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Weight-Loss Surgery Effectively Reduces Weight and Lowers Risk of Post- Liver Transplant Complications in Obese Patients

SAN FRANCISCO – Preliminary data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases – found that weight-loss surgery prior to liver transplantation is superior to...
2-Nov-2018 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Clinically Significant Liver Toxicity Related to Anti-Cancer Drugs is Rare but Often Leads to Discontinuation of Treatment

SAN FRANCISCO – Preliminary data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases – found that patients treated with immune checkpoint inhibitors rarely develop...
2-Nov-2018 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Liver Cancer Combined with Other Liver Diseases Driving Higher Death Rate and Health Care Costs for U.S. Seniors

SAN FRANCISCO – Data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases – found that hospitalizations and death are increasing among Medicare recipients with...
2-Nov-2018 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

People with Hepatitis C Who Actively Inject Illegal Drugs Have High Rates of Hepatitis C Treatment Adherence and Cure

SAN FRANCISCO – Preliminary data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases – found that people who inject drugs who are infected with the hepatitis C virus...
2-Nov-2018 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

African-Americans Face Significant Delays in Liver Transplantation Despite High Priority Scores

SAN FRANCISCO – Preliminary data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases – found that African-American patients on waitlists for liver transplantation,...
2-Nov-2018 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Combined Glecaprevir and Pibrentasvir Found Highly Effective in Chronic Hepatitis C Patients Who Have Failed Other Therapies

SAN FRANCISCO – Data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases – found the combination of glecaprevir and pibrentasvir is highly effective and well tolerated...
2-Nov-2018 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Universal Hepatitis C Screening of Pregnant Women More Cost-Effective Than Risk-Based Approach

SAN FRANCISCO – Preliminary data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases – found that universal screening of pregnant women at risk for hepatitis C virus...
2-Nov-2018 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Patients Have Higher Rates of All Non-Liver-Related Cancers

SAN FRANCISCO – Preliminary data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases – found that rates of malignancy occurring outside of the liver were higher in...
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