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Dr. David Geller discusses Innovations in Liver Cancer Treatment before and after Liver Transplantation.

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the most common tumor seen in the liver
  • Identify the best treatment to cure HCC with vascular invasion in a non-cirrhotic liver
  • Discuss the management and risks of a large hepatic adenoma

Reading Resources:

  1. Schiffman SC, Kim KH, Tsung A, Marsh JW, Geller DA. Laparoscopic versus open liver resection for metastatic colorectal cancer: A metaanalysis of 610 patients. Surgery. 2014 Oct 1.
  2. Brown KM, Parmar AD, Geller DA. Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2014 Apr;23(2):231-46.
  3. Tsung A, Geller DA, Sukato DC, Sabbaghian S, Tohme S, Steel J, Marsh W, Reddy SK, Bartlett DL. Robotic versus laparoscopic hepatectomy: a matched comparison. Ann Surg. 2014 Mar;259(3):549-55.

Disclosures:

Dr. Geller has financial interests with the following any entity or entities producing health care goods or services as indicated below:

  • Consultant: Medtronic

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.05) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to .5 contact hour.

For your credit transcript, please access our website 4 weeks post-completion at http://ccehs.upmc.edu and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page. If you do not provide the last 5 digits of your SSN on the next page you will not be able to access a CME credit transcript. Providing your SSN is voluntary.

Release Date: 1/29/2015 | Last Modified On: 1/29/2015 | Expires: 1/29/2016

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