ANESTHESIOLOGY 2021

Sunset in San Diego

October 8 - 12 2021, San Diego, CA

 

Special Sessions (In-person)

SPE08
WLM History Panel: Untold Stories of Anesthesia in the Second World War: Part I
Sunday, October 10th
7:30-8:30 AM
Location: Upper 25ABC
Jane Moon, MD  - Lt. Col. Henry K. Beecher: Science Meets Practice during World War II 
SPE15
Best of Abstracts: Basic Science
Sunday, October 10th
9:45-11:45 AM
Location: Upper 9

BOS06 – 15-HETE Induces Pulmonary Hypertension: The Role of the Inhibitory Protein AP15 

Gregoire Ruffenach, PhD, Ellen O'Connor, BS, Srinivasa Reddy, PhD, Mansoureh Eghbali, PhD 

 

BOS07 – Intrathecal Neuronal Nitric Oxide Synthase Inhibition Attenuates Pulmonary Hypertension and Rescues Right Ventricular Failure in Rats 

Asif Razee, MS, Somanshu Banerjee, PhD, Michael Zargari, BS, Soban Umar, MD, PhD 

 

BOS08 – Nifedipine Binding to the Skeletal L-type Cav1.1 Channel Remodels its Voltage-sensing Apparatus 

Marina Angelini, PhD, Nicoletta Savalli, PhD, Federica Steccanella, PhD, Riccardo Olcese, PhD 

SPE18
FAER/eSAS: MSARF/RSP Symposium
Sunday, October 10th
1:00-4:30 PM

Preoperative Sleep Disturbance, not Mini-Cog, predicts postoperative delirium in geriatric surgical patients scheduled for elective non-cardiac surgery 

Cecilia Canales, MD, MPH, Sharon Feinberg, RN, Victor Duval, MD, Sumit Singh, MD, Maxime Cannesson, MD, PhD 

SPE20
Emery A. Rovenstine Lecture: Ever Eger: My Love Affair with Anesthesia
Monday, October 11th
8:00-9:15 AM
Daniel Cole, MD, FASA – Distinguished Service Award (DSA) 

 

Oral Presentation (VIRTUAL)

SessionDate / Time / LocationAbstract # / Title / Authors
OR01-1
Ambulatory Anesthesia
Saturday, October 9th
7:45-8:45 AM
(VIRTUAL)

A1004 – Novel Non-opioid Anesthetic Mixture more Effective than Opioid-based 6-2-2 for Ocular Block and Ophthalmic Surgery 

Sergey Progushev, MD, Sarah Colosimo, CRNA, Gloria Nakyeyune, CRNA, Zhuang T. Fang, MD 

OR04-1
Clinical Circulation
Saturday, October 9th
10:15-11:15 AM
(VIRTUAL)

A1016 – The Relationship between Intraoperative Hypotension and Postoperative Mortality in Liver Transplantation 

Libing Wang, MD, Christine C. Myo, MD, Ira S. Hofer, MD, Eilon Gabel, MD, Victor Xia, MD 

OR09-1
Experimental Circulation
Sunday, October 9th
1:15-2:15 PM
(VIRTUAL)

A1037 – Small Leucine-rich Proteoglycan Asporin Represses Cardiac and Pulmonary Fibroblast Activation 

Lejla Medzikovic, PhD, Laila Aryan, BA, Gregoire N. Ruffenach, PhD, Mansoureh Eghbali, PhD 

 

A1039 – Knockdown of Snai1 Rescues Pulmonary Hypertension-induced Right Ventricular Failure in Rats by Inhibiting Endothelial-to-mesenchymal-transition, Chromatin Remodeling and Fibrosis via LoxI2 Mediated Mechanism 

Soban Umar, MD, PhD, Varina R. Clark, BS, John F. Park, MD, PhD, Somanshu Banerjee, PhD

OR16-1
Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain I
Saturday, October 9th
2:30-3:30 PM
(VIRTUAL)

