Andmorgan R Fisher

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BACKGROUND & AIMS The gut microbiome is altered in cirrhosis; however its evolution with disease progression is only partly understood. We aimed to study changes in the microbiome over cirrhosis severity, its stability over time and its longitudinal alterations with decompensation. METHODS Controls and age-matched cirrhotics(More)
UNLABELLED Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) represents a dysfunctional gut-liver-brain axis in cirrhosis which can negatively impact outcomes. This altered gut-brain relationship has been treated using gut-selective antibiotics such as rifaximin, that improve cognitive function in HE, especially its subclinical form, minimal HE (MHE). However, the precise(More)
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