Overview of Fibrosis – Staging, Child’s Pugh, MELD Scores

Module number
Date presented
October 22, 2019 
CE Credit

On Tuesday, October 22nd 2019 Dr. Paul Gaglio of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons presented on:

“Overview of Fibrosis – Staging, Child’s Pugh, MELD Scores”

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the need to assess fibrosis in HCV infected patients.
  2. Review prevalence of advanced fibrosis in HCV infected patients.
  3. Discuss techniques to assess fibrosis.
  4. Review Childs-Pugh Score and MELD related to predicting patient outcomes.
  5. Analyze treatment response rates in HCV infected patients with cirrhosis.

Presenters Bio:

Dr. Gaglio is Professor of Medicine at the Columbia University Medical Center, and the director of Hepatology Outreach. Prior to his employment at Columbia, he was Professor of Medicine and Medical Director of Liver Transplantation and Primary Liver Transplant Physician at Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York.

After earning his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), Dr. Gaglio became a resident in internal medicine at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York and went on to a Digestive Disease Fellowship at UMDNJ.

Dr. Gaglio received the Surgical Housestaff Teaching Award from Tulane University in 2001. He has been consistently listed in such compendia as Best Doctors in America, Castle Connelly Top Doctorsin New York, and Who’s Who inAmerica.

Access the slides here