Thomas Ledowski

Professor, M.D., P.D., DEAA, FANZCA

  • The University of Western Australia (M572), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 1545 Citations
  • 21 h-Index
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Personal profile


Thomas Ledowski trained in Germany and specialised in Anaesthesiology at the University Dept. of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine of the Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Germany in 2000. He later sub-specialized in Perioperative Intensive Care Medicine as well as Disaster Medicine. Thomas holds a M.D. as well as P.D. and is a fellow of the European Society of Anaesthesiology, as well as the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists.

His research focuses on the monitoring of perioperative stress and pain, as well as on neuromuscular blocking agents, their reversal and effects on surgical conditions and postoperative outcomes.      

External positions

Consultant Anaesthetist, Royal Perth Hospital

2005 → …

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Research Output 1997 2019

Cheaper drugs and techniques to fulfill chief executive officer perspectives - any choices?

Thomas, B. E. & Ledowski, T., 1 Apr 2019, In : Current Opinion in Anaesthesiology. 32, 2, p. 195-199 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Administrative Personnel
Health Care Sector
Quality of Health Care
4 Citations (Scopus)

Objective monitoring of nociception: a review of current commercial solutions

Ledowski, T., 30 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : British Journal of Anaesthesia.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Equipment and Supplies
Anesthesia and Analgesia
Vital Signs
Acute Pain
Acute Pain
Postoperative Pain
Observational Studies
Prospective Studies
2 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical pleth index: prospective validation of the score to predict moderate-to-severe postoperative pain

Ledowski, T., Schneider, M., Gruenewald, M., Goyal, R. K., Teo, S. R. & Hruby, J., Aug 2019, In : British Journal of Anaesthesia. 123, 2, p. e328-e332 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Postoperative Pain
Arterial Pressure
Heart Rate
Sensitivity and Specificity
10 Citations (Scopus)

Cuffed vs. uncuffed tracheal tubes in children: a randomised controlled trial comparing leak, tidal volume and complications

Chambers, N. A., Ramgolam, A., Sommerfield, D., Zhang, G., Ledowski, T., Thurm, M., Lethbridge, M., Hegarty, M. K. & von Ungern-Sternberg, B. S., 1 Feb 2018, In : Anaesthesia. 73, 2, p. 160-168 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tidal Volume
Randomized Controlled Trials
Mechanical Ventilators

Projects 2012 2014