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The 3rd Freiburg Symposium on Extracorporeal Life Support (FELS) will take place on Friday, May 20th at Kreativpark Lokhalle. In three sessions with different topics, international experts will discuss clinical applications and recent advances in extracorporeal circulation and lung support.
The program is structured as follows:
Topics: MCS in cardiogenic shock
Left ventricular unloading in V-A ECMO
Should there be an age limit for patients on ECMO?
Moderator: David Staudacher
Panelists: Susann Price, London
Dirk Westermann, Freiburg
Justyna Swol, Nürnberg
Topics: ECPR for patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
Out-of-center initiation of ECMO
Should ECMO be offered in every hospital?
Moderator: Tobias Wengenmayer
Panelists: Fabio Silvio Taccone, Brüssel
Jan Bělohlávek, Prag
Georg Trummer, Freiburg
Open discussions with panelists
Topics: The role of V-V-ECMO in the treatment of ARDS
Mechanical ventilation during V-V-ECMO
Weaning from V-V-ECMO
Moderator: Alexander Supady
Panelists: Daniel Brodie, New York (virtuell zugeschaltet)