Preceptorship Programme Lectures and Case Discussions 2023

June, 2023


Introduction & Evidence Based Hepatology (EBM) and Interpretation of the Medical Literature Prof Seng Gee Lim, National University of Singapore
Q & A
Diagnosis and Assessment of Abnormal Liver Function Tests – Dr Guan Huei Lee, National University Healthcare System
Case presentations Panelists: Prof. Chee Kiat Tan, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore and Dr Wei Peng Yong, Cancer Institute of Singapore View Bio
(1) Hepatocholangiocarcinoma vs Atypical Hepatocellular Carcinoma – Dr. Lutfie, MD, Internist Department of Internal Medicine. Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia/ Ciptomangunkusumo National General Hospital. Indonesia.
(2) Chronic Hepatitis B infection – Dr. Carl Arenos, MD, Division of Medical Oncology Department of Medicine, Philippine General Hospital, Philippines
(3) Not the Usual: Diagnostic Dilemma in a Case of a Large Well-Differentiated, Non-AFP Producing Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Atypical Features on Non-Invasive Imaging – Dr. Christine P. Velasquez, Department of Medicine, St. Luke’s Medical Center, Philippines
4) Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma, a rare sarcoma of the liver – Dr. Dung Nguyen Thi, On-demand GI Medical Oncology Dept. Hanoi Oncology Hospital, VIETNAM)
Tea Break
Is cirrhosis present? Diagnosis of cirrhosis, non invasive markers and when to biopsy – Dr Guan Huei Lee, National University Healthcare System
Case presentations Panelists:  Professor Rajender Reddy, University of Pennsylvania and Dr Loey Mak, University of Hong Kong
(1) Case of acute liver failure in a 7 month child – A diagnostic dilemma – Dr. Nitin Mohan, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Pediatric Liver Transplantation, Institute of Child Health, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India
(2) ACLF secondary to DILI with underlying primary/secondary Hemachromatosis – Dr Gew Lai Teck, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Unit, Medical Department Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
(3) Intermittent recurrent cholestatic disease – Dr Van Huy Vo, GI Department, University Medical Center, HCM City, Vietnam
(4)  A case of acute fatty liver in pregnancy with newly diagnosed AIH – Asha Gayatheri Bala Krishnan, 3rd year fellow in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Hospital Sultanah Bahiyah Alor Setar, Malaysia
(5) A patient with fulminant liver failure – Dr. Khairil Zulkifli, Gastroenterology Unit, UiTM Hospital, MALAYSIA
Management of Focal liver lesions – Prof. Chee Kiat Tan, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore View Bio
Case presentations Panelists:  Professor Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao, Yale School of Medicine & Dr Guan Huei Lee, National University Healthcare System
(1) Evaluation of persistent jaundice in a young lady – Dr. Tania Islam Resma, Virology Department, Dhaka Medical College Hospital,
(2) Unexplained Transaminitis with significant weight loss – Dr. Soe Thiha Maung, Chief Medical Officer / Resident Physician, Mahar Myaing Hospital, Yangon, Myanmar
(3) An Encounter with a Master Mimicker – case of presumed DILI secondary to antituberculosis medication turns out to have a revised diagnosis of sarcoidosis of the liver and lung. – Dr Michelle Goh Mei Xin, Medical Officer, Gastroenterology Unit, University of Malaya, Malaysia
(4) Budd-chiari with Autoimmune Hepatitis : the odd blend – Dr Akash Gandotra, Department of Hepatology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical education and Research, Chandigarh, India
(5) Upper and lower Gastrointestinal bleeding from esophageal varices, portal hypertensive gastropathy and portal hypertensive colopathy in decompensated liver cirrhosis complicated by hepatocellular carcinoma BCLC C – Dr. Leanne Elaine Lu, Institute of Digestive and Liver Disease, St. Luke’s Medical Center, Quezon City, Philippines
Closing and feedback
End of Programme


This program is being supported by means of an unrestricted educational grant by Gilead Sciences Inc.