EM1911K "Present and Future of Liver Transplant" (IM GR-112219)
The purpose is to provide the audience with the current state of liver transplantation pertaining to the conditions the lead to transplant and the outcomes. In addition, to provide the audience a view of the future of liver transplantation.
UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.
At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
- Understand the causes of liver disease that lead to liver transplantation
- Understand how transplant centers determine priority for liver transplantation
- Understand the outcomes from liver transplantation
Jorge Marrero, M.D.
Department of Internal Medicine
Medical Director of Liver Transplantation
Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases
Dr. Marrero is a Professor in the division of Digestive and Liver Diseases. He is the medical director of liver transplantation. His clinical practice is on liver transplantation- pre- and post-transplant management. He has an active research program in early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with chronic liver disease. He has mentored several investigators that have gone on to secure federal funding.
- 1.00 AMA