UMN Anesthesiologists Present at ASA ANESTHESIOLOGY Annual Meeting

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) ANESTHESIOLOGY annual meeting is a community for anesthesiology providers to connect with each other, share the latest scientific findings, and learn about the latest products and services the specialty has to offer. The University of Minnesota has a large number of faculty, fellows, residents, and even a medical student presenting at the conference.

Friday, Oct. 12

Dr. John Capacchione will be a member of a Leadership Panel at the combined academic and leadership meeting of the Uniformed Services Society of Anesthesiologists and the Association of VA Anesthesiologists. Location: Hilton Union Square Hotel, 333 O'Farrell St., San Francisco. 

Saturday, Oct. 13

7:45-8:45 a.m.: Refresher Course. Fluid Management in Neurosurgery. Dr. Michael Todd. Location: West, Room 2010. 

9 a.m.-Noon: “Anesthesia Incident Reporting System (AIRS) Safety Tables - Incident Investigation 101.” Dr. Joyce Wahr. Location: West, Room 3020. 

10:30 a.m.: “Epidermolysis Bullosa Dystrophica: Important Practical Information for the Anesthesia Provider.” Elena H. Zupfer, M.D., Wendy Nguyen, M.D., Kumar G. Belani, M.D.. Location: South, Hall ABC. 

10:30 a.m.: “Ultrasound Ticket Home: Assessing Post-operative Diaphragmatic Function After Interscalence Block With Mepivicaine In A Morbidly Obese, Oxygen Dependent Patient With Severe Osa, Central Apnea, Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction And Pulmonary Hypertension.” Steve Richardson, MD, Darrell Randle, MD and Florin Orza, MD. Location: North, Hall D, Monitor 20. 

10:50-11 a.m.: “Worsening Hypoxia After Tips”. Dr. Layne Egan and Dr. Megan Olejniczak. Location: North, Hall D, Monitor 2. 

1:15-2:45 p.m.: “Factors Influencing the Failure of Intra-arterial Catheters: A Retrospective Chart Review”. Roy K. Kiberenge, M.D., Michael M. Todd, M.D., Megan J. Lanigan, M.D., Sudarshan Setty, M.B.,B.S. Location: North, Room 21. 

1:30-1:40 p.m.: Medically Challenging Case Presentation. “Pulmonary Haemorrhage After During/after Pulmonary Endarterectomy - A Challenging Case. Muralidhar Kanchi, Sr., Hema C. Nair, M.D., Pooja Natarajan, M.D., Julius Punnen, M.S.3, Varun Shetty, Kumar Belani, M.D. Location: North, Hall D. Monitor 2. 

3:10-3:20 p.m.: Medically Challenging Case Presentation. "Buying Time the Interventional Way – Balloon Dilation and Stent Placement in a Neonate with Obstructed Supracardiac Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return". Dr. Nupur Dua and Dr. Benjamin Kloesel. Location: North, Hall D. Monitor 15. 

3:20-3:30 p.m.: Medically Challenging Case Presentation. “Anesthetic Care Of A Neonate With Xq28 Triplication- A Rare Genetic Syndrome: First Case Report.” Dr. Nupur Dua and Dr. Anna Swenson Schalkwyk. Location: North, Hall D. Monitor 15. 

2:50 p.m.: Medically Challenging Cases. ”Palliative Pain Control With An Erector Spinae Plane Catheter In A Patient With Metastatic Appendiceal Cancer.”  Jie Luo, M.D., Jeff VanderWood, M.D., Shelly B. Borden, M.D., Ratan K. Banik, M.D.,Ph.D., Peggy Y. Kim, M.D., M.S., M.B.A. Location: North, Hall D. 

3:30-6 p.m.: Meet and Greet: Residency & Fellowship Programs Event. Department members are encouraged to stop by! Please know arrangements have been made for staffing this small table. Location: Moscone Convention Center West 

3:45-4:45 p.m.: “Toxicology? But I am an Anesthesiologist! Management of Co-Intoxications in the ICU Patient.” Dr. Robert Gould. Location: North, Room 23.

Sunday, Oct. 14

8-8:10 a.m.: Medically Challenging Case Presentation. “Unilateral Splanchnic Nerve Pulsed Radiofrequency Ablation For Chronic Flank Pain.” Dr. Vinayak Nadar, Peggy Y. Kim, Dr. Ratan K. Banik. Location: North, Hall D. Monitor 14. 

10-11:30 a.m.: “Effect of General Endotracheal Anesthesia and Mechanical Ventilation on Transesophageal Echocardiographic Pressure-gradient Across Aortic Valve in Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis.” Muralidhar Kanchi, Sr., M.D., Manjunath Rudresh, M.D., Pooja Natarajan, M.D, Kumar Belani, M.D. Location: North, Room 21. 

11:40 a.m.: Medically Challenging Cases. “Sugammadex And Quantitative Train Of Four Monitoring May Change Anesthetic Management In Myasthenia Gravis Patients: A Case Report And Discussion.” Dr. Federico Jimenez-Ruiz and Dr. Ratan Banik. Location: North, Hall D. Monitor 7. 

1-1:30 p.m.: “Effect of Dexmedetomidine on Pulmonary Arterial Pressure in Children with Congenital Heart Disease”. Muralidhar Kanchi, Sr., M.D., Inderbitzin Thomas Devdas, M.D., Suresh P V, M.D, Shreesha Shankar Maiya, M.D., Shanthi Sivanandam, M.D., Kumar Belani, M.D.. Location: North, Hall D, Area B. 

