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23.11.2020 | Hepatitis B (JK Lim, Section Editor)

Diagnosis and Management of Occult Hepatitis B Infection

Occult hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection (OBI) is defined by the presence of replication-competent HBV DNA in the liver and/or blood despite a negative hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) by currently available assays [ 1 ••]. OBI prevalence has …

12.11.2020 | Hepatic Cancer (N Parikh, Section Editor)

Racial and Sex Disparities in Hepatocellular Carcinoma in the USA

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is one of the fastest rising causes of cancer-related death in the USA and a leading cause of death in patients with cirrhosis [ 1 •]; however, the disease burden of HCC is unequally distributed, with men and …

10.11.2020 | Hepatic Cancer (N Parikh, Section Editor)

Genomic Landscape of HCC

The global incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common primary liver malignancy and the 6th most common cancer worldwide, is expected to significantly increase over the next 10 years [ 1 , 2 ]. Unfortunately, HCC survival still …

06.11.2020 | Management of Cirrhotic Patient (A Cardenas and P Tandon, Section Editors)

Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis and Secondary Bacterial Peritonitis—a Comprehensive Review

Cirrhosis is a chronic progressive liver disease characterized by advanced fibrosis usually as a result of repeated injury to the hepatocytes or bile ducts. Cirrhosis is among the top 15 leading causes of death in the USA [ 1 ]. The predominant …

04.11.2020 | Hepatic Cancer (N Parikh, Section Editor)

Current Transplant Criteria for Hepatocellular Carcinoma—Overuse or Underuse

In the USA, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has the most rapidly increasing cancer incidence since 1980, has a rate of death that has increased by 43% between 2000 and 2016 and is currently the second most lethal tumor with a 5-year survival of …

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Current Hepatology Reports provides in-depth review articles contributed by international experts on the most significant developments in the field. By presenting clear, insightful, balanced reviews that emphasize recently published papers of major importance, the journal elucidates current and emerging approaches to the diagnosis, treatment, management, and prevention of conditions associated with hepatitis.

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