ELPAT Specialty Update Symposium

Hot topics in living and deceased donation

SUNDAY 24 SEPTEMBER 2017 | 09:00-12.50

09:00-10:30             SESSION 1

  • Children as deceased donors.
  • How and why should we perform psychological screening of living donors.
  • Pushing for more anonymous (unspecified) living kidney donations?


10:30-11:00             Break     


11:00-12:50             SESSION 2                            

  • Is promotion of altruistic living donation killing altruism of the deceased ?
  • Questioning the definitions of death.
  • Opportunities and hurdles in research in deceased donation.


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.