SCHEDULES

  • SCHEDULE OVERVIEW

    Subject to Change
    Posted  5/20/19  (please note that there will not be any Accreditation Surveyor Training at this year's Annual Meeting)


    PRE-COURSES


    GENERAL SESSION DAYS


    NON-PHYSICIAN BREAKOUT


    BREAKS/EXHIBITS


    SOCIAL EVENTS


    COMMITTEE MEETINGS

     

    START TIME END TIME EVENT LOCATION

    TUESDAY, June 25
     
    4:00 PM 11:00 PM UHMS Board of Directors Meeting (Private Meeting)    

    WEDNESDAY, June 26
     
    8:00 AM 5:00 PM Pre-Course: How to Prepare for Accreditation Caribbean 1  
    8:00 AM 5:00 PM Pre-Course: Treatment of Decompression Illness in Recreational Diving Caribbean 2  
    8:00 AM 5:30 PM Pre-Course: Hyperbaric Oxygen Safety: Clinical and Technical Issues Caribbean 3  
    4:45 PM 7:45 PM HBO2 Therapy Committee Meeting Canary  
    5:30 PM 7:30 PM Associate's Council Meeting Pelican  
    7:00 PM 9:00 PM WELCOME RECEPTION Ocean Terrace/Rio Mar Foyer  

    THURSDAY, June 27
     
    7:00 AM 8:00 AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST / EXHIBITS Rio Mar 5  
    7:00 AM 8:00 AM Safety Committee Meeting Heron  
    8:00 AM 8:30 AM President's Address: Nick Bird, MD Rio Mar  6-10  
    8:30 AM 10:00 AM Plenary Session: Controversies in the Hyperbaric Management of Late Radiation Injuries Rio Mar  6-10  
    8:30-9:00 Late Radiation Tissue Injury Below the Clavicles: Considerations with IMRT and the Fibroatrophic Model: John Feldmeier, DO  
     9:00-9:30 Answering the criticism and challenges to HBO2 in the treatment of radiated patients: Robert Marx, DDS  
    9:30-10:00 Panel Discussion  
    10:00 AM 10:30 AM BREAK / EXHIBITS Rio Mar 5  
    10:00 AM 12:00 PM Accreditation Council Meeting Heron  
    10:00 AM 11:00 AM ACEP UHM Section Meeting Canary  
    10:30 AM 11:30 AM Session A: HBO2 Theory & Mechanisms Rio Mar  6-10  
    10:30-10:45 A1: HBO2 therapy reduces mortality, hepatic inflammation and improves renal mitochondrial function in a model of severe polymicrobial sepsis. Perdrizet GA, Halbach JL, Prieto JM, Wang, AW, Hawisher D, Cauvi DM, Reys T, Okerblom J, Ramierz-Sanchez I, Villarreal F, Patel HH, Bickler SW, De Maio A, Singh P, Li L Presenting Author: George A. Perdrizet MD    
    10:45-11:00 A3: A hyperbaric, high-oxygen environment promotes injured rat muscle recovery by angiogenesis through reactive nitrogen species.
    Yamamoto N, Oyaizu T, Enomoto M, Horie M, Yagishita K
    Presenting Author: Naoki Yamamoto MD
     

     

    11:00-11:15 A4: Hyperbaric oxygen inhibits hyperglycemia-induced NLRP3 inflammasome and microparticle formation in neutrophils.
    Thom SR, Bhopale VM, WaliaD
    Presenting Author: Stephen Thom MD
     

     

    11:15-11:30 A5: Prevalence and pattern of cardiac injury identified by late gadolinium-enhancement of cardiac magnetic resonance image in acute moderate to severe CO poisoning with elevated high sensitivity troponin I: Prospective observational study.
    Cha YS, Kwon W, Son JW, Lee CH, Han SI
    Presenting Author: Yong Sung Cha MD
     

     

    11:00 AM 12:00 PM GME Committee Meeting Canary  
    11:30 AM 12:00 PM Poster Session A: Posters A1-A7

    A1: HBO2 therapy reduces mortality, hepatic inflammation and improves renal mitochondrial function in a model of severe polymicrobial sepsis.
    Perdrizet GA, Halbach JL, Prieto JM, Wang, AW, Hawisher D, Cauvi DM, Reys T, Okerblom J, Ramierz-Sanchez I, Villarreal F, Patel HH, Bickler SW, De Maio A, Singh P,  and Li L.
    Presenting Author: George A. Perdrizet MD

    A2: A hyperbaric and high-oxygen environment accelerates IL-6 synthesis via RNS in rat contused skeletal muscle.
    Oyaizu T, Enomoto M, Horie M, Yamamoto N, Yagishita K
    Presenting Author: Takuya Oyaizu MD

    A3: A hyperbaric, high-oxygen environment promotes injured rat muscle recovery by angiogenesis through reactive nitrogen species.
    Yamamoto N, Oyaizu T, Enomoto M, Horie M, Yagishita K
    Presenting Author: Naoki Yamamoto MD

    A4: Hyperbaric oxygen inhibits hyperglycemia-induced NLRP3 inflammasome and microparticle formation in neutrophils.
    Thom SR, Bhopale VM, WaliaD
    Presenting Author: Stephen Thom MD

    A5: Prevalence and pattern of cardiac injury identified by late gadolinium-enhancement of cardiac magnetic resonance image in acute moderate to severe CO poisoning with elevated high sensitivity troponin I: Prospective observational study.
    Cha YS, Kwon W, Son JW, Lee CH, Han SI
    Presenting Author: Yong Sung Cha MD
    A6: Effects of HBO2 on the osteogenic differentiation of human adipose-derived stem cells.
    Camporesi EM, Zavan B, Gardin C, Bellin G, Rizzato A, Vezzani G, Bosco G
    Presenting Author: Enrico M. Camporesi MD

    A7: Inflammatory hypoxia: A new, unifying target for HBO2 therapy.
    Perdrizet GA
    Presenting Author: George A. Perdrizet, MD
    Rio Mar 1-4  
    12:00 PM 1:00 PM Stakeholders Summit Meeting (Private - invite only) Caribbean 1  
    12:00 PM 1:00 PM LUNCH Ocean Terrace/Rio Mar Foyer

     

    12:30 PM 1:00 PM Poster Session B-1: Posters B1-B15

    B1: Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for the treatment of perianal fistulas in Crohn’s disease (HOT-TOPIC): preliminary results.
    Lansdorp CA, Gecse KB, Buskens CJ, Löwenberg M, Stoker J, Bemelman WA, D’Haens GRAM, van Hulst RA
    Presenting Author: Nina (Corine Alida) Lansdorp MD

    B2: The myopic shift associated with hyperbaric oxygen administration is reduced when using a mask delivery system compared to a hood - a randomized controlled trial.
    Bennett MH, Hui B, See HG, Au-Yeung KL, Tan C, Watson S
    Presenting Author: Michael Bennett MD

    B3: Efficacy and safety of postoperative radiotherapy with hyperbaric oxygen therapy for keloids.
    Guo D
    Presenting Author: Dazhi Guo MDB4: Effect of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for central retinal artery occlusion.
    Han SI, Kim YS
    Presenting Author: Yoonseop Kim MD

    B5: Prospective data collection through a hyperbaric outcomes registry: Preliminary results.
    Buckey JC, Ptak JA, Kertis JA, Rees JR
    Presenting Author: Jay C. Buckey MD

    B6: Efficacy and safety of hyperbaric oxygen at 2.4 ATA in the management of radiation cystitis: A retrospective study.
    Ajayi OD, Masters TC, Westgard BC, Logue CJ, Walter JW, Hendriksen SM
    Presenting Author: David Ajayi MD

    B7: Prehospital diagnosis and direct transfer to the hyperbaric chamber of carbon monoxide-intoxicated patients: a quality improvement initiative.
    Camporesi EM, Martani L, Cantadori L, Paganini M, Rubini A, Bosco G
    Presenting Author: Enrico M. Camporesi MD

    B8: The impact of hyperbaric oxygen on treating idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss.
    McCoy ME, Helwig NE, Logue C
    Presenting Author: Christopher Logue, MD

    B9: Quality of life in patients with delayed effects of radiation treated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
    Famenini S, Schroeder M, Sethuraman K
    Presenting Author: Sam Famenini

    B10:
    Retinal artery and vein occlusions successfully treated with hyperbaric oxygen: Case reports.
    Johnson DR, Cooper JS
    Presenting Author: Jeffrey Cooper MD

    B11: Late radiation cystitis treated with hyperbaric oxygen a randomized controlled trial.
    Oscarsson N, Müller B, Rosén A, Seeman-Lodding H
    Presenting Author: Nicklas Oscarsson MD

    B12: Osteonecrosis in children and adolescents with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL): Improvement with HBO2 in early diagnosis.
    Camporesi EM, Biddeci G, Bosco G, Gigante C, Garetto G, Abowali H,
    Putti MC
    Presenting Author: Enrico M. Camporesi MD

    B13: Transient myopia and associated patient factors in patients undergoing elective hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
    Mihai A, Wojcik S, Seargent S, Pacelli L, Heyboer M
    Presenting Author: Aurel Mihai MD

    B14: Does hyperbaric oxygen therapy affect etonogestrel levels from a Nexplanon implant?
    Kertis JA, Ptak JA, Reetz SB, Fisher TJ, Geno KA, DeJesus CL, Cremers S, Buckey JC
    Presenting Author: Judy A. Kertis RN/CHRN

    B15: Current myringotomy training practices across hyperbaric and undersea medicine training programs.
    Brett KD, Coffey CD, Bracken D, Witucki, P
    Presenting Author: Kaighley Brett MD
    Rio Mar 1-4

     

    1:00 PM 2:00 PM Kindwall Keynote: HBO2 in Chronic Radiation-Injured Tissue and Osteoradionecrosis in Today’s Radiation Schemes: Needed Now Even More.
    Robert Marx, DDS
    Rio Mar 6-10  
    2:00 PM 3:00 PM Session B: Clinical HBO2 Rio Mar 6-10  
    2:00-2:10 B1: Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for the treatment of perianal fistulas in Crohn’s disease
    (HOT-TOPIC): preliminary results.
    Lansdorp CA, Gecse KB, Buskens CJ, Löwenberg M, Stoker J, Bemelman WA, D’Haens GRAM,
    van Hulst RA
    Presenting Author: Nina (Corine Alida) Lansdorp MD
       
    2:10-2:20 B2: The myopic shift associated with hyperbaric oxygen administration is reduced when using a mask delivery system compared to a hood – a randomized controlled trial.
    Bennett MH, Hui B, See HG, Au-Yeung KL, Tan C, Watson S
    Presenting Author: Michael Bennett MD
       
    2:20-2:30 B3: Efficacy and safety of postoperative radiotherapy with hyperbaric oxygen therapy for keloids.
    Guo D
    Presenting Author: Dazhi Guo MD
       
    2:30-2:40 B4: Effect of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for central retinal artery occlusion.
    Han SI, Kim YS
    Presenting Author: Yoonseop Kim MD
       
    2:40-2:50 B5: Prospective data collection through a hyperbaric outcomes registry: Preliminary results.
    Buckey JC, Ptak JA, Kertis JA, Rees JR
    Presenting Author: Jay C. Buckey MD
       
    2:50-3:00 B6: Efficacy and safety of hyperbaric oxygen at 2.4 ATA in the management of radiation cystitis:A retrospective study.
    Ajayi OD, Masters TC, Westgard BC, Logue CJ, Walter JW, Hendriksen SM
    Presenting Author: David Ajayi MD
       
    3:00 PM 3:30 PM BREAK / EXHIBITS Rio Mar 5  
    3:00 PM 5:00 PM Editorial Board Meeting Heron  
    3:30 PM 4:00 PM Poster Session B-2: Posters B16-B27 

    B16: Ketamine sedation for hyperbaric oxygen therapy in hypotensive patients.
    Mihai A, Heyboer M
    Presenting Author: Aurel Mihai MD

    B17: Effects of hypoxia on N100 and P300 event-related potentials during visuospatial attention control.
    Hutcheon EA, Nunes AS, Ribrary U, Ferguson SA, Claydon VE, Doesburg SM
    Presenting Author: Sherri Ferguson

    B18:
    BK viral-induced hemorrhagic cystitis and the role of HBO2 therapy.
    Gaskill Z, Hardy K, Kassem J, Kelly M, Lambert D
    Presenting Author: Zachary Gaskill DO

    B19: Clinical and radiographic improvement in bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the mandible with hyperbaric oxygen therapy: A case report.
    Shields RC, Toups GN, Price DL
    Presenting Author: Raymond C. Shields MD

    B20: Well-controlled diabetics safely receive serial hyperbaric oxygen treatments without serial blood glucose checks.
    Mihai A, Morgan M, Sharma D, Santiago W, Heyboer M
    Presenting Author: Aurel Mihai MD

    B21:
    The use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy to treat an anaerobic retroperitoneal abscess with extension into the mediastinum.
    Long JS, Foster JM, Cooper JS
    Presenting Author: Jeffrey Cooper MD
    B22:
    Uneventful serial hyperbaric oxygen treatments in setting of cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome.
    Mihai A, Sharma D, Boes T, Morgan M, Santiago W, Heyboer M
    Presenting Author: Aurel Mihai MD

    B23: An innovative design employing Medicare claims data to demonstrate a cost savings for hyperbaric oxygen in the treatment of radiation cystitis and proctitis.
    Feldmeier JJ, Kirby JP, Gelly HB, Robins MS, DaVanzo JE, and Gruhn P
    Presenting Author: John J. Feldmeier DO

    B24: WITHDRAWN

    B25: Case report: The role of HBO2 therapy in a spider bite.
    Borges H, Oliveira N, Paz MA, Santos PE
    Presenting Author: Hugo Leonardo De Lima Borges MD

    B26: Case report: HBO2 therapy avoiding amputation in serious osteomyelitis of ankle.
    Borges H, Oliveira N, Paz MA, Santos PE
    Presenting Author: Hugo Leonardo De Lima Borges MD

    B27: Variations in study outcomes relative to intention-to-treat and per-protocol data analysis techniques in the evaluation of efficacy for treatment of venous leg ulcers with dehydrated human amnion/chorion membrane allograft.
    Bianchi C, Tettelbach W, Istwan N, Hubbs B, Kot K, Harris S, Fetterolf D.
    Presenting Author: William Tettelbach MD
    Rio Mar 1-4  
    4:00 PM 5:00 PM Plenary Session:  Physiology and Science in Hyperbaric Medicine Rio Mar 6-10  
     4:00-4:30 Stem cells and hyperbaric oxygen therapy: Stephen Thom, MD    
    4:30-5:00 Research that we need to do in the field of hyperbaric medicine and some thoughts on how to achieve this goal: John Feldmeier, DO  
    5:00 PM 6:00 PM Education Committee Meeting Pelican  
    6:00 PM 7:00 PM Exhibitor Wine & Cheese Reception Rio Mar 5  