A1060 – Posterior Quadratus Lumborum Block in Myomectomy: A Randomized, Controlled Trial 

Christopher Little, MD, Natale Naim, MD, Tristan Grogan, MS, Pamela A. Chia, MD 

OR19-1
Perioperative Medicine I
Saturday, October 9th
3:45-4:45 PM
(VIRTUAL)

A1072 – Identification of Risk Factors for New Persistent Opioid Use after Surgery 

Gia Pittet, Bunyamin Ozaydin, Honorio T. Benzon, Siamak Rahman, Theodora E. Wingert, Maxime Cannesson 

OR08-2
Equipment, Monitoring and Engineering Technology II
Sunday, October 10th
7:30-8:30 AM
(VIRTUAL)

A2010 – Preliminary In Vivo Quantitative Assessment of a Novel Aerosol Containment Device in an Operating Room Theatre 

Sebastian Kwon, MD, MS, John Shin, MD, Liqiao Li, MS, Muchuan Niu, MS, Haoxuan Chen, PhD, Yifang Zhu, PhD, Peyton Tebon, BS, Tristan Grogan, MS, Soban Umar, MD, PhD, Nir Hoftman, MD 

OR13-2
Information Management and Database Research II
Sunday, October 10th
10:00-11:00 AM
(VIRTUAL)

A2044 – Defining Gender and Race/ethnicity-specific Laboratory Reference Ranges and its Impact on Predicting Post-operative Acute Kidney Injury and Mortality Outcomes 

Andrew Lee, MS, Ira S. Hofer, MD, Tristan Grogan, MS

OR10-2
Experimental Neurosciences II: TBI, CVA, POD
Monday, October 11th
1:15-2:15 PM
(VIRTUAL)

A3001 – A De Novo, Gain-of-function Mutation In CaV1.2 Channel Pore Is Associated With Developmental Delay And Seizures 

Nicoletta Savalli, PhD, Federica Steccanella, PhD, Niroshi T. Senaratne, PhD, Michela Ottolia, PhD, Sulagna Saitta, MD, PhD, Riccardo Olcese, PhD 

 

eAbstract Poster Presentations

 

SessionDate / Time / LocationAbstract # / Title / Authors
EA01-1
Ambulatory Anesthesia
Saturday, October 9th
7:45-3:45 PM
(VIRTUAL)

A4001 – The Novel 6-2-2 Sedation Method: Safe in the Elderly and Morbidly Obese Patients for Ocular Blocks and Ophthalmic Surgery 

Zhuang-Ting Fang, MD, FASA, Christopher Weitekamp, CRNA, Jennifer Katsura, CRNA, Ralph Cabrera, CRNA 

 

A4002 – Safety and Efficacy of Rapid, Patient-tailored Sedation Method with Dense Analgesia, Patent Airway, and Stable Hemodynamics 

Theodora Wingert, MD, Alan Zamora, CRNA, Natalia Macdougall, CRNA, Allison Leveque, CRNA, Zhuang T. Fang, MD, FASA 

EA05-1
Clinical Neurosciences
Saturday, October 9th
7:45-3:45 PM
(VIRTUAL)

A4031 – Brain Tissue Changes after Lung Transplantation in Adults 

Matthew Vandiver, MD, PhD, Bhaswati Roy, PhD, Rajesh Kumar, PhD 

EA19-1
Perioperative Medicine
Saturday, October 9th
7:45-3:45 PM
(VIRTUAL)

A4291 - Transcriptomic Analysis Of Thoracic Spinal Cords In Experimental Pulmonary Hypertension Reveals Novel Targets
 

A4203 – Drug Price and Policy Knowledge Influence Prescription Behavior in Orphan Disease: Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma as Prototypes of Orphan Drug Econometrics 

Danny Le, BS, Joe C. Hong, MD, Jason Lee, MD, Joseph S. Meltzer, MD, Elaine A. Boydston, MD, Tristan Grogan, MS, Nirav V. Kamdar, MD, MBA

 

