Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy Workshop

2019 Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy Workshop

  • Dates: 26 – 27 Aug, 2019
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Address: 6670 Bertner Ave
  • How to find us: Methodist Institute for Technology, Innovation, and Education (MITIE)

Co-located with the Comprehensive Donation after Circulatory Death Workshop in 2019! Choose to attend just one hands-on workshop, or attend both at a reduced registration rate.

LDN Workshop: August 26–27, 2019
Comprehensive DCD Workshop:
 August 27–28, 2019 

The workshop will include surgical video viewings and group discussion, a hands-on cadaver lab, and interactive didactic sessions covering topics such as complications, techniques, donor safety, and patient care.

Registration for both workshops will open soon. To reserve a spot and be placed on the early interest list, please email ellie.proffitt@asts.org.

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

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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