Portal Hypertension

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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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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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Chapter 14: Nutrition In The Elderly

From Clinical Nutrition in Gastrointestinal Disease
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International Liver Congress

International Liver Congress

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VIDEO: Liver disease topics discussed at DDW include HCV, NAFLD, statins

May 12, 2017
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