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Budd-Chiari syndrome: a review by an expert panel.
Harry L.A. Janssen*, Juan-Carlos Garcia-Pagan, Elwyn Elias, Gilles Mentha, Antoine Hadengue, Dominique-Charles Valla, for the European Group for the Study of Vascular Disorders of the LiverExpand
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Current outcome of portal vein thrombosis in adults: risk and benefit of anticoagulant therapy.
BACKGROUND & AIMS The outcome of portal vein thrombosis in relation to associated prothrombotic states has not been evaluated. We assessed current outcome and predictors of bleeding and thromboticExpand
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Etiology, management, and outcome of the Budd-Chiari syndrome.
BACKGROUND The Budd-Chiari syndrome (BCS) is hepatic venous outflow obstruction. What is known about the syndrome is based on small studies of prevalent cases. OBJECTIVE To characterize the causesExpand
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Terlipressin in patients with cirrhosis and type 1 hepatorenal syndrome: a retrospective multicenter study.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Type 1 hepatorenal syndrome (HRS) is a severe complication of cirrhosis associated with a short median survival time (<2 weeks). Although the administration of terlipressin improvesExpand
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A simple score for predicting alcohol relapse after liver transplantation: results from 387 patients over 15 years.
BACKGROUND Alcohol relapse can negatively influence the outcome after liver transplantation (LT). The aim of our study was to identify factors that could be associated with the recurrence of harmfulExpand
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Performance of endosonography-guided fine needle aspiration and biopsy in the diagnosis of pancreatic cystic lesions
OBJECTIVE:Preoperative diagnosis of cystic lesions of the pancreas remains difficult despite improvement in imaging modalities and cystic fluid analysis. The aim of our study was to assess theExpand
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Primary liver resection and salvage transplantation or primary liver transplantation in patients with single, small hepatocellular carcinoma and preserved liver function: An outcome‐oriented decision
Two treatments are accepted for patients with solitary hepatocellular carcinoma ≤5 cm in size and with preserved hepatic function: (1) liver resection, which can be performed without delay but has aExpand
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Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts: comparison with paracentesis in patients with cirrhosis and refractory ascites: a randomized trial
Abstract Background/Aims: Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts reduce portal pressure and can control ascites in patients with cirrhosis. We carried out a controlled study to evaluate thisExpand
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Cost-effectiveness of screening for detection of small hepatocellular carcinoma in western patients with Child-Pugh class A cirrhosis.
BACKGROUND AND AIM The incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma is increased in patients with cirrhosis. Therefore, surveillance for detection of small tumors has been proposed. The aim of this studyExpand
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Pulmonary hypertension complicating portal hypertension: prevalence and relation to splanchnic hemodynamics.
The prevalence of pulmonary hypertension in 507 patients hospitalized with portal hypertension but without known pulmonary hypertension who underwent cardiac catheterization was prospectivelyExpand
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