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Alcoholic hepatitis drug candidate shows ‘life-saving potential’

Alcoholic hepatitis drug candidate shows ‘life-saving potential’
September 20, 2019
In the Journals

Several significant cholangiocarcinoma risk factors identified

September 18, 2019
Results from a systematic review and meta-analysis revealed 13 risk factors for intrahepatic and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, the most significant of which included…
In the Journals

MELD-GRAIL-Na score may improve liver transplant waitlist mortality prediction

September 17, 2019
Replacing serum creatinine with estimated glomerular filtration rate in a patient’s MELD-Na score appeared to improve waitlist mortality prediction among patients…
In the Journals

Frailty at any BMI level increases liver transplant waitlist mortality

September 11, 2019
Frailty correlated with a twofold higher risk for waitlist mortality among both patients with and without obesity in need of liver transplantation, which increased to a…
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CME

Risky Business: Prophylaxis and Treatment of Cytomegalovirus in the Transplantation Setting

This activity is supported by educational grants from Merck & Co., Inc. and Shire.

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common herpes virus that affects 50% to 80% of the US population. Disease from reactivation…
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GI Bookshelf

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: Prevalence of NASH-induced cirrhosis more than doubled between 1999 and 2012

June 10, 2016
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