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CPD

Chronic Liver Disease With Thrombocytopenia Prior to Elective Invasive Surgery

  • Authors: Markus Peck, MD, MBA; Francesco Violi, MD; Raúl Andrade, MD, PhD
  • CPD Released: 3/17/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 3/17/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Non-US Physicians - maximum of 0.50 CPD

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This educational activity is intended for an international audience of European gastroenterologists/hepatologists, hematology/oncology specialists, and surgeons.

The goal of this activity is to update practitioners and surgeons with the most current evidence that supports the optimal management of patients with chronic liver disease (CLD).

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Novel treatment options for CLD-associated thrombocytopenia, including rationale and supporting evidence
    • Best practice for management of CLD-associated thrombocytopenia prior to elective invasive procedures
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Implementation of best practice for identification and management of CLD-associated thrombocytopenia in patients undergoing elective invasive procedures


Disclosures

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All relevant financial relationships for anyone with the ability to control the content of this educational activity are listed below and have been mitigated. Others involved in the planning of this activity have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.


Faculty

  • Markus Peck, MD, MBA

    Professor of Medicine and Chairman
    Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Endocrinology and Nephrology
    Klinikum Klagenfurt
    Klagenfurt, Austria

    Disclosures

    Advisor or consultant for: Shinogi Sobi
    Speaker or speakers bureau for:  Shionogi

  • Francesco Violi, MD

    Professor of Internal Medicine
    Dept. of Internal and Specialized Medicine
    Policlinico Umberto II Clinica Medica
    Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties
    Sapienza-University of Rome
    Roma, Italy

    Disclosures

    No relevant financial relationships

  • Raúl Andrade, MD, PhD

    Professor of Medicine and Head, Gastroenterology Service
    University Hospital
    Institute for Biomedical Research of Málaga-IBIMA
    Málaga, Spain

    Disclosures

    Grants for clinical research from: Gedeon Richter/Preglem S.A.; GmbH & Co; Willmar Schwabe Pharmaceuticals
    Advisor or consultant for: Axella; Daiichi Sankyo Inc.; ENYO Obseva; Novo Nordisk; Roche; Vivet
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Abbvie; Gilead Sciences; Intercept; Mylan

Editor

  • Rita Moreira Da Silva, PhD, MA, PharmD

    Medical Education Director, WebMD Global, LLC 

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Rita Moreira Da Silva, PhD, MA, PharmD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships 

Compliance Reviewer

  • Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNE, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNE, CHCP, has no relevant financial relationships. 


Accreditation Statements

    For Physicians

  • The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom (FPM) has reviewed and approved the content of this educational activity and allocated it 0.50 continuing professional development credits (CPD).

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CPD

Chronic Liver Disease With Thrombocytopenia Prior to Elective Invasive Surgery

Authors: Markus Peck, MD, MBA; Francesco Violi, MD; Raúl Andrade, MD, PhDFaculty and Disclosures

CPD Released: 3/17/2022

Valid for credit through: 3/17/2023

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Educational Impact Challenge

The goal of this activity is to update practitioners and surgeons with the most current evidence that supports the optimal management of patients with chronic liver disease (CLD).

Before you begin this activity, please assess your clinical knowledge by completing this brief survey. Answering these questions again after the activity will allow you to see what you learned and to compare your answers with those of your peers.

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