The Liver Week 2021

PROGRAMThe Liver Week 2021    May 13-15, 2021

ROOM 1

09:00-10:30

PG1. What’s New for Viral Hepatitis in 2021? (*K)

Sang Uk Lee (Kosin Univ.), Ju Hyun Kim (Gachon Univ.)

09:00-09:20

Hepatitis B Virus Treatment New Indications, New Endpoints: When to Start, Change, and Stop?

Hyung Joon Yim (Korea Univ.)

09:20-09:40

Hepatitis C Virus Simplified Algorithm for Treatment: Who Is Eligible for Simplified Treatment?

In Hee Kim (Jeonbuk National Univ.)

09:40-10:00

Individualized Treatment of Viral Hepatitis B and C Based on Comorbidities

Young-Joo Jin (Inha Univ.)

10:00-10:20

The Recent Updates in HAV, HDV, and HEV

Sae Hwan Lee (Soonchunhyang Univ.)

10:20-10:30

Discussion

10:30-10:40

Break

10:40-12:10

PG2. The New Normal Era for Hepatologists after COVID-19 (*K)

Hee Bok Chae (Chungbuk National Univ.), Byung Seok Lee (Chungnam National Univ.)

10:40-11:00

The Epidemiology and Virology of COVID-19 Infection

Won-Suk Choi (Korea Univ.)

11:00-11:20

Recent Practice Guidelines for Patients with Liver Disease in the Era of COVID-19

Jeong-Hoon Lee (Seoul National Univ.)

11:20-11:40

The Relationship between COVID-19 and Liver Disease

Woo Jin Jung (Keimyung Univ.)

11:40-12:00

The Challenges and Achievements in COVID-19 Treatment and Vaccines

Pyoeng Gyun Choe (Seoul National Univ.)

12:00-12:10

Discussion

12:10-13:10

Luncheon Symposium 1

13:10-14:40

PG3. Optimizing Management of Alcohol-Related Liver Disease and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (*K)

Soon Koo Baik (Yonsei Univ. Wonju), Soon Woo Nam (The Catholic Univ. of Korea)

13:10-13:30

How to Identify High-Risk Individuals in Alcoholic Liver Disease

Do Seon Song (The Catholic Univ. of Korea)

13:30-13:50

How to Predict Rapid Progression of Fibrosis in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Byoung Kuk Jang (Keimyung Univ.)

13:50-14:10

Metabolism-Based Medical and Surgical Interventions for Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Eun-Jung Rhee (Sungkyunkwan Univ.)

14:10-14:30

Liver Transplantation and beyond for Alcohol-Related Liver Failure

Ho Joong Choi (The Catholic Univ. of Korea)

14:30-14:40

Discussion

14:40-14:50

Break

14:50-16:20

PG4. Upcoming Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approaches in Liver Cirrhosis (*K)

Yong Moon Shin (Univ. of Ulsan), Gab Jin Cheon (Univ. of Ulsan)

14:50-15:10

Recent Advances in Noninvasive Diagnostic Approaches to Portal Hypertension

Seong Hee Kang (Yonsei Univ. Wonju)

15:10-15:30

Challenges in Cirrhosis Management Focused on Acute Kidney Injury and Refractory Ascites

Yeon Seok Seo (Korea Univ.)

15:30-15:50

Pharmacological Treatment of Portal Hypertension: A 2021 Update and Revisit

Jae Young Jang (Soonchunhyang Univ.)

15:50-16:10

Non-Pharmacological Treatment of Portal Hypertension: A 2021 Update and Revisit

Hyo Cheol Kim (Seoul National Univ.)

16:10-16:20

Discussion

ROOM 2

09:00-10:30

Research Workshop 1. Indispensable Novel Techniques for the Study of Liver Disease (*K)

So-Young Jin (Soonchunhyang Univ.), Youngmi Jung (Pusan National Univ.)

09:00-09:20

Human Immunity and Single-Cell Multi-Omics Approaches

Jong-Eun Park (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)

09:20-09:40

Transplantation of Bioengineered Livers into Immunosuppressed Pigs

Dong Jin Joo (Yonsei Univ.)

09:40-10:00

Three Dimensional Human Liver-Chip

Yoon-Kyoung Cho (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology)

10:00-10:20

Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) Application to Liver Disease

Sowon Park (Yonsei Univ.)

10:20-10:30

Discussion

10:30-10:40

Break

10:40-12:10

Basic Research Symposium 1. Stress-Induced Fates of Hepatocyte in Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis and Alcoholic Steatohepatitis

Jong Eun Yeon (Korea Univ.), Won-Il Jeong (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)

10:40-11:00

Reprograming Hepatocytes in Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis

Jeongeun Hyun (Dankook Univ.)

11:00-11:20

Sphingomyelin and Hepatocyte Pyroptosis in Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

Eun Hee Koh (Univ. of Ulsan)

11:20-11:40

Role of Intestine-Derived HDL on LPS Action in Gut-Liver Axis

Yong-Hyun Han (Kangwon National Univ.)

