ECTTA Specialty Update Symposium

Molecular diagnostics in thoracic transplantation

SUNDAY 24 SEPTEMBER | 09:00-12.50

  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Advanced heart failure - ECTTA & ESC joint session


OBJECTIVES | To provide updates on the etiologies, mechanisms, treatment strategies and diagnostic tools of early and late dysfunction of the transplanted heart and lungs. The lectures will focus on the main strategies and mechanisms leading to graft dysfunction starting from donor and organ management, to prevention of long-term chronic immunological injury leading to graft impairment.

TARGET AUDIENCE |Cardiologist, Pneumologists, Cardio-thoracic surgeons, Anestesiologists, Transplant coordinators.


The European Cardio Thoracic Transplant Association has been endorsed to promote initiatives aimed at improving the educational and scientific opportunities ESOT can offer to professionals involved in heart and lung transplantation

GOALS |Our ambition is to become a gathering home to foster scientific growth, exchange programs, collaborative projects and funding opportunities dedicated to European heart and lung transplantation programs.

AIM |Improve quality of care for patients with end-stage heart or lung disease and for thoracic organ transplant recipients. Advance education and stimulate networking amongst thoracic transplant professionals.