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39th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine

Brussels, Belgium March 19 - March 22, 2019

With more than 6,200 expected participants from countries world-wide this meeting is one of the most important ICU related events in the world.

The objectives of this four day symposium are to provide participants with an up-to-date review of the most recent, clinically relevant, developments in research, therapy, and management of the critically ill.

Event details

Date: March 19 - March 22, 2019
City: Brussels, Belgium
Venue: Square - Brussels Meeting Center
Booth: 2.32/33/34/35

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Getinge @ ISICEM

Getinge @ ISICEM 2019

Getinge is one of the Major Sponsors of the 39th edition of the event and we are looking forward to welcoming you on our booth to get your through the path of our solution offerings for the ICU environment.

Getinge is also proud to sponsor the first ISICEM Simulation Center and we invite you to register to this unique opportunity via the ISICEM webpage here. As part of our activities onsite, we also sponsor two lunch symposia and four  Interactive Corners. Those Interactive Corners are NEW this year at ISICEM and they are an exclusive chance to discover and rediscover our product offering in a very dedicated way.

Are you willing to join us for one of our interactive corners? Secure your seat now! Please come and visit our booth at ISICEM to know more about Getinge.

Getinge symposium

Getinge lunch symposia

Getinge will also take part to the scientific program of the event by offering two sponsored lunch symposia to the congress attendees on Wednesday, March 20 and Thursday, March 21 from 12:30 to 13:30.

Right time, right patient, right therapy - Can we do it better for ARDS patients?

Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 
Time: 12:30 – 13:30
Venue: Tent

Chairman: Niall Ferguson (Toronto, Canada)

  • When to recruit, how to recruit?
    Marcelo Amato (São Paulo, Brazil)

  • Safe spontaneous breathing in ARDS
    Leo Heunks (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

  • The role of ECMO
    Alain Combes (Paris, France)

The current dilemma between evidence based vs. personalized medicine – Advanced monitoring as an example

Date: Thursday, March 21, 2019 
Time: 12:30 – 13:30
Venue: Salle M (Bozar Building)

Chairmen: Bernd Saugel (Hamburg, Germany), Jan Benes (Pilsen, Czech Republic)

  • Why do we not have the evidence?
    Jean-Louis Teboul (Paris, France)

  • What can we do in the ICU?
    Xavier Monnet (Paris, France)

  • We do have the evidence in the OR
    Bernd Saugel (Hamburg, Germany)

Simulation Center 2019

Presentation and interactive discussion of a challenging case from one of three clinical scenarios:

  • Sepsis
  • ARDS
  • Circulatory shock

Each session will last 45 minutes and include a maximum of 10 participants, one case presenter and one expert.

Download the Simulation Center information

Interactive meeting corners

Getinge will run 4 sessions at the  interactive corner A in the exhibition hall. Those interactive corners are unique opportunities to have dedicated hands-on sessions and presentations on Getinge ICU portfolio.  


Getinge ECMO Trouble Shooting
Wednesday March, 20 from 15.00 to 16.00
Thursday March, 21 from 11.00 to 12.00

Getinge personalized lung protection with Servo-U
Wednesday March, 20 from 11.00 to 12.00
Thursday March 21 from 15.00 to 16.00

If you are curious to know more about Getinge offering, please reserve your seat using the below link.


Our broad, high-end product portfolio for short-term or prolonged extracorporeal life support (ECLS) or extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) includes a choice of devices and consumables to provide individual and sufficient extracorporeal heart and/or lung support, such as centrifugal pumps, oxygenators, heater units, tubing sets, and catheters and cannulae.

Read more about ECLS

Cardiohelp System

The small and lightweight heart-lung support system.

Read more about Cardiohelp System


Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a syndrome that appears to be under recognized, undertreated, and associated with a high mortality rate. ARDS is progressive with an early treatment window that can be exploited.

Read more about ARDS