11:40-12:00

Neutrophils in Alcohol-Associated Liver Disease

Bin Gao (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, USA)

12:00-12:10

Discussion

12:10-13:10

Luncheon Symposium 2

13:10-14:40

Research Workshop 2. Established Translational Techniques for the Study of Liver Disease (*K)

Neung Hwa Park (Univ. of Ulsan), Eun Hee Koh (Univ. of Ulsan)

13:10-13:30

In Vivo and In Vitro Models for Alcoholic and Nonalcoholic Liver Disease

Hyo-Jung Kwon (Chungnam National Univ.)

13:30-13:50

The Generation of Expandable Liver Organoids

Myung Jin Son (Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology)

13:50-14:10

Hepatic Immune Cell Isolation and Analysis in Mice and Humans

Young-Sun Lee (Korea Univ.)

14:10-14:30

Exosome Isolation Technique and Its Application to Liver Disease

Wonhyo Seo (Ewha Womans Univ.)

14:30-14:40

Discussion

14:40-14:50

Break

14:50-16:20

Basic Research Symposium 2. Intrinsic and Multifactorial Contribution to Cirrhosis and Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Yong-Han Paik (Sungkyunkwan Univ.), Hyo-Jung Kwon (Chungnam National Univ.)

14:50-15:10

Glutamine and Immune Checkpoint in Cancer Cells

Keun-Gyu Park (Kyungpook National Univ.)

15:10-15:30

Hippo Signaling in HCC Development

Wantae Kim (Chungnam National Univ.)

15:30-15:50

Mesenchymal Stem Cell-Derived Factors Regulate Liver Fibrosis

Youngmi Jung (Pusan National Univ.)

15:50-16:10

A Universal Gut-Microbiome-Derived Signature Predicts Cirrhosis

Tae Gyu Oh (Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA)

16:10-16:20

Discussion

ROOM 3

09:00-10:30

Education for Ultrasonography Training Specialists Session 1 (*K)

Soon Koo Baik (Yonsei Univ. Wonju), Won Young Tak (Kyungpook National Univ.)

09:00-09:20

Questionnaire Analysis on Education and Management for Abdominal Ultrasonography Training Specialists

Seung Kak Shin (Gachon Univ.)

09:20-09:40

Role and Ethics of Abdominal Ultrasonography Training Specialists

Young-Seok Cho (The Catholic Univ. of Korea)

09:40-10:00

Artificial Intelligence-Based Medical Image Analysis

Hwiyoung Kim (Yonsei Univ.)

10:00-10:20

How to Write a Report of Abdominal Ultrasonography: Focusing on Cases

Han Ah Lee (Inje Univ.)

10:20-10:30

Discussion

10:30-10:40

Break

10:40-12:10

Education for Ultrasonography Training Specialists Session 2 (*K)

Yun Soo Kim (Gachon Univ.), Hyung Joon Yim (Korea Univ.)

10:40-11:00

Settings and Practice of Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasonography

Soo Young Park (Kyungpook National Univ.)

11:00-11:20

Ultrasonography Cases of Various Atypical Hepatic Tumors

Ki Tae Suk (Hallym Univ.)

11:20-11:40

Non-Invasive Methods for Diagnosis of NAFLD (Ultrasonography, Fibroscan, Shear Wave, etc.)

Hye Won Lee (Yonsei Univ.)

11:40-12:00

Various Cases of Liver Disease Applying Doppler Ultrasonography

Jeong Eun Song (Daegu Catholic Univ.)

12:00-12:10

Discussion

12:10-13:10

Luncheon Symposium 3

13:10-14:40

Health Insurance Forum (*K)

Hong Soo Kim (Soonchunhyang Univ.), Hyung Joon Kim (Chung-Ang Univ.)

13:10-13:30

Unmet Need for National Reimbursement Policy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Eun Sun Jang (Seoul National Univ.)

13:30-13:50

Expanding Reimbursement Policy on Non-Reimbursable Services in Hepatology

Soon Sun Kim (Ajou Univ.)

13:50-14:10

Role and Mission of Patient Classification System TFT in KASL

Hyun Woong Lee (Yonsei Univ.)

14:10-14:30

To Be Confirmed

oong Kyu Lee (Ministry of Health and Welfare)

14:30-14:40

Discussion

14:40-14:50

Break

14:50-16:30

Health Policy Forum. Hepatitis C Virus Elimination: Lesson from Worldwide Progress

Dong Jin Suh (Daehang Hospital), Han Chu Lee (Univ. of Ulsan)

14:50-15:10

The Political and Clinical Progress for Hepatitis C Virus Elimination in Taiwan: From Beginnings to Present

Jia-Horng Kao (National Taiwan Univ., Taiwan)

15:10-15:30

The Political and Clinical Progress for Hepatitis C Virus Elimination in Egypt: From Beginnings to Present

Imam Waked (National Liver Institute, Egypt)

15:30-15:50

The Political and Clinical Progress for Hepatitis C Virus Elimination in Australia: From Beginnings to Present

Gregory Dore (Kirby Institute, Australia)

15:50-16:10

The Critical Appraisal for Policy Progress to Date: What Is Needed and How Should It Proceed?

