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TRAUMA, CRITICAL CARE & ACUTE CARE SURGERY 2021
CAESARS PALACE • LAS VEGAS
April 12-14, 2021

Sunday, April 11

7:00 am Registration Opens
MEDICAL DISASTER RESPONSE 2021
Palace Tower, 3rd Floor, Promenade Level
3:00-5:30 pm Early Registration
TRAUMA, CRITICAL CARE, & ACUTE CARE SURGERY 2021
Palace Tower, 4th floor, Emperors Level
Palace Ballroom Registration Desk

Monday, April 12

6:30 – 8:30 Continental Breakfast Served in Exhibit Hall
7:00 Registration
Palace Tower, 4th floor, Emperors Level

SESSION 1
HOT TOPICS

Moderator:  Demetrios Demetriades

7:30-7:45 TCCACS 2021: Review/Preview
Kenneth L. Mattox
7:45-8:00 The Bleeding Edge: Novel Blood Products in Trauma Resuscitation
Jennifer A. Gurney
8:00-8:15 Blowing Your Mind: TBI and the Role of Damage Control Craniectomy
Matthew J. Martin
8:15-8:30 Rib Plating and Pain Catheters in Rib Fractures
Ali Salim
8:30-8:45 Cutting Edge Cytoprotective Strategies – Alternative Approaches to Resuscitation
Hasan B. Alam
8:45-9:00 Fish or Cut Bait – When Should the Rural Surgeon Transfer Patients?
Martin A. Schreiber
 
REBOA SMACKDOWN 2021
REBOA 2021: When? Where? Who?
9:00-9:15 REBOA 2021: When? Where? Who?
Joseph J. DuBose
9:15-9:30 REBOA 2021: When? Where? Who?
Bellal A. Joseph
9:30-10:00 Panel Discussion
10:00-10:30 Break & Visit Exhibits

 

SESSION 2
CASE MANAGEMENT
STRICTLY RURAL

10:30 – 11:50 AM
Moderator: Alison Wilson

Panelists:

Chad Ball
Stephen Barnes
  Miguel Cubano
Zaffer A. Qasim
Sydney J. Vail

SESSION 3
LUNCHEON SESSION

Moderator: Alison Wilson, MD, FACS

11:50 – 1:30

“Observations on the Evolution of Acute Care Surgery –
What Does the Future Hold?”

Ernest E. Moore, MD, FACS

Director of Research
Ernest E. Moore Shock Trauma Center
Denver Health
Distinguished Professor of Surgery
University of Colorado, Denver
Editor, Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Denver, CO

SESSION 4
SEE ONE, DO ONE
HOW I DO IT

Moderator: Andrew C. Bernard

1:30-1:45 Approach Anxiety: Retroperitoneal Approach to the Spine
Sydney J. Vail
1:45-2:00 Complex Hernias – Novel Techniques, Meshes, Strategies
Carlos V.R. Brown
2:00-2:15 Diaphragm Injuries
Kenji Inaba
2:15-2:30 Danger Zones and Safe Harbors: Exposing Retroperitoneal Injuries
Michael J. Sise
2:30-2:45 Bowel Obstruction, Appendicitis, and Diverticulitis:
New Treatments for Old Problems
Scott R. Steele
2:45-3:00 Open Abdomen in th Rural Setting: Tips
And Tricks in Adults and Kids
Stephen L. Barnes
3:00-3:15 Surgical Exposure for Popliteal Vascular Injury
Ernest E. Moore
3:15-3:40
3:40-4:00
Panel Discussion
Break & Visit Exhibits

 

SESSION 5
MORE HOT TOPICS
COVID-19

Moderator: Sheldon H. Teperman

4:00-4:15 COVID-19: Critical Care Management
Demetrios Demetriodes
4:15-4:30 COVID-19:  General Surgery Complications
Hasam B. Alam
4:30-4:45 COVID-19: Pandemic Pandemonium – Navigating Treatment
Options in a Data Free Environment
Matthew J. Martin
4:45-5:00 COVID-19:  Ethics in Uncharted Waters
Christy E. Cauley
5:00-5:30 Panel Discussion

 

SESSION 6
MEET THE MASTERS
TCC & ACS EXCITING OPPORTUNITIES

5:30 – 6:30
Moderator: Kenneth L. Mattox

  • Will I be forced to do surgical shift work?
  • Who & where are the role models in TCCACS ?
  • Is TCCACS a single hospital or multiple facility coverage practice?
  • What opportunities are available for the trauma, surgical critical care, & acute care surgeon?
  • Is it possible to do clinical research in TCCACS?
  • What are the new trends in the field?

Tuesday, April 13

7:00-8:30 Continental breakfast served in Exhibit Hall

SESSION 7
CRITICAL TRAUMA/CRITICAL CARE TREATMENT

Moderator: Carlos V. R. Brown

 

7:30-7:45 Advanced Rescue Strategies
Bellal A. Joseph
7:45-8:00

Steroids in the ICU:  Passe’ or Pertinent?
Jay J. Doucet

8:00-8:15 Nonhemorrhagic Shock in the ICU
Chris Cribari

8:15-8:30 Easy as 1-2-3: The Sepsis 3 Guidelines and
Management Pearls
Sheldon H. Teperman

8:30-8:45 Bleeding vs Clot: DVT Prophylaxis in TBI, Spine, and Solid Organs
Martin A. Schreiber

8:45-9:00 Vasopressors – Use and Misuse
Mark J. Kaplan

9:00-9:15 ICU Nutrition: Food for Thought
Hayham Kaafarani

9:15-9:30 Old Tech, New App, and the Ripple Effect – Enhancing
Acute Care in Critical Access Hospitals
Alison Wilson

