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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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  Achillion's hepatitis C drug cures all patients in mid-stage trial  
  08-15-2014  
     
  Rifamycin-containing regimens may be preferable in latent tuberculosis  
  08-14-2014  
     
  Vertex to end sales of hepatitis C drug telaprevir (Incivek)  
  08-13-2014  
     
  Intercept drug for non-alcoholic steatohepatitis found effective  
  08-12-2014  
     
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  New Therapies for Hepatitis C: Considerations in Patients with Renal Impairment  
     
  Impact of surveillance of hepatitis b and hepatitis c in patients with inflammatory bowel disease under anti-TNF therapies: Multicenter prospective observational study (REPENTINA 3)  
     
  A new model for predicting liver cirrhosis in chronic hepatitis B virus carriers with low serum alanine transaminase activity  
     
  Validation of EncephalApp, Smartphone-based Stroop Test, for the Diagnosis of Covert Hepatic Encephalopathy.  
     
  Hepatic encephalopathy: how to test and treat  
     
  Risk factors for exceeding the Milan criteria after successful radiofrequency ablation in patients with early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma  
     
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  September 5-6  
  GALA (GI and Liver Association of the Americas) Conference
Montreal, Canada
 
 
  September 19-20  
  GALA (GI and Liver Association of the Americas) Conference
San Francisco, California
 
 
  October 17-22, 2014  
  American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)
Philadelphia, PA
 
 
  November 7-11  
  The Liver Meeting 2014
Boston, MA
 
 
     
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