Webinar on Portal Hypertension (CPSH) in Wilson Disease, 11 April 2023, 17:00-18:00 (CET)

Portal Hypertension (CPSH) in Wilson Disease

Thomas Reiberger (Vienna General Hospital),
Lukas Burghart (Vienna-Ottakring municipal hospital)

Background (Introduction ACLD and WD)
Evidence of cirrhosis and portal hypertension in WD
The Viennese experience of CSPH in WD
Therapeutic aspects (Impact of chelator-therapy on ACLD progression and PH; PH targeted therapy)

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Speaker details:
Thomas Reiberger coordinates the Vienna Rare Liver Disease (RALID) center at the Vienna General Hospital, an affiliated member of the European Reference Network (ERN RARE LIVER). As a Professor of Hepatology he is heading the Liver Outpatient Clinic and runs a Laboratory for Portal Hypertension and Liver Fibrosis at the Medical University of Vienna. His translational research focuses on hemodynamic and structural characteristics of advanced chronic liver disease as well as diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers and extends to patients with rare liver diseases.

Lukas Burghart is a GI resident at the Vienna-Ottakring municipal hospital associated with the Medical University of Vienna, where he is inscribed in the clinical PhD program. Dr. Burghart is part of the research group of Prof. Thomas Reiberger, and his PhD projects focus on the development of portal hypertension and the prognostic impact of clinically significant portal hypertension in patients with rare liver diseases.