ATHENS MEDICAL SOCIETY

ATTIKON University General Hospital, ATHENS

Scientific Program

Tuesday 19-11-2019

       

08.55-09.00 Welcome and introductions G. Dimopoulos(Greece)

09.00-11.00

sCAP in the ICU
Chairs: Armaganidis A- Frantzeskaki F

Speaker
09.00-09.15 Community healthcare associated infections: more similar to hospital-acquired? P. Povoa
09.15-09.30 Short course antibiotic therapy for pneumonia: is it safe? M. Kollef
09.30-09.45 Corticosteroids for sCAP? M. Niederman
09.45-10.00 VAE vs VAP: The central role of hypoxemia S. Nseir
10.00-10.15 sCAP in immunocompromised patients I. Martin-Loeches
10.15-10.30 Burden and unmet needs for CAP J. Rello
10.30-11.00 Q & A / Discussion  

       

11.00-11.30

Satellite Lecture
Chair: TBA

Speaker
  Q & A / Discussion TBA

       

11.30-12.00

Satellite Lecture
Chair: TBA

Speaker
  Chair: Q & A / Discussion TBA

     

12.00-13.00

Break

     

13.00-15.00

Attractive issues on infections in the ICU
Chairs: Komnos A - Antoniadou H

Speaker
13.00-13.15 Prolonged infusion of antibiotics: when and how? J. DeWaele
13.15-13.30 Probiotics/synbiotics for ICU patients: are they still on board? M. Akova
13.30-13.45 Rapid microbiologic diagnostics-can they make a difference in patient outcomes? M. Kollef
13.45-14.00 C difficile antitoxin and prevention of infection M. Wilcox
14.00-14.15 CRE in IA sepsis – how big is the problem? C. Eckmann
14.15-14.30 Long acting antibiotics: the future? F. Meniccheti
14.30-15.00 Q & A / Discussion  

    

         

15.00-16.45

Next Generation Antibiotics
Chairs: Zakynthinos E – Gogos C

Speaker
15.00-15.15 Omadocycline Y. Carmelli
15.15-15.30 Eravacycline D. Nicolau
15.30-15.45 Lefamulin G. Dimopoulos
15.45-16.00 Meropenem-varbobactam E. Giamarellos
16.00-16.15 Aztreonam-Avibactam M. Akova
16.15-16.30 Imipenem-relebactam JF Timsit
16.30-17.00 Q & A / Discussion

     

17.00-17.30

Break

         

17.30-18.30

Satellite Symposium sponsored by Pfizer
Chairs:

Speaker
17.30-17.45 TBA
17.45-18.00 TBA
18.00-18.15 TBA
18.15-18.30 Q & A / Discussion

         

18.30-19.30

Award Ceremony Dedicated to Prof H. Giamarellou
Chair : G Dimopoulos

A fight of 50-years against infections

H Giamarellou

Wednesday 20-11-2019

       

09.00-11.00 Lessons from the management of difficult infections in the ICU
Chairs : Koutsoukou A- Vlachogianni G

Speaker
09.00-09.15 Rapid diagnosis of respiratory infections I. Martin-Loeches
09.15-09.30 MDR Pseudomonas infections : Aminoglycosides and colistin do not improve outcome Y. Carmelli
09.30-09.45 Do aerolized antibiotics still have a role for VAP ? J. Rello
09.45-10.00 Should procalcitonin use be mandatory for determining antibiotic duration? P. Povoa
10.00-10.15 Minocycline and rifampin against MDR M. Bassetti
10.15-10.30 Why immunocompromised patients fail to respond to antifungals ? O. Cornely
10.30-11.00 Q & A / Discussion  

     

11.00-12.00

Satellite Symposium
Nebulized antibiotics : the right position (sponsored by NORMA)
Chair: Poulakou G – Matthaiou D



Speaker
11.00-11.20 How to reduce bacterial resistance using inhaled antibiotics L Palmer
11.20-11.40 Nebulized colistin : when and why ? J Rello
11.40-12.00 Q & A / Discussion  

     

12.00-13.00

Break

     

