BASL Winter Meeting 2016

[Edited 05/11/2016: schedule was updated to latest version]

FRIDAY 2nd of DECEMBER

08:00-08:30    REGISTRATIONS

08:30-10:30    TOPIC 1 : CHOLESTATIC LIVER DISEASE 

Moderators : Wim Laleman (KUL), Peter Starkel (UCL)

  1. Cholestasis : new insights in pathophysiology
    Prof. Peter Jansen (Amsterdam & Maastricht, The Netherlands)
     
  2. Autoimmune cholangitis & primary sclerosing cholangitis : similar yet different ? A guide for the clinician.
    Prof. Cyriel Ponsioen (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
     
  3. Primary Biliary Cholangitis :  an update on risk stratification and therapy.    
    Prof. Henk van Buuren (Rotterdam, The Netherlands)

10:30-11:00   COFFEE BREAK

11:00-12:15   NON-INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION OF CLINICAL CASES

Moderators : Anja Geerts (RUG), Jean Delwaide (ULg)

4-5 cases/10-15 minutes

12:15-12:35    Presentations BASL YOUNG INVESTIGATORS AWARD LAUREATES 

Eric Trépo (ULB), Charlotte Debbaut (RUG)

12:35-12:40    MSD Awards 2016 

12:40-13:00    Short communications & Results elections new SC 2017-2021

13:00-14:00    LUNCH

14:00-15:00    TOPIC 2 : BENIGN LIVER TUMORS

Moderators : Sven Francque (UZA), Christophe Moreno (ULB)

  1. BENIGN LIVER TUMORS: How to diagnose? When biopsy is needed? 
    Prof. Monia Bali (Brussels, Belgium)
     
  2. LIVER ADENOMA: Is pathological classification relevant for the clinician? 
    Dr Jean-Charles Nault (Paris, France)

15:00-16:30     TOPIC 3 : HEPATITIS C 

Moderators : Stephane De Maeght (Jolimont), Jean Pierre Mulkay (CHU St Pierre)

  1. Resistance Associated Variants (RAVs) : are they clinically relevant ?
    Dr. Johannes Vermehren (Frankfurt am Main, Germany)
     
  2. What has changed and what is coming in 2017 ?
    Prof. Christophe Moreno (ULB, Belgium)
     
  3. An update on difficult to treat patients
    Dr. Stefan Bourgeois (ZNA, Belgium)

16:30   CONCLUSIONS & FAREWELL

 


 

SATURDAY 3rd OF DECEMBER

09:00-09:15     General introduction BASL young BASL in the picture
Yves-Paul Vandewynckel (UZG)

09:15-09:45     New EASL guidelines update/overview: what's new and what's essential
Frederik Nevens (UZ Leuven) 

09:45-10:15     Pre-liver TX investigations and (specific) indications, e.g. what to do with Hep C: to treat or not to treat? When is it too early and when is it too late to select a patient
L. Vonghia (UZA).

10:15-10:45     Transplant selection criteria for patients with HCC, role of down-staging, will criteria be expanded in the future? 
Hans Van Vlierberghe (UZ Gent) 

10:45-11:15     COFFEE BREAK (10u45-11u15)

11:15-12:00     Immune supression and withdrawal of immune supression, the concept of immune tolerance (basic, clinical)
Alberto Sanchez Fueyo (Kings college, London) 

12:00-12:30     Liver transplant and alcohol, also ethical considerations
C. Moreno (ULB).

12:30-13:00     Long term follow up of transplant patients, therapeutic complicance
G. Dahlqvist (UCL).

13:00     DEBRIEFING AND FAREWELL.

Fri, 2016-12-02 (All day) to Sat, 2016-12-03 (All day)

Address

Dolce La Hulpe Hotels
Chaussee de Bruxelles 135
1310 La Hulpe
Belgium
BE
Registration info: 

office@basl.be

MEMBERS
free

NON-MEMBERS
50 euro by banking and on-site

NON-MEMBERS IN TRAINING
15 euro by banking and on-site

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