SWE effectively predicts cirrhosis complications

Shear-wave elastography (SWE) is an effective way to help predict liver-related...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Elastography shows high reproducibility in breast lesions SWE identifies hydrocephalus in infants Elastography helps liver transplant patients avoid biopsy Shear-wave elastography tracks effects of knee surgery Elastography methods reduce unnecessary breast biopsies
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CONCLUSIONS: The SMs in PWIBDs and a craniotomy performed immediately before starting the process of determining brain death seem to be related to lengthening the TT-BD. PMID: 33029974 [PubMed]
Source: Journal of Clinical Neurology - Category: Neurology Tags: J Clin Neurol Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: DAAs are effective and safe in the treatment of recurrent HCV infection in LT recipients with history of HCC. Relapse to pre- and post-LT DAA therapy is associated with post-transplantation HCC recurrence. PMID: 33033569 [PubMed]
Source: World Journal of Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: World J Hepatol Source Type: research
Authors: Singh G, Yoshida EM, Rathi S, Marquez V, Kim P, Erb SR, Salh BS Abstract Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. If diagnosed early, curative treatment options such as surgical resection, loco-regional therapies, and liver transplantation are available to patients, increasing their chances of survival and improving their quality of life. Unfortunately, most patients are diagnosed with late stage HCC where only palliative treatment is available. Therefore, biomarkers which could detect HCC early with a high degree of sensitivity and specificity, may play...
Source: World Journal of Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: World J Hepatol Source Type: research
Authors: Arab JP, Dirchwolf M, Álvares-da-Silva MR, Barrera F, Benítez C, Castellanos-Fernandez M, Castro-Narro G, Chavez-Tapia N, Chiodi D, Cotrim H, Cusi K, de Oliveira CPMS, Díaz J, Fassio E, Gerona S, Girala M, Hernandez N, Marciano S, Masson W, Mendez-Sanchez N, Leite N, Lozano A, Padilla M, Panduro A, Paraná R, Parise E, Perez M, Poniachik J, Restrepo JC, Ruf A, Silva M, Tagle M, Tapias M, Torres K, Vilar-Gomez E, Costa Gil JE, Gadano A, Arrese M Abstract Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) currently represents an epidemic worldwide. NAFLD is the most frequently diagnosed chr...
Source: Annals of Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Ann Hepatol Source Type: research
This article reviews CTE disease based on its clinical and histological presentation, etiology and pathogenesis, and management and outcome. PMID: 33029133 [PubMed]
Source: Gastroenterology Research and Practice - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterol Res Pract Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 22 August 2019Source: Journal of Clinical NeuroscienceAuthor(s): Shih-Ying Chen, Jun-Jun Lee, Chun-Chih Chien, Wan-Chen Tsai, Cheng-Hsien Lu, Wen-Neng Chang, Chia-Yi LienAbstractThe clinical characteristics and therapeutic outcomes of adult Listeria monocytogenes meningitis are not commonly examined in isolation in the literature. During a study period of 19 years (2000–2018), 366 patients with culture-proven adult bacterial meningitis (ABM) were identified in the author’s hospital (264 patients in 2000–2010 and 102 patients in 2011–2018). Of the 366 ABM patients...
Source: Journal of Clinical Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Cranioplasty is associated with a high incidence of postoperative seizures. The prophylactic use of AEDs can reduce the occurrence of early seizures. PMID: 30239312 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Neurosurgery - Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Tags: J Neurosurg Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 2 July 2018Source: Journal of Clinical NeuroscienceAuthor(s): Wan-Chen Tsai, Chia-Yi Lien, Jun-Jun Lee, Wei-Che Lin, Che-Wei Hsu, Chi-Ren Huang, Nai-Wen Tsai, Chiung-Chih Chang, Cheng-Hsien Lu, Wen-Neng ChangAbstractThe prognostic significance of clinical characteristics and neuroimaging features, especially cranial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-based neuroimaging features, in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-negative cryptococcal meningitis (CM) has rarely been examined in the literature. We analyzed the clinical characteristics and MRI findings of 65 HIV-negative pati...
Source: Journal of Clinical Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
Conclusions: Symptomatic hyponatremia secondary to SIADH remains a rare complication of cryptococcal meningitis.,Case Presentation: A 67-year-old male with liver transplantation due to hepatitis C (HCV) related liver cirrhosis developed severe hyponatremia four months after liver transplantation, which was discovered during routine clinic visit. Patient was referred to the emergency department, treated and discharged with normal serum sodium level. Few days later, he presented with dizziness, confusion, ataxia, abnormal muscle movements and leg pain. Laboratory investigations were consistent with SIADH and revealed a sodiu...
Source: Hepatitis Monthly - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
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