ATHENS MEDICAL SOCIETY

ATTIKON University General Hospital, ATHENS

Scientific Program

Tuesday 28-11-2017

       

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

09.00-11.00

I. Infections in the ICU : what is the newer ?
Chairs : A. Armaganidis – A. Komnos

Speaker
09.00-09.15 Intratracheal antibiotics administration J. Chastre (France)
09.15-09.30 New data on aerolized antibiotics M. Kollef (USA)
09.30-09.45 VAT: something different? S. Nseir (France)
09.45-10.00 Any role for β-lactam in XDR/PDR pathogens? G. Daikos (Greece)
10.00-10.15 Individualized antibiotic strategies F. Taccone (Belgium)
10.15-10.30 Silver-coated endotracheal tubes M. Antonelli (Italy)
10.30-11.00 Discussion  

     

11.00-12.00

Satellite Symposium sponsored by MERCK
Title:
Chairs:



Speaker

     

12.00-13.00

Break

     

13.00-15.00

II. Infections in ICU: What is the newer?
Chairs: N. Koulouris (Greece) – I. Tsangaris (Greece)


Speaker
13.00-13.15 Infections in refugees J.F. Timsit (France)
13.15-13.30 Infections in patients under monoclonal antibodies M. Akova (Turkey)
13.30-13.45 Diffuse peritonitis: The importance of source control C. Eckmann (Germany)
13.45-14.00 The role of viral pneumonia in the ICU M. Kollef (USA)
14.00-14.15 VAP in COPD patients I. Martin-Loeches (Ireland)
14.15-14.30 Klebsiella KPC: risk factors M. Antonelli (Italy)
14.30-15.00 Discussion  

       

15.00-15.30

Break.

    

         

15.30-17.30

III. Infections in ICU: What is newer?
Chairs: S. Pournaras (Greece) - A. Koutsoukou (Greece)

Speaker
15.30-15.45 MRSA BSIs P. Montravers (France)
15.45-16.00 MRSA VAP J. Chastre (France)
16.00-16.15 Infections due to VISA pathogens J.R. Zahar (France)
16.15-16.30 SSTIs sepsis (Surgery, antimicrobial therapy and more) C. Eckmann (Germany)
16.30-16.45 Abdominal sepsis (Antiinfectives in multiresistance era) M. Bassetti (Italy)
16.45-17.00 Carbapenemases: testing and screening D. Nicolau (USA)
17.00-17.30 Discussion

         

17.30-18.00

State of the art lecture
Chairs: G. Dimopoulos (Greece)

Speaker
Esmolol in the ICU J.L. Vincent (Belgium)
Break

       

18.30-20.00

Satellite Symposium (TBA)
Title:
Chairs:



Speaker

Wednesday 29-11-2017

       

09.00-11.00 The role of PK/PD of antibiotics in critically ill
Chairs: M. Marangos (Greece) - E. Zakynthinos (Greece)

Speaker
09.00-09.15 Augmented Renal Clearance and Drug Dosing J. Lipman (Australia)
09.15-09.30 Antibiotics during CRRTs D. Nicolau (USA)
09.30-09.45 Plasma protein binding changes of antibiotics F.S. Taccone (Belgium)
09.45-10.00 Antibiotics: Continuous infusion J. DeWaele (Belgium)
10.00-10.15 The antibiotic dose and the obese ICU patient P. Montravers (France)
10.15-10.30 Antibiotics in elderly ICU patient S. Nseir (France)
10.30-11.00 Discussion  

     

11.00-12.00

Satellite Symposium (TBA)
Title:
Chairs:


Speaker

     

12.00-13.00

Break.

     

13.00-15.00

Fungal infections
Chairs: I. Pnevmatikos (Greece) - N. Sipsas (Greece)

Speaker
13.00-13.15 PK/PDs of antifungals D. Nicolau (USA)
13.15-13.30 Resistance to antifungals P. Pappas (USA)
13.30-13.45 Combination of antifungals T. Calandra (Switzerland)
13.45-14.00 Candida infections in cirrhotic/transplanted patients M. Bassetti (Italy)
14.00-14.15 The role of new azoles O. Cornely (Germany)
14.15-14.30 The role of new echinocandins P. Pappas (USA)
14.30-15.00 Discussion  

15.00-15.30

Break.