Medically Challenging Case Presentations

SessionDate / Time / LocationAbstract # / Title / Authors
MCC01
Medically Challenging Cases I
Saturday, October 9th
1:00-3:00 PM
Location: Exhibit Hall

MC1105 (1:50 – 2:00 PM) – Anesthetic Management of VV-ECMP Patient Undergoing Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy 

Peter Schnaak, MD, Marisa Hernandez-Morgan, MD 

 

MC1140 (2:00 – 2:10 PM) – Use of Regional Anesthesia in the Setting of Hypertropic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy 

Mariam Sarwary, MD, Pamela Chia, MD, MS, Natale Naim, MD 

 

MC1168 (2:20 – 2:30 PM) – Asleep-awake-asleep Craniotomy in a Patient with Coronary Artery Disease and Heart Block 

Libing Wang, MD, Joe Hong, MD 

 

MC1221 (2:50 – 3:00 PM) – Post-operative Cardiac Arrest after Transurethral Resection of the Prostate 

Vivian Wung, MD, Christine Nguyen-Buckley, MD

 

MCC02
Medically Challenging Cases II 
Sunday, October 10th
7:30-9:30 AM
Location: Exhibit Hall

MC2081 (Monitor 01 – 8:10 – 8:20 AM) - Successful Resection of Thyroid Cancer Involving the Trachea and Cricoid Cartilage: Complex Ventilation Strategy and Constant Intraoperative Communication 

Karen Sibert, MD, Libing Wang, MD 

 

MC2108 (8:20 – 8:30 AM) – Anesthesia for Inferior Vena Cava Resection in Patient with Carcinoid Syndrome 

Alexonder Tran, MD, Christine Nguyen-Buckley, MD 

 

MC2110 (8:20 – 8:30 M) – Acetazolamide Associated Acute Non-anion Gap Metabolic Acidosis, A Case Report 

John Shin, MD, Samrawit Abraha, MD, Craig Flath, MD 

 

MC2111 (8:20 – 8:30 AM) – Lumbar Epidural Considerations in a Patient with Lamellar Icthyosi

Ryan Gamlin, MD, Sapna Satyanarayan-Victor, MD  

MCC03
Medically Challenging Cases III
Sunday, October 10th
10:00-12 PM
Location: Exhibit Hall

MC2352 (10:50 – 11:00 AM) – Rapid Metabolism of Local Anesthetic during Labor Epidural 

Tanner Tripp, MD, Pamela Chia, MD, MS, Phillip Morway, MD 

MCC06
Medically Challenging Cases VI
Monday, October 11th
1:00-3:00 PM
Location: Exhibit Hall

MC3245 (Monitor 11 – 1:00 – 1:10 PM) - Consideration Of Patient Personal Well-being In Anesthesia Planning: Anesthesia Management For A Combined Scleral Buckle And Vitrectomy In A 40 Year-old, G5p0 Woman 

Andrew Sikorsky, MD, Zhuang Fang, MD 

 

MC3251 (1:10 – 1:20 PM) – A Red Herring and a Legendary Case: Healthy Young Female Presents with Hallucinations and Winds up on ECMO 

Maryte Gylys, MD, MBA, Logan Woodhouse, MD, Kasey Grewe, MD, Christopher Ortiz, MD, PhD, Matthew Vandiver, MD, PhD 

 

MC3330 (1:50 – 2:00 PM) – Anesthesia for Tracheoplasty in Mounier-Kuhn Syndrome 

Nicole Nguyen, BS, Benjamin Kwittken, MD, Jason Lee, MD 

 

MC3439 (2:50 – 3:00 PM) – Anesthetic Considerations when Common Anesthetics are Contraindicated 

Douglas Campbell, MD, Pamela Chia, MD, MS 

Quality Improvement Projects

SessionDate / Time / LocationAbstract # / Title / Authors
QI01 
Quality Improvement Projects
Sunday, October 10th
3:30-5:00 PM
Location: Exhibit Hall

