August 2, 2022 to August 5, 2022
Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center
2345 McGee St, Kansas City, MO 64108
The focus for the NATCO Annual Meeting is working together towards improved donation and transplant outcomes through shared ideas and advanced practices. This meeting is a great opportunity to network with other professionals and share experiences within your profession.
Annual Meeting Website: https://www.natco1.org/annual-meeting/
Check out the most recent posts
Novel Oxygenation Technique for Hypothermic Machine Perfusion of Liver Grafts: Validation in Porcine Donation after Cardiac Death (DCD) Liver Model
In a pre-clinical study using a porcine DCD model, Panayotova et al. sought to validate the novel technique of oxygen “pre-charge” for hypothermic machine perfusion (HMP) using the LifePort Liver Transporter. The study evaluated the effects of this preservation method...
David’s Transplant Journey
In this powerful video, we meet David, a liver recipient who shares his journey of needing a liver transplant. David speaks about the emotional and physical toll of waiting for a liver to become available, not knowing when or if he would receive that call. David takes...
Changing liver utilization and discard rates in clinical transplantation in the ex-vivo machine preservation era
A recent review article by Azizieh et al. focused on the implementation of ex-vivo machine preservation and how it might change the perception of organ acceptability. By focusing on machine perfusion, they explored the effects of the different modalities on outcomes...
Therapeutic Hypothermia or Hypothermic Machine Perfusion (HMP) which is best for Kidney Transplant Outcomes?
In 2023, Malinoski et al. published the results from a pragmatic, adaptive, prospective, randomized trial that was conducted between August 10, 2017, and May 21, 2020 involving six OPOs in the US. They sought to determine whether targeted mild hypothermia is as...