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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease


Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is one of the causes of fatty liver, occurring when fat .... Approximately 20% of the United States population have non-alcoholic fatty liver, .... Jean; Le...

Liver cancer imaging: role of CT, MRI, US and PET


Apr 2, 2004 ... Liver cancer imaging: role of CT, MRI, US and PET .... has demonstrated a higher accuracy for contrast-enhanced MRI over PET (100 vs. 93.7%) ... For example, Sahani et al. demonstrated that combined pre- and post-contrast ...

Liver metastases of colorectal cancer: US, CT or MR? - NCBI


Nov 23, 2005 ... The diagnosis of liver metastases relies totally on imaging to decide which patients ... In the study of von Herbay et al., the use of contrast-enhanced US ... the sensitivity and specificity of US in the differentiation of malignant vs.

Chronic Liver Disease in the Hispanic Population of the US


Mortality from chronic liver disease in Hispanic people in the United States is nearly 50% ... US Census Bureau. .... Kallwitz ER, Guzman G, TenCate V, et al.

Acetaminophen and the U.S. acute liver failure study group ...


U.S. Acute Liver Failure Study Group registry of more than 700 patients with acute liver failure across ... 1987, Americans turned to acetaminophen as a safer al- ..... Rezende G, Roque-Afonso AM, Samuel D, Gigou M, Nicand E, Ferre V, et al.

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease


Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is one of the most common causes of ... It seems to occur in approximately 3% of the US population but may be found in more ..... double blind clinical trial on the use of pioglitazone versus vitamin E versus .... Loria P, Adinolfi LE, Bellentani S et al: Practice guidelines for the diagnosis ...

Suspected Liver Metastases - Appropriateness Criteria - American ...


Abnormal surveillance US, CT, or MRI, in PVP: high suspicion of malignancy. Radiologic Procedure ..... Servois V, Mariani P, Malhaire C, et al. Preoperative ...

Living donor liver transplantation - UpToDate


Jun 3, 2016 ... ... CS, et al. Liver and intestine transplantation in the United States, 1996-2005. ... Goldaracena N, Sapisochin G, Spetzler V, et al. .... et al. Defining long-term outcomes with living donor liver transplantation in North America.

American Journal of Gastroenterology - Current liver biopsy ... - Nature


In a recently published survey of liver biopsy practices in France, US ... Private practitioners were less likely than those practicing in academic centers to perform liver biopsy under US guidance (65% vs 83%; ... The analysis by Pasha et al.

Imaging the Liver - The Oncologist - AlphaMed Press


The presence of diffuse liver disease also lowers the sensitivity of US for the .... for contrast enhancement contribute to the greater accuracy of MRI versus CT. ... Based on a Markov model, Arguedas et al. reported that screening for HCC with ...

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Risk of liver cancer among US male veterans with cirrhosis, 1969 ...


May 15, 2012 ... Keywords: liver cancer, cirrhosis, epidemiology, cohort, US Veterans Affairs ... arise in livers that are affected with pre-existing cirrhosis (Schutte et al, 2009). .... at liver cancer diagnosis (black men 63.6-years-old vs white men ...

Liver injury from herbals and dietary supplements in the U.S. Drug ...


Aug 25, 2014 ... Liver injury from herbals and dietary supplements in the U.S. Drug-Induced ... To characterize hepatotoxicity and its outcomes from HDS versus ...

Liver injury from herbals and dietary supplements in the U.S. ...


Jul 10, 2014 ... in the U.S. Drug-Induced Liver Injury Network ... hepatotoxicity and its outcomes from HDS versus medications, patients .... NAVARRO ET AL.