2017 Update in Abdominal Transplantation Medicine and Surgery — May 12

April 17, 2017

UPMC Transplant Services, the UPMC Liver Cancer Center, and the UPMC Center for Liver Diseases will host the 2017 Update in Abdominal Transplantation Medicine and Surgery on Friday, May 12. The conference will be divided into two courses – a liver course and a kidney course and will provide health care professions an overview of current trends, management techniques, and new innovations and research to treat liver and kidney diseases.

Friday, May 12

Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m.

Fairmont Pittsburgh
510 Market St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Liver Topics:

  • Living-Donor Liver Transplant
    Presented by: Abhinav Humar, MD
  • The Nuts and Bolts of the Liver Transplant
    Presented by: Christopher Hughes, MD
  • Predictors of Mortality on the Liver Transplant Waiting List and Early Intervention
    Presented by: Swaytha Ganesh, MD
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Non-invasive Evaluation and Treatment Options
    Presented by: Jaideep Behari, MD, PhD
  • Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplantation Solutions for Complex Gastrointestinal Problems
    Presented by: Ruy Cruz, MD

Kidney Topics:

  • Living-Donor Kidney Transplant
    Presented by: Amit D. Tevar, MD
  • Antibodies: HLA Typing, CPRA, Crossmatching, and Antibody-Mediated Rejection
    Presented by: Puneet Sood, MD, MPH
  • Kidney Transplantation for the Pediatric Patient
    Presented by: Armando Ganoza
  • Is My Patient a Candidate: Listing Elderly, Obese and Patients with Cancer
    Presented by: Christine Wu, MD and Amit D. Tevar, MD
  • Long-term Medical Management of Renal Transplant Patient
    Presented by: David J. Levenson, MD


For more information or to register, please visit UPMC.com/AbdominalTransplantConference2017.