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Detailed program Friday

Friday, September 23, 2022             

Please note, this program is subject to change. Check the website for regular updates.
Photo gallery: a preliminary overview of chairs & speakers.


Liver meeting  

Room: Regio 1
09:00 – 10:30
Chair: Prof. Dr. Jacques Pirenne 

Machine perfusion; better results, longer preservation and liver evaluation & utilization

09:00 – 09:15Results from the Austrian Machine Perfusion program
Dr. med. univ. Benno Cardini, Medizinische Universität Innsbruck, Austria
09:15 – 09:30Results from the Dutch Machine Perfusion program
Dr. Vincent de Meijer, University Medical Center Groningen, the Netherlands
09:30 – 09:45Results from the Dutch Normothermic Regional Perfusion program
Jeroen de Jonge, MD, PhD, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, the Netherlands
09:45 – 10:00Round table discussion
Moderated by Prof. Dr. Jacques Pirenne
10:00 – 10:30Liver transplantation in severe alcohol-related hepatitis not responding to medical treatment : selection tools and outcomes
Pr. Thierry Gustot, MD, PhD, Hôpital Erasme Brussels, Belgium

Tissue Typing meeting 

Room: Regio 2
09:00 – 10:30  
Chair: Dr. Sebastiaan Heidt 

09:00 – 09:30Impact of sensitization on waiting time prior to kidney transplantation in Germany
PD. Dr. Daniel Zecher, Universitätsklinikum Regensburg, Germany
09:30 – 10:00ETKAS & AM KidneyWOP: Waitlist outcome predictions tailored to immunized kidney-only transplant candidates
Hans de Ferrante, MSc., Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), the Netherlands
10:00 – 10:30Practical implementation of virtual crossmatch in ET
Ben Furth, MSc., Eurotransplant, the Netherlands

Coffee/tea break

Break area
10:30 – 10:45


Organ Process Chain meeting 

Room: Regio 1
10:45 – 12:15
Chair: Prof. Dr. Thomas Soliman

10:45 – 11:10Introduction and donor considerations
Dr. Axel Rahmel, Deutsche Stiftung Organspende, Germany
11:10 – 11:35Feasibility of SARS-CoV-2 and Solid Organ Donation
Prof. Dr. Steven Callens, UZ Ghent, Belgium
11:35 – 11:55Transplanting solid organs from a donor with a positive testing on SARS-CoV-2
Dr. Jürgen Treckmann, Uniklinikum Duisberg-Essen, Germany
11:55 – 12:15Guidance to allow for the acceptance of SARS-CoV-2 positive donors and overview of data SARS-CoV-2 positive donors and the respective recipients
Robert Verschuren, MD, Eurotransplant, the Netherlands

Ethics meeting

Room: Regio 5
10:45 – 12:15
Chair: Emeritus Prof. Patrick Ferdinande

10:45 – 10:55Introduction session
Chair Em. Prof. Patrick Ferdinande
10:55 – 11:10Practice heterogeneity in organ donation after controlled cardiocirculatory death in Europe
Dr. Dale Gardiner, NHSBT, United Kingdom
11:10 – 11:25Techniques and dilemmas in NRP
Dr. Niels van der Kaaij, University Medical Center Utrecht, the Netherlands
11:25 – 11:40When are you dead enough to become a deceased donor?
Prof. Dr. Arne Neyrink, Universitair Ziekenhuis Leuven, Belgium
11:40 – 12:15Panel discussion with the audience
Moderated by Dr. Marion Siebelink and Em. Prof. Patrick Ferdinande


Duty Desk Allocation

Room: Regio 2
10:45 – 12:15
Chair: Serge Vogelaar, MD

10:45 – 11:15Thirty years at Eurotransplant. Those were the days.
Dr. Jan de Boer, (retired from) Eurotransplant, the Netherlands
11:15 – 11:45Allocation: the process and the team behind it
Josipa Penic, Eurotransplant, the Netherlands
11:45 – 12:15A process that never stops: Urgency explained through an infographic
Cécile Voort, Eurotransplant, the Netherlands

Closing session

Room: Regio 2
12:20 – 13:00

12:20 – 13:00International cooperation
FOEDUS
Prof. Dr. Massimo Cardillo, Centro Nazionale per i Trapianti, Italy

Closing remarks
Dr. Peter Branger, Eurotransplant, the Netherlands

Closing lunch

Restaurant Nest

13:00 – 14:00