SCHEDULES

  • SCHEDULE OVERVIEW

    **2017 SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE** 

    posted: 4/27/2017 

    DATE

    EVENT

    START TIME

    END TIME

    LOCATION

    Tuesday, June 27

    ACCME Call Meeting

    1:00 PM

    3:00 PM

    Banyon 1-2

    Tuesday, June 27

    UHMS Board of Directors Meeting (Private Meeting)

    4:00 PM

    11:00 PM

    Banyon 1-2

    Wednesday, June 28

    Pre-Course: How to Prepare for Accreditation

    8:00 AM

    4:30 PM

    Royal Palm 1

    Wednesday, June 28

    Pre-Course: Hyperbaric Oxygen Safety: Clinical and Technical Issues

    8:00 AM

    5:30 PM

    Royal Palm 2

    Wednesday, June 28

    Pre-Course: Management of DCI in the Field and Development of Best Practice Guidelines

    8:30 AM

    5:35 PM

    Royal Palm 3

    Wednesday, June 28

    MOC Committee Meeting

    10:00 AM

    11:00 AM

    Acacia 2

    Wednesday, June 28

    ABPM Exam

    1:00 PM

    4:00 PM

    Acacia 2

    Wednesday, June 28

    CHT/CHRN Study Hall

    1:00 PM

    3:00 PM

    Mangrove 1

    Wednesday, June 28

    CHT/CHRN Exam

    3:30 PM

    5:30 PM

    Mangrove 1

    Wednesday, June 28

    Editorial Board Meeting

    3:00 PM

    5:00 PM

    Acacia 5

    Wednesday, June 28

    HBO Therapy Committee Meeting

    4:45 PM

    7:45 PM

    Acacia 2

    Wednesday, June 28

    Associate's Council Meeting

    5:30 PM

    7:30 PM

    Mangrove 1

    Wednesday, June 28

    WELCOME RECEPTION

    6:00 PM

    8:00 PM

    Mangrove Poolside

    Thursday, June 29

    CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST / EXHIBITS

    7:00 AM

    8:00 AM

    Orchid Ballroom

    Thursday, June 29

    Safety Committee Meeting

    7:00 AM

    8:00 AM

    Acacia 5

    Thursday, June 29

    President's Address: Enoch Huang, MD

    8:00 AM

    8:30 AM

    Royal Palm 4-8

    Thursday, June 29

    Non-Physician Breakout

    8:30 AM

    12:00 PM

    Royal Palm 1-3

    Thursday, June 29

    Plenary Session: “The History of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (1967-2017)”   Richard Moon, MD & Peter Bennett, PhD

    8:30 AM

    9:30 PM

    Royal Palm 4-8

    Thursday, June 29

    BREAK / EXHIBITS

    9:30 AM

    10:00 AM

    Orchid Ballroom

    Thursday, June 29

    Accreditation Council Meeting

    10:00 AM

    12:00 PM

    Acacia 5

    Thursday, June 29

    Session A: Diving / Decompression Illness: Theory & Mechanisms

    10:00 AM

    11:15 AM

    Royal Palm 4-8

    Thursday, June 29

    Poster Session 1

    11:15 AM

    11:37 AM

    Royal Palm Foyer

    Thursday, June 29

    Poster Session 2

    11:37 AM

    12:00 PM

    Royal Palm Foyer

    Thursday, June 29

    ACEP UHM Section Meeting

    11:00 AM

    12:00 PM

    Mangrove 1

    Thursday, June 29

    LUNCH

    12:00 PM

    1:00 PM

    Vista Ballroom

    Thursday, June 29

    Associate's Luncheon (sign up required - limited to 50)

    12:00 PM

    1:00 PM

    Acacia 1-2

    Thursday, June 29

    GME Committee Meeting

    12:00 PM

    1:15 PM

    Mangrove 1

    Thursday, June 29

    Lambertsen Keynote: “Arterial Gas Embolism” Tom Neuman, MD

    1:00 PM

    2:00 PM

    Royal Palm 4-8

    Thursday, June 29

    Specialty ED & QUARC Team Meeting (Marc Robins)

    1:00 PM

    3:00 PM

    Acacia 5

    Thursday, June 29

    Management of DCI Pre-course Proceedings meeting (Mitchell)

    2:00 PM

    5:45 PM

    Mangrove 1

    Thursday, June 29

    Non-Physician Breakout

    2:00 PM

    5:30 PM

    Royal Palm 1-3

    Thursday, June 29

    Session B: HBO2 Therapy Mechanisms

    2:00 PM

    3:15 PM

    Royal Palm 4-8

    Thursday, June 29

    BREAK / EXHIBITS

    3:15 PM

    3:45 PM

    Orchid Ballroom

    Thursday, June 29

    Poster Session 3

    3:45 PM

    4:07 PM

    Royal Palm Foyer

    Thursday, June 29

    Poster Session 4

    4:07 PM

    4:30 PM

    Royal Palm Foyer

    Thursday, June 29

    Education Committee Meeting

    3:00 PM

    5:00 PM

    Acacia 5

    Thursday, June 29

    Plenary Session: “HBO2 for mild traumatic brain injury” Lindell Weaver, MD

    4:30 PM

    5:30 PM

    Royal Palm 4-8

    Thursday, June 29

    BNA Board Meeting

    6:30 PM

     

    Mangrove 1

    Thursday, June 29

    PAST PRESIDENT'S DINNER

    7:00 PM

    9:00 PM

    Vista Ballroom

    Friday, June 30

    CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST / EXHIBITS

    7:00 AM

    8:00 AM

    Orchid Ballroom

    Friday, June 30

    NBDHMT Breakfast

    7:00 AM

    8:00 AM

    Acacia 5

    Friday, June 30

    NBDHMT Board Meeting

    8:00 AM

    12:00 PM

    Acacia 2

    Friday, June 30

    Management of DCI Pre-course Proceedings meeting (Mitchell)

