Extracorporeal Support in Acute Liver Failure Symposium

1 Oct 2019

This conference is designed for health care professionals who manage adult and pediatric patients (neonates to adolescents) with liver diseases.

Internationally-recognized speakers will address the most challenging topic in the management of children with acute liver failure, including intensive care management and the
use of extracorporeal support.


12h       Light Lunch

12h20  Opening Remarks
Pre Valérie McLin from the Geneva University Hospitals

12h30  Acute Liver Failure in the PICU: From initial management to transfer
Dr Serge Grazioli from Geneva University Hospitals

13h      Continuous renal replacement therapy and plasma exchange in ALF
Dr Akash Deep from the Kings College, London

13h45   Blood purification with MARS in ALF and ACLF
Pr Ayse Akcan-Arikan from the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

14h30   Coffee break

14h45   Cytoabsorption in ALI, a potential alternative ? A case illustration
Dre Gabriella Bottari from the Children’s Hospital Bambino Gesù, Rome

15h15   Case presentation and discussion
Dr Akash Deep , Dre Gabriella Bottari , and Pr Ayse Akcan-Arikan

16h       Concluding Remarks
Pre Valérie McLin, Dr Serge Grazioli, Pr Peter Rimensberger

Auditoire de pédiatrie Fred Bamatter, HUG, Geneva

Entry to the symposium is free but registration is required : 

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Last update : 03/09/2019