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Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified mechanisms causing a potentially deadly type of hypertension that results from liver damage. This particular type of hypertension, call ...


A study on patients with cystic fibrosis who have had abnormal bleeding from ruptured blood vessels in the esophagus ( variceal hemorrhage ) as a result of liver disease found that transplant may not ...


Cirrhosis related to non-alcoholic steatohepatitis ( NASH ) is associated with fewer complications and a lower mortality compared to cirrhosis from hepatitis C, despite NASH patients' greater risk of ...


Measuring liver stiffness using transient elastography can predict severe portal hypertension in patients with hepatitis C-related cirrhosis.As liver disease progresses, fibrosis leads to portal hyper ...


Patients with chronic hepatitis C and advanced liver disease who drink three or more cups of coffee per day have a 53% lower risk of liver disease progression than non-coffee drinkers.The study found ...