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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 ...
Phosphate-activated glutaminase activity is enhanced in brain, intestine and kidneys of rats following portacaval anastomosis [Article]
(World Journal of Gastroenterology, 2006-04-21)
AIM: To assess whether portacaval anastomosis (PCA) in rats affects the protein expression and/or activity of glutaminase in kidneys, intestines and in three brain areas of cortex, basal ganglia and cerebellum and to explain ...
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 ...
Hepatitis C: crioglobulinemia y linfoma no-Hodgkin [Article]
La infección por el virus de la hepatitis C juega un papel principal en la patogénesis de la crioglobulinemia mixta, promoviendo la activación y expansión de las células B. Estos reajustes moleculares inducen la síntesis ...
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. ...