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This conference is designed for health care professionals who manage adult and pediatric patients (neonates to adolescents) with liver diseases.
Internationally-recognized speakers will address the most challenging topic in the management of children with acute liver failure, including intensive care management and the
use of extracorporeal support.
12h Light Lunch
12h20 Opening Remarks
Pre Valérie McLin from the Geneva University Hospitals
12h30 Acute Liver Failure in the PICU: From initial management to transfer
Dr Serge Grazioli from Geneva University Hospitals
13h Continuous renal replacement therapy and plasma exchange in ALF
Dr Akash Deep from the Kings College, London
13h45 Blood purification with MARS in ALF and ACLF
Pr Ayse Akcan-Arikan from the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
14h30 Coffee break
14h45 Cytoabsorption in ALI, a potential alternative ? A case illustration
Dre Gabriella Bottari from the Children’s Hospital Bambino Gesù, Rome
15h15 Case presentation and discussion
Dr Akash Deep , Dre Gabriella Bottari , and Pr Ayse Akcan-Arikan
16h Concluding Remarks
Pre Valérie McLin, Dr Serge Grazioli, Pr Peter Rimensberger
Auditoire de pédiatrie Fred Bamatter, HUG, Geneva
Entry to the symposium is free but registration is required :