4East/SICU

Liver Transplant Part I

*Please take the quiz below the video to receive credit.

Objectives

  1. Understand liver failure physiology and the pre-transplant condition
  2. Describe the management and common therapies used to support a patient with liver failure

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Liver Transplant Part I


Liver Transplant Part II

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Objectives

  1. Understand surgical details of a liver transplant 
  2. Understand indications of good graft function and the methods to support it

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Liver Transplant Part II


Acute Liver Failure

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Objectives

  1. Describe clinical, laboratory, and radiological features used to diagnose acute liver failure and determine etiology.
  2. Assess severity of the patient with ALF and appropriate monitoring and immediate management.
  3. Understand differences between ALF and acute on chronic liver failure.
  4. Choose therapies to optimize support of the liver and other organ systems.

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Acute Liver Failure


Immunosuppression

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Objectives

  1. Define the classes of immunosuppressive agents with respect to their mechanism of action, pharmacokinetics, and adverse effects
  2. Calculate dose conversions for immunosuppressive agents
  3. Identify common drug interactions with immunosuppressive agents and design an appropriate therapeutic recommendation for said interaction

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Immunosuppression


Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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Objectives

  1. Understand the types of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and complications associated with each
  2. Describe appropriate surgical management strategies for patients with IBD
  3. Discuss postoperative management and common complications of surgery in patients with IBD

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Quiz


Breast Reconstruction

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Objectives

  1. Review the benefits and risks associated with using surgical free flaps for breast reconstruction
  2. Describe the types of commonly used surgical flaps and how they differentiate from each other
  3. Describe initial postoperative care of surgical free flaps and the most likely postoperative complications that could occur

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Surgical Flaps


Paracentesis

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Objectives

  1. Describe common causes of ascites
  2. Understand Pathophysiology of Ascites in Cirrhosis
  3. Review anatomy relevant to selecting an appropriate paracentesis site
  4. Understand the clinical indications to performing paracentesis
  5. List the contraindications for paracentesis
  6. Describe how to perform paracentesis
  7. List common complications of paracentesis.

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Paracentesis