The programme encompasses medical, surgical and diagnostic aspects of clinical hepatology, considering both adult and pediatric patients. The organizing committee comprises members from various departments; adult and pediatric hepatology, transplant and hepatobiliary surgery, anesthesiology and infectious diseases, all at Karolinska University Hospital and Sahlgrenska University Hospital. The official language is English, with invited international and national experts as speakers. A parallel programme is arranged by and for nurses in Swedish.
The last day for registration 21 January
Satellite symposium Norgine: Management of hepatic encephalopathy – drugs or bugs?
16.30-16.45 Introduction and the Swedish perspective (Staffan Wahlin)
16.45-17.30 Modulating the gut microbiome in the treatment of hepatic encephalopathy (Debbie Shawcross)
17.30-17.45 Discussion (chaired by Staffan Wahlin)