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Anaesthesia for the Morbidly

Obese Patient - Key Issues

 

ESA Pre-Congress Course, Geneva

Friday 2nd June 2017

 

Coordinator: Luc De Baerdemaeker; luc.debaerdemaeker@ugent.be
Back up contact: Jan Mulier;  Jan.mulier@azsintjan.be

 

Capacity – 100 places

Target audience: Both trainee and established specialist doctors with an interest in providing safer anaesthesia for the Morbidly Obese Patient.

 

Learning objectives:

This course will cover the fundamental topics on obesity and anaesthesia. It involves understanding disease processes and consequences, the impact of obesity on the cardiovascular, respiratory system and on the pharmacology of anaesthetic drugs. Other topics covered will include:  The metabolic syndrome, OSAS/OHS, fasting guidelines, preoperative assessment and risk reduction strategies, airway and ventilation issues, postoperative analgesia and regional anaesthesia.

Timetable:

09.00-09.15   REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS  

09.15-10.05   Introduction & Background

  • Anaesthetic disasters and obesity: Why we run this course.
JC 15
  • BMI & Fat Distribution
MM 15
  • Drug Dosing in the Morbidly Obese
LdB 15
  • Questions and discussion
  5

10.10-11.00   The Impact of Obesity

  • The Metabolic Syndrome
CB 15
  • Cardiovascular Effects of Obesity
JR 15
  • Respiratory Effects of Obesity
TG 15
  • Questions and discussion    
  5

11:00-11.30  MORNING COFFEE BREAK

11.30-12.20 Sleep Apnoea

  • Pathophysiology and Mechanisms
JR 15
  • Screening and Treatment
MM 15
  • Peri-operative Pitfalls
JM 15
  • Questions and discussion
  5

12.20-13.00 Pre-operative assessment to reduce risk

  • Cardiac Risk and Assessment
JR 15
  • The Anaesthetist & the MDT: Risk-benefit judgements
MM 15
  • Fasting Guidelines in the Obese
LdB 15
  • Questions and discussion    
  5

 13.00-14.00 LUNCH

14.00-15.00 Airways and Ventilation

  • How to safely intubate and extubate the obese patient
DG 15
  • Pulmonary mechanics and ventilation in the obese
TG 15
  • The pneumoperitoneum
JM 15
  • Post-op care & Thromboprophylaxis
CB 15

15.00-15.15 AFTERNOON TEA BREAK

15.15-16.00 Anaesthetic systems & special cases

  • Regional techniques?
DG 15
  • The Ideal Analgesic technique?
CB 15
  • The Ideal Anaesthetic technique?
JC 15

16:00-16:30 : MCQ's: questions and answers:

  • Interactive Voting using Kahoot
  • Chairman: L De Baerdemaeker, Jan Mulier

  • Panel of Speakers

 

Speakers:

Ldb 
  • Luc de Baerdemaeker
Gent, Belgium
CB
  • Chris Bouch
Leicester, UK
JC
  • Jonathan Cousins
London, UK
TG
  • Tomasz Gaszynski
Lodz, Poland
DG
  • Daniela Godoroja
Bucharest, Romania
MM
  • Mike Margarson
Chichester, UK
JM
  • Jan Mulier
Brugge, Belgium
JR
  • Jon Redman
York, UK

Download PDFs for the lectures at Precongress course Friday 2 June 2017

Session 1

 

 

Session 2

 

 

Session 3

 

 

Session 4

 

 

Session 5

 

 

Session 6