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Terlipressin demonstrates ‘major advance’ in hepatorenal syndrome treatment

November 12, 2019
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VIDEO: Novel therapy safe, effective in acute, severe alcoholic hepatitis

November 12, 2019
BOSTON — In this exclusive video from The Liver Meeting 2019, Tarek Hassanein, MD, FAASLD, professor of medicine at UC San Diego Health and medical director of…
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Hepatic encephalopathy tool detects minimal impairment in the elderly

November 11, 2019
BOSTON — In a multicenter study of older patients with cirrhosis, the EncephalApp tool accurately diagnosed cognitive impairment and hepatic encephalopathy…
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Cirrhosis-related financial burden impairs liver cancer surveillance

November 10, 2019
BOSTON — Researchers found that health care financial burden was common in patients with cirrhosis and may be associated with lower receipt of hepatocellular…
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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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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: National Liver Conference covers new, underused therapies for liver disease

October 31, 2019
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