2017 Annual Meeting

Apr 5, 2017 ‐ Apr 8, 2017


Standard: $250.00

Sessions

SYMPOSIUM 12: A Tale of Two Organs: Selecting and Managing Multi-Organ Transplant Recipients

Apr 6, 2017 8:00am ‐ Apr 6, 2017 10:00am

Identification: SYM012

Heart-Lung Transplantation: How Bad Do The Ventricles Have To Be?
John Dunning, FRCS

DEBATE (PRO): Heart Transplant Candidates with Vulnerable Kidneys Should Undergo Combined Heart-Kidney Transplantation
Eugene DePasquale, MD

DEBATE (CON): Heart Transplant Candidates with Vulnerable Kidneys Should Undergo Combined Heart-Kidney Transplantation
Marcelo Cantarovich, MD

DEBATE (PRO): Heart Transplant Candidates with Bridging Fibrosis Should Undergo Combined Heart-Liver Transplantation
Sudhir Kushwaha, MD

DEBATE (CON): Heart Transplant Candidates with Bridging Fibrosis Should Undergo Combined Heart-Liver Transplantation
Charles Canter, MD

Thoracic and Abdominal Tug of War: Management of the Multi-Organ Transplant Recipient
Richard Daly, mD

Ethical Principles in Allocating Multiple Organs to One Recipient
Heather Ross, MD, MHSc, FRCPC

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Tags: HTX ALL

SYMPOSIUM 13: Lung Allocation Scores (LAS): Making the Complex Simple, or Just the Simple Complex?

Apr 6, 2017 8:00am ‐ Apr 6, 2017 10:00am

Identification: SYM013

Who Needs LAS Anyway? Lung Allocation Around the World
Are Holm, MD

Lung Allocation Score: the Changing Landscape of Lung Transplantation in the USA
Thomas Egan, MD, MSC

Modification of the USA LAS Model 2015: Early Results
Kevin Chan, MD

LAS in Eurotransplant: Towards a Uniform Approach?
Jacqueline Smits, MD, PhD

LAS Controversies: Improving Equity in Organ Allocation?
Selim Arcasoy, MD, MPH

Speaker(s):
  • Are Holm, MD, PhD, Oslo University Hospital
  • Thomas Egan, MD, MSC, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, United States
  • Kevin Chan, MD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, United States
  • Jacqueline Smits, MD, PhD, Eurotransplant International Foundation
  • Selim Arcasoy, MD, MPH, Columbia University
Tags: LTX ALL

SYMPOSIUM 14: Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH): Current Controversies and New Directions

Apr 6, 2017 8:00am ‐ Apr 6, 2017 10:00am

Identification: SYM014

Out-of-Proportion Pulmonary Vascular Resistance (PVR): Operative Suitability and Perioperative Considerations
Marc de Perrot, MD

Medical Therapy for CTEPH as "Bridge" to Surgery: Right or Wrong?
Manreet Kanwar, MD

The Right Ventrical (RV) in CTEPH: How to Assess Before and After Pulmonary Endarterectomy
Paul Forfia, MD

Chronic Thromboembolic Disease Without PH at Rest: Treat or Not?
John Granton, MD

Is Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty (BPA) an Alternative or Complementary to PEA?
Hiromi Matsubara, MD, PhD

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Tags: PH

SYMPOSIUM 15: HLA, AMR and DSA - Approaching Antibodies in Kids

Apr 6, 2017 8:00am ‐ Apr 6, 2017 10:00am

Identification: SYM015

Back to the Basics: HLA Antibodies, Donor-Specific Antibodies, and How to Measure Them
Anat Roitberg-Tambur, DMD/PhD

Before Transplant: Why the PRA Matters
Anne Dipchand, MD

Before Transplant: Why the PRA Doesn't Matter Anymore
Brian Feingold, MD

After Transplant: What To Do With New DSA?
Matthew Fenton, MRCPCH

After Transplant: How to Diagnose and Treat AMR in Kids
Melanie Everitt, MD

Case Presentation: Managing an Allosensitized Patient to Transplant
Ching Kit Chen, MBBS, MRCPCH

