null Hiroaki Sato, MD, PhD

Investigator, RI-MUHC, Glen site

Metabolic Disorders and Complications Program

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesia, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, McGill University

Department of Anaesthesia, Division of Adult Anaesthesia, MUHC



catabolic response to surgery • clinical outcomes • cardiac anesthesia

Research Focus

My research focuses on understanding and modifying our body's response to surgical stress by pharmacological and nutritional interventions, especially in cardiac surgery.

Selected Publications

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  • Sato H, Carvalho G, Sato T, Lattermann R, Matsukawa T, Schricker T. The association of preoperative glycemic control, intraoperative insulin sensitivity, and outcomes after cardiac surgery. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010;95:4338-4344. PMID: 20631016.

  • Sato H, Carvalho G, Sato T, Hatzakorzian R, Lattermann R, Codere-Maruyama T, Matsukawa T, Schricker T. Statin intake is associated with decreased insulin sensitivity during cardiac surgery. Diabetes Care. 2012;35:2095-2099. PMID: 22829524.

  • Sato H, Hatzakorzian R, Carvalho G, Sato T, Lattermann R, Matsukawa T, Schricker T. High-dose insulin administration improves left ventricular function after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2011;25:1086-1091. PMID: 21757376.

  • Schricker T, Sato H, Beaudry T, Codere T, Hatzakorzian R, Pruessner JC. Intraoperative maintenance of normoglycemia with insulin and glucose preserves verbal learning after cardiac surgery. PloS one. 2014;9:e99661. PMID: 24941010.

  • Sato H, Lattermann R, Carvalho G, Sato T, Metrakos P, Hassanain M, Matsukawa T, Schricker T. Perioperative glucose and insulin administration while maintaining normoglycemia (GIN therapy) in patients undergoing major liver resection. Anesth Analg. 2010;110:1711-1718. PMID: 20375299.