ESICM LIVES 2018-31st European Society of Intensive Care Medicine Annual Congress

ESICM LIVES 2018-31st European Society of Intensive Care Medicine Annual Congress

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Hamilton Medical

Date: 23 Oct 2018
12:30 – 14:00 - Open Lung Strategy 2.0
Location: Room Berlin
Chair: Daniel Talmor, Boston, United States
12:30 – 12:35 Introduction
12:35 – 12:55 Should we still recruit the lung? Lorenzo Berra, Boston, United States
12:55 – 13:15 Esophageal pressure: what do we measure? Laurent Brochard, Toronto, Canada
13:15 – 13:35 Can we really set PEEP according to transpulmonary pressure? Daniel Talmor, Boston, United States
13:35 – 13:55 How to use open lung strategy in practice? Jean-Michel Arnal, Toulon, France
13:55 – 14:00 Conclusion

Date: 23 Oct 2018
18:15 – 19:15 - Optimal Nutrition Care guided by Indirect Calorimetry
Location: Room Athens
Chairs: Pierre Singer, Petah Tiqva, Israel Kenneth Christopher, Boston, United States
18:15 – 18:25 Importance of indirect calorimetry in intensive care: Pierre Singer, Petah Tiqva, Israel
18:25 – 18:45
Indirect Calorimetry for Tailoring Nutrition Prescription: Benefits and Constraints
Michael Hiesmayr, Vienna, Austria
18:45 – 19:05 The new metabolic monitor: Technical Breakthroughs and Features: Claude Pichard, Geneva, Switzerland
19:05 – 19:10 Measuring Energy Expenditure in ICU: A New Experience for Users (Video)
19:10 – 19:15 Q&A


Visit Xenios in the Simulation Center at the ESICM Paris
From CO2 Removal to Full Oxygenation
Monday, Oct 22nd 14:15 - 15:15
Tuesday, Oct 23rd 14:45 - 15:45 & 16:45 - 17:45
Wednesday, Oct 24th 11:45 - 12:45


Date: 22 Oct 2018

Location: Room Rome

18:15 – 19:15 Complementary Therapies in Endotoxic Shock: the Polymyxin B hemoperfusion Chair: Jean-Paul Mira, Paris, France Massimo Girardis, Modena, Italy

18:15 – 18:35 - Polymyxin B hemoperfusion during Emergency Abdominal Surgery: rationale and application: Jerome Pugin, Geneva, Switzerland

18:35 – 18:55 - Targeting a complementary therapy for Endotoxic Shock: what we have Learned from Literature and clinical experience: Massimo Antonelli, Rome, Italy

18:55 – 19:15 - High Dose Vasopressor Refractory Shock and Role of Polymyxin B hemoperfusion therapy: Gianpaola Monti, Milano, Italy



Date: 22 Oct 2018

Location: Room Vienna 1

2:30 – 14:00 The expanding boundaries of ICU nutrition

Chair: Todd Rice Carole Ichai

Speakers & Talks:

-What did we learn from nutritional monitoring? Stephan Jakob, Bern, Switzerland

-The DIVINE nutritional management in ICU – Todd Rice, Nashville, USA

-The metabolic phenotype of skeletal muscle during early critical illness – Nicholas Hart, London, UK

-Metabolimics of Cell stress in Sepsis – Kenneth Christopher, Boston, USA


Date: 23 Oct 2018

Location: Room Vienna

12:30 – 14:00 Treatment of dysphagia in mechanically ventilated patients

Chair: Guiseppe Citerio, Carole Ichai

Speakers & Talks

- Introduction & ESICM Dysphagia Survey results – Guiseppe Citerio, Monza, Italy

- Dysphagia in Mechanically Ventilated Patients: DYnAMICS results – Jörg Schefold, Bern, Switzerland

- Treatment of dysphagia in tracheostomized patients: PHAST-TRACK results – Rainer Dziewas, Münster, Germany

- Pharyngeal electrical stimulation in intubated patients – Rudolf Likar, Klagenfurt, Austria


Nurses session

Date: 23 Oct 2018

Location: Arena

12:40 – 13:40 Nutritional support in the critically ill patient 

Chair: Todd Rice, Carole Boulanger

Speakers & Talks

- How do I feed my obese patient? Results of new clinical trial – Todd Rice, Nashville, USA

- What do I need to consider in my feeding goals? – Michael Casaer, Leuven, Belgium

- How can we improve our nutritional practice in the ICU? – Michael Hiesmayr, Vienna, Austria

Aspen Pharma

Date: 22 Oct 2018

12:30 – 14:00 Sedation practices in the ICU

Location: Room Amsterdam

Chair: Michael Sander, Giessen, Germany Jean-Daniel Chiche (Paris, France)

-Safety first: insights from clinical pharmacists.– Robert Shulman (London, UK)

- What a different a drug makes? – Jean-Daniel Chiche (Paris, France)

- Good past – better future? – Marc Léone (Marseille, France)

