2023 Controversies in Liver Disease and Transplant

Wintergreen Resort (39 Mountain Inn Loop, Nellysford, VA 22958)
September 23, 2023 12:00 AM to September 24, 2023 12:00 AM
Organized By: Hanson, Linda L. (llh3x)

2023 Controversies in Liver Disease and Transplant:

Liver Disease Before, During, and After Transplant


Date: Sept. 23, 2023

Time: 7 AM – 2:30 PM

Location: Wintergreen Resort, Wintergreen, VA

Course Overview

In this one day, two part, in-person course, a team of multi-disciplinary experts will present on topics that are highly relevant for practicing gastroenterologists, hepatologists, primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurse anesthetists, nurses, social workers, nutritionists and anyone involved with providing patient care for liver disease before, during and after transplantation. Topics of focus include alcohol and the liver transplant candidate, anonymous living donation, liver-pulmonary syndromes, socioeconomic, racial and gender disparities in transplant, indications for liver transplant for patients with liver cancer, xenotransplant, normothermic machine perfusion for deceased organs, and hepatocellular cancer beyond Milan criteria. The first part of the course will conclude with an engaging mock selection committee comprised of physicians, nursing, social work and nutrition. The second part of the course covers relevant topics in hepatology. These topics include management of patients with esophageal varices, inpatient and outpatient primary care management of patients with cirrhosis and when to refer for liver transplant evaluation. The course will conclude with a question and answer segment to share best practice management strategies for patients with advanced liver disease.

For more information, see the attached conference brochure.