• Transplant data collection and harmonization; how to improve it? 

  • Transplant data collection and harmonization; how to improve it?

  • Transplant data collection and harmonization; how to improve it?

#Outcome Reporting #Latin America

Live Session:

Monday, August 30, 2021 - 6:00 PM (Local time in Buenos Aires)
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Description:


This masterclass aims to review and discuss the recent and future projects to achieve accurate data collection and harmonization to enhance the quality of international transplant registries. It will also approach the current specific needs for Latin America transplant registries to better analyze and compare local results with international data.

Learning Objectives:


  • To review the present work on transplant data collection and harmonization in the world

  • To discuss what is necessary for Latin America to ameliorate local transplant registries

Faculty:


Organized transplant data collection and harmonization: where are we now and what is on the horizon


Allan Massie  

Director of Data and Analytics, Epidemiology Research Group in Organ Transplantation
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
USA

Allan B. Massie, PhD, is an epidemiologist and assistant professor in the School of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. His background in computer science is augmented by his research into genetic determinants of chronic kidney disease, big data in organ transplantation (including registries and administrative databases), and developing risk-predication models. Dr. Massie studies the long-term outcomes of living kidney donors.

What are we lacking in Latin America?


Oscar Imvertarza

Chairman, Liver & Transplant Division- Hospital Dr Juan P Garrahan
Chairman, Liver & Transplant Division - Hospital Dr C Argerich
General Coordinator, Liver & Transplant Unit - Sanatorio Trinidad Mitre
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Chairman, Liver & Pancreas Transplant Division - Hospital de Alta Complejidad
Formosa, Argentina

Oscar Imventarza was born and grew up in Buenos Aires Argentina. He graduated from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) in 1982. He received his surgical training between 1983-1986 at the Hospital Argerich and the Hospital Finochietto.

In 1987 he began his training in Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation at the Transplant Division of the University of Pittsburgh under the supervision of Professor Thomas Starzl. He became Research fellow (1987), Clinical Fellow (1988), Instructor of Surgery (1989) and Assistant Professor of the same University in 1990.

Oscar Imventarza returned to Argentina at the end of 1992 and opened as Chairman the first two Public Liver Transplant Programs of Argentina in the Hospital Juan P Garrahan (children's) and Hospital Dr C Argerich (adult's). Both became the most important public HPB centers of Argentina. Also he developed the first Liver and Pancreas Transplant Program of the Litoral Region located in Formosa City.

Professor Imventarza has been an active member of different surgical societies. He was a founding member and President of the Argentine Society of Transplantation, Council Member of the Argentine Chapter of the IHPBA (CA-IHPBA) since 2007 and President  of the same Chapter for 2013-2015 period. He is an Active Member of the Argentine Academy of Surgery. His practice is focused in liver surgery and transplantation for adult and pediatric patients.

  • Chairman, Liver & Transplant Division- Hospital Dr Juan P Garrahan, Buenos Aires
  • Chairman, Liver & Transplant Division - Hospital Dr C Argerich, Buenos Aires
  • General Coordinator, Liver & Transplant Unit - Sanatorio Trinidad Mitre, Buenos Aires
  • Chairman, Liver & Pancreas Transplant Division - Hospital de Alta Complejidad, Formosa - Argentina
  • Past President, International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  • President, STALYC Latin American Society of Transplantation 2020-2022

Schedule (90 min):


  • 05 min

    Welcome and introduction by the Chair
  • 25 min

    Presentation: Organized transplant data collection and harmonization: where are we now and what is on the horizon, Allan Massie, USA 

  • 05 min

    Live Q&A with Allan Massie, USA 

  • 25 min

    Presentation: What are we lacking in Latin America? Oscar Imvertarza, Argentina

  • 05 min

    Live Q&A with Oscar Imvertarza, Argentina

  • 20 min

    Interactive panel discussion with audience participation led by the Chair
  • 05 min

    Masterclass closing remarks

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