An International Panel Discussion on Risk Factors of Liver Cirrhosis Complicated with HCC

Published on: 31 May 2021 Viewed: 1461

The webinar "Research on the Risk Factors of Liver Cirrhosis Complicated with HCC" was successfully held on May 31, 2021 by the Editorial Office of Hepatoma Research. It was chaired by our Executive Chief Editor Prof. Giuliano Ramadori, and our Guest Editor Prof. Guido Guenther Heinrich Gerken (University of Essen, Essen, Germany. 2019-2022 Ethics committee of the European Association for the Study of the Liver). We sincerely invited 7 guest speakers, Prof. Thomas Kietzmann, Prof. Pierluigi Toniutto, Prof. John Koskinas, Prof. Dar-In Tai, Prof. Jin-Wook Kim, Dr. Jan Best and Dr. Francesco Tovoli, to share their findings and discuss the hot topics together.


Giuliano Ramadori
University Medical Center Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany.
Topic: c-Kit-expression in liver tissue and HCC: the basis for the efficacy of TK-inhibitors?

Thomas Kietzmann
University of Oulu, Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, Biocenter Oulu, Oulu, Finland.
Topic: Metabolic zonation in normal and cirrhotic liver

Pierluigi Toniutto
Department of Specialized Medicine, Hepatology Liver Transplantation Unit, Azienda Sanitaria Universitaria Integrata of Udine, Udine, Italy.
Topic: Risk factors for HCC recurrence after liver transplantation

John Koskinas
Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School of Athens, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece.
Topic: Beta-talassemia and HCC: what is the etiology?

Dar-In Tai
Liver Research Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou Medical Center, Taoyuan, Taiwan.
Topic: The role of genetic factors in HBV-related HCC: perspectives from local genetic backgrounds and clinical epidemiology

Jin-Wook Kim
Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seongnam, South Korea.
Topic: Reappraisal of HCC surveillance in chronic HBV infection: the need for risk stratification

Jan Best
Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany.
Topic: Use of GALAD score in the early diagnostic and treatment follow up of HCC

Francesco Tovoli
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.
Topic: Hepatocellular carcinoma in non-cirrhotic liver

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