Young-Suk Lim (Univ. of Ulsan)

16:10-16:30

Discussion

ROOM 1

07:30-08:10

Breakfast Symposium 1

08:10-08:20

Break

08:20-09:40

KASL Symposium 1. Personalized Medicine in Liver Diseases: "Present and Future"

Seung Kew Yoon (The Catholic Univ. of Korea), Young Oh Kweon (Kyungpook National Univ.)

08:20-08:40

Clinical Implication of Personalized Medicine in Hepatology

Yeul Hong Kim (Korea Univ.)

08:40-09:00

Personalized Medicine in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: From Genetics and Systems Biology

Silvia Sookoian (Univ. of Buenos Aires, Argentina)

09:00-09:20

Personalized Medicine in Liver Disease via Modulating the Gut Microbiota

Ki Tae Suk (Hallym Univ.)

09:20-09:40

Personalized Medicine in Autoimmune Hepatitis

Atsumasa Komori (National Hospital Organization Nagasaki Medical Center, Japan)

09:40-10:00

Opening Ceremony

10:00-11:00

Plenary Presentation 1

Byung Ik Kim (Sungkyunkwan Univ.), Han Chu Lee (Univ. of Ulsan), Chul Soo Ahn (Univ. of Ulsan)

11:00-11:10

Break

11:10-12:30

Young Investigators of the Year Session (*K&E)

Jeong Ill Suh (Dongguk Univ.), So Young Kwon (Konkuk Univ.)

11:10-11:35

Jeong-Hoon Lee (Seoul National Univ.)

11:35-12:00

Optimizing the Secondary Prevention of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B: A Lesson from Real-World Evidence

Jonggi Choi (Univ. of Ulsan)

12:00-12:30

Ju Dong Yang (Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, USA)

12:30-13:30

Luncheon Symposium 4

13:30-14:50

KASL Symposium 2. Current Issues and Future Therapy for Chronic Hepatitis B

Jung-Hwan Yoon (Seoul National Univ.), Kyun-Hwan Kim (Sungkyunkwan Univ.)

13:30-13:50

Advancing Age and Comorbidity in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B

Yun Bin Lee (Seoul National Univ.)

13:50-14:10

Hepatocellular Carcinoma Prediction Model for Antiviral-Treated Chronic Hepatitis B Patients

Hwi Young Kim (Ewha Womans Univ.)

14:10-14:30

Clinical Implications of Novel Biomarkers of Hepatitis B Virus

Man-Fung Yuen (The Univ. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)

14:30-14:50

HBV-Host Genome Integration: How Can We Detect It and What Is Its Impact?

Thomas Tu (The Univ. of Sydney, Australia)

14:50-15:00

Break

15:00-16:20

Distinguished Lectures

Masao Omata (Yamanashi Central and Kita Hospitals, Japan), Jin Mo Yang (The Catholic Univ. of Korea)

15:00-15:40

Progress and Challenges in Achieving Hepatitis B Virus Elimination

Fabien Zoulim (National Institute for Health and Medical Research, France)

15:40-16:20

Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure: Achievements and Future Perspectives

Shiv Kumar Sarin (Institute of Liver & Biliary Science, India)

16:20-16:30

Break

16:30-17:50

KASL Symposium 3. Updates on Management of Cirrhosis and Related Complications

June Sung Lee (Hanyang Univ.), Si Hyun Bae (The Catholic Univ. of Korea)

16:30-16:50

Individualized Risk Stratification of Compensated Advanced Chronic Liver Disease (cACLD)

Annalisa Berzigotti (Univ. of Bern, Switzerland)

16:50-17:10

How to Prevent Decompensation in Compensated Cirrhosis

Moon Young Kim (Yonsei Univ. Wonju)

17:10-17:30

Current and Novel Treatment Strategies of Hepatic Encephalopathy

Rajiv Jalan (Univ. College London, UK)

17:30-17:50

Understanding Coagulation and Hemostasis in Cirrhosis

Jung Il Lee (Yonsei Univ.)

ROOM 2

07:30-08:10

Breakfast Symposium 2

08:10-08:20

Break

08:20-09:40

KLCA Symposium 1. Diagnosis and Surveillance in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Seung Woon Paik (Sungkyunkwan Univ.), Yong Moon Shin (Univ. of Ulsan)

08:20-08:40

LI-RADS Classification and Its Impact on the Prognosis of Primary Liver Cancer

Sang Hyun Choi (Univ. of Ulsan)

08:40-09:00

Imaging Phenotype of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Subtypes

Jin-Young Choi (Yonsei Univ.)

09:00-09:20

Different Hepatocellular Carcinoma Risk and Surveillance Strategies According to Situations: Young Age

Nae-Yun Heo (Inje Univ.)

