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Scientific Program Day 2: Thursday 8 April, 2021

08:30 - 10:30 Plenary Session 2. - The Vascular Access Team and its power in reducing VAD-related complications

TRIANTI HALL

Chairs: Roberto Biffi (IT), Peter Carr (IR)
08:30 – 08:55 I-19 The power of team in home care – Ton van Boxtel (NL)
08:55 – 09:20
I-20 VAD team and the reduction of VAD related complications – Amy Bardin (US)
09:20 – 09:45
I-21 The cost-effectiveness of the VAD team – Kathy Kokotis (US)
09:45 – 10:00 Q & A
ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS
10:00 – 10:15 A-07 – Reducing waiting times and reliance on fluoroscopy for PICC insertions through acquisition of a dedicated vascular access procedure room – A Coronado
10:15 – 10:30 A-08 – Home IV antibiotic course in a large CF adult centre in France: Prevalence of self-care – Christian Dupont

10:30 - 11:15 Posters walk and -discussion 1

POSTER AREA

Chairs: Paul Blackburn (US), Marguerite Stas (BE)

11:15 - 12:30 Session 7. Peripheral versus central VADs

TRIANTI HALL

Chairpersons: Sergio Bertoglio (IT), Kathy Kokotis (US)
11:15 – 11:40
  I-22 Central highway or back road? Which will you choose? – Paul Blackburn (US)
11:40 – 11:45 Q & A
ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS
11:45 – 12:00 A-09 – Tailored Strategies of Vascular Access for Chemotherapy of Breast Cancer Patients – Jang Yong Kim
12:00 – 12:15 A-10 – Peripherally versus centrally inserted central catheters in breast cancer treatment – a comparative study – Ana Correia
12:15 – 12:30 A-11 – Totally implantable venous access port in oncological patients: A Latin-American Experience – C. Roman

11:15 - 12:30 Session 8. Infection prevention: the relevance of the exit site

BANQUETING HALL

Chairpersons: Matthew Ostroff (US), Marcia Ryder (US)
11:15 – 11:40
  I-23  Impact of the exit site: Evaluating the options in terms of outcomes – Nancy Moureau (US)
11:40 – 11:45 Q & A
ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS
11:45 – 12:00 A-12 – Is a conversion of AVF to CVC can improve the outcomes in older adults? – A Zulkarnaev
12:00 – 12:15 A-13 – Central Venous Catheter placement increases Cerebrovascular Accident risk in Hemodialysis patients – Morteza Khavanin Zadeh
12:15 – 12:30 A-14 – An Australian first: placement of chronic dialysis catheters and implanted ports at the bedside by nurses – Evan Alexandrou

11:15 - 12:30 Session 9. Subcutaneously anchored securement

SKALKOTAS HALL

Chairpersons: Gail Egan (US), Tim Spencer (US)
11:15 – 11:40
  I-24  Subcutaneously anchored securement device: the new standard? – Mark Rowe (US)
11:40 – 11:45 Q & A
ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS
11:45 – 12:00 A-15 – Catheter securement impact on picc-related clabsi: a university hospital perspective – Mark Rowe
12:00 – 12:15 A-16 – Thrombotic risk factors in patients with superior vena cava syndrome undergoing chemotherapy via femoral inserted central catheter – Jinghui Zhang
12:15 – 12:30 A-17 – “Tailored ficc-port”: common femoral vein and cluster on the ventral surface of the thigh, a safe and comfortable approach – Tiziana Fusco

11:15 - 12:30 Pediatric Session C. Ultrasound for tip navigation and tip location

MC3

Chairpersons: Vito D’Andrea (IT), Alessandro Crocoli (IT)
11:15 – 11:40
  IP-06  Ultrasound for tip navigation and tip location of all central VADs in neonates – Giovanni Barone (IT)
11:40 – 11:45 Q & A
ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS
11:45 – 12:00 AP-03 – Evaluation of Intracavitary Electrocardiogram (IC-ECG) Guided Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Tip Placement in very low birth weight infants – Xinying Yu
12:00 – 12:15 AP-04 – IC-ECG localization method of PICC in neonates: a 5-years retrospective study – Yintian Liu
12:15 – 12:30 AP-05 – Ultrasound guided intravenous education in the Neonatal ICU: A simulation evaluation – Amanda McKinney

12:30 - 13:15 Lunch

13:15 - 14:15 Industry Sponsored Satellite Symposia 5,6,7,8

TRIANTI HALL
BANQUETING HALL
SKALKOTAS HALL
MC3

14:15 - 14:30 Break

14:30 - 16:00 Session 10. Web resources for the vascular access specialist

TRIANTI HALL

Chairpersons: Peter Carr (IR), Matthew Jones (US),
14:30 – 14:55
  I-25  The VAD Expert application – Mauro Pittiruti (IT)
14:55 – 15:20  I-26  A system for applying best practices: Vessel health and preservation – Nancy Moureau (US)
15:20 – 15:45  I-27  Free Guidelines and other resources on the web – Tim Spencer (US)
15:45 – 16:00 Q &A

14:30 - 16:00 Session 11. Infection prevention: the role of non-antibiotic antimicrobial lock solutions

BANQUETING HALL

Chairpersons: Micelle DeVries (US), Ton van Boxtel (NL)
14:30 – 14:55
  I-28  Taurolidine lock in 2020 – Giancarlo Scoppettuolo (IT)
14:55 – 15:20  I-29  Alternative options for lock solution – Jocelyn Hill (CA)
15:20 – 15:30 Q &A
ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS
15:30 – 15:45  A-18 Minimizing interaction risks between medications and infusion tubings: how much do materials come into play? – Phillip Chennell
15:45 – 16:00  A-19 Pre- and post-review of a standardized ultrasound-guided central venous catheterization curriculum evaluating procedural skills acquisition and clinician confidence. – Tim Spencer

