International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine: Pre-symposium courses

Pre-symposium courses

Location: Square - Brussels Meeting Center
Supported by: Cheetah Medical, Edwards Lifesciences and Getinge
Chairmen: Michael R.Pinsky (Pittsburgh, USA) & Jean-Louis Teboul (Paris, France)
Date(s):  19/3/2018
Price per participant: 
225 Eur


1. Didactic lectures & Demonstrations (Room 311-312)

  • 8:00 Registration
  • 8.25 Introduction 
    • Michael R. Pinsky (Pittsbugh, USA)
  • 8:30 Vascular pressure monitoring: applications and pitfalls (including technical limitations and physiological processes that complicate interpretation)
    • Michael Pinsky (Pittsbugh, USA)
  • 9:15 Indicator dilution-derived cardiac output and advanced analytic variables (including sample timing, averaging, pitfalls and errors, TBV, GEDV, lung water)
    • Jean-Louis Teboul (Paris, France)
  • 10.00 Break
  • 10:15 Cardiac output by arterial pressure waveform analysis and bio reactance (theory and application, limitations and errors)
    • Maxime Cannesson (Los Angeles, USA)
  • 11:00 Ultrasound-based hemodynamic monitoring (UScom, Esophageal Doppler and Transthoracic echocardiography)
    • Daniel De Backer (Brussels, Belgium)
  • 11:30 Blood oxygen saturation measures and pleth signals (including sampling errors, intermittent versus continuous, limitations and pitfalls)
    • Jan Bakker (New York, USA)

2. Hands-on demonstration of monitoring devices (small groups) working lunch (Room 310)

  • 12:00-13:30 Demonstrations (20’ each) (mentored by workshop faculty)
    1. PAC & Flotrac-Vigileo
      Edwards Lifesciences - Jan Bakker (New York, USA) & Maxime Cannesson (Los Angeles, USA)
    2. PiCCO 
      Getinge - Jean-Louis Teboul (Paris, France)
      Cheetah Medical – Michael R. Pinsky (Pittsburgh, USA)

3. Case-based discussion of monitoring-directed management of shock (small group) (Rooms 314 A&B and 316 ­­A&B)

  • 13:30-17:15 Case discussions (45’ each)
    1. Cardiogenic shock
      Jan Bakker (New York, USA) - Room 314A
    2. Perioperative monitoring
      Maxime Cannesson (Los Angeles, USA) - Room 314B
    3. Septic shock
      Jean-Louis Teboul (Paris, France) - Room 316A
    4. Shock of unclear etiology
      Michael R. Pinsky (Pittsburgh, USA) - Room 316B
  • 17:15 End