More Than Twenty Residents Presenting At American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Annual Meeting In San Diego

August 21, 2015

The following is a list of University of Illinois resident participants at the annual ASA meeting, held this year from October 24-28, 2015, in San Diego, Calif.:

Sat, Oct 24, 11:00 - 11:10 AM
MC1185/Monitor 16 - Anesthetic Management of the Super Morbidly Obese Patient with Multiple Untreated Comorbidities During Emergent Laparoscopic Appendectomy

Megan L. Albertz, M.D.1, Daniela Orza, M.D.2.
1Anesthesiology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA, 2University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.

MCCS
MCC01. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sat, Oct 24, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sat, Oct 24, 4:15 - 4:25 PM
MC1518/Monitor 13 - Anosmia and Hypogeusia after General Anesthesia

Hannah Chung, M.D., Richard Banchs, M.D..
Anesthesiology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.

MCCS
MCC03. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sat, Oct 24, 3:15 - 5:15 PM

Sat, Oct 24, 10:10 - 10:20 AM
MC1146/Monitor 13 - When the Biventricular Assist Device System Loses Continuity: What to Do and Possible Complications

Wesley A. Glick, M.D.1, Siang Ombaba, M.D.1, Janet L. Phelan, M.D.2.
1Anesthesiology, University of Illinois - Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA, 2Anesthesiology, Christ Advocate Hospital, Oak Lawn, IL, USA.

MCCS
MCC01. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sat, Oct 24, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sat, Oct 24, 10:10 - 10:20 AM
MC1146/Monitor 13 - When the Biventricular Assist Device System Loses Continuity: What to Do and Possible Complications

Wesley A. Glick, M.D.1, Siang Ombaba, M.D.1, Janet L. Phelan, M.D.2.
1Anesthesiology, University of Illinois - Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA, 2Anesthesiology, Christ Advocate Hospital, Oak Lawn, IL, USA.

MCCS
MCC01. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sat, Oct 24, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sat, Oct 24, 2:20 - 2:30 PM
MC1295/Monitor 09 - Severe Upper Extremity Contracture and Internal-Rotation Release Following a Supraclavicular Block

Ankur M. Manvar, M.D., Christopher Chiang, M.D..
Anesthesiology, University of Illinois-Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.

MCCS
MCC02. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sat, Oct 24, 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Sat, Oct 24, 5:05 - 5:15 PM
MC1545/Monitor 15 - Difficult Airway Management in Treacher Collins Syndrome After Accidental Extubation

Shoeb Mohiuddin, M.D., Heather Nixon, M.D..
Anesthesiology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.

MCCS
MCC03. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sat, Oct 24, 3:15 - 5:15 PM

Sat, Oct 24, 10:20 - 10:30 AM
MC1147/Monitor 13 - Anesthetic Management of a Patient with Highly Symptomatic Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy (HOCM) with Recent ICD Placement for Recurrent Non-Sustained Ventricular Tachycardia (NSVT) Undergoing Robotic Prostatectomy

 Gabriel A. Pollock, M.D., Heike Knorpp, M.D..
Anesthesiology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.

MCCS
MCC01. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sat, Oct 24, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sat, Oct 24, 10:20 - 10:30 AM
MC1159/Monitor 14 - Life-threatening Recurrent Flash Alveolar Hemorrhage and Pulmonary Edema: When is it Time to Extubate?

Aisan Raisdana, M.D., Katharina Beckmann, M.D..
Anesthesiology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.

MCCS
MCC01. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sat, Oct 24, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sat, Oct 24, 10:40 - 10:50 AM
MC1161/Monitor 14 - Citrullinemia- How The Uric Acid Cycle Can Still Haunt Anesthesiologists.

Daniel Roshan, M.D.1, Barbara Jericho, M.D.2.
1Anesthesiology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA, 2University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.

MCCS
MCC01. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sat, Oct 24, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sat, Oct 24, 4:35 - 4:45 PM
MC1496/Monitor 11 - Polysubstance Drug Addict with Mediastinal Mass Causing Major Vessel Compression and Tracheal Deviation in Off-site MRI Suite

David R. Sisco, M.D., Jamey Eklund, M.D..
Anesthesiology, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.