    FRIDAY, June 28
     
    7:00 AM 8:00 AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST / EXHIBITS Rio Mar 5  
    7:00 AM 8:00 AM Past President’s Breakfast Canary  
    8:00 AM 10:00 AM Plenary Session: DCI Theory & Mechanisms Rio Mar 6-10  
    8:00-9:00 CNS Oxygen toxicity: Where are we now? Jay Dean, PhD  
    9:00-9:30 Navy dive operations: Lessons learned about planning, DCS prevention and treatment: Pete Witucki, MD  
     9:30-10:00   Wearable diving technology: Ki Chon, MD  
    10:00 AM 10:30 AM BREAK / EXHIBITS Rio Mar 5  
    10:30 AM 11:30 AM Session C: Decompression Theory and Mechanisms Rio Mar 6-10  
    10:30-10:40 C1: A predictive model of serious decompression sickness following loss of spacecraft cabin pressure.
    Gernhardt ML, Abercromby AFJ
    Presenting Author: Michael Gernhardt PhD

    C2: Modeling decompression stress associated with surface interval freediving in recreational diving.
    Gernhardt ML, Bekdash OS
    Presenting Author: Michael L. Gernhardt PhD
       
    10:40-10:50 C3: Albumin-derived perfluorocarbon-based nanocapsules as an effective preventive therapy of decompression illness: Well-proven wine in new bottles.
    Mayer D, Guerrero F, Goanvec C, Ljubcovic M, Mayer C, Kirsch M, Ferenz KB
    Presenting Author: Dirk Mayer MD
       
    10:50-11:00 C4: Validation of an exhaled nitric oxide model of pulmonary hyperoxic stress.
    Fothergill DM, Ross WL, Florian JP
    Presenting Author: David Fothergill PhD
       
    11:00-11:10 C5: Tetranomial probabilistic modeling of serious, mild, marginal and no decompression sickness.
    King AE, Andriano NR, Howle LE, Vann RD
    Presenting Author: Amy King
       
    11:10-11:20 C6: The protective effects of synthetic ketone ester BD-AcAc2 on rats with decompression sickness.
    Zhang K, Xu WG
    Presenting Author: Kun Zhang MD
     

     

    11:20-11:30 C7: Development and limited validation of the XVal-He-9_040 Thalmann algorithm parameter set for computing decompression schedules for extended duration 1.3 atm PO2 He-O2 diving.
    Doolette DJ, Murphy FG, Gerth WA
    Presenting Author: David J Doolette PhD
     

     

    10:00 AM 11:00 AM ECCHO Working Group Meeting Heron  
    10:00 AM 11:00 AM Publication Committee Meeting Canary  
    11:00 AM 1:00 PM ACHM-UHMS Meeting Heron  
    11:30 AM 12:00 PM Poster Session C: Posters C1-C11 

    C1: A predictive model of serious decompression sickness following loss of spacecraft cabin pressure.
    Gernhardt ML, Abercromby AFJ
    Presenting Author: Michael Gernhardt PhD

    C2: Modeling decompression stress associated with surface interval freediving in recreational diving.
    Gernhardt ML, Bekdash OS
    Presenting Author: Michael L. Gernhardt PhD

    C3: Albumin-derived perfluorocarbon-based nanocapsules as an effective preventive therapy of decompression illness: Well-proven wine in new bottles.
    Mayer D, Guerrero F, Goanvec C, Ljubcovic M, Mayer C, Kirsch M, Ferenz KB
    Presenting Author: Dirk Mayer MD

    C4: Validation of an exhaled nitric oxide model of pulmonary hyperoxic stress.
    Fothergill DM, Ross WL, Florian JP
    Presenting Author: Dr. David Fothergill PhD

    C5: Tetranomial probabilistic modeling of serious, mild, marginal and no decompression sickness.
    King AE, Andriano NR, Howle LE, Vann RD
    Presenting Author: Amy King

    C6: The protective effects of synthetic ketone ester BD-AcAc2 on rats with decompression sickness.
    Zhang K, Xu WG
    Presenting Author: Kun Zhang MD

    C7:
    Development and limited validation of the XVal-He-9_040 Thalmann algorithm parameter set for computing decompression schedules for extended duration 1.3 atm PO2 He-O2 diving.
    Doolette DJ, Murphy FG, Gerth WA
    Presenting Author: David J Doolette PhD

    C8: The biphasic effects of autophagy on decompression bubble-induced endothelial injuries.
    Zhang K, Xu WG
    Presenting Author: Kun Zhang MD

    C9: Benefits of escin for decompression sickness in Bama pigs by endothelia-targeting protection.
    Qing l, Xu WG
    Presenting Author: Weigang Xu MD

    C10: Experimental testing of cross corrections to decompression tables for dives at altitude.
    Weis TW, Dong TW, Natoli MJ, Lance RM, Howle LE, Pieper CF, Freiberger JJ, Derrick BJ, Moon RE
    Presenting Author: Richard E Moon MD

    C11: Cognitive control performance during increasing ambient pressure: Event-related brain potential study.
    Fujii T
    Presenting Author: Tatsufumi Fujii PhD
    Rio Mar 1-4

     

    11:30 AM 12:30 AM Registry Meeting (Buckey) Canary  
    12:00 PM 1:00 PM Stakeholder Summit Meeting (Private - invite only) Caribbean 1  
    12:00 PM 1:00 PM LUNCH Ocean Terrace/Rio Mar Foyer  
    12:30 PM 1:00 PM Poster Session D-1: Posters D1-D15 

    D1: Ketogenic diet for reduction of CNS oxygen toxicity in working divers (KetOX Study): Pilot study.
    Allen J, Orabi M, Bahaadin Al-Jarani, Gonzalez S, Dong TW, Natoli MJ, Richardson C, Brown G, Walker AJ, Schinazi EA, Kuchibhatla M, D’Agostino DP, Keuski BM, Moon RE, Freiberger JJ,
    Derrick BJ
    Presenting Author: Justin Allen DO

    D2: Comparison of dysbaric osteonecrosis severity in the u/w sheep model after a 24-hour dive at 33 fsw followed by either a 15-, 30-, or 45-minute oxygen pre-breathe before dropout decompression.
    Lamers JL, Sobakin AS
    Presenting Author: Jake Lamers  

    D3: Manned validation of U.S. Navy Diving Manual, Revision 7, VVal-79 air decompression schedules for short bottom times in the 130-140 fsw range.
    Andrew BT, Doolette DJ
    Presenting Author: Brian T. Andrew MD

    D4: Improving safety of submarine escape and rescue from 60 and 70 fsw
    Eldridge MW, Sobakin AS
    Presenting Author: Aleksey Sobakin PhD

    D5: A graphical user interface for expediting bubble-counting analysis of post-dive echocardiograms and statistics for vetting crowdsourcing contributions.
    Barrentine B, Le DQ, Germonpré P, Balestra C, Tillmans F, Denoble PJ, Freiberger JJ, Moon RE,Dayton PA, Papadopoulou V
    Presenting Author: David Q Le

    D6: Detecting pulmonary oxygen toxicity using exhaled breath analysis: Wet and dry diving are not the same.
    Wingelaar TT, Brinkman P, van Ooij PJAM, Maitland-Van der Zee AH, van Hulst RA
    Presenting Author: Thijs Wingelaar MD

    D7: A robust image-processing method for selecting frames during late ventricular diastole in post-dive echocardiography without ECG gating.
    Markley E, Le DQ, Germonpré P, Balestra C, Tillmans F, Denoble PJ, Freiberger JJ, Moon RE, Dayton PA, Papadopoulou V
    Presenting Author: David Q Le

    D8: Acute bone necrosis in cases of decompression sickness with refractory pain despite hyperbaric treatment.
    Calderon, J. Mansilla, Y. Cabrera, M. Mansilla, C. Estrada. J
    Presenting Author: Jorge Calderon MD

    D9: Dysbaric osteonecrosis among the artisanal diving fishermen in Yucatan, Mexico
    Popa D, Chin W, Huchim-Lara O, Medak A, Hughes T, Grover I.
    Presenting Author: Daniel Popa, MD

    D10: Manual dexterity and finger skin temperature is reduced in cold water and is not preserved with whole-body active heating.
    Wheelock CE, Hess HW, Hostler D
    Presenting Author: Courtney Wheelock

    D11: A deep-learning approach for automated bubble counting in 2D echocardiography of divers.
    Le DQ, Kierski TM, Markley E, Germonpré P, Balestra C, Tillmans F, Denoble PJ, Freiberger JJ, Moon RE, Dayton PA, Papadopoulou V
    Presenting Author: David Q Le

    D12: Sea harvester diving in Yucatan and Quintana Roo, Mexico: 1988-2018.
    Sanchez EC, Gomez D, Rivas F, Medina A, Lopez J, García G, Torres S, Diaz R, Paredes H,
    Denoble P.
    Presenting Author: J Dario Gomez Castillo MD

    D13: The effect of sudden drop in partial pressure of oxygen during ascent on heart function.
    Ferguson SA, Poburko D, Claydon VE, Koehle M, Ruben PC
    Presenting Author: Sherri Ferguson

    D14: Pulmonary edema in special operations assessments.
    Tanaka HL, Wightman JM, Ott MC
    Presenting Author: Hideaki L. Tanaka MD

    D15: The effect of oxygen and nitrogen on nitrogen narcosis severity.
    Ferguson SA, Hutcheon EA, Doesburg SM
    Presenting Author: Sherri Ferguson
    Rio Mar 1-4

     

    1:00 PM 2:00 PM Lambertsen Keynote: Decompression sickness as an inflammatory disease.
    Simon Mitchell, MBBS, PhD
    Rio Mar 6-10  
    2:00 PM 3:00 PM QUARC Committee Meeting Heron  
    2:00 PM 5:00 PM Surveyor Refresher Training  Caribbean 3  
    2:00 PM 3:00 PM Session D: Diving Medicine Rio Mar 6-10  
    2:00-2:10 D1: Ketogenic diet for reduction of CNS oxygen toxicity in working divers (KetOX Study): Pilot study.
    Allen J, Orabi M, Bahaadin Al-Jarani, Gonzalez S, Dong TW, Natoli MJ, Richardson C, Brown G, Walker AJ, Schinazi EA, Kuchibhatla M, D’Agostino DP, Keuski BM, Moon RE, Freiberger JJ,
    Derrick BJ
    Presenting Author: Justin Allen DO
     

     

    2:10-2:20 D2: Comparison of dysbaric osteonecrosis severity in the u/w sheep model after a 24-hour dive at 33 fsw followed by either a 15-, 30-, or 45-minute oxygen pre-breathe before dropout decompression.
    Lamers JL, Sobakin AS
    Presenting Author: Jake Lamers
     

     

    2:20-2:30 D3: Manned validation of U.S. Navy Diving Manual, Revision 7, VVal-79 air decompression schedules for short bottom times in the 130-140 fsw range.
    Andrew BT, Doolette DJ
    Presenting Author: Brian T. Andrew MD
     

     

    2:30-2:40 D4: Improving safety of submarine escape and rescue from 60 and 70 FSW
    Eldridge MW, Sobakin AS
    Presenting Author: Aleksey Sobakin PhD
       
    2:40-2:50 D5: A graphical user interface for expediting bubble-counting analysis of post-dive echocardiograms and statistics for vetting crowdsourcing contributions.
    Barrentine B, Le DQ, Germonpré P, Balestra C, Tillmans F, Denoble PJ, Freiberger JJ, Moon RE,Dayton PA, Papadopoulou V
    Presenting Author: David Q Le
       
    2:50-3:00 D6: Detecting pulmonary oxygen toxicity using exhaled breath analysis: Wet and dry diving are not the same.
    Wingelaar TT, Brinkman P, van Ooij PJAM, Maitland-Van der Zee AH, van Hulst RA
    Presenting Author: Thijs Wingelaar MD
       
    3:00 PM 3:30 PM BREAK / EXHIBITS Rio Mar 5  
    3:00 PM 4:00 PM Research Committee Meeting Heron  
    3:30 PM 4:00 PM Poster Session D-2: Posters D16-D28 

    D16: Self-paced exercise performance is attenuated following four hours of cold water immersion irrespective of breathing gas type.
    Hess HW, Schlader ZJ, Johnson BD, Hostler D
    Presenting Author: Hayden W. Hess

    D17: Does the use of normobaric oxygen in Swedish working divers underestimate the incidence of decompression illness?
    Hagberg M, Ornahgen H
    Presenting Author: Mats Hagberg MD

    D18: Optimizing oxygenation, hemodynamics and metabolism during diving by using underwater near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS).
    Whelan H, Ari C, Prost R, Sugar J, D'Agostino D, Quirk B, Dituri J, Harper Z, Aderman T, Fahlman A, McKnight C, Tyack P, Shorter A, Popa B,
    Williams T, Chapman S
    Presenting Author: Harry T. Whelan MD

    D19: Count model of DCI among fishermen divers.
    Peluso E, Chin W, Huchim O
    Presenting Author: Walter Chin RN/CHRN

    D20: Lionfish stings in Cozumel, eight-year follow-up.
    Gomez-Castillo JD
    Presenting Author: J Dario Gomez Castillo MD

    D21: Cancer and diving: data from 124 UK sport divers.
    St Leger Dowse M, Morgan B, Smerdon GR
    Presenting Author: Marguerite St Leger Dowse D22: Pathophysiology of dysbaric osteonecrosis.
    Kawashima M, Kawashima M, Tamura H, Takao K, Yamaguchi T, Miyata K, Kitano M
    Presenting Author: Mahito Kawashima MD

    D23: Thermoregulation in environmental conditions expected in a disabled pressurized rescue module.
    Schlader ZJ, Stooks J, Johnson BD, Hostler D
    Presenting Author: Zachary J. Schlader PhD

    D24: Required sample sizes for testing cardiovascular effects of normobaric scuba regulator breathing without immersion: A pilot trial.
    Kovacs CR, Buzzacott P
    Presenting Author: Christopher Kovacs PhD

    D25: A technical review of ultrasound use in decompression research.
    Le DQ, Dayton PA, Tillmans F, Freiberger JJ, Moon RE, Denoble PJ, Papadopoulou V
    Presenting Author: David Q Le

    D26: Retreatment with a TT6A1M for neurological decompression illness in patients with a poor response to standard treatment with a USN TT6.
    McEldrew P, Siegel M, LeGros TL, Wyatt A, and Van Meter K
    Presenting Author: Patrick McEldrew, MD

    D27: Dive profiles and physiologic parameters of safety divers at a breath-hold diving competition.
    Derksen B, Lang M, Lindholm P, Van Hoesen K
    Presenting Author: Brenna Derksen MD

    D28: No change in total mood disturbance during a simulated disabled pressurized rescue module scenario.
    Johnson BD, Hess HW, Stooks J, Hostler D, Schlader ZJ
    Presenting Author: Blair Johnson PhD
    Rio Mar 1-4  
    4:00 PM 5:00 PM Plenary Session: Altitude Decompression Sickness Rio Mar 6-10  
    4:00-4:30 Combating flier’s “bends” during unpressurized flight and explosive decompression in World War II: Jay Dean, PhD  
    4:30-5:00 USAF hypobaric exposures experience: Marc Robins, DO  
    5:00 PM 6:00 PM UHMS Business Meeting - Open meeting Rio Mar 6-10  
    5:030 PM 7:30 PM Specialty Council Meeting (Toups) PRIVATE Meeting Pelican  