    8:00 AM

    11:30 AM

    Mangrove 1

    Friday, June 30

    Executive Director's Address

    8:00 AM

    8:30 AM

    Royal Palm 4-8

    Friday, June 30

    Plenary Session: “An update on the UHMS Clinical Practice Guidelines"   John Feldmeier, DO & Jaleh Mansouri, MD

    8:30 AM

    9:30 AM

    Royal Palm 4-8

    Friday, June 30

    BREAK / EXHIBITS

    9:30 AM

    10:00 AM

    Orchid Ballroom

    Friday, June 30

    Session C: Clinical HBO2 Therapy

    10:00 AM

    11:15 AM

    Royal Palm 4-8

    Friday, June 30

    Poster Session 5

    11:15 AM

    11:37 AM

    Royal Palm Foyer

    Friday, June 30

    Poster Session 6

    11:37 AM

    12:00 PM

    Royal Palm Foyer

    Friday, June 30

    Registry Meeting (Buckey)

    11:30 AM

    12:30 PM

    Mangrove 1

    Friday, June 30

    LUNCH

    12:00 PM

    1:00 PM

    Vista Ballroom

    Friday, June 30

    Kindwall Keynote: “Beams and Bars: Radiation Oncology and Hyperbaric Medicine, An Inseparable Story, Past, Present and Future” John Feldmeier, DO

    1:00 PM

    2:00 PM

    Royal Palm 4-8

    Friday, June 30

    Surveyor Refresher Training Course (contact Tom Workman)

    1:00 PM

    3:00 PM

    Acacia 2

    Friday, June 30

    Safety Subcommittee Work Group (LeGros/Alleman)

    1:00 PM

    5:00 PM

    Acacia 5

    Friday, June 30

    QUARC Committee Meeting

    2:00 PM

    3:30 PM

    Mangrove 1

    Friday, June 30

    Session D: Diving and Decompression Illness

    2:00 PM

    3:15 PM

    Royal Palm 4-8

    Friday, June 30

    BREAK / EXHIBITS

    3:15 PM

    3:45 PM

    Orchid Ballroom

    Friday, June 30

    Poster Session 7

    3:35 PM

    4:07 PM

    Royal Palm Foyer

    Friday, June 30

    Poster Session 8

    4:07 PM

    4:30 PM

    Royal Palm Foyer

    Friday, June 30

    BNA General Meeting

    3:00 PM

    4:00 PM

    Acacia 2

    Friday, June 30

    Publication Committee Meeting

    3:30 PM

    4:30 PM

    Mangrove 1

    Friday, June 30

    Plenary Session: “Emergency and Critical Care Hyperbaric Medicine: A Lost Art”   Ian Grover, MD & Peter Witucki, MD

    4:30 PM

    5:30 PM

    Royal Palm 4-8

    Friday, June 30

    Specialty Council Meeting (Claus) PRIVATE Meeting

    5:00 PM

    7:00 PM

    Mangrove 1

    Friday, June 30

    UHMS Business Meeting

    5:30 PM

    6:00 PM

    Royal Palm 4-8

    Friday, June 30

    Exhibitor Wine & Cheese Reception

    6:00 PM

    7:00 PM

    Orchid Ballroom

    Friday, June 30

    Visit Old Naples - Shuttle Service to/from hotel

    7:00 PM

    11:00 PM

    Hotel Lobby

    Saturday, July 1

    CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST / EXHIBITS

    7:00 AM

    8:00 AM

    Orchid Ballroom

    Saturday, July 1

    Plenary Session: “International Perspectives on Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy” Gerardo Bosco, MD, Mahito Kawashima, MD & Folke Lind, MD

    8:00 AM

    9:30 AM

    Royal Palm 4-8

    Saturday, July 1

    BREAK / EXHIBITS

    9:30 AM

    10:00 AM

    Orchid Ballroom

    Saturday, July 1

    Session E: HBO2 Therapy, Chambers, and Equipment

    10:00 AM

    11:15 AM

    Royal Palm 4-8

    Saturday, July 1

    Poster Session 9

    11:15 AM

    11:37 AM

    Royal Palm Foyer

    Saturday, July 1

    Poster Session 10

    11:37 AM

    12:00 PM

    Royal Palm Foyer

    Saturday, July 1

    LUNCH

    12:00 PM

    1:00 PM

    Vista Ballroom

    Saturday, July 1

    Chapter President's Committee Meeting

    1:00 PM

    2:00 PM

    Acacia 2

    Saturday, July 1

    “New Pearls of Wisdom in the Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine Literature”

    1:00 PM

    2:00 PM

    Royal Palm 4-8

    Saturday, July 1

    Membership Committee Meeting

    2:00 PM

    3:00 PM

    Acacia 2

    Saturday, July 1

    ACHM Board Meeting

    3:00 PM

    5:00 PM

    Acacia 5

    Saturday, July 1

    Session F: Clinical and Diving Related HBO2 Therapy

    2:00 PM

    3:15 PM

    Royal Palm 4-8

    Saturday, July 1

    BREAK / EXHIBITS

    3:15 PM

    3:45 PM

    Orchid Ballroom

    Saturday, July 1

    Poster Session 11

    3:45 PM

    4:07 PM

    Royal Palm Foyer

    Saturday, July 1

    Poster Session 12

    4:07 PM

    4:30 PM

    Royal Palm Foyer

    Saturday, July 1

    Plenary Session: "A Futurist’s Guide to Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine: Where will we be in another 50 years?" Simon Mitchell, MD & Stephen Thom, MD

    4:30 PM

    5:30 PM

    Royal Palm 4-8

    Saturday, July 1

    Awards Banquet (separate fee)

    7:00 PM

    10:00 PM

    Royal Palm 4-8

    Saturday, July 1

    After Party (separate fee)

    10:00 PM

    1:00 PM

    Vista Ballroom

    Sunday, July 2

    Surveyor Training

    8:00 AM

    5:00 PM

    Acacia 1-3

    Sunday, July 2

    Post-Course: The Reimbursement Rollercoaster-Provider & Faculty Update

    8:00 AM

    12:00 PM

    Acacia 4-6

     

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  • GENERAL SESSION SCHEDULE

