The London Trauma Conference 2024

Tuesday 3rd - Friday 6th December 2024

The London Cardiac Arrest Symposium - Tuesday 3rd December 2024

Brought to you in association with ZOLL

This symposium, Chaired by Professor Jerry Nolan, Past ERC Chair and Editor in Chief of Resuscitation, gathers international experts and provides comprehensive coverage of topical and controversial areas related to cardiac arrest. It will be of interest to a broad range of clinicians who know the basics but want highlevel knowledge and interaction with experts who are at the cutting edge of current practice and research.

View the LCAS Programme below:

09.15 - 09.20 Introduction

09.20 - 09.55 Perioperative cardiac arrest  - Dr Jasmeet Soar

  • Q1: How did we conduct the NAP perioperative cardiac arrest study?
  • Q2: What did we find?
  • Q3: What are the lessons for future practice?


09.55 - 10.25 Cardiac arrest centres - Dr Tiffany Patterson

  • Q1: Who should go to the catheter lab?
  • Q2: What do cardiac arrest centres add?
  • Q3: What do the trials show?


10.25 - 10.55OHCA Utstein 2024 - Professor Gavin Perkins

  • Q1: What is Utstein?
  • Q2: What is new in the 2024 Update?
  • Q3: How are we doing in the UK?


10.55 - 11.25 Coffee Break

11.25 - 11.45 Brain resuscitation after cardiac arrest? - Professor Markus Skrifvars

  • Q1: What are the options?
  • Q2: Which interventions have shown promise?
  • Q3: My thoughts on future practice


11.45 - 12.05 The challenges of early defibrillation - Dr Sofia Schierbeck

  • Q1: Why prognosticate after cardiac arrest?
  • Q2: What investigations can we use to prognosticate?
  • Q3: What is the best prognostication strategy?


12.05 - 12.30 Prognostication after cardiac arrest - Professor Jerry Nolan

  • Q1: Why prognosticate after cardiac arrest?
  • Q2: What investigations can we use to prognosticate?
  • Q3: What is the best prognostication strategy?


12.30 - 13.00 Keynote Address - ECPR - Dr Demetri Yannopoulos

13.00 - 14.00Lunch Break

14.00 - 14.30 Brain resuscitation 2 - addressing stroke - Dr Karianne Larsen

  • Q1: What are the best treatment options in 2024?
  • Q2: What should the treatment pathway look like?
  • Q3: Where are the best current models?


14.30 - 15.00 A threat from within: Managing the unthinkable - Dr Ravi Jayaram

15.00 - 15.30 Coffee Break

15.30 - 15.55Defibrillation strategiesProfessor Charles Deakin

  • Q1: What is the evidence for current practice?
  • Q2: What are the alternatives?
  • Q3: What will we do in the future?


15.55 - 16.20 Any role for bicarbonate, calcium and magnesium in cardiac arrest? - Professor Asger Granfeldt

  • Q1: What the guidelines say
  • Q2: Do some circumstances demand different solutions?
  • Q3: My thoughts on best treatments


16.20 - 16.45Cases that changed my resuscitation practive forever- Professor Richard Lyon


16.45 - 17.15Pro-Con Debate - Mechanical adjuncts improve cardiac arrest outcome

Pro - Professor Charles Deakin

Con - Dr Demetri Yannopoulos

The London Trauma Conference has been approved for 24 CPD points by Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

(6 points per conference day).

LCAS Speakers 2024

Professor Charles Deakin (Southampton, UK)
Professor Asger Granfeldt (Aarhus, Denmark)
Dr Ravi Jayaram (Chester, UK)
Dr Karianne Larsen (Norway)
Professor Richard Lyon (Edinburgh, UK)
Professor Jerry Nolan (Bath, UK)
Dr Tiffany Patterson (London, UK)
Professor Gavin Perkins (Warwick, UK)
Professor Markus Skrifvars (Helsinki, Finland)
Dr Jasmeet Soar (Bristol, UK)
Dr Demetri Yannopoulos (Minnesota, USA)

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