09:20-09:40

Different Hepatocellular Carcinoma Risk and Surveillance Strategies According to Situations: After Virologic Cure

Jung Hyun Kwon (The Catholic Univ. of Korea)

09:40-10:00

Opening Ceremony

10:00-11:00

Plenary Presentation 1

Byung Ik Kim (Sungkyunkwan Univ.), Han Chu Lee (Univ. of Ulsan), Chul Soo Ahn (Univ. of Ulsan)

11:00-11:10

Break

11:10-12:30

KLCA Symposium 2. Evolving Trends in Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Jinsil Seong (Yonsei Univ.), Seung Kew Yoon (The Catholic Univ. of Korea)

11:10-11:30

Role of Systemic Therapy in Intermediate-Stage Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Masatoshi Kudo (Kindai Univ., Japan)

11:30-11:50

Role of Loco-Regional Treatment in Advanced-Stage Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Ju Hyun Shim (Univ. of Ulsan)

11:50-12:10

Optimizing Radiotherapy with Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Jeong Il Yu (Sungkyunkwan Univ.)

12:10-12:30

Treatment of Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Child-Pugh B Cirrhosis

Chang Wook Kim (The Catholic Univ. of Korea)

12:30-13:30

Luncheon Symposium 5

13:30-14:50

KLCA Symposium 3. Changing Landscape of Systemic Therapy in Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Soon Ho Um (Korea Univ.), Joong-Won Park (National Cancer Center Korea)

13:30-13:50

Selecting First-Line Therapy for Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma: TKI vs. ICI

Kyung-Hun Lee (Seoul National Univ.)

13:50-14:10

How to Optimize Sequencing of Systemic Treatment in Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Ann-Lii Cheng (National Taiwan Univ., Taiwan)

14:10-14:30

Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients on Systemic Therapy: Prediction of Prognosis

Beom Kyung Kim (Yonsei Univ. )

14:30-14:50

Assessment of Tumor Response in Patients Receiving Systemic Therapy: RECIST 1.1, Modified RECIST, or Other Options

Min-Hee Ryu (Univ. of Ulsan)

14:50-15:00

Break

15:00-16:20

KLTS-KLCA Joint Symposium. Updates on Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Kyung-Suk Suh (Seoul National Univ.), Jong Young Choi (The Catholic Univ. of Korea)

15:00-15:20

Expanding Criteria for Liver Transplantation: Sero-Positive Donors

Hae Won Lee (Seoul National Univ.)

15:20-15:40

Hepatocellular Carcinoma Recurrence after Liver Transplantation: Risk Factors

Wonseok Kang (Sungkyunkwan Univ.)

15:40-16:00

Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Recurrence after Liver Transplantation: Surgery and Locoregional Therapy

Dong-Hwan Jung (Univ. of Ulsan)

16:00-16:20

Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Recurrence after Liver Transplantation: Systemic Therapy

Bo Hyun Kim (National Cancer Center Korea)

16:20-16:30

Break

16:30-17:50

Free Paper Presentation

ROOM 3

07:30-08:10

Breakfast Symposium 3

08:10-08:20

Break

08:20-09:40

KLTS Symposium 1. How to Overcome Hurdles of ABO-Incompatible Living Donor Liver Transplantation

Jae-Won Joh (Sungkyunkwan Univ.), Young Kyoung You (The Catholic Univ. of Korea)

08:20-08:40

ABO-Incompatible Living Donor Liver Transplantation and Biliary Complications

Gi-Won Song (Univ. of Ulsan)

08:40-09:10

ABO-Incompatible Living Donor Liver Transplantation in High-Risk Patients: Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Infection

Dong-Jin Joo (Yonsei Univ.)

09:10-09:30

Optimal Protocol to Overcome Weak Points of ABO-Incompatible Living Donor Liver Transplantation

Nam-Joon Yi (Seoul National Univ.)

09:30-09:40

Discussion

09:40-10:00

Opening Ceremony

10:00-11:00

Plenary Presentation 1

Byung Ik Kim (Sungkyunkwan Univ.), Han Chu Lee (Univ. of Ulsan), Chul Soo Ahn (Univ. of Ulsan)

11:00-11:10

Break

11:10-12:30

KLTS Special Lecture

Myoung Soo Kim (Yonsei Univ.), Shin Hwang (Univ. of Ulsan)

11:10-11:40

Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder after Liver Transplantation

Olivia Martinez (Stanford Univ., USA)

11:40-11:50

Discussion

11:50-12:20

Outcome of Liver Retransplantation Using Living Donor Grafts

Kaori Kuramitsu (Kobe Univ., Japan)

12:20-12:30

Discussion

12:30-13:30

Luncheon Symposium 6

13:30-14:50

KAHBPS-KLTS Joint Symposium. Strategies for Posthepatectomy Liver Failure: From Prevention to Treatment

In Seok Choi (Konyang Univ.), Kwang-Woong Lee (Seoul National Univ.)

13:30-13:50

Preoperative Assessment of Liver Function in Patients Requiring Hepatectomy

Young Seok Han (Kyungpook National Univ.)

