Normothermic Regional Perfusion

Tuesday, May 16, 2023 - 14:00 to 15:00


After participating in this webinar, the attendee will be able to:

  1. Understand the techniques used to re-perfuse the heart following declaration of death on circulatory criteria
  2. Know the advantages of the NRP 
  3. Review the ethical and legal considerations related to NRP
  4. Provide a framework for defining death that supports a pathway forward
  5. Identify existing legal misalignments and areas that would benefit from further research


  • Pedro Catarino, MD, FRCS • Professor of Cardiac Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Alexandra Glazier, JD, MPH • President & CEO, New England Donor Services Inc., Waltham, MA


  • Nikole Neidlinger, MD, MBA, FACS • Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI
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The AST Education Committee would like to thank the Donation and Transplantation Optimization Community of Practice (DTO COP) for suggesting this topic as part of the T3 webinar series. Learn more about AST's COPs at

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T3: Timely Topics in Transplantion

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