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Can we Predict Early Renal Impairment in Pediatric Cirrhosis...
Indian J Gastroenterol.

Abnormal baseline RI can be used as an early predictor of RD and predict long-term renal ouctomes in pediatric...

24 Jan 2022

Screening for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Among Obese...
Indian J Gastroenterol.

NAFLD is common in overweight and obese southern Indian children. High LDL cholesterol level is a risk factor for...

24 Jan 2022

Fibrosis-4 Index Can Independently Predict Major Adverse Car...
Am J Gastroenterol.

In a large, real-world cohort of patients with NAFLD, NASH, or at RISK of NASH, the FIB-4 score was the strongest...

20 Jan 2022

Predictive Performance and Clinical Utility of HCC Risk Scor...
Hepatol Int.

ADRES, GES (pre- and post-treatment), GES algorithm and Watanabe (post-treatment) scores seem to offer acceptable...

17 Jan 2022

Slide Library

Effect of Zinc on Innate Immunity in Children with Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC)-Induced Diarrhea

Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) is the major bacterial pathogen causing acute watery diarrhea in children from countries of the developing...

 
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Is There an Impact of Early GERD on Childhood Otologic Outcome?

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a common problem in children and it has been linked to multiple extraesophageal manifestations. Athough...

 
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Eosinophilic Esophagitis in Children: A Concise Overview of an Emerging Disease

Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a chronic immune-mediated inflammatory disorder with its incidence and prevalence widely rising in all age groups...

 
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Probiotics-Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG

This slide set covers basic understanding of probiotics and mechanism of action focussing on Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG strain.  

 
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Our Publications

UTI Management: For Gastroenterologists

Guidelines for UTI management, summarised for gastroenterologists.

Liver Disease and Pregnancy

Up to 3% of pregnant women suffer from pregnancy-associated liver diseases, which are the most frequent cause of liver dysfunction in pregnancy. Due...

Approach to Hepatitis B in Pregnancy

Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in pregnancy is an important global health problem. Over 50% of the estimated 240–350 million chronic...

Diagnosis of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a disease which encompasses a wide range of symptoms for the patient. The diagnosis of GERD is often based...

Key Trials

Switching to Tenofovir Alafenamide from Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate Might be Beneficial in Chronic HBV Patients

The results of this study revealed good viral suppression and ALT normalization after switching to tenofovir alafenamide (TAF) from tenofovir...

Efficacy and Safety of Rifaximin is Comparable to Ciprofloxacin in Treatment of Acute Infectious Diarrhea

The safety and efficacy of rifaximin is comparable to ciprofloxacin in the treatment of acute infectious diarrhea according to the findings of this...

Efficacy of Tenofovir Alafenamide and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate in Reducing Risk of Vertical Transmission of HBV

Treatment with tenofovir alafenamide and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate for 24 weeks in women with high viral load, demonstrated similar efficacy in...

Subgroup Analysis of the POISE Trial Results based on Risk of Disease Progression in Primary Biliary Cholangitis

Long-term treatment with obeticholic acid (OCA) was effective and well tolerated and improved the levels of ALP, ALT, and AST, irrespective of...

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Which of the following do you perceive to be the biggest USP of sofosbuvir-velpatasvir over other existing treatment options for chronic hepatitis C in India?

Its approval for use in decompensated HCV patients
20% (1 vote)
First fixed dose combination with pangenotypic activity
20% (1 vote)
No need of ribavirin addition for treating HCV genotype 3 patients
40% (2 votes)
All of the above
20% (1 vote)
Total votes: 5