2018 Agenda

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June 7th, 2018

7:15 Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:50 Welcome
Marcelo Cypel

Morning Session I: ECLS

Chair: Shaf Keshavjee

8:00 ECLS for respiratory failure. Where are we in 2018?
Eddy Fan
8:20 Mobilizing the patient on ECLS.
William Lynch
8:40 ECLS for intra-operative lung protection.
Marcelo Cypel
9:00 Challenges and Opportunities with ECLS Transport.
William Lynch
9:20 Discussion with Audience Participation
All Speakers
9:50 Refreshment Break with Exhibitors

Morning Session II:
Ex vivo Lung Perfusion (EVLP)

Chair: Marcelo Cypel

10:20 Joel Cooper Lecture:
Historical Perspectives in Lung Transplantation.
Joel Cooper
11:00 State of the art in Ex vivo Lung Perfusion
Shaf Keshavjee
11:20 Assessing the donor lung on EVLP: Function and Biomarkers
Jonathan C. Yeung
11:40 How to implement EVLP to your clinical practice
Tom Waddell
12:00 Discussion with Audience Participation
All Speakers
12:30 Lunch

Afternoon Session I:
Hot topics in Lung Transplantation

Chair: Lianne Singer

2:00 Optimizing Use of Organs from Increased Risk Donors
Atul Humar
2:20 Matching HLA eplets: Are we there yet?
Kathryn Tinckam
2:40 ABO mismatch transplantation: Transplanting A2 donors to O recipients
Jussi Tikkanen
3:00 Peri-operative management strategy for the sensitized patient.
Laura Donahoe
3:10 Discussion with Audience Participation
All Speakers
3:40 Refreshment Break with Exhibitors

Afternoon Session II:
Practical issues in Lung Transplantation and ECLS

Chair: Tereza Martinu

4:00 Toronto Experience with CF Lung transplantation.
Cecilia Chaparro
4:20 Selection of Patients for Lung Transplantation: Multi-disciplinary decision process.
Lianne Singer
4:40 Discussion with Audience Participation
All Speakers
5:00 Challenging cases

  • Case 1: Pulmonary arterial hypertension patient on wait list
    John Granton/Marc de Perrot
  • Case 2: Hyperamonemia post transplantation.
    Lorenzo del Sorbo
  • Case 3: Antybody Mediated Rejection.
    Matthew Binnie
  • Case 4: Donor with suspected aspiration.
    Marcelo Cypel
6:30 Wine and Cheese Reception: All participants
MARS second floor