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Programme 2024

The programme is preliminary and is subject to change
Latest update: 7 September 2023

Monday 5 February

11:00-11:10 Welcome
Andreas Schult, GothenburgPer StÄl, Stockholm
11:10-12:00 State-of-the-art: Alpha-1 antritrypsin deficiency
Vibeke Brix Christensen, Copenhagen
12:00-12:30 Pediatric hepatology consultation: a case report in the interface between the clinic and genetics
Henrik Arnell, StockholmMikael Oscarsson, Stockholm
13:30-14:10 State of the Art: ICU-care for ACLF
Thierry Gustot, Brussels
14:10-14:40 Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy, does it exist in real life?
SĂžren MĂžller, Copenhagen
14:40-15:10 Ammonium in liver disease
Mattias Lissing, Stockholm
15:10-15:40 Coffee break & exhibition
15:40-16:05 Prediction and prevention of the first episode of overt HE
Stergios Kechagias, Linköping
16:05-16:30 Sarcopenia, a silent predator in cirrhosis
Anna Cederborg, Gothenburg

Tuesday 6 February

09:00-09:45 CG Groth sponsored lecture: State-of-the-art: Living donor liver transplantation
Marc Cattral, Toronto
09:45-10:10 Should we aim for adult living liver donation in Sweden? Pros and cons
Carl Jorns, StockholmWilliam Bennet, Gothenburg
10:10-10:30 Living liver donors – the donors perspective
Annette Lennerling, Gothenburg
10:30-11:00 Coffee break & exhibition
09:00-09:45 STE20-Type Kinases Promote the Progression of Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Margit Mahlapuu, Gothenburg
09:45-10:00 Selected Fire Talk
10:00-10:15 Selected Fire Talk
10:15-10:30 Selected Fire Talk
10:30-11:00 Coffee break & exhibition
11:00-11:15 Selected Fire Talk
11:15-11:30 Selected Fire Talk
11:30-11:45 Selected Fire Talk
11:45-12:00 Jag1 modifies hepatic fibrosis via immune cells in a mouse model of ALGS
Jan Masek, Prague
11:00-11:15 Persistent ascites after liver transplantation – Surgical causes and solutions
Niclas Kvarnström, Gothenburg
11:15-11:30 Splenic artery (steal) syndrome, small for size and portal hyperperfusion – All the same?
Markus GĂ€bel, Gothenburg
11:30-11:55 Radiological interventions in persistent ascites after liver transplantation
Martin Delle, Stockholm
11:55-12:15 Hepatic artery stenosis/thrombosis: to treat or not to treat?
Antonio Romano, Stockholm
12:15-12:30 Questions & discussion
13:30-14:00 How do we opimize the cirrotic patient thorugh surgical procedures – the anesthiologist point of view
Peter Larsson, Stockholm
14:00-14:30 How to enhance recovery after liver surgery
Nicolai Schultz, Copenhagen
14:30-15:00 Minimal invasive approach for resection in the cirrotic liver
Niclas Kvarnström, Gothenburg
15:00-15:30 Coffee break & exhibition
15:30-16:15 Liver regeneration – insights on the small-for-size syndrome
Isabelle Leclerc, Brussels
16:15-16:45 Postoperative liver failure – Surgeon’s point of view / Hepatologist’s point of view
Stefan Gilg, StockholmStaffan Wahlin, Stockholm
16:45-17:00 Patient case and discussion
13:30-13:45 VĂ€lkomna till leverveckan – omvĂ„rdnad 1, Resultat frĂ„n TransplantationsĂ„ret
Malin Aram, StockholmKarin Edlund, Gothenburg
13:45-14:30 ”Mitt liv, min hĂ€lsa” – en verktygslĂ„da för egenvĂ„rdsstöd efter transplantation
Anna Forsberg, Lund
14:30-15:00 NASH/ASH – En indikationen för transplantation som ökar?
Hannes Hegmar, Stockholm
15:00-15:30 Coffee break & exhibition
15:30-16:00 Hur hantera beroendeproblematik efter transplantation med indikation alkoholcirros
Tilda Hultquist, Stockholm
16:00-17:00 Patientfall
Karin Edlund, Gothenburg
13:30-13:35 Welcome
Thomas Casswall, StockholmNils Ekvall, Gothenburg
13:35-15:00 Update on portal thrombosis, PTH, Baveno VII, treatment of varices, mesorex bypass shunting, TIPS, DOAK (incl associated cases).
Nils Ekvall, GothenburgThomas Casswall, StockholmMartin Delle, StockholmCarl Jorns, StockholmMaria Magnusson, Stockholm
15:00-15:30 Coffee break & exhibition
15:30-15:45 Report from ERN-AIH and the Nordic AILD-group
Marianne HĂžrby JĂžrgensen, Copenhagen
15:45-16:25 Ongoing studies in pediatric hepatology: PSC, Alagille, cholestais and immunology, Biliary atresia national study
16:25-16:30 Next year’s SLW in Gothenburg 2025
Nils Ekvall, Gothenburg

Wednesday 7 February

09:00-09:30 Childhood obesity and risk of future liver disease-Epidemiological aspects
Emilia Hagman, Stockholm
09:30-10:00 Alcohol is an important risk factor for progression of concomitant liver disease
Fredrik Åberg, Helsinki
10:00-10:30 How can we best use elastography in clinical practice
Mattias Ekstedt, Linköping
10:30-11:00 Coffee break & exhibition
09:00-09:05 VÀlkomna till OmvÄrdnad 2
Malin Aram, StockholmKarin Edlund, Gothenburg
09:05-09:35 Metabola sjukdomar hos barn och val av tidpunkt för transplantation
Henrik Arnell, Stockholm
09:35-10:05 Etiska rĂ„det – vad innebĂ€r det?
Ulrika HĂ€renstam, Gothenburg
10:05-10:30 Vad ligger till grund för beslutsfattande utifrÄn ett etiskt perspektiv
Ulrika HĂ€renstam, GothenburgHenrik Arnell, Stockholm
10:30-11:00 Coffee break & exhibition
11:00-11:45 Patientfall
Malin Aram, Stockholm
11:45-12:15 IVA-vÄrd efter levertransplantation ur ett omvÄrdnadsperspektiv
Anna ÖstbergCamilla Gfrörer, Stockholm
12:15-12:30 Summering & utvÀrdering
Malin Aram, StockholmKarin Edlund, Gothenburg
11:00-11:50 The changing panorama and management of liver disease in Europe
Tom Hemming Karlsen, Oslo
11:50-12:30 Challenges in hepatology and liver transplantation- a discussion between two newly appointed professors
Annika Bergquist, StockholmGabriel Oniscu, Stockholm
13:30-14:05 Fighting NAFLD pandemic- role of innovative dietary interventions
Marie Löf, Stockholm
14:05-14:30 Can we really trust in PEth in clinical practice?
Stergios Kechagias, Linköping
14:30-14:55 Time for pharmacological treatment of NAFLD
Hannes Hagström, Stockholm
14:55-15:00 Closing remarks
Andreas Schult, GothenburgPer StÄl, Stockholm