2016 Best of Meeting Abstract Awards Finalists and Winners

IARS 2016 Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium

Improving Health Through Discovery and Education
May 21-24, 2016 • San Francisco, CA

*Basic Science Research Award Winner*
Anesthetic Pharmacology
S-38: SELECTIVE ALKYLPHENOL ANESTHETIC BINDING TO GABAA SUBUNITS IN NATIVE NEURONAL TISSUE
K. A. Woll1, S. Murlidaran2, J. Hénin3, G. Brannigan2, R. Eckenhoff4
1Department of Pharmacology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2Center for Computational and Integrative Biology, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, 3Laboratoire de Biochimie Théorique, Institut de Biologie Physico-Chimique, CNRS and Université Paris Diderot Uppsala Biomedicinska Centrum, Uppsala, Sweden, 4Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

*Patient-Oriented Research Award Winner*
Critical Care
S-418: GOAL DIRECTED EARLY MOBILIZATION REDUCES ICU LENGTH OF STAY AND IMPROVES FUNCTIONAL MOBILITY: AN INTERNATIONAL MULTI CENTER, RANDOMIZED, CONTROLLED TRIAL (SOMS TRIAL)
S. J. Schaller1, K. Waak2, T. Edrich3, J. M. Walz4, M. Blobner1, M. Eikermann5
1Klinik für Anaesthesiologie, Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Munich, Germany, 2Department of Physical and Occupational Therapy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 3Abteilung für Anästhesie und Operative Intensivmedizin, Klinikum Landkreis Erding, Paracelsus Medical Univ, Erding, Germany, 4Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, UMass Memorial Healthcare, Worcester, MA, 5Anesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine, MGH, Boston, MA
Scholars’ Abstract Award Finalist, Kosaka Abstract Award Finalist

Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
S-154: PERFORMANCE OF A TOUCHSCREEN-BASED VISUAL DISCRIMINATION TASK IS RESTORED WITH ELECTRICAL STIMULATION OF THE VENTRAL TEGMENTAL AREA (VTA) IN RATS SEDATED WITH ISOFLURANE
J. D. Kenny1, N. E. Taylor1, J. Pei1, J. Yang2, K. Vlasov1, E. N. Brown1, K. Solt1
1Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 2Computational and Neural Systems, Caltech, Pasadena, CA
SNACC Award Winner for Best in Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine and Kosaka Abstract Award Finalist

Obstetric Anesthesiology
S-187: KETOROLAC PREVENTS NAUSEA & VOMITING RELATED TO UTERINE EXTERIORIZATION DURING CESAREAN SECTION: A RANDOMIZED, CONTROLLED DOUBLE-BLINDED STUD
S. E. Landa, D. Costa, J. Markley, A. Woglom, Y. Jiang, L. Hormozi
Dept. of Anesthesia, St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, Paterson, NJ

Perioperative Anesthesia
S-455: A NOVEL ASSOCIATION BETWEEN HIGH DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN LEVELS AND THE RISK OF ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY AFTER CARDIAC SURGERY
L. Smith1, D. K. Smith2, M. F. Linton3, F. T. Billings4
1Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, 2Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, 3Departments of Medicine and Pharmacology, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, 4Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Sleep Medicine
S-336: POSTOPERATIVE OXYGEN THERAPY: AN EFFECTIVE THERAPY FOR PATIENTS WITH OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA
J. Wong1, M. Singh1, P. Liao1, S. Islam1, M. Andrawes2, W. Kang1, F. Chung1
1Anesthesia, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2Anesthesia, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Technology, Computing and Simulation, Equipment Monitoring
S-344: PULSE-INDUCED CONTINUOUS CARDIAC OUTPUT (PICCO) VERSUS TRANS-ESOPHAGEAL DOPPLER MONITOR (TED) FOR OPTIMIZATION OF FLUID MANAGEMENT IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING MAJOR ABDOMINAL SURGERY. A COMPARATIVE STUDY
H. F. Hassan1, M. Z. Ali1, A. I. Refaat1, M. A. Abdelhaq2, R. S. Ebied1, A. S. El-Hadidy1, N. G. Elsharkawi2
1Anesthesia and ICU, Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Giza, Egypt, 2Anesthesia and ICU, Kasr El-Aini University Hospital, Cairo, Egypt

Encourage, stimulate, and fund ongoing anesthesia-related research projects that will enhance and advance the specialty, and to disseminate current, state-of-the-art, basic and clinical research data in all areas of clinical anesthesia, including perioperative medicine, critical care, and pain management. The IARS is focused solely on the advancement and support of education and scientific research related to anesthesiology.
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2019 Annual Meeting

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