8 Top Topics From 2013 American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Meeting

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Here are eight highlights from the 64th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases from pediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist William F. Balisteri, MD, according to a Medscape report.

1.    Development of successful therapies for chronic hepatitis C.
2.    New screening recommendations for HCV.
3.    Understanding the global and regional burden of liver disease.
4.    New insight into the diagnosis and treatment of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
5.    Examination of the pathophysiology of acute liver failure.
6.    Discussion of therapeutic options for biliary atresia patients.
7.    Study of liver injury caused by herbal and dietary supplements.
8.    Exploring a solution for organ shortage.

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