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Anesthesiology 2014 Sessions Led by ISPCOP Members

In addition to the ISPCOP Symposium on Monday evening, please attend these Anesthesiology 2014 sessions led by our members!

Clinical Forum: Evidence-Informed Anesthesia for the Severely Obese; Example Obstetrics and Gynecology - Does It Exist?
Sunday, Oct 12, 2014, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Room 206-207
Roman Schumann, Vilma Ortiz, John Walsh

Panel: Morbid and Ultra Obesity: Growing Challenge in Anesthesiology
Monday, Oct 13, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Room 252-254
Ashish Sinha, Frances Chung, Jan Mulier, Patrick Neligan

Refresher Course Lecture: Obesity and Anesthesia: Crossroads of a Challenge
Monday, Oct 13, 2014, 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Room E-1
Ashish Sinha

Poster Abstract Presentations

Association of high body mass index and incident bronchial asthma with pediatric peri-operative laryngospasm
OO Nafiu

Obesity, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome and Acute Lung Injury: What about Plateau Pressure?
SR Gatica, MI Morales-Franqui, HM Torres, and HF Casiano-Pagan

Effects of CPAP on Postoperative Outcomes in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients Undergoing Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
M Nagappa, B Mokhlesi, J Wong, D Wong, R Kaw, and F Chung

A Simple No-Cost TSE "Mask" Reduces Severe Desaturation and Improves Oxygenation in Obese Patients under Propofol Sedation during Upper GI Endoscopy
J Tse, J Denny, G Casini, S Barsoum, CH Fratzola, and S Cohen

Does residual neuromuscular weakness lead to an increase in respiratory events in bariatric patients? A prospective randomized trial
P Ziemann-Gimmel, AA Goldfarb, MA Connelly, A Bata, E Soto, J Hinyub, J Koppman, RT Marema, and C Claudius

Oral Abstract Presentations

Fluid Therapy during Bariatric Surgery: Impact on Hospital Length of Stay & Adverse Events
VE Nossaman, WS Richardson, III, JB Wooldridge, Jr., and BD Nossaman

Minute Ventilation Formulas in Obese Surgical Patients: Evaluation of the accuracy of Standard Formulas
R Schumann, S Gumbert, J Brayanov, J Kim, I Bonney, and EG Pivalizza

The STOP-BANG Questionnaire Does Not Predict Hypoxemia in Patients Recovering From Non-Cardiac Surgery: A Prospective Cohort Analysis
AK Khanna, DI Sessler, Z Sun, A Naylor, J You, B Hesler, A Kurz, PJ Devereaux, and L Saager

ISPCOP Panel at Anesthesiology 2014

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