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Role of polymerase chain reaction and liver biopsy in the evaluation of patients with asymptomatic transaminitis: implications in diagnostic approach
BACKGROUND AND AIM: Detection of an asymptomatic rise in the hepatic aminotransferase (ARHA) value has become a distinct and frequent clinical problem. We evaluated a three-step diagnostic algorithm in such patients for ...
Molecular adsorbent and re-circulating system
The molecular adsorbent recirculating system (MARS) is a non-biological artificial liver support system. Used for almost a decade, there are only two randomized controlled trials on the efficacy of MARS till date. A number ...
Renal function and structure in subacute hepatic failure
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Subacute hepatic failure (SHF) is a fatal complicaton of acute viral hepatitis. Renal failure has been implicated as the main cause of death in this disease. However, renal functional and structural ...
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease may not be a severe disease at presentation among Asian Indians.
AIM: To evaluate the clinical and biochemical profile of patients with non alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and to assess their histological severity at presentation. METHODS: Consecutive patients presenting to the ...