APALS-ICA JOINT MEETING, TAIPEI, 17th February 2012 (15.30-17.30)


APALS-ICA JOINT MEETING, TAIPEI, 17th February 2012 (15.30-17.30)

Bacterial infections in patients with cirrhosis
Chairs:  Prof Po-Ren Hsueh, Prof. Garcia-Tsao
• Welcome and introduction

• The new epidemiology of nosocomial bacterial infections in patients with cirrhosis: therapeutical implications (Javier Fernandez 20 min.)

• Bacterial translocation in cirrhosis: pathophysiology and clinical implications (20 min. Joseph Such)

• Bacterial infections: from bench to bedside (Ming-Hung Tsai, 20 min.) 

• Sepsis in patients with acute on chronic liver failure: new strategies for prevention and treatment (Shiv Sarin, 20 min)

• Pathophysiological basis of the use of albumin in the prevention of haemodynamic derangement due to bacterial infections in patients with cirrhosis (Paolo Angeli 20 min.)

• Discussion 20 min