Portal Hypertension

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Emricasan reduces portal pressure in cirrhosis despite missing endpoint

April 13, 2019
In the Journals

Extrahepatic conditions increase complication risk in portal hypertension

April 1, 2019
Patients with idiopathic noncirrhotic portal hypertension had a high risk for major surgical and portal hypertension-related complications if they also had extrahepatic…
In the Journals

Norfloxacin ineffective for cirrhosis survival, but beneficial in ascites

September 6, 2018
Results of a randomized control trial of patients with advanced cirrhosis without recent fluoroquinolone therapy showed that norfloxacin did not reduce 6-month mortality…
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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CME

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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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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