Physician Resources: Liver Transplantation for Alcoholic Hepatitis
Dr. Shahid Malik presents indications for liver transplantations and the controversies around medical therapy in patients with acute severe alcoholic hepatitis.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Recognize that liver transplant for Acute Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis is based largely in part on a sentinel study
- Explain medical therapy in patients with acute severe alcoholic hepatitis and identity potential risks of treatment
- Identify alcohol as an indication for liver transplant
Shahid M. Malik, MD, Associate Program Director, Transplant Hepatology Fellowship, Co-Director, Liver Outreach Program, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Dr. Shahid Malik has reported no relevant relationships with entities producing health care goods or services.
All presenters disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (.075) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to .75 contact hour.
- 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 0.75 Attendance