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Intravenous Cosyntropin in the Management of a Post-Dural Puncture Headache

Intravenous Cosyntropin in the Management of a Post-Dural Puncture Headache Ann-Marie Surette, MD1, Robert Herreria, MD2,  Laura Morello, MD2  University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT  2St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, CT INTRODUCTION Post-dural puncture headache (PDPH) is the most common complication following labor neuraxial anesthesia. While epidural blood patch (EBP) is

Anesthesiologists and Residents from IAA Present Clinical Findings at ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2017

As an estimated 15,000 attendees from around the world descended upon the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center to attend this year’s ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2017, several physicians and residents from Integrated Anesthesia Associates prepared to present their case studies and research to fellow Anesthesiologists. Poster Presentations included: 1. “State of the Art Cerebral Monitoring: Surgical Carotid Endarterectomy”

Study: Is it time to abandon routine blind insertion of the Double Lumen Tube?

Is it time to abandon routine blind insertion of the Double Lumen Tube? Amruta Desai DO, MPH, MBA1, HyunSuk Lee MD1,2 and Dhamodaran Palaniappan MD1,2 Department of Anesthesiology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT1; Department of Anesthesiology, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT2 INTRODUCTION • Endobronchial double lumen tubes (DLT) are utilized commonly for lung

Case Study – NT-pro-BNP as a Diagnostic Marker

NT-pro-BNP as a diagnostic marker for Transfusion-Associated Circulatory Overload (TACO) in the Postoperative ICU Patient Syed Rizvi MD1, & Dhamodaran Palaniappan MD1,2 Department of Anesthesiology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT1; Department of Anesthesiology, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT2 Introduction: • NT-pro-BNP is released when there is stress on the myocardial walls from either pressure

Case Study – State of the Art Cerebral Monitoring: Surgical Carotid Endarterectomy

State of the Art Cerebral Monitoring: Surgical Carotid Endarterectomy Sagar Sutaria, D.O. Anesthesiology UCONN Hlth School of Med-Dept of Anes, Farmington, CT, USA Thomas C. Mort, M.D. Anesthesiology UCONN Hlth School of Med-Dept of Anes, Hartford Hospital Department of Anesthesiology, Hartford, CT, USA Abstract Ensuring adequate blood flow to the brain during a surgical carotid