Autoimmune Liver Disease, Surgical Resection, and Liver Transplant for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

In this presentation, Shahid M. Malik, MD, and David A. Geller, MD, discuss surgical and transplant procedures for patients with autoimmune liver disease or hepatocellular carcinoma.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe what is considered a 'response' in patients with PBC, PSC and AIH
  • Identify currently available therapeutic options in patients with PBC, PSC and AIH
  • Recall updates (diagnosis, imaging and therapeutics) in autoimmune liver disease in the past year
  • Analyze the impact of COVID-19 infection and vaccine on patients with PBC, PSC and AIH
  • Explain the role of liver transplant in patients with PBC, PSC and AIH
  • Identify surgical options for HCC
  • Implement decision making techniques regarding liver transplant for HCC
  • Identify minimally invasive treatment options for HCC including laparoscopic liver resection


No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh designates enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

For your credit transcript, please access our website 4 weeks post-completion at and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page. If you do not provide the last 5 digits of your SSN on the next page you will not be able to access a CME credit transcript. Providing your SSN is voluntary.

Release Date: 7/14/2022 | Last Modified On: 8/14/2023 | Expires: 8/14/2024


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