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FDA approves Alethia CMV Assay Test System for diagnosing cytomegalovirus.- Meridian Bioscience.

The FDA has permitted marketing of the Alethia CMV Assay Test System, from Meridian Bioscience, to aid in detecting a...

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Phase IIIb EXPEDITION-8 study of Mavyret shows sustained response in hepatitis C.- AbbVie.

AbbVie announced new data for its pan-genotypic chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment, Mavyret (glecaprevir/pibrentasvir), in treatment-naïve patients with compensated...

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Transplantation

See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.

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Cystic Fibrosis Knowledge Centre

View disease awareness information, treatment options and European Cystic Fibrosis Society best practice guidelines.

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Guidelines

EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines on hepatitis E virus infection

Infection with hepatitis E virus (HEV) is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality, representing an important global health problem. Our understanding of HEV has changed completely over the past decade.

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EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines for the management of patients with decompensated cirrhosis

The following Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) represent the first CPGs on the management of decompensated cirrhosis.

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EASL Recommendations on Treatment of Hepatitis C 2018

These European Association for the Study of the Liver Recommendations on Treatment of Hepatitis C describe the optimal management of patients with acute and chronic HCV infections in 2018 and onwards.

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Journal articles

Glecaprevir/pibrentasvir expands reach while reducing cost and duration of hepatitis C virus therapy.

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatments have dramatically progressed from poorly tolerated, moderately successful interferon-based therapies to highly effective all-oral interferon-free regimens.

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Glecaprevir + pibrentasvir for treatment of hepatitis C.

This review covers the mechanism of action, pharmacokinetics, clinical applications, efficacy, and safety profile of glecaprevir/pibrentasvir.

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Potential nephrotoxicity of sofosbuvir-based treatment in patients infected with hepatitis C virus: a review on incidence, type and risk factors.

Introduction: There was no report of nephrotoxicity during clinical trials assessed sofosbuvir for treatment of hepatitis C (HCV) infection. This may be due to excluding patients with severe kidney dysfunction...

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Clinical trials

Phase 3 Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Elafibranor Versus Placebo in Patients With Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) (RESOLVE-IT)

The primary objectives of this study are to evaluate the effect of elafibranor treatment compared to placebo on 1) histological improvement and 2) all-cause mortality and liver-related outcomes in patients with NASH and fibrosis.

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A Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of ABT-493/ABT-530 in Adults With Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 1, 2, 4, 5 or 6 Infection and Compensated Cirrhosis (EXPEDITION-1)

The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and efficacy of ABT-493/ABT-530 following 12 weeks of treatment in adults with chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection genotype 1, 2, 4, 5 or 6 infection and compensated cirrhosis.

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Safety and Efficacy of SOF/VEL/VOX FDC for 12 Weeks and SOF/VEL for 12 Weeks in DAA-Experienced Adults With Chronic HCV Infection Who Have Not Received an NS5A Inhibitor

This study will evaluate the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of treatment with sofosbuvir/velpatasvir/voxilaprevir (SOF/VEL/VOX) fixed-dose combination (FDC) for 12 weeks and of sofosbuvir/velpatasvir (SOF/VEL) FDC for 12 weeks...

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ILC 2018 – Targetable pathways in liver disease: from identification to clinical application

A number of studies from the speakers at this year's ILC Basic Science Seminar are discussed here, focusing on targetable pathways in liver disease, covering pathway identification, potential drug targets and their clinical application.

CME

Abnormal liver function tests: case-based discussion

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Abnormal liver function tests: a guide to interpretation

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Ascites: an unusual case: in association with Gut

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