Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Podium Presentations
Upon completion, participants will be able to clearly define hypoplastic aortoiliac syndrome or small aorta syndrome, identify patients most at risk for this syndrome, and the symptomology associated with this disease process.
Upon completion, participants will be able to effectively work-up a patient suspected of having hypoplastic aortoiliac syndrome, with respect to ordering the appropriate imaging modality.
Upon completion, participant will be able to assess the prevalence of osteopathic cardiothoracic surgery faculty members among cardiothoracic surgery faculty across the nation.
Upon completion, participant will be able to investigate the advancement of osteopathic cardiothoracic surgery faculty members to higher academic ranking and leadership positions within the field.
Describe the presentation and management of a ruptured abdominal aneurysm in the pediatric patient.
Describe the differential diagnosis of potential etiologies of pediatric abdominal aortic aneurysm.
Upon completion, participants will be able to recognize confounding symptoms which may represent esophageal rupture in a chronically ill alcoholic.
Upon completion, participants will be able to identify distinct differences in symptoms and pathology when an outlier (COVID-19) clouds the diagnosis.
Describe the presentation and diagnostic workup for an esophageal duplication cyst.
Recognize typical radiographic and endoscopic findings.