Towards a Standardised Method to Acquire and Store Liver Samples and Guidelines to Improve Quality Control and Exchange of Relative Expression Data

Towards a Standardised Method to Acquire and Store Liver Samples and Guidelines to Improve Quality Control and Exchange of Relative Expression Data

December 29, 2013 at 5:51 PM 0 comments

Frank M. Riemers, Jan Rothuizen, Louis C. Penning Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht, The Netherlands Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest Citation: EMJ Hepatol. 2013;1:78-84. Abstract The current ‘state-of-the-art’ molecular techniques are extremely sensitive and consequently prone to false results. Even more soRead More

Viral Proteins Mediate Upregulation of Negative Regulatory Factors Causing Down-Modulated Dendritic Cell Functions In Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection

Viral Proteins Mediate Upregulation of Negative Regulatory Factors Causing Down-Modulated Dendritic Cell Functions In Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection

December 29, 2013 at 5:48 PM 0 comments

Deepa Rana,1 Yogesh K Chawla,2 Anjay Duseja,2 Radha K Dhiman,2 Sunil K Arora,1 1. Department of Immunopathology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India 2. Department of Hepatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest Citation: EMJ Hepatol. 2013:1;68-76. AbstractRead More

Management of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Liver Transplant Recipients

Management of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Liver Transplant Recipients

December 29, 2013 at 5:44 PM 0 comments

Joy Varghese,1 Jayanthi Venkataraman,1 Mettu Srinivas Reddy,1 Mohamed Rela,1,2 1. Institute of Liver Diseases & Transplantation, Global Hospitals & Health City, Chennai, India 2. Kings College Hospital, London, United Kingdom Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Citation: EMJ Hepatol. 2013;1:58-67. Abstract Hepatitis B virus (HBV)-related liver disease is a common indicationRead More

IL28B Polymorphisms in Interferon-Treated Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B

IL28B Polymorphisms in Interferon-Treated Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B

December 29, 2013 at 5:41 PM 0 comments

Mauro Vigano,1 Pietro Lampertico,2 1. Hepatology Division, Ospedale San Giuseppe, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy 2. “A.M. e A. Migliavacca” Centre for the Study of Liver Disease, 1st Division of Gastroenterology, Fondazione IRCC Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Universita degil Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy Disclosure: No potentialRead More

Cellular Consequences of Z Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Accumulation and Prospects for Therapy

Cellular Consequences of Z Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Accumulation and Prospects for Therapy

December 29, 2013 at 5:37 PM 0 comments

Sam Alam,1 Ravi Mahadeva,2 1. Senior Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge UK 2. Director Cambridge COPD Centre, Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust, Associate Lecturer, Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge, UK Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Citation: EMJ Hepatol. 2013;1:44-51. Abstract The Z variantRead More

Acute-On-Chronic Liver Failure: Applying the PIRO Concept

Acute-On-Chronic Liver Failure: Applying the PIRO Concept

December 29, 2013 at 5:35 PM 0 comments

Danielle Adebayo, Vincenzo Morabito, Rajiv Jalan Liver Failure Group, UCL Institute for Liver and Digestive Health, UCL Medical School, Royal Free Hospital, London UK Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Citation: EMJ Hepatol. 2013;1:38-43. Abstract Acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF), a clinical syndrome associated with a dismal prognosis, occurs acutely inRead More

Adrenal Insufficiency (AI) in Cirrhosis

Adrenal Insufficiency (AI) in Cirrhosis

December 29, 2013 at 5:32 PM 0 comments

Julia O’Brien,1 Giuseppe Fede,2 Andrew K Burroughs3 1. Department of Gastroenterology, Princess Alexandra Hospital, QLD, Austraila 2. Internal Medicine, University of Catania, Garibaldi Hospital, Catania, Italy 3. Professor of Hepatology, The SHeila Sherlock Liver Centre, Royal Free Hospital, Hamstead, NW3 2QG, London, UK Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Citation: EMJRead More

Hepatic Encephalopathy: A Paradigm Shift

Hepatic Encephalopathy: A Paradigm Shift

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Summary of Presentations given at the Norgine Symposium, 48th Annual Meeting of EASL, Amsterdam, April 25th 2013 Dieter Haussinger,1 Peter Jepsen,2 Rajiv Jalan, Fred Poordad4 1. Clinic for Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases Liver Center Dusseldorf, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Germany 2. Departments of Hepatology and Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital,Read More