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The Liver Meeting 2015: American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)

The Liver Meeting 2015: American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD): Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AASLD 2015.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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     Activities Index Chapter Activity Names 1 Levels of Biological Organization Dorsal and Ventral Cavities Body Planes Anatomical Terminology:Orientation and Directional Terms 2 The Structure of Atoms Common Elements in Living Organisms Electron Arrangement Ionic Bonds Covalent Bonds Characteristics of Acids, Bases, and Salts 3 Parts of the Cell: Structure Structure of the Plasma Membrane Membrane Transport Selective Permeability Passive Transport Identifying Connective Tissue 4 Structure of the Skin 5 Microscopic Structure of Compact Bone Common Types of Fractures Facial Bones Typical Vertebra Classification of Bones Types of Synovial Joints 6 Connective Tissue Wrappings of Skeletal Muscle Microscopic Anatomy of Skeletal Fiber Organizational Level of Skeletal Muscles Graded Muscle Responses Muscles of the Body Posterior Surface Musclulature 7 Glial Cells and Their Functions Classification of Neurons The Human Brain: Sagittal Section Parts of the Brain Meninges of the Brain Anatomy of the Spinal Cord Cranial Nerves Structure of a Nerve Descriptions of Cranial Nerves Distribution of Spinal Nerves 8 Internal Structures of the Eye Optics of the Eye Internal Structures of the Ear 9 Hormones and Their Target Cells Ionic Calcium Levels in Blood Regulation of Blood Sugar Levels by Insulin and Glycogen 10 Formed Elements 11 External Anatomy of the Heart Frontal Section of the Heart Intrinsic Conduction System of the Heart Arterial Circulation Veins of the Systemic Circulation 12 Lymphatic Collecting Vessels and Regional Lymph Nodes Events in Allergic Reactions 13 Anatomy of the Upper Respiratory Tract Gas Transport 14 Digestive System Basic Structure of the Alimentary Wall Gastrointestinal Tract Activities Overview of Cellular Respiration 15 Anatomy and Function of the Nephron Nephron Activity Early Filtrate Processing 16 Male Reproductive Anatomy: Sagittal View The Female Menstrual Cycle  
media.pearsoncmg.com
almost 5 years ago
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Chronic Liver Injury Induced by Drugs

How common is drug-induced liver injury, and how can it best be managed?  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Aging Among Those Awaiting Liver Transplant Won't Worsen Outcomes

Liver transplant registrants have gotten older over the past decade, on average, due to aging of people with hepatitis C virus (HCV) and increases in the prevalence of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), according to new findings.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Sofosbuvir and Simeprevir in Liver Transplant Recipients

How safe and effective is combination antiviral therapy in the treatment of recurrent hepatitis C in liver transplant patients?  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Fewer Than Half Return to Work After Liver Transplant in France

Fewer than half of liver recipients in France return to work after their transplant, according to a new study.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Risk of ESRD Among Living Donor Liver Transplant Recipients

What are the risk factors for ESRD among liver transplant recipients?  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Can Imaging Replace Liver Biopsy for NASH Diagnosis?

Magnetic resonance imaging-based elastrography (MRE) more accurately classifies liver fibrosis and steatosis in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) than transient elastography (TE), according to a study from Japan.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Short-term Outcomes Favor Laparoscopic Over Open Liver Resection

Laparoscopic liver resection (LLR) is associated with fewer complications and shorter hospital stay, with no increase in mortality, compared with open liver resection (OLR), according to a systematic review of more than 9,000 LLR cases and 2,900 OLR cases worldwide.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Protecting Infants From HBV Transmission by Liver Transplant

A regimen of hepatitis B immunoglobulin (HBIG) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccine protects pediatric recipients of core antibody-positive livers from developing HBV infection, researchers from Korea report.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Fibrin Sealant Patch Provides Better Hemostasis During Liver Resection

Fibrin sealant patches (FSP) provide better secondary control of local bleeding than cellulose patches in patients undergoing liver resection, researchers report.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Best of Liver Summit: PBC, NAFLD/NASH, and HCV CME

This activity was developed for meeting the educational needs of hepatologists, gastroenterologists, internists, primary care providers, nurse practitioners/physician assistants, allied healthcare professionals, clinical pharmacists, and managed care decision makers.  
medscape.org
over 4 years ago
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Needle-phobic pancreas transplant 'world first' - BBC News

A British woman is told by doctors she is the first person in the world to have a pancreas transplant because of a severe needle phobia.  
bbc.co.uk
over 4 years ago
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Liver Toxicity in HIV/HCV Patients Receiving Etravirine

Do HIV/HCV coinfected patients receiving etravirine have an increased risk of liver toxicity?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Breakthrough for Diabetes: Material Protects Transplanted Pancreatic Islet Cells from Immune System |

Glucose-stimulated insulin-producing cells, derived from stem cells, are protected inside capsules that are engineered to be invisible to the host immune s  
medgadget.com
over 4 years ago
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Gut Bacteria May Influence Alcoholics' Liver Damage

Differences among alcoholics in who develops severe liver damage and who doesn't might be partly due to differences in their gut microbes, suggests a new study.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Traditional Serrated Adenomas of the Upper Digestive Tract

Traditional serrated adenomas can be present in the esophagus, stomach, duodenum, pancreas, and gallbladder. Are they precursors to invasive carcinoma?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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FDA Expands Use of Liver Drug to Subset of Patients

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has expanded the use of Gilead Sciences Inc's drug Harvoni (ledipasvir and sofosbuvir) to some hepatitis C patients in the advanced stage of cirrhosis, including those who have undergone liver transplant.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Digestive System Mind Map

Excellent diagram covering the digestive processes that occur in the mouth.  
Fatima Zahra Tahraoui
over 4 years ago