Pediatrics Professional Community Webinar

Transplantation in Children with Marginal Pulmonary Vasculature

Friday, 3 February, 2023  |  2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST

This interactive webinar will explore the management and transplant considerations for children with congenital heart disease and marginal pulmonary vasculature. After a case presentation, invited experts will provide insights into available mechanical support options, heart versus heart-lung transplantation considerations, and potential surgical strategies for this challenging population of patients. A panel discussion will follow the presentations.

Scientific Program

Carol Conrad, MD, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Palo Alto, CA USA
Kyle Hope, MD, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX USA

CASE PRESENTATION: Child with Tetralogy of Fallot / Pulmonary Atresia / MAPCAs s/p Unifocalization and Pulmonary Artery Interventions Now with Heart Failure and Under Consideration for Heart vs Heart-Lung Transplant
Melodie Lynn, DO, MS, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX USA

Bridging Strategies – What MCS Options are Available for the Failing Subpulmonary Ventricle?
Rebecca Kameny, MD, Stanford Medicine, Stanford, CA USA

Heart vs Heart-Lung Decision-Making
Marc Schecter, MD, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL USA

Surgical Considerations: Transplantation After Pulmonary Artery Reconstruction
Michael Ma, MD, Stanford University, Stanford, CA USA

Continuing Education Information

There will be no continuing education available for this webinar.