The 28th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesiologists
June 6th – 8th, 2013
Bodil Steen Rasmussen (Denmark)
John Manners (United Kingdom)
EACTA 2013 Abstract Committee:
Guillermina Fita (Spain)
Pilar Paniagua Iglesias (Spain)
Wulf Dietrich (Germany)
Jouko Jalonen (Finland)
Romuald Lango (Poland)
Vladimir Lomivorotov (Russia)
David Charles Smith (UK)
Alain Vuylsteke (UK)
Harry van Wezel (Canada)
Bodil Steen Rasmussen (Denmark), Chairman
ACP 2-2013 Fulltext (PDF)
Current technological and non-technological trends in cardiovascular fields
Security concepts: From the aeronautic technology to the operating room: Does new technologies help anaesthesiologists to manage critical situations?
When the numbers are wrong – Pitfalls and challenges in monitoring!
Does technology make us risk averse or risk aware?
Wireless anaesthetic data management
Cerebral Oximetry: Better monitoring, improved patient outcomes,
both or neither?
Hilary P. Grocott
Monitoring with Point-of-Care Hemostasis Testing. Does it affect Outcome?
In Which patients?
Transcatheter AVR – Does this technology have merit and in whom? An anesthesiologist’s perspective
What should a ‘cardiac’ anaesthesiologist teach a ‘thoracic’ anaesthesiologist?
What should a ‘thoracic’ anesthesiologist teach a ‘cardiac’ anesthesiologist?
Fibrinogen: Necessary in cardiovascular surgery? Pro position
Fibrinogen: Necessary in cardiovascular surgery? Con position
Biomarkers in preoperative risk assessment and optimization
in vascular surgery
Perioperative myocardial ischemia: diagnosis, prognostic significance and therapeutic strategies in vascular surgery
Pablo Alonso, Pilar Paniagua, Philip J. Devereaux
Neurological monitoring during vascular sugery
Indication, contraindication and controversies for endovascular aortic replacement in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm and Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm
Management of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms
Janet T Powell
Anaesthetic and postoperative management in endovascular aortic replacement
Preoperative optimization of anemia improves outcome?
The bleeding patient
Impact of the age of red blood cells and the outcome after cardiac surgery
Christian von Heymann
New antiplatelets. A problem in cardiac surgery?
New oral anticoagulants in cardiac surgery – management of coagulation and haemostasis
Alternatives to Heparin during Cardiopulmonary Bypass and in the Intensive Care Unit
Only cardiothoracic anaesthetists can be good cardiothoracic intensivists
Any intensivist can be a good cardiothoracic intensivist
Total circulatory arrest. What is new?
Difffcult weaning from CPB: something different since 2000?
Pulmonary hypertension and right ventricular failure: new tools for an old problem?
Lung Ultrasound: enough evidence to support its routine use in anaesthesia and critical care medicine?
Myocardial deformation imaging: a major step forward or just a waste of time? Current status.
Will 3D/4D become the mainstay soon: clinical evidence for its incremental value?
G. Burkhard Mackensen
Are new technologies improving heart failure? ECMO is best
Are new technologies improving heart failure? VAD is best
Goal directed Monitoring in cardiotho-racic and vascular intensive care
Christof K. Hofer
Echocardiography in cardiothoracic intensive care: just a new tool?
ECMO in organ failure: a step too far?
Restricted Therapy is best
Free fluid therapy is best. Liberal or restricted fluid administration: Are we ready for a proposal of a restricted approch?
