BALTANEST 2020
    Thursday, 7 October
    TimeStudioBetaGammaZeta
    12:30 - 13:00 
    • 12:30 - 13:00
      Industry Symposium. The use of FDC of dexketoprofen/tramadol in postoperative pain management
      • 12:30: Giustino Varrassi (IT) - The use of FDC of dexketoprofen/tramadol in postoperative pain management.
      
    13:00 - 13:30
    • 13:15 - 13:30
      Congress Opening
      • 13:15: Iveta Golubovska (LV); Juri Karjagin (EE); Andrius Macas (LT) - Congress Opening
       
    13:30 - 14:00
    • 13:30 - 15:00
      General Anaesthesia. Perioperative Issues
      • Moderators: Tomas Jovaisa (LT), Eva Strīķe (LV)
      • 13:30: Edoardo De Robertis (IT) - Anesthesiology as perioperative medicine
      • 13:45: Klaus Torp (USA) - Anaesthesia setup for liver translantation
      • 14:00: Tomas Jovaisa (LT) - Consent for anaesthesia. Do we need to worry?
      • 14:15: Eva Strīķe (LV) - Outcome improvement in perioperative period
      • 14:30: Emilia Guasch (ESP) - COVID-19 and pregnancy
      • 14:45: Q&A, Discussion
    • 13:30 - 15:00
      Regional Anaesthesia/Pain
      • Moderators: Aleksejs Miščuks (LV), Arunas Gelmanas (LT)
      • 13:30: Morne Wolmarans (UK) - RA strategies for high risk Compartment Syndrome patients
      • 13:45: Aleksejs Miscuks (LV) - Regional anaesthesia as a consensus
      • 14:00: Giedrius Volbekas (LT) - Low volume interscalene block for shoulder surgery
      • 14:15: Vilma Traškaitė (LT) - Another step forward. Brief review of PERSEUS guidelines
      • 14:30: Jose A. Aguirre (CH) - Hemodynamics in shoulder surgery
      • 14:45: Q&A, Discussion
    • 13:30 - 15:00
      Special Anaesthesia: Pediatrics
      • Moderators: Arta Bārzdiņa (LV), Mariliis Ilmoja (EE)
      • 13:30: Jurijs Bormotovs (LV) - Anaesthesia for epilepsy surgery
      • 13:45: Maarja Hallik (EE) - PK and PD of cardiovascularsupport inneonates. Where are we?
      • 14:00: Mariliis Ilmoja (EE) - Too much radiology in children
      • 14:15: Danguole Rugyte (LT) - Long-term behavioural outcome after neonatal and infant surgery
      • 14:30: Matthew Goldsmith (USA) - TOP 3 improvements in pediatric intensive care in the last decade
      • 14:45: Q&A, Discussion
    • 13:30 - 14:30
      Industry Symposium. New aspects in airway management accentuated in patients with COVID-19
      • 13:30: Friedrich Pühringer (DE) - New aspects in airway management accentuated in patients with COVID-19
    14:00 - 14:30
    14:30 - 15:00 
    15:00 - 15:30 
    • 15:10 - 15:40
      Industry Symposium. Respiratory Care: Topics highlighted during pandemic
      • 15:10: Intersurgical - Respiratory Care: Topics highlighted during pandemic
      
    15:30 - 16:00
    • 15:40 - 16:00
      Break. Visit E-Posters and Virtual Expo
    • 15:40 - 16:00
      Break. Visit E-Posters and Virtual Expo
    • 15:40 - 16:00
      Break. Visit E-Posters and Virtual Expo
     
