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A Multidisciplinary Approach – Virtual Symposium
Saturday, April 9, 2022


SESSION ONE – Moderator: Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA
8:00 am Cardiac Syndromes in Patients with Liver Disease: What Do We Need to Know?
Marc Klapholz, MD, MBA
8:20 am How to Evaluate Patients with Advance Fibrosis – Biopsy or NIT?
Zaid H. Tafesh, MD, MSc
8:45 am Primary Biliary Cholangitis: What’s New?
Ali Wakil, MD
9:05 am Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Approaches
Michel Kahaleh, MD
9:35 am Hepatic Encephalopathy: An Overview
Vivek Lingiah, MD


SESSION TWO – Moderator: Sushil Ahlawat, MD
10:15 am Is There Anything New in Hepatitis C?
Douglas T. Dieterich, MD
10:45 am Chronic Hepatitis B
Ali Wakil, MD
11:10 am Hepatic Involvement in Patients with IBD
Seyedehsan Navabi, MD


12:15 am New Advances in Liver Transplantation
James V. Guarrera, MD


SESSION THREE – Moderator: James V. Guarrera, MD
12:45 pm Liver Cancer in 2022: On the Rise!
Nikolaos Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA
1:05 pm Hepatectomy or Transplant for Liver Cancer?
Flavio Paterno, MD, MPH
1:30 pm HCC: Minimally Invasive Approaches
Abhishek Kumar, MD


SESSION FOUR – Moderator: Kaveh Hajifathalian, MD
2:10 pm Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Challenging Field
Raquel Olivo-Salcedo, MD
2:35 pm Alcoholic Hepatitis Overview
Mumtaz Niazi, MD
3:00 pm Liver Pathology: Is it the Gold Standard?
Rachel Hudacko, MD
3:25 pm Bariatric Surgery or Endosuturing for Obesity in Patients with Fibrosis?
Kaveh Hajifathalian, MD