Cirrhosis

Course for APPs benefits all experience levels

April 16, 2018

AGA's popular course for advanced practice providers will take place Aug. 10 through 12 in Chicago, Illinois.

Final days to save on AGA Postgraduate Course

April 10, 2018

Early bird deadline is April 18 – last chance to save $75.

APPs: Enhance your delivery of patient care

March 28, 2018

AGA's popular course for advanced practice providers will be held this summer in Chicago.

Attend the AGA Postgraduate Course for Practical, Take Home Information

Feb. 12, 2018

Join us on June 2-3 in Washington, D.C. This course is held in conjunction with Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2018.

Blog: Diagnosis, Pathogenesis and Treatment of Hepatorenal Syndrome in Patients With Cirrhosis

Jan. 30, 2018

New concepts and developments for diagnosis and assessment of renal function in patients with cirrhosis. Read more on the AGA Journals Blog.

Image Challenge: Cullen's Sign

Jan. 22, 2018

What caused a 56-year-old man with a previous history of cirrhosis to present with a large volume of ascites and periumbilical ecchymosis?

How to Achieve High-Value Care in GI and Hepatology

Jan. 3, 2018

A new AGA article series in CGH provides guidance to help you efficiently manage your practice.
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New to CGH! Audio Summaries

Jan. 3, 2018

In the first audio summary, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology editor in chief Dr. Fasiha Kanwal summarizes January’s top articles.

The Gut Microbiota and Liver Disease

Oct. 22, 2017

A more detailed picture of the intestinal microbiota contributing to liver disease beyond increasing intestinal permeability has started to evolve.

Statin Use and Risk of Cirrhosis and Related Complications in Patients With Chronic Liver Diseases: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Oct. 11, 2017

Statin use is probably associated with lower risk of hepatic decompensation and mortality, and might reduce portal hypertension, in patients with CLDs.

Statin Use and Risk of Cirrhosis and Related Complications in Patients With Chronic Liver Diseases: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Oct. 11, 2017

Cirrhosis Presenting as Cutaneous Calciphylaxis

Oct. 11, 2017

A 73-year-old woman with a history of hypertension presented with a 3-month history of a painful, non-healing right calf ulcer and 2–3 weeks of painful, dusky purple patches on the right thigh.

Blog: Special 15th Anniversary Collection from Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Oct. 11, 2017

Celebrate this milestone with a look back at landmark articles, commentaries and reviews. Read more on the AGA Journals blog.

Spotlight on Fellow-Led Quality Improvement Projects

Oct. 3, 2017

These 19 projects presented at DDW® 2017 showcase the extensive work being done by fellows to improve the quality of care provided to GI patients.

Risk of Hepatocellular Cancer in HCV Patients Treated With Direct-Acting Antiviral Agents

Oct. 1, 2017

Among HCV-infected patients treated with DAAs, SVR is associated with a considerable reduction in the risk of HCC; however, the risk for HCC remained high in patients with cirrhosis at the time of SVR.

Effects of Anticoagulants in Patients With Cirrhosis and Portal Vein Thrombosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Aug. 24, 2017

We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to determine the effects of anticoagulant therapy in patients with cirrhosis and PVT.

Effects of Anticoagulants in Patients With Cirrhosis and Portal Vein Thrombosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Aug. 1, 2017

We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to determine the effects of anticoagulant therapy in patients with cirrhosis and PVT.

Most Individuals With Advanced Cirrhosis Have Sleep Disturbances, Which Are Associated With Poor Quality of Life

Aug. 1, 2017

We investigated the prevalence of disturbed sleep, factors associated with sleep disruption, and effects on quality of life.

Anticoagulants in Cirrhosis & Portal Vein Thrombosis

Aug. 1, 2017

Dr. Francesco Violi discusses his manuscript "Effects of Anticoagulants in Patients With Cirrhosis and Portal Vein Thrombosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis" for the August issue of Gastroenterology. To view: http://bit.ly/2tXrYjG.

Urine Interleukin 18 and Lipocalin 2 Are Biomarkers of Acute Tubular Necrosis in Patients With Cirrhosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

June 22, 2017

We found that urine levels of IL18 and NGAL from patients with cirrhosis discriminate between those with ATN and other types of kidney impairments.

Member Benefit Spotlight: GastroSlides

June 15, 2017

Free access to AGA's GastroSlides is now a member benefit.

Cholelithiasis and Biliary Cirrhosis in a 28-Year-Old Man

April 29, 2017

A 28-year-old man was referred for liver transplantation for decompensated liver disease.

Changes in the Prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus Infection, Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis, and Alcoholic Liver Disease Among Patients With Cirrhosis or Liver Failure on the Waitlist for Liver Transplantation

April 1, 2017

We compared data on disease prevalence in the population with data from liver transplantation waitlists.

Efficacy of Sofosbuvir Plus Ribavirin in Veterans With Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 2 Infection, Compensated Cirrhosis, and Multiple Comorbidities

Feb. 1, 2017

We conducted a phase 4, open-label study with limited exclusion criteria to evaluate the safety and efficacy of sofosbuvir and ribavirin in veterans with hepatitis C virus genotype 2 infection, and compensated cirrhosis.