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AmSECT Accepted Abstracts

Abstract Sessions: Saturday, March 9, 2019

Room 1 (Governor's Ballroom AE) 

  • 8:00-8:12 - The Effect of Standardizing Autologous Prime Techniques in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery with Cardiopulmonary Bypass - Al Stammers, MSA CCP
  • 8:12-8:24 - Impact of Myocardial Protection by Single Dose Cardioplegic Techniques on Microvascular Integrity (Endothelial Glycocalyx) in Combined Aortic Valve Surgery - Serdar Gunaydin, MD PhD
  • 8:24-8:36 - Comparison of Blood Conservation Techniques following Cardiac surgery - Erick D. McNair, MSc, PhD, CCP
  • 8:36-8:48 - The Evolution of Patient Blood Management Programs in Cardiac Surgery: What is the Ultimate Frontier? -  Serdar Gunaydin, MD PhD
  • 8:48-9:00 - Protamine Test Dose: Impact on ACTs and Circuit Integrity - Cyril Serrick, MSc, CPC, CCP
  • 9:00-9:12 - Does Standardizing Extracorporeal Circuit Design for Cardiopulmonary Bypass Affect Outcomes: Results from a National Perfusion Registry - Al Stammers, MSA CCP
  • 9:12-9:24 - Identifying Occupational Hazards in Clinical Perfusion Practice –A Mixed Methods Study - Joseph J. Sistino, PhD, CCP, FPP
  • 9:24-9:36 - Reducing the Impact of Perfusion Medical Waste on the Environment - Matthew J. Zimmerman

Room 2 (Presidential Chamber B) 

  • 8:00-8:12 - Institutionalizing Characteristics of High Reliability Organizations through a Perfusion Information Management System - Theron A. Paugh, BS CCP
  • 8:12-8:24 - Perfusion Information Management – Early Results from a Novel Platform - Harish Lecamwasam
  • 8:24-8:36 - The Use of High Fidelity Simulation is Pivotal to Creating a Simple and Effective ECMO Training Program - Benjamin J. Swanson, MPS CCP
  • 8:36-8:48 - Impact of Pre-bypass Autologous Blood Collection on Blood Transfusion Rates - Amanda Deyo Crosby
  • 8:48-9:00 - European Consensus Report on the Conduct of Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Adults: An Interdisciplinary Effort - Luc Puis, ECCP
  • 9:00-9:12 - The Golden Ratio 1.6 of Fibonacci, An Innovative Design and Management of the Extra-Corporeal Circulation - Ignazio Condello
  • 9:24-9:36 - Epic Utilization (Past, Present and Future) - Joseph Sleep, CCP
  • 9:24-9:36 - Microfluidic Point-of-care Ecarin Based Clotting and Chromogenic Assays for Monitoring Direct Thrombin Inhibitors - Trinny Tat

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