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July 21, 2021

FDA OKs Odevixibat for Pruritus Associated With Rare Liver Disease FDA OKs Odevixibat for Pruritus Associated With Rare Liver Disease

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved odevixibat (Bylvay, Albireo Pharma), the first treatment for pruritus associated with all types of progressive familial intrahepatic […]
July 19, 2021

The Risk Factors Behind Infected Pancreatic Necrosis’ Deadly Toll The Risk Factors Behind Infected Pancreatic Necrosis’ Deadly Toll

Patients with infected pancreatic necrosis (IPN) are more likely to experience organ failure and mortality, which makes identifying them as quickly as possible especially crucial. A […]
July 19, 2021

Good Survival, Outcomes With TARE for HCC Good Survival, Outcomes With TARE for HCC

Patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) can be offered transarterial radioembolization (TARE) as a safe and effective first-line treatment or adjunct to other locoregional therapies, authors of […]
July 12, 2021

Managing Early Complications After Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery Managing Early Complications After Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery

The American Gastroenterological Association recently published a clinical practice update concerning endoscopic evaluation and management of early complications after bariatric/metabolic surgery. The seven best practice advice […]
July 9, 2021

Fibrosis Severity Is ‘Strong Predictor’ of Prognosis in ALD Fibrosis Severity Is ‘Strong Predictor’ of Prognosis in ALD

Moderate fibrosis in patients with alcoholic liver disease is not a benign condition, say investigators who studied the natural history of ALD according to biopsy-proven fibrosis […]
July 9, 2021

Fibrosis Severity Is ‘Strong Predictor’ of Prognosis in ALD Fibrosis Severity Is ‘Strong Predictor’ of Prognosis in ALD

Moderate fibrosis in patients with alcoholic liver disease is not a benign condition, say investigators who studied the natural history of ALD according to biopsy-proven fibrosis […]
July 9, 2021

Protein Expression May Predict HBV DNA Suppression Protein Expression May Predict HBV DNA Suppression

Stopping nucleoside analog therapy in patients with hepatitis B viral (HBV) infections results in sustained viral suppression in only a minority of patients, but a new […]
July 6, 2021

Acute-Care Cost Advantages With Sleeve Gastrectomy Wane With Time Acute-Care Cost Advantages With Sleeve Gastrectomy Wane With Time

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Obese patients who choose sleeve gastrectomy (SG) may have fewer complications requiring emergency care and hospitalization than peers who choose Roux-en-Y […]
July 6, 2021

Adalimumab Safe and Effective in Children With Ulcerative Colitis Adalimumab Safe and Effective in Children With Ulcerative Colitis

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Adalimumab is effective and well tolerated in children with moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis (UC), with “clinically meaningful” rates of clinical remission and […]
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