• Endoscopic biliary drainage leads to high technical success rate in HCC

    8 days ago - By Healio

    Clinicians may be able to safely perform endoscopic biliary drainage for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma with jaundice and liver dysfunction with a high technical success rate, according to a study in BMC Gastroenterology.
    “class C is an important predictor of the effectiveness of endoscopic biliary drainage in HCC patients with liver dysfunction with or without cholangitis,” Akihiro Matsumi, MD, from the department of gastroenterology and hepatology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and colleagues
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  • Gaza's Hamas rulers bar patients from US charity's hospital

    8 days ago - By ABC News

    A U.S. charity says it has opened a field hospital in the Gaza Strip, hoping to support the overwhelmed health system in the Palestinian enclave
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  • New System Redefines How U.S. Patients Prioritized for Liver Transplant

    New System Redefines How U.S. Patients Prioritized for Liver Transplant

    8 days ago - By Medindia Health

    A new risk scoring system developed by researchers prioritizes liver cancer patients for transplantation.
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