Program International Donor Surgery & Organ Perfusion Masterclass 2019

28 October 2019, Monday 

09:00 - 09:10 Opening

Part I: Principles, logistics & preservation

  • 09:10 - 09:45 Donor management 
  • 09:45 - 10:20 National organ procurement service in The Netherlands
  • 10:20 - 11:00 Organ procurement outside your own hospital
  • 11:00 - 11:35 Principles of organ preservation 

11:35 - 11:50 Coffee Break

Part II: Evaluating organ transplantability: relevant anatomy and benching 

  • 11:50 - 12:25 Liver 
  • 12:25 - 13:00 Pancreas

13:00 -13:45 Lunch

  • 13:45 -14:20 Small bowel
  • 14:20 - 15:00 Kidney

15:00 - 15:20 Coffee Break

Part III: Surgical technique

  • 15:20 - 16:05 Surgical technique of abdominal organ procurement 
  • 16:05 - 16:50 Surgical technique of normothermic regional  perfusion in DCD donors 

16:50 - 17:30 Keynote lecture 
Liver surgery: tips, tricks & pearls 

17:30 - 17:45 Discussion

19:00 - 22:00 Departure to restaurant and dinner

29 October 2019, Tuesday 

Part IV: Practical sessions

  • 09:00 - 12:30 Introduction of the practical course by Andrzej Baranski
    Hands-on course using specially prepared human cadavers including organ bench surgery with one Master per three participants per table

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch

Part V: Organ perfusion technology: theory and practice

  • 13:30 - 14:05 Organ perfusion technology: a history of innovation 
  • 14:05 - 14:45 Cold preservation of the liver and the HOPE concept
  • 14:50 - 15:25 Clinical studies and expected impact of hypothermic liver perfusion
  • 15:25 - 16:00 Why would we use normothermic machine perfusion in clinical practice

16:00 - 16:20 Coffee break

  • 16:20 - 16:55 Hypothermic machine perfusion of the kidney: from trial to daily routine 
  • 16:55 - 17:15 Case reports on normothermic kidney perfusion: early days
  • 17:15 - 18:00 Development of normothermic kidney perfusion and clinical experience 

18:00 - 18:30 Keynote lecture
Regeneration and repair using mesenchymal stromal cells: fiction or fact? 

18:35 Wrap-up 

19:00 - 22:00 Networking event with stakeholders

30 October 2019, Wednesday

Part VI: Workshops and hands-on demonstrations

  • 08:30 - 09:30 Hypothermic machine perfusion of the kidney (Organ Recovery Systems)
  • 09:35 - 10:35 Normothermic kidney perfusion and assessment: tips and tricks (OrganAssist)

10:35 - 10:55 Coffee break

  • 10:55 - 11:55 Technique of oxygenated hypothermic liver perfusion (OrganAssist)
  • 11:55 - 12:55 Normothermic liver perfusion and assessment: tips and tricks (OrganOx)

12:55 - 13:40 Lunch

  • 13:40 - 14:40 NRP: normothermic regional perfusion in DCD donors (OrganAssist or Maquet)

14:40 - 15:00 Closure and farewell, completion of survey