Paediatric Neuroanaesthesia & Scoliosis Surgery - Paediatric Anaesthesia Tutorial Series

20th April 2022 ● Paediatric Neuroanaesthesia and Scoliosis Surgery ●
Dr. Adrian Upex (Bristol Royal Hospital for Children) and Dr. Mark McVey (The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto)

The next edition of the paediatric anaesthesia tutorial series is a real treat!
An international multi-center extravaganza!

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Adrian UpexDr. Adrian Upex has been a Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist in Bristol since 2012, at Frenchay Hospital and Bristol Royal Hospital for Children (BRHC). He graduated from Edinburgh University in 2000 and completed his anaesthetic registrar training and neuroanaesthesia experience in the south west of England, at Frenchay and BRHC's PICU and anaesthesia departments. He also completed a year of advanced training at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London.
His specialist interests include neurosurgery, spine, trauma, plastics and burns anaesthesia. He also works regularly for the Wales and West Transport for Children (WATCh) paediatric critical care retrieval service. Dr. Upex recently completed 5 years' service as the theatre and surgery clinical governance lead in Bristol.
Adrian has worked in Peru most formally as a visiting lecturer in the Lima teaching hospitals on behalf of Health Volunteers Overseas. Outside of work, he coaches, and occasionally competes, for the Japan Arts Centre judo club in Bristol.


Mark McVeyDr. McVey is a practicing Anesthesiologist at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada with an interest in transfusion medicine and patient blood management (PBM).
Clinically he is the departmental Pediatric Anesthesia liaison with the blood bank, and is a co-lead with the Pediatric Anesthesia spine program. Mark’s translational research program as an early career investigator focuses on topics relevant to transfusion medicine and PBM including respiratory transfusion reactions such as transfusion-related acute lung injury and transfusion associated circulatory overload, platelet biology, perioperative anemia, development of extracorporeal uterine support and developing tools for assessing fibrinolysis. Mark's studies have been published in high impact journals such as Blood, The Journal of Extracellular vesicles and the European Respiratory Journal.
Mark's research is currently funded by a Canadian New Frontiers Research Exploration grant, Canadian Hematology Society R.K. Smiley Award and The Society of Pediatric Anesthesia.