    SATURDAY, June 29
     
    7:00 AM 8:00 AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST / EXHIBITS Rio Mar 5  
    8:00 AM 5:00 PM Non-Physician "Associates" Breakout Session (not approved for physician CME credits) Caribbean 2-3  
    8:00 AM 10:00 AM Plenary Session: The Regulatory And Reimbursement Challenges Facing Nations And How These Have Been Addressed Rio Mar 6-10  
    8:00-8:25 Canada: Ken LeDez, MD  
    8:25-8:50 United Kingdom: Pieter Bothma, MD  
    8:50-9:15 United States: Caroline Fife, MD  
    9:15-9:40 Australia: Michael Bennett, MD  
    9:40-10:00 Panel Discussion  
    10:00 AM 10:30 AM BREAK / EXHIBITS Rio Mar 5  
    10:30 AM 11:30 AM Session E: HBO2 Operations, Chambers, and Equipment Rio Mar 6-10  
    10:30-10:40 E1: Use of point of care ultrasounds for the rapid diagnosis of central retinal artery occlusion.
    McCarthy P, Hendriksen SM, Masters TC, Westgard BC, Walter JW, Osterman A, Reardon RF,
    Logue CJ
    Presenting Author: Christopher Logue MD
       
    10:40-10:50 E2: Comparison of radial artery catheter blood pressure with automatic non-invasive blood pressure at 35 fsw on 100% O2.
    Orabi M, Allen J, Gonzalez S, Natoli MJ, Freiberger JJ, Derrick BJ
    Presenting Author: Maia Orabi MD
       
    10:50-11:00 E3: Reliability of a continuous glucose monitor during hyperbaric oxygen exposure: Interim analysis.
    Huang E, Savaser D, Castle J, Manulik B, Demirel S, Bliss B, Fitzpatrick P
    Presenting Author: Enoch Huang MD
    E4: Safety of a continuous glucose monitoring device during hyperbaric exposure.
    Bliss C, Huang E, Savaser D
    Presenting Author: Chae Bliss CHT
       
    11:00-11:10 E5: Pressure-related effects on sterile single-use expired medication (PRESS-EM) vials study.
    Savaser DJ, Huang ET, Bliss C, Deshazer JA, Marshall KZ
    Presenting Author: Davut Savaser MD
       
    11:10-11:20 E6: Culturally competent hyperbaric patient care.
    Marosek N, Melnyczenko A
    Presenting Author: Nicholas Marosek RN/CHRN
     

     

    11:20-11:30 E7: Implementation and evaluation of an interdisciplinary, simulation-based educational curriculum in hyperbaric medicine.
    Paetow G, Guber K, Raleigh S, TenBrink W, Driehorst M, Brown L, Jensen A, Omodt S, Olives T, Hart D, Logue C
    Presenting Author: Christopher Logue MD

    E8: Interdisciplinary simulation for the detection of latent risk threats in a hyperbaric medicine department.
    Paetow G, TenBrink W, Driehorst M, Brown L, Jensen A, Omodt S, Hart D, Logue C
    Presenting Author: Christopher Logue MD
     

     

    11:30 AM 12:00 PM Poster Session E: Poster E1-E14 

    E1: Use of point of care ultrasounds for the rapid diagnosis of central retinal artery occlusion.
    McCarthy P, Hendriksen SM, Masters TC, Westgard BC, Walter JW, Osterman A, Reardon RF, Logue CJ
    Presenting Author: Christopher Logue MD

    E2: Comparison of radial artery catheter blood pressure with automatic non-invasive blood pressure at 35 fsw on 100% O2.
    Orabi M, Allen J, Gonzalez S, Natoli MJ, Freiberger JJ, Derrick BJ
    Presenting Author: Maia Orabi MD

    E3: Reliability of a continuous glucose monitor during hyperbaric oxygen exposure: Interim analysis.
    Huang E, Savaser D, Castle J, Manulik B, Demirel S, Bliss B,  Fitzpatrick P
    Presenting Author: Enoch Huang MD

    E4: Safety of a continuous glucose monitoring device during hyperbaric exposure.
    Bliss C, Huang E, Savaser D
    Presenting Author: Chae Bliss CHT

    E5: Pressure-related effects on sterile single-use expired medication (PRESS-EM) vials study.
    Savaser DJ, Huang ET, Bliss C, Deshazer JA, Marshall KZ
    Presenting Author: Davut Savaser MD

    E6: Culturally competent hyperbaric patient care.
    Marosek N, Melnyczenko A
    Presenting Author: Nicholas Marosek RN/CHRN

    E7: Implementation and evaluation of an interdisciplinary, simulation-based, educational curriculum in hyperbaric medicine.
    Paetow G, Guber K, Raleigh S, TenBrink W, Driehorst M, Brown L, Jensen A, Omodt S, Olives T,Hart D, Logue C
    Presenting Author: Christopher Logue MD  E8: Interdisciplinary simulation for the detection of latent risk threats in a hyperbaric medicine department.
    Paetow G, TenBrink W, Driehorst M, Brown L, Jensen A, Omodt S, Hart D, Logue C
    Presenting Author: Christopher Logue MD

    E9: U.S. involvement in the Thai cave rescue.
    Tanaka HL
    Presenting Author: Hideaki L Tanaka MD

    E10: Lithium-ion battery explosion leading to a traumatic femur fracture in cave diver.
    Covington DB, Ohama M, Millan S, Pitkin A
    Presenting Author: Derek Covington MD

    E11: Successful cardiac defibrillation during hyperbaric oxygen therapy in a patient with severe carbon monoxide poisoning.
    Allen JA, Shah KR, Moon RE
    Presenting Author: Justin Allen DO

    E12: Pilot study on the feasibility of utilization of an Epi-Pen under pressure in a multiplace chamber.
    Savaser DJ, Huang ET, Bliss C
    Presenting Author: Davut Savaser MD

    E13: Emergency response by hyperbaric personnel.
    Vidafar M
    Presenting Author: Michael Vidafar CHT

    E14: Oxygen exhaust sign improvement.
    Vidafar M
    Presenting Author: Michael Vidafar CHT
    Rio Mar 1-4

     

    10:00 AM 11:00 PM Chapter President's Committee Meeting Pelican  
    10:00 AM 12:00 PM Diving Committee Meeting Canary  
    11:00 AM 12:00 PM Membership Committee Meeting Pelican  
    12:00 PM 1:00 PM LUNCH Ocean Terrace/Rio Mar Foyer  
    12:00 PM 1:00 PM Associates Luncheon (limited to 50) Caribbean 1  
    1:00 PM 2:00 PM Plenary Session: Rio Mar 6-10  
    1:00-1:30 HBO2 and Inflammatory Bowel Disease Update: Jay Buckey, MD  
    1:30-2:00 Diving, operational & environmental physiology of the Thai cave rescue: Richard Walker, MD  
    2:00 PM 3:00 PM Session F: Top Case Reports Rio Mar 6-10  
    2:00-2:10 F1: Tension pneumocephalus: Iatrogenic subarachnoid air embolism treated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
    Gaskill Z, Hardy K, Kassem J, Kelly M, Lambert D
    Presenting Author: Zachary Gaskill DO
       
    2:10-2:20 F2: Carbon monoxide poisoning; Mixed-acid cocktail suicide attempt.
    Gaskill Z, Hardy K, Kassem J, Kelly M, Lambert D
    Presenting Author: Zachary Gaskill DO
     

     

    2:20-2:30 F3: A case of delayed mortality after severe arterial gas embolism secondary to myocardial infarction from triple-vessel coronary artery thrombosis.
    Derksen BJ, Hayden SR, Grover I, Sadler CA
    Presenting Author: Charlotte Sadler MD
     

     

    2:30-2:40 F4: De novo cataract formation in non-diabetics.
    Gaskill Z, Hardy K, Kassem J, Kelly M, Lambert D
    Presenting Author: Zachary Gaskill MD
     

     

    2:40-2:50 F5: A rare case report of coronary gas embolism after percutaneous lung biopsy.
    Allen JA, Mammarappallil JG
    Presenting Author: Justin Allen DO
     

     

    2:50-3:00 F6: Successful treatment of laryngotracheal radionecrosis with hyperbaric oxygen therapy in a patient presenting with persistent hemoptysis and cough.
    Savaser DJ, Huang ET
    Presenting Author: Davut Savaser MD
     

     

    3:00 PM 3:30 PM BREAK / EXHIBITS Rio Mar 5  

    3:30 PM

    4:00 PM

    Poster Session F: Posters F1-F15 

    F1: Tension pneumocephalus: Iatrogenic subarachnoid air embolism treated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
    Gaskill Z, Hardy K, Kassem J, Kelly M, Lambert D
    Presenting Author: Zachary Gaskill DO

    F2: Carbon monoxide poisoning; Mixed-acid cocktail suicide attempt
    Gaskill Z, Hardy K, Kassem J, Kelly M, Lambert D
    Presenting Author: Zachary Gaskill DO

    F3: A case of delayed mortality after severe arterial gas embolism secondary to myocardial infarction from triple-vessel coronary artery thrombosis.
    Derksen BJ, Hayden SR, Grover I, Sadler CA
    Presenting Author: Brenna Derksen MD

    F4: De novo cataract formation in non-diabetics.
    Gaskill Z, Hardy K, Kassem J, Kelly M, Lambert D
    Presenting Author: Zachary Gaskill MD

    F5: A rare case report of coronary gas embolism after percutaneous lung biopsy
    Allen JA, Mammarappallil JG
    Presenting Author: Justin Allen DO

    F6: Successful treatment of laryngotracheal radionecrosis with hyperbaric oxygen therapy in a patient presenting with persistent hemoptysis and cough.
    Savaser DJ, Huang ET
    Presenting Author: Davut Savaser MD

    F7: Hyperbaric oxygen treatment for delayed radiation-induced esophageal stricture.
    Dullum D
    Presenting Author: Diane Dullum RN/CHRN

    F8: Diving with Osler-Weber-Rendu disease: A rare case provoking thoughts.
    Swenker R, van Ooij PJ
    Presenting Author: Rob Swenker MD

    F9: Hyperbaric oxygen treatment of patient with tracheal-esophageal device and recent thoracic surgery.
    Mihai A, Morgan M, Sharma D, Boes T, Santiago W, Heyboer M
    Presenting Author: Aurel Mihai MD

    F10: Successful treatment of medication-related jaw osteonecrosis with hyperbaric oxygen therapy .using a Marx protocol-like approach.
    Hodgson J
    Presenting Author: Joni Hodgson DO

    F11: Hyperbaric oxygen treatment status post gamma knife surgery improves progressively worsening neurological symptoms.
    Mihai A, Morgan M, Sharma D, Santiago W, Heyboer M.
    Presenting Author: Aurel Mihai MD

    F12: Against most odds: A case study, limb salvage.
    Crapella L

    Presenting Author: Lise Crapella ACNP/PA    

    F13: Innovative use of dehydrated human amnion/chorion membrane in conjunction with hyperbaric oxygen therapy to treat a non-healing nasal wound subsequent to squamous cell carcinoma resection and radiation: A case study.
    Henderson JA, Jones MW, Houle SS
    Presenting Author: Jessica Henderson DO

    F14: Case report: High-throughput enterocutaneous fistula and the role of HBO2 therapy.
    Borges H, Oliveira N, Paz MA, Santos PE
    Presenting Author: Hugo Leonardo De Lima Borges MD

    F15: A case of vertigo in a recreational scuba diver.
    Agostinelli N
    Presenting Author: Nicole Agostinelli MD

    Rio Mar 1-4

     

    4:00 PM 5:00 PM Plenary Session: Topics in Undersea and Hyperbaric MedicineRio Mar 6-10    
    4:00-4:30 Top articles in HBO2: Justin Allen, DO, Fellow, Duke, Durham, NC  
    4:30-5:00 Top articles in Undersea Medicine: Aurel Mihai, MD, Fellow, SUNY, Syracuse, NY  
    7:00 PM 10:00 PM Awards Banquet (separate fee) Rio Mar 5-Cord A  
    10:00 PM 12:00 AM After Party (separate fee) Ocean Terrace/Caribbean 2-3  
     

     

     

     

     

     

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    THURSDAY, JUNE 27 - SATURDAY, JUNE 29
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    THURSDAY, June 27
     
    7:00 AM 8:00 AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST / EXHIBITS Rio Mar 5  
    8:00 AM 8:30 AM President's Address: Nick Bird, MD Rio Mar  6-10  
    8:30 AM 10:00 AM Plenary Session: Controversies in the Hyperbaric Management of Late Radiation Injuries Rio Mar  6-10  
    8:30-9:00 Late Radiation Tissue Injury Below the Clavicles: Considerations with IMRT and the Fibroatrophic Model: John Feldmeier, DO  
     9:00-9:30 Answering the criticism and challenges to HBO2 in the treatment of radiated patients: Robert Marx, DDS  
    9:30-10:00 Panel Discussion  
    10:00 AM 10:30 AM BREAK / EXHIBITS Rio Mar 5  
    10:30 AM 11:30 AM Session A: HBO2 Theory & Mechanisms Rio Mar  6-10  
    10:30-10:45 A1: HBO2 therapy reduces mortality, hepatic inflammation and improves renal mitochondrial function in a model of severe polymicrobial sepsis. Perdrizet GA, Halbach JL, Prieto JM, Wang, AW, Hawisher D, Cauvi DM, Reys T, Okerblom J, Ramierz-Sanchez I, Villarreal F, Patel HH, Bickler SW, De Maio A, Singh P, Li L Presenting Author: George A. Perdrizet MD    
    10:45-11:00 A3: A hyperbaric, high-oxygen environment promotes injured rat muscle recovery by angiogenesis through reactive nitrogen species.
    Yamamoto N, Oyaizu T, Enomoto M, Horie M, Yagishita K
    Presenting Author: Naoki Yamamoto MD
     

     

    11:00-11:15 A4: Hyperbaric oxygen inhibits hyperglycemia-induced NLRP3 inflammasome and microparticle formation in neutrophils.
    Thom SR, Bhopale VM, WaliaD
    Presenting Author: Stephen Thom MD
     

     

    11:15-11:30 A5: Prevalence and pattern of cardiac injury identified by late gadolinium-enhancement of cardiac magnetic resonance image in acute moderate to severe CO poisoning with elevated high sensitivity troponin I: Prospective observational study.
    Cha YS, Kwon W, Son JW, Lee CH, Han SI
    Presenting Author: Yong Sung Cha MD
     

     

    11:30 AM 12:00 PM Poster Session A: Posters A1-A7

    A1: HBO2 therapy reduces mortality, hepatic inflammation and improves renal mitochondrial function in a model of severe polymicrobial sepsis.
    Perdrizet GA, Halbach JL, Prieto JM, Wang, AW, Hawisher D, Cauvi DM, Reys T, Okerblom J, Ramierz-Sanchez I, Villarreal F, Patel HH, Bickler SW, De Maio A, Singh P,  and Li L.
    Presenting Author: George A. Perdrizet MD

    A2: A hyperbaric and high-oxygen environment accelerates IL-6 synthesis via RNS in rat contused skeletal muscle.
    Oyaizu T, Enomoto M, Horie M, Yamamoto N, Yagishita K
    Presenting Author: Takuya Oyaizu MD

    A3: A hyperbaric, high-oxygen environment promotes injured rat muscle recovery by angiogenesis through reactive nitrogen species.
    Yamamoto N, Oyaizu T, Enomoto M, Horie M, Yagishita K
    Presenting Author: Naoki Yamamoto MD

