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American Society of Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, Lake Buena Vista, FL, Nov 2017

  • Bahadur S, Suwan P, Dua A. Ehler Danlos syndrome: spinal cord stimulator implantation
  • Bahadur S, Suwan P, Dua A. Novel patient positioning for lumbar medial branch block procedure
  • Patel H, Bahadur S, Dua A. Postdural puncture headache following spine surgery relieved with fluoroscopy-guided caudal epidural blood patch


  • Anderson AD, Progushev SS, Odo N, Arthur ME, Diaz Milian R. Cultivating interest in anesthesiology: bridging the gap between interest and commitment
  • Cata JP, Patino MA, Ramirez RE, Myers JN, Kataria P. The effect of intraoperative opioid use on cancer related outcomes after primary oral cancer surgery
  • Janjua MST, Bora V, Odo N, McIntyre-Smith AC, Arthur ME. Mining learning management data to identify and remediate gaps in an anesthesiology residency program
  • Moore F, Kumar V, Osteen E, Castresana M. PEC block for thoracic surgery
  • Pak A, Anderson T, Crawford L, Eisner B, Mozafarpour S, Sacco D, Hu V, Sabouri A. Effectiveness of thoracic paravertebral block (PVB) in percutaneous nephrolitotomy (PCNL) pain control: a retrospective analysis of 274 patients.
  • Progushev SS, Anderson AD, Odo N, Diaz Milian R, Arthur ME. Will video laryngoscopy attenuate direct laryngoscopy skills of resident anesthesiologists?
Case Reports
  • Del Rosario T, Haliburton B. Large tracheoesophageal fistula in a patient with a history of self decannulation and recannulation
  • Diaz Galdo R, Mansour C, Munoz Monaco G, Diaz Milian R. Anesthesia management of a pregnant patient with pulmonary hypertension
  • Herekar AA, Padmanabha D, Drinane J. Rare misplacement of central venous catheter into left superior costal vein
  • Kurokawa E, Taghizadeh P. Anesthetic management of an adult patient with Williams syndrome for a Level I exploratory laparotomy
  • Padmanabha D, Herekar A, Taghizadeh P. Submental intubation: facilitating adequate exposure for multiple facial fracture repair
  • Searcy L, Sanghvi C, Donald R. Post-heart transplant patient and the anesthetic management challenges
  • Sun Z, Fritz DA, Hardy D, Meiler SE, Martin DC, Dua A. Atypical median arcuate ligament syndrome diagnosed with the assistance of celiac plexus block: a case report
  • Truong A, Mayfield J. Repeat cesarean delivery with emergency hysterectomy for unexpected placenta percreta in a patient with difficult airway due to dental abscess


  • Bashir F, Kumar V. Management of multiple rib fractures/flail chest with continuous serratus plane block via catheter placement
  • Janjua MST, Patel H, Anand N, Castresana M. An interesting case of a giant Chiari network in suspected left ventricular non-compaction and use of transesophageal echocardiography for Swan-Ganz catheter placement: a case report


  • Bashir F, Lewis-Polite B, Gaber M, Foley ED, Kumar V, Castresana M. Ultrasound-guided serratus plane block analgesia in blunt thoracic trauma – a case series

American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain medicine, San Francisco, CA, Apr 2017

  • Searcy L, Bashir F, Kumar V, Castresana MR. Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) for large anterior mediastinal mass biopsy via combined PEC II and serratus anterior plane block under sedation

European Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesiology, Berlin, Germany, Apr 2017

  • Najim A, Odo N, Agarwal S. The effect of cardiopulmonary bypass on carboxyhemoglobin levels in smokers and non-smokers undergoing various cardiac surgical procedures
  • Agarwal S, Najim A (presented), Nagabandi A, Javaheri S. The crossed sword sign: stressing the importance of the posterior mitral leaflet in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy [oral presentation]

Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, Orlando, FL, Apr 2017

  • Agarwal S,* Anand N. Percutaneous closure of complex membranous ventricular septal defect under transesophageal echocardiographic guidance [*oral presentation]
  • Bahadur S, Herekar A, Blackburn J, Mueller T, Kumar V, Castresana M. Effect of DDAVP on creatinine levels and renal dysfunction
  • Del Rosario TJ, Basta M, Agarwal S. AngioVac suction thrombectomy complicated by thrombus fragmentation and distal embolization leading to hemodynamic collapse
  • Janjua MS, Medearis RS, Ben Omran M, Agarwal S. Left atrial esophageal fistula following five-box video transthoracic maze procedure
  • Medearis RS, Janjua MS, Agarwal S. Atrial esophageal fistula – is EGD a contraindication?
  • Najim A, Agarwal S, Castresana M. Mobile pedunculated mass in left ventricular apex – thrombus or tumor?
  • Truong A, Agarwal S, Castresana M. Video-assisted thorascopic surgery in non-intubated spontaneously breathing patients – a single institution experience


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