VCA Specialty Update Symposium

VCA: Where are the limits, what is the future

SUNDAY 13 SEPTEMBER
09:00 – 12:50     VCA Specialty Update Symposium

CHAIRS:   Lionel Badet, Lyon, France
                 Emmanuel Morelon, Paris, France           

09:00     Limitations and results of face transplantation
             Sylvie Testelin, Amiens, France

09:30     Limitations and results of upper limb transplantation
             Stefan Schneeberger, Innsbruck, Austria

10:00     Laryngeal and Tracheal transplantation
             Pierre Delaere, Leuven, Belgium

 

10:40 – 11:10    Coffee Break

 

SESSION 2: Joint Session Basic Science & Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation

CHAIRS:  Pietro Cippà, Zurich, Switzerland
        
        Henri Leuvenink, Groningen, The Netherlands

11:10     Chronic rejection in VCA: from myth to reality
             Olivier Thaunat, Lyon, France

11:40    Cell-based therapy options in VCA
             Jan Plock, Zurich, Switzerland

12:10     What have we learned from animal models in VCA?  
             Gerald Brandacher, Baltimore, United States  

 

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VCA in pills:
VCA has opened a new era in the field of transplantation, reconstructive and restorative surgery. This committee brings together 10 representatives of major European teams at the forefront in this field.

Goals:
Our goal is to raise the scientific and clinical development of Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation (VCA) in Europe and to serve as a platform for scientists and clinicians for information and exchange.

Objectives:

  • Understand the risks and limits of face and upper limb transplantation
  • Discuss and implement new data to characterize chronic rejection
  • Discuss the contribution of animal models in VCA
  • Discuss alternatives strategies  for patients’ management

Target audience:
Surgeons, physicians, researchers, transplant coordinators

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