2017 Abstract Winners

2017 Annual Meeting Abstract Winners

First Place Award:

Title:
Continuous Positive Pressure Therapy Improves Symptoms of Depression in Elderly Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of 11 RCTs

 

Co-Authors: Talha Mubashir MD, Dept. of Anesthesiology, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Jayadeep Patra PhD, Amelia Maynard BSc. Candidate, Jean Wong MD, Frances Chung MBBS, Dept. of Anesthesiology, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto


 

Second Place Award:

Title:
The Perioperative Impact of Sleep Apnea in a High-Volume Specialty Practice with Focus on Regional Anesthesia


Co-Authors: 
Lukas Pichler, MD, Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College New York, Sarah M. Weinstein, BA, Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College New York,  Crispiana Cozowicz, MD, Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College New York, Jashvant Poeran MD, PhD, Department of Population Health Science and Policy, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Institute for Healthcare Delivery Science, New York, Stavros G. Memtsoudis, MD, PhD, Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College New York


Third Place Award:

Title:
Multimodal Analgesia and Opioid Prescription Levels in Sleep Apnea Patients Undergoing Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasties – A Population Based Study

Co-Authors: Crispiana Cozowicz, MD, Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College New York, Nicole Zubizarreta, MPH, Department of Population Health Science and Policy, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Institute for Healthcare Delivery Science, Lukas Pichler, MD, Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College New York, Jashvant Poeran, MD PhD, Department of Population Health Science and Policy, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Institute for Healthcare Delivery Science, Stavros G. Memtsoudis, MD, PhD, Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College New York

 


2017 Research Grant Recipient:

SASM 6th Annual Meeting - Photo credit: Dr. Michael Pilla, Communications Subcommittee Chair

SASM 6th Annual Meeting – Photo credit: Dr. Michael Pilla, Communications Subcommittee Chair

Title: Using Questionnaire Tools to Predict Pediatric OSA Outcomes (presented at 2017 SASM Annual Meeting)

Principal Investigator: Vidya T. Raman, MD

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