Esot vienna 2013

ESOT Vienna 2013:
Pushing the limits

 

Sunday, 8 September

09:00 – 12:50     SPECIALTY UPDATE SYMPOSIUM EPITA
   

Increasing and optimizing the donor pool for pancreas/islet transplantation
 

Session 1 - Technologies
 

CHAIRS: Peter Friend, Oxford, United Kingdom   
            Johann Pratschke, Innsbruck, Austria


09:00    Machine perfusion of the pancreas
               Vassilios Papalois, London, United Kingdom

09:30    Oxygen persufflation of the pancreas
               Klearchos Papas, Tucson, United States

10:00    Robotics assistance in pancreas procurement  and transplantation
              Ugo Boggi, Pisa, Italy
 

10:30 – 11:00  Coffee Break
 

Session 2 - Strategies
 

CHAIRS: Thierry Berney, Geneva, Switzerland
             Eelco de Koning, Leiden, The Netherlands

 

11:00   Pancreas/islet transplantation after live kidney transplantation
              Torbjorn Lundgren, Stockholm, Sweden

11:30   Live donation for pancreas/islet transplantation
              Takashi Kenmochi, Chiba, Japan

12:00   DCD donors for pancreas/islet transplantation
              Peter Friend, Oxford, United Kingdom

12:30 – 12:50  Q&A
 

Objectives:  To review novel technologies and strategies aiming at increasing the number of high-quality pancreases for whole pancreas or islet of Langerhans transplantation in patients with type 1 diabetes.

 

Target Audience:  Transplant surgeons and physicians, transplant coordinators, nurses and medical students with an interest in transplantation for type 1 diabetes.

 

EPITA in Pills:  The European Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association is a Section of ESOT founded to provide a forum for the pancreas & islet transplantation community in Europe.


 


 

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