GE Healthcare Lunch Symposium

Date: 22 Oct 2018 12:30 – 14:00

Optimizing ICU workflows and outcomes through innovative solutions

Location: Room Rome

Chairman: Prof. Erwan L’HER Co-chairman: Dr. Marius Terblanche

• How design and usability can reduce use errors and improve patient transport? Prof. Erwan L’HER (Brest, France)

• Big data and Analytics as support tools to capitalize on practice? Dr. Erik KOOMEN (Utrecht, Netherlands)

• Speed-up clinical decisions using Ultrasound and Artificial Intelligence. Prof. Heinrich GROESDONK (Homburg, Germany)

GE Healthcare Launch Ceremony: CARESCAPE™ ONE

Date: 22 Oct 2018

Time: 15:45 Location: GE booth #2.30

Can intra-hospital patient transport be improved to help prevent errors and adverse events? Our innovative CARESCAPE ONE monitoring system turns every bed into a transport bed. Meet with GE to discuss over some refreshments how CARESCAPE ONE can revolutionize patient transport across care areas and for multiple patient acuities

GE Healthcare ULTRASOUND challenge on shock diagnosis

During EXHIBITION TIME at GE booth #2.30

Introducing Venue’s Shock Toolkit The new Venue™ includes automated tools that enable you to get the information you need to make fast decisions when triaging patients. Meet us during the exhibition time and watch the live sessions on Venue.

Discover GE’s Intuitive Digital platform CENTRICITY HIGH ACUITY Critical Care

During EXHIBITION TIME at GE booth #2.30

Driving Care Consistency and Personalised Medicine is now possible thanks to Centricity™ High Acuity Critical Care.

• Discover ICU needs at a glance to better manage your unit critical resources & priorities

• Optimise your daily ICU routine to focus on the essential

• Improve patient care & safety with evidence based-medicine Join GE to discover our intuitive Digital platform and its new powerful Experts Modules: Metabolism, Lung Protection and Sedation.

Discover a new and efficient way to manage events in the ICU

During EXHIBITION TIME at GE booth #2.30

See how GE and ASCOM partnership with Digistat® Patient

Watch can help you minimize alarm fatigue, improve staff efficiency and increase patient safety!

Join Tech Lounge about the future of ICU - Machine Learning, Analytics & TeleICU

Date: 22 Oct 2018

Time: 16:15 - 17:30


Watch demonstrations of the latest technology to analyse big data, see how telemedicine works and discuss how future developments in technology can change the way we practise. Offers dynamic sessions where you can participate and contribute to the discussion onsite and via social media.

Lunch Symposium I

Edwards Lifesciences

Date: 22 Oct 2018

12:30 – 14:00

Location: Room Geneva

Tailoring hemodynamic monitoring according to clinical needs 

Chairmen: Thomas Scheeren (Groningen, The Netherlands) Daniel Reuter (Rostock, Germany)

- Clinical challenge in the ICU – identification and monitoring: Jean-Louis Vincent (Brussels, Belgium)

- When do we need hemodynamic monitoring? - Bernd Saugel (Hamburg, Germany)

- Fluid responsiveness – measurement technology in ED, OR and ICU: Frédéric Michard (Lausanne, Switzerland)

- Successful implementation of optimized fluid management: Marit Habicher (Giessen, Germany)

Lunch Symposium II

Edwards Lifesciences

Date: 23 Oct 2018

Location: Room Geneva

12:30 – 14:00

Future practice in hemodynamic monitoring 

Chairmen: Maurizio Cecconi (London, UK) Ignacio Monge Garcia (Jerez, Spain)

- Clinical impact of hypotension: Bernd Saugel (Hamburg, Germany)

- Big Data in clinical practice: Bart Geerts (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

- Predicting hypotension – from reactive to proactive clinical decision: Michael Sander (Giessen, Germany)

- Predictive analytics – beyond the buzz: Frédéric Michard (Lausanne, Switzerland)

Acumen software experience

Edwards Lifesciences

Location: Rooms 221 & 222

The experience is an exclusive opportunity to witness the innovation that Acumen intelligent decision support software represents in predictive monitoring.

Pre-registration required (few slots available every day):

In the rooms 221 & 222, Edwards experts and developers will take a small group and demonstrate the technology. Give your thoughts and be part of the development of this advance in patient care. FREE virtual reality headset when you register for the Acumen software experience. Walk with the Edwards experts through the Acumen intelligent decision support software experience and take away your very own virtual reality headset, along with our custom virtual reality Acumen software experience so you can walk your friend and colleagues through, whenever and wherever you like.




In addition to a stimulating and exhaustive scientific programme, there will be over 60 poster corner sessions, 10 parallel scientific sessions, 10 master classes, 3 diploma preparation courses, 20 interactive sessions with live voting, 16 interactive debates, 18 sessions in the very popular Simulation Centre, NEXT Lounge and Tech Lounge, as well as the major congress exhibition and networking possibilities in our Members’ Lounge and the social programme.

Programme is available here

Register online here

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