Section 1. Pathophysiology of Pediatric Liver Disease:1. Liver development2. Functional development of the liver3. Mechanisms of bile formation and the pathogenesis of cholestasis4. Acute liver failure in children5. Cirrhosis and chronic liver failure in children6. Portal Hypertension in children7. Laboratory assessment of liver function and injury in childrenSection 2. Cholestatic Liver Disease:8. Approach to the infant with cholestasis9. Medical and nutritional management of cholestasis in infants and children10. Neonatal hepatitis and congenital infections11. Biliary atresia and other disorders of the extrahepatic bile ducts12. Neonatal jaundice and disorders of bilirubin metabolism13. Familial hepatocellular cholestasis14. Alagille Syndrome15. Intestinal failure associated liver disease16. Diseases of the gallbladder in infancy, childhood, and adolescenceSection 3. Hepatitis and Immune Disorders:17. Hepatitis A and hepatitis E virus in children18. Hepatitis B virus infection in children19. Hepatitis C virus infection in children20. Autoimmune hepatitis in children21. Sclerosing cholangitis in children22. Drug-induced liver disease in children23. Liver disease in immunodeficiencies in childrenSection 4. Metabolic Liver Disease:24. Laboratory diagnosis of inborn errors of liver metabolism25. α1-Antitrypsin Deficiency26. Cystic fibrosis liver disease in children27. Inborn errors of carbohydrate metabolism28. Copper metabolism and copper storage disorders in children29. Iron storage disorders in children30. Heme biosynthesis and the porphyrias in children31. Tyrosinemia in children32. Lysosomal storage disorders in children33. Disorders of bile acid synthesis and metabolism in children34. Inborn errors of fatty acid oxidation35. Mitochondrial hepatopathies36. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in children37. Peroxisomal disorders in children38. Urea cycle disorders in childrenSection 5. Other Considerations and Issues in Pediatric Hepatology:39. Bacterial, parasitic, and fungal infections of the liver in children40. Systemic disease and the liver in children41. Fibrocystic liver disease in children42. Tumors of the liver in children43. Liver transplantation in children: indications and surgical aspects44. Liver transplantation in children: post-transplant care.
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