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Cirrhosis and Its Complications

Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 2-A Credit

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Ravi Kondaveeti, MD
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Among the 10 leading causes of death in the United States, cirrhosis results from progressive fibrosis and is the final outcome of all chronic liver disease. Cirrhosis and its complications not only impair quality of life but also decrease survival. Managing patients with cirrhosis can be a challenge and requires an organized and systemic approach. This session will provide information about prevention and treatment of cirrhosis and the potential complications to improve patient outcomes.

At the conclusion of this session, the participant should be able to:

  • Discuss the prevalence and major complications of cirrhosis
  • Describe the risk factors for decompensated cirrhosis
  • Identify the current treatments available to manage cirrhosis

Disclosure Statement:  The speaker has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Accreditation Statement:  The Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association (POMA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. POMA designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 Category 1-A AOA CME credits and will report CME and specialty credits to the AOA commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Grievance Statement:  If you are not satisfied with the program, you may file a written grievance by emailing Your complaint will be forwarded to the Education Committee for review.  The committee will determine if the participant should be reimbursed with no credits or deny the complaint and take the issue into consideration for future programs.



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Ravi Kondaveeti, MD, “Cirrhosis and Its Complications,” is chief of gastroenterology at UPMC East Hospital, McKeesport Hospital and West Mifflin Outpatient Surgical Center. Board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology, Dr. Kondaveeti is a graduate of Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and a 1997 graduate of St. George School of Medicine in Bayshore, New York. He completed an internal medicine residency at Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh and a gastroenterology, transplant, hepatology and nutrition fellowship at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois. He has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

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