09.00-12.15     CAPITAL SUITE 14/15/16

Descartes   EKITA

DESCARTES Working Group (Developing Education Science and Care for Renal Transplantation in European States)

In collaboration with EKITA, a section of ESOT

Tolerance, minimization, and living donation in 2015

Part I
The race between tolerance and minimization strategies

Chairs: Julio Pascual, Barcelona, Spain
             Daniel Seron, Barcelona, Spain

The genetic determinants of acute rejection
Marc Abramowicz, Brussels, Belgium
Utility of biomarkers of tolerance in patients with immunosuppression
Daniel Seron, Barcelona, Spain
To what extent can CNI be minimized?
Klemens Budde, Berlin, Germany
Who needs anti-lymphocyte induction therapy in 2015?
Daniel Abramowicz, Brussels, Belgium
Part II
Hurdles of living-donor kidney transplantation

Chairs: Klemens Budde, Berlin, Germany
            Umberto Maggiore, Parma, Italy
What is the risk of dialysis or death after living donation?
Umberto Maggiore, Parma, Italy
The long road to living donor selection
Søren Schwartz Sørensen, Copenhagen, Denmark
The long road to recipient wait-listing
Fritz Diekmann, Berlin, Germany
Living kidney donation: future studies
Geir Mjøen, Oslo, Norway


CME Courses on May 28, 2015 are reserved to regularly registered congress members and are included in the registration fee. In order to participate in the CME Courses, all regularly registered congress members must go to the session halls and have their badge scanned by the hostesses at the entrance (at participant’s own responsibility). Please note that the seat capacity of the conference rooms is limited, therefore participation in these courses will be on a “first come first served” basis.

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