The session is designed to provide insight into the current state of liver disease in CF. The session will include up to date information on the evaluation and management of CF associated liver disease. The symposium will include information relevant for clinicians, care team members and CF scientists. The focus of this symposium will be on the identification and evaluation of liver disease in CF, including unique aspects for adults with CF. Discussion of the management of advanced liver disease and therapeutic options including liver transplantation will be addressed.
Define/describe the classification of liver involvement in CF and various theories of CF liver disease pathogenesis.
Discuss the implications of abnormal imaging findings and the role of elastography in CF.
Review the management of complications of portal hypertension in CF and role of liver transplantation.