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Living Well With Liver Disease Maine

Join us on Saturday, June 21st as the New England Division of the American Liver Foundation hosts it's "Living Well with Liver Disease" program in Portland.

(8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Contact: Elizabeth Stemporzewski (Email)
Phone: (617) 527-5600

Hosted by The American Liver Foundation New England Division
Dana Center @ Maine Medical Center - Directions
22 Bramhall Street
Portland, ME 04102

On Saturday, June 21, 2014 the New England Division will be hosting Living Well with Liver Disease. This program is a symposium for patients, family, caregivers and friends that offers the latest information on liver disease research and treatment through keynote lectures and a physician panel. This year the keynote lectures will encompass, Hepatic Encephalopathy; New Treatments Updates for Hepatitis C; Non-invasive Testing of Liver Disease Severity; Surgery in Patients with Liver Disease and Liver Cancer. A physicians panel will also allow participants to ask further questions.


PROGRAM SCHEDULE

8:00 a.m. Registration Opens

8:15 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks with Alan Kilby, MD, Maine Medical Center

8:30 a.m. Hepatic Encephalopathy with Rhonda Jankovich, NP, Maine VA Medical Center

9:00 a.m. Non-invasive Tests of Liver Disease Severity: Will They Replace Liver Biopsy? with Alan Kilby, MD, Maine Medical Center

9:30 a.m. Surgery in Patients with Liver Disease with Juan Palma-Vargas, MD, Maine Medical Center

10:00 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. Liver Cancer with Juan Palma-Vargas, MD, Maine Medical Center

11:00 a.m. Hepatitis C Treatment Updates with The Virology Treatment Center, Maine Medical Center & Apothecary by Design

11:30 a.m. Physician Panel Discussion

12:00 p.m. Adjourn

Registration is REQUIRED by e-mail or phone to Elizabeth Stemporzewski, Program Manager

2014 Maine Living Well with Liver Disease

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Page updated: June 16th, 2014