Recent SIZ meetings

Joined pop up meeting Belgian Transplant Society & SIZ - March 11th, 2020 - Flanders Meeting and Convention Centre , Koningin Astridplein 20 , 2018 Antwerpen

Dear SIZ members,

It is with pleasure that we announce that our next SIZ pop-up meeting will be done in collaboration with our colleagues from the Belgian Transplantation Society (BTS). The meeting will be in Antwerp, Wednesday 11th March 2020, Flanders Meeting and Convention Centre, Koningin Astridplein 20, 2018 Antwerpen. The whole afternoon will be dedicated to this joint program.

We think there is a need for structured collaboration in order to improve donor detection and donor management. In this exciting afternoon, we will cover all important aspects, and we are extremely happy with the covered subjects and the high quality speakers.


We hope we may welcome a lot of SIZ members for this meeting.On behalf of the SIZ board and the BTS board
Geert Meyfroidt, SIZ president
Xavier Wittebole, SIZ past-president, and meeting co-chair
Koen De Decker, SIZ secretary and meeting co-chair
Didier Ledoux, SIZ board member and meeting co-chair”


Registration BTS- SIZ Pop-Up Symposium -

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SIZ pop-up meeting: SEDATION - December 5th, 2019 - Hilton - Brussels


The use of sedatives and analgesics in the ICU: Overview of recent guidelines (Kirsten Colpaert)
Why I no longer use  continuous midazolam infusions ? (Xavier Wittebole)
Volatile anesthetics (Vincent Collin)

15.30 : Coffee Break

Haldol and delirium after the recent trials (Arjen Slooter)
Panel discussion



Volatile Anesthetics (SIZ 05-12-2019)

Wittebole Why I no longer use continuous midazolam infusions


SIZ Annual Meeting 2019 - June 14th, 2019 - Hilton Grand Place - Brussels



SESSION 1 :  The difficult weaning (Moderators: G Hermans & P Depuydt)

08h45 : Weaning failue – State of the art   ( T Schepens , Antwerp)

09h15 : Diaphragmatic dysfunction ( A Demoule , Paris, France)

09h45 : NIV in the weaning process ( X Wittebole, Brussels)


10h15 :  coffee break


SESSION 2 : The ICU of the future (Moderators: K Colpaert & A Wilmer)

10h45 :  The impact of architecture on the critically ill ( P Jorens , Antwerp)

11h15 : The ventilator of tomorrow ( A Demoule , Paris, France)

11h45 : How AI will help  ( M Flechet, Leuven)


12h15 :  Lunch break and poster round


13h30 : SIZ Award

13h40:  Poster oral presentations


SESSION 3 : practical issues  (Moderators: P Biston & N Van Regenmortel)

14h15 : The difficult to feed patient ( M Casaer , Leuven)

14h45 : The difficult fluid loading ( N Van Regenmortel , Antwerp)

15h15 : The difficult to sedate patient ( B Troubleyn , Brussels)


15h45 : Coffee break


16h15 : General Assembly  


(Registration on site from 8 a.m. Number of places is limited)