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Research & Reviews  120 results

Intact Fasting Insulin Identifies Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Patients Without ...
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism; Bril F, McPhaul MJ et. al.

Jun 30th, 2021 - Patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are characterized by insulin resistance and hyperinsulinism. However, insulin resistance measurements have not been shown to be good diagnostic tools to predict NAFLD in prior studies. We aime...

Practical approach for the diagnosis of biliary atresia on imaging, part 2: magnetic re...
Pediatric Radiology; Napolitano M, Franchi-Abella S et. al.

May 11th, 2021 - We aim to present a practical approach to imaging in suspected biliary atresia, an inflammatory cholangiopathy of infancy resulting in progressive fibrosis and obliteration of extrahepatic and intrahepatic bile ducts. Left untreated or with failur...

Effectiveness of Buffered Lidocaine for Local Anesthesia During Liver Biopsy.
Gastroenterology Nursing : the Official Journal of the So... Hockett D, Kress L et. al.

Apr 30th, 2021 - The aim of this research study was to evaluate the effectiveness of lidocaine versus lidocaine with sodium bicarbonate in reducing anxiety and pain, using visual analog scales, in subjects receiving local anesthetic during liver biopsies. The proj...

Identification of Isolated Hepatic Sarcoidosis With 18F-FDG PET/CT and MRI.
Clinical Nuclear Medicine; Arnfield E, Pattison DA

Mar 30th, 2021 - A 69-year-old woman presented with symptomatic hypercalcemia and deranged liver function. 18F-FDG PET/CT showed intense confluent avidity throughout the hepatic parenchyma, which was an isolated abnormality. Subsequent MRI demonstrated a diffuse i...

Role of percutaneous liver biopsy in infantile cholestasis: cohort from Arabs.
BMC Gastroenterology; Ahmed ABM, Fagih MA et. al.

Mar 13th, 2021 - Investigators from different parts of the world are calling for a re-evaluation of the role of liver biopsy (LB) in the evaluation of infantile cholestasis (IC), especially in the light of emerging non-invasive diagnostic technologies. Therefore, ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  14 results

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Jan 15th, 2019 - Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are frequently encountered in patients with metabolic syndrome (MS). Several data suggest that OSA per se could be a risk factor of liver injury. Most previous studies eval...

Chronic Hepatitis C Treatment in Egyptian Children With Gaucher Disease.

Oct 29th, 2018 - This is a prospective open label study, all Gaucher disease pediatric patients (6-18 years), diagnosed at or referred to the HCV Egyptian treatment site, Mansoura University Children's Hospital Gastroenterology and hepatology unit, after positive ...

Deciphering the Mechanisms Involved in Microbial Translocation Across the Spectrum of HCV Associated Liver Fibrosis

Jul 9th, 2018 - Hepatitis C (HCV) is a leading cause of cirrhosis worldwide. Most complications associated with cirrhosis are driven by an altered portal circulation and the development of portal hypertension. Bacterial translocation (BT) from the gut to the syst...

19 Versus 22-Gauge Needle for EUS-LB

Nov 7th, 2017 - Chronic liver disorders (CLD) are a major cause of morbidity and mortality for individuals in the US. Though serologic analysis will often lead to a conclusive diagnosis, liver biopsy remains an important method for helping to determine the etiolo...

Non-invasive Rapid Assessment of NAFLD Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging With LiverMultiScan

Sep 24th, 2017 - Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a condition associated with obesity, insulin resistance and heart disease. Research has shown that fatty liver (steatosis) can lead to a spectrum of diseases including low grade inflammation (steatohepa...

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News  2 results

Experts Weigh In on IgG4 Disease

Apr 1st, 2015 - Action Points This consensus statement provides guidance for clinicians facing IgG4-related diseases, a relatively novel classification. Be aware that much of the evidence for managment of these related conditions are not informed by clinical tria...

Pediatric Radiological Case: Autoimmune Hepatitis

Imaging Findings An initial ultrasound scan revealed a diffusely coarsened and heterogenous echotexture throughout the liver with a nodular contour but no discrete mass (Figure 1). In addition to the abnormal hepatic parenchyma, there was mild gal...

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