November 2021

GOAL Meeting Programme
Friday 19 th November 2021, 14:00 – 17:15

Hosted by the Royal London Hospital, sponsored by Sintetica ® UK

1400-1440. Epidural-Related Maternal Fever: 

  • Interleukin-1 receptor antagonist and risk of Caesarean delivery occurring after the onset of labour: a Mendelian randomisation analysis – Gareth Ackland, Professor of Perioperative Medicine, QMUL & Consultant Anaesthetist, RLH  
  • EPIFEVER 2 study – Holly Blake, ST Anaesthetist

1440-1505. The Obstetric Anaesthesia Dashboard: has its time finally come? – Matt Wikner, Consultant Anaesthetist, RLH

1505-1550. Cardiac Arrest in Labour:  

  • Case presentation  
  • Cardiac arrest and perimortem Caesarean section  
  • Cardiac disease in Obstetrics  
  • Role of ECMO in Obstetrics patients   

Presented by: Mehul Vadher & Monica Naik (Anaesthesia, RLH), Philippa Corson (Obstetrics, RLH), Andrew Deaner (Cardiology, Barts), Ben Singer (Critical Care, Barts) 

1550-1610. BREAK 

1610-1620. Converting labour analgesia for urgent Caesarean section*

Damien Hughes, Consultant Anaesthetist, Ulster Hospital, Belfast

*Presentation sponsored by Sintetica®

1620-1630. Case Report – Category 1 Caesarean Section in a Patient with Placenta Percreta – Karen Murrell, ST Anaesthetist & Reshma Patel, Locum Consultant Anaesthetist, RLH 

1630-1655. Case Report – Category 1 Caesarean Section in a Patient with Placenta Percreta – Karen Murrell, ST Anaesthetist & Reshma Patel, Locum Consultant Anaesthetist, RLH 

1655-1715. Needle Phobia……. An Ethical Dilemma on the Labour Ward – Ashley Parker, Locum Consultant Anaesthetist, RLH & Vinnie Sodhi, Consultant Anaesthetist, QCCH