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Educational Course on Heart Transplantation

18 - 19 June 2024

Location

University Medical Center (UKE) and University Heart Center (UHZ), Hamburg, Germany

University Medical Center (UKE) and University Heart Center (UHZ), Hamburg, Germany

More about the Centre

The Goal

The goal of the heart transplantation interactive course is to provide the latest scientific and clinical knowledge on the possibilities of ECP positioning on the transplant journey and foster discussion between peers.

Agenda

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Day 1 - 18 June 2024

18.00 – 18.15
Welcome and workshop objectives - Prof Markus Barten

 

18.15 – 19.45
Immune monitoring, and the role of human leukocyte antigen and non HLA-antibodies, in solid organ transplantation - Speaker TBC

 

19.45 – 20.00
Interactive discussion

 

20.00
Dinner with the faculty

Day 2 - 19 June 2024

09.30 – 10.15
Current short- and long-term problems after heart transplantation - Prof Andreas Zuckermann

 

10.15 – 10.30
Coffee break

 

10.30 – 12.00
The potential role of ECP after heart transplantation

    Proposed mechanism of action of ECP - Prof Markus Barten

    ECP positioning in the treatment algorithm - Prof Andreas Zuckermann

 

12.00 – 12.30
Interactive discussion

 

12.30 – 13.30
Lunch

 

13.30 – 14.30
Cross functional approach to monitoring and follow-up of ECP patients – the Hamburg experience

    Importance of a cross functional approach in patient care - Prof Francis Ayuk

    Monitoring and follow-up of ECP patients - Prof Markus Barten

 

14.30 – 14.45
Coffee break

 

14.45 – 16.15
Patient case studies - All

 

16.15 – 16.30
ECP in heart transplantation – a patient perspective - Patient TBC

 

16.30 – 16.45
Final remarks and close - All

 

ECP: Extracorporeal Photopheresis

 

For this course, participants are required to submit one patient case for discussion 15 days in
advance of the session

 

All speakers are subject to contract.
This is a commercial programme run by Therakos (UK) Ltd, part of Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

This information is not intended for healthcare professionals based in the US and Canada.

Hosted by

Prof Markus Barten
Prof Markus Barten

Surgical Director of Heart Failure Clinic, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Heart & Vascular Center Hamburg, Germany

Prof Francis Ayuk
Prof Francis Ayuk

Deputy Director, Clinic for Stem Cell Transplantation, University Medical Center Hamburg, Germany

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This is a commercial programme run by Therakos (UK) Ltd, part of Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

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