ECP Florence 2009

date from - to Friday 4 September 2009 − Wednesday 9 September 2009
type & language Global meeting − Spoken language: English
location Fortezza da Basso, Florence, Italy
organizer ESP
website www.ecp2009.org
announced by Prof. Dr. Michael J. Mihatsch
last updated at 2010-04-04 21:47:21

Important Deadlines

ABSTRACT – Note: send as many as possible to attract interest!
Abstract submission deadline extended to 22 April 2009.
Notification of acceptance: 20 May 2009

REGISTRATION – Note: register as early as possible, the early registration fee is less expensive!
Early Registration: before 10 June 2009
Regular Registration: before 10 July 2009
Late Registration:before 10 August 2009

Pre-Congress Meeting of the WG Nephropathology

September 4th, about 2.5 hrs

Morning session 9.30 – 12.00h

Transplantation, Organization and chair: Prof. Dr. Volker Nickeleit (Capel Hill, USA)
  • Recurrent and de-novo focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) in renal allografts.
    Ingeborg M. Bajema, Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Transplant glomerulitis and glomerulopathy: clinical significance and differential diagnosis.
    Volker Nickeleit and Michael J. Mihatsch, Chapel Hill/USA & Basel/Switzerland
  • Coffee Break 10.30 – 11.00
  • Challenging C4d staining results: C4d deposits late after transplantation, focal C4d staining, and C4d accumulations without pathology in ABO compatible and incompatible grafts: what does it mean?
    Mark Haas, Baltimore, USA
  • Immune profiling in renal tyransplantation: biopsy correlations with urine and plasma PCR studies.
    Surya Seshan, New York, USA
  • Lunch 12.00 – 14.00

Afternoon session 14.00 – 17.30

Native kidney diseases: Glomerular diseases Organization and chair: Prof. Ian SD Roberts (Oxford, UK)
  • IgA nephropathy: a new international evidence-based consensus classification.
    Ian Roberts, Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis: is a morphological classification adequate?
    Franco Ferrario, Milan Italy
  • C1q nephropathy: diagnostic criteria and clinicopathological correlations.
    Alenka Vizjak, Ljubliana, Slovenia
  • Coffee break 16.00 -16.30
  • Thin membrane nephropathy or collagen IV nephropathy: how should we classify glomerular basement membrane disorders.
    Mark Haas, Baltimore, USA

Congress Meetings

Symposium

“The kidney in autoimmune diseases”
Organization and chair: Prof Dusan Ferluga (Ljubliana, Slovenia)
September 7, 2009 (8.30-12.00)

Program
  • Immune complex- mediated small vessel vasculitis, Charles Jennette, USA
  • Clinical pathologic classification and correlations in lupus nephritis, Jan A. Bruijn, The Netherlands
  • Renal disease in rheumatoid arthritis, Surya V. Seshan, USA
  • Antiphospholipid syndrome – pathologist’s perspective, Dusan Ferluga, Slovenia
  • Renal involvement in primary Sjogren’s syndrome, Eva Honsova, Czech Republic
  • Inherited regulatory protein disorders of complement activation and the kidney, Laure-Hélene Noël, France

Business Meeting

Major topic: How to organize and run a biopsy register
September 7, 2009 (17.30-19.00 h)

Program:
  • Organisation and practice of a kidney biopsy register
  • The Norwegian view: Bjarne M. Iversen, Norway
  • The Italian view: Cataldo Abaterusso, Italy

Slide Seminar

“Renal Pathology without electron and immunofluorescence microcopy: A dead end street“.
September 8, 2009 (8.30- 12.00)

Transplant Pathology
  • Bela Ivanyi, Hungary
  • Helmut Hopfer, Switzerland
  • Eduardo Vazquez Martul, Spain
  • Agmeszua Perkowska-Ptasinska, Poland
  • Heinz Regele, Austria
Native Kidney Pathology
  • Kerstin Amann, Germany
  • Jan A. Bruijn, The Netherlands
  • Johan Mölne,Sweden,
  • Guido Monga, Italy
  • Maria M. Picken, USA

Short course

“New insights into the pathogenesis of renal diseases”
Organization and chair: Prof Dontscho Kerjaschki (Vienna, Austria)
September 8, 2009 (14.30-17.00 h)

Program
  • Molecular mimicry in pauci-immune focal necrotizing glomerulonephritis, Renate Kain, Austria
  • Molecular pathology of the glomerular slit diaphragm and proteinuria, Tobias Huber, Germany
  • Towards the identification of a “renopoietic system”, Paola Romagnani, Italy
  • Notch and glomerular pathgology (to be confirmed), Katalin Susztak, USA