14:30 - 16:00 Session 12. Tunnelling VADs today

SKALKOTAS HALL

Chairpersons: Jiri Charvat (CZ), Antonio LaGreca (IT)
14:30 – 14:55
I-30  Tunneling PICCs – Gloria Ortiz Miluy (SP)
14:55 – 15:20
I-31  Bedside tunneled catheter exit site options: the final piece of assessment – Matthew Ostroff (US)
15:20 – 15:30
Q &A
ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS
15:30 – 15:45 
A-20 Centrally inserted , tunneled PICC catheters -Hybrid method for venous access in oncology patients – Dayananda Lingegowda
15:45 – 16:00 
A-21 Beyond conventional tunneling for vascular access: The “L-shaped” and the “Arm-to-chest” tunneling techniques – Elias Kehagias (GR)

14:30 - 16:00 Pediatric Session D. Central venous access in children and neonates: new possibilities

MC3

Chairpersons: Darcy Doellman (US), Pierre Tissieres (FR)
14:30 – 14:55
IP-07  Tips and Tricks for the placement of CICCs in Neonates – Christian Breschan (AT)
14:55 – 15:20
IP-08  A new approach to CVC insertion in children and neonates: the ISAC-Ped bundle – Daniele Biasucci (IT)
15:20 – 15:30
Q &A
ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS
15:30 – 15:45 
AP-06 Comparison of insertion of ultrasound-guided central vascular access device versus conventional method in pediatric patients of a second level hospital in southeastern Mexico (2017-2018) – Eliazib Nataren Cigarroa (MX)
15:45 – 16:00 
AP-07 Ultrasonographic comparison of central venous access sites, such as jugular, subclavia and brachiocephalic veins in children – Rodrigo Ribeiro (BR)

16:00 - 16:45 Break & Expert Cafe

16:45 - 18:00 Session 13. Vascular access in ICU

TRIANTI HALL

Chairpersons: Andrew Bodenham (GB), Davide Vailati (IT)
16:45 – 17:10
I-32  The choice of the most appropriate VAD in ICU – Matthew Jones (GB)
17:10 – 17:15
Q &A
ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS
17:15 – 17:30 
A-22 Use of single-lumen 5Fr and triple-lumen 6Fr PICCs for cardiac output assessment by transpulmonary thermodilution – Sonia D’Arrigo (IT)
17:30 – 17:45 
A-23 Complications of PICCs and CICCs Using Current Best Practice: A Contemporary Meta-Analysis – Gregory Schears
17:45 – 18:00  A-24 Use of an antimicrobial & Antithrombogenic PICC – A Prospective, Multicenter Experience – M. Winkler

16:45 - 18:00 Session 14. Infection prevention: the role of needle free connectors and port protectors

BANQUETING HALL

Chairpersons: Theodoros Katsoulas (GR), Nancy Trick (US)
16:45 – 17:10
I-33  The science behind bacterial transfer – Marcia Ryder (US)
17:10 – 17:15
Q &A
ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS
17:15 – 17:30 
A-25 Needleless connector decontamination study – Karen Slater
17:30 – 17:45 
A-26 Reducing central line associated blood stream infections in a tertiary intensive care service: a knowledge translation study – Frances Lin
17:45 – 18:00  A-27 Performance Assessment of Antimicrobial Catheters in Real-time for Preventing Bacterial Colonization, Biofilm formation & Dispersal – Nisha Gupta

16:45 - 18:00 Session 15. Cyanoacrylate glue

SKALKOTAS HALL

Chairpersons: Gloria Ortiz Miluy (ES), Maurizio Pacilli (AU)
16:45 – 17:10
I-34  Cyanoacrylate glue: a necessary tool for all VADs? – Giancarlo Scoppettuolo (IT)
17:10 – 17:15
Q &A
ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS
17:15 – 17:30 
A-28 Tissue adhesive reduces PICC migration and microbial contamination – Ralph Webber
17:30 – 17:45 
A-29 Peripheral Intravenous Catheter Securement with Tissue Adhesive Compared to Conventional Dressing: A Randomized Controlled Trial – Amit Bahl
17:45 – 18:00  A-30 Randomised controlled trial of PICCsox, a wearable device made from bamboo fabric designed to reduce the dislodgement of PICCs – Adrian Esterman

16:45 - 18:00 Pediatric Session E. How to choose the most appropriate VAD

MC3

Chairpersons: Daniele Biasucci (IT), Giovanni Barone (IT)
16:45 – 17:10
IP-09  Selecting with safety: the Michigan Appropriateness Guide for Intravenous Catheters in pediatrics (miniMAGIC)  – Amanda Ullman (AU)
17:10 – 17:15
Q &A
ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS
17:15 – 17:30 
AP-08 Comparison between epicutaneo-caval catheters (ECCs) and surgically inserted central venous catheters (SCVCs) in newborns. – Mohammad Bayoumi (QA)
17:30 – 17:45 
AP-09 Experience using subcutaneous tunneled Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (PICCs) in pediatric population – Maria Quintanilla (CL)
17:45 – 18:00  AP-10 A new approach for early recognition of peripheral intravenous (PIV) infiltration: a pilot appraisal of a sensor technology in a neonatal population – Roland van Rens (QA)