ALFTX Webinar: Ethical Challenges in Lung Transplantation

Published 10 October 2023
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More Lung Transplants, More Ethical Quandaries?
Tuesday, 10 October
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EDT/ 18:00 – 19:00 UTC

Advanced Lung Failure and Transplantation (ALFTX)As the transplant waitlist and recipient population have changed, the ethical questions and challenges have evolved as well. This webinar included an overview of the ethical principles behind organ allocation and waitlist prioritization followed by several “current” ethical challenges transplant professionals face in their current practice.

Headshot of Selim ArcasoySelim Arcasoy, MD, MPH
Columbia University
New York, NY USA
Headshot of Caroline PattersonCaroline Patterson, BMBS, BMedSci, MD
Royal Papworth Hospital
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Review of Ethical Principles and other Factors Guiding Lung Allocation Systems
Are Holm, MD, PhD
, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

How Many Times Can We Try, Redo Transplantation Once or Twice – A Discussion of Ethical Concepts and Challenges Under Different Allocation Systems
Jacob Klapper, MD
, Duke University, Raleigh, NC USA

How Old Can We Go? Transplantation of Older vs. Younger Patients
Luke J. Benvenuto, MD
, Columbia University, New York, NY USA

Patient Consenting for Transplantation When ARDS is the Indication. What Have We Learned During the Covid 19 Pandemic?
Anne Olland, MD, PhD
, University Hospital Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France

Watch the Session Recording