11th Annual Advanced Liver Disease & Liver Transplantation
The University of Michigan Transplant Center is hosting their 11th annual course on Liver Disease and Liver Transplantation on Friday, May 6 at the Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel. This course is designed to provide an update on recent developments in the management of patients with advanced liver disease including chronic hepatitis C, cirrhosis and complications of portal hypertension. Through a series of overview lectures and case presentations, participants will become familiar with the use of oral antiviral agents for HCV, the indications and outcomes with adult liver transplantation and recent changes to liver allocation, and advances in the management of malnutrition and hepatic encephalopathy. The course is directed to gastroenterologists, primary care physicians, surgeons, and other health care providers including nurse practitioners, social workers, physician assistants and nurses involved in the management of patients with cirrhosis and advanced liver disease. For details and to register, please go to http://www.med.umich.edu/intmed/cme/courses/LiverTransplantUpdate2016.htm.