Pediatric Research Workshop - Sunday October 31, 2021

Primary prophylaxis of variceal hemorrhage, complexities in the development of evidence-based approaches in pediatrics

Sunday October 31, 2021
Introductory Session
08.00 Introduction and goals
B.L. Shneider (Houston)
08.10 Morbidity and mortality of first variceal hemorrhage
J. Molleston (Indianapolis)
08.40 Experiences with primary prophylaxis
M. Duché (Paris)
09.10 Rationale for primary prophylaxis in adults
R. de Franchis (Milan)
09.40 Complexity of a randomized clinical trial in pediatrics
S.C. Ling (Toronto)
10.10 Introduction of a Pediatric Portal Hypertension Registry
B. Shneider (Houston)
10.40 Open Discussion - Q&A
11.30 Lunch on your own
Research Plan Discussion
14.00 Introduction and goals
B.L. Shneider (Houston)
14.10 Presentation of the First Variceal Hemorrhage Database
J. Pimenta (Belo Horizonte)
14.40 Discussion of First Variceal Hemorrhage Database
15.30 Primary and pre-primary prophylaxis of variceal hemorrhage with the MesoRex Bypass and a MesoRex Bypass Registry
R. Superina (Chicago)
16.10 Discussion of MesoRex Bypass Registry
16.40 Break
17.00 Presentation of the Primary Prophylaxis Database
T. Grammatikopoulos (London)
17.30 Discussion of the Primary Prophylaxis Database
18.20 Concluding Remarks
J. Bosch (Berne)
18.30 Plans forward
B.L. Shneider (Houston)
Jaime Bosch - Bern, Switzerland
Roberto de Franchis - Milan, Italy
Mathieu Duché - Paris, France
Tassos Grammatikopoulos - London, United Kingdom
Simon C. Ling - Toronto, Canada
Jean P. Molleston - Indianapolis, USA
Júlio R. Pimenta - Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Benjamin L. Shneider - Houston, USA
Riccardo Superina - Chicago, USA