Thursday, May 14, 2020

Pediatric grand rounds set for May 15

Ryan Himes, M.D., section head for pediatric gastroenterology and hepatology and nutrition medical director for the Pediatric Liver Transplantation Program at Ochsner Health in New Orleans, will present a virtual pediatric grand rounds on pediatric acute liver failure at 8 a.m. Friday, May 15.

In his presentation, Himes will discuss the common causes of acute liver failure in children of different ages, explain the concept of “balanced coagulopathy,” and review the utilization of N-acetyl cysteine for appropriate cases of acute liver failure.

To register:

Pediatric grand rounds is held the third Friday of each month from 8 a.m. until 9 a.m. For more information, contact Jessica Petro at (251) 415-8688 or

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