13:50-14:10

Prevention of Post Hepatectomy Liver Failure (PHLF): Where Are We? (PVE, ALPPS, HVE, Ischemic Preconditioning)

Albert Chan (The Univ. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)

14:10-14:30

Early Detection of PHLF and Non-Surgical Management of PHLF

Dong-Sik Kim (Korea Univ.)

14:30-14:50

Timing and Results of Liver Transplantation for PHLF

Pål-Dag Line (Univ. of Oslo, Norway)

14:50-15:00

Break

15:00-16:20

KLTS-KLCA Joint Symposium. Updates on Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Kyung-Suk Suh (Seoul National Univ.), Jong Young Choi (The Catholic Univ. of Korea)

15:00-15:20

Expanding Criteria for Liver Transplantation: Sero-Positive Donors

Hae Won Lee (Seoul National Univ.)

15:20-15:40

Hepatocellular Carcinoma Recurrence after Liver Transplantation: Risk Factors

Wonseok Kang (Sungkyunkwan Univ.)

15:40-16:00

Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Recurrence after Liver Transplantation: Surgery and Locoregional Therapy

Dong-Hwan Jung (Univ. of Ulsan)

16:00-16:20

Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Recurrence after Liver Transplantation: Systemic Therapy

Bo Hyun Kim (National Cancer Center Korea)

16:20-16:30

Break

16:30-17:50

Free Paper Presentation

ROOM 4

08:20-09:40

SIG Forum 1. Viral Hepatitis: Unresolved Issue for Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection

Seong Gyu Hwang (CHA Univ.), Jin-Wook Kim (Seoul National Univ.)

08:20-08:40

Targeting cccDNA for Cure of Hepatitis B Virus Infection

Kyun-Hwan Kim (Sungkyunkwan Univ.)

08:40-09:00

Unresolved Issues of Immune Tolerance in Chronic Hepatitis B: The Earlier the Treatment the Better?

Hye Won Lee (Yonsei Univ.)

09:00-09:20

Prognostic Impact of Concurrent Hepatic Steatosis in Chronic Hepatitis B: Can Lifestyle Modification Reduce Hepatocellular Carcinoma Risk?

Yun Bin Lee (Seoul National Univ.)

09:20-09:40

Chemopreventive Strategies of HBV-Related Hepatocellular Carcinoma: The Emerging Role of Non-Viral Risk Factors

Jonggi Choi (Univ. of Ulsan)

09:40-10:00

Opening Ceremony

10:00-11:00

Plenary Presentation 1

Byung Ik Kim (Sungkyunkwan Univ.), Han Chu Lee (Univ. of Ulsan), Chul Soo Ahn (Univ. of Ulsan)

11:00-11:10

Break

11:10-12:30

SIG Forum 2. Korea Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Study Group: Advanced Knowledge in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Jin-Woo Lee (Inha Univ.), Yoon Jun Kim (Seoul National Univ.)

11:10-11:30

Introduction of the Useful Big Database for Researchers in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Donghee Kim (Stanford Univ., USA)

11:30-11:50

Metabolic Associated Fatty Liver Disease and Cardiovascular Disease

Jian-Gao Fan (Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ., China)

11:50-12:10

From Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis to Diabetes vs. from Diabetes to Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis: Different or Similar in Treatment?

Yongho Lee (Yonsei Univ.)

12:10-12:30

How Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Patients Die: Heart, Liver, or Other Cancers?

Jeong-Ju Yoo (Soonchunhyang Univ.)

12:30-13:30

Luncheon Symposium 7

13:30-14:50

SIG Forum 3. Korea Autoimmune Liver Disease Study Group: Recent Update on Autoimmune Liver Disease

Sook-Hyang Jeong (Seoul National Univ.), Joon Hyeok Lee (Sungkyunkwan Univ.)

13:30-13:50

Update on Histopathology of Autoimmune Hepatitis

Haeryoung Kim (Seoul National Univ.)

13:50-14:10

Interpretation of Autoantibody Tests for Autoimmune Liver Diseases

Yun-Jong Lee (Seoul National Univ.)

14:10-14:30

Management of Difficult Cases of Autoimmune Hepatitis and New Therapeutics

Atsumasa Komori (National Hospital Organization Nagasaki Medical Center, Japan)

14:30-14:50

Update on Management of Primary Biliary Cholangitis

Kyung-Ah Kim (Inje Univ.)

14:50-15:00

Break

15:00-16:20

SIG Forum 4. Korean Study Group of Portal Hypertension: Application of Hepatic Venous Pressure Gradient to Clinical Practice

Soon Ho Um (Korea Univ.), Young Seok Kim (Soonchunhyang Univ.)

15:00-15:20

Measurement of Hepatic Venous Pressure Gradient (HVPG) and Its Clinical Significance during TIPS or PARTO: Tips and Pitfalls

Hitoshi Maruyama (Juntendo Univ., Japan)

15:20-15:40

Application of HVPG for Predicting Prognosis in Liver Cirrhosis

Young Chang (Soonchunhyang Univ.)