MCCS
MCC03. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sat, Oct 24, 3:15 - 5:15 PM

Sat, Oct 24, 4:05 - 4:15 PM
MC1539/Monitor 15 - Novel Use of Nylon Epidural Catheter for Airway Topicalization During Awake Videolaryngoscopy in a Critically Ill Post-Partum Patient

Manan Trivedi, M.D.1, Jacqueline M. Galvan, M.D.2.
1Department of Anesthesiology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA, 2Anesthesiology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.

MCCS
MCC03. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sat, Oct 24, 3:15 - 5:15 PM

Sun, Oct 25, 1:10 - 1:20 PM
MC2250/Monitor 06 - Refractory intraoperative seizure activity during craniotomy for occipital arteriovenous malformation resection

Corrie A. Burke, M.D., Verna Baughman, M.D., Lisa Adiutori, D.O..
Anesthesiology, University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, Chicago, IL, USA.

MCCS
MCC05. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sun, Oct 25, 1:00 - 3:15 PM

Sun, Oct 25, 11:50 AM - 12:00 PM
MC2120/Monitor 10 - Severe pulmonary edema in a toddler following intracerebral, intravascular administration of dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO)

Ji Yeon Kang, M.D.1, Jamey Eklund, M.D.2, Carina Cheung, M.D.2.
1Anesthesiology, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA, 2University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA.

MCCS
MCC04. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sun, Oct 25, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sun, Oct 25, 4:25 - 4:35 PM
MC2431/Monitor 06 - Management of Parturient Presenting in the Third Trimester with Severe Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Ankur M. Manvar, M.D., Annette Martini, Cynthia Navar, M.D..
Anesthesiology, University of Illinois-Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.

MCCS
MCC06. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sun, Oct 25, 3:15 - 5:15 PM

Sun, Oct 25, 10:30 - 10:40 AM
MC2160/Monitor 14 - Mishap during esophageal perforation repair

Irida Nikolla, M.D.1, Benjamin Peng, M.D.2.
1Anesthesiology, University of Illinois Hospital and health Systems, Chicago, IL, USA, 2Anesthesiology, Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, IL, USA.

MCCS
MCC04. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sun, Oct 25, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Mon, Oct 26, 2:10 - 2:20 PM
MC3064/Monitor 06 - Troubleshooting EEG Interference When Using to Assess Burst Suppression During Extracranial to Intracranial Bypass

Megan L. Albertz, M.D., Benjarat Changyaleket, M.D..
Anesthesiology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.

MCCS
MCC07.Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Mon, Oct 26, 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Mon, Oct 26, 3:15 - 3:25 PM
MC3223/Monitor 06 - Avoidance of intracranial hemorrhage during emergent ICU intubation in a parturient with newly diagnosed CML in the setting of DIC and preeclampsia

Jessica Albasha, D.O.,
Jackie Galvan, M.D..
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.

MCCS
MCC08. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Mon, Oct 26, 3:15 - 5:15 PM

Mon, Oct 26, 1:10 - 1:20 PM
MC3066/Monitor 07 - Pseudocholinesterase Deficiency in a Postpartum Patient following Tubal Ligation

Hannah Chung, M.D., Jacqueline Galvan, M.D..
Anesthesiology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.

MCCS
MCC07. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Mon, Oct 26, 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Mon, Oct 26, 3:45 - 3:55 PM
MC3326/Monitor 15 - Aseptic Meningitis Following Combined Spinal-Epidural With Bupivacaine For Labor Pain In a Healthy, 16 year-old Female

Christopher R. Fosco, M.D., Syed Quadri, D.O..
Anesthesiology, The University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.

