Cardiothoracic Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support of Heart and Lung Failure

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Saturday, April 28, 2018 | 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Course Co-Chair: *Ashish S. Shah, Vanderbilt University
Course Co-Chair: +Rich Walczak, Duke University

8:00 AM - 8:05 AM

 Welcome and Introduction
*Ashish S. Shah, Vanderbilt University

Heart Transplant

Moderators: *Ashish S. Shah, Vanderbilt University, +Rich Walczak, Duke University

8:05 AM - 8:20 AM New UNOS Organ Allocation System: Updates
*Ashish S. Shah, Vanderbilt University
8:20 AM - 8:35 AM MCS Strategies for Adults with Congenital Heart Disease
*David L. Morales, Cincinnati Children's Hospital
8:35 AM - 8:50 AM Utilization of MCS for Primary Graft Dysfunction
*Pavan Alturi, University of Pennsylvania
8:50 AM - 9:20 AM DCD Heart
Steven Tsui, Paperworth Hospital
9:20 AM - 9:35 AM Transmedics OCS Heart
+Chris Diodato, Massachusetts General Hospital
9:35 AM - 9:50 AM Transmedics OCS Heart 
**David A. D'Alessandro, Jr., Massachusetts General Hospital
9:50 AM - 10:15 AM Panel Discussion
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM Coffee Break


Moderator:  +Desiree Bonadonna, Duke University, +Stuart McGraneVanderbilt University

10:30 AM – 10:50 AM               ECMO Transport Program: Design and Conquer
*Matthew Bacchetta, Columbia University
10:50 AM - 11:10 AM ECMO Transport Selection: Personnel, Devices & Patients
Mani A. Daneshmand, Duke University Medical Center
11:10 AM - 11:25 AM ECMO Program Management: The Impact of Regionalization and Economics
Scott C. Silvestry, Florida Hospital
11:25 AM – 11:50 AM eCPR Selections: Personnel, Devices & Patients (eCPR Video)
Lionel Lamhaut, Université Paris Descartes
11:50 AM - 12:00 PM Panel Discussion
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Combined Luncheon Speaker

*Bruce A. Reitz, Stanford University

Mechanical Circulatory Support

Moderators: **David A. D'Alessandro, Jr., Massachusetts General Hospital, Keki Balsara, Washington University

1:00 PM - 1:12 PM BiVAD Video
Victor (Gert) Pretorius, UC San Diego Health
1:12 PM - 1:24 PM RVAD after LVAD: Incidence, Selection and Management
Jan Schmitto, Hannover Medical School
1:24 PM - 1:36 PM Sternal Sparing Approaches to LVAD Video
Matthew R. Danter, Vanderbilt University
1:36 PM - 1:48 PM Advanced Rescue Techniques for LVAD Complications
Nahush A. Mokadam, University of Washington
1:48 PM - 2:00 PM Implications of Momentum 3 Trial for Design, Patient Selection
*Jonathan W. Haft, University of Michigan

Lung Transplant

Moderators: Charles Hoopes, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Richard-Tien Ha, Stanford University 

2:00 PM - 2:12 PM Intraoperative Support for Lung Transplant: Which pump and why?
*Shaf Keshavjee, Toronto General Hospital
2:12 PM - 2:24 PM Intraopertive Support for Lung Transplant
+Cyril Serrick, University Health Network
2:24 PM - 2:36 PM EVLP: Here to Stay or Going Away?
Gabriel Loor, Cleveland Clinic
2:36 PM - 2:48 PM EVLP Video
*Marcelo Cypel, Toronto General Hospital
2:48 PM - 3:10 PM Discussion

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An Active Member shall be any perfusionist active in the practice of extracorporeal circulation technology. There are also opportunities to become a Transitional Active Member for those less than a year removed from graduation from an approved accredited training program. Other options include; an Associate Membership, International Membership, Perioperative Blood Management Clinician Membership, and Student Membership.

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