    A4: Hyperbaric oxygen inhibits hyperglycemia-induced NLRP3 inflammasome and microparticle formation in neutrophils.
    Thom SR, Bhopale VM, WaliaD
    Presenting Author: Stephen Thom MD

    A5: Prevalence and pattern of cardiac injury identified by late gadolinium-enhancement of cardiac magnetic resonance image in acute moderate to severe CO poisoning with elevated high sensitivity troponin I: Prospective observational study.
    Cha YS, Kwon W, Son JW, Lee CH, Han SI
    Presenting Author: Yong Sung Cha MD
    A6: Effects of HBO2 on the osteogenic differentiation of human adipose-derived stem cells.
    Camporesi EM, Zavan B, Gardin C, Bellin G, Rizzato A, Vezzani G, Bosco G
    Presenting Author: Enrico M. Camporesi MD

    A7: Inflammatory hypoxia: A new, unifying target for HBO2 therapy.
    Perdrizet GA
    Presenting Author: George A. Perdrizet, MD
    Rio Mar 1-4  
    12:00 PM 1:00 PM LUNCH Ocean Terrace/Rio Mar Foyer

     

    12:30 PM 1:00 PM Poster Session B-1: Posters B1-B15

    B1: Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for the treatment of perianal fistulas in Crohn’s disease (HOT-TOPIC): preliminary results.
    Lansdorp CA, Gecse KB, Buskens CJ, Löwenberg M, Stoker J, Bemelman WA, D’Haens GRAM, van Hulst RA
    Presenting Author: Nina (Corine Alida) Lansdorp MD

    B2: The myopic shift associated with hyperbaric oxygen administration is reduced when using a mask delivery system compared to a hood - a randomized controlled trial.
    Bennett MH, Hui B, See HG, Au-Yeung KL, Tan C, Watson S
    Presenting Author: Michael Bennett MD

    B3: Efficacy and safety of postoperative radiotherapy with hyperbaric oxygen therapy for keloids.
    Guo D
    Presenting Author: Dazhi Guo MDB4: Effect of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for central retinal artery occlusion.
    Han SI, Kim YS
    Presenting Author: Yoonseop Kim MD

    B5: Prospective data collection through a hyperbaric outcomes registry: Preliminary results.
    Buckey JC, Ptak JA, Kertis JA, Rees JR
    Presenting Author: Jay C. Buckey MD

    B6: Efficacy and safety of hyperbaric oxygen at 2.4 ATA in the management of radiation cystitis: A retrospective study.
    Ajayi OD, Masters TC, Westgard BC, Logue CJ, Walter JW, Hendriksen SM
    Presenting Author: David Ajayi MD

    B7: Prehospital diagnosis and direct transfer to the hyperbaric chamber of carbon monoxide-intoxicated patients: a quality improvement initiative.
    Camporesi EM, Martani L, Cantadori L, Paganini M, Rubini A, Bosco G
    Presenting Author: Enrico M. Camporesi MD

    B8: The impact of hyperbaric oxygen on treating idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss.
    McCoy ME, Helwig NE, Logue C
    Presenting Author: Christopher Logue, MD

    B9: Quality of life in patients with delayed effects of radiation treated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
    Famenini S, Schroeder M, Sethuraman K
    Presenting Author: Sam Famenini

    B10:
    Retinal artery and vein occlusions successfully treated with hyperbaric oxygen: Case reports.
    Johnson DR, Cooper JS
    Presenting Author: Jeffrey Cooper MD

    B11: Late radiation cystitis treated with hyperbaric oxygen a randomized controlled trial.
    Oscarsson N, Müller B, Rosén A, Seeman-Lodding H
    Presenting Author: Nicklas Oscarsson MD

    B12: Osteonecrosis in children and adolescents with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL): Improvement with HBO2 in early diagnosis.
    Camporesi EM, Biddeci G, Bosco G, Gigante C, Garetto G, Abowali H,
    Putti MC
    Presenting Author: Enrico M. Camporesi MD

    B13: Transient myopia and associated patient factors in patients undergoing elective hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
    Mihai A, Wojcik S, Seargent S, Pacelli L, Heyboer M
    Presenting Author: Aurel Mihai MD

    B14: Does hyperbaric oxygen therapy affect etonogestrel levels from a Nexplanon implant?
    Kertis JA, Ptak JA, Reetz SB, Fisher TJ, Geno KA, DeJesus CL, Cremers S, Buckey JC
    Presenting Author: Judy A. Kertis RN/CHRN

    B15: Current myringotomy training practices across hyperbaric and undersea medicine training programs.
    Brett KD, Coffey CD, Bracken D, Witucki, P
    Presenting Author: Kaighley Brett MD
    Rio Mar 1-4

     

    1:00 PM 2:00 PM Kindwall Keynote: HBO2 in Chronic Radiation-Injured Tissue and Osteoradionecrosis in Today’s Radiation Schemes: Needed Now Even More.
    Robert Marx, DDS
    Rio Mar 6-10  
    2:00 PM 3:00 PM Session B: Clinical HBO2 Rio Mar 6-10  
    2:00-2:10 B1: Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for the treatment of perianal fistulas in Crohn’s disease
    (HOT-TOPIC): preliminary results.
    Lansdorp CA, Gecse KB, Buskens CJ, Löwenberg M, Stoker J, Bemelman WA, D’Haens GRAM,
    van Hulst RA
    Presenting Author: Nina (Corine Alida) Lansdorp MD
       
    2:10-2:20 B2: The myopic shift associated with hyperbaric oxygen administration is reduced when using a mask delivery system compared to a hood – a randomized controlled trial.
    Bennett MH, Hui B, See HG, Au-Yeung KL, Tan C, Watson S
    Presenting Author: Michael Bennett MD
       
    2:20-2:30 B3: Efficacy and safety of postoperative radiotherapy with hyperbaric oxygen therapy for keloids.
    Guo D
    Presenting Author: Dazhi Guo MD
       
    2:30-2:40 B4: Effect of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for central retinal artery occlusion.
    Han SI, Kim YS
    Presenting Author: Yoonseop Kim MD
       
    2:40-2:50 B5: Prospective data collection through a hyperbaric outcomes registry: Preliminary results.
    Buckey JC, Ptak JA, Kertis JA, Rees JR
    Presenting Author: Jay C. Buckey MD
       
    2:50-3:00 B6: Efficacy and safety of hyperbaric oxygen at 2.4 ATA in the management of radiation cystitis:A retrospective study.
    Ajayi OD, Masters TC, Westgard BC, Logue CJ, Walter JW, Hendriksen SM
    Presenting Author: David Ajayi MD
       
    3:00 PM 3:30 PM BREAK / EXHIBITS Rio Mar 5  
    3:30 PM 4:00 PM Poster Session B-2: Posters B16-B27 

    B16: Ketamine sedation for hyperbaric oxygen therapy in hypotensive patients.
    Mihai A, Heyboer M
    Presenting Author: Aurel Mihai MD

    B17: Effects of hypoxia on N100 and P300 event-related potentials during visuospatial attention control.
    Hutcheon EA, Nunes AS, Ribrary U, Ferguson SA, Claydon VE, Doesburg SM
    Presenting Author: Sherri Ferguson

    B18:
    BK viral-induced hemorrhagic cystitis and the role of HBO2 therapy.
    Gaskill Z, Hardy K, Kassem J, Kelly M, Lambert D
    Presenting Author: Zachary Gaskill DO

    B19: Clinical and radiographic improvement in bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the mandible with hyperbaric oxygen therapy: A case report.
    Shields RC, Toups GN, Price DL
    Presenting Author: Raymond C. Shields MD

    B20: Well-controlled diabetics safely receive serial hyperbaric oxygen treatments without serial blood glucose checks.
    Mihai A, Morgan M, Sharma D, Santiago W, Heyboer M
    Presenting Author: Aurel Mihai MD

    B21:
    The use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy to treat an anaerobic retroperitoneal abscess with extension into the mediastinum.
    Long JS, Foster JM, Cooper JS
    Presenting Author: Jeffrey Cooper MD
    B22:
    Uneventful serial hyperbaric oxygen treatments in setting of cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome.
    Mihai A, Sharma D, Boes T, Morgan M, Santiago W, Heyboer M
    Presenting Author: Aurel Mihai MD

    B23: An innovative design employing Medicare claims data to demonstrate a cost savings for hyperbaric oxygen in the treatment of radiation cystitis and proctitis.
    Feldmeier JJ, Kirby JP, Gelly HB, Robins MS, DaVanzo JE, and Gruhn P
    Presenting Author: John J. Feldmeier DO

    B24: WITHDRAWN

    B25: Case report: The role of HBO2 therapy in a spider bite.
    Borges H, Oliveira N, Paz MA, Santos PE
    Presenting Author: Hugo Leonardo De Lima Borges MD

    B26: Case report: HBO2 therapy avoiding amputation in serious osteomyelitis of ankle.
    Borges H, Oliveira N, Paz MA, Santos PE
    Presenting Author: Hugo Leonardo De Lima Borges MD

    B27: Variations in study outcomes relative to intention-to-treat and per-protocol data analysis techniques in the evaluation of efficacy for treatment of venous leg ulcers with dehydrated human amnion/chorion membrane allograft.
    Bianchi C, Tettelbach W, Istwan N, Hubbs B, Kot K, Harris S, Fetterolf D.
    Presenting Author: William Tettelbach MD
    Rio Mar 1-4  
    4:00 PM 5:00 PM Plenary Session:  Physiology and Science in Hyperbaric Medicine Rio Mar 6-10  
     4:00-4:30 Stem cells and hyperbaric oxygen therapy: Stephen Thom, MD    
    4:30-5:00 Research that we need to do in the field of hyperbaric medicine and some thoughts on how to achieve this goal: John Feldmeier, DO  
    6:00 PM 7:00 PM Exhibitor Wine & Cheese Reception Rio Mar 5  

    FRIDAY, June 28
     
    7:00 AM 8:00 AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST / EXHIBITS Rio Mar 5  
    8:00 AM 10:00 AM Plenary Session: DCI Theory & Mechanisms Rio Mar 6-10  
    8:00-9:00 CNS Oxygen toxicity: Where are we now? Jay Dean, PhD  
    9:00-9:30 Navy dive operations: Lessons learned about planning, DCS prevention and treatment: Pete Witucki, MD  
     9:30-10:00   Wearable diving technology: Ki Chon, MD  
    10:00 AM 10:30 AM BREAK / EXHIBITS Rio Mar 5  
    10:30 AM 11:30 AM Session C: Decompression Theory and Mechanisms Rio Mar 6-10  
    10:30-10:40 C1: A predictive model of serious decompression sickness following loss of spacecraft cabin pressure.
    Gernhardt ML, Abercromby AFJ
    Presenting Author: Michael Gernhardt PhD

    C2: Modeling decompression stress associated with surface interval freediving in recreational diving.
    Gernhardt ML, Bekdash OS
    Presenting Author: Michael L. Gernhardt PhD
       
    10:40-10:50 C3: Albumin-derived perfluorocarbon-based nanocapsules as an effective preventive therapy of decompression illness: Well-proven wine in new bottles.
    Mayer D, Guerrero F, Goanvec C, Ljubcovic M, Mayer C, Kirsch M, Ferenz KB
    Presenting Author: Dirk Mayer MD
       
    10:50-11:00 C4: Validation of an exhaled nitric oxide model of pulmonary hyperoxic stress.
    Fothergill DM, Ross WL, Florian JP
    Presenting Author: David Fothergill PhD
       
    11:00-11:10 C5: Tetranomial probabilistic modeling of serious, mild, marginal and no decompression sickness.
    King AE, Andriano NR, Howle LE, Vann RD
    Presenting Author: Amy King
       
    11:10-11:20 C6: The protective effects of synthetic ketone ester BD-AcAc2 on rats with decompression sickness.
    Zhang K, Xu WG
    Presenting Author: Kun Zhang MD
     

     

    11:20-11:30 C7: Development and limited validation of the XVal-He-9_040 Thalmann algorithm parameter set for computing decompression schedules for extended duration 1.3 atm PO2 He-O2 diving.
    Doolette DJ, Murphy FG, Gerth WA
    Presenting Author: David J Doolette PhD
     

     

    11:30 AM 12:00 PM Poster Session C: Posters C1-C11 

    C1: A predictive model of serious decompression sickness following loss of spacecraft cabin pressure.
    Gernhardt ML, Abercromby AFJ
    Presenting Author: Michael Gernhardt PhD

    C2: Modeling decompression stress associated with surface interval freediving in recreational diving.
    Gernhardt ML, Bekdash OS
    Presenting Author: Michael L. Gernhardt PhD

    C3: Albumin-derived perfluorocarbon-based nanocapsules as an effective preventive therapy of decompression illness: Well-proven wine in new bottles.
    Mayer D, Guerrero F, Goanvec C, Ljubcovic M, Mayer C, Kirsch M, Ferenz KB
    Presenting Author: Dirk Mayer MD

    C4: Validation of an exhaled nitric oxide model of pulmonary hyperoxic stress.
    Fothergill DM, Ross WL, Florian JP
    Presenting Author: Dr. David Fothergill PhD

    C5: Tetranomial probabilistic modeling of serious, mild, marginal and no decompression sickness.
    King AE, Andriano NR, Howle LE, Vann RD
    Presenting Author: Amy King

    C6: The protective effects of synthetic ketone ester BD-AcAc2 on rats with decompression sickness.
    Zhang K, Xu WG
    Presenting Author: Kun Zhang MD

    C7:
    Development and limited validation of the XVal-He-9_040 Thalmann algorithm parameter set for computing decompression schedules for extended duration 1.3 atm PO2 He-O2 diving.
    Doolette DJ, Murphy FG, Gerth WA
    Presenting Author: David J Doolette PhD

    C8: The biphasic effects of autophagy on decompression bubble-induced endothelial injuries.
    Zhang K, Xu WG
    Presenting Author: Kun Zhang MD

    C9: Benefits of escin for decompression sickness in Bama pigs by endothelia-targeting protection.
    Qing l, Xu WG
    Presenting Author: Weigang Xu MD

    C10: Experimental testing of cross corrections to decompression tables for dives at altitude.
    Weis TW, Dong TW, Natoli MJ, Lance RM, Howle LE, Pieper CF, Freiberger JJ, Derrick BJ, Moon RE
    Presenting Author: Richard E Moon MD

    C11: Cognitive control performance during increasing ambient pressure: Event-related brain potential study.
    Fujii T
    Presenting Author: Tatsufumi Fujii PhD
    Rio Mar 1-4

     

    12:00 PM 1:00 PM LUNCH Ocean Terrace/Rio Mar Foyer  
    12:30 PM 1:00 PM Poster Session D-1: Posters D1-D15 

    D1: Ketogenic diet for reduction of CNS oxygen toxicity in working divers (KetOX Study): Pilot study.
    Allen J, Orabi M, Bahaadin Al-Jarani, Gonzalez S, Dong TW, Natoli MJ, Richardson C, Brown G, Walker AJ, Schinazi EA, Kuchibhatla M, D’Agostino DP, Keuski BM, Moon RE, Freiberger JJ,
    Derrick BJ
    Presenting Author: Justin Allen DO

