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20th ISAD

The International Liver Support Meeting Rostock

Final Program

Friday, September 6th, 2019

01:00 – 03:00 pm Working Group: Challenges of designing Clinical Trials on Efficacy of Extracorporeal Liver Support

Salons 25 & 26
03:00 – 03:30 pm Coffee Break
03:30 – 05:00 pm CytoSorbents Europe Liver Study Kickoff Meeting

Salons 25 & 26
07:00 pm – Open Welcome Address and Reception

Salon Rotunde

Scientific Program

Saturday, September 7th, 2019
Ballsaal

from 07:30 am Registration
Foyer Ballsaal
08:00 – 08:10 am Steffen Mitzner & Jan Stange (Rostock, Germany)
20 Years of Albumin Dialysis & Liver Support Meetings
08:10 – 09:40 am Morning Session I
Albumin Dialysis as Liver Support Therapy: Past, Present & Future
Chairs: Roger Williams (London, UK)
Horst Klinkmann (Rostock, Germany)
08:10 – 08:40 am Tarek Hassanein (San Diego, USA)
20 Years of Experiences with Albumin Dialysis as Liver Support Therapy
08:40 – 09:10 am Faouzi Saliba (Paris, France)
Lessons from multiple Clinical Studies & Consequences for future Trials
09:10 – 09:40 am Jan Stange (Rostock, Germany)
The Future of Liver Support Therapy - Technology, Monitoring, Diagnostics
09:40 – 10:00 am Coffee Break
10:00 – 12:00 pm Morning Session II
Detoxification Efficacy & its Monitoring
Chairs: Markus Busch (Hannover, Germany)
Janos Fazakas (Budapest, Hungary)
10:00 – 10:20 am Valentin Fuhrmann (Muenster, Germany)
A Proposal for Practice Guidelines - who, when and how long to treat
10:20 – 10:40 am Aleksandra Jung (Krakow, Poland)
Monitoring Metabolites for Kinetic Modeling of Liver Support
10:40 – 11:00 am Katja Waterstradt (Berlin, Germany)
Use of Albumin-Functionality-Test as an Efficacy Endpoint
11:00 – 11:20 am Michael Hinz (Rostock, Germany)
Albumin-binding Function as a Biomarker for Extracoporeal Support Studies
11:20 – 11:40 am Ivano Riva (Bergamo, Italy)
Comparison of Blood Purification of different Liver Support Therapies
11:40 – 12:00 pm Steffen Mitzner (Rostock, Germany)
Discussions & Summary
12:00 – 01:30 pm Lunch and Poster Session
01:30 – 03:40 pm Afternoon Session I
Inflammation & Liver Failure
Chairs: Tung Yu Tsui (Rostock, Germany)
Tarek Hassanein (San Diego, USA)
01:30 – 02:00 pm Rajiv Jalan (London, UK)
Inflammation & Liver Failure - Challenges for Liver Support (ALIVER)
02:00 – 02:20 pm Rudolf Stauber (Graz, Austria)
The Role of Albumin in Inflammation
02:20 – 02:40 pm Janos Fazakas (Budapest, Hungary)
CytoSorb®: Combination of Immunomodulation & Detoxification
02:40 – 03:00 pm Fin Stolze Larsen (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Plasma Exchange in Liver Failure - Pros & Cons
03:00 – 03:20 pm Claus Krenn (Vienna, Austria)
From MARS™ to CytoSorb®: Clinical Experiences from Vienna
03:20 – 03:40 pm Markus Busch (Hannover, Germany)
Discussions & Summary
03:40 – 04:00 pm Coffee Break
04:00 – 06:00 pm Afternoon Session II
Future of Extracorporeal Liver and Immune Support
Chairs: Faouzi Saliba (Paris, France)
Holger Schaeffler (Rostock, Germany)
04:00 – 04:20 pm Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos (New Jersey, USA)
Inflammation & Alcoholic Hepatitis - Lessons from Cellular Therapy
04:20 – 04:40 pm Jens Altrichter (Rostock, Germany)
ICE: Cellular Immune Modulation
04:40 – 05:00 pm Pedro Baptista (Zaragoza, Spain)
Is there a Chance for a new Bioartificial Liver?
05:00 – 05:20 pm Christian Steiner (Berlin, Germany)
Mission to MARS™ - The Beginning of a great Journey
05:20 – 06:00 pm Steffen Mitzner & Jan Stange
Closing Remarks & Panel Discussion
J. Fazakas, V. Fuhrmann, T. Hassanein, R. Jalan, N. Pyrsopoulos, F. Saliba, F. Stolze Larsen
06:00 – 06:30 pm Poster Prizes & Closing

Social Program

Saturday, September 7th, 08:00 pm

Join us for a great Night on a lovely Boat on the Warnow River!

Please register!
Price: € 30.00


Sunday, September 8th, 10:00 am

Sailing Trip (by Invitation)