EBPOM-Asia 2022
09 - 11 December 2022
NTUC Centre @ One Marina Boulevard


Day 1, 10 December 2022

Time
Track A
Track B
Track C

0800 - 1600

Registration

0900 – 1000

Opening Ceremony

1030 - 1200

Symposium 1:
Contemporary Perioperative Concepts 

Moderators: Dr Desmond, HO /
Dr Vanessa BEAVIS

Perioperative Anaemia - What When How? or Where Are We Now?
Prof Toby RICHARDS
University of Western Australia
Australia

Intraoperative Hypotension - We Must Address Volume, Flow and Pressure
Prof Monty MYTHEN
University College London
EBPOM International
United Kingdom

Drinking, Eating, Mobilising (DrEaMing) After Surgery and Why This is the New Enhanced Recovery
Prof Ramani MOONESINGHE
University College London
United Kingdom

 

Sponsored by:

Symposium 2:
Cardiac Anaesthesia Symposium

Moderators: A/Prof  Lian Kah TI /
Prof Nian Chih, HWANG

Welcome and Introduction
A/Prof Lian Kah TI & Prof Nian Chih, HWANG
Singapore General Hospital
Singapore

The Nuts and Bolts of Cardiac ERAS (Virtual)
A/Prof Michael GRANT
The John Hopkins University, School of Medicine
USA

Blocks for Cardiac Surgery
Dr Xin Fang, LEONG
Singapore General Hospital
Singapore

Should We Be Doing Blocks in Cardiac (Virtual)
A/Prof Michael GRANT
The John Hopkins University, School of Medicine
USA

Panel Discussion
A/Prof Michael GRANT
A/Prof Lian Kah TI  
Prof Nian Chih, HWANG

Symposium 3:
Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction & Delirium

Moderators: Dr Geraldine CHEONG /
Dr Selva NATESAN

Dementia and Cataract Surgery in the Older Patient
Prof Chandra KUMAR
University of Newcastle
United Kingdom


Neurocognitive Considerations in
Our Geriatric Surgery Services in KTPH

Dr Priscilla NG
Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
Singapore


Delirium in ICU
Dr Jiayan, WEE
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Singapore


Perioperative Cognitive Trajectory
Prof David SCOTT
University of Melbourne
Australia

0915 - 1000

Plenary 1

Picking Up the Pieces - Now is the Time for Perioperative Care

Prof Ramani MOONESINGHE
University of College London
United Kingdom

1000 - 1030

Tea Break

1200 - 1330

Symposium 4:
Innovation and Surgery

Moderator: Jia Xin, CHAI

3Es' in Use of Technology in Care for Patients and Carers
APN Yu Jing, ONG
Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
 Singapore


Telemedicine for Perioperative Care
Dr Wan Yen, LIM
Sengkang General Hospital
Singapore


Use of Holomedicine in Surgery
Dr Yu Jia, GAO
National University Hospital
Singapore

Medtech Innovation: Experiences & Perspectives from a Surgeon-Innovator
Dr Rena DHARMAWAN
National Cancer Centre Singapore
Singapore

Symposium 5:
Defining Value in Perioperative Care

Moderators: Dr Huae Min, THAM /
Dr Nicola BROADBENT

Value-Driven Care Implementation Journey
A/Prof Hairil Rizal Bin ABDULLAH
Singapore General Hospital
Singapore

NSQIP: Benchmarking Surgery in Singapore
A/Prof Hock Soo, ONG
Singapore General Hospital
Singapore

Data, Health and Society: Trusted and Trustworthy Data for Perioperative Care
Prof Mike GROCOTT
University of Southampton
EBPOM International
United Kingdom

Finding Value in Prehabilitation and Rehabilitation
Dr Ianthe BODEN
University of Tasmania
Australia

 

Symposium 6:
Sarcopenia

Moderators: Dr Daniel LEE

Sarcopenia and Surgery Pt 1 (Elective)
Dr Frederick KOH
Sengkang General Hospital
Singapore

