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 Khoo Teck Puat Advanced Surgery Training Centre (ASTC)
Seminar Hall
National University Hospital
Kent Ridge Wing Level 2
5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119074
Workshop Facilitators Prof Lim Seng Gee
Dr Bhavesh Doshi
Dr James Fung
Dr Daniel Huang
Dr Mark Muthiah
Dr Lee Guan Huei
Dr Low How Cheng
Dr Lionel Lum
Dr Pang Yin Huei
Dr Michelle Poon
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


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 Teabreak
15:40 – 16:00 Endoscopic management of biliary strictures
16:00 – 16:20 CMV in the recipient
16:20 – 16:40 Managing Hepatitis E in the recipient
16:40 – 17:15 Clinico-Pathologic Case Discussion