Explore the latest in hepatobiliary disease from The JAMA Network, including recent advances in treatment of viral hepatitis, hepatobiliary cancers, and more.
This data analysis of the Global Burden of Disease 2015 study on primary liver cancer reports incidence, mortality, and disability-adjusted life-years for 195 countries or territories from 1990 to 2015, and presents global, regional, and national estimates on the burden of liver cancer.
This cohort study investigates whether patients with psoriasis have an elevated risk of alcohol-related mortality.
This study assesses the prognostic influence of remnant liver ischemia after resection of colorectal liver metastases and identifies correlates of greater extent of remnant liver ischemia.
This case report describes a potentially new association between ocular surface squamous neoplasia and hepatitis C virus in a patient who presented with bleeding from the right eye.
This cohort study evaluates if a noninvasive test for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and hepatic fibrosis can be used in patients with psoriasis to aid in determining eligibility for methotrexate therapy, monitor for development of methotrexate-induced hepatotoxic effects, and monitor for worsening of hepatic fibrosis scores during methotrexate therapy.
This phase 2 clinical trial evaluated the safety and efficacy of individualized adaptive stereotactic body radiotherapy for liver tumors in patients who have preexisting liver dysfunction.
A 30-year-old woman had widespread, erythematous, purpuric macules and papules on the abdomen and extremities. A skin punch biopsy showed extravasated erythrocytes, a neutrophilic infiltrate, fibrinoid necrosis, and broken-down neutrophils releasing nuclear debris. What would you do next?
This cohort study describes the clinical characteristics, genotypes, and determinants of disease severity among patients with erythropoietic protoporphyria or X-linked protoporphyria.
This case highlights the challenges of treating a patient with elevated troponin levels when noncardiac diagnoses are present.
This cohort study of Medicare claims data investigates the association between cirrhosis and various stroke types.
This study describes the experience and virologic outcomes in a cohort of hepatitis C virus–infected homeless and marginally housed adults who were provided access to community-based treatment programs.
This study of California Cancer Registry records assesses the prognostic determinants of overall survival among patients undergoing liver resection for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma and develops a prognostic score for this purpose.