The 3rd annual PARRC was hosted by the department at the WISER Institute on Saturday, May 10th. Congratulations to CA-1 resident Dr Brian Bane who was awarded first place for his case report entitled "Anterior Cervical Osteophytes: Two Case Reports of a Common Condition Leading to Perioperative Morbidity and Mortality" and to CA-3 resident Dr. Mauricio Del Rio for his original research presentation entitled "Hypoxic Induction of Xanthine Oxidoreductase is mediated by both the Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinase and the Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Pathways".
Other departmental resident/fellow presenters included:
Ramona Nicolau-Raducu, MD- "Safety of high dose tranexamic acid compared with aprotinin in thoracic aortic surgery with deep hypothermia and circulatory arrest"
Vani Venkataramanappa, MD- "Neutrophil Elastase cleaves endothelial ICAM-1"
Babak Mahyar, MD- "Prioritization of Pelvic Fractures in Exanguinating Multiple Trauma Patients, Limits of Transfusion Therapy and Termination of Care in Surgical Trauma"
Spring McCann MD- "Anesthetic Management of a Parturient with Mirror Syndrome and Fetal Sacrococcygeal Teratoma Complicated by Hyperthroidism and an Elevated hCG"
Dean Mozeleski, MD- "Use of Compounded Topical Lidocaine, Diphenhydramine HCl, Nystatin and Gabapentin for Pain Control in Mucosal Pain"
CA-1 resident Dr. Jim Ibinson also gave a special presentation entitled "What You Need to Know About Statistics"
Great job everybody!