Scientific Programme

Scientific Programme:

Thursday, 7th of June

09.00-16.00 Living donor transplant procedure (from Dr. C.I. Parhon Hospital Iaşi Theatres) – Chair:, Cătălin Pricop, Cristian Costache, Elena Cuiban, Ionuţ Nistor

16.30-16.40 Welcome Speech – Adrian Covic
16.40-16.50 Welcome Speech – Viorel Scripcariu
16.50-17.00 Short presentation of International Society of Nephrology – Sister Renal Center Project

Living donor – Chair: Adrian Covic, Viorel Scripcariu
17.00-17.20 Psychological assessment – Emma Massey, Rotterdam (Netherlands)
17.20-17.40 Who can be a donor? – Paul Phelan, Edinburgh (UK)
17.40-18.00 Work-up and follow-up? The role of donor coordinators – Jen Lumsdaine, Falkirk (UK)
18.00-18.20 Surgical approaches – Gabriel Oniscu, Edinburgh (UK)
18.20-18.50 Discussions

Friday, 8th of June

Current challenges for a transplant programme – Chair: Emma Massey, Maarten Naesens
09.00-09.20 What are the requirements for a transplant centre in the 21st century – Rainer Oberbauer, Vienna (Austria)
09.20-09.40 Cross-matching issues. Application of Luminex® assays before and after transplantation. From actual towards virtual crossmatch. HLA epitope matching – David Turner, Edinburgh (UK)
09.40-10.00 The hyper-immunized patient: Kidney sharing scheme vs. de-sensitisation – Umberto Maggiore, Parma (Italy) vs. Olivier Thaunat, Lyon (France)
10.00-10.20 Viruses and the recipient immune response – Paul Phelan, Edinburgh (UK)
10.20-11.00 Discussions

11.00-11.30 Coffee break

Immunosuppression and biomarkers – Chair: Umberto Maggiore, Paul Phelan
11.30-11.50 Treatment of humoral and antibody mediated rejection – Olivier Thaunat, Lyon (France)
11.50-12.10 Immunosuppression minimisation – Rainer Oberbauer, Vienna (Austria)
12.10-12.30 Biomarkers for transplant risk stratification – Maarten Naesens, Leuven (Belgium)
12.30-13.00 Discussion

13.00-13.30 Break

Donor and recipient issues I – Chair: John Terrace, Patrick Mark
13.30-13.50 The old patient – Umberto Maggiore, Parma (Italy)
13.50-14.10 The diabetic patient – Paul Phelan & Christine Jansen, Edinburgh (UK)
14.10-14.30 Pre-transplant work-up – an individualised approach? – Patrick Mark, Glasgow (UK)
14.30-15.00 Discussion

15.00-15.20 Coffee break

Donor and recipient issues II – Chair: Corneliu Moroşanu, Cristian Lupaşcu
15.20-15.40 Survival with transplantation and dialysis – who should be listed? – Gabriel Oniscu, Edinburgh (UK)
15.40-16.20 Making the best of marginal grafts
• 15.40-16.00 Who should get this graft? – Patrick Mark, Glasgow (UK) & John Terrace, Edinburgh (UK)
• 16.00-16.20 Reconditioning the marginal grafts – Gabriel Oniscu, Edinburgh (UK)
16.20-17.00 Discussion

17.00-17.20 Closing remarks, take home messages

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