International Liver Transplantation Society 2024 Annual Congress

May 1 - May 4, 2024 | Christine Nguyen-Buckley, MD

The UCLA Liver Anesthesia Team participated in the 2024 International Liver Transplant Congress held in Houston, Texas in May 2024. This conference focuses on advancing knowledge and improving outcomes in liver transplantation. Highlights included research presentations from liver anesthesia fellows Steffi Chan, MBBS, Yi Wei Tan, MBBS, and Christina Ma, MD, and educational lectures on the perioperative care of liver transplant recipients from Victor Xia, MD, and Christine Nguyen-Buckley, MD.

UCLA Research and Case Presentations

Headshot of Steffi Chan

Steffi Chan, MBBS, MMed

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery in High-MELD Patients Undergoing Liver Transplantation: A Single-Center Evaluation.

Co-presenters: Yi Wei Tan, MBBS; Christine Myo Bui, MD; Samer Ebaid, MD, PhD; Igor Barjaktarevic, MD, PhD; Mansi Sheth, MD

Yi Wei Tan, MBBS

Yi Wei Tan, MBBS

Perioperative Outcomes in Liver Transplant Recipients Who Undergo Pretransplant Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.

Co-presenters: Steffi Chan, MBBS; Tristan Grogan; Christopher Wray, MD

Christina Ma, MD

Christina Ma, MD

Anesthetic Management of Liver Transplant with Extended (46h) Normothermic Perfusion Time.

Co-presenters: Jennifer Nguyen-Lee, MD; Christine Nguyen-Buckley, MD

UCLA Lectures

Victor Xia, MD

Victor Xia, MD

Atrial Fibrillation and Liver Transplantation.

Christine T. Nguyen-Buckley, MD

Christine T. Nguyen-Buckley, MD

Perioperative Renal Protection Strategies: What’s New in 2024.