Tristate Regional Liver Transplant Anesthesiology Conference

Bronx, NY US
February 29, 2020

Target Audience

Transplant anesthesiologists, transplant surgeons, residents, and fellows, transplant nurses, transplant coordinators

Learning Objectives

1. Update an audience on new approaches in assessment of the transplant patients with cardiac co-morbidities
2. Describe the selection process and details of care for the transplant patient with prolonged ICU stay
3. Familiarize the attendees with high risk grafts management
4. Discuss ethical considerations relevant to liver transplantation
5. Strategize care of the transplant patients with renal impairment
6. Update on innovations in liver transplant donor management
7. Familiarize with new developments in the area of organs preservation

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.25 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.
  • 4.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
02/29/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Event starts: 
02/29/2020 - 6:00am
Event ends: 
02/29/2020 - 6:00pm

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2020

9:00 - 9:15: Welcome and keynote speaker presentation. Dr. Christopher W. Bryan Brown, BM, BCh, FRCA, FCCM

9:15 - 10:30: Preoperative Challenges in Liver Transplantation:
Moderator: Michael Rufino, M.D./ Montefiore Medical Center
• Liver transplantation in a patient with cardiac co-morbidities: role of transplant cardiologist
Nivee P Amin, M.D., M.H.S / Weill Cornell Medical Center
• Transplanting patient from ICU. Anesthesiologist’s point of view
Joseph W Dooley, M.D./ University of Rochester Medical Center
• Transplanting patient from ICU. Surgeon’s point of view
Roberto Hernandez- Alejandro, M.D./ University of Rochester Medical Center
• Organs preservation and machine perfusion. Current updates
Juan P Rocca, M.D./ Montefiore Medical Center

10:30 – 11:00: Breakfast

11:00-12:15: Special Considerations in Liver Transplantation:
Moderator: Shreyajit R. Kumar / Weill Cornell Medical Center
• Donor management
Andrew M Glasgow, M.D. / Mount Sinai Medical Center
• Perioperative renal dysfunction in liver transplantation
Gebhard Wagener, M.D. / Columbia University
• Ethical considerations in liver transplantation
Geraldine Diaz, D.O. / SUNY Downstate Medical Center
• High risk graft management
Ryan M Chadha M.D. / Mayo Clinic Jacksonville

12:15-12:30 Break

12:30-1:45: Case discussions:
Case based discussion with expert panel
•Case 1: Patient with intraoperative cardiovascular collapse / Diana Romano, M.D., Corey Vasisko, M.D./ Mount Sinai
Panel: Joseph S Yeh M.D. / James S Park M.D./ Nabil N Dagher, M.D.
•Case 2: Bubbles in a transplant / Claudia Fernandez Robles, M.D./Yale Medical Center
Panel: Jeron Zerillo M.D. / Parissa Tabrizian M. D. / Nivee P Amin, M.D.
•Case 3: Acute alcoholic hepatitis, who should be transplanted and when? / Cynthia Oben, M.D./ Columbia University Medical Center
Panel: Christine Lennon M.D. / Sukru Emre M. D. / Alvin Htut, M.D.

1:45-2:00: Closing Remarks. Dr. Tetsuro Sakai

2:00 Adjournment

Montefiore Medical Center, Cherkasky Auditorium, West Campus, 2nd Fl
111 East 210 Street
Cherkasky Auditorium West Campus, 2nd Fl
Bronx, NY 10463
United States

No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/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.

CME Accreditation and Designation Statement
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 4.25 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

  • 4.25 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.
  • 4.25 Attendance
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