a-Fetoprotein is a potential survival predictor in hepatocellular carcinoma patients with hepatitis B selected for liver transplantation, reports this month's issue of the European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology.
The development of esophago-gastric varices and decompensating events in cirrhosis identify 5 prognostic stages with significantly increasing mortality risks, reports this month's Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics.
The latest issue of the Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics performs a real-world assessment of therapy changes, suboptimal treatment and associated costs in patients with ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease.
A study in the latest issue of the Scandanavian Journal of Gastroenterology evaluates the effects of the continuous intake of a milk drink containing Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota on abdominal symptoms, fecal microbiota, and metabolites in gastrectomized subjects.
Higher plasma vitamin D is associated with reduced risk of Clostridium difficile infection in patients with inflammatory bowel diseases, reports this month's issue of the Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics.