Schedule

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

SESSION 1: Special circumstances in the shockroom (Ettore Rossi Lecture Hall)

Moderator: PD Dr. B. Schnüriger, Bern
8:35 – 8:50 The ten commandments in trauma care, Prof. Dr. A. Exadaktylos, Bern
8:50 – 9:05 The obese trauma patient: Special considerations and outcomes, Dr. L. Mica, Zürich
9:05 – 9:20 Initial evaluation and management of the burn patient, Dr. P. Ducommun, Zürich
9:20 – 9:35 Femur shaft fracture in the multiply injured patient: Timing and technique of fixation, Prof. Dr. H.C. Pape, Aachen, Germany
9:35 – 10:00 Discussion

10.00 - 10.30  Refreshment Break, Exhibits

SESSION 2: Workshops

Workshop 1 (Ettore Rossi Lecture Hall)
10:30 – 11:10 Acute compartment syndrome: Diagnostic pathway and how to salvage arm, hand, leg or foot!, Prof. Dr. A. Platz, Zürich, PD Dr. L. M. Benneker, Bern, Dr. E. Benninger, St. Gallen
11:20 – 12:00 Endocrine response after trauma – the surgeons‘, endocrinologists‘ and intensivists‘ perspective, Prof. Dr. M. Keel, Bern, Prof. Dr. M. Maggiorini, Zürich, Dr. P. Kirchner, Bern
Workshop 2 (Room 1)
10:30 – 11:10 Cannot intubate! Cannot ventilate! – Surgical airway management hands-on course, Prof. Dr. R. Greif, Bern, and others
11:20 – 12:00 Cannot intubate! Cannot ventilate! – Surgical airway management hands-on course, Prof. Dr. R. Greif, Bern, and others
Workshop 3 (Room 4)
10:30 – 11:10 Setting up a trauma registry at your hospital: requirements, expenses, benefits, Dr. R. Hasler, Zürich, Dr. N. Bless, Basel
11:20 – 12:00 Surgical control of severe hepatic trauma: Patients selection and how I do it!, Prof. Dr. A. B. Peitzman, Pittsburgh, USA, Prof. Dr. D. Candinas, Bern, PD Dr. B. Schnüriger, Bern
Workshop 4 (Room 2 and 3)
10:30 – 11:10 E-FAST: Hands-on for everybody!, Dr. B. Lehmann, Bern, Prof. Dr. J. Osterwalder, St. Gallen, and others
11:20 – 12:00 E-FAST: Hands-on for everybody!, Dr. B. Lehmann, Bern, Prof. Dr. J. Osterwalder, St. Gallen, and others

12.00 – 13.00  Lunch, Exhibits

SESSION 3: State-of-the-Art Lecture (Ettore Rossi Lecture Hall)

Moderator: PD Dr. B. Schnüriger
13:00 – 13:30 Current management of blunt solid abdominal organ injury, Prof. Dr. Andrew B. Peitzman, Pittsburgh, USA

SESSION 4: Trauma Beyond ATLS® –The brain makes the difference (Room 1)

Moderator: Prof. Dr. M. Keel, Bern
13:30 – 13:45 Neurogenic shock: The anesthesiologists’ nemesis, Dr. S. Sulser, Winterthur
13:45 – 14:00 Coagulopathy after traumatic brain injury – Incidence, time course, and therapeutic options, Dr. T. Lustenberger, Frankfurt, Germany
14:00 – 14:15 Diffuse axonal brain injury: The dos and don‘ts to improve patients’ outcome, PD Dr. M. Hänggi, Bern
14:15 – 14:30 Discussion

SESSION 5: Military Session – Lessions learned the hard way! (Ettore Rossi Lecture Hall)

Moderator: Divisionär Dr. A. Stettbacher
13:30 – 13:50 Coordinated medical services in disaster management in Switzerland, Divisionär Dr. A. Stettbacher
13:50 – 14:10 Sandy – what you can learn from a storm, Prof. Dr. S. Teperman, New York, USA
14:10 – 14:30 Modern Management of Major Haemorhage, Prof. Dr. K. Brohi, London, UK
14:30 – 15:00 Discussion

SESSION 6: PRO-CON: Flail chest – To plate or not to plate? (Room 1)

Moderator: Prof. A. Platz, Zürich
14:30 – 14:40 Plate it! The importance of surgical restoration of chest wall integrity, Dr. R. Kuster, Bern
14:40 – 14:50 Don‘t do the patient more harm! – Don’t plate it!, Prof. Dr. R. Stocker, Zürich
14:50 – 15:00 Discussion

15.00 - 15.30  Refreshment Break, Exhibits

SESSION 7: Military Session – Preclinical trauma care (Ettore Rossi Lecture Hall)

Moderators: Dr. M. Brodmann Mäder, Bern, Prof. Dr. J Osterwalder, St. Gallen
15:30 – 15:50 From the ‘Pizzo della Croce’ to the Highway ‘A2’ – Lessions learned from preclinical trauma care in the Ticino region, Dr. B. Savary-Borioli, Lugano
15:50 – 16:10 Targeting the most suitable trauma center for my severely injured patient: Is it time for guidelines?, Dr. M. Lehmann, REGA
16:10 – 16:30 Mountain Rescue – Swiss Rescue Skills brought to the Himalayas, G. Biner, Zermatt, Dr. M. Brodmann Mäder, Bern, B. Jelk, Zermatt
16:30 – 16:50 Discussion

16.50 - 17.00  Refreshment Break

SESSION 8: Tough trauma cases: The experts‘ decisions (Ettore Rossi Lecture Hall)

Experts panel: Prof. Dr. A. B. Peitzman, Pittsburgh, USA, Prof. Dr. S. Teperman, New York, USA, Prof. Dr. H. C. Pape, Aachen, Germany, Prof. Dr. A. Platz Zürich, Prof. Dr. J. Osterwalder, St. Gallen, PD Dr. B. Schnüriger, Bern, Dr. T. Lustenberger, Frankfurt, Germany
17:00 – 17:40 Case presentations and discussion of unusual and tricky trauma cases, Prof. Dr. M. Keel, Bern
17:40 – 17:50 Summary and Closure, Prof. Dr. H. Zimmermann, Bern