    16:00 - 16:30
    • 16:00 - 17:30
      General Anaesthesia. Perioperative Issues II
      • Moderators: Iveta Golubovska (LV), Juri Karjagin (EE), Andrius Macas (LT)
      • 16:00: Vilma Traškaitė (LT) - The Role of anesthesiologist in managing Operating Rooms
      • 16:15: Iveta Golubovska (LV) - Sustainability and Anaesthesia
      • 16:30: Juri Karjagin (EE) - Anaesthesia and Cancer
      • 16:45: Andrius Macas (LT) - Vitamin C in perioperative medicine and intensive care: past of proven future?
      • 17:00: Jonas Åkeson (SE) - Medical research and Innovation - on transparency versus silence
      • 17:15: Q&A, Discussion
    • 16:00 - 17:30
      Pain
      • Moderators: Mihails Arons (LV), Alfredas Vaitkus (LT)
      • 16:00: Mihails Arons (LV) - Chronic lumbosacral painful unilateral radiculopathy
      • 16:15: Arun Bhaskar (UK) - Interventional pain management in oncological patients
      • 16:30: John Tran (CA) - Image -guided Nerve Block and Radiofrequency Ablation of the Shoulder and Knee joints: Anatomical Evidence
      • 16:45: Andrzej Król (UK) - Safety of pain interventions – how to minimize complications
      • 17:00: Alfredas Vaitkus (LT) - Qualitative sensory testing of lumbosacral radiculopathy and implications for treatment with transforaminal epidural steroid injections
      • 17:15: Q&A, Discussion
    • 16:00 - 17:00
      Industry Symposium. Optimized management of iron deficiency anemia in hospital settings
      • Moderator: Eva Strīķe (LV)
      • 16:00: Eva Strīķe (LV) - An opening by moderator: “ Management of hospitalized iron deficiency anemia patient in Latvia and worldwide. Reality and perspective”
      • 16:05: Donat Spahn (CH) - Success of Patient Blood Management: The role of i/v iron
      • 16:30: Eva Strīķe (LV) - Q&A
      • 16:35: Edgars Prozorovskis (LV) - Patient Blood Management (PBM) in P. Stradiņš University Hospital, Riga. Pilot project and the first results
      • 16:45: Sandra Bērziņa (LV) - Monofer. New generation, high dose i/v iron. A way out.
      • 16:55: Eva Strīķe (LV) - Closing remarks by moderator
    • 16:00 - 17:00
      Industry Symposium. Update on antimicrobial resistance in Europe. The latest therapeutic options
      • 16:00: Aigars Reinis (LV) - Update on antimicrobial resistance in Europe. The latest therapeutic options
    16:30 - 17:00
    17:00 - 17:30  
    17:30 - 18:00 
    • 17:40 - 18:10
      Industry Symposium. Cytokine Adsorption: Current Interest and Limits
      • 17:40: Oliver Joannes-Boyau (FR) - Cytokine Adsorption: Current Interest and Limits
    • 18:15 - 19:15
      Free Papers II
      • Moderators: Aleksejs Miščuks (LV), Biruta Mamaja (LT)
      • 18:15: Artūrs Bogorodickis (LV) - Modified AN69ST membrane’s impact on clinical course of adult patients with septic shock
      • 18:25: Paula Zviedre (LV) - Clinical characteristics of invasively ventilated Covid-19 patients: an overview of clinical experience in Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital in Riga, Latvia
      • 18:35: Ieva Jovaišienė (LT) - Successful Management of COVID-19-Induced ARDS Using VV ECMO in a Patient With a BMI of 60.4 kg/m2
      • 18:45: Ieva Buce-Satoba (LV) - Leucocytosis and C-reactive protein predictors for secondary cerebral vasospasm in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage.
      • 18:55: Anna Klesmite (LV) - Utility of Children’s Post-Intensive Care Specialist Appointment
      • 19:05: Q&A, Discussion
      
