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ESCMID Panorama

Educational Programme on Transplant Infectious Diseases, ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course

24 - 25 May 2013, Madrid, Spain

Organiser
  • ESCMID Study Group for Infection in Compromised Hosts (ESGICH)
Course Coordinators
  • José María Aguado, Madrid, Spain
  • Carlos Lumbreras, Madrid, Spain
  • Oriol Manuel, Lausanne, Switzerland
Course Objectives

Participants attending this course will learn about the clinical presentation, diagnosis and therapy of main infections occurring after solid organ transplantation. Infections of interest include donor-derived infections, multi-resistant bacterial infections, herpes virus infections and yeast and mold infections. Prevention of infection after transplantation will be particularly addressed during the course. The programme will consist of a 2-day course with formal lectures illustrated with clinical cases and meet-the-experts meetings.

Course Venue

Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre
Avenida de Córdoba s/n.
28041 Madrid, Spain

Target Audience

35 – 55 specialists or physicians in training interested in infections in transplant
patients including: Infectious disease doctors, clinical microbiologists, mycologists, virologists, transplant surgeons and specialists in nephrology, hepatology, cardiology, endocrinology, pneumology, hematology and oncology.

Contact Person

Carlos Lumbreras
Unidad de Enfermedades Infecciosas
Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre
Madrid, Spain

Phone +34 649443502

 

Administrative Secretariat

Grupo E. Entheos
Avda Cerro del Águila, 2
Edificio 3, Planta 4ª, Puerta 11
28703, San Sebastián de los Reyes
Madrid, Spain

Carmen Romero
Phone +34 913504150


Ainhoa Torres
Phone +34 913504150


Fax +34 916594030

Course Programme

 

Presentations are availabe in the ESCMID Online Lecture Library.


Friday, 24 May 2013

  • Welcome

Introduction: infection in transplant recipients

  • Overview: clinical and microbiological characteristics of infections in solid organ transplant recipients
  • Overview: clinical and microbiological characteristics of infections in bone marrow transplant recipients
  • The use of immunosuppressive drugs in transplantation and their relationship with infection
  • Coffee break

Viral infections

  • Viral infections in solid organ transplant recipients
  • Prevention of viral infections following organ transplantation
  • Viral infections in bone marrow transplant recipients
  • Lunch

Bacterial infections: donor-derived infections

  • Donor-derived infections including donor and recipient's screening in solid organ transplantation
  • Bacterial infections following solid organ transplantation
  • Bacterial infections following bone marrow transplantation

Fungal infections

  • Fungal infections in solid organ transplant recipients
  • Fungal infections in bone marrow transplant recipients
  • Coffee break

Illustrative clinical cases

  • Overall, 10 illustrative clinical cases involving infections in solid organ and bone marrow transplantation, lasting 15 minutes each, with a short presentation not longer than 5 minutes followed by an interactive discussion.

Saturday, 25 May 2013

Meet-the-experts

  • Infections in renal transplantation with interactive clinical cases
  • Infections in liver transplantation with interactive clinical cases
  • Coffee break
  • Infections in heart and lung transplantation with interactive clinical cases
  • Infections in pancreatic and small bowel transplantation with interactive clinical cases
  • Infections in bone marrow transplant recipients with interactive clinical cases
  • Closing remarks
Confirmed Faculty Members
  • Murat Akova, Ankara, Turkey
  • Jordi Carratalà, Barcelona, Spain
  • Carlos Cervera, Madrid, Spain
  • Juan Delgado, Madrid, Spain
  • Christian Garzoni, Lugano, Switzerland
  • Joan Gavaldà, Barcelona, Spain
  • Paolo Grossi, Varese, Italy
  • Hans Hirsch, Basel, Switzerland
  • Francisco López-Medrano, Madrid, Spain
  • Oriol Manuel, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Pascal Meylan, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • José María Morales, Madrid, Spain
  • Patricia Muñoz, Madrid, Spain
  • Livio Pagano, Rome, Italy
  • Julio Pascual, Barcelona, Spain
  • Faouzi Saliba, Paris, France
  • Rafael San Juan, Madrid, Spain
  • Andrew Ullmann, Wurzburg, Germany
  • Claudio Viscoli, Genova, Italy
  • Maja Weisser, Basel, Switzerland
Last update: 27 March 2013

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