Document Detail


Natural history of cirrhosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23314828     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Significant strides have been made in the last few years in advancing our knowledge of the natural history of cirrhosis. These include (1) a better understanding of prognosis in compensated and decompensated cirrhosis, (2) improved estimates of the natural course of variceal bleeding in patients receiving standard of care therapy, (3) recognition of renal failure and infection as important determinants of mortality in the clinic course, (4) realization of the importance of hepatic venous pressure gradient as a marker of prognosis, progression, and treatment response, and (5) evolution of noninvasive studies of liver stiffness as potential predictors of decompensation. Further studies identifying cirrhotics at highest risk of transitioning from a compensated state to a decompensated state will be important in order to alter the natural history of cirrhosis.
Authors:
Sumeet K Asrani; Patrick S Kamath
Related Documents :
23235088 - Why don't we treat chronic hepatitis c in hiv patients? results from a cohort of hiv-hc...
24413858 - End treatment response and sustained viral response in hepatitis c virus genotype 3 amo...
25014688 - Assessment of second-line antiretroviral regimens for hiv therapy in africa.
18652798 - Depression and hiv/aids.
9213378 - Lymphoma in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: association with the disease state or m...
22874518 - Effects of aging and smoking on carotid intima-media thickness in hiv-infection.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current gastroenterology reports     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1534-312X     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr Gastroenterol Rep     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100888896     Medline TA:  Curr Gastroenterol Rep     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  308     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN, 55905, USA.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Access to and Utilization of Health Services as Pathway to Racial Disparities in Serious Mental Illn...
Next Document:  Antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory effects of the monoterpene ?,?-epoxy-carvone in mice.