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The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has given in draft guidance, a positive recommendation for Selincro (nalmefene)...

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Guidelines for biological treatment of substance use and related disorders, part 1: Alcoholism, first revision

These practice guidelines for the biological treatment of alcohol use disorders are an update of the first edition, published in 2008, which was developed by an international Task Force of the WFSBP.

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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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EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines: Liver transplantation

This Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) has been developed to assist physicians and other healthcare providers during the evaluation process of candidates for LT and to help them in the correct management of patients after LT.

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Journal articles

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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Transmission of alcohol use disorder across three generations: a Swedish National Study.

Background: While risk for alcohol use disorder (AUD) is correlated in twins, siblings and parent-offspring pairs, we know little of how this syndrome is transmitted across three generations.

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Genetic Risk Variants Associated With Comorbid Alcohol Dependence and Major Depression.

Importance: Alcohol dependence (AD) and major depression (MD) are leading causes of disability that often co-occur. Genetic epidemiologic data have shown that AD and MD share a common possible genetic cause.

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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.

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Hallucinations - red flag symptoms

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Abnormal liver function tests: case-based discussion

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Abnormal liver function tests: a guide to interpretation

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