Report | Fatty Liver Disease Epidemic - Clinical Insights

Hosted by Dr. V C Mathew Roy Medical Academy and Trivandrum Medical College Alumni Association was the 8th International Webinar on ‘Fatty Liver Disease Epidemic: Clinical Insights’ on Saturday, 27th September 2020. The online session was inaugurated by Dr. Raaj Kumar Praseedom, Consultant HPB - Transplant Surgeon / Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust / Chair - FRCS International Exam Board / Member- National Specialist Accreditation Committee / Deputy Head of School of Surgery (East of England) . The keynote address to the online session was Prof. Kasim Abdul Salim M.D., FRCP, FRCpath, FACP, Rtd. Prof. of Medicine and Haematologist, Government Medical College, Kozhikode. Prof. Vinayakumar K R, MD (General Medicine), DM (Gastroenterology), MRCP (London), FRCP (London), Chairman, VCMR Academy was the moderator for this session and Prof. S Vasudevan, Vice Chairman, VCMR Academy & TMC shared the open remarks for the session.

The session witnessed four different speakers. Shedding light on the topic"Epidemiology and Definitions" was Dr. K T Shenoy, MBBS, MD, DM, Rtd. Prof. & HOD MGE GMCT and presently Professor and HOD at Sree Gokulam Medical College. Talking on a topic called "Clinical Spectrum and Diagnosis" was Dr. Harikumar R Nair, Senior Consultant Hepatologist, Apollo Adlux Hospital & Kinder Multi-Specialty Hospital, Kochi. Dr. Charles Panackel, Consultant in Hepatology and Liver Transplantation, Aster Integrated Liver Care shared his thoughts on Management Strategies. Addressing the topic "Drug Targets and Newer Concepts" was Dr. D. Krishnadas, Prof. & HOD, Dept. of Medical Gastroenterology, Govt. Medical College, Trivandrum / MD and DM from MCH, Trivandrum and Former Secretary and President of ISG, Kerala Chapter.

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