    THURSDAY, JUNE 29 - SATURDAY, JULY 1
    Subject to change
    Posted 4/24/2017

     

    Thursday, June 29

    Thursday, June 29

    Friday, June 30

    Friday, June 30

    Saturday, July 1

    Saturday, July 1

     

    TIME

    General Session

    E-Posters

    General Session

    E-Posters

    General Session

    E-Posters

     

    Royal Palm 4-8

    Royal Palm Foyer

    Royal Palm 4-8

    Royal Palm Foyer

    Royal Palm 4-8

    Royal Palm Foyer

     

    7:00-8:00

    Continental Breakfast/Exhibits

    Continental Breakfast/Exhibits

    Continental Breakfast/Exhibits

    Continental Breakfast/Exhibits

    Continental Breakfast/Exhibits

    Continental Breakfast/Exhibits

     

    8:00-8:30

    President's Address: Enoch Huang, MD

    Executive Director's Address: John Peters

    Plenary Session: “International Perspectives on Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy” Gerardo Bosco, MD, Mahito Kawashima, MD & Folke Lind, MD

     

    8:30-9:30

    Plenary Session: “The History of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (1967-2017)”  Richard Moon, MD & Peter Bennett, PhD

    Plenary Session: “An update on the UHMS Clinical Practice Guidelines"  John Feldmeier, DO & Jaleh Mansouri, MD

     

    9:30-10:00

    Break/Exhibits

    Posters open to view at leisure

    Break/Exhibits

    Posters open to view at leisure

    Break/Exhibits

    Posters open to view at leisure

     

    10:00-11:15

    Session A: Diving / Decompression Illness: Theory & Mechanisms

    Session C: Clinical HBO2 Therapy

    Session E: HBO2 Therapy, Chambers, and Equipment

     

    11:15-11:37

    Poster Session 1

    Poster Session 5

    Poster Session 9

     

    11:37-12:00

    Poster Session 2

    Poster Session 6

    Poster Session 10

     

    12:00-1:00

    Lunch

    Posters open to view at leisure

    Lunch

    Posters open to view at leisure

    Lunch

    Posters open to view at leisure

     

    1:00-2:00

    Lambertsen Keynote: “Arterial Gas Embolism”  Tom Neuman, MD

    Kindwall Keynote: “Beams and Bars:  Radiation Oncology and Hyperbaric Medicine, An Inseparable Story, Past, Present and Future” John Feldmeier, DO

    “New Pearls of Wisdom in the Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine Literature”

     

    2:00-3:15

    Session B: HBO2 Therapy Mechanisms

    Session D: Diving and Decompression Illness

    Session F: Clinical and Diving Related HBO2 Therapy

     
     

    3:15-3:45

    Break/Exhibits

    Posters open to view at leisure

    Break/Exhibits

    Posters open to view at leisure

    Break/Exhibits

    Posters open to view at leisure

     

    3:45-4:07

    Poster Session 3

    Poster Session 7

    Poster Session 11

     

    4:07-4:30

    Poster Session 4

    Poster Session 8

    Poster Session 12

     

    4:30-5:30

    Plenary Session:  “HBO2 for mild traumatic brain injury” Lindell Weaver, MD

    Plenary Session: “Emergency and Critical Care Hyperbaric Medicine: A Lost Art”   Ian Grover, MD & Peter Witucki, MD

    Plenary Session: "A Futurist’s Guide to Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine: Where will we be in another 50 years?"  Simon Mitchell, MD & Stephen Thom, MD

     

    5:30-6:00

    UHMS Business Meeting

     

    6:00-7:00

    Exhibitor Wine & Cheese Reception

     

    7:00-9:00

    Past President's Dinner

    Awards Banquet

     

    9:00-10:00

     

    10:00-12:00

    After Party

     

     

     

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  • PRE-COURSE SCHEDULES

    PRE-COURSES: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28
    Subject to change
    posted: 2/2/2017

     

    Wednesday, June 28








    TIME

    Wednesday, June 28

    Wednesday, June 28






    TIME

    Pre-Course:
    How to Prepare for Accreditation

    Pre-Course:
    Hyperbaric Oxygen Safety: Clinical and Technical Issues




    TIME

    Pre-Course:
    Pre-hospital Management of Decompression Illness: Towards Development of Definitive Modern Guidelines

    8:00-8:15

    Welcome/Introductions 

    8:00-8:15

    Welcome/Introductions

    8:30-9:00

    Welcome/Introductions

    8:15-9:45

    Why Accredit Clinical Hyperbaric Facilities?

    8:15-9:15

    Thirty Years of Critical Care in the Monoplace Risk Assessment Through Interactive Case Discussion Panel  Discussion

    9:00-9:45

    Presentations of decompression illness and diagnostic pearls

    9:45-10:00

    Break

    9:15-10:15

    Risk Assessment Through Interactive Case Discussion Panel  Discussion  Break

    9:45-10:15


    Discussion: Q/A

    10:00-11:30

     Why Accredit Clinical Hyperbaric Facilities? Con’t

    10:15-10:30

     Break

    10:15-10:35

    Break

    11:30-12:00

    Hyperbaric Facility Accreditation Program Design (I)

    10:30-10:50

    Hyperbaric Adverse Events:
    2012-2015

    10:35-11:20

    First aid strategies for decompression illness and the evidence underpinning them

    12:00-1:00

    Lunch

    10:50-11:10

    Code Silver / Active Shooter

    11:20-11:50

    Discussion: Q/A

    1:00-1:45

    Hyperbaric Facility Accreditation Program Design (II)

    11:10-11:30

    The Importance of Completing Checklists to Ensure Safe Patient Care

    11:50-12:20

    Common pitfalls when divers present to hospitals or doctors without expertise in diving medicine

    1:45-2:30

    Physician Issues

    11:30-12:00

    Panel Q&A from the morning session

    12:20-12:35

    Discussion: Q/A

    2:30-2:45

    Break

    12:00-1:00

    Lunch

    12:35-1:30

    Lunch

    2:45-3:30

    Nursing Issues

    1:00-1:50

    Material selection for hyperbaric use – past and present: Part I

    1:30-2:15

    Remote triage of the possible decompression illness case by diving medicine experts 

