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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.
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
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