16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

28 August - 2 September 2016
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Francois Retief

Affiliation: Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Stellenbosch University and Tygerberg Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa;

Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: Regional anaesthesia, point-of-care ultrasound, pain.

Biography: Dr Retief is consultant and lecturer in anaesthesiology and critical care at Tygerberg Hospital and Stellenbosch University, South Africa and is head of the clinical units: ambulatory-, trauma- and orthopaedic anaesthesia. He has been president of the South African Society of Regional Anaesthesia and is involved in several regional anaesthesia, point-of-care ultrasound and pain related programs and research projects. He graduated medicine in 1999 and anaesthesiology in 2007.

Disclosure of Interest: None declared


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