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ESPCOP meeting in Ghent


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Friday December 14th 2018


University Hospital Ghent
C. Heymanslaan 10, Ghent, Belgium
Entry 12, route 1282

Preliminary Program

12:00 Welcome
12:00-13:30 Introduction on OFA and protective ventilation
14:00-16:00 Live demonstration
16:00-17:00 Discussion and exchange of individual expertise
17:00  Reception with food and drinks


Registration and payment via - 100 € ESPCOP members, 150 € non-members

More info:

  Live Session Members ESPCOP     Live Session Non-Members ESPCOP  




Saturday December 15th 2018

University Hospital Ghent

UZ Gent, C. Heymanslaan 10, Ghent Belgium

Entry 42 (Skills-lab 2K3)

Preliminary Program

  1. High flow nasal oxygen and pre-oxygenation in the obese (Fisher and Paykel)
  2. Protective open lung ventilation with Draeger Perseus (Recruitment manoeuvres and PEEP setting in obese)
  3. Protective open lung ventilation with GE Healthcare Aysis (Recruitment manoeuvres and PEEP setting in obese)
  4. Protective open lung ventilation with Flow-I Maquet (driving pressure and transpulmonary pressure)
  5. Protective open lung ventilation with Medec Coelus (Variable volume ventilation and PEEP setting)
  6. Non-invasive ventilation with Draeger Evita ( non invasive ventilation in obese)

 lunch included 

Registration and payment via - 100 € ESPCOP members, 150 € non-members


   Live Session Members ESPCOP    Live Session Non-Members ESPCOP



ESPCOP and international Faculty:

Daniela Godoroja, Tomasz Gazynski, Jan Mulier, Luc De Baerdemaeker, Paolo Pelosi, Thomas Bluth

UZ Gent Faculty:

Caroline Vanpeteghem, Jurgen Van Limmen, Stefan Bouchez, Piet Wyffels, Annemie Bauters


How to get there

Address of live session:

Campus UZ Ghent

Corneel Heymanslaan 10

B-9000 Gent

Dept. Anesthesiology – Room Professor Dr. G. Rolly

Follow signposts: Ingang (Entry) 12  Route 1282

(Building K12 wing C – 2nd floor)


Address of workshop:

Campus UZ Ghent

Corneel Heymanslaan 10

B-9000 Gent

Entry 42, skills lab on second fluur

 (Building K3 – 2nd floor)


Participants can assemble on 14th December around 11am at room professor Dr G Rolly (Entrance/Ingang 12, follow Route 1283)  on the second floor of wing IC.  Detailed route mapping is shown at the elevators for visitors.


The University Hospital Ghent is within easy reach of the Brussels Airport, with hourly intercity IC trains to Ghent-Sint-Pieters station.


Tramway 4 runs frequently (about every 11 min) from the Ghent-Sint-Pieters railway station to the University Hospital (UZ Gent) en will bring the participants straight to Building K12 (Gate Entrance/ingang 12).

For tickets: send SMS to 4884 or buy a ticket at the vending machine at Sint-Pieters station


Participants arriving by car should exit the motorway E40 (Oostende-Brussels) at exit Zwijnaarde towards the E 17. On motorway E17 (Antwerp-Kortrijk) take exit nr 9 “Universitair Ziekenhuis” or “UZG”. Follow the visitors entrance, second exit at the second roundabout and take a parking ticket. Enter the 3 stories-parking building. We will provide a free parking ticket to leave the premises


Contact persons for the events:

Prof. Dr. Luc  De Baerdemaeker

Department of Anaesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Entrance 12  Route 1283

Corneel Heymanslaan 10

B-9000 Gent

Tel.: + 32 (0)9 / 33 2 3321 , cellphone +32 478 72 02 07

Ann Depoortere:  +32 473 42 42 22




Participants should note that they are responsible for their own travel and hotel arrangements.

For more information about the hotel accommodation, please go to: 

Please book your accommodation as soon as possible.