Dear Friends and Members of EuroELSO,

welcome to our website and to the EuroELSO community.

You will find all aspects of deployment of ECLS in the adult and paediatric spheres, ongoing and newly established working groups (please feel invited to join them) ECMO courses, our webinar programme and guidelines on our website.

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Looking forward staying in touch with you.

Mirko Belliato
EuroELSO Chair 


Roberto Lorusso
Honorary Secretary


Call for Application

This is to officially announce and open the call for applications for 4 EuroELSO Steering Committee Member positions.

The positions available for the Steering Committee will serve for the 2024 – 2027 period and are open to perfusionists, nurses and physicians.

The goal of the Steering Committee and of your engagement is to continue to make EuroELSO more professional, stronger and more inclusive in all the aspects of our organization.

In addition, we call for applications for 3 EuroELSO Scientific Committee Member positions.

The Scientific Committee advises the Steering Committee and is strongly involved in the preparation of the scientific programme of the annual congress and other scientific activities of EuroELSO.

These positions will serve for the 2024 – 2028 period and are open to physicians, nurses, perfusionists and engineers.

The applicants for these positions must submit
• their expression of interest with a personal letter
• a brief proposal about their main actions with ECMO and their scientific interests and achievements in the field of extracorporeal support
• a list of potential conflicts of interest
• a short CV focusing on ECLS / ECMO activities
• be able to join the regular video calls and onsite meetings (two times a year)

The candidates have to be either an individual member of ELSO (allocated to EuroELSO) or a member of an ELSO Center within Europe or Israel. He or she must not be employed by or be in close financial relation with industry.

The application should be submitted to ( by 30 September 2023.

All applications will be evaluated by the Council and selected candidates will be informed by the mid of November 2023 and announced at the upcoming EuroELSO conference 2024 in Krakow.

Important information - we are aware of several recalls by Getinge.

Dear EuroELSO community,

we are aware of several recalls by Getinge that may be impacting our community. ELSO on behalf is taking several steps to assist during these recalls that include:

Thank you for your time and attention.


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