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Roshini Claire Anthony, 10 Sep 2020

In virologically suppressed patients with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, switching from tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) to tenofovir alafenamide (TAF) did not affect their rates of viral suppression, according to the final 96-week analysis of a phase III study.

Naomi Rodrig, 03 Oct 2017

An index of three liver-specific microRNAs (the MiR-B Index) could serve as a biomarker of spontaneous or treatment-induced transition from active to inactive chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, facilitating disease monitoring and testing of new antivirals, according to Dr Mauricia Brunetto from the University of Pisa, Italy, who spoke recently at the Asian Pacific Digestive Week (APDW) 2017 in Hong Kong.

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Daily albumin infusion to achieve serum albumin levels of 30 g/L did not reduce the risk of infection, renal dysfunction, or mortality in individuals with acute decompensated cirrhosis, according to results of the ATTIRE* study presented at ILC 2020.

Noninvasive diagnostic tests for NAFLD: Accuracy without the agony

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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is characterized by steatosis, liver cell injury and inflammation. It is rapidly becoming the most common liver disease worldwide. Its prevalence in Asia is increasing which is attributed to the increased metabolic risk factors including obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome. In a Sanofi-sponsored symposium during the Philippine Liver Meeting of The Hepatology Society of the Philippines at the EDSA Shangri-la Hotel, Mandaluyong City on 22 January 2020, Dr Jose Sollano Jr., Gastroenterologist at the Asian Hospital and Medical Center, explored the diagnostic approach to assess the severity of NAFLD and discussed the available noninvasive diagnostic tests to assess patients suspected with NAFLD.

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Roshini Claire Anthony, 10 Sep 2020

In virologically suppressed patients with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, switching from tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) to tenofovir alafenamide (TAF) did not affect their rates of viral suppression, according to the final 96-week analysis of a phase III study.

Naomi Rodrig, 03 Oct 2017

An index of three liver-specific microRNAs (the MiR-B Index) could serve as a biomarker of spontaneous or treatment-induced transition from active to inactive chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, facilitating disease monitoring and testing of new antivirals, according to Dr Mauricia Brunetto from the University of Pisa, Italy, who spoke recently at the Asian Pacific Digestive Week (APDW) 2017 in Hong Kong.

Roshini Claire Anthony, 4 days ago

Daily albumin infusion to achieve serum albumin levels of 30 g/L did not reduce the risk of infection, renal dysfunction, or mortality in individuals with acute decompensated cirrhosis, according to results of the ATTIRE* study presented at ILC 2020.