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Preliminary Scientific Programme 20th ESFH Meeting 2018



Wednesday, June 13


9:00 - 10:00 Inauguration Ceremony
Helmut Borberg Lecture


CAR-T cell
10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 12:00 Extracorporeal Photochemotherapy
  • Extracorporeal photopheresis in acute and chronic graft-versus-host disease: Best practice?
  • Extracorporeal photopheresis in pediatric patients.
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 Plasmapheresis and self-sufficiency in Europe
  • Plasma, a strategic resource?
  • Safe and efficient plasma collection
15:00 - 15:30 Break
15:30 - 17:00 Ultrasound guided peripheral vein access
  • A model for learning and implementing ultrasound guided venous catheterization in apheresis
  • Ultrasound-guided peripheral venous access for therapeutic apheresis procedures
17:00 - 18:00 Poster session

Thursday, June 14


8:30 - 10:00 Thrombotic microangiopathies update.
  • Pathophysiology of thrombotic microangiopathies
  • New strategies for the treatment of thrombotic microangiopathies
10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 12:00 Pathogen inactivation technologies
  • Pathogen inactivation of platelets: current status
  • Pathogen inactivation of plasma and red blood cells
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
12:00 - 13:00 ESFH General Assembly
13:30 - 15:00 Poor mobilizers management
  • Poor mobilizers: definition, identification and causes
  • What to do with poor mobilizers?
15:00 - 15:30 Break
15:30 - 17:00 Immunoadsorption: current status
  • Immunoadsorption: techniques and targets
  • Who will benefit from being treated with immunoadsorption?
17:00 - 17:15 Closing Ceremony

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