Elevated international normalized ratio (INR) and new diagnosis of hepatitis C associated with severe intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP): A case report
ConclusionThis case highlights and adds to the growing body of evidence supporting the need for universal screening for hepatitis C in ICP patients and the potential role for repeat SBA testing, which would be a notable change from the traditional care of these individuals.
Authors: Li M, Zhao Y, Liu X, Zhang S, Jiang Y, Yang Z Abstract Portal vein tumor thrombus (PVTT) promotes distant metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), which increases the mortality of patients with HCC and PVTT. The aim of the present study was to develop an early risk warning system for distant metastasis of hepatitis B virus (HBV)-associated primary HCC (HBV-HCC) with PVTT. Data from 346 patients (263 and 83 in the modeling and validation cohorts, respectively) who had received primary diagnoses of HBV-HCC and PVTT between January 2012 and June 2015 at Beijing Ditan Hospital (Beijing, China) were retros...
Publication date: Available online 7 April 2020Source: Pregnancy HypertensionAuthor(s): Sarah Heimberger, Ariel Mueller, Rubina Ratnaparkhi, Joana Lopes Perdigao, Sarosh Rana
Publication date: Available online 7 April 2020Source: Pregnancy HypertensionAuthor(s): Darshan Hosapatna Basavarajappa, Pradip Kumar Saha, Rashmi Bagga, Niranjan Khandelwal, Manish Modi
Publication date: Available online 7 April 2020Source: Pregnancy HypertensionAuthor(s): Annettee Nakimuli, Jennifer E. Starling, Sarah Nakubulwa, Imelda Namagembe, Musa Sekikubo, Eve Nakabembe, James G. Scott, Ashley Moffett, Catherine E Aiken
Publication date: Available online 8 April 2020Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Dr. P.G. Paul, Dr. Tasneem Saherwala, Dr. Poulami Barma, Dr. George Paul, Dr. Sanghamitra Thakur
Publication date: Available online 7 April 2020Source: Gynecologic Oncology ReportsAuthor(s): E. Cochrane, K. Frost, C. Dinobile, S. Kim, W. Burke
Publication date: Available online 7 April 2020Source: Best Practice &Research Clinical Obstetrics &GynaecologyAuthor(s): Dev Katarey, Rachel H. Westbrook
When should parathyroidectomy be considered during pregnancy? Is it safe to perform during the first trimester?Journal of the Endocrine Society
Conclusion: Concomitant administration of gabapentin, prednisone, and clonidine, especially if used for the first time, may play a synergistic effect in increasing a patient's suicide risk. PMID: 32257567 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Purpose of review Alcoholic liver disease continues to be a major public health concern in the United States and around the world. Alcoholic liver disease remains the third most common indication for liver transplantation in the United States. Mortality has been reported in up to 30–50% of patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis. Liver transplantation can be lifesaving for patients with alcoholic hepatitis. Liver transplantation for alcoholic liver disease was traditionally only considered in patients who have achieved 6 months of abstinence. The majority of patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis who fail medica...