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EU approves change to authorisation for Repatha (evolocumab) to approve single-dose delivery option in dyslipidaemia treatment- Amgen

Amgen announced that the European Commission (EC) has adopted a decision to change the Repatha (evolocumab) marketing authorization, approving a...

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Tivantinib fails to meet endpoint in METIV-HCC Phase III trial for hepatocellular carcinoma.- ArQule Inc. + Daiichi Sankyo

ArQule, Inc.and Daiichi Sankyo announced that the METIV-HCC phase III study of tivantinib in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) did not meet...

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Phase III trial of Inflectra (infliximab CT-P13) meets endpoint in Crohn’s disease- Pfizer and Celltrion Healthcare

Data announced by Pfizer and Celltrion Healthcare showed that for patients with moderate-to-severe Crohn’s disease (CD), treatment with Inflectra (infliximab...

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Hyperammonaemia can result in serious neurological damage or death. Could you recognise the signs and symptoms?

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Lysosomal Acid Lipase Deficiency (LAL-D)

Could you correctly diagnose and treat lysosomal acid lipase deficiency?

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Diagnostic sweat testing: the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation guidelines.

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) accredits cystic fibrosis (CF) centers, located in teaching and community hospitals nationwide, which provide comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for people with CF.

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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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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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Journal articles

Cystic fibrosis: genotypic and phenotypic variations.

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a common genetic disorder in the Caucasian population. The gene was identified in 1989 on the basis of its map location on chromosome 7.

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Decade-long bacterial community dynamics in cystic fibrosis airways.

The structure and dynamics of bacterial communities in the airways of persons with cystic fibrosis (CF) remain largely unknown.

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Patterns of GI disease in adulthood associated with mutations in the CFTR gene.

There has been tremendous growth in the population of adults with cystic fibrosis (CF).

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Choosing Between Endoscopic Sclerotherapy And Endoscopic Ligation For Esophageal Varices

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Endoscopic Sclerotherapy (ES) and Endoscopic Ligation (EL) were accepted in the treatment of esophageal varices bleeding in patients with liver cirrhosis. EL seemed to be superior to ES. If EL was difficult then ES should be performed.


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