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Weekly Newsletter 1/30/2017



Department of Anesthesiology

Week of January 30th, 2017

The Department of Anesthesiology’s weekly e-newsletter will be distributed on Friday of each week promoting department activities for the upcoming week. To submit a news item, please contact Taylor Stein at Taylor.Stein@osumc.edu by Thursday at 12:00 pm


Do you know where all our department's policies/guidelines, compliance requirements and other useful information is accessible?

Go to:  http://anesthesiology.osu.edu/

Click “Employees Only”  (bottom of the page)
Depending on what computer you are using, you may be asked to sign in with your OSUWMC ID and password. 


Building Access Changes on OSUWMC Campus: Remember Your ID Badge       

The main entrance of the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, the Ross Heart Hospital, University Hospital, Dodd Hall, OSU Harding Hospital and the Brain and Spine Hospital are the only entrances accessible 24/7. All other entrances require an ID badge for after-hours access starting Oct 2nd.

These entrances also have an intercom to Security if assistance is needed.

It is important to wear your badge at all times for building access. Badges should be displayed visibly, above the waist, at all times. Make sure you are familiar with OSUWMC’s ID badge policy.

MOCA 2.0

Meet your MOCA Part 4 requirements here at OSU. New Simulation courses will be offered in 2017 with discounts for OSU faculty.

Open dates include: 4/1, 7/22, 8/26, 12/2. More details at https://ccme.osu.edu  Search "anesthesiology"

Sign up early as spots fill quickly. Contact Dr. Lipps with questions.


Please Welcome


Amir Elhassan, MD 

Andrew Rozmiarek, MD



Alex Barrow

Donna Gruskiewicz

Alison Clardy

Jennifer Edwards

Megan Gonzalez


Anesthesia Techs
James Cooper - James

Abigail Hanson - Ross

Kelsey Appelhans - UH

Tylor Degraaf – UH


Upcoming Events

Tuesday, January 31               CA1 Didactic Lecture   

             Anesthesia for Ophthalmic Surgery – Dr. Lowery


Thursday, February 2              Morning Report

 Pediatric Journal Article – Dr. Beltran

 Grand Rounds

                         Perioperative Surgical Home – Dr. Humeidan


Friday, February 3                   CA3 Didactic Lecture  
                                                 Cancer Pain – Dr. Tornero-Bold

Opioids – Dr. Tornero-Bold         


Can’t make it to Grand Rounds?

You can watch Department of Anesthesiology Grand Rounds live by going to:


In order to receive CME credit, it must be watched live, and following watching the recording, send confirmation to: Sarah.Robertson@osumc.edu with what video you watched.

If you watch recorded videos on this site and not live, in order to receive CME credits, you must self-report this to the State Medical Board.

For questions, please email Sarah.Robertson@osumc.edu



1. Gan, T. J., Kranke, P., Minkowitz, H. S., Bergese, S. D., Motsch, J., Eberhart, L., ... & Candiotti, K. A. (2016). Intravenous Amisulpride for the Prevention of Postoperative Nausea and VomitingTwo Concurrent, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Trials. The Journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/clipboard


2. Bergese, S.D., et al., Multicenter Study Validating Accuracy of a Continuous Respiratory Rate Measurement Derived From Pulse Oximetry: A Comparison With Capnography. Anesth Analg, 2017.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28099286


3. Massive blood loss in elective spinal and orthopedic surgery: Retrospective review of intraoperative transfusion strategy

Rankin, Demicha, Alix Zuleta Alarcon, Suren Soghomonyan, Mahmoud Abdel-Rasoul, Karina Castellon-Larios, Sergio Bergese

Journal of Clinical Anesthesia , Volume 37 , 69 - 73


4. From Bad to Worse: Paraganglioma Diagnosis during Induction of Labor for Coexisting Preeclampsia. Sasima Dusitkasem, Blair H. Herndon, Dalton Paluzzi, Joseph Kuhn, Robert H. Small, and John C. Coffman. Case Reports in Anesthesiology Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 5495808.


5. Veizi, E., Tornero-Bold, M. and Hayek, S. M. (2016). Resolution of Intrathecal Hydromorphone or Morphine-induced Peripheral Edema by Opioid Rotation to Fentanyl: A Case Series. Pain Practice, 16: E94–E98. doi:10.1111/papr.12443


6. ‘Postoperative Cognitive Impairment in Elderly Patients.’  Geriatric Anesthesiology, 3rd Ed.  2016
Humeidan M, Deiner S, Koenig N. 


7. Effects of Regional Analgesia with Ropivacaine on Neuroimmune Changes and Behavior Following Repeated Social Defeat in Mice

January Kim; M. Humeidan; M. Weber; B. Jarrett; J. Sheridan



Diana Wang; R. Skoracki; R. Tripathi; E. Abel; R. Bryant; M. Guertin; R. Harter; S. Moffatt-Bruce; M. Humeidan


9. Lateral Position for Cesarean Delivery Because of Severe Aortocaval Compression in a Patient with Marfan Syndrome: A Case Report

Coffman JC1, Legg RL, Coffman CF, Moran KR.


10. Targeted molecular-genetic imaging and ligand-directed therapy in aggressive variant prostate cancer.

Ferrara F, Staquicini DI, Driessen WH, D'Angelo S, Dobroff AS, Barry M, Lomo LC, Staquicini FI, Cardó-Vila M, Soghomonyan S, Alauddin MM, Flores LG 2nd, Arap MA, Lauer RC, Mathew P, Efstathiou E, Aparicio AM, Troncoso P, Navone NM, Logothetis CJ, Marchiò S, Gelovani JG, Sidman RL, Pasqualini R, Arap W.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Oct 24. pii: 201615400. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID: 27791181


Have you submitted an abstract, a paper, or a case report for publication?  Have you presented a poster at a conference, lectured at Grand Rounds, or given a talk for Journal Club?  Have you been published recently?  Please send your scholarly activity to Taylor Stein at Taylor.Stein@osumc.edu.


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