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Conference on Prediction and Management of Living Donor Liver Transplantation held

Conference on Prediction and Management of Living Donor Liver Transplantation held

Rela Hospital, a Multi-Specialty Quaternary Care Hospital, Chennai hosted the three-day Conference on Prediction and Management of Small for Size Syndrome in Living Donor Liver Transplantation (LDLT) and the 13th Edition of Master Class in Liver Disease (MCLD) in Chennai from January 27 to 29th 2023 at ITC Grand Chola, in Chennai.


The conference was jointly organized by the International Liver Transplantation Society (ILTS), the International Living Donor Liver Transplantation Study Group (iLDLT), and The Liver Transplant Society of India (LTSI). 

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Conference was graced by the presence of Prof Mohamed Rela, President, International Liver Transplantation Society and Chairman, Rela Hospital, Dr. John Fung, President of The Transplantation Society, USA, Dr. Hiroto Egawa, President of International Living Donor Liver Transplantation, Japan, Elizabeth Pomfret - Past president ILTS , Mark Gobriel - president Elect ILTS.

According to a communication from the event organisors, the meet focused on the newest research on the prediction and management of Small for Size Syndrome in LDLT and the proceedings will be used to generate practice guidelines manuscript for publication in Transplantation Journal.  The session on "Debates in Liver Transplantation" was also organized at the MCLD 2023 conference.  The multi-disciplinary sessions had a series of lectures and debates on a wide range of subjects in the current practice of liver transplantation.