The Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver [APASL]

The APASL Hepatology Webinar 2-5 has been successfully held!

The APASL Hepatology Webinar 2-5 has been successfully held!

Thank you for taking part on our APASL Hepatology Webinar!The video of session 5 is now available on APASL YouTube channel. Topic 1: “Shortening of DAAs for CHC” Speaker 1: Dr. Graham Cooke (UK)Topic 2: “Risk Model for HCC in CHB” Speaker 2: Dr. Massimo Colombo (Italy)

The APASL Hepatology Webinar 2-3 has been successfully held!

The APASL Hepatology Webinar 2-3 has been successfully held!

Thank you for taking part on our APASL Hepatology Webinar!The video of session 3 is now available on APASL YouTube channel. Topic 1: “Is Taiwan winning COVID-19?” Speaker 1: Dr. Hsiu-Hsi Chen (Taiwan) Topic 2: “Acute-on-chronic Liver Failure – an Update” Speaker 2: Dr. Shiv K Sarin (India)   

Do join the ‘APCOLIS-II’ Study of APASL!

Do join the ‘APCOLIS-II’ Study of APASL!

Do join the ‘APCOLIS-II’ Study of APASL CLD Attitudes and Practices during COVID-19 [CLAP-COVID] Study Dear Colleague,  We want to thank you  for your continued support and active participation in APASL COVID-19 Liver Injury Spectrum Study (APCOLIS-I) study. The manuscript based on the initial 408 patients is under review.  The APASL Covid Task Force had made great efforts to prepare the Guidance for SARS-CoV-2 treatment in patients with liver disease. However, a lot of the recommendations were based on expert opinions. In order to further refine the Hepatology Parctices for future, the Task Force has decided to coduct another survey and get inputs from specialists across the world on management of  COVID-19 disease in patients … [Read more]

The Digital International Liver Congress™ 2020

The Digital International Liver Congress™ 2020

The Digital International Liver Congress™ 2020 is coming up!At the Digital International Liver Congress™ 2020, EASL is turning its attention to health in daily life and its importance in protecting the liver. Doctors, patients and patient groups, allied health professionals, and policymakers will discuss important new insights and information to help combat liver disease. Attendees will hear the latest epidemiological and real-world data on the latest liver research. Date: 27-29 August, 2020Click HERE to access the homepage.

The APASL Hepatology Webinar 2-1 has been successfully held!

The APASL Hepatology Webinar 2-1 has been successfully held!

Thank you for taking part on our APASL Hepatology Webinar!The video of session 1 is now available on APASL YouTube channel. Topic: “Shanghai Experience” Speaker: Dr. Wenhong Zhang (Shanghai, China) Moderators: Dr. Thomas Berg (Germany), Dr. Richard Guan (Singapore)                  Topic: “Singapore Experience” Speaker: Dr. Richard Guan (Singapore)              

Please join the “APCOLIS STUDY” of APASL!

Please join the “APCOLIS STUDY” of APASL!

Dear colleague, During the ongoing  SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, the Hepatology community remains deeply concerned  about  acute liver injury developing in healthy individuals and patients with chronic liver disease/cirrhosis.  To study the spectrum of Liver Injury due to SARS-CoV-2 infection, the APASL initiated the ‘APCOLIS’ study, wherein the data  was provided  of  such patients,  including the natural course, effect of different drugs and therapies on liver functions and outcome. We want to thank you  for your continued support and active participation.  We were able to collect the data of 408 patients till the beginning of April. The manuscript based on this data has been submitted and is under review.   To our delight,  we are regularly getting new cases from a large number of  … [Read more]

The 7th APASL COVID-19 Webinar has been successfully held!

The 7th APASL COVID-19 Webinar has been successfully held!

Thank you for taking part on our APASL COVID-19 Webinar!The video of session 7 is now available on APASL YouTube channel.You can also find the slides of following presentations below the linked video. Topic: “To understand sytokine storm in COVID-19” Speakers: Dr. Antonio Bertoletti (Singapore) Topic: “COVID-19 in Asia-Pacific” Speakers: Dr. Simon Stresser (Australia) Topic: “COVID-19 in TURKEY” Speakers: Dr. A. Kardir Dokmeci (Turkey)

We opened our Instagram account!

