Liver microbubble transit time compared with histology and Child-Pugh score in diffuse liver disease: a cross sectional study
- Is NASH underdiagnosed among African Americans? Caldwell, Stephen H.; Harris, Danielle M.; Patrie, James T.; Hespenheide, Elizabeth E. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jun2002, Vol. 97 Issue 6, p1496
OBJECTIVE:Obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus are considered risk factors for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and cryptogenic cirrhosis. Because obesity and type 2 diabetes are prevalent among African American females by the 5th and 6th decades, one would expect an increased number of...
- Response to Senzolo and GarcÃa-PagÃ¡n. Maruyama, Hitoshi // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov2013, Vol. 108 Issue 11, p1808
A response from the author of the article "De novo portal vein thrombosis in virus-related cirrhosis: Predictive factors and long-term outcomes" in 2013 issue, is presented.
- Nosocomial infections common in patients with cirrhosis. // Infectious Disease News;Jun2013, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p21
The article discusses the results of a study which showed that nosocomial or health care-associated infections are common in infections among patients with cirrhosis, presented at the Digestive Disease Week conference held in Orlando, Florida from May 18-21, 2013.
- CIROZA HEPATICÄ‚ -- FACTOR DE RISC ÃŽN LITIAZA BILIARÄ‚. VULCU, DANA SILVIA // Acta Medica Transilvanica;mar2011, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p82
Viral and / or toxic (ethanol) liver cirrhosis is a risk factor for cholesterol and pigment gallstone formation.
- CIRRHOTIC PORTAL HYPERTENSION: NEW INSIGHTS IN AN OLD SYNDROME. Pollo-Flores, Priscila; Soldan, Mônica; da Motta Rezende, Guilherme Ferreira // SaÃºde e Pesquisa;mai-ago2015, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p389
Liver Cirrhosis is currently understood as a pathological systemic process, inflammatory, vascular and, overall, dynamic and bidirectional. The intrahepatic circulation is the site of pronounced and determinant alterations characterized by the increase of mechanical resistance to the portal...
- Cirrhosis and Chronic Viral Hepatitis as Risk Factors for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Romanian Single-clinic Experience. Constantin, Vere Cristin; Teodor, Streba Costin; Ion, Rogoveanu; Liliana, Nita-Stefanescu; Gabriel, Ionescu Alin // Maedica - a Journal of Clinical Medicine;2010, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p265
Introduction: Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) represents the fifth most common cancer worldwide, while being the third leading cause of death by cancer. The primary risk factor for HCC seems to be liver cirrhosis. A large majority of these patients have a history of viral hepatitis. Materials and...
- Alcohol consumption in women with alcohol cirrhosis. // Cortlandt Forum;02/25/97, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p29
Focuses on the alcohol consumption of women suffering from alcohol-induced cirrhosis. Comparison of cirrhosis in men and women; Levels of alcohol consumption associated with liver disease.
- Possible liver fibrosis with methotrexate use. // Reactions Weekly;7/20/2013, Issue 1462, p2
The article reports that the Danish Health and Medicines Authority (DHMA) has advised on possible liver fibrosis/liver cirrhosis associated with the use of methotrexate which should not be initiated in patients with an abnormal liver function test results or abnormal liver biopsy.
- Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis: recent guidelines and beyond. R Wiest // Gut;Feb2012, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p297
The article focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP). It mentions that SBP is a frequent and life-threatening kind of infection among patients with liver cirrhosis that requires immediate treatment. It adds that symptoms and signs are absent in SBP so a...
- The Risk of Cellulitis in Cirrhotic Patients: A Nationwide Population-Based Study in Taiwan. Ming-Nan Lin; Chen-Chi Tsai; Tsung-Hsing Hung; Chih-Chun Tsai // Gut & Liver;Oct2012, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p482
Background/Aims: Cellulitis is a common infectious disease. However, the risk of cellulitis in cirrhotic patients is not well established, and whether liver cirrhosis is a risk factor for cellulitis remains unknown. This study evaluated the relationship between cellulitis and liver cirrhosis....