    3:30-3:45

    Technical Issues

    1:50-2:45

    Material selection for hyperbaric use – past and present: Part II

    2:15-2:45

    Discussion: Q/A

    3:45-4:15

    Organizational Planning

    2:45-3:00

    Break

    2:45-3:15

    Transporting a diver with decompression illness and the effect of increasing delay to recompression on outcome

    4:15-4:30

    Discussion/Questions

    3:00-3:30

    Understanding static electricity

    3:15-3:35

    Break

    4:30

    Adjourn

    3:30-4:00

    Understanding flammability testing

    3:35-4:05

    Discussion: Q/A

    4:00-4:45

    Material selection: Putting new information into practice

    4:05-4:50

     The controversial issue of in water recompression

     

    4:45-5:15

    Panel Q & A from the afternoon session

    4:50-5:20

    Discussion: Q/A

    5:15-5:30

    Closing/Questions

    5:20-5:35

    Closing remarks 

    5:30-6:00

    5:30-6:00

    5:30-6:00

    6:00-8:00

    ASM Welcome Reception 

    6:00-8:00

    ASM Welcome Reception 

    6:00-8:00

    ASM Welcome Reception 

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  • POST-COURSE SCHEDULES

    Sunday, July 2
    Subject  to change
    Posted 4/3/2017


    Sunday, July 2

    Sunday, July 2




    TIME

    Post Course:
    The Reimbursement Rollercoaster: Provider &
    Facility Update




    TIME

    Surveyor Training
    (must contact Tom Workman)

    Acacia 4-6

    Acacia 1-3

    0800-0820

    Introduction with short version of MACRA, PQRS/MIPS transition 6 months in, Registry update

    8:00-10:30

    Training

    0820-0900

    The Future of Payment: ACO and PCMH – what they are, why we are being “nudged” to develop them, and are they the future Health Care models

    0900-0930

    Understanding MAC LCDs, regional monitoring and preparing for compliance

    0930-1015

    Risk Assessment for reimbursement, Scoring and necessary documentation

    1015-1030

    Break

    10:30-1045

    Break

    1030-1100

    Audits – how to prepare, prevent and/or respond - Pre-Authorization vs. Pre-payment Review

    10:45-12:00

    Training

    1100-1130

    Billing Compliance, Facility and Professional coding (modifiers, CCI edits, bundling & other management headaches.)

    1130-1200

    Panel Q&A from the morning session, Moderator: Marc Robins
    Wrap-up - Adjourn

    12:00-1:00

    Lunch

    12:00-1:00

    Lunch

     

    1:00-3:00

    Training

     

    3:00-3:15

    Break

     

    3:15-5:00

    Training

     

     

     

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  • NON-PHYSICIAN TRACK SCHEDULE

    THURSDAY, JUNE 29 
    Subject to change
    Posted 5/25/17

     

    Thursday, June 29

    TIME

     

    8:00-8:30

    President's Address
    (General Session Room: Palm 4-8)

    Enoch Huang, MD

    NON-Physician Track Kick Off

    8:30-8:40

    Welcome & Introductions

    Matt Schweyer, CHT

    8:40-9:00

    UHMS Associates Update

    Gus Gustavson, RN

    9:00-9:20

    BNA Update

    Annette Gwilliams, ACHRN

    9:20-9:30

    Q & A

    9:30-10:00

    Break/Exhibits

    Break/Exhibits

    10:00-10:20

    Calculating hyperbaric treatment pressure while at altitude.

    Philip Schell

    10:20-10:40

    Building a Hyperbaric Emergency Preparedness Program: Meeting the Needs of Employee Readiness and Certification

    Andrew Melnyczenko

    10:40-11:00

    Achievement Recognition Scholarship Abstract:
    One Puzzle Solved

    Nituna Phillips

    11:00-11:20

    Successful Treatment of a Patient with a Left Ventricular Assist Device with Hyperbaric Oxygen at 2.4 ATA

    Marc Pullis

    11:20-11:40

    Hyperbaric oxygen therapy and the deaf patient

    M. Ansley Evans

    11:40-12:00

    Complex Zygodactyly Release with Post-op Complications on a 32 year-old female

    TBD (Lise cannot attend, so her co-author, an associate, will present)

    12:00-1:00

    Lunch

    Lunch

    1:00-2:00

    Lambertsen Keynote: “Arterial Gas Embolism”
    (General Session Room: Palm 4-8)

    Tom Neuman, MD

    2:00-2:20

    Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Used to Manage Suspected Chemotherapy Induced Hemorrhagic Cystitis

    Cher Habana

    2:20-2:40

    Hyperbaric Oxygen for Chronic Anal Fissures: Case Report and Discussion

    Judy Ptak

    2:40-3:00

    Q & A

     

    3:00-3:30

    Break

    Break

    3:30-4:00

    Ask the Experts

    Matt Schweyer

     

     

     

     

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  • ABSTRACT SCHEDULE

    Subject to change
    Posted: 5/3/2017

    THURSDAY, JUNE 29 

    SESSION A: Diving / Decompression Illness: Theory & Mechanisms
    Oral Presentation: 10:00 – 11:12
    Poster Session 1: 11:15-11:37
    Poster Session 2: 11:37 – 12:00
     

    Oral Presentation:   
    10:00 - 10:12
    Poster Session 2:
    11:37 - 12:00

    A 1

    Carbon dioxide levels common in diving stimulate neutrophils to produce microparticles containing pro-inflammatory interleukin-1β
    Thom SR, Bhopale VM, Yang M

    Oral Presentation:   
    10:12 - 10:24
    Poster Session 2: 1
    1:37 - 12:00

    A 2

    Modeling HPNS: the molecular dynamics approach
    Bliznyuk A, Grossman Y, Moskovitz Y

    Oral Presentation:   
    10:24 - 10:36

    Poster Session 2:
    11:37 - 12:00

    A 3

    Hyperbaric oxygen inhibits interleukin-1β production and joint inflammation following provocative decompression
    Thom SR, Yu K, Bhopale VM, Yang M

    Oral Presentation:   
    10:36 - 10:48

    Poster Session 2:
    11:37 - 12:00

    A 4

    Fast, near optimal iso-risk ascent profile algorithm for air and enriched air dives
    Howle LE, Murphy FG, King AE

    Oral Presentation:   
    10:48 - 11:00

    Poster Session 2:
    11:37 - 12:00

    A 5

    Evidence of inheritable determinants of decompression sickness in rats
    Lautridou J, Buzzacott P, Belhomme M, Dugrenot E, Lafère P, Balestra C, Guerrero F.

