Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society

2018 Oral Competition and Best Paper Winners

Richard Knill Competition

Dr Michael Dinsmore
Toronto Western Hospital
Toronto, ON

3D Printed Thermal Powered Laryngoscope

Residents' Oral Competition - First Place and Perioperative Best Paper

Dr Guillaume Bousquet-Dion
McGill University                 
Montreal, QC
Using multimodal prehabilitation to improve outcomes for frail patients undergoing resection of colorectal cancer

Residents' Oral Competition - Second Place

Dr Simon Feng
University of Ottawa 
Ottawa, ON

Increased Cost Associated with Anemia in Elective Colorectal Surgery

Residents' Oral Competition - Second Place and Obstetric Anesthesia Best Paper

Dr Matthew Kokotilo
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Correlation Between Maternal and Fetal Hemoglobin at Cesarean Section

Ambulatory Best Paper

Dr Michael Little 
Toronto Western Hospital
Toronto, ON

Total intravenous vs inhaled anesthetic for intraoperative visualization during endoscopic sinus surgery

Chronic Pain Best Paper

Dr Shalini Dhir
University of Western Ontario 
London, ON

Ketamine, lidocaine and combination for postoperative analgesia in liver resection: A randomized controlled trial

Critical Care Best Paper

Dr John Murkin
University of Western Ontario
London, ON

Initial Soft Tissue Oxygenation is Inversely Associated With Prolonged ICU Admission

CVT Raymond Martineau Prize Winner

Dr Emanuela Paradiso
Toronto Western Hospital
Toronto, ON

Echocardiographic evaluation of systolic ventricular function in a porcine model of DCD followed by cold storage

Best Paper Award in Education and Simulation in Anesthesia

Dr Zeev Friedman
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON

Failing to Fail Underperforming Residents - Do We Have a Problem?

Ian White Patient Safety Award

Dr Stefan Kojic
University Of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK 
Co-Author: Dr Fabio Magistris               

Airway cuff pressures: Prospective observational multicentre study with a Canada wide-survey

Neuroanesthesia Best Paper

Dr Nicholas Amyotte
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Motor evoked potentials under isoflurane anesthesia in rats are increased with buspirone and levodopa/carbidopa

Pediatric Best Paper

Dr Susan Goobie
Childrens Hospital Boston
Boston, MA

Comparison of the Efficacy & Pharmacokinetics of Two Tranexamic Acid Dosage Regimes for Craniosynostosis Surgery


Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Best Paper

Dr Maxim Roy
Universite de Montreal
Montreal, ON
Pec 1 block is associated with a significant motor block and no sensory changes: a volunteer randomized study




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