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Portal hypertension predicts liver transplantation later in biliary atresia course

March 13, 2019
In the Journals

Combining bezafibrate with UDCA improves long-term PBC prognosis

March 12, 2019
Adding bezafibrate to ursodeoxycholic acid monotherapy for primary biliary cholangitis improved both GLOBE and UK-PBC scores as well as long-term prognosis, according to…

Stero Biotechs begins trial of CBD to reduce steroid use in autoimmune hepatitis

March 1, 2019
Stero Biotechs received Ethics Committee approval by Israel’s Ministry of Health to begin patient enrollment in a study of cannabidiol to reduce the dose and…

Rare Liver Diseases: 8 recent reports on PSC, PBC, PFIC, biliary atresia

February 28, 2019
While many researchers and pharmaceutical companies focus attention in hepatology on diseases with the highest prevalence, such as viral hepatitis and complications…
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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: Intercept Pharmaceuticals VP discusses EASL guidelines for PBC

April 26, 2017
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