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Anaesthesia for the morbidly obese patient - Key issues

Euroanaesthesia 2019

 

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Chairs:

Luc De Baerdemaeker (Gent, Belgium)

Michael Margarson (Chichester, United Kingdom)

Welcome

Introduction and background:

Anaesthetic disasters and obesity: the ten top tips

Jonathan Cousins (London, United Kingdom)

BMI and fat distribution

Michael Margarson (Chichester, United Kingdom)

Drug dosing in the morbidly obese

Luc De Baerdemaeker (Gent, Belgium)

Questions and discussion The impact of obesity:

The metabolic syndrome

Jonathan Cousins (London, United Kingdom)

Cardiovascular effects of obesity

Philippa Fabb (Portsmouth, United Kingdom)

Respiratory effects of obesity

Roma Steele (Sydney, Australia) Questions and discussion Coffee break

Sleep apnoea:

Pathophysiology and mechanisms

Philippa Fabb (Portsmouth, United Kingdom)

Screening and treatment

Michael Margarson (Chichester, United Kingdom)

Perioperative approach and pitfalls in OSAS

Jan Paul Mulier* (Bruges, Belgium)

Questions and discussion

Preoperative assessment to reduce risk:

Cardiac risk and assessment

Philippa Fabb (Portsmouth, United Kingdom)

The anaesthetist and the MDT: risk-benefit judgements

Michael Margarson (Chichester, United Kingdom)

Fasting guidelines in the obese

Luc De Baerdemaeker (Gent, Belgium)

Questions and discussion Lunch break

Airways and ventilation:

How to safely intubate and extubate the obese patient

Daniela Godoroja (Bucharest, Romania)

Pulmonary mechanics and ventilation in the obese

Roma Steele (Sydney, Australia)

The pneumoperitoneum

Jan Paul Mulier* (Bruges, Belgium)

Post-op care and thromboprophylaxis

Jonathan Cousins (London, United Kingdom)

Coffee break

Anaesthetic systems and special cases: The use of ultrasound in the obese

Daniela Godoroja (Bucharest, Romania)

The ideal analgesic technique?

Michael Margarson (Chichester, United Kingdom)

The ideal anaesthetic technique?

Jonathan Cousins (London, United Kingdom)

Questions and answers:

A bad day in the office: when things go wrong

Jan Paul Mulier* (Bruges, Belgium)

Q & A Kahoot session