Organ Assist was present at the very first TOP Course for tho­racic trans­plan­ta­tion in Berlin.

From October 13th till October 15th the very first TOP Course Thoracic Transplantation was held in Berlin. The TOP Course is an Official Course of the ESOT Educational Program. Five spe­cial­ized and expe­ri­enced (cardio)thoracic sur­geons and one aneste­si­ol­o­gist were lead­ing the course. Twelve par­tic­i­pants from dif­fer­ent European coun­tries (Belgium, Germany, Russia, Denmark, Sweden and Poland) were  trained in har­vest­ing and trans­plant­i­ng heart and lungs.

Organ Assist par­tic­i­pat­ed with the Lung Assist and per­formed two Ex-vivo lung per­fu­sions.

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