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Complications and use of intracranial pressure monitoring in patients with acute liver failure and severe encephalopathy
Monitoring of intracranial pressure (ICP) in acute liver failure (ALF) is controversial as a result of the reported complication risk (∼20%) and limited therapeutic options for intracranialExpand
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Non‐resective ablation therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma: effectiveness measured by intention‐to‐treat and dropout from liver transplant waiting list
Abstract:  Background:  Orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) for patients with small hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is widely accepted, and the usefulness of local ablation techniques as a bridgeExpand
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Proton Pump Inhibitor Initiation and Withdrawal affects Gut Microbiota and Readmission Risk in Cirrhosis
OBJECTIVES: Cirrhosis is associated with gut microbial dysbiosis, high readmissions and proton pump inhibitor (PPI) overuse, which could be inter‐linked. Our aim was to determine the effect of PPIExpand
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Hepatic angiosarcoma and liver transplantation: case report and literature review.
Hepatic angiosarcoma is a rare malignant vascular tumor that accounts for up to 2% of all primary liver tumors. Accurate diagnosis of this tumor is difficult, especially if the patient has no historyExpand
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Indwelling Tunneled Pleural Catheters for Refractory Hepatic Hydrothorax in Patients With Cirrhosis: A Multicenter Study
BACKGROUND: The outcome of indwelling pleural catheter (IPC) use in hepatic hydrothorax (HH) is unclear. This study aimed to review the safety and feasibility of the IPC in patients with refractoryExpand
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An Immunoassay to Rapidly Measure Acetaminophen Protein Adducts Accurately Identifies Patients With Acute Liver Injury or Failure
BACKGROUND & AIMS A rapid and reliable point‐of‐care assay to detect acetaminophen protein adducts in the serum of patients with acute liver injury could improve diagnosis and management. AcetaSTATExpand
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Two‐year outcomes in initial survivors with acute liver failure: results from a prospective, multicentre study
The long‐term clinical outcomes in initial survivors with acute liver failure (ALF) are not well known. The aim of this study was to provide an overview of the 2‐year clinical outcomes among initialExpand
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Mild Alcohol Consumption is Not Associated With Increased Fibrosis in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C
Background Excessive alcohol consumption is associated with an increased risk for fibrosis progression and cirrhosis in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. However, the impact ofExpand
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Hepatitis C (HCV) recurrence following liver transplantation is universal. However, the severity of recurrence is highly variable between patients. We speculated that recipient DR antigens or theExpand
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