1:15-4:15 p.m.: Critical Ultrasonography for the Perioperative Physician Basic Course. Dr. Megan Lanigan. Location: West, Room 3006. 

1:50-2:00 p.m.: Medically Challenging Cases. “Cardiopulmonary Bypass Only Transiently Improves But Does Not Reverse Acute Malignant Hyperthermia Syndrome.” Shreedhar S. Joshi, Hema Nair, M.D., Abhijit Paul, M.D., Avery Mathew, M.D., Kumar G. Belani. Location: North, Hall D. Monitor 7. 

3:40-3:50 p.m.: “Direct Laryngoscopy/bronchoschopy and G-tube Placement in Spinomuscular Atrophy Type I”. Ilana Fromer, MD and Matthew Johnston MS4. Location: North, Hall D. Monitor 15.

3:45–4:45 p.m.: “Toxicology? But I am an Anesthesiologist! Management of Co-Intoxications in the ICU Patient.” Dr. Robert Gould. Location: North, Room 23. 

4-4:10 p.m.: Medically Challenging Cases. “Bone Cement Implantation Syndrome.” Lucas E. Deschenes, M.D., Brent Kudak, M.D.. Location: North, Hall D, Monitor 9 

4:30 – 4:40 p.m.: Medically Challenging Cases. "Rhizotomy in a Patient with Radiation Fibrosis of the Cervical Spine". Aaron P Bloom, DO, MSc, and Clarence Shannon, MD. Location: North Hall D, Monitor 13. 

5–5:10 p.m.: Medically Challenging Cases. “Fluoroscopy Guided Percutaneous Radiofrequency Ablation Of Morton's Neuroma: A Step Beyond Interventional Pain Medicine”. Dr. Jesse Jean Waldera, Dr. Ratan K. Banik, Peggy Y. Kim. Location: North, Hall D. Monitor 14. 

5-5:10 p.m.: Medically Challenging Cases. “A Twice-bent Supraglottically Migrated Endotracheal Tube In A Prone Ards Patient With Tongue And Facial Swelling: Management Of A Difficult Airway Outside Of The Operating Room.” Dr. Steve Richardson, Dr. Joss Thomas and Dr. Ramprasad Sripada. Location: North, Hall D, Monitor 8. 

5:10-5:20 p.m.: Medically Challenging Cases. “Right Heart Thrombus and Pulmonary Embolism.” Sean Cooley, M.D., Roy K. Kiberenge, M.D.. Location: North, Hall D, Monitor 1.

Monday, Oct. 15

9:30 a.m.: “Tranexamic Acid Infusion For Chondrosarcoma Removal In Thrombophilic Jehovah's Witness.” Dr. Grant Aakre, Dr. Darrell Randle, and Dr. Elena Averbakh. Location: North, Hall D, Monitor 16. 

1:15 pm-3:15 p.m. “Addressing Medication Harm Head On: Best Medication Safety Practices - So, you make them, now how can you prevent them?” Dr. Joyce Wahr. Location: West, Room 3000.

1:30-2 p.m.: “Implementation of a Patient Satisfaction Survey in an Ambulatory Surgery Center: A Quality Improvement Initiative.” Anna E. Berglund, M.D., Sagar Navare, M.D., Alex Kaizer, Ph.D., Jacob L. Hutchins, M.D., Meghan J. Furlong Frese, M.D., Tae Whang Kim, M.D. Location: North, Hall D, Area E, Monitor 17. 

2:30–3:30 p.m.: “Why Aren't You a Team Player?” Dr. Barbara Gold. Location: West, Room 2006. 

2:30 p.m.: “Management Of Noncompaction Cardiomyopathy During Anesthesia Outside Of The Operating Room: Challenges And Clinical Considerations.” Dr. Sagar Navare and Dr. Richard Prielipp. Location: North, Hall D. 

3:30-3:40 p.m.: Medically Challenging Cases. “Lidocaine Infusions for Lower Extremity Cramping for Hypercalcemia.” Manuchehr Habibi; Ratan K. Banik, MD, PhD; Peggy Y. Kim, MD, MS, MBA. Location: North, Hall D. Monitor 13. 

4-4:10 p.m.: Medically Challenging Cases. “Adult Patients With Morquio Type A Syndrome And Their Unique Anesthetic Challenges.” Ryan R. Childs, D.O., Robert W. Gould, M.D. Location: North, Hall D. Monitor 9.

4:20-4:30 p.m.: Medically Challenging Cases. “Open Repair of Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Older Children and Adults in Afghanistan: A Case Series.” Megan J. Olejniczak, M.D., Fahima Negin, M.D., Sheba Azim, M.D., Zabiullah Ebrahimi, B.S. Location: North, Hall D. Monitor 2. 

4:30-5:00 p.m.: “Genetic Factors Predisposing to Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) in Patients Undergoing Off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (OP-CABG)”. Muralidhar Kanchi, Sr., M.D., Aditya Chaubey, Ph.D., Jos (J.) Maessen, M.S., Lloyd Vincent, M.D., Varun Shetty, M.S., Sanghamitra Mishra, Ph.D., Dheeraj Rayamajhi, M.Sc., Kumar Belani, M.D. Location: North, Hall D, Area B. 

Tuesday, Oct. 16

Noon-12:30 p.m.: “Efficacy and Integrated Safety Results of the Sufentanil Sublingual Tablet 30 MCG by Procedure Type for Management of Moderate to Severe Acute Pain”. Karen DiDonato, M.S.N., Jacob L. Hutchins, M.D., James Miner, M.D., Harold S. Minkowitz, M.D., Pamela P. Palmer, M.D. Location: North, Hall D, Area B, Monitor 6.