Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao, MD
Professor of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine; Chief of Digestive Diseases, VA-Connecticut Health System
Management of Portal Hypertension
Liver Diseases and Transplantation
Date and Time:
Friday, May 21, 5:30–7 p.m.
In this state-of-the-art lecture, Dr. Garcia-Tsao will present an update in the management of varices, variceal hemorrhage, and other complications of cirrhosis vis-à-vis strategies that reduce portal pressure. The session will feature 30 minutes of live Q&A.
After attending the session, participants will be able to:
- Describe stages of cirrhosis and main goals of care at each stage.
- Identify main pathogenic mechanisms leading to portal hypertension.
- Recognize therapies that act on these mechanisms and lead to a decrease in portal pressure.
This session is included in the cost of registration for DDW 2021 and will be available to watch live or on demand until Aug. 23, 2021. Discounted registration rates are available through March 31. View the DDW Online Planner for the full DDW agenda over May 21-23.