Episode 585

Journal Review in Transplant Surgery: Normothermic Machine Perfusion

EP. 585 •

Jan 12

• 20 MIN

Journal Review in Transplant Surgery: Normothermic Machine Perfusion

OVERVIEW

In this episode, our transplant team will discuss an article that reviews normothermic machine perfusion including how it has evolved over the years, current benefits and challenges, as well as future directions. 
Learning objectives:
·      Understand the current role of machine perfusion in renal transplantation
·      Describe historical and current limitations of machine perfusion for abdominal organ transplantation
·      Review the benefits of improved and expanded preservation techniques

References:
1.     Hamelink, T. L., Ogurlu, B., de Beule, J., Lantinga, V. A., Pool, M. B. F., Venema, L. H., Leuvenink, H. G. D., Jochmans, I., & Moers, C. (2022). Renal Normothermic Machine Perfusion: The Road Toward Clinical Implementation of a Promising Pretransplant Organ Assessment Tool. In Transplantation (Vol. 106, Issue 2). https://doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000003817

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