CTVP SIG Meeting 2017

The 2017 CTVP SIG Meeting was held at the Millennium Hotel Queenstown from July 23-26.

Presentation slides available

Presentation slides from the 2017 CTVP SIG Meeting are available below for ANZCA members. For non-member, please contact the events team for copies.
Session 1
Professor Andre Denault- Heart failure - left or right?
Professor Colin Royse- Vasoplegia
Professor David McGiffin- Inotropes not working - what next?

Session 2
Professor Alistair Royse- Routine vasoconstriction reduces bleeding
Mr Julian Gooi- Extreme surgical haemostasis
Session 3
Dr Bruce Cartwright- Ultrasound in ECMO: tips and tricks
Dr Ragu Nathan- ECMO retrieval
Associate Professor Paul Forrest- eCPR
Dr Chris Cokis- Heater-cooler contamination
Session 4
Professor Colin Royse- Diastology
Dr David Sidebotham- Life-saving TOE - interactive session
Session 5
Professor David McGiffin- Cutting edge cardiac surgery
Dr Jethro Dredge- PRO: Anaesthetists are needed in the cath lab
Session 6
Dr Julian Gooi- Surgical rescue of the failing lungs
Dr Peter Baird- CVTP re-Audit
Session 7
Professor Andre Denault- Major trials update
Dr Andy Pybus- research prize presentation
Dr Bruce Cartwright- research prize presentation
Dr Cornelis Kruger- research prize presentation
Dr Rukman Vijayakumar- research prize presentation
Dr Tuan Pham- research prize presentation
Session 8
Professor Andre Denault- NIRS improves outcome (1)
Professor Andre Denault- NIRS improves outcome (2)
Dr Jaime O’Loughlin- Aprotinin is back?
Professor Alistair Royse- CON: PCI is preferred to CABG



Invited speakers included;

  • Professor Stanton Shernan (Boston) – long-standing senior Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologist member and recent ex-president of the National Board of Echocardiography.
  • Professor Andre Denault (Montreal) – Cardiac anaesthesiologist and intensivist and leading academic and researcher. PhD in difficult separation from cardiopulmonary bypass.


Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

This event is claimable by ANZCA CPD participants within the knowledge and skills category. All participants who utilse the ANZCA CPD Program will have their portfoilios automatically updated following the event.



For any infromation on this event please contact the meeting secretariat:
Hannah Sinclair 
Senior Events Officer
P: +61 3 9510 6299
ANZCA House, 630 St Kilda Rd Melbourne VIC 3004

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