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Using sofosbuvir-based direct antiviral agents (DAAs) may accelerate the decline of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections, reports a new study.
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Emricasan appears to be ineffective in improving liver histology in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and may even worsen fibrosis and ballooning, a new trial has shown.
Elaine Soliven, 29 Apr ck棋牌
The use of low-dose aspirin was associated with a significantly lower risk of incident hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and liver-related mortality in patients with chronic viral hepatitis compared with no aspirin use, according to a recent Swedish study.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 24 Apr ck棋牌

The gap in overall life expectancy between people with HIV (PWH) and those without HIV has narrowed over time, particularly among optimally treated PWH. However, PWH still have fewer comorbidity-free years than those without HIV, according to a study presented at CROI ck棋牌.

18 Apr ck棋牌
Consistent and long-term administration of belapectin is safe but has limited efficacy in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), cirrhosis and portal hypertension, a new study has found.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 16 Apr ck棋牌

A six-week course of sofosbuvir-velpatasvir is insufficient to achieve virological response among patients with recent hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, according to the phase IV REACT* trial.

Roshini Claire Anthony, 13 Apr ck棋牌

Patients with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection who are virologically suppressed after treatment with tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) could potentially switch to tenofovir alafenamide (TAF), according to a recent phase III study.

Special Reports
Prof. Vincent Wong, Prof. Ray Kim, Dr. Tan Poh Seng, 10 Sep 2019
Chronic hepatitis B (CHB) remains a major public health concern because of its worldwide distribution and potential adverse sequelae, including cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). At a recent symposium held during the GIHep Singapore 2019, Professor Vincent Wong from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Professor Ray Kim from the Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, US, discussed antiviral treatments for CHB, with a focus on the novel agent tenofovir alafenamide (Vemlidy®). Dr Tan Poh Seng from the National University Hospital, Singapore, chaired the symposium.
Dr Raghav Sundar, 09 Sep 2019

Overall survival (OS) is currently the primary criteria in assessing the efficacy of a cancer treatment. Dr Raghav Sundar, a consultant medical oncologist at the National University Hospital, Singapore, details the crucial role played by tumour response in evaluating treatment efficacy, with a focus on the multiple kinase inhibitor lenvatinib in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).  

Conference Reports
Roshini Claire Anthony, 10 May 2019

Treatment with the direct-acting antiviral (DAA) combination of glecaprevir and pibrentasvir led to encouraging sustained virological response (SVR) among individuals with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, results of two real-world studies presented at the International Liver Congress (ILC 2019) showed.

Roshini Claire Anthony, 07 May 2019

The trend in liver disease-related mortality in individuals with HIV has changed, with a reduction in the incidence of viral hepatitis-related deaths and an increase in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)-related deaths, according to a study presented at the International Liver Congress (ILC 2019).

Roshini Claire Anthony, 02 May 2019

Patients with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) may benefit from treatment with a 25 mg/day dose of obeticholic acid, according to the interim analysis of the phase III REGENERATE* study presented at the International Liver Congress (ILC 2019).

Audrey Abella, 30 Apr 2019
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD, or steatosis) was prevalent in a substantial number of young adults, suggesting an imminent public health crisis if left undiagnosed and untreated, according to data from a large UK trial presented at ILC 2019.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 29 Apr 2019

Adults with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) or non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) who progress to advanced liver disease have an elevated risk of mortality compared with non-progressors, according to two separate studies conducted in Germany and France and presented at the International Liver Congress (ILC 2019).

Audrey Abella, 25 Apr 2019
Patients with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection treated with the nucleot(s)ide analogue tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) had a lower risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) than those treated with entecavir, according to data from a large observational study presented at ILC 2019.
Christina Lau, 22 Feb 2018

Cabozantinib, an oral inhibitor of multiple tyrosine kinases, significantly improves overall survival (OS) and progression-free survival (PFS) in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) whose disease progressed following sorafenib or other systemic therapies.

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