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Symposium | Living Donor Kidney Transplantation

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Proefhoevestraat 12, Melle
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Orsi Academy & Belgische Vereniging voor Urologie (BVU)/Société Belge d'Urologie (SBU) invite you to the Robotic Kidney Transplantation Symposium - Living Donor Kidney Transplantation: current status and future perspectives on the 29th of September.

It's a 1-day congress organized by top expert in the field, Prof. Dr. Karel Decaestecker. An international faculty of +20 experts will guide you through the world of Robotic Kidney Transplantation Surgery.

Expect high level lectures, live surgery broadcasts straight out of the OR's of the UZ Gent, round tables to discuss the current status & future perspectives on urology & surgery, panel discussions, Q&A's, an exhibition hall with industrial partners and of course social networking moments.

Morning refreshments, lunch & coffee break are included.

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  • On site attendee                    |   € 100
  • Virtual attendee                     |   € 50

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Accreditation

  • Applied for accreditation

Endorsement

  • Belgische Vereniging van Urologie (BVU)
  • Société Belge d'Urologie (SBU)
  • Belgian Transplantation Society (BTS)
  • Belgian Society of Nephrology (BSN)
  • Belgian Laparoscopic Urology Group (BLUG)
  • EAU Robotic Urology Section (ERUS)
  • Orsi Academy

Sponsoring

We invite you to visit the booths of our sponsors during your lunch & breaks in the foyer.

Organizing committee

Prof. Karel Decaestecker | Ghent University Hospital, Belgium

International Faculty

  • Dr. Charles Van Praet | Ghent University Hospital, Belgium
  • Prof. Eric Hoste | Ghent University Hospital, Belgium
  • Prof. dr. Steven Van Laecke | Ghent University Hospital, Belgium
  • Dr. Thomas Adams | GZA, Belgium - TBC
  • Dr. Thierry Quackels | ULB, Belgium - TBC
  • Dr. Khe Tran | Erasmus MC Rotterdam, The Netherlands - TBC
  • Dr. Frank Dor | Imperial College London, UK
  • Dr. Ricardo Campi | Carregi Hospital Florence, Italy - TBC
  • Prof. Liesbeth Desender | Ghent University Hospital, Belgium
  • Prof. Daniel Jacobs-Tulleneers-Thevissen | UZ Brussel, Belgium - TBC
  • Dr. Mirza Idu | UMC Amsterdam, The Netherlands - TBC
  • Dr. Alberto Breda | Fundacio Puigvert Barcelona, Spain - TBC
  • Dr. Enrico Benedetti | University Illinois Chicago, USA - TBC
  • Prof. Jacques Pirenne | UZ Leuven, Belgium - TBC
  • Prof. Michel Mourad | UCL Brussel, Belgium - TBC
  • Dr. Angelo Territo | Fundacio Puigvert Barcelona, Spain - TBC
  • Dr. Thomas Tailly | Ghent University Hospital, Belgium
  • Dr. Pieter De Backer | Ghent University Hospital & Orsi Academy, Belgium
  • Prof. Karl Martin Wissing | UZ Brussel, Belgium - TBC
  • Prof. Carine Poppe | Ghent University Hospital, Belgium - TBC

Program

08h00 | Welcome: meet-up with morning refreshments & coffee

08h15-08h20 | Opening
  • Moderator Eric Hoste | Head Transplant centre UZ Gent
  • Steven Van Laecke | BSN - TBC
  • Thomas Adams | BVU & Thierry Quackels | SBU - TBC
08h20-08h40 | Living Kidney Donation
  • The Belgian case | UZ Gent
  • The Dutch case | Robert Minnee or Khe Tran - Erasmus MC Rotterdam - TBC
  • Discussion | Frank Dor - Imperial College London - TBC
08h40-08h50 | Robotic Living Donor Nephrectomy
  • Dr. Riccardo Campi | Carregi Hospital Florence - TBC
08h50-09h00 | Q&A

09h00-12h00 | Live Surgery Room 1

Surgery: Robot-assisted living donor Nephrectomy | Dr. Liesbeth Desender - UZ Gent

  • Moderators Dr. Ricardo Campi | Carregi Hospital & Daniel Jacobs-Tulleneers-Thevissen | UZ Brussel - TBC
  • Mirza Idu | UMC Amsterdam - TBC
  • Frank Dor | Imperial College London - TBC
10h00-13h00 | Live Surgery Room 2

Surgery: Robot-assisted kidney transplantation | Karel Decaestecker - UZ Gent

  • Moderators  Alberto Breda | Fundacio Puigvert - TBC
  • Jacques Pirenne | UZ Leuven - TBC
  • Michel Mourad | UCL Brussels - TBC
13h00-14h00 | Lunch

14h00-15h00 | Surgery round table
  • RAKT in obese: 10y experience | Enrico Benedetti, Virtual from Chicago - TBC
  • ERUS RAKT group: Current status & future perspectives | Angelo Territo - Fundacio Puigvert - TBC
  • Minimal invasive management of ureteral complications in KT patients:
    • Endoscopic | Thomas Tailly - UZ Gent
    • Robot-assisted | Charles Van Praet - UZ Gent
  • The importance of low-pressure RADN and RAKT: donor safety/comfort and recipient renal function | Karel Decaestecker - UZ Gent
  • AI in Kidney transplantation | Pieter De Backer - ORSI Academy
  • Q&A
15h00-16h00 | Nephrology round table (moderator: S. Van Laecke)
  • COVID-19 and kidney transplantation: lessons learned | Prof. Wissing - UZ Brussel - TBC
  • Living donation – breaking down the barriers | Prof. Carine Poppe - UZ Gent
  • How to increase the live donor pool? | Frank Dor - Imperial College London
    • Donor profile
    • ABO incompatible
    • Desensitisation
    • Paired exchange
  • Panel discussion
16h00-16h05 | Wrap-up - Karel Decaestecker

16h15-18h00 | Networking reception with finger food

18h00 | End

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