Pre-Conference Workshops: Wednesday 16 March

Time Agenda Speakers
13:00 Registration Opens
14:00 - 17:15 Pre-Conference Workshops
14:00 - 15:30 Parallel Workshops – Session A
Workshop 1: Scenario and Troubleshooting on ECMO (hands-on simulation) Mark Ogino, USA
Workshop 2: Cannulation Options (hands-on simulation) Christian Schmoll, Germany
Joerg Kurz, Germany
Workshop 3: Ventilation on ECMO and during Weaning Ibrahim Fawzy Hassan, Qatar
Akram Abdelbary, Egypt
Workshop 4: Anticoagulation and Monitoring Klaus Görlinger, Germany
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break
14:00 - 17:15 Pre-Conference Workshops
15:45 - 17:15 Parallel Workshops – Session B
Workshop 1: Scenario and Troubleshooting on ECMO (hands-on simulation) Mark Ogino, USA
Workshop 2: Cannulation Options (hands-on simulation) Christian Schmoll, Germany
Joerg Kurz, Germany
Workshop 3: Ventilation on ECMO and during Weaning Ibrahim Fawzy Hassan, Qatar
Akram Abdelbary, Egypt
Workshop 4: Anticoagulation and Monitoring Klaus Görlinger, Germany
17:15 End of Pre-Conference Workshops Day
  • All workshops will run in parallel sessions

DAY 1: Thursday 17 March

Time Agenda Speakers
08:00 Registration Opens
08:45 - 12:00 Pre-Conference Workshops
08:45 - 10:15 Parallel Workshops – Session C
Workshop 1: Scenario and Troubleshooting on ECMO (hands-on simulation) Mark Ogino, USA
Workshop 2: Cannulation Options (hands-on simulation) Christian Schmoll, Germany
Joerg Kurz, Germany
Workshop 3: Ventilation on ECMO and during Weaning Ibrahim Fawzy Hassan, Qatar
Akram Abdelbary, Egypt
Workshop 4: Anticoagulation and Monitoring Klaus Görlinger, Germany
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 Parallel Workshops – Session B
Workshop 1: Scenario and Troubleshooting on ECMO (hands-on simulation) Mark Ogino, USA
Workshop 2: Cannulation Options (hands-on simulation) Christian Schmoll, Germany
Joerg Kurz, Germany
Workshop 3: Ventilation on ECMO and during Weaning Ibrahim Fawzy Hassan, Qatar
Akram Abdelbary, Egypt
Workshop 4: Anticoagulation and Monitoring Klaus Görlinger, Germany
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 14:30 Opening Remarks
14:30 - 15:00 ECMO: The next 10 years Robert Bartlett, USA
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 - 17:15 Session 1: Indications for ECLS in 2016
Moderator: Laszlo Kiraly, UAE / Mohamed Shalaby, KSA
15:30 - 15:50 Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for ME-Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV): Single-Center Experience Khalid Alkhamees,
Saudi Arabia
15:50 - 16:10 Respiratory Failure in HIV: Why ECMO? Gerry Capatos,
South Africa
16:10 - 16:30 E-CPR Thomas Müller,
Germany
16:30 - 16:50 ECLS in Myocardial infarction Nicolas Brechót,
France
16:50 - 17:10 CO2 Removal Nicholas Barrett,
UK
17:10 - 17:15 Question and Answer
17:15 - 18:15 Industry Symposium: Team Building and Transportation in ECMO by Maquet
18:15 - 20:00 Welcome Reception

DAY 2: Friday 18 March

Time Agenda Speakers
08:00 Registration Opens
09:00 - 10:45 Session 2: Management on ECLS I
Moderator: Akram Abdelbary, Egypt | Poonam Malhotra Kapoor, India
09:00 - 09:20 VV or VA - What to Choose and Special Indication in the SWAC Chapter Mohamed Shalaby,
Saudi Arabia
09:20 - 09:40 Start ECMO- Cannulation Techniques Ibrahim Fawzy Hassan,
Qatar
09:40 - 10:00 Anticoagulation and Blood products - What to Use and When? Nicholas Barrett,
UK
10:00 - 10:20 POC-guided Management of Hemostasis in ECLS Klaus Görlinger,
Germany
10:20 - 10:40 Alternative Anticoagulation/HIT/ Thromboembolic Complications Martin Beiderlinden,
Germany
10:45 - 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 - 12:30 Session 3: Management on ECLS II
Moderator: Jan Bengtsson, UAE | Khalid AlKhamees, KSA
11:15 - 11:35 Ventilation in VV - ECMO Kenneth Palmer,
Sweden
11:35 - 11:55 Ventilation and Pulmonary Problems during VA-ECMO Malaika Mendonca,
UAE
11:55 - 12:15 PICU Medications and the ECMO Effect – SKMC Experience Banke Ayanlake,
UAE
12:15 - 12:35 Importance of Echocardiography during ECLS Hazem Al Badoui,
UAE
12:35 - 12:40 Question and Answer
12:40 - 13:40 Lunch
13:40 - 15:25 Session 4: Complications on ECLS I: Inescapable or Avoidable?
Moderator: Thomas Müller, Germany | Venkat Goyal, India
13:40 - 14:00 Adjunctive Therapies and ECMO Mark Duthie,
UAE
14:00 - 14:20 Neuromonitoring Roberto Lorusso,
Italy
14:20 - 14:40 Infection on ECMO- Does it happen? “Unfortunately it does” Judit Till,
UAE
14:40 - 15:00 Hypoxemia and recirculation during ECMO Steven Conrad,
US
15:00 - 15:20 Expect the unexpected. ECMO at a Comprehensive Service for Congenital Heart Disease in UAE. Laszlo Kiraly,
UAE
15:20 - 15:25 Question and Answer
15:25 - 15:55 Coffee Break
15:55 - 17:00 Session 5: Complications on ECLS II (prevention and therapies)
Moderator: Mark Dutie, UAE | Mohamed Salim Kabbani, KSA
15:55 - 16:15 ECMO – Renal Issue Pranay Oza,
India
16:15 - 16:35 LV Distention Venkat Goyal,
India
16:35 - 16:55 Monitoring during ECLS Poonam Malhotra Kapoor,
India
16:55 - 17:00 Question and Answer
19:00 Faculty Dinner

