About this event

  • Date and time Mon 1 Nov 2021 from 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Location Live stream - online
  • Organised by Gastroenterology and Hepatology

This is a live stream of the in-person event. To attend this event in London, please click here.

This live stream is an opportunity for delegates to refresh their knowledge in the management of key hepatological topics. Talks will be delivered by leading experts in their field and there will be an emphasis on recent clinical advances in these areas to allow participants to be kept fully updated. Join this meeting to understand the advances in managing complications of liver disease and more.

During this event delegates will:

  • Understand acute liver injuries in the context of patients with and without cirrhosis

  • Be informed about the management of fatty liver disease including both alcohol and non-alcohol related disease

  • Receive updates on liver cancer

  • Discover advances in the management of vascular liver disorders

This meeting is particularly relevant for general practitioners, general physicians, and specialist hepatologists.

We would like to thank our sponsor Shionogi UK for their support of this meeting. Please note that the sponsor has not had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of this meeting.

Tickets

Standard pricing available until 01 November 2021.

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Key speakers

Professor Mark Thursz

Professor of Hepatology, Imperial College

Dr David Patch

Consultant Hepatologist, Royal Free Hospital

Speaker's biography

David Patch was appointed as consultant to the Royal Free in 2019. His interests are portal hypertension and the management of splanchnic vein thrombosis. The Royal Free team has developed a thrombolysis pathway for patients with acute portal vein thrombosis, and this has become particularly relevant in the COVID vaccine era. He is married with three grown up children  and a dog called Norman

Professor Shahid Khan

Consultant Hepatologist, Imperial College London

Speaker's biography

Professor Shahid A Khan is Professor of Practice (Hepatology) at Imperial College London and an NHS Consultant Hepatologist at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. He has lectured on liver disease nationally and internationally at Hepatology and Gastroenterology conferences, including state of the art and invited presentations. He is the lead author on the National guidelines for biliary cancer and is co-author on both the International and European guidelines. He has published extensively in the medical literature, including original research articles, reviews and book chapters. Professor Khan is currently Chair of Cholangiocarcinoma UK and serves on the NRCI HPB Cancer National Sub-group Committee and the Advisory Boards of the International Liver Cancer Association and the AMMF Cholangiocarcinoma UK Charity. Professor Khan enjoys a large teaching role, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and is an accredited UK Royal College of Physicians Educator and. He has supervised several PhD/MD studies in liver disease and is also Director of Admissions and Inclusivity for Imperial College Medical School, as well as previously serving as Director of the Gastroenterology & Hepatology BSc degree programme at Imperial College London and Director of Clinical Studies at St Mary’s Hospital Campus. In light of his educational achievements, he has been selected as a Senior Fellow of the UK’s Higher Education Academy and has won Teaching awards at Imperial College London. He is a member of the British Medical Association, the Association of Physicians of GB and Ireland, the British Association for the Study of the Liver, the British Society of Gastroenterology, the European Association for the Study of the Liver and the International Liver Cancer Association, where he has served as the Chair of a Special Interest Group on biliary cancer.

Professor Emmanouil Tsochatzis

Professor of Hepatology and Consultant Hepatologist, UCL & Royal Free Hospital, London

Agenda

View the programme here

Registration tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Session one: Acute liver injury

Drug induced liver injury and complications of immunotherapy

Dr Lucia Possamai, Consultant Hepatologist, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Acute liver failure

Dr Mark Mcphail, Consultant Hepatologist and Liver Intensive Care, Kings College Hospital

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break

Session two: Lifestyle and liver

Update on alcohol related liver disease

Professor Mark Thursz, Professor of Hepatology and Consultant Hepatologist, Imperial College London

Update on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Dr Jeremy Cobbold, Consultant Hepatologist, Oxford University Hospitals 

Panel discussion
Lunch break

Session three: Cirrhosis and its complications

Acute on chronic liver failure

Dr Brian Hogan, Consultant Hepatologist and Liver Intensive Care, Kings College Hospital

Splanchnic Vein Thrombosis: What should we be doing?

Dr David Patch, Consultant Hepatologist, Royal Free Hospital, London

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break
Advances in portal hypertension

Professor Emmanouil Tsochatzis, Professor of Hepatology and Consultant Hepatologist, University College London and Royal Free Hospital, London

Update on the management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Professor Shahid Khan, Consultant Hepatologist, Imperial College London

Panel discussion
Closing remarks
Close of meeting

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This meeting is an opportunity for delegates to refresh their knowledge in the management of key hepatological topics. Talks will be delivered by leading experts in their field and there will be an emphasis on recent clinical advances in these areas to allow participants to be kept fully updated. Join this meeting to understand the advances in managing complications of liver disease and more.

  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
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