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A Discussion on the Management of Wilson Disease

A Discussion on the Management of Wilson Disease

June 8, 2017 at 8:29 AM 0 comments

This satellite symposium took place on 22nd April 2017 as a part of The International Liver Congress™ (ILC) in Amsterdam, Netherlands Chairperson: Peter Ferenci1 Speakers: Gideon Hirschfield,2 Anil Dhawan,3 Karl Heinz Weiss4 1. Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria 2. University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK 3. King’s College Hospital, London,Read More

Special Poster Feature: American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD): The Liver Meeting® 2016 Coverage

Special Poster Feature: American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD): The Liver Meeting® 2016 Coverage

June 8, 2017 at 8:28 AM 0 comments

*Chris Ontiveros ApotheCom, New York City, New York, USA *Correspondence to Chris.Ontiveros@apothecom.com Disclosure: The content has been developed independently by the European Medical Journal, which has retained full editorial control. Please note, as this is a report of the AASLD Liver Meeting 2016, the peer review process has not beenRead More

Beta-Blockers in Prevention of Development of Varices and Variceal Bleeding in Cirrhosis: Current Management, Controversies, and Future Directions

Beta-Blockers in Prevention of Development of Varices and Variceal Bleeding in Cirrhosis: Current Management, Controversies, and Future Directions

June 8, 2017 at 8:27 AM 0 comments

*Dhiraj Tripathi Liver Unit, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Birmingham, UK *Correspondence to d.tripathi@bham.ac.uk Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 03.02.17 Accepted: 27.03.17 Citation: EMJ Hepatol. 2017;5[1]:72-74.

Editor’s Pick: Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Part 1: Epidemiology, Risk Factors, Pathogenesis, and Pathology

Editor’s Pick: Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Part 1: Epidemiology, Risk Factors, Pathogenesis, and Pathology

June 8, 2017 at 8:26 AM 0 comments

Our Editor’s Pick for this edition of EMJ Hepatology is a tripartite paper by Charach et al. encompassing hepatocellular carcinoma, which is a common cause of cancer-related death in both men and women. This thorough review provides excellent detail on the development, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of the disease.Read More

Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Part 2: Clinical Presentation and Diagnosis

Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Part 2: Clinical Presentation and Diagnosis

June 8, 2017 at 8:25 AM 0 comments

Lior Charach, Lior Zusmanovitch, *Gideon Charach Department of Internal Medicine C, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel *Correspondence to drcharach@012.net.il Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 18.01.17 Accepted: 04.05.17 Citation: EMJ Hepatol. 2017;5[1]:81-88. Abstract Clinical presentation ofRead More

Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Part 3: Surgical and Medical Treatment

Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Part 3: Surgical and Medical Treatment

June 8, 2017 at 8:24 AM 0 comments

Lior Charach, Lior Zusmanovitch, *Gideon Charach Department of Internal Medicine C Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel *Correspondence to drcharach@012.net.il Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 18.01.17 Accepted: 08.05.17 Citation: EMJ Hepatol. 2017;5[1]:89-96. Abstract Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)Read More

A Look at Platelet Count in Chronic Hepatitis C Infection

A Look at Platelet Count in Chronic Hepatitis C Infection

June 8, 2017 at 8:23 AM 0 comments

*Romeo-Gabriel Mihăilă Faculty of Medicine, “Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu; Hematology Department, Emergency County Clinical Hospital Sibiu, Sibiu, Romania *Correspondence to romeomihaila@yahoo.com Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 15.02.17 Accepted: 19.04.17 Citation: EMJ Hepatol. 2017;5[1]:97-103. Abstract A complete blood count performed in chronic hepatitis C virusRead More

The Liver Meeting 2016

The Liver Meeting 2016

February 28, 2017 at 8:30 AM 0 comments

Summary of presentations from the 67th Annual Liver Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), held in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, on 11th–15th November 2016 Mia Cahill,1 *Chris Ontiveros2 1. ApotheCom, London, UK 2. ApotheCom, New York, USA *Correspondence to Chris.Ontiveros@apothecom.com Disclosure: This supplement has beenRead More

Welcome to the Real World: Hepatitis C Virus Clinical Trials to Patient Realities

Welcome to the Real World: Hepatitis C Virus Clinical Trials to Patient Realities

May 31, 2016 at 8:29 AM 0 comments

Summary of presentations at a satellite symposium that took place on 14th April 2016 as a part of the International Liver Congress (ILC) 2016 organised by the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) in Barcelona, Spain Chairpersons: Heiner Wedemeyer,1 Ira Jacobson2,3 Speakers: Heiner Wedemeyer,1 Robert S. Brown,Read More

Editor’s Pick: Clinical, Histological, and Molecular Classification of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: How Do They Get Along?

Editor’s Pick: Clinical, Histological, and Molecular Classification of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: How Do They Get Along?

May 31, 2016 at 8:28 AM 0 comments

In this next article, Luca Quagliata of the Institute of Pathology, University Hospital of Basel,  Basel, Switzerland, discusses the integration of the histological, clinical, and molecular classifications of hepatocellular carcinoma. This is a field of ongoing research without any final conclusions, and thus the data is difficult to interpret. ThisRead More