Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology : Research

Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

Fabbro M, Damluji AA, Cohen MG, Epstein RH. Cardiorespiratory stability of patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement is not improved during general anesthesia compared to sedation: a retrospective, observational study. Structural Heart. 2018 May 4;2(3):205-11.

Fabbro II M, Dunn S, Rodriguez-Blanco YF, Jain P. A Narrative Review for Perioperative Physicians of the 2017 ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway on Management of Bleeding in Patients on Oral Anticoagulants. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 2018 Jul 20.

Choxi AA, Degnan M, Candiotti KA, Rodriguez-Blanco YF. Patterns of Blood Pressure and Stress: A Descriptive Report among Anesthesiology Residents Institution. The journal of education in perioperative medicine: JEPM. 2017 Apr;19(2).

Jain P, Fabbro M. ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway on the Management of Mitral Regurgitation: A Review of the 2017 Document for the Cardiac Anesthesiologist. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 2018 Jul 25.

Aljure OD, Fabbro M. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Patients Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery: The Proverbial Pandora’s Box. Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia. 2018 Apr 10.

Ongoing IRB trials

Assessing Anesthesiology Resident Mental Health at UM/ JMH

Use of a TEE simulator as a Tool for Teaching Basic Echocardiographic Skills to Anesthesiology Residents

Comparison of INR Determined by Point-of-Care to Standard Laboratory Testing Before and After Protamine Administration

Predicting the number of mitral clips using novel transesophageal echocardiography parameters

Recent Scientific Meeting Abstracts

Sarah Dunn MD MPH, Nisha Dave DO, Yilliam F. Rodriguez MD, Oscar Aljure MD. Incidental Finding of a Left Atrial Thrombus During Surgical Management of a Massive Pulmonary Embolism.. Poster Presentation at the FSA 2018 Annual Meeting Enhanced Recovery and Patient Safety in Anesthesia. The Breakers, West Palm Beach, FL

Juan C Restrepo Cardenas, MD; Nisha Dave, DO; Shane V. Cherry, MD; Yiliam Rodriguez-Blanco, MD; Oscar Aljure, MD. A Novel Anesthetic Approach For Tracheal Dilation In A Heart Failure Patient. SCA 7th Annual Thoracic Anesthesia Symposium. April 27th, 2018; Phoenix, Arizona.

Michael Fabbro II, DO; Richard Epstein, MD. Access to High Volume Transcatheter Valve Centers in Florida. SCA 7th Annual Symposium. April 27th, 2018; Phoenix, Arizona.

Juan Restrepo Cardenas, MD; Nisha Dave, DO; Pankaj Jain, MD. Annular Rupture in a Jehovah’s Witness Patient during Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. SCA 7th Annual Symposium. April 27th, 2018; Phoenix, Arizona.

Tosanath Leepuengtham, MD; Nestor R. Villamizar, MD; Richard Silverman, MD;
Oscar D. Aljure, MD. Use of a Hemoglobin-based Oxygen carrier as rescue therapy on a Jehovah’s Witness with severe bleeding after a Tracheo-esophageal fistula repair. SCA 7th Annual Symposium. April 27th, 2018; Phoenix, Arizona.