Liver Transplant Surgical Workshop

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Pre-symposium Workshop

Liver Transplant Surgical Workshop
Date Friday, 19 October 2018
Time 08:30 – 14:00
Venue Khoo Teck Puat Advanced Surgery Training Centre (ASTC)
Wet Lab
National University Hospital
Kent Ridge Wing, Level 2
5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119074
Workshop Facilitators Prof KK Madhavan
Dr Shridhar Iyer
Dr Alfred Kow
Dr Glenn Bonney
Aims
  • To provide participants with the concepts of surgical techniques in liver
    transplantation
  • To demonstrate standard approaches to liver transplant surgery viav video demonstration
  • To demonstrate the technical considerations in donor surgery for LDLT
  • To allow participants to perform liver transplantation using animal hands-on dissection
Target Participants
  • Surgical trainees & surgical fellows interested in liver transplantation
  • Residents around the region
  • Surgeons who would like to understand liver transplantation

Program

Time Session
08:00 – 08:30 Registration
08:30 – 08:45 Welcome address by Director of NUCOT, Liver Transplantation
08:45 – 09:00 Basic Understanding of Liver Transplantation (Lecture)
09:00 – 09:15 Explantation of Diseased Liver (Key dfferences between DDLT and LDLT)
09:15 – 09:25 Videos of Liver Explantation
09:25 – 09:40 Living Donor Liver Harvesting (Open and Lap Techniques)
09:40 – 10:05 Video demonstration of open and lap LDLT donor surgery
10:05 – 11:30 Live Hands on — pigs for explantation of liver
Leave liver structures unligated
11:30 – 11:40 Tea Break
11:40 – 11:50 Backtable preparation (Videos) — Differences between LDLT and DDLT
11:50 – 12:10 Implantation of liver graft — the major steps
12:10 – 12:20 Videos of implantation of liver graft
12:20 – 14:00 Liver Hands on — pigs ligation of structures and explant
Swop over the livers and implantation as per DDLT
14:00 End of hands on practice & Debrief
End of workshop