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Donor Heart Preservation and Resuscitating Marginal Donors: Hot or Cold? | ASAIO Webinar

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

CTSNet continued its webinar series with ASAIO Journal on March 14, 2024 by enrolling cardiac surgery and heart transplantation professionals to discuss the topic, "Donor Heart Preservation and Resuscitating Marginal Donors: Hot or Cold?" Panelists included Dr. Michael E. Bowdish, Professor and Clinical Chief of the Department of Cardiac Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; Dr. David A. D'Alessandro, Associate Chief of Clinical Operations in Cardiac Surgery and Surgical Director of Heart Transplantation and MCS at Massachusetts General Hospital; and Dr. Scott C. Silvestry, Director of Advanced Cardiac Surgery in Miami, Florida.

Topics covered:

  • DCD (Heart) Donors: National Trends and Variable State Regulations
  • Cold Preservation: The Return of the Ice Age
  • What Perfusion is Best?

Following the three presentations, the live audience submitted Q&A questions to the faculty. The webinar was moderated by host Dr. Mark Slaughter and digital moderator Dr. Erin Schumer. Watch to the end to hear the global community's questions on heart preservation!


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