ELPAT Specialty Update Symposium

Hot topics in living and deceased donation

SUNDAY 24 SEPTEMBER 2017 | 09:00-12.50


CHAIRS: Annette Lennerling, Gothenburg, Sweden
               Willem Weimar, Rotterdam, The Netherlands


    09:00-10:30             SESSION 1

    • Children as deceased donors
      Marion Siebelink, Groningen, The Netherlands
    • How and why should we perform psychological screening of living donors
      Emma Massey, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    • 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                            

    • Is promotion of altruistic living donation killing altruism of the deceased?
      Leonardo de Castro, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    • Questioning the definitions of death
      Michael Nair-Collins, Tallahassee, United States
    • 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.