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

The Date of APASL STC 2020 in Guangzhou has been updated!

The Date of APASL STC 2020 in Guangzhou has been updated!

“APASL STC 2020 Guangzhou- Portal Hypertension and End Stage Liver Disease” was originally scheduled to be held on 5-7 June 2020. However, given the evolving situation of COVID-19 in many countries across the world, the conference organizer has made the decision to postpone the conference to 7-8 October, 2020.Considering the safety and health of all attendees, the conference will be held in a combination of online and offline settings for international and local attendees.

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)”

Check out the Webcasts of EASL!

Check out the Webcasts of EASL!

EASL has released 4 Webcasts on COVID-19 and the liver! Click HERE for more information. EASL’s webcast series on COVID-19 and the liver: Webcast 1: Virological Aspects of COVID-19 (link to https://easlcampus.eu/webcastyoutube/virological-aspects-covid-19) Webcast 2: Viral markers and the diagnosis of COVID-19 (link to https://easlcampus.eu/webcastyoutube/viral-markers-and-diagnosis-covid-19 ) Webcast 3: Viral testing and the immune response to COVID-19 (link to https://easlcampus.eu/webcastyoutube/viral-testing-and-immune-response-covid-19 ) Webcast4: EASL & World Health Organization Webinar: COVID-19 and the Liver: https://easlcampus.eu/webcastyoutube/easlwho-covid-19-liver

Session 3 of APASL COVID-19 Webinar is now available!

Session 3 of APASL COVID-19 Webinar is now available!

Thank you for watching our video of APASL COVID-19 Webinar!The video is now available on YouTube.You can find the slides of this presentation below. Topic: “Liver injury in COVID-19” Speakers: Dr. Shiv K Sarin (India), Dr. Manoj K Sharma (India)

The  3rd COVID-19 Webinar has been successfully held!

The 3rd COVID-19 Webinar has been successfully held!

The 3rd Session of APASL COVID-19 Webinar has been successfully held! Thank you for the large number of participation. We look forward to your join on the next session on May 5 (Sat) from 4PM Beijing Time. Register at https://regconf.com/apasl_webinar/ [Complimentary]

Access other Webinars on COVID-19 and the Liver!

Access other Webinars on COVID-19 and the Liver!

New information about COVID-19 and the liver is available on the AASLD and EASL homepages. AASLD: https://www.aasld.org/about-aasld/covid-19-resourcesAASLD 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. EASL: https://easl.eu/covid-19-and-the-liver/EASL is launching a series of webcasts and webinars relating to COVID-19. The participants are world renowned scientists that will discuss and share their knowledge about the latest developments of the virus.