Working Group - ESRA

Working Group

THE PROSPECT WORKING GROUP

… A UNIQUE COLLABORATION BETWEEN SURGEONS AND ANAESTHESIOLOGISTS

Professor Marc Van de Velde

<p><strong>Chair</strong>, Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Leuven, Belgium. </p> <p><strong>Research Interests</strong>: Obstetric anaesthesia, regional anaesthesia, acute pain management. </p> <p><strong>Potential Conflicts of Interest</strong>: Professor Van de Velde is a consultant for Smiths Medical and MSD and has received lecture fees for AstraZeneca, Baxter, Smiths Medical, BBraun, Abbvie, Kimberley Clarck and Fresenius, and a research grant from Airliquide.</p>

Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Leuven, and Full professor of Anesthesiology, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, KULeuven, Belgium

Research Interests: Obstetric anaesthesia, regional anaesthesia, acute pain management

Potential conflicts of interest (2023): Professor Van de Velde received support for lectures and/or consultancy from the following companies in 2021-2024: CSL Behring / CSL Vifor, Werfen, Viatris, Oncomfort, Aquettant, Flatmedical, Mundipharma, Amneal

 

Professor Henrik Kehlet (Denmark)

<p><strong>Professor of Surgery</strong>, Section for Surgical Pathophysiology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark.</p> <p><strong>Research Interests:</strong> Acute pain physiology and treatment, surgical pathophysiology and pathogenesis of peri-operative morbidity, aiming at accelerated postoperative recovery.</p> <p><strong>Potential Conflicts of Interest: </strong>Professor Kehlet has no conflicts of interest to declare currently or in the previous 3 years.</p>

Professor of Surgery, Section for Surgical Pathophysiology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark

Research Interests: Acute pain physiology and treatment, surgical pathophysiology and pathogenesis of peri-operative morbidity, aiming at accelerated postoperative recovery

Potential conflicts of interest (2023): Professor Kehlet has no conflicts of interest to declare currently or in the previous 3 years

Prof. Dr.med. Stephan M. Freys (Germany)

 

Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, DIAKO Bremen, Germany

Research Interests: Acute Pain Management, Patient Controlled Analgesia, Innovative Techniques

Potential conflicts of interest (2023): Grünenthal

Professor Dileep N. Lobo (UK)

Professor of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Consultant Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgeon and Deputy Head of Division of the Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre at the University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals, UK

Clinical and research interests: Clinical interests focus on surgery of the pancreas and biliary tree. Research interests include surgical nutrition and metabolism, fluid and electrolyte balance and pancreatic cancer

Potential conflicts of interest (2023): DNL has received an unrestricted educational grant from B Braun and speaker’s honoraria from Nestlé, Abbott and Corza for unrelated work

Professor Girish P. Joshi (USA)

<p><strong>Professor of Anaesthesiology and Pain Management</strong> University of Texas Southwestern Medical School</br> Dallas </br> Texas</br> USA</p> <p><strong>Main interests:</strong></br> Acute pain management, ambulatory anaesthesia, clinical pharmacology related to anaesthesiology, postoperative outcome and safety.</p> <p><strong>Potential Conflicts of Interest:</strong> Baxter Pharmaceuticals, Pacira Pharmaceuticals and Mallinkrodt Pharmaceuticals</p>

Professor of Anaesthesiology and Pain Management University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Dallas
Texas
USA

Main interests:
Acute pain management, ambulatory anaesthesia, clinical pharmacology related to anaesthesiology, postoperative outcome and safety

Potential conflicts of interest (2023): Merck Inc

Professor Narinder Rawal (Sweden)

<p><strong>Department of Anaesthesiology</strong></br> Örebro University</br> Örebro</br> Sweden</p> <p><strong>Main interests:</strong> Acute pain management, regional anaesthesia, organisational issues related to postoperative pain</p> <p><strong>Potential conflict of interest:</strong> Professor Rawal serves on the advisory board of Sintetica.</p>

Department of Anaesthesiology
Örebro University
Örebro
Sweden

Main interests: Acute pain management, regional anaesthesia, organisational issues related to postoperative pain

Potential conflicts of interest (2023): Professor Rawal has no conflicts of interest to declare

Professor Patricia Lavand’homme (Belgium) 

<p><strong>Department of Anesthesiology and Acute Pain service</strong></br> Cliniques Universitaires st Luc</br> University Catholic of Louvain</br> Av Hippocrate 10- 1821</br> B-1200 Brussels</br> Belgium</p> <p><strong>Research interests:</strong> postoperative pain (acute and chronic), pharmacology, orthopaedic anesthesia, obstetric anesthesia </p>

Department of Anesthesiology and Acute Pain service
Cliniques Universitaires st Luc
University Catholic of Louvain
Av Hippocrate 10- 1821
B-1200 Brussels
Belgium

Research interests: postoperative pain (acute and chronic), pharmacology, orthopaedic anesthesia, obstetric anesthesia

Potential conflicts of interest (2023): Professor Lavand’Homme has no conflicts of interest to declare

Professor Helene Beloeil (France) 

<p><strong>Head of the anesthesiology, intensive care and pain clinic department 2. President of the pain and regional anesthesia committee of the french society of anesthesiology and intensive care. </strong> CHU Rennes, University Rennes 1</br> Inserm Numecan</br> CIC 1414, 35033 Rennes</br> France</p> <p><strong>Research Interests:</strong> postoperative pain, non opioid analgesics, opioid free anesthesia/analgesia, regional analgesia</p> <p><strong>Conflict of interest:</strong> BBRAUN</p>

