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Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy Workshop

Fall 2018 ASTS Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy Workshop

  • Dates: 02 – 03 Nov, 2018

Registration

The Fall 2018 Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy (LDN) Workshop will be held at the University of Colorado Center for Surgical Innovation in Denver, Colorado. The two-day course will feature a live surgery viewing, a hands-on cadaver lab, and talks from pioneers of the laparoscopic donor nephrectomy. Space is limited to 18 participants. The limited number of participants contributes to a high faculty to attendee ratio. The cost of the workshop includes the course, lab, and all meals. Attendees are responsible for their own travel and hotel costs.

REGISTRATION


ASTS Fellows

$425.00  

ASTS Members 

$750.00

Non-Member

$950.00

ATP Member**

$200

** Advanced Transplant Provider (ATP) Members are invited to attend the Fall 2018 LDN Workshop in an observership position. ATP Members will be able to participate in the live surgery viewing, didactic sessions, and will observe during the cadaver lab. To reserve a spot, contact Chelsey Gordon.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

If a registrant is unable to attend, the fee may be transferred to a substitute. If no qualified substitute can be arranged before October 1, 2018, a refund will be issued, less a $100 non-refundable deposit. Registration cancellation requests must be made in writing and received by October 1, 2018. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after October 1, 2018.

Hotel 

Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver Conference Center

13200 East 14th Place
Aurora, Colorado, USA, 80011

The ASTS group rate for hotel block at the Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver Conference Center is $119.00 per night until October 18, 2018. More information will be sent out about how to book within the hotel block after you register. 

Program

Friday, November 2, 2018

6:30 am – 7:00 am 

Breakfast Available

7:30 am – 11:30 am

Live Surgery Observation with Technique Discussion

11:30 am - 12:00 pm  Break – Industry Networking

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

Lunch

12:45 pm – 1:30 pm

Observation Debrief

1:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Intra-Op Complications and Difficult, Unusual, and Unique Cases

2:45 pm – 3:15 pm

Break – Industry Networking

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm

Donor Nephrectomy Techniques

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm

Live Donor Deaths: Near Misses, and a Systems Approach Towards Improving Safety

6:00 pm

Dinner

 

Saturday, November 3, 2018

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Breakfast available

8:30 am - 9:05 am Appropriate Workup and Patient Selection for Donation
9:05 am - 9:40 am 

Considerations for Appropriate Kidney Selection

9:40 am - 10:15 am Post-op Care and Potential Complications
10:15 am - 10:50 am Long Term Effects and Complications after Donation
10:50 am - 11:00 am Break
11:00 am - 11:45 am Lunch
 11:45 am - 4:00 pm  Hands-on Cadaver Lab
 4:00 pm   Adjourn

Past Workshops

2016 Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy Workshop

  • Dates: 01 – 02 Apr, 2016
  • Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Address: University of Cincinnati Medical Center, 231 Albert Sabin Way
  • Email: education@asts.org

Course Director

Tayyab S. Diwan, MD

University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Disclosure: Consultant relationship with Ethicon

Faculty

Lloyd E. Ratner, MD, MPH
Columbia University Medical Center
Disclosure: No financial relationships to disclose

Madison C. Cuffy, MD
University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Disclosure: Consultant relationship with Ethicon

Stuart M. Flechner, MD, FACS
Cleveland Clinic
Disclosure: Grant/research relationship with Novartis

Flavio Paterno, MD
University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Disclosure: No financial relationships to disclose

Acknowledgements

ASTS gratefully acknowledges the following for their financial support of this activity:
Applied Medical
Stryker

ASTS gratefully acknowledges the following for their in-kind support of this activity:
Applied Medical
ConMed
Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc.
Stryker

Agenda

(click here for PDF)

Friday, April 1, 2016

7:30-11:30 a.m.

Live Surgery Observation with Technique Discussion
Surgery: Tayyab S. Diwan, MD, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Surgery: Madison C. Cuffy, MD, MBA, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Moderator: Flavio Paterno, MD, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Discussion Leader: Stuart M. Flechner, MD, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Break
12:00-12:45 p.m. Working Lunch with Observation Debrief
Madison C. Cuffy, MD, MBA, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Tayyab S. Diwan, MD, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Stuart M. Flechner, MD, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Flavio Paterno, MD, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Lloyd E. Ratner, MD, MPH, Columbia University Medical Center
12:45 – 1:00 p.m. Break
1:00-1:45 p.m. Donor Nephrectomy Techniques
Stuart M. Flechner, MD, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
1:45-2:30 p.m. Intra-Op Complications
Lloyd E. Ratner, MD, MPH, Columbia University Medical Center
2:30-3:00 p.m. Case-Based Discussion
Madison C. Cuffy, MD, MBA, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Tayyab S. Diwan, MD, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Stuart M. Flechner, MD, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Flavio Paterno, MD, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Lloyd E. Ratner, MD, MPH, Columbia University Medical Center
3:00-3:15 p.m. Beverage Break
3:15-4:15 p.m. Difficult, Unusual, and Unique Cases (Video)
Lloyd E. Ratner, MD, MPH, Columbia University Medical Center
4:15-5:00 p.m. Panel Discussion
Madison C. Cuffy, MD, MBA, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Tayyab S. Diwan, MD, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Stuart M. Flechner, MD, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Flavio Paterno, MD, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Lloyd E. Ratner, MD, MPH, Columbia University Medical Center
6:30-8:30 p.m. Dinner and Networking (Sponsored by Ethicon)
Lloyd E. Ratner, MD, MPH, Columbia University Medical Center
Jeff Ruby’s Precinct Restaurant, 311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH.

Saturday, April 2, 2016

 
Group A Group B
7:15 – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast Breakfast
8:00-8:45 a.m. Hands-On Cadaver Lab
Madison C. Cuffy, MD, MBA, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Tayyab S. Diwan, MD, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Stuart M. Flechner, MD, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Flavio Paterno, MD, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Patient Selection (Donor)
Flavio Paterno, MD, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
8:45 – 9:30 a.m. Hands-On Cadaver Lab Considerations for Appropriate Kidney Selection
Tayyab S. Diwan, MD, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
9:30 – 10:15 a.m. Hands-On Cadaver Lab Post-Op Complications and Care
Madison C. Cuffy, MD, MBA, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
10:15 – 11:00 a.m. Hands-On Cadaver Lab Break
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Lunch Lunch
12:00 – 12:45 p.m. Patient Selection (Donor)
Flavio Paterno, MD, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Hands-On Cadaver Lab
12:45 – 1:30 p.m. Considerations for Appropriate Kidney Selection
Tayyab S. Diwan, MD, University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Hands-On Cadaver Lab
1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Post-Op Complications and Care
Madison C. Cuffy, MD, MBA, University of Cincinnati Medical Center 
Hands-On Cadaver Lab
2:15 – 3 p.m.   Hands-On Cadaver Lab