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 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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Overview of Alcoholic Liver Disease and Addiction with Dr. McClain

In this lecture, Dr. Craig McClain discusses the pathogenesis of alcoholic liver disease, treatment, and patient cases. Dr. McClain uses his expertise in nutrition to discuss risk factors and advanced pathophysiology that predispose patients to excess harm from alcohol. He closes with a focus on where the research on treatment is and what the most recent evidence tells us about how we might improve clinical management. 

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