Birmingham 2019 PSC Information Day

Presentations

We're adding more presentation videos from our Information Day at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham (June 2019) as we publish them. You can view highlights of the day here.

PSC Essentials - Dr James Ferguson

An ideal introduction to PSC, especially if you or someone you know has just been diagnosed.

This video covers:

  • What is bile and why is it important?
  • Bile duct anatomy
  • Symptoms: Pain - Itching - Tiredness - Jaundice - Cirrhosis
  • What your doctor looks for in clinic (routine tests)

My PSC Transplant Experience - Gary Taylor

Gary, a PSC patient, talks about his experience of living with PSC and his liver transplant.

This video covers:

  • My story - the last 11 years
  • The lead up to the transplant - Assessment day
  • Getting listed - 'The call'- Transplant day
  • Recovery -Today

Liver Transplantation and PSC - Dr James Ferguson

An overview of liver transplantation for PSC and the current UK allocation/offering arrangements.

This video covers:

  • How common is liver transplant for PSC in the UK?
  • What is the process for getting on the liver transplant waiting list
  • What does the hospital do for the patient while on the waiting list to keep them as fit as possible?
  • Recurrent PSC after transplantation (especially choices made about IBD surgery)
  • National Liver Offering Scheme
  • Living Donor Liver Transplant
  • Cholangiocarcinoma/PSC and liver transplant
  • Niggles and pains after liver transplantation

Liver transplant for PSC

Everything you need to know about having a liver transplant

Take control

Understand your medical care and what to expect

What is PSC?

What exactly is PSC? We've got the basics covered #PSCFacts