CHU Rennes, University Rennes 1
Inserm Numecan
CIC 1414, 35033 Rennes
France

Research Interests: postoperative pain, non opioid analgesics, opioid free anesthesia/analgesia, regional analgesia

Potential conflicts of interest:  BBRAUN

Professor Johan Raeder (Norway) 

<p><strong>Professor in Anaesthesiology and Consultant</strong></br> Oslo University Hospital/University of Oslo</br> Pb: 4950 Nydalen</br> N-0424 Oslo, Norway</p> <p><strong>Areas of interest:</strong> Postoperative pain; pharmacology of analgesics and anaesthtics; regional analgesia/anaesthesia, depht of anaesthesia monitoring, recovery function,PONV.</p>

Professor in Anaesthesiology and Consultant
Oslo University Hospital/University of Oslo
Pb: 4950 Nydalen
N-0424 Oslo, Norway

Areas of interest: Postoperative pain; pharmacology of analgesics and anaesthtics; regional analgesia/anaesthesia, depht of anaesthesia monitoring, recovery function, PONV

Potential conflicts of interest (2023): Professor Raeder has no conflicts of interest to declare

Prof. Dr. Esther M. Pogatzki-Zahn (Germany) 

<p><strong>Anesthesiologist; Pain Specialist</strong></br> Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine</br> University Hospital Muenster, Germany</p> <p><strong>Research interests:</strong> Postoperative pain (acute and chronic), pharmacology of analgesics, regional analgesia, chronic pain after surgery, chronic pain (e.g. neuropathic), basic neuroscience (pain mechanisms), </p> <p><strong>Conflict of interest:</strong> Mundipharma GmbH; Gruenenthal, The Medicine Company, Fresenius Kabi; ArcelRX</p>

Anesthesiologist; Pain Specialist
Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine
University Hospital Muenster, Germany

Research interests: Postoperative pain (acute and chronic), pharmacology of analgesics, regional analgesia, chronic pain after surgery, chronic pain (e.g. neuropathic), basic neuroscience (pain mechanisms)

Potential conflicts of interest: Mundipharma GmbH; Gruenenthal, The Medicine Company, Fresenius Kabi; ArcelRX

Axel R Sauter, MD PhD (Norway) 

<p>Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet<br /> Norway</p> <p>Main interests: Orthopaedic anaesthesia, acute pain therapy, regional anaesthesia, innovation technologies.</p> <p>Potential conflict of interest: B.Braun, Philips Healthcare</p>

Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet
Norway

Main interests: Orthopaedic anaesthesia, acute pain therapy, regional anaesthesia, innovation technologies

Potential conflicts of interest (2023): Professor Sauter has no conflicts of interest to declare

Prof Dr Eric Albrecht, MD, DESA (Switzerland)

<p>Lausanne University Hospital, CHUV<br /> Switzerland</p> <p>Research interests: Meta-analyses and prospective trials on acute postoperative pain, regional procedures, complications after peripheral nerve blocks, and sleep apnea syndrome.</p> <p>Potential conflict of interest: B.Braun</p>

Lausanne University Hospital, CHUV
Switzerland

Research interests: Meta-analyses and prospective trials on acute postoperative pain, regional procedures, complications after peripheral nerve blocks, and sleep apnea syndrome

Potential conflicts of interest (2023): Professor Albrecht has no conflicts of interest to declare

Professor Marie-Pierre Bonnet, M.D. Ph.D. (France)

Professor in anesthesia, intensive care and perioperative medicine, Sorbonne University, Trousseau Hospital, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, France

Associate Researcher in Obstetrical, Perinatal and Pediatric Epidemiology Research Team, EPOPé, Center for Epidemiology and Statistics Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris University, INSERM, INRA, Paris, France

Clinical and research interests: obstetric anesthesia, perinatal epidemiology, labor analgesia and severe maternal morbidity, postoperative analgesia overall

Potential conflicts of interest (2023): MP Bonnet reports receiving consulting fees from Novonordisk within the last 36 months. No other potential conflict of interest was reported 

Professor Geertrui Dewinter, MD, PhD (Belgium)

Head of Clinic, Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium.
Associate Professor, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Clinical and research interests: acute pain management, enhanced recovery after surgery, PONV, abdominal transplantation anesthesia

Potential conflicts of interest (2023): Professor Dewinter has no conflicts of interest to declare

Professor Christopher L. Wu (USA)

Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology; Hospital for Special Surgery-Weill Cornell Medicine

Clinical and research interests: Postoperative and acute pain; Enhanced Recovery After Surgery; regional anaesthesia; opioid stewardship

Potential conflicts of interest (2023): Professor Wu has no conflicts of interest to declare

Eleni Moka, MD, PhD, MSc, EDRA (Ex Officio) (Greece) 

Roles in ESRA: ESRA President, ex officio EDRA Board Member, ex officio EDPM Board Member, Vice – Chair of ESRA SC

Role and affiliation at work: Consultant Anesthesiologist, Creta InterClinic Hospital, Hellenic Healthcare Group (HHG), 63, Minoos Street, 71304 Heraklion – Crete, Greece

Clinical and research interests: perioperative analgesia, chronic postsurgical pain, UGRA, CNBs, ERAS

Potential conflicts of interest (2023): In the past, EM has received an honorarium from MENARINI, for a sponsored session