Swiss Hepatology Postgraduate Courses

2021 - Course Number 5
Thursday, 18 Nov 2021 - Saturday, 20 Nov 2021
Conference Center Wolfsberg
    2019 - Course Number 4
    Thursday, 21 Nov 2019 - Saturday, 23 Nov 2019
    Saint-Légier-La Chiésaz/Vevey Hotel Moderntimes
    • Program
      Postgraduate Course Modern Times Hotel Vevey
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    • When to suspect and how to diagnose and treat bacterial infections in cirrhosis
      Paolo Angeli
      Padua
    • Management of the patient with acute thrombosis of the portal venous system
      Andrea de Gottardi
      Bern
    • Diagnostic and therapeutic approach to liver failure
      Julia Wendon
      London
    • Alveolar echinococcosis
      Solange Bresson-Hadni
      Besancon
    • Hematological disease and liver
      David Semela
      St. Gallen
    • DILI: update and practical management
      Raul J. Andrade
      Malaga
    • NAFLD: who, how and when to treat?
      Sven Francque
      Antwerpen
    • Viral hepatitis update
      Darius Moradpour
      Lausanne
    • Alcoholic liver disease management in 2020
      Laurent Spahr
      Geneva
    • Controversies in hepatology: cases
      Annalisa Berzigotti
      Bern
    • Controversy (Pro): Should we prescribe statins to patients with cirrhosis?
      Montserrat Fraga
      Lausanne
    • Controversy (Contra): Should we prescribe statins to patients with cirrhosis?
      Christoph Jüngst
      Zurich
    • Controversy (Contra): Beta-blockers in advanced cirrhosis?
      Laure Elkrief
      Geneva
    • Controversy (Pro): Beta-blockers in advanced cirrhosis?
      Nasser Semmo
      Bern
    • Controversy (Contra): HCC on imaging: no biopsy or biopsy?
      Tuyana Boldanova
      Basel
    • Controversy (Pro): HCC on imaging: no biopsy or biopsy?
      Irina Bergamin
      St. Gallen
    • Systemic treatments in HCC
      Jean-Francois Dufour
      Bern
    • Intrahepatic and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
      Philippe Compagnon
      Geneva
    • Preneoplastic lesions
      Christine Sempoux
      Lausanne
    • Diagnostic approach of intrahepatic cholestasis
      Markus Heim
      Basel
    • New challenges in the diagnosis and management PSC
      Joachim Mertens
      Zurich
    • Update in primary biliary cholangitis
      Benedetta Terziroli
      Lugano
    2017 - Course Number 3
    Sunday, 12 Nov 2017 - Tuesday, 14 Nov 2017
    Wolfsberg Executive Development Center - Ermatingen
    • Program
      3rd Swiss Hepatology Postgraduate Course
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    • SESSION 1: GENERAL HEPATOLOGY
      (Link to presentation videos of session 1)
    • Clinical case
      Benedetta Terziroli
      Epatocentro Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland
    • Autoimmune Hepatitis: Update 2017
      Ansgar W. Lohse
      Gastroenterologie und Hepatologie, Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    • Alcoholic liver disease: Diagnosis and treatment
      Pierre Deltenre
      Gastroenterology and Hepatology, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    • Liver Transplantation in Switzerland: When, who and how?
      Pierre-Alain Clavion
      Visceral Surgery and Transplantation Medicine, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    • Clinical case
      Andreas Cerny
      Epatocentro, Lugano, Switzerland
    • SESSION 2: VIRAL HEPATITIS
      (Link to presentation videos of the session)
    • Clinical Case
      Raffaele Malinverni
      Rue de la Maladière 45, 2000 Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    • Acute and chronic Hepatitis B: Focus on the guidelines
      Markus Heim
      Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    • Treatment of acute and chronic Hepatitis C in 2017
      Beat Müllhaupt
      Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital, Zürich, Switzerland
    • Hepatitis E: Update 2017
      Darius Moradpour
      Gastroenterology and Hepatology, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    • SESSION 3: VASCULAR LIVER DISEASE
      (Link to presentation videos of session 3)
    • Clinical Case
      Magdalena Filipowicz Sinnreich
      Gastroenterology, Kantonsspital Baselland Liestal, Switzerland
    • Portal vein thrombosis: a systematic approach
      Andrea De Gottardi
      Hepatology, UVCM, Inselspital, University of Bern, Switzerland
    • Porto-pulmonary hypertension and hepato-pulmonary syndrome
      David Semela
      Clinic for Gastroenterology and Hepatology, KSSG, St. Gallen, St.Gallen, Switzerland
    • Clinical Case
      Florian Biehl
      Gastroenterologia, Osp. Regionale Bellinzona e Valli, Bellinzona, Switzerland
    • SESSION 4: FOCAL LIVER LESIONS AND HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA
      (Link to presentation videos of session 4)
    • Clinical Case
      Joachim Mertens
      Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital, Zürich, Switzerland
    • Ultrasound and CEUS of focal liver lesions
      Mikael Sawatzki
      Clinic for Gastroenterology and Hepatology, KSSG, St.Gallen, Switzerland
    • CT and MRI imaging of focal liver lesions
      Martin Maurer
      Radiology, Inselspital, University of Bern, Switzerland
    • Treatment of intermediate and advanced stage HCC
      Alejandro Forner
      Liver Unit, Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Spain
    • SESSION 5: NON ALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE
      (Link to presentation videos of session 5)
    • Clinical Case
      Nicolas Goossens
      Gastroenterology and Hepatology, HUG, Geneva, Switzerland
    • Work up of NAFLD in 2017 and new diagnostic methods
      Elisabetta Bugianesi
      SC Gastroenterologia U, Azienda Universitaria Ospedaliera, Torino, Italy
    • HCC in NASH: When should we begin to screen and how
      Jean-Francois Dufour
      Hepatology, UVCM, Inselspital, University of Bern, Switzerland
    • Treatment of NASH: medical therapy or bariatric surgery?
