Scientific Program / March 17, 2018

7:30 – 8:30 Registration, Exhibits, Croissant and Coffee
8:30 – 8:35 Opening Remarks; PD Dr. B. Schnüriger, Bern

SESSION 1: The Acute Surgical Patient

Moderator: Dr. T. Zingg, Lausanne; PD Dr. B. Schnüriger, Bern
8:35 – 8:55 Shock in Trauma and ACS-Patients: Any Difference? - The Intensivists' Point of View; Dr. B. Eberle, Burgdorf
8:55 – 9:15 Septic Abdominal Emergencies in Octogenerians: The Importance of a Multidimensional Approach; Dr. J. Lavanchy, Bern
9:15 – 9:35 Mesenteric Ischemia: Proposal for an Algorithm; Dr. S. Käser, Zürich
9:35 – 10:00 Discussion
10:00 – 10:30 Refreshment Break, Exhibits

SESSION 2: How I Do It?

Moderator: Dr. M. Zago, Bergamo, Italy; Dr. S. Käser, Zürich
10:30 – 10:50 Damage Control in Perforated Sigmadiverticulitis; Dr. S. Faes, Lausanne
10:50 – 11:10 Temporary Closure of the Septic Abdomen: Taking Control Early! Dr. T. Haltmeier, Bern
11:10 – 11:30 Internal Hernia after Gastric Bypass; Dr. D. Kröll, Bern
11:30 – 12:00 Discussion
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch, Exhibits

SwissACS General Assembly

12:15 - 12:45  Annual General Assembly of the Swiss Association for Acute Care Surgery

SESSION 3: State-of-the-Art Lecture

Moderator: PD Dr. B. Schnüriger, Bern
13:00 – 13:30 Management of abdominal sepsis--a paradigm shift? Prof. A. Leppaniemi, Helsinki, Finland

SESSION 4: Hot Topics in Acute Care Surgery

Moderator: Prof. Dr. A. Leppaniemi, Helsinki, Dr. T. Haltmeier, Bern
13:30 – 13:50 Necessity for reorganization of surgical emergency services: rota, training and cross-service relationships; Dr. L. Ponchietti, Alicante, Spain
13:50 – 14:10 Should we centralize management of severe postoperative complications? Dr. M. Zago, Bergamo, Italy
14:10 – 14:30 Discussion
14:30 – 15:00 Refreshment Break, Exhibits

SESSION 5: Case Presentations and Discussion

Experts panel: Prof. A. Leppaniemi, Helsinki; PD Dr. B. Schnüriger; Dr. L. Ponchietti, Alicante; Dr. M. Zago, Bergamo; Dr. T. Haltmeier, Bern; Dr. S. Käser, Zürich; Dr. S. Faes, Lausanne
15:00 – 16:00 ACS case presentations and discussion of unusual and tricky ACS cases; PD Dr. B. Schnüriger, Bern; Dr. T. Zingg, Lausanne
16:00-16:05 Closure, PD Dr. B. Schnüriger