    18:00 - 18:30
    • 18:15 - 19:15
      Free Papers I
      • Moderators: Juri Karjagin (EE), Sigita Kazūne (LV)
      • 18:15: Rokas Tamošauskas (LT) - change in a long-term analgesic and co-analgesic medication prescribing in patients implanted with spinal cord stimulation
      • 18:25: Māra Klibus (LV) - Evaluation of microcirculation using imaging photoplethysmography and automated Capillary refill time measurement in COVID-19 ARDS patients.
      • 18:35: Elena Petrauskaitė (LT) - Patient safety culture at intensive care unit from the perspective of team members
      • 18:45: Edvards Kalnins (LV) - Aerosol and droplet generation during intubation and normal breathing: a simulation study
      • 18:55: Egle Kontrimaviciute (LT) - Causes of failed preoxygenation before urgent surgery, primary findings of a prospective study
      • 19:05: Q&A, Discussion
    • 18:15 - 19:15
      Free Papers III
      • Moderators: Arunas Gelmanas (LT), Jevgenijs Stepanovs (LV)
      • 18:15: Mareks Andruškevičs (LV) - The effect of perineural dexmedetomidine on the systemic sedation in axillary brachial plexus block
      • 18:25: Natalja Gultjajeva (LV) - Influence of anaesthesia method on neurocognitive function in patients undergoing transcatheter transfemoral aortic valve implant surgery
      • 18:35: Davis Mackevics (LV) - 
Cerebral oximetry in patients undergoing shoulder replacement surgery (pilot study).
      • 18:45: Roberts Leibuss (LV) - The role of transcranial doppler sonography for neuromonitoring in cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass
      • 18:55: Mihkel Viru (EE) - Proximal femoral fractures management in the Tartu University Hospital
      • 19:05: Q&A, Discussion
     
    18:30 - 19:00  
    19:00 - 19:30  
    Friday, 8 October
    TimeStudioBetaGammaZeta
    08:30 - 09:00 
    • 08:30 - 09:00
      Industry symposium. When facing organ failure + thrombocytopenia in the ICU. What if it's not Sepsis/DIC?
      • 8:30: Ieva Ziediņa (LV) - When facing organ failure + thrombocytopenia in the ICU. What if it's not Sepsis/DIC?
      
    09:00 - 09:30
    • 09:00 - 10:30
      Education in Anesthesia and Intensive Care
      • Moderators: Juri Karjagin (EE), Oļegs Sabeļnikovs (LV)
      • 9:00: Oļegs Sabeļnikovs (LV) - EBA, harmonisation of Education in An_ICU. Future challenges
      • 9:15: Jonas Åkeson (SE) - Coherence of training in Anaesthesiology and ICM
      • 9:30: Götz Geldner (DE) - Telemedicine and education
      • 9:45: Emilia Guasch (ESP) - Everyday Teaching And Learning In The OR. Misleading concepts and tools
      • 10:00: Edoardo De Robertis (IT) - ESAIC strategy in Education in An and ICM
      • 10:15: Q&A, Discussion
    • 09:00 - 10:30
      Transplantation
      • Moderators: Jurijs Bormotovs (LV), Virge Pall (EE)
      • 9:00: Mindaugas Rackauskas (USA) - Early outcomes after lung transplantation for severe COVID-19
      • 9:15: Eva Šteina (LV) - Organ donation as the part of "End of life care" - training and education
      • 9:30: Jānis Vilmanis (LV) - Solid organ transplantation in Latvia - today and future
      • 9:45: Virge Pall (EE) - Estonian transplant medicine in the last 10 years and the pathway to Scandiatransplant membership
      • 10:00: Jurijs Bormotovs (LV) - Organ donation and treatment of the multi-organ donor
      • 10:15: Q&A, Discussion
    • 09:00 - 10:30
      Extracorporal organ support
      • Moderators: Eva Strīķe (LV), Roberts Leibuss
      • 9:00: Götz Geldner (DE) - Extracorporeal lung assist - indication, practical aspects, results
      • 9:15: Anna Klēšmite (LV) - CO2 removal during RRT or "Oxiris" filter and outcome in septic patients
      • 9:30: Karina Drizlionoka (LV) - Anticoagulation policy in extracorporeal circulatory devices in adult population
      • 9:45: Olavi Maasikas (EE) - Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in critically ill patients with COVID-19
      • 10:00: Karen Foley (CA) - High risk PCI and advanced mechanical support
      • 10:15: Q&A, Discussion
     
    09:30 - 10:00 
    10:00 - 10:30 
    10:30 - 11:00  
    • 10:30 - 11:00
      Industry Symposium. How I manage ARDS
      • 10:30: Prof. Davide Chiumello, Head of Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Santi Paolo Carlo University Hostpital, Milan Italy - Mechanical power on intensive care
     
