40th International Symposium on Intensive Care & Emergency Medicine

The International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine is organized in collaboration with the Departments of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine of Erasme University Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles, and with the Belgian Society of Intensive Care Medicine (SIZ). 

The 40th ISICEM will be held hybrid this year ( virtually and in-person). ISICEM has been granted 26 CME credits by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®).

The symposium "Use of factor concentrates in major bleeding - A pragmatic approach", will be offered on Tuesday 31st of August from 12:30 – 13:30h (CEST). The symposium will be live streamed for registered participants on the ISICEM website and to Silver Hall.


Tuesday, 31 August 2021 12:30 - 13:30h (CEST)

Welcome and Introduction

Chair: Oliver Grottke

Fundamentals of coagulation management during surgery

Oliver Grottke

RWTH University Clinic Aachen, Germany

Pragmatic management of bleeding during cardiac surgery

Keyvan Karkouti

University Health Network; Sinai Health System; Women's College Hospital, Canada

Early management of TIC - Role of concentrates

Luis Da Luz

Sunnybrook Research Institute, Canada

Discussion and Questions



Meet our Speakers