    D2: Comparison of dysbaric osteonecrosis severity in the u/w sheep model after a 24-hour dive at 33 fsw followed by either a 15-, 30-, or 45-minute oxygen pre-breathe before dropout decompression.
    Lamers JL, Sobakin AS
    Presenting Author: Jake Lamers 

    D3: Manned validation of U.S. Navy Diving Manual, Revision 7, VVal-79 air decompression schedules for short bottom times in the 130-140 fsw range.
    Andrew BT, Doolette DJ
    Presenting Author: Brian T. Andrew MD

    D4: Improving safety of submarine escape and rescue from 60 and 70 fsw
    Eldridge MW, Sobakin AS
    Presenting Author: Aleksey Sobakin PhD

    D5: A graphical user interface for expediting bubble-counting analysis of post-dive echocardiograms and statistics for vetting crowdsourcing contributions.
    Barrentine B, Le DQ, Germonpré P, Balestra C, Tillmans F, Denoble PJ, Freiberger JJ, Moon RE,Dayton PA, Papadopoulou V
    Presenting Author: David Q Le

    D6: Detecting pulmonary oxygen toxicity using exhaled breath analysis: Wet and dry diving are not the same.
    Wingelaar TT, Brinkman P, van Ooij PJAM, Maitland-Van der Zee AH, van Hulst RA
    Presenting Author: Thijs Wingelaar MD

    D7: A robust image-processing method for selecting frames during late ventricular diastole in post-dive echocardiography without ECG gating.
    Markley E, Le DQ, Germonpré P, Balestra C, Tillmans F, Denoble PJ, Freiberger JJ, Moon RE, Dayton PA, Papadopoulou V
    Presenting Author: David Q Le

    D8: Acute bone necrosis in cases of decompression sickness with refractory pain despite hyperbaric treatment.
    Calderon, J. Mansilla, Y. Cabrera, M. Mansilla, C. Estrada. J
    Presenting Author: Jorge Calderon MD

    D9: Dysbaric osteonecrosis among the artisanal diving fishermen in Yucatan, Mexico
    Popa D, Chin W, Huchim-Lara O, Medak A, Hughes T, Grover I.
    Presenting Author: Daniel Popa, MD

    D10: Manual dexterity and finger skin temperature is reduced in cold water and is not preserved with whole-body active heating.
    Wheelock CE, Hess HW, Hostler D
    Presenting Author: Courtney Wheelock

    D11: A deep-learning approach for automated bubble counting in 2D echocardiography of divers.
    Le DQ, Kierski TM, Markley E, Germonpré P, Balestra C, Tillmans F, Denoble PJ, Freiberger JJ, Moon RE, Dayton PA, Papadopoulou V
    Presenting Author: David Q Le

    D12: Sea harvester diving in Yucatan and Quintana Roo, Mexico: 1988-2018.
    Sanchez EC, Gomez D, Rivas F, Medina A, Lopez J, García G, Torres S, Diaz R, Paredes H,
    Denoble P.
    Presenting Author: J Dario Gomez Castillo MD

    D13: The effect of sudden drop in partial pressure of oxygen during ascent on heart function.
    Ferguson SA, Poburko D, Claydon VE, Koehle M, Ruben PC
    Presenting Author: Sherri Ferguson

    D14: Pulmonary edema in special operations assessments.
    Tanaka HL, Wightman JM, Ott MC
    Presenting Author: Hideaki L. Tanaka MD

    D15: The effect of oxygen and nitrogen on nitrogen narcosis severity.
    Ferguson SA, Hutcheon EA, Doesburg SM
    Presenting Author: Sherri Ferguson
    Rio Mar 1-4

     

    1:00 PM 2:00 PM Lambertsen Keynote: Decompression sickness as an inflammatory disease.
    Simon Mitchell, MBBS, PhD
    Rio Mar 6-10  
    2:00 PM 3:00 PM Session D: Diving Medicine Rio Mar 6-10  
    2:00-2:10 D1: Ketogenic diet for reduction of CNS oxygen toxicity in working divers (KetOX Study): Pilot study.
    Allen J, Orabi M, Bahaadin Al-Jarani, Gonzalez S, Dong TW, Natoli MJ, Richardson C, Brown G, Walker AJ, Schinazi EA, Kuchibhatla M, D’Agostino DP, Keuski BM, Moon RE, Freiberger JJ,
    Derrick BJ
    Presenting Author: Justin Allen DO
     

     

    2:10-2:20 D2: Comparison of dysbaric osteonecrosis severity in the u/w sheep model after a 24-hour dive at 33 fsw followed by either a 15-, 30-, or 45-minute oxygen pre-breathe before dropout decompression.
    Lamers JL, Sobakin AS
    Presenting Author: Jake Lamers
     

     

    2:20-2:30 D3: Manned validation of U.S. Navy Diving Manual, Revision 7, VVal-79 air decompression schedules for short bottom times in the 130-140 fsw range.
    Andrew BT, Doolette DJ
    Presenting Author: Brian T. Andrew MD
     

     

    2:30-2:40 D4: Improving safety of submarine escape and rescue from 60 and 70 FSW
    Eldridge MW, Sobakin AS
    Presenting Author: Aleksey Sobakin PhD
       
    2:40-2:50 D5: A graphical user interface for expediting bubble-counting analysis of post-dive echocardiograms and statistics for vetting crowdsourcing contributions.
    Barrentine B, Le DQ, Germonpré P, Balestra C, Tillmans F, Denoble PJ, Freiberger JJ, Moon RE,Dayton PA, Papadopoulou V
    Presenting Author: David Q Le
       
    2:50-3:00 D6: Detecting pulmonary oxygen toxicity using exhaled breath analysis: Wet and dry diving are not the same.
    Wingelaar TT, Brinkman P, van Ooij PJAM, Maitland-Van der Zee AH, van Hulst RA
    Presenting Author: Thijs Wingelaar MD
       
    3:00 PM 3:30 PM BREAK / EXHIBITS Rio Mar 5  
    3:30 PM 4:00 PM Poster Session D-2: Posters D16-D28 

    D16: Self-paced exercise performance is attenuated following four hours of cold water immersion irrespective of breathing gas type.
    Hess HW, Schlader ZJ, Johnson BD, Hostler D
    Presenting Author: Hayden W. Hess

    D17: Does the use of normobaric oxygen in Swedish working divers underestimate the incidence of decompression illness?
    Hagberg M, Ornahgen H
    Presenting Author: Mats Hagberg MD

    D18: Optimizing oxygenation, hemodynamics and metabolism during diving by using underwater near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS).
    Whelan H, Ari C, Prost R, Sugar J, D'Agostino D, Quirk B, Dituri J, Harper Z, Aderman T, Fahlman A, McKnight C, Tyack P, Shorter A, Popa B,
    Williams T, Chapman S
    Presenting Author: Harry T. Whelan MD

    D19: Count model of DCI among fishermen divers.
    Peluso E, Chin W, Huchim O
    Presenting Author: Walter Chin RN/CHRN

    D20: Lionfish stings in Cozumel, eight-year follow-up.
    Gomez-Castillo JD
    Presenting Author: J Dario Gomez Castillo MD

    D21: Cancer and diving: data from 124 UK sport divers.
    St Leger Dowse M, Morgan B, Smerdon GR
    Presenting Author: Marguerite St Leger Dowse D22: Pathophysiology of dysbaric osteonecrosis.
    Kawashima M, Kawashima M, Tamura H, Takao K, Yamaguchi T, Miyata K, Kitano M
    Presenting Author: Mahito Kawashima MD

    D23: Thermoregulation in environmental conditions expected in a disabled pressurized rescue module.
    Schlader ZJ, Stooks J, Johnson BD, Hostler D
    Presenting Author: Zachary J. Schlader PhD

    D24: Required sample sizes for testing cardiovascular effects of normobaric scuba regulator breathing without immersion: A pilot trial.
    Kovacs CR, Buzzacott P
    Presenting Author: Christopher Kovacs PhD

    D25: A technical review of ultrasound use in decompression research.
    Le DQ, Dayton PA, Tillmans F, Freiberger JJ, Moon RE, Denoble PJ, Papadopoulou V
    Presenting Author: David Q Le

    D26: Retreatment with a TT6A1M for neurological decompression illness in patients with a poor response to standard treatment with a USN TT6.
    McEldrew P, Siegel M, LeGros TL, Wyatt A, and Van Meter K
    Presenting Author: Patrick McEldrew, MD

    D27: Dive profiles and physiologic parameters of safety divers at a breath-hold diving competition.
    Derksen B, Lang M, Lindholm P, Van Hoesen K
    Presenting Author: Brenna Derksen MD

    D28: No change in total mood disturbance during a simulated disabled pressurized rescue module scenario.
    Johnson BD, Hess HW, Stooks J, Hostler D, Schlader ZJ
    Presenting Author: Blair Johnson PhD
    Rio Mar 1-4  
    4:00 PM 5:00 PM Plenary Session: Altitude Decompression Sickness Rio Mar 6-10  
    4:00-4:30 Combating flier’s “bends” during unpressurized flight and explosive decompression in World War II: Jay Dean, PhD  
    4:30-5:00 USAF hypobaric exposures experience: Marc Robins, DO  

    SATURDAY, June 29
     
    7:00 AM 8:00 AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST / EXHIBITS Rio Mar 5  
    8:00 AM 5:00 PM Non-Physician "Associates" Breakout Session (not approved for physician CME credits) Caribbean 2-3  
    8:00 AM 10:00 AM Plenary Session: The Regulatory And Reimbursement Challenges Facing Nations And How These Have Been Addressed Rio Mar 6-10  
    8:00-8:25 Canada: Ken LeDez, MD  
    8:25-8:50 United Kingdom: Pieter Bothma, MD  
    8:50-9:15 United States: Caroline Fife, MD  
    9:15-9:40 Australia: Michael Bennett, MD  
    9:40-10:00 Panel Discussion  
    10:00 AM 10:30 AM BREAK / EXHIBITS Rio Mar 5  
    10:30 AM 11:30 AM Session E: HBO2 Operations, Chambers, and Equipment Rio Mar 6-10  
    10:30-10:40 E1: Use of point of care ultrasounds for the rapid diagnosis of central retinal artery occlusion.
    McCarthy P, Hendriksen SM, Masters TC, Westgard BC, Walter JW, Osterman A, Reardon RF,
    Logue CJ
    Presenting Author: Christopher Logue MD
       
    10:40-10:50 E2: Comparison of radial artery catheter blood pressure with automatic non-invasive blood pressure at 35 fsw on 100% O2.
    Orabi M, Allen J, Gonzalez S, Natoli MJ, Freiberger JJ, Derrick BJ
    Presenting Author: Maia Orabi MD
       
    10:50-11:00 E3: Reliability of a continuous glucose monitor during hyperbaric oxygen exposure: Interim analysis.
    Huang E, Savaser D, Castle J, Manulik B, Demirel S, Bliss B, Fitzpatrick P
    Presenting Author: Enoch Huang MD
    E4: Safety of a continuous glucose monitoring device during hyperbaric exposure.
    Bliss C, Huang E, Savaser D
    Presenting Author: Chae Bliss CHT
       
    11:00-11:10 E5: Pressure-related effects on sterile single-use expired medication (PRESS-EM) vials study.
    Savaser DJ, Huang ET, Bliss C, Deshazer JA, Marshall KZ
    Presenting Author: Davut Savaser MD
       
    11:10-11:20 E6: Culturally competent hyperbaric patient care.
    Marosek N, Melnyczenko A
    Presenting Author: Nicholas Marosek RN/CHRN
     

     

    11:20-11:30 E7: Implementation and evaluation of an interdisciplinary, simulation-based educational curriculum in hyperbaric medicine.
    Paetow G, Guber K, Raleigh S, TenBrink W, Driehorst M, Brown L, Jensen A, Omodt S, Olives T, Hart D, Logue C
    Presenting Author: Christopher Logue MD

    E8: Interdisciplinary simulation for the detection of latent risk threats in a hyperbaric medicine department.
    Paetow G, TenBrink W, Driehorst M, Brown L, Jensen A, Omodt S, Hart D, Logue C
    Presenting Author: Christopher Logue MD
     

     

    11:30 AM 12:00 PM Poster Session E: Poster E1-E14 

    E1: Use of point of care ultrasounds for the rapid diagnosis of central retinal artery occlusion.
    McCarthy P, Hendriksen SM, Masters TC, Westgard BC, Walter JW, Osterman A, Reardon RF, Logue CJ
    Presenting Author: Christopher Logue MD

    E2: Comparison of radial artery catheter blood pressure with automatic non-invasive blood pressure at 35 fsw on 100% O2.
    Orabi M, Allen J, Gonzalez S, Natoli MJ, Freiberger JJ, Derrick BJ
    Presenting Author: Maia Orabi MD

    E3: Reliability of a continuous glucose monitor during hyperbaric oxygen exposure: Interim analysis.
    Huang E, Savaser D, Castle J, Manulik B, Demirel S, Bliss B,  Fitzpatrick P
    Presenting Author: Enoch Huang MD

    E4: Safety of a continuous glucose monitoring device during hyperbaric exposure.
    Bliss C, Huang E, Savaser D
    Presenting Author: Chae Bliss CHT

    E5: Pressure-related effects on sterile single-use expired medication (PRESS-EM) vials study.
    Savaser DJ, Huang ET, Bliss C, Deshazer JA, Marshall KZ
    Presenting Author: Davut Savaser MD

    E6: Culturally competent hyperbaric patient care.
    Marosek N, Melnyczenko A
    Presenting Author: Nicholas Marosek RN/CHRN

    E7: Implementation and evaluation of an interdisciplinary, simulation-based, educational curriculum in hyperbaric medicine.
    Paetow G, Guber K, Raleigh S, TenBrink W, Driehorst M, Brown L, Jensen A, Omodt S, Olives T,Hart D, Logue C
    Presenting Author: Christopher Logue MD  E8: Interdisciplinary simulation for the detection of latent risk threats in a hyperbaric medicine department.
    Paetow G, TenBrink W, Driehorst M, Brown L, Jensen A, Omodt S, Hart D, Logue C
    Presenting Author: Christopher Logue MD

    E9: U.S. involvement in the Thai cave rescue.
    Tanaka HL
    Presenting Author: Hideaki L Tanaka MD

    E10: Lithium-ion battery explosion leading to a traumatic femur fracture in cave diver.
    Covington DB, Ohama M, Millan S, Pitkin A
    Presenting Author: Derek Covington MD

    E11: Successful cardiac defibrillation during hyperbaric oxygen therapy in a patient with severe carbon monoxide poisoning.
    Allen JA, Shah KR, Moon RE
    Presenting Author: Justin Allen DO

    E12: Pilot study on the feasibility of utilization of an Epi-Pen under pressure in a multiplace chamber.
    Savaser DJ, Huang ET, Bliss C
    Presenting Author: Davut Savaser MD

    E13: Emergency response by hyperbaric personnel.
    Vidafar M
    Presenting Author: Michael Vidafar CHT

    E14: Oxygen exhaust sign improvement.
    Vidafar M
    Presenting Author: Michael Vidafar CHT
    Rio Mar 1-4

     

