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Current Issue: 2019  Archive: 2018   2017  

Special Issue

Pathology and Management of Cirrhosis

Submission Deadline: January 31, 2019 (Open)               Submit Now

Guest Editor

Tatsuo Kanda, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Nihon University School of Medicine, 30-1 Oyaguchi-Kamicho, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo 173-8610, Japan
E-Mails: [email protected]; [email protected]
Website: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Tatsuo_Kanda2
Research Interests: hepatology; gastroenterology; infectious diseases; viral hepatitis

About This Topic

In general, cirrhosis seems to be irreversible condition and progress to end-stage liver diseases. Hepatocellular carcinoma often occurs in cirrhosis of the liver. It is still unknown whether it is different reversibility between compensated and decompensated cirrhosis although direct-acting antivirals against hepatitis C virus have appeared. In recent, treatment for cirrhosis other than transplant has also been developing. In this special issue of OBM Hepatology and Gastroenterology, we welcome any manuscripts concerning all aspect of liver cirrhosis such as pathology, treatment as well as hepatocellular carcinoma.

Planned Papers

Title:Platelets in liver cirrhosis
Author:Paola Romecín, Ana I. García-Guillén, Joaquín García-Estañ *, Noemí M. Atucha
Affiliation:Depto. Fisiología, Fac. Medicina, 30120 Murcia, Spain
Keywords :Cholestasis; Calcium; Thrombin; Liver cirrhosis; Nitric oxide; Oxidative stress

Title:Optimising Surveillance Strategy in Patients with Cirrhosis
Author:Shariff Mohamed
1. Consultant in Gastroenterology & Hepatology; West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
2. Gastroenterology Department, Watford General Hospital, Watford

Title:NASH and HCC
Authors: Behnam Saberi; Soohwan Chun, Aryana Chan, Douglas Dieterich
Affiliation: Division of Liver Diseases, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA

Title: Surgical strategies for centrally located hepatocellular carcinoma.
Author: Emilio De Raffele et al.
Affiliation: Dipartimento dell’ Apparato Digerente, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Bologna, Policlinico S.Orsola-Malpighi, Bologna, Italy

Title: Long-term complications of radio-frequency thermal ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma. A case Report.
Author: Emilio De Raffele et al.
Affiliation: Dipartimento dell’ Apparato Digerente, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Bologna, Policlinico S.Orsola-Malpighi, Bologna, Italy

Title:The Rational Use of Diuretics in the Management of Cirrhotic Ascites
Authors: Masaaki Takamura, Shuji Terai
Affiliation: Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Graduate School of Medical and Denithtal Science, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan

Title: Fibrosis progression in NASH
Author: Jee-Fu Huang
Affiliation: Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Takau (Kaohsiung) City, Taiwan

Title: Triggers of splanchnic angiogenesis in portal hypertension
Authors: Nikolay Arefyev 1, Dmitry Garbuzenko 2
1. Department of Pathological Anatomy and Forensic Medicine, South Ural State Medical University, Chelyabinsk, Russia
2. Prof., MD, Ph.D., Department of Faculty Surgery, South Ural State Medical University, Chelyabinsk, Russia

Title: Management of Autoimmune hepatitis
Author: Alan Bonder
Affiliation: Division of GI and Hepatology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA


Original Research

Association between Liver Stiffness and Gastro-Esophageal Varices in Chronic Liver Diseases

Hirotaka Yamamoto, Maiko Kishino, Shinichi Nakamura, Etsuko Hashimoto, Katsutoshi Tokushige
Received: November 12, 2018 ; Published: December 27, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.hg.1804012

Original Research

Taste Impairment and Compliance Improvement of Branched-Chain Amino Acids in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis

Atsushi Naganuma, Satoru Kakizaki, Takashi Hoshino, Toshiyuki Tanaka, Tetsushi Ogawa, Tomoki Araki, Shuya Sawada, Satomi Adachi, Yusuke Ogawa, Toyoshi Sasaki, Ken Sato, Hitoshi Takagi, Toshio Uraoka
Received: September 26, 2018; Published: December 26, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.hg.1804011