Controversies in Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Starts:
7:00 am on Monday, May 6, 2013
Ends:
8:00 am on Monday, May 6, 2013
Location:
Keefer Auditorium
Contact Name:
Surgical Education Office
Contact Email:
lana.ketlere@bmc.org
Contact Phone:
617-638-8442
Department of Surgery Grand Rounds Elizabeth A. Pomfret, MD, PhD, FACS Chair of the Department of Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Diseases, Lahey Clinic Medical Center Professor of Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to: Develop an understanding of the role of liver resection vs. liver transplantation for HCC; To understand the current allocation scheme for patients with HCC awaiting liver transplantation;To be able to discuss the outcomes associated with liver transplantation for HCC and understand prognostic factors associated with recurrence