    12:00 PM 1:00 PM LUNCH Ocean Terrace/Rio Mar Foyer  
    12:00 PM 1:00 PM Associates "Non-physicians" Luncheon  Caribbean 1  
    1:00 PM 2:00 PM Plenary Session: Rio Mar 6-10  
    1:00-1:30 HBO2 and Inflammatory Bowel Disease Update: Jay Buckey, MD  
    1:30-2:00 Diving, operational & environmental physiology of the Thai cave rescue: Richard Walker, MD  
    2:00 PM 3:00 PM Session F: Top Case Reports Rio Mar 6-10  
    2:00-2:10 F1: Tension pneumocephalus: Iatrogenic subarachnoid air embolism treated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
    Gaskill Z, Hardy K, Kassem J, Kelly M, Lambert D
    Presenting Author: Zachary Gaskill DO
       
    2:10-2:20 F2: Carbon monoxide poisoning; Mixed-acid cocktail suicide attempt.
    Gaskill Z, Hardy K, Kassem J, Kelly M, Lambert D
    Presenting Author: Zachary Gaskill DO
     

     

    2:20-2:30 F3: A case of delayed mortality after severe arterial gas embolism secondary to myocardial infarction from triple-vessel coronary artery thrombosis.
    Derksen BJ, Hayden SR, Grover I, Sadler CA
    Presenting Author: Charlotte Sadler MD
     

     

    2:30-2:40 F4: De novo cataract formation in non-diabetics.
    Gaskill Z, Hardy K, Kassem J, Kelly M, Lambert D
    Presenting Author: Zachary Gaskill MD
     

     

    2:40-2:50 F5: A rare case report of coronary gas embolism after percutaneous lung biopsy.
    Allen JA, Mammarappallil JG
    Presenting Author: Justin Allen DO
     

     

    2:50-3:00 F6: Successful treatment of laryngotracheal radionecrosis with hyperbaric oxygen therapy in a patient presenting with persistent hemoptysis and cough.
    Savaser DJ, Huang ET
    Presenting Author: Davut Savaser MD
     

     

    3:00 PM 3:30 PM BREAK / EXHIBITS Rio Mar 5  

    3:30 PM

    4:00 PM

    Poster Session F: Posters F1-F15 

    F1: Tension pneumocephalus: Iatrogenic subarachnoid air embolism treated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
    Gaskill Z, Hardy K, Kassem J, Kelly M, Lambert D
    Presenting Author: Zachary Gaskill DO

    F2: Carbon monoxide poisoning; Mixed-acid cocktail suicide attempt
    Gaskill Z, Hardy K, Kassem J, Kelly M, Lambert D
    Presenting Author: Zachary Gaskill DO

    F3: A case of delayed mortality after severe arterial gas embolism secondary to myocardial infarction from triple-vessel coronary artery thrombosis.
    Derksen BJ, Hayden SR, Grover I, Sadler CA
    Presenting Author: Brenna Derksen MD

    F4: De novo cataract formation in non-diabetics.
    Gaskill Z, Hardy K, Kassem J, Kelly M, Lambert D
    Presenting Author: Zachary Gaskill MD

    F5: A rare case report of coronary gas embolism after percutaneous lung biopsy
    Allen JA, Mammarappallil JG
    Presenting Author: Justin Allen DO

    F6: Successful treatment of laryngotracheal radionecrosis with hyperbaric oxygen therapy in a patient presenting with persistent hemoptysis and cough.
    Savaser DJ, Huang ET
    Presenting Author: Davut Savaser MD

    F7: Hyperbaric oxygen treatment for delayed radiation-induced esophageal stricture.
    Dullum D
    Presenting Author: Diane Dullum RN/CHRN

    F8: Diving with Osler-Weber-Rendu disease: A rare case provoking thoughts.
    Swenker R, van Ooij PJ
    Presenting Author: Rob Swenker MD

    F9: Hyperbaric oxygen treatment of patient with tracheal-esophageal device and recent thoracic surgery.
    Mihai A, Morgan M, Sharma D, Boes T, Santiago W, Heyboer M
    Presenting Author: Aurel Mihai MD

    F10: Successful treatment of medication-related jaw osteonecrosis with hyperbaric oxygen therapy .using a Marx protocol-like approach.
    Hodgson J
    Presenting Author: Joni Hodgson DO

    F11: Hyperbaric oxygen treatment status post gamma knife surgery improves progressively worsening neurological symptoms.
    Mihai A, Morgan M, Sharma D, Santiago W, Heyboer M.
    Presenting Author: Aurel Mihai MD

    F12: Against most odds: A case study, limb salvage.
    Crapella L

    Presenting Author: Lise Crapella ACNP/PA    

    F13: Innovative use of dehydrated human amnion/chorion membrane in conjunction with hyperbaric oxygen therapy to treat a non-healing nasal wound subsequent to squamous cell carcinoma resection and radiation: A case study.
    Henderson JA, Jones MW, Houle SS
    Presenting Author: Jessica Henderson DO

    F14: Case report: High-throughput enterocutaneous fistula and the role of HBO2 therapy.
    Borges H, Oliveira N, Paz MA, Santos PE
    Presenting Author: Hugo Leonardo De Lima Borges MD

    F15: A case of vertigo in a recreational scuba diver.
    Agostinelli N
    Presenting Author: Nicole Agostinelli MD

    Rio Mar 1-4

     

    4:00 PM 5:00 PM Plenary Session: Topics in Undersea and Hyperbaric MedicineRio Mar 6-10    
    4:00-4:30 Top articles in HBO2: Justin Allen, DO, Fellow, Duke, Durham, NC  
    4:30-5:00 Top articles in Undersea Medicine: Aurel Mihai, MD, Fellow, SUNY, Syracuse, NY  
    7:00 PM 10:00 PM Awards Banquet (separate fee) Rio Mar 5-Cord A  
    10:00 PM 12:00 AM After Party (separate fee) Ocean Terrace/Caribbean 2-3  
     

     


     

     

     

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  • PRE-COURSE SCHEDULES

    PRE-COURSES: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26

    How to Prepare for Accreditation       Hyperbaric Oxygen Safety: Clinical and Technical Issues       
    Treatment of Decompression Illness in Recreational Diving

    subject to change: posted: 2/19/19 


    How to Prepare for Accreditation

    TIME

     LECTURE FACULTY

    0800-0815

    Welcome/Introductions                                                      

    Derall Garrett

    0815-1015

    Why Accredit Clinical Hyperbaric Facilities?       

    Derall Garrett

    1015-1045

    Break

     

    1045-1145

    Hyperbaric Facility Accreditation Program Design I  & II

    Derall Garrett

    1145-1245

    Lunch

     

    1245-1330

    Physician point of view                                                   

    Henry Schwartz

    1330-1415

    Nurse point of view

    Debra Gonzalez

    1415-1500

    Technologist point of view                                                     

    Tom Workman

    1500-1515

    Break

     

    1515-1545

    Organizational Planning                                            

    Derall Garrett

    1545-1600

    Discussion/Questions

     

    1600

    Adjourn

     

     Hyperbaric Oxygen Safety: Clinical and Technical Issues

    TIME   LECTURE FACULTY
    0800 - 0815                                Introductions: / Welcome  Marc Robins, DO
    Andrew Melnyczenko, CHT

    0815 - 0915 Safety considerations in hyperbaric medicine: Lessons from aviation, space, and other industries Gary Toups, MD

    0915 - 1015 The role of the medical director in the safety program Marc Robins, DO

    1015 - 1030

    Break

     
    1030 - 1050 How to implement the nursing guidelines of care to improve safety in your HBO program Annette Gwilliam, RN, BSN, CWON, CWS, ACHRN

    1050 - 1110 Human factors that impact safety in hyperbaric Richard “Gus” Gustavson, MPH, RN, CHRNC-A, CWCN, CHT-A, CRT

    1110 - 1130 Optimizing the pediatric hyperbaric oxygen therapy plan: Tandem therapy Nicholas Marosek, CHRN, ACCRN 

    1130 - 1200 Panel Q&A from the morning session  Moderator: 
    Andrew Melnyczenko, CHT

    1200 - 1300 

    Lunch   
    1300 - 1345 Safety-related trends revealed from the UHMS Facility Accreditation Program Tom Workman, CHT

    1345 - 1430 Assessing the safety of diver recompression chamber facilities. A retrospective review of the most common safety concerns encountered at a range of recompression facilities over a period of 13 years Francois Burman



    1430 - 1445

    Break  
    1445 - 1530 Safety versus Compliance Kip Posey, CHT

    1530 - 1600 International survey of equipment used in hyperbaric facilities Marc Pullis, EMT, CHT

    1600 - 1645 Biomedical devices in the hyperbaric environment Ian Millar, MD

    1645 - 1715 Panel Q & A from the afternoon session  Moderator: Ian Millar, MD

    1715 - 1730 Closing/ Course evaluations / Questions  Marc Robins, DO
    Andrew Melnyczenko, CHT


    Treatment of Decompression Illness in Recreational Diving

    Time

    Lecture

    Faculty

    08:00-08:30

    Current UHMS guidelines

    Nick Bird

    08:30-09:00

    Polling, hidden results: DCI treatment principles (see the list of Q&A in Appendix)

    Petar Denoble

    09:00-09:30

    Current practice in France

    Sébastien de Maistre

    09:30-10:00

    Current practice in China

    Wei-gang Xu

    10:00-10:30

    Coffee Break

     

    10:30-11:00

    Australian experience

    David Wilkinson

    11:00-11:30

    Could normobaric oxygen be accepted as a definitive treatment?

    Richard Moon

    11:30-12:00

    Use of short tables in treatment of DCI

    Brenna Derksen

    12:00-12:30

    Treatment of severe DCS cases

    Ian Grover

    12:30-13:30

    Lunch break

     

    13:30-13:45

    Use of deep tables in US Navy

    David Southerland

    13:45-14:30

    Is it ever too late to treat?

    Jake Freiberger

    14:30-15:00

    Flying after treatment

    Jim Chimiak

    15:00-15:30

    Return to diving after DCI

    Jake Freiberger

    15:30-15:45

    coffee break

     

    15:45-16:45

    Polling, public results: DCI treatment principles. Discussion of each question. Comparison of pre- and post- answers

    Petar Denoble

    16:45-17:00

    Concluding remarks

    Petar Denoble

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  • NON-PHYSICIAN TRACK SCHEDULE

    SATURDAY, JUNE 29
    Posted: 5/23/19 (subject to change)
    (not approved for physician CME credits)

    8:00-5:00: Non-Physician Track Kick Off 
    7:00-8:30 Continental Breakfast/Exhibits  
    8:30-8:40 Welcome & Introductions Kaye Moseley, RRT, CHT-A
    8:40-8:50 UHMS Associates Update Bradley Walker, CHT, RN
    8:50-10:00: BEST PRACTICES
    8:50-9:00 Oxygen Exhaust Sign Improvement Michael Vidafar, CHT
    9:00-9:30 Culturally Competent Patient Care Nicholas Marosek, RN, CHRN
    9:30-10:00 Emergency Response by Hyperbaric Personnel Michael Vidafar, CHT
    10:00-10:30 Break/Exhibits Break/Exhibits
    10:30-12:00: CASE STUDIES
    10:30-10:45 The effect of sudden drop in partial pressure of oxygen during ascent on heart function Sherri Ferguson
    10:45-11:00 Does HBOT Effect Etonogestrel Levels from a Nexplanon Implant? Judy Kertis, RN, CHRN
    11:00-11:15 Cancer and Diving: Data From 124 UK Sport Divers Marguerite St.Leger Dowse
    11:15-1130 Manuel Dexterity & Finger Skin Temperature is Reduced in Cold Water& Is Not Preserved with Whole Body Active Heating Courtney Wheelock, Student
    11:30-11:45 Against Most Odds - A Case Study, Limb Salvage Lisa Crapella, ACNP, PA
    11:45-12:00 Safety of a Continuous Glucose Monitoring Device During Hyperbaric Exposure Chae Bliss, EMT
    12:00-1:00 Lunch  
    1:00-3:00: ROUND TABLE
    1:00-3:00 Round Table (TPE, etc)  
    3:00-3:30 Break/Exhibits  
    3:30-5:00 PATH Program Development  

     

     

     

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  • ABSTRACT SCHEDULE

    4/30/2019

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    THURSDAY, June 27

    Rio Mar 6-10 & Cord B

    10:30 AM

    11:30 AM

    Session A: HBO2 Theory & Mechanisms

    10:30-10:45

    A1: HBO2 therapy reduces mortality, hepatic inflammation and improves renal mitochondrial function in a model of severe polymicrobial sepsis.
    Perdrizet GA, Halbach JL, Prieto JM, Wang, AW, Hawisher D, Cauvi DM, Reys T, Okerblom J, Ramierz-Sanchez I, Villarreal F, Patel HH, Bickler SW, De Maio A, Singh P, Li L
    Presenting Author: George A. Perdrizet MD

    10:45-11:00

    A2: A hyperbaric and high-oxygen environment accelerates IL-6 synthesis via RNS in rat contused skeletal muscle.
    Oyaizu T, Enomoto M, Horie M, Yamamoto N, Yagishita K
    Presenting Author: Takuya Oyaizu MD

    11:00-11:15

    A3: A hyperbaric, high-oxygen environment promotes injured rat muscle recovery by angiogenesis through reactive nitrogen species.
    Yamamoto N
    Presenting Author: Naoki Yamamoto MD

    11:15-11:30

    A4: Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO2) inhibits hyperglycemia-induced NLRP3 inflammasome and microparticle formation in neutrophils.
    Thom SR, Bhopale VM, WaliaD
    Presenting Author: Stephen Thom MD

    11:30 AM

    12:00 PM

    Poster Session A: Posters A1-A7: 

     

     

    A1: HBO2 therapy reduces mortality, hepatic inflammation and improves renal mitochondrial function in a model of severe polymicrobial sepsis.
    Perdrizet GA, Halbach JL, Prieto JM, Wang, AW, Hawisher D, Cauvi DM, Reys T, Okerblom J, Ramierz-Sanchez I, Villarreal F, Patel HH, Bickler SW, De Maio A, Singh P, and Li L.
    Presenting Author: George A. Perdrizet MD

    A2: A hyperbaric and high-oxygen environment accelerates IL-6 synthesis via RNS in rat contused skeletal muscle.
    Oyaizu T, Enomoto M, Horie M, Yamamoto N, Yagishita K
    Presenting Author: Takuya Oyaizu MD

    A3: A hyperbaric, high-oxygen environment promotes injured rat muscle recovery by angiogenesis through reactive nitrogen species.
    Yamamoto N
    Presenting Author: Naoki Yamamoto MD

    A4: Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO2) inhibits hyperglycemia-induced NLRP3 inflammasome and microparticle formation in neutrophils.
    Thom SR, Bhopale VM, WaliaD
    Presenting Author: Stephen Thom MD

    A5: Prevalence and pattern of cardiac injury identified by late gadolinium-enhancement of cardiac magnetic resonance image in acute moderate to severe CO poisoning with elevated high sensitivity troponin I: Prospective observational study.
    Cha YS, Kwon W, Son JW, Lee CH, Han SI
    Presenting Author: Yong Sung Cha MD