     

         

15.30-17.15

The Research Gate
Chairs: D. Georgopoulos (Greece) - A. Skoutelis (Greece)

Speaker
15.30-15.45 AbSeS study Stijn Blot (Belgium)
15.45-16.00 Diana study Jan De Waele (Belgium)
16.00-16.15 ENRIRI study I. Martin-Loeches (Ireland)
16.15-16.30 HIVICUs study G. Poulakou (Greece)
16.30-16.45 Temocillin: a new weapon for KPC infections? M. Akova (Turkey)
16.45-17.15 Discussion

         

17.15-18.00

New Sepsis definitions
Chairs: T. Vassilakopoulos (Greece)

Speaker
17.15-17.30 The need for new sepsis definitions J.L. Vincent (Belgium)
17.30-17.45 Validating the new sepsis definitions E. Giamarellos (Greece)
17.45-18.00 Discussion

     

18.30-20.00

Satellite Symposium sponsored by Glenmark
Title: Highlights in severe infections in critically ill
Chairs:


Speaker
18.30-18.45 Colistin versus Polymyxin B Jeff Lipman (Australia)
18.45-19.00 Intrathecal/ Intraventricilar antimicrobials in difficult to treat nosocomial infections R. Soman (India)
19.00-19.15 Empirical choice of antibiotics in critically ill patients in India S. Todi (India)
19.15-19.30 Nosocomial NTM infection V. Ramasubramanian (India)
19.30-19.45 Molds in ICU/SOT Jose Garnacho-Montero (Spain)
19.45-20.00 Discussion

Thursday 30-11-2016

       

09.00-11.00 Prevention of infections
Chairs: A. Tsakris (Greece) – A. Komnos (Greece)

Speaker
09.00-09.15 Pneumonococcal vaccination G. Poulakou (Greece)
09.15-09.30 The endotracheal tube cuff: shape & material S. Blot (Belgium)
09.30-09.45 Antimicrobial surfaces M. Niederman (USA)
09.45-10.00 Pulmonary hypertension and infections S. Orfanos (Greece)
10.00-10.15 Catheter impregnation and CVC infections J. Carnacho-Montero (Spain)
10.15-10.30 There is a role for antifungal prophylaxis in the ICU? J.A. Paiva (Portugal)
10.30-11.00 Discussion

     

11.00-11.30

State of the art lecture.
Chairs: G. Poulakou (Greece)

Speaker
Old drugs for Staphylococcus infections I. Gould (UK)

     

11.30-12.30

Satellite Symposium sponsored by MERCK
Title:
Chairs:


Speaker

     

12.30-13.30

Break

     

13.00-15.00

Figthing the resistance in the ICU
Chairs: I. Tsangaris (Greece) - A. Skiada (Greece)

Speaker
13.30-13.45 MRSA: decolonization in the ICU? I. Gould (UK)
13.45-14.00 The use of gene transcriptomics as surrogate markers E. Giamarellos (Greece)
14.00-14.15 Microdialysis and antibiotics: the right doses J. Lipman (Australia)
14.15-14.30 The role of surveillance cultures M. Niederman (USA)
14.30-14.45 The modern concept of de-escalation in the ICU J.F. Timsit (France)
14.45-15.00 Discussion  

         

15.00-16.30

Advances in Infections in the ICU
Chairs: A. Kotanidou (Greece) - D. Matthaiou (Greece)

Speaker
15.00-15.15 Colistin-Fosfomycin J.A. Paiva (Portugal)
15.15-15.30 New promising antibacterials I. Gould (UK)
15.30-15.45 The new long acting glycopeptides J.R. Zahar (France)
15.45-16.00 T2RM assays for the diagnosis of fungal infections O. Cornely (Germany)
16.00-16.30 Discussion
Copyright © 2014 ATHENA International Conference. Design by PlanTech