Anaesthetic and Intensive Care Department Hôpital Tenon Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris France
Area of interests: Postoperative pain ; Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS); Regional Anaesthesia; Evidence based medicine
Potential Conflicts of Interest: Consultant for Nordik Pharma; The Medicines Company; Ambu
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: Professor Kehlet has no conflicts of interest to declare currently or in the previous 3 years.
Professor and Chair of Anaesthesia University of Western Australia
Director of Pain Medicine Royal Perth Hospital Perth Australia
Main interests: Management of acute, cancer and chronic pain, regional anaesthesia, pharmacology of anaesthetics and analgesics, and quality of healthcare.
Potential Conflicts of Interest: The Anaesthesiology Unit of the University of Western Australia, but not Professor Schug personally, has received research and travel funding and speaking and consulting honoraria from Gruenenthal, CSL, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Mundipharma, Pfizer, Phosphagenics and ix Biopharma within the last 5 years.
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: Baxter Pharmaceuticals, Pacira Pharmaceuticals and Mallinkrodt Pharmaceuticals
Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Leuven, Belgium.
Research Interests: Obstetric anaesthesia, regional anaesthesia, acute pain management.
Potential Conflicts of Interest: 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.
Clinique Médipôle Garonne, Toulouse, France Hôpital Tenon Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris France
Area of interests: Regional anaesthesia / peripheral nerve blocks, Postoperative pain, Simulation for training, Robotic in US-guided peripheral nerve blocks, Humanitarian medicine.
Department of Anaesthesiology Örebro University Örebro Sweden
Main interests: Acute pain management, regional anaesthesia, organisational issues related to postoperative pain
Potential conflict of interest: Professor Rawal serves on the advisory board of Sintetica.
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
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. 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
Conflict of interest: BBRAUN
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.
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),
Conflict of interest: Mundipharma GmbH; Gruenenthal, The Medicine Company, Fresenius Kabi; ArcelRX
Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet
Main interests: Orthopaedic anaesthesia, acute pain therapy, regional anaesthesia, innovation technologies.
Potential conflict of interest: B.Braun, Philips Healthcare
Lausanne University Hospital, CHUV
Research interests: Meta-analyses and prospective trials on acute postoperative pain, regional procedures, complications after peripheral nerve blocks, and sleep apnea syndrome.
Potential conflict of interest: B.Braun
Attending Anesthesiologist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
75 Francis Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02115
United States of America
Main Interests: Pharmacology and Toxicology of Local Anesthetics, Anatomy and Clinical application of Peripheral Nerve Blocks, and Safety in Regional Anesthesia. Associate Editor of the European Journal of Anaesthesiology.
Conflicts of Interest: None.