Carlo D. Franco, MD

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Carlo D. Franco, MD
Specialties: Anesthesiology
Location(s): John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital
Department/Division: Anesthesiology
Faculty Rank: Chairman, Division of Regional and Orthoanesthesia
Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology
Medical Education: Universidad de Valparaiso, Chile
Residency: Sinai Hospital of Detroit
Clinical Expertise: Regional anesthesia
Research Interest: Clinical oriented anatomy
Publications: <ol>
<li>Franco CD: Alon P. Winnie. Special Article. Scripta Medica 2010;41:17-18</li>
<li>Reina MA, Franco CD, Lopez A, de Andres JA, Van Zundert A: Clinical implications of epi-dural fat in the spinal canal. A scanning electron microscopic study. Acta Anaesth Belg 2009;60:7-17</li>
<li>Clendenen SR, Riutort K, Ladlie BL, Robards C, Franco CD, Greengrass RA: Real-time three-dimensional ultrasound-assisted axillary plexus block defines soft tissue planes. Anesth Analg 2009;108(4):1347-1350</li>
<li>Neal JM, Gerancher JC, Hebl JR, Ilfeld BM, McCartney CJL, Franco CD, Hogan QH: Upper extremity regional anesthesia: Essentials of our current understanding. Reg Anesth Pain Med 2009;34:134-170</li>
<li>Franco CD: Applied anatomy of the lower extremity. Tech Reg Anesth Pain Med 2008;12:140-145</li>
<li>Franco CD, Clark L: Applied anatomy of the upper extremity. Tech Reg Anesth Pain Med 2008;12:134-139</li>
<li>Franco CD, Rahman A, Voronov G, Kerns JM, Beck RJ, Buckenmaier CC: Gross anatomy of the brachial plexus sheath in human cada-vers. Reg Anesth Pain Med 2008;33:64-69</li>
<li>Boezaart AP, Franco CD: Thin sharp needles around the dura: It is all about good perfor-mance. Reg Anesth Pain Med 2007;32:170-171</li>
<li>Franco CD, Choksi NS, Rahman A, Voronov G, Almachnouk A: A subgluteal approach to the sciatic nerve in adults at 10 cm from the mid-line. Reg Anesth Pain Med 2006;31:215-220</li>
<li>Franco CD, Gloss FJ, Voronov G, Tyler SG, Stojiljkovic LS: Supraclavicular block in the obese population: A analysis of 2020 blocks. Anesth Analg 2006;102:1252-1254</li>
<li>Franco CD: Manual of Regional Anesthesia. A comprehensive manual written for residents and faculty of John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Dept. of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, January 2006 (1<sup>st</sup> ed), April 2007 (2<sup>nd</sup> ed), July 2008 (3<sup>rd</sup> ed), March 2010 (4<sup>th</sup> ed), January 2011 (5<sup>th</sup> ed), Self -Published</li>
<li>Franco CD: Supraclavicular block ultrasound technique. In: Regional Anesthesia Ultra-sound Techniques. Edited by Vasquez MA, Medellin, Columbia. Submitted 2010</li>
<li>Franco CD: Regional anesthesia anatomy. In: NYSORA Regional Anesthesia, 2<sup>nd</sup> edition. Edited by Hadzic A, Mc-Graw-Hill, Submitted 2010</li>
<li>Franco CD: Supraclavicular brachial plexus block. In: NYSORA Regional Anesthesia, 2<sup>nd</sup> edition. Edited by Hadzic A, McGraw-Hill, Submitted 2010</li>
<li>Franco CD: Sciatic Block Chapter. Textbook of Regional Anesthesia, Edited by Hang J. Submitted 2009</li>
<li>Franco CD: Performed all anatomical dissections appearing in the Military Ad-vanced Regional Anesthesia and Analgesia Handbook. Edited by Buckenmaier C, III and</li>
<li>Bleckner L. Published by the Office of the Surgeon General at TMM Publications, Borden Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington D.C., 2009</li>
<li>Franco CD: Sciatic Block, Midgluteal 10 cm approach. In: Peripheral Nerve Blocks A Color Atlas. 3<sup>rd</sup> edition, Edited by Chelly JE, Lippincott Williams &amp; Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2009:117-119</li>
<li>Franco CD: Supraclavicular Block. In: Peri-pheral Nerve Blocks. A Color Atlas. 3<sup>rd</sup> edi-tion, Edited by Chely JE, Lippicott Williams &amp; Wilkins, 2009;63-65</li>
<li>Franco CD, Supraclavicular Brachial Plexus Block. In: Textbook of Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management. Edited by Hadzic A, McGraw-Hill, New York, 2007, 419-425</li>
<li>Franco CD, Borene S: Sciatic Nerve Blocks. In: Anesthesia and Orthopedic Surgery. Edited by Boezaart AP, McGraw-Hill, New York, 2006;343-351</li>
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