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8th Swiss HEP Preceptorship Meeting

May 20th-21st 2022, Switzerland, Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
organized by
Università della Svizzera Italiana and Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale Lugano

About

"Current and future challenges in the management of liver diseases"

The annual HEP Preceptorship is an interactive course organised by the hospital in Lugano (EOC) for about 40-50 physicians. This exquisite event takes place every year since 2013 and has hosted many internationally renown speakers. The aim of the HEP Preceptorship is to provide an interactive course for young and interested hepatologists and gastroenterologists with many topics around chronic liver diseases.

After a break in 2021 because of COVID-19 we reinvented the format and will provide you with a one-day course. We have put together a new and interesting program for you with lectures as well as workshops.
We look forward to welcome you to an exciting and interesting HEP Preceptorship 2022 in Lugano. Please feel free to subscribe in the registration area of this website.

Program
8th Swiss compact-HEP Preceptorship 2022
Friday May 20th 2022
Saturday May 21st 2022
14h00-14h15
Opening Remarks (Andrea De Gottardi)
Session 1:
Liver anatomy and imaging (moderator: Jean-François Dufour)
14h15-14h45
A closer look into liver anatomy (tbc)
14h45-15h15
Liver MRI: what every hepatologist should know (tbc)
15h15-15h45
Clinical case discussion liver transplantation (tbc)
15h45-16h05
Regeneration break
Session 2:
The game-changing publications in hepatology 2021-2022 (moderator: Andrea De Gottardi)
16h05-16h35
Clinical research publications (tbc)
16h35-17h05
Basic and translational science publications (Jean-François Dufour)
Session 3:
Controversy: How I diagnose cirrhosis (moderator: Jaime Bosch)
17h05-17h25
I don't need liver biopsy (tbc)
17h25-17h35
I need liver biopsy (tbc)
17h35-18h00
Round table discussion (tbc)
Session 4:
Future treatment challenges in herpetology PART I
09h00 -09h30
Hepatocellular carcinoma (tbc)
09h30 -10h00
Metabolic dysfunction associated fatty liver disease (tbc)
10h00 -10h30
Viral hepatitis (tbc)
10h30 -10h50
Coffee break and Preceptorship group picture
Workshop
Hands on workshop
10h50 -11h10
Workshop 1: Shear wave elastography (Annalisa Berzigotti)
11h10 -11h30
Workshop 2: Fibroscan (tbc)
11h30 -11h50
Workshop 3: Paracentesis (Andrea De Gottardi)
Session 5:
Future treatment challenges in hepatology PART II
11h50 -12h20
Biologics and immune check-point inhibitors (tbc)
12h20 -12h50
Treatment of pruritus in cholestatic diseases (tbc)

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