ALF 2020 Final program

Friday, September 25, 2020

Cirrhosis and portal hypertension:
from guidelines to individualized approach


08:30  OPENING CEREMONY (Ljubicic N, Ostojic R, Tonkic A, Dolic K, Flisiak R, Puljiz Z, Grgurevic I)

09:00-10:30  RECOGNIZING THE PROBLEM

Chairs: Ostojic R, Puljiz Z

Noninvasive tests for fibrosis and cirrhosis: are we ready for screening? (Gines P, ES)

What about steatosis and NAFLD? (Mikolasevic I, HR)

Noninvasive tests of portal hypertension by elastography (Grgurevic I, HR)

How close we are to HCV elimination: data from Central Europe (Flisiak R, PL)

11:00-12:30    PREVENTING THE COMPLICATIONS

Chairs: Flisiak R, Tonkic A

Primary prevention of variceal bleeding and decompensation (Bosch J, ES)

Gut microbioma in progression of cirrhosis and portal hypertension (Papp M, HU)

Treatment of hepatitis C in patients with cirrhosis (Filipec-Kanizaj T, HR)

Treatment of PBC (Jarcuska P, SK)

13:30-15:00  PATIENT WITH ADVANCED CIRRHOSIS AND PORTAL HYPERTENSION I

Chairs: Villanueva C, Milic S

Endoscopic treatment of acute variceal bleeding (Puljiz Z, HR)

Secondary prevention of variceal bleeding: guided or blinded? (Alvarado TE, ES)

The role of TIPS (Patch D/Potts J, UK)

Renal injury in cirrhosis (Knezevic-Stromar I, HR)

15:30-17:00  PATIENT WITH ADVANCED CIRRHOSIS AND PORTAL HYPERTENSION II

Chairs: Hrstic I, Sperl I

Frailty in cirrhosis (Skladany L, SK)

Severe alcoholic hepatitis (Virovic Jukic L, HR)

Long-term outcome of patients with alcoholic liver cirrhosis (Stauber R, AT)

Impact of outpatient care on survival in alcoholic cirrhosis (Tepes B, SI)

17:30-19:00  PERSONALIZED AND PRECISION MEDICINE IN CIRRHOSIS AND PH

Chairs: Bonacin D, Graupera I

Genetic determinants for progression of cirrhosis and portal hypertension (Tsochatzis E, UK)

A new prognostic algorithm to improve risk-stratification after variceal bleeding (La Mura, IT)

Artificial neural network prognostic modeling in cirrhosis (Salkic N, BA)

Screening for HCC (Milovanovic T, RS)

19:00 CLOSING REMARKS