Microcirculation in sepsis

Saturday, 13 April 2002


J.L. Vincent (Brussels, Belgium)

Circulatory Alterations in the Acutely Ill

Session I

Chair J.L. Vincent (Brussels, Belgium)
9.30 – 9.50 Microcirculatory alterations: basic mechanisms
B. Vallet (Lille, France)
9.50 – 10.10 How to assess the microcirculation?
C. Ince (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
10.10 – 10.30 The use of optical polarization systems
M. J. Dubois (Montreal, Canada)
10.30 – 10.50 Sublingual capnometry
J. Creteur (Brussels, Belgium)
10.50 – 11.15 coffee break
11.15 – 11.35 The effects of fluid therapy
M.R. Losser, D. Payen (Paris, France)
11.35 – 11.50 The effects of vasoactive agents
D. De Backer (Brussels, Belgium)
11.50 – 12.15 The effects of anesthetic and sedative agents
P. Van der Linden (Charleroi, Belgium)
12.15 – 12.30 discussion and final remarks
12.30 end of workshop 4

Workshop 4  Posters

Abstract no
Reversal of myocardial depression after short-term high-volume hemofiltration (STHVHF) in refractory hypodynamic septic shock: retrospective analysis of 12 consecutive responders
P.M. Honore, J. Jamez, M. Wauthier, and Th. Dugernier (Ottignies Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium)
Improved cardiac output and survival with short-term high-volume hemofiltration (STHVH) following inefficient low-volume hemofiltration (LVH) in a case of refractory desperate malarial septic shock
P.M. Honoré, Y. Ernst, S. Loix, J. Jamez, M. Wauthier, and Th. Dugernier (Ottignies Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium)