Hot topics in liver transplantation

 General hepatology
 Liver transplant and surgery

Hall C1
English
Symposium
12 April 2019 11:00 - 17:30

This session is co-organised with EASL, ELITA, ILTS, and LICAGE

Part I: Preparing for the drastic changes in transplant medicine: donor and recipient aging and co-morbidities 
Chairs: Patrizia Burra and Paolo Muiesan
Part II: Innovative strategies to increase the donor pool: living donor liver transplant (LDLT), split liver transplant, DCD
Chairs: Nancy Kwan Man (ILTS) and Christophe Duvoux (ELITA)

Part III: 
Multidisciplinary peri-transplant management of advanced liver diseases: critical care in transplantation
Chairs: Eli Zuckerman and Fuat Saner (LICAGE)

Presentations

Part I: Preparing for the drastic changes in transplant medicine: donor and recipient aging and co-morbidities
12 April 2019 11:00 - 12:30

Aging liver in the setting of liver transplantation: pathophysiology
Stuart Forbes - United Kingdom
12 April 2019 11:00 - 11:20

Impact of aging/marginal livers on transplant outcomes
Wojciech Polak - Netherlands
12 April 2019 11:20 - 11:40

Impact of obesity and metabolic syndrome on waiting list mortality and post-transplant outcomes
Henrik Petrowsky - Switzerland
12 April 2019 11:40 - 12:00

Impact of pre transplant frailty and/or sarcopaenia on outcomes
Jeroen van Vugt - Netherlands
12 April 2019 12:00 - 12:20

Discussion
12 April 2019 12:20 - 12:30

Lunch Break
12 April 2019 12:30 - 14:00

Part II: Innovative strategies to increase the donor pool: living donor liver transplant (LDLT), split liver transplant, DCD
12 April 2019 14:00 - 15:30

Why are LDLT rates lower in the USA and Europe vs Asia?
Yaman Tokat - Turkey
12 April 2019 14:00 - 14:15

How to increase LDLT rates?
Gregory McKenna - United States
12 April 2019 14:15 - 14:30

Split liver transplant – what are the limits?
Roberto Ivan Troisi - Saudi Arabia
12 April 2019 14:30 - 14:45

Extended criteria graft & DCD liver transplant
Costantino Fondevila - Spain
12 April 2019 14:45 - 15:00

Panel Discussion
12 April 2019 15:00 - 15:30

Coffee break
12 April 2019 15:30 - 16:00

Part III: Multidisciplinary peri-transplant management of advanced liver diseases: critical care in transplantation
12 April 2019 16:00 - 17:30

Setting quality standards in liver ITU - where do we stand?
Catherine Paugam-Burtz - France
12 April 2019 16:00 - 16:20

Liver-ICU: an interdisciplinary approach
Fuat Saner - Germany
12 April 2019 16:20 - 16:40

Machine perfusion in liver transplantation – the status quo
Paolo Muiesan - United Kingdom
12 April 2019 16:40 - 17:00

Should machine perfusion be adopted into routine clinical practice for high-risk organs?
12 April 2019 17:00 - 17:30

Yes
Ina Jochmans - Belgium
12 April 2019 17:00 - 17:10

No
Chris Watson - United Kingdom
12 April 2019 17:10 - 17:20

Discussion
12 April 2019 17:20 - 17:30