BASL BLTG School of Transplantation 2019 ONLINE BOOKING

Moller Centre - Cambridge

03 May - 04 May 2019

BASL School of Transplantation will be held at The Moller Centre, Storey's Way, Cambridge over the 3rd & 4th May 2019

The event, including overnight accommodation if required on the Friday night, is free to attend (a refundable deposit is taken at the time of booking) for all BASL/BLTG medically qualified members in training and is restricted to 40 delegates.


Friday 3rd May 2019

12.00-13.00     Registration & Lunch

13:00-13:10     Introduction and Welcome: Dr Jo Leithead, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge.


Increasing access to liver transplantation

Chair – TBC


13:10-13:40     The expansion of the donor pool 

13:40-14:00     Increasing access through allocation 

14:00-14:30     When to refer – reducing the post code lottery – Dr Grace Dolman

14:30-15:00     Opening up the window of opportunity 


15:00-15:30     Refreshments


Weighing up the risk benefit ratio of liver transplantation

(MDT case based discussion) Chair – Mr Paul Gibbs


15:30-16:15     The patient with the metabolic syndrome (SPR/Hep/Anaesthetist) 

16:15-17:00     The patient with alcohol related cirrhosis (SPR/Dr Andy Holt/Addiction)   

17:00-17:45     The patient with hepatocellular carcinoma (SPR/Surg/Radiology) - Mr Paul Gibbs


19:30               Course Dinner



A crash course in… 

Chair – Dr Bill Griffiths


08:30-09:00       The multiorgan dysfunction of acute liver failure – Dr Will Bernal

09:00-09:30       Liver transplant surgical techniques – Dr Simon Harper

09:30-10:00       Histopathology in the transplanted liver – Dr Adam Duckworth

10:00-10:30       Immunosuppression – Dr Bill Griffiths

10:30-10:45       Refreshments


Thinking about the alternatives

Chair – TBC


10:45-11:15     Trainee led debate: Liver transplantation should be a treatment option for acute alcoholic hepatitis

11:15-12:30     Portal vein thrombosis

-          Keeping options open - Dr Jo Leithead, Dr TC See           

-          Intraoperative management - Dr Andy Butler

-          Multivisceral transplantation - TBC


12:30-13:30     Lunch


Managing the transplant recipient through the eyes of the multidisciplinary team

(MDT case based discussion)

Chair – Dr Vick Snowdon


13:30-14:15     The liver transplant recipient with rejection (ACR to AMR) (SPR/Dr Bill Griffiths/Histo) 

14:15-15:00     The liver transplant recipient with cholangitis (cholangiopathy to reflux) (SPR/Hep/Surg) 


15:00-15:15     Refreshments


15:15-16:00     The liver transplant recipient with ascites (SPR/Hep/Dr Simon Harper/Dr TC See)

16:00-16:30     The liver transplant recipient of child bearing age  (SPR/Hep/Gynae)


16:30               Close


This event is aimed at SPRs / Doctors in Training with an NTN

This is a weekend residential event, which is free to BASL medically qualified members in training, the cost to non-members is £125 and includes: 



Please complete the online registration form below to book your place. The event is limited to 40 places and available to SPRs/Doctors in Training.

You must tick both days on the booking as this a two day event only. 

Please indicate on the relevant area of the booking form if you require accommodation, also if you will be attending the dinner on Friday night. Places are on a first come first served basis.

Event Cost: Free to BASL / BLTG medically qualified members in training (a refundable deposit is taken at the time of booking) and £125 to non-members. 



Registration Course cost:

BASL in training members - Free (*a £120 refundable deposit will be taken on booking*)
Non-members £125 (non-refundable)

*Members Refundable Deposit

For members, on completion of the booking form, a refundable deposit of £120 will be taken and will be returned to you after you have attended the event.  If you do not attend the meeting or do not use any accomodation that you have booked and do not notify us within 2 weeks of the meeting, you will forfeit your deposit. Please see the cancellation policy below.

If you have any queries, please contact the Secretariat on or +44 (0)1543 442154. 


Cancellation Policy

If you wish to cancel your attendance at this event, please contact the Secretariat no later than 14 days prior to the event. Bookings made within 14 days of the event cannot be refunded.  Cancellations made outside of this time will be made at the sole discretion of BASL.  If the event is free of charge to attend, cancellation as stated here may incur charges. By clicking confirm you accept these terms.

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