Invitation to Attend
Pediatric heart surgeons, biomedical engineers, cardiologists, intensivists, scientists, anesthesiologists, pediatric perfusionists and nurses are invited to attend.
Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:
- Describe current practices and devices used in pediatric mechanical circulatory support and pediatric cardiopulmonary bypass
- Discuss special pediatric topics such as ECMO, assist pumps, heart transplantation, systemic inflammation, and pulsatile CPB in neonates and infants
- Review bioengineering applications in pediatric cardiac surgery
- Identify clinical outcomes using current devices and discuss design aspects for pumps and VADs
(must complete online form and email abstract: click here to be taken to the abstract page)
Abstract DEADLINE EXTENDED to February 22, 2008!
Notification of Acceptance
March 1, 2008
All invited or accepted papers will be published in the November - December 2008 issue of the ASAIO Journal. Please refer to the ASAIO author guidelines at www.asaio.com specifically here
May 22 - 24, 2008
Conference Registration Deadline
April 1, 2008
Hotel Reservation Deadline
April 1, 2008
(Guidelines for the Conference Awards)
Surgery Residents: Best Abstract and Best Poster
Biomedical Engineering Students: Best Abstract and Best Poster
There will be special exhibit time for pediatric cardiac assist devices and components of the cardiopulmonary bypass systems.
Companies should contact:
Akif Ündar, PhD