      Vlad Ratziu
      Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Hôpital Universitaire Pitié Salpêtrière Paris, France
    • Clinical Case
      Emiliano Giostra
      Gastroenterology and Hepatology, HUG, Geneva, Switzerland
    • SESSION 6: COMPLICATIONS IN ADVANCED LIVER DISEASE AND PORTAL HYPERTENSION
      (Link to presentation videos of session 6)
    • Clinical Case
      Susanna G. Rodrigues
      Hepatology, UVCM, Inselspital, University of Bern, Switzerland
    • Renal Dysfunction in patients with cirrhosis: assessment and management
      Claire Francoz
      Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Hôpital Beaujon, University Paris Nord, Clichy, France
    • Portal hypertension assessment and treatment: Focus on Baveno VI recommendations
      Jaime Bosch
      Liver Unit, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona and Hepatology, UVCM, Inselspital, University of Bern, Switzerland
    • Clinical Case
      Annalisa Berzigotti
      Hepatology, UVCM, Inselspital, University of Bern, Switzerland
    2015 - Course Number 2
    Thursday, 26 Nov 2015 - Saturday, 28 Nov 2015
    Wolfsberg Executive Development Center – Ermatingen
    • Program
      Andrea de Gottardi, David Semela
      Inselspital Berne and Kantonsspital St. Gallen
    • Acute and Chronic Hepatitis E
      Darius Moradpour
      Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois University of Lausanne
    • Herbal and dietary supplement induced liver disease
      Felix Stickel
      Klinik Beau Site, Berne
    • Assessment of liver fibrosis
      Annalisa Berzigotti
      University Clinic for Visceral Surgery and Medicine, University of Berne
    • When to refer a patient to a liver transplantation center?
      Emiliano Giostra
      Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital of Geneva
    • Current Swisstransplant priority rules for liver transplantation
      Beat Müllhaupt
      Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital Zurich
    • Bridging therapies for HCC
      Lukas Hechelhammer
      Division of Radiology, Kantonsspital St. Gallen
    • HCC case discussions
      Irina Bergamin, David Semela
      Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kantonsspital St. Gallen
    • State of the art in primary sclerosing cholangitis
      Tom Hemming Karlsen
      Research Institute of Internal Medicine & Department of Transplantation Medicine University of Oslo & Oslo University Hospital, Norway
    • State of the art in primary biliary cirrhosis
      Peter Fickert
      Division of Gastroenerology and Hepatology Department of Medicine Medical University Graz
    • DILI case discussion
      Manuela Balmelli, Andreas Cerny
      Epatocentro, Ticino
    • Pregnacy-related liver disease
      J. Eileen Hay
      Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    • Alcohol and autoimmunity in women
      Jean-Francois Dufour
      University Clinic for Visceral Surgery and Medicine, University of Berne
    • HBV in pregnancy case discussion
      Astrid Marot, Pierre Deltenre
      Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital of Lausanne
    • Hepatic encephalopathy
      Laurent Spahr
      Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital of Geneva
    • How to reduce portal pressure in 2015?
      Jaime Bosch
      Hospital Clínic, University of Barcelona and CIBERehd, Barcelona, Spain
    • CMV post-OLT case discussion
      Cristina Margini, Andrea de Gottardi
      University Clinic for Visceral Surgery and Medicine, University of Berne
    • Current indications and treatment options of acute and chronic HCV
      Francesco Negro
      Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital of Geneva
    • Hepatitis D
      Mario Rizzetto
      Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria, Turin, Italy
    • Perspectives in hepatitis B treatment
      Markus Heim
      Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital of Basel
    • E-tools in hepatology
      David Semela
      Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kantonsspital St. Gallen