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Francis Xavier Vacanti, MD

  • Phone: 617-726-8406
Departments
Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine
Clinical Interests
Anesthesia for plastic and reconstructive surgery
Anesthesia for pediatric surgery
Anesthesia for ambulatory surgery
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Nebraska Health System
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Anesthesiology, American Board of Anesthesiology
Gender
Male
Patient Age Group
Adult
Accepting New Patients
Yes

PublicationsSelect Recent Publications:

Vacanti FX.  PHEMA as a fibrous capsule-resistant breast prosthesis. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2004 Mar;113(3):949-52. PMID: 15108887 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Vacanti FX, Kwun BD. Carbon dioxide at anesthetic levels protects against irreversible damage during spinal cord ischemia. J Surg Res. 1996 Apr;62(1):59-62. PMID: 8606511 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Vacanti FX, Kwun BD. Vascular occlusion produced over 24 hours increases spinal cord tolerance to occlusion. J Surg Res. 1996 Apr;62(1):29-31. PMID: 8606505 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Kwun BD, Vacanti FX. Mild hypothermia protects against irreversible damage during prolonged spinal cord ischemia. J Surg Res. 1995 Dec;59(6):780-2. PMID: 8538181 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Vacanti CA, Silbert BS, Vacanti FX. Fentanyl-induced muscle rigidity as affected by pretreatment with amantadine hydrochloride. J Clin Anesth. 1992 Jul-Aug;4(4):282-4. PMID: 1419008 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-8406
Fax: 617-726-5845