MCCS
MCC08. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Mon, Oct 26, 3:15 - 5:15 PM

Mon, Oct 26, 3:55 - 4:05 PM
MC3327/Monitor 15 - An Unusual Case of Restrictive Lung Disease in the Parturient: Aggressive Tubercular Disease
Scott Harshman, M.D., Jacqueline Galvan, M.D., Annette Martini, M.D., Heather Nixon, M.D..
Anesthesiology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.
MCCS
MCC08. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Mon, Oct 26, 3:15 - 5:15 PM
Mon, Oct 26, 1:00 - 1:10 PM
MC3101/Monitor 10 - Preeclampsia in the super obese parturient: How one disease state can mimic expected comorbidities
Itamar Latin, Heather C. Nixon, M.D..
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.
MCCS
MCC07. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Mon, Oct 26, 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Mon, Oct 26, 1:00 - 1:10 PM
MC3113/Monitor 11 - CRPS after Kienbock's disease: a case report of stellate ganglion block failure

Paras N. Patel, M.D., Khalid Malik, M.D..
Anesthesiology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.

MCCS
MCC07. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Mon, Oct 26, 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Mon, Oct 26, 1:00 - 1:10 PM
MC3001/Monitor 01 - The Not So Routine GreenLight Enucleation of the Prostate

Ashish Shah, M.D., Jacqueline Galvan, M.D..
Anesthesiology, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA.

MCCS
MCC07. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Mon, Oct 26, 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Fri, Oct 23 3:30pm – 4:45 pm
Poster Discussion – Digital 
Activation of the S100B/Rage
Pathway contributes to
Subarachnoid hemorrhage-
Associated neuropathology

 

Francesco Vetri M.D. 
Anesthesiology
University of Illinois
Chicago IL USA
Poster Discussion - Digital
Basic Neurosciences II
Cerebral Protection
Fri, Oct 23 3:30pm-4:45pm 
Poster Discussion – Digital 
Retrospective Review of the 
Effects of Direct vs. Video- 
Assisted Laryngoscopy on
Blood pressure changes in
Hypertensive patients
Undergoing Cerebral
Aneurysm Repair
Ankur Manvar, M.D.
Anesthesiology
University of Illinois
Chicago IL  USA
Poster Discussion - Digital
Clinical Neuroscience VI

Dr. Siang Ombaba and Dr. Barb Jericho Decorated At Graduation Dinner

June 14, 2015

The Department held its annual graduation dinner celebration on Saturday night, June 13th at Gibson’s Steakhouse in Chicago. Barb Jericho, MD won the Outstanding Teacher award, selected and presented by the residents, and Siang Ombaba, MD won the prestigious Robert D. Dripps, MD Memorial Award as outstanding graduating resident, selected by the department’s faculty. Congratulations, Barb and Siang!

Dr. Helen Lee FAER Grant Recipient

June 11, 2015

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Congratulations to Dr. Helen Lee (1st from left, row 2 in photo above), one of 14 ASA member FAER grant recipients! See the link and text below for details about this exciting honor:

http://faer.org/news/faer-board-approves-1-75-million-in-new-research-funding/

Helen H. Lee, MD, MPH
University of Illinois at Chicago
Improving access to care for the pediatric dental general anesthesia population
Mentors: Anthony T. Lo Sasso, PhD; Daniel Sessler, MD

FAER Grants Given to 14 ASA Members

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) Board of Directors approved $1.75 million to fund the research of 14 anesthesiologists and trainees, who represent 11 academic institutions and medical centers. With this funding, FAER, a 501c3 non-profit and related organization of the ASA, will have committed nearly $30 million to anesthesiology and perioperative research since 2000. 

"The anesthesiologists who receive our grants represent the future of medicine and will bring about improvements in patient care," said Joy Hawkins, M.D., chair of the FAER Board of Directors. "The discoveries this group of awardees will make throughout their careers will allow us to be better doctors, train better doctors and provide the highest quality care imaginable."

About the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) is a 501(c)3 non-profit, and a related organization of the American Society of Anesthesiologists® (ASA®). Its mission is to advance medicine through anesthesia research and education. FAER is committed to ensuring physician anesthesiologists lead medicine into the future through scientific discovery and the creation of new knowledge.

