Month: March 2020

Sonographic Diagnosis of Abdominal Cutaneous Nerve Entrap- ment Syndrome: A Report of Two Cases

We report two cases of Abdominal Cutaneous Nerve Entrapment Syndrome (ACNES) suc- cessfully diagnosed using Doppler ultrasound. In both cases, patients complained of chron- ic abdominal pain, and physical examination showed a positive Carnett’s sign. Although the results of several examinations including endoscopy appeared normal, ultrasound exam- ination revealed

Are we Close to Achieving HBV Cure? Risk for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Persists Despite Successful Suppression of Hepatitis B Virus for Over a Decade

FSince the discovery of the Hepatitis B Surface Antigen [1] and recognition of the antigen linked with post-transfusion hepatitis by the same group and others, significant progress on our understanding of the Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) has followed. Such advances include the illustration of the HBV virion [2], identification of Hepatitis B e-Antigen [3]