EASL-IAC Joint Workshop: RENAL DYSFUNCTION IN CIRRHOSIS IN THE ERA OF AKI: TOWARDS A NEW DEFINITION WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2011


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2011

09:00-12:00 EASL-IAC (International Club of Ascites) Joint Workshop: RENAL DYSFUNCTION IN

CIRRHOSIS IN THE ERA OF AKI: TOWARDS A NEW DEFINITION Chairs: M. Bernardi, Italy P.

Angeli. Italy

09:00 Introduction: Renal dysfunction in patients with cirrhosis: the long way traveled so

far by hepatologists V. Arroyo, Spain Critical points in the actual definitions of renal

dysfunction in cirrhosis

09:15 The definition of renal dysfunction in cirrhosis in the era of AKI ; is a 0.3 mg/dl

change enough in the setting of cirrhosis for diagnosis of AKI? M. Nadim, USA

09:30 The actual “grey zones” about the classification of patients with cirrhosis and

renal dysfunction. F. Wong, Canada

09:45 How to improve the differential diagnosis among HRS and ATN? C. Parihk, USA

10:00 Discussion S. Møller, Denmark C.L. Davis, USA Critical points in the treatment of

renal dysfunction in cirrhosis

10:15 How to optimize the pharmacological treatment for type 1 HRS A.J. Sanyal, USA

10:30 Coffee Break

11:00 What after the failure of vasoconstrictors and albumin in order to be effective and

to avoid futility? Extracorporeal renal and/or hepatic support, TIPS F. Salerno, Italy

11:15 Combined liver and kidney transplantation (CLKT): when is it indicated in patients

with cirrhosis and renal dysfunction? C.L. Davis, USA

11:30 Discussion M. Guevara, Spain M. Nadim, USA

11:45 Conclusions: Proposal of a new classification of renal dysfunction in patients with

cirrhosis: towards a consensus based on a multidisciplinary approach ? P. Ginès, Spain

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