DAY 3: Saturday 19 March

Time Agenda Speakers
08:00 Registration Opens
09:00 - 10:45 Session 6A: Experience from SWAC Chapter Centers (set-up/problems)
Moderators: Roberto Lorusso, Netherlands | Suneel Pooboni, India
09:00 - 09:10 ECLS in the UAE -Update- Malaika Mendonca, UAE
09:10 - 09:20 Experience from Qatar ECMO Program Ibrahim Fawzy Hassan,
Qatar
09:20 - 09:30 Experience from Saudi Arabia Cardiac center:
Use of ECMO for lung reperfusion injury after Pulmonary artery reconstruction
Mohamed Salim Kabbani,
KSA
09:30 - 09:40 Experience from Egyptian Centre
Set up Problems
Akram Abdelbary,
Egypt
09:40 - 09:50 The Introduction of Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS) to EGYPT - ECMO Milestones in EGYPT Aliaa Abdel Fattah,
Egypt
09:50 - 10:00 ECMO – Center Experience Khalid Alkhamees,
KSA
10:00 - 10:10 Oman Syed Rizvi, Oman
10:10 - 10:20 Experience from SWAC Chapter centers
set-up / problems - LEBANON
Khaled El Rifai,
Lebanon
10:20 - 10:30 Country Report: India Praveen Khilnani,
India
10:30 - 10:35 Question and Answer
10:35 - 11:15 Coffee Break
09:00 - 10:45 Session 6B: ECMO Specialist – Role & Responsibilities
Moderator: Christelle Du Plessis, UAE | Maike Schumacher, UAE
09:00 - 09:15 Becoming ECMO Specialist and ECMO Coordinator – UAE Experiences Muayaad Hussein,
UAE
09:15 - 09:30 Developing ECMO Simulation Training at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City Ahmed Saleem Al Odeh,
UAE
09:30 - 09:45 Nursing Practice for vv ECMO Therapy in Germany Tobias Wittler,
Germany
09:45 - 10:00 Perfusionist and RT-What is in common? RT as ECMO specialist Jacob Philip,
UAE
10:00 - 10:15 Perfusionist Base Caregiver Model – Saudi Experience Nuno Raposo,
UAE
10:15 - 10:30 The Role of the Bedside Nurse for an ECMO Patient, "Importance and Education" Amal Yehia Ghadban,
UAE
10:30 - 10:45 Performance Evaluation of Hemochron Elite and Istat ACT Devices CPB. Nabeel Razzak, UK
10:45 - 10:50 Question and Answer
10:50 - 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15-12:30 Session 7: Outcome on ECLS
Moderator: Luc Tambeur, UAE | Mark Ogino, USA
11:15 - 11:35 Are there Age Limits and Does Volume Matter? Roberto Lorusso,
Italy
11:35 - 11:55 Exit of ECLS- when do we reach the end James Fortenberry,
USA
11:55 - 12:15 What can ECLS achieve? Thomas Müller,
Germany
12:15 - 12:30 Question and Answer
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:25 Session 8: Education/ Simulation and Impact on Quality/Outcome
Moderator: Steven Conrad, USA | Ahmed Al Odeh, UAE
13:30 - 13:50 Training and simulation during ECLS Mark Ogino,
USA
13:50 - 14:10 Education and training improves outcome - Experience from South America Luiz Caneo,
Brazil
14:10 – 14:25 Benchmarking and ELSO James Fortenberry,
USA
14:25 – 14:40 Fitting Processes and Resources to Quality Objectives: The Qatar Approach Ibrahim Fawzy Hassan,
Qatar
14:40 – 14:55 Maintaining Quality in a Low Resource Environment Gerry Capatos,
South Africa
14:55 – 15:10 Maintaining Quality with Limited Resources: India Suneel Pooboni,
India"
15:10 – 15:25 Balancing Quality, Scope and Resources Akram Abdelbary,
Egypt
15:25 - 15:30 Question and Answer
15:30 - 15:45 Closing remarks and welcome to SWAC ELSO 2017