09.00-12.00   E104-E107

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

Back to the basics of renal transplantations

Organised in collaboration with EKITA, the Organ Expert Section of ESOT on kidney transplantation in Europe 

Session 1: Hot spots in transplantation
Chairs: Umberto Maggiore, Parma, Italy
              Rainer Oberbauer
, Linz, Austria



Daniel Abramowicz, Brussels, Belgium

Update on tolerance protocols

Thomas Wekerle, Vienna, Austria

New tools in transplation monitoring          

Ondrej Viklicky, Prague, Czech Republic

Update on strategies for access to transplant for sensitized patients
Denis Glotz, Paris, France

Session 2: The marginal donor and the fragile recipient
Chairs: Daniel Abramowicz, Brussels, Belgium
             Hallvard Holdaas, Oslo, Norway

Marginal deceased and living donor: how far can we go?

Hallvard Holdaas, Oslo, Norway

The old recipient: problems and challenges

Julio Pascual, Barcelona, Spain

How should we manage the patient with a failing graft?

Marc Hazzan, Lille, France


CME Courses on May 31, 2014 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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