Vanguard – Complex Liver Cases – April 2024

ILTS invites you to the April 19th Vanguard Webinar on Complex Liver Cases organized by the ILTS Vanguard Committee and the Cardiovascular Topics in Liver Transplantation Special Interest Group

Event Recording

Complex Liver Cases

“Orthotopic liver transplantation with intraoperative cardiac support device in a high-risk cardiac patient” by Mansi Sanghavi

“Heart after liver transplant with Domino Donation” by Mark L. Sturdevant

April 19, 2024

9 am EST

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We would like to invite you to the April Complex Liver Cases Webinar organized by the Vanguard Committee in collaboration with the Cardiovascular Topics in Liver Transplantation Special Interest Group. Hope to see you all there!

Webinar objectives:

  1. Review the implications of heart transplant after liver transplant with domino donation.
  2. Explain how an intra-aortic balloon pump can be utilized to bridge a high risk cardiac candidate through the liver transplantation procedure.

If you have an interesting case-based topic that you would like to present in an ILTS Vanguard Webinar, please fill in this electronic case submission form.

After the webinar, you will be able to view the recording on the ILTS education portal.

Important note: You will need to sign in or create a Zoom account in order to join the webinar. Please use the same email with which you registered to our webinar to also sign in to Zoom.

Speaker Details

Mansi Sanghavi M.B.B.S


Mansi R. Sanghvi, M.B.B.S is a multi-organ abdominal transplant and hepatopancreatobiliary surgery fellow at Houston Methodist Hospital and an American Board of Surgery certified general surgeon. Her clinical training includes liver transplantation, kidney transplantation, pancreas transplantation, laparoscopic surgery for kidney donors as well deceased donor procurements. Dr. Sanghvi completed her medical degree at BJ Medical College, Gujarat, India, her general surgery residency at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital, Bronx, NY and currently doing her fellowship at Houston Methodist Hospital (2022-2024). She is also certified in Transmedics Machine Perfusion of deceased donor livers. Her research efforts are primarily directed towards DCD organ utilization in liver transplants.

Mark L. Sturdevant MD


Dr. Mark L. Sturdevant MD is an multi-organ transplant and hepatobiliary surgeon at the University of Washington-Seattle and serves as the Surgical Director of Liver Transplantation and the Living Donor Liver Transplant Program. His clinical focus centers on adult and pediatric liver transplantation and his research interests include LDLT and the use of minimally invasive donor hepatectomy.

Moreshwar S. Desai, MBBS


Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Critical Care, Baylor College of Medicine. Director of Pediatric Liver ICU, Texas Children's Hospital.

Jiang Liu


Jiang Liu graduated from Nankai University and obtained the MBBS and MS degrees in 2013. Then he joined the liver transplant research team led by Prof. Chung-Mau Lo and Prof. Kwan Man at Department of Surgery of the University of Hong Kong. He completed the post-graduate research training (under supervisions by Prof. CM Lo and Prof. K Man) and earned the PhD degree in 2018 after defending his thesis titled “The role of mitochondrial regulation in graft injury after liver transplantation”. He then continued the post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Hong Kong for further translational and basic research on post-transplant acute complications as well as on preclinical hepatocellular carcinoma treatment using micro-scale biomaterials.

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