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.

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-Veliswas honored as one of three ‘Best of Meeting Abstracts’ selections

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):

Congratulations, Gina!

MARC Cleveland In Pictures

May 4, 2015

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