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T Feng R, White RS, Gaber-Baylis LK, Turnbull ZA, Rong LQ. 2018. Coronary artery bypass graft readmission rates and risk factors - A retrospective cohort study. Int J Surg. 54(Pt A):7-17.
Connolly TM, White RS, Sastow DL, Gaber-Baylis LK, Turnbull ZA. Rong LQ. 2018. The Disparities of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery Outcomes by Insurance Status: A Retrospective Cohort Study, 2007-2014. World J Surg.
Schmidpeter PAM, Gao X, Uphadyay V, Rheinberger J, Nimigean CM. 2018. Ligand binding and activation properties of the purified bacterial cyclic nucleotide-gated channel SthK.. J Gen Physiol.
Department of Anesthesiology faculty and residents presented their research at the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA), held in Phoenix on April 28-May 2. The presentations included:
Daryl Banton, MD; Adam David Lichtman, MD. Left Atrial Myxoma Resection with Post Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB). Left Ventricular Failure Requiring Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP).
Robert Bowen, MD; Robert White, MD; Matthew Perlstein, MD; Gulce Askin; Lisa Rong, MD. Demographic indicators of increased length of stay following abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
Diana Khatib, MD; Aarti Sharma, MD; Meghann Fitzgerald, MD; Cindy Wang, MD. The Anesthetic Management of Uncorrected Congenital Heart Disease.
James Osorio, MD; Nicole Calautti; Elizabeth Mauer; Kane Pryor, MD; Natalia Ivascu, MD; Hemodialysis Patients Do Not Experience Prolonged Anesthesia Time.
Matthew Perlstein, MD; Robert White, MD; Gulce Askin; Robert Bowen, MD; Lisa Rong, MD. Increased postoperative morbidity for low socioeconomic status patients following abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Dr. Perlstein's presentation was awarded Best of Meeting Oral Abstract Presentation.
Lisa Rong, MD; Elizabeth Mauer; Taylor Mustapich; Robert White, MD; Leonard N. Girardi, MD; Mario Gaudino, MD; Kane Pryor, MD. Characterization of the factitious drop in pulse oximetry reading after intraoperative administration of methylene blue in open thoracoabdominal aortic repairs.
Lisa Rong, MD; Antonino Di Franco, MD; Monica Munjal; Jonathan Weinsaft, MD; Jiwon Kim, MD; Francesco Sturla; Leonard N Girardi, MD; Mario Gaudino, MD. Aortic Symmetry Index — Initial Validation of a Novel Preoperative Predictor of Recurrent Aortic Insufficiency after Valve Sparing Aortic Root Reconstruction. Best of Meeting Oral Abstract Presentation.
Lisa Rong, MD; Robert White, MD; Kathleen Sullivan, MD; Gulce Askin; Christopher Tam, MD. Medicaid insurance as primary payer is associated with increased mortality after valve surgery in the state inpatient databases of California, Florida, New York, Maryland, and Kentucky, 2007-2014.
Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Anesthesiology was well-represented at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Association of Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine (ASRA), held in New York City on April 19-21. Presentations from department members and collaborators included:
John Brumm, MD; Robert White, MD; Harmandeep Singh, MD; Zachary Turnbull, MD; Neel Mehta, MD. Postoperative complications, hospital length of stay, and cost in sickle cell patients undergoing cholecystectomy, appendectomy, and hysterectomy.
Brian Like, MD; Robert White, MD; Virginia Tangel; Kathleen Sullivan, MD; Noelle Arroyo; Jeffrey Stambough, MD; Zachary Turnbull, MD. Medicaid payer status is associated with increased mortality and morbidity after inpatient shoulder arthroplasty: a five state multistate analysis, 2007-2014.
Ryan Lippel, MD; Kathleen Sullivan, MD; Robert White, MD; Noelle Arroyo; Virginia Tangel; Jeffrey Stambough, MD; Zachary Turnbull, MD. Primary payer status is associated with increased readmission rates and resource utilization after inpatient rotator cuff repair: a multistate analysis, 2007-2014.
