Items Tagged ‘hepatitis C virus’

April 29, 2016

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Carmen Zwicker     Huffington Post Melanoma Really Does Suck by Brigitte Cutshall Jimmy […]

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Tags: “Assume positive intent”,, advance care planning, Allergy Remedies, alzheimer's disease, Amber Gerber, anti-inflammatory benefits of honey, Astra Zeneca, Becker’s Health IT & CIO Review, Benzinga, Berg’s Phase II study, brain aneurysm

March 1, 2012

Study: US elastography may best biopsy in diagnosis of liver fibrosis


Ultrasound-based transient elastography (TE) provides excellent diagnostic accuracy for detecting cirrhosis due to recurrent infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection following liver transplantation, according to a study published in the March issue of Liver Transplantation. According to the World Health Organization, chronic HCV affects up to 170 million people worldwide and could lead to […]

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Tags: cirrhosis, HCV, hepatitis C virus, Jayant A. Talwalker, liver biopsy, liver transplantation, TE, ultrasound-based transient elastography, World Health Organization

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