VCA Specialty Update Symposium

Beyond Hand and Face Transplantation

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.

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.


  • 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