SOURCE: North American Partners in Anesthesia

North American Partners in Anesthesia

October 07, 2014 12:30 ET

Four Leading NAPA Anesthesiologists Selected to Present at Annual ASA ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2014 Conference in New Orleans

MELVILLE, NY--(Marketwired - October 07, 2014) - North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) announced today that four of its clinical leaders will be featured speakers at the American Society of Anesthesiologist's (ASA) ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2014 Conference to be held October 11-15, 2014 in New Orleans, LA . NAPA will also support the event as an exhibitor at booth #536.

For more than 60 years, the ASA annual meeting has been the most comprehensive anesthesia-related educational event in the world, bringing together top influential and notable professionals in anesthesiology, pain medicine and critical care medicine. This year's attendees will learn the newest techniques, obtain critical information to better serve their patients and grow their practices.

"NAPA is dedicated to participating in research and developing innovations that meaningfully shape the way we practice medicine," said Frank Overdyk, MSEE, MD, Executive Director for Research and Innovation for NAPA. "It is very exciting for our organization to share our passion, commitment and study findings at the premier anesthesiology educational event in the world."

Presentations will include:

Opioid and Sedative Use Increases the Risk of In-Hospital Cardiopulmonary Arrest
Sunday, October 12, Room 224; 10AM
Dr. Frank Overdyk, will present in an oral presentation that discusses the increased risk of in-hospital cardioplumonary arrest for patients receiving opioids for pain control.

In-Hospital Cardiopulmonary Arrest: Demographics, Comorbidities, Opioids, and Economic Cost
Tuesday, October 14, Room 243; 8AM
Dr. David Palilla, attending anesthesiologist, will describe in a poster presentation the adjusted risk for cardiopulmonary arrest in patients with different disease conditions, and their financial impact in terms of cost of care.

Somatosensory Deficits from Steep Trendelenburg Positioning During Gynecologic Robotic Surgery
Wednesday, October 15, Room 245; 10AM
Dr. David Glatt, attending anesthesiologist, will describe in a poster presentation neurologic deficits recorded by somatosensory evoked potentials during gynecologic, robotic surgery in patients placed in steep Trendelburg position.

Anesthetic Management of Binder Syndrome
Sunday, October 12, Monitor 07; 1:50PM 
Dr. Stephen Winikoff, Anesthesia Chairman, St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, will discuss in a poster presentation, the anesthetic management of a patient with Binder Syndrome 

Does failure to Aspirate CSF during Spinal for Cesarean Section Predict Block Failure
Tuesday, October 14-10:30-11AM
Dr. Stephen Winikoff will discuss his findings in a poster presentation. 

Anesthetic Management of a Child with Epidermolysis Bullosa
Sunday, October 12, 1PM 
Dr. Stephen Winikoff will discuss management of a child with EB with Dr. Maise Tsang, pediatric anesthesia fellow at The Hospital for Sick Children located in Toronto, Canada. 

For more information on ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2014, visit ASA's website at

About North American Partners in Anesthesia
Founded in 1986, North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) is the leading single specialty anesthesia management company in the United States. NAPA is comprised of the most respected clinical staff, providing thousands of patients with superior and attentive care. The company is known for partnering with hospitals and other health care facilities across the nation to provide anesthesia services and perioperative leadership that maximize operating room performance, enhance revenue, and demonstrate consistent patient and surgeon satisfaction ratings. For more information, please visit

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