Q2030 (4:10 – 4:20 PM) – Recycling in the Era of COVID-19 

Tanner Trip, MD, Shanpeng Li, MD, MS, Linda Li, MD 

 

Q2071 (4:20 – 4:30 PM) – Quality Improvement: Enhancing Regional Anesthesia Experience for Patients, Surgeons, and the Acute Pain Service 

Pamela Chia, MD, MS, John Kleinman, MD 

 

Q2140 (4:50 – 5:00 PM) – Reduction of Perioperative Blood Transfusion during Liver Transplantation 

Christina Ma, MD, Joseph DiNorcia, MD, MS, Christopher Wray, MD, Victor Xia, MD, Christine Nguyen-Buckley, MD 

 

Point-Counterpoint (In-Person)

SessionDate / Time / LocationAbstract # / Title / Authors
PC01
Peer Review: Does it Improve Patient Care and Safety?
Saturday, October 9th
7:45-8:45 AM
Location: Upper 6DE

Emily Methangkool, MD, MPH – Peer Review is Necessary for Patient Safety

 

PC02
Scope of Practice: Can a Nurse Anesthetist Really Do My Job?
Saturday, October 9th
10:15-11:15 AM
Location: Upper23ABC

Karen Sibert, MD - Moderator 

 

 

60-Minute Panels (In-Person)

SessionDate / Time / LocationAbstract # / Title / Authors
PN315
Art into Science: The Intersection of Evidence and Pediatric Airway Management in Modern Practice
Monday, October 11th
2:20-3:30 PM
Location: Upper 3

Lisa Lee, MD – Predictors of Difficult or Impossible Mask Ventilation: What Can We Learn from a Machine? 

 

PN401
Through the Looking Glass and Beyond the EEG. In Vivo Imaging of Neuronal Activity During Wakefulness and General Anesthesia
Tuesday, October 12th
7:30-8:30 AM
Location: Upper 8

Andrew Hudson, MD, PhD – Isoflurane differentially affects the activity of parvalbumin and pyramidal neurons in superficial cortical layers in vivo 

 

 

Workshops (In-Person)

 

SessionDate / Time / LocationAbstract # / Title / Authors
807
Electrophysiology: Perioperative CIED Management, Temporary Pacing, Lead Removal, and Left Atrial Implant Devices
Saturday, October 9th
1:00-2:30 PM
Location: Upper 28DE

Jonathan Ho, MD - Moderator 

Andrew Disque, MD, MS – Speaker

808
Basic Critical Care Ultrasonography for the Perioperative Physician
Saturday, October 9th
1:00-2:30 PM
Location: Upper 30ABC
Wolf Kratzert, MD - Speaker
823
Basic Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE) Workshop
Sunday, October 10th
9:00-4:00 PM
Location: Upper 30ABC
Emily Methangkool, MD, MPH - Speaker 
825A
Peripheral Nerve Block Workshop: Ultrasound and Simulation
Sunday, October 10th
10:30-12:00 PM
Location: Upper 28DE
Rana Movahedi, MD – Speaker 
825B
Peripheral Nerve Block Workshop: Ultrasound and Simulation
Sunday, October 10th
1:00-2:30 PM
Location: Upper 28DE
Rana Movahedi, MD – Speaker
825C
Peripheral Nerve Block Workshop: Ultrasound and Simulation
Sunday, October 10th
3:15-4:45 PM
Location: Upper 28DE
Rana Movahedi, MD – Speaker
825D
Peripheral Nerve Block Workshop: Ultrasound and Simulation
Monday, October 11th
9:15-10:45 AM
Location: Upper 28DE
Rana Movahedi, MD – Speaker
835
Transthoracic Echocardiography for Everyone
Monday, October 11th
1:00-2:30 PM
Location: Upper 29AB
Jonathan Ho, MD – Speaker 
838
Perioperative Point-of-Care Ultrasound
Monday, October 11th
1:00-4:00 PM
Location: Upper 30DE
Prince Neelankavil, MD – Moderator 
839
Integrating Acupuncture in Perioperative Care and Pain Medicine Workshop
Monday, October 11th
1:00-4:00 PM
Location: Upper 28DE
Eric Hsu, MD 

