19th Congress of the European Society for Organ Transplantation 15 – 18 September 2019

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Sunday, 15 September 2019


Cold Oxygenated Perfusion. Is this all we need?

Organised by Bridge to Life

Sunday, 15th September 2019 – 15:10 to 16:40
Room: A2, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

  • Rationale and evidence for hypothermic oxygenated perfusion, including steatotic livers.
    Professor Philipp Dutkowski
  • Hypothermic oxygenated perfusion in kidneys.
    COPE update.
    Professor Rutger Ploeg (Chair)
  • Hypothermic oxygenated perfusion in DCD livers.
    FMN, a real-time test of viability?
    Dr. Andrea Schlegel

Monday, 16 September 2019


Transforming Transplantation: From Current Practice to Future Options

Organised by Novartis

Monday, 16 September 2019 – 13:00 to 14:00
Room: A2, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

Moderator: Franco Citterio

  • Latest data from current IS therapies to cover unmet medical needs in Renal Transplantation
    Nassim Kamar (France)
  • Future treatment options
    Helio Tedesco (Brazil)

Adapting our approach to patients’ need: can sensitivity to tacrolimus PK become a potential driver in clinical practice?

Organised by Chiesi

Monday, 16 September 2019 – 13:00 to 14:00
Room: A15, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

Chair: R. Oberbauer (Austria) 

  • Early identification of tacrolimus PK sensitivity in kidney transplanted patients
    L. Furian (Italy)
  • Exploring new aspects of clinical PK sensitivity: management of liver transplanted patients
    F. Saliba (France)

The Future of Transplant Care with the Molecular Microscope® Diagnostic System

Organised by OneLambda

Monday, 16 September 2019 – 13:00 to 14:00
Room: C1M1, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

Join us as we explore a groundbreaking technology with the only advanced biopsy service that provides objective data for personalized transplant care. The Molecular Microscope® Diagnostic System (MMDx) is now paving the way for the development of precision immunosuppression based on big data analysis by providing a new understanding of graft injury and rejection.

Moderator: Philip F. Halloran, MD, PhD, Alberta Transplant Applied Genomics Centre Edmonton, AB

Speakers:

  • Georg Böhmig, MD, (SC), Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
  • Ondrej Viklicky, MD, PhD, Institute of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Agnieszka Perkowska-Ptasińska, MD, Warsaw Medical University, Warsaw, Poland
  • Luciano Potena, MD, PhD, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Honoring the Gift of Life

Organised by Organ Recovery Systems

Monday, 16 September 2019 – 13:00 to 14:00
Room: 20, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

Presentations on a clinical trial of new oxygenated HMP technology and donation practices aimed to help transform outcomes in transplantation

Moderator: James V. Guarrera, MD, FACS, Professor of Surgery, Chief Division of Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, USA, Program Director, University Hospital Liver Transplant

  • Reconditioning?  First the graft, then the patient!
    Diethard Monbaliu, prof. dr., Abdominal Transplant Surgeon, Founder Transplantoux, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
  • Single center experience using the first oxygenated transportable liver HMP clinical trial in the USA
    Shimul A. Shah, MD, MHCM, The James and Catherine Orr Endowed Chair in Liver Transplantation, Chief, Solid Organ Transplantation, Professor of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, USA

Transplant success: whose responsibility is it?

Organised by Astellas

Monday 16 September 2019 – 18:05 to 19:35
Room: A1, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

Chair: Prof Dr Stefan Schneeberger (Austria)

  • Who/what is responsible for making more organs available?
    Prof Lluís Guirado (Spain)
  • Who/what is responsible for post-transplant success: the patient?
    Sari Högström (Finland)
  • Who/what is responsible for post-transplant success: the physician
    Prof Wolf Bechstein (Germany)
  • Who/what is responsible for post-transplant success: the medication
    Prof Teun van Gelder (Netherlands)

Tuesday, 17 September 2019


Transplant Connect Symposium

Organised by Transplant Connect

Tuesday, 17 September 2019 – 11:10 to 12:10
Room: 17, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

More details to follow


Normothermic Liver Perfusion – Experience from the Clinic

Organised by OrganOx

Tuesday, 17 September 2019 – 11:20 to 12:10
Room: A3, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

