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Metformin inhibits glutaminase activity and protects against hepatic encephalopathy [Article]
Aim: To investigate the influence of metformin use on liver dysfunction and hepatic encephalopathy in a retrospective cohort of diabetic cirrhotic patients. To analyze the impact of metformin on glutaminase activity and ...
Usefulness of bioelectrical impedance analysis for monitoring patients with refractory ascites [Article]
(Sociedad Española de Patología Digestiva, 2019)
Background: bioelectrical impedance analysis is a technique for the determination of the hydropic component. The hydropic component, determined by blood volume, could be a reflection of the hemodynamic situation. This ...
Case Report: Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure: Making the Diagnosis between Infection and Acute Alcoholic Hepatitis [Article]
(Thieme Medical Publishers, 2016-06)
Acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF) represents a reversible syndrome associated with high short-term mortality, characterized by acute decompensation in patients with chronic liver disease and extrahepatic organ failure. ...