31st Annual Meeting - June 24th, 2001 - Sodehotel Woluwe

This Annual Meeting of the SIZ was held in Brussels on June 24th 2011 at the Sodehotel Woluwe. It was an exciting event with four sessions focused on the abdomen, hemodynamics, sedation and ventilation, and ethics. These presentations will be available from October 1st 2011.

Scientific program:

1. The abdomen

  • Liver dialysis: current status – Alexander Wilmer, KUL
  • Supplemental parenteral nutrition – Michel Casaer, KUL
  • Pancreatitis: when and how to drain – Pierre Francois Laterre, UCL

2. Hemodynamics

  • The ideal hemodynamic monitoring tool – Isabelle Michaux, UCL
  • Blood and coagulation for hemorrhagic shock: what, when and how much – Jan De Waele, UGent
  • ProCon debate: Balanced fluid resuscitation

pro Herbert Spapen, UZB
con Bertrand Guidet, Paris

3. Ventilation and sedation

  • Muscle relaxation in ARDS – Laurent Papazian, Marseille
  • Modalities for non-invasive ventilator support – where are we? – Thierry Sottiaux, Gosselies
  • Delirium: diagnosis and treatment – Didier Ledoux, ULG

4. Ethics

  • SIZ award: Computerized data management in the ICU – Geert Meyfroid, Leuven
  • Conflicts in the ICU – Dominique Benoit, UGent
  • ProCon debate: Liberal visiting hours

pro Jean-Louis Vincent, ULB
con Philippe Jorens, UZA