SATA New England Symposium 2021

March 20, 2021 to March 21, 2021

This SATA regional meeting is to provide the audience the updated knowledge on several critical management issues in abdominal transplant patients.

Target Audience

Transplant anesthesiologists, intensivists, transplant surgeons, residents, and fellows.

Learning Objectives

1.    Update the audience on new approaches in the assessment of patients with acute liver failure and perioperative management.
2.    Update the audience on the impact of valvular heart disease on liver transplantation, including preoperative workup and optimization.
3.    Introduce essential TEE/POCUS skills for transplantation anesthesiologists.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.00 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.
  • 7.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
03/03/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
03/20/2021 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
03/21/2021 - 12:00pm
Cost:
$1.00

Saturday March 20th, 2021

09:00-09:10    Welcoming Remarks                     Michael Kaufman, MD


Session 1: What’s New in the Preoperative/Prelisting Arena

Moderator: Michael Kaufman, MD FASA

09:10-09:40     Anesthesia Pre Transplant Clinic             Michael Kaufman, MD

09:40-10:10     Cardiovascular Evaluation in the Modern Era         Florian Hackl, MD

10:10-10:40     Cirrhotic Cardiomyopathy and its Implications         Carl Borromeo, MD

10:40-11:10     Risk Stratification in Transplantation             Ranjit Deshpande, MD

11:10-11:40     Geriatric Patient for Abdominal Organ Transplantation     Shamsuddin Akhtar, MD


11:40-11:50     Break


11:50-12:00     Address from the SATA President             Susan Mandell, MD, PhD


Session 2: Surgical Advances in Liver Transplantation

Moderator: Florian Hackl, MD

12:05-12:35     Use of Extended Criteria Donors and Outcomes         Mohamed Akoad, MD

12:40-13:10     Machine Perfusion in Liver Transplantation         Jim Markmann, MD, PhD

13:15-13:45     Ethical Issues During COVID in Transplantation         Ramesh Batra, MD

13:45               Adjournment

Sunday March 21st, 2020

Session 3: Intraoperative Anesthesia Topics

09:00-09:30     Coagulation Management in Liver Transplant         Arun Uthayashankar, MD

09:35-10:05     The Use of ECMO in Liver Transplantation         Jerome Crowley, MD

10:05-10:35     TEE in Liver Transplantation                 Sohail Mahboobi, MD

10:40-11:10     POCUS for the Transplant Physician             Nikhil Chawla, MBBS

11:15-11:45     Intraoperative CRRT                     John Mattimore, MD

11:45-12:00    Closing remarks                     Organizing Committee 

12:00              Adjournment

Live Virtual Conference

Faculty Listing: 

Shamsuddin Akhtar, MD
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Pharmacology, Yale School of Medicine 
Department of Anesthesiology, Yale New Haven Hospital
New Haven, CT

Mohamed Akoad, MD
Chair, Division of Transplant Surgery, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center 
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine
Burlington, MA

Ramesh Batra, MBBS, MA, FRCS, FACS
Surgical Director, Liver Transplantation, Yale Transplant Center
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, CT

Carl Borromeo, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Tufts University School of Medicine
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
Burlington, MA

Nikhil Chawla, MBBS
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Yale School of Medicine
Yale New Haven Hospital
New Haven, CT

Hovig Chitilian, MD 
Assistant Professor of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital 
Boston, MA

Jerome Crowley, MD
Instructor in Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital 
Boston, MA

Ranjit Deshpande, MD, FCCM
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Yale School of Medicine 
Director, Transplant Anesthesiology, Yale New Haven Hospital
New Haven, CT

Florian Hackl, MD 
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Tufts University School of Medicine
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
Burlington, MA

Michael Kaufman, MD, FASA
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Tufts University School of Medicine
Director, Transplant Anesthesia, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
Burlington, MA

Sohail Mahboobi, MD, FASA
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Tufts University School of Medicine
Director, Anesthesia Residency Program, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
Burlington, MA

Susan Mandell, MD, PhD
President, Society for the Advancement of Transplant Anesthesia
Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Director, Anesthesia for Abdominal Transplantation, University of Colorado Hospital
Aurora, CO

Jim Markmann, MD, PhD
Claude Welch Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Chief, Division of Transplantation, Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

John Mattimore, MD
Fellow in Transplant Anesthesia, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
Burlington, MA

Tetsuro Sakai, MD, PhD, MHA, FASA
President-Elect, Society for the Advancement of Transplant Anesthesia
Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Arun Uthayashankar, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Hartford Hospital
Hartford, CT

Organizing committee members:

Michael Kaufman, MD (Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, MA)
Florian Hackl, MD (Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, MA)
Hovig Chitilian, MD (Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA)
Ranjit Deshpande, MD (Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT)
Tetsuro Sakai, MD, PhD, MHA (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center)

Accreditation and CME credit designation:
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 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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.

Available Credit

  • 7.00 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.
  • 7.00 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$1.00
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Instructions to Register
This program is free.
Registering online is the quickest and easiest way to reserve your space at CCEHS conferences.
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