Swiss Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesia
Upcoming Events //
Join us in Lausanne!
Have an idea for a case report or research project? Contact us!
Previous Meetings //
SACTA Spring Symposium: 9.6.2023, Lugano
Thank you to all our speakers and sponsors:
PD Dr. L. Magnusson (Non-Intubated Thor. Surgery)
Dr. Roesner (Endovascular Surgery)
Dr. H. Schlotterbeck (Hypotension Prediction Index)
Dr. J. Gaudet (Neuromonitoring)
Prof. M. Licker (Cardiac Anesthesia in Martininque)
SACTA Satellite Meeting: 3.11.2022, Interlaken
Thank you to all our speakers:
PD Dr. G. Carboni (Thoracic Case)
Dr. T. Hirschi (Cardiac Case)
Prof. Dr. T. Cassina (ICU Case)
Dr. M. Nafi (Gas Microembolisms and CPB)
PD Dr. K. Fischer (Update cMRI)
PD. Dr. D. Santer (Postop Atrial Fibrillation)
Lectures available in the members' area
What the NONCARDIAC Anesthesiologist needs to do in the first 30 Minutes of Emergencies for Cardiac Surgery
Image of the Month, 09/2023 //
In a patient undergoing surgery for a cardiac mass obstructing the mitral valve, we initially suspected a myxoma...however, some echocardiographic features seemed suspect.
A recent publication examining echocardiography criteria for the identification of different cardiac masses may be found here.
Who we are //
We are a non-profit professional organization
aiming to promote:
1) exchange and networking among its members
2) scientific and professional updates in the field
3) professional interests in agreement with the SSAPM
4) (international) relations with other associations in the field