The MidWEST SATA Meeting Saturday, JANUARY, 21, 2023 08:55 Am – 12:30 PM (CST) Course Syllabus Program overview: This SATA regional meeting will provide discussion of novel areas of interest in liver, heart, and lung transplantation. Learning objectives: At the end of this session participants will be able to: Determine the potential […]
New SATA Council Members Elected! Dear SATA Members, The SATA election of the two new executive councilors for our Society’s Council has concluded. Many thanks to everyone that participated in casting a ballot. Special thanks to all the five excellent candidates who put their names on the list. Thank you for being willing to participate […]
New leadership of SATA is announced on August 1, 2021. Tetsuro Sakai, MD, PhD, MHA is the new President. The new SATA leaderships include Gebhard Wagener, MD (President-Elect: Columbia University), Lorenzo De Marchi, MD (Secretary: Georgetown University), and Jiapeng Huang, MD, PhD (Treasurer: University of Louisville), as well as Executive Councilors Ranjit Deshpande, MD […]
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Covid-19 Related Resources from UNOS We would like to provide our members with access to content within our website and beyond. The UNOS website has excellent resources for transplant programs regarding how COVID-19 may affect organ allocation, procurement and other recommendations. COVID-19 UNOS Resources
Great tool for residents and fellows to learn the basics of liver transplant anesthesia. This is a smart phone application designed to teach you about the anesthetic management of an orthotopic liver transplant. It is designed for medical students, residents, and attendings.
Alcohol-associated liver disease predicts increased post-liver transplant opioid use. Abstract: BACKGROUND: Alcohol-associated liver disease (ALD) is a rising indication for liver transplantation (LT). Prolonged opioid use after LT leads to increased graft loss and mortality. The aim is to determine if patients transplanted with a primary diagnosis of ALD had higher risk of post-LT opioid […]
Utilization and outcomes of deceased donor SARS-CoV-2–positive organs for solid organ transplantation in the United States. Abstract: Coronavirus disease-19 has had a marked impact on the transplant population and processes of care for transplant centers and organ allocation. Several single-center studies have reported successful utilization of deceased donors with positive severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus […]
We would like to introduce SATA’s new multicenter database project aimed at quality improvement in liver transplant anesthesia. The goal of this program is to help transplant centers establish their own quality improvement database to better understand practice patterns within each transplant center. Additionally, the goal is to enable multi-center research projects based on prospectively […]
UNOS News By Flora Simmons, MD OPTN Board Eliminates Race-based Calculation For Transplant Listing In a momentous measure to provide equitable access to all transplant candidates, the board of directors of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network recently approved a precedent requiring transplant hospitals to use race neutral calculations when estimating a candidate’s glomerular […]
UNOS News By Flora Simmons, MD Liver transplant rates increase after implementation of new organ allocation policy The OPTN data report is now available and describes key measures of the new liver and intestinal allocation policy for the 18-month period from February 2020 through August 2021. Results show an overall increase in deceased donor liver-alone […]
In the Transplant News: Flora Simmons, MD UNOS Updates ASTS Position Statement On The Role Of COVID-19 Vaccination For Transplant Candidates And Recipients: The American Society of Transplant Surgeons continues to recommend routine vaccination for all organ recipients (along with timely boosters). It also recommends vaccines for those on the waiting list, if possible. Read […]
Why Join SATA?
“I have found SATA as my professional home to find like-minded anesthesiologists in the US and the world. As someone interested in liver transplant anesthesiology, I thoroughly enjoy the camaraderie. Helping this young organization grow and be influential among other multi-discipline transplantation societies, I have found my new energy and passion. ”
-Tetsuro Sakai, MD, PhD, MHA, FASA.
“In my opinion SATA is the first professional platform for transplant anesthesiologists. It is a professional and academic home dedicated to providing its members with resources to succeed in their careers.”
-Susan Mandell, MD, PhD
“Networking through SATA has allowed me to participate in the design of clinically meaningful research, learn logistics of multicenter studies and gain trusted colleagues across the country.”
-Andrea Miltiades, MD
‘Involvement in SATA has allowed me to become more involved in our subspecialty community and network with other transplant anesthesiologists across the country. The educational and research opportunities I have had through SATA have helped me become a better physician.’
-Cara Crouch, MD
“The webinars have been a really nice way to stay connected with SATA through this difficult year. The presentations are relevant and informative but I think the best part is the lively group discussions at the end.”
-Natalie Smith, MD.
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