ESOT 2009

5 August 2009  // 

Five abstracts from the Machine Preservation Trial (MPT) have been accepted for presentation at the upcoming European Society of Transplantation (ESOT) meeting in Paris. These abstracts include new data highlighting the benefits of using the LifePort for preserving and transporting kidneys for transplantation. Please visit the ESOT 2009 website at for more information. For ESOT and past MPT abstracts please visit the Trials page.


Parallel Session: Long-term Kidney Graft Survival Parameters

Prediction of Transplantation Success with Serum Angiopoietin-2 Levels Measured in the Donor

Monday, 31 August 2009
11:00 AM – 12:50 PM – Presentation time 12:10 PM
Blue Amphitheatre

Parallel Session: Improving Donor Kidney Quality & Palliation of I/R Injury

Machine Perfusion Versus Cold Storage Preservation in Non-Heart-Beating Kidney Donation and Transplantation: First Results of a Multicentre Trial in Eurotransplant GST and HFABP Values During Machine

Perfusion of Deceased Donor Kidneys are Independent Predictors of Delayed Graft Function, But Not of Primary Non-Function and Graft Survival

Monday, 31 August 2009
4:10 -6:00 PM – Presentation times 4:10 PM & 4:20 PM
Blue Amphitheatre

Parallel Session: Novel Insights in Perfusion & Preservation

Renal Resistance During Machine Perfusion is a Risk Factor for Delayed Graft Function and Poorer Graft Survival

Tuesday, 1 September 2009
11:00 AM – 12:50 PM – Presentation time 12:10 PM
Room Maillot

Poster Session II: Kidney II

Short and Long Term Cost-Effectiveness of Hypothermic Machine Perfusion Versus Static Cold Storage in Kidney Transplantation

Hall Maillot – Level 2

Please stop by Booth #28 for a reprint of Machine Perfusion or Cold Storage in Deceased-Donor Kidney Transplantation as published in the January 1, 2009 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine.