Critical Care Teaching - Dr Ronal Talker on post-operative management of the liver transplant recipient
Dr Ronal Talker outlines the post-op management of the liver transplant recipient.
JVF Friday Breakfast Education Meeting - Dr Michael Treece on adult liver transplant recipients in the ICU
Dr Michael Treece outlines the ICU management of the post-operative liver transplant recipient.
JVF Friday Breakfast Education Meeting - Dr Nuru Noor on translational medicine and Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
First described in Sweden in 1963, Alpha-1 antitrypsin (A1AT) deficiency is a rare, inherited condition in which sufferers have low levels of serum A1AT. Dr Nuru Noor outlines the clinical manifestations of the condition, and how understanding of the pathogenesis of A1AT deficiency is being translated into novel therapies.
Named after the French gastroenterologist Jacques Caroli, Caroli's disease is a rare congenital disorder comprising multifocal, segmental dilatation of large intrahepatic bile ducts. Dr Nikitas Nikitas tells us more.
Developed in 1950 by Sengstaken and Blakemore, this double-balloon tamponade system is used for the management of refractory acute variceal haemorrhage. Dr Ruth Strommen explains more.
Cholesteryl ester storage disease is the late onset phenotype for lysosomal acid lipase deficiency. Dr Sandra Bonsu tells us all about this extremely rare condition.
Confused about TIPS? Stage 3 medical student Quentin Otto clarifies the situation.
We see lots of patients with chronic liver disease on the JVF ICU. Dr Steven Bishop gives us a broad overview of the epidemiology and aetiology of chronic liver disease as well as the management of decompensation.
Are you up to speed with the facts about Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency? Don't worry....Dr Dilshan Don explains all.