Preventative Hepatology and the Reduction of All-Cause Mortality in Liver Disease

G&H  Why is preventative hepatology important and a growing area of study and interest? JP  Preventative hepatology is important because so much of chronic liver disease […]

The Role of Endohepatology in the Management of Liver Disease

G&H  What is encompassed by the term endohepatology? AS  Broadly, the term endohepatology refers to endoscopic and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided interventions in patients with liver disease. […]

Use of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors in Patients With Liver Disease

G&H  How do angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors work, and can they have an effect on liver disease? ET  Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors block an enzyme that increases […]

Overview of COVID-19 and the Liver

G&H  What are the typical presenting symptoms of COVID-19? How may the liver be involved? DJ  Most patients infected with COVID-19 present with respiratory symptoms, particularly […]

Highlights in Primary Biliary Cholangitis From the EASL 2020 Digital International Liver Congress, the ACG 2020 Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting, and the AASLD 2020 Liver Meeting Digital Experience

  Long-Term Efficacy and Safety of Obeticholic Acid in Patients With Primary Biliary Cholangitis: A Demographic Subgroup Analysis of 5-Year Results From the POISE Trial   […]

Guidance for Coagulation Management in Patients With Acute or Chronic Liver Failure

Abstract: This monograph delineates clinical guidance for the diagnosis and management of patients with liver disease who have coagulation disorders or who are at risk for […]

Current Management of Thrombocytopenia in Chronic Liver Disease

  G&H  How common is thrombocytopenia in patients who have chronic liver disease? RB  Thrombocytopenia, defined as a platelet count under 150,000/µL, is probably the most […]

Novel Bile Acid Therapies for Liver Disease

  G&H  How were bile acids first used in a therapeutic role? SK  Bile acids are a class of molecules that are involved in a variety […]

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 […]

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 […]

Diagnosis, Treatment, and Monitoring of Patients With Primary Biliary Cholangitis

Gastroenterology & Hepatology Volume 12, Issue 9, September 2016 Fred Poordad, MD Clinical Professor of Medicine Chief, Hepatology University of Texas Health Science Center VP, Academic […]

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