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Dig Dis (2021) 39 (4): 358–365.
Published Online: 03 November 2020
... to investigate the natural history of cirrhosis and to determine trends in the etiology of cirrhosis. Methods: Between January 2001 and January 2018, a total of 1,341 patients had been diagnosed with cirrhosis and were included. Results: A total of 898 cirrhotic patients, who were followed up for at least 6...
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Dig Dis (2020) 38 (4): 320–328.
Published Online: 02 October 2019
...Ioannis Bellos; Konstantinos Kontzoglou; Amanda Psyrri; Vasilios Pergialiotis Background and Aims: Refractory ascites represents a significant complication of decompensated cirrhosis, associated with increased mortality rates. The aim of this meta-analysis was to evaluate whether response...
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Dig Dis (2019) 37 (6): 509–517.
Published Online: 06 June 2019
..., a proinflammatory component has been suggested as precipitating event. Objectives: To evaluate the role of cytokines in cirrhosis for development of HE. Methods: Pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokine profiles were determined in rats with CCL 4 -induced cirrhosis and HE as well as in patients with cirrhosis either due...
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Dig Dis (2019) 37 (3): 239–246.
Published Online: 09 January 2019
... with ascites. Methods: Overall, 99 patients with newly diagnosed ascites with cirrhosis were enrolled. No patients had intrahepatic malignancy. The patients were divided into 2 groups based on tolvaptan therapy: 86 patients treated with tolvaptan (tolvaptan-group) and 13 patients treated without tolvaptan (non...
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Dig Dis (2017) 35 (4): 304–309.
Published Online: 03 May 2017
...Ian A. Rowe Liver cirrhosis is responsible for more than 1 million deaths annually and the majority of these deaths are preventable. There is marked geographical variation in rates of mortality due to cirrhosis, and this variation in liver disease burden exemplifies the links between population...
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Dig Dis (2016) 34 (5): 603–606.
Published Online: 22 June 2016
... the mainstays of academic hepatology practice, where do we go from here? Unfortunately, we are in an era where the incidence and prevalence of liver diseases around the globe is increasing, and death from complications of cirrhosis is now among the top 10 causes in most countries; so hepatologists are expected...
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Dig Dis (2016) 34 (4): 374–381.
Published Online: 11 May 2016
...Francesca Saffioti; Massimo Pinzani Liver cirrhosis is the ultimate consequence of the wound healing reaction subsequent to a chronic injury, which leads to a complete derangement of the normal hepatic lobular and vascular architecture. Cirrhosis is characterized by patterns of evolution depending...
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Dig Dis (2016) 34 (4): 327–333.
Published Online: 11 May 2016
...Katherine Arndtz; Gideon M. Hirschfield Background: Autoimmune liver disease (AILD) encompasses 3 main distinct clinical diseases: autoimmune hepatitis, primary biliary cholangitis (formally known as cirrhosis, PBC) and primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC). These conditions are an important, yet...
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Dig Dis (2016) 34 (4): 308–316.
Published Online: 11 May 2016
... with chronic HEV infection have no symptoms, but some develop rapidly progressive liver cirrhosis. The full clinical spectrum of HEV is still emerging. HEV has important extra-hepatic manifestations, which deserve further investigation. For example, HEV can cause a wide range of neurological illness...
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Dig Dis (2016) 34 (4): 347–355.
Published Online: 11 May 2016
...M. Omar Farooq; Ramon Bataller Alcoholic liver disease (ALD) is a leading cause of liver-related morbidity and mortality. ALD encompasses a spectrum of disorders ranging from asymptomatic steatosis, alcoholic steatohepatitis, fibrosis, cirrhosis and its related complications. Moreover, patients can...
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Dig Dis (2015) 33 (Suppl. 2): 115–117.
Published Online: 07 December 2015
...Raoul Poupon PBC (formerly known as primary biliary cirrhosis and now named primary biliary cholangitis) is a disease with a wide range of severity and variable rate of progression. The diagnosis of advanced liver fibrosis/cirrhosis portends an increased risk of liver-related morbidity...
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Dig Dis (2015) 33 (5): 635–641.
Published Online: 23 September 2015
... at a molecular level and, in the near future, will be potential in paving the way for tailored medicine in HCC patients. Fig. 1 Sequential changes during HCC development. Normal liver that undergoes chronic hepatitis or cirrhosis progresses through hyperplastic and dysplastic stages. During these stages...