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Tags: ALL

SYMPOSIUM 16: Around the World in 80 Days: Infectious Challenges in Cardiothoracic Transplantation

Apr 6, 2017 8:00am ‐ Apr 6, 2017 10:00am

Identification: SYM016

Perspective on Zika Virus and Other Emerging Infections from Latin America
Silvia Campos, MD

Hepatitis B and Thoracic Transplantation
Emily Blumberg, MD

Screening and Management of Latent Tuberculosis
Subramanian Swaminathan, MD, MNAMS

Treatment of Tuberculosis
Amparo Sole, MD, PhD

Travel Advice for the Immunocompromised Traveler: Prophylaxis, Vaccination, and Other Preventive Measures
Stephanie Pouch, MD

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Tags: ID LTX HTX HF

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PLENARY SESSION 2

Apr 6, 2017 10:30am ‐ Apr 6, 2017 12:30pm

Identification: PL2

Putting an End to Transplantation? Translating the Promise of Stem Cell Therapy into Practice
Brenda Ogle, PhD

(147) Impella RP Post Approval Study: First Multi-Center, Prospective Post Market Approval Results for the Impella RP in Patients with Right Ventriculoar Failure
Mark Anderson, MD

Interactive Discussant
Martin Strueber, MD

Tweets, Texts, and Posts: Does Social Media Improve or Complicate Communication in Medicine?
Dorry Segev, MD, PhD

Share and Share Alike: Optimizing Organ Allocation in an Era of Increasing Need
Sommer Gentry, PhD

(148) Early Graft Injury Measured by Donor-Derived Cell-Free DNA Predicts Early Mortality in Lung Transplant Recipients
Sean Agbor-Enoh, MD, PhD

Interactive Discussant
Erik Verschuuren, MD, PhD

Metabolomics: New Tools to Understand Rejection
Brendan Keating, PhD

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SESSION 13: Contemporary LVAD Trials - Same Old Song or New Tune?

Apr 6, 2017 2:00pm ‐ Apr 6, 2017 3:30pm

Identification: 013

(149) Hemocompatibility Related Outcomes in the Multicenter Study of Maglev Technology in Patients Undergoing Mechanical Circulatory Support Therapy with Heartmate 3 (Momentum 3) Pivotal Trial
Nir Uriel, MD

(150) ENDURANCE Destination Therapy Trial Outcomes as Stratified by Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (INTERMACS) Classification
Salpy Pamboukian, MD, MSPH

(151) HeartMate 3 Fully Magnetically Levitated Left Ventricular Assist Device for the Treatment of Advanced Heart Failure - CE Mark Study 2-Year Results
Jan Schmitto, MD, PhD

(152) A Prospective, Controlled, Un-Blinded, Multi-Center Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Thoracotomy Implant Technique of the HVAD System in Patients with Advanced Heart Failure: Results of the LATERAL Trial
Simon Maltais, MD, PhD

(153) Quality of Life and Functional Capacity Assessment in the Multicenter Study of Maglev Technology in Patients Undergoing Mechanical Circulatory Support Therapy with Heartmate 3(Momentum 3) Pivotal Trial
Jennifer Cowger, MD

(154) Impact of Adherence to Standard Practice Guidelines for Patients Receiving a Left Ventricular Assist Device - Insights from the PREVENT Study
Jason Katz, MD, MHS

Speaker(s):
  • Nir Uriel, MD, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States
  • Salpy Pamboukian, MD, MSPH, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Jan Schmitto, MD, PhD, MBA, FCCP, FRCS, Hannover Medical School
  • Simon Maltais, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, United States
  • Jennifer Cowger, MD, MS, Henry Ford Hospitals, Detroit, MI, United States
  • Jason Katz, MD, MHS, University of North Carolina
Tags: MCS NHSAH HTX HF LBCS

