Pembrolizumab demonstrated promising results in several outcomes among patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) whose disease progressed on or who were unable to tolerate treatment with sorafenib, findings from the KEYNOTE-224* trial show.
Individuals who develop liver injury due to consumption of herbal and dietary supplements (HDS) have an elevated risk of progressing to acute liver failure compared with those whose liver injury is associated with consumption of anabolic steroids or conventional medications, according to findings from a small Spanish study.
There has been a substantial rise in the number of patients with symptomatic cholelithiasis-associated nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), as well as hyperlipidaemia, over the span of 10 years, according to a recent study.
Defibrotide treatment may be beneficial to adult patients with posthematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) hepatic veno-occlusive disease/sinusoidal obstruction syndrome (VOD/SOS), reports a new study presented at the concluded 59th American Society of Haematology Annual Meeting (ASH 2017).
Mirizzi Syndrome (MS) is a rare medical phenomenon in Singapore and its accurate diagnosis remains a challenge, reports a recent study, which also shows that less than 75 percent of patients are accurately diagnosed prior to surgery.
Results of a study conducted by the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) revealed that patients who recovered from hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection are still at risk for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).
A technology based on analysis of images taken using a smartphone provides acceptable estimates of total serum bilirubin levels in newborn infants, with an accuracy that does not differ from that of transcutaneous bilirubin measurement, according to a US study.
Patients with acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF) who fulfil both APASL* and EASL** criteria have an elevated risk of liver disease-related mortality, according to a retrospective single-centre study conducted in Singapore. The findings also revealed the factors associated with a poorer prognosis.