DDW News


May 19, 2019

Joint AHPBA symposium will explore basics of HPB surgery

Flavio Rocha, MD, will moderate Monday’s SSAT and AHPBA Joint Symposium “Technical and Oncological Issues in Major HPB Surgery: Back to the Basics!” The session’s five presenters will discuss the finer points of hepatopancreatobiliary surgery that can take years to learn.


Panel will consult Cochrane Reviews to recommend treatment strategies for IBD patients after surgery

A panel of experts will review the current data on the risk and medical management of a variety of post-surgical complications in inflammatory bowel disease patients during a Monday morning AGA Clinical Symposium. “We need to be sure our patients understand the long-term implications of having surgery for their disease, such as the impact on their ability to carry children,” says Nilesh Chande, MD.


AASLD Speaker Spotlight: Elliot B. Tapper, MD

From his first year of medical school, Elliot B. Tapper, MD, was hooked on hepatology. Learn more about Dr. Tapper — the most rewarding part of his career and who has helped shape his career the most — in this AASLD Speaker Spotlight.