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Dr. Tong
Myron Tong, MD is the Professor of Medicine for Clinical Hepatology and the Director of Asian Liver Center at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. A world-leading hepatologist, Dr. Tong has specialized in liver-disease research and treatment for more than 25 years, with a distinguished record of service to the university and community. The first to link HBV infection with liver cancer, Dr. Tong is one of the leading clinical investigators on HBV and liver diseases in Asians in the U.S. and Asia. Dr. Tong's research efforts include anti-viral treatment of patients with hepatitis B and hepatitis C, and he is heavily involved in the treatment of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma at UCLA.  More
 
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  Impact of coffee on liver diseases: a systematic review.
 
  The impact of obesity on patient survival in liver transplant recipients: a meta-analysis
 
  Evaluation of alpha-fetoprotein in detecting hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence after radiofrequency ablation.
 
  Hepatitis B inactive carriers: clinical course and outcomes.
 
  Complete tumor encapsulation on MRI: A potentially useful imaging biomarker for better survival in solitary large hepatocellular carcinoma
 
 
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  Hepatic Encephalopathy Update: Reports from the 64th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
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  Hepatic Encephalopathy Update: Reports from the 2013 American College of Gastroenterology Meeting
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  Hepatic Encephalopathy Update: Reports From the 2013 Digestive Disease Week Annual Meeting
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  Hepatic Encephalopathy Update: Reports from the 2013 International Liver Conference
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  Hepatic Encephalopathy: A Review of Diagnostic Methods
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  2012 Update: Clinical Advances in the Management of Cirrhotics
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  Hepatic Encephalopathy Update: Prophylactic Therapy to Prevent Hepatic Encephalopathy
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  Hepatic Encephalopathy Update: Reports from the 2012 International Liver Conference
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  2012 EASL HE Posters
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Our mission is to deliver leading-edge patient care, research, and education. Our vision is to heal humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering and delivering acts of kindness.
 
 
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  Microbiome targeting with nicotinic acid may improve insulin sensitivity in obesity  
  01-12-2018  
     
  TPIAT benefits some patients with chronic pancreatitis  
  01-11-2018  
     
  Children with liver transplants often don't stick to their meds  
  01-05-2018  
     
  New scoring model may predict liver graft failure after transplant  
  12-29-2017  
     
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  Assessing risk of fibrosis progression and liver-related clinical outcomes among patients with both early stage and advanced chronic hepatitis C  
     
  Plasma trough concentrations of antiretrovirals in HIV-infected persons treated with direct-acting antiviral agents for hepatitis C in the real world  
     
  The HepTestContest: a global innovation contest to identify approaches to hepatitis B and C testing  
     
  Economic impact of the use of rifaximin 550 mg twice daily for the treatment of overt hepatic encephalopathy in Italy  
     
  A Risk Score to Predict the Development of Hepatic Encephalopathy in a Population-Based Cohort of Patients with Cirrhosis  
     
  Treatment options after sorafenib failure in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma  
     
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  March 10-14  
  AATOD - American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence
New York, NY, USA
 
 
  March 14-18  
  APASL - Asian Pacific Association for the Study of Liver
New Delhi, Delhi, India
 
 
  March 24-25  
  GALA - GI & Liver Association of the Americas
Dallas, TX, USA
 
 
  April 11-15  
  EASL - European Association for the Study of the Liver
Paris, France
 
 
     
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