2022-10-24

Webinar: The new EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines on sclerosing cholangitis, 29 November 2022, 18:00 CET

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We would like to draw your attention to the new EASL Clinical Practice Guideline on Sclerosing Cholangitis, which has been published in June 2022. We are grateful to all the authors and panelists, most of them from ERN centres.

The ERN RARE-LIVER endorses this guideline and we request you to share this with your teams in order to further improve care for our patients with PSC and other forms of sclerosing cholangitis.

Don’t miss our upcoming Webinar with the following speakers:

Annika Bergquist (Karolinska University Hospital Stockholm);
Christoph Schramm (University Medical Centre, Hamburg-Eppendorf);
Ulrich Beuers (Amsterdam UMC);
Olivier Chazouillères (Hôpital Saint-Antoine Paris);
Marianne Samyn (King’s College Hospital London)

Agenda:
18.00-18.10 – Patient reported gaps between current practice and guidelines for PSC (Annika)
18.10-18.25 – Prognostication in PSC (Olivier)
18.25-18.40 – Treatment for Itch (Ulrich)
18.40-18.50 – Management of extrahepatic complications (Christoph)
18.50-19.00 – Questions/discussion (Marianne and Annika)

Please find your registration form here

Speaker details:

Dr Annika Bergquist graduated from Karolinska Institutet and completed her postgraduate training at the Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm. She was appointed as a senior consultant hepatologist in 2007. She received her PhD from the Karolinska Institutet in 2001 with the thesis “Cholangiocarcinoma in PSC” and became adjunct professor at the Karolinska Institutet in 2013. She is leading the research group of PSC studies at Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinska Institutet and is the Chair of the national research network for liver disease (www.swehep.se) and PSC lead in ERN- Rare Liver. The research focus is on clinical studies and biomarkers in PSC.

Ulrich Beuers is working at the Amsterdam University Medical Centers as Head and Full Professor of Hepatology. Treatment of people with chronic cholestatic and immune-mediated liver diseases are a clinical focus of his work. His group tries to understand the pathogenesis of these diseases and to develop new treatment approaches for affected people.

Olivier CHAZOUILLERES is a French Hepatologist and Head of the Saint-Antoine Hospital Hepatology Department in Paris. He is also head of the French network of rare hepatic diseases and member of RARE LIVER ERN. His research centres of interest are cholestatic and autoimmune liver diseases. He was chairman of the 2022 Clinical Practice Guidelines on sclerosing cholangitis.