Transplant Hepatology Workshop

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Pre-symposium Workshop

Transplant Hepatology Workshop
The transplant hepatology workshop will provide an excellent opportunity for medical professionals and trainees in hepatology to discuss management principles of complex cases. A combination of didactic lectures and case discussions, facilitated by expert faculty, will enable efficient knowledge transfer and review of the latest evidence.
Date Friday, 19 October 2018
Time 14:00 – 17:30
Venue Advanced Surgery Training Centre (ASTC) Seminar Hall
NUH Kent Ridge Wing Level 2
5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119074
Aims and Objectives
  • Medical optimization of pre-transplant patients
  • Peri-transplant management of HBV / HCV
  • Approach to abnormal liver tests in the transplant recipient
  • Strategies in immunosuppression
  • Opportunistic infections
  • Managing post-transplant complications
Who should attend?
  • Hepatology trainees and fellows
  • Gastroenterologists
  • Physicians and medical trainees with an interest in liver transplantation
  • Infections disease & pathology trainees
  • Nurses/ transplant coordinators / allied health involved in the care of liver transplant patients

Program

Time Session
14:00 – 14:20 Nutrition in the pre-transplant patient
14:20 – 14:40 Hepatitis B in the donor and recipient
14:40 – 15:00 Hepatitis C in the donor and recipient
15:00 – 15:20 A practical approach to immunosuppression
15:20 – 15:40 Tea break
15:40 – 16:00 Endoscopic management of biliary strictures
16:00 – 16:20 CMV disease in the recipient
16:20 – 16:40 Hepatitis E in the recipient
16:40 – 17:30 Clinico-pathologic case discussion