 

Problem-Based Learning Discussions (In-person)

SessionDate / Time / LocationAbstract # / Title / Authors
L137
Select Opioid Antagonist for Diffuse Body and Joints Pain. An Alternative Modality versus Opioid Agonist
Saturday, October 9th
2:30-3:30 PM
Location: Mezzanine 16AB
Eric Hsu, MD 
L216
Select Opioid Antagonist for Diffuse Body and Joints Pain. An Alternative Modality versus Opioid Agonist?
Sunday, October 10th
8:45-9:45 AM
Location: Mezzanine 16AB
Eric Hsu, MD  

 

Clinical Forum (In-person)

SessionDate / Time / LocationAbstract # / Title / Authors
CF04
Intraoperative Thoracic & Airway Disasters: Don’t Just Stand There, Do Something!
Saturday, October 9th
10:15-11:15 AM
Location: Upper 24ABC
Sophia Poorsattar, MD – Intraoperative Management of Pulmonary Hemorrhage 

 

SNAP Talk (In-person)

SessionDate / Time / LocationAbstract # / Title / Authors
ST212
My Patient is Too Sick for Surgery, but not for NORA? Confronting Challenges to Patient Safety Outside of the OR
Sunday, October 10th
2:30-3:30 PM
Location: Upper 6A
Emily Methangkool, MD, MPH. – Perils of caring for the cardiac patient in NORA 
ST304
Brain Monitoring in 2021: Innovations and Applications
Monday, October 11th
9:30-10:30 AM
Location: Upper 6F
Susana Vacas, MD, PhD - Moderator 
ST308
Do Perioperative Handoffs Really Cause Harm? If So, What Can We Do About It?
Monday, October 11th
2:30-3:30 PM
Location: Upper 2
Emily Methangkool, MD, MPH – Which Handoff should I work on? Intraoperative vs. OR-PACU or OR-ICU Handoffs   
ST309
Performance Metrics for Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine: Why and How?
Monday, October 11th
2:30-3:30 PM
Location: Upper 8
James Moore, MD 
ST314
ALERT! What Do I Need to Do About Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring?
Monday, October 11th
3:00-4:00 PM
Location: Upper 6C
Natalie Moreland, MD – Amplitude and Latency – Somatosensory evoked potentials for the general anesthesiologist
ST402
Becoming a #1 Influencer in Anesthesiology: How to Use Social Media for Professional Development
Tuesday, October 12th
7:30-8:30 AM
Location: Upper 3
Emily Methangkool, MD, MPH – Tweeting for Career Advancement: A Practical Guide to Leveraging Social Media   
ST403
The Snap on Meds: Recent Insights into New and Old Perioperative Medications
Tuesday, October 12th
7:30-8:30 AM
Location: Mezzanine 15AB
Jonathan Jahr, MD – Sugammadex: Questions you were afraid to ask and answers you need to know  

 

Other Sessions (In-person)

SessionDate / Time / LocationAbstract # / Title / Authors
MS06
Tips for Residency Program
Saturday, October 9th
1:00-1:50 PM
Location: Upper 33ABC
Jack Buckley, MD – Lead Speaker  
RF11
Program Director Panel Discussion
Saturday, October 9th
4:00-5:00 PM
Location: Upper 32AB
Jack Buckley, MD – Lead Speaker  

 

Interactive Tutorial (In-person)

SessionDate / Time / LocationAbstract # / Title / Authors
IT403
Health Care Disparities in COVID-19: Fighting the Battle of Unconscious Bias and Understanding Privilege in Health Care
Tuesday, October 12th
12:00-3:00 PM
Location: Upper 29CD
Jennifer Lucero, MD, M.A. – Obstetric Anesthesia 
Zarah Antongiorgi, MD – Critical Care 
Robert Eldridge, MD – Critical Care