2018/2019 - Webinar Series on Liver


Kidney Problems in Liver Transplantation

4.1 - Kidney Problems in Liver Transplantation

Presenter: Annmarie Huysman Liapakis, Clifford D. Miles, , USA
Authors: Annmarie Huysman Liapakis, Clifford D. Miles, Marcelo Cantarovich


Annmarie Huysman Liapakis Biography / Overview:

Dr. AnnMarie Liapakis is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Surgery and practicing gastroenterologist with the Division of Digestive Disease, Department of Internal Medicine at Yale University and provides transplant hepatology care within the Yale New Haven Transplantation Center. She is a leader in the living donor liver transplant program and has created a subspecialty clinic for care of patients with combined kidney and liver disease within the transplantation center. She additionally has sub-specialty interest in viral hepatitis C and direct acting antiviral therapy in the context of transplantation. She currently serves as co-chairperson for Donate Life Connecticut and is the vice chairperson of education of the medical advisory committee of the CT chapter of the American Liver Foundation.

During the webinar Dr. Liapakis will cover:

  • Management of hepatorenal syndrome
  • Outcomes of hepatorenal syndrome, organ access
  • Indications for combined liver/kidney transplant
  • Learn how to optimize care of the cirrhotic patient to prevent hepatorenal syndrome

Clifford D. Miles Biography / Overview:

Dr. Miles is an associate professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, in Omaha, Nebraska. He joined the faculty there as a transplant nephrologist in 2007, and is now the Medical Director of kidney & pancreas transplantation for UNMC’s partner hospital Nebraska Medicine. Dr. Miles received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska, and then completed his residency in internal medicine at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. His training finished with fellowships in nephrology and transplant nephrology at the University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor. In June 2007, Dr. Miles also received a Master's of Science degree in clinical research and design and statistical analysis from the University of Michigan Medical Center's School of Public Health. Dr. Miles has served UNOS as a past regional representative to the Kidney Transplant Committee and current At-Large member of the Membership and Professional Standards Committee. He is also the Chair of the Heartland Kidney Network’s Medical Review Board.

During the webinar Dr. Miles will cover:

  • Review the etiologies of kidney injury in the setting of liver disease
  • Discuss pathophysiology of hepatorenal syndrome
  • Know how to establish the diagnosis of hepatorenal syndrome

You must be logged in to view recordings

Important Disclaimer

By viewing the material on this site you understand and accept that:

  1. The opinions and statements expressed on this site reflect the views of the author or authors and do not necessarily reflect those of The Transplantation Society and/or its Sections.
  2. The hosting of material on The Transplantation Society site does not signify endorsement of this material by The Transplantation Society and/or its Sections.
  3. The material is solely for educational purposes for qualified health care professionals.
  4. The Transplantation Society and/or its Sections are not liable for any decision made or action taken based on the information contained in the material on this site.
  5. The information cannot be used as a substitute for professional care.
  6. The information does not represent a standard of care.
  7. No physician-patient relationship is being established.