Charles LittlejohnYear of primary qualification: 1984

Current institution: Stamford Hospital, Connecticut, USA

Title of presentation: Post-operative ileus: decreasing the risk (ASCRS Keynote Lecture)

Learning objectives: Understand the definition of ileus; Understand the causes of ileus; Understand how to decrease the risk of ileus

Clinical/research background

Interest in the use of Transversus Abdominis Plane Catheters to reduce incidence of postoperative ileus.

Relevant peer-reviewed publications

Poster ASCRS Scientific Program 2012: Addition of transversus abdominus plane (TAP) catheter blocks to patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) may improve post-operative patient outcomes following laparoscopic colon resections: A pilot study - Preetha Umamaheswaran., Charles Littlejohn., Steven McClane., Theresa Bowling and Vlad Frenk (Stamford Hospital and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons)

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