- South East Dublin Department of Anaesthesia

SEDDA Anaesthetic Grand Rounds - January / June 2014

Programme Schedule: Wednesday 7.30am





Jan 8th

Anaesthesia for Pancreatic Surgery (deferred from 20.11.13)

Dr F Naughton

Dr H. Shakeban




Jan 22nd


Commencement of Grand Rounds for 2014

Peri-operative Management of ICDs and Pacemaker

Dr Jonathan Lyne
Consultant Cardiologist
Blackrock Clinic


Jan 29th

Post Dural Puncture Headache

Dr Ingrid Browne


Feb 5th

How to Interpret a Research Paper

Dr Declan Healy

Aisling Horgan MSD

Feb 12th


Vascular Access Workshop


Dr Alan McShane
Dr Neil McDonald
Dr Niamh Conlon



Feb 19th


Regional Anaesthesia Workshop


Dr Dara Breslin
Dr Niamh Conlon


Feb 26th

Complications of Intrathecal Therapy

Dr Paul Murphy


Mar 5th

Airway Stenting Procedures

Mr David Hearly
Consultant Thoracic Surgeon


Mar 12th

Massive Bleeding and Transfusion

Dr Cathal Nolan

Dr Aliaksandr Mudrakouski

Mar 19th

Avalanche Hypothermia and Cardiac Bypass

Dr Roger McMorrow


Mar 26th

Airway Workshop



Apr 2nd


Dr John Boylan


Apr 9th

Morbidity and Mortality Meeting

Dr Larry Crowley


Apr 16th

The Nitrous Oxide Debate

Dr Neil McDonald

Dr David Lawlor

Dr Tara Feeley

Apr 23rd

Anaesthesia for the Sick Laparotomy

Dr Raza Mehdi

Dr Babiker Elfahal

Apr 30th

Anaesthesia for the Jehovahs Witness

Dr Niamh Conlon

Dr Andrew Kiugu

May 7th




May 14th

Antibiotic Guidelines

Dr KevinMcKeating

Dr Shirjit Nair

May 21st

Bone Cement Implantation Syndrome

Dr Tom Owens

Dr Robert Ffrench-O’Carroll

May 28th

Anaesthesia for the Morbidly Obese Patient

Dr Hugh Gallagher

Dr Adil Butt

Jun 4th

Anaesthesia for the Patient with Liver Disease

Dr Neil McDonald

Dr Syed Arfin

Jun 11th

Medical Education (topic TBC)


Dr John Riordan

Jun 18th

Liver Surgery

Mr Emir Hoti


Jun 25th

Morbidity and Mortality Meeting

Dr Larry Crowley



Grand Rounds - Education & Research Centre, SVUH

Grand Rounds Archives 2013 (July - December)
Grand Rounds Archives 2013 (January - June)
Grand Rounds Archives 2012 (June - December)
Grand Rounds Archives 2012 (January - June)


ICU Continuing Education

Programme Schedule:  Tuesday 7.30am (updated monthly)



Consultant Chairing

Jan 21st

ICU Research Trials

Prof Alistair Nichol

Jan 28th

Acute Liver Failure

Dr Donal Ryan

Feb 4th

Variceal Haemorrhage

Dr Andrew Westbrook

Feb 11th

Vascular Access

Dr Alan McShane

Feb 18th

Regional Anaesthesia (Upper Limb)

Dr Dara Breslin


Management of the OLT Patient

Dr Donal Ryan

Mar 3rd


Dr Kieran Crowley

Mar 11th

Na Part II

Dr Kieran Crowley

Mar 18th

Viral Respiratory Infections

Dr S Fitzgerald

Mar 25th


Dr Pat Benson

Apr 1st


Dr Kieran Crowley

Apr 8th

Assessment and Management of the Comatose Patient

Dr A Magee

Apr 15th


Dr Kieran Crowley

Apr 22nd


Dr Caroline Hickey

Apr 29th

Brain Death

Dr Pat Benson




ICU Conference Room, * case presentations by Registrars


Intensive Care Medicine Journal Club

Programme Schedule:  Thursday 7.30am (monthly)



Main Speaker

Jan 30th




PAC-MAN study: Harvey S et al. Lancet 2005 Aug 6-12;366(9484):472-7.


Intra –aortic balloon support for myocardial infarction with cardiogenic shock:

Thiel H et al. NEJM 2012; 367:1287-96

Khalid Alaib

Martin Lenihan

Feb 27th



MERIT study: Lancet 2005 Jun 18-24;365(9477):2091-7.


TRICC trial: Paul C. Hébert, al. NEJM 1999;340:409-417

Clare O’Connor


Shrijit Nair

Mar 27th





Fluid balance does not predict estimated sodium balance in critically ill mechanically ventilated patients:

Bihari et al Critical Care and Resuscitation 2013;15 (2) 89-96


Effect of Early vs Late Tracheostomy Placement on Survival in Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilation.

The TracMan Randomized trial. Young et al. JAMA 2013;309:2121-2129

Aidan Magee



Martin Lenihan

Apr 24th



SAFE study. NEJM 2004;350:2247-56


SAFE TBI. NEJM 2007;357:874-84

Vandan Ward


Shrijit Nair

May 29th





Ventilation with lower tidal volumes as compared with traditional tidal volumes for acute lung injury

and the acute respiratory distress syndrome. NEJM 2000;342:1301-1308


Neuromiscular blockers in early acute respiratory distress syndrome.

Papazian L et al. NEJM 2010;363:1107-16

Muhammad Munir



Martin Lenihan

Jun 26th




OSCAR trial. Fergusson ND et al. NEJM 2013;368:795-805


Oscillate trial. Young D et al. NEJM 2013;368:806-13


Andrew Kiugin


Martin Lenihan




Lecture Room ICU (beside staff room) SVUH


Simulation Training - Mondays



Main Speaker

Feb 10th


Dr Tom Owens / Dr Crina Burlacu

Mar 24th



April 14th



May 12th


Prof Nichol / Dr Burlacu

Jun 9th


Prof Nichol / Dr Burlacu

Jul 7th






Simulation Lab - Old Ward Block – 7.30 a.m. Sharp