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18th ISAD

International Symposium on Albumin Dialysis

Final Program

Friday, September 8th 2017

01:00 – 03:00 pm Meet and Greet Lounge
Salon 21 & 22
03:00 – 03:30 pm Coffee Break
03:30 – 06:00 pm VTL-308 Regional Meeting
Salon 21 & 22

Terry Winters (Scottsdale, USA)
Welcome address from the CEO
Jennifer Guzman (San Diego, USA)
The 308 target population - how to find it
John Carlins (Pittsburgh, USA)
The process of pre-screening, screening and inclusion in VTL-308
William Frank (Rancho Santa Fe, USA)
Safety reporting and standards of care
John Brotherton (San Diego, USA)
ELAD® system user experience
Robert Ashley (San Diego, USA)
ELAD® cellular therapy - update on mechanisms and clinical analysis

07:00 pm – Open Welcome Address and Reception
Foyer “Promenadendeck”

Saturday, September 9th 2017

from 07:30 am Registration
Foyer “Promenadendeck”

Scientific Program

Saturday, September 9th 2017

08:00 – 08:15 am Steffen Mitzner (Rostock, Germany)
08:15 – 10:15 am Morning Session I
Chairs: Rafael Bañares (Madrid, Spain)
Jan Kielstein (Braunschweig, Germany)
08:15 – 08:45 am Vicente Arroyo (Barcelona, Spain) - Keynote I
Acute on chronic liver failure as an indication for liver support - who should be transferred where and when?
08.45 – 09:15 am Ulrich Gerth (Muenster, Germany)
New outcome data on late stage organ support with albumin dialysis
09:15 – 09:45 am David Kramer (Milwaukee, USA)
Acute on chronic liver failure - diagnosis and intervention with organ support
09:45 – 10:15 am Suman Lata (New Delhi, India)
Bile cast nephropathy - kidney failure due to jaundice
10:15 – 10:45 am Coffee Break
10:45 – 12:45 pm Morning Session II
Chairs: Hartmut Schmidt (Muenster, Germany)
David Kramer (Milwaukee, USA)
10:45 – 11:15 am Valentin Fuhrmann (Hamburg, Germany)
Hypoperfusion induced shock liver - effect of albumin dialysis
11:15 – 11:45 am Wolfgang Huber (Munich, Germany)
Pulmonary complications of liver failure and albumin dialysis
11:45 – 12:15 pm Christian Wilms (Muenster, Germany)
Micro-charcoal recirculation in albumin dialysis - the OPALesce study
12:15 – 12:45 pm Andrea De Gasperi (Milan, Italy)
Cytokine modulation by adsorption
12:45 – 02:00 pm Lunch and Poster Session
02:00 – 04:00 pm Afternoon Session I
Chairs: Tung Yu Tsui (Rostock, Germany)
Jacek Rozga (Warsaw, Poland)
02:00 – 02:30 pm Patricia Bedard (San Diego, USA)
Cellular therapy as individual immunomodulation and growth factor
02:30 – 03:00 pm Richard Laing (Birmingham, UK)
Hepatoma conditioning for normothermic transplant recovery perfusion
03:00 – 03:30 pm Jens Altrichter (Munich, Germany)
Biologicals to modulate leucocyte function
03:30 – 04:00 pm Banwari Agarwal (London, UK)
Detoxification and endotoxin removal combined in AoCLF -
the ALIVER-EU study
04:00 – 04:30 pm Coffee Break
04:30 – 06:00 pm Afternoon Session II
Chairs: Vicente Arroyo (Barcelona, Spain)
Steffen Mitzner (Rostock, Germany)
04:30 – 05:00 pm David Reich (Philadelphia, USA) - Keynote II
Emerging concepts in alcoholic hepatitis – rationale of the 308 study,
organ support and transplantation
05:00 – 05:30 pm Late Breakers in RnD and Clinical

Kerstin Schnurr (Berlin, Germany)
Analysis of albumin function by investigating conformational mobility
05:30 – 06:00 pm Steffen Mitzner and Jan Stange (Rostock, Germany)
Closing remarks and panel
Vicente Arroyo, Valentin Fuhrmann, David Kramer, David Reich,
Hartmut Schmidt
06:00 - 06:15 pm Poster Prizes & Closing Remarks

Social Program

Saturday, September 9th, 08:00 pm

Join us for a night on a lovely boat on the river Warnow!

Please register!
Price: € 30.00