(2):111-116.

tongue atropine 2002

Arnold RW, Farah RS, Monroe G: The attenuating effect of intraglossal atropine on the oculocardiac reflex. Binocul Vis Strabismus Q 2002, 17(4):313-318.

Vision Screening
EOM tension 2003

Machida CJ, Arnold RW: The effect of induced muscle tension and fatigue on the oculocardiac reflex. Binoc Vis and Strabismus Quart 2003, 18(2):81-86.

Opioids 2004

Arnold RW, Jensen PA, Kovtoun TA, Maurer SA, Schultz JA: The profound augmentation of the oculocardiac reflex by fast acting opioids. Binocul Vis Strabismus Q 2004, 19(4):215-222.

ABCD Clinics
Precedex preOp 16

Bond AN, Beerle BJ, Arnold RW: Dexmedetomidine Nasal Sedation Produces More Oculocardiac Reflex During Strabismus Surgery. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 2016, 53(5):318.

Precedex IV 2018

Arnold RW, Biggs RE, Beerle BJ: Intravenous dexmedetomidine augments the oculocardiac reflex. J AAPOS 2018, 22(3):211-213.e211.

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