Annual Meeting Schedule

Posted: 4/21/2021
Subject to Change
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8:00 AM 5:00 PM PRE-COURSE: Hyperbaric Safety Considerations:  Disinfection of Hyperbaric Facilities and COVID-19 Risk Mitigation Strategies

8:00 AM 5:00 PM PRE-COURSE: Cardiopulmonary Considerations for Divers Recovered from COVID-19 Infection


8:00 AM 8:30 AM President's address Marc Robins, DO
Session A - HBO2 Theory and Mechanisms
8:30 AM 9:15 AM Plenary: COVID: Mechanisms John Feldmeier, DO
9:15 AM 10:00 AM Plenary: HBO2 in treating Covid 19 respiratory distress Scott Gorenstein, MD
David Lee, MD
Sandra Wainwright, MD
10:00 AM 10:20 AM Break 
10:20 AM 10:30 AM A1: Glymphatic dysfunction and neuroinflammation as manifestations of CNS decompression sickness. Stephen R. Thom, MD
10:30 AM 10:40 AM A2: Neural proteins and auto-antibodies after carbon monoxide poisoning Lindell Weaver. MD
10:40 AM 10:50 PM A3: The Effect of Total Compression Time and Rate (Slope) of Compression on the Incidence of Symptomatic Eustachian Tube Dysfunction and Middle Ear Barotrauma: A Phase II Prospective Study Owen J. O’Neill, MD
Session B - Clinical HBO2
10:50 AM 11:40 AM Plenary: Central Retinal Artery Occlusion Brian Mac Grory, MD
11:40 AM 12:00 PM Q/A  
12:00 PM 1:00 PM Lunch (on own) 
1:00 PM 2:00 PM Kindwall Keynote: Hyperbaric Oxygen Brain Injury Treatment (HOBIT) Trial:  A Multicenter Phase II Adaptive Clinical Trial Funded by the NINDS Gaylan Rockswold, MD
2:00 PM 2:10 PM B1: Effect of hyperbaric oxygen therapy on Xerostomia and taste in patients who have undergone head and neck radiation therapy Marvin Heyboer, MD
2:10 PM 2:20 PM B2: Evidence-supported HBO2 therapy in femoral head necrosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Vincenzo Zanon, MD
2:20 PM 2:30 PM B3: Diabetic foot wound case analysis: Amputations and cost of care with and without hyperbaric oxygen Kayla Deru
2:30 PM 2:40 PM B7: Retrospective case-control study of long-term health outcomes after carbon monoxide poisoning Lindell Weaver, MD
2:40 PM 3:30 PM Plenary: Registry Panel to include International registries Michael Bennett, MD
Jay Buckey, MD
Caroline Fife, MD
3:30 PM 3:40 PM Q/A  
Session C - Decompression Theory and Mechanisms
8:00 AM 8:55 AM Plenary: Why Flight Surgeons Also Worry About DCS Michael Harrison, MD
8:55 AM 9:50 AM Plenary: Decompression Modeling Panell Greg Murphy, PhD
Dave Doolette, PhD
Laurens Howle, PhD
9:50 AM 10:10 AM Break 
10:10 AM 10:20 AM C1: Experimental test of the surface interval decompression tables Aleksey Sobakin, PhD
10:20 AM 10:30 AM C2: Development of a freeware application for the estimation of inert gas load in common half-time compartments Kaighley Brett, MD
10:30 AM 10:40 AM C3: Aviation DCS Mahmoud Sabha, MD
Session D - Diving Medicine
10:40 AM 11:40 AM Lambertsen Keynote: Submarine Rescue – history, survival, modern innovations, and the hyperbaric medicine on how to get them out alive, including events of ARA San Juan Argentine submarine sinking Anthony Bielawski, MD
11:40 AM 12:00 PM Q/A  
12:00 PM 1:00 PM Lunch (on own) / UHMS Business Meeting  
1:00 PM 1:55 PM Plenary: Assessing aftereffects of Covid related to Diving Medicine Panel Peter Lindholm, PhD
Charlotte Sadler, MD
Tony Alleman, MD
CDR Joy Dierks
