VCA Specialty Update Symposium

Beyond Hand and Face Transplantation

SUNDAY 24 SEPTEMBER 2017
VCA Specialty Update Symposium

VCA in pills:
VCA has opened a new era in the field of transplantation, reconstructive and restorative surgery. This committee brings together 10 representatives of major European teams at the forefront in this field.

Goals:
Our goal is to raise the scientific and clinical development of Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation (VCA) in Europe and to serve as a platform for scientists and clinicians for information and exchange.

Objectives:

  • Understand the risks and limits of face and upper limb transplantation
  • Discuss and implement new data to characterize chronic rejection
  • Discuss the contribution of animal models in VCA
  • Discuss alternatives strategies  for patients’ management

Target audience:
Surgeons, physicians, researchers, transplant coordinators