Department Announces Presenters for 2018 ASA Annual Meeting

The Department of Anesthesia is proud to have several members of the Department presenting at the 2018 American Society of Anesthesiologists annual meeting in San Francisco:

International Forum on Perioperative Safety and Quality Meeting

Randy Loftus: Implementing an Anesthesiologist Friendly Perioperative Surgical Site Infection (SSI) Prevention Protocol


  • Franklin Dexter: Seasonality of Surgical Workload: A Longitudinal, Cohort Study of Hospitals From the State of Florida
  • Franklin Dexter: Data Quality of Perioperative Milestones in an Enterprise Anesthesia Information Management System Database
  • Franklin Dexter, Kokila N. Thenuwara: At All Hospitals in the State of Iowa, Percentages of Cases Performed During Weekends or Holidays Increased Close to Proportionally with Total Caseload Over a Decade
  • Osa Emohare, Santiago Ortega, Rahul Rastogi: Characterizing Bone Density Using CT Attenuation in Vertebral Augmentation
  • Osa Emohare, Santiago Ortega, Rahul Rastogi: Radiation Dose in Patients Undergoing Vertebral Augmentation
  • Eli D. Musselman, Javier H. Campos, Satoshi Hanada, Kenichi Ueda: Lung Isolation Techniques in Patients with Early Stage Or Long Term Tracheostomy: A Case Series Report of 70 Cases and Recommendations

Medically Challenging Case Presentations

  • Deepak Agarwal, Lovkesh Arora: Angiotensin Ii (giapreza) Trial In Severe Vasoplegia Status Post Right Ventricular Assist Device (rvad) And Left Ventricular Assist Device (lvad) Placement
  • Deepak Agarwal, Lovkesh Arora: Quadriplegia Status Post Thoracic Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (tevar) With Carotid-subclavian Bypass - Spinal Cord Perfusion Impairment Or Cervical Cord Compression Myelopathy?
  • Karolyn F. Fox-Dahl, Rashmi Mueller: Ventricular Tachycardia Due To R On T Phenomenon During Craniotomy
  • Asad Hashmi, Lovkesh Arora: Endovascular Retrieval Of Retained Single Lumen Infusion Catheter In Inferior Vena Cava Status Post Combined Liver-kidney Transplant
  • Martha O. Herbst: Ondansetron-Associated Buccolingual Dystonia In A Pediatric Patient
  • Paige Keasler, Lovkesh Arora: Challenging Airway: Bleeding from Subglottic Stenosis
  • Jonathan Otten, Lovkesh Arora: Assessment And Management Of Cerebral Perfusion Following Iatrogenic Occlusion Of The Innominate Artery In A Patient Status Post Aortic Debranching
  • Matthew Sanders, Lovkesh Arora: Veno-venous Bypass Via The Left Internal Jugular Vein During Liver Transplant In A Hemodynamically Unstable Patient
  • Chelsea L. Stiles, Satoshi Hanada, Matthew J. Maxwell, Dionne F. Peacher: Combined Caesarean Section And Type A Aortic Dissection Repair

Panel Presentations

  • Bradley J. Hindman: Update on Stroke for the Anesthesiologist
  • W. Kirke Rogers: Anesthetic Implications of Acute, Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury
  • Cynthia A. Wong: PIEB (Programmed intermittent Epidural Bolus) Versus PCEA (Patient Controlled Epidural Analgesia): Alphabet Soup on Labor and Delivery: PIEB: Another Approach to Labor Analgesia

Refresher Course Lecture

  • Franklin Dexter: Improving First Case of the Day on Time Starts CAN Increase Operating Room Efficiency


  • Ron O. Abrons: Front of Neck Emergency Invasive Airway Rescue Using Swine Trachea Model: Invasive Airway Access
  • Javier H. Campos: Thoracic Anesthesia Workshop
  • Katherine G. Keech: Ultrasound Guided Pediatric Regional Anesthesia
Wednesday, September 5, 2018