13.00-15.00

Towards the future
Chairs: Vassilakopoulos T – Kapravelos N

Speaker
13.00-13.15 e-learning in infection prevention and control S. Blot
13.15-13.30 Lasers and nanoparticles into biofilms M. Ghannoum
13.30-13.45 The importance of viruses infections in ICU patients J. Chastre
13.45-14.00 Sepsis: right time for antibiotic therapy? T. Calandra
14.00-14.15 Bacteriophages for antimicrobial therapy J. Van der Meer
14.15-14.30 Siderophore-antibiotic conjugates D. Nicolau
14.30-15.00 Q & A / Discussion  

     

15.00-17.00

Surgical infections
Chairs: Pneumatikos I- Koulouras V

Speaker
15.00-15.15 Source control in intrabdominal sepsis – tips and tricks for non-surgeons C. Eckmann
15.15-15.30 Necrotizing fasciitis P. Montravers
15.30-15.45 Severe Acute Pancreatitis: when to use antibiotics? J. DeWaele
15.45-16.00 C, difficile infections: new options for treatment M. Wilcox
16.00-16.15 Cardiovascular implantable device infections N. Petrosillo
16.15-16.30 Chlorhexidine for everything? M. Niederman
16.30-17.00 Q & A / Discussion

     

17.00-17.30

Break.

     

17.30-18.00

Satellite Lecture
Chairs:

Speaker
  Q & A / Discussion TBA

     

18.00-18.30

Satellite Lecture
Chairs:

Speaker
  Q & A / Discussion TBA

     

18.30-19.00

State of the art Lecture
Chair : E Giamarellos

Speaker
18.30-19.00 Modulating the microbiota in critically ill patients (antibiotics, SDD, feacal transplantation) J. Van der Meer

Thursday 21-11-2019

       

09.00-11.00 Fungal infections
Chairs : Orfanos S - Kofteridis D

Speaker
09.00-09.15 Fungal biofilm M.Ghannoum
09.15-09.30 Candida auris: a new enemy? T.Calandra
09.30-09.45 Echinocandins: mechanisms of resistance JA Paiva
09.45-10.00 New antifungals (APX001, F901318, AmBCochleate, SCY078, VL2397) O. Cornely
10.00-10.15 Rare cases of Aspergillosis (tracheobronchitis, pericardial, celebral) in the ICU S. Blot
10.15-10.30 Rezafungin M. Bassetti
10.30-11.00 Q & A / Discussion  

     

11.00-11.30

State of the art Lecture
Chair: T Vassilakopoulos

Speaker
11.00-11.30 Can we apply SSC guidelines in every single ICU in the world? The view from LMIC JL Vincent

     

11.30-13.30

How to…
Chairs: Baltopoulos G - Marangos M

Speaker
11.30-11.45 … save Carbapenems in the ICU P. Montravers
11.45-12.00 … manage Gram positive resistant infections J. Chastre
12.00-12.15 … treat malaria in the ICU: challenges in management N. Petrosillo
12.15-12.30 … optimize delivery of inhaled antibiotics in the ICU L Palmer
12.30-12.45 … approach influenza-associated Aspergillosis JA Paiva
12.45-13.00 … treat measles outbreaks F. Menichetti
13.00-13.30 Q & A / Discussion

     

13.30-14.30

Break

     

14.30-19.30

Innovations in the ICU
Speaker

     

14.30-15.30

Tuberculosis in the ICU
Chairs : Koulouris N – Tsangaris I

Speaker
14.30-14.50 Epidemiology of tuberculosis F. Blasi
14.50-15.10 New drugs against tuberculosis GB Migliori
15.10-15.30 How to treat MDR/PDR Tuberculosis G Sotgiu

         

15.30-16.30

Decatecholaminization in the ICU
Chairs:

Speaker
15.30-15.45 Decatecholaminization in the ICU ! Is possible ? TBA
15.45-16.00 Argipressin : Our new friend from the past ! TBA
16.00-16.15 Landiolol : A new β-blocker in the ICU TBA
16.15-16.30 Q & A / Discussion

         

16.30-17.30

Fluids and CRRTs in the ICU (Sponsored by BAXTER)
Chairs:

Speaker
16.30-16.50 Volume replacement with a new balanced crystalloid solution TBA
16.50-17.10 oXiris in sepsis TBA
17.10-17.30 Q & A / Discussion TBA
17.30-18.00 Closing and Remarks of the Conference
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