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AASLD/NASPGHAN Pediatric Symposium

Friday, November 13
 
10:30 am
 - 
12:00 pm

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About the Session

At this symposium, experts explore current controversies in transplant hepatology. An ethicist sets the stage with a lively discussion of current practices and challenges in patient and organ selection. Questions explored will include strategies to increase the donor pool, including living and altruistic donations, and the role of transplantation in patients with high-risk liver tumors and underlying mitochondrial disease.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Recognize important challenges in the field of liver transplantation.
  2. Discuss potential strategies to increase the donor pool and organ availability.
  3. Discuss emerging data and acknowledge different approaches to patient selection for liver transplantation.