2011 Poster Winners
The SASM 2011 Annual Conference: “OSA, Anesthesia and Sleep. The Common Ground” was a huge success with well over 200 in attendance. There were 35 Poster presentations and the Award Ceremony took place following lunch.
Best Basic Research Posters:
Abstract number: SASM 018
Title: The D1 dopamine receptor agonist chloro-APB induces emergence from isoflurane anesthesia.
Authors: Norman E. Taylor, MD, PhD, Jessica J. Chemali, BE, Emery N. Brown, MD, PhD, Ken Solt, MD.
Shown:(left to right) David Hillman, MD (President, SASM), Norman E. Taylor, MD, PhD (1st place winner), Yandong Jiang, MD, PhD (Chair, SASM Abstract Committee).
Abstract number: SASM 029
Title: Experimental Pain and Analgesia Responses in Male Volunteers Suffering from Sleep-Disordered Breathing.
Authors: Anthony G. Doufas, P. Panousis, K.A. Padrez, P. Suwanprathes, J.A. Cardell, H.T. Maecker, Y. Rosenberg-Hasson, S.L. Shafer.
Anthony G. Doufas, MD (2nd place winner)
Best Clinical Research Posters:
Abstract number: SASM 008
Title: Randomized controlled trial (RCT) of Perioperative Auto-CPAP Treatment in OSA patient: a preliminary report.
Authors: Peter Liao, Q. Luo, U. Nisar, C. Shapiro, F. Chung.
Peter Liao, MD (1st place winner)
Abstract number: SASM 036
Title: Does Self-titrating CPAP Therapy Improve Postoperative Outcome in Patients at Risk for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome? A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial.
Authors: Timothy I. Morgenthaler, MD, Susan M. O’Gorman MBBCh, Teresa T. Horlocker, MD, Peter C. Gay, MD.
Timothy I. Morgenthaler, MD (2nd place winner)