Ever received a consult about surgical risk stratification for a patient with cirrhosis. The VOCAL-Penn score tried to help most accurately predict the answer. The…
If you were ever wondering why certain regimens are used in the treatment of AIH, here is the meta-analysis that helped determine the most effective…
Treatment of alcohol use disorder in patients with cirrhosis is essential. Here is one RCT assessing whether baclofen is a safe and effective option! https://bit.ly/3HXb9Ll
Some people treat alcohol-associated hepatitis with both NAC and prednisolone and some with just prednisolone- here is the trial that underlies this decision: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/nejmoa1101214
In patients with unresectable HCC, what is the best systemic therapy? https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1915745
Can polyethylene glycol (PEG) be used to treat hepatic encephalopathy in hospitalized patients?
Ever wondered why we give antibiotics to patients with cirrhosis who present with GI bleeding? This is the article that answers just that question!