Meet Perth’s Transplant Teams – A medical symposium

Meet the Western Australian Transplant Teams in a special health symposium as part of the World Transplant Games.

Western Australia is a special part of Australia with unique geographic challenges. The same can be said for their very successful transplant teams. In response to the many of the WTFG registrants who have asked to know more about them, a 90 minute Symposium to meet and find answers to those questions. Open to all World Transplant Games registered participants.

“Every transplant recipient needs a donor”

Saturday 15 April
12.15pm – 1.45pm
Games HQ
Level 1, Novotel on Murray

12:15 Welcome to Perth 2023 – its geography, the medical teams, and the week ahead
Chairs: Calina Ting (Transplant Coordinator, SCGH) and Richard Allen (Transplant Australia)

12:30 Working with the rest of Australia to transplant kidneys
Dr Wai Lim (TSANZ and SCGH nephrologist)

12:45 Kidney and Liver transplantation surgery in WA
Prof Bryon Jaques (Director of Transplantation, SCGH)

13:00 WA’s truly unique Heart and Lung transplant programs in Perth
Dr Robert Larbalestier (Director of Cardiothoracic surgery, FSH)

13:15 Coping with past and current Covid-19 risks in WA
Dr Peter Boan (PathWest Virologist at FSH)

13:30 Speaker panel discussion

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