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2011-07-21 14:08:57

Researchers from the United States and Europe involved in an NIH-funded multicenter study have determined that increased body mass index (BMI) is an independent predictor of clinical decompensation in patients with compensated cirrhosis, independent of portal pressure and liver function.

2011-07-13 00:00:00

ZURICH, Switzerland, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New Technology Expands Treatment Options for Patient With Refractory Ascites Due to Liver Cirrhosis. Dr.

2011-05-30 00:00:00

ZUG, Switzerland, May 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NovaShunt AG has launched a new corporate identity and product branding to support its goal of leadership in the area of fluid management within the body.

2011-05-11 00:22:46

Research being presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) shows that patients taking a blood thinner (clopidogrel) after having polyps removed during colonoscopy were at relatively low risk of bleeding.

2011-03-09 05:32:00

ZUG, Switzerland, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NovaShunt AG, a private Swiss medical device company with innovative fluid management technologies, announced today that it has raised CHF 23.7 million (about $25 million) in a Series B preferred share financing round co-led by BioMedInvest AG, Entrepreneurs Fund and Capricorn Health-tech Fund.

2010-08-02 21:09:24

The peer reviewed guidelines will be available in the September 2010 issue, (Volume 53, No.3) of the Journal of Hepatology and online in advance of publication at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20633946 . They also provide recommendations for the management of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) and hepatorenal syndrome, which often affect patients with cirrhosis .

2010-05-06 14:30:27

Recent studies have highlighted the importance of hepcidin in iron metabolism, particularly anaemia of chronic disease and iron overload.

2010-04-27 14:09:18

Presence and type of complications predictors of mortality.


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fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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