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Asian-Pacific clinical practice guidelines on the management of hepatitis B: a 2015 update
The final clinical practice guidelines and recommendations for the optimal management of chronic HBV infection are presented here, along with the relevant background information.
Acute-on-chronic liver failure: consensus recommendations of the Asian Pacific Association for the study of the liver (APASL)
The Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (APASL) set up a working party on acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF) in 2004, with a mandate to develop consensus guidelines on various aspects of ACLF relevant to disease patterns and clinical practice in the Asia-Pacific region, and statements that were unanimously approved by the experts were accepted.
Prevalence, classification and natural history of gastric varices: A long‐term follow‐up study in 568 portal hypertension patients
Gastric varices are a common and serious complication of portal hypertension and sclerotherapy was more effective in controlling acute bleeding and obliterating varices in gastroesophagael varices than in isolated gastricvarices; the latter often required surgery.
Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver consensus recommendations on hepatocellular carcinoma
Recommendations on the management of hepatocellular carcinoma were presented at the fourth APASL single topic conference on viral-related HCC at Bali, Indonesia and approved by the participants of the conference.
Asia–Pacific clinical practice guidelines on the management of hepatocellular carcinoma: a 2017 update
The latest guidelines for the treatment of HCC recommend evidence-based management and are considered suitable for universal use in the Asia–Pacific region, which has a diversity of medical environments.
World Gastroenterology Organisation global guidelines: Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.
Review Team, Douglas R. LaBrecque, MD, FACP (chair, USA), Zaigham Abbas, MD, MBBS, FCPS, FRCP, FRCPI, FACP, FACG, AGAF (Pakistan), Frank Anania, MD, FACP, AGAF (USA), Peter Ferenci, MD (Austria),
Profile, spectrum and significance of HBV genotypes in chronic liver disease patients in the Indian subcontinent
The prevalence and significance of HBV genotypes in the Indian subcontinent and the response to interferon therapy in Taiwanese patients was studied to study the prevalence and importance of these genotypes.