Anesthesia for Vascular Surgery Rotation

Leena Lake, CA-3, putting in A-line

Most residents do their first vascular rotation as CA-2s. Many choose to do an advanced elective as CA-3s. In these rotations, you will learn to take care of some of the most challenging patients that you will encounter. Common procedures include asleep and awake carotid endarterectomies, carotid stents, open and endovascular AAAs, aortic and renal artery bypasses, lower extremity bypasses, and an assortment of other endovascular procedures.

Quizzes and study guides emphasize key points like perioperative cardiac testing, case specifics, and radiation safety. In the senior elective, you will practice mock orals involving common oral boards scenarios (e.g., carotid endaterectomies and AAAs). Residents frequently place, interpret, and discuss invasive monitors like arterial lines and continuous cardiac output pulmonary artery catheters.

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Other Rotations:

Foundation Training: General OR

Primary Subspecialty Rotations:
Pediatric Anesthesia | Obstetrical Anesthesia | Regional Anesthesia & Acute Pain Management 

Advanced Operative Subspecialties: Cardiothoracic Anesthesia | TEEAnesthesia for Vascular Surgery | Neuroanesthesia | Ambulatory | Safari |   

Periopeartive Subspecialty Rotations:
Chronic Pain Management | Preoperative Assessment | Post Anesthesia Care | Critical Care (Neuro ICU and Cardiac ICU) | PICU

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Anesthesiology Residency
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Phone 336-716-4426
Fax 336-716-0934

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Neuroanesthesia Rotation

Neuroanesthesia Rotation

Every resident has an introductory rotation in neuroanesthesia in their CA-1 year. A second rotation is given during the CA-2 year and many choose to add a third elective month in their final year.

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