2nd International Donor Surgery & Organ Perfusion Masterclass

The Masterclass contains both theory and practice on abdominal organ procurement, perfusion and preservation and will take place in the University Medical Center in Leiden, the Netherlands on May 16-18th 2022.

Objective and description

The Masterclass objective is to train attendees on standardized surgical techniques of abdominal organ procurement, up-to-date information concerning anatomy, principles of organ procurement and preservation. The Masterclass also contains elements about kidney, pancreas and liver back-table surgery. After a successful introduction in the 2019 course, ‘Abdominal Organ Perfusion Technology’ will be on the program for the last day. Most available machines on the market will be shown with information, demonstration and practice exercises in different methods of organ perfusion.

Target groups

  • Junior surgeons/surgical fellows - involved in organ retrieval and preservation
  • Surgeons dedicated to abdominal organ procurement and transplantation, who participate in organ retrieval teams in their own transplant region and wish to receive specialized training in this field
  • Certified procurement surgeons who want to renew or expand their knowledge about modern methods of retrieval, perfusion and preservation
  • Abdominal Organ Preservation Practitioners or Operating Theatre Practitioners competent in all aspects of abdominal organ preservation and perfusion

Access requirements

All attendees are strongly advised to have completed both the Multi-Organ Donor Procurement Surgery e-learning courses. For more information, see http://www.donor-surgery.com.


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The registration fee is € 995,00 excl. VAT. Overnight stay and transport is NOT included and has to be arranged by yourself. Full catering is included. Please register here. Upon receival of the completed registration form we will send you an invoice. Your registration is final when we have received your payment.

Travelling & Hotel

Please send an email to education@transplantatiestichting.nl for further information.