Moderator: Ramyar Gilani, MD, FACS, Houston, TX
Co-Moderator: Nicolas J. Mouawad, MD, MPH, MBA, FACS, Bay City, MI

This session will discuss the management of vascular problems that arise in the course of routine general surgery care including limb ischemia following abdominal procedures; iatrogenic vascular injuries; perioperative venous thromboembolism; compartment syndrome; and acute mesenteric ischemia. The focus of the panel is to guide the general surgeon in initial management of ischemic and hemorrhagic complications of general surgery procedures and when to consult a vascular surgeon.

Presentations and Speakers

Situational Awareness in the Operating Room: An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure
George E. Anton, MD, Independence, OH

Vascular Access Complications: From the Small and Seemingly Innocent to the Big, Bad, and Ugly
Krista L. Kaups, MD, MSc, FACS, Fresno, CA

This Is Not Looking So Good! Ischemic Compromise during Surgery
Eric J. Silberfein, MD, FACS, Houston, TX

Small Incision, Big Mistake: Assisting Specialty Surgeons to Mitigate Complications
Rebecca L. Kelso, MD, FACS, Cleveland, OH