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Join us ESPCOP The 2nd Opioid Free Anaesthesia Meeting with Live Demonstration

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December 16th 2017 OFA meeting with PBLD

8:00  Welcome.  J. Mulier, Bruges Belgium

8:30 – 9:00  Does the patient feel pain during surgery?  L. Quintin, Lyon France

9:00 – 9:30  OFA as part of the ERAS in laparoscopy. H. Deboer, Groningen Netherland 

9:30 – 10:00  Why is OFA valuable in bariatric surgery? T. Gaszynski, Lodzi Poland

10:00 – 10:30  How to use OFA during major thoracic surgery. P. Forget, Brussels Belgium

10:30 – 11:00  Coffee break

11:00 – 12:00  First PBLD

12:00 – 13:00  Second PBLD

Problem-Based Learning Discussion (PBLD) chaired by H.Deboer, M.Dekock, JP.Estebe, P.Forget, B Friedberg, T.Gaszynski, K.Leleu, J.Mulier, P.Tonner, H.Vereecke and  L.Quintin. 

Choose two successive sessions from following titles:

Orthopaedic procedures combined with loco regional blocks.  Major abdominal or thoracic surgery.  OFA with or without epidural? Multiple organ failure at intensive care.  Laparoscopic procedures. Ambulatory and day surgery .  Geriatric patients. Children and neonatal patients. (un)Controlled hypotension procedures. Cardiac surgery. Bariatric surgery. Aesthetic & Reconstructive surgery.

13:00 – 14:00  Walking dinner

14:00 – 14:30  Difference between using dexmedetomidine versus clonidine in OFA. P. Tonner, Germany

14:30 – 15:00  Major abdominal surgery with or without epidural in OFA. JP. Estebe, Rennes France

15:00 – 15:30  OFA for plastic & aesthetic surgery. B Friedberg, los Angeles USA.

15:30 – 15:50  Side effects and problems when giving OFA. K. Leleu,  Bruges Belgium

16:00 – 16:30  Proposal of the round table discussions in short sessions. Moderators of PBLD

16:30  Practical protocols and Conclusion. J. Mulier Bruges Belgium

For registration meeting email:

Meeting fee: Physicians 150€ nurses & trainees 50€

(after December 1st +30€)


IBAN BE09 3800 1841 8957  note 2 OFA meeting


December 15th 2017 live demonstration in the OR

*separate registration, limited spaces! 

12:00   Lunch and welcome in the OR.

13:00  Live demonstration of OFA by using different OFA protocols.

Social Program in Bruges 

18:00 – 19:00  History notes on morphine (mis)use by mankind by J. Mulier.  

19:00 – 22:00  Walking dinner.

For registration live email:

Fee: 150€

(after December 1st +30€)


IBAN BE09 3800 1841 8957 note OFA live meeting