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Consensus Guideline: Liver transplantation for non-resectable colorectal liver metastases.

16 Sep, 2021 | 09:50h | UTC

Liver transplantation for non-resectable colorectal liver metastases: the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association consensus guidelines – The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology (free registration required)

 

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Podcast: The Best of Liver Tests.

7 Sep, 2021 | 10:29h | UTC

#293 The Best of Liver Tests with Dr. Elliot Tapper – The Curbsiders

 


Global burden of cancer attributable to alcohol consumption – “Globally, an estimated 741.300, or 4·1% of all new cases of cancer in 2020 were attributable to alcohol consumption”.

14 Jul, 2021 | 11:07h | UTC

Global burden of cancer in 2020 attributable to alcohol consumption: a population-based study – The Lancet Oncology

News release: Alcohol consumption linked to more than 740,000 new cancer cases in 2020 – The Lancet

Commentaries: Alcohol caused 740,000 cancer cases globally last year – study – The Guardian AND Expert reaction to study of alcohol and cancer – Science Media Centre

 


AASLD Guideline: Vascular liver disorders, portal vein thrombosis, and procedural bleeding in patients with liver disease.

28 Jun, 2021 | 09:33h | UTC

Vascular Liver Disorders, Portal Vein Thrombosis, and Procedural Bleeding in Patients With Liver Disease: 2020 Practice Guidance by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

 


Guide to Enhanced Recovery for Cancer Patients Undergoing Liver Surgery

25 Apr, 2021 | 20:53h | UTC

Guide to Enhanced Recovery for Cancer Patients Undergoing Liver Surgery – Annals of Surgical Oncology

See also: Guidelines for Perioperative Care for Liver Surgery: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Recommendations – World Journal of Surgery AND Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Guidelines

 


Systematic review: Abdominal ultrasound and alpha‐foetoprotein for the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma in adults with chronic liver disease

23 Apr, 2021 | 08:17h | UTC

Abdominal ultrasound and alpha‐foetoprotein for the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma in adults with chronic liver disease – Cochrane Library

Summary: Abdominal ultrasound and alpha-foetoprotein for the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma – Cochrane Library

 


M-A: Treatment for bleeding esophageal varices in people with decompensated liver cirrhosis

12 Apr, 2021 | 00:39h | UTC

Treatment for bleeding oesophageal varices in people with decompensated liver cirrhosis: a network meta‐analysis – Cochrane Library

Summary: Treatment for bleeding from enlarged veins in the oesophagus (food pipe) in people with advanced scarring of the liver – Cochrane Library

Related Cochrane Reviews: M-A: Secondary prevention of variceal bleeding in adults with previous esophageal variceal bleeding due to decompensated liver cirrhosis AND Primary prevention of variceal bleeding in people with oesophageal varices due to liver cirrhosis: a network meta‐analysis – Cochrane Library

 


Meta-Analysis: Primary prevention of variceal bleeding in people with esophageal varices due to liver cirrhosis

8 Apr, 2021 | 08:45h | UTC

Primary prevention of variceal bleeding in people with oesophageal varices due to liver cirrhosis: a network meta‐analysis – Cochrane Library

Summary: Treatment to prevent first bleeding from dilated veins in the oesophagus resulting from advanced scarring of the liver – Cochrane Library

Related Cochrane Review: M-A: Secondary prevention of variceal bleeding in adults with previous esophageal variceal bleeding due to decompensated liver cirrhosis

 


M-A: Secondary prevention of variceal bleeding in adults with previous esophageal variceal bleeding due to decompensated liver cirrhosis

5 Apr, 2021 | 01:17h | UTC

Secondary prevention of variceal bleeding in adults with previous oesophageal variceal bleeding due to decompensated liver cirrhosis: a network meta‐analysis – Cochrane Library

Summary: Prevention of rebleeding from enlarged veins in the food pipe (oesophagus) resulting from advanced liver disease – Cochrane Library

 


RCT: Albumin provides no benefit to hospitalized patients with decompensated cirrhosis

4 Mar, 2021 | 08:37h | UTC

A Randomized Trial of Albumin Infusions in Hospitalized Patients with Cirrhosis – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Albumin provides no benefit to hospitalized patients with advanced liver disease – University College London

 


RCT: Mixed findings with Terlipressin plus Albumin for the treatment of Type 1 hepatorenal syndrome

4 Mar, 2021 | 08:35h | UTC

Terlipressin plus Albumin for the Treatment of Type 1 Hepatorenal Syndrome – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


RCT: Hypothermic machine perfusion in liver transplantation

25 Feb, 2021 | 08:44h | UTC

Hypothermic Machine Perfusion in Liver Transplantation — A Randomized Trial – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Cold Perfusion Cuts Liver Transplant Complications – MedPage Today

 


RCT: In patients with cirrhosis treated with TIPS, prophylactic rifaximin reduced the risk for Hepatic Encephalopathy

7 Feb, 2021 | 21:10h | UTC

The Use of Rifaximin in the Prevention of Overt Hepatic Encephalopathy After Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt: A Randomized Controlled Trial – Annals of Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Rifaximin prevents overt hepatic encephalopathy after TIPS – HealthDay

 

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