Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care
SNACC 44TH Annual Meeting
October 20 - November 30, 2016
Chicago, IL USA
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
3:30 – 4:30 PMExecutive Committee Meeting
Location: Illinois
5:00 – 7:00 PMBoard of Directors Meeting
Location: Illinois
Thursday, October 20, 2016
8:00 – 11:00 AMBoard of Directors Meeting
Location: Illinois
10:00 – 5:00 PMRegistration
Location: Spanish Court
ENLS Workshop
Description:
1) Describe evidence-based and protocolized management of patients with acute and critical neurologic injuries.

2) Complete and pass the ENLS certification examination.

Location: St. Clair
12:00 – 12:10 PMIntroduction to ENLS Workshop
Ines P. Koerner, MD, PhD
12:10 – 12:40 PMAcute Ischemic Stroke
Ines P. Koerner, MD, PhD
12:40 – 1:10 PMIntracerebral Hemorrhage
Abhijit V. Lele, MBBS, MD, MS
1:10 – 1:40 PMSubarachnoid Hemorrhage
Michael L. James, MD
1:40 – 1:50 PMBreak
1:50 – 2:20 PMTraumatic Brain Injury
Ines P. Koerner, MD, PhD
2:20 – 2:50 PMTraumatic Spine Injury
Michael L. James, MD
2:50 – 3:20 PMICP
Abhijit V. Lele, MBBS, MD, MS
3:20 – 3:30 PMBreak
3:30 – 3:50 PMStatus Epilepticus
Abhijit V. Lele, MBBS, MD, MS
3:50 – 4:10 PMSpinal Cord Compression
Michael L. James, MD
4:10 – 4:30 PMComa
Abhijit V. Lele, MBBS, MD, MS
4:30 – 4:50 PMMeningitis & Encephalitis
Ines P. Koerner, MD, PhD
4:50 – 5:00 PMQuestions and Answers
Basic Science Symposium - Neuroinflammation Following Traumatic Brain Injury
Moderator: Kristin R. Engelhard, MD, PhD
Description:
1) Describe the role that inflammation plays to exacerbate brain injury in patients with traumatic brain injury.

2) Explain how neuroinflammation can be attenuated pharmacologically.

Location: Ohio
1:00 – 1:30 PMConsequences of Inflammations Following TBI
Dorian McGavern, PhD
1:30 – 2:00 PMDo Corticosteroids Have a Role in TBI?
Serge Thal, MD
2:00 – 2:30 PMNonsteroidal Therapeutic Targets in TBI
Alan Faden, MD
2:30 – 3:00 PMQuestions and Answers
SNACC Hands-On Airway Workshop
Moderator: Lauren C. Berkow, MD
Rafi Avitsian, MD
Description:
1) Discuss the considerations in airway management specific to neurosurgical patients.

2) Review methods of airway management in patients with concerned cervical spine.

3) Develop strategies to manage elective and emergent airway scenarios in the neurosurgical patient.

4) Become familiar with a variety of airway devices to facilitate airway management in neurosurgical patients.

Location: Toledo
1:00 – 2:50 PMSNACC Hands-On Airway Workshop - Session 1
Rafi Avitsian, MD; Lauren C. Berkow, MD; Anna Clebone Ruskin, MD; Kavan T. Clifford, MD, PhD; Oana V. Maties, MD; Laurel E. Moore, MD; Lauryn R. Rochlen, MD; Kathryn Rosenblatt, MD; Keith J. Ruskin, MD; Samuel Schechtman, MD; Vijay Tarnal, MD, FRCA; Andrew Zura, MD
2:50 – 3:00 PMQuestions and Answers
3:00 – 4:50 PMSNACC Hands-On Airway Workshop - Session 2
Rafi Avitsian, MD; Lauren C. Berkow, MD; Anna Clebone Ruskin, MD; Kavan T. Clifford, MD, PhD; Oana V. Maties, MD; Laurel E. Moore, MD; Lauryn R. Rochlen, MD; Kathryn Rosenblatt, MD; Keith J. Ruskin, MD; Samuel Schechtman, MD; Vijay Tarnal, MD, FRCA; Andrew Zura, MD
4:50 – 5:00 PMQuestions and Answers
Clinical Science Symposium - Update on Traumatic Brain Injury
Moderator: Jeffrey J. Pasternak, MD
Description:
1) Explain the epidemiology and pathophysiology of sports-related head injury.

2) Utilized evidence-based strategies in the care of patients with traumatic brain injury.

Location: Ohio
3:00 – 3:30 PMSports Related TBI
Julian E. Bailes, MD
3:30 – 4:00 PMIntraoperative Strategies That Can Improve Outcome
Deepak Sharma, MBBS, MD, DM
4:00 – 4:30 PMBeyond the Bolt - The Role of Multimodal Monitoring in TBI
Martin Smith, MBBS, FRCA, FFICM
4:30 – 5:00 PMQuestions and Answers
Career Development Workshop - How to Craft a Successful Grant Proposal
Moderators: William M. Armstead, PhD; Chanannait Paisansathan, MD
Description:
1) Develop a formal technique to critically assess specific aims for research proposals.

2) Discuss techniques to enhance research grant proposals.