SESSION 14: Measure for Measure: In- and Ex-Vivo Cellular and Molecular Approaches for Thoracic Organ Tailoring

Apr 6, 2017 2:00pm ‐ Apr 6, 2017 3:30pm

Identification: 014

(155) Advanced Theranostics in Ex-Vivo Lung Bioengineering
Brandon Guenthart, MD

(156) Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy for Ex Vivo Repair of Ischemic Injury in Pig Donor Lungs
Daisuke Nakajima, MD

(157) Hypoxia Inducible Factor 1 Alpha Mediates Apoptotic Cell Death in the DCD Heart Following Prolonged Exposure to Warm Ischemia
Ayyaz Ali, MD, PhD

(158) Extending the Boundaries of DCD Heart Transplantation: Improved Functional Recovery of DCD Hearts Exposed to Prolonged Warm Ischemia by Inhibition of Histone Deacetylase
Ayyaz Ali, MD, PhD

(159) Donor Organ Pretreatment with a Gap and Tight Junction Stabilizing Peptide Prevents IRI in a Mouse Lung Transplant Model
Qi Cheng, MD

(160) Normothermic Donor Lung Preservation Using the Organ Care System Significantly Reduces Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury by Promoting Cytokine Antagonists
Bettina Wiegmann, MD

Speaker(s):
  • Brandon Guenthart, MD, Columbia University
  • Daisuke Nakajima, MD, Latner Thoracic Surgery Research Laboratories, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, University Health Network, University of Toronto
  • Ayyaz Ali, MD, PhD, Papworth Hospital
  • Qi Cheng, MD, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Bettina Wiegmann, MD, Hannover Medical School

SESSION 15: Therapies and Monitoring After Heart Transplantation

Apr 6, 2017 2:00pm ‐ Apr 6, 2017 3:30pm

Identification: 015

(165) Metformin Treatment After Heart Transplantation Is Associated with Reduced Malignancy Rate
Yael Peled, MD

(162) High Sensitivity Troponin Assays Can Decrease the Frequency of Endomyocardial Biopsy After Heart Transplantation
Sarah Fitzsimons, MbCHb, FRACP

(163) Cluster Analysis and Dynamic Phenomapping to Guide Clinical Management After Heart Transplantation
Maral Bakir, RN, BS, PHN

(164) Effect of Donor Simvastatin Treatment on Cardiac Allograft Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury - 30-Day Analysis of a Randomized Prospective Single-Center Clinical Trial
Antti Nykanen, MD, PhD

(161) Analysis of Donor-Derived Cell-Free DNA with 3-Year Outcomes in Heart Transplant Recipients
Maria Crespo-Leiro, MD

(166) Does Induction Therapy for Heart Transplant Recipients on Tacrolimus/Mycophenolate/Prednisone Improve Survival in the Current Allocation Era?
Alpesh Amin, MD

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SESSION 16: The Rise of the Machines: ECLS and EVLP in Lung Transplantation

Apr 6, 2017 2:00pm ‐ Apr 6, 2017 3:30pm

Identification: 016

(167) ECLS Bridge to Lung Transplantation: A Review of Our Institutional Experience
Alberto Benazzo

(168) ECMO Prior to Lung Transplantation Does Not Impact Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQL) After Transplant
Nicholas Kolaitis, MD

(169) Enhanced Organ Procurement with Resuscitation of Highly Marginal Donors with the Vivoline Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion System
Chandima Divithotawela, MBBS

(170) Treatment oh Hepatitis C in Donor Lungs Using Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion
Marcos Galasso, MD

(171) Improved Outcomes with Negative Pressure Ventilation (NPV) During Normothermic Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion
Nader Aboelnazar, BSc

(172) High Levels of Cytokines in the Perfusate During Ex-Vivo Lung Perfusion Correlates with Persistence of Poor Graft Function After Lung Transplantation Using Reconditioned Grafts
Massimo Boffini

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