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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-02-22T19:05:22-0500
Patients with liver cirrhosis have an increased risk to develop life-threatening complications such as spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP). Impairment in the intestinal barrier, change...
Chronic hepatitis B(CHB) is a common infectious disease affecting up to 2 billion people worldwide. Around 650 thousand people died of liver failure, cirrhosis and primary liver cancer cau...
In China, with the improvement of living standards, there is a significant increase in the rate of prevalence of type 2 diabetes and hyperlipidemia, associated with Non-alcoholic fatty liv...
The CEDIP LCI study is intended to show the difference in intestinal permeability between compensated and decompensated liver cirrhosis by confocal endoscopy.
Many studies describe the relationship between microbiota alteration and the occurrence of metabolic, alcoholic or inflammatory liver diseases. Nevertheless, the modifications of microbiot...
Inpatients with cirrhosis are prone to develop acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF). ACLF is associated with dysbiosis of the intestinal microbiota, which might serve as a prognostic factor. We inves...
Liver is a critical organ where comprehensive immune regulation or defense occurs. γδ T cells in liver represent indispensable population and are found to be regulating a variety of diseases includi...
In the last 20 years, intestinal transplantation (ITx) has become an important part of the treatment of intestinal failure. However, patients treated with home parenteral nutrition in specialized cent...
Following the introduction of direct acting antivirals (DAA), there have been reports of declining incidence of hepatitis C (HCV) related liver disease as a liver transplantation indication. In this s...
Gut microbiota is the largest collection of commensal microorganisms in the human body, engaged in reciprocal cellular and molecular interactions with the liver. This mutually beneficial relationship ...
Experimentally induced chronic injuries to the parenchymal cells in the liver to achieve a model for LIVER CIRRHOSIS.
Sudden liver failure in the presence of underlying compensated chronic LIVER DISEASE (e.g., LIVER CIRRHOSIS; HEPATITIS; and liver injury and failure) due to a precipitating acute hepatic insult.
Liver diseases associated with ALCOHOLISM. It usually refers to the coexistence of two or more subentities, i.e., ALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER; ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS; and ALCOHOLIC CIRRHOSIS.
Liver disease in which the normal microcirculation, the gross vascular anatomy, and the hepatic architecture have been variably destroyed and altered with fibrous septa surrounding regenerated or regenerating parenchymal nodules.
INFLAMMATION of the LIVER due to ALCOHOL ABUSE. It is characterized by NECROSIS of HEPATOCYTES, infiltration by NEUTROPHILS, and deposit of Mallory hyaline bodies. Depending on its severity, the inflammatory lesion may be reversible or progress to LIVER CIRRHOSIS.