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Hepatopulmonary Syndrome: Oxidative Stress and Physical Exercise

Hepatopulmonary Syndrome: Oxidative Stress and Physical Exercise

November 30, 2017 at 8:21 AM 0 comments

Adriane Dal Bosco,1,4 Filipe Boeira Schedler,4 *Josieli Raskopf Colares,2,4 Alexandre Simões Dias,4,5 Norma Possa Marroni2-5 1. Methodist University Center, Porto Alegre, Brazil 2. Postgraduate program in medical sciences, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil 3. Postgraduate program in cellular and molecular biology applied to health, LutheranRead More

Pathogenesis, Diagnostics, and Treatment of Hereditary Haemochromatosis: A 150 Year-Long Understanding of an Iron Overload Disorder

Pathogenesis, Diagnostics, and Treatment of Hereditary Haemochromatosis: A 150 Year-Long Understanding of an Iron Overload Disorder

November 30, 2017 at 8:14 AM 0 comments

Anastasia Asimakopoulou, Sabine Weiskirchen, *Ralf Weiskirchen Institute of Molecular Pathobiochemistry, Experimental Gene Therapy and Clinical Chemistry (IFMPEGKC), RWTH University Hospital Aachen, Aachen, Germany *Correspondence to rweiskirchen@ukaachen.de Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Acknowledgements: The laboratory of RW is supported by a grant from the German Research FoundationRead More

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