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Sofosbuvir and Simeprevir in Liver Transplant Recipients

Sofosbuvir and Simeprevir in Liver Transplant Recipients

How safe and effective is combination antiviral therapy in the treatment of recurrent hepatitis C in liver transplant patients?......[Read More]
Prognostic Prediction in Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Prognostic Prediction in Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma

In patients with HCC, the prediction of prognosis is complex compared with most solid tumors. There is no worldwide consensus on the use of any HCC staging system.......[Read More]
Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Resectable Cholangiocarcinoma

Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Resectable Cholangiocarcinoma

Is adjuvant chemotherapy effective in patients with resectable cholangiocarcinoma, and does it prolong survival time? This new study investigates.......[Read More]
WebMD Hepatitis News - Timely health and medical news

WebMD Hepatitis News - Timely health and medical news

Find timely health and medical news on Hepatitis at WebMD.......[Read More]
The Effect of Coffee Consumption on the Development of HCC

The Effect of Coffee Consumption on the Development of HCC

What is the connection between coffee consumption and the potential risk for hepatocellular carcinoma? Does it offer a protective effect?......[Read More]
Ultrasound-Guided Liver Biopsy in Real Life

Ultrasound-Guided Liver Biopsy in Real Life

This study compared ultrasound assessment of the puncture site before performing percutaneous liver biopsy with real-time ultrasound liver biopsy for suspected diffuse liver disease.......[Read More]
Psychiatric Side Effects During Pegylated Interferon- Alpha Retreatment

Psychiatric Side Effects During Pegylated Interferon- Alpha Retreatment

This is the first prospective study evaluating the incidence of neuropsychiatric side effects during interferon retreatment. Is there a higher incidence with retreatment?......[Read More]
Mechanisms of Non-response to Hepatitis C Therapy

Mechanisms of Non-response to Hepatitis C Therapy

How does cirrhosis affect the response to antiviral therapy in patients with hepatitis C?......[Read More]
Hepatitis B and C Viruses and Metabolic Diseases

Hepatitis B and C Viruses and Metabolic Diseases

Are patients with HBV or HCV more susceptible to metabolic diseases, too? This new study explains.......[Read More]
Experimental Hepatitis C Drug 'Promising'

Experimental Hepatitis C Drug 'Promising'

A new hepatitis C drug may successfully treat patients who don't respond to standard treatments.......[Read More]
Patient Time Costs and Out-of-pocket Costs in Hepatitis C

Patient Time Costs and Out-of-pocket Costs in Hepatitis C

How costly is it for patients to keep up with their treatment for hepatitis C? This new article looks at the numbers.......[Read More]
Hepatitis B Core Antigen and Antiviral Treatment

Hepatitis B Core Antigen and Antiviral Treatment

Is negative HBcAg staining at baseline an important predictor of response to antiviral treatment?......[Read More]
Non-invasive Liver Fibrosis Models and Prognosis in HCV

Non-invasive Liver Fibrosis Models and Prognosis in HCV

Are there effective non-invasive testing methods that could help to predict morbidity and mortality in patients with hepatitis C?......[Read More]
Performance of Noninvasive Markers for Liver Fibrosis is Reduced in HCV

Performance of Noninvasive Markers for Liver Fibrosis is Reduced in HCV

In recent years there has been increasing interest in noninvasive assessment of liver fibrosis by the use of surrogate serum markers.......[Read More]
Hepatopulmonary Syndrome and Portopulmonary Hypertension

Hepatopulmonary Syndrome and Portopulmonary Hypertension

What does the latest research tell us about the pathophysiology of both hepatopulmonary syndrome and portopulmonary hypertension, and how important is an early diagnosis and clinical assessment?......[Read More]
HCV: Current Standard of Care and Emerging DAA Agents

HCV: Current Standard of Care and Emerging DAA Agents

What are some of the standard as well as emerging therapies on the horizon for the treatment of hepatitis C? This new study investigates.......[Read More]
Can Hepatitis B Be Transmitted on the Football Field?

Can Hepatitis B Be Transmitted on the Football Field?

Broken bones and concussions aren't the only hazards football players face on the field, a new study has found.......[Read More]
Efficacy and Safety of Telaprevir Triple Therapy for HCV

Efficacy and Safety of Telaprevir Triple Therapy for HCV

Is telaprevir triple therapy considered to be safe and effective for patients with HCV genotype 1?......[Read More]
Complications During EUS-guided Drainage of Pancreatic Fluid

Complications During EUS-guided Drainage of Pancreatic Fluid

Is EUS a safe and successful way to drain pancreatic fluid?......[Read More]
Effect of Probiotics on Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Effect of Probiotics on Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Do probiotics help IBS patients with the management of the various symptoms associated with the disease?......[Read More]