Presenter disclosure information Hans - reinhard zerkowski, md Member of the board, genolier swiss medical network (hospital group), genolier, switzerland Member of the board, medtentia ab, lund, sweden Lecture: lifebridge“ - immediate percutaneous and Portable ecls in acute heart failure Financial disclosure: Speaker is member of the lifebridge medizintechnik ag 'supervisory board. Unlabeled/unapproved uses disclosure: The device presented is ce certified (2008) and in unrestricted clinical Use in europe; for usa, fda regulatory approval pending.