1:55 PM 2:05 PM D1: Test of cross corrections for altitude nitrox diving at 10,000 and 12,000 ft elevation Tim Beck
2:05 PM 2:15 PM D2: An analysis of health conditions among of U.S. Navy divers near separation from service, 2008 to 2018 Brian J. Maguire, Dr.PH
2:15 PM 2:25 PM D3: Buoyant ascent rate profiles for the Mk10 and Mk11 submarine escape and immersion equipment Christopher Frederick, MD
2:25 PM 2:35 PM D4: Diver cycling endurance after nine days of warm water acclimation. Courtney Wheelock
2:35 PM 3:30 PM Plenary: International perspectives in DCS Management: Controversies in treatment tables.  Series of cases and how they would use the tables Panel Richard Moon, MD
Cuauhteomoc Sanchez, MD
Simon Mitchell, MB ChB, PhD
Maria Teresa David, DO
3:30 PM 3:47 PM Q/A  
8:00 AM 8:30 AM Plenary: UHM Fellow: Top articles in Hyperbaric Medicine Kristi Ray, DO
(LSU Fellow)
8:30 AM 9:00 AM Plenary: UHM Fellow: Top articles in Undersea Medicine Chris Winstead-Derlega, MD
(Duke Fellow)
Session E - HBO2 Operations, Chambers and Equipment
9:00 AM 9:50 AM Plenary: White Paper: Lack of Emerging 24/7 Chambers Richard Moon, MD
9:50 AM 10:10 AM Break 
10:10 AM 11:00 AM Plenary: Lessons learned from the UHMS accreditation process during COVID David Charash, DO
Derall Garrett, CHT
Monica Skarban, RN
11:00 AM 11:10 AM E1: Evaluation of the Zoll Z-Vent for use in a multiplace hyperbaric chamber Marc Pullis, CHT
11:10 AM 11:20 AM E10: Functional characteristics of the Zoll Z-Ventilator during hyperbaric exposures Sarah M Raleigh, MD
11:20 AM 11:30 AM E2: Environmental cultures of hyperbaric chambers and treatment areas Kayla Deru
11:30 AM 11:40 PM E3: A survey of hyperbaric chamber cleaning practices Michelle Fitts
11:40 AM 12:00 PM Q/A  
12:00 PM 1:00 PM Lunch (on own) 
Session F - Top Case Reports
1:00 PM 1:10 PM B17: Latency and symptoms of CNS O2 toxicity in working divers breathing 100% O2 2.06 ATA Christopher Winstead-Derlega, MD
1:10 PM 1:20 PM B18: Fluorescent Microangiography for Frostbite Assessment: a Case Series Sarah M Raleigh, MD
1:20 PM 1:30 PM D5: Modification of thermoregulation during cold water immersion by normobaric hypoxia Jason M. Keeler, PhD
1:30 PM 1:40 PM D19: Diving Deep:  A 40 Year Prospective on the Treatment Decompression Illness in the Gulf of Mexico Kristi Ray, DO
1:40 PM 1:50 PM E11: Implementation of a successful COVID-19 screening protocol in routine and emergency operations of a multiplace hyperbaric chamber Tiffany Castellano, MD
1:50 PM 2:00 PM D6: Clinical Trial of Sildenafil to Prevent Swimming-Induced Pulmonary Edema (SIPE) Tim Beck
2:00 PM 2:10 PM F1: DIY HBO2 Marc Robins, DO
2:10 PM 2:20 PM F2: Monoplace hyperbaric chamber treatment of arterial gas embolism with cardiac pacing, swan-ganz monitoring and inhaled epoprostenol Lindell Weaver, MD
2:20 PM 2:30 PM F3: HBO for Cranial Free Flap with Cook-Swartz Doppler Flow Probe DP-SDP001 to monitor arterial anastomosis flow. Geoff Zbitnew MD
2:30 PM 2:40 PM F4: Hyperbaric oxygen as adjunctive therapeutic in management of severe odontogenic fascial space infections: Case report and treatment protocol Sarah McGowan
2:40 PM 2:50 PM F5: Symptom reporting during intentional carbon monoxide poisoning Lindell Weaver, MD
2:50 PM 3:00 PM F6: Ozone therapy gas embolism treated with HBO2 Marc Robins, DO
3:00 PM 3:25 PM Q/A