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December 4 & 5 2018


Welcome Message

1st.International PMAH ECMO/ECLS symposium

Dear colleagues,

It is our pleasure and distinct honour on behalf of the organizing and scientific committees to invite you to Saudi ECMO 2018 the 1st International Saudi ECMO Symposium 2018 at Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

The symposium intends to present ECMO/ECLS experience from Saudi Arabia bringing  colleagues of different specialties: physicians (intensivists, cardiothoracic surgeons, cardiologists, anaesthetists, paediatricians), perfusionist, adult/pediatric/neonatal critical care nurses and respiratory therapists who are interested in advance intensive care particularly extra corporeal life support.

This is also to provide a platform of knowledge sharing and gain experience in ECMO frontiers and how it has been pushed to the new ECMO frontier thus opening a window for what is beyond ECMO frontier in the future .

Furthermore, this symposium will conduct an honouring ceremony recognizing people who contributed to the ECLS worldwide. Other components of the program are sharing of ECMO centers’ experience, reporting of notable cases handled and discussion of all applications of extracorporeal life support through lectures and workshops.

The symposium will provide four simultaneous educational tracks which include the following: 

  1. Adult ECMO/ECLS Track- will focus on new frontiers in ECMO/ECLS and Saudi ECMO centres’ experience.

  2. Perfusionists’ Track- will tackle perfusionist management and emergency response.

  3. Nurses’ Track– will cover ECLS/ECMO nursing management and challenges.

  4. Workshop Track - Two Sessions that will demonstrate ECMO cannulation and troubleshooting using a high fidelity simulation.

Come to Riyadh - Saudi Arabia, present your experiences, ask your questions, and be a part of the exciting ECMO community.

Dr Ayed Asiri

Symposium Chair

Dr Ahmad Rabee

Symposium Co-Chair

Venue Location in Riyadh