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With 30 years of experience in all types of anaesthetics and Intensive Care Medicine, I am still enthusiastic and enjoy every part of my clinical work.
My main interest is anaesthesia for major abdominal surgery, although I have experience in cardiac, urology, kidney transplant and all other types of surgery. I am especially adept at anaesthetising very ill and challenging patients.
I have witnessed and taken an active part in anaesthesia improvement, increased safety of anaesthesia delivery, the improvement of postoperative pain management and an enhanced recovery programme.
My other endeavours include teaching on the national and international level, research, publishing, improving communication between anaesthetists worldwide, editing an anaesthetic journal and several books as well as charity work.
Areas of interest
Postoperative pain treatment;
Anaesthesia for liver transplantation;
Anaesthesia for hepato-billiary and pancreatic surgery
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant liver transplant anaesthetist
King's College Hospital, London
Intraoperative haemodynamic monitoring
-Milan Z Editor. Cardiovascular diseases and liver transplantation. Novapublishers, New York, 2011
-Milan Z. ‘Anaesthesia for liver transplantation’, in Brian J. Pollard, Handbook of Clinical Anesthesia, 4th Edition, Hodder Arnold Health Sciences 2016; pp 527-30
-Della Rocca G, Costa MG, Milan Z. ‘Cardiovascular monitoring during liver transplantation’, in Zoka Milan, Cardiovascular diseases and liver transplantation. Novapublishers 2011; pp 239-259
-Milan Z et al. Does Preoperative Beta-blocker Use Influence Intraoperative Hemodynamic Profile and Post-operative Course of Liver Transplantation?Transplant Proc. 2016;48(1):111-5.
-Pocknall C, Marinkovic J, Milan Z. Fast-tracking of adult patients following liver transplantation. Edorium Journal of Anesthesia 2016.
-Cooper M, Mihailovic S , Milan Z . Benign electrocardiographic changes and diaphragmatic contractions while using the NanoKnife: A case report. Edorium Journal of Anesthesia 2015
-Pocknall CC, Mihailovic S, Milan Z. Misleading elevation of the BIS index during return of neuromuscular activity. Edorium Journal of Anesthesia 2015;
-Milan Z. Analgesia after livertransplantation.World J Hepatol. 2015;7(21):2331-5.
-Jovanovic B, Milan Z et al.Risk factors for ventilator-associated pneumonia in patients with severe traumatic brain injury in a Serbian trauma centre.Int J Infect Dis. 2015 Sep;38:46-51
-Goranović T, Milan Z et al.Barotrauma during apnea testing for the diagnosis of brainstem death.
Minerva Anestesiol. 2015 Jul;81(7):818.
-Radinovic K, Markovic-Denic L, Dubljanin-Raspopovic E, Marinkovic J, Milan Z et al. Estimating the effect of incident delirium on short-term outcomes in aged hip fracture patients through propensity score analysis.Geriatr Gerontol Int. 2015 Jul;15(7):848-55.
-Elnour S, Milan Z. Factors that may affect early extubation after liver transplantataion. Edorium Journal of Anesthesia 2015; 1:10-15
Radinovic K, Milan Z et al. Predictors of severe pain in the immediate postoperative period in elderly patients following hip fracture surgery.Injury. 2014 ;45(8):1246-50
Sinath C, Mohamed ZU, Milan Z. Cardiopulmonary exercise testing and dobutamine stress echocardiography in pre-operative assessment of liver transplant patients. International Journal of Anesthesiology Research 2013;1: 11-16
Milan Z. The PIRO concept, the SAPS 3 PIRO Score and what comes next (Editorial). Minerva Anestesiol 2013; 79(3): 223-6
Details of entry to specialist register
- GMC, 2001
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