WSACS - the Abdominal Compartment Society

9th WCACS Congress in Campinas, Brazil

Join us in Campinas for the 9th World Congress on Abdominal Compartment

- From May 29 - June 1st 2019.

- At Royal Palm Congress Centre.

Find details of the event here

2013 - Cartagena


8:00 Evidence based guidelines in IAH & ACS: an update   Andy Kirkpatrick
8:45 Hemodynamic optimization in IAH   Jan DeWaele
10:00 IAH & ACS: Definitions   Andy Kirkpatrick
10:25 Risk Factors for IAH - Annika Reintam Blaser
10:50 IAP measurement techniques   Michael Sugrue
11:15 Medical Management of IAH   Inneke De Laet
11:40 Case Presentation I   Mark Kaplan, Scott D’Amours (Michael Sugrue Moderator)
12:20 Case Presentation II - Annika Reintam, Inneke De Laet
14:00 Resuscitation end points   Juan Duchesne 
14:25 Pitfalls in resuscitation   Jan DeWaele
14:50 Surgical decompression for IAH   Oswaldo Borreaz
15:15 Damage Control Laparotomy, Temporary fascial closure   Carlos Ordnez
16:10 Newer concepts in open abdomen management, VAC therapy   Mark Kaplan 
16:35 Minimally invasive decompressive laparotomy   Ari Leppaniemi
17:00 17:40 Case Presentation III Part 1
Case Presentation III Part 2
  Juan Duchsene, Ari Leppaniemi, (Manu Malbrain, moderator)

DAY TWO: May 24, 2013 FRIDAY

8:00 Evidence of Massive Transfusion in Trauma. When? What? How? Are there other alternatives?   Rao Ivatury
10:00 IAH & ACS in children   Janeth Ejike
10:30 IAH & ACS in Medical ICU   Jan De Waele
11:00 IAH & ACS in vascular surgery   Martin Bjorck
11:30 IAH & ACS in pregnancy   Ed Kimball
12:00 Presidential address   Rao Ivatury 


9:00 Acute pancreatitis: an update   Inneke De Laet
9:15 Source control in sepsis   Jan DeWaele
9:30 Open abdomen in the septic abdomen   Pablo Sibaja
9:45 Early Enteral Nutrition - Annika Reintam Blaser
10:00 Delayed fluid removal   Manu Malbrain
10:35 Case Presentation IV   Janeth Ejike, Martin Bjorck (Rao Ivatury, Moderator)
11:15 Case Presentation V   Michael Sugrue, Pablo Sibaja (Ari Leppeniemi, moderator)
16:30 Tertiary Peritonitis - Ari Leppeniemi
17:00 Acute gastrointestinal injury   Annika Reintam Blaser
17:30 Necrotizing ICU infections   Ed Kimball

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