Sarcopenia and Cancer
Prof Hanoch KASTHAN
The Israeli Society of Geriatric Surgery

Sarcopenia and Surgery Pt 2 ( Emergency)
Dr Daniel LEE
Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
Singapore

Perioperative Nutritional Support for Sarcopenic Patients
Ms Hui Bing, LEE
Sengkang General Hospital
Singapore

 

Sponsored by:

1330 - 1445

Lunch

Lunch Workshop

Stoma Management for the Elderly Stoma Nurses from Singapore
APN Yu Jing, ONG, ANC Lynn TAN

Lunch: Panel Discussion

(A collaboration with SingSPEN)
Dr Kwang Yeong, HOW
Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

Dr Doris NG,
Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

Ms Emma J OSLAND
Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Australia   

Dr Lisa COOPER
Rabin Medical Center, Israel

1445 - 1630

Symposium 7:
Education in Perioperative Care

Moderators: Dr Geraldine CHEONG /
A/Prof Ross KERRIDGE

Training Our Perioperative Workforce
Prof David WALKER
University College London
EBPOM International
United Kingdom


Applying Education Theories in Perioperative Training - The SGH Experience
Dr May MOK
Singapore General Hospital
Singapore


Surgical Education Using Pedagogy and Technology
Dr Clement CHIA
Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
Singapore

 

Perioperative Medicine Qualification in ANZ
Dr Joel SYMONS
Monash University
EBPOM International
Australia

Symposium 8:
Advances in Emergency Surgery

Moderators: Dr YingKe, HE / Dr Sunder BALASUBRAMANIAM

A Decade of Emergency General Surgical Care in Australia and New Zealand - What Have We Learned
Dr Li HSEE
Auckland City Hospital
New Zealand


Emergency Laparotomy-
Time to Change 

A/Prof Philip IAU
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Singapore


Emergency Surgery-
Journey of Continuous Improvement

Dr Jerry GOO
Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
Singapore


Current Status and Future of Acute Care
Surgery in Singapore

Dr Sachin MATHUR
Singapore General Hospital
Singapore

Symposium 9:
Geriatric Mindsets for Surgical Disciplines

Moderators: Dr Matthew Zhixuan, CHEN / 
Dr Min LOH

Breast Surgery in Older Adults
Prof Kwok Leong, CHEUNG
University of Nottingham
United Kingdom


Prehabilitation - from Evidence to Implementation
Prof Sandy JACK
University of Southampton
EBPOM International
United Kingdom


The Role of Frailty and Resilience in Surgery
Dr Janani THILAINADESAN
The Concorde Hospital
Australia

Adopting Interdisciplinary Approach in Our Geriatric Surgical Service: A Person-Centred Care Model
Dr Christine CHAU
Changi General Hospital
Singapore

1630 - 1700

Teabreak

1700 - 1830

Symposium 10:
Trainee's Forum: How To Truly Enjoy Residency Training?

Moderators: Dr Yingke, HE /
Dr Shi Hao, CHEW

Surviving Residency-balancing Work and Family Commitments
Dr Malcolm MAK
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Singapore


How to Handle Difficult Times During Training? (burnouts, adverse events and high command seniors etc)
Prof Biauw Chi, ONG
SengKang General Hospital
Singapore


Debate
Topic: Pre-Operative Assessment is Better Conducted in the Surgical Rather than Anaesthesia Clinic

Moderator: Dr David MATHEW
Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
Singapore

Symposium 11:
Perioperative Management of Neurosurgical Patients

Moderator: Dr Qingyan, CHEN

Hyperacute Stroke Therapy -
A Neurologist Perspective

Dr Christopher SEET
National Neuroscience Institute
Singapore



Perioperative Brain Health
Dr Finn M. RADTKE
Nykøbing F. Hospital, University of Southern Denmark.
Denmark
Sponsored by:


