3rd Annual MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute Symposium
September 18, 2021 from 07:00am to 03:00pm EDT
Adult and Pediatric Transplantation
MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute Symposium (MGTI 2021) will consist of three parallel tracks navigating the diagnosis and treatment options for kidney, pancreas, liver, and intestinal disorders including those requiring a transplant
The educational program will consist of three parallel tracks navigating the diagnosis and treatment options for kidney, pancreas, liver, and intestinal disorders including those requiring a transplant. Advances in Liver Diseases and Transplantation track will address the gap between best and current practices in order to provide the best care to patients, reduce morbidity and mortality, and reduce the burden of liver disease in the Mid-Atlantic region. Up to date information on liver disease and transplant topics relevant to community practitioners will be highlighted. We will focus special attention on tumors multidisciplinary management of tumors of the hepatobiliary tract as well. Through the Current Issues in the Care of Dialysis and Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Patients track the content will examine kidney and pancreas transplantation with a special emphasis on the multidisciplinary approach in pre and post-transplant care of patients with renal dysfunction and post-transplantation. The third track, Update on Liver Diseases, Intestinal Failure, and Transplantation for Children will focus on topics that will be of interest to pediatric gastroenterology, primary care and allied health providers in the course of their interactions with infants and children with small bowel disease, parenteral nutrition, and chronic liver diseases including those likely to lead to transplantation.