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A Scientific Symposium “Artificial Organs Today: From in Vitro Assessment to Human Therapies” on the Occasion of the Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts


On the occasion of the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (MASA) the Macedonian Society of Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation and Artificial Organs (MSNDTAO) organized a one day symposium titled: “Artificial Organs Today: From in vitro assessment to human therapies”, on September 28, 2007 at the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts. The following sessions were held: Artificial Organs in Front of the Ageing Populations; System Requirements for Artificial Organ Technology; Tools for Artificial Organ Technology; Extracorporeal Blood Circuits in Organ Replacement Therapies; Treatment Options for Blood Purification Therapies. Presentation were delivered by: Horst Klinkmann, Germany; Jörg Vienken, Germany; Jens Hartmann, Austria; Udo Losert, Austria; Jan Wojcicki, Poland; Helmut Mann and Siegfried Stiller, Germany; Beat Walpoth, Switzerland; Juan F. del Cañizo, Spain; Borce Georgievski, Macedonia; Bernd Stegmayr, Sweden; Momir Polenakovic, Macedonia; Petar Kes, Croatia; Aleksandar Sikole, Macedonia; Wolfgang Ramlow, Germany; Dieter Falkenhagen, Austria. These meetings are significant for the application and development of the artificial organs in patients.

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