Session Information

Liver Transplant Plenary

Date: Saturday, November 5th
Time: 9:00 - 10:30 AM EDT
Room: Room 151

About the Session

This liver transplant plenary session provides the opportunity for the audience to hear the latest state-of-the-art information on recent studies related to organ allocation and preservation, immunosuppression, and outcomes of transplantation in different hepatic disorders and malignancies in adults and children.

Learning Objectives

  • The audience will learn about effect of race on GFR equations, and impact of renal dysfunction on MELD score and liver allocation.
  • The audience will learn about multi-organ dysfunction in patients with ACLF and its impact on liver transplant outcomes.
  • The audience will learn about the impact of newer MELD variants on waitlist mortality risk in adolescent liver transplant registrants, and patients with hepatocellular carcinoma.