Louisville Lectures

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Management of Alcohol-Related Hepatitis with Dr. Craig McClain

Dr. Craig McClain presents "Management of Alcohol-Related Hepatitis" through various case studies, as well as an overview and diagnosis. He then discusses research findings related to alcoholic hepatitis and after, Dr. McClain explains the therapies being validated for the treatment of AH, their complications, as well as transplantation.

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Hepatitis A: An Update in the Context of an Outgoing Multi-state Outbreak with Dr. Anupama Raghuram

Dr. Anupama Raghuram discusses "Hepatitis A: An Update in the Context of an Outgoing Multi-state Outbreak" by first reviewing the epidemiology and pathogenesis of hepatits A virus (HAV) infections. She then presents the clinical manifestations and management of HAV infections. After, Dr. Raghuram addresses strategies for prevention of transmission in a variety of clinical settings and finally, reviews data on the ongoing multi-state HAV outbreak in the US.

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Hepatitis with Dr. Michael Wellner

In this presentation, Dr. Michael Wellner discusses Hepatitis by first identifying patients with alcoholic hepatitis who are at high risk for poor outcomes. He then recognizes the different viral hepatitides as well as when and whom should receive treatment. After, he describes autoimmune hepatitis and finally, recognizes acute liver failure and which patients need urgent or emergent GI evaluation.

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Minimizing Complications in Cirrhosis with Dr. Marsano - *Updated*

Dr. Luis Marsano delves into providing adequate nutrition for patients with cirrhosis to prevent hepatic encephalopathy and alcoholic hepatitis. He also addresses minimizing morbidity; including preventing refractory ascites and hepatorenal syndrome and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis prevention.

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