• Prophylaxis for infection in transplantation- how are we doing?

  • Prophylaxis for infection in transplantation- how are we doing?

  • Prophylaxis for infection in transplantation- how are we doing?

#Infection #Latin America

Live Session:

Monday, June 21, 2021 - 6:00 PM (Local time in Buenos Aires)
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Description:


This masterclass aims to review and discuss the present knowledge on the well-established prophylactic strategies to prevent infection after solid organ transplantation used globally. It will also approach the ones used in Latin America and their impact on patient survival and their financial and logistic challenges.

Learning Objectives:


  • To review the well-established prophylactic schemes for infections after SOT currently in use

  • To discuss the present situation of prophylactic measures to prevent infection in Latin America

Faculty:


Well established prophylactic strategies to prevent infection after solid organ transplants


Camille Kotton

Clinical Director of the Transplant Infectious Disease and Immunocompromised Host Program, Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School,
Boston, USA

Camille Nelson Kotton MD, FIDSA, FAST is the clinical director of the Transplant Infectious Disease and Immunocompromised Host Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital, and Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. She was chair of The Infectious Disease Community of Practice of The American Society of Transplantation (2012-2018). From 2007-2013, she was the president of The Transplant Infectious Disease Section of The Transplantation Society. Highlights of her time as president include the development of international guidelines on CMV management after solid organ transplant, published in Transplantation (2010, 2013, 2018). She is the first transplant infectious disease specialist to be a councilor of The Transplantation Society (2020). Her clinical interests include cytomegalovirus, donor-derived infections, zoonoses, and travel and tropical medicine in the transplant setting. During the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, she managed numerous COVID-19 infected patients, developed clinical protocols for management, and was involved in numerous research projects. She is a member of the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and is involved in national decisions regarding COVID-19 vaccines.

How are we doing in infectious prophylaxis after SOT in Brazil


Ligia Pierrotti

ID Physician, Hospital das Clínicas
University of São Paulo School of Medicine
São Paulo, Brazil

Dr. Pierrotti is an Infectious Disease physician who graduated from the State University of Campinas (Unicamp) in 1993. M.Sc and Ph.D. in Infectious Diseases at University of São Paulo, Brazil, in 2004. She is currently an assistant physician at the Kidney Transplant Unit and leader-member of Infectious Diseases on Immunocompromised Host Group at the Hospital das Clínicas, School of Medicine of the University of São Paulo (HCFMUSP). She is the Vice coordinator of the ID Committee of the Brazilian Association of Organ Transplantation (ABTO) and is a permanent member of the Brazilian Standing Committee on Biosurveillance. Her research is directed towards epidemiology, prevention, and management of infections in immunocompromised hosts, particularly solid organ transplant and kidney transplantation.

Schedule (90 min):


  • 05 min

    Welcome and introduction by the Chairs

  • 25 min

    Presentation: Well established prophylactic strategies to prevent infection after solid organ transplants, Camille Kotton, USA

  • 05 min

    Live Q&A with Camille Kotton, USA

  • 25 min

    Presentation: How are we doing in infectious prophylaxis after SOT in Brazil, Ligia Pierrotti, Brazil

  • 05 min

    Live Q&A with Ligia Pierrotti, Brazil

  • 20 min

    Interactive panel discussion with audience participation led by the Chairs

  • 05 min

    Masterclass closing remarks

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