16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

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

Justiaan Swanevelder

Affiliation:

Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Health Sciences Faculty, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Professor and Head of Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, University of Cape Town

Connection with WFSA (if any):

Connection with WFSA (if any): From 1995 until 2012, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Critical Care (mainly adult and
paediatric cardiothoracic anaesthesia, and perioperative transoesophageal
echocardiography) at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester, UK.
From July 2012, Professor and Head of Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, University of Cape Town.
Apart from training South African trainees, also collaborating with WFSA in training additional anaesthesia residents/registrars from Sub-Saharan Africa.  Also collaborating in developing training programmes in this region.

Statement of expertise for the sub-committee:

Current interests:
         - ·       Adult and Paediatric Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia, and influence of TOE on peri-operative patient outcome
        - ·       Valvular heart disease, especially Rheumatic Heart Disease, and the failing ventricle post-bypass
        - ·       Congenital heart disease and influence of perioperative echocardiography on patient outcome
        - ·       Value of Point of Care Medical Ultrasound
        - ·       Introducing a fair, inclusive Perioperative Medicine Programme to South Africa

Link to department website: http://www.anaesthesia.uct.ac.za/

Biography:

E-mail: justiaan.swanevelder@uct.ac.za
Specialist training - Tygerberg Hospital, Cape Town.
From 1995 until 2012, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Critical Care at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester, UK. Thereafter returned to Cape Town to take up present position.
Current interests:
        - ·       Adult and Paediatric Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia, and influence of TOE on peri-operative patient outcome
        - ·       Valvular heart disease, especially Rheumatic Heart Disease, and the failing ventricle post-bypass
        - ·       Congenital heart disease and influence of perioperative echocardiography on patient outcome
        - ·       Value of Point of Care Medical Ultrasound
        - ·       Introducing a fair, inclusive Perioperative Medicine Programme to South Africa

Disclosure of Interest:

None declared

 


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