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Clinical profile and predictors of mortality in patients of acute-on-chronic liver failure.
BACKGROUND Acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF) is characterised by acute hepatic insult manifesting as jaundice and coagulopathy, complicated within 4 weeks by ascites and/or encephalopathy inExpand
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Effects of the adjunctive probiotic VSL#3 on portal haemodynamics in patients with cirrhosis and large varices: a randomized trial
Probiotics, by altering gut flora, may favourably alter portal haemodynamics in patients with cirrhosis.
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Addition of propranolol and isosorbide mononitrate to endoscopic variceal ligation does not reduce variceal rebleeding incidence.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Endoscopic variceal ligation (EVL) and propranolol are standard secondary prophylaxis therapies for variceal bleeding. Addition of isosorbide mononitrate (ISMN) to propranololExpand
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Clinical, Laboratory, and Hemodynamic Parameters in Portal Hypertensive Gastropathy: A Study of 254 Cirrhotics
Background Portal hypertensive gastropathy (PHG) is the most common gastric mucosal injury in patients with liver cirrhosis. It is a cause of both acute and chronic upper gastrointestinal bleedingExpand
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Incidence of human papilloma virus in patients with invasive cervical carcinoma.
The dot-blot hybridization of biotin-dUTP-labeled HPV-16 DNA with genomic DNA extracted from biopsies taken from patients with invasive carcinoma and abnormal cytology showed the presence of HPV-DNAExpand
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Predictors of Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy in Patients with Cirrhosis
Background/Aim: Minimal hepatic encephalopathy (MHE) impairs patient’s daily functioning of life. Predictors of MHE in cirrhotic patients have not been evaluated. Patients and Methods: A total of 200Expand
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Frequency of trisomy 15 and loss of the Y chromosome in adult leukemia.
In the interpretation of the varied and complex cytogenetic counts obtained in analysis of bone marrow (BM) samples for leukemia, loss or gain of certain chromosomes may or may not be significant forExpand
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Fifteen cases of t(1;19)(q23;p13.3) identified in an Australian series of 122 children and 80 adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
The t(1;19)(q23;p13) has been reported in up to 6% of cytogenetically abnormal cases of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL), associated with a pre-B-ALL phenotype. In the 5-year period 1995-1999, weExpand
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Acute myelomonocytic leukemia with bone marrow eosinophilia and inv(16)(p13q22),t(1;16)(q32;q22).
A two-year-old girl presenting with de novo acute myelomonocytic leukemia with eosinophilia (French-American-British [FAB] classification, M4Eo) and inv(16)(p13q22), t(1;16)(q32;q22) involving theExpand
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Novel chromosome 16 abnormality--der(16)del(16) (q13)t(16;21)(p11.2;q22)--associated with acute myeloid leukemia.
Inversion of chromosome 16 is a common feature of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) M4, while t(16;21), although also associated with AML, appears to be a separate entity. We present a patient withExpand
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