  • Introduction – Donor liver discards – It’s time to act
    Professor John Forsythe, University of Edinburgh and NHSBT, UK. Past President of ESOT
  • Increasing the utilization of marginal donor livers – The Cambridge Experience
    Professor Chris Watson, University of Cambridge Department of Surgery, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, UK
  • More control, less urgency – The Innsbruck Experience
    Professor Stefan Schneeberger, Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
  • The Engineer’s story Professor Constantin Coussios, University of Oxford and OrganOx
    Discussion Panel including: Professor Peter Friend, University of Oxford and OrganOx

The Incredibles: Immunoglobulins in Transplantation

Organised by Biotest

Tuesday, 17 September 2019 – 13:00 to 14:00
Room: A3, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
This event is for healthcare professionals only

Chair: Prof Dr Emanuele Cozzi

  • From dusk till dawn: The immune system of the transplanted patient
    Christine Falk
  • Me, myself and IgG: The role of immunoglobulins in transplantation
    Emanuele Cozzi
  • Preventing CMV from Breaking Bad: CMVIG after lung transplantation
    Antoine Roux

How to leverage digital to improve outpatient management

Organised by Sandoz

Tuesday, 17 September 2019 – 13:00 to 14:00
Room: C1M1, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

Chair: Sabina De Geest, Basel (CH)

  • Remote Tx patient care: From a Psychosocial point of view
    Sabina De Geest, Basel (CH)
  • Remote Tx patient care: From a Practical point of view
    Aiko de Vries, Leiden (NL)
  • Remote Tx patient care: From a Legal point of view
    Jörg Grotjahn, Berlin (DE)

Utility and Potential of Extracorporeal Photopheresis (ECP) in Solid Organ Transplantation (SOT): Back to the Future

Organised by Mallinckrodt

Tuesday, 17 September 2019 – 13:00 to 14:00
Room: TBC, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
This information is intended only for healthcare professionals in Europe.

Chair: Prof. Edward Geissler, Regensburg, Germany

  • ECP Immunomodulation in Lung Transplantation
    Dr. Michael Perch, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • ECP in Heart Transplantation – Past, Present, Future
    Prof Andreas Zuckermann, Vienna, Austria
  • From Mice to Men – ECP in Kidney Transplantation
    Prof Fritz Diekmann, Barcelona, Spain

ECP Immunomodulation in Solid Organ Transplantation Workshop

Organised by Mallinckrodt

Tuesday, 17 September 2019 – 16:00 to 17:00
Room: TBC, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
This information is intended only for healthcare professionals in Europe.

Chair: Prof. Markus Barten, Hamburg, Germany

  • Overview of ECP Immunomodulation in Solid Organ Transplantation
    Dr. James Hutchinson, Regensburg, Germany
  • THERAKOSTM CELLEXTM Photopheresis Demonstration
    Speaker: Therakos
  • Q&A

Personalized Therapy for Patients with Antibody-Mediated Rejection: A Care Team Forum℠

Organised by CSL Behring

Register for this session here: http://rmei.com/esot2019

Tuesday, 17 September 2019 – 16:35 to 18:35
Room: C1M2, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

Chair: Klemens Budde, MD

  • Clinical Case 1—Patient with Active Acute AMR
    Klemens Budde, MD; Michael Mengel, MD; and Panel (including AMR Patient)
  • Clinical Case 2—Patient with Chronic Active AMR
    Georg Böhmig, MD; Michael Mengel, MD; and Panel (including AMR Patient)
  • Clinical Case 3—Patient with Refractory AMR
    Fritz Diekmann, MD; Michael Mengel, MD; and Panel (including AMR Patient)

Management of highly sensitised kidney transplant candidates: current and future approaches

Organised by Hansa Biopharma

Tuesday, 17 September 2019 – 17:05 to 18:35
Room: C1M1, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
This event is for healthcare professionals only

Chairs: Alexandre Loupy, Necker Hospital, Paris, France & Torbjörn Lundgren, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

  • Improving access for the highly sensitised candidate: current opportunities and on-going challenges
    Oriol Bestard, Bellvitge University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
  • Transplanting the highly sensitised candidate: current approaches to desensitisation
    Carmen Lefaucheur, Saint-Louis Hospital-APHP, Paris, France
  • Mitigating antibody-mediated rejection in the highly sensitised candidate: identification & treatment
    Farsad Eskandary, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
  • Novel approaches and future goals for transplanting the highly sensitised candidate
    Nizam Mamode, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

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