2022 Joint International Symposium on Pediatric & Liver Transplantation

Through our partnership with MESOT the videos from the recent Joint International Symposium on Pediatric & Liver Transplantation are now available to TTS Members.

Scientifc Program

Thursday, February 10

Opening Ceremony
  • Mehmet Haberal
    Founder and Past-President, MESOT
    Founder and President, TOND Founder
    President, TDTD
  • S. Adibul Hasan Rizvi, Pakistan
  • Antoine Barbari President, MESOT
  • Gamal Saadi President, ASOT
Session 1A: Pediatric Kidney Transplantation
  • Faissal A. M. Shaheen (KSA)
    Challenges in Pediatric Kidney Transplantation: A Middle East Perspective
  • Bassam Saeed (Syria) 
    Pediatric Kidney Transplantation in the Middle East: Challenges and Solutions
  • Mustafa Al-Mousawi (Kuwait) 
    Pediatric Kidney Transplantation in Kuwait
  • Nadey Hakim (UK) 
    Pediatric Kidney Transplantation in Africa: 1 Case Report
  • Mignon McCulloch (South Africa) 
    Challenges and Opportunities in Pediatric Kidney Transplantation in Lower- and Middle-Income Countries (LMIC)
Session 2A: Pediatric Kidney Transplantation
  • Oleg Godik (Ukraine)
    Launching Pediatric Kidney Transplant Program in “Okhmatdyt”: First Steps, Current Issues, Perspective e
  • Isakov Samat (Kazakhstan)
    The Comprehensive Program on Renal Transplant for Children in National Mother and Child Science Center
  • A. A. Ismatov (Uzbekistan)
    The Features of Kidney Transplantation with Congenital Anomalies of the Urinary Tract Development: A Practice Case
  • B. Handan Ozdemir (Turkey)
    Prognostic Significance of the Simultaneous Vascular Rejection in Pediatric Patients with Antibody-Mediated Rejection (AMR) in Renal Allografts
  • Helin Sahinturk (Turkey)
    Pediatric Renal Transplant Recipients Admitted to the Intensive Care Unit: A Retrospective Study
  • Begum Avci (Turkey)
    Association Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Anemia in Pediatric Renal Transplant Recipients
  • B. Handan Ozdemir (Turkey)
    The Beneficial Impact of D3 Vitamin on the Decline of Rejection, Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition (EMT), and Interstitial Fibrosis Among Pediatric Renal Transplant Patients
  • S. Kiladze (Georgia)
    Results of Kidney Transplantation in “Tbilisi State Medical University and Ingorokva High Medical Technology University Clinic LLC”
  • B. Altinova (Kazakhstan)
    Pediatric Kidney Transplantation Experience in Kazakhstan
Session 3A: Pediatric Kidney Transplantation
  • Gamal Saadi (Egypt)
    Donor Selection and Outcome for Pediatric Live Donation Kidney Transplantation
  • Mohammad Ghnaimat (Jordan)
    Updates on Post Transplant Diabetes
  • Hani Hafez (Egypt)
    New Immunosuppressive Strategies to Achieve Better Compliance and Results
  • Hassan Argani (Iran)
    Cardiac Death Donation
  • Gani Kuttymuratov (Kazakhstan)
    Experience in Kidney Transplantation in Children with Steroid-Resistant Nephrotic Syndrome
  • B. Handan Ozdemir (Turkey)
    Renal Poly (ADP-Ribose) Polymerase (PARP) Expression Augments the Development of Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition (EMT), Transplant Glomerulopathy, and Interstitial Fibrosis in Pediatric Patients with Antibody-Mediated Rejection
  • Emre Leventoglu (Turkey)
    An Unusual Cause of Elevated Serum Creatinine After Kidney Transplantation in an Adolescent
  • Evra Celikkaya (Turkey)
    Clinical Different Presentation of Family Members with the Same Homozygot DGKE Mutation: A Case Series
Session 4: Pediatric Kidney Transplantation in Covid-19 Era
  • Jeremy Chapman (Australia)
    Scientific Publishing Under COVID Stress: Can We Make It More Useful?
  • Antoine Barbari (Lebanon)
    COVID-19 Vaccination in Children with Solid Organ Transplant: Critical Appraisal
  • Marwan Masri (Lebanon)
    Covid-19 and Allograft Rejection
  • Vivek Kute (India)
    Outcomes of SARS-CoV-2 Among Pediatric Waitlisted and Kidney Transplant Recipients: A Single-Center, Observational Study from India
  • Aysun Caltik Yilmaz (Turkey)
    Covid-19 Infections and Pediatric Renal Transplant Recipients
  • Meraj Alam Siddiqui (Turkey)
    Use of Eculizumab In Pediatric Patients with Late Antibody-Mediated Rejection After Kidney Transplantation