We opened our Instagram account!

APASL Instagram account has been opened. We will inform you regarding any updates of our official homepage. Please click @apasl_official to visit our Instagram account.Follow us on Instagram!

Check out our past Webinars!

Check out our past Webinars!

We have uploaded the past APASL COVID-19 webinars on the Internet. You can visit the following pages to check our webinars. 1. APASL official YouTube channel Please click HERE to see our playlist of APASL COVID-19 Webinar. 2. For our Chinese members: Please click HERE.

Check Out New Articles on COVID-19 and the Liver!

Check Out New Articles on COVID-19 and the Liver!

4 articles on COVID-19 and the liver have been published online in Hepatology International. 1. Editorial: Fast, faster, and fastest: science on the run during COVID-19 drama”—”do not forget the liver: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12072-020-10042-0 2. Consensus: Management of COVID-19 in patients after liver transplantation: Beijing working party for liver transplantation: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12072-020-10043-z 3. Guidelines: Liver transplantation and COVID-19 (Coronavirus) infection: guidelines of the liver transplant Society of India (LTSI): https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12072-020-10041-1 4. SARS-Cov-2 (human) and COVID-19: Primer 2020 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12072-020-10049-7

Join our 7th APASL COVID-19 Webinar!

Join our 7th APASL COVID-19 Webinar!

The 7th APASL COVID-19 Webinar will be held on May 23 (Sat)!Date: May 23 (Sat), 2020 at 4:00-4:45pm Beijing TimeTopic: “To understand cytokine storm in COVID-19”Speaker: Antonio Bertoletti (Singapore) Register at https://regconf.com/apasl_webinar/ [Complimentary]

The 6th APASL COVID-19 Webinar has been successfully held!

The 6th APASL COVID-19 Webinar has been successfully held!

Thank you for watching our video APASL COVID-19 Webinar!The video of session 6 is now available on APASL YouTube.You can find the slides of this presentation below. Topic: “The Clinical and Immunological Characteristics of COVID-19 in Critical Patients” Speakers: Dr. Cao Bin(Beijing), Dr. Qin Ning(Wuhan)

Please join our sister society’s Webinar!

Please join our sister society’s Webinar!

AASLD COVID-19 RESOURCES: https://www.aasld.org/about-aasld/covid-19-resources AASLD is actively monitoring events related to the COVID-19 pandemic and will provide timely information and resources to support health care providers in hepatology, liver transplantation and gastroenterology as well as their patients and caregivers.

The 5th APASL COVID-19 Webinar has been successfully held!

The 5th APASL COVID-19 Webinar has been successfully held!

Thank you for watching our video APASL COVID-19 Webinar!The video of session 5 is now available on APASL YouTube.You can find the slides of this presentation below. Topic: “How to manage HCC patients?”Speaker: “Dr. Shuichro Shiina (Japan)”

Check Out New Articles on COVID-19 and the Liver!

Check Out New Articles on COVID-19 and the Liver!

4 new articles on COVID-19 and the liver have been published online in Hepatology International. 1. Editorial: Fast, faster, and fastest: science on the run during COVID-19 drama”—”do not forget the liver: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12072-020-10042-0 2. Consensus: Management of COVID-19 in patients after liver transplantation: Beijing working party for liver transplantation: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12072-020-10043-z 3. Guidelines: Liver transplantation and COVID-19 (Coronavirus) infection: guidelines of the liver transplant Society of India (LTSI): https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12072-020-10041-1 4. SARS-Cov-2 (human) and COVID-19: Primer 2020 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12072-020-10049-7

The 4th APASL COVID-19 Webinar has been successfully held!

The 4th APASL COVID-19 Webinar has been successfully held!

Thank you for watching our video of 4th APASL COVID-19 Webinar!The video is now available on YouTube.You can find the slides of this presentation below. Topic: “Liver transplantation perspective”Speakers: “Dr. Zhenwen Liu(China), Dr. Hongling Liu(China)”