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ISHLTv Recorded Webinars

ISHLTv_15 - Interactive Live Case Discussion: Failing Fontan and Transplantation

‐ May 26, 2021 12:00pm

Members: Free

This interactive webinar will provide some of the key problems associated with failing Fontan adult and pediatric patients both before and after transplantation with international experts. Along discussion of an exemplary case, brief overviews will be provided on the current knowledge on protein losing enteropathy, elevated pulmonary vascular pressures, ventricular assist device options and liver assessment and consideration of combined heart liver transplantation followed by open discussion of each point and panel discussion of any other arising questions towards the end of the session.

Simon Urschel, MD and Caron Burch, RN, MSN, FNP, CCTC

Case presentationYoung Adult with Failing Fontan
Presenter: Neha Bansal, MD, Children's Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx, NY, USA

Topic: Protein Losing Enteropathy in Fontan Patients: Diagnostics, Therapy, Transplant Outcomes
Presenter: Kurt Schumacher, MD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Topic: Elevated Pulmonary Vascular Resistance in Fontan Patients: Diagnostics, Therapy and Impact on Transplant
Presenter: Stanislav Ovroutski, MD, German Heart Institute, Berlin, Germany

Topic: Bridging Options and Destination Therapy with VAD: Experiences, Future Options
Presenter: Ari Cedars, MD, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD, USA

Topic: Liver Failure in Fontan Patients: Diagnostic Work-up and Heart-Liver vs. Heart Only Transplantation
Presenter: Sharon Chen, MD, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA

Live Q&A Segment with All Speakers
Led by Moderators

Enduring Hearts Pediatric Heart Transplant Funding Opportunities
Carolyn Salvador
, Chief Executive Officer, Enduring Hearts


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