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Higher limit of detection identifies 97% of HCV viremic infections

February 21, 2019
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Increased whole grains in diet linked to reduced risk for liver cancer

February 21, 2019
Increased intake of whole grains correlated with a reduced risk for hepatocellular carcinoma among adults regardless of cancer etiology, according to study results…
In the Journals

Annual kratom-related exposures increase 52-fold

February 21, 2019
The annual number of calls related to kratom that were made to poison control centers in the U.S. increased from 13 calls in 2011 to 682 calls in 2017, a 52.5-fold…

Abbott receives CE Mark for rapid diagnostic HBV surface antigen test

February 20, 2019
Abbott received CE Mark for the company’s Determine HBsAg 2 test, a rapid diagnostic test designed to detect hepatitis B surface antigen, according to a press…

Phase 3 trial of pembrolizumab for advanced HCC fails to meet primary endpoints

February 20, 2019
The addition of pembrolizumab to best supportive care failed to extend survival among patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma who received prior systemic…
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Cirrhosis and Hepatic Encephalopathy – Managing Their Consequences and Complications

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Salix Pharmaceuticals, a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC.

Cirrhosis, or advanced fibrosis of the liver, can lead to serious health sequelae or death. However, substantial…
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Question 24: A 65-Year-Old Male On Plavix Following A Recent Mi And Coronary Stenting Was Seen In The Er With Fever, Pain, Jaundice, And A Wbc Of 18,000. Us Showed A Dilated Bile Duct Of 15 Mm And A Gallbladder Full Of Stones. Mrcp Revealed A 15-Mm Stone In The Distal Cbd. What Would You Do?

From Curbside Consultation in Endoscopy: 49 Clinical Questions, Second Edition
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VIDEO: Albireo CEO discusses cholestatic therapy pipeline

November 20, 2018
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