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Dr. Linda Cendales meeting summary of composite tissue graft section of 2011 Eleventh Banff Conference on Allograft Pathology, June 6-10, 2011 in Paris, France.

Dr. Linda Cendales meeting summary of composite tissue graft section of 2011 Eleventh Banff Conference on Allograft Pathology, June 6-10, 2011 in Paris, France.

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Summary of Composite Tissue Graft section of 2011 Paris Banff meeting Summary of Composite Tissue Graft section of 2011 Paris Banff meeting Presentation Transcript

  • Vascularized Composite Allografts (VCA) Banff Linda C. Cendales, M.D. Assistant Professor of Surgery Division of Plastic Surgery and Division of Transplantation Director, Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation and the Laboratory of Microsurgery E MORY T RANSPLANT C ENTER
  • VCA Banff 2007
    • Reported VCA at the time of the meeting
      • Hand Transplants: n=22
      • Other VCA:
        • Skin containing : 13
        • Non- skin containing : 26
    International Registry on Hand and Composite Tissue Transplantation
  • VCA Banff 2011 World Experience
    • Reported VCA < 100 patients
    • Hand transplant patients
      • N= 51
    • Other VCA: face, laryngx, abdominal wall, knee
      • N= 43
    International Registry on Hand and Composite Tissue Transplantation, accessed June 9, 2011
  • Michael Mengel University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada Laboratory Medicine and Pathology Alberta Transplant Applied Genomics Centre and Transcriptome Sciences Inc Chronic immune injury in solid organ transplantation
    • Dr. Mengel presented an excellent overview of chronic changes in solid organs
    • The topics discussed included:
      • the deterioration of allografts, particularly in kidneys
      • Antibody-mediated causes are a major problem
      • Failure also due to other causes (e.g. recurrent disease, calcineurin inhibitor toxicity)
      • C4d deposition pattern in VCAs is not clear and probably cannot be currently relied upon
  • Chronic Changes in Non-Human Primates Gerhard S. Mundinger, M.D. University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 11 th Banff Conference on Allograft Pathology Enghien-les-Bains, France June 8 th , 2011
    • Dr Mundinger presented the group’s experience in nonhuman primate models of face and vascularized fibula
    • Studies attempt to induce tolerance in VCAs
    • The group’s observations included lymphoid aggregates, which the investigators relate to as tertiary lymphoid organs (TLOs)
      • The data presented included CD3, CD4, & CD20 stains
    • Findings showed evidence for a notch/jagged pathway activation
    • Findings showed chronic rejection and transplant arteriopathy
    • Results demonstrated superficial vs deep histologic discrepancy
  • Histologic findings in late vascularized composite allotransplantation Jean Kanitakis Depts. of Dermatology/Dermatopathology Ed. Herriot Hospital Lyon, France 10th Banff Meeting - Paris, June 8, 2011
  • Presented an overview of the spectrum of histologic changes observed in patients grafted and/or followed in Lyon
    • 1st hand alloTx Sept 1998 2.5 yrs (amputation after IST discontinuation)
    • 1st 2 e hand alloTx - Jan 2000 11 yrs
    • 2 e hand alloTx Apr 2003 8 yrs
    • 2 e hand alloTx Feb 2007 4 yrs
    • 2 e hand alloTx Jul 2008 2 yrs
    • 2 e hand alloTx Jul 2009 1.5 yrs
    • 1st face alloTx Nov 2005 5 yrs
    • Face alloTx Nov 2009 1.5 yrs
    • Presented a variety of ancillary stains, including
      • CD3, CD4, CD8, TIA-1, FOXP3, and C4d
      • C4d pattern is still not clear
    • Differential diagnosis is broad
  • Polish Experience in Hand Transplantation Departament of General Surgery Trzebnica , Poland Adam Chełmoński, Jerzy Jabłecki, Agnieszka Hałoń, Aleksandra Klimczak
  • Presented the Polish Experience Total of 6 Hand Transplant Patients -5 unilateral -1 bilateral hand transplant wrist level – 2 unilat (2008,201 1) ,1 bilateral ( 2010 ) mid - forearm – 1 unilat ( 200 6 ) mid – arm – 2 unilat ( 2009,2010 ) The last case required two partial finger amputations: the cause is being studied
  • Louisville VCA Program Christina Kaufman PhD Vasculopathy in Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation (VCA)
    • Data demonstrated chronic changes in hand allografts as delineated in the 2007 VCA Banff consensus discussions manuscript
      • Vascular intimal thickening
      • Nail changes
      • Loss of hair follicles
    • Observations showed skin with a VCA Banff Grade 0 and marked concentric intimal and medial hypertrophy at the same time point in the same patient
    • Development of HLA alloantibodies in two patients
    • The Louisville group is using ultrasound BioMicroscopy Technology to follow vascular changes
  • VCA Banff Working Group Pre-meeting survey
    • University of Maryland
    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    • Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran
    • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    • Cleveland Clinic
    • Christine M. Kleinert Institute
    • University Paris
    • United States Department of Defense
    • Innsbruck Medical University
    • St. Hedwig's Hospital , Trzebnica
    • St Vincent's Hospital
    • Ed. Herriot hospital
    • Bridgman Woman’s Hospital
    • University of Oxford/NDS
    • Emory University
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    • New pathological findings from the last Banff meeting
      • Neointimal proliferation
      • Arteritis
      • Vasculopathy
      • Increasing C4d deposits
      • Expression of adhesion molecules
      • Capillary thromboses
      • Tertiary lymphoid organ development
  • Topics to Discuss
    • Chronic changes
    • Inflammation vs rejection
    • Antibody Mediated Rejection
      • DSA - / +C4d /intimal hyperplasia
    • Myointimal proliferation
    • Markers of chronic skin rejection
    • Pathological changes of sentinel flap vs functional transplant
  • VCA Banff Working Group Post-meeting survey
  • Thank you