Surgical Aspects of Lung Transplant: Intraoperative Decision Making

Dr. Pablo G. Sanchez discusses lung transplantation with donation after circulatory determination of death donors and the impact of ex vivo lung perfusion. Dr. Sanchez also reviews the surgical aspects of lung transplantations. 

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the pros and cons of the alternative approaches to respiratory and hemodynamic support
  • Identify common intraoperative complications of lung transplant and how to address them


Dr. Pablo G. Sanchez has reported no relevant relationships with entities producing health care goods or services.

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Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh designates enduring material activity for a maximum of 1AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

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Release Date: 5/9/2019 | Last Modified On: 5/17/2021 | Expires: 5/4/2022



May 9, 2019


May 4, 2022

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