ASM PROGRAM

DAY ONE | FRIDAY 26th MAY

07:15
Registrations Open
09:00 - 10:30
SESSION 1: GUEST SPEAKERS
Pyrmont Theatre
09:00 - 09:25
The gut in critical illness: Contemporary perspectives
Professor John Marshall

09:25 - 09:50
Critical care aspects of GI surgery.
Professor Lars Lundell

09:50 - 10:15
Acute liver failure-what tomorrow might bring?
Professor Julia Wendon

10:15 - 10:30
Q & A
10:30 - 11:00
MORNING TEA
Parkside Ballroom
11:00 - 12:30
SESSION 2: NEW PERSPECTIVES
Pyrmont Theatre
11:00 - 11:25
Oesophageal surgery- Is there light at the end of the tunnel?
Professor Neil Merrett

11:25 - 11:50
Pancreatic malignancies: think different.
Professor Jas Samra

11:50 - 12:15
Feasting or fasting in ICU?
Professor Marianne Chapman

12:15 - 12:30
Q & A
12:30 - 13:30
LUNCH
Parkside Ballroom
13:30 - 14:30
SESSION 3: FELICITY HAWKER PRESENTATIONS
Pyrmont Theatre
14:30 - 16:00
SESSION 4: BLOOD & GUTS
Pyrmont Theatre
14:30 - 14:50
Lessons learnt from management of PUD in ICU.
Professor Lars Lundell

14:50 - 15:10
Put a scope in It.
Professor Michael Bourke

15:10 - 15:30
Put a coil in It.
Dr David Boshell

15:30 - 15:50
The future of GI bleeding in the ICU.
Dr Paul Young

15:50 - 16:00
Q & A
16:00 - 16:30
AFTERNOON TEA
Parkside Ballroom
16:30 - 17:30
SESSION 5: PANEL DISCUSSION: ABDOMINAL CATASTROPHES
Pyrmont Theatre
16:30 - 17:30
Panel:
Professor John Marshall, Professor Neil Merrett, Professor Jas Samra, Dr Anthony Holley & Dr Bronwyn Avard

17:30 - 18:00
Annual General Meeting
Pyrmont Theatre
18:00 - 20:00
WELCOME FUNCTION
Parkside Ballroom
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DAY TWO | SATURDAY 27th MAY

07:30 - 08:30
BREAKFAST SESSION :
Optimal health and wellbeing requires guts.
C2.2 & C2.3
Associate Professor Andrew Davies

08:45 - 10:15
SESSION 6: A JAUNDICED VIEW
Pyrmont Theatre
08:45 - 09:05
Is life worth living? It depends on the liver.
Dr Stephen Warrillow

09:05 - 09:25
Liver units – any better than your place?
Dr Mary Pinder

09:25 - 09:45
Is there in life in MARS after hepatectomy?
Professor Lars Lundell

09:45 - 10:05
Liver disease in ICU – when to stop?
Professor Julia Wendon

10:05 - 10:15
Q & A
10:15 - 10:45
MORNING TEA
Parkside Ballroom
10:45 - 12:00
SESSION 7: CONTROVERSIES IN MANAGEMENT OF PANCREATITIS
Chair: Professor John Marshall (3 minute replies to 20 minute presentations).
Pyrmont Theatre
10:45 - 11:05
You can’t treat pancreatitis without antibiotics.
Dr Claudia Whyte

11:05 - 11:25
Early drainage works.
Dr Milan Bassan

11:25 - 11:45
Individualised feeding, not guideline feeding.
Associate Professor Adam Deane

11:45 - 12:00
Q & A
12:00 - 13:00
SESSION 8A: BEST FREE PAPER PRESENTATION
Pyrmont Theatre
12:00 - 13:00
SESSION 8B: SHORT PAPER PRESENTATION
C2.2 & C2.3
13:00 - 14:00
LUNCH
Parkside Ballroom
14:00 - 15:30
SESSION 9: INTRA-ABDOMINAL INFECTIONS
Pyrmont Theatre
14:00 - 14:20
The changing nature of the gut microbiome.
Associate Professor Andrew Holmes

14:20 - 14:40
Gut decontamination - why aren't we listening?
Associate Professor Ian Seppelt

14:40 - 15:00
Your flora or mine.
Professor Jonathan Iredell

15:00 - 15:20
The role of the microbiome in multi organ dysfunction.
Professor Emad M El-Omar

15:20 - 15:30
Q & A
15:30 - 16:00
AFTERNOON TEA
Parkside Ballroom
16:00 - 17:30
SESSION 10: FAST TRANSIT
Pyrmont Theatre
16:00 - 16:10
Abnormal LFTs – Is the ultrasound ever indicated?
Dr Sandra Lussier

16:10 - 16:20
Acalculus cholecystitis – cause or effect of critical illness
16:20 - 16:30
The liver and kidneys; a co-dependent relationship? (Hepatorenal syndrome in the ICU)
Dr Danielle Austin

16:30 - 16:40
Inject cynicism: Hepatitis C and its cure?
Dr Pierre Janin

16:40 - 16:50
Desperate for a code brown (Constipation and pseudo-obstruction)
Dr Claire Seiffert

16:50 - 17:00
Can’t keep it down (Approach to the high gastric aspirate)
Dr Palash Kar

17:00 - 17:10
When the famine ends (Refeeding syndrome)
Dr Yasmine Ali Abdelhamid

17:10 - 17:20
Kinder”gut”en.
Dr Andrea Christoff

17:20 - 17:30
Q & A
18:30
ASM DINNER & GRADUATION CEREMONY
DOLTONE HOUSE
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DAY THREE | SUNDAY 28th MAY

07:45 - 08:45
Breakfast Session
Radiology: abdominal CT interpretation and Lung/FAST ultrasound demonstration.
C2.2 & C2.3
09:00 - 10:50
SESSION 11: INSULTS TO THE LIVER
Pyrmont Theatre
09:00 - 09:20
Cutting it in half.
Professor Tom Hugh

09:20 - 09:40
Septic liver injury.
Professor Julia Wendon

09:40 - 10:00
The liver and ischaemia.
Dr David Bihari

10:00 - 10:20
How to kill the liver.
Professor Geoff Isbister

10:20 - 10:40
Slowly killing the liver with alcohol.
Professor Stephen Riordan

10:40 - 10:50
Q & A
10:50 - 11:20
MORNING TEA
Pyrmont Foyer
11:20 - 11:25
2018 ASM PRESENTATION
Pyrmont Theatre
11:25 - 12:45
SESSION 12: THE BIG ISSUE
Pyrmont Theatre
11:25 - 11:45
Severe Obesity. Medical, endoscopic and surgical options.
Associate Professor Michael Talbot

11:45 - 12:05
Putting bariatric patients to sleep (and waking them up).
Dr Adrian Sultana

12:05 - 12:25
Adipose tissue: enough to make you quiver
Professor Katherine Samaras

12:25 - 12:45
Is obesity a surgical disease?
Professor Lars Lundell

12:45 - 12:55
Q & A
12:55 - 13:00
2017 ASM CLOSE
Pyrmont Theatre
Dr Lewis Macken

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