Sherif Sayed Ali Sultan, MD


Department of Anesthesia

Intensive Care and Pain Management

Faculty of Medicine

Ain Shams University

Cairo, Egypt


M.D. degree of Anesthesia and intensive care in April 2000, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.

Research Interest

Special Interest in Cardiothoracic Anesthesia

Scientific Activities


Published papers:
o Comparative study between ondansetron, meperidine and placebo in preventing post-anesthetic shivering (Egyptian Journal of Intensive Care 6 (1), 363-373. 2001).
o Ropivacaine versus bupivacaine for extradural analgesia in labour: a double-blind study (Egyptian Journal of Intensive Care 7 (2), 155-162. 2002).
o ECT hyperdynamic response attenuation comparing various pretreatments (The Scientific Journal of Al-Azhar Medical Faculty (Girls) 24 (3), 983-990. 2003).
o Dopexamine has a more pronounced effect than milrinone on systemic inflammatory response in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (Egyptian Journal of Intensive Care 8 (2), 201-208. 2003).
o Postoperative mental functions after total hip arthroplasty under general anaesthesia using induced hypotension (Egyptian Journal of Anaesthesia 20, 431-436. 2004)
o Triamcinolone acetonide versus bupivacaine hydrochloride for wound irrigation in management of pain after surgery for prolapsed disc disease (Egyptian Journal of Intensive Care 9 (2), 139-144. 2004).
o Safety and efficacy of pentastarch 6% versus albumin 5% for acute normovolemic hemodilution in patients undergoing major abdominal surgeries (The Scientific Journal of Al-Azhar Medical Faculty (Girls) 25 (1), 993-1008. 2004).
o Infiltration with tramadol (1-5%) in comparison with lidocaine (1%) for minor surgery (The Scientific Journal of Al-Azhar Medical Faculty (Girls) 25 (1), 443-450. 2004)
o Effect of dopexamine on hemodynamics and the gut mucosa after abdominal surgery in high-risk surgical patients (Egyptian Journal of Intensive Care 9 (2), 239-246. 2004)
o The use of propofol/thiopentone admixture for sedation in elective outpatient upper gastrointestinal endoscopy (Egyptian Journal of Anaethesia 20 (3), 311-317. 2004).
o The effect of non invasive ventilation during persistent weaning failure (Egyptian Journal of Intensive Care 10 (1), 203-2-9. 2005).
o Alfa-2-agonists as additives to lidocaine for intravenous regional anesthesia, which drug serves better? (The Scientific Journal of Al-Azhar Medical Faculty (Girls) 28 (3), 1475-1484. 2007).
o Assessment of role of perioperative melatonin in prevention and treatment of postoperative delirium after hip arthroplasty under spinal anesthesia in the elderly (Saudi journal of anaesthesia 4 (3), 169. 2010).
o Paravertebral block can attenuate cytokine response when it replaces general anesthesia for cancer breast surgeries (Saudi journal of anaesthesia 7 (4), 373. 2013).
o Patient-controlled sedation with propofol/remifentanil versus propofol/alfentanil for patients undergoing outpatient colonoscopy, a randomized, controlled double-blind study (Saudi journal of anaesthesia 8 (Suppl 1), S36. 2014).
o Utilizing heart rate variability: Midazolam prevents the sympathovagal imbalance caused by fentanyl/propofol induction (Ain-Shams Journal of Anaesthesiology 8 (1), 31. 2015).
o Effectiveness of ultrasound-guided transversus abdominis plane block for intraoperative and postoperative analgesia in kidney transplantation (Ain-Shams Journal of Anaesthesiology 8 (1), 140. 2015).
o Comparison between effects of adductor canal block and femoral nerve block on early postoperative course in total knee arthroplasty: A prospective double-blind, randomized controlled study (Ain-Shams Journal of Anaesthesiology 8 (1), 124. 2015).
o Cardiovascular effects of prolonged milrinone inhalation in patients with pulmonary hypertension undergoing mitral valve replacement (Ain-Shams Journal of Anaesthesiology 8 (4), 474-478. 2015).
o Effects of esmolol infusion on recovery profile and discharge from postanesthesia care unit after ambulatory gynecologic laparoscopic surgeries (Ain Shams Journal of Anesthesiology 8 (4), 555-559. 2015).
o Combined hyponatremia and hypocalcemia after intravascular absorption of 1.5% glycine during operative hysteroscopy. A case report (Egyptian Journal of Anaesthesia 32 (3), 443-446. 2016).

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