    11:00 - 11:30
    • 11:00 - 12:30
      Session for Residents
      • Moderators: Juri Karjagin (EE), Danguole Rugyte (LT), Ardis Bērziņš (LV)
      • 11:00: Paula Zviedre (LV) - Non-technical skill development
      • 11:15: Jone Jackevičiūtė (LT) - "International waters" - the value of medical experience overseas
      • 11:30: Tatjana Dill (CH) - Blank canvas paralysis and other challenges - getting started in scientific writing
      • 11:45: Ardis Bērziņš (LV) - D.E.A.D. (depression, emotional health, addictions in daily work) survey of Latvian Junior Physicians
      • 12:00: Mihkel Viru (EE) - How to take a maximum from the residency?
      • 12:15: Q&A, Discussion
    • 11:00 - 12:30
      Special Anaesthesia: Cardiothoracic and Neurosurgery
      • Moderators: Agnese Ozoliņa (LV), George Djaiani (CA)
      • 11:00: Daiva Gražulytė (LT) - Long-term quality of life following cardiac surgery
      • 11:15: Ieva Jovaišienė (LT) - Opioid sparing strategies and enhanced recovery in cardiac surgery patients
      • 11:30: Edgars Zellāns (LV) - Pre-operative cardiac evaluation using coronary CT-derived fractional flow reserve (FFRct) may improve survival of patients undergoing peripheral vascular surgery
      • 11:45: Sniedze Mūrniece (LV) - Cerebral oxygen saturation monitoring and near infrared spectroscopy based clinical algorithm applicability during spinal neurosurgery
      • 12:00: George Djaiani (CA) - Right sided tumor exision: role of ECMO for induction of anesthesia
      • 12:15: Q&A, Discussion
    • 11:00 - 12:30
      ARDS and Mechanical Ventilation
      • Moderators: Edoardo De Robertis (IT), Sigita Kazūne (LV)
      • 11:00: Break
      • 11:15: Gernot Marx (DE) - Guidelines & New Clinical Evidence for Intravenous Fluids in ARDS
      • 11:30: Davide Chiumello (IT) - Early and late ARDS - are they different
      • 11:45: Hedi Kähär (EE) - Respiratory physiotherapy in ICU
      • 12:00: Edoardo De Robertis (IT) - Mechanical ventilation for ARDS patients
      • 12:15: Q&A, Discussion
     
    11:30 - 12:00 
    12:00 - 12:30 
    12:30 - 13:00  
    • 12:30 - 13:30
      Industry Symposium. Pain management.
      • 12:30: Inta Čerņavska (LV) - Analgesic drugs: what's new?
      • 13:15: Laura Beķere (LV) - Pain management: tendencies and new approaches of commonly used medications in intensive care
     
    13:00 - 13:30   
    13:30 - 14:00
    • 13:30 - 15:00
      COVID-19
      • Moderators: Andrius Macas (LT), Oļegs Sabeļnikovs (LV)
      • 13:30: Gernot Marx (DE) - How to improve outcome in C-19 patients
      • 13:45: Juri Karjagin (EE) - Plasma and SARS-CoV-2 virus
      • 14:00: Andrius Macas (LT) - Covid-19 in Lithuania. How we do it!
      • 14:15: Pēteris Tomiņš (LV) - Plan “B” – basic principal in planning hospital response to disaster
      • 14:30: Oļegs Šuba (LV) - COVID-19 in immunocompromised patients
      • 14:45: Q&A, Discussion
    • 13:30 - 15:00
      Special Anaesthesia: Oncologic
      • Moderators: Indulis Vanags (LV), Jurate Gudaitytė (LT)
      • 13:30: George Djaiani (CA) - CNS complications after noncardiac surgery
      • 13:45: Jurate Gudaityte (LT) - Anaesthetic considerations in oncological patients
      • 14:00: Indulis Vanags (LV) - Guidelines for management of anemic patient
      • 14:15: Egle Kontrimaviciute (LT) - Enhanced recovery in colorectal laparoscopic surgery
      • 14:30: Juri Karjagin (EE) - Anesthesia for non-obstetric surgery during pregnancy
      • 14:45: Q&A, Discussion
    • 13:30 - 15:00
      ICU actualities
      • Moderators: Sigita Kazūne (LV), Joel Starkopf (EE)
      • 13:30: Break
      • 13:45: Joel Starkopf (EE) - ICU registries in Europe
      • 14:00: Aleksandr Beljantsev (EE) - US in ICU patient
      • 14:15: Davide Chiumello (IT) - 10 hot topics in ICU
      • 14:30: Arun Bhaskar (UK) - Pain in ICU
      • 14:45: Q&A, Discussion
     
