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Drinking during late adolescence could be first step to liver problems in adulthood

Drinking during late adolescence could be first step to liver problems in adulthood

Bayer-new phase 3 liver cancer data

Bayer-new phase 3 liver cancer data

GIQuIC expands endoscopic quality registry to include upper GI endoscopy

GIQuIC expands endoscopic quality registry to include upper GI endoscopy

Raising transfusion threshold improves acute upper GI bleeding outcomes

Raising transfusion threshold improves acute upper GI bleeding outcomes

Practice guideline-recommended care reduces bleeding in cirrhosis patients

Practice guideline-recommended care reduces bleeding in cirrhosis patients

Chiasma successfully completes Phase I clinical study of Octreolin

Chiasma successfully completes Phase I clinical study of Octreolin

Effectiveness of combination band ligation and nadolol for first variceal bleeding not established

Effectiveness of combination band ligation and nadolol for first variceal bleeding not established

Antiviral treatment, SVR prevent esophageal varices in patients with HCV-induced cirrhosis

Antiviral treatment, SVR prevent esophageal varices in patients with HCV-induced cirrhosis

Risk of venous thromboembolism is low after hepatic resection in cirrhotic patients: Researchers

Risk of venous thromboembolism is low after hepatic resection in cirrhotic patients: Researchers

Endoscopic and surgical treatment of GV bleeding: MDCTPV could provide valuable references

Endoscopic and surgical treatment of GV bleeding: MDCTPV could provide valuable references

Serious liver disorder associated with use of HIV drug, FDA warns

Serious liver disorder associated with use of HIV drug, FDA warns

Research reveals effectiveness of carvedilol in preventing variceal hemorrhage

Research reveals effectiveness of carvedilol in preventing variceal hemorrhage

Intra-arterial combination chemotherapy induces long-term survival for hepatocellular carcinoma

Intra-arterial combination chemotherapy induces long-term survival for hepatocellular carcinoma

Rapamycin and Gleevec reverses effects of portal hypertension in rats

Rapamycin and Gleevec reverses effects of portal hypertension in rats

Prevention of primary variceal bleeding

Prevention of primary variceal bleeding

Liver stiffness indicates severe portal hypertension in patients with hepatitis C-related cirrhosis

Liver stiffness indicates severe portal hypertension in patients with hepatitis C-related cirrhosis

Cost-effectiveness analysis of variceal ligation vs. beta-blockers for primary prevention of variceal bleeding

Cost-effectiveness analysis of variceal ligation vs. beta-blockers for primary prevention of variceal bleeding

Patients can now swallow pill-sized, disposable cameras to help diagnose diseases of the esophagus

Patients can now swallow pill-sized, disposable cameras to help diagnose diseases of the esophagus