Publications and presentations

  • Articles

    2020

    E. Kaminski, D. Gupta, M. Zestos, M. Tukel, D. Mukhija: Successful Tracheal Extubation within Eleven
    Minutes in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit in Children after Adenotonsillectomy. medRxiv. 

    2019

    S. Rajan, D. Gupta, M. Zestos, B. Jwaida ,D. Mukhija, K. Suson, Y. Lakshmanan
    Pre-surgical Caudal Block and Incidence of Postoperative nausea and vomiting after pediatric orchiopexy. Middle East J Anaesthesiol.2019 FEB; 26(1): 19-26.

    2018

    M. Herbst, E. Kaminski, T. Swiatkowski: Alar Necrosis Due to Pilot Tube Erosion in a Nasotracheally
    Intubated Infant: A Case Report. Middle East J Anaesthesiol.2018 JUN; 25(2):189-91.

    2017

    S. Thomas, R. Sanghani, M. Zestos: A Case Report of slipping Rib Syndrome: An uncommon and Underdiagnosed cause of abdominal pain. Middle East J Anaesthesiol.2017 JUN; 24 (2):137- 39.

    A. Moussa, J. Sangha:  Undiagnosed Renal Artery Stenosis in a 19 month undergoing MRI.
    Middle East J Anaesthesiol.2017 JUN; 24 (2):141-42.

    M. Zestos, D. Gupta, M. Tukel: Intranasal Dexmedetomidine and Midazolam for sedation of pediatric patients undergoing auditory brainstem response: A retrospective audit. Middle East J Anaesthesiol.
    2017 JUN; 24 (2):131- 36.

    D.Choromanski, M.Zestos: Surface Warming- Just Benefits, No Risks? Middle East J
    Anaesthesiol.2017 JUN; 24 (3): 253-55.

    M. Zestos, B.Jwaida, D. Gupta, D. Mukhija and M. Tukel: “Ketofol” In 1:20 Dilution Provides Steady Sedation Phase for Pediatric Esophago-Gastro-Duodenoscopy. Middle East J Anaesthesiol.
    2017 OCT; 24(3):215-22.

    C. Smith, S. Bassi: Two Occurrences of Malignant hyperthermia in a pediatric patient following Adenotonsillectomy and subsequent control of tonsillar bleed. Middle East J Anaesthesiol.
    2017 JUN; 24(2):143-45.

    2016

    D. Choromanski, M. Zestos, S. Amin: Case report: "Sevoflurane as a cause of Torsade de Pointes in Patient with Long QT syndrome.
    Published in the Middle East Journal of Anesthesiology. Middle East J Anaesthesiol. 2016 Feb; 23(4): 471.

    J.Snell. “Are Surgical and Anesthesia Medical Missions in Low- and Middle-Income Countries Helping or Hurting? The Evolving Fields of Global Anesthesia and Global Surgery.” You’re Wrong, I’m Right: Dueling Authors Reexamine Classic Teachings in Anesthesia.
    C Scher (Ed.) Springer, Switzerland, 2016.

  • Presentations

    2020

    D. Choromanski, J. Dorenkamp: Successful nasal intubation using a combination of flexible Bronchoscopy and a video laryngoscopy in a pediatric burn patient with severe head and neck swelling.
    Presented at SPA 3/2020.

    J. Buch, C. Garcia: Profound Anemia in an Asymptomatic Toddler Discovered During Elective Anorectoplasty. Presented at SPA 2020.
    M. Zestos, E. AlHalabi: Anesthetic Care for extremely and very premature neonates undergoing percutaneous ductal closure in the cardiac catheterization suite: Our experience with 10 cases.
    Presented at SPA 2020.

    2019

    D. Aird, D.Choromanski: Case Report on Adverse Side Effects of Neurontin (agitation/hallucination).
    Presented at MARC 2019 meeting.

    J.Kumar :Battlefield Acupuncture in multimodal perioperative anesthesia care.
    Presented at ASA 2018 & ASRA meeting 2019.

    J. Kumar, S.Rajan: Serial facial and occipital blocks in the treatment of refractory neuropathic type Pain in the Pediatric patient: a case report.
    Presented at SPA & SPPM meeting (3/2019).

    D. Choromanski, S.Patel : The difficult Airway Algorithm:Early Use of the Intubating Bougie.
    Presented at ASA 2019 meeting (10/2019).

    2018

    A. Chutei, M, Zestos: Anesthetic Considerations in A Child with Malignant Thymoma Invading The Superior Vena Cava. Presented at the SPA/AAP pediatric anesthesiology 2018 meeting.

    D. McKeon, M. Herbst, E. Kaminski, C. Smith: Air and CSF: Two Uncommon Causes of Abdominal Compartment Syndrome in Children.
    Presented at the SPA/AAP pediatric anesthesiology 2018 meeting

    A. Helmhodt, E. Kaminski, C. Smith: Pediatric “Stroke” due to Left Ventricular Myxoma.
    Presented at the SPA/AAP pediatric anesthesiology 2018 meeting.

    2017

    D. Wolma, E. Kaminski, M. Tukel, and M. Zestos: Tracheal extubation performed in the Post-Anesthesia Care Unit after adenotonsillectomy safely decreases anesthesia time and improves OR Efficiency.
    Presented at the SPA/AAP pediatric anesthesiology 2017 meeting.

    J. Rapaport, E. Kaminski: Factor XII deficiency discovered during cardiac catherization. Presented at the SPA/AAP pediatric anesthesiology 2017 meeting.

    M. Herbst, E. Kaminski, T. Swiatkowski: Alar Necrosis due to pilot tube erosion in a nasotracheally Intubated infant: A case report.
    Presented at the SPA/AAP pediatric anesthesiology 2017 meeting.

    2016

    R.Sanghani, S. Thomas: A Case Report of Slipping Rib Syndrome: An Uncommon and Underdiagnosed Cause of Abdominal Pain.
    Presented at the SPA/AAP pediatric Anesthesiology 2016 meeting.

    A.Moussa, J. Sangha: Undiagnosed Renal artery stenosis in a 19-month-old Undergoing MRI.
    Presented at the SPA/AAP pediatric anesthesiology 2016 meeting.

  • QI Projects

    2020

    S.Thomas, C. Garcia Closing the Electronic Gap: Technologic Improvements for Pain Consultation in Pediatric Patients.  Virtual presentation, SEMCME QI Summit: 5/2020

    M. Zestos, E. AlHalabi: Anesthesia care in patients undergoing PDA closure in cardiac catheterization. Virtual presentation, SEMCME QI Summit: 5/2020.

    L. Stricker.  Children’s Hospital of Michigan Fellow’s Manual.

    2019

    D. Aird, E. Kaminski: Graduate Survey Follow up tool.

    A. Letayf, L. Stricker:  Trauma Cart and Emergency Blood Product Guidelines in the Operating Room, QI project. Presented at MSA meeting (3/2019). Presented at SPA (3/2019) & QuESST Meeting (4/2019).

    J. Kumar, S. Thomas: Improving Patient Handoff and Transitions in Care at Children's Hospital of Michigan for Pediatric Pain Management Patients. Presented at QuESST meeting (4/2019).

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