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Health Management

ESGAR Consensus Statement on Liver MR Imaging

2016 01 Jul

Clinical Use of Liver-Specific Contrast Agents   The European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology (ESGAR) formed a multinational European panel of experts, selected on the basis of a literature review and their leadership in the field of liver magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, to develop a consensus and provide updated recommendations... Read more

Executive Health Management

UEG Week Vienna 2016

2015 27 Nov

UEG, or United European Gastroenterology, is a professional non-profit organisation combining all the leading European societies concerned with digestive disease.Together, our member societies represent over 22,000 specialists, working across medicine, surgery, paediatrics, GI oncology and endoscopy. This makes UEG the most comprehensive organisation... Read more

ICU Management

Probiotics Prevent Brain Complications of Cirrhosis

2014 09 Jun

Hepatic encephalopathy is a serious complication of advanced liver disease. As many as 45 percent of cirrhosis patients will experience a deterioration of brain function, since the damaged liver is unable to remove toxins from the blood. A study recently published in the journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology reports that probiotics can be... Read more

ICU Management

New Proposal for Improved Allocation of Liver Transplant Donations

2014 29 Jan

Based on the experience of close to 1,500 transplant donations registered in units in Spain and the United Kingdom, researchers at Spain’s University of Cordoba have developed a mathematical system capable of measuring compatibility between donors and the most serious receivers in liver transplants.Spain is considered the global transplant leader and... Read more

Executive Health Management

Coffee and Cigarette Consumption Not All Bad News

2013 16 Dec

According to a new study it appears that drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes may protect against the rare liver disease Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC).A new study conducted in Norway and published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology finds that both coffee consumption and cigarette smoking could potentially protect against primary sclerosing... Read more

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