Liver Splitting techniques. Paolo Muiesan, Professor of HPB Surgery and Transplantation, Queen Elizabeth hospital & Birmingham Children Hospital, Birmingham UK.
In this lecture the liver split procedure in paediatric transplantation is discussed. It will cover the history, surgical technique (in situ vs. ex situ), donor and recipient selection and impact on graft survival. For more details, please visit the Paediatric Transplantation Module on Transplant Live
Liver splitting techniques (in situ ex situ) - Paolo Muiesan
Organ Donation and allocation in Europe. Jan Lerut, Professor emeritus of Surgery, Past- Director of the Starzl Abdominal Transplant Unit, University Hospitals Saint Luc and UCL Transplant Centre, Brussels, Belgium.
In this lecture, the principles of organ allocation and the challenges of the decision process towards transplantation are covered. For more details, please visit the Ethics and Donation Transplantation Modules on Transplant Live.
Principles of organ allocation in Europe - Jan Lerut
Surgical Challenges in Kidney Transplantation. Diederik Kimenai, Consultant Transplant Surgeon, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
In this lecture the kidney transplant procedure in complex urological and vascular patients are covered to provide an overview of the different surgical options. For more details, please visit the Kidney Transplantation Module on Transplant Live.
Surgical Complications in Kidney Transplantation - Diederik Kimenai
The Challenge in Transplantation: Organ quality, Organ preservation… Assess, Condition, Repair! Rutger Ploeg, Professor of Transplant Biology Honorary Consultant, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences at the University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.
In this lecture the principles of organ preservation, focusing on the evolution of the solutions used are discussed, highlighting the mechanisms of the ischaemic-reperfusion injury and the possibility to assess and recondition the organ prior to transplantation via machine perfusion. For more details, please visit the Kidney and Liver Transplantation Modules on Transplant Live.
The Challenge in Transplantation Organ Quality - Rutger Ploeg
Types of Organ Donors and Legislation (EU Directives). Nicos Kessaris Consultant Transplant Surgeon, Guy's, Evelina London and Great Ormond Street Hospitals and Honorary Senior Lecturer at King's College, London, UK.
In this lecture the different types of donation, i.e. living and deceased, as well as the laws regulating donation after brain or circulatory death are discussed. For more details, please visit the Ethics and Donation Transplantation Modules on Transplant Live.
Types of organ donors and EU legislation - Nicos Kessaris
Living Donor Liver Transplantation - Markus U. Boehnert