Oktay Shuminov, MD; Jonathan Silverman, MD; Shakil Ahmed. Pain Management in Patient with Pancoast Tumor with Brachial Plexopathy
Harmandeep Singh, MD; Robert White, MD; John Brumm, MD; Zachary Turnbull, MD; Neel Mehta, MD. Hospital readmissions in sickle cell disease patients undergoing cholecystectomy, appendectomy and hysterectomy.
Harmandeep Singh, MD; Robert White, MD; Noelle Arroyo; Licia Gaber-Baylis; Zachary Turnbull, MD. Readmission diagnoses following total hip replacement in relationship to insurance payer status.
Department members attended the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology (SOAP) 50th Annual Meeting, held in Miami on May 9-13. Presentations included:
Dr. Jason White presented "Effect of bupivacaine dose in combined spinal epidurals in laboring parturients: A randomized double-blind prospective study."
Dr. Klaus Kjaer presented "Anticoagulation and Regional Anesthesia: Guideline Review."
Dr. Robert White presented "30-day readmission rates following labor & delivery in relation to insurance payer status, race and ethnicity, and income status." Co-Authors are Virginia Tangel, Dr. Jennifer Wagner, Noelle Arroyo, Anna Nachamie, Dr. Jeremy S Pick.
Dr. Rachel Feldman presented "Is antiphospholipid syndrome a contraindication to the use of rotational thromboelastometry(ROTEM) guided therapy during cesarean section?" Co-Authors are Dr. Jennifer Wagner, Dr. Robert DeSimone, Dr. Melissa Cushing, Dr. Jon Samuels.
Dr. John Brumm presented "Goal-directed correction of disseminated intravascular coagulation in severe antepartum hemorrhage using ROTEM." Co-Authors are Dr. Selaiman Noori and Dr. Jon Samuels.
Dr. Jennifer Landon presented "Impact of Anesthesiologist’s Fellowship Status and Experience on the Risk of General Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery in Patients Receiving Labor Epidural Analgesia." Co-Authors are Dr. Robert White, Elizabeth Mauer, Dr. Kane Pryor and Dr. Klaus Kjaer. Dr. Landon's research was selected for presentation during the Best Poster Session.
Dr. Jennifer Landon presented "Anterior mediastinal mass in a pregnant patient: the importance of multidisciplinary delivery planning."
Other presentations included:
"Anesthetic management of a parturient with severe burns and diffuse lung injury" Drs. Melvin La, Jeremy Pick J and David Kopman.
"Successful Treatment of CRPS with Continuous Labor Epidural." Drs. Timothy Connolly and Mohammad Piracha.
"Severe hypothermia after intrathecal morphine and reversal with lorazepam." Drs. Laura Galinko, Jennifer Landon and Sharon Abramovitz.
Dr. Jennifer Landon's presentation "Case Report of Anterior Mediastinal Mass in Pregnancy" was chosen for Best Case Reports Session.
NYAM Jeopardy Night
The New York Academy of Medicine's fourth annual Jeopardy Competition and Case Report Presentations Night was held May 22. Poster presentations included:
Dr. Laura Galinko: Severe Hypothermia After Intrathecal Morphine and Reversal with Lorazepam
Dr. Hannah Xu: An Acute Dystonic Reaction to Propofol
Dr. Timothy M. Connolly: Successful Treatment of CRPS with Continuous Labor Epidural
Dr. Grace Shih: A Case of Opioid-Free Anesthesia for Urological Surgery in Punjab, India
Dr. John Brumm: Goal-directed Correction of DIC in Severe Antepartum Hemorrhage Using ROTEM
Dr. Rachel Feldman: Is antiphospholipid syndrome a contraindication to the use of rotational thromboelastometry (ROTEM) guide therapy during cesarean section? Dr. Feldman's presentation was awarded Best Resident Poster Presentation.
Dr. Melvin La: Opioid-Free Analgesia After Motor Vehicle Accident in Resource Poor India