    14:00 - 14:30 
    14:30 - 15:00 
    15:00 - 15:30 
    • 15:00 - 15:30
      Industry symposium. SeptiCyte RAPID
      • 15:00: Jane Papadaki Markley (USA), Immunexpress - SeptiCyte RAPID - for early diagnosis and appropriate management of sepsis
      
    15:30 - 16:00
    • 15:30 - 17:00
      Bleeding
      • Moderators: Juri Karjagin (EE), Arunas Gelmanas (LT), Marina Šarkele (LV)
      • 15:30: Arunas Gelmanas (LT) - The European guideline on management of major bleeding and coagulopathy following trauma
      • 15:45: Edoardo De Robertis (IT) - Revision of severe bleeding management" in "role of hypothermia and acidosis in post traumatic hemorrhage
      • 16:00: Agnese Ozoliņa (LV) - Multi-route applications of tranexamic acid to reduce blood loss in elective surgery – risks and benefits
      • 16:15: Jevgenijs Stepanovs (LV) - Use of thromboelastometry for predicting thrombotic complications in free flap transfer surgery
      • 16:30: Marina Šarkele (LV) - Bleeding in OB
      • 16:45: Q&A, Discussion
    • 15:30 - 17:00
      Disaster Medicine and ICU outcome
      • Moderators: Pēteris Tomiņš (LV), Veronika Reinhard (EE)
      • 15:00: Break
      • 15:45: Veronika Reinhard (EE) - ICU outcomes on the basis of TU hospital
      • 16:00: Ieva Jovaišienė (LT) - Long term outcomes after critical care. How to organise ICU follow-up service?
      • 16:15: Kristo Erikson (EE) - Septic Encephalopathy
      • 16:30: Reinis Balmaks (LV) - Post intensive care syndrome in pediatrics
      • 16:45: Q&A, Discussion
    • 15:30 - 18:30
      Nursing
      • Moderators: Linda Fridenberga (LV), Jurate Gudaitytė (LT), Helen Valk (EE)
      • 15:30: Mats Eriksson (SE) - Working together against children’s pain
      • 15:50: Ieva Zariņa (LV) - Standardized patient handover protocol for transporting patients from cardio-surgical to pediatric intensive care unit
      • 16:00: Jurate Gudaityte (LT) - Assessment of the Nurse‘s and Physician‘s Role in Teamwork
      • 16:10: Jekaterina Šteinmiller (EE) - Development of a checklist for intrahospital transport of emergency department patients
      • 16:20: Merike Liiva (EE) - Supporting the Patient´s relatives in an intensive care centre in the North Estonia Medical centre.
      • 16:30: Piret Kleemann (EE) - Medical emergency team in the North Estonian Medical centre. How we started and where are we now.
      • 16:40: Q&A, Discussion and Break
      • 17:00: Mats Eriksson (SE) - Evidence-based Nursing – how do we get there?
      • 17:20: Evelin Limberg (EE) - Implementing delirium assessment tool in the intensive care unit in East Tallinn Central Hospital. Development project.
      • 17:30: Anne Kokko (FI) - EfCCNa vice president - 'Working together - Achieving more"
      • 17:40: Valentina Saluri (EE) - Nurse Anesthetist - my transformation during COVID-19
      • 17:50: Lina Gedrime (LT) - The influence of music on surgical teams work during the surgery: the team‘s point of view
      • 18:00: Natalja Fatkulina (LT) - ADVANCED PRACTICE ANESTHESIA AND INTENSIVE CARE NURSE INTEGRATION IN TEAMWORK
      • 18:10: Erika Matonienė (LT) - Intensive Care of COVID-19 Patients and Work Organization from the Anaesthesia Nurse‘s Point of View
      • 18:20: Q&A, Discussion and Closure
     
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