Friday 3rd May 2019
12.00-13.00 Registration & Lunch
13:00-13:10 Introduction and Welcome – Dr Jo Leithead, Hepatologist, Cambridge
Increasing access to liver transplantation
Chair – Dr Alex Gimson, Hepatologist, Cambridge
13:10-13:40 The expansion of the donor pool
Mr James Richards, Surgical Clinical Fellow, Cambridge
13:40-14:00 Increasing access through allocation
Dr Alex Gimson, Hepatologist, Cambridge
14:00-14:30 When to refer – reducing the post code lottery
Dr Grace Dolman, Hepatology Clinical Fellow, Cambridge
14:30-15:00 Opening up the window of opportunity
Dr Brian Hogan, Intensivist and Hepatologist, Kings College Hospital
Weighing up the risk benefit ratio of liver transplantation (MDT case based discussion)
Chair: Mr Paul Gibbs, Transplant Surgeon, Cambridge
15:30-16:15 The patient with the metabolic syndrome
(Dr Farhan Gohar, Hepatology SPR, Kings/Dr Brian Hogan, Intensivist and Hepatologist, Kings/Dr Jo Leithead, Hepatologist, Cambridge)
16:15-17:00 The patient with alcohol related cirrhosis
(SPR-TBC/Dr Andrew Holt, Hepatologist, Birmingham/Dr Jonathan Wood, Psychiatrist, Cambridge)
17:00-17:45 The patient with hepatocellular carcinoma
(Dr Vas Galanakis, Hepatology SPR, Cambridge/Mr Paul Gibbs, Transplant Surgeon, Cambridge/Dr Dave Bowden, Radiologist, Cambridge)
19:30 Course Dinner
DAY TWO – Morning
A crash course in…
Chair: Dr Jo Leithead, Hepatologist, Cambridge
08:30-09:00 The multiorgan dysfunction of acute liver failure
Prof Will Bernal, Professor of Liver Intensive Care, Kings College Hospital
09:00-09:30 Liver transplant surgical techniques
Mr Simon Harper, Transplant Surgeon, Cambridge
09:30-10:00 Histopathology in the transplanted liver
Dr Adam Duckworth, Histopathologist, Cambridge
Dr Bill Griffiths, Hepatologist, Cambridge
Thinking about the alternatives
Chair – George Mells, Hepatologist, Cambridge
10:45-11:15 Trainee led debate: Liver transplantation should be a treatment option for acute alcoholic hepatitis.
- For: Laura Blackmore, SPR Kings
- Against: Douglas Corrigal, SPR Basildon/Institute of Hepatology, Kings
11:15-12:30 Portal vein thrombosis
- Keeping options open (30 mins)
Dr Jo Leithead, Hepatologist & Dr TC See, Interventional Radiologist, Cambridge
- Intraoperative management (15 mins)
Mr Andrew Butler, Transplant Surgeon, Cambridge
- Multivisceral transplantation (30 mins)
Miss Irum Amin, Transplant Surgeon, Cambridge
DAY TWO – Afternoon
Managing the transplant recipient through the eyes of the multidisciplinary team (MDT case based discussion)
Chair: Vicky Snowdon, Hepatologist, Cambridge
13:30-14:15 The liver transplant recipient with rejection
(Dr Gwilym Webb, Hepatology SPR, Cambridge/Dr Bill Griffiths, Hepatologist, Cambridge/Dr Sue Davies, Histopathologist, Cambridge)
14:15-15:00 The liver transplant recipient with cholangitis
(Dr Jay Patel, Hepatology SPR, Cambridge/Dr Jo Leithead, Hepatologist, Cambridge/Mr Paul Gibbs, Transplant Surgeon, Cambridge)
15:15-16:00 The liver transplant recipient with ascites
(Dr Katie Arndtz, Hepatology SPR, Cambridge/Dr Mike Allison, Hepatologist, Cambridge/Mr Simon Harper, Transplant Surgeon, Cambridge/Dr TC See, Interventional Radiologist, Cambridge)
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:
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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.
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