Patient Selection and Perioperative Considerations in CEA vs CAS
Dr Vincent NG
National Neuroscience Institute
Singapore

Symposium 12:
Airway Management (SSA)

Moderator: A/Prof Edwin SEET

Help! There's A Tumour In The Airway!
Dr Deborah KHOO
National University Hospital
Singapore


Airway Guidelines - So Many, Which to Use?
Dr Jinbin ZHANG
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Singapore


The Dreaded Last Resort!
Dr Ted WONG
Singapore General Hospital
Singapore

Day 2, 11 December 2022

Time
Track A
Track B
Track C

0700 - 1400

Registration

0900 - 0945

Plenary 2

Biological Assessment of Older Surgical Patients
Prof Andrea B MAIER
National University of Singapore
Singapore

1000 - 1030

Plenary 3

Tracking Surgical Quality and Benchmarking
Prof Arthur RICHARDSON
Westmead Hospital
Australia

1030 - 1045

Teabreak

1045 – 1215

Symposium 13:
Geriatric Oncology

Moderator: Dr Matthew Zhixuan, CHEN

Geriatric Oncology in Singapore
A/Prof Ravindran KANESVARAN
National Cancer Centre
Singapore

MILES/Prehab Programme
A/Prof Alfred KOW
National University Hospital
Singapore


Frailty Assessment and Intervention in Older Patients with Cancer
Dr Matthew Zhixuan, CHEN
National University Hospital
Singapore


Risk Assessment for Cancer Treatment-Related Toxicities in Older Adults
Dr Angela PANG
OncoCare Cancer Centre
Singapore

Symposium 14:
Caring Perioperative Journey

Moderators: A/Prof Kok Yang, TAN /
Dr Jia Xin, CHAI

The Caring Perioperative Journey
A/Prof Kok Yang, TAN
Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
Singapore


Heightening Care and Trust in Patients
Mr João Pärtel ARAÚJO
Humanitude
Portugal


Caring for the Challenging Patient
Dr Jessie TAN
Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
Singapore


I Thought I Knew
Prof Christopher CHENG
Sengkang General Hospital
Singapore

Symposium 15:
Contemporary Perioperative Concepts (SSA)

Moderator: Dr Jessica Sixuan, TENG

Postoperative Acute Kidney Injury is Mostly Iatrogenic
Prof Monty MYTHEN
University College London
EBPOM International
United Kingdom

Assessing Risk in Emergency Laparotomy
Dr Dave MURRAY
James Cook University Hospital
EBPOM International
United Kingdom

Oxygen Therapy in Perioperative Care
Prof Mike GROCOTT
University of Southampton
EBPOM International
United Kingdom

Digitalisation of a Preassessment Pathway
Dr Melanie TAN
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
United Kingdom

1315 – 1445

Symposium 16:
Engaging the Patient

Moderator: Dr Sujani A WIJERATNE

PROMs, PREMs and Value-Driven Care
Dr Eng Kok, LIM
Singapore General Hospital
Singapore


Shared Decision Making
Dr Esther Peiying, HO
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Singapore


The Patient's Perspective
Mr Ellil Mathiyan LAKSHMANAN
SingHealth Patient Advocacy Network
Singapore


Ethics Behind the Consenting Process
Prof Han Yee, NEO
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Singapore

Symposium 17:
Perioperative Care of Acute Surgical Patients

Moderators: Dr Yingke, HE / Dr Jerry GOO

Advances in Critical Care of Multi-trauma Patients - The Critical First 24-72hr
Dr Vui Kian, HO
Singapore General Hospital
Singapore

The National Emergency Laparotomy Audit (NELA): 10 Years of Improving Emergency Laparotomy Care
Dr Dave MURRAY
James Cook University Hospital
EBPOM International
United Kingdom


Advances in the Critical Care of Acute Severe Pancreatitis Patients
Dr Sui An, LIE
Singapore General Hospital
Singapore


