Learning Zones

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Knowledge Centre

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Knowledge Centre

The Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Knowledge Centre contains key information relating to the epidemiology and pathophysiology of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, highlighting prevalence, impact and unmet needs and the underlying inflammatory processes that drive IBD, considering some of the key inflammatory pathways.

Inflammatory bowel disease assessment tools

Inflammatory bowel disease assessment tools

'New IBD assessment tools at a glance' - an educational symposium sponsored by Sandoz.

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Guidelines

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.

Added 11 months ago

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.

Added 11 months ago

The British Society of Gastroenterology/UKPBC primary biliary cholangitis treatment and management guidelines

Primary biliary cholangitis (formerly known as primary biliary cirrhosis, PBC) is an autoimmune liver disease in which a cycle of immune mediated biliary epithelial cell injury, cholestasis and progressive fibrosis can culminate over time in...

Added 1 year ago

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Journal articles

Monitoring and Treatment of Coagulation Disorders in End-Stage Liver Disease.

Background: Patients with end-stage liver disease (ESLD) are assumed to be at high risk of bleeding when undergoing any kind of invasive intervention (any kind of operation, including transplantation or minimally invasive...

Added 13 days ago

Perioperative coagulation management in a patient with afibrinogenemia undergoing liver transplantation.

Afibrinogenemia is a rare hereditary coagulation disorder characterized by a propensity toward bleeding. A 21-year-old Hispanic woman with afibrinogenemia developed ascites, a distended abdomen, an enlarged liver...

Added 25 days ago

Hyperfibrinolysis in liver disease.

The incidence of hyperfibrinolysis in patients with cirrhosis is still debated. The reasons for this uncertainty probably lie in the lack of appropriate laboratory tests for its evaluation. There is a relative consensus, however...

Added 26 days ago

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Clinical trials

HEAL STUDY (Hepatic Encephalopathy and Albumin Study) (HEAL)

This 6 week trial will study changes in cognition, HRQOL and inflammation in patients with covert HE after prior overt HE using multiple IV albumin infusions vs. placebo.

Added 2 months ago

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Alex Keen

Alex studied Biological Sciences at university before joining EPG Health in January 2017, where he works as a digital content manager and editor.

In his spare time, Alex enjoys relaxing with a cool pint in the company of good friends. 

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

Primary biliary cirrhosis

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MIMS Learning - Monthly Index of Medical Specialities
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Abnormal liver function tests: case-based discussion

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MIMS Learning - Monthly Index of Medical Specialities
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Abnormal liver function tests: a guide to interpretation

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MIMS Learning - Monthly Index of Medical Specialities
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