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ESOT-ILTS Joint webinars – Session II: Gender Disparities in Transplantation

Start Date:
Monday, April 15th 2024 at 15:00
End Date:
Monday, April 15th 2024 at 16:00
Description & Objectives:

Sex- and gender-based disparities exist in adult and paediatric kidney, liver, lung, heart, and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. There are not only biological, but also psychological and socioeconomic issues that contribute to disparity in outcomes as well as to inequitable access to transplantation for women and girls.



  • 15:00 – 15:05 Welcome and introduction – Fernanda Ortiz, Finland
  • 15:05 – 15:20 Sex-based disparities in access to liver transplant – Chiara Becchetti, Italy
  • 15:20 – 15:35 Sex differences in life expectancy and cardiovascular burden in children with CKD and after transplantation – Anette Melk, Germany
  • 15:35 – 15:55 Discussion and Q&A – All
  • 15:55 – 16:00 Concluding remarks  Fernanda Ortiz, Finland



This webinar is jointly organised by ESOT and ILTS as part of a two-part webinar series on diversity and inclusion.