    Oral Presentation:   
    11:00 - 11:12

    Poster Session 2:
    11:37 - 12:00

    A 6

    Probabilistic models for predicting the incidence and onset time of DCS after scoring marginal DCS cases as non-events
    Murphy FG, Swingler AJ, Gerth WA, Howle LE

    Poster Session 1:
    11:15 - 11:37

    A 7

    Decompression sickness onset time bimodality is not related to dive type or severity
    King AE, Murphy FG, Howle LE

    Poster Session 1:
    11:15 - 11:37

    A 8

    Decompression sickness manifestations in the uw sheep model after “drop-out” decompression from a 24-hour hyperbaric exposure at 33 and 45 fsw
    Sobakin AS, Lehner CE, Gendron-Fitzpatrick AP, Eldridge MW

    Poster Session 1:
    11:15 - 11:37

    A 9

    Effects of ketogenic diet in divers breathing enriched air nitrox
    Bosco G, Rizzato A, Quartesan S, Camporesi E, Mangar D, Paganini M, Cenci L, Malacrida S, Mrakic-Sposta S, Moretti S, Paoli A

    Poster Session 1:
    11:15 - 11:37

    A 10

    Helicopter vibration measurements and simulator development
    Grabau P, Blake DF, Brown LH, Huppatz G, Cooksley D, Aitken P


    SESSION B:
    HBO2 Therapy Mechanisms

    Oral Presentation: 2:00 – 3:15
    Poster Session 3: 3:45 – 4:07
    Poster Session 4: 4:07 – 4:30

    Oral Presentation:   
    2:00 - 2:12

    Poster Session 3:
    3:45 - 4:07

    B 1

    Hyperbaric and high-oxygen environments reduce circulating inflammatory cells, convert infiltrated macrophage phenotype, and activate satellites cell following skeletal muscle contusion in rats
    Oyaizu T, Enomoto M, Horie M, Yagishita K

    Oral Presentation:   
    2:12 - 2:24

    Poster Session 3:
    3:45 - 4:07

    B 2

    Hyperbaric oxygen activates mitochondrial biogenesis in skeletal muscle
    Alvarez Villela M, Dunworth SA, Kraft BD, Harlan N, Natoli, MJ, Parker CK, Schinazi EA, Piantadosi CA, Moon RE

    Oral Presentation:   
    2:24 - 2:36

    Poster Session 3:
    3:45 - 4:07

    B 3

    Hyperbaric oxygen treatment reduces mortality and suppresses acute hepatic inflammation in a model of septic peritonitis
    Halbach JL, Hawisher D, Wang A, Cauvi DM, Rosales J, Reyes T, Bickler S,
    De Maio, A and Perdrizet GA

    Oral Presentation:   
    2:36 - 2:48

    Poster Session 3:
    3:45 - 4:07

    B 4

    The effects of HBO2 after long-duration and moderate-intensity exercise on fatigue: A single-blind, cross-over randomized trial
    Yagishita K, Enomoto M, Shimoda M, Horie M, Oyaidu T, Okawa A

    Oral Presentation:   
    2:48 - 3:00

    Poster Session 3:
    3:45 - 4:07

    B 5

    Doppler ultrasound imaging of in situ human kidney stones in hyperbaric conditions
    Simon JC, Dunmire B, Cunitz BW, Sapozhnikov OA, Thiel J, Kramer CC, Courtney TC, Bailey MR, Holm JR

    Oral Presentation:   
    3:00 - 3:15

    Poster Session 3:
    3:45 - 4:07

    B 6

    The effect of hyperbaric oxygen on the mitochondrial metabolism of human renal cells in culture
    Ozcan D, Hightower LE, Perdrizet GA, Giardina C

    Poster Session 3:
    3:45 - 4:07

    B 7

    Inflammatory hypoxia  a common barrier to oxygen delivery to tissues
    Perdrizet GA

     

    FRIDAY, JUNE 29

    SESSION C: Clinical HBO2 Therapy
    Oral Presentation: 10:00 – 11:12
    Poster Session 5: 11:15-11:37
    Poster Session 6: 11:37 – 12:00
     

    Oral Presentation:   
    10:00 - 10:12

    Poster Session 6:
    11:37 - 12:00

    C 1

    Carbon monoxide exposure and timely hyperbaric oxygen therapy
    Sharma D, Heyboer M, Muruganantham K, Wojcik S

    Oral Presentation:   
    10:12 - 10:24

    Poster Session 6:
    11:37 - 12:00

    C 2

    Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is safe and effective for hospitalized ulcerative colitis patients suffering from moderate-severe flares: A multi-center, randomized, double-blind, sham-controlled trial
    Dulai PS, Buckey JC, Raffals LE, Swoger JM, Claus PL, O’Toole K, Ptak JA, Gleeson MW, Widjaja CE, Adler JM, Patel N, Skinner LA, Haren SP, Goldby-Reffner K, Thompson KD, Knight R, Chang JT, Siegel CA

    Oral Presentation:   
    10:24 - 10:36

    Poster Session 6:
    11:37 - 12:00

    C 3

    Iatrogenic arterial gas embolism case series treated with hyperbaric oxygen
    DuBose CR, Hendriksen SM, Westgard BC, Walter JW, Masters TC, Orwig DM, Logue CJ

    Oral Presentation:   
    10:36 - 10:48

    Poster Session 6:
    11:37 - 12:00

    C 4

    Eyetracker outcomes in a randomized trial of hyperbaric oxygen or sham in participants with persistent post-concussive symptoms
    Lindblad AS, Weaver LK, Wetzel P, Mulatya C, Wilson SH, Kannan MA, Villamar Z

