Programme

 

  Ambulatory Surgery - Strategically Coming Out of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Duration    
10 minutes Welcome message  - Professor Douglas McWhinnie. IAAS President   
50 minutes Moderators: Douglas McWhinnie and Arnold Valedon  
  Impact of COVID-19 on AS development: where we stand and future recovery strategies
  In Australia John Napoli/Karen McMillan
  In USA Professor Beverly Philip
  In Europe Mads Moxness
  In Asia Professor Zhang
  Discussion  
     
60 minutes Moderators: Arnold Valedon and Hidalgo Grau  
  COVID-induced adjustments on the usual pathway for AS patients  
  Pre-operative evaluation: lessons learned and suggested changes Bobbi Sweiter (SAMBA President Elect)
  POST-OP Follow up: Do we need to change our paradigm? Carlo Castoro
  Telehealth: Role of Telehealth for the Ambulatory Patient Madhu Ahuja
  Discussion  
     
60 minutes Moderators: Hidalgo Grau and Vicente Vieira  
  AS as dynamic and versatile strategy for surgical patients in the post-pandemic Era
  Expected role of COVID vaccination on AS Jan Eshuis/Kirsti Lehtonen
  Inclusion of complex surgical procedures - missed oportunity? Corinne Vons
  Post-Discharge monitoring for AS patients and benchmarking of outcomes Erik Lithonius
  Discussion  
     
45 minutes Moderators: Vicente Vieira and Carlos Magalhães  
  "Out of the Box" Ambulatory Surgery  
  The High-risk patient for AS - time to cross boundaries Girish Joshi
  Discussion  
  Closing Message - Carlos Magalhães, IAAS President Elect