JOIN US AT THE ESPCOP LIVE SESSION ON OPIOID FREE ANAESTHESIA AND MONITORING ON FRIDAY DECEMBER 16TH AT THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL IN GHENT.
THE INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON PERI OPERATIVE MONITORING IN OBESE PATIENTS WILL TAKE PLACE ON SATURDAY DECEMBER 17TH AT HET PAND IN GHENT – THE DAY AFTER THE LIVE SESSION
8:00 Registration starts
8:25 – 8:30 Welcome: Luc De Baerdemaeker / Mike Margarson
Morning session: Established and accepted monitoring applied to the obese
8:30 – 8:50 Is EEG monitoring during anaesthesia less reliable in obese compared to normal weight patients? Hugo Vereecke UMC Groningen, the Netherlands)
8:50 – 9:15 Hemodynamic monitoring in the obese. Roman Schumann, Tufts University, Boston USA
9:15 - 9:40 Intra-operative Pulmonary Monitoring Paolo Pelosi, University of Genova, Italy
9:40 – 10:05 How to make optimum use of pulse oximetry . Tomasz Gaszynski, University of Lodz, Poland
10.05-10.15 Discussion - all speakers
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee Break
10.45 - 11.10 Is gastric ultrasonography an accepted monitor for the aspiration risk? Dr P. Van De Putte, AZ MonicaHhospital, Deurne, Belgium
11.10 – 11:40 Venous thrombo-embolism in the obese patient : epidemiology and prevention Prof.Marc Samama - Hôpitaux Universitaires Paris Centre –Cochin, France
11:45 – 12:35 Presentation of 5 best abstracts. Each 10 min, discussion included. After the presentations a jury will search for the 3 best and award them a prize.
12:35 – 14:00 Buffet Lunch
Afternoon session: Pro/con debate and new horizons in monitoring obese patients
14:00-15:00 Reflections from the consensus meeting on OSAS and obesity surgery. Is PSG still the golden standard for diagnosing OSAS? N. de Vries, St Lucus Andreas Hospital Amsterdam, The Netherlands Are questionnaires and bedside monitoring sufficient to diagnose OSAS? Mike Margarson, St Richards Hospital- Chichester, UK
15:00-15:30 OSAS/OHS: portable devices and nocturnal oximetry Daniela Godoroja, Ponderas Academic Hospital, University of Bucharest,Romania
Break 15:30 – 15:50
15.50 – 16:10 Monitoring Adequacy of Neuromuscular Blockade Guy Cammu , OLV Aalst, Belgium
16.10 – 16:30 Measuring intraoperative nociception Jan Mulier, St-Jan’s Hospital, Bruges, Belgium
Keynote Lecture: 16.30- 16:50: Obesity in the animal kingdom. – Jonathan Cracknell - UK
16:50 Closing remarks - Invitation to Bruges 2017 - Luc De Baerdemaeker/ Jan Paul Mulier
Drink at the bar
Abstracts related to obesity and anaesthesia or ICU presented for the first time within the last year may be submitted for the scientific session. Selected abstracts will be presented as posters and the best five will be selected for oral presentation. Prizes of 250-500-1000 euro for the three best presentations. Deadline abstract submissions midnight 30th November 2016.
Submit the abstract by e-mail to :ANN.DEPOORTERE@UGent.be
Universiteit Gent - Het Pand
Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent, Belgium
We can suggest following hotels in the vicinity of the meeting venue:
Rates are per sgl room, per night, breakfast included. City tax: 3 euro per night. (Please don’t forget to use the code “espcop” in order to obtain corporate rates)
If you travel by plane you will arrive at the international airport Zaventem near Brussels. You can catch a train every half an hour departing from the international airport Zaventem and heading towards Brussels Nord, Brussels Central and ending at Brussels Midi. From these stations, every half hour a train leaves for Ghent-Brugge-Oostende (or Blankenberge). This train arrives at Ghent St. Pieters station 30 minutes after departure from Brussels.
If you travel by international train to Brussels Nord, Brussels Central or Brussels Midi: every half hour a train leaves for Ghent-Brugge-Oostende (or Blankenberge). This train stops at Ghent after half an hour. You can find more information regarding the timetable (NMBS = train) on the website www.nmbs.be or on your smartphone m.sncb.be
For those travelling by car, we would like to advise you to use the car park at St.-Michiels or at Ramen or at the hotel you are staying in.
From the St.-Pieters railway station in Ghent, you can take a taxi or take a tram nr 1,10,11,12,13 towards the center (Korenmarkt) , or tram nr.21-22 towards (Zonnestraat) From this stop, it’s a 10 minutes walk to the venue (Het Pand).
From the St.-Pieters railway station in Ghent to the university hospital, tram nr. 4 brings you directly to the hospital!
Looking forward to meeting you next December, we remain,
Prof. Dr.Jan Paul Mulier Prof Dr. Luc De Baerdemaeker
Ghent railway station to the Pand , Onderbergen 1, Ghent
Should you need any further information regarding hotel accommodation, please do not hesitate to contact us :
Ann De Poortere University Hospital GHENT : ++32 9 332 32 81
Any information regarding registrations : please contact Mrs. Anquez or Mrs.Baert ESPCOP
– Anesthesie N. Anquez / K. Baert Ruddershove 10 8000 Brugge
Tel : ++32 50/ 45 21 93 Fax : ++32 50/ 45 24 49 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org