The Banff Heart Concurrent Session, held as part of the 16th Banff Foundation for Allograft Pathology Conference at Banff, Alberta, Canada, on September 21, 2022, focused on 2 major topics: non-human leukocyte antigen (HLA) antibodies and mixed rejection. Each topic was addressed in a multidisciplinary fashion with clinical, immunological, and pathology perspectives and future developments and prospectives. Following the Banff organization model and principles, the collective aim of the speakers on each topic was to • Determine current knowledge gaps in heart transplant pathology • Identify limitations of current pathology classification systems • Discuss next steps in addressing gaps and refining classification system

Report of the 2022 Banff Heart Concurrent: Focus on non-human leukocyte antigen antibodies in rejection and the pathology of “mixed” rejection

Giarraputo A.;Angelini A.;
2023

Abstract

The Banff Heart Concurrent Session, held as part of the 16th Banff Foundation for Allograft Pathology Conference at Banff, Alberta, Canada, on September 21, 2022, focused on 2 major topics: non-human leukocyte antigen (HLA) antibodies and mixed rejection. Each topic was addressed in a multidisciplinary fashion with clinical, immunological, and pathology perspectives and future developments and prospectives. Following the Banff organization model and principles, the collective aim of the speakers on each topic was to • Determine current knowledge gaps in heart transplant pathology • Identify limitations of current pathology classification systems • Discuss next steps in addressing gaps and refining classification system