Location: Illinois
3:00 – 3:45 PMNIH Funding Opportunities and Challenges
Patrick S. F. Bellgowan, PhD
3:45 – 4:00 PMQuestions and Answers
4:00 – 5:00 PMInteractive Panel with Discussion
William M. Armstead, PhD; Patrick S. F. Bellgowan, PhD; Michael M. Todd, MD; Monica S. Vavilala, MD
Dinner Symposium: Current Developments in Seizure and Surgery for Seizure
Moderator: Rafi Avitsian, MD
Location: Camelot (3rd Floor)
5:00 – 6:00 PMReception (Cash Bar)
Location: King Arthur Court
6:00 – 6:10 PMWelcome
W. Andrew Kofke, MD, MBA, FCCM
6:10 – 6:15 PMIntroduction
6:15 – 6:45 PMBasic Science of Epilepsy
Detlev Boison, PhD
6:45 – 7:15 PMInnovative Surgical Methods for Seizure Control
Jorge Gonzalez-Martinez, MD, PhD
7:15 – 8:00 PMDinner Break
8:00 – 8:30 PMAnesthetic Management and Monitoring in Seizure Surgery
Karen B. Domino, MD, MPH
8:30 – 8:45 PMQuestions and Answers
Friday, October 21, 2016
6:30 – 5:00 PMRegistration
Location: Spanish Court
7:00 – 7:55 AMContinental Breakfast with Exhibits, Various Committee Meetings
Location: Camelot (3rd Floor)
7:00 – 8:00 AMBreakfast with Exhibitors
Location: Camelot Room
7:00 – 8:00 AMCommittee Meetings
Location: Toledo Room
7:55 – 8:00 AMWelcome
W. Andrew Kofke, MD, MBA, FCCM
Location: Renaissance Ballroom
Maurice Albin Keynote Lecture
Moderator: Martin Smith, MBBS, FRCA, FFICM
Description:
1) Describe the scientific basis for near-infrared spectroscopy and other optic-based brain monitoring technologies.

2) Explain how changes in brain function can be detected and measured using optical-based techniques.

3) Use optical-based brain monitoring technologies in patients with brain injury or dysfunction to improve outcome.

Location: Renaissance Ballroom
8:00 – 8:45 AMNovel Applications For Optical-Based Brain Monitoring Technologies
Clare E. Elwell, PhD
Location: Renaissance Ballroom
8:45 – 9:00 AMQuestions and Answers
Mini Symposium 1 - Anesthetic Neurotoxicity in Kids - Update on the Evidence
Moderator: Sulpicio G. Soriano, MD
Description:
1) Describe recent advances in the understanding of a possible relationship between anesthetic exposure and the risk for cognitive and behavioral disorders in children.

2) Apply the findings from recent human studies on anesthetic neurotoxicity in children to clinical practice.

3) Better explain the risks of anesthetic neurotoxicity to patients and their families.

Location: Renaissance Ballroom
9:00 – 9:25 AMReview of Preclinical Data
Ansgar Brambrink, MD, PhD
9:25 – 9:40 AMPANDA
Lena S. Sun, MD
9:40 – 9:55 AMGAS
Andrew Davidson, MD, MBBS
9:55 – 10:15 AMFuture Data and Future Directions
David O. Warner, MD
10:15 – 10:30 AMQuestions and Answers
10:30 – 11:00 AMCoffee Break with Exhibits
Location: Camelot (3rd floor)
11:00 – 12:15 PMPoster Session 1
Location: St. Clair/Ohio/Michigan/Illinois
12:15 – 1:45 PMBusiness Lunch and Award Presentations, Resident Research Awards, SNACC Award for Best Abstract (IARS), John D. Michenfelder Award and William L. Young Neuroscience Research Award
Location: Renaissance Ballroom
Special Lunch Session - Neuroanesthesiology Topics Review
Chanannait Paisansathan, MD; Jeffrey J. Pasternak, MD
Description:
1) Develop an better understanding of basic and clinical neuroscience as it pertains to the perioperative care of patients with neurologic diseases.

Location: King Arthur Court
12:15 – 1:15 PMPanel
Description:
This session will utilize anonymous electronic audience participation devices to review basic concepts in perioperative neuroscience, clinical neuroanesthesia, and neurocritical care that might appear on in-training examinations and either written or oral board examinations.
1:45 – 3:00 PMPoster Session 2
Location: St. Clair/Ohio/Michigan/Illinois
Mini Symposium 2 - Novel Developments in Neuropharmacology
Moderator: Dhanesh K. Gupta, MD
Description:
1) Describe the role of maternal magneium adminitration as a fetal neuroprotectant.

2) Explain the clinical pharmacology of ester derivatives of ketamine.

3) Characterize the role of methylphenidate to reverse the state of general anesthesia.

Location: Renaissance Ballroom
3:00 – 3:25 PMMagnesium for Perinatal Neuroprotection
Arvind Palanisamy, MBBS, MD
3:25 – 3:50 PMKetamine Esters: The Tiger is Tamed
James W. Sleigh, MD
3:50 – 4:15 PMGeneral Anesthesia Reversal with Methylphenidate
Ken Solt, MD
4:15 – 4:30 PMQuestions and Answers
4:30 – 5:00 PMCoffee Break with Exhibits
Location: Camelot (3rd Floor)
Plenary Session: Clinical Curveballs in Neuroanesthesia
Moderator: Steven Robicsek, MD, PhD
Description:
1) Describe controversial management points in the anesthetic management of specific neurosurgical cases.

2) Explain practice options at challenging or controversial decision points during anesthesia for specific neurosurgical cases.

3) Develop and execute a plan of management for anesthesia for specific neurosurgical cases.

Location: Renaissance Ballroom
5:00 – 5:25 PMSubarachnoid Hemorrhage and Vasospasm
Ines P. Koerner, MD, PhD
5:25 – 5:50 PMMajor Spine Surgery
Robert W. Gould, MD
5:50 – 6:00 PMClosing Remarks
W. Andrew Kofke, MD, MBA, FCCM
6:00 – 7:00 PMWine and Cheese Reception with Exhibits, Special Interest Group (SIG) Meetings
Location: Camelot (3rd Floor)