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Location, location, location - INTENSIVE

A 25-year-old man was admitted to ICU post PEA arrest from haemorrhagic shock, following an assault and penetrating injuries to his right thigh and scrotum. In ICU he develops ischaemic hepatitis secondary to hypoxia, coagulopathy and acute kidney injury. He requires inotropic support, CVVHDF and repeat blood product transfusions.  
intensiveblog.com
over 3 years ago
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Deciding on the Best Treatment in Patients With Hepatitis B

Recent recommendations and their impact on the management of patients with hepatitis B, including immune-tolerant hepatitis B, immune-active hepatitis B, and inactive chronic hepatitis, are reviewed.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Early Liver Transplantation for Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis

Early liver transplantation may be another therapeutic option for severe alcoholic hepatitis, particularly for those patients who did not respond to standard medical therapy.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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HCV a Risk Factor for Anti-TB Drug Induced Liver Injury

What are the risk factors associated with anti-tuberculosis drug-induced liver injury in patients with chronic viral hepatitis?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Hepatitis Awareness Month and Testing Day — May 2016 | MMWR

The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  
cdc.gov
over 3 years ago
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Pentoxifylline Is Ineffective for Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis

Should patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis receive pentoxifylline? New research answers whether this drug reduces mortality and need for liver transplant.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Are CDC Hepatitis Screening Recommendations Effective? CME/CE

: Following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations for one-time hepatitis C virus screening in those born from 1945-1965 without risk factors might miss one-quarter of infections.  
medscape.org
over 3 years ago
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SHOCK LIVER AFTER CARDIAC ARREST

Interesting paper in AJEM. Hypoxic hepatitis (HH), ‘shock liver’, is defined as an increase in serum aminotransferase levels (20 times the upper normal level) after respiratory or circulatory failure. It is commonly seen in critical illness and after cardiac arrest. In ICU patients HH has been associated with poor outcomes but little is known about what it means in ROSC patients.  
scancrit.com
over 3 years ago
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Hepatitis A

 
youtube.com
about 3 years ago