Highlights of the First International Symposium on Lung transplantation, Wuxi, China, 2019 (Ongoing)

Posted On 2020-03-23 05:38:01



This focused issue on "Highlights of the First International Symposium on Lung transplantation, Wuxi, China, 2019" is edited by Dr. Jingyu Chen, from Wuxi Lung Transplant Center, Wuxi People's Hospital, Wuxi, Jiangsu, China; and Dr. Michael Hsin, from Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China.

Dr. Jingyu Chen is the Vice-president of Wuxi People's Hospital and Director of Thoracic Department. He is also the Director of Lung Transplant Center of Jiangsu Province and Director of Lung Transplantation Department of China-Japan Friendship Hospital in Beijing.

Dr Michael Hsin is a graduate from Cambridge University UK (Selwyn College). After completing the St Mary’s Hospital Basic Surgical Rotation, he spent two years as a research fellow at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital/ Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA. He underwent specialist cardiothoracic training in London, UK, at the Royal Brompton, London Chest and St Bartholomew’s Hospitals. He is currently working as Associate Consultant in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong. Dr Hsin is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, the College of Surgeons of Hong Kong, and the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (Surgery). He is a member of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery.

Focused issue outline:

  1. Introduction
    Jing Yu Chen, Wuxi People's Hospital, Wuxi, Jiangsu, China
    Michael Hsin, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China

  2. Analysis of the quality management of lung transplantation in China in 2018
    Chunxiao Hu, Wuxi People's Hospital, Wuxi, China

  3. Current status of Lung transplantation in China
    Jing Yu Chen, Wuxi People's Hospital, Wuxi, Jiangsu, China

  4. Current status of Lung transplantation in Japan
    Masaaki Sato, Department of Thoracic Surgery, The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

  5. Current status of Lung transplantation in Korea
    Sehoon Choi, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

  6. Current status of Lung transplantation in Taiwan
    Wei Hsun Chen, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan

  7. Current status of Lung transplantation in Hong Kong
    Sze Wan Yan, Lung Transplant Physician, Tuberculosis & Chest Unit, Grantham Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Chi Fong Wong, Consultant Physician, Tuberculosis & Chest Unit, Grantham Hospital, Hong Kong, China

  8. Hepatitis C positive donors in Lung Transplant- dawning of a new era for the donor pool
    Marie Budev, Cleveland Clinic, USA

  9. Lung cancer in lung transplant- Management and outcomes
    Usman Ahmad, Cleveland Clinic, USA

  10. Lung transplant anastomotic complications
    Sonali Sethi, Cleveland Clinic, USA

  11. DCD donation program in Italy
    Alessandro Palleschi, Universita Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy