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  • Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C Virus
  • Journal: Journal of gastrointestinal and liver diseases : JGLD
  • Treatment Used: 8- and 12-Week Treatment with Ombitasvir/ Paritaprevir/Ritonavir and Dasabuvir
  • Number of Patients: 1835
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This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of the 8- and 12-week regimens of ombitasvir/paritaprevir/ritonavir and dasabuvir (OPrD) in treatment-naive patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) with mild to moderate liver fibrosis.
  • Condition: Cirrhotic Patients with Early Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)
  • Journal: Current oncology (Toronto, Ont.)
  • Treatment Used: Percutaneous Microwave (MWA) vs. Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)
  • Number of Patients: 251
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This study compared the effectiveness of percutaneous microwave ablation (MWA) versus radiofrequency ablation (RFA) in patients with very early or early hepatocellular carcinoma (liver cancer; HCC).
  • Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
  • Journal: Medicina (Kaunas, Lithuania)
  • Treatment Used: Direct-Acting Antiviral Drugs
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This study evaluated changes in liver fibrosis and the risk of developing hepatocellular carcinoma after direct-acting antiviral drug therapy in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection.
  • Condition: Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) in Decompensated Liver Cirrhosis
  • Journal: Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Treatment Used: Ledipasvir and Sofosbuvir
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a 76-year-old woman with hepatitis C virus (HCV) with decompensated liver cirrhosis treated with ledipasvir and sofosbuvir.
  • Condition: Patients with Decompensated Cirrhosis with Uncontrolled Ascites
  • Journal: Acta gastro-enterologica Belgica
  • Treatment Used: Tolvaptan
  • Number of Patients: 74
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This study determined whether tolvaptan treatment reduces fluid volume in patients with decompensated cirrhosis with uncontrolled ascites (fluid in abdomen) who are treated with conventional diuretics.
  • Condition: Acute Exacerbation of Liver-Cirrhosis-Associated Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Journal: Journal of medical case reports
  • Treatment Used: Edoxaban
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a patient with an acute exacerbation of liver-cirrhosis-associated portal vein thrombosis.
  • Condition: Acute Myeloid Leukemia with Refractory Massive Ascites
  • Journal: [Rinsho ketsueki] The Japanese journal of clinical hematology
  • Treatment Used: Cord Blood Transplantation
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a patient with acute myeloid leukemia that experienced refractory massive ascites.
  • Condition: Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis with Ulcerative Colitis
  • Journal: The Tohoku journal of experimental medicine
  • Treatment Used: Ursodeoxycholic Acid
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes an 11-year-old girl diagnosed with ulcerative colitis who developed primary sclerosing cholangitis (bile duct inflammation) treated with ursodeoxycholic acid.
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