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The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has given in draft guidance, a positive recommendation for Selincro (nalmefene)...

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Knowledge Centre

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Children and young people exposed prenatally to alcohol

This document provides recommendations based on best available evidence and consensus for the assessment and diagnosis of children and young people affected by PAE.

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EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines: Management of alcohol-related liver disease

In the following Clinical Practice Guidelines, the latest data on the treatment and management of alcohol-related liver disease will be reviewed and up to date recommendations for clinical management will be provided.

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Guidelines on the management of abnormal liver blood tests

These guidelines are intended to be of use for all healthcare professionals, although with a major focus on the asymptomatic patient with abnormal liver blood tests.

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Journal articles

An update on the pathogenesis and clinical management of cirrhosis with refractory ascites.

Areas covered: Our review summarizes current updates on pathogenesis and clinical management of RA including potential future therapeutic options such as the automated slow-flow ascites pump, chronic outpatient albumin...

Added 6 months ago

Shock Etiologies and Fluid Management in Liver Failure.

Liver failure can occur in patients with or without underlying chronic liver disease (mainly cirrhosis) and is, respectively, termed acute on chronic liver failure or acute liver failure (ALF). In both cases, it is associated with...

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Effect of Varenicline Combined With Medical Management on Alcohol Use Disorder With Comorbid Cigarette Smoking: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

To test the efficacy of varenicline with medical management for patients with alcohol use disorder and comorbid smoking seeking alcohol treatment, and to evaluate the secondary effects on smoking abstinence.

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Clinical trials

Effects of Long-Term Administration of Human Albumin in Subjects With Decompensated Cirrhosis and Ascites (PRECIOSA)

This is a phase 3, multicenter, randomized, controlled, parallel-group, and open-label clinical study to evaluate the efficacy of standard medical treatment (SMT) + Albutein 20% administration versus SMT alone in subjects with...

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N-ACetylcysteine to Reduce Infection and Mortality for Alcoholic Hepatitis (NACAH)

Recent data have suggested that monocyte oxidative burst defect is associated with the development of infection in patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis. One report found reduced 28 day mortality in patients treated with N-acetylcysteine...

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Efficacy and Safety of G-CSF in Patients With Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis With Null or Partial Response to Steroid (GraCiAH)

Steroid is the treatment of choice in patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis. However, null- or partial responder of steroid treatment is recommended to consider liver transplantation. The yearly demand for liver transplants far exceeds...

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EPAD – Changing the way we think about Alzheimer’s prevention

We spoke to Professor Craig Ritchie of the University of Edinburgh, the poject co-coordinator for EPAD, a collaborative venture that is facilitating meaningful progress in preventative Alzheimer’s therapies. Find out more about the project, its methods, expectations and goals.

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Hallucinations - red flag symptoms

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