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Hepatology is the branch of medicine that incorporates study of liver, gallbladder, biliary tree and pancreas as well as management of their disorders.
Review of transplant issues in patients with biliary atresia

Review of transplant issues in patients with biliary atresia

New biomarker for predicting liver cancer spread and survival discovered

New biomarker for predicting liver cancer spread and survival discovered

Shorter HCV treatment shows notable success

Shorter HCV treatment shows notable success

MRI techniques evolving towards better assessment of liver fibrosis

MRI techniques evolving towards better assessment of liver fibrosis

Hereditary form of colon cancer traced to common ancester in U.S.

Hereditary form of colon cancer traced to common ancester in U.S.

Drug effective for hepatitis C patients with low platelets

Drug effective for hepatitis C patients with low platelets

Optimal therapy for U.S. hepatitis C patients

Optimal therapy for U.S. hepatitis C patients

Greater need for education regarding blood borne viruses

Greater need for education regarding blood borne viruses

Treating patients with psychiatric disorders for hepatitis C

Treating patients with psychiatric disorders for hepatitis C

New upper limit defined for normal ALT in adolescent males

New upper limit defined for normal ALT in adolescent males

Compound of milk thistle shows anti-cancer effects

Compound of milk thistle shows anti-cancer effects

Minority patients do not necessarily have worse outcomes after liver transplantation

Minority patients do not necessarily have worse outcomes after liver transplantation

High-fat diet makes mice susceptible to liver injury

High-fat diet makes mice susceptible to liver injury

Weight-based dosing of ribavirin improves outcomes for patients with hepatitis C

Weight-based dosing of ribavirin improves outcomes for patients with hepatitis C

Noninvasive tests for cirrhosis may help to avoid liver biopsy

Noninvasive tests for cirrhosis may help to avoid liver biopsy

Rapamycin and Gleevec reverses effects of portal hypertension in rats

Rapamycin and Gleevec reverses effects of portal hypertension in rats

Common abdominal pain may be due to a potentially treatable newly recognized inflammatory reaction

Common abdominal pain may be due to a potentially treatable newly recognized inflammatory reaction

First-degree relatives of patients with primary biliary cirrhosis more likely to have biomarkers of the disease

First-degree relatives of patients with primary biliary cirrhosis more likely to have biomarkers of the disease

Case report on a shining significance in living donor transplantation

Case report on a shining significance in living donor transplantation

Specific microRNA, called miR-21, helps liver cancer develop

Specific microRNA, called miR-21, helps liver cancer develop