Sunday, October 8, 2006: 2:00 PM-3:15 PM
Session A Rooms 307-310 (Moscone Center)
Panel: Current Issues and Advancements in Transplantation
Objective: To overview current clinical experiences with composite tissue allotransplantation (CTA) of the face, hand, and abdominal wall with specific focus on technical issues of transplant design, pharmaceutical protocols, and outcomes relating to function, risk, and complications. An update on research efforts in CTA will discuss current and future strategies for the modulation of immune tolerance.
Panelists:Warren Breidenbach, MD
W.P. Andrew Lee, MD
David Levi, MD
Maria Siemionow, MD
Moderator:Robert L. Walton, MD
2:00 PM - 2:20 PMAbdominal Wall Transplantation
2:20 PM - 2:40 PMImmune Tolerance to Composite Tissue Allografts
2:40 PM - 3:00 PMModels for Face Transplantation and Technical Issues of Transplant Design
3:00 PM - 3:20 PMLouisville Hand Transplants
3:20 PM - 3:40 PMCurrent Issues and Advancements in Transplantation

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