Panel Discussion:
Emergency Laparotomy in Geriatric Patients
 
Dr Li HSEE,
Dr Vui Kian HO,
Dr Jerry GOO,
Dr Grace LIM,
Dr Dave MURRAY

Symposium 18:
Transdisciplinary Perioperative Care

Moderator: Dr Priscilla NG

Surgical Nutrition
Ms Emma J OSLAND
Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital
Australia

The Role of Rehabilitation Medicine in a Cancer Prehabilitation Framework
Dr Kah Meng, KWOK
Changi General Hospital
Singapore

Optimising Nursing Care in Elderly Surgical Patients
Ms Jennifer Yuan, LI
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Singapore

Integrating Perioperative Pharmacists to Improve Patient Care
Ms Thuy BUI
Alfred Health 
Australia

 

1215 - 1315

Lunch Symposium: Perioperative Medicine in the Digital Age

Prof Ramani MOONESINGHE
University of College London
United Kingdom

Dr Samantha WARNAKULASURIYA
University of College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
United Kingdom


Ms Dorothea KOH
Bot MD
Singapore

Lunch

Lunch

1500 – 1630

Symposium 19:
Perioperative and Chronic Pain Management

Moderator: Dr Priscilla NG

Optimising Pain in Total Knee Replacement for Early Discharge
Dr Alvin Chin Kwong, TAN
Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
Singapore

Prevention of Chronic Pain and the Importance of Perioperative Interventions
Dr Sow Nam, YEO
The Pain Specialists
Singapore

Hip Fracture Surgery: Should I Put My Patient to Sleep or Do A Spinal?
Dr Prit Anand SINGH
Changi General Hospital
Singapore

Management of Chronic Postoperative Pain in the Elderly
Dr Chee Seng, YOONG
Singapore Paincare Center
Singapore

Free Oral Paper:

Abstract No: 14750
Association Between Nocturnal Hypoxemia and Chronic Kidney Disease in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Singapore

Abstract No: 15423
Clinical Frailty Scale and Functional Outcome in Older Patients After Elective Colorectal Cancer Surgery
Australia

Abstract No: 15428
High STOP-BANG Scores and Its Association with Difficult Intubation – A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Singapore

Abstract No: 15433
Geriatric in Reach Service Improves Acute Surgical Unit Outcomes; Retrospective Comparative Study Pre and Post Introduction of A Geriatric in Reach Service
Australia

Abstract No: 15436
High Risk Joint Clinic (HRJC) for Assessment and Optimization for High-Risk Major Gastro-intestinal Cancer Surgeries: Improving Outcomes After Surgery
India

Abstract No: 15437
Prevalence and Factors Associated with Augmented Renal Clearance After Surgery
Malaysia

Abstract No: 15440
Comparing the Use of Skeletal Muscle Mass Index vs NELA Score in Predicting Poor Outcome for Emergency Laparotomy Cases in Singapore
Singapore

Abstract No: 15445
A Snapshot of Preoperative Anaemia Investigations and Management in Australasia
Australia

Abstract No: 15446
Postoperative Anaemia is Associated with Hospital Readmission and Increased Frailty Following Discharge
Australia

Symposium 20:
Anaesthesia Trainee Track: Beyond Exams and Future Career Choices

Moderators: Dr Yingke, HE /
Dr Sing Ying, PANG

Career as Clinician vs Clinician Scientist, What are the Considerations and Options?
Dr Diana CHAN
Singapore General Hospital
Singapore


Considerations in Choosing Different Subspecialties
Dr Hilda HU
Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
Singapore


Life as Anaesthetistf Outside Clinical Work
Dr Joanna WONG
Homerton University Hospitals NHS Trust
United Kingdom


Q&A
Dr Diana CHAN
Dr Hilda HU

1630 - 1640

Closing

1445 - 1500

Teabreak

Programmes are correct at the time of print and are subject to changes without prior notice.