Thank you

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On April 16 to 18, 2015, the 12th Congress of the International Hand and Composite Tissue Allotransplantation Society (IHCTAS 2015) took place at the University of Philadelphia in Philadelphia, PA, USA.

The recording of the presentations are available online for attendees, IHCTAS Members and TTS Members. Online copy of the Final Program and Transplantation Journal with copies of the abstracts are also available on the website.

We would like to thank our Invited Speakers, Delegates and Supporters for making the 2015 Congress a success.

We hope that you will be able to join us for the next Congress in Salzburg, Austria on October 25-27, 2017.

IHCTAS 2015, Organizing Committee



Society Objectives

  1. To promote and encourage research and training relevant to the transplantation of vascularized peripheral tissues as a functional unit (a.k.a. composite tissue allotransplantation (CTA) or vascularized composite allografts (VCA)).
  2. To provide a scientific forum for the exchange and discussion of clinical and experimental results and experiences relevant to transplantation of composite tissue allotransplantation or vascularized composite allotransplantation.
  3. To promote and encourage contacts between clinical and experimental researchers from different institutions all pertinent disciplines irrespective of their country of origin.
  4. To promote and facilitate support in the planning and execution of collaborative studies, and pursue collaboration with other associations, societies, and/or organizations serving similar purposes.

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