Clinical effects of antivirals for hepatitis C: context is critical

23Jun
2017

Asia–Pacific clinical practice guidelines on the management of hepatocellular carcinoma

16Jun
2017

Role of endoscopy in primary sclerosing cholangitis

11Jun
2017

Association Between Cirrhosis and Stroke

7Jun
2017

Association Between Cirrhosis and Stroke in a Nationally Representative Cohort – JAMA Neurology (free)

Commentary: Cirrhosis Tied to Stroke Risk- Physician’s First Watch (free)

Patients with cirrhosis seem to have a higher risk of stroke, particularly hemorrhagic stroke.

 

Hepatotoxic risk of alcohol consumption in patients with rheumatoid arthritis taking methotrexate

4Jun
2017

The diagnosis and management of patients with primary biliary cholangitis

2Jun
2017

Sofosbuvir, Velpatasvir, and Voxilaprevir for Previously Treated HCV Infection

2Jun
2017

Renal dysfunction in cirrhosis

17May
2017

Portal vein thrombosis in patients with cirrhosis

17May
2017

Recent advances in the management of variceal bleeding

16May
2017

Review: Hepatic encephalopathy

16May
2017

Hepatobiliary Cancers – NCCN Guidelines Insights

12May
2017

Trial of Transplantation of HCV-Infected Kidneys into Uninfected Recipients

5May
2017

Correspondence: Trial of Transplantation of HCV-Infected Kidneys into Uninfected Recipients – The New England Journal of Medicine (free)

Transplantation of HCV-infected-kidneys into uninfected recipients seems feasible in this era of direct-acting antiviral agents, maybe shortening waiting times for those willing to take the risk.

 

Global hepatitis report, 2017 – World Health Organization

24Apr
2017

Report: Global hepatitis report, 2017 – World Health Organization (free)

Press release: New hepatitis data highlight need for urgent global response (free)

Related resources: WHO’s work on Hepatitis (free) AND Global health sector strategy on viral hepatitis, 2016-2021 (free)

The World Health Organization has released the first ever Global Hepatitis Report, with estimates on Hepatitis B and C burden, incidence and mortality. According to the report, deaths from viral hepatitis are increasing, with 1.34 million deaths in 2015, a number comparable to deaths caused by tuberculosis and HIV.

 

Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of drug-induced liver injury

17Apr
2017

American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria Adds Topics

4Apr
2017

ACR Appropriateness Criteria Adds Topics, Covers More Clinical Variants Than Ever Before (free)

Browse Appropriateness Criteria Topics (free)

Source: Newswise

This comprehensive guide from American College of Radiology (ACR) covers 230 topics with more than 1,100 clinical indications and has just been updated. It is a very useful resource for doctors in all specialties to guide which exam is most appropriate in each clinical situation.

 

A National Strategy for the Elimination of Hepatitis B and C

30Mar
2017
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