INVESTIGATION OF HEPATIC BLOOD FLOW USING MICROBUBBLE ENHANCED ULTRASOUND IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF CIRRHOSIS
- The Hepatitis C Patient: Functional Assessment and Effective Botanical Remedies. Calvino, Nicholas // Townsend Letter for Doctors & Patients;Dec2002, Issue 233, p74
Focuses on the functional assessment and botanical remedies of patient with hepatitis C. Symptoms of the disease; Causes of chronic liver disease; Percentage of hepatitis C patients with cirrhosis.
- De novo acute infection and reactivation of hepatitis B virus in established cirrhosis. Theodossi, A.; Wilkinson, S.P.W.; Portmann, B.; White, Y.; Eddleston, A.L.W.F.; Williams, Roger; Zuckerman, A.J. // British Medical Journal;10/13/1979, Vol. 2 Issue 6195, p893
Examines the evidence of acute hepatitis B infection in patients with cirrhosis in Great Britain. Acquisition of the infection from blood transfusion; Relation of hepatitis B virus to immunosuppressive drug treatment; Effects on the reactivation of dormant virus infection.
- A giant spider nevus in a patient of hepatitis C-related liver cirrhosis: A rare presentation. Sood, Ajit; Gupta, Rahul; Midha, Vandana // International Journal of Applied & Basic Medical Research;Sep-Dec2015, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p206
Spider nevi are benign vascular lesions mostly seen in patients with decompensated liver cirrhosis. Mostly, these are seen in the superior vena cava distribution and are small with pinhead size central vessel. Giant spider nevus is rarely seen and hence this report.
- Hepatitis B and adefovir depivoxil. // AIDS Patient Care & STDs;Apr97, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p103
Reports that HIV-infected persons infected with hepatitis B (HBV) are at risk for developing liver cirrhosis. Effectiveness and safety of adefovir depivoxil to treat HBV.
- Hepatic Encephalopathy in Liver Cirrhosis: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Management. Gerber, T.; Schomerus, H. // Drugs;Dec2000, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p1353
The pathogenesis of hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is unknown. Many theories have been proposed. Most established therapies are based on such theories but since no theory has have ever been proved, therapies have to be considered empiric. The spectrum of HE ranges from minimal cerebral functional...
- Clinical and Portal Hemodynamic Features in Cirrhotic Patients Having a Large Spontaneous Splenorenal and/or Gastrorenal Shunt. Ohnishi, Kunihiko; Sato, Shinichi; Saito, Masayuki; Terabayashi, Hidetaka; Nakayama, Takatsune; Saito, Masaaki; Chin, Nobuyoshi; Iida, Shinji; Nomura, Fumio; Okuda, Kunio // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jun1986, Vol. 81 Issue 6, p450
Clinical and portal hemodynamic features in 28 cirrhotic subjects with a large spontaneous spleno- and/or gastrorenal shunt were studied in comparison with 30 control cirrhotic cases without such collaterals. Forty-six percent of the former had chronic hepatic encephalopathy, but none of the...
- The window hypothesis: haemodynamic and nonhaemodynamic effects of b-blockers improve survival of patients with cirrhosis during a window in the disease. Krag, Aleksander; Wiest, Reiner; Albillos, Agustín; Gluud, Lise Lotte // Gut;Jul2012, Vol. 61 Issue 7, p967
The article presents information on the impact of the Î² blockers in terms of both haemodynamic and nonhaemodynamic on the patients suffering with cirrhosis in the liver. The advanced stage of cirrhosis causes variceal bleeding, spontaneous infections, ascites and develops the hepatorenal...
- The evaluation of haemodynamics in cirrhotic patients with spectral CT. ZHAO, L.-q; HE, W.; YAN, B.; WANG, H.-Y.; WANG, J. // British Journal of Radiology;Aug2013, Vol. 86 Issue 1028, p1
Objective: To evaluate haemodynamics in cirrhotic patients with portal hypertension using spectral CT imaging. Methods: 118 cirrhotic patients with portal hypertension were included in the study group (further divided into Child-Pugh A, B and C subgroups). The control group consisted of 21...
- Altered Effective Connectivity Network of the Basal Ganglia in Low-Grade Hepatic Encephalopathy: A Resting-State fMRI Study with Granger Causality Analysis. Rongfeng Qi; Long Jiang Zhang; Jianhui Zhong; Zhiqiang Zhang; Ling Ni; Qing Jiao; Wei Liao; Gang Zheng; Guangming Lu; Yong He // PLoS ONE;Jan2013, Vol. 8 Issue 1, Special section p1
Background: The basal ganglia often show abnormal metabolism and intracranial hemodynamics in cirrhotic patients with hepatic encephalopathy (HE). Little is known about how the basal ganglia affect other brain system and is affected by other brain regions in HE. The purpose of this study was to...