The Midstate SATA Meeting 2021

September 25, 2021

This SATA regional meeting is a virtual meeting that has been designed to provide a broad spectrum of clinicians a review of the latest updates on a variety of intra-operative and critical care management topics that involve abdominal and thoracic transplant patients.

Target Audience

Transplant anesthesiologists, Intensivists, Transplant surgeons, Residents, Fellows and Medical students.

Learning Objectives

1.    Discuss new approaches in the preoperative assessment and management of adult liver transplant donors and recipients regarding ERAS and pre-habilitation strategies 
2.    Update the participants on the changes in practice related to organ allocation and patient selection that resulted from the 2018 changes in UNOS allocation 
3.    Discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on lung transplantation. 
4.    Review the current practice for cardiac evaluation of adult renal transplant recipients. 
5.    Describe current practice in pediatric liver transplantation. 
6.    Review current practices in echocardiographic assessment of the heart and discuss recent advances in the assessment of diastolic function and ventricular strain in cirrhosis.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 4.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
08/27/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
09/25/2021 - 8:55am
Event ends: 
09/25/2021 - 1:45pm
Cost:
$1.00

Program:
8:55 am – 9:00 am     Welcome and Introduction 
            Sathish Kumar, MD (University of Michigan)

9:00 am – 10:15 am     Adult Liver Transplantation Session (Moderator: Sathish Kumar, MD, University of Michigan)
            
Frailty Assessment: Considering Pre-habilitation for Liver Transplantation 
    Andres Durate-Rojo, MD, MS, DSc
    Associate Professor of Medicine, 
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition  
    University of Pittsburgh

Early recovery after surgery (ERAS): Implementation for Liver Donors
    Kristina Lemon, MD
    Assistant Professor of Surgery
    University of Cincinnati 

Early recovery after surgery (ERAS): Implementation for Liver Recipients 
    Rodriguez Gonzalo, MD
    Surgical Director, Liver Transplantation
    Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Hospital General     
    Universitario de Alicante, Alicante, Spain

10:15 am – 10:25 am    Break

10:25 am – 10:30 am    SATA Address
   Tetsuro Sakai, MD, PhD, MHA, FASA, President, SATA

10:30 am – 11:20 am    Cardiothoracic Transplantation Session (Moderator: Harikesh Subramanian MBBS, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center)

UNOS Changes and its Impact on the Future of Organ Transplantation
    Christopher Sonnenday, MD, MHS
    Transplant Center Director, Michigan Medicine
    Surgical Director of Liver Transplantation
    Executive Vice-Chair, Department of Surgery
    University of Michigan

Clinical Considerations for Lung Transplantation in the COVID-19 Era: How are Transplant Programs Adapting?
    Pablo Sanchez, MD, PhD, FACS
    Chief, Division of Lung Transplant and Lung Failure
    Surgical Director, Lung Transplantation and ECMO
    Director, Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion (EVLP) Program
    University of Pittsburgh 

11:20 am – 12:10 pm     Renal and Pediatric Transplantation Session (Moderator: Courtney Jones, MD, University of Cincinnati)

Cardiac Risk Stratification in Patients Undergoing Renal Transplantation 
    Nicole Bhave, MD
    Associate Professor, Internal Medicine and Cardiology
    University of Michigan

Hot topics and updates in the world of Pediatric Liver Transplantation
    Daniela Damian, MD
    Assistant Professor, Director, Pediatric Transplant Anesthesiology, 
    UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

12:10 pm – 12:20 pm    Break

12:20 pm – 13:45 pm     Echo Review Session (Moderator: Manoj Iyer, MD, Ohio State University)

Perioperative Diastolic Dysfunction: An Intraoperative and Critical Care Perspective
    Daniel Cormican, MD & Subbarao Elapavaluru, MD
    Department of Anesthesiology, Allegheny General Hospital
            
Strain Assessment of the LV and the RV and its Relevance in Transplant    
    Mir Ali Abbas Khan MD
    Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology
    West Virginia University

    Valvular Evaluation for the Transplant Anesthesiologist    
    Dustin Tsitouris, MD
    Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology
    University of Cincinnati

13:45 pm – 13:55 pm    Closing Remarks
            Kathirvel Subramaniam, MD, MPH 
            Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine,  
            University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

13:45 pm         Adjournment

Live Virtual Conference

Zoom (virtual) Webinar

Faculty Disclosure
All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity including members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, and/or content reviewers have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.

The following relevant financial relationships were disclosed:
• Andres Durate-Rojo, MD, MS, DSc: Axcella Health, Inc. (Grant/Research Support and Consultant)
• Kathirvel Subramaniam, MD, MPH: Springer Inc. (Book royalty), CSL BEHRING (Grant/Research Support) 
• Tetsuro Sakai, MD, PhD, MHA: Springer Inc. (Book royalty)
• Sathish Kumar, MD: Hemosonics Inc (Grant/Research Support)
• Nicole Bhave, MD: Knowledge to Practice (Consultant), Doximity (Stockholder)

No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.

In support of improving patient care, 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 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Health care 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. 

Available Credit

  • 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 4.50 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$1.00
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Registration Fee: 
•    US $10.00 at registration.
•    Free for trainees, medical students, or international medical personals who do not need CME credits.
•    Lecturers and moderators of the meeting are exempted for registration fee.