18th International Society for Hepatic Encephalopathy and Nitrogen Metabolism Meeting

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Date & Location
Thursday, September 12, 2019, 1:00 PM - Sunday, September 15, 2019, 3:00 PM, Williamsburg Lodge, Williamsburg, VA

Target Audience
Multiple Specialties

Overview
Join International Society for Hepatic Encephalopathy and Nitrogen Metabolism (ISHEN) experts for a review of the latest clinical and translational research in hepatic encephalopathy (HE).

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Objectives
  1. Define and classify hepatic encephalopathy (HE)
  2. Discuss the importance of HE and potential reversibility
  3. Review the pathogenesis of HE
  4. Determine challenges in the diagnosis of HE
  5. Review treatments for overt HE for both inpatient and outpatient
  6. Discuss components of the gut-brain axis
  7. Review new treatment options to manage and treat HE via the gut
  8. Describe brain dysfunction prior to cirrhosis development
  9. Outline current treatments for covert HE
  10. Review newer therapies becoming available for HE in terms of gut, brain, systemic circulation
  11. Contrast consensus statements on Overt HE management and Covert HE management

Accreditation
VCU Health Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.