15:40-16:00

Tailored Treatment of Cirrhotic Complications According to HVPG

Jung Gil Park (Yeungnam Univ.)

16:00-16:20

Non-Invasive Estimation of HVPG: Could It Be an Alternative?

Young Seo Cho (Hanyang Univ.)

16:20-16:30

Break

16:30-17:50

SIG Forum 5. Korea Alcohol-Related Problems Study Group: New Insight into Alcoholic Hepatitis

Dong Joon Kim (Hallym Univ.), Jae Young Jang (Soonchunhyang Univ.)

16:30-16:50

Microbiome as a Potential Diagnostic Biomarker in Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis

Soon Sun Kim (Ajou Univ.)

16:50-17:10

Prognosis and Outcome of Patients with Alcohol-Associated Acute-On-Chronic Liver Failure

Eileen L. Yoon (Hanyang Univ.)

17:10-17:30

Clinical, Histological, and Molecular Profiling of Different Stages of Alcohol-Related Steatohepatitis

Ramon Bataller (Univ. of Pittsburgh, USA)

17:30-17:50

Non-Invasive Diagnostic Biomarkers in Alcohol-Related Liver Disease

Young Kul Jung (Korea Univ.)

ROOM 5

08:20-09:40

Free Paper Presentation

11:10-12:30

Free Paper Presentation

12:30-13:30

Luncheon Symposium 8

13:30-14:50

Free Paper Presentation

15:00-16:20

Free Paper Presentation

16:20-16:30

Break

16:30-18:00

KLTS Coordinator Session (*K)

Kyung-Ock Jeon (Severance Hospital), Seung Heui Hong (Samsung Medical Center)

16:30-17:05

Latest Treatment Drugs for Hepatitis B and C and Treatment of Hepatitis D and E

Wonseok Kang (Sungkyunkwan Univ.)

17:05-17:40

Liver Transplantation with Renal Failure

Man Ki Ju (Yonsei Univ.)

17:40-18:00

Latest Issues in the Liver Transplant Site

Hyung Sook Kim (Seoul ST. Mary’s Hospital)

ROOM 1

08:00-08:30

Listen to the Expert (*K)

Moderator: Dong Hyun Sinn (Sungkyunkwan Univ.)

08:00-08:30

Viral Hepatitis: The Path I have Taken as a Clinician and Researcher of Viral Hepatitis

Kwang-Hyub Han (NECA)

08:30-09:50

KASL Symposium 4. Recent Advances in the Management of Liver Diseases

Il Han Song (Dankook Univ.), Sang Hoon Park (Hallym Univ.)

08:30-08:50

ABO-Incompatible Liver Transplantations: Achievements and Remaining Questions

Jong Man Kim (Sungkyunkwan Univ.)

08:50-09:10

Management of Immune-Related Adverse Events Caused by Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors

Tae Yong Kim (Seoul National Univ.)

09:10-09:30

Early TIPS for Improving Outcomes of Acute Variceal Bleeding: Who Are the Appropriate Candidates?

Guohong Han (Fourth Military Medical Univ., China)

09:30-09:50

Clinical Application of Liquid Biopsy as a Prognostic Biomarker in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Soo Young Park (Kyungpook National Univ.)

09:50-10:00

Break

10:00-11:00

Plenary Presentation 2

Kwan Soo Byun (Korea Univ.), Joon Hyeok Lee (Sungkyunkwan Univ.), Hyeon Kook Lee (Ewha Womans Univ.)

11:00-11:10

Break

11:10-11:45

State-of-the-Art Lecture

Sook-Hyang Jeong (Seoul National Univ.)

11:10-11:45

Novel Insights of Translational Research in Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis Fibrosis

Scott Friedman (Icahn School of Medicine, USA)

11:45-11:50

Break

11:50-12:30

Clinical Practice Guideline (*K)

Dong Joon Kim (Hallym Univ.)

11:50-12:30

KASL Clinical Practice Guidelines

Yong Kyun Cho (Sungkyunkwan Univ.)

12:30-13:30

Luncheon Symposium 9

13:30-14:50

KASL Plenary Presentation

Oh Sang Kwon (Gachon Univ.), Tae Hun Kim (Ewha Womans Univ.)

14:50-15:00

Break

15:00-16:20

KASL Symposium 5. Controversial Issues Pertaining to Fatty Liver Diseases

Joo Hyun Sohn (Hanyang Univ.), Yong Kyun Cho (Sungkyunkwan Univ.)

15:00-15:15

MAFLD vs. NAFLD: What's in the Name? Pros: Not Just a Name Change

Jacob George (The Univ. of Sydney, Australia)

15:15-15:30

MAFLD vs. NAFLD: What's in the Name? Cons: Premature Proposition

Ajay Duseja (PGIMER, India)

15:30-15:40

Discussion

15:40-15:55

Which Is the More Appropriate Surrogate and Target? Liver Fibrosis and/or Inflammation

Vincent Wong (The Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)

15:55-16:10

Which Is the More Appropriate Surrogate and Target? Metabolic Factors and/or Steatosis

Dae Won Jun (Hanyang Univ.)

