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2019-12-05 Research Article

Aggressive hydration in early resuscitation phase does not provide mortality benefit in acute pancreatitis

Abu Omar Y*, Wang Y, Agrawal R, Randhawa T, Majeed M, Attar BM, Demetria MV and Simons-Linares CR


Introduction: Fluid management is the cornerstone of treatment for acute pancreatitis (AP), but the proper rate and volume is still controversial. We aim to evaluate the role of aggressive hydration in AP patients.

Methods: We retro...

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2019-11-27 Research Article

Gaucher’s disease and liver involvement: A review and our experience

Vitantonio Guglielmi*, Mario Correale and Gioacchino Leandro


Background: This article reviews current knowledge of Gaucher’s disease (GD) and liver involvement and reports our experience: how many patients with chronic liver disease of unknown origin could be affected by Gaucher’s disease.

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2019-11-13 Research Article

Evaluation of outcomes of 8-week therapy with ledipasvir/sofosbuvir or glecaprevir/pibrentasvir in veterans with hepatitis C infection

L Anri Lemoine and Marisel Segarra-Newnham*

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infection is usually treated with direct acting antivirals (DAAs) for 12 weeks. In treatment naive patients with genotype (GT) 1 infection without cirrhosis and baseline viral load <6 million, 8 weeks of Ledipasvir/Sofosbuvir (LDV/SOF) is an option. Eight weeks with Gle...

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2019-09-20 Research Article

Addition of Simvastatin to Carvedilol and Endoscopic Variceal Ligation improves rebleeding and survival in patients with Child-Pugh A and B class but not in Child Pugh C class

Sanjeev Kumar Jha*, Kuldeep Saharawat, Ravi Keshari, Praveen Jha, Shubham Purkayastha and Ravish Ranjan

Background: Even with current standard treatment after variceal bleeding which includes combination of nonselective b-blockers and repeated endoscopic variceal ligation, the risk of rebleeding and mortality are high. Statins exhibit an antifibrotic effect and improves HVPG. We...

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2019-07-08 Research Article

Endoscopic treatment of pancreatic diseases via Duodenal Minor Papilla: 135 cases treated by Sphincterotomy, Endoscopic Pancreatic Duct Balloon Dilation (EPDBD), and Pancreatic Stenting (EPS)

Tadao Tsuji*, G Sun, A Sugiyama, Y Amano, S Mano, T Shinobi, H Tanaka, M Kubochi, K Ohishi, Y Moriya, M Ono, T Masuda, H Shinozaki, H Kaneda, H Katsura, T Mizutani, K Miura, M Katoh, K Yamafuji, K Takeshima, N Okamoto, Y Hoshino, N Tsurumi, S Hisada, J Won, T Kogiso, K Yatsuji, M Iimura, T Kakimoto and S Nyuhzuki

Treatments via the minor papilla is effective where the deep cannulation via the major papilla is impossible in such cases as [1] the Wirsung’s duct is inflammatory narrowed, bent or obstructed by impacted stones [2] pancreatic duct divisum (complete or incomplete) [3], maljunction of pancre...

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2019-06-07 Research Article

Transcatheter Arterial Embolization for the treatment of upper gastrointestinal bleeding

Mohammed Habib* and Majed Alshounat

Background: Transcatheter arterial embolization can be used for patients with recurrent bleeding from the upper gastrointestinal tract after failed endoscopic treatment. Our aim to identify the clinical and technical factors that influenced the outcome of transcatheter emboliz...

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2019-04-26 Case Report

An uncommon cause of isolated ascites: Pseudomyxoma peritonei

Louly Hady*, I Nassar, K Znati and N Kabbaj

Pseudomyxoma peritonei or Gelatinous Peritoneal Disease is a rare disease. We report a case treated in the department of Hepato-Gastroenterology at Ibn Sina Hospital in Rabat, of a 64-year-old male who presented with an abdominal pain and an increased volume of the abdomen corresponding to asc...

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2018-07-11 Case Report

Hepatic adenomatosis: A clinically challenging rare liver disease

Sunitha Ramachandra*, Lakshmi Rao and Masoud Al Kindi

43-year-old lady presented with incidentally discovered liver lesions while she was being managed for her complaints of menorrhagia. CT and MRI showed hepatomegaly with multiple lesions in both lobes of the liver with vascular element in the background of diffuse fatty infiltration. Patient un...

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2018-01-19 Research Article

Analysis of Pyogenic Liver Abscesses

Eva Barreiro Alonso*

Background: Pyogenic liver abscesses (PLA) are frequent in immunosuppressed patients. We review the characteristics of patients with PLA at a tertiary academic Spanish hospital in Asturias.

Methods: A retrospective observational study for 10 years, ...

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2017-12-29 Research Article

Role of Accessory Right Inferior Hepatic Veins in evaluation of Liver Transplantation

Awais Ahmed, Abdu Hafeez Baig*, Mirza Akmal Sharif, Umair Ahmed and Raj Gururajan

Purpose: The purpose of the study is to access the prevalence of accessory right inferior hepatic veins and their relevant significance in liver transplantation.

Materials and Methods: A retrospective study was done in which the CT of 82 potential l...

Abstract Read Full Article HTML DOI: 10.29328/journal.acgh.1001004 Cite this Article