    Oral Presentation:   
    10:48 - 11:00

    Poster Session 6:
    11:37 - 12:00

    C 5

    A randomized trial of hyperbaric oxygen in us service members with post-concussive symptoms
    Weaver LK, Wilson SH, Lindblad AS, Churchill S, Deru K, Price R, Williams C, Orrison WW, Walker J, Meehan A, Mirow S, and the BIMA study team

    Oral Presentation:   
    11:00 - 11:12

    Poster Session 6:
    11:37 - 12:00

    C 6

    Case series of frostbite injury treated with hyperbaric oxygen and prospectively evaluated with cutaneous microangiography (LUNA)
    Orwig D, Masters T, Hendriksen S, Logue C

    Poster Session 6:
    11:37 - 12:00

    C 7

    Adherence to intervention and follow-up in a randomized clinical trial of hyperbaric oxygen sessions versus sham
    Lindblad AS, Wilson SH, Weaver LK, Churchill S, Deru K

    Poster Session 6:
    11:37 - 12:00

    C 8

    Case Report: Hyperbaric oxygen treatment for non-healing above-knee amputation
    Olson M, Byrne JL

    Poster Session 6:
    11:37 - 12:00

    C 9

    Innovative therapeutic strategies in the treatment of refractory osteomyelitis
    Kawashima M, Kawashima M, Tamura H, Yamaguchi T

    Poster Session 6:
    11:37 - 12:00

    C 10

    Dose dependent effects of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in children with autism spectrum disorder
    Colls N, Slade J, Williams B

    Poster Session 5:
    11:15 - 11:37

    C 11

    The role of hyperbaric oxygen in the treatment of calciphylaxis
    Marosek NJ, Skrukrud BM, Bock FA, Millman MP

    Poster Session 5:
    11:15 - 11:37

    C 12

    Hyperbaric oxygen therapy used to manage suspected chemotherapy induced hemorrhagic cystitis
    Habana CE, Vishwakarma M, Claus P

    Poster Session 5:
    11:15 - 11:37

    C 13

    HBO and severe crohn's disease: Case report
    Borges HLL, Souza LC, Paz MA, Meurer R

    Poster Session 5:
    11:15 - 11:37

    C 14

    Hyperbaric oxygen treatment for refractory hemorrhagic cystitis after cyclophasphamide therapy.  Case report and review of reported cases
    German DS, McLennan GP, Gildehaus AJ, Hezel LM

    Poster Session 5: 11:15 - 11:37

    C 15

    Cerebral arterial gas embolism in a patient with hypoplastic left heart syndrome treated with emergent hyperbaric oxygen: Case report
    Binkley M, Kelly MP, Hardy K

    Poster Session 5:
    11:15 - 11:37

    C 16

    Maxillary osteoradionecrosis and flap reconstruction successfully treated with adjunctive hyperbaric oxygen therapy
    Sharma D, Jennings S, Morgan M, Santiago W, Tatum S, Heyboer M

    Poster Session 5:
    11:15 - 11:37

    C 17

    Treating with hyperbaric oxygen therapy for necrotizing fasciitis
    Yamaguchi T, Kawashima M, Kawashima M, Tamura H, Nagayoshi I, Motoyama T, Furue Y, Sasaki T, Watanabe Y, Goto T, Takao K, Miyata K

    Poster Session 5:
    11:15 - 11:37

    C 18

    Effect of repetitive sessions of hyperbaric oxygen on patients with delayed neurological sequelae after acute carbon monoxide poisoning: Two case reports
    Choi S, Oh SH, Kim H, Lee DI

    Poster Session 5:
    11:15 - 11:37

    C 19

    Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for the treatment of radiation-induced vaginal necrosis
    Johnson-Arbor K

    Poster Session 5:
    11:15 - 11:37

    C 20

    Failed flap successfully treated with hyperbaric oxygen
    Sharma D, Jennings S, Morgan M, Santiago W, Gonzalez L, Heyboer M


    SESSION D:
    Diving and Decompression Illness

    Oral Presentation: 2:00 – 3:15
    Poster Session 7: 3:45 – 4:07
    Poster Session 8: 4:07 – 4:30

    Oral Presentation:   
    2:00 - 2:12

    Poster Session 8:
    4:07 - 4:30

    D 1

    Epidemiology of morbidity and mortality in US and Canadian recreational scuba diving
    Buzzacott PL, Schiller D, Crain J, Marshall S, Denoble PJ.

    Oral Presentation:   
    2:12 - 2:24

    Poster Session 8:
    4:07 - 4:30

    D 2

    Is recurrent decompression a risk factor for altitude DCI? A Case Series of F/A 18 Pilots
    Landry D, Apicella A, Savaser D, Witucki P

    Oral Presentation:   
    2:24 - 2:36

    Poster Session 8:
    4:07 - 4:30

    D 3

    A mixed model to predict high daily diving frequency among artisanal fishermen in mexico
    Chin W, Huchim O, Ninokawa S, Joo E, Huey L, Ramachandran M

    Oral Presentation:   
    2:24 - 2:36

    Poster Session 8:
    4:07 - 4:30

    D 4

    Understanding the distribution of daily diving frequency among small-scale artisanal fishermen
    Chin W, Huchim O, Joo E, Lee T, Moon K, Ramachandran M, Ninokawa S

    Oral Presentation:   
    2:24 - 2:36

    Poster Session 8:
    4:07 - 4:30

    D 5

    Understanding the distribution of dives completed per day completed by small-scale fishermen over a four year period
    Chin W, Huchim O, Ninnokawa S, Ramachandran M, Joo E

    Oral Presentation:   
    2:48 - 3:00

    Poster Session 8:
    4:07 - 4:30

    D 6

    Flying after diving: Is a 24 hours surface interval appropriate advice for consecutive multi-dive days diving?
    St Leger Dowse M, Shaw S, Smerdon G

