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Rahul Nanchal: Extra-hepatic Issues in Cirrhosis

Welcome to a momentous occasion for MCCP. Today we have Dr. Rahul Nanchal, the co-Chair of both the SCCM and ESICM task force on hepatic failure in the ICU; making him one of the world’s foremost experts in the field of liver failure! Dr. Nanchal visits from the Medical College of …

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Acute Liver Failure

Dr. William Hutson is a Professor of Medicine and the Director of Hepatology/Liver Transplatation at the University of Maryland.  In this core content lecture, Dr. Hutson discusses the causes, work-up, and treatment of acute liver failure (ALF). The world of hepatology seems to have more acronyms than the military – …

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Critical Pearls for Acute Upper GI Bleeds

Dr. Michael Winters is an Associate Professor in both Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine at the University of Maryland.  He is an internationally known speaker in the area of critical care specifically in the Emergency Department setting and an amazing clinician as well.  We were fortunate enough to have Dr. …

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Abdominal Emergencies in the ICU

We were fortunate enough to have Dr. Jose Diaz from the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center give a talk for our Core Content Lecture Series on what the Intensivist MUST keep in mind when evaluating the acute abdomen.  What’s the differential diagnosis for the undifferentiated, critically-ill patient who initially …