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COVID-19: Global Disease Dynamics and Hands-on Treatment Best Practices


  • Picture of the speaker Prof. Luciano Gattinoni

Listen to an important report by Pr. Luciano Gattinoni on managing critical parameters of ventilatory support for COVID-19 patients. As a researcher and a mentor to clinicians across Europe, Pr. Gattinoni has a unique, comprehensive perspective on COVID-19 care. In this webinar of April 9, 2020, he shares his observations of the disease as well as criteria on when to ventilate a COVID-19 patient. Differences between ARDS and COVID-19 infected lung anatomy will be shared. A live Q&A session is included in this webinar recording.

Pr. Luciano Gattinoni

Pr. Luciano Gattinoni

University of Göttingen, Germany.

Professor Gattinoni  is world-renowned for inventing the “Extracorporeal CORemoval” technique in acute respiratory failure, promoting the “baby lung” model of lung injury (1980’s) and identified mechanical power variables to assess risks of mechanical ventilation (2016). He has previously served as President for the Italian National Society of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, the European Society of Intensive Care, and the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine.

His research focuses on the pathophysiology and treatment of acute respiratory failure, sepsis, and acid base disorders. He has published more than 400 research articles in peer-reviewed journals. He is Honorary Member of the German Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, and was awarded with the Life Time Achievement Award by the American Society of Anesthesiology, the American Society of Critical Care Medicine and the European Society of Intensive Care and the French Society of Intensive Care.