7th EuroELSO Congress on ECMO-ECLS
Prague, Czech Republic May 23 - May 26, 2018
The 7th European meeting focuses on extracorporeal life support therapies. The EuroELSO congress is one of the most important platforms for learning and networking opportunities for professionals interested in the care of patients with both cardiac and respiratory failure.
The main congress will provide three core parallel educational tracks focused on adult, pediatric and perfusion/nursing topics. The Preconference in depth sessions covers an animal lab workshop, neonatal and paediatric ECMO courses and interactive case based discussions.
Date: May 23 - May 26, 2018
City: Prague, Czech Republic
Venue: Prague Congress Centre (PCC)
ECMO Experiment Workshop
Getinge is one of the sponsors of the ECMO Experiment Workshop that will take place at the Charles University, Prague First Faculty of Medicine. This workshop explicitly addresses intensivists, perfusionists considering to set up or participate in an experimental research.
The attendees will have the possibility to practise hands-on experimental ECMO and monitoring (invasive, noninvasive), learn about ECMO research opportunities and the principles of experimental research.
Date: Tuesday, May 22
Time: 12:00 – 18:00
Venue: Charles University
Live Case Sessions
Getinge is the main partner of the congress' Live Case Sessions. The Life Case Session consists of two pre-recorded and one real live sessions of cathlab cases all focusing on ECMO.
Date: Thursday, May 24
Time: 16:00 - 17.00
Venue: Congress Hall
- Life in box presentation – Combined bronchoscopy/X-ray guided stenting on VV ECMO
Jiri Votruba & Vaclav Vobruba & Jan Bělohlávek (Czech Republic)
- Life in box presentation - ECMO switch to LVAD
Ivan Netuka & Jiri Maly (Czech Republic)
- Life case – PCI on VA ECMO
Jan Bělohlávek & the cathlab team (Czech Republic)
Getinge is also a major partner of the EuroELSO’s Educational Corner and will support the ECPR Cannulation Workshop.
The objective of this course is to give registered delegates the opportunity to have a basic training in advanced vascular access procedure and show them how to implement ECLS in order to assist CPR (ECPR) both in in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA) or in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA).
Date: Friday, May 25
Time: 10:30 to 12:00
Venue: Educational Corner
EuroELSO Run for Health
We are proud to be one of the contributors of the congress’ Run for Health. Meet us in front of the main entrance of the Congress venue.
Date: Friday, May 25, 2018
Time: 6:40 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Meeting point: Entrance no. 2
Good luck and keep running!