Texas Transplantation Society 30th Annual Scientific Meeting (JS1707B)

Galveston, TX US
July 28, 2017 to July 30, 2017

This two and a half day meeting encompasses topics in solid organ transplantation (i.e. kidney, liver, lung, heart, and pancreas) as well as bone marrow transplantation, histocompatibility and immunology. 

Target Audience

This conference is designed for physicians, surgeons, scientists, registered nurses, transplant and procurement coordinators, HLA lab directors and staff, social workers, transplant administrators, and others involved in solid organ and bone marrow donation, procurement, and transplantation.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participants should be able to:

  1. List the critical priorities in donor management that increase the chance of suitable lungs for transplant. Describer the differences in managing infants and young children donors compared to adults.
  2. Identify the unmet needs in standard of care organ transplantation. Describe the status of clinical trials to induce tolerance.
  3. Describe the history and trends of hepatobiliary surgery and liver transplantation. Identify factors influencing variation in outcomes. Provide potential solutions for advancement in these areas.
  4. Review the current state of pediatric donation and transplantation and describe opportunities for neonatal donation and opportunities to recover more organs from this specific patient population.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 16.50 AMA
  • 16.50 Attendance
  • 1.00 Ethics
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
07/28/2017 - 7:00am CDT
Event ends: 
07/30/2017 - 3:00pm CDT
Moody Gardens Hotel
7 Hope Blvd
Galveston, TX 77554
United States




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Available Credit

  • 16.50 AMA
  • 16.50 Attendance
  • 1.00 Ethics


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