    A6: Effects of HBO2 on the osteogenic differentiation of human adipose-derived stem cells.
    Camporesi EM, Zavan B, Gardin C, Bellin G, Rizzato A, Vezzani G, Bosco G
    Presenting Author: Enrico M. Camporesi MD

    A7: Inflammatory hypoxia: A new, unifying target for HBO2 therapy.
    Perdrizet GA
    Presenting Author: George A. Perdrizet, MD

    12:30 PM

    1:00 PM

    Poster Session B-1: Posters B1-B15

     

     

    B1: Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for the treatment of perianal fistulas in Crohn’s disease (HOT-TOPIC): preliminary results.
    Lansdorp CA, Gecse KB, Buskens CJ, Löwenberg M, Stoker J, Bemelman WA, D’Haens GRAM, van Hulst RA
    Presenting Author: Nina (Corine Alida) Lansdorp MD

    B2: The myopic shift associated with hyperbaric oxygen administration is reduced when using a mask delivery system compared to a hood - a randomised controlled trial.
    Bennett MH, Hui B, See HG, Au-Yeung KL, Tan C, Watson S
    Presenting Author: Michael Bennett MD

    B3: Efficacy and safety of postoperative radiotherapy with hyperbaric oxygen therapy for keloid.
    Guo D
    Presenting Author: Dazhi Guo MD

    B4: Effect of Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for retinal artery occlusion.
    Han SI, Kim YS
    Presenting Author: Yoonseop Kim MD

    B5: Prospective data collection through a hyperbaric outcomes registry: Preliminary results.
    Buckey JC, Ptak JA, Kertis JA, Rees JR
    Presenting Author: Jay C. Buckey MD

    B6: The impact of hyperbaric oxygen on treating Idiopathic Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss.
    McCoy ME, Helwig NE, Logue C
    Presenting Author: Meghan McCoy ACNP/PA
    “Recipient of the 2019 Assocites Achievement Scholarship”

    B7: Prehospital diagnosis and direct transfer to the hyperbaric chamber of carbon monoxide intoxicated patients: a quality improvement initiative.
    Camporesi EM, Martani L, Cantadori L, Paganini M, Rubini A, Bosco G
    Presenting Author: Enrico M. Camporesi MD

    B8: Efficacy and safety of hyperbaric oxygen at 2.4 ATA in the management of radiation cystitis: A retrospective study.
    Ajayi OD, Masters TC, Westgard BC, Logue CJ, Walter JW, Hendriksen SM
    Presenting Author: David Ajayi MD

    B9: Quality of life in patients with delayed effects of radiation treated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
    Famenini S, Schroeder M, Sethuraman K
    Presenting Author: Sam Famenini

    B10: Retinal artery and vein occlusions successfully treated with hyperbaric oxygen: Case reports.
    Johnson DR, Cooper JS
    Presenting Author: Jeffrey Cooper MD

    B11: Late radiation cytitis treated with hyperbaric oxygen a randomized controlled trial.
    Oscarsson N, Müller B, Rosén A, Seeman-Lodding H
    Presenting Author: Nicklas Oscarsson MD

    B12: Osteonecrosis (ON) in children and adolescents with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL): improvement with HBO2 in early diagnosis.
    Camporesi EM, Biddeci G, Bosco G, Gigante C, Garetto G, Abowali H, Putti MC
    Presenting Author: Enrico M. Camporesi MD

    B13: Transient myopia and associated patient factors in patients undergoing elective hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
    Mihai A, Wojcik S, Seargent S, Pacelli L, Heyboer M
    Presenting Author: Aurel Mihai MD

    B14: Does hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO2 therapy) affect etonogestrel levels from a Nexplanon implant?
    Kertis JA, Ptak JA, Reetz SB, Fisher TJ, Geno KA, DeJesus CL, Cremers S, Buckey JC
    Presenting Author: Judy A. Kertis RN/CHRN

    B15: Current myringotomy training practices across hyperbaric and undersea medicine training programs.
    Brett KD, Coffey CD, Bracken D, Witucki, P
    Presenting Author: Kaighley Brett MD

    2:00 PM

    3:00 PM

    Session B: Clinical HBO2

    2:00-2:10

    B1: Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for the treatment of perianal fistulas in Crohn’s disease (HOT-TOPIC): preliminary results.
    Lansdorp CA, Gecse KB, Buskens CJ, Löwenberg M, Stoker J, Bemelman WA, D’Haens GRAM, van Hulst RA
    Presenting Author: Nina (Corine Alida) Lansdorp MD

    2:10-2:20

    B2: The myopic shift associated with hyperbaric oxygen administration is reduced when using a mask delivery system compared to a hood - a randomised controlled trial.
    Bennett MH, Hui B, See HG, Au-Yeung KL, Tan C, Watson S
    Presenting Author: Michael Bennett MD

    2:20-2:30

    B3: Efficacy and safety of postoperative radiotherapy with hyperbaric oxygen therapy for keloid.
    Guo D
    Presenting Author: Dazhi Guo MD

    2:30-2:40

    B4: Effect of Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for retinal artery occlusion.
    Han SI, Kim YS
    Presenting Author: Yoonseop Kim MD

    2:40-2:50

    B5: Prospective data collection through a hyperbaric outcomes registry: Preliminary results.
    Buckey JC, Ptak JA, Kertis JA, Rees JR
    Presenting Author: Jay C. Buckey MD

    2:50-3:00

    B6: The impact of hyperbaric oxygen on treating Idiopathic Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss.
    McCoy ME, Helwig NE, Logue C
    Presenting Author: Meghan McCoy ACNP/PA
    “Recipient of the 2019 Associates Achievement Scholarship”

    3:30 PM

    4:00 PM

    Poster Session B-2: Posters B16-B27

     

     

    B16: Ketamine sedation for hyperbaric oxygen therapy in hypotensive patients.
    Mihai A, Heyboer M
    Presenting Author: Aurel Mihai MD

    B17: Effects of hypoxia on N100 and P300 event related potentials during visuospatial attention control.
    Hutcheon EA, Nunes AS, Ribrary U, Ferguson SA, Claydon VE, Doesburg SM
    Presenting Author: Sherri Ferguson

    B18: BK viral induced hemorrhagic cystitis and the role of HBO2 therapy.
    Gaskill Z, Hardy K, Kassem J, Kelly M, Lambert D
    Presenting Author: Zachary Gaskill DO

    B19: Clinical and radiographic improvement in bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the mandible with hyperbaric oxygen therapy: A case report.
    Shields RC, Toups GN, Price DL
    Presenting Author: Raymond C. Shields MD

    B20: Well controlled diabetics safely receive serial hyperbaric oxygen treatments without serial blood glucose checks.
    Mihai A, Morgan M, Sharma D, Santiago W, Heyboer M
    Presenting Author: Aurel Mihai MD

    B21: The use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy to treat an anaerobic retroperitoneal abscess with extension into the mediastinum.
    Long JS, Foster JM, Cooper JS
    Presenting Author: Jeffrey Cooper MD

    B22: Uneventful serial hyperbaric oxygen treatments in setting of cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome.
    Mihai A, Sharma D, Boes T, Morgan M, Santiago W, Heyboer M
    Presenting Author: Aurel Mihai MD

    B23: An innovative design employing medicare claims data to demonstrate a cost savings for hyperbaric oxygen in the treatment of radiation cystitis and proctitis.
    Feldmeier JJ, Kirby JP, Gelly HB, Robins MS, DaVanzo JE, and Gruhn P
    Presenting Author: John J. Feldmeier DO

    B24: WITHDREW

    B25: Case Report: The role of HBOT in a spider bite
    Borges H, Oliveira N, Paz MA, Santos PE
    Presenting Author: Hugo Leonardo De Lima Borges MD

    B26: Case report: HBO2 therapy avoiding amputation in serious osteomyelitis of ankle.
    Borges H, Oliveira N, Paz MA, Santos PE
    Presenting Author: Hugo Leonardo De Lima Borges MD

    B27: Variations in study outcomes relative to intention-to-treat and per-protocol data analysis techniques in the evaluation of efficacy for treatment of venous leg ulcers with dehydrated human amnion/chorion membrane allograft.
    Bianchi C, Tettelbach W, Istwan N, Hubbs B, Kot K, Harris S, Fetterolf D.
    Presenting Author: William Tettelbach MD

    FRIDAY, June 28

    10:30 AM

    11:30 AM

    Session C: Decompression Theory and Mechanisms

    10:30-10:45

    C1: A predictive model of serious decompression sickness follwing loss of spacecraft cabin pressure.
    Gernhardt ML, Abercromby AFJ
    Presenting Author: Michael Gernhardt PHD

    10:45-11:00

    C2: Modelling decompression stress associated with surface interval free diving in recreational diving.
    Gernhardt ML, Bekdash OS
    Presenting Author: Michael L. Gernhardt PHD

    11:00-11:15

    C3: Albumin-derived perfluorocarbon-based nanocapsules as an effective preventive therapy of decompression illness: well-proven wine in new bottles.
    Mayer D, Guerrero F, Goanvec C, Ljubcovic M, Mayer C, Kirsch M, Ferenz KB
    Presenting Author: Dirk Mayer MD

    11:15-11:30

    C4: Validation of an exhaled nitric oxide model of pulmonary hyperoxic stress.
    Fothergill DM, Ross WL, Florian JP
    Presenting Author: Dr. David Fothergill PHD

    11:30 AM

    12:00 PM

    Poster Session C: Posters C1-C11

     

     

    C1: A predictive model of serious decompression sickness follwing loss of spacecraft cabin pressure.
    Gernhardt ML, Abercromby AFJ
    Presenting Author: Michael Gernhardt PHD

    C2: Modelling decompression stress associated with surface interval free diving in recreational diving.
    Gernhardt ML, Bekdash OS
    Presenting Author: Michael L. Gernhardt PHD

    C3: Albumin-derived perfluorocarbon-based nanocapsules as an effective preventive therapy of decompression illness: well-proven wine in new bottles.
    Mayer D, Guerrero F, Goanvec C, Ljubcovic M, Mayer C, Kirsch M, Ferenz KB
    Presenting Author: Dirk Mayer MD

    C4: Validation of an exhaled nitric oxide model of pulmonary hyperoxic stress.
    Fothergill DM, Ross WL, Florian JP
    Presenting Author: Dr. David Fothergill PHD

    C5: Tetranomial probabilistic modeling of serious, mild, marginal, and no decompression sickness.
    King AE, Andriano NR, Howle LE, Vann RD
    Presenting Author: Amy King

    C6: The protective effects of synthetic ketone ester BD-AcAc2 on decompression sickness rats.
    Zhang K, Xu WG
    Presenting Author: Kun Zhang MD

    C7: Development and limited validation of the XVal-He-9_040 Thalmann Algorithm parameter set for computing decompression schedules for extended duration 1.3 atm PO2 He-O2 diving.
    Doolette DJ, Murphy FG, Gerth WA
    Presenting Author: David J Doolette PHD

    C8: The biphasic effects of autophagy on decompression bubble-induced endothelial injuries.
    Zhang K, Xu WG
    Presenting Author: Kun Zhang MD

    C9: Benefits of escin for decompression sickness in Bama pigs by endothelia-targeting protection.
    Qing l, Xu WG
    Presenting Author: Weigang Xu MD

    C10: Experimental testing of cross corrections to decompression tables for dives at altitude.
    Weis TW, Dong TW, Natoli MJ, Lance RM, Howle LE, Pieper CF, Freiberger JJ, Derrick BJ, Moon RE
    Presenting Author: Richard E Moon MD

    C11: Cognitive control performance during increasing ambient pressure: Event related brain potential study.
    Fujii T
    Presenting Author: Tatsufumi Fujii PHD

    12:30 PM

    1:00 PM

    Poster Session D-1: Posters D1-D15

     

     

    D1: Ketogenic diet for reduction of CNS oxygen toxicity in working divers (KetOX Study): Pilot Study.
    Allen J, Orabi M, Bahaadin Al-Jarani, Gonzalez S, Dong TW, Natoli MJ, Richardson C, Brown G, Walker AJ, Schinazi EA, Kuchibhatla M, D’Agostino DP, Keuski BM, Moon RE, Freiberger JJ, Derrick BJ
    Presenting Author: Justin Allen DO

    D2: Comparison of dysbaric osteonecrosis severity in the uw sheep model after a 24 hour dive at 33 FSW followed by either a 15-min, 30-min, 45-min oxygen pre-breathes before dropout decompression.
    Lamers JL, Sobakin AS
    Presenting Author: Aleksey Sobakin PHD

    D3: Manned validation of U.S. Navy Diving Manual, Revision 7, VVal-79 Air Decompression Schedules for Short Bottom Times in the 130-140 fsw Range.
    Andrew BT, Doolette DJ
    Presenting Author: Brian T. Andrew MD

    D4: Improving safety of submarine escape and rescue from 60 and 70 FSW
    Eldridge MW, Sobakin AS
    Presenting Author: Aleksey Sobakin PHD

    D5: A graphical user interface for expediting bubble-counting analysis of post-dive echocardiograms and statistics for vetting crowdsourcing contributions.
    Barrentine B, Le DQ, Germonpré P, Balestra C, Tillmans F, Denoble PJ, Freiberger JJ, Moon RE, Dayton PA, Papadopoulou V
    Presenting Author: David Q Le

    D6: Detecting pulmonary oxygen toxicity using exhaled breath analysis: wet and dry diving are not the same.
    Wingelaar TT, Brinkman P, van Ooij PJAM, Maitland-Van der Zee AH, van Hulst RA
    Presenting Author: Thijs Wingelaar MD

    D7: A robust image-processing method for selecting frames during late ventricular diastole in post-dive echocardiography without ECG gating.
    Markley E, Le DQ, Germonpré P, Balestra C, Tillmans F, Denoble PJ, Freiberger JJ, Moon RE, Dayton PA, Papadopoulou V
    Presenting Author: David Q Le

    D8: Acute bone necrosis in cases of decompression sickness with refractory pain despite hyperbaric treatment.
    Calderon, J. Mansilla, Y. Cabrera, M. Mansilla, C. Estrada. J
    Presenting Author: Jorge Calderon MD

    D9: Dysbaric osteonecrosis among the artisanal diving fishermen in Yucatan, Mexico
    Popa D, Chin W, Huchim-Lara O, Medak A, Hughes T, Grover I.
    Presenting Author: Daniel Popa, MD

    D10: Manual dexterity and finger skin temperature is reduced in cold water and is not preserved with whole body active heating.
    Wheelock CE, Hess HW, Hostler D
    Presenting Author: Courtney Wheelock

    D11: A deep-learning approach for automated bubble counting in 2D echocardiography of divers.
    Le DQ, Kierski TM, Markley E, Germonpré P, Balestra C, Tillmans F, Denoble PJ, Freiberger JJ, Moon RE, Dayton PA, Papadopoulou V
    Presenting Author: David Q Le

    D12: Sea harvester diving in Yucatan and Quintana Roo, Mexico: 1988-2018.
    Sanchez EC, Gomez D, Rivas F, Medina A, Lopez J, García G, Torres S, Diaz R, Paredes H, Denoble P.
    Presenting Author: E. Cuauhtémoc Sanchez MD

    D13: The effect of sudden drop in partial pressure of oxygen during ascent on heart function.
    Ferguson SA, Poburko D, Claydon VE, Koehle M, Ruben PC
    Presenting Author: Sherri Ferguson

