Midterm Conference of the
Italian Society of Organ Transplantation

Milano, 13 – 14 September 2018
Milan Marriott Hotel


Preliminary Programme

13 September 2018
14:30 – 16:00

PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND CLINIC OF 20 A MINUTE “NO TOUCH TIME” SETTING
Chairmen
: Francesco Pugliese (Rome), Adriano Peris (Florence)

Lecture Pathophysiology of prolonged low flow periods
Vito Marco Ranieri (Rome)

Prolonged low flow: selection and outcome in kidney transplantation
Massimo Abelli (Pavia)

Paying the price of a lower survival/long term increased prevalence of cholangiopathy? Need to change immunosuppression regimens?
Matteo Ravaioli (Bologna)

Pancreas recovery after prolonged low flow donation
Ugo Boggi (Pisa, Italy)

Improving the “20 min no touch time” law: Mission impossible?
Renzo Pegoraro (Padua)

Discussion


14 September 2018
09:00 – 11:00

DCD: ITALY MEETS THE EUROPEAN EXPERTS
Chairmen
: Umberto Cillo (Padua), Alessandro Nanni Costa (Rome)

Creating a net approach to DCD in Italy
– The problem   Marinella Zanirato (Pavia)
– Suggested solutions   Gabriel Oniscu (Edinburgh, UK)

Ethical barriers in the “end of life” management area
– The problem   Giuseppe Feltrin (Padua)
– Suggested solutions   Nigel Heaton (London, UK)

Starting a new DCD program: problems and solutions for logistics
The problem   Sergio Serni (Florence)
Suggested solutions   Wojtec Polak (Rotterdam, The Netherlands)

Hypothermic vs normothermic machine perfusion in DCD
– The problem 
 Davide Ghinolfi (Pisa)
– Suggested solutions   
Philipp Dutkowski (Zurich, Switzerland)

Predictivity of flow resistance trend vs biopsy score in organs from DCD
– The problem   
Carlo Socci (Milan)
– Suggested solutions   
Mike Nicholson (Cambridge, UK)

Organ selection process: National or centre based criteria?
– The problem   Mariano Ferraresso (Milan)
– Suggested solutions   Robert J. Porte (Groningen, The Netherlands)