CORPORATE SYMPOSIA & WORKSHOPS

TUESDAY 6 NOVEMBER

LUNCH SYMPOSIUM – JOINT WITH ELITA SECTION: COMMON CHALLENGES IN RENAL AND LIVER TRANSPLANTATION 

Symposium kindly supported by Shire

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Forum 2 + Forum 3/ Tuesday 6th November, 2018 / 12:45 – 13:45

Chairs: Christophe Duvoux (France), Robert Langer (Austria)

Welcome and introduction
12.45 – 13.15 The difficult Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection in the Solid Organ Transplantation (SOT) setting, Camille N. Kotton (USA)
13.15 – 13.45 The combined liver-Kidney transplantation challenge, Licia Peruzzi (Italy)
Concluding remarks

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THURSDAY 8 NOVEMBER

INTERACTIVE LUNCH & LEARN SESSION: HOW TO LEVERAGE DIGITAL TO IMPROVE OUTPATIENT MANAGEMENT? – Organized by Sandoz 

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Forum 8 / Thursday 8th November, 2018 / 13:00 – 14:00

Chair: Marion Wessels-Bakker (Netherlands)

Introduction: Digital is here to stay
Followed by an interactive discussion using an online tool (Please bring your smart phones)
Part 1: What are our core challenges in outpatient management?
Part 2: How to leverage digital to improve outpatient management?
Part 3: What are the key barriers for implementing a digital solution
and how can we overcome them?

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FRIDAY 9 NOVEMBER

BRIDGE TO TRANSPLANT WITH HEARTMATE 3™ LVAD – Organized by Abbott

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Forum 12 / Friday 9th November, 2018 / 08:00 – 09:00

Chair: Prof. Arjang Ruhparwar (Germany)

08:00 Welcome – Prof. Ruhparwar
08:05 BTT LVAD Implantation – Median Sternotomy Is The Best Approach:
• Pro – Prof. Knezevic
• Contra – Prof. Schmitto
08:25 Discussion
08:30 Voting Session – All
08:35 MOMENTUM 3 Long Term Data Update – Prof. Ruhparwar
08:45 Abbott Heart Failure hands-on session – Johannes Kolb, Holger Kastning
• HeartMate 3™ LVAD hands-on
– Functional demo pump
– Surgical Enhancement Tools
• CardioMEMS™ HF System: PA pressure monitoring
– Demo Sensor
– Merlin.net™ Patient Care Network

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XVIVO PERFUSION EVLP’S WORKSHOP – Organized by Xvivo

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Forum 8 / Friday 9th November, 2018 / 08:00 – 09:00

Chair: Prof. Arjang Ruhparwar (Germany)

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PLENARY SESSION SYMPOSIUM: NORMOTHERMIC PRESERVATION OF HEARTS AND LUNGS – Organized by Transmedics


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Forum 8 / Friday 9th November, 2018 / 13:00 – 14:00

Chairs: Pr. Ugolino Livi, Dr. Marius Berman

Organ Care System (OCS™) Data Review Topics

13:00-13:20 OCS Heart EXPAND Trial data presentation, Dr. Sebastian Rojas
13:20-13:40 OCS Lung INSPIRE and EXPAND data presentation, Dr. Dirk Van Raemdonck
13:40-14:00 Q&A Session, Pr. Ugolino Livi & Dr. Marius Berman

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THERAKOS PHOTOPHERESIS WORKSHOP: DEALING WITH POST-TRANSPLANT COMPLICATIONS – Organized by Mallinkrodt

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Forum 8 / Friday 9th November, 2018 / 18:00 – 19:00

PRELIMINARY AGENDA
18:00 Managing lung function decline in BOS patients, Mark Greer (Germany)
18:10 CNI holiday in heart transplant patients, Markus J Barten (Germany)
18:20 Learnings from hematologists: Maintaining Antiviral properties, Lei Wang (Germany)
18:30 Fast-Track Instrument Training, Therakos Clinical Service

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SATURDAY 10 NOVEMBER

SHOWCASES AND PRINCIPLES OF EXTRACORPOREAL ORGAN SUPPORT THERAPIES – Organized by Fresenius


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Forum 8 / Saturday 10th November, 2018 / 08:00 – 09:00

“Experience with semi-specific Immunoadsorption in severe acute heart allograft
rejection”, Cristiano Amarelli (Italy)

“Extracorporeal circulation in patients and donor organs in lung transplantation“, Prof. Dr. Clemens Aigner (Germany)

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BEYOND THE HORIZON OF MANAGEMENT AND DIAGNOSIS OF ANTIBODY  MEDIATED REJECTION – Organized by OneLambda

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Forum 8 / Saturday 10th November, 2018 / 08:00 – 09:00

Speakers:
Luciano Potena, Bologna (Italy)
Antoine Roux, Paris (France)