The second day will be a slide-based practical workshop for histopathologists which will cover the main types of medical liver disease as well as a range of focal liver lesions.
Day 1 - Liver Biopsy in the Assessment of Medical Liver Disease
The course provides a practical diagnostic approach to reporting medical liver biopsies, focusing on the importance of clinico-pathological correlation in assessing common patterns of liver damage.
Day 2 - Histopathology Workshop - Liver Pathology
Friday 6th March 2020 (5CPD Points)
This slide-based practical workshop for histopathologists is devised for consultants working outside specialist liver centres, and trainees in stage C or D who have an interest in liver pathology. It is designed to complement the annual course; ‘Liver biopsy in the assessment of medical liver disease’, but also works as a stand-alone course.
At the end of the session individuals should:
- Have pre-viewed a range of liver cases, as virtual slides pre-meeting, and also available using iPads during the meeting.
- Be confident in recognising common patterns of medical liver disease in liver biopsies
- Understand the role of different special stains in medical liver biopsies
- Have gained an understanding of the pathological assessment of focal liver lesions
The UK Liver Pathology group was founded in 2016 to promote excellence in liver histopathology services in the UK and Ireland, across all levels of specialisation, through professional collaboration in education, quality assurance and research. We aim to provide a range of training and CPD materials and events, suitable for trainees and consultants in specialist and generalist settings.This course is being run for the 6th time; it was first held as a BDIAP histopathology workshop in March 2014. Due to the variation in provision of liver services, there is limited exposure to liver histopathology in some training programmes.
This course would be particularly useful for trainees who are looking for a concise all-round practical learning opportunity in liver pathology. Delegates have the option of attending either or both of the days.
Please note: During the meeting, digital slides can be viewed using iPads (Aperio ePathViewer). This will be the second time we have used digital slides for this course instead of microscopes, this was very well received last year. Delegates can bring their own iPad or pay for the iPads that will be hired.