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Dr. Amit Tevar discusses Hepatocellular Carcinoma and how liver transplantation treatment options are centered around treatment of the tumor and the underlying disease.

Educational Objectives:

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

  • Identify which tumor markers can accurately predict poor outcomes following liver transplant with HCC
  • Recognize which tumor size or number of lesions are eligible for MELD exception through UNOS and increase effective listing of patients 
  • Describe how long HCC patients with T2 exception will need to wait before receiving their first exception upgrade and improve patient outcomes 


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

Other: CSL Behring

All presenters disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above.  No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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 .75 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 (.075) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to .75 contact hour.

For your credit transcript, please access our website 4 weeks post-completion at 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: 9/17/2019 | Last Modified On: 9/17/2019 | Expires: 9/17/2020


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