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- D. Pourmarzi, A. Smirnov, L. Hall, G. Fitzgerald, T. Rahman
- Medicine, PsychologyAustralian journal of primary health
- 30 March 2019
Patients emphasised 'having more energy' when reporting improvements in their physical health following treatment and their desire to help other patients to receive treatment was connected to their experience of the services that they received and their perceived health outcomes.
Sessile Serrated Adenomas in Young Patients may have Limited Risk of Malignant Progression
The results suggest that SSAs develop at a young age, but have a prolonged dwell time and are unlikely to develop into cancer in patients younger than 60 years of age, highlighting the need for further targeted research to determine the most appropriate surveillance intervals for young patients with sporadic SSAs.
Increasing Hospitalization Rates for Cirrhosis: Overrepresentation of Disadvantaged Australians
Exploratory study into the unmet supportive needs of people diagnosed with cirrhosis in Queensland, Australia
Many patients with cirrhosis follow complex medication and dietary regimens, and those with decompensated cirrhosis suffer debilitating complications. These factors impact activities of daily living…
Changing prevalence of aetiological factors and comorbidities among Australians hospitalised for cirrhosis
The rate of hospital admissions for cirrhosis increased 1.3‐fold during 2008‐2016 in Queensland and alcohol misuse was a contributing factor in 55% of admissions and patients had at least one comorbidity.
Elements of community-based models for treating hepatitis C virus in supporting HCV elimination in Australia: A Delphi study.
- D. Pourmarzi, A. Smirnov, J. Hepworth, T. Rahman, G. FitzGerald, L. Hall
- Medicine, Political ScienceThe International journal of health planning and…
- 1 April 2019
Substantial work is required across policy and health service planning to integrate these highly rated elements of community-based models for treating HCV and their feasibility in the Australian context.
An Update on Hepatorenal Syndrome
- Samuel Chan, Kenneth K. L. Au, R. Francis, D. Mudge, David W. Johnson, T. Rahman
- 21 March 2017
Clinicians need to be aware of the pathophysiology and management principles of HRS to provide quality care for patients with multi-organ failure.
High prevalence of sessile serrated adenomas in contemporary outpatient colonoscopy practice
Sessile serrated adenomas (SSA) are the polyp precursor of 15–20% of colorectal carcinomas. There is debate about their prevalence and increasing discussion about the need for a serrated polyp…
Clinical effectiveness, cost effectiveness and acceptability of community‐based treatment of hepatitis C virus infection: A mixed method systematic review
- D. Pourmarzi, L. Hall, J. Hepworth, A. Smirnov, T. Rahman, G. FitzGerald
- Medicine, PsychologyJournal of viral hepatitis
- 1 April 2019
A mixed‐method systematic review of quantitative and qualitative evidence about clinical effectiveness, cost effectiveness and acceptability of community‐based HCV treatment models found studies of the cost effectiveness of community-based models for treating HCV are needed.
Safety and tolerability of experimental hookworm infection in humans with metabolic disease: study protocol for a phase 1b randomised controlled clinical trial
Assessing the effect of inoculation with helminths on physical and metabolic parameters, immune responses, and the microbiome in otherwise healthy women and men will provide valuable information regarding the potential mechanisms by which hookworms, potentially via alterations in the microbiota, may positively influence metabolic health.