Risk Stratification of the ACHD Patient Undergoing Non-Cardiac Surgery

Presentation by: Jeff Miller, MD

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Miller Jeff picDr. Miller: Medical training and residency Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Boston Children’s Hospital followed by 20 years of private practice pediatric and adult congenital anesthesiology at All Children’s Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL. Joined Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Cardiac Anesthesiology division in 2013.

 

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Anesthetic approach to the patient with ventricular dysfunction

Presentation by:  Bryan Maxwell, MD, MPH

Johns Hopkins University

maxwell hopkins headshotBryan G. Maxwell, MD, MPH is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore.  He is a full-time clinician with a particular interest in the care of adults with congenital heart disease (ACHD).  His research interests center on the outcomes of cardiac surgery, noncardiac surgery, and pregnancy in ACHD patients, as well as on ways to study and improve the structure and performance of health systems in dealing with the complex challenges posed by the ACHD patients over their whole lifespan, from fragile neonates to middle-aged or elderly adults living with the long-term sequelae of corrective or palliative surgery.  His research also addresses the public health and resource utilization implications of complex cardiac surgical care, including the population-level effects of heart and lung transplantation, the use of mechanical circulatory support, and the perioperative care of patients with severe pulmonary hypertension.

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Considerations for blood product utilization in the OR and CICU

Presentation by:Jim DiNardo, MD

Boston Children’s Hospital

Dinardo picDr. DiNardo graduated from Dartmouth College and Dartmouth Medical School (with honors). He completed his anesthesia residency and fellowship in Cardiac Anesthesia at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. He joined the faculty at Boston Children’s Hospital in 1999. He currently serves as the Chief of the Division of Cardiac Anesthesia. He spends approximately one third of this clinical time as an Attending in the Cardiac ICU.

Dr. DiNardo is certified in perioperative TEE and is the former Chairman of the PTEeXAM Committee. He is also a Senior Oral Board Examiner for the ABA and a member of the ABA Pediatric Examination Writing Committee. He is Past-President of both the Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society and the Association of Cardiac Anesthesiologists. He is the Editor of the Pediatric Section of Anesthesia & Analgesia.

His major research interests are echocardiography and coagulation.

He is the author of a major textbook on cardiac anesthesia and is an editor for two other pediatric anesthesia textbooks. In addition, he has authored more than 120 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.

He is an avid distance runner and cross-country skier and enjoys the ease with which his 11 year-old daughter makes him look foolish.

 

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Cardiopulmonary interactions in the post-op patient

Presented by:  David Nelson, MD, PhD

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

nelson david picDavid P. Nelson, MD, PhD, completed his Fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care at Harvard University, Boston Children’s Hospital. He served as the co-director of Cardiac Intensive Care at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) from July 1996 to August 2005. In September of 2005, Dr. Nelson served as the director of Cardiac Intensive Care at Texas Children’s Hospital for four years before rejoining CCHMC as the director of Cardiac Intensive Care in 2009.

Dr. Nelson’s clinical interests include neurodevelopmental outcomes in children with acquired and congenital disease; family-centered care; cardiopulmonary interactions and the physiology of non-conventional circulations; endocrine abnormalities in cardiac intensive care; management of acute decompensated heart failure in children; cardio-renal syndrome and end of life care.

His research focuses on quality of life and neurodevelopmental outcomes in children with acquired and congenital heart disease; etiology of adrenal dysfunction in cardiac intensive care; inflammatory organ system injury and congenital heart surgery.

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