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Weighing Liver Transplants for PolyCystic Patients
Weighing Liver Transplants for PolyCystic Patients
One cure for polycystic liver disease is a liver transplant—but since the disease is not fatal (the liver continues to do its job despite the problems the condition causes for patients), physicians face a treatment dilemma. A Belgian team offers an objective way to make the decision.
Mechanisms Involved in Liver Injury: A Closer Look
Video Interview: Vinood Patel, PhD, PGCHE, fHEA, FRSC, University of Westminster, London, UK, shared valuable insight regarding chronic alcoholic demographics and biomarkers on the horizon at The International Liver Congress 2015.
Hepatitis C: Interferon's Return Stirs Controversy
The use of interferon to treat hepatitis C infections has fallen out of favor with the advent of new antivirals and drug combinations that have fewer side effects. But in a study presented at the 2015 International Liver Congress in Vienna, Austria, researchers from the UK said that physicians should put interferon back on the treatment menu.
Baclofen: Reducing Alcohol Cravings
In this video interview, Camille Barrault, MD, spoke about the implications her work with baclofen could have for the future of liver disease research at The International Liver Congress 2015, Vienna, Austria.
Liver Disease Takes Toll on the Heart
When it comes to developing heart disease, patients who have non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) liver disease are at greater risk of both cardiovascular illness and death than patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease a UK team reported today at the International Liver Congress in Vienna, Austria.
Inflammatory Abdominal Aortic Aneurism: Still a Quandary
For inflammatory abdominal aortic aneurysm, is open surgery or endovascular repair a better choice?
Tofacitinib Can Improve Cardiovascular Health in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
Rheumatoid arthritis patients have increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, but tofacitinib can reduce these issues, according to research published in Arthritis & Rheumatology.

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