Rela Institute and Medical Centre
Liver Transplantation Society Of India
National Foundation for Liver Research
Institute of Liver Disease and Transplantation





Welcome address & Introduction to Day 1 by the course director Mohamed Rela (INDIA)

Session 1 | 9.00AM : Setting it up

LDLT: where are we and how did we get there? Chao-Long Chen (TAIWAN)
Challenges in LDLT for the next decade Giuliano Testa (USA)
Evolution of pediatric LDLT Mohamed Rela (INDIA)

Session 2 | 10.00AM : Getting it right!

Going beyond MELD score- Do not forget clinical assessment Claus Niemann (USA)
Recipient with recent sepsis: Strategies and timing of transplantation Patrick Kamath (USA)
LDLT for ACLF: Current status and worldwide experience A S Soin (INDIA)
Timing of transplantation in children with metabolic liver disease Dieter Broering (KSA)

Session 3 | 11.30AM : Acute liver failure

Are standard listing criteria for ALF relevant in the LDLT setting? Subhash Gupta (INDIA)
Extra-corporeal therapies in ALF: Current status Julia Wendon (UK)
Defining the indications & expected outcomes of auxiliary liver transplantation for ALF? Paolo Muiesan (UK)

Session 4 | 12.30PM : Liver disease and other organs

Gut function & microbiota in chronic liver disease and its impact on transplant outcomes SK Sarin (INDIA)
Chronic encephalopathy in the recipient: Assessment & its impact on outcomes Jody Olson (USA)
Assessment & Optimisation of the frail recipient Patrick Kamath (USA)

Session 5 | 2.30PM : Panel discussion

Recipient with coronary artery disease Dharmesh Kapoor (INDIA)

Session 6 | 3.00PM : Transplant oncology: Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Assessing tumor biology in HCC: State of the art Vincenzo Mazzaferro (ITALY)
Portal vein tumor thrombus & liver transplantation Mettu Srinivas Reddy (INDIA)
Management of recurrent HCC after liver transplant Nancy Kwan Man (HONG KONG)

Session 7 | 4.00PM : Transplant Oncology: Other tumors

LT for colorectal liver metastases Pal-Dag Line (NORWAY)
LT for cholangiocarcinoma Mark Ghobrial (USA)
LT for neuro-endocrine tumors Krishna Menon (UK)
Hepatoblastoma: Guidelines for treatment Manuel Davalos Rodriguez(USA)

Session 8 | 5.30PM : Oral free paper presentations

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