MCW Anesthesiology Residents Again Perform Well at the 2014 MARC Meeting!

The weekend of April 4th - 6th found 30 MCW residents, interns, and medical students at the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago to attend the annual Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference. 

The MCW contingent won 8 awards on their 27 presentations; 5 1st places for our residents' PowerPoint presentations and a sweep for MCW's medical students - taking 1st, 2nd, and 3rd!  Listed below are the MCW participants and the title of their presentations.  Bolded presentations are award winners.  Congratulations to all for another stellar year!

In alphabetical order:

Richard Beddingfield: Prevention of Hypothermia in Trauma Surgical Patients

Jonathan Blackhall:  Pediatric Airway Trauma:  A 17-year old Male with GSW to Neck

Nathan Blair:  Placenta Percreta:  An Invasive Emerging Disaster

Brent Boettcher:  Anesthstetic Management for Labor and Delivery of a Patient with Stiff Person Syndrome

Kristin Clark:  Spontaneous Intraprocedural Intracranial Aneurysm Rupture:  A Case Report

Danielle Claypool:  Airway Emergency

Craig Cummings:  Expecting the Unexpected: Complecations from Subdural Catheter Placement During Lumbar Epidural for Labor Analgesia

Julie Freed:  Post-Operative Management of a Veno-Arterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Circuit

Jakob Guenther:  In Flight Emergency … Emergencies … More Emergencies … OH COME ON!!!

Kevin Jenner:  Pre-Anesthetic Physical Examination Leading to a New Diagnosis of Velocardiofacial Cyndrome

Jonathan Klinger:  Failure of the Adjustable Pressure Limiting (APL) Valve

Rafal Kopanczyk:   Undiagnosed Transeosophageal Fistula and Intraoperative Cardiopulmonary Collape Upon Gastrostomy Tube Placement in a Premature Infant with Duodenal Atresia

Micah Long:  Dextromethorphan Abuse and Its Potential Anesthestic Implications

Balbino Lopez:  Routine RV Lead Extration Turns Into Emergent sternotomy

Melinda McFarland-Kennedy:   Aortic Arch Repair in the setting of Chronic Aortic Dissection

Maria Muravyeva:   Perioperative Management of Severe Pulmonary Hypertension for Noncardiac Surgery in Patient with DNR Status

Maria Muravyeva:   Ketamine Induces Neuronal Cell Apoptosis Via Reative Oxygen Species-Mediated Mitrochondrial Pathway and Micro-RNA Downregulation

Nnamdi Otuwa:  Perioperative Transfusion in the Sickle Cell Patient

Carolyn Pinkerton:  One Tough Stick:  A Review of Arterial Line Complications

Joseph Poblocki:  Communication Breakdown:  Radical Nephrectomy with IVC Thrombectomy

Christopher Roberts, medical student:  Two Cases of a Life-Threatening Complication During Laser Lead Extraction-Superior Vena Cava Performation

Abdul Shirazi:  Anesthestic Management of Pulmonary Hypertension Due to Sarcoma for PA Stent Placement

Stephen Shumpert, medical student 2nd Place:  A Novel Mechanism For Cardioprotection by Intralipid™

Eric Simon, medical student 1st Place:  Thrombospondin-4, A Glycoprotein Overexpressed After Injury, Disrupts CA2 + Homestasis In Sensory Neurons

Mark Smeltzer:  A Compromised Airway in the Setting of Postpneumonectomy Syndrome

Joe Strosin:  Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS Monitorning As a Guide for Intraoperative Fluid Resuscitation Following Massive Hemmorage

Justinn Tanem:  Anesthetic Considerations for Partial Hepatectomy in a Patient with Transposition of the Great Arteries

Marina Vardanyan:  Dexmedetomidine Overdose in a Patient Undergoing Sedation for MRI - A Case Report

Chrstina Wiednehoeft:  A Quality Improvement Project to Increase Adherence to Intraoperative Antibiotic Redosing Guidelines

Andrew Wuenstel, medical student 3rd Place:   Resistance of Guinea Pig Cardiac Cytochrome C Oxidase (Complex IV) To Extended Ischemic Time During Global Ischemia and Reperfusion

Christopher Yopp:  Epidural Catheter Breakage

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