VIRAL HEPATITIS COURSE: Immune-Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Management
  Course Directors: Masao Omata, Ramazan İdilman, İbrahim Halil Bahçecioğlu
13:00 - 14:30 Session I
  Chair: Saeed Hamid, Nurdan Tözün, İftihar Köksal
13:00 - 13:20 Immunity and Inflammation in Chronic HCV Infection
Ediz Tütüncü
13:20 - 13:40 Non-Invasive Assessment of Liver Fibrosis
Zaigham Abbas
13:40 - 14:00 Histopathological Diagnosis of Chronic Hepatitis B and C
Cenk Sökmensüer 
14:00 - 14:20 New Imaging Modalities for the Diagnosis of Liver Diseases
Muşturay Karçaaltıncaba
14:20 - 14:30 Discussion
14:30 - 15:00 BREAK
15:00 - 16:30 Session II: TREATMENT of CHRONIC HEPATITIS B
  Chair: Wasim Jafri, Hasan Özkan, Ulus Salih Akarca
15:00 - 15:20 New Insights for Drug Targets on Viral Replication
Gyongyi Szabo
15:20 - 15:40 HBeAg (+) CHB: Treat with IFN plus NAs or with NAs Alone 
Wasim Jafri
15:40 - 16:00 HBeAg (-) CHB: Treat with IFN Plus NAs or with NAs Alone
Kenan Hızel
16:00 - 16:20 CHB: Therapy Stopping Rules
Dinç Dinçer 
16:20 - 16:30 Discussion
16:30 - 17:00 COFFEE BREAK
17:00 - 18:30 Session III:  TREATMENT of CHRONIC HEPATITIS C
  Chair: Gyongyi Szabo, Halis Şimşek, Mehmet Demir,  Şükran Köse
17:00 - 17:20 Treatment of HCV in the Real World: Optimal Regimens to Offer within the Cascade Approach
Nurdan Tözün
17:20 - 17:40 Difficult to Treat Patients in HCV
Wasim Jafri
17:40 - 18:00 The Treatment of HCV, Genotype 3
Saeed Hamid
18:00 - 18:20 The Treatment of Genotype 4, 5 and 6
Alaaeldin İbrahim
18:20 - 18:30 Discussion
  LIVER TRANSPLANTATION COURSE
  Course Director: A. Kadir Dökmeci, Ahmet Gürakar, Deniz Balcı
13:00 - 14:30 Session I
  Chair: Obaid Shaikh, Zeki Karasu, Mesut Akarsu
13:00 - 13:20 Patient Selection and Preparation for Liver Transplantation
Ramazan İdilman
13:20 - 13:40 Living Donor Liver Transplantation in Portal Vein Trombosis
Burak Işık
13:40 - 14:00 LDLT or DDLT in Acute Fulminant Liver Failure
Cüneyt Kayaalp
14:00 - 14:20 LDLT or DDLT in Hepatocellular Carcinoma 
Deniz Balcı 
14:20 - 14:30 Discussion
14:30 - 15:00 BREAK
15:00 - 16:30 Session II
  Chair: Musa Akoğlu, Deniz Balcı, Murat Aladağ
15:00 - 15:20 Immunosupressive Treatment in Liver Transplantation
Suna Yapalı
15:20 - 15:40 Pre-post Transplantation in HBV treatment 
Zeki Karasu
15:40 - 16:00 The Treatment of RAVs for Transplanted Patients
Ahmet Gurakar
16:00 - 16:20 Prediction of Acute and the Chronic Rejection of Tranplanted Liver
Murat Akyıldız
16:20 - 16:30 Discussion
16:30 - 17:00 COFFEE BREAK
17:00 - 18:30 Session III
  Chair: Kubilay Çınar, Bülent Ödemiş, Kadir Aksöz
17:00 - 17:20 Post Transplant Bile Duct Problems  
İlker Turan
17:20 - 17:40 Post Transplant ERCP in Difficult Cases
İrfan Koruk 
17:40 - 18:00 Post Transplant PTC
Ramazan Kutlu
18:00 - 18:20 Post Transplant Vascular Problems 
Evren Üstüner
18:20 - 18:30 Discussion
  ENDOSCOPY COURSE
  Course director: Selahattin Ünal, Hakan Şentürk, Serhat Bor, Emrah Alper
13:00 - 14:30 Session I
  Chairs: Hitoshi Maruyama, Sadettin Hülagu, Mehmet Cindoruk
13:00 - 13:20 Endoscopic Management of  Eosophageal Varices
Mehmet İbiş
13:20 - 13:40 Endoscopic Management of  Gastric Varices  
Orhan Tarçın
13:40 - 14:00 Therapy of Portal Cholangiopathy 
Hitoshi Maruyama
14:00 - 14:20 TIPS: Indication, Contraindication, the Impact of TIPS for Treatment of Portal Hypertension
Fatih Boyvat 
14:20 - 14:30 Discussion
14:30 - 15:00 BREAK
15:00 - 16:30 Session II: MANAGEMENT of BILIARY DISEASES 
  Chair: Zaigham Abbas, Yıldıran Songür, Mehmet Bektaş
15:00 - 15:20 Differantial  Diagnosis of Biliary Strictures
Hitoshi Maruyama
15:20 - 15:40 Endoscopic Treatment of Malignant  Biliary Strictures 
Hakan Şentürk
15:40 - 16:00 Endoscopic Approaches in Benign Biliary Strictures
Murat Kekilli
16:00 - 16:20 Percutaneous Treatment for Biliary Strictures
Koray Güven
16:20 - 16:30 Discussion
16:30 - 17:00 COFFEE BREAK
17:00 - 18:30 Session III: ENDOSONOGRAPHY  IN HEPATOBILIARY DISEASES 
  Chair:  Emrah Alper, Ahmet Bektaş, Cengiz Pata
17:00 - 17:20 Efficacy of  EUS in Liver Diseases
Hakan Şentürk
17:20 - 17:40 Diagnosis and Palliative Treatment in Cholangiocarcinomas
Yücel Üstündağ
17:40 - 18:00 What is the Role of EUS in the Treatment of Gallstones
Hüseyin Ataseven
18:00 - 18:20 New Horizons in EUS  
Wank Lei
18:20 - 18:30 Discussion