Episode 99: Substance Abuse in Anesthesia Providers with Mike Fitzsimons

In this episode, episode 99, I welcome Dr. Mike Fitzsimons from MGH to the show to talk about substance abuse in anesthesia providers and his recent article in Anesthesiology detailing their program to decrease rates of abuse.

References:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30020101

 

Episode 96: Peds difficult airway with Nick Dalesio

In this episode, episode 96, I welcome Dr. Nick Dalesio to the show.  Dr. Dalesio is the director of the pediatric difficult airway program here at Johns Hopkins.  We discuss the pediatric difficult airway response team, consult service, and how to anticipate and manage difficult airways in kids, both anticipated and unanticipated.

Reference:

Planning Prevents Poor Performance: An Approach to Pediatric Airway Management

 

Episode 93: CABG with Tom Metkus

In the episode, episode 93, I welcome Dr. Tom Metkus back to the show to discuss perioperative considerations for CABG surgery.

References:

Syntax Trial: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa0804626

STICH Trial: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1100356

ROOBY Trial: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa0902905

CORONARY Trial: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1200388

PREVENT IV Trial: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16287955

ART Trial: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1610021

Episode 91: Perioperative evaluation for non-cardiac surgery with Tom Metkus

In this episode, episode 91, I welcome Dr. Tom Metkus back to the show to discuss how we risk-stratify patients for non-cardiac surgery.

References:

https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000104

http://www.onlinejacc.org/content/64/22/e77

https://www.escardio.org/Guidelines/Clinical-Practice-Guidelines/ESC-ESA-Guidelines-on-non-cardiac-surgery-cardiovascular-assessment-and-managemhttp://

www.onlinejacc.org/content/accj/69/14/1861.full.pdf

Episode 90: OSA

In this episode, episode 90, I discuss best practices for preoperative management of adults with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).

References:

Gross JB et al. Practice Guidelines for the Perioperative Managementof Patients with OSA. Aneshtesiology 2014: 120(2): 1-19

Chung F, et al. STOP-Bang Questionnaire: A practical Approach to Screen for Obstructive Sleep Apnea. 2016: Chest; 149(3):631-638.

Corso R, et al. Perioperative management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: a systematic review. Minerva Anestesiologica 2018;84(1):81-93.

Episode 89: Veterinary Anesthesia with Bonnie Gatson

In this episode, episode 89, I welcome Dr. Bonnie Gatson to the show.  She is a veterinary anesthesiologist and we discuss her training, the differences and similarities between human and animal anesthesia, and the benefits of working together.

Episode 88: ERAS for Cardiac Surgery with Mike Grant

In this episode, episode 88, I welcome Dr. Mike Grant to the show to discuss Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocols for cardiac surgery.

References:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Enhanced+recovery+after+surgery+pathway+for+patients+undergoing+cardiac+surgery%3A+a+randomized+clinical+trial

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Enhanced+Recovery+for+Cardiac+Surgery+Noss

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27321791

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=27832832

Episode 87: Aortic Dissection with Tom Metkus

In this episode, episode 87, I welcome Dr. Tom Metkus to the show.  Dr. Metkus is a cardiologist and intensivist and we discuss the etiology, presentation, management and outcomes of acute aortic dissections.

Outline by Brian Park: Aortic Dissection Outline