Scientific  Program

TIMEPROGRAM
8:15 - 8:30 AMInaugural Function
8:30 - 10:00 AMSession I: Organ Protection in Cardiac Surgery
Moderator: Dominique Prud'Homme
8:30 - 8:55 AMPostoperative Acute Kidney Injury after Cardiac Surgery: Resilience as a New Focus
Madhav Swaminathan, Professor & Clinical Director, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Duke University Hospital, Durham, North Carolina, USA
8:55 - 9:20 AMPreventing Brain Injury During Cardiac Surgery
Joe Arrowsmith, Consultant Cardiothoracic Anaesthetist, Papworth Hospital NHS Trust, Cambridge, UK
9:20 - 9:45 AMTransfusion and Novel Therapies to Manage Bleeding after Cardiac Surgery
Ravi Gill, Consultant Cardiothoracic Anaesthetist, University Hospital Southampton, UK
9:45 - 10:00 AMDiscussion
10:00 - 10:30 AMCoffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 PMSession 2: Outcomes in Cardiac Surgery
Moderator: Charles Ahene
10:30 - 10:55 AMDevelopment and Use of Risk Modeling in Cardiac Surgery
Samer Nashef, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Papworth Hospital NHS Trust, Cambridge, UK
10:55 - 11:20 AMThe ‘Good' Cardiac Anesthesiologist - Is There Such a Thing?
Joe Arrowsmith, Consultant Cardiothoracic Anaesthetist, Papworth Hospital NHS Trust, Cambridge, UK
11:20 - 11:45 AMNeuroprotection in Descending Aortic Surgery
Anand Mehta, Consultant Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA
11:45 - 12:00 PMDiscussion
12:00 - 02:30 PMFriday Prayers and Lunch
2:30 - 4:00 PMSession 3: Intraoperative Echocardiography
Moderator: Mohammed Khalil
2:30 - 2:55 PM3D Echocardiography in the Operating Room
Justiaan Swanevelder, Professor & Head, Department of Anesthesia, University of Cape Town, South Africa
2:55 - 3:20 PMIntraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography in Mitral Valve Disease
Arun Kumar, Consultant Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, UAE
3:20 - 3:45 PMIntraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography in Aortic Valve Repair
Shiva Sale, Consultant Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA
3:45 - 4:00 PMDiscussion
4:00 - 4:15 PMCoffee Break
4:15 - 5:20 PMSession 4: Emerging Technologies
Moderator: Ahmad Edris
4:15 - 4:40 PMCurrent Percutaneous Ventricular Support
Sern Lim, Consultant Cardiologist for Devices & Heart Transplant, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK
4:40 - 5:05 PMPercutaneous Valve Interventions: What Should the Anesthesiologist Know?
Ahmad Edris, Consultant Cardiologist, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, UAE
5:05 - 5:20 PMDiscussion
TIMEPROGRAM
9:00 - 10:30 AMSession 5: Emerging Technologies
Moderator: Johannes Bonatti
9:00 - 9:25 AMRobotic Mitral Valve Repair: Towards Becoming the Norm?
Rakesh Suri, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon and Chief of Staff, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, UAE
9:25 - 9:50 AMPower and Peril of Transparency in Outcome Publication
Samer Nashef, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Papworth Hospital NHS Trust, Cambridge, UK
9:50 - 10:15 AMRobotic Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Gurjyot Bajwa, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, UAE
10:15 - 10:30 AMDiscussion
10:30 - 11:00 AMCoffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 PMSession 6: Emerging Technologies
Moderator: Vivek Kakar
11:00 - 11:25 AMExtracorporeal Life Support: Physiological Concepts
Sern Lim, Consultant Cardiologist for Devices & Heart Transplant, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK
11:25 - 11:50 AMAnesthesia for Left Ventricular Device Implantation
Shiva Sale, Consultant Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA
11:50 - 12:15 PMCoagulation and the Role of Near Patient Testing during Cardiac Surgery
Ravi Gill, Consultant Cardiothoracic Anaesthetist, University Hospital Southampton, UK
12:15 - 12:30 PMDiscussion
12:30 - 2:00 PMLunch
2:00 - 3:30 PMSession 7: Intraoperative Echocardiography
Moderator: Fazil Ashiq
2:00 - 2:25 PMIntraoperative Assessment of Diastolic Function: Even You Can Do It
Madhav Swaminathan, Professor & Clinical Director, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Duke University Hospital, Durham, North Carolina, USA
2:25 - 2:50 PMThe Right Heart
Justiaan Swanevelder, Professor & Head, Department of Anesthesia, University of Cape Town, South Africa
2:50 - 3:15 PMTEE for Left Ventricular Myectomy
Anand Mehta, Consultant Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA
3:15 - 3:30 PMDiscussion
3:30 - 3:45 PMClosing Function

*The scientific program is subject to change