Ventricular Assist Devices

Free Online Webinar organized by the EACTA Educational Committee in collaboration with the VAD Committee

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

  • The perioperative challenges for patients with mechanical circulatory support.
  • The perioperative care of patients with right ventricular failure.
  • The perioperative complications in patients who undergo VAD insertion.
  • The strategy for perioperative management of patients with VAD who undergo noncardiac surgery.
  • Resuscitation of patients with VAD. 

Target Audience:

Cardiac and vascular surgeons, cardiovascular anaesthetists, perfusionists, intensivists, general anaesthetists, anaesthesia certified nurses, nurses, interns, and medical students

An application to EACCME has been made for the accreditation of this event.

Head of the Scientific Committee: Mohamed R. El Tahan, EACTA Education Chair


Scientific Moderators: Eric de Waal (The Netherlands), Nandor Marczin (UK)

  1. 17:00-17:22 Perioperative landscape of cardiac mechanical circulatory support - Nandor Marczin, UK
  2. 17:22-17:44 Physiology of RV function and RV failure during LVAD implantation - Steffen Rex, Belgium
  3. 17:44-18:06 Vasoplegia after continuous flow-LVAD implantation - Eric de Waal, The Netherlands
  4. 18:06-18:28 Non-cardiac surgery in LVAD patients - Michele Mondino, Italy
  5. 18:28-18:50 Resuscitation guidelines of a patient with LVAD - Chris Bowles, UK
  6. 18:50-19:00 Perioperative lessons of LVAD implantation, a summary - Eric de Waal, The Netherlands, Nandor Marczin, UK
  7. 19:00-19:30 Q&A from the audience

Event Details
  • Days
  • Start Date
    November 9, 2020 5:00 pm
  • End Date
    November 9, 2020 7:30 pm
  • Status
  • Category