    D14: Pulmonary Edema in Special Operations Assessments.
    Tanaka HL, Wightman JM, Ott MC
    Presenting Author: Hideaki L. Tanaka MD

    D15: The effect of oxygen and nitrogen on nitrogen narcosis severity.
    Ferguson SA, Hutcheon EA, Doesburg SM
    Presenting Author: Sherri Ferguson

    2:00 PM

    3:00 PM

    Session D: Diving Medicine

    2:00-2:10

    D1: Ketogenic diet for reduction of CNS oxygen toxicity in working divers (KetOX Study): Pilot Study.
    Allen J, Orabi M, Bahaadin Al-Jarani, Gonzalez S, Dong TW, Natoli MJ, Richardson C, Brown G, Walker AJ, Schinazi EA, Kuchibhatla M, D’Agostino DP, Keuski BM, Moon RE, Freiberger JJ, Derrick BJ
    Presenting Author: Justin Allen DO

    2:10-2:20

    D2: Comparison of dysbaric osteonecrosis severity in the uw sheep model after a 24 hour dive at 33 FSW followed by either a 15-min, 30-min, 45-min oxygen pre-breathes before dropout decompression.
    Lamers JL, Sobakin AS
    Presenting Author: Aleksey Sobakin PHD

    2:20-2:30

    D3: Manned validation of U.S. Navy Diving Manual, Revision 7, VVal-79 Air Decompression Schedules for Short Bottom Times in the 130-140 fsw Range.
    Andrew BT, Doolette DJ
    Presenting Author: Brian T. Andrew MD

    2:30-2:40

    D4: Improving safety of submarine escape and rescue from 60 and 70 FSW
    Eldridge MW, Sobakin AS
    Presenting Author: Aleksey Sobakin PHD

    2:40-2:50

    D5: A graphical user interface for expediting bubble-counting analysis of post-dive echocardiograms and statistics for vetting crowdsourcing contributions.
    Barrentine B, Le DQ, Germonpré P, Balestra C, Tillmans F, Denoble PJ, Freiberger JJ, Moon RE, Dayton PA, Papadopoulou V
    Presenting Author: David Q Le

    2:50-3:00

    D6: Detecting pulmonary oxygen toxicity using exhaled breath analysis: wet and dry diving are not the same.
    Wingelaar TT, Brinkman P, van Ooij PJAM, Maitland-Van der Zee AH, van Hulst RA
    Presenting Author: Thijs Wingelaar MD

    3:30 PM

    4:00 PM

    Poster Session D-2: Posters D16-D28

     

     

    D16: Self-paced exercise performance is attenuated following four hours cold water immersion irrespective of breathing gas type.
    Hess HW, Schlader ZJ, Johnson BD, Hostler D
    Presenting Author: Hayden W. Hess

    D17: Does the use of normobaric oxygen in Swedish working divers underestimate the incidence of decompression illness?
    Hagberg M, Ornahgen H
    Presenting Author: Mats Hagberg MD

    D18: Optimizing oxygenation, hemodynamics and metabolism during diving by using underwater near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS).
    Whelan H, Ari C, Prost R, Sugar J, D'Agostino D, Quirk B, Dituri J, Harper Z, Aderman T, Fahlman A, McKnight C, Tyack P, Shorter A, Popa B, Williams T, Chapman S
    Presenting Author: Harry T. Whelan MD

    D19: Count model of DCI among fishermen divers.
    Peluso E, Chin W, Huchim O
    Presenting Author: Walter Chin RN/CHRN

    D20: Lionfish stings in Cozumel, 8 year follow up.
    Gomez-Castillo JD
    Presenting Author: J Dario Gomez Castillo MD

    D21: Cancer and diving: data from 124 UK sport divers.
    St Leger Dowse M, Morgan B, Smerdon GR
    Presenting Author: Marguerite St Leger Dowse

    D22: Pathophysiology of dysbaric osteonecrosis.
    Kawashima M, Kawashima M, Tamura H, Takao K, Yamaguchi T, Miyata K and ** Kitano M
    Presenting Author: Mahito Kawashima MD

    D23: Thermoregulation in environmental conditions expected in a disabled pressurized rescue module.
    Schlader ZJ, Stooks J, Johnson BD, Hostler D
    Presenting Author: Zachary J. Schlader PHD

    D24: Required sample sizes for testing cardiovascular effects of normobaric scuba regulator breathing without immersion: A pilot trial.
    Kovacs CR, Buzzacott P
    Presenting Author: Christopher Kovacs PHD

    D25: A technical review of ultrasound use in decompression research.
    Le DQ, Dayton PA, Tillmans F, Freiberger JJ, Moon RE, Denoble PJ, Papadopoulou V
    Presenting Author: David Q Le

    D26: Retreatment with a TT6A1M for neurological decompression illness in patients with a poor response to standard treatment with a USN TT6.
    McEldrew P, Siegel M, LeGros TL, Wyatt A, and Van Meter K
    Presenting Author: Patrick McEldrew, MD MD

    D27: Dive profiles and physiologic parameters of safety divers at a breath-hold diving competition.
    Derksen B, Lang M, Lindholm P, VanHoesen K
    Presenting Author: Brenna Derksen MD

    D28: No change in total mood disturbance during a simulated disabled pressurized rescue module scenerio.
    Johnson BD, Hess HW, Stooks J, Hostler D, Schlader ZJ
    Presenting Author: Blair Johnson PHD

    SATURDAY, June 29

    10:30 AM

    11:30 AM

    Session E: HBO2 Operations, Chambers, and Equipment

    10:30-10:40

    E1: Use of point of care ultrasounds for the rapid diagnosis of central retinal artery occulusion.
    McCarthy P, Hendriksen SM, Masters TC, Westgard BC, Walter JW, Osterman A, Reardon RF, Logue CJ
    Presenting Author: Patrick McCarthy MD

    10:40-10:50

    E2: Comparison of radial artery catheter blood pressure with automatic non-invasive blood pressure at 35 fsw on 100% O2.
    Orabi M, Allen J, Gonzalez S, Natoli MJ, Freiberger JJ, Derrick BJ
    Presenting Author: Maia Orabi MD

    10:50-11:00

    E3: Reliability of a continuous glucose monitor during hyperbaric oxygen exposure: Interim analysis.
    Huang E, Savaser D, Castle J, Manulik B, Demirel S, Bliss B, Fitzpatrick P
    Presenting Author: Enoch Huang MD

    E4: Safety of a continuous glucose monitoring device during hyperbaric exposure.
    Bliss C, Huang E, Savaser D
    Presenting Author: Chae Bliss CHT

    11:00-11:10

    E5: Pressure-Related effects on sterile single-use expired medication (PRESS-EM) vials study.
    Savaser DJ, Huang ET, Bliss C, Deshazer JA, Marshall KZ
    Presenting Author: Davut Savaser MD

    11:10-11:20

    E6: Culturally competent hyperbaric patient care.
    Marosek N, Melnyczenko A
    Presenting Author: Nicholas Marosek RN/CHRN

    11:20-11:30

    E7: Implementation and evaluation of an interdisciplinary, simulation-based, educational curriculum in hyperbaric medicine.
    Paetow G, Guber K, Raleigh S, TenBrink W, Driehorst M, Brown L, Jensen A, Omodt S, Olives T, Hart D, Logue C
    Presenting Author: Christopher Logue MD

    E8: Interdisciplinary simulation for the detection of latent risk threats in a hyperbaric medicine department.
    Paetow G, TenBrink W, Driehorst M, Brown L, Jensen A, Omodt S, Hart D, Logue C
    Presenting Author: Christopher Logue MD

    11:30 AM

    12:00 PM

    Poster Session E: Poster E1-E14

     

     

    E1: Use of point of care ultrasounds for the rapid diagnosis of central retinal artery occulusion.
    McCarthy P, Hendriksen SM, Masters TC, Westgard BC, Walter JW, Osterman A, Reardon RF, Logue CJ
    Presenting Author: Patrick McCarthy MD

    E2: Comparison of radial artery catheter blood pressure with automatic non-invasive blood pressure at 35 fsw on 100% O2.
    Orabi M, Allen J, Gonzalez S, Natoli MJ, Freiberger JJ, Derrick BJ
    Presenting Author: Maia Orabi MD

    E3: Reliability of a continuous glucose monitor during hyperbaric oxygen exposure: Interim analysis.
    Huang E, Savaser D, Castle J, Manulik B, Demirel S, Bliss B, Fitzpatrick P
    Presenting Author: Enoch Huang MD

    E4: Safety of a continuous glucose monitoring device during hyperbaric exposure.
    Bliss C, Huang E, Savaser D
    Presenting Author: Chae Bliss CHT

    E5: Pressure-Related effects on sterile single-use expired medication (PRESS-EM) vials study.
    Savaser DJ, Huang ET, Bliss C, Deshazer JA, Marshall KZ
    Presenting Author: Davut Savaser MD

    E6: Culturally competent hyperbaric patient care.
    Marosek N, Melnyczenko A
    Presenting Author: Nicholas Marosek RN/CHRN

    E7: Implementation and evaluation of an interdisciplinary, simulation-based, educational curriculum in hyperbaric medicine.
    Paetow G, Guber K, Raleigh S, TenBrink W, Driehorst M, Brown L, Jensen A, Omodt S, Olives T, Hart D, Logue C
    Presenting Author: Christopher Logue MD

    E8: Interdisciplinary simulation for the detection of latent risk threats in a hyperbaric medicine department.
    Paetow G, TenBrink W, Driehorst M, Brown L, Jensen A, Omodt S, Hart D, Logue C
    Presenting Author: Christopher Logue MD

    E9: US involvement in the Thai cave rescue.
    Tanaka HL
    Presenting Author: Hideaki L Tanaka MD

    E10: Lithium-ion battery explosion leading to a traumtic femur fracture in cave diver.
    Covington DB, Ohama M, Millan S, Pitkin A
    Presenting Author: Derek Covington MD

    E11: Successful cardiac defibrillation during hyperbaric oxygen therapy in a patient with severe carbon monoxide poisoning.
    Allen JA, Shah KR, Moon RE
    Presenting Author: Justin Allen DO

    E12: Pilot study on the feasibility of utilization of an Epi-Pen® under pressure in a multi-place chamber.
    Savaser DJ, Huang ET, Bliss C
    Presenting Author: Davut Savaser MD

    E13: Emergency response by hyperbaric personnel.
    Vidafar M
    Presenting Author: Michael Vidafar CHT

    E14: Oxygen (O2) exhaust sign improvement.
    Vidafar M
    Presenting Author: Michael Vidafar CHT

    2:00 PM

    3:00 PM

    Session F: Top Case Reports

    2:00-2:10

    F1: Tension pneumocephalus: iatrogenic subarachnoid air embolism treated with hyberbaric oxygen therapy (HBO2 therapy).
    Gaskill Z, Hardy K, Kassem J, Kelly M, Lambert D
    Presenting Author: Zachary Gaskill DO

    2:10-2:20

    F2: Carbon monoxide poisoning; Mixed-acid cocktail suicide attempt
    Gaskill Z, Hardy K, Kassem J, Kelly M, Lambert D
    Presenting Author: Zachary Gaskill DO

    2:20-2:30

    F3: A case of delayed mortality after severe arterial gas embolism secondary to myocardial infarction from triple vessel coronary artery thrombosis.
    Derksen BJ, Hayden SR, Grover I, Sadler CA
    Presenting Author: Brenna Derksen MD

    2:30-2:40

    F4: De-Novo cataract formation in non-diabetics.
    Gaskill Z, Hardy K, Kassem J, Kelly M, Lambert D
    Presenting Author: Zachary Gaskill MD

    2:40-2:50

    F5: A rare case report of coronary gas embolism after percutaneous lung biopsy
    Allen JA, Mammarappallil JG
    Presenting Author: Justin Allen MD

    2:50-3:00

    F6: Successful treatment of laryngotracheal radionecrosis with hyperbaric oxygen therapy in a patient presenting with persistent hemoptysis and cough.
    Savaser DJ, Huang ET
    Presenting Author: Davut Savaser MD

    3:30 PM

    4:00 PM

    Poster Session F: Posters F1-F15

     

     

    F1: Tension pneumocephalus: iatrogenic subarachnoid air embolism treated with hyberbaric oxygen therapy (HBO2 therapy).
    Gaskill Z, Hardy K, Kassem J, Kelly M, Lambert D
    Presenting Author: Zachary Gaskill DO

    F2: Carbon monoxide poisoning; Mixed-acid cocktail suicide attempt
    Gaskill Z, Hardy K, Kassem J, Kelly M, Lambert D
    Presenting Author: Zachary Gaskill DO

    F3: A case of delayed mortality after severe arterial gas embolism secondary to myocardial infarction from triple vessel coronary artery thrombosis.
    Derksen BJ, Hayden SR, Grover I, Sadler CA
    Presenting Author: Brenna Derksen MD

    F4: De-Novo cataract formation in non-diabetics.
    Gaskill Z, Hardy K, Kassem J, Kelly M, Lambert D
    Presenting Author: Zachary Gaskill MD

    F5: A rare case report of coronary gas embolism after percutaneous lung biopsy
    Allen JA, Mammarappallil JG
    Presenting Author: Justin Allen MD

    F6: Successful treatment of laryngotracheal radionecrosis with hyperbaric oxygen therapy in a patient presenting with persistent hemoptysis and cough.
    Savaser DJ, Huang ET
    Presenting Author: Davut Savaser MD

    F7: Hyperbaric oxygen treatment for delayed radiation-induced esophageal stricture
    Dullum.
    Presenting Author: Diane Dullum RN/CHRN

    F8: Diving with Osler–Weber–Rendu disease; A rare case provoking thoughts
    Swenker R, van Ooij PJ
    Presenting Author: Rob Swenker MD

    F9: Hyperbaric oxygen treatment of patient with tracheal-esophageal device & recent thoracic surgery.
    Mihai A, Morgan M, Sharma D, Boes T, Santiago W, Heyboer M
    Presenting Author: Aurel Mihai MD

    F10: Successful treatment of medication-related jaw osteonecrosis with hyperbaric oxygen therapy using marx protocol-like approach.
    Hodgson J
    Presenting Author: Joni Hodgson DO

    F11: Hyperbaric oxygen treatment status post gamma knife surgery improves progressively worsening neurological symptoms.
    Mihai A, Morgan M, Sharma D, Santiago W, Heyboer M.
    Presenting Author: Aurel Mihai MD

    F12: Against most odds: A case study, limb salvage.
    Crapella L
    Presenting Author: Lise Crapella ACNP/PA

    F13: Innovative use of dehydrated human amnion/chorion membrane (dhacm) in conjunction with hyperbaric oxygen therapy to treat a non-healing nasal wound subsequent to squamous cell carcinoma resection and radiation: A case study.
    Henderson JA, Jones MW, Houle SS
    Presenting Author: Jessica Henderson DO

    F14: Case report: High-throughput enterocutaneous fistula and the role of HBO2 therapy.
    Borges H, Oliveira N, Paz MA, Santos PE
    Presenting Author: Hugo Leonardo De Lima Borges MD

    F15: A case of vertigo in a recreational scuba diver.
    Agostinelli N
    Presenting Author: Nicole Agostinelli MD

     


     

     

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