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Improving Liver Transplant Outcomes, Your Views

Publication date: Oct 04, 2011 11:10 AM

Start: Nov 12, 2011 10:00 AM
End: Nov 12, 2011 04:00 PM

Location: Sir William Wells Atrium, Royal Free Hospital

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Please come and express your views and learn about new developments in liver transplantation.

Morning Session

9.30-10am  -  Registration and coffee
Video: Royal Free Hospital 20 years of liver transplant

10am - Lunch

Invited speakers and discussion

Topics covered

  • History of liver transplantation
  • Current transplant outcomes and limitations
  • Areas for development in liver transplant
  • Ethics of organ donation/tissue use for research
  • Regulations for research
  • Trust perspective on Transplant

12:30 - 1:30pm - Lunch
Film premiere: Making of "Thank You for Life" book 

Afternoon Session

4pm -  Lunch

Invited speakers and discussion

Topics covered:

  • Thank You for Life - book of letters from donor recipients to donors
  • MARS "liver dialysis" therapy in liver failure
  • New Hepatitis C treatments
  • New liver transplant perfusion device (LIVET)
  • Drugs trials in liver transplantation
  • Talk from a patient representative

This is a KT Champion event.