The guideline will help clinicians determine the appropriate treatment of patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer.
Aggressive testing, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention methods, such as needle exchange for those who inject drugs, are some of the options that the NASEM explored to target hepatitis elimination.
Harvoni and Sovaldi have been approved for pediatric patients with HCV genotypes.
Regimens for the treatment of hepatitis C that included ribavirin had more mild or moderate adverse events than those without.
Drug-drug interactions are common in patients taking hepatitis C virus medications, and consulting with a pharmacist can be beneficial.
A high BMI is associated with an increased risk for severe liver disease, and the risk is higher in those who also have type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Implementation of the FODMAP diet is an effective strategy to manage symptoms of IBS, including bloating and abdominal pain.
Thirty-eight of 231 NCGS patients showed gluten-specific symptoms when completing the placebo-controlled gluten challenge.
The American College of Gastroenterology has released recommendations of preferred approaches for diagnosing and evaluating patients with abnormal liver test results.
Surgical intervention after 24.5 days of acute pancreatitis may be beneficial for reducing postoperative complications.
Investigators have proposed an algorithm to facilitate the decision-making process of clinical care for patients with very early hepatocellular carcinoma.
HCV infection is associated with cancers such as bile duct and pancreatic cancers and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.
Serum uric acid concentrations and fructose consumption are associated with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis in children with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
The procedure could be used as alternative to bariatric surgery for selected patients with obesity.
Diabetes could increase the risk of developing hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with hepatitis C.
A VA center in Wisconsin is advising veterans to be screened for hepatitis and HIV after receiving care from a dentist who did not follow VA procedures.
Researchers described a new method to quantify hepatic fibrogenesis flux rates in the liver tissue and noninvasively in blood.
Treatment for 12 or 24 weeks is safe and efficacious for kidney transplant recipients with hepatitis C virus.
Researchers identified an interaction between ribavirin with paritaprevir/ritonavir/ombitasvir and dasabuvir.
The cost of the new hepatitis C drugs in low- and certain middle-income countries is rapidly declining, according to a WHO study.
A 50-year-old man presents to the emergency department with abdominal pain, nausea, jaundice, and dark urine.
Timely administration of antibiotics was associated with a 30% reduction in 30 day mortality.
The ultimate goal should be to more closely regulate potentially injurious ingredients in herbal and dietary supplements.
The FDA issues a warning about the risk of hepatitis B virus reactivation among patients taking direct-acting antivirals to treat hepatitis C infections.
Total alcohol abstinence is the cornerstone of treatment for patients with alcohol use disorders and alcoholic liver disease.
Shortening the duration of HCV therapy from 12 weeks to 3 weeks could substantially reduce the cost of treatment.
Physical Activity reduces intrahepatic lipid content and markers of hepatocellular injury in patients with NAFLD and this effect correlated with baseline body mass index.
In patients with Hepatitis C, Oral treatment with sofosbuvir plus ribavirin is preferred over interferon based triple therapy.
The mortality rate from pancreatic cancer is significantly higher in the American region than in the European and Western Pacific regions.
HCVcAg assays with signal amplification have the potential to replace NAT in settings with high HCV prevalence.