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

Title Time Appointment Abstract
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
12 April 2019 11:00 - 11:20
Impact of aging/marginal livers on transplant outcomes
12 April 2019 11:20 - 11:40
Impact of obesity and metabolic syndrome on waiting list mortality and post-transplant outcomes
12 April 2019 11:40 - 12:00
Impact of pre transplant frailty and/or sarcopaenia on outcomes
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?
12 April 2019 14:00 - 14:15
How to increase LDLT rates?
12 April 2019 14:15 - 14:30
Split liver transplant – what are the limits?
12 April 2019 14:30 - 14:45
Extended criteria graft & DCD liver transplant
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?
12 April 2019 16:00 - 16:20
Liver-ICU: an interdisciplinary approach
12 April 2019 16:20 - 16:40
Machine perfusion in liver transplantation – the status quo
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
12 April 2019 17:00 - 17:10
No
12 April 2019 17:10 - 17:20
Discussion
12 April 2019 17:20 - 17:30