Liver Disease Collection
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ACP Journal Club |  15 October 2013
Adding rifaximin to lactulose increased reversal and decreased mortality in hepatic encephalopathy
Kris V. Kowdley, MD, FACP; Blaire E. Burman, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2013;159(8):JC8. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-159-8-201310150-02008
ACP Journal Club |  16 November 2010
Early use of TIPS in patients with cirrhosis and variceal bleeding
Jacob Korula, MD; Juan Carlos Garcia-Pagán, MD; Jaime Bosch, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2010;153(10):JC5-13. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-153-10-201011160-02013
ACP Journal Club |  19 October 2010
Early use of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts improved outcomes in patients with cirrhosis and variceal bleeding
Jacob Korula, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2010;153(8):JC4-6. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-153-8-201010190-02006
ACP Journal Club |  21 September 2010
Vitamin E, but not pioglitazone, improved nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in nondiabetic patients
Sandeep Mukherjee, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2010;153(6):JC3-12. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-153-6-201009210-02012
ACP Journal Club |  17 August 2010
Telaprevir combination therapy induced a sustained virologic response in nonresponsive chronic HCV infection
Juerg Reichen, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2010;153(4):JC2-7. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-153-4-201008170-02007
ACP Journal Club |  17 August 2010
Rifaximin maintained remission from hepatic encephalopathy longer than placebo in patients with cirrhosis
Brian T. Story, MD; Kris V. Kowdley, MD, FACP
Ann Intern Med. 2010;153(4):JC2-8. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-153-4-201008170-02008
ACP Journal Club |  21 July 2009
Immediate listing for liver transplantation did not differ from usual care for overall survival in stage B alcoholic cirrhosis
Jacob Korula, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2009;151(2):JC1-14. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-151-2-200907210-02014
ACP Journal Club |  16 June 2009
Oral vitamin K did not reduce bleeding in patients with excessive anticoagulation after receiving warfarin
Matthew Rondina, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2009;150(12):JC6-9. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-150-12-200906160-02009
ACP Journal Club |  19 May 2009
Review: Evidence is insufficient to evaluate effectiveness of antiviral therapies for chronic hepatitis B
J. Reichen, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2009;150(10):JC5-6. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-150-10-200905190-02006
ACP Journal Club |  21 April 2009
Review: Interferon and nucleoside/tide analogues reduce risk for hepatocellular cancer in patients with chronic hepatitis B
Averell H. Sherker, MD, FRCP(C)
Ann Intern Med. 2009;150(8):JC4-11. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-150-8-200904210-02011
ACP Journal Club |  18 November 2008
Review: Endoscopic plus drug therapy prevents rebleeding more than either one alone in cirrhosis with bleeding esophageal varices
Jacob Korula, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2008;149(10):JC5-10. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-149-10-200811180-02010
ACP Journal Club |  18 November 2008
Review: Rifaximin is equally or more effective than other antibiotics and lactulose for hepatic encephalopathy
Joe Alcorn, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2008;149(10):JC5-11. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-149-10-200811180-02011
ACP Journal Club |  19 August 2008
Review: Limited evidence suggests that statins are safe in patients with liver disease
Eric R. Bates, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2008;149(4):JC2-12. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-149-4-200808190-02012
ACP Journal Club |  20 May 2008
Review: Primary prophylaxis with banding ligation or β-blockers does not differ for mortality in esophageal varices
Jacob Korula, MD, FRCPC, FACP
Ann Intern Med. 2008;148(10):JC3-10. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-148-10-200805200-02010
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