16:10-16:20

Discussion

16:20-16:30

Break

16:30-17:30

The Liver Week 2021 Debrief (*K)

Ji Hoon Kim (Korea Univ.), Kang Mo Kim (Univ. of Ulsan), Dong-Sik Kim (Korea Univ.)

16:30-16:45

The Korean Association for the Study of the Liver (KASL)

16:45-17:00

The Korean Association of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery (KAHBPS)

17:00-17:15

The Korean Liver Cancer Association (KLCA)

17:15-17:30

The Korean Liver Transplantation Society (KLTS)

17:30-18:00

Closing & Award Ceremony

ROOM 2

08:00-08:30

Listen to the Expert (*K)

Moderator: Do Young Kim (Yonsei Univ.)

08:00-08:30

The Path I have Taken as a Clinician and Researcher with Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Joong-Won Park (National Cancer Center Korea)

08:30-09:50

KASL-KAHBPS-KLCA-KLTS Joint Symposium. New Perspective in Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma

Ho Seong Han (Seoul National Univ.), Kwang Cheol Koh (Sungkyunkwan Univ.), Baek-Yeol Ryoo (Univ. of Ulsan)

08:30-08:50

Histological and Molecular Characterization of Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma

Mina Komuta (Keio Univ., Japan)

08:50-09:10

Differential Diagnosis between Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Cholangiocarcinoma through Radiology

Ijin Joo (Seoul National Univ.)

09:10-09:30

Update of Treatment in Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: Resection and Transplantation

Gonzalo Sapisochin (Univ. of Toronto, Canada)

09:30-09:50

Update of Treatment in Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma: Systemic Therapy

Hong Jae Chon (CHA Univ.)

09:50-10:00

Break

10:00-11:00

Plenary Presentation 2

Kwan Soo Byun (Korea Univ.), Joon Hyeok Lee (Sungkyunkwan Univ.), Hyeon Kook Lee (Ewha Womans Univ.)

11:00-11:10

Break

11:10-12:30

LCSGJ-KLCA Joint Symposium. Updates on Molecular Signatures of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Jin Wook Chung (Seoul National Univ.), Young Nyun Park (Yonsei Univ.)

11:10-11:30

Hepatocellular Carcinoma Tumor Microenvironment

Yutaka Kurebayashi (Keio Univ., Japan)

11:30-11:50

Genetic and Molecular/Immune Profiling Analyses for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Naoshi Nishida (Kindai Univ., Japan)

11:50-12:10

Hepatocellular Carcinoma Molecular Pathological Classification and Its Practical Applications

Haeryoung Kim (Seoul National Univ.)

12:10-12:30

Hepatocellular Carcinoma Progenitor Phenotype: K19 and Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Hyungjin Rhee (Yonsei Univ.)

12:30-13:30

Luncheon Symposium 10

13:30-14:50

KASL-KLCA Joint Symposium. Technical Innovation: Approach to Liver Disease Utilizing Artificial Intelligence (K*)

Jin-Wook Kim (Seoul National Univ.), Young Seok Kim (Soonchunhyang Univ.)

13:30-13:50

Technical Innovation of Artificial Intelligence in Liver Diseases from Idea to Idealization

Namkug Kim (Univ. of Ulsan)

13:50-14:10

Artificial Intelligence and Clinical Application Pertinent to Liver Disease

Kwang Gi Kim (Gachon Univ.)

14:10-14:30

Radiomics and Deep Learning: Focal Liver Disease and Tumor Detection

Woo Kyoung Jeong (Sungkyunkwan Univ.)

14:30-14:50

Risk Assessment and Decision Making of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Treatment through Artificial Intelligence

Gwang Hyeon Choi (Seoul National Univ.)

ROOM 3

10:00-11:00

Plenary Presentation 2

Kwan Soo Byun (Korea Univ.), Joon Hyeok Lee (Sungkyunkwan Univ.), Hyeon Kook Lee (Ewha Womans Univ.)

11:00-11:10

Break

11:10-12:30

KAHBPS Symposium 1. How to Achieve R0 Resection in Perihilar Cholangiocarcinoma Both Successfully and Safely

Chol Kyoon Cho (Chonnam National Univ.), Yang Won Nah (Univ. of Ulsan)

11:10-11:30

Various Types of Vascular Resection and Reconstruction in Perihilar Cholangiocarcinoma

Shin Hwang (Univ. of Ulsan)

11:30-11:50

Surgical Resection for Longitudinally Infiltrative Perihilar Cholangiocarcinoma

Yajin Chen (Sun Yat-Sen Univ., China)

11:50-12:10

Transhepatic Hilar Approach for Perihilar Cholangiocarcinoma

Naohisa Kuriyama (Mie Univ., Japan)

12:10-12:30

Real Practice of Surgical Resection Following Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Therapy in Perihilar Cholangiocarcinoma

Gi Hong Choi (Yonsei Univ.)

