Detailed program Friday

Friday, September 29, 2023             

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

Liver/Intestine meeting  

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

09:00 – 09:30Liver allocation: summary of possible models and future plans
Univ. Prof. Dr. Gabriela Berlakovich, Allgemeines Krankenhaus der Stadt Wien, Austria
09:30 – 10:00Intestine allocation: the new allocation scheme
Prof. Dr. Med. Andreas Pascher, Universitätsklinikum Münster, Germany
10:00 – 10:30Transplant oncology: an overview of present indications in Eurotransplant countries
and worldwide
Dr. Danko Mikulic, Clinical Hospital Merkur, Croatia

Tissue Typing meeting 

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

09:00 – 09:45Virtual Crossmatch in Eurotransplant: background and first experience
Dr. Cynthia Kramer, Leiden University Medical Center / Eurotransplant Reference
Laboratory, the Netherlands
09:45 – 10:30Re-transplantation of kidneys: the effect of repeated HLA mismatches
Dr. Dave Roelen, Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands

Coffee/tea break

Break area
10:30 – 10:45

Organ Process Chain meeting 

Room: Regio 2
10:45 – 12:15
Chair: Prof. Dr. Thomas Soliman

10:45 – 11:05Prioritizing liver procurement over lung procurement in donation-after-circulatory-
death donors

Joris Blondeel, MD, PhD, Universitair Ziekenhuis Leuven, Belgium
11:05 – 11:25Effect of a nationwide intervention to reduce hepatectomy times in Dutch organ procurement teams
Hanne Verberght, MD, Maastricht University Medical Center, the Netherlands
11:25 – 11:45Approaching the families of potential deceased organ donors: an overview of regulations and practices in Council of Europe member states
Dr. Sándor Mihály, Hungarian National Blood Transfusion Service, Hungary
11:45 – 12:00Case presentation 1: Challenges in allocation due to unexpected findings
Mrs. Ellen Kramer-van Tiggelhoven, Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands
12:00 – 12:15Case presentation 2: Does time save lives?
Mr. Bruno Desschans, Universitair Ziekenhuis Leuven, Belgium

Ethics meeting

Room: Regio 1
10:45 – 12:15
Chair: Emeritus Prof. Patrick Ferdinande

10:45 – 10:50Introduction
Chair Em. Prof. Patrick Ferdinande
10:50 – 11:05Kidney graft loss by non-adherence to Medical Therapy: Worth a second chance?
Prof. Dr. Jadranka Buturovic Ponikvar, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Slovenia
11:05 – 11:20Non-adherence after Solid Organ Transplantation
Mrs. Tania Rogach, Liaison Psychiatry, Universitair Ziekenhuis Leuven, Belgium
11:20 – 11:35Evidence based interventions for (non-) adherence after transplantation
Prof. Fabienne Dobbels, Leuven Academic Center for Nursing and Midwifery, Belgium
11:35 – 11:50Non-adherence in children and young transplant patients
Prof. Lada Zibar, MD, University Hospital Center Merkur, and University Josip Juraj Strossmayer, Croatia
11:50 – 12:15Panel discussion with the audience

Closing session

Room: Regio 2

12:20 – 12:50Hungary: 10 Years Eurotransplant Membership
Dr. Sándor Mihály, Hungarian National Blood Transfusion Service, Hungary
12:50 – 13:00Closing remarks
Prof. Dr. Dirk van Raemdonck, Chair, Eurotransplant Supervisory Board


Restaurant Nest
13:00 – 14:00