In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in hepatology. Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.

In the Journals

NASH linked to early markers of hypertrophy

July 26, 2017
A retrospective study revealed a link between nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and changes in myocardial structure as well as increased left atrial…
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Liver transplant news to know: Complication prediction and more

July 26, 2017
Liver transplant indications vary depending on disease — from hepatitis C, to alcoholic liver disease, to cholestatic diseases such as primary…
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Mediterranean diet linked to lower risk for gallbladder removal surgery

July 25, 2017
New data has revealed a link between high adherence to a Mediterranean diet, rich in fruits, vegetables, legumes and olive oil, and a lower risk for…
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Occult HBV does not affect HCC resection outcomes

July 24, 2017
The presence of hepatitis B core antibody, or HBcAb, did not affect the outcomes of hepatic resection in patients with either hepatitis C-related or…
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Saliva-based assay successfully tests for hepatitis E

July 24, 2017
Newly developed oral fluid-based immunoassays had high concordance with commercial high-performance serum enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay kits in…
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AAP urges renewed support for pediatric team-based care

July 24, 2017
Specific investments should be made for pediatric care practices by stakeholders, including infrastructure, education and privacy-secured technology…
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Post-liver transplant infections linked to high iron regulator, low serum iron

July 21, 2017
Recently published data revealed an association between increases in hepcidin and ferritin and decreases in iron and an increased risk for infection…
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HCV rates climbing in younger HIV-positive MSM

July 20, 2017
Hepatitis C infection rates continue to increase in Northern Europe in recent years among younger men who have HIV and have sex with men, with those…
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HBV while pregnant increases risk for HBV vaccination failure in newborns

July 20, 2017
Researchers observed a significant association between the presence of higher hepatitis B DNA at 28 to 30 weeks of gestation in pregnant women and…
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AASLD releases NAFLD practice guide for screening, treatment

July 19, 2017
The AASLD released a practice guidance document for the diagnosis and management of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. The document is based on a…
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