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Norfloxacin ineffective for cirrhosis survival, but beneficial in ascites

September 6, 2018
In the Journals

Pregnancy not contraindicated in non-cirrhotic portal hypertension

September 4, 2018
Despite a significant incidence of portal hypertension-related complications, overall pregnancy outcomes remained favorable in women with idiopathic non-cirrhotic portal…
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Portal hypertension predicts variceal hemorrhage in biliary atresia

June 4, 2018
WASHINGTON — Results of a prospective longitudinal analysis showed that the incidence of gastroesophageal variceal hemorrhage in children with biliary atresia was…
In the Journals

Liver stiffness may predict HF severity, outcomes

February 6, 2018
Among patients with HF, those with the highest degree of liver stiffness were at elevated risk for mortality and HF rehospitalization, researchers reported. “These…
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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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GI Bookshelf

Question 20: A 58-Year-Old Female Underwent A Screening Colonoscopy That Showed A 2.5-Cm Flat Polyp In The Proximal Ascending Colon. I Tattooed The Area And Biopsied The Polyp, Which Was Initially Reported As Hyperplastic. What Should I Do?

From Curbside Consultation in Endoscopy: 49 Clinical Questions, Second Edition
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VIDEO: AASLD Industry Colloquium brings together leaders in industry, academia, regulation

January 19, 2018
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