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Every year the West Coast residency programs have a meeting where house staff can present their research projects, and other scholarship activities.
This year the University of New Mexico’s Department of Anesthesiology hosted a very nice Western Anesthesia Resident Conference (WARC).

The Stanford Anesthesia Abstracts are listed below:


Intraoperative Diagnosis of Tracheobronchomalacia Leading to Difficulty in Ventilation
Nicholas Anast, MD. Rosario Garcia, MD. Hendrikus Lemmens

Hemoptysis from a 2 Month Tracheostomy (What should your anesthesia plan be?)
Kingsuk Ganguly, MD, John Brock-Utne

Acute tracheal stenosis with respiratory distress. What to do when endotracheal intubation fails?
Eric Mehlberg MD, Jorge Caballero MD, Kevin Malott

Proposal for routine use of airway exchange catheter during tracheostomy
Megan Olejniczak, Geoffrey Lighthall

A Surprising Solution to an Airway Emergency in the Endoscopy Suite
Rachel R. Wang, John G. Brock-Utne


Does Hyperoxia During Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest Affect Patient Outcomes?:
A Retrospective Analysis
Esther Garazi, Robert Lobato


Severe Thrombocytopenia After Massive Intraoperative Tranfusion: A Case of Posttranfusion Purpura Management
Justin Pollock, Carlos Brun


Preadmission opioid use is associated with increased hospital length of stay in Total Knee Arthroplasy Patients.
Bassam Kadry; Sean Mackey, Natacha Telusca; Ken Lau; Hassan Alosh; Alex Macario


Neonate for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair
Shelly Pecorella

Characteristics of data registry cohort studies in published in the anesthesia literature
Kevin P. Blaine, Bassam Kadry, Sesh Mudumbai

Endotracheal tube cuffs: does education help achieve optimal pressures?
Marianne Chen, Richard Jaffe

Role of Myeloid Derived Suppressor Cells in the Immune Response to Surgical Trauma.
Brice Gaudilliere, Gabi Fragiadakis, Martha Tingle, Julian Silva, Christine Yeh, Garry Nolan, Martin Angst

Boris D. Heifets, Karl Deisseroth, Robert Malenka., M. Bruce MacIver

Reducing Anesthetic Pollution: A Catalytic Converter for the Anesthesia
Ashley Micks, Catherine S. Reid, John Brock-Utne, Brian Cantwell

A Dramatic SEDLine Reading Increase During a Change in Position. Should You Be Concerned?
Amit R. Saxena, Vivianne L. Tawfik, John G. Brock-Utne


Raising Anesthesia Provider Awareness of Intraoperative Ocular Ionizing Radiation Exposure
Samuel T.C. Chen, John G. Brock-Utne, Harry J. Lemmens

Assessment of resident physician wellness: Survey tool development, data analysis, and lessons for future wellness curricula
Morgan Dooley

Prior to a Femoral Peripheral Nerve Block Placement, why not check for Femoral Vein Deep Vein Thrombosis?
Natalya Hasan, John Brock-Utne, Lindsey Vokach-Brodsky

Installation of an anesthesia information management system increases the number of
arterial line supply charges per day by 35%
Bassam Kadry,Ken Lau, Natacha Telusca Cliff Schmiesing, Alex Macario

Monitored Anesthesia Care for Vitreoretinal Surgeries: Which Technique is Safest?
Jody C. Leng, Ruwan A. Silva, John Brock-Utne, David Drover, Theodore Leng

A novel anesthesia needs assessment tool to actuate academic partnerships
Vanessa Moll, Peter Schmidt, Ana Crawford

Morbidly Obese Patients Undergoing Primary Hip Arthroplasty Require Forty-
Four More Minutes of Operating Room Time
Bassam Kadry, Christopher D. Press, Hassan Alosh, Issac M. Opper; Joe
Orsini; Igor A. Popov; Alex Macario, Jay B. Brodsky

A Quality Improvement Project Reconfiguring the Anesthesia Workspace: Lessons Learned
Bassam Kadry, Alex Macario, Alex Quick, Richard A. Jaffe, John G. Brock-Utne

How Safe is Your Lead Apron?
James P. Tan, John G. Brock-Utne

Wow! a lot of good projects here,

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