Optimal Matching Between Lung Donor Organs of Marginal Quality and Recipients

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 14:00 to 15:00


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

  1. Understand factors and methods to identify an acceptable donor.
  2. Understand impact of using or not using, acceptable donors on post-transplant outcomes.
  3. Understand practical methods of matching acceptable donors to appropriate lung transplant recipients.


  • Matthew Hartwig, MD, MHS • Associate Professor of Surgery, Duke University Health System, Durham, NC
  • Sameep Sehgal, MD, FCCP • Staff Physician, Respiratory Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH


  • Deborah Levine, MD • Professor of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
  • Norihisa Shigemura, MD, PhD • Professor of Surgery, Temple University Health System and Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
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AST would like to thank the Thoracic and Critical Care Community of Practice (TCC COP) for recommending this topic to include as part of the T3 webinar series. Learn more about AST's COPs at www.myast.org/cops.

Series category: 
T3: Timely Topics in Transplantion

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