Scientific Program

Scientific highlights 2019

  • Broaden your general knowledge on all aspects of ECMO
  • Meet your colleagues from around the world, exchange your ideas and knowledge, expand your network
  • Participate in preconference Meet the Expert discussions
  • Watch the live case presentations – interact online with the team and the patient
  • Gain exposure and recognition – submit an abstract for review and present your results to the ELSO community
  • What went wrong session – tricks and confessions

Congress Topics

  • Support in cardiogenic shock
  • Supported resuscitation (E-CPR)
  • Membrane oxygenation in severe ARDS
  • CO2 removal (ECCO2R)


  • In neonatology and pediatrics
  • Support in interventional procedures
  • In non-intubated patients
  • Transport


  • Innovations in pumps and membranes
  • Cannulation: options and pitfalls
  • Anticoagulation, drugs & ventilation management
  • Complications of extracorporeal support
  • Induction and weaning strategies
  • Ethical and economical aspects