REFLECT study findings indicate that lenvatinib offers non-inferior overall survival compared with the current standard of care, sorafenib, for the first-line treatment of patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma.
Screening cirrhotic patients at high risk of hepatocellular carcinoma with gadoxetic acid-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging results in significantly improved HCC detection compared with ultrasonography, findings indicate.
Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia requiring intensive phototherapy can be treated equally well with single phototherapy using reflecting curtains as with double phototherapy, the results of a study indicate.
Individuals with hepatitis C virus infection are at increased risk for developing Type 2 diabetes only if they have elevated alanine aminotransferase levels, show study findings published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology.
Around 2.2 million prison detainees worldwide are anti-hepatitis C virus positive, estimate the authors of a global meta-analysis, who say that more must be done to identify and treat HCV in this population.
Magnetic resonance imaging allows accurate measurement of the extent and severity of hepatic steatosis in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, demonstrate the results of two studies published in