from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The study or treatment of the liver, gallbladder, and pancreas.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The science which treats of the liver; a treatise on the liver.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The science of or a treatise on the liver.
Many recently diagnosed patients are postponing therapy to await these new drug cocktails in hopes of a better chance at a faster cure, says Dr. Paul Pockros, hepatology chief at the Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, Calif., who helped test telaprevir.
Pasricha , chief of the division of gastroenterology and hepatology at Stanford University School of Medicine.
If these drugs, which tend to suppress the immune system, are given in doses that are too high, the immune system can be compromised, says Robert Summers , a professor in gastroenterology and hepatology at the University of Iowa who helped run the trials.
In addition to our transplant surgeons, Children's Hospital has one of the nation's largest pediatric hepatology (the branch of medicine related to the study of liver disease) services.
Boceprevir, a protease inhibitor, along with peginterferon and ribavirin increases response rates in previously untreated patients," said Dr. Raj Reddy, co-researcher of one of the studies and director of hepatology and medical director of liver transplantation at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia."
In the other study, a group led by Dr. Bruce R. Bacon, director of the gastroenterology and hepatology division at St. Louis University Health Sciences Center, tested boceprevir on 403 patients with chronic hepatitis C.
Ltd., which researches and produces both natural drugs and chemical drugs with new formulations for use in orthopedics, neurology, gastroenterology and hepatology.
Michael B. Wallace, chief of gastroenterology and hepatology at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla.
Johns Hopkins, which has a robust international online consulting and second-opinion service, offers online second opinions in gastroenterology and hepatology for domestic patients.
Another expert was an academic physician who had about 20 recent papers from the hepatology literature showing that the drug in question in multiple studied did not damage the liver.
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