BARD-Bruges-2022 topics

Biliary atresia

  • Summary of the expert-based position paper, which will likely be published in JCM
  • Screening for BA
  • Cholangitis post Kasai (referring to the expert-based position paper, likely JCM also)
  • Adjuvant therapy after Kasai and later on - where we are and what´s coming up
  • Clinical research: perspectives of multicenter studies
  • Basic research: where to go? New and promising clues
  • Genetics of biliary atresia
  • The ERN-rare-liver-BA-registry: accessible for anyone

Choledochal malformations

  • A summary of the expert-based position paper, which will likely be published in JCM
  • Individual technical experience (robotics etc.)
  • Clinical research: perspectives of multicenter studies

Neonatal cholestasis

  • Definition
  • Diagnostic protocol (in agreement with EASL and ESPGHAN)
  • New therapies, endpoints for clinical trials
  • Roles and optimal timing for multi-gene panels

Portal Hypertension

  • According to: Baveno  – Consensus Workshop Personalized Care in Portal Hypertension
  • International centralization of shunting procedures
  • Congenital portosystemic shunts

Pediatric liver surgery

  • Summary of the expert-based position paper, which will likely be published in JCM
  • Centralization, cooperation, standards

ERN-rare-liver

  • Transition
  • Patients´ organizations
  • BA in adult life – recommendations for adult colleagues
  • Ethics
  • Perspectives

Claus Petersen | Department of Pediatric Surgery | Hannover Medical School | Carl-Neuberg-Strasse 1 | 30625 Hannover, Germany
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