9:30-10:00 Panel Discussion
10:00-10:30 Break & Visit Exhibits

 

SESSION 8
HOUDINI SESSION

Moderator: Sydney J. Vail

10:30-10:45 Difficult Airway in Pedi Trauma Patients
Zaffer A. Qasim
10:45-11:00 Double Jeopardy: Thoracoabdominal Penetrating Trauma
Ali Salim
11:00-11:15 When ERCP Is Not an Option: Managing the Difficult Common Bile Duct Stone
Chadwick P. Smith
11:15-11:30 Bariatric Surgery Emergencies for the General Surgeon
Matthew J. Martin
11:30-11:45 Major Vascular Injury – Who You Gonna Call?
Joseph J. DuBose
11:45-12:00 Severe Liver injuries – How To Prevail by Sheer Force of Will
Elizabeth R. Benjamin
12:00-12:15 Video Assisted Retroperitoneal Approach to Pancreatic
Debridement: The Road Less Traveled
Andrew C. Bernard
12:15-12:30 Panel Discussion

INDEPENDENT SATELLITE LUNCHEON PROGRAM*

12:30 – 2:00 PM
Augustus Ballroom

Program Details will be emailed to registrants and posted on the web site when available

*Independent satellite luncheon program(s) are not accredited by or affiliated with the American College of Surgeons or Trauma, Critical Care & Acute Care Surgery 2021.

SESSION 9
CAPSULE COMMENTARIES – EVOLVING ISSUES AND ANNUAL UPDATES

Moderator: Andre R. Campbell

2:00-2:08 Damage Control Amputation
Kenji Inaba
2:08-2:16 Non-EMS Transport of Penetrating Trauma:
The Philadelphia Story
Zaffer A. Qasim
2:16-2:26 Missed Injuries
David Zonies
2:26-2:34 Ketamine:  When? How? Who?
Jay J. Doucet
2:34-2:42 Surgeons and Opioid Prescribing
Haytham Kaafarani
2:42-2:50 Boards & Collars – What’s the Dogma
Alexander L. Eastman
2:50-3:10 Break & Visit Exhibits
   

SESSION 10
CASE MANAGEMENT SESSION 
BATTLE OF THE AGES
OLD GUARD VS YOUNG TURKS

3:10 – 4:45
Moderator: Alison Wilson

Panelists:

Demetrios Demetriades
Alexander L. Eastman
David V. Feliciano
  Jennifer A. Gurney
Kenneth L. Mattox
Ernest E. Moore
  Martin A. Schreiber  

SESSION 11
COMPLICATIONS OF TRAUMA & ACUTE CARE SURGERY

4:45 – 6:30
Moderator: Hasan B. Alam

4:45-5:00 Managing Retained Hemothoraces and Empyemas
Chad Ball
5:00-5:15 Ten Principles of Re-operative Abdominal Surgery
David V. Feliciano
5:15-5:30 Peripheral Vascular Trauma Challenges
Mark J. Seamon
5:30-5:45 Complications of Endovascular Management of Trauma
Joseph J Dubose
5:45-6:00 Mesh – Magnifies Management Challenges
Lynette Scherer
6:00-6:15 Missed Injuries
David Zonies
6:15 – 6:40 Panel Discussion

SESSION 12
MEET THE PROFESSOR/DISCUSS THE ISSUES RECEPTION/DANCE

8:00 – 10:00 PM
RECEPTION/DANCE
Augustus Ballroom, Palace Tower, 4th floor

Wednesday, April 14

SESSION 13
HENRY C. CLEVELAND FORUM ON CONTEMPORARY ISSUES
IN TRAUMA, CRITICAL CARE, & ACUTE CARE SURGERY

Moderator: Chris Cribari

6:30-8:30 Continental Breakfast Served in Exhibit Hall
7:00-7:15 Finances of ICU Care and ICU Bundling
Andre R. Campbell
7:15-7:30 Proliferation of Trauma Centers: Solution vs Dilution
Mark J. Kaplan
7:30-7:45 Burnout – Causes AND PREVENTION
Jamie J. Coleman
7:45-8:00 Legislation Taking Aim At YOU!
Martin A. Schreiber
8:00-8:15

The Computer Will See You Now:
Telemedicine in the ICU vs Laying on Hands
Bellal A. Joseph
8:15-8:30

The Hybrid OR for Seriously Injured Patients:
Oversold or Understated?
Chad Ball

SESSION 14
ANNUAL TRAUMA DEBATE

8:30 – 9:30
Moderator: Mark J. Seamon

Resolved:

“Extreme” Nonoperative Management of the Injured Spleen is Best Practice in 2021.

Pro Position: Kenji Inaba
Con Position: Matthew J. Martin

9:30-10:00 Break & Visit Exhibits

SESSION 15
WE HAVE MET THE ENEMY…

Moderator: Andre R. Campbell

 

10:00-10:15 Has Technology Replaced the Physical Exam
Jamie J. Coleman
10:15-10:30 Nuclear Proliferation of Guidelines – Integrating With Good Judgement
Demetrios Demetriades
10:30-10:45

Going Loco with Locums: Maintaining Quality in the Era of Locum Tenens
Lynette Scherer
10:45-11:00 Ready to Roll?  Challenges Training Emergency Surgeons in the Modern Era
Michael J. Sise
11:00-11:15 Prehospital Interventions That Should be Abandoned
Chris Cribari
11:15-11:40 Panel Discussion

SESSION 16
COMMENTARY ON LESSONS LEARNED

11:40 – 1:15  Commentary On and Review of Presentations
Kenneth L. Mattox

Future Meeting Dates

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