What’s New at DDW 2015? Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation

This presentation will review the abstracts and presentations regarding hepatobiliary surgery and liver transplantation at the 2015 DDS.

This presentation was originally recorded at the Best of the Annual Conferences in Digestive Diseases, June 13, 2015, Rosemont, IL.

Medium: Video with PPT, eLearning


Target Audience

This activity has been designed for Gastroenterologist, Surgeons, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and Residents/Fellows.


Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify the indication for liver transplantation;
  • Recognize the current criteria for liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma;
  • Describe the role for new surgical therapies in the treatment of liver disease.



Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 Participation
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Activity expires: 

  John Renz, MD, PhD
  Professor of Surgery
  Director, Liver Transplant Program

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Credit Designation
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum .50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.

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