Scientific Program / March 11, 2022

7:30 – 8:30 Registration, exhibits
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 Acute microbial contamination: What's happening in the peritoneal cavity? Dr. J. Zindel, 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, San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy

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 – 13:39 Aortic Control in Code Crimson: A Novel Technique Dr. Anoosha Aslam, Sydney, Australia
13:39 – 13:48 Performance of the Quick Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (qSOFA) Score in predicting outcomes in patients undergoing emergency general surgery and the proposal of the modified Quick Age Disease Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (qadSOFA) score Dr. Christian Magyar, Bern
13:48 – 13:57 Vertebral osteophytic erosion of a vertebral artery: A rare cause of hemorrhagic shock Dr. Christine Maurus, Sion
13:57 – 14:06 The number of bed occupied in the hospital is an independent risk factor for discharge of trauma patients - the effect of increasing hospital occupancy prior the Covid pandemia Dynamics of trauma incidence across Switzerland - risk factors for triage in hospitalized patients Dr. Sascha Halvachizadeh, Zürich
14:06 – 14:15 Laparoscopic repair of a traumatic strangulated right diaphragmatic hernia after minor trauma Dr. Stefano Gussago, Sion
14:15 – 14:24 Characteristics of Emergency General Surgery Services in Switzerland: A Nationwide Survey Dr. Olivier Quaile, Bern
14:24 – 14:30 SwissACS Price Award (Jury: Prof. Dr. D. Demetriades, Los Angeles, USA, Prof. Dr. P. Talving, Tallin, Estonia, PD Dr. T. Zingg, Lausanne, Dr. D. Jakob, Bern)
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