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Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HBV

Pregnant women with Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection are less likely to pass the virus on to babies delivered by elective cesarean section, compared to those delivered vaginally or by urgent cesarean section, according to the October issue of Clinical … Continue reading

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It’s Not Easy to Diagnose Intermediate-Stage Liver Fibrosis

Biopsy has a low level of diagnostic performance for liver fibrosis stages F2 and F1. The recommendation for biopsy analysis, instead of non-invasive tests, for diagnosis of intermediate stages of fibrosis is therefore misleading, according to the June issue of … Continue reading

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A Special Issue on Viral Hepatitis

The May issue of Gastroenterology features a very special supplement—“Viral Hepatitis: A Changing Field”—comprising 17 review and commentary articles from international leaders in hepatitis treatment and research. The issue provides insight into the rapid progress made in the treatment and … Continue reading

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