12:30-13:30

Luncheon Symposium 11

13:30-14:50

KAHBPS Special Lecture

Hee Chul Yu (Jeonbuk National Univ.), Sang-Jae Park (National Cancer Center Korea)

13:30-14:00

Solving the Equations of Portal Flow, Liver Regeneration, and Posthepatectomy Liver Failure

Eric Vibert (Paris-Sud Univ., France)

14:00-14:10

Discussion

14:10-14:40

Clinicopathological Characteristics of Intraductal Papillary Neoplasm of the Bile Duct (IPNB): Surgeons’ Point of View

Keiichi Kubota (Dokkyo Medical Univ., Japan)

14:40-14:50

Discussion

14:50-15:00

Break

15:00-16:20

KAHBPS Symposium 2. Critical Thinking for Surgical Treatment of Metastatic Liver Tumor

Kyung Sik Kim (Yonsei Univ.), Ki-Hun Kim (Univ. of Ulsan)

15:00-15:20

Oncologist’s View of Determining Optimal Timing of Hepatectomy

Myung Ah Lee (The Catholic Univ. of Korea)

15:20-15:40

The Effects of Chemotherapy Associated Liver Injury (CALI) on Outcomes Following Hepatectomy

Jai Young Cho (Seoul National Univ.)

15:40-16:00

Surgical Treatment of Metastatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

Jan Lerut (Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium)

16:00-16:20

To Do or Not To Do?: Non-Colorectal Liver Metastasis

Sae Byeol Choi (Korea Univ.)

ROOM 4

08:30-09:50

Publication Forum

Yoon Jun Kim (Seoul National Univ.), Seung Up Kim (Yonsei Univ.)

08:30-08:45

Tips to Write a Paper and Get It Published in High Impact Journals

W. Ray Kim (Stanford Univ., USA)

08:45-09:00

Sharing Experience in Handling High Impact Journal

Yoshiyuki Ueno (Yamagata Univ., Japan)

09:00-09:15

Long Journey of CMH to Be an International Journal

Yoon Jun Kim (Seoul National Univ.)

09:15-09:30

Further Step to be a Valuable Journal

Seung Up Kim (Yonsei Univ.)

09:30-09:50

Panel Discussion

09:50-10:00

Break

10:00-11:00

Plenary Presentation 2

Kwan Soo Byun (Korea Univ.), Joon Hyeok Lee (Sungkyunkwan Univ.), Hyeon Kook Lee (Ewha Womans Univ.)

11:00-11:10

Break

11:10-12:30

Education for Ultrasonography Trainee (*K)

Hong Soo Kim (Soonchunhyang Univ.), Jaeyoun Cheong (Ajou Univ.)

11:10-11:40

Normal Liver Anatomy and Basic Ultrasonography Scan Techniques

Sang Gyune Kim (Soonchunhyang Univ.)

11:40-12:05

Ultrasonography for Diffuse Liver Disease: Focusing on Cases

Baek Gyu Jun (Inje Univ.)

12:05-12:30

Ultrasonography for Focal Liver Lesions: Focusing on Cases

Sun Hong Yoo (The Catholic Univ. of Korea)

12:30-13:30

Luncheon Symposium 12

13:30-14:50

Essential Hepatology for Clinicians (*K)

Se Hyun Cho (The Catholic Univ. of Korea), Chang Hyeong Lee (Daegu Catholic Univ.)

13:30-13:50

Typical Histological Findings Pertaining to Parenchymal Liver Diseases

Baek Hui Kim (Korea Univ.)

13:50-14:10

Radiological Assessment of Hepatic Steatosis and Fibrosis

So Yeon Kim (Univ. of Ulsan)

14:10-14:30

The Practical Process of Enlisting, Allocation, and Operation of Liver Transplantation

Young Rok Choi (Seoul National Univ.)

14:30-14:50

Drug-Induced Liver Injury: Update and Clinical Application

Eun Young Cho (Wonkwang Univ.)

14:50-15:00

Break

15:00-16:20

Associate Course (*K)

Soo Hyung Ryu (Inje Univ.), Won Hyeok Choe (Konkuk Univ.)

15:00-15:20

Interpreting More Than You Know: Liver Disease-Related Testing

Yang Hyun Baek (Dong-A Univ.)

15:20-15:40

Seems Complicated but Actually Quite Simple: Antiviral Therapy

Young Youn Cho (Chung-Ang Univ.)

15:40-16:00

Information of Welfare Service for the Patients with Liver Disease

Kyung Ae Lee (Hallym Univ. Medical Center)

16:00-16:20

Realizing Your Dream of Becoming the Best Clinical Research Coordinator a Reality

Sunyoun Youn (Asan Medical Center)

ROOM 5

08:30-09:50

Free Paper Presentation

11:10-12:30

Free Paper Presentation

12:30-13:30

Luncheon Symposium 13

13:30-14:50

Free Paper Presentation

15:00-16:20

Free Paper Presentation