Transplant Hepatology Workshop

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 an expert faculty, will enable efficient knowledge transfer and review of the latest evidence.

Date Friday, 22 November 2019
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
Objectives
  • Definition and management of Acute on Chronic Liver failure
  • Pre-transplant Infectious Disease evaluation
  • Strategies in immunosuppression
  • Management of Hepatitis B flares
  • Management of diabetes after liver transplant
Who should attend?
  • Hepatology trainees and fellows
  • Gastroenterologists
  • Physicians and medical trainees with an interest in liver transplantation
  • Infectious diseases & pathology trainees
  • Nurses/ transplant coordinators / allied healthcare professionals involved in the care of liver transplant patients

Program

Time Session
14:00 – 14:30 Acute on chronic failure or decompensated cirrhosis?
14:30 – 15:00 When is liver transplant futile in Acute on chronic liver failure?
15:00 – 15:30 The severe Hepatitis B flare – when is transplant unavoidable?
15:30 – 16:00 NODAT and new DM drugs
16:30 – 17:00 Pre-transplant ID evaluation
17:00 – 17:30 Immunosupression in Liver Transplant

*Programme may subject to change and is correct at time of dissemination and/or print