Lectures for category «Native Kidney Pathology - Glomerular diseases»

title
Intensity, mean and total optical density of immune deposits in renal diseases
author
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Immunohistochemical study of the inflammatory infiltrate and the proliferative index in the tubulointerstitium in human glomerulonephritidies
author
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An international evidence-based classification of IgA nephropathy: the Oxford Classification
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Lupus Glomerulonephritis
author
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Type IV Collagen Diseases (Alport Syndrome and Thin Glomerular Basement Membrane Disease)
author

The author is:
Mark Haas
Department of Pathology
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California, USA
The system currently supports only members, Sorry

Type IV Collagen Diseases (Alport Syndrome and Thin Glomerular Basement Membrane Disease) (PPT / 19976 KB) - big file, download may take a while

title
Unusual evolution of type II membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis associated with Factor I mutation
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C1q nephropathy:diagnostic criteria and clinicopathological correlations
author
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MOLECULAR MIMICRY IN PAUCI-IMMUNE FOCAL NECROTIZING GLOMERULONEPHRITIS
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Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis in the setting of angiofollicular lymph node hyperplasia complicated by Evan`s syndrome
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Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis: is a morphological classification adequate?
author

Lectures for category «Native Kidney Pathology - Others»

title
Macrophage infiltration in kidney tissue in children with primary nephropathies
author

None of the authors is member of the WG, therefore “mihatsch” is entered under origial author by default.

Macrophage infiltration in kidney tissue in children with primary nephropathies (PDF / 7198.15 KB)

title
GLOMUS TUMOUR – Report of an unusual localization
author

Poster Presentation:
None of the authors is a member of the WG. For technical reasons M.J.Mihatsch is mentioed as “author”.

GLOMUS TUMOUR – Report of an unusual localization (PPT / 9718 KB)

title
Organisation and Practice of a Kidney Biopsy Registry: The Italian View
author

The author is not a member of our WG, therefore by default M.J.Mihatsch is inserted as author.

Organisation and Practice of a Kidney Biopsy Registry: The Italian View (PPT / 2039.5 KB)

title
GLOMUS TUMOUR – Report of an unusual localization
author
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Slide Seminar - Native Kidney Pathology - Renal pathology without electron and immunofluorescence microscopy: A dead end street
author

Cases were presented by:
K. Amann (Germany)
J.A.Brujin (The Netherlands)
G.Monga (Italy)
J. Mölne (Sweden)
M.M.Picken (USA)

M.J.Mihatsch and G. Monga chaired the session

Slide Seminar - Native Kidney Pathology - Renal pathology without electron and immunofluorescence microscopy: A dead end street (ZIP / 5279.81 KB)

Lectures for category «Native Kidney Pathology - Tubulo-interstitial diseases»

title
Renal involvement in primary Sjogren’s syndrome
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Lectures for category «Native Kidney Pathology - Vascular diseases»

title
IMMUNE COMPLEX-MEDIATED SMALL VESSEL VASCULITIS
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Lectures for category «Transplant Pathology - Others»

title
Draft guideline for scoring and reporting interstitial fibrosis
author

Robert Colvin summarized and presented the results of Working Group on Fibrosis in Banff 2009
The results were presented by Heinz Regele in Florence 2009

Draft guideline for scoring and reporting interstitial fibrosis (PPT / 1975.5 KB)

title
Slide Seminar - Transplant Pathology - Renal pathology without electron and immunofluorescence microscopy: A dead end street
author

The dases were presented by:
H.Hopfer (Switzerland)
B. Ivanyi (Hungary)
A. Perkowska-Ptasinska (Poland)
H. Regele (Austria)
E. Vazquez Martul (Spain)

The session was chaired by M.J.Mihatsch and G. Monga

Slide Seminar - Transplant Pathology - Renal pathology without electron and immunofluorescence microscopy: A dead end street (ZIP / 4446.61 KB)

title
Immune Profiling in Renal Transplantation: Biopsy Correlations with Urine and Plasma PCR Studies
author

Immune Profiling in Renal Transplantation: Biopsy Correlations with Urine and Plasma PCR Studies

Immune Profiling in Renal Transplantation: Biopsy Correlations with Urine and Plasma PCR Studies (PPT / 9340.5 KB)

Lectures for category «Transplant Pathology - Recurrent diseases»

title
Recurrence of nephrotic syndrme after transplantation in a mixed population of children and adults
author
title
Recurrent and de-novo focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) in renal allografts
author

Lectures for category «Transplant Pathology - Rejection related topics»

title
Rejection Associated Glomerular Lesions
author
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Post-transplant membranous glomerulonephritis as a manifestation of chronic antibody-mediated rejection
author
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Challenging C4d Staining Results
author

The author is:
Mark Haas
Department of Pathology
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California, USA
The system currently supports only members, Sorry

Haas - Challenging C4d Staining Results (PPT / 12206.5 KB) - big file, download may take a while