BVHG June 2016 - State of the Art Updates on Hepatitis B and E ONLINE BOOKING
The Royal College of Surgeons - Edinburgh
10 June 2016
Venue: The Royal College of Surgeons, King Khalid Building, Nicolson St, Edinburgh, EH8 9BZ
Topic: VIRAL HEPATITIS: State of the Art Updates on Hepatitis B and Hepatitis E
CPD approved - 5 CPD points has be accredited by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom.
The BVHG meetings have been very successful, looking at a range of issues in viral hepatitis care, research, therapy and immunosuppression. We are continuing our themes by having this meeting examining the developments in Hepatitis B and E. Clinicians with significant experience in these fields will update us on present knowledge and practice and we hope that you can join us.
9.55 - 10.00 Welcome and introduction - Dr Andrew Ustianowski
10.00 - 10.20 Hepatitis E seroprevalence and epidemiology in the UK - Dr Richard Tedder, PH England
10.20 - 10.40 Transmission of Hepatitis E in the food chain - Dr Bhudipa Choudhury Animal Plant Health Authority
10.40 - 11.00 Acute Hepatitis E and its sequelae - Dr Harry Dalton, Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust
11.00 - 11.20 Coffee Break
11.20 - 12.00 Hepatitis E in transplant recipients - the clinical and pathological picture - Dr Ken Simpson and Dr Chris Bellamy, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary
12.00 - 12.45 Keynote Speaker - Optimal management of acute and chronic Hepatitis E in immunosuppressed patients, is Ribavirin always enough?
Dr Harry Dalton, Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust
12.45 - 13.30 Symposium - Elimination of hepatitis C in Scotland: How can we get there? (Sponsored by Gilead)
13.30 - 14.15 Lunch
14.20 - 14.50 Monitoring of Chronic Hepatitis B patients in the clinic-Dr Andrew Bathgate, Royal Infirmary Edinburgh
14.50 - 15.10 Current Hepatitis B treatments, real life data - Dr Stuart MacPherson, Newcastle University Hospital Trust
15.10 - 15.40 Future Hepatitis B treatment, how it will change over the next 5 years - Prof. Graham Foster, Queen Mary University London
15.40 - 16.00 Summary & close - Dr. Ahmed Elsharkawy, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham
Premier Sponsors - Gilead Sciences, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Abbvie
Key Sponsors - Merck Sharp & Dohme Ltd
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