Episode 103: Neuromonitoring with Drs. Ritzl and Russo

In this 103rd episode I welcome Dr. Eva Ritzl and Dr. Alyson Russo to the show to discuss intraoperative neuromonitoring.

Reference: Solt K and Froman S. Correlating the clinical actions and molecular mechanisms of general anesthetics. Curr Op in Anaes. 2007:20(4);300-306.

Episode 102: Life Lessons with Dan Lowenstein

In this 102nd episode I welcome Dr. Dan Lowenstein to the show.  Dr. Lowenstein is a professor of Neurology and the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost at University of California San Francisco (UCSF).  We discuss his lessons and advice for how to be successful professionally and personally.

The Three Marriages book: http://www.davidwhyte.com/the-three-marriages/

Episode 101: Coming off Bypass with Stephen Freiberg

In this 101st episode I welcome back Dr. Stephen Freiberg to the show to discuss how to successfully come off bypass when doing cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass.

References:

-Barash Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery
-Barry AE, Chaney MA, London MJ. Anesthetic management during cardiopulmonary bypass: a systematic review. Anesth Analg 2015; 120:749.
-Denault AY, Tardif JC, Mazer CD, et al. Difficult and complex separation from cardiopulmonary bypass in high-risk cardiac surgical patients: a multicenter study. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2012; 26:608.
-Lomivorotov VV, Efremov SM, Kirov MY, et al. Low-Cardiac-Output Syndrome After Cardiac Surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2017; 31:291.
-McKinlay KH1, Schinderle DB, Swaminathan M, Podgoreanu MV, Milano CA, Messier RH, El-Moalem H, Newman MF, Clements FM, Mathew JP.JPredictors of inotrope use during separation from cardiopulmonary bypass.  Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2004 Aug;18(4):404-8.

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 98: Update on Bicarb: BICAR-ICU

In this episode, episode 98, I discuss the BICAR-ICU trial and what it tells us about using sodium bicarbonate to treat metabolic acidosis.

References:

BICAR-ICU Trial: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29910040

BICAR-ICU Editorial: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29910039

Forsythe: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10631227

Sabatini: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18322160

Pulmcrit post: https://emcrit.org/pulmcrit/bicar-icu/

 

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 95: Anesthesiology News with James Prudden

In this episode, episode 95, I interview James Prudden, editorial director at Anesthesiology News, on the floor of the ASA conference in San Francisco.  We discuss the coverage of the field of anesthesiology, how providers can contribute, and how to get your work considered for coverage.

James can be reached at Jprudden@mcmahonmed.com

Episode 94: Organ Donation with Clint Burns

In this episode, episode 94, I welcome Clint Burns to the show.  Clint received a liver transplant in 1994, then went on to go to nursing school, have 4 children, be an ICU nurse, and he now runs the organ and tissue donation program here at Johns Hopkins.  We discuss his story, the process of organ donation, and how providers can help make this process a gift for both donor and recipient.