Department Well-Represented At SOAP Meeting

May 18, 2015

Presentations and department highlights from this past weekend’s 47th Annual SOCIETY FOR OBSTETRIC ANESTHESIA AND PERINATOLOGY Meeting in Colorado Springs from May 13-17:

Retrospective Review of the Anesthetic Management of Parturients with Sickle Cell Disease with Case-matched Controls
Annette E. Martini M.D., M.S., Jillian Stariha B.S., Paloma Toledo M.D., M.P.H., Priscilla Hensel M.D., M.S., Heather C. Nixon M.D. 

Management of Parturient Presenting in the Third Trimester with Severe Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Ankur M. Manvar M.D., Annette Martini M.D, Cynthia Navar M.D

Survey of drug shortages on academic obstetric anesthesiology floors
Heather C. Nixon M.D., Jillian Stariha B.S, Jill M. Mhyre M.D., Paloma Toledo M.D., M.P.H.

Retrospective review of the routine use of videolaryngoscopy with the Storz C-MAC video laryngoscope in obstetric patients
Heather C. Nixon M.D, Jacqueline M. Galvan M.D, Jillian Stariha B.S.

Novel Use of Nylon Epidural Catheter for Airway Topicalization During Video Laryngoscopy in a Critically Ill Post-Partum Patient
Manan Trivedi M.D., Jacqueline M. Galvan M.D

An unusual case of restrictive lung disease in the parturient: aggressive tubercular disease
Scott A. Harshman M.D., Jacqueline M. Galvan M.D., Annette E. Martini M.D., Heather C. Nixon M.D.

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Dr. Votta-Velis’ Abstract Recognized At ASRA Meeting

May 16, 2015

At this weekend’s 40th Annual American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
Meeting, held May 14-16 in Las Vegas, NV, an abstract submitted by Dr. Gina Votta-Velis was honored as one of three ‘Best of Meeting Abstracts’ selections https://www.asra.com/page/95/best-of-meeting-award-winners

LIDOCAINE OPPOSES MORPHINE-INDUCED VEGF SECRETION BY PROSTATE CANCER CELLS
Effrossyni G. Votta-Velis, Kristine Ansenberger-Fricano, Andre Luelsdorf P. de Abreu, Marcelo Bonini, Alain Borgeat University Of Illinois At Chicago, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center

The entire abstract can be viewed here (abstract #489 on page 627 of the PDF):

https://www.asra.com/content/documents/_all_abstracts_asra_ra15.pdf

Congratulations, Gina!

MARC Cleveland In Pictures

May 4, 2015

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Residents Honored At 2015 MARC

May 4, 2015

The 2015 Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference (MARC) was held this past weekend in Cleveland at The Renaissance Cleveland Hotel. Congratulations to all of our presenters, and to these individuals who were honored by the MARC judges:

Jemma Kang, MD
Neuroscience-1st Place 
Jessica Albasha, DO Airway-2nd Place
Scott Harshman, MD OB-3rd Place
Daniel Roshan, MD General-3rd Place
Jillian Stariha, BS Clinical Research-3rd Place


Department of Anesthesia Participates in Society of Obstetric Anesthesiology and Perinatology (SOAP) Conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado (May 13-17, 2015)

April 20, 2015

Retrospective review of the routine use of videolaryngoscopy with the Storz C-MAC video laryngoscope in obstetric patients
Nixon HC, Galvan JM, Stariha J,  Hensel, P

Survey of drug shortages on academic obstetric anesthesiology floors
Nixon, HC,  Stariha J,   Mhyre JM, Toledo P

Novel Use of Nylon Epidural Catheter for Airway Topicalization During Video Laryngoscopy in a Critically Ill Post-Partum Patient
Trivedi, M,  Galvan J

Anesthetic Management of Parturients with Sickle Cell Disease with Case-matched Controls
Martini AE, Stariha A, Toledo P, Hensel P, Nixon HC

Management of Parturient Presenting in the Third Trimester with Severe Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Manvar A, Martini A, Navar C

 An unusual case of restrictive lung disease in the parturient: aggressive tubercular disease
Harshman S,  Galvan J, Martini A,  Nixon HC

 

Class of 2019

March 20, 2015

We are proud to welcome and introduce our newest residents: the graduating class of 2019, and two additions to our July CA-1 resident class, members of the graduating class of 2018:
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