Liver Transplant Surgical Workshop

Pre-symposium Workshop

Liver Transplant Surgical Workshop

A Hands-on Half-Day Surgical Workshop with Practice on Live Animal

Liver transplantation is one of the successful surgical therapies that has made significant advances in treating patients with end-stage liver disease (ESLD) and selected liver malignancies.

This workshop is designed to provide surgical trainees and fellows with the concepts of surgical techniques in liver transplantation, followed by hands-on practice at liver explantation and implantation on live pigs. The standard approaches to liver transplant surgery will be demonstrated and discussed. The backtable preparations of the explanted liver will also be touched upon.

Date Friday, 22 November 2019
Time 08:30 – 14:00
Venue Khoo Teck Puat Advanced Surgery Training Centre (ASTC)
Wet Lab
National University Hospital
Kent Ridge Wing, Level 2
5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119074
  • To provide participants with the concepts of surgical techniques in liver transplantation
  • To demonstrate standard approaches to liver transplant surgery
  • To demonstrate the technical considerations in donor surgery for LDLT
  • To allow participants to perform liver transplantation using animal hands-on dissection
Key features of Workshop
  • Hands-on surgical experience on live pigs in a simulated liver transplant operating theater environment
Who should attend?
  • Surgical trainees and fellows interested in liver transplantation
  • Liver transplantation residents
  • General surgeons who would like to understand more about liver transplantation