PGY-6 (Cardiothoracic Anesthesia)

My experiences as a clinical fellow in adult cardiothoracic anesthesiology

Bubble Study On Transesophageal Echocardiography

A "bubble study" is often utilized to confirm the presence of shunting across the interatrial septum (IAS) via patent foremen ovale (PFO)...

Passed The Critical Care Echocardiography Examination!

Yesterday while at work, I received an email from the National Board of Echocardiography stating that I passed my critical care echocardiography...

My Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE) Image Acquisition Sequence

According to the guidelines from the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) and Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA), a comprehensive transesophageal echocardiographic (TEE)...

Surgical Steps In Heart Transplantation

Orthotopic heart transplantations (OHTs) are some of my favorite procedures as a cardiothoracic anesthesiologist! After establishing general endotracheal anesthesia (GETA) with standard...

United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) 2018 Heart Transplant Listing Guidelines Revision

Here's a table I created that summarizes the classification for patients awaiting a heart transplant. Gone are the days of "status 1A,...

ABOUT RISHI

I'm a double board certified adult cardiothoracic anesthesiologist and intensivist looking to improve medical education, diagnostics, and patient safety while promoting team-based, patient-centered care.

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