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This is the ideal opportunity to meet with some of the biggest names in hepatology in a face to face interactive setting!

Invited experts will provide answers to challenging questions from Thursday 12 to Sunday 15 April 2018 (hall 7.3) during 16 informal workshops.

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No pre-registration is required, nevertheless seats are limited and access will be given on a first come first served basis.


08:30-09:20 Management of autoimmune hepatitis Chairs: Olivier Chazouilleres, Michael Manns
09:30-10:20 Non invasive tests in liver diseases Chairs: Laurent Castera, Massimo Pinzani
10:30-11:20 Management of HCV infection in patients with HCC Chairs: Jordi Bruix, Antonio Craxì
12:00-12:50 Hepatorenal syndrome Chairs: Paolo Angeli, Pere Gines
16:00-16:50 Antibiotic stewardship in cirrhosis Chair: Raffaele Bruno
17:00-17:50 Achieving alcohol abstinence Chair: Maja Thiele

11:30-12:20 Difficult cases of HCV therapy: is there any? Chairs: Xavier Forns, Jean-Michel Pawlotsky
14:00-14:50 Prevention of decompensation in cirrhosis Chairs: Jaime Bosch, Emmanuel Tsotschatzis
16:00-16:50 Portal vein thrombosis Chairs: Andrea de Gottardi, Sarwa Darwish Murad
17:00-17:50 Alpha-1-Antitrypin deficiency Chairs: to come
08:00-08:50 Hepatitis B: Should we treat immuntolerant patients? Chairs: Patrick Kennedy, Anna Lok
09:00-09:50 Hepatitis B: When to stop NUC therapy? Chairs: Maria Buti, Geoprge Papatheodoridis
12:30-13:20 Cirrhosis after HCV cure Chairs: Roberta D’Ambrosio, Stefan Zeuzem
14:00-14:50 Management of patients with chronic hepatitis E Chairs: to come
08:30-09:20 Wilson’s Disease Chairs: Peter Ferenci, Francis Hevia
10:30-11:20 Hepatitis Delta: Wait for new drugs or treat now with interferon alfa? Chairs: Grazia Anna Niro, Cihan Yurdaydin