    Oral Presentation:   
    3:00 - 3:12

    Poster Session 8:
    4:07 - 4:30

    D 7

    Project Poseidon: Medical requirements for establishing a seaspace station
    Whelan H, Renaldo C, Guined J, Dituri J

    Poster Session 8:
    4:07 - 4:30

    D 8

    Hyperbaric oxygen treatment of decompression sickness: Case reports from Louisiana State University Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Fellowship Program
    Shamitko G, Hickey B, Pavelites J, Murphy-Lavoie H, LeGros TL

    Poster Session 8:
    4:07 - 4:30

    D 9

    Diving related injuries in Swedish working divers in relation to gender, age, work ability, stress and underwater work hours
    Hagberg M

    Poster Session 8:
    4:07 - 4:30

    D 10

    Acral peeling skin syndrome (APSS) in a recreational diver
    Chimiak JM, Dolens B, Nochetto M, Buzzacott P

    Poster Session 7:
    3:45 - 4:07

    D 11

    How many fishermen divers recognized signs and symptoms of decompression illness but did not seek for medical attention in Yucatan
    Rivera N, Huchim O, Chin W, Mendez N

    Poster Session 7:
    3:45 - 4:07

    D 12

    A case of decompression sickness in a surface-supplied air dive caused by rapid ascent after facial blunt trauma struck by weight of ascent line
    Oh SH, Kang HD, Jung SK, Yang WS, Lee YJ

    Poster Session 7:
    3:45 - 4:07

    D 13

    Delayed-diagnosed spinal cord decompression illness: A case report
    Niizeki Y, Kojima Y, Oyaizu T, Enomoto M, Horie M, Suzuki S, Yagishita K

    Poster Session 7:
    3:45 - 4:07

    D 14

    Process to consider fitness to dive in a working diver with insulin-dependent diabetes: A reference case description
    Hagberg M

    Poster Session 7:
    3:45 - 4:07

    D 15

    Trailing hyperbaric oxygen treatments for inner ear decompression sickness
    Sharma D, Jennings S, Morgan M, Santiago W, Mariani P, Heyboer M

    Poster Session 7:
    3:45 - 4:07

    D 16

    Decompression illness: Clinical aspects of 100 consecutive cases treated in a single hyperbaric unit
    Eshita IR

    Poster Session 7:
    3:45 - 4:07

    D 17

    Posterior reversible encephalopathy and thoracic myelopathy following decompression illness
    Conrad EC, Kelly MP

    Poster Session 7:
    3:45 - 4:07

    D 18

    Decompression sickness in divers after altitude exposure and treatment with hyperbaric oxygen (HBO2)
    Thurman RT, Weaver LK, Deru K

    Poster Session 7:
    3:45 - 4:07

    D 19

    How should we evaluate cardiac risk in the older asymptomatic scuba diver?
    DuBose CR, Hendriksen SM, Westgard BC, Walter JW, Masters TC, Orwig DM, Logue CJ

    Poster Session 7:
    3:45 - 4:07

    D 20

    Articular pain among fishermen divers from Yucatán, comparative cross sectional
    Rivera N, Lezama G, López F, Ramayo V, Mendez N

     

    SATURDAY, JULY 1

    SESSION E: HBO2 Therapy, Chambers, and Equipment
    Oral Presentation: 10:00 – 11:12
    Poster Session 9: 11:15-11:37
    Poster Session 10: 11:37 – 12:00

    Oral Presentation:   
    10:00 - 10:12

    Poster Session 10: 11:37 - 12:00

    E 1

    Monoplace hyperbaric chamber atmosphere oxygen concentration during patient treatment sessions
    Koumandakis G,Weaver LK, Deru K, Bell J

    Oral Presentation:   
    10:12 - 10:24

    Poster Session 10: 11:37 - 12:00

    E 2

    Improvements in teamwork, care quality, and patient safety through the implementation of an emergent hyperbaric treatment checklist
    Omodt S, Westgaard B, Walter J, Masters T, Hendriksen S, Logue C

    Oral Presentation:   
    10:24 - 10:36

    Poster Session 10: 11:37 - 12:00

    E 3

    Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO2) prepayment audit: discrepancies between noridian reviewers and the community standard of care
    Huey L, Joo E, Fang S, Chin W, Sprau S

    Oral Presentation:   
    10:36 - 10:48

    Poster Session 10: 11:37 - 12:00

    E 4

    Performance of the Uni-Vent Eagle™ Model 754 ventilator under hyperbaric conditions
    Popa DA, Waterhouse L, Duchnick JJ, Witucki PJ

    Oral Presentation:   
    10:48 - 11:00

    Poster Session 10: 11:37 - 12:00

    E 5

    The effect of compression rate and slope on the incidence of eustachian tube dysfunction and middle ear barotrauma: a phase i prospective quasi-experimental study
    Varughese L, O’Neill OJ,  Marker J, Perez L, Smykowski E, Coronel JC, Dayya D

    Oral Presentation:   
    11:00 - 11:12

    Poster Session 10: 11:37 - 12:00

    E 6

    Critical thinking – inside of the box: establishing best practice in the hyperbaric medicine clinic through in situ simulation
    Marosek N, Klein B, Melnyczenko A, Higgins J, Balgeman J, Harms H

    Poster Session 10: 11:37 - 12:00

    E 7

    The Vortran® Automatic Resuscitator: A pilot study at depth and altitude
    Siegel M, Wilson A, Chamberlain B, Theriot B, Pavelites J, Murphy-Lavoie H, LeGros TL

    Poster Session 10: 11:37 - 12:00

    E 8

    Successful treatment of a patient with a left ventricular assist device with hyperbaric oxygen at 2.4 ATA
    Pullis MK, Orwig DM, Hendriksen SM, Masters TC, Westgard BC, Walter JW, Dubose CR, Logue CJ

    Poster Session 9:
    11:15 - 11:37

    E 9

    Allocation concealment in a blinded, randomized trial of hyperbaric oxygen for post-concussive symptoms
    Churchill S, Weaver LK, Wilson SH, Lindblad AS, Deru K

