ICA-EASL JOINT MEETING – Vienna (Austria) April 22nd, 2015


ICA-EASL JOINT MEETING

Vienna  (Austria) April 22nd, 2015 at 8.00 a.m.

BACTERIAL INFECTIONS IN PATIENTS WITH CIRRHOSIS

Chairs; M. Bernardi, P. Angeli

Introduction

8.00-8.10

M. Bernardi (Bologna, Italy)

Microbiology of bacterial infections in cirrhosis; how has it changed over the last years?

PL Viale (Bologna, Italy)

8.10-8.30

The microbiome and bacterial translocation in cirrhosis

B. Schnabl (San Diego, CA, US)

8.30-8.50

Non antibiotic prophylaxis of bacterial infections in cirrhosis; where we are and where  we are going to?

G. Garcia-Tsao  (New Haven, US)

8.50-9.10

Discussion 9.10-9.30

Coffee break 9.30-10.00

New protocols of empirical antibiotic treatment of bacterial infections in cirrhosis

J- Fernandez (Barcelona, Spain)

10.00-10.20

The changing role of albumin in the management of patients with cirrhosis and bacterial infections: from plasma expander to immuneregulator and anti-inflammatory agent

R. Mookerjee, (London, U.K)

10.20-10.40

Discussion 10.40-10.50

Conclusions 10.50-11.00

P. Angeli (Padova, Italy)