Work by Anaesthesiology Interns Distinguished in Boston

A poster presented by anaesthesiology interns from Hospital da Luz Lisboa was distinguished at the annual meeting of the American Society of Anaesthesiology, which took place in Boston, between 21 and 25 October. The authors of this work are interns João Gouveia, João Mendes and Maria Beatriz Bello Dias, and also, Cristina Pestana and José Bismarck, respectively assistant-coordinator and coordinator of the Surgery Service and the Department of Anaesthesiology from Hospital da Luz Lisboa.

The poster – entitled “Heparin resistance during surgical resection of inferior vena cava and right atrial tumor thrombus: a case-report” – was distinguished with the award “Medical Challenging Case”, granted by the jury of the American society, also receiving the applause of participants and commentators.