What is BTS

The Belgian Transplantation Society (BTS) is a scientific organization bringing together all the players in the field of solid organ transplantation in Belgium. The BTS is composed of physicians, transplant coordinators and nurses representing the seven transplant centers of the country. The BTS manages scientific and organizational aspects in the areas of organ procurement and kidney, pancreas, liver, intestinal, lung and heart transplantation. The BTS is the intermediary between health professionals, patients and competent authorities in Belgium.

15/03/18 - 16/03/18

BTS Congress

Combined NTV & BTS Annual Meeting 2018

15/03/18 - 16/03/18
de Doelen International Congress Centre, Schouwburgplein 50, 3012 CL Rotterdam, Netherlands

First announcement

19/05/17

Congress

10ème Journée de Partenariat - Don d'organes et Transplantation au quotidien

Auditoire Heremans, Avenue Docteur G. Therasse, 1, 5530 Yvoir

22/05/17

Congress

Transplantation et don d'organe autour de la naissance

Hôpital Civil Marie Curie, Chaussée de Bruxelles, 140, 6042 Lodelinsart

This symposium adresses the very ethical topic of organ donation from children and neonates. The lectures are given by a wide panel of national and international experts such as Dr.M. Daune and Mrs. A. Joosten (Lodelinsart, Belgium), Prof. E. Sokal (Brussels, Belgium), Prof.W. Verpoest (Brussels, Belgium), Prof. J. Brierley (London, UK), M. N. Broeckx (Antwerpen, Belgium), Prof. KL Schwering (Paris, France) and Dr. N. Wanegaar (Utrecht, The Nederlands). The session are in English and French, simultaneously translated. For further information contact + 32 71 92 13 23.

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24/09/17 - 27/09/17

Congress

18th Congress of the European Society for Organ Transplantation

Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona, Pl. de Willy Brandt, 11-14, 08019 Barcelona, Spain

We would like to invite you to a new level of medical meetings in transplantation at the BigBangBarcelona conference. Transplantation has emerged from the decades of an early experimental procedure to an established first line therapy for organ failure. While mechanistic devices or fully artificial organs may be available in many decades from now, the fate of the patients suffering from organ failure today and in the next years, will depend on the progress we will achieve with transplantation. The discrepancy between the high demand and the shortage in organs available remains a challenge. Amongst the many obstacles highlighted at the congress, progress in transplantation with organs from living donors but also advancements in normothermic perfusion and other seminal technologies will be addressed. Novel drugs, protocols for immunomod- ulation and tolerance but also surrogate endpoints for clinical trials in order to enhance the drug develop- ment remain critically important topics in the field.

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04/10/17 - 06/10/17

Congress

Eurotransplant 50th Anniversary Jubilee Congress

Hotels van Oranje, Koningin Wilhelmina Boulevard 20, 2202 GV Noordwijk, the Nederlands.

20/03/17

News

Guide to the quality and safety of organs for transplantation.

20/03/17

6th edition published by the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & Healthcare

How to become a sponsor

The BTS is a non-profit organization. The BTS thanks the industry for its support, which allows to organize its scientific meetings and to be able to support research in transplantation..

Contact our treasurer

Dr.Nicolas Meurisse

CHU Sart-Tilman B35, Bât. BC+2 Chir. abdominale, endocrinienne et transplantation, 4000 Liège, Belgique