Liver Transplantation

Course Description

We will discuss various aspects of liver transplantation in the acute alcoholic hepatitis population. Topics will include selection, contraindications, listing criteria, ethical considerations and follow-up after liver transplantation.

Objectives

  • Determine if a patient with severe alcoholic hepatitis is appropriate for consideration of liver transplantation and discuss current experience with transplantation for acute alcoholic hepatitis
  • Recognize and assess the indications and contraindications for liver transplantation in acute alcoholic hepatitis patients
  • Discuss the various stakeholder perspectives in transplantation for acute alcoholic hepatitis

Scientific Program

Friday, April 5th

1:00 pm
Epidemiology and Predictive Models for AAH
Sumeet Asrani, MD, MSc
1:30 pm
Current and Future Trials in AAH
Vijay Shah, MD
2:00 pm
Transplantation for Alcoholic Liver Disease: A Historical Perspective
Göran Klintmalm, MD, PhD, FACS
2:30 pm
Discussion
3:00 pm
Break
Transplantation for AAH: Current Experience:
3:30 pm
US Experience
John P. Rice, MD
4:00 pm
Global Experience
Philippe Mathurin, MD, PhD
Debate: Transplantation for AAH: Should it be Performed?
4:30 pm
Pro
Andrew Cameron, MD, PhD
5:00 pm
Con
John Lake, MD
5:30 pm
Discussion

Saturday, April 6th

Ethics
8:00 am
Ethics of LT for AAH
Jessica Mellinger, MD, MSc
Patient Selection and Requirements for Transplant
8:30 am
Psychiatric Perspective
Andrea Di Martini, MD
9:00 am
Living Donor Liver Transplantation for AAH: Surgical and Ethical Considerations
Anji Wall, MD, PhD
9:30 am
Selection Criteria, Listing Criteria and Post LT Requirements
Norah Terrault, MPH, MD
10:00 am
Discussion
10:30 am
Break
Stakeholder Perspectives
11:00 am
Commercial Insurance Perspective
Anthony Bonagura, MD
11:30 am
CMS Perspective
12:00 pm
Putting It All Together: Indications, Contraindications, Requirements Pre and Post
Paul Martin, MD
James F. Trotter, MD
1:00 pm
Concluding Remarks
Göran Klintmalm, MD, PhD, FACS
James F. Trotter, MD

Target Audience

Gastroenterologists, hepatologists, radiologists, physicians in the primary care setting with patients who have liver failure or are transplant recipients, nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants may all benefit from attendance.

Accreditation & Credit Designation

The Foundation for Advanced Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET), Provider #0007001, has approved this program for 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. The Foundation for Advanced Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET) was reviewed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) and awarded accreditation status as a provider of continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. To receive credit, attendees must complete the following steps: sign-in, attend the program, and complete an evaluation.

Course Directors

Sumeet Asrani, MD, MSc

  • Hepatology
  • Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas
  • Dallas, TX

Göran Klintmalm, MD, PhD, FACS

  • Chairman and Chief
  • Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons Transplant Institute
  • Baylor University Medical Center
  • Dallas, TX

James F. Trotter, MD

  • Medical Director, Liver Transplantation Baylor University Medical Center
  • Program Director, General and Transplant Hepatology
  • Hepatologist
  • Baylor Scott & White Health – North Texas
  • Dallas, Texas

Faculty

Anthony Bonagura, MD

  • National Medical Director, Transplantation and Congential Heart Disease
  • Optum

Andrew Cameron, MD, PhD

  • Chief, Division of Transplantation
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Baltimore, MD

Andrea Di Martini, MD

  • Professor of Psychiatry, Surgery and Clinical and Translation Science
  • University of Pittsburgh

Göran Klintmalm, MD, PhD, FACS

  • Chairman and Chief
  • Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons Transplant Institute
  • Baylor University Medical Center
  • Dallas, TX

John Lake, MD

  • Chief of Hepatology
  • Director, Liver Transplant Program
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center
  • Minneapolis, MN

Paul Martin, MD

  • Chief, Division of Hepatology
  • University of Miami Health System
  • Miami, FL

Philippe Mathurin, MD, PhD

  • Professor of Medicine, Hepatology and Gastroenterology
  • Huriez Hospital
  • Lille, France

Jessica Mellinger, MD, MSc

  • Clinical Lecturer, Hepatology
  • University of Michigan
  • Ann Arbor, MI

John P. Rice, MD

  • Medical Director, Liver and Pancreas Center
  • Medical Director, Live Liver Donor Program
  • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
  • Section Chief of Hepatology
  • Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
  • Madison, WI

Vijay Shah, MD

    Chair, Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  • Rochester, MN

Norah Terrault, MPH, MD

  • Professor of Clinical Medicine & Surgery Director, Viral Hepatitis Research in Liver Transplantation
  • University of California San Francisco
  • San Francisco, CA

James F. Trotter, MD

  • Medical Director, Liver Transplantation Baylor University Medical Center
  • Program Director, General and Transplant Hepatology
  • Hepatologist
  • Baylor Scott & White Health – North Texas
  • Dallas, Texas

Anji Wall, MD, PhD

  • Transplant Surgeon
  • Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons Transplant Institute
  • Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Location

Hilton Southlake Town Square

1400 Plaza Place
Southlake, TX 76092

Accommodations

Special group rates are available for $189 per night. Visit the Hilton Booking Website directly,
or mention the reservation code "FACE05" if booking by phone or on site.

Registration

Please select a registration option and click "Register" below.
$50
$100
Promo Code
For questions or assistance, please call: 972-815-1544
or email info@thefacet.org.