Friday, February 7, 2014 - auditorium GA2

Session 1 : Optimization of Postoperative Outcome by Anesthetic Strategies

Chairmen :

  • G. Dewinter (Leuven)
  • A. Teunkens (Leuven)
Time Subject Speaker
09:30-09:50 Can the choice of the anesthetic make a difference? L. Al Tmimi (Leuven)
09:50-10:20 Local anesthetics: Teaching old drugs new tricks M. Van de Velde (Leuven)
10:20-10:40 PONV: What's old, what's new? G. Dewinter (Leuven)
10:40-11:00 What about regional anesthesia? A. Teunkens (Leuven)
11:00-11:20 POCD : pathophysiology and prophylaxis M. Coburn (Aachen)
10:20-11:30 Questions and Discussion  


11:30 - 11:50 : COFFEE

Session 2 : Pro - Con debate

Chairmen :

  • M. Van de Velde (Leuven)
Time Subject Speaker
11:50-12:10 Epidural anesthesia improves postoperative outcome - PRO debate   H. Van Aken (Munster) 
12:10-12:30 Epidural anesthesia improves postoperative outcome - CON debate   P. Myles (Melbourne) 
12:30-12:50 Rebuttal, Questions and Discussion     


12:50 - 13:50 : LUNCH

Session 3 : Optimization of Postoperative Outcome by Perioperative Monitoring

Chairmen :

  • C. Missant (Leuven)
  • S. Rex (Leuven)
Time Subject Speaker
13:50-14:15 Neuromonitoring: highlighting the black box JM. Murkin (Ontario)
14:15-14:40 Continuous CO monitoring: Is less always more? J-L Vincent (Brussels)
14:40-15:05 Multimodal monitoring for regional anesthesia H. Steinfeldt (Marburg)
15:05-15:20 Quesions and discussion  


15:20 - 15:50 : COFFEE

Session 4 : Optimization of Outcome : What can we learn from obstetrics ?

Chairmen :

  • S. Devroe (Leuven)
  • P-Y. Dewandre (Liège)
Time Subject Speaker
15:50-16:20 Can the choice of the anesthetic technique influence obstetric outcome ? A. Santos (New York)
16:20-16:50 Management of postpartum hemorrhage: Why protocols make a difference F. Mercier (Paris)
16:50-17:20 What can be done to protect the newborn brain? A. Palanisamy (Boston)
17:20-17:30 Questions and Discussion