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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.
Short-term use of selective COX-2 inhibitors may be safe for patients with cirrhosis of the liver

Short-term use of selective COX-2 inhibitors may be safe for patients with cirrhosis of the liver

Suffering from fatigue, abdominal discomfort or bloody diarrhea? Your doctor might not recommend an uncomfortable endoscopy

Suffering from fatigue, abdominal discomfort or bloody diarrhea? Your doctor might not recommend an uncomfortable endoscopy

Calcium and vitamin D treatment alone can improve bone mineral density in Crohn's patients

Calcium and vitamin D treatment alone can improve bone mineral density in Crohn's patients

VCU Gastroenterology research papers ranked 4th in most cited papers

VCU Gastroenterology research papers ranked 4th in most cited papers

Role of ethnicity in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Role of ethnicity in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Sildenafil restores cognitive function in rats after liver failure

Sildenafil restores cognitive function in rats after liver failure

Chronic users NSAIDs have greater risk of bleeding and visible damage to their small intestine

Chronic users NSAIDs have greater risk of bleeding and visible damage to their small intestine

Researchers discover clues to cirrhosis

Researchers discover clues to cirrhosis

Transplanted bone marrow cells reduce liver fibrosis in mice

Transplanted bone marrow cells reduce liver fibrosis in mice

A new study has found fatty liver disease in nearly one third of American adults in a large urban population sample

A new study has found fatty liver disease in nearly one third of American adults in a large urban population sample

Battle of Waterloo could help doctors fight death from multiple organ failure

Battle of Waterloo could help doctors fight death from multiple organ failure

Abbott's investigational anti-interleukin-12 fully human monoclonal antibody in Crohn's disease study

Abbott's investigational anti-interleukin-12 fully human monoclonal antibody in Crohn's disease study

Caspase levels associated with liver injury

Caspase levels associated with liver injury

Prevalence of occult HBV in hemodialysis patients is 4 to 5 times higher than standard HBsAg testing would suggest

Prevalence of occult HBV in hemodialysis patients is 4 to 5 times higher than standard HBsAg testing would suggest

Treatment to control gastroesophageal reflux disease in children found to be ineffective

Treatment to control gastroesophageal reflux disease in children found to be ineffective

New approaches for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C

New approaches for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C

New treatment option for patients who have moderately active ulcerative colitis

New treatment option for patients who have moderately active ulcerative colitis

Pegasys with ribavirin combo may best for reducing hepatitis C viral levels

Pegasys with ribavirin combo may best for reducing hepatitis C viral levels

Liver cancer genes cluster into two subsets that correlate to survival

Liver cancer genes cluster into two subsets that correlate to survival

Severe hepatitis C recurrence is more common in transplants from living donors

Severe hepatitis C recurrence is more common in transplants from living donors