ELPAT Specialty Update Symposium

Hot topics in living and deceased donation

SUNDAY 24 SEPTEMBER 2017 | 09:00-12.50


CHAIRS: Annette Lennerling, Gothenburg, Sweden
               Emma Massey, Rotterdam, The Netherlands


    09:00-10:30             SESSION 1

    09:00                      Children as deceased donors
                                  Marion Siebelink, Groningen, The Netherlands

    09:30                      How and why should we perform psychological screening of living donors
                                  Emma Massey, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

    10:00                      Pushing for more anonymous (unspecified) living kidney donations?
                                  Christopher Burns-Cox, London, United Kingdom

    10:30-11:00             Break     

    11:00-12:50             SESSION 2                            

    11:00                      Is promotion of altruistic living donation killing altruism of the deceased?
                                  Leonardo de Castro, Singapore, Republic of Singapore

    11:30                      Questioning the definitions of death
                                  Michael Nair-Collins, Tallahassee, United States

    12:00                      Opportunities and hurdles in research in deceased donation
                                  Rutger Ploeg, Oxford, United Kingdom



    OBJECTIVES | To increase the knowledge, understanding, and skills to implement a successful living kidney exchange program.

    TARGET AUDIENCE | Nephrologists, surgeons, psychologists, social workers, transplant coordinators, nurse practitioners.


    Ethical, Legal, and Psychosocial Aspects of Organ Transplantation (ELPAT) is a European platform that brings continuity and progress in European research and dialogue on ethical, legal, and psychosocial aspects of organ donation and transplantation.

    GOALS |Provides a forum for discussion about ethical, legal, and psychosocial problems and questions related to donation and transplantation; Organizes regular, international open and invitational conferences.