Moderator: William C. Chapman, MD, FACS,  St. Louis, MO
Co-Moderator: Erin C. Maynard, MD, FACS,  Portland, OR

This panel will explore common general surgical problems in cirrhotics and liver transplant patients with an aim at determining the optimal management including when it makes sense to transfer to a specialized center.

Presentations and Speakers

Non-Transplant General Surgery in the Cirrhotic: Beware of the Pitfalls 
Erin C. Maynard, MD, FACS, Portland, OR

Anesthetic Management in the Cirrhotic Patient: Techniques for Optimizing Results
Ivan Kangrga, PhD, St. Louis, MO

Current Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma 
Shimul A. Shah, MD, FACS, Cincinnati, OH

Operating on Patients with End-Stage Liver Disease
William C. Chapman, MD, FACS, St. Louis, MO