Friday, February 11

Session 5A: Pediatric Liver Transplantation
  • S. Ali Malek-Hosseini (Iran)
    The Largest Single-Center Report on Kidney Pediatric Liver Transplantation
  • Refaat Kamel (Egypt)
    Egyptian Experience in Pediatric Liver Transplantation
  • Gani Kuttymuratov (Kazakhstan)
    Pediatric Liver Transplantation: The Experience of a Single Center
  • Ebru H. Ayvazoglu Soy (Turkey)
    Predisposing Risk Factors Affecting the Early Outcome in Liver Transplant Patients Younger Than 3 Years
  • Emre Karakaya (Turkey)
    An Alternative Abdominal Closure Technique After Pediatric Liver Transplant: Bogota-Bag Technique
  • Ozgur Ozen (Turkey)
    Endovascular Treatment of Active Bleeding After Pediatric Liver Transplantation
  • Nazira Yerimova (Kazakhstan)
    Immunological Aspects of the Cytomegalovirus Infections After Pediatric Liver Transplantation
  • Ersin Gumus (Turkey)
    Salvage Liver Transplantation in the Treatment of a Child with Local Recurrence of Hepatoblastoma: A Case Report
  • Meraj Alam Siddiqui (Turkey)
    Clinical Features and Outcomes Following SARS-Cov-2 Infection in Pediatric Liver Transplant Patients
Session 6A: Pediatric Liver Transplantation
  • Ignazio Marino (USA)
    Orthotopic Liver Transplantation in Children: Tools for Long–Term Follow-Up
  • Hasan Yersiz (USA)
    Expanding the Pediatric Liver Donor Pool without Compromising the Adult Liver Pool. Split Liver Transplantation; Technical Considerations
  • Emre Karakaya (Turkey)
    Vascular Complications in Pediatric Liver Transplants and Their Management
  • Behlul Igus (Turkey)
    The Role of Interventional Radiology in the Management of Early Vascular Complications After Pediatric Liver Transplantation
  • Hazel Delal Dara Kar (Turkey)
    Pediatric Liver Transplantation Indications and Outcomes in Glycogen Storage Disease: A Single Center Experience
  • Hakan Ozturk (Turkey)
    Long-Term Outcomes of Patients with Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis After Biliary Diversion
  • emet Teker Duztas (Turkey)
    Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Type-1 Case with Partial External Biliary Diversion After Liver Transplantation
  • K. Kashibadze (Georgia)
    Development of Liver Transplantation in Georgia
Session 7: Pediatric Kidney and Liver Transplantation
  • Emre Karakaya (Turkey)
    Our Pediatric Liver and Kidney Transplant Activities in 2021
  • Helin Sahinturk (Turkey)
    Relationship Between Postoperative Acute Kidney Injury and Early Extubation After Pediatric Liver Transplantation
  • Almila Sarıgül Sezenoz (Turkey)
    Macular Vessel Density Measurement in Pediatric Renal and Liver Transplantation
  • Gulsah Gokgoz (Turkey)
    Characterization and Prognosis of Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Non-Cirrhotic Liver
  • Hayriye Hizarcioglu Gulsen (Turkey)
    A Fatal Complication of Liver Transplantation: Post-transplant Lymphoproliferative Disease
Session 8: Complications Following Pediatric Kidney and Liver Transplantation
  • Begum Avci (Turkey)
    BK Virus Infection and Risk Factors in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Kidney Transplants
  • Emre Leventoglu (Turkey)
    Encapsulated Peritoneal Sclerosis in an Adolescent with Kidney Transplantation After Long-Term Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Khaled Warashne (Turkey)
    Bile Acid Synthesis Defect Due to Aldo-Keto Reductase 1D1 (AKR1D1) Mutation: An Underdiagnosed Entity Successfully Treated with Liver Transplantation
  • Demet Teker Duztas (Turkey)
    Two Cases with Neonatal Cholestasis and Renal Findings: DCDC2 (Doublecortin Domain Containing 2) Mutation
  • Meraj Alam Siddiqui (Turkey)
    The Role of Platelet-Lymphocyte Ratio and Neutrophil-Lymphocyte Ratio in Predicting the Delayed Graft Function in Pediatric Renal Transplant Patients
  • Begum Avci (Turkey)
    Long Term Outcomes of Renal Transplant Recipients with Juvenil Nephronophthisis
  • A. A. Ismatov (Uzbekistan)
    The Management of Patients with Venous Thrombosis of a Transplanted Kidney in the Early Postoperative Period: A Practice Case
  • Bahar Buyukkaragoz (Turkey)
    Value of Neutrophil-Lymphocyte and Platelet-Lymphocyte Ratios in the Evaluation of Acute Rejection and Chronic Allograft Nephropathy in Children with Kidney Trans

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