    Poster Session 9:
    11:15 - 11:37

    E 10

    Adverse events (AEs) in a blinded, randomized trial of hyperbaric oxygen (HBO2) for post-concussive symptoms
    Churchill S, Weaver LK, Wilson SH, Lindblad AS, Deru K

    Poster Session 9: 11:15 - 11:37

    E 11

    Building a hyperbaric emergency preparedness program: Meeting the needs of employee readiness and certification
    Melnyczenko A, McManimon V, Higgins J, Balgeman J, Marosek N

    Poster Session 9:
    11:15 - 11:37

    E 12

    Early termination of hyperbaric oxygen therapy
    Samimi F, Chivate J

    Poster Session 9:
    11:15 - 11:37

    E 13

    Expectant management of bilateral pneumothoraces while treating severe carbon monoxide poisoning in a mechanically ventilated trauma patient
    Sward D, Sethuraman K, Rosenthal R

    Poster Session 9:
    11:15 - 11:37

    E 14

    Programmable ventriculo-peritoneal shunt use under hyperbaric conditions
    Johnson-Arbor K, Evans K, Hutson C, Barry R

    Poster Session 9:
    11:15 - 11:37

    E 15

    Calculating hyperbaric treatment pressure while at altitude
    Schell P, Lindsey  C

    Poster Session 9: 1
    1:15 - 11:37

    E 16

    Hyperbaric oxygen therapy and the deaf patient
    Evans M, Johnson-Arbor K, Kulkarni N

    Poster Session 9:
    11:15 - 11:37

    E 17

    Don’t try this at home: A type iii decompression sickness case report
    Kathmann B, Pavelites J, Shamiko G, Siegel M, Murphy-Lavoie H, LeGros TL


    SESSION F:
    Clinical and Diving Related HBO2 Therapy
    Oral Presentation: 2:00 – 3:15
    Poster Session 11: 3:45 – 4:07
    Poster Session 12: 4:07 – 4:30

    Oral Presentation:   
    2:00 - 2:12

    Poster Session 12:
    4:07 - 4:30

    F 1

    Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO2T) in the treatment of complex regional pain syndrome (CPRS).
    Zanon V, Vezzani G, Camporesi EM, Bosco G

    Oral Presentation:   
    2:12 - 2:24

    Poster Session 12:
    4:07 - 4:30

    F 2

    Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) after hyperbaric oxygen treatment (HBOT) for osteonecrosis of the knee (ONK)
    Vezzani G, Manelli D, Rao N, Dalvi PH, Camporesi EM, Bosco G

    Oral Presentation:   
    2:24 - 2:36

    Poster Session 12:
    4:07 - 4:30

    F 3

    Radiographic and clincial response to hyperbaric oxygen therapy in symptomatic brain tumor survivors with ischemic radiation vasculopathy
    Arenson EB, Morin C, Snively S, Vernon W

    Oral Presentation:   
    2:36 - 2:48

    Poster Session 12:
    4:07 - 4:30

    F 4

    Compressed gas diving fatalities in the province of QUEBEC: 1986-2015
    Pollock NW, Buteau D

    Oral Presentation:   
    2:48 - 3:00

    Poster Session 12:
    4:07 - 4:30

    F 5

    Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for the prevention of arterial gas embolism in food grade hydrogen peroxide ingestion
    Hendriksen SM, Menth NL, Westgard BC, Cole JB, Walter JW, Masters TC, Logue CJ

    Oral Presentation:   
    3:00 - 3:15

    Poster Session 12:
    4:07 - 4:30

    F 6

    Best practice guidelines and algorithm established for treatment and referral of patients with diabetic foot ulcers.
    Gwilliam AM, Critz D, Gustavson RB

    Poster Session 12:
    4:07 - 4:30

    F 7

    Dropped gallstones present with chronic fistula seven years after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Cui B, Thurman R, Tettleback W, Freiberger J

    Poster Session 12:
    4:07 - 4:30

    F 8

    Hyperbaric oxygen for chronic anal fissures: Case report and discussion
    Ptak JA, Reetz SB, Buckey JC

    Poster Session 12:
    4:07 - 4:30

    F 9

    Improved homonymous hemianopia with hyperbaric oxygen therapy
    Kelly JK, Slade JB

    Poster Session 11:
    3:45 - 4:07

    F 10

    Traumatic optic neuropathy treated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy and steroids
    Sethuraman K, Sward D, Rosenthal R, Shulman M, Alexander, J

    Poster Session 11:
    3:45 - 4:07

    F 11

    Complex zygodactyly release with post-op complications on a 32 year-old female
    Crapella L, Havriliak D, Lally R, Johnson T, Martinez C, Butler G

    Poster Session 11:
    3:45 - 4:07

    F 12

    Issues with self-injection of cosmetic fillers
    Henderson R, Reilly DA, Cooper JS

    Poster Session 11:
    3:45 - 4:07

    F 13

    One puzzle solved
    Phillips N, Evans M, Johnson-Arbor K

    Poster Session 11:
    3:45 - 4:07

    F 14

    The use of mafenide acetate (Sulfamylon) under hyperbaric conditions: Case report and literature review
    Johnson-Arbor K, Attinger C

    Poster Session 11:
    3:45 - 4:07

    F 15

    The use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for skin necrosis after liposuction
    Johnson-Arbor K, Evans K, Sher S

    Poster Session 11:
    3:45 - 4:07

    F 16

    Reticulocytosis after hyperbaric treatments in a Jehovah's Witness patient with acute blood loss anemia
    Johnson-Arbor K, Evans M, Verstraete R

    Poster Session 11:
    3:45 - 4:07

    F 17

    Stability of preserved hearing and cochlear implant function following multiple scuba dives
    Zeitler DM, Almosnino G, Holm JR

    Poster Session 11:
    3:45 - 4:07

    F 18

    Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for complications of elective cosmetic surgery
    Johnson-Arbor K, Attinger C, Evans K

    Poster Session 11:
    3:45 - 4:07

     F 19 Class B Chamber Critical Care - A Case Report of Severe Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    DuBose KD, Hanley ME

     

     

     

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