Della Rocca G, Tripi G, Pompei L
Lung Recruitment in Thoracic Surgery, is necessary? Pro position
Ma Carmen Unzueta
Lung Recriutment in Thoracic Surgery. Con position
Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) in One Lung Ventilation, are really useful? Pro position
Della Rocca G
Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) in One Lung Ventilation, are really useful? Con position
Bela Fulesdi, Tamas Vegh
Double-lumen tubes (DLTs) are obso-lete, the future is bronchial blocker
DLTs are still the best for lung separation
Joseph Marc Licker
Left-sided DLTs for everyone
Right-sided DLTs for left pulmonary resections
Laszlo L. Szegedi
Optimalisation of ventilation using a new impedance tomography monitor
Usefulness of extracorporeal support systems during thoracic surgery
Volumetric capnography for monitoring and predicting the effect of PEEP on oxygenation during one-lung ventilation
Basic mechanisms of acute lung injury
Ischemia-reperfusion injury in lung transplantation
Perioperative lung injuries
Current strategies for ICU management of ALI
The effects of steroids on cerebral outcomes after cardiac surgery
Diederik van Dijk, Thomas H. Ottens, Jan M Dieleman
Off-pump valvular procedures. New technique or new fashion?
Minimal Access cardiac surgery: The future?
EACTA Thoracic Subcommittee European survey on “One lung intubation”
G. Della Rocca, M. Senturk, L. L. Szegedi
Optimizing the patients for cardiac surgery: Any evidence?
Manfred D. Seeberger
Diastolic heart failure in anaesthesia and critical care
Mediastinitis after heart surgery: could we achieve a better outcome?
Prompt brain death diagnosis in the potential donor. Implications for cardiothoracic organ function
The Organ Care System Lung: A new and expected tool?
F. Javier Moradiellos
Optimal Ventilation in postoperative lung transplant
Twenty years’ leap in perfusion education in Europe
Experience in multidisciplinary simu-lation training in perfusion incidents
Multidisciplinary combat against perfusion complications – guidelines, communication or checklists?
Coagulation and anticoagulation in paediatric cardiac patients
Ethical issues around research in paediatric cardiac surgery
Cerebral oximetry in paediatric cardiac surgery; tool or fashion?
Levosimendan in paediatric cardiac surgery; better outcome?
Rosario Nuno Sanz
Acute renal failure in paediatric cardiac surgery; recent developments
Anaesthetic management and outcomes of Hybrid Procedures at the Cardiovascular Institute of the Fuwai Hospital
Weipeng Wang, Hui Xiong, Lihuan Li, Shengshou Hu
Anaesthetic Management of Adult Congenital Heart Disease
MIinoru Nomura, Shihoko Iwata, Yusuke Seino, & Kenji Doi
Better organ protection, is anaesthesia enough?
Postoperative atrial fibrillation; anything new?
Delirium after cardiac surgery
Luis Suarez Gonzalo
Pharmacoeconomics of Transfusion
An evidence-based approach to sup-port the routine use of ultrasound for vascular access
Perioperative renal protection strategies in cardiac surgery
New role for colloids and crystalloids?
When should the anaesthesiologist say NO?
Low flow during ECC: Still good?
Perioperative pain therapy: new concepts
Thoracic Problem Based Learned Discussions (PBLDs)
Mediastinal mass in the pregnant patient
Ma Jose Jimenez
Tracheal dehiscence – management
The patient with severe heart disease requiring OLV for non cardiac surgery
Lecture Abstracts Fulltext (PDF)
Free Oral Sessions
Technology and Outcome
Transfusion and Haemostasis
Vascular Anaesthesia and Postoperative
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement, TAVI
Cardiac Anaesthesia and Postoperative
Safety & Anaesthesia
Cardiac and Antibiotics
Cardiac and Inflammation
ECMO and VAD
Thoracic and Non-cardiac
Thoracic Surgery and Postoperative
Cardiac and Renal Function
Best Oral Session
Transplantation and Pulmonary Complication
Extra Corporeal Circulation
Free Oral Sessions Fulltext (PDF)
Free Poster Sessions
Preselected Best Posters
Congenital & Paediatrics
Thoracic & Non-cardiac
Technology & Outcome
Patient Blood Management
Free Poster Sessions Fulltext (PDF)