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2014-12-17 08:28:03

ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2014-12-16 23:12:14

GI Supply, the maker of Spot Endoscopic Marker, will be participating in several hands-on sessions at the New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 38th Annual New York Course.

2014-12-16 08:29:44

Growing body of clinical evidence shows greater penetration, targeted delivery, efficiency and cost savings with the SIS WESTMINSTER, Colo., Dec.

2014-12-15 23:05:50

Introducing FibroScan®: A New FDA-registered Medical Device to measure Liver Fibrosis.

2014-12-15 23:03:38

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center developed EUS-Directed Transgastric ERCP (EDGE), the first minimally invasive procedure to treat pancreaticobiliary diseases in gastric bypass

2014-12-10 16:27:10

DUBLIN, December 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wjhxww/global_and) has announced the addition of the

2014-12-05 00:21:17

DALLAS, December 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Liver Cirrhosis - Pipeline Review, H2 2014" therapeutic market research report of 104 pages with latest

2014-12-03 08:32:34

Expert tool for LOGIQ E9 ultrasound system, Shear Wave elastography, can help boost clinicians' efficiency and confidence with quantifiable data CHICAGO, Dec.

2014-12-02 16:27:36

Posters Include an Epidemiological Measure of the Effectiveness Analysis of Defibrotide from a Phase 3 Trial in Severe Hepatic VOD, as well as Updates from an International Compassionate Use Program


Latest Hepatology Reference Libraries

Chinese Liver Fluke, Clonorchis sinensis
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Chinese liver fluke (Clonorchis sinensis) is a species of parasitic worm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. It can be found in Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Japan, and China and is present in nearly 30,000,000 humans today. It is thought to be one of the world’s most pervading parasites. The Chinese liver fluke requires two intermediate, or secondary, hosts and one definitive, or main, host to successfully complete its lifecycle. The first intermediate host is typically...

Southeast Asian Liver Fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Southeast Asian liver fluke (Opisthorchis viverrini) is a parasite that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. It is native to Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, and the Lao People's Democratic Republic. It occurs in higher numbers in northern areas of Thailand when compared to central areas of Thailand, and the disease the worm causes, known as opisthorchiasis, does not occur in southern areas of Thailand. The Southeast Asian liver fluke is so small that it can only be seen under...

Echinococcus multilocularis
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Echinococcus multilocularis is a species of tapeworm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. It is one of a few worms that cause echinococcosis, a disease that affects many canid species including wolves, coyotes, foxes, jackals, domesticated dogs. Humans can also contract this disease. Adult members of this species can reach an average length of .2 inches, and like other species of tapeworm, its body is segmented by three proglottids. Its head, or scolex, is equipped with...

Liver
2013-04-30 14:18:06

The liver is the organ in charge of processing, neutralizing and excreting certain secretions for the metabolic processes. Formation and Orientation The liver is considered to be both the largest internal organ and the largest gland in the human body. It is situated just below the diaphragm, to the right of the stomach and on top of the gallbladder. There are two ways blood can travel to and from the liver: the hepatic artery and the portal vein. The hepatic artery carries blood solely...

Gallbladder
2013-03-05 14:18:48

The gall bladder is the sac-shaped organ that is the passage between the liver and intestine where bile is held. Formation and Orientation The gall bladder is relatively 8 cm by 4 cm when fully formed. The gallbladder is angled between the rectus abdominis muscle and the costal margin. It is hollow and is made up of three parts; the fundus, the body and the neck. The fundus is the part of the gallbladder that is most far from the cystic duct. This is at the same level of the...

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