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Special Topics in Thoracic and General Anesthesia 2021 (Videos)


Format: 8 Videos + 1 PDF

Posted By: Dr_magic

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published date: 06 Jun 21

From the University of Pittsburgh Anesthesiology Perioperative Update Series.Thoracic topics in this online CME program include the vortex approach to a difficult airway, ERAS for esophagectomy and lung resection, anesthesia for lung disease patients, and protective one lung ventilation. Special Topics in Thoracic and General Anesthesia also addresses anesthetic management of COVID-19 patients, anesthesia for pulmonary hypertension patients, perioperative transfusion guidelines, and antifibrinolytics for noncardiac surgery.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

- Review thoracic anesthesia and special situations including the anesthetic
- Evaluate management of patients with COVID-19, difficult airways, and severe lung disease
- Discuss current developments in thoracic anesthesia, including new devices for one lung ventilation, protective one lung ventilation, and the care of patients with pulmonary hypertension
- Review the care of patients with pulmonary hypertension

Intended Audience

Anesthesiologists and anesthesiologists-in-training and other anesthesia professionals, nurse anesthetists, anesthesia assistants, intensivists and perioperative medicine specialists.


Anesthesia in Patients with COVID-19
Kimberly Cantees, MD, MBA


Protective One-Lung Ventilation
Joshua McAnulty, MD


The Vortex Approach for the Unanticipated Difficult Airway
Harikesh Subramanian, MBBS


Devices and Techniques for One Lung Ventilation
Michael Gemma, MD


Anesthesia for Patients with Severe Lung Disease
Catalin S. Ezaru, MD


ERAS for Lung Resection
Catalin S. Ezaru, MD


Perioperative Transfusion Guidelines
Jonathan H. Waters, MD


Anesthesia for Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension
Luca LaColla, MD

Date of Original Release: June 15, 2021
Date Credits Expire: June 15, 2024
Estimated Time to Complete: 5.25 hours


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