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The George Washington University Hospital's Second Annual Adult Extracoporeal Life Support Symposium

Saturday, October 20, 2018


The Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner
Tysons Corner
United States

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The symposium will explore both common and unique applications for adult ECMO including reversible respiratory failure, cardiogenic shock, pulmonary embolism, trauma, sepsis, pregnancy, ECPR, and ECCO2R. Early recognition, implementation and basic management principles will be discussed. In addition, the symposium will cover heart failure and will have a special emphasis on management of heart failure using short term and long term mechanical circulatory assist devices. 

The comprehensive one-day symposium will cover a wide range of topics featuring:
•History of ECMO
•Veno-arterial ECMO (VA)
•Veno-venous ECMO (VV)
•Medical optimization prior to ECMO
•Ventilator management on ECMO
•Hemodynamics on ECMO
•ECMO Transport
•Management of Patients with Heart Failure
•Short Term VADs
•Durable VADs

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