Issue 4 Articles

Association of high Altitude Polycythemia with an Increased Risk of Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome in Acute Pancreatitis

Review Article

To investigate the relationship between systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) and the severity of acute pancreatitis with high altitude polycythemia (hereinafter referred to as AP+HAPC) in individuals living in a high-altitude region, to provide evidence for the treatment of SIRS and AP+HAPC

Anti-Programmed Cell Death-Ligand-1 Immunotherapy-Relat- ed Secondary Sclerosing Cholangitis

Case Report

An 86-year-old woman presented with epigastric pain and anorexia. She was diagnosed with lung adenocarcinoma and was prescribed atezolizumab 20 days earlier. Her data showed a cholestat- ic-type liver dysfunction. We

Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C: An Experience Report from a Referral Center in Northeastern Brazil

Research Article

Therapy for the Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) has undergone a revolution with the introduction of Direct-Acting Antivirals (DAA). DAAs achieve Sustained Virological Response (SVR) in 90-95% of treated patients, compared to 50-70% of those receiving dual pegylated interfere on and ribavir in therapy

Assessing the Severity of Advanced Intestinal Failure Associated Liver Disease in Children

Research Article

Gastro-Oesophageal Varices (GOV) in the presence of liver fibrosis along with splenomegaly on USS abdomen are used as surrogate markers of portal hypertension for grading intestinal failure associated liver disease (IFALD). The severity of IFALD determines the type of intestinal transplant performed