Data from multiple sources - Curated by Toby Galbraith - Last updated 04 January 2017

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NICE recommends use of Selincro for Alcohol Dedendence - Lundbeck

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended Selincro (nalmefene) from Lundbeck as an option to treat...

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NICE recommends Selincro for Alcholol Dependence- Lundbeck.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has given in draft guidance, a positive recommendation for Selincro (nalmefene)...

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Phase III success for Cymbalta (Eli Lilly) for Peripheral Neuropathy

Daily Cymbalta( duloxetine) therapy from Eli Lilly, was effective and well-tolerated for the treatment of painful Chemotherapy-induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN),...

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Guidelines

AISF-SIMTI position paper: the appropriate use of albumin in patients with liver cirrhosis

The use of human albumin is common in hepatology since international scientific societies support its administration to treat or prevent severe complications of cirrhosis, such as the prevention of post-paracentesis circulatory dysfunction...

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Diagnosis and management of acute kidney injury in patients with cirrhosis: Revised consensus recommendations of the International Club of Ascites.

Acute renal failure (ARF) is a common complication in patients with decompensated cirrhosis. The traditional diagnostic criteria of renal failure in these patients were proposed in 1996...

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Management of Adult Patients with Ascites Due to Cirrhosis: Update 2012

Cirrhosis is the eighth leading cause of death in the United States, if expanded liver diagnosis codes are used.

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Journal articles

Human albumin in the management of complications of liver cirrhosis

Human serum albumin is the most abundant plasma protein, representing about 50% of the total protein content (3.5-5 g/l).

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Clinical applications of sodium oxybate (GHB): from narcolepsy to alcohol withdrawal syndrome.

Gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) is a short chain fatty acid endogenously produced within the central nervous system (CNS) and acts as a...

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Clinical relevance of nalmefene versus placebo in alcohol treatment: Reduction in mortality risk.

Reduction of long-term mortality risk, an important clinical outcome for people in alcohol dependence treatment, can rarely be established in...

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Case Consults: Changing Paradigms in the Age of Biologics

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Treatment Optimisation in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia

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