Pre-Meeting Symposium on Living Donor Transplantation: Beyond Surgery
Mohamed Rela, MS, FRCS, DSc (Chennai, India)
Yaman Tokat, MD, PhD (Istanbul, Turkey)
Prashant Bhangui, MBBS, MS (Medanta, India)
Deniz Balci, MD, PhD (Ankara, Turkey)
The LDLT Donor – Accepting a steatotic right lobe living donor– limits, preparation, and role of defatting cocktails; safe use of low GRWR grafts; debates in LDLT: minimally invasive donor hepatectomy: laparoscopic vs. robotic; complex biliary anatomy: short- and long-term risks for the donor; long term psychosocial follow-up of donors post donor hepatectomy.
The LDLT Recipient – How and when to intervene in biliary leaks and strictures post LDLT; evaluation and selection of patients with tumours beyond conventional criteria (UCSF); arterial reconstruction: microscope vs. loupes; what matters in small for size syndrome in LDLT; surgical innovations in LDLT; intraoperative management of PVT; bench reconstruction of complex venous outflow; multiple bile ducts.