Clinical Challenges in Transplant Surgery: Heart & Liver Transplant

EP. 528Sep. 19, 202221:52
In this episode we discuss two interesting cases in transplant surgery. In the first, we review a case in which a renal cell carcinoma was discovered during the backbench portion of a deceased donor kidney transplant procedure. In the second, we examine the unique challenges that are presented by simultaneous heart-liver transplantation.

Learning Objectives:
- Discuss renal cell carcinoma in the immunosuppressed patient
- Review some of the logistical components that accompany dual organ transplants
- Examine the clinical challenge of a heart-liver transplant

- Megan Lombardi, MD
- Sasha McEwan, MD
- Guilherme de Oliveira, MD
- Alexander Toledo, MD
- David Gerber, MD

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