Case-Based Multidisciplinary Approach to Cardiac and Pulmonary Vascular Disease Risk Assessment in Liver Transplantation
Lisa VanWagner, MD, MSc • Northwestern Medicine
Marina Serper, MD, MS • University of Pennsylvania
Christopher Darling, DO • University of Wisconsin
Moderator: Shelley Hall, MD • Baylor University Medical Center - Dallas
After participating in this webinar, the learner will be able to:
- Construct an evidence-based plan for the assessment of cardiovascular risk in the liver transplant candidate.
- Explain the diagnostic criteria for portopulmonary hypertension, treatment strategies to improve liver transplant candidacy and intraoperative management considerations.
- Discuss management approaches for the leading perioperative cardiovascular complications (e.g., atrial fibrillation, congestive heart failure and stroke) in liver transplant recipients.
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