CONGRESS 2015

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Hepatitis C - Monday, January 12th 2015

  • 08:30 Introduction: Treatment of hepatitis C: towards the eradication? - Patrick MARCELLIN (France)
  • 08:40 - 09:00 State of the art lecture - Chairman: Tarik ASSELAH (France)
  • Treatment of hepatitis C today and tomorrow - Antonio CRAXI (Italy)
  • 09:00 PEG IFN based therapy with 2nd wave DAAs - Donald JENSEN (USA)
  • 09:15 Shortened therapy with IFN-based therapy - Thomas BERG (Germany)
  • 09:45 Round table discussion
  • 10:00 - 10:20 Coffee break
  • 10:20 - 11:20 How to optimize current therapy of non G1 patients - Chairpersons: Jake LIANG (USA) Stefan ZEUZEM (Germany)
  • 10:35 Why genotype 3 is difficult to cure? - Graham FOSTER (UK)
  • 10:50 Genotype 4, finally cured? - Imam WAKED (Egypt)
  • 11:05 Round table discussion
  • 15:15 Round table discussion
  • 15:35 - 16:00 Coffee break
  • 16:00 INF-free therapy in naïve patients - Tarik ASSELAH (France)
  • 16:15 INF-free therapy in experienced patients - David NELSON (USA)
  • 16:30 Round table discussion
  • 16:50 - 17:25 Controversy: Cure of HCV-related liver disease? - Chairman: Eugene SCHIFF (USA)
  • 17:10 Discussion
  • 19:30 Congress dinner

HEPATITIS B - Tuesday, January 13th 2015

  • 08:40 Cirrhosis reversibility: who and why? - Pierre BEDOSSA (France)
  • 09:10 What have we learned from HBV clinical cohorts? - Jia-Horng KAO (Taiwan)
  • 09:30 Round table discussion
  • 10:00 - 10:30 Coffee break
  • 11:10 HBV: perspectives for treatment - Jorg PETERSEN (Germany)
  • 11:30 Round table discussion
  • 12:00 - 12:30 State of the art lecture - Chairman: Tarik ASSELAH (France)
  • 14:30 - 15:00 State of the art lecture and Award - Chairman: Patrick MARCELLIN (France)
  • 14:30 Viral hepatitis: the past and the future - Eugene SCHIFF (USA)
  • 15:00 Acute-on-chronic liver failure is a new clinical entity - Vicente ARROYO (Spain)
  • 15:20 Management of hepatocellular carcinoma in 2015 - Massimo COLOMBO (Italy)
  • 15:40 The coagulation system in end-stage liver disease - Dominique VALLA (France)
  • 16:00 Round table discussion
  • 16:45 Closing session