Neonatal Respiratory Support

State-of-the-art in respiratory assistance, delivery room care, prevention and treatment of chronic lung disease

  • April 21 – 23, 2022
  • Porto, Portugal

Objectives

IPOKRaTES seminars provide high-quality postgraduate education, which enables professionals to keep abreast on the most recent developments and offers participants the opportunity to discuss clinical problems and scientific issues personally with international experts. Emphasis will be made on providing a comprehensive and structured approach to neonatal respiratory assistance from its theoretical and physiological basis to clinical patient management.

Faculty

  • Barbara Schmidt MD, MSc
    University of Pennsylvania, USA, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
  • Haresh Kirpalani MD, MSc
    University of Pennsylvania, USA, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
  • Maximo Vento MD
    University & Polytechnic Hospital La Fe, Valencia, Spain
  • Martin Keszler MD
    Brown University, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI. USA
  • Local speaker:
    Gustavo Rocha MD
    Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João, Porto, Portugal

Program

THU, APRIL 21, 2022

08.30–09.00

Welcome and introductory remarks

Gonçalves A. and Keszler M.

09.00–10.00

Essentials of pulmonary physiology and lung mechanics

Keszler M.

10.00–11.00

Normal and abnormal lung development, effects of preterm birth

Vento M.

11.00–11.30

Coffee break

11.30–12.30

Optimizing cardio-respiratory transition of ELGANs in the delivery room

Kirpalani H.

12.30–13.30

Lunch

13.30–14.30

Alternate approaches to surfactant administration

Vento M.

14.30–15.30

Non-invasive respiratory support: nCPAP, NIPPV, HFNC, nHFOV

Kirpalani H.

15.30–16.00

Coffee break

16.00–17.00

Ventilation basics: mode selection, patient-ventilator interaction

Keszler M.

17.00–17.30

Roundtable Discussion

All Faculty

FRI, APRIL 22, 2022

08.00–09.00

Oxygen toxicity, O2 use in the DR: What O2 saturation targets are optimal?

Vento M.

09.00–10.00

The story of neonatal caffeine therapy

Schmidt B.

10.00–10.30

Coffee break

10.30–11.30

Lung-protective ventilation strategies

Keszler M.

11.30–12.30

Oxygen targeting for ELGANs in the NICU

Schmidt B.

12.30–13.30

Lunch

13.30–14.30

Guidelines for Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Preterm infants

Vento M.

14.30–15.30

Controversies in the management of patent ductus arteriosus

Schmidt B.

15.30–16.00

Coffee break

16.00–17.00

Advances in HFOV: new technologies and expanded indications?

Keszler M.

17.00–17.30

Roundtable Discussion

All Faculty

SAT, APRIL 23, 2022

08.30–09.30

Pneumatoceles in ventilated neonates, how to approach them?

Rocha G.

09.30–10.30

Prevention and management of BPD

Kirpalani H.

10.30–11.00

Coffee break

11.00–12.00

Ventilator-associated Pneumonia

Vento M.

12.00–12.30

Roundtable Discussion

All Faculty

12.30–12.45

Closing Remarks

Gonçalves A. and Keszler M.

Subject to change

Free Seats

Information

The number of participants is limited to 70

Participation Fees

Single person

  • before Feb 24, 2022
  • 380,00 Euro
  • after Feb 24, 2022
  • 430,00 Euro

Member of the Society

  • before Feb 24, 2022
  • 380,00 Euro
  • after Feb 24, 2022
  • 380,00 Euro
Registration

Program Design / Host

Martin Keszler

Brown University, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI. USA

Américo Gonçalves

Porto group of the Faculty of Medicine of Porto University Department of Neonatology Alameda Professor Hernâni
Monteiro 4200-319 Porto, Portugal

Target Audience

Physicians and other health care professionals from academic and non-university hospitals with interest in mechanical ventilation and other forms of life support. This includes Neonatologists, Pediatricians, Intensivists, Anesthesiologists and others.

Local Organizer

Américo Gonçalves
Faculty of Medicine of Porto University Department of Neonatology Alameda Professor Hernâni Monteiro 4200-319 Porto, Portugal
email: americo.goncalves81@gmail.com

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