GI & Hepatology News reporters are geared up to cover the Liver Meeting® at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in Washington, starting this weekend. The annual meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases is a worldwide meeting of liver specialists that will include presentations of new information on every level of knowledge about the liver from the hepatocyte to organ transplantation.
Onsite reporters will cover new biomarkers for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, surveillance and treatments for hepatocellular carcinoma, and pre- and posttransplant factors that affect morbidity and mortality.
Highly anticipated presentations include:
- Early liver transplant good for patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis.
- Asians have highest rate of herbal dietary supplement DILI liver transplantations.
- Bilirubin levels associated with transplant-free survival in PBS patients.