January 27, 2024


This SATA regional meeting will provide discussion of novel areas of interest in liver, heart, and lung transplantation.

Target Audience

Anesthesiologists, intensivists, surgeons, fellows, resident, medical students, nurse anesthetists, advanced practice nurses, anesthesiologist assistants, physician assistants, and nursing staff who are involved in the perioperative care of transplant patients

Learning Objectives

At the end of this session participants will be able to:

  1. Understand techniques used in liver transplantation for blood conservation
  2. Identify the optimum preoperative cardiopulmonary workup in the liver transplant patient
  3. Understand new techniques for pain control in the lung transplant recipient
  4. Identify the effects of hyperammonemia in the lung transplant patient
  5. Understand changes in allocation policy in heart transplantation
  6. Assess the intraoperative management of coagulopathy during heart transplant
  7. Recognize the difference in outcomes between NRP and OSC DCD heart transplantation
Course summary
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Event starts: 
01/27/2024 - 8:55am EST
Event ends: 
01/27/2024 - 12:30pm EST


Gebhard Wagener, MD, President SATA, Columbia University, New York
Chris Cassara, MD, University of Wisconsin
Lovkesh Arora, MD, FASA, E-AEC, University of Iowa
Alexandra Anderson, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Elizabeth Townsend MD, PhDc, University of Wisconsin
Bob Arrigo, MD, University of Wisconsin    
Tim Guenther, MD, University of Wisconsin
Micah Long, MD, University of Wisconsin
Richa Dhawan MD, MPH, University of Chicago
Sudhakar Subramani, MD, MMed, FASE, University of Iowa
Anthony Panos, MD, University of Iowa
Lucas Skoda, MD, University of Wisconsin


In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and SATA. The University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician (CME)

The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals: Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

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