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Arnim VlattenMD

Assistant Professor

Department of Anesthesia, Pain Management & Perioperative Medicine

Email: a.vlatten@gmail.com
Phone: 902-473-4326
Mailing Address: 
Victoria General Site
10 West Victoria, 1276 South Park St.
Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9
 
Research Topics:
  • Cardiac anesthesia
  • Pediatric anesthesia
  • Pediatric critical care
  • Pediatric airway management


Research interests

Dr. Vlatten’s areas of clinical and research include cardiac anesthesia, pediatric anesthesia, pediatric critical care and pediatric airway management. His current focus is on different airway tools for the normal and simulated difficult pediatric airway.

Selected publications

  • Vlatten A, Aucoin S, Litz S, MacManus B, Soder C. A Comparison of the Bonfils Intubating Fiberscope and Standard Direct Laryngoscopy in Simulated Difficult Pediatric Intubation. A manikin study. Paediatr Anaesth in press
  • Vlatten A, Aucoin S, Litz S, MacManus B, Soder C (2009) A comparison of the STORZ video laryngoscope and standard direct laryngoscopy for intubation in the Pediatric airway – a randomized trial. Paediatr Anaesth, 19: 1102-7
  • Soder C, Vlatten A (2009) author reply on Comparison of the intubation with the Storz video laryngoscope and standard direct laryngoscopy in pediatric patients (p1245-1246) Fu Shan Xü, Xu Liao, Jian Hua Liu, Yan Ming Zhang. Paediatr Anaesth, 20: 111-1
  • Vlatten A, Aucoin S, Litz S, MacManus B, Soder C (2009) A comparison of the STORZ video laryngoscope and standard direct laryngoscopy for intubation in the Pediatric airway – a randomized trial. Paediatr Anaesth, 19: 1102-7
  • Vlatten A, Aucoin S, Gray A, Soder C (2009). Difficult airway management with the STORZ video laryngoscope in a child with Robin Seqünce. Paediatr Anaesth 19: 700-1

Biography

Prior to joining Dalhousie University in 2006, Dr. Vlatten held clinical and academic positions in the Department of Cardiac Anesthesia at the University of Ulm in Germany. He is a member of the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, Association of Low Flow Anesthesia and the German Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine.