Scientific Program / March 11, 2022

7:30 – 8:30 Registration, exhibits, croissant, and coffee
8:30 – 8:35 Opening remarks; Prof. Dr. B. Schnüriger, Bern

SESSION 1: The Acute Surgical Patient

Moderators: PD Dr. T. Zingg, Lausanne; Dr. A. Ochsner, Schlieren
8:35 – 8:55 E-FAST in non-trauma abdominal sepsis – Sense or non-sense? Dr. B. Lehmann, Bern
8:55 – 9:15 Damage control surgery for non-traumatic abdominal emergencies Dr. T. Haltmeier, Bern
9:15 – 9:35 When the colon is getting toxic Prof. Dr. A. Nocito, Baden
9:35 – 10:00 Discussion
10:00 – 10:30 Refreshment break, exhibits

SESSION 2: How I Do It

Moderators: Prof. Dr. A. Nocito, Baden; Dr. D. Jakob, Bern
10:30 – 10:50 Incarcerated inguinal hernia Prof. Dr. M. Müller, Frauenfeld
10:50 – 11:10 Small volume fluid resuscitation in the acute septic surgical patient Prof. Dr. C. Pfortmüller, Bern
11:10 – 11:30 The ABC of the ACS patient Dr. J. Lavanchy, 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: Prof. Dr. B. Schnüriger, Bern
13:00 – 13:30 Acute Care Surgery in Europe – challenges and future directions Prof. Dr. S. Di Saverio, Cambridge, UK

SESSION 4: Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Research

Moderators: Prof. Dr. B. Schnüriger, Bern; PD Dr. T. Zingg, Lausanne; Prof. Dr. T. Lustenberger, Aarau
13:30 – 14:30 TBA
14:30 – 15:00 Refreshment break, exhibits

SESSION 5: Case Presentations and Discussion

Experts panel: Prof. Dr. A. Nocito; Prof. Dr. M. Müller; Prof. Dr. S. Di Saverio; Dr. A. Ochsner, Schlieren; Dr. B. Lehmann; Dr. J. Lavanchy; Dr. S. Perrodin
15:00 – 16:00 Presentations of Unusual and Tricky ACS Cases Prof. Dr. B. Schnüriger, Bern; PD Dr. T. Zingg, Lausanne; Dr. A. Ochsner, Schlieren
16:00-16:05 Closure, Prof. Dr. B. Schnüriger