Appointments:

Critical Care
Cardiac and Thoracic Anesthesia


Selected Publications:
  1. Finlayson GN and JB Brodsky. Anesthetic Considerations of Airway Stenting in Adult Patients. Anesthesiology Clin 2008; 26: 281-91.
  2. Finlayson GN, Chiang AB, Brodsky JB and WB Cannon. Intraoperative contralateral tension pneumothorax during pneumonectomy. Anesth Analg 2008; 106(1): 58-60.
  3. Finlayson GN. Right Heart Thrombi: consider the cause. Can J Cardiol. 2008; 24(12): 888.
  4. Finlayson GN and JB Brodsky. Guillaine Barre Syndrome. Essence of Anesthesia. Ed. Roizen MF and LA Fleisher. 2010.
  5. Finlayson GN. Guillaine Barre Syndrome. Essence of Anesthesia. Ed. Roizen MF and LA Fleisher. In Press 2016
  6. Finlayson GN and B Hughes. Anesthesia for Bronchoscopic Procedures. Thoracic Anesthesia. Ed. P Slinger. 2011
  7. White RI, Cannon WB, Finlayson G, Lohser J and JB Brodsky. Anesthesiologist’s Manual for Surgical Procedures 4th Ed. Section 5.0 Thoracic Surgery. Eds Jaffe RA and SL Samuels. Lippencott Williams and Wilkins.
  8. Finlayson GN and Brodsky JB. Single Lung Ventilation in Spine Surgery. Anesthesia for Spine Surgery. Ed Ehab Farag. Cambridge Press. 2012
  9. Finlayson GN. Providing Anesthesia for Neurologically Deceased Donors (NDD). BC Transplant Guidelines. July 2013
  10. Canadian Critical Care Ultrasound Expert Panel: Canadian Recommendations for Critical Care Ultrasound Training and Competency. Robert T. Arntfield, Scott J. Millington, Craig D. Ainsworth, Rakesh C. Arora, John Boyd, Gordon Finlayson, William Gallagher, Colin Gebhardt, Alberto Goffi, Edgar Hockmann, Andrew W. Kirkpatrick, Robert C. McDermid, Jason Waechter; Natalie Wong, Samara Zavalkoff, and Yanick Beaulieu. Canadian Resp J. 2014/5 November/December; 21(6): 341-345.
  11. Dhingra VK and Finlayson GN. Ventricular Function, Pericardium and Cardiomyopathy. In Basic Transesophageal and Critical Care Ultrasound. Ed. Andre Denault, Annette Vegas, Jean-Claude Tardif, Pierre Couture. Sep 2017. CRC Press
  12. Schisler T and Finlayson G. Lung Isolation For Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy In A Patient With Cerebral Air Emboli and A Bronchogenic Cyst. Abstract E1. Thoracic Anesthesia Symposium, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists; April 2015. Best Difficult Case Abstract, Thoracic Anesthesia Symposium, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists. April 2015
  13. Schisler T, Yee J, Finlayson G. Peri-induction Transthoracic Echocardiography To Guide Anesthetic Management In A Patient With A Posterior Mediastinal Mass. Abstract D40. Thoracic Anesthesia Symposium, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists; April 2015. Best Clinical Pearl Abstract, Thoracic Anesthesia Symposium, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists. April 2015.
  14. Kanji HD, McCallum J, Norema M, Wong H, Griesdale DE, Reynolds S, Isac G, Sirounis D, Gunning D, Finlayson G and P Dodek. Early Veno-venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation is Associated with Lower Mortality in Patients who have Severe Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure: A Retrospective Multicenter Cohort Study. J Crit Care. 2016 Jun; 33: 169-73.
  15. J, S Turner, G Finlayson, B Nasir, J Yee, A McGuire. A rare case of Boerhaave syndrome presenting with right tension pneumothorax and review of the literature. In J Crit Care Emerg Med 2017, 3:025
  16. Thomas A, Ovakim D, Kanji H, Dewar L, G Finlayson. Intravenous Lipid Emulsion Therapy and VA-ECMO rescue therapy for Massive Venlafaxine and       Clonazepam Overdose. J Clin Toxicol. 2017 7(6).
  17. Durkin C, Shaipanich T, G Finlayson. Anesthesia for Bronchoscopic Procedures. Thoracic Anesthesia. 2nd Ed. P Slinger. In Press 2018.

Clinical Interests:

Resuscitative Echocardiography

Lung Transplantation

High Risk Pulmonary Embolism

ECMO