National Conference on Nutritional Management in Organ Failure and Transplantation, 19th April, 2014, BGS Global Hospital, Bangalore, India

IAPEN – National Conference on Nutritional Management in Organ Failure and Transplantation, 19th April, 2014, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

The national conference on nutritional management in organ failure and transplantation is hosted and organised by IAPEN Bangalore regional chapter in partnership with Global Integrated liver care program, BGS Global Hospital, Bangalore on 19th April at seminar hall, 5th floor, BGS Global Hospital, Bangalore, India.

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Nutrition is an integral part of healing and maintenance of health. Poor nutritional status in pre, peri and post-operative surgical patients leads to less than optimal outcomes. Nutrition intervention is necessary for treatment of solid organ/s failure and transplant patients. Prior to transplantation, patients if not properly managed can suffer from certain degree and type of malnutrition and are at high risk for nutritionally-mediated complications.

In addition, malnutrition may contribute to increased morbidity through its effects on immune function, post surgical infection, requirement of ventilator support, increased length of stay in the ICU and delayed wound healing. Although other factors influence post transplant outcomes, nutritional status is the only reversible factor. This conference of IAPEN will provide such a forum for multidisciplinary interaction on transplant nutrition.

There will be an interactive session on “Planning nutrition intervention for transplant patients”. The plenary talks include overview of disease leading to end stage organ failure, Pre, acute post transplant and long term post transplant nutritional management, Nutritional monitoring post transplant, transplantation and Immune nutrition, case studies, food etc.,

This conference, being first in the series of learning initiative on Nutritional management in Solid organ Failure and Transplantation will be focussing on Nutritional management of Liver and kidney failure, Transplantation of liver, kidney and Bone Marrow in adults. Hence the theme chosen for the conference is “Nutritional interventions in organ failure and transplantation – Challenges and solutions”

Important Dates

Early Bird Registration starting date: February 12th, 2014
Early Bird Registration ending date:  March 25th, 2014
Last date of submission of abstract: March 10th, 2014
Intimation of acceptance:              March 15th, 2014
Submission of full length paper:      March 21st, 2014
Submission of abstracts closed:       March 25th, 2014 (Abstracts submitted after March 25th will not be included in the souvenir)

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Conference Highlights

Plenary Talks on the following areas

  • ŸTo understand the nutrient requirements of patients with organ failure
  • ŸTo understand the limitations of pre transplant nutrition support in improving post transplant status
  • ŸTo know the clinical impact of immunonutrition in post transplant patients
  • ŸTo learn provision of nutrition support in patients with complex clinical conditions
  • ŸTo be able to calculate nutrient needs and formulate nutrition care recommendations/goals

Scientific paper presentations – oral and poster
Panel discussion – Organ Failure and Transplantation
Best prize – Student and Research – Oral and Poster Presentations

Venue: BGS Global hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India


It is the unmissable event of the year for anyone who works or has an interest in this area. For the first time under one roof you will have:

  • Leading experts discussing key organ failure and transplantation
  • High impact symposia
  • Four state of the art lectures by expert speakers
  • Over >100 abstracts —- Paper presentation competition

Join IAPEN todayto help our important work and benefit from fantastic savings for paper presentation competition and award function.

Organizing Secretary

Chandan Vinay
Organizing Secretary and Regional Officer, Bangalore
National Conference on Nutritional Management in Organ Failure and Transplantation (NCNMOFT – 2014),
The Indian Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Bangalore Regional Centre,
No 3006, 1st block, Janapriya Heavens, Allalasandra, Bangalore – 560065; Karnataka.
Mob: +91 (0) 7760219901;Mob: 0091 9986795754

IAPEN Accommodation Information

We are pleased to advise that we are handling complete responsibility of accommodation of participants. Accommodation is not exclusive to IAPEN Members therefore if you have any colleagues that wish to be accommodated in the same hotel we will be happy to reserve their rooms too.

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About Bangalore

Bangalore, also rendered Bengaluru, is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka. Bangalore is nicknamed the Garden City for its gardens and parks. Located on the Deccan Plateau in the south-eastern part of Karnataka, Bangalore is India’s third most populous city and fifth-most populous urban agglomeration. Bangalore is well known as a hub for India’s information technology sector. Bangalore is known as the Silicon Valley of India because of its position as the nation’s leading IT exporter. It is among the top 10 preferred entrepreneurial locations in the world and the second fastest growing major metropolis in India.

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