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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.
A study analyzes the most important factors leading to death or liver transplant in drug-induced liver disease

A study analyzes the most important factors leading to death or liver transplant in drug-induced liver disease

Pillcam enables Jefferson Physicians to diagnose diseases of esophagus without using endoscope

Pillcam enables Jefferson Physicians to diagnose diseases of esophagus without using endoscope

First study to examine liver injury in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)

First study to examine liver injury in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)

Smoking may have a devastating effect on gastrointestinal health

Smoking may have a devastating effect on gastrointestinal health

Grapefruit have strong antioxidant properties that can have healing effects on stomach ulcers

Grapefruit have strong antioxidant properties that can have healing effects on stomach ulcers

Use of a common type of antidepressant may increase gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding

Use of a common type of antidepressant may increase gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding

Statin chemoprevention with minimal surveillance could prevent 96 percent of colon cancers

Statin chemoprevention with minimal surveillance could prevent 96 percent of colon cancers

Abnormal liver tests in a Mediterranean population

Abnormal liver tests in a Mediterranean population

Fish oil, soluble fiber and antioxidants reduces need for traditional ulcerative colitis treatment

Fish oil, soluble fiber and antioxidants reduces need for traditional ulcerative colitis treatment

Patients with Hepatitis C have a significant decrease in their health-related quality-of-life

Patients with Hepatitis C have a significant decrease in their health-related quality-of-life

Statins appear to be safe for people with fatty liver disease

Statins appear to be safe for people with fatty liver disease

Alcohol relapse adversely affects liver transplant survival

Alcohol relapse adversely affects liver transplant survival

Important advance in our understanding of colorectal cancer

Important advance in our understanding of colorectal cancer

Self-reporting of symptoms by patients with ulcerative colitis better than assessing patients with endoscopy

Self-reporting of symptoms by patients with ulcerative colitis better than assessing patients with endoscopy

Association noted between certain non-lver cancers and hepatitis C

Association noted between certain non-lver cancers and hepatitis C

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