Workshop

PRE-CONGRESS WORKSHOP: SATiBA - Half Day

DONOR MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP, presented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gewebetransplantation (DGFG)

This four hour donor management workshop will deal with all matters from potential donor detection through consent and evaluation to tissue recovery. Practical aspects will look at physical donor assessment and recovery processes of cornea, musculoskeletal and cardiovascular tissue.

The workshop will included experts from both Germany and the USA and promises to be an excellent learning opportunity – ideal for attendance by both Coordinators and Recovery Teams!

PRE-CONGRESS WORKSHOP: SATS - Half Day

The Organ Allocation Workshop aims to bring together the South African transplantation community with the aim of creating a publicly accessible record outlining how organs are allocated from deceased donors in South Africa.

Pre-workshop work will be lead by a steering committee (please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be included in this work) with the objective that each organ has a peer-reviewed medical journal published algorithm relevant to all the concerns and considerations for furthering access to life-saving transplantation and maximizing the potential of donation in the South African context.

Areas to be addressed include:

Waitlisting
Standard waitlisting listing criteria for each organ.
Standard waitlisting process.
Standard waitlist metrics to be reported monthly by each centre.
Priority listing criteria.
Piiority listing process.
Priority list metrics to be reported monthly.

Allocation
Allocation algorithm: Standard listing allocation
Priority listing allocation
Extended criteria donors

With specific attention to

Paediatric recipients, racial equity, highly sensitised individuals, higher surgical risk recipients, disadvantaged diagnoses (eg. HCC in liver allocation), blood type, height, weight / body mass index, prior transplant recipients, public and private, frailty (not age), citizenship, education, income, gender, urban versus rural, distance to transplant centre, donation service area

And importantly
Outcome follow-up of the gifted organs to allow review of allocation algorithm

Be a part of this important work to build transparency and trust in transplantation in South Africa.

Programme at a Glance

Registration

Important Dates


Abstract Submission

Early Bird Registration Closes

Thursday, 11 August

Online Registration Closes

Thursday, 27 October
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