Beta-Catenin Staining of Hepatocellular Adenomas

  G&H  How common are hepatocellular adenomas in the general population overall and among the various types of benign liver tumors? MG-B Hepatocellular adenomas have an […]

Practical Issues in the Management of Overt Hepatic Encephalopathy

  Abstract: Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is a condition that encompasses a range of neuropsychiatric abnormalities in patients with significant liver disease. Overt HE occurs in approximately […]

The Use of Nonselective Beta Blockers for Treatment of Portal Hypertension

  G&H  What are the various stages of portal hypertension? GG-T  Portal hypertension, which simply refers to an increase in portal pressure, can occur in different […]

Management of Autoimmune Hepatitis in Pregnant Women

  G&H  What is autoimmune hepatitis, and how common is it in the general population? MP  Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is an autoimmune disease of the liver […]

Treatment of Alcoholic Liver Disease

  G&H  What are the conditions that constitute alcoholic liver disease? TM  Alcoholic liver disease has a broad clinical spectrum, from mild disease to severe, life-threatening […]

Diagnosis of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis Without Liver Biopsy

  G&H  What is the relationship between nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, and how common are these conditions? BM  Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) […]

HBV/HCV Coinfection and Possible Reactivation of HBV Following DAA Use

  G&H  How does coinfection affect hepatitis B and C virus? Are the diseases more severe or resistant? RG  When a person has active hepatitis B […]

Supplement-Induced Liver Injury

  G&H  How common is supplement-induced liver injury in the United States? VN  That is a difficult question to answer because the true number of people […]

Bariatric Surgery and Liver Transplantation

  Abstract: Obesity is an important public health and medical concern in the United States. The rate of obesity has steadily risen for the past several […]

Controversies in Liver Transplantation

Gastroenterology & Hepatology February 2017, Volume 13, Issue 2 James F. Trotter, MD Medical Director of Liver Transplantation Baylor University Medical Center Dallas, Texas G&H  Should […]

Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis and Endpoints in Clinical Trials

  Abstract: Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is now the leading cause of liver disease in developed countries, and the rates of NAFLD continue to rise […]

Iron Overload in Patients With Chronic Liver Disease

G&H How common is iron overload in patients with chronic liver disease? KK  Some degree of iron overload is present in anywhere from 10% to 30% […]

Practical Concerns and Controversies in the Management of Alcoholic Hepatitis

Gastroenterology & Hepatology Volume 12, Issue 8, August 2016 Gene Y. Im, MD, and Michael R. Lucey, MD Dr Im is an assistant professor of medicine […]

Current and Emerging Treatments for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

Gastroenterology & Hepatology Volume 12, Issue 7, July 2016 David H. Perlmutter, MD Executive Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs Dean, Washington University School of Medicine St […]

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