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Thomas E. Starzl Transplant Surgery State-of-the-Art Lecture with Dr. John Roberts, Professor and Chief of the Division of Transplant at the University of California, San Francisco

Friday, November 13
 
10:00 am
 - 
10:30 am

About the Session

At this year’s Thomas E. Starzl lecture, an expert in the field will discuss the most recent developments and controversies concerning living donor liver transplantation. The lecture will encompass topics like the current need for living organ donors, and the balance of donor and recipient risks with benefits for both parties in this life-saving procedure.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe why living donor liver transplantation is necessary in the current treatment environment.
  • Discuss the risks for potential living liver donors.
  • Discuss the benefits and risks for liver recipients receiving organs from live donors.