Management of single/multi-organ failure

  • Circulatory Support
    • Vasopressor/inotrope therapy
    • Advanced haemodynamic monitoring – Transpulmonary thermodilution and pulmonary artery catheterisation
    • Management of aortic balloon pump/ventricular assist device
    • Transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiography
    • Veno-arterial ECMO (extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation)
  • Ventilatory Support
    • Conventional and high-frequency oscillatory ventilation
    • Interventional lung assist
  • Renal Replacement
    • Continuous veno-venous haemofiltration/haemodiafiltration
  • Management of severe sepsis/septic shock
    • Including neutropenic sepsis in bone marrow transplant recipients
  • Management of Acute Liver Failure
    • Intracranial pressure monitoring
    • Plasmapheresis/plasma exchange
    • Emergency liver transplantation
  • Management of Acute Pancreatitis and complications of chronic pancreatitis
  • Management of decompensated chronic liver disease and complications of portal hypertension
    • Hepatorenal syndrome/acute kidney injury
    • Ascites/spontaneous bacterial peritonitis
    • Variceal haemorrhage
  • Management of complex hepatology patients
    • Viral Hepatitis
    • Alcoholic Liver Disease
    • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
    • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Management of hepatobiliary surgical patients
    • Hepatobiliary and pancreatic tumours
  • Therapeutic endoscopy for hepatological/hepetobiliary indications
    • Frequently managed under general anaesthesia on the ITU
  • Interventional Radiology
    • Angiography/embolisation
    • Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS procedure)
  • Liver transplantation
    • Cadaveric – DBD and DCD
    • Living-related liver transplantation
  • Assessment for major surgery
    • Risk assessment and diagnostic right heart catheterisation
  • Short stay and Peri-operative Care
    • Post-operative goal directed therapy/optimisation
  • Management of trauma/polytrauma