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Zinc combination therapy shows slight trend toward survival benefit in alcoholic hepatitis

November 13, 2018

BioIVT research links BSEP inhibition with bile acid suppression in DILI

September 12, 2018
BioIVT announced results of their research into cholestatic drug-induced liver injury and the BSEP bile acid transporter, according to a press release. The data showed…
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Multimorbidity most significant risk factor for polypharmacy in older patients

August 15, 2018
Patients aged 75 to 85 years with more than eight diagnosed diseases or conditions were at the highest risk for polypharmacy, according to findings recently published in…
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Expert strategy identifies etiology in indeterminate acute liver failure cases

July 12, 2018
Researchers were able to establish an etiologic diagnosis among nearly 50% of patients with previously indeterminate etiology of acute liver failure using a systematic…
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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: Physicians must directly discuss complementary medications

November 16, 2017
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