Early Extubation and Fast-Track Postoperative Care in Paediatric Congenital Cardiac Surgery

FREE Online webinar organized by the EACTA Educational Committee and the Paediatric & Congenital Subcommittee

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What’s in it for me?
After joining this webinar, you will better understand:

  • The feasibility and safety of fast-track paediatric cardiac anaesthesia;
  • The principles of developing a successful fast-track programme for paediatric cardiac surgery;
  • The impact of heart-lung interaction in paediatric congenital cardiac surgery;
  • The benefits and considerations for using dexmedetomidine for fast-track paediatric cardiac anaesthesia. 

Target Audience:

Paediatric cardiac surgeons, cardiovascular anaesthetists, perfusionists, paediatric intensivists, general anaesthetists, anaesthesia certified nurses, nurses, interns, and medical students.

Acknowledgement: photo in the banner is by Steffen Rex, MD, PhD

Scientific Moderator: Mona Momeni (Belgium)


  1. 17:00-17:10 Introduction to the webinar - Mona Momeni, Belgium
  2. 17:10-17:40 What is the evidence for fast-track anaesthesia? - Joost van der Maaten, The Netherlands
  3. 17:40-18:10 How to implement a successful fast-track programme? - Susan C. Nicolson, Philadelphia, USA
  4. 18:10-18:40 Heart-lung interaction in congenital cardiac anaesthesia - Walid Habre, Switzerland
  5. 18:40-19:10 Dexmedetomidine: Usefulness for fast-track anaesthesia? - Steffen Rex, Belgium
  6. 19:10-19:30 Q&A from the audience


Event Details
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  • Start Date
    March 29, 2021 5:00 pm
  • End Date
    March 29, 2021 7:30 pm
  • Status
    Upcoming
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