Program Preliminar (toate prezentarile vor fi sustinute in limba engleza)

Joi, 7 iunie

1. Living donor transplant procedure (from Dr. C.I. Parhon Hospital Iaşi Theatres)

2. Living donor
a. Psychological assessment – Emma Massey, Rotterdam (Netherlands)
b. Who can be a donor? – Paul Phelan, Edinburgh (UK)
c. Work-up and follow-up? The role of donor coordinators – Jen Lumsdaine, Falkirk (UK)
d. Surgical approaches – Gabriel Oniscu, Edinburgh (UK)

Vineri, 8 iunie

1. Donor and recipient issues
a. The old patient – Umberto Maggiore, Parma (Italy)
b. The diabetic patient – Paul Phelan, Edinburgh (UK)
c. Pre-transplant work-up – an individualised approach? – Patrick Mark, Glasgow (UK)
d. Survival with transplantation and dialysis: who should be listed? – Gabriel Oniscu, Edinburgh (UK)
e. Making the best of marginal grafts
i. Who should get this graft? – Patrick Mark, Glasgow (UK)
ii. Reconditioning the marginal grafts – Gabriel Oniscu, Edinburgh (UK)

2. Current challenges for a transplant programme
a. What are the requirements for a transplant centre in the 21st century – Rainer Oberbauer, Vienna (Austria)
b. Cross-matching issues. Application of Luminex® assays before and after transplantation. From actual towards virtual crossmatch – Dave Turner, Edinburgh (UK)
c. The hyper-immunized patient: Kidney sharing scheme vs. de-sensitisation – Umberto Maggiore, Parma (Italy) vs TBC
d. The impact of HCV treatment on kidney transplantation – TBC
e. Viruses and the recipient immune response – Paul Phelan, Edinburgh (UK)

3. Immunosuppression and biomarkers
a. Treatment of humoral and antibody mediated rejection – Rachel Hilton, London (UK)
b. Immunosuppression minimisation – Rainer Oberbauer, Vienna (Austria)
c. Biomarkers for transplant risk stratification – TBC

4. Transplant histology session (speakers to be confirmed)
a. Humoral Rejection
b. Antibody mediated rejection
c. Virus infiltration