Thursday, October 4th

08:45 - 08:50Opening Address  Stephen Rees, chairman of ESCTAIC
08:50 - 09:15Nautilus : a new compact E.C.G based guidance system dedicated to real-time correct
positioning of the tip of central venous catheters.
        Şerban Bubenek, Emergency Institute for Cardiovascular Diseases, Bucharest, Romania

09:15 - 10:30
Niels Peek  Predictive methods in Critical Care
Prognostic models: From development to clinical practice                                                              
        Lilian Minne, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Comparison or different statistical models for Intensive Care length of stay
        Ilona Verburg, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Prognostic scales ISS-RTS-TRISS and APACHEII in Decision support of treatment children with trauma
        I.Vasilieva, The Russian State Medical University, Russia

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 13:00 Karim Bendjelid   Haemodynamic Monitoring
Monitoring Respiratory Variations of Arterial Pressure: Traps and Pitfalls
        Prof. Dr. Steffen Rex, MD, PhD, Department of Anesthesiology UZ Leuven

Hemodynamic Monitoring with the Transpulmonary Thermodilition Technique, The best is yet to come
        Karim Bendjelid, Intensive Care Division Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland

A lumped parameter delay differential equation model of large arteries that
captures reflection phenomena and integrates with modular models of the cardiovascular system
        Sven Zenker, University of Bonn Medical Center, Germany

13:00 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 16:30 Bert Mik   Cellular Monitoring

Cellular monitoring: A technological and creative challenge    

        Bert Mik, Erasmus University, the Netherlands

Shedding Light on Mitochondrial NADH in Vivo: From experimental animals to clinical applications

        Avraham Mayevsky, Bar-Ilan University, Israel

Porphyrin-based in vivo mitochondrial respirometry

        Floor Harms,  Erasmus University , Netherlands

Effect of partial brain ischemia on the metabolic and hemodynamic response
to hemorrhage hypotension measured in the brain and small intestine

         Mira Mandelbaum-Livnat. The Gonda Multi-disciplinary Brain Research Center, Israel

16:30 - 17:00 Other Topics

Guyton at the bedside

        Jan Bakker, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, The Netherlands

Physiological Data Stream Analytics to Evaluate Noxious Stimuli in the Newborn Infant.

        Nadja Bressan, University of Ontario, Canada

The effect of carvacrol in oleic acid induced acute kung injury in rats

         Oezkan Oenal

17:00 - 18:30 E S C T A I C AGM
20:00- Congress Dinner  included in Registration Fee