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Management of the major complications of cirrhosis: Beyond guidelines

Garcia-Pagan JC, Francoz C, Montagnese S, Senzolo M, Mookerjee RP Journal of Hepatology Along with a growing understanding of the pathophysiology of cirrhosis and its complications, new therapies and management strategies have emerged in recent years. Many of these advances have helped inform the current EASL clinical practice guidelines1 on the management of some of […]

Frontiers in Chronobiology: Endogenous Clocks at the Core of Signaling Pathways in Physiology

Costa R Frontiers in Physiology Chronobiology is a relatively young and fast evolving research field, which aims at understanding the origin, the mechanisms and the prerogatives of endogenous biological clocks. The Chronobiology section of Frontiers in Physiology provides an interdisciplinary forum for the publication of research covering all aspects of the field, including molecular clock […]

A pilot study of Golexanolone, a new GABA-A receptor modulating steroid antagonist, in patients with covert hepatic encephalopathy

Montagnese S, Lauridsen M, Vilstrup H, Zarantonello L, Lakner G, Fitilev S, Zupanets I, Kozlova I, Bunkova E, Tomasiewicz K, Berglund JE, Rorsman F, Hagström H, Kechagias S, Ocklind CE, Mauney J, Thunarf F, Mokhatarani M, Bäckström T, Doverskog M, Lins LE, Månsson M, Samuelson P, Nilsson D, Schalling M, Johansson M, Arlander E, Scharschmidt […]

Impact of Hepatic Encephalopathy in Cirrhosis on Quality-of-Life Issues

Montagnese S, Bajaj JS Drugs Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) has a major impact on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients, which has clinical and psychosocial consequences. HRQOL in cirrhosis has been measured by generic and liver-specific instruments, with most studies indicating a negative impact of HE. HRQOL abnormalities span daily functioning, sleep–wake cycle changes, and […]